Download Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human - Harold Bloom

Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human - Harold Bloom
"The indispensable critic on the indispensable writer." -Geoffrey O'Brien, New York Review of BooksA landmark achievement as expansive, erudite, and passionate as its renowned author, Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human is the culmination of a lifetime of reading, writing about, and teaching Shakespeare. Preeminent literary critic-and ultimate authority on the western literary tradition-Harold Bloom leads us through a comprehensive reading

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Renaissance Literature - Michael Payne
Responding to the broadening of the canon in recent years, this accessible anthology balances a generous selection of familiar Renaissance figures with important texts by women writers. Includes important texts by women writers alongside more familiar Renaissance masters. Offers many key works of the period in their entirety. Introductions and annotations to the texts reflect the developments in critical and cultural theory as well as the

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Elegance - Kathleen Tessaro
Louise C. wants what Jackie O had ... Unhappy with her looks, her life, and her empty marriage, Louise Canova needs help -- and she finds it in a secondhand bookstore. A forty-year-old encyclopedia of style titled Elegance, this slim volume by formidable French fashion expert Madame Dariaux promises to transform even the plainest of women into creatures of poise and grace. It is a fairy godmother in print, an A-to-Z manual with essential advice

Download Public Speaking: Concepts And Skills For A Diverse Society - Clella Iles Jaffe

Public Speaking: Concepts And Skills For A Diverse Society - Clella Iles Jaffe
Groundbreaking and critically acclaimed from the first edition, PUBLIC SPEAKING: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS FOR A DIVERSE SOCIETY, Fourth Edition continues to train students to be effective speakers and listeners in the context of our multicultural society. Jaffe explores the intertwining nature of diversity and public speaking-with expanded coverage of basic public speaking skills, rhetorical foundations and technology. Topics covered include

Download Aristotle: Selections - Aristotle, Terence Irwin, Gail Fine

Aristotle: Selections - Aristotle, Terence Irwin, Gail Fine
A tour de force of scholarship and the art of translation, this volume includes a fully integrated set of translations by a single team, a feature enabling Greekless readers to read widely and deeply in Aristotle with continuity, appreciation for his use of technical terminology and for the structure of his philosophy as a whole. Building on this advantage is the most detailed glossary in any student edition, one which offers unparalleled

Download World History Readers' Theater, Grades 5-8 - Robert W. Smith

World History Readers' Theater, Grades 5-8 - Robert W. Smith
Why use Readers' Theater in history classes? The format gives students a sense of involvement with the human dramas that make up history. Performers can relate to the tension of a young married couple escaping from slavery to freedom. They can get a glimpse of the extraordinary creativity and imagination of Leonardo da Vinci, Isaac Newton, and the Impressionist painters, as well as experience tons of other worldy adventures! Each of the15

Download Baking and Pastry: Mastering the Art and Craft - Culinary Institute of America

Baking and Pastry: Mastering the Art and Craft - Culinary Institute of America
This insightful book presents 350 recipes, along with expert reviews of valuable techniques, for creating mouthwatering breads and desserts. The use of volume and metric measurements suit the needs of large operations, small bakeshops, home kitchens, and classrooms. More experienced bakers can find advanced tips about chocolate, confections, and wedding cakes, as well as the CIA's approach to plating and decorating desserts. Hundreds of

Download The Los Alamos Primer: The First Lectures on How To Build an Atomic Bomb - Robert Serber, Richard Rhodes

The Los Alamos Primer: The First Lectures on How To Build an  Atomic Bomb - Robert Serber, Richard Rhodes
The classified lectures that galvanized the Manhattan Project scientists—with annotations for the nonspecialist reader and an introduction by a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian. In March 1943 a group of young scientists, sequestered on a mesa near Santa Fe, attended a crash course in the new atomic physics. The lecturer was Robert Serber, J. Robert Oppenheimer's protégé, and they learned that their job was to invent the world's first atomic

Download Valuation of Fixed Income Securities and Derivatives - Frank J. Fabozzi

Valuation of Fixed Income Securities and Derivatives - Frank J. Fabozzi
Accurate valuation is critical to investment success in the fixed income field. Unfortunately,today's more complex securities and derivatives instruments have complicated the valuation task. Valuation of Fixed Income Securities and Derivatives provides valuation methods that can be applied to any fixed income instrument,irrespecitve of its complexity. Author Frank Fabozzi,the preeminent writer on fixed income topics,explains the valuation

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Improvising Jazz - Jerry Coker
'Improvising Jazz' gives the beginning performer and the curious listener insights into the art of jazz improvisation. Jerry Coker, teacher and noted jazz saxophonist, explains the major concepts of jazz, including blues, harmony, swing, and the characteristic chord progressions.