Reading Eighteenth-Century Poetry

Author: Patricia Meyer Spacks

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405153628

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 289

View: 479

Reading Eighteenth-Century Poetry recaptures for modern readers the urgency, distinctiveness and rewarding nature of this challenging and powerful body of poetry. An essential guide to reading eighteenth-century poetry, written by world-renowned critic, Patricia Meyer Spacks Exposes the multiplicity of forms, tones, and topics engaged by poets during this period Provides in-depth analysis of poems by established figures such as Alexander Pope and Jonathan Swift, as well as work by less familiar figures, including Anne Finch and Mary Leapor A broadly chronological structure incorporates close reading alongside insightful contextual and historical detail Captures the power and uniqueness of eighteenth-century poetry, creating an ideal guide for those returning to this period, or delving into it for the first time

Big and Busy Animals

Author: Roger Priddy

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312506094

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 12

View: 8627

Provides information on animals, discussing their classification, family life, skills, and relationship with humans, and invites young readers to lift flaps, turn wheels, and slide back tabs to learn more. On board pages.

Fundamentals of Biomechanics

Equilibrium, Motion, and Deformation

Author: Nihat Özkaya,Dawn Leger,David Goldsheyder,Margareta Nordin

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319447386

Category: Medical

Page: 454

View: 8710

This textbook integrates the classic fields of mechanics—statics, dynamics, and strength of materials—using examples from biology and medicine. The book is excellent for teaching either undergraduates in biomedical engineering programs or health care professionals studying biomechanics at the graduate level. Extensively revised from a successful third edition, Fundamentals of Biomechanics features a wealth of clear illustrations, numerous worked examples, and many problem sets. The book provides the quantitative perspective missing from more descriptive texts, without requiring an advanced background in mathematics. It will be welcomed for use in courses such as biomechanics and orthopedics, rehabilitation and industrial engineering, and occupational or sports medicine. This book: Introduces the fundamental concepts, principles, and methods that must be understood to begin the study of biomechanics Reinforces basic principles of biomechanics with repetitive exercises in class and homework assignments given throughout the textbook Includes over 100 new problem sets with solutions and illustrations

Joan of Arc

Heavenly Warrior

Author: Tabatha Yeatts

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402765421

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 124

View: 4605

A biography of Joan of Arc, a woman born a French peasant who achieved great military success as a leader and a warrior.


Etiology, Clinical Features, and Treatment

Author: Mitchell F. Brin,Cynthia Comella,Joseph Jankovic

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781741149

Category: Medical

Page: 262

View: 3982

Dystonia: Etiology, Clinical Features, and Treatment is a comprehensive and up-to-date resource on all forms of generalized and focal dystonias. Its 19 chapters cover classification, genetics and genetic counseling, and electrophysiology, and provide detailed descriptions of the clinical features and treatment of these disorders. Therapeutic choices, which include botulinum toxin injections, intrathecal medications, oral pharmacotherapy, and surgery, are covered in detail. Chapters have been authored by internationally recognized experts in these disorders, and have been written with the practicing clinician in mind. This book is produced by WE MOVE (

Jasper Explores the Rocky Mountains

Author: Doug Chapman,Shannon Chapman

Publisher: [Calgary] : Explorers Are We Incorporated

ISBN: 9780973390803

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 36

View: 881

When Jasper the bear gets separated from Little Girl while visiting the National Parks in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, he goes on a great adventure to find her.

The Corporal Was a Pitcher

The Courage of Lou Brissie

Author: Ira Berkow

Publisher: Triumph Books (IL)


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 253

View: 9498

"Doc, I'll take my chances." With those words, Lou Brissie turned down what was described as the only way of saving his life, the amputation of his leg after a World War II artillery barrage. This is the moving story of a veteran's determination to pursue his dream of pitching in the big leagues, no matter how difficult the rehabilitation and how slim his chances. Library Journal Reviews.

Sing Softly to Me

Author: Dorothy Garlock

Publisher: Center Point Pub

ISBN: 9781602853416

Category: Fiction

Page: 206

View: 9221

A summons from her former lover, Tom Clary, brings Beth Marshall back home to Cody, Wyoming, to nurse her ailing sister, and the passion that Beth and Tom had once shared is renewed.

The Book of Worship

365 Inspiring Readings Based on Worship Songs and Classic Hymns

Author: John Randall Dennis

Publisher: Bethany House Pub

ISBN: 9780764200670

Category: Music

Page: 339

View: 6682

A unique devotional resource speaks to all Christians who want to worship the Lord daily, providing a weekly theme with a song or hymn, including the melody, followed by Scripture, prayers, and readings.

Italians in Rochester, New York, 1940-1960

Author: Frank A. Salamone

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780773452305

Category: History

Page: 166

View: 3869

Examines the experience of Italians as Italian-Americans in Rochester, New York, following World War II. This work explores the meaning of ethnicity and reveals the anthropological, sociological, and historical theories of ethnicity and its use to advance the goals of a people.


Author: Josep Asunción,Gemma Guasch

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: 9780764161827

Category: Art

Page: 143

View: 4017

Drawing, the brand-new title in BarronÂ's growing Creative Techniques series, presents instruction to serious art students and experienced amateurs who want to expand and improve their personal repertory of techniques. Drawing presents 14 radically different, highly individual approaches to the art of drawing figures, landscapes, and even abstract images. Examples are rendered in both monochrome and color media--charcoal, India ink, colored inks, crayons, and pastel chalks. Illustrations that show divergent styles and techniques are by well-known artists, ranging from the impressionist Edgar Degas and twentieth-century master Pablo Picasso, to pop artist Robert Rauschenberg and abstract expressionist Cy Twombly. These and other examples are analyzed and followed up with instruction that will guide students toward achieving the demonstrated effects. As students master different and original approaches to drawing, they are inspired to develop their own imaginative modes of personal expression. The bookÂ's introductory section lists and explains the various drawing tools and other equipment that they will need.

Rumours and Red Roses

Author: Patricia Fawcett

Publisher: Robert Hale

ISBN: 070909549X

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 5760

After meeting in hospital where their babies are undergoing open-heart surgery, Becky and Adele resolve to remain friends whatever happens. The two women are from different backgrounds but they have had to face up to the same anxieties and it brings them together. Following the operation and the different way she and her husband face up to the situation brings Adele's marriage to Rory to crisis point and she turns to Becky. However, as their friendship deepens, Adele discovers something of the past and how the two families have been linked previously. Will their friendship survive or is it too dark a secret to share?

Electron Microscopy for the Fine Needle Aspiration of Tumors

A Primer

Author: Guillermo Emilio Quinonez

Publisher: S Karger Ag


Category: Medical

Page: 191

View: 2417

This handbook is a concise but comprehensive review of the neoplastic cell and tumor stroma for beginners in ultrastructural tumor diagnosis as applied to fine needle aspiration biopsies - a new area for the application of electron microscopy. It focuses on the visual recognition of features that are critical for tumor diagnosis. The material is aimed at cytotechnologists, pathology residents and pathologists unfamiliar with the technique, and at medical students who can benefit from this atlas for quick supplementary information. The book can also be used for continuing education activities. After mastering this introductory material, readers will be ready to begin the systematic study of ultrastructural tumor findings in fine needle aspiration biopsies.

Infinite Love

Divine Messages from All That Is

Author: Angela Thorne

Publisher: Booksurge Publishing

ISBN: 9781419651205

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 186

View: 664

INFINITE LOVE is a reminder to All of Where they have come from, Who they truly are, and How they may return to the Source of Infinite Love.

The Business, Pre-intermediate Student Book

Author: Karen Richardson

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780230021563

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 159

View: 2351

The next generation in Business English The Business is a stimulating, four-level course that provides an inclusive package for any student of business English, though particularly suited to those at college or university. The Business is supported by an extensive bank of online resources, including progress tests based on BEC style questions. A free, monthly sign-up service supplements the course with a podcast, featuring authentic listening extracts and a PowerPoint presentation based on t

Officers and Soldiers of the French Army 1914

August-December 1914

Author: André Jouineau

Publisher: Histoire Et Collections

ISBN: 9782352501046

Category: History

Page: 68

View: 9136

In January 1914, the French Army had 47 divisions (777,000 French and 46,000 colonial troops) in 21 regional corps, with attached cavalry and field-artillery units. Most these troops were deployed inside France with the bulk along the eastern frontier. With the fear of war with Germany a further 2.9 million men were mobilized during the summer of 1914. This book details the French Army's first year of the Great War.

Spiritual Innovators

Seventy-five Extraordinary People who Changed the World in the Past Century

Author: Ira Rifkin,SkyLight Paths Publishing

Publisher: Skylight Paths Pub

ISBN: 9781893361430

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 269

View: 1531

The result of a nationwide survey of religious and academic leaders of all faith traditions, this authoritative list of seventy-five includes mystics and martyrs, intellectuals and charismatics from East and West. Their lives and wisdom are now easily accessible in this inspiring volume.A celebration of the human spirit, ideal for both seekers and believers, thinkers and doers, Spiritual Innovators is an authoritative guide to the most creative spiritual ideas and actions of the past century, a challenge for today.