Download The midnight verdict by Heaney, Seamus; Orpheus (Greek mythological character); PDF

By Heaney, Seamus; Orpheus (Greek mythological character); Merriman, Brian; Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D

"Each of the translations during this booklet should be learn for its personal sake or as a part of a triptych. through atmosphere excerpts of Brian Merriman's Cuirt an Mhean Oiche in the acoustic of a classical delusion (the tale of Orpheus and Eurydice), Seamus Heaney presents a brand new and illuminating context for the eighteenth century Irish poem. For this paperback reissue, the poet has made a few revisions within the textual content of the original Read more...

summary: "Each of the translations during this e-book might be learn for its personal sake or as a part of a triptych. via atmosphere excerpts of Brian Merriman's Cuirt an Mhean Oiche in the acoustic of a classical fable (the tale of Orpheus and Eurydice), Seamus Heaney presents a brand new and illuminating context for the eighteenth century Irish poem. For this paperback reissue, the poet has made a few revisions within the textual content of the unique Gallery Press edition."--Jacket

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Download The Queen's Lover by Vanora Bennett PDF

By Vanora Bennett

From Vanora Bennett, the acclaimed writer of Portrait of an Unknown lady and Figures in Silk comes The Queen’s Lover, a fictionalized account of the existence and loves of Catherine de Valois, a lady of large braveness who grew to become a good queen of 2 international locations. enthusiasts of Phillipa Gregory, Alison Weir, Sarah Dunant, and Tracy Chevalier, and each reader who adores most appropriate ancient fiction might be swept away by means of this epic love tale set opposed to the wealthy backdrop of 15th-century England and France—and by way of this outstanding lady who triumphed magnificently through making her personal rules.

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Download Palgrave Advances in Oscar Wilde Studies by Frederick S. Roden PDF

By Frederick S. Roden

Palgrave Advances in Oscar Wilde reviews is a accomplished consultant to fresh severe methods. subject matters coated comprise homosexual experiences, Feminist feedback, fabric tradition, faith, Philosophy, functionality reports, Aestheticism, Biography, Textual experiences and Postcolonial concept. The ebook is designed to acquaint readers of all degrees with the background of scholarship in a variety of fields and recommend ways in which Wilde's paintings provide new parts for learn. the gathering additionally offers a Chronology and specified bibliography.

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Download Literature and Architecture in Early Modern England by Anne M. Myers PDF

By Anne M. Myers

Buildings inform tales. Castles, kingdom houses, church buildings, and monasteries are "documents" of the folks who outfitted them, owned them, lived and died in them, inherited and stored or destroyed them, and recorded their histories. Literature and structure in Early smooth England examines the connection among 16th- and seventeenth-century architectural and literary works. via changing into extra delicate to the narrative capabilities of structure, Anne M. Myers argues, we start to appreciate how various writers seen and made use of the fabric outfitted setting that surrounded the creation of early sleek texts in England.

Scholars have lengthy stumbled on themselves within the place of excusing or explaining England’s failure to accomplish the an identical of the Italian Renaissance within the visible arts. Myers proposes that structure encouraged an strange volume of historiographic and literary creation, together with poetry, drama, architectural treatises, and diaries. Works by means of William Camden, Henry Wotton, Ben Jonson, Andrew Marvell, George Herbert, Anne Clifford, and John Evelyn, whilst regarded as a bunch, are texts that overturn the engrained severe idea Protestant worry of idolatry sentenced the visible arts and structure in England to a kingdom of suspicion and neglect.

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Download The Molly Fire by Michael Mitchell PDF

By Michael Mitchell

Molly, an eighty-year-old artist, drowns in her bathtub whereas dwelling by myself on Vancouver Island. while her son, Toronto author and photographer Michael Mitchell, arrives the following day he reveals a studio packed with her work and a treasure trove of kin papers that take him on a romantic trip to the a long way corners of the realm and again so far as the early 18th century. Illustrated with Molly's artwork and her son's evocative pictures of her empty residence and studio, The Molly hearth collages dance playing cards, struggle diaries, menus, naval dispatches, and information studies to create a vibrant and relocating memoir in addition to a poignant meditation on loss and id.

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Download Early Victorian Cambridge by Denys Arthur Winstanley PDF

By Denys Arthur Winstanley

Denys Arthur Winstanley (1877-1947), used to be a Fellow of Trinity university from 1906 until eventually his loss of life. His paintings integrated 4 vital books at the heritage of the college of Cambridge among 1750 and 1882. This quantity describes the various reforms to the academic approach made throughout the early Victorian interval: alterations in collage and college statutes, reform of the examinations, the basis of Downing university and of Regius Professorships. Adopting an episodic instead of chronological process, he's capable of tease out particular controversies of the interval reminiscent of a contested switch of Mastership in Trinity, or the fight for energy within the Fitzwilliam Museum Syndicate. The broad old study during this ebook signifies that it holds its worth this day as a competent resource of knowledge for historians of schooling within the early 19th century.

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Download Transgression: A Novel of Love and War by James W. Nichol PDF

By James W. Nichol

How can love continue to exist a brutal time? In 1946 in North the United States, a toddler makes a grisly locate in a abandoned field—a discovery that opens a shuttered window on a mystery courting again to the start of the turbulent decade. In 1941 in occupied France, Adele Georges's fruitless makes an attempt to profit the whereabouts of her father, captured by means of the Nazis, lead her to a lonely younger German soldier faraway from domestic. A spark among them turns into a fire—and a deadly love affair blooms throughout enemy strains, dooming Adele to a grim postwar lifestyles as a despised outcast, one of many notorious "horizontal collaborators." Ostracized, tortured, tormented, she chooses a determined get away, accompanying a war-damaged but confident Allied soldier throughout an ocean to a brand new land. yet there is not any shelter from the previous, as Adele's damaged center and shameful mystery force her deeper into despair...and towards a stunning final result. half secret and half love story—an unforgettable and fantastically written novel of secrets and techniques, passions, and consequences—Transgression is an outstanding paintings of strength and unusual attractiveness.

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Download James Joyce’s Teaching Life and Methods: Language and by Elizabeth Switaj PDF

By Elizabeth Switaj

Before Joyce turned recognized as author, he supported himself via his different language paintings: English-language instructing in Pola, Trieste, and Rome. the significance of James Joyce's instructing, besides the fact that, has been underestimated beforehand. The very playfulness and unconventionality that made him a well-liked and winning instructor has led his pedagogy to be underrated, and the connections among his instructing and his writing were principally ignored. James Joyce's instructing existence and techniques unearths the significance in A Portrait of the Artist as a tender guy, Ulysses, and Finnegans Wake of pedagogy and the knowledge of language Joyce won educating English as a international Language in Berlitz faculties and elsewhere.

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