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Lovecraft in historical context : essays By David Haden
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CONTENTS: The Monoliths under the Sea (a new short story, and a prequel to "Call of Cthulhu") / A note on the origin and derivation of ‘Necronomicon’ / “Dagon” : war... More > and science at the origin of Lovecraft’s mythos / “The Rats In The Walls” : otherness and British culture / “Nyarlathotep” : science, sound, and the chaos of the Other / Lovecraft, the Cephalopoda, and the New England Sea Monster tradition / “Call of Cthulhu” : possible influences, and some notes on its enduring appeal / “At The Mountains of Madness” : some notes on Lovecraft’s possible visual inspirations. 74 pages, 13,000 words. Illustrated. Published August 2010.< Less
Lovecraft in Historical Context: further essays and notes By David Haden
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CONTENTS: Story - "The Quest to Azathoth" (new 5,000 word short story). Essays and Historical Notes - 1. The Typewriter of H.P. Lovecraft; 2. Some Notes on the Origins of Lovecraft’s... More > “The Colour Out of Space”; 3. Appendix: Quabbin and “The Colour Out of Space”; 4. Lovecraft, Houdini, and Egypt in Fantastic Literature; 5. What Does Danforth See At The End of Mountains?; 6. A Fainting Spell: Lovecraft and fainting; 7. Looking into Lovecraft’s Toilet; 8. Loveman as a Source for “Hypnos”. 9. The Mystery of “J.N."; 10. A Note on the Pickwick Club Disaster; 11. On The Real Mammoth Cave and “The Beast in the Cave”; 12. The Winds of Insanity; 13. The Cats of H.P. Lovecraft; 14. Cats and the Fantastical (a bibliography); 15. A Note on the Elder Signs; 16. Secrecy and Secretions; 17. Postcards from the High House; 18. Two Postcards from the Providence Public Library; 19. "An Alternate Ending: a fiction". Illustrated. 31,000 words. 136 pages. 2011.< Less
SELECTED PHILOSOPHICAL AND HISTORICAL ESSAYS 1985-2005 By Thomas Daffern
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This collection of essays comprises a survey of the author's academic and philosophical output over a period of 20 years. During the course of my intellectual adventures I have traveled to over 33... More > countries, and visited innumerable libraries, museums and cultural centres, in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Fez, Moscow, Bethlehem, Scandinavia, Russia, India, the Philippines, USA, Canada etc.. I remain optimistic as a philosopher because of our imaginative capacity, our spiritual and intellectual resources, which we can and hopefully will draw on individually and collectively to heal our current< Less
SELECTED PHILOSOPHICAL AND HISTORICAL ESSAYS 1985-2005 By Thomas Daffern
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This collection of essays comprises a survey of the author's academic and philosophical output over a period of 20 years. During the course of my intellectual adventures I have traveled to over 33... More > countries, and visited innumerable libraries, museums and cultural centres, in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Fez, Moscow, Bethlehem, Scandinavia, Russia, India, the Philippines, USA, Canada etc.. I remain optimistic as a philosopher because of our imaginative capacity, our spiritual and intellectual resources, which we can and hopefully will draw on individually and collectively to heal our current< Less
SCOUTING OUT THE HISTORICAL COURSE OF KARATE: Collected Essays By Henning Wittwer
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The six essays in this volume are primarily based on Japanese sources and the original research of the author. Each of them provides valuable and unique insights into the history and teachings of the... More > martial art of the Ryūkyū Kingdom, today widely known as karate. Henning Wittwer takes a deep look at the following themes: - The 1867 „Programme of the Three-Six-Nine and of All Arts“: A New Translation and Explanation of its Martial Arts Sections - Asato Ankō – His Life, Teachings, & Descendants - Bodhidharma, Shaolin and Chinese Boxing in the Eyes of Japan’s Karate Pioneers - Jigen-ryū & its Influence upon Karate-Dō - The Karate of the Shōtōkan (1938–1945) - The Stick of the Shōtōkan – Considerations Concerning its History, Transmission and Teachings Karate practitioners, karate researchers, and martial arts enthusiasts, students of Japanese Studies and people with a general interest in Asian history and culture will find this book fascinating as well as interesting.< Less
Lovecraft in Historical Context: a third collection of essays and notes By David Haden
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Lovecraft in Historical Context: a third collection of essays and notes. 25,000 words, and many illustrations. 120 pages.
Historical Poetics In Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Greece: Essays In Honor of Lily Macrakis By Stamatia Dova
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A meticulously edited collection of articles by experts on modern Greek history, literature, music, and poetry in honor of the distinguished Greek historian Lily Macrakis
Evangelical Essays By Steve Curtis
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A collection of essays and reflections on a number of biblical, historical, and theological topics from a conservative, Reformed, Christian perspective.
Evangelical Essays By Steve Curtis
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A collection of essays and reflections on a number of biblical, historical, and theological topics from a conservative, Reformed, Christian perspective.
Essays of Montaigne By Michel De Montaigne
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Essays is the title given to a collection of essays written by Michel de Montaigne that was first published in 1580. Montaigne essentially invented the literary form of essay, a short subjective... More > treatment of a given topic, of which the book contains a large number. Montaigne wrote in a kind of crafted rhetoric designed to intrigue and involve the reader, sometimes appearing to move in a stream-of-thought from topic to topic and at other times employing a structured style which gives more emphasis to the didactic nature of his work. His arguments are often supported with quotations from Ancient Greek, Latin and Italian texts. Montaigne's stated goal in his book is to describe man, and especially himself, with utter frankness. He finds the great variety and volatility of human nature to be its most basic features. A representative quote is "I have never seen a greater monster or miracle than myself." He opposed the conquest of the New World, deploring the suffering it brought upon the natives.< Less