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Words In The Wilderness

Author : Stephen Gilbert Brown
ISBN : 0791444058
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Blends vivid personal accounts and sophisticated theoretical analysis to make a compelling book about one teacher's experience teaching on an Athabascan Indian Reservation in Alaska.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Margaret Atwood

Author : Francis Eric Mark Evans
ISBN : OCLC:606155434
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A Wilderness Of Words

Author : Ted Billy
ISBN : 0896723895
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Beginning with a detailed discussion of Conrad's ambivalence toward the function of language and the meaning of fiction, Ted Billy explores the problematical sense of an ending in Conrad's tales and novellas. Billy demonstrates that Conrad's endings, instead of reinforcing the meaning of the narrative or lending finality, actually provide a contrasting perspective that clashes with the narrative's general drift.
Category: Literary Criticism

The American Wilderness

Author : John Muir
ISBN : WISC:89017974957
Genre : Natural history
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Category: Natural history

Conserving Words

Author : Daniel J. Philippon
ISBN : 082032759X
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 31.97 MB
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Conserving Words looks at five authors of seminal works of nature writing who also founded or revitalized important environmental organizations: Theodore Roosevelt and the Boone and Crockett Club, Mabel Osgood Wright and the National Audubon Society, John Muir and the Sierra Club, Aldo Leopold and the Wilderness Society, and Edward Abbey and Earth First! These writers used powerfully evocative and galvanizing metaphors for nature, metaphors that Daniel J. Philippon calls “conserving” words: frontier (Roosevelt), garden (Wright), park (Muir), wilderness (Leopold), and utopia (Abbey). Integrating literature, history, biography, and philosophy, this ambitious study explores how “conserving” words enabled narratives to convey environmental values as they explained how human beings should interact with the nonhuman world.
Category: Literary Criticism

Forbidden Words

Author : Patricia Traxler
ISBN : 0826209351
Genre : Poetry
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A collection of poems that examine events in the author's life, including her Catholic youth in which a particular Tuesday night became family rosary night, and the memory of a physically abusive lover
Category: Poetry

Eating Their Words

Author : Kristen Guest
ISBN : 9780791490013
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Examines the figure of the cannibal as it relates to cultural identity in a wide range of literary and cultural texts.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Of The Bible

Author : Jeff A. Benner
ISBN : 9781589397767
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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All previous Biblical Hebrew lexicons have provided a modern western definition and perspective to Hebrew roots and words. This prevents the reader of the Bible from seeing the ancient authors' original intent of the passages. This is the first Biblical Hebrew lexicon that defines each Hebrew word within its original Ancient Hebrew cultural meaning. One of the major differences between the Modern Western mind and the Ancient Hebrew's is that their mind related all words and their meanings to a concrete concept. For instance, the Hebrew word "chai" is normally translated as "life", a western abstract meaning, but the original Hebrew concrete meaning of this word is the "stomach". In the Ancient Hebrew mind, a full stomach is a sign of a full "life". The Hebrew language is a root system oriented language and the lexicon is divided into sections reflecting this root system. Each word of the Hebrew Bible is grouped within its roots and is defined according to its original ancient cultural meaning. Also included in each word entry are its alternative spellings, King James translations of the word and Strong's number. Indexes are included to assist with finding a word within the lexicon according to its spelling, definition, King James translation or Strong's number.
Category: Foreign Language Study