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Historical Essays By James Ford Rhodes
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An essay is, generally, a piece of writing that gives the author's own argument — but the definition is vague, overlapping with those of an article, a pamphlet, and a short story. Essays have... More > traditionally been sub-classified as formal and informal. Formal essays are characterized by "serious purpose, dignity, logical organization, length," whereas the informal essay is characterized by "the personal element (self-revelation, individual tastes and experiences, confidential manner), humor, graceful style, rambling structure, unconventionality or novelty of theme," etc.Essays can consist of a number of elements, including: literary criticism, political manifestos, learned arguments, observations of daily life, recollections, and reflections of the author. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essay Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Essays Literary, Critical and Historical By Thomas O'Hagan
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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
Shit: A Philosophical-Historical Essay By Lewis Dowell, III
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This article is a review of shit in an ontological, metaphysical context as it relates to substance, matter, particles and properties. I utilize a variety of philosophers (with a focus on 17th/18th... More > centuries in particular), historians, theologians, scientists, and scholars in framing a discussion or argument on the concept of shit as an entity of epistemological ambiguity in human history, philosophy and cultural development.< 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
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.
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
Qingyang Liu’s Historical Essays By Qingyang Liu
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This is Professor Qingyang Liu’s Collection of Essays. Liu graduated from the History Department of North West University at 1951, and then he worked as a history teacher and researcher in the... More > same college near 40 years. Liu’s main works include Historical Records of the Ban Family, Zhang Xuecheng talks on Han Shu, The Development of the Ballads of the Ming-Qing Period, etc. In this book, his 17 essays on history of Ming-Qing period, two earlier memoirs and 6 poems are included.< Less
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