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De Rerum Natura: The Complete Latin Text (Hardcover) By Titus Lucretius Carus
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De Rerum Natura, the great didactic poem by philosopher and poet Lucretius, is presented here complete in the author's original Latin. Drawing on the atomism theory of Democritus, dating over 400... More > years prior to his masterwork, Lucretius main aim with his poem is to explain the various theories on why the world is as it is. Designed to be read publicly and by solitary readers, the wide ranging and lengthy poem examines the nature of the world, of sensation, of human consciousness, and of celestial bodies such as the moon and stars. A great admirer of Epicurus as a thinker, Lucretius bases much of his explanations off of Epicurean thought. Among the first thinkers to posit comprehensive philosophy of the world that was not rooted in religious belief, Epicurus - and therefore De Rerum Natura - stood in direct opposition to the idea that the classical pantheon of Roman Gods controlled the Earth. For this the work was controversial from the moment it appeared in 56 B.C.< Less
The Illustrated Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám: Special Edition – Full Color, Containing the First and Fifth Editions of the Text By Omar Khayyám et al.
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This deluxe, full color edition of the Rubáiyát contains the original and acclaimed illustrations by Edmund Dulac, plus the first and fifth editions of the text. The... More > Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám attained fame when it was translated and introduced to a Western audience by the author and poet Edward Fitzgerald. Selected for their lyrical beauty, the poems within the Rubáiyát are attributed to the Persian mathematician and astronomer Omar Khayyám. Writing in the eleventh century, Khayyám was revered as a master of the poetic form, and his works have since been much-quoted by artists and admirers. The collection received its name from the word ruba'i, which connotes a two-line stanza comprised of two parts. These quatrains are the way in which the entire collection is written. The first edition contains 75 quatrains, while the later, revised edition has 101. Additionally, the fifth edition appended a series of notes explaining the meaning behind various portions of the text.< Less
SubUrban Underground Presents... The 'Print and Publish Creativity' Creative Writing Workshop Text/Workbook By Brian Wade & Dj StereOtype
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SubUrban Underground is a place of empowerment from ignorance and misconceptions... what better way to cure the epidemic of ignorance than to educate? This is one of many workbooks that are... More > accompanied along with various workshops that are taught underneath the umbrella of SubUrban Underground. Follow Dj StereOtype thru every facet of creative writing from screenwriting, to poetry all the way to erotica. If you want to stretch your limitations as a writer, you've come to the right place.< Less
SubUrban Underground Presents... The 'Print and Publish Creativity' Creative Writing Workshop Text/Workbook By Brian Wade & Dj StereOtype
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SubUrban Underground is a place of empowerment from ignorance and misconceptions... what better way to cure the epidemic of ignorance than to educate? This is one of many workbooks that are... More > accompanied along with various workshops that are taught underneath the umbrella of SubUrban Underground. Follow Dj StereOtype thru every facet of creative writing from screenwriting, to poetry all the way to erotica. If you want to stretch your limitations as a writer, you've come to the right place.< Less
Black Mother Black Matter Standard TEXT ONLY/NO PHOTO edition By Gloria Steele-Hatten
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The Word is conceptualized as a Feminine Principle, being a container that is the Womb. The Word, or the Utterance, or even what the Hindu refer to as the “OM” is Creation itself, a... More > Vessel in which to contain or conceive reality. The poems also reference the feminine knowledge of Odu Ifa: everything that ever has or ever will exist or come into being—and even everything that is not, or has not been, all potential for all creation, good and bad, and the transcendence of all duality and plurality.< Less
VATE Inside Stories: A Choice of Emily Dickinson's Poetry By Robyn Shiels
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VATE Inside Stories is a collection of practical teaching notes on various literary texts and films. They are written by experienced teachers for secondary school teachers and their students (VCE... More > English), but may be useful for tertiary students as well. Each text guide contains background information and a historical background of the text and author, activities to do in class with students, a running sheet of each chapter/section/scene, a perspective on the text, text analysis, character outlines, discussion of issues and themes in the text, notes on language and style, close reading of passages/scenes, activities and essay topics. These in-depth analytical text guides help prepare students for exams, tests, essay writing and text analysis.< Less
Otherwise This Stone: CoCA Occastional Monographs in Poetry No 1 By David Francis
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A collection in three sections from a poet with passions in archaeology, visual media, assemblage, text art, teaching, and curation. The inaugural volume in CoCA's Occasional Monograph Series, in... More > celebration of National Poetry Month 2010.< Less
The Court in English Alliterative Poetry, 1350-1450 By Mark Lord
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The Court in English Alliterative Poetry, 1350-1450 explores certain links between literature and society in the portrayal of courtly society in a group of alliterative texts: Sir Gawain and the... More > Green Knight, Awntyrs off Arthure at the Terne Wathelyn, Morte Arthure, Wars of Alexander and the Gest Historiale of the Destruction of Troy. The book examines the social function of the texts and how they affect their audience.< Less
Meandering Near Babalyon: Poetry Inspired By the Hebrew Bible By Amanda Nicole Kelly
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This is a collection of poetry taken from a meditative reading of the Hebrew Bible. Some subjects covered are Cain and Abel, Hosea, and Song of Songs. Some of the poetry is very raw and is taken from... More > different perspectives than what is readily given in the text.< Less
Meandering Near Babalyon: Poetry Inspired By the Hebrew Bible By Amanda Nicole Kelly
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This is a collection of poetry taken from a meditative reading of the Hebrew Bible. Some subjects covered are Cain and Abel, Hosea, and Song of Songs. Some of the poetry is very raw and is taken from... More > different perspectives than what is readily given in the text.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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