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Silly Seals

MORGAN, Karen.
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(2018)  | 9781608939763 | Down East Books | hbk. | book | 128pp | Availability last checked: 8/5/2018
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Seals by nature are elusive and difficult to see in the wild; yet they areimmensely popular, perhaps because they are so graceful and have somesurprisingly human qualities, or perhaps it is because they are free to movebetween our world above the ocean’s surface and an alien world beneath thewaves....

Valmiki's Ramayana

Sattar, Arshia.
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(2018)  | 9781538113677 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 512pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 162.95 (inc. GST), AUD 148.14 (ex. GST),
One of India s two greatest epics, the Ramayana pervades the country’s moraland cultural consciousness. For generations it has served as a bedtime story forIndian children, while at the same time engaging the interest of philosophersand theologians. Now this magnificent translation makes the monumental...

Valmiki's Ramayana

Sattar, Arshia.
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(2018)  | 9781538113684 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 512pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 55.95 (inc. GST), AUD 50.86 (ex. GST),
One of India s two greatest epics, the Ramayana pervades the country’s moraland cultural consciousness. For generations it has served as a bedtime story forIndian children, while at the same time engaging the interest of philosophersand theologians. Now this magnificent translation makes the monumental...

The Modernist Impulse and a Contemporary Opus: Replaced by Writing

Will, Frederic.
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(2018)  | 9781527508200 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | pbk. | 2nd ed.,  | book | 148pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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This volume represents a study in the formation of a personal literary opus, and in some of the theoretical reflections involved in understanding how parts of that opus are constructed. The opus in question is the author’s own, and he is the analyst of it, attempting in this role to work as an everyman...

Thornton Wilder in Collaboration: Collected Essays on His Drama and Fiction

Bryer, Jackson R. Hallett, Judith P. Oczkowicz, Edyta K.
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(2018)  | 9781527508323 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 370pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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The essays in this volume evolved from papers presented at the Second International Thornton Wilder Conference, held at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island, in June 2015. They examine Wilder’s work as both playwright and novelist, focusing upon how he drew on the collaborative mode of creativity...

Representing the Rainbow in Young Adult Literature: LGBTQ+ Content since 1969

Cart, Michael. Jenkins, Christine A.
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(2018)  | 9781442278066 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
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Discussions of gender and sexuality have become part of mainstream conversationsand are being reflected in the work of more and more writers of fiction,particularly in literature aimed at young adult audiences. But young readers,regardless of their sexual orientation, don’t always know what books...

Box Turtle

Himmelman, John.
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(2018)  | 9781630763312 | Taylor Trade Publishing | hbk. | book | 32pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
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This is the charming story of a box turtle whose life begins in a New Englandforest in 1890, and who lives over 100 years and witnesses changes to thelandscape that threaten her habitat until the spirit of conservation transformsher remaining woodlot. An appealing story that teaches conservation, wildlifebiology,...

From aardvarks to zooxanthellae : the definitive lyrical guide to nature's ways.

Avise, John C.
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(2018)  | 9783319716244 | Springer | pbk. | book | xv, 157pp
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Mammalogy (mammals)Ornithology (birds)The Life of a Couple of BirdsHerpetology (reptiles and amphibians)Ichthyology (fishes)The Life of a FishEntomology (insects)Invertebrate Zoology (other than insects)Microbiology (microbes)Botany (plants)Anatomy, Physiology, and MedicineEcologyEthology (behavior)EvolutionGeneticsAnthropology:...

Ranger Rick's Story Book: Favorite Nature Tales from Ranger Rick Magazine

Donald, Rhonda Lucas. , Taylor, Trade Publish.
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(2018)  | 9781630762148 | Taylor Trade Publishing | hbk. | book | 154pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
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Story time with Ranger Rick! Good stories do more than entertain—they teach aswell. From its first issue back in 1967, Ranger Rick magazine has distinguisheditself by publishing hundreds of stories that capture children’s imaginationswhile teaching them about wildlife, ecology, and all of nature....

More Dr. Seuss and Philosophy: Additional Hunches in Bunches

HELD, Jacob M. , Held, Jacob M.
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(2018)  | 9781538101339 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 276pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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Dr. Seuss and Philosophy delighted thousands of readers by demonstrating theinsights of these children’s classics through a playful engagement with thephilosophical tradition. In More Dr. Seuss and Philosophy readers will beoffered a vision of the good life through the world of Dr. Seuss. Whether...

Danger and Vulnerability in the American Imagination: Crash and Burn

Travis, Jennifer.
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(2018)  | 9781498563413 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 186pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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Nineteenth-Century Americans saw danger lurking everywhere: in railway cars andtrolleys, fireplaces and floods, and amid social and political movements, fromthe abolition of slavery to suffrage. After the Civil War, Americans were shakenby financial panic and a volatile post-slave economy. They were...

The Image of the Feminine in the Poetry of W.B. Yeats and Angelos Sikelianos

Psoni, Anastasia.
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(2018)  | 9781527505827 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 470pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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Modernism, as a powerful movement, saw the literary and artistic traditions, as well as pure science, starting to evolve radically, creating a crisis, even chaos, in culture and society. Within this chaos, myth offered an ordered picture of that world employing symbolic and poetic images.

Both...

George Oppen: The Words in Action

Swigg, Richard.
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(2018)  | 9781611487510 | Bucknell University Press | pbk. | book | 232pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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George Oppen's standing in American poetry has never been greater. Yet despitethe mass of critical writing since his death in 1984, the essential basis of theverse—the words on the page and their acoustics—has rarely been the subjectof discussion. In this book therefore Richard Swigg breaks away...

Imagination and Environmental Political Thought: The Aftermath of Thoreau

Bowman, Joshua J.
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(2018)  | 9781498559027 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 218pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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Imagination and Environmental Political Thought: The Aftermath of Thoreau seeksto correct oversimplified readings of Henry David Thoreau’s political thoughtby elucidating a key tension within his imagination. With the celebration ofThoreau’s two-hundredth birthday now past, this study outlines,...

Whatever happens.

Conley, Tim.
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(2018)  | 9781897178133 | Insomniac Press | pbk. | book | 176pp
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Whatever Happens is a collection of stories for people who feel that reality is not the best deal going. Tim Conley explores the fragility of our perceptions as well as the illusions that we so badly need. Sometimes spare, these sixteen stories move between the obsessive and the disinterested. Influenced...

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More Dr. Seuss and Philosophy: Additional Hunches in Bunches

HELD, Jacob M. , Held, Jacob M.
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(2018)  | 9781538101339 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 276pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 31.95 (inc. GST), AUD 29.05 (ex. GST),
Dr. Seuss and Philosophy delighted thousands of readers by demonstrating theinsights of these children’s classics through a playful engagement with thephilosophical tradition. In More Dr. Seuss and Philosophy readers will beoffered a vision of the good life through the world of Dr. Seuss. Whether...

 

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