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Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Critical Symposium
The larger pan of this classic symposium on the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins was originally assembled as a special number of The Kenyon Review to celebrate in 1944 the centenary of the poet's birth, and then published in the New Directions "Makers of Modern Literature" series. Austin Warren contributes a biographical sketch and a study of Hopkins's debt to traditional verse forms. Marshall McLuhan explores the ideas behind the poet's symbols and images. Harold Whitehall analyzes his famous "sprung rhythm," Josephine Miles the characteristics of his idiom. Robert Lowell emphasizes his religious nature, Arthur Mizener his Victorian heritage. And F.R. Leavis discusses the metaphysical character of his poems....
The Wanting Seed
The Wanting Seed is a Malthusian comedy about the strange world that overpopulation will produce. Tristram Foxe and his wife, Beatrice-Joanna, live in their skyscraper world of spacelessness where official family limitation glorifies homosexuality ("It's Sapiens to be Homo . This time of the near future is eventually transformed into a chaos of cannibalistic dining-clubs, fantastic fertility rituals, and wars without enemies. The Wanting Seed is a novel both extravagantly funny and grimly serious....
Making War, Forging Revolution: Russia's Continuum of Crisis, 1914-1921
Offering a fundamental reinterpretation of the emergence of the Soviet state, Peter Holquist situates the Bolshevik Revolution within the continuum of mobilization and violence that began with World War I and extended through Russia's civil war. In so doing, Holquist provides a new genealogy for Bolshevik political practices, one that places them clearly among Russian and European wartime measures. From this perspective, the Russian Revolution was no radical rupture with the past, but rather the fulcrum point in a continent-wide era of crisis and violence that began in 1914.
While Tsarist and Revolutionary governments implemented policies for total mobilization common to other warring powers, they did so in a supercharged and concentrated form. Holquist highlights how the distinctive contours of Russian political life set its experience in these years apart from other wartime societies. In pursuit of revolution, statesmen carried over crisis-created measures into political life and then incorporated them into the postwar political structure. Focusing on three particular policies - state management of food; the employment of official violence for political ends; and state surveillance - Holquist demonstrates the interplay of state policy and local implementation, and its impact on the lives of ordinary citizens. Making War, Forging Revolution casts a new light on Russia's revolution and boldly inserts it into the larger story of the Great War and twentieth-century European history....
The United States Marine Corps Workout Rev
You want to get fit? Tell it to the Marines! This authentic, inside look at the physical fitness training programs of the United States Marine Corps is guaranteed to get you in the best shape of your life. Whether you are a Marine, plan to be a Marine, or just want to be as tough as a Marine, you’ll discover how to get in top physical condition....
Drugs For Less. The Complete Guide to Free and Discounted Prescription Drugs
Over 40 million Americans lack health insurance. Another 40 million Americans are insured by Medicare and do not have prescription medications as a covered benefit. The 50 million covered by Medicaid are threatened by reduced benefits and limited formulary coverage. Even the 74 million Baby Boomers with health insurance are impacted, as pharmaceutical companies pass their costs on in the form of higher co-pays and insurance premiums. We all are affected by the problem of rising prescription drug costs. Drugs for Less is the answer to the problem. Empowering consumers with needed information, the book outlines seven simple strategies to reduce rising pharmaceutical prices. Here, for example, are tips on how to ensure that drugs you buy online are safe, guidelines on how to slice medications, and information on which generic drugs are more effective than the expensive brand-name versions. Most importantly, the book includes an extensive directory of the 250 most commonly prescribed medications with specific information on how to save money on that drug. Making sense of the convoluted system of pricing drugs and showing you how to beat it, Drugs for Less is the best investment you can make in your health....
This welcome volume encompasses the entire history of the bassoon, from its origins five centuries ago to its place in 21st-century music. James Kopp draws on new archival research and many years of experience playing the instrument to provide an up-to-date and lively portrait of today's bassoon and its intriguing predecessors. He discusses the bassoon's makers, its players, its repertory and its audiences, all in unprecedented detail. The author examines the acoustical consequences of various design changes to the bassoon, from its invention in 16th-century Italy, through its redesign in 17th-century France as a four-piece instrument, to the dominance of the Heckel-system bassoon in the early 21st century. He also offers new coverage of the bassoon's social history, including its roles in the military and the church and its global use during the European Colonial period. Separate historical chapters devoted to contrabassoons and smaller bassoons complete the volume....