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Women Writers and the Hero of Romance

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Women Writers and the Hero of Romance studies the nature of the hero and his meaning for the female seeker, or quester, in romance fiction from Wuthering Heights to Fifty Shades of Grey. The book includes chapters on Wuthering Heights, Middlemarch, The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Sheik, and the novels of Ayn Rand and Dorothy Dunnett.

Fantastic Spiritualities

Fantastic Spiritualities Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J'annine Jobling
Editor: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472535294
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In this work Jobling argues that religious sensibility in the Western world is in a process of transformation, but that we see here change, not decline, and that the production and consumption of the fantastic in popular culture offers an illuminating window onto spiritual trends and conditions. She examines four major examples of the fantastic genre: the Harry Potter series (Rowling), His Dark Materials (Pullman), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Whedon) and the Earthsea cycle (Le Guin), demonstrating that the spiritual universes of these four iconic examples of the fantastic are actually marked by profoundly modernistic assumptions, raising the question of just how contemporary spiritualities (often deemed postmodern) navigate philosophically the waters of truth, morality, authority, selfhood and the divine. Jobling tackles what she sees as a misplaced disregard for the significance of the fantasy genre as a worthy object for academic investigation by offering a full-length, thematic, comparative and cross-disciplinary study of the four case-studies proposed, chosen because of their significance to the field and because these books have all been posited as exemplars of a 'postmodern' religious sensibility. This work shows how attentiveness to spiritual themes in cultural icons can offer the student of theology and religions insight into the framing of the moral and religious imagination in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries and how this can prompt traditional religions to reflect on whether their own narratives are culturally framed in a way resonating with the 'signs of the times'.

The Art Of War Of The Realms

The Art Of War Of The Realms Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jess Harrold
Editor: Marvel Entertainment
ISBN: 1302513338
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The Art Of War Of The Realms by Jess Harrold Summary

The War of the Realms is coming, and it promises to be a masterpiece! Celebrate the artistic splendor of the comic book event — and the truly epic run that’s brought the Ten Realms to the brink of catastrophic conflict! Feast your eyes on stunning covers, interior pages and behind-the-scenes artwork from Russell Dauterman and the other talents that have graced the pages of Jason Aaron’s THOR! They’re all collected here alongside commentary from Aaron; creative insights from Dauterman and his fellow artists; and a special focus on both the Odinson and Jane Foster Thors, each of the Ten Realms and the evil fiend laying siege to them all: Malekith! It’s the art of war as you’ve never seen it before!

The Concept of History

The Concept of History Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dmitri Nikulin
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474269133
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The Concept of History by Dmitri Nikulin Summary

The Concept of History reflects on the presuppositions behind the contemporary understanding of history that often remain implicit and not spelled out. It is a critique of the modern understanding of history that presents it as universal and teleological, progressively moving forward to an end. Although few contemporary philosophers and historians maintain the view that there is strict universality and teleology in history, the remnants of these positions still affect our understanding of history. But if history is not universal and singular, evolving toward an objective universal end, it should be possible to admit of multiple histories, some of which we appropriate as our own. An another important aspect of this book is that if provides an account of history that is itself both historical and rooted in attempts to narrate and explain history from its inception in antiquity. The book seeks to establish features or constituents of history that might be found in any historical account and might themselves be considered historical invariants in history.

Realms of Glory

Realms of Glory Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rudolph Lurz
Editor: Dorrance Publishing
ISBN: 148097515X
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Realms of Glory by Rudolph Lurz Three teenagers from Pittsburgh arrive in the afterlife, and find a tumultuous land on the brink of revolution. Heaven is more like Olympus than the Christian Gospels. War is coming. Devon Newcastle, Madison Camrose, and Patrick Varberg are forced to make choices that will determine the fate of the Realm. The teens are dead, but their coming of age stories are just beginning…

Martial Sovereign of Myriad Realms

Martial Sovereign of Myriad Realms Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Chen Yi
Editor: Funstory
ISBN: 1637079664
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Martial Sovereign of Myriad Realms by Chen Yi Summary

There were powerful cultivators here, and their strengths ruled over everything. Countries, sects, and other great powers ruled over a region, but this was only the corner of the Three Realms. Above this world, there were even Divine level experts running rampant through the heavens and the earth. And he would be able to see the trash Ye Feng, who was unable to awaken his Martial Veins, fuse with the various heavenly martial arts and rise all the way up to the top. He would be the supreme existence of ten thousand realms!

The Changing Voice of the Anti-Abortion Movement

The Changing Voice of the Anti-Abortion Movement Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Paul Saurette,Kelly Gordon
Editor: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442668768
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When journalists, academics, and politicians describe the North American anti-abortion movement, they often describe a campaign that is male-dominated, aggressive, and even violent in its tactics, religious in motivation, anti-women in tone, and fetal-centric in arguments and rhetoric. Are they correct? In The Changing Voice of the Anti-Abortion Movement, Paul Saurette and Kelly Gordon suggest that the reality is far more complicated, particularly in Canada. Today, anti-abortion activism increasingly presents itself as “pro-women”: using female spokespersons, adopting medical and scientific language to claim that abortion harms women, and employing a wide range of more subtle framing and narrative rhetorical tactics that use traditionally progressive themes to present the anti-abortion position as more feminist than pro-choice feminism. Following a succinct but comprehensive overview of the two-hundred year history of North American debate and legislation on abortion, Saurette and Gordon present the results of their systematic, five-year quantitative and qualitative discourse analysis, supplemented by extensive first-person observations, and outline the implications that flow from these findings. Their discoveries are a challenge to our current assumptions about the abortion debate today, and their conclusions will be compelling for both scholars and activists alike.

The Oxford Handbook of Cervantes

The Oxford Handbook of Cervantes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Aaron M. Kahn
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191060577
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The Oxford Handbook of Cervantes by Aaron M. Kahn Summary

Although best known the world over for his masterpiece novel, Don Quixote de la Mancha, published in two parts in 1605 and 1615, the antics of the would-be knight-errant and his simple squire only represent a fraction of the trials and tribulations, both in the literary world and in society at large, of this complex man. Poet, playwright, soldier, slave, satirist, novelist, political commentator, and literary outsider, Cervantes achieved a minor miracle by becoming one of the rarest of things in the Early-Modern world of letters: an international best-seller during his lifetime, with his great novel being translated into multiple languages before his death in 1616. The principal objective of The Oxford Handbook of Cervantes is to create a resource in English that provides a fully comprehensive overview of the life, works, and influences of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616). This volume contains seven sections, exploring in depth Cervantes's life and how the trials, tribulations, and hardships endured influenced his writing. Cervantistas from numerous countries, including the United Kingdom, Spain, Ireland, the United States, Canada, and France offer their expertise with the most up-to-date research and interpretations to complete this wide-ranging, but detailed, compendium of a writer not known for much other than his famous novel outside of the Spanish-speaking world. Here we explore his famous novelDon Quixote de la Mancha, his other prose works, his theatrical output, his poetry, his sources, influences, and contemporaries, and finally reception of his works over the last four hundred years.

Mythic Discourses

Mythic Discourses Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Frog,Anna-Leena Siikala,Eila Stepanova
Editor: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura
ISBN: 9522227633
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Mythic Discourses by Frog,Anna-Leena Siikala,Eila Stepanova Summary

Mythic discourses in the present day show how vernacular heritage continues to function and be valuable through emergent interpretations and revaluations. At the same time, continuities in mythic images, motifs, myths and genres reveal the longue durée of mythologies and their transformations. The eighteen articles of Mythic Discourses address the many facets of myth in Uralic cultures, from the Finnish and Karelian world-creation to Nenets shamans, offering multidisciplinary perspectives from twenty eastern and western scholars. The mythologies of Uralic peoples differ so considerably that mythology is approached here in a broad sense, including myths proper, religious beliefs and associated rituals. Traditions are addressed individually, typologically, and in historical perspective. The range and breadth of the articles, presenting diverse living mythologies, their histories and relationships to traditions of other cultures such as Germanic and Slavic, all come together to offer a far richer and more developed perspective on Uralic traditions than any one article could do alone.

The Realm of St Stephen

The Realm of St Stephen Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Pal Engal,Pal Engel,Andrew Ayton,Pál Engel
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 0857731734
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The Realm of St Stephen by Pal Engal,Pal Engel,Andrew Ayton,Pál Engel Summary

Now recognised as the standard work on the subject, Realm of St Stephen is a comprehensive history of medieval Eastern and Central Europe. Pál Engel traces the establishment of the medieval kingdom of Hungary from its conquest by the Magyar tribes in 895 until defeat by the Ottomans at the Battle of Mohacs in 1526. He shows the development of the dominant Magyars who, upon inheriting an almost empty land, absorbed the remaining Slavic peoples into their culture after the original communities had largely disappeared. Engel's book is an accessible and highly readable history. 'This is now the standard English language treatment of medieval Hungary - its internal history as well as its regional and European significance.' --- P W Knoll, University of Southern Carolina (From 'Choice') 'A lively and highly readable narrative ' --- Albrecht Classen, University of Arizona (From 'Mediaevistik')

The Hero of Ages

The Hero of Ages Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brandon Sanderson
Editor: Tor Books
ISBN: 1429960302
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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, the Mistborn series is a heist story of political intrigue and magical, martial-arts action. Who is the Hero of Ages? To end the Final Empire and restore freedom, Vin killed the Lord Ruler. But as a result, the Deepness--the lethal form of the ubiquitous mists--is back, along with increasingly heavy ashfalls and ever more powerful earthquakes. Humanity appears to be doomed. Having escaped death at the climax of The Well of Ascension only by becoming a Mistborn himself, Emperor Elend Venture hopes to find clues left behind by the Lord Ruler that will allow him to save the world. Vin is consumed with guilt at having been tricked into releasing the mystic force known as Ruin from the Well. Ruin wants to end the world, and its near omniscience and ability to warp reality make stopping it seem impossible. She can't even discuss it with Elend lest Ruin learn their plans! Other Tor books by Brandon Sanderson The Cosmere The Stormlight Archive The Way of Kings Words of Radiance Edgedancer (Novella) Oathbringer The Mistborn trilogy Mistborn: The Final Empire The Well of Ascension The Hero of Ages Mistborn: The Wax and Wayne series Alloy of Law Shadows of Self Bands of Mourning Collection Arcanum Unbounded Other Cosmere novels Elantris Warbreaker The Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians series Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians The Scrivener's Bones The Knights of Crystallia The Shattered Lens The Dark Talent The Rithmatist series The Rithmatist Other books by Brandon Sanderson The Reckoners Steelheart Firefight Calamity At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis

Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anne Rice
Editor: Anchor
ISBN: 0385353804
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Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis by Anne Rice Summary

From Anne Rice, conjurer of the beloved best sellers Interview with the Vampire and Prince Lestat, an ambitious and exhilarating new novel of utopian vision and power "In my dreams, I saw a city fall into the sea. I heard the cries of thousands. I saw flames that outshone the lamps of heaven. And all the world was shaken . . ." --Anne Rice, Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis At the novel's center: the vampire Lestat de Lioncourt, hero, leader, inspirer, irresistible force, irrepressible spirit, battling (and ultimately reconciling with) a strange otherworldly form that has somehow taken possession of Lestat's undead body and soul. This ancient and mysterious power and unearthly spirit of vampire lore has all the force, history, and insidious reach of the unknowable Universe. It is through this spirit, previously considered benign for thousands of vampire years and throughout the Vampire Chronicles, that we come to be told the hypnotic tale of a great sea power of ancient times; a mysterious heaven on earth situated on a boundless continent--and of how and why, and in what manner and with what far-reaching purpose, this force came to build and rule the great legendary empire of centuries ago that thrived in the Atlantic Ocean. And as we learn of the mighty, far-reaching powers and perfections of this lost kingdom of Atalantaya, the lost realms of Atlantis, we come to understand its secrets, and how and why the vampire Lestat, indeed all the vampires, must reckon so many millennia later with the terrifying force of this ageless, all-powerful Atalantaya spirit.

The Heroäó»s Quest and the Cycles of Nature

The Heroäó»s Quest and the Cycles of Nature Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rachel S. McCoppin
Editor: McFarland
ISBN: 1476625751
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The Heroäó»s Quest and the Cycles of Nature by Rachel S. McCoppin Summary

This examination of the heroic journey in world mythology casts the protagonist as a personification of nature—a “botanical hero” one might say—who begins the quest in a metaphorical seed-like state, then sprouts into a period of verdant strength. But the hero must face a mythic underworld where he or she contends with mortality and sacrifice—embracing death as a part of life. For centuries, humans have sought superiority over nature, yet the botanical hero finds nothing is lost by recognizing that one is merely a part of nature. Instead, a cyclical promise of continuous life is realized, in which no element fully disappears, and the hero’s message is not to dwell on death.

Realm of Dragons (Age of the Sorcerers—Book One)

Realm of Dragons (Age of the Sorcerers—Book One) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Morgan Rice
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ISBN: 1094310840
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“Has all the ingredients for an instant success: plots, counterplots, mystery, valiant knights, and blossoming relationships replete with broken hearts, deception and betrayal. It will keep you entertained for hours, and will satisfy all ages. Recommended for the permanent library of all fantasy readers.” --Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (re The Sorcerer’s Ring) “The beginnings of something remarkable are there.” --San Francisco Book Review (re A Quest of Heroes) From #1 bestseller Morgan Rice, author of A Quest of Heroes (over 1,300 five star reviews) comes the debut of a startlingly new fantasy series. REALM OF DRAGONS (Age of the Sorcerers—Book One) tells the story of the epic coming of age of one very special 16 year old boy, a blacksmith’s son from a poor family who is offered no chance of proving his fighting skills and breaking into the ranks of the nobles. Yet he holds a power he cannot deny, and a fate he must follow. It tells the story of a 17 year old princess on the eve of her wedding, destined for greatness—and of her younger sister, rejected by her family and dying of plague. It tells the tale of their three brothers, three princes who could not be more different from each other—all of them vying for power. It tells the story of a kingdom on the verge of change, of invasion, the story of the dying dragon race, falling daily from the sky. It tells the tale of two rival kingdoms, of the rapids dividing them, of a landscape dotted with dormant volcanoes, and of a capital accessible only with the tides. It is a story of love, passion, of hate and sibling rivalry; of rogues and hidden treasure; of monks and secret warriors; of honor and glory, and of betrayal and deception. It is the story of Dragonfell, a story of honor and valor, of sorcerers, magic, fate and destiny. It is a tale you will not put down until the early hours, one that will transport you to another world and have you fall in in love with characters you will never forget. It appeals to all ages and genders. Books two--THRONE OF DRAGONS--is also now available! “A spirited fantasy ….Only the beginning of what promises to be an epic young adult series.” --Midwest Book Review (re A Quest of Heroes) “Action-packed …. Rice's writing is solid and the premise intriguing.” --Publishers Weekly (re A Quest of Heroes)

Heavenly Venerate of Five Gods

Heavenly Venerate of Five Gods Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Di YiRen
Editor: Funstory
ISBN: 164948285X
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Heavenly Venerate of Five Gods by Di YiRen Summary

The heavens and earth are the army, I am the general, Hong Yu is the official, and I am the king. The Heaven and Earth, the determinant of destiny. A heaven's pride level expert of this era had to bear the blessing of the Five Gods, changing his fate in a way that defied the will of the heavens. In the blink of an eye, the world had been turned upside down. Hot blood is eternal, passion is in all directions, fight with me to the sky! Fight! 

Pillars in the History of Biblical Interpretation, Volume 2

Pillars in the History of Biblical Interpretation, Volume 2 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stanley E. Porter,Sean A. Adams
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
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Pillars in the History of Biblical Interpretation, Volume 2 by Stanley E. Porter,Sean A. Adams Summary

This two-volume set is part of a growing body of literature concerned with the history of biblical interpretation. The ample introduction first situates key players in the story of the development of the major strands of biblical interpretation since the Enlightenment, identifying how different theoretical and methodological approaches are related to each other and describing the academic environment in which they emerged and developed. Volume 1 contains fourteen essays on twenty-two interpreters who were principally active before 1980, and volume 2 has nineteen essays on twenty-seven of those who were active primarily after this date. Each chapter provides a brief biography of one or more scholars, as well as a detailed description of their major contributions to the field. This is followed by an (often new) application of the scholar's theory. By focusing on the individual scholars and their work, the book recognizes that interpretive approaches arise out of certain circumstances, and that scholars are influenced by, and have influences upon, both other interpreters and the times in which they live. This set is ideal for any class on the history of biblical interpretation and for those who want a greater understanding of how the current field of biblical studies developed.

In The Realm Of Darkness

In The Realm Of Darkness Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Charles J. Bernabi
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781450057967
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Controversial perhaps, dark and morbid for sure. Still there’s shades of light to be found amongst all the blood and horror, and thought provoking pieces of art written as poetry be presented here. Themes throughout include abuse and poverty, greed and politics, realism and a whole lot more. Come take the fiery journey and discover a whole new world of darkish, gloomy, sinister and even light-hearted emotions that could be relatable to you or someone you know.

The Hero and Hero-Making Across Genres

The Hero and Hero-Making Across Genres Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amar Singh,Shipra Tholia,Pravin K Patel
Editor: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1000462587
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This book critically examines how a Hero is made, sustained, and even deformed, in contemporary cultures. It brings together diverse ideas from philosophy, mythology, religion, literature, cinema, and social media to explore how heroes are constructed across genres, mediums, and traditions. The essays in this volume present fresh perspectives for readers to conceptualize the myriad possibilities the term ‘Hero’ brings with itself. They examine the making and unmaking of the heroes across literary, visual and social cultures —in religious spaces and in classical texts; in folk tales and fairy tales; in literature, as seen in Heinrich Böll’s Und Sagte Kein Einziges Wort, Thomas Brüssig’s Heroes like Us, and in movies, like Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, Michel Gondry’s Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and in the short film like Dean Potter's When Dogs Fly. The volume also features nuanced takes on intersectional feminist representations in hero movies; masculinity in sports biopics; taking everyday heroes from the real to the reel, among others key themes. A stimulating work that explores the mechanisms that ‘manufacture’ heroes, this book will be useful for scholars and researchers of English literature, postcolonial studies, cultural studies, film studies, media studies, literary and critical theory, arts and aesthetics, political sociology and political philosophy.

The Ancient Language of Sacred Sound

The Ancient Language of Sacred Sound Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Elkington
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1644111667
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The Ancient Language of Sacred Sound by David Elkington Summary

• Details how sacred sites resonate at the same frequencies as both the Earth and the alpha waves of the human brain • Shows how human writing in its original hieroglyphic form was a direct response to the divine sound patterns of sacred sites • Explains how ancient hero myths from around the world relate to divine acoustic science and formed the source of religion The Earth resonates at an extremely low frequency. Known as “the Schumann Resonance,” this natural rhythm of the Earth precisely corresponds with the human brain’s alpha wave frequencies--the frequency at which we enter into and come out of sleep as well as the frequency of deep meditation, inspiration, and problem solving. Sound experiments reveal that sacred sites and structures like stupas, pyramids, and cathedrals also resonate at these special frequencies when activated by chanting and singing. Did our ancestors build their sacred sites according to the rhythms of the Earth? Exploring the acoustic connections between the Earth, the human brain, and sacred spaces, David Elkington shows how humanity maintained a direct line of communication with Mother Earth and the Divine through the construction of sacred sites, such as Stonehenge, Newgrange, Machu Picchu, Chartres Cathedral, and the pyramids of both Egypt and Mexico. He reveals how human writing in its original hieroglyphic form was a direct response to the divine sound patterns of sacred sites, showing how, for example, recognizable hieroglyphs appear in sand patterns when the sacred frequencies of the Great Pyramid are activated. Looking at ancient hero legends--those about the bringers of important knowledge or language--Elkington explains how these myths form the source of ancient religion and have a unique mythological resonance, as do the sites associated with them. The author then reveals how religion, including Christianity, is an ancient language of acoustic science given expression by the world’s sacred sites and shows that power places played a profound role in the development of human civilization.

Red Packet Group of Myriad Realms

Red Packet Group of Myriad Realms Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mi Xia
Editor: Funstory
ISBN: 1636452140
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Red Packet Group of Myriad Realms by Mi Xia Summary

The Myriad Worlds Red Packet Server, the almighty elder of the Myriad Worlds Group. Whether it was the villain or the main character, they could all be in the Red Packet Server. As the Red Packet Server's host (Boss), Wang Fan. While singing in a coquettish tone that we are not the same, they hung all sorts of discontented.

The Public Realm

The Public Realm Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lyn H. Lofland
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351475843
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This book is about the "public realm," defined as a particular kind of social territory that is found almost exclusively in large settlements. This particular form of social-psychological space comes into being whenever a piece of actual physical space is dominated by relationships between and among persons who are strangers to one another, as often occurs in urban bars, buses, plazas, parks, coffee houses, streets, and so forth. More specifically, the book is about the social life that occurs in such social-psychological spaces (the normative patterns and principles that shape it, the relationships that characterize it, the aesthetic and interactional pleasures that enliven it) and the forces (anti-urbanism, privatism, post-war planning and architecture) that threaten it. The data upon which the book's analysis is based are diverse: direct observation; interviews; contemporary photographs, historic etchings, prints and photographs, and historical maps; histories of specific urban public spaces or spatial types; and the relevant scholarly literature from sociology, environmental psychology, geography, history, anthropology, and architecture and urban planning and design. Its central argument is that while the existing body of accomplished work in the social sciences can be reinterpreted to make it relevant to an understanding of the public realm, this quintessential feature of city life deserves much more u it deserves to be the object of direct scholarly interest in its own right. Choice noted that: "The author's writing style is unusually accessible, and the often fascinating narrative is generously supported by well-chosen photos."

A Hero's Calling

A Hero's Calling Pdf/ePub eBook Author: AJ Cooper
Editor: Realms of Varda
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In ancient times, the dark god Kronos crafted weapons of war in his fiery lair. His worship has long been eradicated, his followers driven into hiding... and yet he remains... Creatures of shadow are crawling through the land of Eloesus... they seek one man above all else: Theron, upstanding citizen, master swordsman, and veteran of many wars. As he flees, doom is falling over the land: clouds of fire hover over the ancient city of Thenai and infernal names not spoken in thousands of years thunder from the mountaintops. A hero is needed. A wind of destiny is blowing, yet Theron is one false step from death.

Rebirth: New Era of Three Realms

Rebirth: New Era of Three Realms Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ye Shang
Editor: Funstory
ISBN: 1649487924
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Rebirth: New Era of Three Realms by Ye Shang Summary

In the Immortal World, a rather strange baby's immortal bone was removed by a mysterious man, returning him to the human world. He originally wanted to let him experience the suffering of reincarnation and become a nobody, but he never would have thought that this act of kindness would shock the heavens, the earth, and the people. Fighting against a group of devils for the sake of beauties. traveling with lightning speed through the wind and rain; his cultivation base was long and valiant, his body proud and unyielding as he battled against the heaven's pride level experts. Holding the Godkiller Axe in his hand, splitting the heavens and splitting the earth, causing the stars to tremble; cultivating the power of primal chaos, shaking both ancient and modern gods and ghosts to howl.

Seekers of the Wild Realm

Seekers of the Wild Realm Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alexandra Ott
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1534438602
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Seekers of the Wild Realm by Alexandra Ott Summary

Fablehaven meets How to Train Your Dragon in this action-packed fantasy about a young boy and girl who become reluctant allies when caring for a baby dragon—the first in brand-new duology! Twelve-year-old Bryn has always dreamed of becoming a Seeker, just like her dad. Only the Seekers are allowed to journey from their small village into the fantastical, untamed wilderness of their island known as the Wild Realm. Once there, they obtain magical items for the village and use magic to protect and heal the incredible creatures native to the Realm. When one of the elderly Seekers retires, leaving a vacant position, Bryn knows this may be her chance. There’s just one problem: Only boys have ever been Seekers. And the training master makes it clear he will not be training a girl. But then Bryn’s biggest rival for the Seeker position, a boy named Ari, shows up at her door. He reveals the baby dragon he’s been hiding, and the two strike a deal—if Bryn helps care for the dragon, Ari will share all his training with her. Even as the two bond over their love of magical animals and their secret trips into the Wild Realm, Bryn doesn’t completely trust Ari’s motives. Especially as she suspects Ari may know more than he’s letting on about the enemy clan stirring up unrest in their village. When all these secrets come to a head and the stakes are at their highest, Bryn realizes it’s up to her to save her family…and the Realm.

Literature and the Image of Man

Literature and the Image of Man Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Leo Lowenthal
Editor: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 1412827639
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Literature and the Image of Man by Leo Lowenthal Summary

This volume’s predominant theme is bourgeois mentality and its historical development. The works of Lope de Vega, Calderón, Cervantes, and Shakespeare, among others, are analyzed within the historical framework of the decline of feudalism and the rise of the absolute regimes. Those of Moliére and Goethe are set against the background of an evolving and consolidating bourgeois society in Western Europe.

Realm Of Fantasy

Realm Of Fantasy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kyara D`Paul
Editor: BookRix
ISBN: 373093323X
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Realm Of Fantasy by Kyara D`Paul Summary

From Ancient Times come the stories of 5 young women who were born ahead of their times, or were they born too late? The Valkyrie: Kyriana; Odin's youngest daughter is charged to bring a warrior to Valhalla, but his mesmerizing green eyes and youth enchant her into falling in love. Soul Mates: Ryanne fights her own family and their lies to be with the man she has loved forever, across time and pain they must survive to love one another. Knight's Dream: Nicci is enchanted with Micheal of Bourges as they meet at the end of a battle. They must survive lies, betrayals and even their own feelings, but her secrets must be kept at all cost or she may lose the love she has found. Enchanted Secrets: A soldier Indentured to eternal slavery. A young captive who fights all the rules to win his heart and save his soul. Will these two survive the onslaught? Thief of my Heart: Nya's life went from Riches to poverty, forced to work as a companion to elderly sisters she travels to London, meeting the "Cat" a famous Jewel thief. But not all is as it seems. Nya is not the peasant she seems and the "Cat" is not a true thief.

The Recovery

The Recovery Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Suzanne Young
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481449001
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Realm hopes that with each past he helps to recover, he’ll be able to reclaim a small bit of his own in this spinoff story to Suzanne Young’s bestselling duology, The Program and The Treatment. Six months after the fall of The Program, ex-handler Michael Realm is struggling with his guilt. After all, he was instrumental in erasing the memories of several patients—including one he claimed to love. With a lifetime of regret stretched before him, Realm vows to set things right. Along with his friend (yes, friend) James Murphy, Realm will track down those he’s hurt in an attempt to give them back their lives—starting with Dallas Stone. He’s not looking for forgiveness or redemption; he’s not a hero. But helping others may be the only way to save himself.

The Poetics of Childhood

The Poetics of Childhood Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Roni Natov
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135721777
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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Realm of the Drells

The Realm of the Drells Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kenneth Zeigler
Editor: Destiny Image Publishers
ISBN: 076840813X
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The Darkness is Never Harmless Seventeen-year-old Debbie tapped into the unseen realm of the supernatural. What she thought would be a harmless sance with friends turned out to be much moreand she entered The Realm of the Drells. Debbies spiritual curiosity transports her to an alternate universe ruled by goatdemons called Drells. While trapped in this dark world ruled by slavery, pain and fear, Debbie has a spiritual encounter that changes everything. After receiving a dream, she is driven to save her fellow human captives and bring an end to the Drells tyranny of darkness. Meanwhile, a team of scientists back on Earth frantically searches for a breakthrough that could rescue Debbie and the other prisoners, bringing them safely from one world to the next. With the clock ticking, Debbie is forced to make some shocking alliances that cross space, spirituality, and specieseven if it means partnering with Abaddon, the dark angel! The Realm of the Drells takes you on a journey where nothing is as it seems. Experience a world of warfare and suspense mixed with science-fiction and spirituality.

The realm of tormenting dreams

The realm of tormenting dreams Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sergey Vassiliev
Editor: Litres
ISBN: 5040916728
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I started to write this book a very long time ago, when the disease was actively oppressing me. I wanted very much to be heard, even more to be understood. The brand of madness frightened the brightest minds more than anything else. And undoubtedly, I would have to stay within the borders of this gloomy country, if there was no such wonderful person who showed me the way of hard labor and diligence, by which one can become strong and overcome the horrors of madness.

Realm of Passion

Realm of Passion Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Courtney Breazile
Editor: Totally Entwined Group (USA+CAD)
ISBN: 0857159380
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Irresistible magic in a tempting body. Callie's body is the perfect hiding place for the magic of the fairy realm. Malia is the perfect guard for her body against the demons determined to have the magic for themselves. Malia can't resist the magic—it calls to her—and Callie's body is as close as she can get to it. Surprised to find the body so welcoming, Malia refuses to give it up once she has it. Is their attraction enough to break the rules of the fairy realm?

The Magical Adventures of Mary Parish

The Magical Adventures of Mary Parish Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Frances Timbers
Editor: Penn State Press
ISBN: 1612481442
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Mary Parish wasn’t your ordinary seventeenth-century woman. She was a “cunning woman,” who spent her time in the realm of magic, interacting with fairies, hunting for buried treasures, and communicating with the spirit world, along with her partner, the young aristocrat Goodwin Wharton. Drawing largely from Goodwin’s personal journals, Frances Timbers reconstructs Mary’s life in this microhistory, and explores themes of class, gender, and relationships in seventeenth-century England. Mary’s story provides insight into magical beliefs and practices of early modern history, and sheds light on how class and gender affected everyday life.

The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours

The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gregory Nagy
Editor: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674075447
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The ancient Greeks’ concept of “the hero” was very different from what we understand by the term today. In 24 installments, based on the Harvard course Gregory Nagy has taught and refined since the 1970s, The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours explores civilization’s roots in Classical literature, a lineage that continues to challenge and inspire us.

Where the Truth Lies

Where the Truth Lies Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Shane R. Cudney
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1606086553
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Johannes de Silentio, the pseudonymous author of Fear and Trembling, concludes that faith is “absurd” (irrational), and therefore lies beyond the scope of reason. But if we ascribe authorship ultimately to Kierkegaard, as is common practice, we must conclude that he himself is an irrationalist. Given the myriad of competing voices throughout Kierkegaard’s writings, this seems highly questionable at best.If, however, we take the pseudonymous author strictly at his authorial word, it changes the shape and dynamic of the text inviting us to read it, instead, as a “thought experiment.” In this way, the text demonstrates both the absurdity and sin of reason in its bid to fully grasp the mystery of faith on its own rational terms.

Saving The Realm of Tales: Golden Dawn

Saving The Realm of Tales: Golden Dawn Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kenneth Ortega
Editor: Kenneth Ortega
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In a world where all fairy tales fall into a single plot, from the glass slippers to the poisonous apples. Maleficent and The Fairy Godmother lost their power and dissolved from the realm and leaving it in a precise balance of chaos and order. The wicked staff however, fell into the greedy hands of the Evil queen. There then stood Camp Grimwilhelm, a home to gifted children, training them to fulfill their own destinies and maintain peace throughout the lands of Fabula. Red and her company must save the realm, giving us a quest for trust and dignity, alliance and loyalty as they venture in legendary places that only dreams could tell. They must conquer not only the hordes of nightmares waiting for them but also the monsters dwelling within themselves. © Copyrights reserved Series of 2018-2019

Swearing and Cursing

Swearing and Cursing Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nico Nassenstein,Anne Storch
Editor: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 1501511084
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While most of the more recent influential work on swearing has concentrated on English and other languages from the Global North, looking at forms and functions of swear words, this contribution redirects the necessary focus onto a sociolinguistics of swearing that puts transgressive practices in non-Western languages into the focus. The transdisciplinary volume contains innovative case studies that address swearing and cursing in parts of the world characterized by consequences of colonialism and increasingly debated inequalities. Turning away from more conventional and established methodologies and theoretical approaches, the book envisages to address transgressive linguistic practices, performances and contexts in Africa, Asia, America and Europe –including individuals' creativity, subversive power and agency. Due to its interdisciplinary and non-mainstream focus, this volume is an essential addition to the field of studies.

The Lords of the Realm

The Lords of the Realm Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Helyar
Editor: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 030780142X
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"The ultimate chronicle of the games behind the game."—The New York Times Book Review Baseball has always inspired rhapsodic elegies on the glory of man and golden memories of wonderful times. But what you see on the field is only half the game. In this fascinating, colorful chronicle—based on hundreds of interviews and years of research and digging—John Helyar brings to vivid life the extraordinary people and dramatic events that shaped America's favorite pastime, from the dead-ball days at the turn of the century through the great strike of 1994. Witness zealous Judge Landis banish eight players, including Shoeless Joe Jackson, after the infamous "Black Sox" scandal; the flamboyant A's owner Charlie Finley wheel and deal his star players, Vida Blue and Rollie Fingers, like a deck of cards; the hysterical bidding war of coveted free agent Catfish Hunter; the chain-smoking romantic, A. Bartlett Giamatti, locking horns with Pete Rose during his gambling days of summer; and much more. Praise for The Lords of the Realm "A must-read for baseball fans . . . reads like a suspense novel."—Kirkus Reviews "Refreshingly hard-headed . . . the only book you'll need to read on the subject."—Newsday "Lots of stories . . . well told, amusing . . . edifying."—The Washington Post

The Hero and the Crown

The Hero and the Crown Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robin McKinley
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497673658
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An outcast princess must earn her birthright as a hero of the realm—in this “utterly engrossing” Newbery Medal–winning fantasy (The New York Times). Aerin is an outcast in her own father’s court, daughter of the foreign woman who, it was rumored, was a witch, and enchanted the king to marry her. She makes friends with her father’s lame, retired warhorse, Talat, and discovers an old, overlooked, and dangerously imprecise recipe for dragon-fire-proof ointment in a dusty corner of her father’s library. Two years, many canter circles to the left to strengthen Talat’s weak leg, and many burnt twigs (and a few fingers) secretly experimenting with the ointment recipe later, Aerin is present when someone comes from an outlying village to report a marauding dragon to the king. Aerin slips off alone to fetch her horse, her sword, and her fireproof ointment . . . But modern dragons, while formidable opponents fully capable of killing a human being, are small and accounted vermin. There is no honor in killing dragons. The great dragons are a tale out of ancient history. That is, until the day that the king is riding out at the head of an army. A weary man on an exhausted horse staggers into the courtyard where the king’s troop is assembled: “The Black Dragon has come . . . Maur, who has not been seen for generations, the last of the great dragons, great as a mountain. Maur has awakened.”

Realm of Mystics

Realm of Mystics Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Raelyn Drake
Editor: Millbrook Press
ISBN: 1541553187
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Audisee® eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and sentence highlighting to engage reluctant readers! When a girl wakes up in a virtual reality fantasy video game, she's sure this must be a mistake. She's not a gamer and she doesn't want to be here. Whether she likes it or not, she's now Em3ra1d_with_3nvy, one player in a four-player team whose mission is to defeat a dragon and rescue the realm's princess. In a game where she has no idea how to play, Em3ra1d_with_3nvy will have to learn to use magic in order to help her team win the game—or risk being trapped within it forever.

The Breath of Hellspur

The Breath of Hellspur Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael C. Bosco Jr.
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 059591909X
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Korbin Castlebane is a young mage who must live up to high expectations. After all, his uncle, Kendle, and The Heroes of Rothan are famous for their many brave deeds. When Korbin learns from his teacher about a magical artifact called The Breath of Hellspur, he is instantly enthralled. He believes that if he finds the sacred relic, he will finally live up to his family name. So, the mage teams up with a band of young adventurers on a quest to find the artifact. But when he runs into trouble, his famous uncle and his band of semi-retired heroes must come to his aid, not knowing the persuasive influence that the dark wizard Grazalon has had upon the decision to begin the journey. The wizard will call upon all of his powers to make sure that the Heroes of Rothan are crushed. They shall do no more good deeds. Join Korbin, his uncle and a band of heroes as they pursue adventure and seek to vanquish the forces of darkness in The Breath of Hellspur.

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