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Acting out is a psychological term from the parlance of defense mechanisms and self-control, meaning to perform an action in contrast to bearing and managing the impulse to perform it.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
Amherst is a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Connecticut River valley.
Andrew Lang, FBA (31 March 184420 July 1912) was a Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology.
Animal magnetism, also known as mesmerism, was the name given by the German doctor Franz Mesmer in the 18th century to what he believed to be an invisible natural force (lebensmagnetismus) possessed by all living/animate beings (humans, animals, vegetables, etc.). He believed that the force could have physical effects, including healing.
Ansbach is a city in the German state of Bavaria.
Anthroposophy is the philosophy founded by Rudolf Steiner that postulates the existence of an objective, intellectually comprehensible spiritual world, accessible to human experience through inner development.
An appellate court, commonly called an appeals court, court of appeals (American English), appeal court (British English), court of second instance or second instance court, is any court of law that is empowered to hear an appeal of a trial court or other lower tribunal.
As She Climbed Across the Table is a 1997 science fiction novel by the American writer Jonathan Lethem.
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
BAP is a German rock group.
Bavarian (also known as Bavarian Austrian or Austro-Bavarian; Boarisch or Bairisch; Bairisch; bajor) is a West Germanic language belonging to the Upper German group, spoken in the southeast of the German language area, much of Bavaria, much of Austria and South Tyrol in Italy.
Billy Budd, Sailor is the final novel by American writer Herman Melville, first published posthumously in London in 1924 as edited by Raymond M. Weaver, a professor at Columbia University.
The Black Library is a division of Games Workshop (formerly a part of BL Publishing) which is devoted to publishing novels and audiobooks (and has previously produced art books, background books, and graphic novels) set in the Warhammer Fantasy Battle and Warhammer 40,000 fictional universes.
Cavalry (from the French cavalerie, cf. cheval 'horse') or horsemen were soldiers or warriors who fought mounted on horseback.
Charles (Karl Ludwig Friedrich; 8 July 1786 – 8 December 1818) became ruler of the Grand Duchy of Baden as its grand duke on 11 June 1811 and reigned until his death in 1818.
Clark Joseph Kent is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Claus Kühnl (born in Arnstein, Lower Franconia, 17 November 1957) is a German composer and teacher.
Cologne (Köln,, Kölle) is the largest city in the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the fourth most populated city in Germany (after Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich).
Dan Abnett (born 12 October 1965) is a British comic book writer and novelist.
David John Constantine (born 1944) is a British, Salford born poet, author and translator.
Der Spiegel (lit. "The Mirror") is a German weekly news magazine published in Hamburg.
Det kommer aldrig va över för mig ("It'll never be over for me") is the seventh studio album by the Swedish singer Håkan Hellström, released 17 April 2013.
Diane Obomsawin (born 1959) is a Quebec author, illustrator and animated filmmaker, often known by her pseudonym, Obom.
Dschinghis Khan (known in some countries as Genghis Khan) is a German pop band originally formed in Munich in 1979 to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest with their song "Dschinghis Khan", which was written and produced by Ralph Siegel with lyrics by Bernd Meinunger.
Elizabeth Swados (February 5, 1951 – January 5, 2016) was an American writer, composer, musician, and theatre director.
Epilepsy is a group of neurological disorders characterized by epileptic seizures.
Eric Frank Russell (January 6, 1905 – February 28, 1978) was a British author best known for his science fiction novels and short stories.
Exotic Animal Petting Zoo is an experimental mathcore quartet based in Crown Point, Indiana.
Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian novel by American writer Ray Bradbury, published in 1953.
A feral child (also called wild child) is a human child who has lived isolated from human contact from a very young age, where they have little or no experience of human care, behavior, or, crucially, of human language.
The Forensic Science Service (FSS) was a government-owned company in the United Kingdom which provided forensic science services to the police forces and government agencies of England and Wales, as well as other countries.
Fredric Brown (October 29, 1906 – March 11, 1972) was an American science fiction and mystery writer.
Georg Friedrich Daumer (Nuremberg, 5 March 1800 - Würzburg, 14 December 1875) was a German poet and philosopher.
Georg Trakl (3 February 1887 – 3 November 1914) was an Austrian poet and brother of the pianist Grete Trakl.
Georges Moustaki (born Giuseppe Mustacchi; May 3, 1934 – May 23, 2013) was an Egyptian-French singer-songwriter of Jewish Italo-Greek origin, best known for the poetic rhythm and simplicity of the romantic songs he composed and often sang.
The German Confederation (Deutscher Bund) was an association of 39 German-speaking states in Central Europe, created by the Congress of Vienna in 1815 to coordinate the economies of separate German-speaking countries and to replace the former Holy Roman Empire, which had been dissolved in 1806.
Germans (Deutsche) are a Germanic ethnic group native to Central Europe, who share a common German ancestry, culture and history.
Glory Road is a science fantasy novel by American writer Robert A. Heinlein, originally serialized in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (July – September 1963) and published in hardcover the same year.
Guy Montag is a fictional character and the protagonist in Ray Bradbury's dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 (1953).
Hans Christian Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875) was a Danish author.
Harlan Jay Ellison (May 27, 1934 – June 28, 2018) was an American writer, known for his prolific and influential work in New Wave speculative fiction, and for his outspoken, combative personality.
Håkan Georg Hellström (born 2 April 1974) is a Swedish musician.
Henry Kuttner (April 7, 1915 – February 3, 1958) was an American author of science fiction, fantasy and horror.
Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period.
Histrionic personality disorder (HPD) is defined by the American Psychiatric Association as a personality disorder characterized by a pattern of excessive attention-seeking emotions, usually beginning in early adulthood, including inappropriately seductive behavior and an excessive need for approval.
Homeopathy or homœopathy is a system of alternative medicine developed in 1796 by Samuel Hahnemann, based on his doctrine of like cures like (similia similibus curentur), a claim that a substance that causes the symptoms of a disease in healthy people would cure similar symptoms in sick people.
Zähringen is an old German noble family in Swabia, which founded a large number of cities in the area that is today Switzerland and the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.
IQ are a British neo-progressive rock band founded by Mike Holmes and Martin Orford in 1981 Band formed in 1981.
Jakob Wassermann (יעקב וסרמן; March 10, 1873 – January 1, 1934) was a German writer and novelist of Jewish descent.
Jean Mistler (1 September 1897 – 11 November 1988) was a French writer born in Sorèze, Tarn.
Jeffrey Kent Eugenides (born March 8, 1960) is an American novelist and short story writer.
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson (born March 28, 1941 as Jeffrey Lloyd Masson) is an American author.
Jonathan Allen Lethem (LEE-thum, born February 19, 1964) is an American novelist, essayist, and short story writer.
Juliette is a novel written by the Marquis de Sade and published 1797–1801, accompanying Sade's Nouvelle Justine.
Karl Leonhard (21 March 1904 – 23 April 1988) was a German psychiatrist who was a student and collaborator of Karl Kleist, who himself stood in the tradition of Carl Wernicke.
Kaspar is a play written by Austrian playwright Peter Handke.
Katherine Neville (born April 4, 1945) is an American author who writes adventure novels.
The Kingdom of Bavaria (Königreich Bayern) was a German state that succeeded the former Electorate of Bavaria in 1805 and continued to exist until 1918.
La leggenda di Kaspar Hauser (The Legend of Kaspar Hauser) is a surreal drama based on "the legend" of Kaspar Hauser.
Count Lyov (also Lev) Nikolayevich Tolstoy (also Лев) Николаевич ТолстойIn Tolstoy's day, his name was written Левъ Николаевичъ Толстой.
Leopold (29 August 1790 – 24 April 1852) succeeded in 1830 as the Grand Duke of Baden, reigning until his death in 1852.
An impostor (also spelled imposter) is a person who pretends to be somebody else, often through means of disguise.
Ludwig I (9 February 1763 – 30 March 1830) succeeded as Grand Duke of Baden on 8 December 1818.
Louise Caroline von Hochberg, born Geyer von Geyersberg, from 1787 Baroness von Hochberg, from 1796 Countess of Hochberg (26 May 1768 in Karlsruhe – 23 June 1820, Karlsruhe) was the morganatic second wife of the Margrave and later Grand Duke Charles Frederick of Baden.
Lucie Brock-Broido (May 22, 1956 – March 6, 2018) was an American author of four collections of poetry.
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (also referred to as LMU or the University of Munich, in German: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) is a public research university located in Munich, Germany.
Maggie Nelson (born 1973) is an American writer.
Unique One is a 2004 Japanese horror film directed by Takashi Shimizu.
Marianne Hauser (December 11, 1910-June 21, 2006) was an Alsatian-American novelist, short story writer and journalist.
Martin Heidegger (26 September 188926 May 1976) was a German philosopher and a seminal thinker in the Continental tradition and philosophical hermeneutics, and is "widely acknowledged to be one of the most original and important philosophers of the 20th century." Heidegger is best known for his contributions to phenomenology and existentialism, though as the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy cautions, "his thinking should be identified as part of such philosophical movements only with extreme care and qualification".
Martin Kitchen (December 21, 1936, Nottingham, England) is a British-Canadian historian, who has specialized in modern European history, with an emphasis on Germany.
Mary Baker Eddy (July 16, 1821 – December 3, 1910) established the Church of Christ, Scientist, as a Christian denomination and worldwide movement of spiritual healers.
Mathcore (sometimes referred to as experimental metalcore) is a style of music characterized by rhythmically complex dissonant riffs and tempo changes, with the speed and aggression of hardcore punk and extreme metal.
Middlesex is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Jeffrey Eugenides published in 2002.
Mirror writing is formed by writing in the direction that is the reverse of the natural way for a given language, such that the result is the mirror image of normal writing: it appears normal when it is reflected in a mirror.
Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA or mDNA) is the DNA located in mitochondria, cellular organelles within eukaryotic cells that convert chemical energy from food into a form that cells can use, adenosine triphosphate (ATP).
Nicholas "Nick" Currie (born 11 February 1960), more popularly known under the artist name Momus (after the Greek god of mockery), is a Scottish songwriter, author, blogger and former journalist for Wired.
Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.
Nature is a British multidisciplinary scientific journal, first published on 4 November 1869.
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.
Nicholas Peter John Hornby (born 17 April 1957) is an English writer and lyricist.
Nuremberg (Nürnberg) is a city on the river Pegnitz and on the Rhine–Main–Danube Canal in the German state of Bavaria, in the administrative region of Middle Franconia, about north of Munich.
Nuremberg Castle (Nürnberger Burg) is a group of medieval fortified buildings on a sandstone ridge dominating the historical center of Nuremberg in Bavaria, Germany.
In biology, offspring are the young born of living organisms, produced either by a single organism or, in the case of sexual reproduction, two organisms.
Paranoid personality disorder (PPD) is a mental disorder characterized by paranoia and a pervasive, long-standing suspiciousness and generalized mistrust of others.
Paul Benjamin Auster (born February 3, 1947) is an American writer and director whose writing blends absurdism, existentialism, crime fiction, and the search for identity and personal meaning.
Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach (14 November 177529 May 1833) was a German legal scholar.
Paul-Marie Verlaine (30 March 1844 – 8 January 1896) was a French poet associated with the Decadent movement.
Peter Handke (born 6 December 1942) is an Austrian novelist, playwright and translator.
Pforzheim is a city of nearly 120,000 inhabitants in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg, in the southwest of Germany.
Philip Henry Stanhope, 4th Earl Stanhope FRS (7 December 1781 – 2 March 1855), was an English aristocrat, chiefly remembered for his role in the Kaspar Hauser case during the 1830s.
Phrenology is a pseudomedicine primarily focused on measurements of the human skull, based on the concept that the brain is the organ of the mind, and that certain brain areas have localized, specific functions or modules.
Pierre; or, The Ambiguities is the seventh book by American writer Herman Melville, first published in New York in 1852.
Prince Adalbert of Bavaria (Adalbert Alfons Maria Ascension Antonius Hubertus Joseph omnes sancti Prinz von Bayern) (3 June 1886 – 29 December 1970) was a member of the Bavarian Royal House of Wittelsbach, historian, author and a German Ambassador to Spain.
Progressive rock (shortened as prog; sometimes called art rock, classical rock or symphonic rock) is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.
Psychosocial short stature (PSS) or psychosocial dwarfism, sometimes called psychogenic or stress dwarfism, or Kaspar Hauser syndrome, is a growth disorder that is observed between the ages of 2 and 15, caused by extreme emotional deprivation or stress.
Pyogenesis is a German band, based in Stuttgart, that played different genre of music such as melodic death metal, alternative metal and punk rock during their career and are one of the originators of gothic metal in the early 1990s.
Reinhard Friedrich Michael Mey (born 21 December 1942) is a German "Liedermacher" (literally "songmaker", a German-style singer-songwriter).
Robert Anson Heinlein (See also the biography at the end of For Us, the Living, 2004 edition, p. 261. July 7, 1907 – May 8, 1988) was an American science-fiction writer.
Rory Boyle is a Scottish composer and currently Professor of Composition at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Sagesse (literal trans. "Wisdom") is a volume of French poetry by Paul Verlaine.
Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures is the central text of the Christian Science.
Sinister Barrier is an English language science fiction novel by British writer Eric Frank Russell.
Smallville is an American television series developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
Season one of Smallville, an American television series developed by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, began airing on October 16, 2001, on The WB television network.
Solitude Standing is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega.
A squadron was historically a cavalry subunit, a company sized military formation.
Stéphanie, Grand Duchess of Baden (Stéphanie Louise Adrienne de Beauharnais; August 28, 1789 – January 29, 1860) was the Grand Duchess consort of Baden by marriage to Karl, Grand Duke of Baden.
Steven Millhauser (born August 3, 1943) is an American novelist and short story writer.
Still Blind are a heavy metal band from the Unterland area in South Tyrol, Italy formed in 1986 by the brothers Reinhold Giovanett, Hartmann Giovanett and Helmuth Giovanett.
Subterranea is a double album by British progressive rock band IQ, which was released in 1997.
The Sun City Girls were an American experimental rock band, formed in 1979 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Suzanne Nadine Vega (born July 11, 1959) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and record producer, best known for her eclectic folk-inspired music.
Ted Chiang (born 1967) is an American science fiction writer.
The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade,first published in New York on April Fool's Day 1857, is the ninth book and final novel by American writer Herman Melville.
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle; lit. Every Man for Himself and God Against All) is a 1974 West German drama film written and directed by Werner Herzog and starring Bruno Schleinstein (credited as Bruno S.) and Walter Ladengast.
The Horus Heresy is an ongoing series of science fantasy set in the fictional Warhammer 40,000 setting of tabletop miniatures wargame company Games Workshop.
The Knife Thrower and Other Stories by Steven Millhauser, first published in 1998 by Crown Publishers, Inc., New York City.
The New York Trilogy is a series of novels by Paul Auster.
"The Prowler in the City at the Edge of the World" is a short story by American writer Harlan Ellison, first published in his 1967 anthology Dangerous Visions.
Trial is an American political straight edge hardcore punk band based in Seattle, Washington.
Tucher von Simmelsdorf,Tucher, Tucerius, Ducher or Freiherren Tucher von Simmelsdorf is a noble German catholic family, originating from Nurnberg and Simmelsdorf, both in Bavaria.
Turpsycore is a 2015 album by Scottish musician Momus.
The University of Münster (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, WWU) is a public university located in the city of Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany.
Vagrancy is the condition of a person who wanders from place to place homeless with no regular employment nor income, referred to as a vagrant, vagabond, rogue, tramp or drifter.
Charles Victor Cherbuliez (19 July 1829 – 1 July 1899) was a French novelist and author.
Vincent Gallo (born April 11, 1961) is an American actor, director, model, musician and painter.
Werner Herzog (born 5 September 1942) is a German screenwriter, film director, author, actor, and opera director.
The Western is a genre of various arts which tell stories set primarily in the later half of the 19th century in the American Old West, often centering on the life of a nomadic cowboy or gunfighter armed with a revolver and a rifle who rides a horse.
Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Powlett, Duchess of Cleveland (née Stanhope; 1 June 1819 – 18 May 1901), also known as Lady Dalmeny and Lady Harry Vane, was an English historian and genealogist, best known for her 1889 work The Battle Abbey Roll with some Account of the Norman Lineages.