Poems of Ancient Tamil: Their Milieu and Their Sanskrit by George L. Hart

By George L. Hart

This article provides a learn of the earliest poems (written among the first and third centuries advert) within the Tamil language, and likewise comprises translations of many vintage Tamil poems. it really is meant for college kids of Tamil and Sanskrit, and people attracted to Indian literature and South Asian tradition.

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No Rest for the Witches by Karina Cooper

By Karina Cooper

New Seattle is altering. Witches and witch hunters became allies, and the Order's grip at the urban is slipping. yet they might not cross down with no fight...After the disastrous finish to their final challenge, Jessie, Silas, and Naomi regroup at their sanctuary a ways underneath New Seattle. yet their short leisure is shattered whilst Jessie "sees" in their personal attacked topside. Dodging bullets and black magic, they probability all of it on a treacherous rescue undertaking. Already stretched to the restrict, risk waits in unforeseen corners. If the Holy Order reveals them, the crew is nearly as good as useless. yet they can not disguise forever...

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Facing death: A novel by Bryan Magee

By Bryan Magee

Concerning the writer: Bryan Magee has had a extraordinary profession as a school professor, song and theater critic, member of Parliament, and writer. he's popular for 2 well known BBC tv sequence on philosophy. between his the world over acclaimed books are the tale of Philosophy, The Philosophy of Schopenhauer, and points of Wagner. He lives in London.

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Doctor Who Short Trips: Past Tense (Big Finish Short Trips) by Ian Farrington

By Ian Farrington

Health care provider Who brief journeys is a sequence of themed brief tale anthologies of recent physician Who fiction, that includes the health care provider in all of his first 8 incarnations. They function tales written via many of the prime names in physician Who, previous and current, together with Paul Cornell, Gareth Roberts, Christopher H. Bidmead, and Paul Magrs. earlier annoying features 17 stories set in the world in days passed by. The medical professional unearths himself and his fellow visitors in quite a few occasions and areas: enthusiastic about foreign espionage with British and German spies, on the annexation of the Transvaal, gazing an Ashes cricket fit, and combining with the late-16th Century theatrical set. Seeing heritage take place, studying approximately its nuances, attempting to hinder its corruption, or just having fun with its surroundings, our heroes locate themselves in interesting adventures at any place ­ or at any time when ­ they cross.

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100 Must-Read Classic Novels by Whitaker's

By Whitaker's

This booklet is a wealthy choice of writing that has stimulated the 20th century and past. With 100 of the easiest titles totally reviewed and an extra advised, you’ll speedy set out on a trip of discovery. The booklet additionally helps you to browse by means of subject matter and contains “a reader’s fast-guide to the classics,” prior award-winners, and publication membership recommendations.

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The Queen in Winter by Lynn Kurland

By Lynn Kurland

From 4 of present day such a lot resourceful authors come 4 tales of affection as natural because the pushed snow that might hot the coldest of hearts. united states this present day bestselling writer Claire Delacroix promises a fascinating story of a proficient seer who gets a imaginative and prescient of a guy whom she was once no longer intended to marry, yet used to be intended to like. united states at the present time bestselling writer Lynn Kurland spins a narrative of a mortal guy and an elven lady who undergo either the mundane and the mystical of their quest to stay jointly. Award-winning writer Sharon Shinn writes of a courageous younger lady who saves her sister's magically- proficient baby, simply to obtain an unforeseen reward of her personal. And newcomer Sarah Monette's romantic novella tells of a warrior maiden trapped in a perilous typhoon with the one guy she ever sought after, whose scars she needs to heal if he's ever to need her.

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Kierkegaard (Past Masters) by Patrick Gardiner

By Patrick Gardiner

Students have mostly misunderstood Soren Kierkegaard, remembering him mainly in reference to the improvement of existentialist philosophy during this century. In a brief and unsatisfied existence, he wrote many books and articles on literary, satirical, non secular and mental issues, however the range and idiosyncratic kind of his writing have contributed to a false impression of his principles. during this book--the in simple terms advent to the whole diversity of Kierkegaard's thought--Patrick Gardiner demonstrates how Kierkegaard constructed his principles and examines his options in mild of the doctrines on society constructed through his contemporaries Marx and Feuerbach. ultimately, he assesses the profound significance of Kierkegaard's principles at the improvement of contemporary methods of considering.

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Sappho's lyre : archaic lyric and women poets of ancient by Diane J. Rayor

By Diane J. Rayor

Sappho sang her poetry to the accompaniment of the lyre at the Greek island of Lesbos over 2500 years in the past. in the course of the Greek international, her contemporaries composed lyric poetry jam-packed with ardour, and within the centuries that the golden age of archaic lyric, new sorts of poetry emerged. during this targeted anthology, ultra-modern reader can benefit from the works of seventeen poets, together with a variety of archaic lyric and the entire surviving works of the traditional Greek girls poets—the latter showing jointly in a single quantity for the 1st time.

Sappho's Lyre is a mixture of diligent study and poetic artistry. The translations are in line with the newest discoveries of papyri (including "new" Archilochos and Stesichoros) and the most recent versions and scholarship. The advent and notes supply ancient and literary contexts that make this historic poetry extra obtainable to fashionable readers.

Although this e-book is essentially aimed toward the reader who doesn't be aware of Greek, it might be a most suitable complement to a Greek language path. it's going to even have large charm for readers of' old literature, women's experiences, mythology, and enthusiasts of poetry.

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