Description : This annotated, international bibliography of twentieth-century criticism on the Prologue is an essential reference guide. It includes books, journal articles, and dissertations, and a descriptive list of twentieth-century editions; it is the most complete inventory of modern criticism on the Prologue.
Description : A collection of ten critical essays on the Prologue to Chaucer's well-known work, arranged in chronological order of their original publication.
Description : A new translation of this Russian novel that should be of interest to anyone who wishes to understand the course of Russian history and the political debate over democratization taking place in Russia today.
Description : The crisis facing the United States in 1850 was a dramatic prologue to the conflict that came a decade later. The rapid opening of western lands demanded the speedy establishment of local civil administration for these vast regions. Outraged partisans, however, cried of coercion: Southerners saw a threat to the precarious sectional balance, and Northerners feared an extension of slavery. In this definitive study, Holman Hamilton analyzes the complex events of the anxious months from December, 1849, when the Senate debates began, until September, 1850, when Congress passed the measures.
Description : The structure and content of the Johannine prologue determine the structure and content of the whole Gospel. It provides the reader with seminal statements about the cosmic situation and God's plan for mankind, statements which are explicated thereafter. Elizabeth Harris demonstrates that a type of prologue found in ancient Greek literature could be the literary convention behind John 1.1-18.
Description : The ten essays in this volume examine the survival of Spain's once famous Classical tradition and linguistic barriers. The essays are grouped into two parts: Reception and Interpretation and Translating the Theatrical Experience.
Description : He presents ways for both writer and female character to define oneself by and for oneself and not in terms of an "other." And in both cases, he stresses the importance of absence to distance himself from past tradition and to emphasize greater freedom and responsibilities for writer and reader and for women in seventeenth-century Spain."--BOOK JACKET.