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TIME Prince An Artist s Life 1958 2016

TIME Prince  An Artist s Life 1958 2016 Book
Author : The Editors of TIME
Publisher : Time Inc. Books
Release : 2016-05-13
ISBN : 1683304209
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In a career that spanned nearly four decades, Prince captivated generations of audiences with not only his talent for songwriting and lyricism but his outré style and electrifying performances. His albums—a category-defying blend of rock, R&B, soul, funk, jazz, hip-hop, disco and pop—have inspired countless artists and influenced the sound and trajectory of music for years to come. His hits have been the soundtrack for so many touchpoints across the lives of millions of fans, including “I Wanna Be Your Lover,” “Kiss,” “Little Red Corvette,” “Let’s Go Crazy,” “Raspberry Beret,” “1999” and the landmark song “Purple Rain,” from the soundtrack of his semi-autobiographical movie. Now, in a tribute to the late Grammy- and Oscar-winning legend, TIME presents a lavishly illustrated special edition tracing Prince’s life story and career. This commemorative edition combines classic and rarely seen photographs and text from the Time Inc. archives, as well as the story behind the movie Purple Rain; a look inside Prince’s famed home and studio, Paisley Park; his unprecedented approach to the “business of Prince”; exclusive tributes from Sheila E., Seal and Lenny Kravitz; and a rundown of 25 essential Prince songs plus a handful of lesser-known gems. Comprehensive and visually compelling, Prince: An Artist’s Life honors the life, legend and musical legacy of a creative icon and performer.

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Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1998
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Time Commemorative Edition Prince an Artist s Life 1958 2016

Time Commemorative Edition Prince  an Artist s Life 1958 2016 Book
Author : THE EDITORS OF TIME.
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2021-09-26
ISBN : 9781683304234
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In a career that spanned nearly four decades, Prince captivated generations of audiences with not only his talent for songwriting and lyricism but his outré style and electrifying performances. His albums-a category-defying blend of rock, R&B, soul, funk, jazz, hip-hop, disco and pop-have inspired countless artists and influenced the sound and trajectory of music for years to come. His hits have been the soundtrack for so many touchpoints across the lives of millions of fans, including "I Wanna Be Your Lover," "Kiss," "Little Red Corvette," "Let's Go Crazy," "Raspberry Beret," "1999" and the landmark song "Purple Rain," from the soundtrack of his semi-autobiographical movie.Now, in a tribute to the late Grammy- and Oscar-winning legend, TIME presents a lavishly illustrated special edition tracing Prince's life story and career. This commemorative edition combines classic and rarely seen photographs and text from the Time Inc. archives, as well as the story behind the movie Purple Rain; a look inside Prince's famed home and studio, Paisley Park; his unprecedented approach to the "business of Prince"; exclusive tributes from Sheila E., Seal and Lenny Kravitz; and a rundown of 25 essential Prince songs plus a handful of lesser-known gems.Comprehensive and visually compelling, Prince: An Artist's Life honors the life, legend and musical legacy of a creative icon and performer.

Prince

Prince Book
Author : Eric Braun
Publisher : Lerner Publications ™
Release : 2017-01-01
ISBN : 1512438618
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Prince Rogers Nelson wrote his first song at age seven, and soon taught himself to play the piano, drums, and guitar. In the early 1980s, Prince wondered how to make his music—a mix of pop, funk, soul, and R&B—more appealing to an audience that loved more mainstream rock shows. He ended up making Purple Rain, the hit movie and soundtrack that turned him into a megastar. Experimenting with style, genre, and society's expectations of him as an African-American performer, Prince defied labels. Follow Prince's journey to superstardom, and learn how this wildly talented, prolific, and often-controversial performer touched the hearts of fans around the world.

This Thing Called Life

This Thing Called Life Book
Author : Joseph Vogel
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Release : 2018-04-19
ISBN : 1501333992
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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What were Prince's politics? What did he believe about God? And did he really forsake the subject-sex-that once made him the most subversive superstar of the Reagan era? In this illuminating thematic biography, Joseph Vogel explores the issues that made Prince one of the late 20th century's most unique, controversial, and fascinating artists. Since his unexpected death in 2016, Prince has been recognized by peers, critics, and music fans alike. President Barack Obama described him as “one of the most gifted and prolific musicians of our time.” Yet in spite of the influx of attention, much about Prince's creative life, work, and cultural impact remains thinly examined. This Thing Called Life fills this vacuum, delving deep into seven key topics-politics, sound, race, gender, sex, religion, and death-that allow us to see Prince in fresh, invigorating new ways. Accessible and timely, This Thing Called Life takes the reader on a journey through the catalog and creative revolution of one of America's most compelling and elusive icons.

African American Culture An Encyclopedia of People Traditions and Customs 3 volumes

African American Culture  An Encyclopedia of People  Traditions  and Customs  3 volumes  Book
Author : Omari L. Dyson,Judson L. Jeffries Ph.D.,Kevin L. Brooks
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2020-07-31
ISBN : 1440862443
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Covering everything from sports to art, religion, music, and entrepreneurship, this book documents the vast array of African American cultural expressions and discusses their impact on the culture of the United States. According to the latest census data, less than 13 percent of the U.S. population identifies as African American; African Americans are still very much a minority group. Yet African American cultural expression and strong influences from African American culture are common across mainstream American culture—in music, the arts, and entertainment; in education and religion; in sports; and in politics and business. African American Culture: An Encyclopedia of People, Traditions, and Customs covers virtually every aspect of African American cultural expression, addressing subject matter that ranges from how African culture was preserved during slavery hundreds of years ago to the richness and complexity of African American culture in the post-Obama era. The most comprehensive reference work on African American culture to date, the book covers topics such as black contributions to literature and the arts, music and entertainment, religion, and professional sports. It also provides coverage of less-commonly addressed subjects, such as African American fashion practices and beauty culture, the development of jazz music across different eras, and African American business. • Identifies influential aspects of African American culture through entries on topics such as African Americans in sports, in musical genres such as blues, gospel, hip hop, and jazz, and in religions such as Christianity, Islam, and Yoruba • Makes clear the numerous ways African Americans have produced, maintained, and evolved their culture in the United States • Enables readers to truly comprehend what "diversity" is by gaining substantive knowledge of how a particular group of persecuted people has learned to thrive artistically and culturally in the United States

TIME LIFE Deaths That Shocked the World BAZ Billing

TIME LIFE Deaths That Shocked the World  BAZ Billing  Book
Author : The Editors of TIME-LIFE
Publisher : Time Home Entertainment
Release : 2018-03-16
ISBN : 1547841621
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fallen giants, taken too soon. Unexpected deaths are not entirely unexpected-they surround us every day. What shocks us is "the who," the how, and the why of them, especially when it comes to celebrities. Whether they fought for our rights or spoke to us through song, moved us on screen, stage, or provided leadership for our country, they gave us a window into their hearts and minds, and their loss unites friends and strangers in an outpouring of sadness. Deaths That Shocked the World, the new Special Edition from TIME-LIFE, tells the stories of how we lost some of our most beloved icons to accidents, drugs, murder, and political assassination. And regardless of how they died, it is agreed that they all went too soon. Princess Diana and James Dean, John Lennon and Prince, Kurt Cobain and Robin Williams, Martin Luther King and both John F. Kennedy and John F. Kennedy Jr., are among the many featured in this Special Edition that profiles the impact their lives and deaths had on our world.

Popular Music in America The Beat Goes On

Popular Music in America  The Beat Goes On Book
Author : Michael Campbell
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2018-01-01
ISBN : 1337671967
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Michael Campbell’s bestselling POPULAR MUSIC IN AMERICA remains the industry standard in breadth of coverage, readability and musical focus. Students follow the evolution of popular music from the mid-19th century to the present with discussions of connections, contrasts and patterns of influence among artists, styles and eras. The new fifth edition offers an in-depth section on 21st century music, helping instructors to connect to their students through a modern lens. Units are clearly defined by style and timeframe, and chapters feature narrowly focused objectives. This edition features a vibrant, richly illustrated, magazine-like design that appeals to visually oriented readers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Rock and Roll An Introduction

Rock and Roll  An Introduction Book
Author : Michael Campbell
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2020-06-02
ISBN : 0357615034
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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ROCK AND ROLL: AN INTRODUCTION, 3rd Edition has been completely reconceived and rewritten, to take advantage of online delivery of recorded music. The discussion in this edition is even more focused on rock as music and stresses perceptive listening. This in turn permits more extensive discussion of stylistic connections and contrasts and ways in which the music reflects and shapes society and culture. An extensive and representative play list of 115 rock-era songs is discussed. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Historical Dictionary of the American Music Industry

Historical Dictionary of the American Music Industry Book
Author : Keith Hatschek,Veronica A. Wells
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release : 2018-09-15
ISBN : 1538111446
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Historical Dictionary of the American Music Industry contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on important artists, managers, companies, industry terminology and significant trade associations.

Proceedings of MAC ETL 2016

Proceedings of MAC ETL 2016 Book
Author : group of authors
Publisher : MAC Prague consulting
Release : 2016-12-07
ISBN : 808808511X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The conference proceedings - Multidisciplinary Academic Conference on Education, Teaching and Learning, Czech Republic, Prague (MAC-ETL 2016)

Boy oh Boy

Boy oh Boy Book
Author : Cliff Leek
Publisher : Wide Eyed Editions
Release : 2019-04-02
ISBN : 1786038757
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Meet 30 positive male role models from throughout history. From activists like Mahatma Gandhi and Frederick Douglass to creative innovators like Prince and David Hockney, these men have fought conventional stereotypes to prove that modern-day masculinity can be defined freely. Instead of a single model of how a boy can grow into a man, this book offers 30 stories of people whose lives demonstrate that there are endless possibilities—that boys and men can do and be so much more than what we think of when we say things like “boys will be boys.” Discover a world of inspirational change-makers, teachers, peacemakers, artists, scientists, and more who have defied the expectations, care deeply about others, stand up for what is right, and express themselves in creative and exciting ways. Inspiring a new generation of boys: David Hockney; Muhammad Ali; Nelson Mandela; Prince; Richard Loving; César Chávez; Thurgood Marshall; John Muir; Lebron James; Frederick Douglass; Patricio Manuel; Hayao Miyazaki; Oscar Wilde; Ta-Nehisi Coates; Ezra Jack Keats; Freddie Mercury; Grandmaster Flash; Luther Christman; Mahatma Gandhi; Bruce Lee; Carl Sagan; George Washington Carver; Jaime Escalante; Carlos Acosta; Bayard Rustin; Edward Enninful; John Dewey; Alfred Nobel; Kit Yan; W.E.B. Du Bois

The Beautiful Ones

The Beautiful Ones Book
Author : Prince
Publisher : One World
Release : 2019-10-29
ISBN : 039958966X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The brilliant coming-of-age-and-into-superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time, in his own words—featuring never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death NAMED ONE OF THE BEST MUSIC BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND THE GUARDIAN • NOMINATED FOR THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD Prince was a musical genius, one of the most beloved, accomplished, and acclaimed musicians of our time. He was a startlingly original visionary with an imagination deep enough to whip up whole worlds, from the sexy, gritty funk paradise of “Uptown” to the mythical landscape of Purple Rain to the psychedelia of “Paisley Park.” But his most ambitious creative act was turning Prince Rogers Nelson, born in Minnesota, into Prince, one of the greatest pop stars of any era. The Beautiful Ones is the story of how Prince became Prince—a first-person account of a kid absorbing the world around him and then creating a persona, an artistic vision, and a life, before the hits and fame that would come to define him. The book is told in four parts. The first is the memoir Prince was writing before his tragic death, pages that bring us into his childhood world through his own lyrical prose. The second part takes us through Prince’s early years as a musician, before his first album was released, via an evocative scrapbook of writing and photos. The third section shows us Prince’s evolution through candid images that go up to the cusp of his greatest achievement, which we see in the book’s fourth section: his original handwritten treatment for Purple Rain—the final stage in Prince’s self-creation, where he retells the autobiography of the first three parts as a heroic journey. The book is framed by editor Dan Piepenbring’s riveting and moving introduction about his profound collaboration with Prince in his final months—a time when Prince was thinking deeply about how to reveal more of himself and his ideas to the world, while retaining the mystery and mystique he’d so carefully cultivated—and annotations that provide context to the book’s images. This work is not just a tribute to an icon, but an original and energizing literary work in its own right, full of Prince’s ideas and vision, his voice and image—his undying gift to the world.

The Rough Guide to the USA Travel Guide eBook

The Rough Guide to the USA  Travel Guide eBook  Book
Author : Rough Guides
Publisher : Rough Guides UK
Release : 2017-03-30
ISBN : 0241308097
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Rough Guide to the USA is the ultimate guide to all fifty star-spangled states. Whether you're planning a mammoth cross-country road-trip, an action-packed whizz around the Rockies, or just a lazy time lounging on the West Coast's best beaches, this fully updated guide will assist you every step of the way. Packed with colour maps, itineraries and route suggestions, The Rough Guide to the USA will help you discover the best the United States has to offer, from New York's galleries and Miami's nightlife, to the lobster shacks of Maine and the vineyards of California. With expert reviews of hotels, restaurants, clubs and bars, plus all the information you'll need on city sights and national parks, you'll make the most of your American adventure with The Rough Guide to the USA.

Bellow s People How Saul Bellow Made Life Into Art

Bellow s People  How Saul Bellow Made Life Into Art Book
Author : David Mikics
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 2016-05-24
ISBN : 0393246884
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A leading literary critic’s innovative study of how the Nobel Prize–winning author turned life into art. Saul Bellow was the most lauded American writer of the twentieth century—the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, and the only novelist to be awarded the National Book Award in Fiction three times. Preeminently a novelist of personality in all its wrinkles, its glories and shortcomings, Bellow filled his work with vibrant, garrulous, particular people—people who are somehow exceptionally alive on the page. In Bellow’s People, literary historian and critic David Mikics explores Bellow’s life and work through the real-life relationships and friendships that Bellow transmuted into the genius of his art. Mikics covers ten of the extraordinary people who mattered most to Bellow, such as his irascible older brother, Morrie, a key inspiration for The Adventures of Augie March; the writer Delmore Schwartz and the philosopher Allan Bloom, who were the originals for the protagonists of Humboldt’s Gift and Ravelstein; the novelist Ralph Ellison, with whom he shared a house every summer in the late 1950s, when Ellison was coming off the mammoth success of Invisible Man and Bellow was trying to write Herzog; and Bellow’s wife, Sondra Tschacbasov, and his best friend, Jack Ludwig, whose love affair Bellow fictionalized in Herzog. A perfect introduction to Bellow’s life and work, Bellow’s People is an incisive critical study of the novelist and a memorable account of a vibrant and tempestuous circle of midcentury American intellectuals.

Prince Life and Times

Prince  Life and Times Book
Author : Jason Draper
Publisher : Chartwell Books
Release : 2016-11-01
ISBN : 0785834974
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Prince was a gift and a genius. He showed us that we have no limits." Alicia Keys "He was the most incredibly talented artist. A man in complete control of his work from writer and musician to producer and director." Kate Bush "The most amazing performer I have ever witnessed." Joni Mitchell "He Changed The World!!" Madonna In a career that spanned five decades, Prince really did change the world. After making some of most inventive albums of the 80s - including 1999, Purple Rain, and Sign "O" The Times - he turned his attention to redefining his role in the music industry, changing his name to an unpronounceable symbol, declaring war on Warner Bros, and leading the internet revolution. When he died, on April 21 2016, the world lost one of the few artists who could truly claim to be called a genius. His legacy lives on, and will remain an inspiration for all time. Prince: Life & Times is a large format, lavishly illustrated, authoritative chronicle of his career, covering every album, every movie, and every tour. It includes profiles of key collaborators, assesses his various business dealings, and details his many side-projects - on stage, on record, on screen, and beyond. This updated second edition includes detailed information on Prince's activity from 2008 to 2016.

The Beautiful Ones Spanish Edition

The Beautiful Ones  Spanish Edition  Book
Author : Prince
Publisher : Reservoir Books
Release : 2020-03-24
ISBN : 9788417511920
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Beautiful Ones no es solo el tributo a un icono, también es una obra literaria poderosa y original por derecho propio, donde bullen las ideas de Prince, su manera de ver el mundo, su voz y su efigie, su imperecedera ofrenda al mundo. Esta es la historia de superación y ascenso al estrellato de un artista irrepetible. Escrita de su puño y letra, y acompañada de fotos inéditas, dietarios y apuntes íntimos, incluye también el conmovedor testimonio autobiográfico que Prince comenzó a elaborar poco antes de su inesperada muerte. Prince era un genio de la música, uno de los creadores más queridos, versátiles y respetados de nuestro tiempo. Fue un visionario tremendamente original, con una imaginación capaz de recrear universos enteros, desde el paraíso prometido a ritmo de funk de «Uptown» hasta los paisajes míticos de Purple Rain, pasando por la psicodelia de «Paisley Park». Sin embargo, su creación más ambiciosa fue convertir a Prince Rogers Nelson, nacido en Minnesota, en Prince, una de las mayores estrellas del pop de cualquier época. The Beautiful Ones nos cuenta cómo Prince se transformó en Prince: su relato en primera persona nos muestra a un ávido joven que decide empaparse primero del mundo que le rodea para luego moldear un personaje, una visión artística y finalmente una manera de vivir, mucho antes de que sus primeros éxitos y la fama lo constriñan y pretendan redefinirle. El libro está dividido en cuatro partes. La primera es el testimonio autobiográfico que Prince escribía antes de su repentina y trágica muerte; son páginas que nos llevan al mundo de su infancia a través de una prosa lírica y personal. La segunda presenta, a través de diarios y libretas de recortes, los años formativos de Prince como músico, previos a la publicación de su primer disco. La tercera nos muestra, en sinceras imágenes, la evolución de Prince hasta llegar a la cúspide, a su logro artístico más grande, que descubriremos en la cuarta parte del libro: el tratamiento original y manuscrito de Purple Rain, sin duda la conclusión del proceso de crearse a sí mismo emprendido por el artista, que en esta pieza da a las tres secciones previas forma de viaje heroico . El editor del libro, Dan Piepenbring, completa el retrato con una introducción fascinante y conmovedora sobre cómo fue colaborar con Prince en sus últimos meses de vida, en un momento en que el artista meditó profundamente sobre cómo podía revelar al mundo más detalles de sí mismo y de su manera de pensar sin perder el misterio y la mística que tan cuidadosamente había tejido a su alrededor. También son de Piepenbring las notas que dotan de contexto a las imágenes del libro. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The brilliant coming-of-age-and-into-superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time, in his own words--featuring never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death Prince was a musical genius, one of the most beloved, accomplished, and acclaimed musicians of our time. He was a startlingly original visionary with an imagination deep enough to whip up whole worlds, from the sexy, gritty funk paradise of "Uptown" to the mythical landscape of Purple Rain to the psychedelia of "Paisley Park." But his most ambitious creative act was turning Prince Rogers Nelson, born in Minnesota, into Prince, one of the greatest pop stars of any era. The Beautiful Ones is the story of how Prince became Prince--a first-person account of a kid absorbing the world around him and then creating a persona, an artistic vision, and a life, before the hits and fame that would come to define him. The book is told in four parts. The first is the memoir Prince was writing before his tragic death, pages that bring us into his childhood world through his own lyrical prose. The second part takes us through Prince''s early years as a musician, before his first album was released, via an evocative scrapbook of writing and photos. The third section shows us Prince''s evolution through candid images that go up to the cusp of his greatest achievement, which we see in the book''s fourth section: his original handwritten treatment for Purple Rain--the final stage in Prince''s self-creation, where he retells the autobiography of the first three parts as a heroic journey. The book is framed by editor Dan Piepenbring''s riveting and moving introduction about his profound collaboration with Prince in his final months--a time when Prince was thinking deeply about how to reveal more of himself and his ideas to the world, while retaining the mystery and mystique he''d so carefully cultivated--and annotations that provide context to the book''s images. This work is not just a tribute to an icon, but an original and energizing literary work in its own right, full of Prince''s ideas and vision, his voice and image--his undying gift to the world.

Focus On 100 Most Popular American Male Guitarists

Focus On  100 Most Popular American Male Guitarists Book
Author : Wikipedia contributors
Publisher : e-artnow sro
Release : 2021-09-26
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Focus On 100 Most Popular American Male Guitarists book written by Wikipedia contributors, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

21 Nights

21 Nights Book
Author : Prince,Randee St. Nicholas
Publisher : Gardners Books
Release : 2008
ISBN : 9781847373830
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This beautifully designed photographic essay flows from Prince's sensational, unprecedented, record-breaking, sold-out 21 concerts in 21 nights at London's O2 Arena in 2007. Juxtaposing his dueling worlds of music and solitude, it will incorporate Prince's evocative poetry and lyrics to new songs and other selections, and 124 full-color, sumptuous, never-before-published images by celebrated photographer Randee St. Nicholas. As part of the dimensional experience, it will also feature "Indigo Nights," a CD capturing Prince's speak-easy, after-hours, raw, live after-show sessions of pure unadulterated jams. For the first time in 21 NIGHTS, Prince is seen behind the scenes. Randee St. Nicholas, renowned for her rich visuals, deft touch, and distinctive style, was given access to Prince's life and career, providing a nuanced and unparalleled view of the artist, accompanying him onstage, backstage, and into his sleeping quarters. "Indigo Nights," which includes the live version of the song "3121," will not be available in any other format.

Routledge Revivals Classical Persian Literature 1958

Routledge Revivals  Classical Persian Literature  1958  Book
Author : A. J. Arberry
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2016-10-04
ISBN : 1315452715
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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First published in 1958, this work by one of Britain’s most celebrated Orientalist scholars, tells the story of the rebirth of national literature in Persia after the fall of the Sᾱsᾱnian empire in the seventh century. It traces the course of this literature’s development and full maturity from the ninth century to the end of the fifteenth century and looks at a number of important writers including the Saljῡq poets, Rῡmῑ, ῌᾱfiz and Jᾱmῑ. This work will be of interest to those studying Persian and Middle-Eastern literature and history.