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the story and its writer

the story and its writer

By Ann Charters
Rating 4.09

During her many years of teaching introduction to fiction courses, Ann Charters developed an acute sense of which stories work most effectively in the classroom. She also discovered that writers, not editors, have the most interesting and useful things to say about the making and the meaning of...
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Wit: A Play

Wit: A Play

By Margaret Edson
Rating 4.2

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Wit - Acting Edition

Wit - Acting Edition

By Margaret Edson
Rating 4.2
Pages 73

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Gilgamesh: A New English Version

Gilgamesh: A New English Version

By Anonymous
Rating 3.63
Pages 4

This brilliant new treatment of the oldest epic in the world is a literary event. Esteemed translator and best-selling author Stephen Mitchell breathes life into a 3,700-year-old classic, delivering a lithe and muscular rendering that shows how startlingly alive Gilgamesh is, how filled with...
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The Orchards of Perseverance: Conversations with Trappist Monks about God, Their Lives, and the World

The Orchards of Perseverance: Conversations with Trappist Monks about God, Their Lives, and the World

By David D. Perata
Rating 3.78
Pages 201

One might argue that the world does not need any more what-it's-like-to-live-in-a-monastery books. But The Orchards of Perseverance by David D. Perata offers such a fresh, smart, down-to-earth perspective on the monastic experience that even if you're suffering from compline-fatigue,...
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Revenge Tragedy: Aeschylus to Armageddon

Revenge Tragedy: Aeschylus to Armageddon

By John Kerrigan
Rating 3.86
Pages 208

Revenge has long been a central theme in Western culture. From Homer to Nietzsche, from St. Paul to Sylvia Plath, major writers have been fascinated by its emotional intensity and by the questions it raises about the nature of justice, violence, sexuality, and death. John Kerrigan employs both...
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A Writer's Reference

A Writer's Reference

By Diana Hacker
Rating 3.93
Pages 512

This text gives you quick, practical advice in language you can understand and in a format that's easy to use. It is a tool you can hang on to--one that will continue to help answer questions about writing, research and grammar any time day or night.
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The Middle East: A History

The Middle East: A History

By Sydney Nettleton Fisher
Rating 3.76
Pages 780

Praised for its straightforward and accessible style, this text provides a general introduction to the chief elements in Middle Eastern history, allowing readers to proceed into more specialized topics and themes with a solid understanding of the most current scholarship in the field.
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Film Art: An Introduction

Film Art: An Introduction

By David Bordwell
Rating 4.02
Pages 425

Film is an art form with a language and an aesthetic all its own. Since 1979, David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson's Film Art has been the best-selling and widely respected introduction to the analysis of cinema. Taking a skills-centered approach supported by a wide range of...
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The Power of the Powerless

The Power of the Powerless

By Christopher de Vinck
Rating 4.19
Pages 151

Oliver de Vinck was born severely handicapped--blind, mute, crippled, helpless--but made a profound impact on his family. Christopher de Vinct's account of how his brother's life touched all who knew and loved him is a story of deep feeling that illustrates the power of God.
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Power of the Powerless: A Brother's Legacy of Love

Power of the Powerless: A Brother's Legacy of Love

By Fred Rogers
Rating 4.19
Pages 151

Oliver de Vinck was blind, mute, crippled, helpless. But with the love of his parents and brothers, he was able to return the love, strength, and insight he was adoringly given. His extraordinary story bears witness to the power of love and courage. Illustrated.
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The Power of the Powerless: A Brother's Legacy of Love

The Power of the Powerless: A Brother's Legacy of Love

By Christopher de Vinck
Rating 4.19
Pages 176

Christopher De Vinck's moving account of his life with his brother made a deep impression on the hearts and minds of Americans. Due to a tragedy at birth, Oliver de Vinck was born severely handicapped—blind, mute, crippled, helpless. Despite the doctors' bleak prognosis, his loving parents took...
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The Power of the Powerless

The Power of the Powerless

By Christopher de Vinck
Rating 4.19

A compelling and true story of a tragedy of birth, a loving family, a new vision of life--and the triumph of the human spirit. 17 black-and-white illustrations.
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Wieland and Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist

Wieland and Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist

By Charles Brockden Brown
Rating 3.39
Pages 416

A terrifying account of the fallibility of the human mind and, by extension, of democracy itself, Wieland brilliantly reflects the psychological, social, and political concerns of the early American republic. In the fragmentary sequel, Memoirs , Brown explores Carwin’s...
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Burn This - Acting Edition

Burn This - Acting Edition

By Lanford Wilson
Rating 3.88
Pages 72

Commissioned by the Circle Repertory Company, Burn This first appeared at the Mark Taper Forum in Los angeles in 1987 to near-universal praise. Set in the bohemian art world of downtown New York, this vivid and challenging drama explores the spiritual and emotional isolation of...
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Selected Poems of W.H Auden

Selected Poems of W.H Auden

By W.H. Auden
Rating 4.19
Pages 315

This edition presents the original versions of many poems, which Auden revised to conform to his evolving political and literary attitudes later in his career. In this volume, Edward Mendelson has restored the early versions of some thirty poems generally considered to be superior to the later...
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American Media and Mass Culture: Left Perspectives

American Media and Mass Culture: Left Perspectives

By Donald Lazere
Rating 4.33

On subjects from Superman to rock 'n' roll, from Donald Duck to the TV news, from soap operas and romance novels to the use of double speak in advertising, these lively essays offer students of contemporary media a comprehensive counterstatement to the conservatism that has been ascendant since...
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The Essential Cosmic Perspective

The Essential Cosmic Perspective

By Jeffrey O. Bennett
Rating 3.87
Pages 428

Built from the ground up on our new understanding of the universe, this reader-friendly book focuses on central ideas and unifying themes to provide a concise cosmic context. Scientific concepts are linked to everyday experience to help readers develop an appreciation for the scientific method...
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Del Ciudadano: Leviatan (Clasicos)

Del Ciudadano: Leviatan (Clasicos)

By Thomas Hobbes
Rating 3.65

Thomas Hobbes took a new look at the ways in which society should function, and he ended up formulating the concept of political science. His crowning achievement, Leviathan, remains among the greatest works in the history of ideas. Written during a moment in English history when the...
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The Insider's Guide to the Colleges, 2008: Students on Campus Tell You What You Really Want to Know, 34th Edition

The Insider's Guide to the Colleges, 2008: Students on Campus Tell You What You Really Want to Know, 34th Edition

By The Yale Daily News
Rating 4.04
Pages 1008

For 33 years, The Insider's Guide to the Colleges has been the book most relied-upon by high school students looking for accurate and honest reports on colleges from their fellow students. Edited and written by student reporters at the Yale Daily News and featuring the unfiltered and invaluable...
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American Diplomacy

American Diplomacy

By George F. Kennan
Rating 3.98
Pages 187

Drawing on his diplomatic experience and expertise, George F. Kennan offers an informed, plain-spoken appraisal of United States foreign policy. His evaluations of diplomatic history and international relations cut to the heart of policy issues much debated today. This expanded edition...
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Positive Organizational Scholarship: Foundations of a New Discipline

Positive Organizational Scholarship: Foundations of a New Discipline

By Kim S. Cameron
Rating 3.96
Pages 450

In helping establish a new field of study in the organizational sciences, POS, this book examines a variety of positive dynamics in businesses and organizations that give rise to extraordinary outcomes. Positive Organizational Scholarship does not adopt one particular theory or framework, but...
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Paying for College without Going Broke, 2004 Edition (College Admissions Guides)

Paying for College without Going Broke, 2004 Edition (College Admissions Guides)

By Princeton Review
Rating 3.7
Pages 352

Paying for College Without Going Broke takes the stress, confusion and guess-work out of applying for financial aid. Students and their parents learn how to calculate their aid eligibility before applying to college and plan ahead to improve their chances of receiving aid. Parents and...
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Eight Theories of Religion

Eight Theories of Religion

By Daniel L. Pals
Rating 3.89
Pages 340

Why do human beings believe in divinities? Why do some seek eternal life, while others seek escape from recurring lives? Why do the beliefs and behaviors we typically call religious so deeply affect the human personality and so subtly weave their way through human society? Revised and updated in...
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Smoking and Politics: Bureaucracy Centered Policymaking

Smoking and Politics: Bureaucracy Centered Policymaking

By A. Lee Fritschler
Rating 3.51
Pages 194

This brief, supplemental text is intended for introductory courses in American government, or intermediate level courses on public policy, public administration, and administrative law.This new 6th editionis a now part of the Paul S. Herrnson (Editor) series Real Politics in America ....
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Fundamentals of Physics 4th Edition Extended with Modern Physics

Fundamentals of Physics 4th Edition Extended with Modern Physics

By David Halliday
Rating 4.1
Pages 1280

This popular book incorporates modern approaches to physics. It not only tells readers how physics works, it shows them. Applications have been enhanced to form a bridge between concepts and reasoning.
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Financial Management: Theory and Practice

Financial Management: Theory and Practice

By Eugene F. Brigham
Rating 3.52
Pages 1104

Written for and praised by students just like you, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: THEORY AND PRACTICE gives you relevant, practical, and easy-to-understand information covering all of the financial management topics you need to succeed in this course. Underlying theory is presented first in an accessible...
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The Buried Mirror: Reflections on Spain and the New World

The Buried Mirror: Reflections on Spain and the New World

By Carlos Fuentes
Rating 4.0
Pages 399

From the mysterious cave drawings at Altamira to the explosive graffiti on the walls of East Los Angeles, images in Spain & the Americas speak to us of the astonishing richness & vitality of Spanish culture. Now Fuentes, an internationally renowned novelist & diplomat, provides a unique history...
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The Buried Mirror

The Buried Mirror

By Carlos Fuentes
Rating 4.0
Pages 384

As the Los Angeles Times said: Drawing expertly on five centuries of the cultural history of Europe and the Americas, Fuentes seeks to capture the spirit of the new, vibrant, and enduring civilization [in the New World] that began in Spain. Fuentes's singular success in this...
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The Buried Mirror

The Buried Mirror

By Carlos Fuentes
Rating 4.0

A sweeping history of Hispanic culture on both sides of the Atlantic, set in the context of Spain's own multicultural roots. The freshest and most inspiring . . . history in this year of a thousand Columbian offerings. . . .--Washington Post. 175 paintings, drawings, and photos.
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Western Civilization: The Continuing Experiment Brief Edition- Complete

Western Civilization: The Continuing Experiment Brief Edition- Complete

By Thomas F.X. Noble
Rating 3.18
Pages 768

The Brief Edition of Western Civilization presents a strong chronological and political framework and seamlessly integrates the social and cultural forces that have shaped the western past. Two related themes are pursued throughout: 1) Europe in relation to the rest of the world and non-Western...
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Western Civilization: The Continuing Experiment, Dolphin Edition

Western Civilization: The Continuing Experiment, Dolphin Edition

By Thomas F.X. Noble
Rating 3.18
Pages 1104

Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this text is an economically priced version of Western Civilization: The Continuing Experiment, 4/e ((c) 2005). The Dolphin Edition offers the high level of scholarship and engaging narrative of the full text, while limiting...
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Western Civilization: The Continuing Experiment to 1500

Western Civilization: The Continuing Experiment to 1500

By Thomas F.X. Noble
Rating 3.18
Pages 464

Western Civilization: The Continuing Experiment is a book with a reputation for being first. It was the first western civilization text to include a separate chapter on Late Antiquity, and the first text to use the new political history the effect of power and politics on all members of...
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The Winter Soldier Investigation: An Inquiry Into American War Crimes

The Winter Soldier Investigation: An Inquiry Into American War Crimes

By Vietnam Veterans Against the War
Rating 3.69

Wrapper notes: More than a 100 Vietnam veterans gathered in Detroit to testify about how the US [was] waging war in Indochina. For three days--1/31 & 2/1-2/71--the Vietnam Veterans Against the War talked about what they had seen & done in Vietnam, information which was often testimony to...
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Darsan: Seeing the Divine Image in India

Darsan: Seeing the Divine Image in India

By Diana L. Eck
Rating 3.6
Pages 97

The role of the visual is essential to Hindu tradition and culture, but many attempts to understand India's divine images have been laden with misperceptions. Darsan, a Sanskrit word that means seeing, is an aid to our vision, a book of ideas to help us read, think, and look at Hindu images...
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Unnatural History: Breast Cancer and American Society

Unnatural History: Breast Cancer and American Society

By Robert A. Aronowitz
Rating 3.32
Pages 366

In the early nineteenth century in the United States, cancer in the breast was a rare disease. Now it seems that breast cancer is everywhere. Written by a medical historian who is also a doctor, Unnatural History tells how and why this happened. Rather than there simply being more disease,...
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Humanities in the Western Tradition, Volume 1 and Audio CD-ROM, Volume 1

Humanities in the Western Tradition, Volume 1 and Audio CD-ROM, Volume 1

By Marvin Perry
Rating 3.74

This book focuses on the historical component of the Humanities course, and on intellectual history in particular. It pays close attention to the lives of individuals, highlighting the human aspect of great artists and thinkers; an abundance of biographical information allows students to see...
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Leviathan

Leviathan

By Thomas Hobbes
Rating 3.65
Pages 736

Thomas Hobbes took a new look at the ways in which society should function, and he ended up formulating the concept of political science. His crowning achievement, Leviathan, remains among the greatest works in the history of ideas. Written during a moment in English history when the...
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Othello

Othello

By William Shakespeare
Rating 3.87

In Othello, Shakespeare creates a powerful drama of a marriage that begins with fascination (between the exotic Moor Othello and the Venetian lady Desdemona), with elopement, and with intense mutual devotion and that ends precipitately with jealous rage and violent deaths. He sets this story in...
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Othello

Othello

By William Shakespeare
Rating 3.87
Pages 129

In Othello, Shakespeare creates a powerful drama of a marriage that begins with fascination (between the exotic Moor Othello and the Venetian lady Desdemona), with elopement, and with intense mutual devotion and that ends precipitately with jealous rage and violent deaths. He sets this story in...
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The Swing Era: The Development of Jazz, 1930-1945

The Swing Era: The Development of Jazz, 1930-1945

By Gunther Schuller
Rating 4.17
Pages 944

Here is the book jazz lovers have eagerly awaited, the second volume of Gunther Schuller's monumental The History of Jazz. When the first volume, Early Jazz, appeared two decades ago, it immediately established itself as one of the seminal works on American music. Nat Hentoff called it a...
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Macroeconomics

Macroeconomics

By Roger A. Arnold
Rating 3.39

Offering a unique blend of solid theoretical content and student accessibility, this text: 1) covers all the basics of macroeconomics, 2) gives students a clear idea of how economists think about the world, 3) stresses the key concepts in economics, and 4) is extremely rich in intriguing...
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Microeconomics

Microeconomics

By Roger A. Arnold
Rating 3.39

Offering a unique blend of solid theoretical content and student accessibility, this text: 1) covers all the basics of microeconomics, 2) gives students a clear idea of how economists think about the world, 3) stresses the key concepts in economics, and 4) is extremely rich in intriguing...
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Organizational Behavior

Organizational Behavior

By Stephen P. Robbins
Rating 3.82

Robbins/Judge presents current, relevant research in a clear, reader-friendly writing style. Globally accepted and written by one of the most foremost authors in the field, this is a necessary read for all managers, human resource workers, and anyone needing to understand and improve their...
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Architectural Graphics

Architectural Graphics

By Francis D.K. Ching
Rating 4.06
Pages 224

The completely updated, illustrated bestseller on architectural graphics with over 500,000 copies sold Architectural Graphics presents a wide range of basic graphic tools and techniques designers use to communicate architectural ideas. Expanding upon the wealth of illustrations and...
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I Am Charlotte Simmons

I Am Charlotte Simmons

By Dylan Baker
Rating 3.39

Dupont University--the Olympian halls of learning housing the cream of America's youth, the roseate Gothic spires and manicured lawns suffused with tradition... Or so it appears to beautiful, brilliant Charlotte Simmons, a sheltered freshman from North Carolina. But Charlotte soon learns, to her...
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I Am Charlotte Simmons

I Am Charlotte Simmons

By Tom Wolfe
Rating 3.39

2005 Audie Award Finalist America’s “peerless observer” ( People ) uncovers college life—from jocks to mutants, dormcest to tailgating—plus race, class, sex, and basketball Dupont University—the Olympian halls of learning housing the cream of...
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Christ in Concrete

Christ in Concrete

By Pietro Di Donato
Rating 3.65
Pages 240

One of the 20th century's greatest works of social protest-and its 21st-century message. A classic examination of the American experience for hard-working Italian immigrants living in New York City's Lower East Side shortly before the Great Depression, Christ in Concrete ...
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Christ in Concrete

Christ in Concrete

By Pietro Di Donato
Rating 3.65
Pages 320

Christ in Concrete takes place on the Lower East Side of New York City shortly before the Great Depression and portrays people rarely seen in American literature - the hardworking Italian immigrants who joined the construction trade and lived in the tenements near the waterfront. Largely...
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The House Of Blue Leaves; A Play

The House Of Blue Leaves; A Play

By John Guare
Rating 3.83

This poignant Obie Award-winning comedy unfolds in New York City on the day the Pope is expected to visit. Hearts are palpitating in the sleepy borough of Queens, but not entirely on account of His Holiness. Bunny Flingus, a femme-fatale from Flushing (or thereabouts) is stirring things up in...
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Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman

Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman

By Marjorie Shostak
Rating 3.86
Pages 365

This classic paperback is available once again and exclusively from Harvard University Press. This book is the story of the life of Nisa, a member of the !Kung tribe of hunter-gatherers from southern Africa s Kalahari desert. Told in her own words earthy, emotional, vivid to Marjorie Shostak, a...
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Laramie Project

Laramie Project

By Moisés Kaufman
Rating 4.16
Pages 88

For a year and a half following the murder of Matthew Shepard, Moisés Kaufman and his Tectonic Theater Project–whose previous play, Gross Indecency , was hailed as a work of unsurpassed originality–conducted hundreds of interviews with the citizens of Laramie, Wyoming, to create this...
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Meri Sugarman Strikes Back

Meri Sugarman Strikes Back

By M (Michael) Apostolina
Rating 3.39
Pages 275

Cindy Bixby is working hard to rebuild the Alpha Beta Delta after bringing down its diabolical president, the psychotic Meri Sugarman. Meri's been banned from the college grounds as a result of her terrible antics, but will that tiny detail prevent her from wreaking her revenge? Will it heck!
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The Corsair [Easyread Comfort Edition]

The Corsair [Easyread Comfort Edition]

By George Gordon Byron
Rating 3.69

It is a poem that narrates the triumphs of a war hero. With the essence of romanticism, the poem highlights the genius of Byron as a poet of that era. The skilful amalgamation of emotions and intellect of characters with the plot creates a continuous flow of ideas. This factor combined with...
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The Corsair [Easyread Large Edition]

The Corsair [Easyread Large Edition]

By George Gordon Byron
Rating 3.69

It is a poem that narrates the triumphs of a war hero. With the essence of romanticism, the poem highlights the genius of Byron as a poet of that era. The skilful amalgamation of emotions and intellect of characters with the plot creates a continuous flow of ideas. This factor combined with...
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The Corsair [Easyread Edition]

The Corsair [Easyread Edition]

By George Gordon Byron
Rating 3.69

It is a poem that narrates the triumphs of a war hero. With the essence of romanticism, the poem highlights the genius of Byron as a poet of that era. The skilful amalgamation of emotions and intellect of characters with the plot creates a continuous flow of ideas. This factor combined with...
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The Corsair

The Corsair

By George Gordon Byron
Rating 3.69

Him Juan sought, and told of their intent; -- He spake not -- but a sign express'd assent. These Juan calls -- they come -- to their salute He bends him slightly, but his lips are mute. These letters, Chief, are from the Greek -- the spy, Who still proclaims our spoil or peril nigh.
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The Aeneid: An Epic Poem of Rome

The Aeneid: An Epic Poem of Rome

By Virgil
Rating 3.8
Pages 328

This translation with its admirable projection of the various moods throughout the poem can be recommended to both classicist and non-classicist. --The Classical World Of all the editions of the Aeneid in English, this] volume should be of special interest to the teacher--as well as to...
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Collected Poems, 1948-1984

Collected Poems, 1948-1984

By Derek Walcott
Rating 4.14
Pages 528

This remarkable collection, which won the 1986 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Poetry, includes most of the poems from each of Derek Walcott's seven prior books of verse and all of his long autobiographical poem, Another Life. The 1992 Nobel Laureate in Literature, Walcott has been...
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The Basics of Social Research

The Basics of Social Research

By
Rating 3.33
Pages 305

A concise, affordable paperback research methods text from Earl Babbie, who defined how to teach the research methods course with the publication of THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH. The streamlined Second Edition of THE BASICS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH emphasizes the fundamental concepts of both...
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Introduction to Rabbinic Literature

Introduction to Rabbinic Literature

By Jacob Neusner
Rating 3.65
Pages 752

The rabbis are as important today as they were two thousand years ago, at the dawn of the literature that came to be named after them. The Mishnah, the Tosefta, the Talmuds, the collections of Midrash, and other writings ascribed to the ancient rabbis -- the oral Torah -- were gradually produced...
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The Norton Introduction to Literature [With Multimedia CD-ROM and 2 Audio CDs]

The Norton Introduction to Literature [With Multimedia CD-ROM and 2 Audio CDs]

By Alison Booth
Rating 3.79
Pages 1246

In the Media Version, the contextual approach to literature is enhanced by ten illustrated slideshows, 50 literary workshops, color-coded MLA citation guidelines, citation practice drills, a brief guide to writing research papers, and an interactive tutorial on avoiding plagiarism. With these...
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Manual For Theory And Practice Of Counseling And Psychotherapy

Manual For Theory And Practice Of Counseling And Psychotherapy

By Gerald Corey
Rating 3.9

This revision of Gerald Corey's best-selling text introduces students to the major theories of counseling (psychoanalytic, Adlerian, existential, person-centered, Gestalt, reality, behavior, cognitive-behavior, family systems, feminist and, NEW to this edition, postmodern approaches) and...
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God's Country: America in the Fifties

God's Country: America in the Fifties

By J. Ronald Oakley
Rating 3.6
Pages 516

This is a comprehensive look back at one of the century's most explosive decades--an era that saw the birth of the ColdWar, the ban the bomb movement, television, the youth culture, drug culture, space travel and more.
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Consuming Grief: Compassionate Cannibalism in an Amazonian Society

Consuming Grief: Compassionate Cannibalism in an Amazonian Society

By Beth A. Conklin
Rating 4.1
Pages 285

Mourning the death of loved ones and recovering from their loss are universal human experiences, yet the grieving process is as different between cultures as it is among individuals. As late as the 1960s, the Wari' Indians of the western Amazonian rainforest ate the roasted flesh of their dead...
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The English Literatures of America: 1500-1800

The English Literatures of America: 1500-1800

By Myra Jehlen
Rating 3.44

This anthology surveys the emergence of Anglo-American cultures in the first dramatic period of the European empires. It includes Francis Bacon, Adam Smith, Andrew Marvell, Alexander Pope as well as Wheatley and Edwards.
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Marketing: The Core

Marketing: The Core

By Roger A. Kerin
Rating 3.17

Marketing: The Core presents an easy-to-read introduction to the exciting, dynamic, and challenging field of marketing. Drawing upon the successful approach used in the author team's larger text, Marketing, this concise version presents the basic concepts essential to an introductory marketing...
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Propertius: Elegies I-IV

Propertius: Elegies I-IV

By L. Richardson
Rating 3.0
Pages 504

The Latin poet Propertius (ca. 50–16 B.C.) is considered by many to be the greatest elegiac poet of Rome. Long neglected because of the obscurity of his thought and the vagaries of his syntax, Propertius has now emerged as a writer of compelling originality and intellectual power. In this...
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Biology

Biology

By Neil A. Campbell
Rating 4.14

In great condition - no annotations. With CD-Rom. A great book for all bio-med courses as it covers a broad range of topics and subjects.
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Theater: The Lively Art

Theater: The Lively Art

By Edwin Wilson
Rating 3.34
Pages 415

Created for Theater Appreciation courses that cover both history and elements, Theater: The Lively Art, 6/e remains a comprehensive introductory theater text: an introduction to the audience's experience of theater, an investigation of the elements of theater, and a study of the important...
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Writer's Reference, 5th Edition with 2003 MLA Update & Research & Documentation in the Electronic Age, 3rd Edition & Ways of Reading, 6th Edition

Writer's Reference, 5th Edition with 2003 MLA Update & Research & Documentation in the Electronic Age, 3rd Edition & Ways of Reading, 6th Edition

By Diana Hacker
Rating 3.93

A Writer's Reference is the most widely adopted college handbook ever published. The new edition is available in a classic version that provides more help with academic writing, serves a wider range of multilingual students, and lends more support for college research all in an easy-to-use...
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The Essential Aeneid

The Essential Aeneid

By Virgil
Rating 3.48
Pages 248

Stanley Lombardo's deft abridgment of his 2005 translation of the Aeneid preserves the arc and weight of Virgil's epic by presenting major books in their entirety and abridged books in extended passages seamlessly fitted together with narrative bridges. W. R. Johnson's Introduction, a shortened...
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Ten Plays

Ten Plays

By Euripides
Rating 4.15
Pages 358

This volume includes all of Euripides' most important plays in brilliant modern prose translations by Moses Hadas and John McLean, and with an introduction by Moses Hadas.
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Goat Brothers

Goat Brothers

By Larry Colton
Rating 3.88
Pages 559

They were golden boys in Pi K. A., a jock house at Berkeley, chasing co-eds, cramming, chugging: Larry Colton, Loren Hawley, Jim van Hoften, Steve Radich, and Ron Vaughn. Goat Brothers is a true-life American saga about these five men who meet as fraternity brothers in the early '60s, and of the...
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Foundations of Financial Management

Foundations of Financial Management

By Geoffrey A. Hirt
Rating 3.07

This highly successful undergraduate corporate finance text is recognized for its tradition as the best corporate finance textbook at teaching finance. Block and Hirt's approach focuses on pedagogy and how students learn. With the Ninth edition,the authors' careful writing style and step-by-step...
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Othello with CD

Othello with CD

By William Shakespeare
Rating 3.87
Pages 416

This volume brings Shakespeare's play to life. It contains excerpts of important scenes and passages from multiple productions, the full text of the play, production notes, and interviews and essays from notable Shakespeare scholars and performers.
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I am Charlotte Simmons

I am Charlotte Simmons

By Tom Wolfe
Rating 3.39
Pages 738

Dupont University--the Olympian halls of learning housing the cream of America's youth, the roseate Gothic spires and manicured lawns suffused with tradition... Or so it appears to beautiful, brilliant Charlotte Simmons, a sheltered freshman from North Carolina. But Charlotte soon learns, to her...
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I am Charlotte Simmons

I am Charlotte Simmons

By Tom Wolfe
Rating 3.39

Dupont University--the Olympian halls of learning housing the cream of America's youth, the roseate Gothic spires and manicured lawns suffused with tradition... Or so it appears to beautiful, brilliant Charlotte Simmons, a sheltered freshman from North Carolina. But Charlotte soon learns, to her...
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Media Studies: Key Issues And Debates

Media Studies: Key Issues And Debates

By Eoin Devereux
Rating 3.33

Bringing together a range of renowned and newly emerging scholars in the field, including a Preface by Denis McQuail, this book examines eighteen key issues within contemporary media studies. Written in an accessible student-friendly style, Media Studies: Key Issues and Debates is an...
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Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

By Barbara Kiefer Lewalski
Rating 3.79
Pages 351

In this authoritative edition of John Milton's epic poem, Paradise Lost is presented in the original language of its 1674 publication, with explanatory annotations and word glosses. Edited by one of the world's leading Milton scholars, the author of the acclaimed The...
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