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Acquainted with the night, and other stories

Lynne Sharon Schwartz

Acquainted with the night, and other stories

by Lynne Sharon Schwartz

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Spine title: Acquainted with the night.

Other titlesAcquainted with the night.
StatementLynne Sharon Schwartz.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.C567 A66 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination226 p. ;
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3187576M
ISBN 100060153075
LC Control Number83048815

The movie is based on Christopher Dewdney's book, Acquainted with the Night: Excursions through the World after Dark. While Dewdney breaks up the night into hourly vignettes based on science, myth and poetry, McNamara proceeds differently, showcasing key segments of time: daytime preparations, dusk, night-time activities, dawn and its aftermath. May 26,  · This is a review of feature-length documentary Acquainted with the Night (Markham Streets Films, ). The film takes the viewer to seven countries to help to understand night-time traditions, examining how humanity explores, embraces and attempts to protect the night. Using excellent cinematography, and editorial juxtaposition, the movie looks at the universality of curiosity and the .

ACQUAINTED WITH THE NIGHT. Excursions Through the World After Dark. by Christopher Dewdney. What are some fun night games, and how did the institution of bedtime stories evolve? Later come the night-shift workers, the cops and the ladies of the night, and their constant battle with circadian rhythms. Kirkus Reviews Issue: April 1st Author: Christopher Dewdney. Weaving together science and storytelling, art and anthropology, Dewdney takes readers on a fascinating journey through the nocturnal realm. In twelve chapters corresponding to the twelve hours of night, he illuminates night's central themes, including sunsets, nocturnal animals, bedtime stories, festivals of the night, fireworks, astronomy, nightclubs, sleep and dreams, the graveyard shift.

Free Acquainted With the Night essays are coming in handy when you need to complete your homework two times faster and finally have a break. FreeEssayHelp is a platform for high-quality long essays. We store thousands of samples that cover a vast variety of topics and subjects. Jun 14,  · A gorgeously written and dazzingly informative exploration of the twelve hours of night. We prepare for it each evening, and spend half our lives in its embrace, yet night retains its mysteries. In Acquainted with the Night, author Christopher Dewdney takes readers on a fascinating journey through the nocturnal realm. Twelve chapters correspond to the twelve hours of an "ideal" night, starting.


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The author presents her first collection of short stories, which reveal astute observations of middle-class life and targets the compromises that propriety and prudence demand of Cited by: 1.

Get this from a library. Acquainted with the night, and other stories. [Lynne Sharon Schwartz]. Acquainted with the Night: Excursions through the World After Dark (or Acquainted with the Night: A Celebration of the Dark Hours) is a non-fiction book by Christopher Dewdney about various aspects of night.

It was first published in by HarperCollins. It uses the same title as the Robert Frost poem "Acquainted with the Night". The book Author: Christopher Dewdney.

May 18,  · Acquainted With The Night is an amazing book that chronicles the twelve hours of the night. Seemingly disparate topics such as science, art, history, philosophy, fireworks, astronomy, psychology, bed time stories, nocturnal animals and dreams are woven together to create a fascinating look at a time when most people are asleep.4/5.

Acquainted with the night, and other stories. Format: Book. Author(s): Schwartz, Lynne Sharon Epistemology, sex, and the shedding oflight -- The man at the gate -- Acquainted with the night. Spine title: Acquainted with the night.

Acquainted with the night. Lynne Sharon Schwartz. Book. Nov 20,  · A rich and diverse collection of stories detailing life in all its daily battles and yearnings Lynne Sharon Schwartz is a master of tone, deft at creating realistic settings and characters. In Acquainted with the Night, she unleashes sixteen wickedly smart, wholly believable short stories.

In the title story, for instance, a man’s nocturnal battle against a floating globule in his eye forces. All of Schwartz's stories are fully professional, and some are more than that: subtly comic, honestly poignant.

Yet the wide range of tones on display here underlines the fact that Schwartz, usually so distinctive in her novels, becomes essentially voiceless at this length. ACQUAINTED WITH THE NIGHT And Other Stories. GET WEEKLY BOOK. Acquainted with the Night was a finalist for the Governor General’s Awards and the Charles Taylor Prize.

It tied for first place for the World Fantasy Award for Anthologies. The first chapter introduces the book. Here, the topic is the both the mythological and geological origin of night, and how the two differ and overlap.

Nov 29,  · The Paperback of the Acquainted with the Night by Piper Maitland at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. And an ancient book with the power to shake Christianity-and humanity itself.

the hottest stories happen off camera/5. Acquainted with the Night. by Erica Abbott. Book three of the Alex Ryan and CJ St. Clair romantic thrillers. Read the appetizer. Click to open a PDF in a new window. Reviews. Praise for Erica Abbott Almost all the other cars were gone from the parking lot, as she had stayed late to answer all the questions from those who had been.

I've read this book so many times, and each time the story fills me with the same joy, laughter, sadness, and tears I felt the first time. Keep your box of tissues handy. You'll need it. Although set in the distant future, Acquainted With the Night has characters that are captivating and totally believable/5.

Oct 23,  · W e are all drawn to the night. It’s a hidden world full of danger, magic, excitement, night shifts and nights out. Out in the dark, landscapes that were familiar to us in daylight are transformed. Mar 26,  · Acquainted with the Night by Robert Frost.

It’s the birthday of American poet Robert Frost () (books by this author).People assume Frost was a native New Englander, since many of his poems are set there and evoke wintry landscapes and long, leafy walks, but he was born in San Francisco, where his father was a journalist for the San Francisco Bulletin.

Scrolling the internet I came across Terrance W. Klein's beautifully true, "Acquainted With The Night" and as I do not recall seeing it at another time on AMERICA'S sites, I'd like to post a. ACQUAINTED WITH THE NIGHT, the third anthology of Original Supernatural Fiction to be published by Ash-Tree Press, is a worthy successor to Midnight Never Comes and Shadows and Silence.

It's also the larges of the three volumes—27 stories and pages. CONTENTS: Rope Trick by Mark P. Henderson; A Pace of Change by Don Tumasonis.

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A rich and diverse collection of stories detailing life in all its daily battles and yearnings Lynne Sharon Schwartz is Brand: Open Road Media. Likewise, Nowosielski’s art teaches us to get acquainted with the night of our blood, guts, shit, piss, semen, saliva, minds, gender, environment, cities, diseases, art, and politics, and not fear them, but live them out rightly as the coming of God’s darkness as it incarnates itself within the whole of our mind, body, and soul—especially.

Dec 06,  · Weaving together science and storytelling, art and anthropology, Dewdney takes readers on a fascinating journey through the nocturnal realm. In twelve chapters corresponding to the twelve hours of night, he illuminates night's central themes, including sunsets, nocturnal animals, bedtime stories, festivals of the night, fireworks, astronomy, nightclubs, sleep and dreams, the graveyard shift.

He explores global culture's nighttime customs and associations found in bedtime stories, festivals, fireworks, sexuality, the gothic imagination, ancient myth and stargazing, among other.This product will allow your students to easily understand and analyze Robert Frost's "Acquainted with the Night" by breaking it down line-by-line!Instruct your students to fold the paper in half the long way, and to cut along the black lines into the midline of the paper.Acquainted With the Night, by Piper Maitland A woman’s quest for the truth A medieval icon that holds the clues And an ancient book with the power to shake Christianity-and humanity itself.