Die Taugenichtse

Kapitulation? Niemals! Stattdessen beginnen die Überlebenskünstler, sich neu zu erfinden – und ihre neue Heimat gleich mit. Samuel Selvons Ton zwischen kreolischem Straßenslang und balladesker Suada setzt sich sofort ins Ohr.

Author: Samuel Selvon

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 342343192X

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

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Ein Roman wie ein Lieblingssong Moses, Big City, Fünf-nach-zwölf und die anderen setzen große Hoffnungen in ihr neues Leben im "Zentrum der Welt", so nennen sie das London der Nachkriegszeit. Sie sind aus der Karibik hierhergekommen, jetzt staunen sie über die Dampfwolken vor ihren Mündern. Und wenn der Wochenlohn wieder nicht reicht, jagen sie eben die Tauben auf dem Dach. Kapitulation? Niemals! Stattdessen beginnen die Überlebenskünstler, sich neu zu erfinden – und ihre neue Heimat gleich mit. Samuel Selvons Ton zwischen kreolischem Straßenslang und balladesker Suada setzt sich sofort ins Ohr. Bedingungslos aufrichtig erzählt Selvon von den ersten Einwanderern Englands, die das Land für immer verändert haben – sein Denken, seine Sprache, sein Selbstverständnis. Die literarische Entdeckung!

Girl Woman Other

—Rumaan Alam, New Republic “[Girl, Woman, Other is] about almost everything.
Politics, parenthood, sexuality, racism and colorism, immigration, domestic
violence, infidelity, friendship, love, all the ways we misunderstand each other,
the ...

Author: Bernardine Evaristo

Publisher: Grove Press

ISBN: 0802156991

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE “A must-read about modern Britain and womanhood . . . An impressive, fierce novel about the lives of black British families, their struggles, pains, laughter, longings and loves . . . Her style is passionate, razor-sharp, brimming with energy and humor. There is never a single moment of dullness in this book and the pace does not allow you to turn away from its momentum.”—Booker Prize Judges Bernardine Evaristo is the winner of the 2019 Booker Prize and the first black woman to receive this highest literary honor in the English language. Girl, Woman, Other is a magnificent portrayal of the intersections of identity and a moving and hopeful story of an interconnected group of Black British women that paints a vivid portrait of the state of contemporary Britain and looks back to the legacy of Britain’s colonial history in Africa and the Caribbean. The twelve central characters of this multi-voiced novel lead vastly different lives: Amma is a newly acclaimed playwright whose work often explores her Black lesbian identity; her old friend Shirley is a teacher, jaded after decades of work in London’s funding-deprived schools; Carole, one of Shirley’s former students, is a successful investment banker; Carole’s mother Bummi works as a cleaner and worries about her daughter’s lack of rootedness despite her obvious achievements. From a nonbinary social media influencer to a 93-year-old woman living on a farm in Northern England, these unforgettable characters also intersect in shared aspects of their identities, from age to race to sexuality to class. Sparklingly witty and filled with emotion, centering voices we often see othered, and written in an innovative fast-moving form that borrows technique from poetry, Girl, Woman, Other is a polyphonic and richly textured social novel that shows a side of Britain we rarely see, one that reminds us of all that connects us to our neighbors, even in times when we are encouraged to be split apart.

The Emperor s Babe

Until one day she catches the eye of the most powerful man on earth, the Roman Emperor, and her trouble really starts . . . Silver-tongued and merry-eyed, this is a story in song and verse, a joyful mash-up of today and yesterday.

Author: Bernardine Evaristo

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141904623

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

View: 470

FROM THE BOOKER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF GIRL, WOMAN, OTHER WINNER OF THE NESTA FELLOWSHIP AWARD 2003 'Wildly entertaining, deeply affecting' Ali Smith, author of How to be both and Autumn A coming-of-age tale to make the muses themselves roar with laughter and weep for pity -- sassy, razor-sharp and transformative. Londinium, AD 211. Zuleika is a modern girl living in an ancient world. She's a back-alley firecracker, a scruffy Nubian babe with tangled hair and bare feet - and she's just been married off a fat old Roman. Life as a teenage bride is no joke but Zeeks is a born survivor. She knows this city like the back of her hand: its slave girls and drag queens, its shining villas and rotting slums. She knows how to get by. Until one day she catches the eye of the most powerful man on earth, the Roman Emperor, and her trouble really starts . . . Silver-tongued and merry-eyed, this is a story in song and verse, a joyful mash-up of today and yesterday. Kaleidoscoping distant past and vivid present, The Emperor's Babe asks what it means to be a woman and to survive in this thrilling, brutal, breathless world.

Paperback Lesbian Identity

The twelve central characters of this multi-voiced novel lead vastly different lives: Amma is a newly acclaimed playwright whose work often explores her Black lesbian identity; her old friend Shirley is a teacher, jaded after decades of ...

Author: Sheila Williams

Publisher:

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Page: 429

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The twelve central characters of this multi-voiced novel lead vastly different lives: Amma is a newly acclaimed playwright whose work often explores her Black lesbian identity; her old friend Shirley is a teacher, jaded after decades of work in London's funding-deprived schools; Carole, one of Shirley's former students, is a successful investment banker; Carole's mother Bummi works as a cleaner and worries about her daughter's lack of rootedness despite her obvious achievements. From a nonbinary social media influencer to a 93-year-old woman living on a farm in Northern England, these unforgettable characters also intersect in shared aspects of their identities, from age to race to sexuality to class.Sparklingly witty and filled with emotion, centering voices we often see othered, and written in an innovative fast-moving form that borrows technique from poetry, Girl, Woman, Other is a polyphonic and richly textured social novel that shows a side of Britain we rarely see, one that reminds us of all that connects us to our neighbors, even in times when we are encouraged to be split apart.

Blonde Roots

A poignant and dramatic story grounded in provocative ideas, Blonde Roots is a genuinely original, profoundly imaginative novel.

Author: Bernardine Evaristo

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440697604

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 508

A provocative and "dizzying satire" (The New Yorker) that "boldly turns history on its head" (Elle) from the Man Booker Prize winning author of Girl, Woman, Other. What if the history of the transatlantic slave trade had been reversed and Africans had enslaved Europeans? How would that have changed the ways that people justified their inhuman behavior? How would it inform our cultural attitudes and the insidious racism that still lingers today? We see this tragicomic world turned upside down through the eyes of Doris, an Englishwoman enslaved and taken to the New World, movingly recounting experiences of tremendous hardship and the dreams of the people she has left behind, all while journeying toward an escape into freedom. A poignant and dramatic story grounded in provocative ideas, Blonde Roots is a genuinely original, profoundly imaginative novel.

Loud Black Girls 20 Black Women Writers Ask What s Next

'I so enjoyed stepping inside the minds of these younger women who have so much to say, so much to express, so much to challenge' Bernardine Evaristo, Booker Prize winning authour of Girl, Woman, Other Being a loud black girl isn't about ...

Author: Yomi Adegoke

Publisher: Fourth Estate

ISBN: 9780008342616

Category:

Page: 256

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An important and timely anthology of black British writing, edited and curated by the authors of the highly acclaimed, ground-breaking Slay In Your Lane. Slay in Your Lane Presents: Loud Black Girls features essays from the diverse voices of over twenty established and emerging black British writers. Being a loud black girl isn't about the volume of your voice; and using your voice doesn't always mean speaking the loudest or dominating the room. Most of the time it's simply existing as your authentic self in a world that is constantly trying to tell you to minimise who you are. Now that we've learnt how to Slay in our Lanes, what's next? Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené, authors of the acclaimed Slay in Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible, invite the next generation of black women in Britain - authors, journalists, actors, activists and artists - to explore what it means to them to exist in these turbulent times. From assessing the cultural impact of Marvel's Black Panther, to celebrating activism in local communities. From asking how we can secure the bag while staying true to our principles, or how we can teach our daughters to own their voices, to reclaiming our culinary heritage, the essays in Loud Black Girls offer fierce, funny, touching and ultimately insightful perspectives from today's most exciting black women writers. Foreword by Booker Prize winner Bernardine Evaristo.

The Status of Women and Girls in Genesee County

Although several girls repeated " When you think about what you want to do ,
their belief that education and self - respect would do you feel being a woman will
limit you ? " The carry the day for an ambitious woman , others in girls responded
 ...

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Category: Genesee County (Mich.)

Page: 59

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The Unconscious Reconsidered

People Male Female Boy Man N Girl Woman Billy Other Father Other man Susie
Other Mommy boy Other woman girl Figure 3 . 2 . Hierarchy of family roles (
reprinted from Fischer & Watson , 1981 , with permission ) . A more sophisticated
type ...

Author: Kenneth S.. Bowers

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 311

View: 937


Growing up free

Other sports are "unfeminine" from childhood on, yet some girls have managed to
resist the stereotype and withstand the ... 7 They include the girl who started
shooting pool when she was nine and became women's U.S. Open Pocket
Billiards ...

Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780553013405

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 641

View: 836


Refugee Tales Volume III

What we hear in these stories are the realities of the hostile environment, the human costs of a system that disregards rights, that denies freedoms and suspends lives. ‘We hear so many of the wrong words about refugees – ugly, limiting ...

Author: Monica Ali

Publisher: Comma Press

ISBN: 1912697122

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

View: 820

With nationalism and the far right on the rise across Europe and North America, there has never been a more important moment to face up to what we, in Britain, are doing to those who seek sanctuary. Still the UK detains people indefinitely under immigration rules. Bail hearings go unrecorded, people are picked up without notice, individuals feel abandoned in detention centres with no way of knowing when they will be released. In Refugee Tales III we read the stories of people who have been through this process, many of whom have yet to see their cases resolved and who live in fear that at any moment they might be detained again. Poets, novelists and writers have once again collaborated with people who have experienced detention, their tales appearing alongside first-hand accounts by people who themselves have been detained. What we hear in these stories are the realities of the hostile environment, the human costs of a system that disregards rights, that denies freedoms and suspends lives. ‘We hear so many of the wrong words about refugees – ugly, limiting, unimaginative words – that it feels like a gift to find here so many of the right words which allow us to better understand the lives around us, and our own lives too.’ – Kamila Shamsie All profits go to the Gatwick Detainee Welfare Group and Kent Help for Refugees.

The Bantu in the City

Suspended Sentence for Cashier . CHILD STEALING CHARGE . Accused Says
They are His Own . And of a somewhat different type : MANIA FOR Girls . Woman
Accuses Husband . Stories of Unhappy Marriages . GIRL TELLS OP WALK IN ...

Author: Ray Edmund Phillips

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Acculturation

Page: 452

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The history of European occupation in South Africa dates from 1652 when the Cape was garrisoned by the Dutch East India Company as a revictualling station. The early settlers were sailors and vagabonds from Amsterdam. They were quite unsuited for agricultural life, and so Malays and Chinese, imported from overseas, and, later, the Hottentots of the Cape, were made use of as slaves. After the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, some three hundred French Huguenots came to the Cape. This book tells the history of colonization in South Africa. It is divided into four parts: the brief outline about the attitude of the African tribe; the situation obtaining on the Witwatersrand; the African's reaction to this situation, and the writer's conclusion.

Mr Loverman

Barrington Jedidiah Walker is 74 and leads a double life.

Author: Bernardine Evaristo

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 306

View: 891

Barrington Jedidiah Walker is 74 and leads a double life. Born and bred in Antigua, he's lived in Hackney since the 60s. A flamboyant, wise-cracking local character with a dapper taste in retro suits and a fondness for quoting Shakespeare, Barrington is a husband, father and grandfather - but he is also secretly homosexual, lovers with his great childhood friend, Morris. His deeply religious and disappointed wife, Carmel, thinks he sleeps with other women. When their marriage goes into meltdown, Barrington wants to divorce Carmel and live with Morris, but after a lifetime of fear and deception, will he manage to break away?

Children s Literature Review

... version of A Girl of the Limberlost delete Margaret Sinton , soften Katharine
Comstock , and rename the Bird Woman ... between girls and women other than
their mothers are crucial if girls are to grow into strong , individualistic adults ( 7 ) .

Author: Scot Peacock

Publisher: Children's Literature Review

ISBN: 9780787663391

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 272

View: 936

Presents literary criticism on writers and illustrators for children and young adults. Critical essays are selected from leading sources, including published journals, magazines, books, monographs, reviews, and scholarly papers.

US China Trade Statistics

... 3832836 : Girls and infants cotton 38 329 10 : Other womens cotton
knit3832920 : Other girls or infants cot3833010 ... a include 2-- : 3833065 : Wgi
other blouses shirts cot-38 33070 : Other woi sweaters cot norn38 33080 :
Women girl inf oth ...

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Aleta and the Queen

The woman shook her head and tightened her grip . Her sharp features were
chiselled , as if cut from fine brown sandstone , polished to a shine . Aleta spat .
The woman's other hand slapped the girl's mouth – hard . “ Grandmother , ” Aleta
 ...

Author: Priscilla Galloway

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781550374001

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 156

View: 449

Aleta, the twelve-year old granddaughter of Queen Penelope's faithful servant Kleea, tries to discover the truth behind her mother's disgrace in this tale featuring the characters and events from Homer's poem "The Odyssey."

The Bias free Word Finder

... which refer respectively to a woman / girl , someone who " takes " another
man's woman , and someone who watches women or girls ... Other acceptable
terms include contraception , family planning , fertility control , reproductive
freedom .

Author: Rosalie Maggio

Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 293

View: 225

An accessible guide to nondiscriminatory language offers 15,000 alternatives to language that expresses bias based on race, age, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, class, or religion. Reprint.

Black News

If that is " the man " , then the other man is going to be boy , girl , woman and
baby . It is as simple as that . Think about it . No think about something else . The
national pass word that Black oppressed men say to each other is muthafu .

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Where Town Begins

one of them had asked for and received all of him as her price , and the other had
asked for and received nothing as ... him to the more female features of other
women , other girls he had thought then , not realizing that a girl maneuvering a ...

Author: Richard R. Werry

Publisher:

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Page: 219

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Just Like the Other Girls

Very hard to put down' Gilly MacMillan 'A wickedly clever page-turner of a psychothriller' Emma Curtis 'If you like thrillers with plenty of killer twists and turns, then Just Like the Other Girls should definitely be high on your reading ...

Author: Claire Douglas

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 1405943394

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 162

TAKE A DEEP BREATH AND READ THE NAIL-BITING NEW THRILLER FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER AUTHOR OF DO NOT DISTURB, CLAIRE DOUGLAS SHE THOUGHT SHE WAS SAFE. SO DID THE OTHERS . . . 'Fiendishly clever, dark and chilling. Impossible to put down' 5***** Reader Review _______ After the death of her mother, Una Richardson hopes for a fresh start when she takes on a job as a carer for the rich and elderly Mrs Elspeth McKenzie. But Elspeth's home is not as safe as it seems. Kathryn, her cold and bitter daughter, resents Una's presence. More disturbing is the evidence suggesting two girls lived here before. What happened to the girls? Why will the McKenzies not talk about them? As the walls close in around her, Una fears she'll end up just like the other girls . . . _______ 'A thriller that will leave you in a spin' Sun 'A chilling novel. Very hard to put down' Gilly MacMillan 'A wickedly clever page-turner of a psychothriller' Emma Curtis 'If you like thrillers with plenty of killer twists and turns, then Just Like the Other Girls should definitely be high on your reading list' My Weekly Praise for Claire Douglas: 'Few people do psychological thrillers as claustrophobic and as creepy as Claire Douglas' TIM WEAVER, bestselling author of No One Home 'Tense, claustrophobic and gripping' Paula Daly 'Absorbing and chilling' Karen Perry 'Thrillingly tense and twisty' B A Paris 'Kept me up last night - scary, twisty, all too believable' Jane Corry

Bulletin of the Iowa Library Commission

... boy or girl , a man or woman . Another , ished college . The evening previous
and another person learns about this he saw Dreiser5s “ American Tragedy . ”
book . The torch is passed until thouHe didn ' t like the movie version very sands
are ...

Author: Iowa Library Commission

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