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Unseen Academicals (Discworld, #37; Rincewind #8)

Discworld lives on in i Unseen Academicals i the latest novel from Terry Pratchett Delivering the trademark insight and humor readers the world over have come to expect from the purely funniest English writer since Wodehouse em Washington Post Book World em i Unseen Academicals i focuses on the wizards at Ankh Morpork s UnseenUniversity who are reknowned for many things sagacity magic and their love of teatime as they attempt to conquer athletics


They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing

em They Say I Say em shows that writing well means mastering some key rhetorical moves the most important of which involves summarizing what others have said they say to set up one s own argument I say In addition to explaining the basic moves this book provides writing templates that show students explicitly how to make these moves in their own writing


The Art of War (Chiron Academic Press - The Original Authoritative Edition)

THE ART OF WAR Chinese pinyin S nz b ngf is an ancient Chinese military treatise attributed to Sun Tzu a high ranking military general strategist and tactician and kindred to the Realpolitik of his time termed in China as Legalism The text is composed of chapters each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare It is commonly thought of as a definitive work on military strategy and tactics It has been the most famous and influential of China s Seven Military Classics and for the last two thousand years it remained the most important military treatise in Asia where even the common people knew it by name It has had an influence on Eastern and Western military thinking business tactics legal strategy and beyond Beyond its military and intelligence applications from earliest days to the present time THE ART OF WAR has been applied to many fields well outside of the military Much of the text is about how to fight wars without actually having to do battle it gives tips on how to outsmart one s opponent so that physical battle is not necessary As such it has found application as a training guide for many competitive endeavors that do not involve actual combat There are business books applying its lessons to office politics and corporate strategy Many companies make the book required reading for their key executives The book is also popular among Western business management who have turned to it for inspiration and advice on how to succeed in competitive business situations It has also been applied to the field of education The Art of War has been the subject of law books and legal articles on the trial process including negotiation tactics and trial strategy


An Academic Question

Yearning for some excitement and looking after her husband s best interest of course Caroline Grimstone steals her dying friend s memoirs setting in motion a series of academic and amorous rivalries that throw a placid college community into a hilariously muddled uproar


Feminism FOR REAL: Deconstructing the Academic Industrial Complex of Feminism

This book is no longer available br br When feminism itself becomes its own form of oppression what do we have to say about it Western notions of polite discourse are not the norm for all of us and just because we ve got some new and hot language lately in equity seeking movements like feminism such as intersectionality to use in our talk it doesn t necessarily make things change in our walk i e actually being anti racist br br Confronting the sometimes uncomfortable questions feminism has made us ask about what s going on FOR REAL paved the many paths that brought the contributors of this book together to share their sometimes uncomfortable truths not just about feminism but about who they are and where they are coming from br br Against a backdrop exposing a year legacy of colonization and oppression Feminism FOR REAL explores what has led us to the existence of feminism who gets to decide what it is and why With stories that make the walls of academia come tumbling down it deals head on with the conflicts of what feminism means in theory as opposed to real life the frustrations of trying to relate to definitions of feminism that never fit no matter how much you try to change yourself to fit them and the anger of changing a system while being in the system yourself


God and Man at Yale: The Superstitions of 'Academic Freedom'

In a twenty five year old Yale graduate published his first book which exposed the extraordinarily irresponsible educational attitude that prevailed at his alma mater This book rocked the academic world and catapulted its young author William F Buckley Jr into the public spotlight


King Lear (2012 Academic Edn. / Interactive TOC / Incl. Study Guide)

Academic eBook Edition with Interactive Table of Contents Incl Characters of the Play A Summary of the Play Act I Act II Act III Act IV Act V Famous Shakespeare Quotes amp a Shakespeare A Z Word Dictionary


The Tempest (2012 Academic Edn. / Interactive TOC / Incl. Study Guide)

Academic eBook Edition with Interactive Table of Contents Incl Characters of the Play A Summary of the Play Act I Act II Act III Act IV Act V Famous Shakespeare Quotes amp a Shakespeare A Z Word Dictionary


The Taming of the Shrew (2012 Academic Edn. / Interactive TOC / Incl. Study Guide)

Academic eBook Edition with Interactive Table of Contents Incl Characters of the Play A Summary of the Play Act I Act II Act III Act IV Act V Famous Shakespeare Quotes amp a Shakespeare A Z Word Dictionary


The Merchant of Venice (2012 Academic Edn. / Interactive TOC / Incl. Study Guide)

Academic eBook Edition with Interactive Table of Contents Incl Characters of the Play A Summary of the Play Themes of the Play Act I Act II Act III Act IV Act V Famous Shakespeare Quotes amp a Shakespeare A Z Word Dictionary


Academic Exercises

i Academic Exercises i is the first collection of shorter work by master novelist K J Parker and it is a stunner Weighing in at over pages this generous volume gathers together thirteen highly distinctive stories essays and novellas including the recent World Fantasy Award Winner i Let Maps to Others i The result is a significant publishing event a book that belongs on the shelf of every serious reader of imaginative fiction br br The collection opens with the World Fantasy Award winning i A Small Price to Pay for Birdsong i a story of music and murder set against a complex mentor pupil relationship and closes with the superb novella i Blue amp Gold i which features what may be the most beguiling opening lines in recent memory In between Parker has assembled a treasure house of narrative pleasures In i A Rich Full Week i an itinerant wizard undergoes a transformative encounter with a member of the restless dead i Purple amp Black i the longest story in the book is an epistolary tale about a man who inherits the most hazardous position imaginable Emperor i Amor Vincit Omnia i recounts a confrontation with a mass murderer who may have mastered an impossible form of magic br br Rounding out the volume and enriching it enormously are three fascinating and illuminating essays that bear direct relevance to Parker s unique brand of fiction i On Sieges i i Cutting Edge Technology i and i Rich Men s Skins i br br Taken singly each of these thirteen pieces is a lovingly crafted gem Together they constitute a major and enduring achievement Rich varied and constantly absorbing i Academic Exercises i is without a doubt the fantasy collection of the year br br Table of Contents br i a href https www goodreads com book show A Small Price to Pay for Birdsong title A Small Price to Pay for Birdsong rel nofollow A Small Price to Pay for Birdsong a i br i a href https www goodreads com book show A Rich Full Week title A Rich Full Week rel nofollow A Rich Full Week a i br i a href https www goodreads com book show Amor Vincit Omnia title Amor Vincit Omnia rel nofollow Amor Vincit Omnia a i br i On Sieges i br i a href https www goodreads com book show Let Maps to Others title Let Maps to Others rel nofollow Let Maps to Others a i br i A Room with a View i br i Cutting Edge Technology i br i a href https www goodreads com book show Illuminated title Illuminated rel nofollow Illuminated a i br i a href https www goodreads com book show Purple and Black title Purple and Black rel nofollow Purple and Black a i br i Rich Men s Skins A Social History of Armour i br i a href https www goodreads com book show The Sun and I title The Sun and I rel nofollow The Sun and I a i br i a href https www goodreads com book show One Little Room an Everywhere title One Little Room an Everywhere rel nofollow One Little Room an Everywhere a i br i a href https www goodreads com book show Blue and Gold title Blue and Gold rel nofollow Blue and Gold a i br br


The Communist Manifesto (Chiron Academic Press - The Original Authoritative Edition)

em THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO em originally Manifesto of the Communist Party is an political pamphlet by German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels Commissioned by the Communist League and originally published in London in the German language as Manifest der kommunistischen Partei just as the revolutions of began to erupt the Manifesto was later recognised as one of the world s most influential political manuscripts It presents an analytical approach to the class struggle historical and then present and the problems of capitalism and the capitalist mode of production rather than a prediction of communism s potential future forms br br br br It summarises Marx and Engels theories about the nature of society and politics that in their own words The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles It also briefly features their ideas for how the capitalist society of the time would eventually be replaced by socialism and then finally communism more on a target blank href http www wisehouse publishing com rel nofollow www wisehouse publishing com a


Writing Academic English

Now in its fourth edition Writing Academic English by Alice Oshima and Ann Hogue is the essential writing text to prepare high intermediate and advanced college or college bound English language learners for academic success Features A step by step approach guides students through the process of writing paragraphs and essays Clear models and varied practice help students to develop confidence and a mature writing style Examples with academic content prime students for college work Appendices offer easy reference for key writing grammar and research information New to the Fourth Edition A chapter dedicated to each pattern of essay organization A chapter on argumentation and using material from outside sources Thought provoking readings from authentic sources An expanded chapter on summary and paraphrase Instruction in the basics of research and documentation The Longman Academic Writing Series also includes Level Fundamentals of Academic Writing Level First Steps in Academic Writing Second Edition Level Introduction to Academic Writing Third Edition


Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses

In spite of soaring tuition costs more and more students go to college every year A bachelor s degree is now required for entry into a growing number of professions And some parents begin planning for the expense of sending their kids to college when they re born Almost everyone strives to go but almost no one asks the fundamental question posed by i Academically Adrift i are undergraduates really learning anything once they get there br br For a large proportion of students Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa s answer to that question is a definitive no Their extensive research draws on survey responses transcript data and for the first time the state of the art Collegiate Learning Assessment a standardized test administered to students in their first semester and then again at the end of their second year According to their analysis of more than undergraduates at twenty four institutions percent of these students demonstrate no significant improvement in a range of skills including critical thinking complex reasoning and writing during their first two years of college As troubling as their findings are Arum and Roksa argue that for many faculty and administrators they will come as no surprise instead they are the expected result of a student body distracted by socializing or working and an institutional culture that puts undergraduate learning close to the bottom of the priority list br i br Academically Adrift i holds sobering lessons for students faculty administrators policy makers and parents all of whom are implicated in promoting or at least ignoring contemporary campus culture Higher education faces crises on a number of fronts but Arum and Roksa s report that colleges are failing at their most basic mission will demand the attention of us all


Stylish Academic Writing

Elegant data and ideas deserve elegant expression argues Helen Sword in this lively guide to academic writing For scholars frustrated with disciplinary conventions and for specialists who want to write for a larger audience but are unsure where to begin here are imaginative practical witty pointers that show how to make articles and books a pleasure to read and to write br br Dispelling the myth that you cannot get published without writing wordy impersonal prose Sword shows how much journal editors and readers welcome work that avoids excessive jargon and abstraction Sword s analysis of more than a thousand peer reviewed articles across a wide range of fields documents a startling gap between how academics typically describe good writing and the turgid prose they regularly produce br br Stylish Academic Writing showcases a range of scholars from the sciences humanities and social sciences who write with vividness and panache Individual chapters take up specific elements of style such as titles and headings chapter openings and structure and close with examples of transferable techniques that any writer can master


Academic Pursuits

i A college campus sex romp i br br Jamie Brennan is studying English literature but majoring in seduction Blessed with good looks charm and confidence Jamie lives for the chase He has a well earned reputation as a seducer of straight guys but he s also happy to help fellow gay students out of the closet when they are ready Jamie sees nothing wrong with having a healthy sex life even if his amorous pursuits frequently land him in sticky situations br br Alas not everyone approves of Jamie s adventures Roger Hunt the hunky grad student who dresses more like a lumberjack than the talented artist he is gives Jamie hostile looks whenever their paths cross Jamie tries to ignore Roger but they can t seem to stop running into each other Every time they meet the air crackles with tension and Jamie begins to wonder if it s fate or design pushing them together


How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing

All students and professors need to write and many struggle to finish their stalled dissertations journal articles book chapters or grant proposals Writing is hard work and can be difficult to wedge into a frenetic academic schedule In this practical light hearted and encouraging book Paul Silvia explains that writing productively does not require innate skills or special traits but specific tactics and actions Drawing examples from his own field of psychology he shows readers how to overcome motivational roadblocks and become prolific without sacrificing evenings weekends and vacations After describing strategies for writing productively the author gives detailed advice from the trenches on how to write submit revise and resubmit articles how to improve writing quality and how to write and publish academic work


Academic Writing Practice for IELTS

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On the Nature of the Gods. Academics

p Cicero Marcus Tullius BCE Roman lawyer orator politician and philosopher of whom we know more than of any other Roman lived through the stirring era which saw the rise dictatorship and death of Julius Caesar in a tottering republic In his political speeches especially and in his correspondence we see the excitement tension and intrigue of politics and the part he played in the turmoil of the time Of about speeches delivered before the Roman people or the Senate if they were political before jurors if judicial survive a few of them incompletely In the fourteenth century Petrarch and other Italian humanists discovered manuscripts containing more than letters of which more than were written by Cicero and nearly by others to him These afford a revelation of the man all the more striking because most were not written for publication Six rhetorical works survive and another in fragments Philosophical works include seven extant major compositions and a number of others and some lost There is also poetry some original some as translations from the Greek p p The Loeb Classical Library edition of Cicero is in twenty nine volumes p


The Epic Of Gilgamesh, Complete Academic Translation: Translated From Cuneiform Tablets In The British Museum Literally Into English Hexameters (Forgotten Books)

b Book Description b br br This is one of the first essentially complete academic translations of the epic of Gilgamesh It includes all of the principal episodes of the epic the wild man Enkidu the battle with Humbaba the cedar forest demon the death of Enkidu the journey of Gilgamesh to find the secret of eternal life in the course of which he encounters the Babylonian Noah Uta Napishtim and hears the story of the great flood br br Oxford trained Thompson was an Assyriologist associated with the British Museum He was a teacher both of T E Lawrence and Max Mallowan husband of Agatha Cristie He excavated at Ur Ninevah and Carchemish br br While often cited this book is almost never seen This work is long out of print in fact it has never been reprinted and extremely rare even in libraries However it has a huge significance because it is one of the baseline translations of Gilgamesh Now reprinted by Forgotten Books i Quote from sacred texts com i br br b Table of Contents b br br Publisher s Preface Preface Of The Tyranny Of Gilgamesh And The Creation Of Enkidu Of The Meeting Of Gilgamesh And Enkidu The Expedition To The Forest Of Cedars Against Humbaba The Arrival At The Gate Of The Forest Of The Fight With Humbaba Of The Goddess Ishtar Who Fell In Love With The Hero After His Exploit Against Humbaba The Death Of Enkidu Of The Mourning Of Gilgamesh And What Came Of It Gilgamesh In Terror Of Death Seeks Eternal Life How Gilgamesh Reached Uta napishtim The Flood Gilgamesh In Despair Enquires Of The Dead br br b About the Publisher b br br Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings such as Philosophy Classics Science Religion Esoteric and Mythology a target blank href http www forgottenbooks org lt rel nofollow www forgottenbooks org lt a


Works and Days (Academic Monograph Reprint)

Hesiod was an early Greek poet and rhapsode who presumably lived around BC His writings serve as a major source on Greek mythology farming techniques archaic Greek astronomy and ancient timekeeping Of the many works attributed to Hesiod three survive complete and many more in fragmentary state They include Alexandrian Papyri some dating from as early as the st century BC and manuscripts written from the eleventh century forward He wrote a poem of some verses the Works and Days which revolves around two general truths labour is the universal lot of Man but he who is willing to work will get by Tradition also attributes the Theogony a poem which uses the same epic verse form as the Works and Days to Hesiod A short poem traditionally attributed to Hesiod is The Shield of Heracles Several additional poems were sometimes ascribed to Hesiod Aegimius Astrice Chironis Hypothecae Idaei Dactyli Wedding of Ceyx Great Works presumably an expanded Works and Days Great Eoiae presumably an expanded Catalogue of Women Melampodia and Ornithomantia


The Academic Bride (Billionaire Marriage Brokers, #1)

Early on Pamela Jones realized she had an unusual talent for putting two people together Over the years she s turned it into a successful matchmaking service for the ultra wealthy Billionaire Marriage Brokers While she specializes in business marriages paring people off because of their skills education or training she can spot a potential love match a mile away When Pamela has a good feeling about a bride and groom a business marriage can become so much more br br Janel Fendrick is a go getter Her dream of excavating a Mayan temple is within reach until the funding is pulled and she s left scrambling for an alternative Pamela Jones comes along with a proposal and a groom Janel hesitates until she realizes that one year of marriage is a small price to pay to have all her dreams come true What she doesn t realize is that she s about to get more than she ever dreamed of


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Deluxe Annotated: Suitable for Home Reading, Academic Study, and Dramatic Productions

For Dramatists Students and Lovers of the Bard br br Your Deluxe Complete Shakespeare Collection includes br Stockley s treatise on Some Historical Non Shakespearean Plays of the period br How Shakespeare Learned His Trade by Brander Matthews br Links to FREE and different audiobook versions of the Major Plays and Poems br Essay on Shakespeare as an Actor br br Plus EXCLUSIVE br br RESEARCH Bibliography since William Shakespeare over references in APA format with Database document links for easy research br br Specifically formatted for Home Reading Academic Study and Dramatic Productions br br For dramatists loads of white space and the character name is above the dialogue for fast sight reading br br Table of Contents tree flips from Play to Act to Scene for quick referencing br br The texts are formatted and optimised for text to speech devices br br Low Low Price br br The COMEDIES br All s Well That Ends Well br As You Like It br The Comedy of Errors br Cymbeline br Love s Labours Lost br Measure for Measure br The Merry Wives of Windsor br The Merchant of Venice br A Midsummer Night s Dream br Much Ado About Nothing br Pericles Prince of Tyre br Taming of the Shrew br The Tempest br Troilus and Cressida br Twelfth Night br Two Gentlemen of Verona br Winter s Tale br br The HISTORIES br Henry IV part br Henry IV part br Henry V br Henry VI part br Henry VI part br Henry VI part br Henry VIII br King John br Richard II br Richard III br br The TRAGEDIES br Antony and Cleopatra br Coriolanus br Hamlet br Julius Caesar br King Lear br Macbeth br Othello br Romeo and Juliet br Timon of Athens br Titus Andronicus br br THE POEMS br A Lover s Complaint br The Rape of Lucrece br Venus and Adonis br A Funeral Elegy br Sonnets


Confessions (Academic Monograph Reprints)

Heartfelt incisive amp timeless i The Confessions i has captivated readers for over years Retelling the story of his long struggle with faith amp ultimate conversion the first such spiritual memoir ever recorded Augustine traces a story of sin regret amp redemption that is both deeply personal amp at the same time universal Starting with his early life education amp youthful indiscretions amp following his ascent to influence as a teacher of rhetoric in Hippo Rome amp Milan he s brutally honest about his proud amp ambitious youth In time his early loves grow cold amp the luster of wordly success fades leaving him filled with a sense of inner absence until a movement toward Christian faith takes hold eventually leading to conversion amp the flourishing of a new life Philosophically amp theologically brilliant sincere in its feeling amp both grounded in history amp strikingly contemporary in its resonance i The Confessions i is a timeless class that will persist as long as humanity continues to long for meaning in life amp peace of soul


The Three Theban Plays (2012 Academic Edn. / Interactive TOC / Incl. Study Guide)

Academic eBook Edition with Interactive Table of Contents Incl Characters of Oedipus the King A Summary of Oedipus the King The Play Oedipus the King Characters of Oedipus at Colonus A Summary of Oedipus at Colonus The Play Oedipus at Colonus Characters of Antigone A Summary of Antigone and The Play Antigone


Academic Betrayal: The Bullying of a Graduate Student

Fueled by a desire to become a teacher Loren Mayshark entered Hunter College in with the intention of gaining a master s degree in two years Six years and tens of thousands of dollars later he abandoned his studies without attaining the degree This is the tale of one young man s journey through the labyrinth of American higher education stymied by haughty professors an inept administration and ridiculous policies In the process he nearly lost his desire for academic learning and his reverence for the educational system and came close to losing his will to live br br As Loren Mayshark discovered his experience was not unique Across the United States graduate students are increasingly finding themselves caught in a vortex of burgeoning loans byzantine policies and administrative lassitude The casualties as this book makes clear are the next generation of American minds


In the Basement of the Ivory Tower: Confessions of an Accidental Academic

b A caustic expose of the deeply state of our colleges America s most expensive Ponzi scheme b br br What drives a former English major with a creative writing degree several unpublished novels three kids and a straining marriage to take a job as a night teacher at a second rate college An unaffordable mortgage br br As his house starts falling apart in every imaginable way Professor X grabs first one then two jobs teaching English and composition and literature at a small private college and a local community college He finds himself on the front lines of America s academic crisis It s quite an education br br This is the story of what he learns about his struggling pupils about the college system a business more bent on its own financial targets than the wellbeing of its students about the classics he rediscovers and about himself Funny wry self deprecating and a provocative indictment of our failing schools i In the Basement of the Ivory Tower i is both a brilliant academic satire and a poignant account of one teacher s seismic frustration and unlikely salvation as his real estate woes catapult him into a subprime crisis of an altogether more human nature


Introduction to Academic Writing

This best selling series takes the mystery out of the composition process as it helps college bound and college level ESL students quickly improve their ability to write effectively in English Addressing organization rhetoric grammar and mechanics and sentence structure these texts offer clear steps numerous models and many opportunities for writing practice p Features include br Extensive practice in prewriting drafting revising and editing br Clear step by step approach to the conventions of paragraph and essay organization and rhetorical expression br Rigorous development of sentence structure grammar and mechanical skills br Extensive appendices with relevant reference materials for students and teachers p p The new edition takes students from prewriting through all the steps of the writing process Teaches paragraph and essay forms in simple learnable steps through extensive models and writing practice p


An Academic Dilemma

Art history student Rodrigo is in the middle of a busy semester when he literally runs into a sexy librarian He and Ian discover they have more in common than just instant attraction and friendship there s a kinky element to their affair they both enjoy But Rodrigo is also drawn to Professor Daniel Sullivan and he just can t shake the desire he feels for the older man The end of the term reveals a few surprising secrets about both objects of Rodrigo s desires and while he s thrilled by the games of trust and passion with Ian it s fantasies of Daniel dominating him that are setting Rodrigo on fire Reprint This novella was originally published in the Dreamspinner Press anthology Size Matters


Academic Body

A retired theatrical director struggles with a new career as drama professor at a small Maine college while trying to woo his wife away from the New York stage When he finds himself a murder suspect he becomes a reluctant sleuth with only three weeks in which to solve all three problems


Unseen Academicals (Discworld, #37; Rincewind #8)

Discworld lives on in i Unseen Academicals i the latest novel from Terry Pratchett Delivering the trademark insight and humor readers the world over have come to expect from the purely funniest English writer since Wodehouse em Washington Post Book World em i Unseen Academicals i focuses on the wizards at Ankh Morpork s UnseenUniversity who are reknowned for many things sagacity magic and their love of teatime as they attempt to conquer athletics


They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing

em They Say I Say em shows that writing well means mastering some key rhetorical moves the most important of which involves summarizing what others have said they say to set up one s own argument I say In addition to explaining the basic moves this book provides writing templates that show students explicitly how to make these moves in their own writing


The Art of War (Chiron Academic Press - The Original Authoritative Edition)

THE ART OF WAR Chinese pinyin S nz b ngf is an ancient Chinese military treatise attributed to Sun Tzu a high ranking military general strategist and tactician and kindred to the Realpolitik of his time termed in China as Legalism The text is composed of chapters each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare It is commonly thought of as a definitive work on military strategy and tactics It has been the most famous and influential of China s Seven Military Classics and for the last two thousand years it remained the most important military treatise in Asia where even the common people knew it by name It has had an influence on Eastern and Western military thinking business tactics legal strategy and beyond Beyond its military and intelligence applications from earliest days to the present time THE ART OF WAR has been applied to many fields well outside of the military Much of the text is about how to fight wars without actually having to do battle it gives tips on how to outsmart one s opponent so that physical battle is not necessary As such it has found application as a training guide for many competitive endeavors that do not involve actual combat There are business books applying its lessons to office politics and corporate strategy Many companies make the book required reading for their key executives The book is also popular among Western business management who have turned to it for inspiration and advice on how to succeed in competitive business situations It has also been applied to the field of education The Art of War has been the subject of law books and legal articles on the trial process including negotiation tactics and trial strategy


An Academic Question

Yearning for some excitement and looking after her husband s best interest of course Caroline Grimstone steals her dying friend s memoirs setting in motion a series of academic and amorous rivalries that throw a placid college community into a hilariously muddled uproar


Feminism FOR REAL: Deconstructing the Academic Industrial Complex of Feminism

This book is no longer available br br When feminism itself becomes its own form of oppression what do we have to say about it Western notions of polite discourse are not the norm for all of us and just because we ve got some new and hot language lately in equity seeking movements like feminism such as intersectionality to use in our talk it doesn t necessarily make things change in our walk i e actually being anti racist br br Confronting the sometimes uncomfortable questions feminism has made us ask about what s going on FOR REAL paved the many paths that brought the contributors of this book together to share their sometimes uncomfortable truths not just about feminism but about who they are and where they are coming from br br Against a backdrop exposing a year legacy of colonization and oppression Feminism FOR REAL explores what has led us to the existence of feminism who gets to decide what it is and why With stories that make the walls of academia come tumbling down it deals head on with the conflicts of what feminism means in theory as opposed to real life the frustrations of trying to relate to definitions of feminism that never fit no matter how much you try to change yourself to fit them and the anger of changing a system while being in the system yourself


God and Man at Yale: The Superstitions of 'Academic Freedom'

In a twenty five year old Yale graduate published his first book which exposed the extraordinarily irresponsible educational attitude that prevailed at his alma mater This book rocked the academic world and catapulted its young author William F Buckley Jr into the public spotlight


King Lear (2012 Academic Edn. / Interactive TOC / Incl. Study Guide)

Academic eBook Edition with Interactive Table of Contents Incl Characters of the Play A Summary of the Play Act I Act II Act III Act IV Act V Famous Shakespeare Quotes amp a Shakespeare A Z Word Dictionary


The Tempest (2012 Academic Edn. / Interactive TOC / Incl. Study Guide)

Academic eBook Edition with Interactive Table of Contents Incl Characters of the Play A Summary of the Play Act I Act II Act III Act IV Act V Famous Shakespeare Quotes amp a Shakespeare A Z Word Dictionary


The Taming of the Shrew (2012 Academic Edn. / Interactive TOC / Incl. Study Guide)

Academic eBook Edition with Interactive Table of Contents Incl Characters of the Play A Summary of the Play Act I Act II Act III Act IV Act V Famous Shakespeare Quotes amp a Shakespeare A Z Word Dictionary


The Merchant of Venice (2012 Academic Edn. / Interactive TOC / Incl. Study Guide)

Academic eBook Edition with Interactive Table of Contents Incl Characters of the Play A Summary of the Play Themes of the Play Act I Act II Act III Act IV Act V Famous Shakespeare Quotes amp a Shakespeare A Z Word Dictionary


Academic Exercises

i Academic Exercises i is the first collection of shorter work by master novelist K J Parker and it is a stunner Weighing in at over pages this generous volume gathers together thirteen highly distinctive stories essays and novellas including the recent World Fantasy Award Winner i Let Maps to Others i The result is a significant publishing event a book that belongs on the shelf of every serious reader of imaginative fiction br br The collection opens with the World Fantasy Award winning i A Small Price to Pay for Birdsong i a story of music and murder set against a complex mentor pupil relationship and closes with the superb novella i Blue amp Gold i which features what may be the most beguiling opening lines in recent memory In between Parker has assembled a treasure house of narrative pleasures In i A Rich Full Week i an itinerant wizard undergoes a transformative encounter with a member of the restless dead i Purple amp Black i the longest story in the book is an epistolary tale about a man who inherits the most hazardous position imaginable Emperor i Amor Vincit Omnia i recounts a confrontation with a mass murderer who may have mastered an impossible form of magic br br Rounding out the volume and enriching it enormously are three fascinating and illuminating essays that bear direct relevance to Parker s unique brand of fiction i On Sieges i i Cutting Edge Technology i and i Rich Men s Skins i br br Taken singly each of these thirteen pieces is a lovingly crafted gem Together they constitute a major and enduring achievement Rich varied and constantly absorbing i Academic Exercises i is without a doubt the fantasy collection of the year br br Table of Contents br i a href https www goodreads com book show A Small Price to Pay for Birdsong title A Small Price to Pay for Birdsong rel nofollow A Small Price to Pay for Birdsong a i br i a href https www goodreads com book show A Rich Full Week title A Rich Full Week rel nofollow A Rich Full Week a i br i a href https www goodreads com book show Amor Vincit Omnia title Amor Vincit Omnia rel nofollow Amor Vincit Omnia a i br i On Sieges i br i a href https www goodreads com book show Let Maps to Others title Let Maps to Others rel nofollow Let Maps to Others a i br i A Room with a View i br i Cutting Edge Technology i br i a href https www goodreads com book show Illuminated title Illuminated rel nofollow Illuminated a i br i a href https www goodreads com book show Purple and Black title Purple and Black rel nofollow Purple and Black a i br i Rich Men s Skins A Social History of Armour i br i a href https www goodreads com book show The Sun and I title The Sun and I rel nofollow The Sun and I a i br i a href https www goodreads com book show One Little Room an Everywhere title One Little Room an Everywhere rel nofollow One Little Room an Everywhere a i br i a href https www goodreads com book show Blue and Gold title Blue and Gold rel nofollow Blue and Gold a i br br


The Communist Manifesto (Chiron Academic Press - The Original Authoritative Edition)

em THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO em originally Manifesto of the Communist Party is an political pamphlet by German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels Commissioned by the Communist League and originally published in London in the German language as Manifest der kommunistischen Partei just as the revolutions of began to erupt the Manifesto was later recognised as one of the world s most influential political manuscripts It presents an analytical approach to the class struggle historical and then present and the problems of capitalism and the capitalist mode of production rather than a prediction of communism s potential future forms br br br br It summarises Marx and Engels theories about the nature of society and politics that in their own words The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles It also briefly features their ideas for how the capitalist society of the time would eventually be replaced by socialism and then finally communism more on a target blank href http www wisehouse publishing com rel nofollow www wisehouse publishing com a


Writing Academic English

Now in its fourth edition Writing Academic English by Alice Oshima and Ann Hogue is the essential writing text to prepare high intermediate and advanced college or college bound English language learners for academic success Features A step by step approach guides students through the process of writing paragraphs and essays Clear models and varied practice help students to develop confidence and a mature writing style Examples with academic content prime students for college work Appendices offer easy reference for key writing grammar and research information New to the Fourth Edition A chapter dedicated to each pattern of essay organization A chapter on argumentation and using material from outside sources Thought provoking readings from authentic sources An expanded chapter on summary and paraphrase Instruction in the basics of research and documentation The Longman Academic Writing Series also includes Level Fundamentals of Academic Writing Level First Steps in Academic Writing Second Edition Level Introduction to Academic Writing Third Edition


Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses

In spite of soaring tuition costs more and more students go to college every year A bachelor s degree is now required for entry into a growing number of professions And some parents begin planning for the expense of sending their kids to college when they re born Almost everyone strives to go but almost no one asks the fundamental question posed by i Academically Adrift i are undergraduates really learning anything once they get there br br For a large proportion of students Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa s answer to that question is a definitive no Their extensive research draws on survey responses transcript data and for the first time the state of the art Collegiate Learning Assessment a standardized test administered to students in their first semester and then again at the end of their second year According to their analysis of more than undergraduates at twenty four institutions percent of these students demonstrate no significant improvement in a range of skills including critical thinking complex reasoning and writing during their first two years of college As troubling as their findings are Arum and Roksa argue that for many faculty and administrators they will come as no surprise instead they are the expected result of a student body distracted by socializing or working and an institutional culture that puts undergraduate learning close to the bottom of the priority list br i br Academically Adrift i holds sobering lessons for students faculty administrators policy makers and parents all of whom are implicated in promoting or at least ignoring contemporary campus culture Higher education faces crises on a number of fronts but Arum and Roksa s report that colleges are failing at their most basic mission will demand the attention of us all


Stylish Academic Writing

Elegant data and ideas deserve elegant expression argues Helen Sword in this lively guide to academic writing For scholars frustrated with disciplinary conventions and for specialists who want to write for a larger audience but are unsure where to begin here are imaginative practical witty pointers that show how to make articles and books a pleasure to read and to write br br Dispelling the myth that you cannot get published without writing wordy impersonal prose Sword shows how much journal editors and readers welcome work that avoids excessive jargon and abstraction Sword s analysis of more than a thousand peer reviewed articles across a wide range of fields documents a startling gap between how academics typically describe good writing and the turgid prose they regularly produce br br Stylish Academic Writing showcases a range of scholars from the sciences humanities and social sciences who write with vividness and panache Individual chapters take up specific elements of style such as titles and headings chapter openings and structure and close with examples of transferable techniques that any writer can master


Academic Pursuits

i A college campus sex romp i br br Jamie Brennan is studying English literature but majoring in seduction Blessed with good looks charm and confidence Jamie lives for the chase He has a well earned reputation as a seducer of straight guys but he s also happy to help fellow gay students out of the closet when they are ready Jamie sees nothing wrong with having a healthy sex life even if his amorous pursuits frequently land him in sticky situations br br Alas not everyone approves of Jamie s adventures Roger Hunt the hunky grad student who dresses more like a lumberjack than the talented artist he is gives Jamie hostile looks whenever their paths cross Jamie tries to ignore Roger but they can t seem to stop running into each other Every time they meet the air crackles with tension and Jamie begins to wonder if it s fate or design pushing them together


How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing

All students and professors need to write and many struggle to finish their stalled dissertations journal articles book chapters or grant proposals Writing is hard work and can be difficult to wedge into a frenetic academic schedule In this practical light hearted and encouraging book Paul Silvia explains that writing productively does not require innate skills or special traits but specific tactics and actions Drawing examples from his own field of psychology he shows readers how to overcome motivational roadblocks and become prolific without sacrificing evenings weekends and vacations After describing strategies for writing productively the author gives detailed advice from the trenches on how to write submit revise and resubmit articles how to improve writing quality and how to write and publish academic work


Academic Writing Practice for IELTS

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On the Nature of the Gods. Academics

p Cicero Marcus Tullius BCE Roman lawyer orator politician and philosopher of whom we know more than of any other Roman lived through the stirring era which saw the rise dictatorship and death of Julius Caesar in a tottering republic In his political speeches especially and in his correspondence we see the excitement tension and intrigue of politics and the part he played in the turmoil of the time Of about speeches delivered before the Roman people or the Senate if they were political before jurors if judicial survive a few of them incompletely In the fourteenth century Petrarch and other Italian humanists discovered manuscripts containing more than letters of which more than were written by Cicero and nearly by others to him These afford a revelation of the man all the more striking because most were not written for publication Six rhetorical works survive and another in fragments Philosophical works include seven extant major compositions and a number of others and some lost There is also poetry some original some as translations from the Greek p p The Loeb Classical Library edition of Cicero is in twenty nine volumes p


The Epic Of Gilgamesh, Complete Academic Translation: Translated From Cuneiform Tablets In The British Museum Literally Into English Hexameters (Forgotten Books)

b Book Description b br br This is one of the first essentially complete academic translations of the epic of Gilgamesh It includes all of the principal episodes of the epic the wild man Enkidu the battle with Humbaba the cedar forest demon the death of Enkidu the journey of Gilgamesh to find the secret of eternal life in the course of which he encounters the Babylonian Noah Uta Napishtim and hears the story of the great flood br br Oxford trained Thompson was an Assyriologist associated with the British Museum He was a teacher both of T E Lawrence and Max Mallowan husband of Agatha Cristie He excavated at Ur Ninevah and Carchemish br br While often cited this book is almost never seen This work is long out of print in fact it has never been reprinted and extremely rare even in libraries However it has a huge significance because it is one of the baseline translations of Gilgamesh Now reprinted by Forgotten Books i Quote from sacred texts com i br br b Table of Contents b br br Publisher s Preface Preface Of The Tyranny Of Gilgamesh And The Creation Of Enkidu Of The Meeting Of Gilgamesh And Enkidu The Expedition To The Forest Of Cedars Against Humbaba The Arrival At The Gate Of The Forest Of The Fight With Humbaba Of The Goddess Ishtar Who Fell In Love With The Hero After His Exploit Against Humbaba The Death Of Enkidu Of The Mourning Of Gilgamesh And What Came Of It Gilgamesh In Terror Of Death Seeks Eternal Life How Gilgamesh Reached Uta napishtim The Flood Gilgamesh In Despair Enquires Of The Dead br br b About the Publisher b br br Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings such as Philosophy Classics Science Religion Esoteric and Mythology a target blank href http www forgottenbooks org lt rel nofollow www forgottenbooks org lt a


Works and Days (Academic Monograph Reprint)

Hesiod was an early Greek poet and rhapsode who presumably lived around BC His writings serve as a major source on Greek mythology farming techniques archaic Greek astronomy and ancient timekeeping Of the many works attributed to Hesiod three survive complete and many more in fragmentary state They include Alexandrian Papyri some dating from as early as the st century BC and manuscripts written from the eleventh century forward He wrote a poem of some verses the Works and Days which revolves around two general truths labour is the universal lot of Man but he who is willing to work will get by Tradition also attributes the Theogony a poem which uses the same epic verse form as the Works and Days to Hesiod A short poem traditionally attributed to Hesiod is The Shield of Heracles Several additional poems were sometimes ascribed to Hesiod Aegimius Astrice Chironis Hypothecae Idaei Dactyli Wedding of Ceyx Great Works presumably an expanded Works and Days Great Eoiae presumably an expanded Catalogue of Women Melampodia and Ornithomantia


The Academic Bride (Billionaire Marriage Brokers, #1)

Early on Pamela Jones realized she had an unusual talent for putting two people together Over the years she s turned it into a successful matchmaking service for the ultra wealthy Billionaire Marriage Brokers While she specializes in business marriages paring people off because of their skills education or training she can spot a potential love match a mile away When Pamela has a good feeling about a bride and groom a business marriage can become so much more br br Janel Fendrick is a go getter Her dream of excavating a Mayan temple is within reach until the funding is pulled and she s left scrambling for an alternative Pamela Jones comes along with a proposal and a groom Janel hesitates until she realizes that one year of marriage is a small price to pay to have all her dreams come true What she doesn t realize is that she s about to get more than she ever dreamed of


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Deluxe Annotated: Suitable for Home Reading, Academic Study, and Dramatic Productions

For Dramatists Students and Lovers of the Bard br br Your Deluxe Complete Shakespeare Collection includes br Stockley s treatise on Some Historical Non Shakespearean Plays of the period br How Shakespeare Learned His Trade by Brander Matthews br Links to FREE and different audiobook versions of the Major Plays and Poems br Essay on Shakespeare as an Actor br br Plus EXCLUSIVE br br RESEARCH Bibliography since William Shakespeare over references in APA format with Database document links for easy research br br Specifically formatted for Home Reading Academic Study and Dramatic Productions br br For dramatists loads of white space and the character name is above the dialogue for fast sight reading br br Table of Contents tree flips from Play to Act to Scene for quick referencing br br The texts are formatted and optimised for text to speech devices br br Low Low Price br br The COMEDIES br All s Well That Ends Well br As You Like It br The Comedy of Errors br Cymbeline br Love s Labours Lost br Measure for Measure br The Merry Wives of Windsor br The Merchant of Venice br A Midsummer Night s Dream br Much Ado About Nothing br Pericles Prince of Tyre br Taming of the Shrew br The Tempest br Troilus and Cressida br Twelfth Night br Two Gentlemen of Verona br Winter s Tale br br The HISTORIES br Henry IV part br Henry IV part br Henry V br Henry VI part br Henry VI part br Henry VI part br Henry VIII br King John br Richard II br Richard III br br The TRAGEDIES br Antony and Cleopatra br Coriolanus br Hamlet br Julius Caesar br King Lear br Macbeth br Othello br Romeo and Juliet br Timon of Athens br Titus Andronicus br br THE POEMS br A Lover s Complaint br The Rape of Lucrece br Venus and Adonis br A Funeral Elegy br Sonnets


Confessions (Academic Monograph Reprints)

Heartfelt incisive amp timeless i The Confessions i has captivated readers for over years Retelling the story of his long struggle with faith amp ultimate conversion the first such spiritual memoir ever recorded Augustine traces a story of sin regret amp redemption that is both deeply personal amp at the same time universal Starting with his early life education amp youthful indiscretions amp following his ascent to influence as a teacher of rhetoric in Hippo Rome amp Milan he s brutally honest about his proud amp ambitious youth In time his early loves grow cold amp the luster of wordly success fades leaving him filled with a sense of inner absence until a movement toward Christian faith takes hold eventually leading to conversion amp the flourishing of a new life Philosophically amp theologically brilliant sincere in its feeling amp both grounded in history amp strikingly contemporary in its resonance i The Confessions i is a timeless class that will persist as long as humanity continues to long for meaning in life amp peace of soul


The Three Theban Plays (2012 Academic Edn. / Interactive TOC / Incl. Study Guide)

Academic eBook Edition with Interactive Table of Contents Incl Characters of Oedipus the King A Summary of Oedipus the King The Play Oedipus the King Characters of Oedipus at Colonus A Summary of Oedipus at Colonus The Play Oedipus at Colonus Characters of Antigone A Summary of Antigone and The Play Antigone


Academic Betrayal: The Bullying of a Graduate Student

Fueled by a desire to become a teacher Loren Mayshark entered Hunter College in with the intention of gaining a master s degree in two years Six years and tens of thousands of dollars later he abandoned his studies without attaining the degree This is the tale of one young man s journey through the labyrinth of American higher education stymied by haughty professors an inept administration and ridiculous policies In the process he nearly lost his desire for academic learning and his reverence for the educational system and came close to losing his will to live br br As Loren Mayshark discovered his experience was not unique Across the United States graduate students are increasingly finding themselves caught in a vortex of burgeoning loans byzantine policies and administrative lassitude The casualties as this book makes clear are the next generation of American minds


In the Basement of the Ivory Tower: Confessions of an Accidental Academic

b A caustic expose of the deeply state of our colleges America s most expensive Ponzi scheme b br br What drives a former English major with a creative writing degree several unpublished novels three kids and a straining marriage to take a job as a night teacher at a second rate college An unaffordable mortgage br br As his house starts falling apart in every imaginable way Professor X grabs first one then two jobs teaching English and composition and literature at a small private college and a local community college He finds himself on the front lines of America s academic crisis It s quite an education br br This is the story of what he learns about his struggling pupils about the college system a business more bent on its own financial targets than the wellbeing of its students about the classics he rediscovers and about himself Funny wry self deprecating and a provocative indictment of our failing schools i In the Basement of the Ivory Tower i is both a brilliant academic satire and a poignant account of one teacher s seismic frustration and unlikely salvation as his real estate woes catapult him into a subprime crisis of an altogether more human nature


Introduction to Academic Writing

This best selling series takes the mystery out of the composition process as it helps college bound and college level ESL students quickly improve their ability to write effectively in English Addressing organization rhetoric grammar and mechanics and sentence structure these texts offer clear steps numerous models and many opportunities for writing practice p Features include br Extensive practice in prewriting drafting revising and editing br Clear step by step approach to the conventions of paragraph and essay organization and rhetorical expression br Rigorous development of sentence structure grammar and mechanical skills br Extensive appendices with relevant reference materials for students and teachers p p The new edition takes students from prewriting through all the steps of the writing process Teaches paragraph and essay forms in simple learnable steps through extensive models and writing practice p


An Academic Dilemma

Art history student Rodrigo is in the middle of a busy semester when he literally runs into a sexy librarian He and Ian discover they have more in common than just instant attraction and friendship there s a kinky element to their affair they both enjoy But Rodrigo is also drawn to Professor Daniel Sullivan and he just can t shake the desire he feels for the older man The end of the term reveals a few surprising secrets about both objects of Rodrigo s desires and while he s thrilled by the games of trust and passion with Ian it s fantasies of Daniel dominating him that are setting Rodrigo on fire Reprint This novella was originally published in the Dreamspinner Press anthology Size Matters


Academic Body

A retired theatrical director struggles with a new career as drama professor at a small Maine college while trying to woo his wife away from the New York stage When he finds himself a murder suspect he becomes a reluctant sleuth with only three weeks in which to solve all three problems