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Athens - The Truth: Searching for Manos, Just Before the Bubble Burst.

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en Limba Engleză Carte Paperback – September 2013
ShortDescription:
CharmedfordecadesbythemusicofOscar-winningGreekcomposerMánosHadjidákis,DavidCadeexploresAthensasnewsbreaksattheendof2009thatGreeceisinseriousfinancialdifficulty.AfteryearsintheneighbouringMiddleEast,theauthortalkstoAthenians,examinesmanyofthecity’sextraordinaryattractions,andsurveyskeyaspectsofGreece’smodernhistory,itsdailylife,anditsmusic.

LongDescription:
'Athens-TheTruth'getstogripswiththemoderncapitalofGreece.Writteninaneasyandgenerallynon-academicstyleitoffersawidelyresearchedfeastofdetailstosatisfyboththearmchairtravellerandtheactualtravelleralike,whetherthelatterbetourists,visitors,students,teachers,orbusinesspeople.Fromarationalandsecularpointofview,thebookprovidesbothathrillingaccountofwhatmakesAthenstickandavividexplanationofwhyGreeceisasitistoday.SearchingforMánosandhismusicinandaroundmanyofthesignificantplacesofAthens,theauthorobservesmanyofthequalitiesthatinfusenotonlythemusicofGreecebutalsomanyofthebehaviours,aspects,andformsofexpressionthataretypicalofAthens.ThefinalchaptersallowthereaderbothanappreciationoftheGreekpsycheandaclearaccountoftheprecariouspointatwhichGreecenowstands.Athirteen-pageindexassiststhelocationofspecificdetails.

Contents:
Ch.1:Introduction;
Ch.2:Genocide&Rebétika;
Ch.3:EdgeoftheEast;
Ch.4:Cháos&Puppets;
Ch.5:StreetsofDreams;
Ch.6:Artefacts&Legacies;
Ch.7:OvertheMoon;
Ch.8:Scents&Sparkle;
Ch.9:UnexpectedCreatures;
Ch.10:Rules&Rebellion;
Ch.11:Chasms,Canyons,&Strata;
Ch.12:Identity;
Ch.13:EternalDiónysos;
Ch.14:ExtremeAppearances;
Ch.15:Refuge&Delirium;
Ch.16:Undercurrents&Shadows;
Ch.17:ToDémetra&Cátharsis;
Acknowledgements.
Index.

Biography:
DavidCadeisawriterandactorlivingintheShropshireHills,England.Hehasworkedinclassicalrecordproduction,schools,universities,andtheatre.HestudiedDrama,TheatreArts,andMusicattheUniversityofBirminghamandhasanMAinLinguisticsfromtheUniversityofLondon.HehaslivedinNewZealand,Fiji,Australia,andtheMiddleEast.ThemusicofGreeceishispassion.


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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780955209031
ISBN-10: 095520903X
Pagini: 406
Dimensiuni: 126 x 203 x 32 mm
Greutate: 0.48 kg
Editura: LIGHTNING SOURCE INC

Notă biografică

DavidCadeisawriterandactorlivingintheShropshireHills,England.Hehasworkedinclassicalrecordproduction,schools,universities,andtheatre.HestudiedDrama,TheatreArts,andMusicattheUniversityofBirminghamandhasanMAinLinguisticsfromtheUniversityofLondon.HehaslivedinNewZealand,Fiji,Australia,andtheMiddleEast.ThemusicofGreeceishispassion.

Cuprins

Introduction;Genocide&Rebetika;EdgeoftheEast;Chaos&Puppets;StreetsofDreams;Artefacts&Legacies;OvertheMoon;Scents&Sparkle;UnexpectedCreatures;Rules&Rebellion;Chasms,Canyons,&Strata;Identity;EternalDionysos;ExtremeAppearances;Refuge&Delirium;Undercurrents&Shadows;ToDemetra&Catharsis;Afterword;Acknowledgements;Index.