Silence

Silence
Author: Shusaku Endo
Release: 2016-01-05
Editor: Picador Modern Classics
Pages: 257
ISBN: 9781250082244
Language: en
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"Originally published in Japanese under the title Chinmoku by Monumenta Nipponica"--Title page verso.

Dead Silence

Dead Silence
Author: S.A. Barnes
Release: 2022-02-08
Editor: Tor Nightfire
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781250778550
Language: en
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A Most-Anticipated Title in Bustle, i09, LitHub, PopSugar, CrimeReads, BookRiot, GoodReads and more. STARRED Review in BookPage! Titanic meets The Shining in this SF horror novel in which a woman and her crew board a decades-lost luxury cruiser and find the wreckage of a nightmare that hasn't yet ended. Claire Kovalik is days away from being unemployed—made obsolete—when her beacon repair crew picks up a strange distress signal. With nothing to lose and no desire to return to Earth, Claire and her team decide to investigate. What they find is shocking: the Aurora, a famous luxury spaceliner that vanished on its maiden tour of the solar system more than twenty years ago. A salvage claim like this could set Claire and her crew up for life. But a quick search of the ship reveals something isn’t right. Whispers in the dark. Flickers of movement. Messages scrawled in blood. Claire must fight to hold on to her sanity and find out what really happened on the Aurora before she and her crew meet the same ghastly fate. "Truly un-put-downable in its purest sense.” Chloe Gong, #1 New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Organizing Silence

Organizing Silence
Author: Robin Patric Clair
Release: 1998-01-01
Editor: State University of New York Press
Pages: 282
ISBN: 9780791499177
Language: en
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A thought-provoking look at how silence is embedded in our language, society, and institutions. Sexual harassment is explored as an example.

Silence as Language

Silence as Language
Author: Michal Ephratt
Release: 2022-08-25
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 383
ISBN: 9781108471671
Language: en
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With examples from a variety of contexts, this book provides a linguistic analysis of the role of silence in language.

Silence

Silence
Author: Ahmad Abdallah
Release: 2022
Editor: Lulu.com
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9781300868897
Language: en
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Silence

Silence
Author: Erling Kagge
Release: 2017-11-21
Editor: Vintage
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781524733247
Language: en
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What is silence? Where can it be found? Why is it now more important than ever? In 1993, Norwegian explorer Erling Kagge spent fifty days walking solo across Antarctica, becoming the first person to reach the South Pole alone, accompanied only by a radio whose batteries he had removed before setting out. In this book. an astonishing and transformative meditation, Kagge explores the silence around us, the silence within us, and the silence we must create. By recounting his own experiences and discussing the observations of poets, artists, and explorers, Kagge shows us why silence is essential to sanity and happiness—and how it can open doors to wonder and gratitude. (With full-color photographs throughout.)

Seeds of Silence

Seeds of Silence
Author: R. Melvin Keiser
Release: 2021-11-26
Editor: John Hunt Publishing
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781789045505
Language: en
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R. Melvin Keiser delves into the depths of Quaker spirituality and their philosophy, showing us that we require silence to unlock our relationship with God. Seeds of Silence: Essays in Quaker Spirituality and Philosophical Theology questions the modern world's addiction to distractions and instant gratification, and leads us toward a semi-forgotten Christian tradition of contemplative thinking.

The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence
Author: Katrina Goldsaito
Release: 2016-08-02
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9780316271295
Language: en
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"Do you have a favorite sound?" little Yoshio asks. The musician answers, "The most beautiful sound is the sound of ma, of silence." But Yoshio lives in Tokyo, Japan: a giant, noisy, busy city. He hears shoes squishing through puddles, trains whooshing, cars beeping, and families laughing. Tokyo is like a symphony hall! Where is silence? Join Yoshio on his journey through the hustle and bustle of the city to find the most beautiful sound of all.

Humor Silence and Civil Society in Nigeria

Humor  Silence  and Civil Society in Nigeria
Author: Ebenezer Obadare
Release: 2016
Editor: Boydell & Brewer
Pages: 189
ISBN: 9781580465519
Language: en
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This work is an important contribution to the civil society debate in Africa and to the global literature on dissent.

Silence

Silence
Author: John Cage
Release: 2010-10-20
Editor: Wesleyan University Press
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9780819570642
Language: en
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John Cage is the outstanding composer of avant-garde music today. The Saturday Review said of him: “Cage possesses one of the rarest qualities of the true creator- that of an original mind- and whether that originality pleases, irritates, amuses or outrages is irrelevant.” “He refuses to sermonize or pontificate. What John Cage offers is more refreshing, more spirited, much more fun-a kind of carefree skinny-dipping in the infinite. It’s what’s happening now.” –The American Record Guide “There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear. In fact, try as we may to make a silence, we cannot. Sounds occur whether intended or not; the psychological turning in direction of those not intended seems at first to be a giving up of everything that belongs to humanity. But one must see that humanity and nature, not separate, are in this world together, that nothing was lost when everything was given away.”

Silence in the Second Language Classroom

Silence in the Second Language Classroom
Author: J. King
Release: 2013-10-31
Editor: Springer
Pages: 211
ISBN: 9781137301482
Language: en
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Why are second language learners in Japan's universities so silent? This book investigates the perplexing but intriguing phenomenon of classroom silence and draws on ideas from psychology, sociolinguistics and anthropology to offer a unique insight into the reasons why some learners are either unable or unwilling to speak in a foreign language.

THE SILENCE OF SOULS

THE SILENCE OF SOULS
Author: DIVYAK PRATAP SINGH ,NUREEN FATIMA
Release: 2022
Editor: BookSquirrel Publication
Pages: 140
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Language: en
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This anthology is a collection of scribbling that reflects the imagination of 40 fabulous authors. Hope this book talks and listens as well. It is said that "A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies." Do read these poems and tales to get a new experience. This project is initiated by BSP and compiled by Divyak Pratap Singh and Nureen Fatima.

THE CULTURE OF SILENCE CONTRIBUTES TO PERPETUATING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

THE    CULTURE OF SILENCE    CONTRIBUTES TO PERPETUATING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Author: Gabriel Amoateng-Boahen
Release: 2015-06-20
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
Pages: 266
ISBN: 9781503566569
Language: en
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This is a unique must-read book. It has a revelation of hidden treasures with bifocal elements of universal need in this generation.

The Silence What It Is and How To Use It

The Silence  What It Is and How To Use It
Author: David V. Bush
Release: 2021-01-01
Editor: Prabhat Prakashan
Pages: 42
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Language: en
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There are steps of approach to the Silence. Stillness is one thing and the Silence is another. One may quiet himself physically and not be still, and he may be still without entering the Silence. When one becomes physically and mentally at rest, he is apt to become receptive to psychic influences; and when these are not desired it is advisable to protect oneself while mentally negative. One may affirm his Oneness with God, his being surrounded and protected by the divine Goodness, and may symbolize this by enveloping himself in thought with the white light of love or the mellowed tints of sunshine.

The Tyranny of Silence

The Tyranny of Silence
Author: Flemming Rose
Release: 2016-05-10
Editor: Cato Institute
Pages: 359
ISBN: 9781944424107
Language: en
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Journalists face constant intimidation. Whether it takes the extreme form of beheadings, death threats, government censorship or simply political correctness—it casts a shadow over their ability to tell a story. When the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published the cartoons of the prophet Muhammad nine years ago, Denmark found itself at the center of a global battle about the freedom of speech. The paper's culture editor, Flemming Rose, defended the decision to print the 12 drawings, and he quickly came to play a central part in the debate about the limitations to freedom of speech in the 21st century. In The Tyranny of Silence, Flemming Rose writes about the people and experiences that have influenced his understanding of the crisis, including meetings with dissidents from the former Soviet Union and ex-Muslims living in Europe. He provides a personal account of an event that has shaped the debate about what it means to be a citizen in a democracy and how to coexist in a world that is increasingly multicultural, multireligious, and multiethnic.

Joshy Finds His Voice A Story About Speech and Silence

Joshy Finds His Voice   A Story About Speech and Silence
Author: Cynthia Pelman
Release: 2014-01-15
Editor: Grosvenor House Publishing
Pages: 214
ISBN: 9781781482599
Language: en
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Joshy starts school at age four, unable to express his thoughts or feelings, or even to understand what his teacher is saying. He has Specific Language Impairment. He sounds more like a two-year-old than a four-year-old. The book tells the story of the relationships between Joshy, his mother and his speech therapist. All three are changed by the year of their working together. Joshy's adventure reveals how his silence becomes his greatest strength. The book explores the place of silence and listening in human relationships, and the treasures that can be found in both speech and silence.

A Book of Silence

A Book of Silence
Author: Sara Maitland
Release: 2009
Editor: Granta Books
Pages: 274
ISBN: 9781847081513
Language: en
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A deeply thoughtful, honest and illuminating memoir about a phenomenon too often neglected in the contemporary world.

The Religious Uses of Silence

The Religious Uses of Silence
Author: Alice Borchard Greene
Release: 1938
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 72
ISBN: WISC:89091839613
Language: en
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Speak Silence

Speak  Silence
Author: Kim Echlin
Release: 2021-03-02
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780735240629
Language: en
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WINNER OF THE 2021 TORONTO BOOK AWARD NOMINATED FOR THE 2022 EVERGREEN AWARD From the internationally bestselling and Giller-shortlisted author of The Disappeared, an astounding, poetic novel about war and loss, suffering and courage, and the strength of women through it all. It’s been eleven years since Gota has seen Kosmos, yet she still finds herself fantasizing about their intimate year together in Paris. Now it’s 1999 and, working as a journalist, she hears about a film festival in Sarajevo, where she knows Kosmos will be with his theatre company. She takes the assignment to investigate the fallout of the Bosnian war—and to reconnect with the love of her life. But when they are reunited, she finds a man, and a country, altered beyond recognition. Kosmos introduces Gota to Edina, the woman he has always loved. While Gota treads the precarious terrain of her evolving connection to Kosmos, she and Edina forge an unexpected bond. A lawyer and a force to be reckoned with, Edina exposes the sexual violence that she and thousands of others survived in the war. Before long, Gota finds her life entwined with the community of women and travels with them to The Hague to confront their abusers. The events she covers—and the stories she hears—will change her life forever. Written in Kim Echlin’s masterfully luminescent prose, Speak, Silence weaves together the experiences of a resilient sisterhood and tells the story of the real-life trial that would come to shape history. In a heart-wrenching tale of suffering and loss and a beautiful illustration of power and love, Echlin explores what it means to speak out against the very people who would do anything to silence you.

The Fountains of Silence

The Fountains of Silence
Author: Ruta Sepetys
Release: 2019-10-01
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 512
ISBN: 9780698174511
Language: en
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Salt to the Sea and Between Shades of Gray comes a gripping, extraordinary portrait of love, silence, and secrets under a Spanish dictatorship. Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming promise of sunshine and wine. Among them is eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson, the son of an oil tycoon, who arrives in Madrid with his parents hoping to connect with the country of his mother's birth through the lens of his camera. Photography--and fate--introduce him to Ana, whose family's interweaving obstacles reveal the lingering grasp of the Spanish Civil War--as well as chilling definitions of fortune and fear. Daniel's photographs leave him with uncomfortable questions amidst shadows of danger. He is backed into a corner of difficult decisions to protect those he loves. Lives and hearts collide, revealing an incredibly dark side to the sunny Spanish city. Master storyteller Ruta Sepetys once again shines light into one of history's darkest corners in this epic, heart-wrenching novel about identity, unforgettable love, repercussions of war, and the hidden violence of silence--inspired by the true postwar struggles of Spain. Includes vintage media reports, oral history commentary, photos, and more. Praise for The Fountains of Silence "Spain under Francisco Franco is as dystopian a setting as Margaret Atwood’s Gilead in Ruta Sepetys’s suspenseful, romantic and timely new work of historical fiction . . . Like [Shakespeare's family romances], 'The Fountains of Silence' speaks truth to power, persuading future rulers to avoid repeating the crimes of the past." --The New York Times Book Review “Full of twists and revelations…an excellent story, and timely, too.” --The Wall Street Journal "A staggering tale of love, loss, and national shame." --Entertainment Weekly * "[Sepetys] tells a moving story made even more powerful by its placement in a lesser-known historical moment. Captivating, deft, and illuminating historical fiction." --Booklist, *STARRED REVIEW* * "This gripping, often haunting historical novel offers a memorable portrait of fascist Spain." --Publishers Weekly, *STARRED REVIEW* * "This richly woven historical fiction . . . will keep young adults as well as adults interested from the first page to the last." --SLC, *STARRED REVIEW* * "Riveting . . . An exemplary work of historical fiction." --The Horn Book, *STARRED REVIEW*