Playback

Filename: playback.pdf
ISBN: 9780141931548
Release Date: 2006-07-06
Number of pages: 208
Author: Raymond Chandler
Publisher: Penguin UK

Download and read online Playback in PDF and EPUB Playback is a classic novel by Raymond Chandler, the master of hard-boiled crime. Stalking the tawdry neon wilderness of forties and fifties Los Angeles, Raymond Chandler's hard-drinking, wise-cracking Phillip Marlowe is one of the world's most famous fictional detectives. Playback finds Marlowe mixing business with pleasure - getting paid to follow a mysterious and lovely red-head named Eleanor King. And wherever Miss King goes, trouble seems to follow. But she's easy on the eye and Marlowe's happy to do as he's told, all in the name of chivalry, of course. But one dead body later and what started out as a lazy afternoon's snooping soon becomes a deadly cocktail of blackmail, lies, mistaken identity - and murder . . . 'Anything Chandler writes about grips the mind from the first sentence' Daily Telegraph 'One of the greatest crime writers, who set standards others still try to attain' Sunday Times 'Chandler is an original stylist, creator of a character as immortal as Sherlock Holmes' Anthony Burgess Best-known as the creator of the original private eye, Philip Marlowe, Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago in 1888 and died in 1959. Many of his books have been adapted for the screen, and he is widely regarded as one of the very greatest writers of detective fiction. His books include The Big Sleep, The Little Sister, Farewell, My Lovely, The Long Good-bye, The Lady in the Lake, Playback, Killer in the Rain, The High Window and Trouble is My Business.


Playback

Filename: playback.pdf
ISBN: 9780786748402
Release Date: 2009-06-16
Number of pages: 336
Author: Mark Coleman
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Playback in PDF and EPUB Playback is the first book to place the fascinating history of sound reproduction within its larger social, economic, and cultural context-and includes appearances by everyone from Thomas Edison to Enrico Caruso to Dick Clark to Grandmaster Flash to Napster CEO Shawn Fanning. In a narrative that begins with Edison's cylinder and ends with digital music, the ubiquitous iPod, and the file-sharing wars, this is a history we have all experienced in one way or another. From the Victrola, the 78, the 45, and the 33 1/3 to the 8-track, cassette, compact disc, DAT, and MP3, the story of Playback is also the story of music, and the music business in the twentieth century and beyond.


Playing the Other

Filename: playing-the-other.pdf
ISBN: 1846425824
Release Date: 2007-01-15
Number of pages: 208
Author: Nick Rowe
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Download and read online Playing the Other in PDF and EPUB This book is an exploration and critique of 'playback theatre', a form of improvised theatre in which a company of performers spontaneously enact autobiographical stories told to them by members of the audience. With more than ten years' experience as an actor with Playback Theatre York, the author introduces the reader to the basics of playback theatre within a historical and theoretical context. The history and development of the form is traced, from its conception in the late 1970s to its subsequent growth worldwide, and its relationship to the psychodrama tradition from which it has evolved is discussed. Through an examination of playback performances from the perspectives of performers, `tellers' of their stories and the audience, the author critically explores the nature, implications and ethics of the performers' response to the teller's experience, how notions of the public and personal are constructed, and the risks involved in improvising a response to a member of the audience's story. Playing the Other will be essential reading for drama students, dramatherapists and all those interested in the history and use of the theatre.


Playback

Filename: playback.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015064145918
Release Date: 1962
Number of pages: 41
Author: Robert K. Krishef
Publisher:

Download and read online Playback in PDF and EPUB Explains the wonderful world of sound--what it is, how it is recorded, and the results of recent acoustical research


Playback

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ISBN: 9781400030217
Release Date: 2002-06-11
Number of pages: 176
Author: Raymond Chandler
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard

Download and read online Playback in PDF and EPUB In noir master Raymond Chandler's Playback, Philip Marlowe is hired by an influential lawyer he's never heard of to tail a gorgeous redhead, but then decides he'd rather help out the redhead. She's been acquitted of her alcoholic husband's murder, but her father-in-law prefers not to take the court's word for it. "Chandler wrote like a slumming angel and invested the sun-blinded streets of Los Angeles with a romantic presence:" -- Ross Macdonald


Playback

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ISBN: 1517318106
Release Date: 2015-09-13
Number of pages: 108
Author: Raymond Thornton Chandler
Publisher: CreateSpace

Download and read online Playback in PDF and EPUB Raymond Thornton Chandler was an American novelist and screenwriter. His first novel, The Big Sleep, was published in 1939. In addition to his short stories, Chandler published seven novels during his lifetime (an eighth in progress at his death was completed by Robert B. Parker). All but Playback have been made into motion pictures, some several times. Chandler had an immense stylistic influence on American popular literature, and is considered as one of best writers, of the hard-boiled school of detective fiction. Three of his books are often considered as masterpieces: Farewell, My Lovely (1940), The Little Sister (1949), and The Long Goodbye (1953).


Gathering Voices

Filename: gathering-voices.pdf
ISBN: IND:30000081016424
Release Date: 1999
Number of pages: 208
Author: Jonathan Fox
Publisher: Tusitala

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Playback

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ISBN: UOM:39015013441293
Release Date: 1974-01-01
Number of pages: 191
Author: Ronald Hayman
Publisher:

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Playback

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ISBN: 9781441584625
Release Date: 2009-11-01
Number of pages: 168
Author: Steven Michaels
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

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Playback

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105036661739
Release Date: 1976
Number of pages: 239
Author: Dave Dexter
Publisher: Billboard Books

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School Sound Recording and Playback Equipment

Filename: school-sound-recording-and-playback-equipment.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015081105580
Release Date: 1947
Number of pages: 34
Author: United States. Office of Education
Publisher:

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Playback Light and Shadow Short Story

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ISBN: 9780345533340
Release Date: 2011-07-25
Number of pages: 53
Author: Elizabeth Massie
Publisher: Ballantine Books

Download and read online Playback Light and Shadow Short Story in PDF and EPUB In this terrifying original novella, Bram Stoker Award–winning author Elizabeth Massie provides a chilling prequel to the forthcoming horror movie Playback, starring Christian Slater, Alessandra Torresani, and Toby Hemingway, in which a group of high-school students accidentally awakens an evil that possesses its victims through video. But the dark curse dates back to turn-of-the-century New York, and begins with a grudge surrounding the birth of film itself. While fooling around with the movie camera invented by his murdered grandfather, a rich young playboy is overcome with bloodlust—and sets out to kill one of history’s most beloved figures. In Playback: Light and Shadow, heads snap and cameras roll, giving a whole new meaning to the term “slasher film.” BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Daryl Gregory's Raising Stony Mayhall.


Playback

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ISBN: 9789735053994
Release Date: 2016-09-09
Number of pages:
Author: Stelian Tanase
Publisher: Humanitas SA

Download and read online Playback in PDF and EPUB "Prozatorul, urmand o directie inaugurata in literatura romana de Caragiale, priveste raul dintr-o perspectiva care este abia in al doilea rand morala, sociala sau politica, vadindu-se a fi una esentialmente ontologica. Filtrata printr-o asemenea optica, povestirea 'neorealista' se converteste intr-un veritabil scenariu apocaliptic, care urmareste radacinile metafizice ale raului...Marile teme ale cartii lui Stelian Tanase raman decaderea si prabusirea lumii. Tehnica neorealista, subordonate unei viziuni in care recunoastem dimensiunea benefica a parodiei postmoderniste, are toate caracteristicile unui act de exorcizare." (Octavian Soviany) "Romanul lui Stelian Tanase este o replica la romanul -- la 'poemul', cum il numeste Gogol -- Suflete moarte. Este o replica la un nivel metafizic, pe care nu orice carte de proza il poate atinge, si nu doar una in plan evenimential, al prezentului desfasurarii narative. (...) Este un roman in acelasi timp satiric si tragic, in care scriitorul dovedeste un foarte bun simt al situatiilor comice, al absurdului existentei, urmarind, cum el insusi o spune, o intreaga categorie de personaje secundare care fojgaie in aceasta lume dezgustatoare." (Gheorghe Craciun, Revista 22)


Vor The Playback War

Filename: vor-the-playback-war.pdf
ISBN: 0759522154
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Number of pages: 304
Author: Lisa Smedman
Publisher: Aspect

Download and read online Vor The Playback War in PDF and EPUB In this second book of a six-part series tying in with VOR, the new adventure game from FASA, the war-ridden Earth is suddenly sucked out of its solar system by a bizarre and powerful vortex. Now a trapped world in another universe, Earth faces an even greater cataclysmic event that threatens to warp together the past, present, and future and plunge Earth into eternal chaos.


Playback and Studies of Animal Communication

Filename: playback-and-studies-of-animal-communication.pdf
ISBN: 9781475762037
Release Date: 2013-11-11
Number of pages: 231
Author: Peter K. McGregor
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Playback and Studies of Animal Communication in PDF and EPUB Playback is the technique of rebroadcasting natural or synthetic signals to animals and observing their response. The ability to present a putative signal in isolation, without the potential confounding effects of other activities of the signaller, is the main reason for the depth and range of our knowledge of communication systems. To date, playback of sound signals has predominated, but playback of electric signals and even video playback of visual signals suggests that playback will become just as prevalent in studies of communication in other sensory modalities. This book is one of the outcomes of a workshop on playback held at Thombridge Hall in the Peak District National Park, England during August 1991. There were two reasons for organising the workshop. First, the considerable and lively debate in the literature about the design and analysis of playback experiments -the pseudoreplication debate -was in danger of generating more heat than light. A workshop forum seemed the obvious place to clarify and, if possible, resolve the debate. Second, with the number of new playback and analysis techniques increasing rapidly, it seemed an opportune moment to discuss these techniques and to review some rapidly developing areas of interest in sound communication.