British Writers: Supplement V by George Stade

By George Stade

The Scribner Writers sequence has set the traditional for literary reference for greater than 25 years. as well as addressing the lives and careers of vital writers, the articles speak about the subjects and forms of significant works and position them in pertinent historic, social and political contexts for brand new readers. Novelists, playwrights, essayists, poets, brief tale writers, and extra lately, style writers in technological know-how fiction and secret, are all expertly mentioned within the greater than sixteen units comprising this series.

This number of essays covers 286 writers who've made contributions to British, Irish and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the current day. Introductory essays and chronological tables open each one quantity and supply ancient background.

Supplement V provides articles on 26 writers, between them modern authors comparable to J. G. Ballard, Anita Desai, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and Edna O'Brien in addition to vintage writers passed over from previous volumes, resembling A. A. Milne.

Show description

Diglossia: a comprehensive bibliography, 1960-1990 : and by Mauro A. Fernández, William F. Mackey

By Mauro A. Fernández, William F. Mackey

This day, the thought of "diglossia" occupies a well-known position in sociolinguistic examine. because the Nineteen Sixties, whilst the dominant feel of "diglossia" used to be the complementary socio-functional distribution of 2 sorts of an analogous language, the time period has been utilized - frequently controversially - to an increasing number of diversified sociolinguistic occasions. on account of this extension of the scope of the idea that, together with an expanding curiosity within the courting among the function of language and the social constitution, the variety of guides during this box has risen exponentially over the past many years. in spite of the fact that, regardless of the starting to be significance of the suggestion, up until now there has been no enough bibliography dedicated to diglossia, whereas assurance in different bibliographies doesn't do justice to the variety of works truly released during this region. This entire bibliography of the topic contains nearly 3000 entries; even supposing the time span coated is 1960-1990, the e-book contains a number of dozens of entries from sooner than 1960 and in addition a considerable variety of very contemporary guides from the interval 1990-1992. the choice of things has now not been limited to a selected definition of diglossia: all to be had courses within which the time period (or certainly one of its offsprings) seems to be were integrated; in addition, whilst thought of applicable, a few fabric suitable to the topic has been additional although the time period isn't really explicitly used. The usefulness of the bibliography has been greater considerably by way of six indexes: (1) index of languages, (2) diglossia in literature, (3) traditionally orientated works, (4) pedagogically orientated works, (5) theoretical works, and (6) theses and dissertations.

Show description

Reference Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction: by Richard Bleiler

By Richard Bleiler

Protecting a extensive spectrum of fundamental and secondary reference assets approximately secret and detective fiction, this annotated bibliography specializes in all print and key digital assets within the box which are produced in English. geared up thematically, it studies encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, annotated courses, bibliographies, bio-bibliographies, vade mecums, compendiums, indexes, and so forth. Many websites also are defined. long, expert experiences frequently offer evaluative details and examine books to related or comparable titles. necessary to researchers, it is a important advisor for any assortment that holds a considerable variety of secret and detective titles, together with university, collage, public, and a few highschool libraries.

Show description

Dancing at the Louvre: Faith Ringgold's French Collection by Dan Cameron, Richard J. Powell, Ann Gibson, Thalia

By Dan Cameron, Richard J. Powell, Ann Gibson, Thalia Gouma-Peterson, Patrick Hill, Morra Roth, Michele Wallace

"My technique is designed to offer us 'colored people' and ladies a flavor of the yankee dream directly up. because the evidence do not do this too frequently, i made a decision to make it up. . . . that's the genuine energy and pleasure of being an artist. we will make it come precise. Or glance true."—Faith Ringgold, in a 1992 interview

This catalog is the 1st book-length booklet dedicated to the beautiful tale quilts of latest artist religion Ringgold. Combining painted pictures, handwritten texts, and quilting options, Ringgold weaves jointly modernist portray; feminist critique; postmodernist thoughts of appropriation, parody, and montage; and private memoir in a amazing synthesis that takes on ecu modernism, African American folks artwork, and the "black aesthetic" of the Sixties and Seventies. The catalog accompanies an exhibition of The French Collection and The American Collection, a sequence of tale quilts Ringgold has produced due to the fact 1990. Catalog essays contain an exam of Ringgold's stylistic improvement throughout the Sixties and Nineteen Seventies, an exploration of the social and political elements of the tale quilts, and a recollection by way of the artist's daughter, author Michele Wallace.

Ringgold has tailored the culture of the yank slave cover to create a global during which African american citizens and girls dominate, the place heritage is not just puzzled but in addition reinvented. The titles of the quilts in Ringgold's French Collection and American Collection recommend her topic diversity and bold: Jo Baker's Birthday Party; Dinner at Gertrude Stein's; A Portrait of Aunt Jemima; Tubman, Douglass, and fact: sought after lifeless or Alive are examples. religion Ringgold's extensive viewers of admirers (her books for kids have received Caldecott and New York Times ebook representation honors) will welcome Dancing on the Louvre. ultimately there's a publication that screens her creative achievements and gives a whole dialogue of her significance inside of modern art.

Show description

Malcolm Arnold: A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in by Stewart R. Craggs

By Stewart R. Craggs

Malcolm Arnold's track encompassed a number of types from opera and ballet via orchestral and chamber song to movie ratings. His most famed movie rating, for which he gained an Oscar award in 1957, is The Bridge at the River Kwai. In 1953 he was once commissioned to compose Homage to the Queen, a ballet to have fun the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Arnold used to be knighted through the Queen in 1993 in honor of his contributions to English track. As with the opposite volumes within the Greenwood Bio-Bibliographies in song sequence, this paintings encompasses a short biography, discography, whole checklist of works and performances, and an annotated bibliography.Music students, musicians, and people with an curiosity within the tune of Malcolm Arnold will delight in the huge info amassed during this one quantity. on account that Malcolm Arnold has retired from composing, this ebook positive aspects the main entire checklist of his compositions, together with a few of his newly chanced on early works. The works are indexed alphabetically inside style. the writer additionally presents a chronological directory of the works wherein tendencies and advancements in Arnold's compositions can be traced. Sir Malcolm Arnold's enter with the venture assures the accuracy and completeness of this bio-bibliography.

Show description

Burridge's Multilingual Dictionary of Birds of the World: by John T. Burridge

By John T. Burridge

Uniquely, the current paintings will found in one position the vernacular names of the virtually 10000 birds of the area in approximately fifty languages. it may therefore function a helpful reference paintings and resource of data that has been scattered via box publications, medical journals, coffee-table volumes and around the net, frequently buried lower than all types of different facts. The compilations draw on reputable or different in general well-known authority anywhere attainable, and alternates are given the place area allows. whereas the actual fact that such vast lists might, simply by their lifestyles, in destiny hold a few authoritative weight in standardization of chook names, that's not its basic objective, that's to provide in a extra worthy structure the nomenclature that's already in use.

Show description

Catalogue of the Library of Charles Darwin now in the Botany by Henry William Rutherford

By Henry William Rutherford

For these engaged in learn on Darwin or his circle, the Darwin Library is a useful source. initially donated through Darwin's son Francis to the library of the Botany tuition and now deposited in Cambridge collage Library, it comprises handwritten scribbles on ebook pages, note-filled scraps of paper pinned to again covers and private inscriptions from mentors equivalent to J. S. Henslow. First released in 1908, this catalogue to the Darwin Library assortment, with an creation by way of Francis Darwin, offers a gateway into Darwin's proposal, study and highbrow context through his own books and pamphlets. The e-book lists works in English and different languages, and includes bibliographic info, together with the unique writer and date of e-book, including information of translations.

Show description

Nag Hammadi Bibliography 1995-2006 (Nag Hammadi and by David M. Scholer

By David M. Scholer

This can be the 3rd quantity of the immensely invaluable "Nag Hammadi Bibliography", the 1st quantity of which coated 1948-1969 and used to be the 1st ebook within the "Nag Hammadi reports" sequence. the second one quantity coated 1970-1994. This 3rd quantity offers a whole integration of vitamins II/1-II/8 to the Bibliography as released in "Novum Testamentum 1998-2008", with additions and corrections. This most modern replace includes 3,063 entries, with the set of 3 volumes containing 11,580 entries. Nag Hammadi and Gnostic stories remain of severe significance for the examine of old religions within the Graeco-Roman international and for the learn of the realm of early Christianity, and the current bibliography offers an quintessential reference software for paintings in those fields.

Show description

Read On...Audiobooks: Reading Lists for Every Taste (Read On by Joyce G. Saricks

By Joyce G. Saricks

The call for for audiobooks is booming, but fabrics that support listeners make offerings of what to hear were in brief provide. learn On…Audiobooks: interpreting Lists for each flavor fills that hole, aiding fit reader pursuits and temper to titles that would please them. Written by way of Joyce G. Saricks, a well known author and speaker on readers' advisory, the ebook deals unique annotations for greater than three hundred audiobook titles, grouped in accordance with a few 60 topics, fiction and nonfiction. Lists are prepared by means of personality, tale, atmosphere, language, and mood/tone. each one access offers a plot description and discusses the attraction of the narrator. as well as aiding buyers, the booklet will support librarians with assortment improvement and listener's advisory, developing screens that come with audiobooks, selling the gathering, and particularly, with figuring out the distinctive dynamic that exists between listeners, narrators, and audiobooks.

Show description