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June
Shakespeare: A Very Short Introduction - Germaine GreerGermaine Greer examines Shakespeare's plays, showing how he dramatized moral and intellectual issues in such a way that his audience became aware of an imaginative dimension to daily life. Under the headings poetics, ethics, politics, teleology and sociology, she argues that as long as Shakespeare's work remains central to English cultural life, it will retain the values which make it unique in the world.
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June
Queer Looks - Martha Gever, Pratibha Parmar, John GreysonQueer Looks is a collection of writing by video artists, filmmakers and critics which explores the recent explosion of lesbian and gay independent media culture. A compelling compilation of artists' statements and critical theory, producer interviews and image-text works, this anthology demonstrates the vitality of queer artists under attack and fighting back. Each maker and writer deploys a surprising array of techniques and tactics, negotiating the difficult terrain between street pragmatism and theoretical inquiry. From guerilla Super-8 in Manila to AIDS video activism in New York; from dyke
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June
Speech and Language Therapy: The Decision Making Process When Working with Children - Myra Kersner, Jannet A. WrightThis major text focuses on the decision-making process in the assessment and management of children with speech and language problems. Individual chapters written by experts in their field illustrate how the decisions may vary within different work settings and how they may need to be adapted when working with specific client groups. The book also provides an overview of the skills required by the developing professional and the ways in which speech and language therapists may work with others. The book will be relevant to speech and language therapy students and potential students, specialist
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June
The Foundation Center's Guide to Proposal Writing - Jane C. GeeverThe newest edition of our most popular Guide, with grantmaker perspectives on the latest trends in reviewing proposals. In the fifth edition of our essential Guide, author Jane Geever provides detailed instructions on preparing successful grant proposals. Incorporating the results of 40 interviews with grantmakers across the nation, the Guide reveals their priorities in reviewing submissions and provides insight into what makes a winning proposal. The Guide outlines the entire proposal-writing process: * Pre-Proposal Planning Tips * Components of the Proposal * Guidance from Grantmakers To
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June
Finance 101: The TextVook - Dr. VookCut through the jargon and master all there is to know about finance. "Finance Law 101" presents this complex study in an easy-to-digest format. This TextVook contains 4,000 words written and curated by Ivy League graduates, and stars Dr. Vook, Ph.D., a smart professor who explains everything you need to know. Find out about cash flow values to the Modigliani-Miller Theorem. Whether you're interested in studying law or brushing up on a course you took years ago, you will advance your knowledge. You will be able to read these 8 chapters: -Introduction to Finance -The Time Value of Money
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June
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business - Neil Postman, Andrew PostmanOriginally published in 1985, Neil Postman’s groundbreaking polemic about the corrosive effects of television on our politics and public discourse has been hailed as a twenty-first-century book published in the twentieth century. Now, with television joined by more sophisticated electronic media—from the Internet to cell phones to DVDs—it has taken on even greater significance. Amusing Ourselves to Death is a prophetic look at what happens when politics, journalism, education, and even religion become subject to the demands of  entertainment. It is also a blueprint for regaining controlof our
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June
Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre - Walter KaufmannThis volume provides basic writings of Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Rilke, Kafka, Ortega, Jaspers, Heidegger, Sartre, and Camus, including some not previously translated, along with an invaluable introductory essay by Walter Kaufmann.
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June
Finding George Orwell in Burma - Emma LarkinA fascinating political travelogue that traces the life and work of George Orwell in Southeast Asia Over the years the American writer Emma Larkin has spent traveling in Burma, also known as Myanmar, she's come to know all too well the many ways this brutal police state can be described as "Orwellian." The life of the mind exists in a state of siege in Burma, and it long has. But Burma's connection to George Orwell is not merely metaphorical; it is much deeper and more real. Orwell's mother was born in Burma, at the height of the British raj, and Orwell was fundamentally shaped by his experiences
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June
The Elizabeth Cady Stanton-Susan B. Anthony Reader: Correspondence, Writings, Speeches - Ellen Carol DuBois, Ellen C. C. DuBois, Ellen Carol DuBoisThe documents delineate the progress of American reform politics from Stanton's speech at Seneca Falls in 1848 into the early twentieth century, when a conflict developed between the two feminists over woman suffrage. In her new introduction, Ellen Carol DuBois considers the current historiographical perspective on Stanton and Anthony.
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June
Tödlicher Schnee (Felix & Theo) - LangenscheidtHelmut Müller liebt die Berge und den Schnee. Eine internationale Konferenz für Umweltschutz tut das auch, aber für einige Teilnehmer ist der Schnee tödlich. A fast-paced mystery for German students featuring private detective Helmut Müller. During a ski vacation Müller becomes involved in a series of murders at a global environmental conference. Level two difficulty. Note: This story contains some controversial material which may not be appropriate for all students.