It’s been 10 years since the world officially ended. In the last city on Earth, Jon Salt is addicted to Sadness, a drug that invokes its name, and obsessed with his lover, Michelle; both of which threaten to drive him insane. Strange creatures and new technologies appeared in the last days of humanity and the widespread adoption of teleportation technology sundered the fabric of time and space, leaving a smattering of looping ghosts. It is a sad, monotone world, but the remaining populace is happy, thanks to the anti-depressants in the water supply.The last government on Earth has taken a special interest in a gift that Jon possesses: the ability to make his thoughts real. Jon must rely on that gift and the help of a few unlikely friends to stay one step ahead of those who desperately want to use him for something far more sinister than even he could dream...
Iain S. Thomas. INTENTIONAL DISSONANCE The End You have read this all before and you.
Author: Iain S. Thomas
Publisher: Central Avenue Publishing
Starting from the metaphysics of sound, Scruton distinguishes sound from tone, analyses rhythm, melody and harmony, looks at the various dimensions of musical meaning and offers principles for musical criticism. He ends with a theory of culture.
Schoenberg wrote of the 'emancipation of the dissonance', meaning that dissonances in atonal music no longer have to ... of acoustical discords, the circumstances may not be present, in which intentional dissonance can be heard in them.
Author: Roger Scruton
Publisher: Oxford University Press
In The Revolting Body of Poetry, Scott Shinabargar explores both the potential and problematics of phonetic articulations in modern French poetry, focusing on the work of Baudelaire, Lautréamont, Césaire, and Char.
Before surveying the groundwork that has been accomplished, regarding the expressive function of phonemes in language, I would call attention to one more element of this new, intentional dissonance. Whatever claims to unsentimental ...
Author: Scott Shinabargar
Category: Literary Criticism
But the “ Rule of the Economy , " as he likes to call it , does not justify any and every intentional separation between ... Each seems meant to illustrate some division or dissonance between what is thought and what is done or said ...
Author: Paul J. Griffiths
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Unlock the power of the songs in your pocket Maybe you blast the speakers when you need to get pumped up. If that's all you do, though, you're not taking full advantage of the way music can help you. Listen to a slower track first and the one-two punch of the playlist can push you even higher. Overflowing with easy-to-use tips like these, Your Playlist Can Change Your Life is the first book to offer scientifically proven methods for using your favorite music to enhance your life. You'll discover how you can use the tunes you love to: •Relieve anxiety •Increase your alertness •Feel happier •Organize your brain •Sharpen your memory •Improve your mood •Live creatively •Enhance your ability to fight off stress, insomnia, depression, and even addiction Teaching readers how to customize playlists for a feel-good prescription that has no side effects, Your Playlist Can Change Your Life offers a natural way to a better you simply by listening. GALINA MINDLIN, MD, PHD, is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Columbia University, found of Brain Music Therepy (BMT) in the United States, and clinical and executive director of the BMT Center, NYC. DON DUROUSSEAU, MBA, is a cognitive neuroscientist. He is the founder and chief executive officer of Human Bionics, LLC, and executive director of Peak Neurotraining Solutions, Inc. JOSEPH CARDILLO, PHD, is the author of Be Like Water, among other books, and has taught at various universities.
Examples of dissonance are the feigned, elongated endings to songs that many groups use to drive audiences wild, ... resolved so perfectly when the whole band came in at the right time that anyone listening would think it intentional.
Author: Galina Mindlin
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Author Henry Kong's More Self than Self: At Autism's Edge will take you on a captivating exploration of the autistic mind as Dr. Kong shares the latest discoveries in genetics and neuroscience. As a child, Kong was an awkward Asian American bookworm with oversized glasses and an overbearing father. Made to feel like an outsider, Kong was bullied by his classmates and endured degrading nicknames. Kong's stories tell of his childhood gift for memorization and the challenge that it creates later in life, and of his struggle to grasp and apply concepts to real-life situations. Through it all, Kong manages to finish medical school, educate himself about Asperger syndrome, write books, and open a private practice. In a conversational style, Dr Kong intersperses anecdotes with passages that cover both basic science and also delve into the cutting-edge research that has helped solve some of the mysteries behind autism. Not only will More Self than Self provide a comprehensive look into the differences between the autistic and neurotypical brain; it will also inspire anyone who has ever felt isolated and unaccepted to believe that they too can make their dreams come true.
This is a feeling I will call 'intentional dissonance'. Strangely enough, I sometimes experience intentional dissonance in solitude as well. I may be cleaning the apartment or getting ready for work when I am suddenly overcome by an ...
Author: Henry Kong
This highly original interpretation of the novel of the French Classical age explores military strategy as a central metaphor in Rousseau's Julie and Emile, Laclos' Les Liaisons dangereuses, and Sade's Les 120 Journees de Sodome. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
451) The culinary metaphor Genette hints at to give a sense of the “savory dissonance” of pastiche was at the basis ... of the contexts of their former existence) and simultaneously (thereby resonating with an intentional dissonance).
Author: Joan E. Dejean
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Category: Literary Criticism
This book provides tools to help pre-service teachers and teacher-preparation programs identify, evaluate, and respond to misaligned expectations early in the teacher-preparation sequence. Plato tells the story of prisoners who mistake the shadows on the wall of their cave for flesh-and-blood reality. These “shadow narratives” dominated their expectations, and when confronted with a three-dimensional reality that bore little resemblance to the shadows, the prisoners were blinded by the light. Surrounded by images and rhetoric that reduce the fullness of teaching to flat, two-dimensional representations, today's pre-service teachers tend to develop expectations of teaching that resemble the shadows more than they resemble reality. These misaligned expectations often lead to practice shock: the painful and disillusioning cognitive dissonance that comes about when unsustainable expectations collide with real-world practice. Intended as a proactive manual for mitigating practice shock, this book shines a light on the shadows by giving pre-service teachers the tools to examine, confront, and revise their own misaligned expectations of teaching before they reach the point of crisis.
Similarly, when we do not create space and time for intentional reflection on our cognitive dissonance, we run the risk of unconsciously easing our cognitive tension with short-term solutions that do not serve our long-term interests.
Author: Jeremy Delamarter
This unique text uses a step-by-step approach to guide the reader from fundamental concepts to advanced topics in improvisation. Each subject is broken into easy to understand segments, gradually becoming more complex as improvisational tools are acquired. Designed for the classically trained pianist with little or no experience in improvisation, it uses the reader’s previous knowledge of basic theory and technique to help accelerate the learning process. Included are more than 450 music examples and illustrations to reinforce the concepts discussed. These concepts are useful in all improvisational settings and can be applied to any musical style. For pianists interested in jazz, there are three chapters dedicated to introducing jazz improvisation, which can be used as the basis for further study in this idiom. Teachers using this text can go online to www.improvisationatthepiano.com to download lesson plans, ask specific questions about improvisation, and view answers to the most frequently asked questions about this book.
Intentional Dissonance Keep in mind that “wrong” notes are sometimes used purposefully to create interest or tension. This is referred to as appoggiatura, a musical ornament that takes attention away from a main note.
Author: Brian Chung
Publisher: Alfred Music
Each volume of the Dictionary of World Biography contains 250 entries on the lives of the individuals who shaped their times and left their mark on world history. This is not a who's who. Instead, each entry provides an in-depth essay on the life and career of the individual concerned. Essays commence with a quick reference section that provides basic facts on the individual's life and achievements. The extended biography places the life and works of the individual within an historical context, and the summary at the end of each essay provides a synopsis of the individual's place in history. All entries conclude with a fully annotated bibliography.
These experiments would reappear years later in Charles Ives's own compositions, which involved intentional dissonance, bold new harmonics, and other deliberate violations of musical tradition. In addition to this experimental tendency, ...
Author: Frank N. Magill