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The Book Moderne romantiek
The Author Aziz Ansari
The Publisher Boekerij
Release Date2016-02-05
Genre Psychology
Pages
ISBN 9789402305784
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: ‘Een hilarische en leerzame zoektocht naar liefde.’ NRC Handelsblad Als je op zoek bent naar liefde, dan is het aanbod geen probleem: we hebben 24 uur per dag een bar in onze broekzak zitten. We beschikken over meer romantische opties dan ooit eerder in de menselijke geschiedenis. Waarom zijn zo veel mensen dan toch gefrustreerd? Aziz Ansari, comedian en acteur, heeft met behulp van socioloog Eric Klinenberg uitgebreid onderzoek gedaan naar de liefde. Ze ontwierpen een enorm onderzoeksproject, met honderden interviews en focusgroepen van Tokio tot Parijs, en riepen de hulp in van ’s werelds bekendste sociale wetenschappers. Het resultaat is een even hilarisch als interessant boek over de liefde, voor zowel de bezette als vrijgezelle lezer. De pers over Moderne romantiek ‘Ansari beschrijft zoveel gênante anekdotes, afgrijselijke sms’jes en compleet mislukte afspraakjes dat je er wel om móét lachen.’ de Volkskrant ‘Op geestige wijze legt stand-upcomedian Aziz Ansari uit dat daten in deze tijd verre van eenvoudig is.’ AD Magazine


The Book Moderne romantiek
The Author Aziz Ansari
The Publisher
Release Date2017-02-01
Genre
Pages
ISBN 9022580229
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Moderne romantiek druk 1
The Author Aziz Ansari
The Publisher
Release Date2016-02-04
Genre
Pages 288
ISBN 9022576280
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Modern Romance
The Author Aziz Ansari
The Publisher Penguin
Release Date2015-06-16
Genre Humor
Pages 288
ISBN 9780698179967
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The #1 New York Times Bestseller A hilarious, thoughtful, and in-depth exploration of the pleasures and perils of modern romance from Aziz Ansari, the star of Master of None and one of this generation’s sharpest comedic voices At some point, every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet people, date, get into and out of relationships, all with the hope of finding someone with whom we share a deep connection. This seems standard now, but it’s wildly different from what people did even just decades ago. Single people today have more romantic options than at any point in human history. With technology, our abilities to connect with and sort through these options are staggering. So why are so many people frustrated? Some of our problems are unique to our time. “Why did this guy just text me an emoji of a pizza?” “Should I go out with this girl even though she listed Combos as one of her favorite snack foods? Combos?!” “My girlfriend just got a message from some dude named Nathan. Who’s Nathan? Did he just send her a photo of his penis? Should I check just to be sure?” But the transformation of our romantic lives can’t be explained by technology alone. In a short period of time, the whole culture of finding love has changed dramatically. A few decades ago, people would find a decent person who lived in their neighborhood. Their families would meet and, after deciding neither party seemed like a murderer, they would get married and soon have a kid, all by the time they were twenty-four. Today, people marry later than ever and spend years of their lives on a quest to find the perfect person, a soul mate. For years, Aziz Ansari has been aiming his comic insight at modern romance, but for Modern Romance, the book, he decided he needed to take things to another level. He teamed up with NYU sociologist Eric Klinenberg and designed a massive research project, including hundreds of interviews and focus groups conducted everywhere from Tokyo to Buenos Aires to Wichita. They analyzed behavioral data and surveys and created their own online research forum on Reddit, which drew thousands of messages. They enlisted the world’s leading social scientists, including Andrew Cherlin, Eli Finkel, Helen Fisher, Sheena Iyengar, Barry Schwartz, Sherry Turkle, and Robb Willer. The result is unlike any social science or humor book we’ve seen before. In Modern Romance, Ansari combines his irreverent humor with cutting-edge social science to give us an unforgettable tour of our new romantic world.


The Book This Modern Romance The Artistry Technique and Business of Engagement Photography
The Author Stephanie Williams
The Publisher CRC Press
Release Date2013-10-15
Genre Photography
Pages 198
ISBN 9781134100590
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Love is less confined than ever, as is our desire to capture it. Engagement photography has become an essential and valuable component of wedding photography for both your clients and your photography business. Successfully booking romantic portrait sessions and providing your couples with creative, playful, and beautiful images can mean a lasting –and lucrative- relationship. Award winning photographer Stephanie Williams shares her approach to engagement photography, including her thoughts on the psychology of shooting and directing couples, current industry trends, and the use of blogs and social media. Discover photography tips on romantic styling, workflow, and branding that will help get your engagement sessions recognized by prospective clients and industry publications. Whether you are an aspiring photographer or established professional, this book is sure to inform and inspire your next photo shoot. Read tips and testimonials from prominent wedding professionals, bloggers, editors and stylists, as well as Stephanie’s actual clients. Learn how to build your brand and get your work published. Improve or refresh your technical skill through practical lighting, equipment, and technique guidance. Diversify the way you interact with clients and style your shoots. Be inspired through gorgeous photographs.


The Book Barnard a modern romance in verse by J S Smith
The Author
The Publisher
Release Date1846
Genre
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ISBN OXFORD:590920218
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Not That Kind of Girl
The Author Lena Dunham
The Publisher J.M. Meulenhoff
Release Date2014-09-30
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Pages
ISBN 9789402302707
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In dit zeer persoonlijke boek bewijst Lena Dunham, de bedenker, producer en hoofdrolspeler van de HBO-serie Girls, dat ze een van de meest authentieke jonge Amerikaanse auteurs van dit moment is. Dunham beschrijft verliefdheden, eenzaamheid, hoe het is om vijf kilo te zwaar zijn terwijl je alleen maar gezonde dingen eet, vriendschappen met geweldige vrouwen, verbroken relaties met foute vriendjes, ware liefde, en bovenal: hoeveel moed het vergt om te geloven dat jouw verhaal het waard is om te vertellen. In ‘Ontmaagd mij (Nee, echt, ga je gang)’ doet ze verslag van haar eerste keer, die niet helemaal aan haar verwachtingen voldeed; in ‘Foute jongens’ onderzoekt ze waarom ze zich zo lang aangetrokken heeft gevoeld tot klootzakken; ‘Is dit wel echt?’ is een prachtige bespiegeling op haar obsessie met de dood, en in ‘Ik heb niet met ze geneukt, maar ze schreeuwden tegen me’ verheugt Dunham zich op de nietsontziende en allesonthullende memoires die ze zal schrijven als ze tachtig is en het haar niets meer kan schelen hoe de wereld over haar denkt. Not That Kind of Girl is een rauwe, ontroerende reeks berichten van het front van de strijd die volwassen worden heet. ‘Ik voorvoel nu al mijn toekomstige schaamte dat ik me verbeeldde je ook maar iets te kunnen bieden,’ schrijft Dunham, ‘maar als ik met dat wat ik heb geleerd één lullig baantje draaglijker kan maken voor jou, of je ervan kan weerhouden het soort seks te hebben waarbij je het gevoel hebt dat je je schoenen moet aanhouden voor het geval je er halverwege de daad vandoor wilt gaan, dan was elke misstap van mij het waard.’


The Book Modern romance
The Author Founders Gallery
The Publisher
Release Date1985
Genre Photography, Artistic
Pages 6
ISBN UOM:39015029724823
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book The Omnibus of Modern Romance
The Author
The Publisher
Release Date1844
Genre Short stories
Pages 266
ISBN HARVARD:HXCZR8
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Modern Romance
The Author Instaread
The Publisher Instaread Summaries
Release Date2015-11-09
Genre Family & Relationships
Pages 34
ISBN 9781944195328
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Modern Romance: by Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review Preview: Modern Romance is a nonfiction book by the comedian Aziz Ansari and New York University sociologist Eric Klinenberg. For years, Ansari has been doing comedy on the absurdities of dating, recounting both tales from his own life and other people’s. Eventually, the strangeness of modern dating was just too much to handle. He never understood why that girl did not respond to his perfectly crafted text message. He saw the bubbles indicating a response and then, nothing. It made him question his behavior and whether technology has changed the way people date. He decided to take things to the next level, and study modern romance through focus groups and rigorous social science. The result combines humor and true insight into this mixed-up world where a person can swipe right to begin a romance and end a relationship via text message… PLEASE NOTE: This is Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review of Modern RomanceOverview of the bookImportant PeopleKey TakeawaysAnalysis of Key Takeaways


The Book Uw vaderen waar zijn zij En de profeten leven zij voor eeuwig
The Author Dave Eggers
The Publisher Overamstel Uitgevers
Release Date2014-06-17
Genre Fiction
Pages 128
ISBN 9789048821815
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In een barak op een verlaten militaire basis, ver verwijderd van de bewoonde wereld, kijkt Thomas toe hoe de man die hij heeft gekidnapt wakker wordt. Kev, een astronaut, herkent zijn ontvoerder niet, maar Thomas herinnert zich hém wel. Kev roept om hulp. Hij rukt aan de ketting waarmee hij is vastgemaakt. Maar de golven van de oceaan en de wind overstemmen het geluid. Thomas verontschuldigt zich. Hij had het niet zover willen laten komen. Dave Eggers schreef met Uw vaderen, waar zijn zij? En de profeten, leven zij voor eeuwig? het briljante en universele verhaal van een man die zijn land probeert te begrijpen en nog maar één mogelijkheid ziet om antwoord te krijgen op zijn vragen. Dave Eggers is de auteur van onder meer Een hartverscheurend verhaal van duizelingwekkende genialiteit, Zeitoun, Wat is de Wat en De Cirkel, waarover de pers schreef: 'Eens in de zoveel jaar lees je een boek waarvan je denkt: dit is het. En dan gaat het niet om literair, spannend of roman¬tisch maar om het vastleggen van de tijd waarin we leven. Je leest een weekend door en je denkt: vanaf nu zie ik het veel scherper' NRC NEXT 'Misschien wordt de term "een veront¬rustend boek" soms wat lichtvaardig gebruikt. In het geval van De Cirkel lijkt het haast een understatement' DE VOLKSKRANT ****


The Book Modern Romance and Transformations of the Novel
The Author Ian Duncan
The Publisher Cambridge University Press
Release Date2005-10-13
Genre Literary Criticism
Pages 308
ISBN 0521021065
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Modern Romance examines the relationship between the revival of romance form and the ascendancy of the novel in British literary culture, from 1760 to 1850. The revival of romance as the literary embodiment of a national cultural identity provided a metaphor for the 'authenticity' of the novel itself, set against the changing formations of modern life. The material conditions, cultural status and formal repertoire of prose fiction were given a canonical transformation, leading to the form's nineteenth-century heyday, in Scott's Waverley novels. Ian Duncan's illuminating and innovative study begins with the first identification of modern prose fiction with romance form in the late eighteenth-century Gothic novel, and moves through Scott's highly influential dialectical blend of romance and history, to his relations with his successor in the role of national author, Charles Dickens.


The Book Maggie Darling
The Author James Howard Kunstler
The Publisher Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
Release Date2007-12-01
Genre Fiction
Pages 336
ISBN 9781555846718
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: She's the goddess of hearth and home, America's millionaire media maven of domesticity, Connecticut's most dazzling hostess, and everything in her world is perfect-except that Maggie Darling's picture-book life has suddenly gone off the rails. Amid the extravagant trappings of a Christmas Eve bash, she spies her swinish stockbroker husband slipping out of a powder room moments after his creamy young colleague. Matrimonial meltdown launches Maggie on a year of romance and misadventure, starting with an ill-fated fling with British rock star-turned-movie-actor Frederick Swann. Back home, a sniper is loose on the Merritt Parkway and a gang known as the Businessman's Lunch Posse is terrorizing patrons of Manhattan's four-star restaurants. Meanwhile, Maggie's son Hooper drops out of college and falls into the company of the sinister gangsta-rap group Chill Az Def. As calamity piles on catastrophe, can Maggie Darling brilliantly resolve the collapse of civilization as we wish we knew it?


The Book Modern romance
The Author David Levinthal
The Publisher St Anns Pr
Release Date2000-10
Genre Photography
Pages 138
ISBN UCSD:31822029988334
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: American-born photographer Levinthal has earned national recognition by creating potent, ironic, and sometimes controversial visions using miniature figures and toys as characters in staged tableaux. Since publishing his first major work in 1977 (Hitler Moves East: A Graphic Chronicle, 1941-43), he has worked with Barbie, blackface memorabilia, toy soldiers, and various modeling figures to explore the icons and stereotypes of popular culture. Levinthal executed his series Modern Romance in the mid-1980s. Echoing the paintings of Edward Hopper and film noir, these are scenes of urban life in dreamy neon-lit color and television blues. Levinthal shows us figures lingering on street corners, entering movie theaters, passing through alleys, conversing in diners, and interacting in confined spaces. He also depicts the impersonal landscape of the city: cop cars on the streets, doorways, and murky bedrooms. Levinthal's lovely and vaguely troubling photographs house a tension of possibilities; with details obscured, they speak of solitude, sexual isolation, and urban anxiety. An illuminating essay by Eugenia Parry opens the book, nicely placing this formative series in both a personal and an artistic context. This is serious art, dealing with fascinating ideas. Highly recommended for contemporary art collections of academic and public libraries. Deborah Miller, Minneapolis--Library Journal


The Book Flower of the North A Modern Romance
The Author James Oliver Curwood
The Publisher Read Books Ltd
Release Date2015-07-06
Genre Fiction
Pages 309
ISBN 9781473372191
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This early work by James Oliver Curwood was originally published in 1912 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. “Flower of the North”, finds Philip Whittemore on an adventure which takes him to Northern Canada to a land which he thought he knew. However, tucked in among the rocks and hills lies an unfamiliar outpost whose inhabitants and history are shrouded in mystery. James Oliver 'Jim' Curwood was an American action-adventure writer and conservationist. He was born on 12th June, 1878, in Owosso, Michigan, USA. In 1900, Curwood sold his first story while working for the Detroit News-Tribune, and after this, his career in writing was made. By 1909 he had saved enough money to travel to the Canadian northwest, a trip that provided the inspiration for his wilderness adventure stories. The success of his novels afforded him the opportunity to return to the Yukon and Alaska for several months each year – allowing Curwood to write more than thirty such books. This approach gave his work broad commercial appeal and helped drive his appearance on several best-seller lists in the early 1920s. His most successful work was his 1920 novel, The River's End. The book sold more than 100,000 copies and was the fourth best-selling title of the year in the United States, according to Publisher's Weekly. He contributed to various literary and popular magazines throughout his career, and his bibliography includes more than 200 such articles, short stories and serializations. Curwood was an avid hunter in his youth; however, as he grew older, he became an advocate of environmentalism and was appointed to the 'Michigan Conservation Commission' in 1926. The change in his attitude toward wildlife can be best expressed by a quote he gave in The Grizzly King: that 'The greatest thrill is not to kill but to let live.' Despite this change in attitude, Curwood did not have an ultimately fruitful relationship with nature. In 1927, while on a fishing trip in Florida, Curwood was bitten on the thigh by what was believed to have been a spider and he had an immediate allergic reaction. Health problems related to the bite escalated over the next few months as an infection set in. He died soon after in his nearby home on Williams Street, on 13th August 1927. He was aged just forty-nine, and was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery (Owosso), in a family plot. Curwood's legacy lives on however, and his home of Curwood Castle is now a museum.


The Book Summary of Modern Romance
The Author Instaread Summaries
The Publisher Idreambooks
Release Date2016-04-04
Genre Humor
Pages 30
ISBN 1945251514
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Inside this Instaread Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review of Modern Romance* Overview of the book* Important People* Key Takeaways* Analysis of Key Takeaways


The Book Staging Early Modern Romance
The Author Mary Ellen Lamb
The Publisher Routledge
Release Date2009-01-13
Genre Literary Criticism
Pages 267
ISBN 9781135895242
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This collection recovers the continuities between three forms of romance that have often been separated from one another in critical discourse: early modern prose fiction, the dramatic romances staged in England during the 1570s and 1580s, and Shakespeare’s late plays. Although Pericles, Cymbeline, Winter’s Tale, and The Tempest have long been characterized as "romances," their connections with the popular prose romances of their day and the dramatic romances that preceded them have frequently been overlooked. Constructed to explore those connections, this volume includes original essays that relate at least one prose or dramatic romance to an English play written from 1570 to 1630. The introduction explores the use of the term "dramatic romance" over several centuries and the commercial association between print culture, gender, and drama. Eight essays discuss Shakespeare’s plays; three more examine plays by Beaumont, Fletcher, and Massinger. Other authors treated at some length include Boccaccio, Christine de Pizan, Chaucer, Sidney, Greene, Lodge, and Wroth. Barbara Mowat’s afterword considers Shakespeare’s use of Greek romance. Written by foremost scholars of Shakespeare and early modern prose fiction, this book explores the vital cross-currents that occurred between narrative and dramatic forms of Greek, medieval, and early modern romance.


The Book Modern Romance July 2016 Books 5 8 Moretti s Marriage Command The Flaw in Raffaele s Revenge Bought by Her Italian Boss The Unwanted Conti Bride Mills Boon e Book Collections
The Author Kate Hewitt
The Publisher HarperCollins UK
Release Date2016-07-01
Genre Fiction
Pages 768
ISBN 9781474056595
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Moretti's Marriage Command by Kate Hewitt The Flaw in Raffaele's Revenge by Annie West Bought by Her Italian Boss by Dani Collins The Unwanted Conti Bride by Tara Pammi


The Book A Dreamer of Dreams
The Author Joseph Shield Nicholson
The Publisher
Release Date1889
Genre English fiction
Pages 250
ISBN NYPL:33433112048115
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Modern Romance
The Author Abookaday
The Publisher
Release Date2016-07-28
Genre
Pages 46
ISBN 1535282371
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Warning: This is an independent addition to Modern Romance, meant to enhance your experience of the original book. If you have not yet bought original copy, make sure to purchase it before buying this unofficial summary from aBookaDay. In the introduction to this book, Ansari starts with a funny dating anecdote from his personal history with dating and informs the reader that the reason that he took on this project was his own desire to learn more about modern romance. Together with his research partner, sociologist Eric Klinenberg, the author has assembled information from a variety of sources including psychological and sociological research, interviews with experts in various relevant areas, quantitative data from online dating services, and qualitative data from focus groups both in person and conducted online via a few subgroups on reddit. Read more....Download your copy today!Available on PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. (c) 2015 All Rights Reserved