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Chinese Poetry in Times of Mind, Mayhem and Money by Maghiel van Crevel

By Maghiel van Crevel

"Chinese Poetry in instances of brain, Mayhem and funds" is a groundbreaking contribution to scholarship, well-suited to school room use in that it combines rigorous research with a full of life type. masking the interval from Eighties to the current, it truly is equipped round the notions of textual content, context and metatext, that means poetry, its socio-political and cultural atmosphere, and significant discourse within the broadest experience. The authors and matters studied contain Han Dong, Haizi, Xi Chuan, Yu Jian, solar Wenbo, Yang Lian, Wang Jiaxin, Bei Dao, Yin Lichuan, Shen Haobo and Yan Jun, and every thing from the subtleties of poetic rhythm to exile-bashing in household media. This e-book has room for all that poetry is: cultural historical past, symbolic capital, highbrow recreation, social remark, emotional expression, tune and the materiality of language - paintings, in a observe.

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A Companion to the Ancient Near East (Blackwell Companions by Daniel C. Snell

By Daniel C. Snell

A spouse to the traditional close to East bargains scholars and common readers a complete assessment of close to jap civilization from the Bronze Age to the conquests of Alexander the good. Covers the civilizations of the Sumerians, Hittites, Babylonians, Assyrians, Israelites and Persians locations specific emphasis on social and cultural background Covers the legacy of the traditional close to East within the medieval and sleek worlds presents an invaluable bibliographical advisor to this box of analysis

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Classics for all : reworking antiquity in mass culture by Dunstan Lowe, Kim Shahabudin

By Dunstan Lowe, Kim Shahabudin

Classical tradition belongs to us all: even if as educational topic or as leisure, it always stimulates new rules. in recent times, following 'Gladiator's profitable revival of the 'toga epic', reviews of the traditional international in cinema have drawn expanding consciousness from authors and readers. This assortment builds on present curiosity during this subject, taking its readers prior the standard barriers of classical reception experiences into much less standard - or even uncharted - components of historic Greece and Rome in mass pop culture. individuals talk about the makes use of of antiquity in tv programmes, computing device video games, journalism, Hollywood blockbusters, B-movies, pornography, internet 2.0, radio drama, and kid's literature. Its diversified contents have fun the ongoing impression of Classics on glossy lifestyles: from controversies inside academia to ephemeral popular culture, from the conventional to the state of the art. The reader will locate either new voices and people of extra demonstrated commentators, together with broadcaster and historian Bettany Hughes, Latinist Paula James, and Gideon Nisbet, writer of 'Ancient Greece in movie and renowned Culture'. jointly they show that wealthy rewards look forward to an individual with an curiosity in our classical history, once they include the range and complexity of mass pop culture as an entire

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Pliny: Natural History, Volume X, Books 36-37 by Pliny, D. E. Eichholz

By Pliny, D. E. Eichholz

Pliny the Elder, tireless researcher and author, is writer of the encyclopedic Natural History, in 37 books, an unequalled compendium of Roman wisdom. The contents of the books are as follows. booklet 1: desk of contents of the others and of gurus; 2: mathematical and metrological survey of the universe; 3-6: geography and ethnography of the identified international; 7: anthropology and the body structure of guy; 8-11: zoology; 12-19: botany, agriculture, and horticulture; 20-27: plant items as utilized in medication; 28-32: clinical zoology; 33-37: minerals (and medicine), the high-quality arts, and gemstones.

The Loeb Classical Library variation of normal background is in ten volumes.

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Electronics Portable Handbook by Stan Gibilisco

By Stan Gibilisco

24/7 electronics speedy solutions at your fingertips! think an easy-access electronics database that weighs a trifling 19 ounces— but grants “pounds” of must-know criteria, formulation, strategies, and extra! Electronics transportable instruction manual, by means of Stan Gibilisco, packs actually enormous quantities of answers-at-a-glance tables, checklists, schematics and drawings that assist you clear up “showstopping” difficulties and come back to paintings. flip to this advisor to get the solutions you want to: *Design circuits, oscillators, amplifiers and antenna structures *Set up a satellite tv for pc tv receiving method *Interface pcs with digital units *Choose a communications frequency and mode *Install a house leisure procedure *Work with transistors, microwaves, satellites, or HDTV *Reference the foundations at the back of tv, cellphones, pagers, and beepers *Optimize shortwave, CB and ham radio rigs *Implement privateness and safety units — from facts encryption to tone squelching and scrambling *Understand robotics, movement detectors,and different sensor-based applied sciences *And a lot, even more

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Apologetics in the Roman Empire : Pagans, Jews, and by Mark J. Edwards, Martin Goodman, Simon Price, Chris Rowland

By Mark J. Edwards, Martin Goodman, Simon Price, Chris Rowland

This e-book is a finished survey of the discussion among pagans, Jews, and Christians within the Roman empire as much as the time whilst Constantine declared himself a Christian. each one bankruptcy is written through a amazing pupil and is dedicated to a unmarried textual content or workforce of texts with the purpose of determining the possible viewers, the literary milieu, and the conditions that resulted in this way of writing.

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Stand in the Trench, Achilles: Classical Receptions in by Elizabeth Vandiver

By Elizabeth Vandiver

Elizabeth Vandiver examines the ways that British poets of the 1st global warfare used classical literature, tradition, and background as a resource of pictures, principles, or even words for his or her personal poetry. Vandiver argues that classics was once a very important resource for writers from a wide selection of backgrounds, from working-class poets to these expert in public faculties, and for a large choice of political positions and viewpoints. Poets used references to classics either to help and to oppose the warfare from its starting the entire option to the Armistice and after. by means of exploring the significance of classics within the poetry of the 1st global warfare, Vandiver deals a brand new viewpoint on that poetry and at the heritage of classics in British tradition.

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Platon, oeuvres complètes, tome IV , 2e partie : Le Banquet by PLATON

By PLATON

Los angeles most popular version du dinner party que Leon Robin a donnee dans los angeles assortment des Universites de France date de 1929. Or il suffit lire les chroniques bibliographiques de H. Chemiss puis de L. Brisson dans los angeles revue Lustrum pour comprendre que l'abondance des ouvrages recents consacres au texte et a l'oeuvre de Platon pouvait faire souhaiter une nouvelle version. C'est ce qu'avait entrepris P. Vicaire; avec une endurance et une minutie inlassables, il a refait successivement le Phedon, le Phedre et le ceremonial dinner. Malheureusement une mort prematuree l'a empeche de voir son oeuvre entierement imprimee: les manuscrits du Phedre, dont le texte a ete etabli par Cl. Moreschini, et ceremonial dinner etaient pratiquement acheves. J. Laborderie s'est cost des ultimes mises au aspect; R. Clavaud, pour le Phedre, et P. Dem pour le ceremonial dinner, lui ont apporte une aide precieuse. Le texte a ete revu, l'apparat critique a ete refondu, une traduction nouvelle a proposee. Mais l'importante realize de L. Robin a ete maintenue; seules quelques notes ont ete modifiees. En revanche, le developpement consacre a l 'histoire et a l'etablissement du texte ainsi que los angeles bibliographie sommaire sont entierement neufs.

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Classificatory Particles in Kilivila (Oxford Studies in by Gunter Senft

By Gunter Senft

Universal one of the world's languages is the phenomenon of category, a in part or absolutely grammatical department of the noun lexicon into distinctive periods that finally derives from the human have to classify and clear out info on a number of degrees whereas speaking. during this publication, Senft describes and develops a grammar of classificatory debris in Kilivila, an Austronesian language of the Trobriand Islanders in Papua New Guinea. Drawing mostly on his anthropological and linguistic fieldwork within the islands, and emphasizing using classifiers in a social context, Senft offers quantitative facts and a statistical profile of the prestige and use of those debris, and the classifier procedure that employs them.

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Essential assessment skills for couple and family therapists by Lee Williams, LMFT.; et al

By Lee Williams, LMFT.; et al

"Showing how you can weave evaluation into all stages of treatment, this imperative textual content and practitioner advisor is reader pleasant, basic, and useful. particular ideas are supplied for comparing quite a lot of medical matters and matters in adults, teenagers and children, households, and undefined. The authors exhibit how one can use interviewing and different thoughts to appreciate either person and Read more...

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