Pursuits of Happiness

And sure enough , the film opens with a young man and his guardian shadow leaving a tropical island on which he has been devoted to what he calls the pursuit of knowledge . That something is mixed up in this knowledge is confirmed at ...

Pursuits of Happiness

Looks at seven classic romantic comedies of the thirties and forties, and compares what each film expresses about marriage, interdependence, equality, and sexual roles

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Pursuits of Happiness
Language: en
Pages: 283
Authors: Stanley Cavell
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Looks at seven classic romantic comedies of the thirties and forties, and compares what each film expresses about marriage, interdependence, equality, and sexual roles
The Bible and the Pursuit of Happiness
Language: en
Pages: 430
Authors: Brent A. Strawn
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-15 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Scholars of the social sciences have devoted more and more attention of late to the concept of human happiness, mainly from sociological and psychological perspectives. This volume, which includes essays from scholars of the New Testament, the Old Testament, systematic theology, practical theology, and counseling psychology, poses a new and
The Pursuit of Happiness
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Douglas Kennedy
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-15 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Manhattan, Thanksgiving eve, 1945. The war is over, and Eric Smythe’s party was in full swing. All his clever Greenwich Village friends were there. So too was his sister Sara, an independent, outspoken young woman, starting to make her way in the big city. And then in walked Jack Malone,
The Pursuit of Happiness
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Jan Lewis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985-02-22 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Examines the changes in the family life, social relations, and spiritual beliefs of Virginians from the early eighteenth century to 1830
The Pursuit of Happiness
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Sarah Heaner Lancaster
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-08 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

People want to be happy. Nothing could be more obvious, and yet this common and evident goal is not as easy to achieve as it is to desire. The Christian tradition has understood happiness to be gained through relationship with God, and it has much to say about what will