The East I Know

Author by : Paul Claudel
Languange : en
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The Essential Listening To Music

Author by : Craig Wright
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Description : Offering outstanding listening pedagogy, THE ESSENTIAL LISTENING TO MUSIC 2e delivers a streamlined and succinct presentation of classical music that inspires a lifelong appreciation of music. Scholar and master-teacher Craig Wright focuses on the key concepts and works presented within a typical Music Appreciation course. Organized chronologically, the text discusses musical examples from each historical period within its social context--giving students a sense of a piece's construction as well as its historical and cultural meaning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Bannon Brothers Triumph

Author by : Janet Dailey
Languange : en
Publisher by : Kensington Publishing Corp.
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Description : Federal criminal investigator Deke Bannon is rugged and powerful and just as dangerous as his older brothers RJ and Linc. But ambitious Atlanta TV anchor Kelly Johns, who is tracking an explosive story behind a deadly international gang, may be more than his match.


Peter Pan

Author by : J. M. Barrie
Languange : en
Publisher by : Capstone
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Description : In this graphic retelling of the classic novel, Peter Pan, the boy who never grows up, takes Wendy, John, and Michael Darling to Never-Never Land, where they meet Indians and fight pirates, including the dreaded Captain Hook.


World History Connections To Today

Author by : Pearson Prentice Hall
Languange : en
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Watch Me

Author by : Jody Gehrman
Languange : en
Publisher by : St. Martin's Griffin
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Description : "Riveting, chilling, and page-turning. Be prepared to stay up all night." -- New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline For fans of dark and twisty psychological thrillers, Watch Me is a riveting novel of suspense about how far obsession can go. Kate Youngblood is disappearing. Muddling through her late 30s as a creative writing professor at Blackwood college, she’s dangerously close to never being noticed again. The follow-up novel to her successful debut tanked. Her husband left her for a woman ten years younger. She’s always been bright, beautiful, independent and a little wild, but now her glow is starting to vanish. She’s heading into an age where her eyes are less blue, her charm worn out, and soon no one will ever truly look at her, want to know her, again. Except one. Sam Grist is Kate’s most promising student. An unflinching writer with razor-sharp clarity who gravitates towards dark themes and twisted plots, his raw talent is something Kate wants to nurture into literary success. But he’s not there solely to be the best writer. He’s been watching her. Wanting her. Working his way to her for years. As Sam slowly makes his way into Kate’s life, they enter a deadly web of dangerous lies and forbidden desire. But how far will his fixation go? And how far will she allow it? A gripping novel exploring intense obsession and illicit attraction, Jody Gehrman introduces a world where what you desire most may be the most dangerous thing of all.


Derrida And Our Animal Others

Author by : David Farrell Krell
Languange : en
Publisher by : Indiana University Press
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Description : Jacques Derrida’s final seminars were devoted to animal life and political sovereignty—the connection being that animals slavishly adhere to the law while kings and gods tower above it and that this relationship reveals much about humanity in the West. David Farrell Krell offers a detailed account of these seminars, placing them in the context of Derrida’s late work and his critique of Heidegger. Krell focuses his discussion on questions such as death, language, and animality. He concludes that Heidegger and Derrida share a commitment to finding new ways of speaking and thinking about human and animal life.


The World Crisis 1911 1918

Author by : Winston Churchill
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Description : Features the former prime minister's observations about public morale and leadership before and during the first World War, tracing major campaigns that marked the origins of modern warfare.


The Language Of Images In Roman Art

Author by : Tonio Hölscher
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : This book, first published in 2004, develops a theory for the understanding of Roman pictorial art. By treating Roman art as a semantic system it establishes a connection between artistic forms and the ideological messages contained within. The history of Roman art traditionally followed the model of a sequence of stylistic phases affecting the works of their era in the manner of a uniform Zeitgeist. By contrast, the author shows different stylistic forms being used for different themes and messages. The reception of Greek models, a key phenomenon of Roman art, thus appear in a new light. The formulations of specific messages are established from Greek art types of different eras serving to express Roman ideological values: classical forms for the grandeur of the state, Hellenistic forms for the struggling effort of warfare. In this way a conceptual and comprehensible pictorial language arose, uniting the multicultural population of the Roman state.


Women For Hire

Author by : Alain Corbin
Languange : en
Publisher by : Harvard University Press
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Description : Alain Corbin depicts prostitution in nineteenth-century France not as a vice, crime, or disease, but as a well-organized business. Corbin reveals how the brothel served the sex industry in the same way that the factory served manufacturing: it provided an institution for the efficient and profitable sale of services.