Download Student Encyclopedia of African Literature by Douglas Killam, Alicia L. Kerfoot PDF

By Douglas Killam, Alicia L. Kerfoot

African literature is an enormous topic of growing to be output and curiosity. Written specifically for college kids, this booklet selectively surveys the subject in a transparent and obtainable method. integrated are approximately six hundred alphabetically prepared entries on writers, genres, and significant works. Many entries cite works for additional studying, and the amount closes with a specific, common bibliography.Africa is a land of contrasts and of numerous cultures and traditions. it's also a land of clash and creativity. The literature of the continent attracts upon a desirable physique of oral traditions and lore and likewise displays the political turmoil of the trendy global. With the elevated curiosity in cultural variety and the turning out to be centrality of Africa in international politics, African literature is figuring increasingly more prominently within the curriculum. This publication is helping scholars find out about the African literary achievement.Written expressly for college kids, this e-book is much extra available than different reference works at the topic. integrated are approximately six hundred alphabetically prepared entries on authors, similar to Chinua Achebe, Athol Fugard, Buchi Emecheta, Nadine Gordimer, and Wole Soyinka; significant works, akin to issues collapse and Petals of Blood; and person genres, equivalent to the radical, drama, and poetry. Many entries cite works for additional examining, and the amount closes with a particular, common bibliography.

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Download Platonism at the Origins of Modernity: Studies on Platonism by Douglas Hedley, Sarah Hutton PDF

By Douglas Hedley, Sarah Hutton

This number of essays deals an outline of the diversity and breadth of Platonic philosophy within the early glossy interval. It examines philosophers of Platonic culture, akin to Cusanus, Ficino, and Cudworth. The ebook additionally addresses the effect of Platonism on significant philosophers of the interval, specifically Descartes, Leibniz, Locke, Shaftesbury and Berkeley.

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Download The making of many books : printed works on ecclesiastes by Stuart Weeks PDF

By Stuart Weeks

Taking good thing about the extraordinary entry to books and data that has develop into to be had within the previous couple of years, this bibliography identifies and strains the historical past of thousands of books and articles on Ecclesiastes released in lots of varied languages prior to 1875. It comprises not only scholarly literature yet exegetical sermons, homiletic works, and poetic paraphrases of the textual content to be able to supply considerably extra entire insurance than in any prior bibliography. The ebook historical past of every paintings is printed intimately, with short discussions of the historical past or content material the place acceptable, cross-references are given to significant bibliographies and bibliographical databases, and indexes of authors, publishers, and biblical references are supplied. meant to function an enormous source not just for college kids of Ecclesiastes and for bibliographers yet for all who're attracted to the heritage of reception or interpretation of the Bible, this bibliography additionally comprises assurance of many extra common works at the Megillot, at the outdated testomony, and at the Bible as a complete during this period.

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Download Anglo-American cataloguing rules by American Map Corporation, Canadian Library Association PDF

By American Map Corporation, Canadian Library Association (Cla), American Library Association (ALA)

In view that 1967, Anglo-American Cataloguing principles has served the career with hugely constructed content material criteria for cataloging the assets that come into your library--from clay pills to books to CD-ROMs. it's been the one-stop ideal. within the electronic global of 2002, with the method of cataloging extra complicated than ever, the joint guidance Committee has come jointly to offer an up to date, forward-looking revision that would equip you to catalog and kind of source, print or digital. Now in a very redesigned loose-leaf structure, AACR2 is extra common than ever. With 8.5" x eleven" pages (that healthy a customary 3-ring binder), individually numbered chapters (for effortless integration of destiny updates), and fresh textual content layout (that in actual fact distinguishes the principles from the examples), the 2002 Revision is the powerhouse for source description and entry. This revision actually walks you thru the process--with in actual fact outlined principles and functional examples--of organizing catalog documents utilizing criteria that observe to all metadata codecs.

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Download The Facts on File Companion to the World Novel: 1900 to the by Michael D. Sollars PDF

By Michael D. Sollars

The proof On dossier significant other to the realm Novel, 1900 to the current is a brand new two-volume reference consultant that includes greater than six hundred entries at the world's maximum smooth novels and novelists, together with every little thing from stated classics to the easiest of latest fiction. Written in a transparent, attractive type with contributions from literary students around the globe, this attractive paintings is a vital instrument for college students of significant literature. The analyses of novels and biographies of authors are complemented by way of appendixes together with a bibliography and a listing of writers by means of geographic zone.

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Download Graphic Novels: A Bibliographic Guide to Book-Length Comics by D. Aviva Rothschild PDF

By D. Aviva Rothschild

The 1st of its sort, this annotated advisor describes and evaluates greater than four hundred works in English. Rothschild's vigorous annotations talk about very important positive aspects of every work-including the standard of the pix, characterizations, discussion, and the perfect audience-and introduces mainstream readers to the range and caliber of picture novels, is helping them distinguish among classics and hackwork, and indicators skilled readers to fabric they won't have found. Designed for many who want information regarding image novels and for these drawn to buying them, this e-book will particularly entice librarians, booksellers, book place proprietors, educators operating with teenager and reluctant readers, in addition to to readers drawn to this style.

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Download Index of English Literary Manuscripts by Peter Beal PDF

By Peter Beal

This quantity, the 3rd within the sequence, discusses the works of eleven British 18th-century writers, delivering info at the nature of the MS, date, version title(s), country crowning glory, provenance and placement, date and primary kind of e-book, any scholarly use of the MS, and the lifestyles of any released facsimiles. info is drawn from fabric in libraries, list workplaces and personal collections through the international. The directory of every author's manuscripts is preceded by means of an creation. The e-book files many hitherto unrecorded manuscripts. The writers thought of are: Laurence Sterne, Jonathan speedy, James Thomson, Hester Lynch Thrale, Horace Walpole, Joseph Warton, Thomas Warton the more youthful, Isaac Watts, Anne Finch, Mary Wollstonecraft and Edward younger.

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Download Teen Genreflecting: by Diana Tixier Herald PDF

By Diana Tixier Herald

Style literature is intensely well-liked by young people and will offer educators with a big road for encouraging and broadening studying pursuits. This paintings includes details to aid faucet into this window of chance. It covers: ancient novels; technology fiction; fable; secret; suspense; horror experience; activities; romance; and modern novels. a number of subgenres are incorporated, as for instance, these indexed below challenge novels within the modern novels part. those titles hide themes of demise, being pregnant, suicide, psychological sickness and extra. Librarians, academics, booksellers and others will locate this advisor an invaluable reduction in determining books for teenagers.

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Download Mises: An Annotated Bibliography : A Comprehensive Listing by Bettina Bien Greaves PDF

By Bettina Bien Greaves

An crucial significant other to all of Mises's works, this easy-to-use bibliography covers his existence from Vienna to ny. It presents summaries of his works and special e-book information--a actual treasure trove.

A specific deal with is the wide assurance of what others from all political views stated approximately Mises's paintings because it seemed. In a flurry of awful predictions, for instance, socialists acknowledged Mises was once unsuitable approximately important making plans. this can be a tribute to Mises and a major addition to any library.

This quantity includes:

  • Preface (Margit von Mises)
  • Introduction
  • Vita
  • Book Numbers
  • Books and Monographs by way of Ludwig von Mises
  • Articles by way of Ludwig von Mises
  • Audiocassette Tapes through Ludwig von Mises
  • Excerpts from Works by way of Ludwig von Mises
  • Reviews of Books by way of Ludwig von Mises
  • Books and Articles approximately Ludwig von Mises (1909-1981)
  • Index to guides and Authors of Articles and Reviews

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