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A History of Broadcasting in the United States

Written By: Erik Barnouw
  • ID Book : 019802004X
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Number of Pages : 400
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Reads : 683
  • Supported Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • eFile : a-history-of-broadcasting-in-the-united-states.pdf

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Tells how radio and television became an integral part of American life, of how a toy became an industry and a force in politics, business, education, religion, and international affairs.

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  • Pages : 96
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Book Summary:

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Book Summary:

The Merchant of Venice is a didactic play which dwells on love, friendship, sacrifice, revenge, elopement, atonement, domestic skirmishes, legal convolutions, and the complexities of life. The play can indeed be a source of great learning. This workbook is an attempt to explore the aforesaid aspects as well as comprehend the beauty of Shakespeare’s rhetoric. While reading the play The Merchant of Venice, the reader might come across terms/nouns such as Janus, Nestor, Oracle, Jason, Sibylla, Diana, Midas, Pythagoras, Troilus, Cressid, Thisbe, Dido, Medea, Orpheus, Erebus, Endymion . . . These terms/nouns have been explicated in this workbook.

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By R. L. Stedman
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  • Pages : 387
  • Category : Fiction
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  • File Pdf: a-necklace-of-souls.pdf

Book Summary:

"In a hidden kingdom a mysterious Guardian protects her people with the help of a magical necklace. But evil forces are also seeking the power of the necklace, and as the Guardian grows weaker these forces threaten to destroy the kingdom. With the help of her best friend, Will, and the enigmatic N'tombe, Dana, the rightful heir, must claim the power of the necklace and save her people. But the necklace takes a terrible toll on whoever wears it - a toll that Dana may not be prepared to face"--Publisher information.

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By Leonid Andreyev
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  • Publisher : Alma Books
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  • Pages : 300
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 924
  • File Pdf: a.pdf

Book Summary:

Haunting, disquieting, shocking, `The Abyss' - one of the most powerful short stories ever written - is accompanied in this volume by fifteen other stories. Together, they provide a clear account of the lasting legacy of Russia's foremost man of letters of the early twentieth century. As the young Zinaida and her sweetheart, the student Nemovetsky, stroll through the idyllic Russian countryside, their memories, dreams and thoughts about life and the future mingle in the evening breeze. But when night falls, they hasten to retrace their steps back to town through a small wood, where they are accosted by three threatening drunkards, who knock Nemovetsky unconscious and start to chase the girl through the underwood. When the young student comes round, he is confronted with the horror of what has just happened. Haunting, disquieting, shocking, `The Abyss' - one of the most powerful short stories ever written - is accompanied in this volume by fifteen other stories, never translated into English before by Andreyev, including `Silence', `The Thief' and `Lazarus, some of them never translated before into English. Together, they provide a clear account of the lasting legacy of Russia's foremost man of letters of the early twentieth century.

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  • Publisher : iUniverse
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  • Pages : 478
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  • File Pdf: the-seven-sages.pdf

Book Summary:

Many world legends suggest that at any given time, seven sages walk the Earth, tasked with the responsibility to anchor wisdom on behalf of humanity. Each one stands as the personification of a different rung of human consciousness. Together, they represent humanity’s innate ability to save itself—or doom itself. • Earthwhisperer knows the secrets of the Earth, its pleasures, and its pains. • Lila understands the nature and workings of sacred pleasure. • Solomon has learned how to wield both moral and ethical power. • Philomel has captured the art of immaculate loving and heartfelt joy. • Dattatreya lives out his version of crazy wisdom with his innovative family. • Marianina is fey, with a vast and accurate perspective on the human soul and its cosmic context. • Horus is a human sun, the indicator of human destiny, well above normal human consciousness. At this time, the sages have the profound challenge to help humanity reclaim balance, compassion, and hope—when these qualities seem lost forever. Through a whirling cascade of shifts in perception, can the sages inspire each person to embrace his or her unique brand of wisdom in time?

The Merchant of Venice

By William Shakespeare,James Anthony
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Redbrick Books
  • Isbn : 191492715X
  • Pages : 225
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 939
  • File Pdf: the-merchant-of-venice.pdf

Book Summary:

Tackling The Merchant of Venice? Easily understand every line and quickly master Shakespeare’s tale of love and revenge. Does Shakespeare’s 400-year-old language often leave you confused? Do you wish there was an easier way to get to the heart of the story without tedious cross-referencing? Award-winning Shakespearean author James Anthony unlocks each line of The Merchant of Venice via a modern, versified retelling alongside the brilliant original, empowering you to excel at this formidable text. In this book, you’ll discover: What each line of the complete original text means via a retelling printed directly below it. The precise meaning of each character motive, plot twist, convoluted phrase and befuddling reference. The rhythm and pacing Shakespeare uses to drive this classic story forward. How to form your own views by understanding the hidden subtleties of Shakespeare’s verse. How to sail through exams by quickly and easily transforming your knowledge of the text. Buy this Shakespeare Retold book today and enjoy The Merchant of Venice as you quickly learn this timeless masterpiece! PRAISE FOR SHAKESPEARE RETOLD "Schools and colleges will stamp and cheer with unrestrained gratitude and delight." – STEPHEN FRY “Tackling Hamlet for The Royal Shakespeare Company is arguably the most daunting role for any actor. For me, learning the words was the easy part; interpreting the nuances of the language and breathing life into the performance was brutally tough. James Anthony’s Shakespeare, Retold would have helped me immensely. For every line, I’d have had a lyrically identical modern-day translation that I precisely understood, helping reveal the emphasis and punch of each moment of my stage performance. Every actor would benefit from this compelling translation.” – PAAPA ESSIEDU

The Moon in Habock’S Mirror

By Kara Bartley
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 147973067X
  • Pages : 179
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 228
  • File Pdf: the-moon-in-habock-s-mirror.pdf

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A TAIL TO TELL... From the moment Scarlett Cavanaugh enters the attic, her life begins to change. Family secrets and hidden voices are soon discovered as she delves into another time. With a guide she never envisioned and a world now unfamiliar, Scarlett must battle her inner demons to find the strength that lies within. On her quest to return home, Scarlett encounters many unpredictable characters. Each one plays a role in her life as they teach her the consequences of her actions. Burdened with this knowledge, she embarks on a perilous journey in search of an enemy unimaginable. From there, she will have to put aside her family values to restore the timeline and ultimately, find her way home.

Reclaiming Paris

By Fabiola Santiago
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1416579648
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 207
  • File Pdf: reclaiming-paris.pdf

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"Men are like perfumes. In an instant, with nothing but a whiff of judgment, I either love them or discard them." Marisol is an exuberant poet and historical archivist living in contemporary Miami. Like her adopted city, she's a sensual free spirit. Born in Cuba and transplanted at an early age to Florida, she nurses a nostalgia for the legendary island birthplace she barely remembers. She also harbors a passion for scents, donning a new perfume each time she takes on a new relationship. After the death of her beloved grandmother and a series of sensuous but disappointing romances, Marisol realizes that she must break free from the shackles of her history, abandon lost causes, and embrace the only real home she's ever had -- her own wandering heart. Freed at last from yearning for old Havana, "the Paris of the Caribbean," this romantic exile must embrace a new life. Although she cannot reclaim Havana, she can experience the real thing -- Paris -- so Marisol sets out with an open ticket to chart the course of her future. Bridging the divide between the effervescent Miami of today and the mystical Cuba of yesteryear, Reclaiming Paris is a paean to place and memory, rich with humor, passion, and unforgettable characters.

Single Tree

By Gary D. Svee
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Isbn : 1480487074
  • Pages : 195
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 258
  • File Pdf: single-tree.pdf

Book Summary:

Searching for a home on the range, a rancher finds death under the cottonwoods Samuel Wilders tried to love farming. But after years of roping cattle, this cowboy found it impossible to settle down on the Nebraska plains. With his young wife and children in tow, Wilders sets out for Montana—where the sky stretches farther than the eye can believe, and a man needs only a little water to ranch. One day, he leaves his family behind under the shelter of a cottonwood and rides toward town, hoping to do some trading. Before Wilders can get there, a gang of bandits mistakes him for a horse rustler and strings him up from the nearest tree. Abandoned on the range, the Wilders family waits for a husband and father who will never return. A wandering Indian must protect them from Samuel Wilders’s killers—men who are still hungry for blood.

The Symphonies

By Andrei Bely
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Isbn : 0231552939
  • Pages :
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Reads : 972
  • File Pdf: the-symphonies.pdf

Book Summary:

Andrei Bely is best known for the modernist masterwork Petersburg, a paradigmatic example of how modern writers strove to evoke the fragmentation of language, narrative, and consciousness. In the early twentieth century, Bely embarked on his life as an artist with texts he called “symphonies”—works experimenting with genre and sound, written in a style that shifts among prosaic, poetic, and musical. This book presents Bely’s four Symphonies—“Dramatic Symphony,” “Northern Symphony,” “The Return,” and “Goblet of Blizzards”—fantastically strange stories that capture the banality of life, the intimacy of love, and the enchantment of art. The Symphonies are quintessential works of modernist innovation in which Bely developed an evocative mythology and distinctive aesthetics. Influenced by Russian Symbolism, Bely believed that the role of modern artists was to imbue seemingly small details with cosmic significance. The Symphonies depict the drabness of daily life with distinct irony and satire—and then soar out of turn-of-the-century Moscow into the realm of the infinite and eternal. They conjure worlds that resemble our own but reveal elements of artifice and magic, hinting at mystical truths and the complete transfiguration of life. Showcasing the protean quality of Bely’s language and storytelling, Jonathan Stone’s translation of the Symphonies features some of the most captivating and beguiling writing of Russia’s Silver Age.


  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : BEYOND BOOKS HUB
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 143
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 247
  • File Pdf: aims-and-aids-for-girls-and-young-women.pdf

Book Summary:

My interest in woman and our common humanity is my only apology for writing this book. I see multitudes of young women about me, whose general training is so deficient in all that pertains to the best ideas of life, and whose aims and efforts are so unworthy of their powers of mind and heart, that I can not make peace with my own conscience without doing something to elevate their aims and quicken their aspirations for the good and pure in thought and life. Our female schools are but poor apologies for the purposes of mind-culture and soul-development. The idea of life they inspire is but a skeleton of custom-service and fashion-worship. It is altogether subservient to what is, not what should be. Society does little else than to teach its girls to be dolls and drudges. The prevailing current of instruction and influence is deplorably low. I feel confident that the best part of society is longing for something better. To obtain it, each one has but to live out, and express to the world his idea of a true life.In regard to the book I may say, whatever it lacks it has the merit of being in earnest. I hope those who see its deficiencies will make haste to supply them in some form of instruction or encouragement to the class the book addresses. Thinking fathers and mothers and teachers will not complain of this humble effort to serve their daughters and pupils, but will rather add more in a similar direction, and seek to complete what I have endeavored to begin. While life is spared, I hope to work in this field, that my own daughters, as well as those of others, may attain a worthy womanhood.


By Marion Woodman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1440628343
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Reads : 977
  • File Pdf: bone.pdf

Book Summary:

On November 7, 1993, Marion Woodman was diagnosed with uterine cancer. Here, in journal form, is the story of her illness, her healing process, and her acceptance of life and death. Breathtakingly honest about the factors she feels contributed to her cancer, Woodman also explains how she drew upon every resource-physical and spiritual-available to her to come to terms with her illness. Dreams and imagery, self-reflection and body work, and both traditional and alternative medicine play distinctive roles in Woodman's recovery. Her personal treasury of art, photographs, and quotations-from Dickinson to Blake to Rumi-embellish this unique chronicle of a very personal journey toward transformation.

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