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Ganymede

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As a radical Christian Lebanese sect secretly plans an act of terrorism, Colin Gordon begins his next assignment at the American Embassy in Germany. Masquerading as a Foreign Service reserve officer, Gordon is in fact a senior CIA case officer with a specialty in obtaining unauthorized views of foreign governments. But when he receives a postcard from his operational contact Ganymede, everything around him begins to change. As the militia launches a series of attacks against United States interests that reach far beyond the mayhem of war-torn Lebanon, Gordon’s dangerous journey to the truth leads him through the streets of Beirut and Athens, to a terrorist training camp in North Africa, and finally to New York and Washington, where the Secretary of State faces a perilous fight for his life. In this fast-paced tale of international intrigue, tensions between truth and spin rise as a spy with unmatched instincts is immersed in a dangerous and bold strategy to lure the United States into a conflict like no other.

Ganymede's Dog

Ganymede's Dog Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Emil Vincent
Editor: McGill-Queen\'s Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0228000599
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Ganymede's Dog by John Emil Vincent Summary

Took all this time to actually in fact bite our own tail to learn that that hurts; I guess it was worth it. / Developed a taste for tails. The prose poems of Ganymede's Dog startle myths back to life, whether Ganymede's abduction by Zeus in the form of an eagle, his abduction by a century's worth of Budweiser labels, Sophocles's boozy boy-chasing, or the dancing plague of 1518. John Emil Vincent teases his materials into surreal, joyous, dirty, sometimes gruesome animation. His revelations arrive in the guise of other characters, and throughout, there are dogs. Dog-themed philosophy, dog-headed saints, dog-worshipping island rituals, and just plain dogs invite the reader to puppy-pile with Petronius, Catherine the Great, and Saint Christopher in a sapiosexual orgy with autocorrect handling the towels. Deeply infused with gay culture and mythology, Ganymede's Dog is a collection of smart, knowing, allusive, often ironic poems that ponder the boundaries of legend and the privileges of youth and beauty.

Ganymede

Ganymede Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cherie Priest
Editor: Macmillan
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The air pirate Andan Cly is going straight. Well, straighter. Although he's happy to run alcohol guns wherever the money's good, he doesn't think the world needs more sap, or its increasingly ugly side-effects. But becoming legit is easier said than done, and Cly's first legal gig—a supply run for the Seattle Underground—will be paid for by sap money. New Orleans is not Cly's first pick for a shopping run. He loved the Big Easy once, back when he also loved a beautiful mixed-race prostitute named Josephine Early—but that was a decade ago, and he hasn't looked back since. Jo's still thinking about him, though, or so he learns when he gets a telegram about a peculiar piloting job. It's a chance to complete two lucrative jobs at once, one he can't refuse. He sends his old paramour a note and heads for New Orleans, with no idea of what he's in for—or what she wants him to fly. But he won't be flying. Not exactly. Hidden at the bottom of Lake Pontchartrain lurks an astonishing war machine, an immense submersible called the Ganymede. This prototype could end the war, if only anyone had the faintest idea of how to operate it.... If only they could sneak it past the Southern forces at the mouth of the Mississippi River... If only it hadn't killed most of the men who'd ever set foot inside it. But it's those "if onlys" that will decide whether Cly and his crew will end up in the history books, or at the bottom of the ocean. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Tales from Shakespeare

Tales from Shakespeare Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Charles and Mary. Lamb
Editor: Enrich Spot Limited
ISBN: 9887739472
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Tales from Shakespeare is designed to make the stories of Shakespeare's plays familiar to the young. It was written by an English writer Charles Lamb and his sister Mary Lamb in 1807. Charles wrote the tragedies, while Mary wrote the comedies. As noted in the authors' preface, "Shakespeare's words are used whenever it seemed possible to bring them in … diligent care has been taken to select such words as might least interrupt the effect of the beautiful English tongue in which he wrote."

Tales from Shakespeare

Tales from Shakespeare Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb
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The following Tales are meant to be submitted to the young reader as an introduction to the study of Shakespeare, for which purpose his words are used whenever it seemed possible to bring them in; and in whatever has been added to give them the regular form of a connected story, diligent care has been taken to select such words as might least interrupt the effect of the beautiful English tongue in which he wrote: therefore, words introduced into our language since his time have been as far as possible avoided.

Ganymede Station

Ganymede Station Pdf/ePub eBook Author: D.M. Pruden
Editor: D.M.Pruden
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Millions will die, and it's all her fault... Mel Destin is desperate. Try as she might, a cure for the deadly nano-virus infecting Chloe Cabot remains elusive. With time running out and assassins hunting her across the solar system, she is forced into an unholy alliance with the only person who can help — the man who murdered her childhood friend. What she seeks is hidden on Ganymede, but while searching for it, Mel makes a terrible discovery: one that could drive a wedge between her and her friends aboard Requiem. Worse still, by accessing the cure, she will unleash a more terrible fate on millions. How will Mel get herself out of this mess?

The Dancing Girl of Ganymede

The Dancing Girl of Ganymede Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Leigh Brackett
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1649741030
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She had come to life, but she was not human. Leigh Brackett was the undisputed Queen of Space Opera and the first women to be nominated for the coveted Hugo Award. She wrote short stories, novels, and scripts for Hollywood. She wrote the first draft of the Empire Strikes Back shortly before her death in 1978.

Shakespeare and the Culture of Paradox

Shakespeare and the Culture of Paradox Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Peter G. Platt
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317056531
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Exploring Shakespeare's intellectual interest in placing both characters and audiences in a state of uncertainty, mystery, and doubt, this book interrogates the use of paradox in Shakespeare's plays and in performance. By adopting this discourse-one in which opposites can co-exist and perspectives can be altered, and one that asks accepted opinions, beliefs, and truths to be reconsidered-Shakespeare used paradox to question love, gender, knowledge, and truth from multiple perspectives. Committed to situating literature within the larger culture, Peter Platt begins by examining the Renaissance culture of paradox in both the classical and Christian traditions. He then looks at selected plays in terms of paradox, including the geographical site of Venice in Othello and The Merchant of Venice, and equity law in The Comedy of Errors, Merchant, and Measure for Measure. Platt also considers the paradoxes of theater and live performance that were central to Shakespearean drama, such as the duality of the player, the boy-actor and gender, and the play/audience relationship in the Henriad, Hamlet, As You Like It, Twelfth Night, Antony and Cleopatra, The Winter's Tale, and The Tempest. In showing that Shakespeare's plays create and are created by a culture of paradox, Platt offers an exciting and innovative investigation of Shakespeare's cognitive and affective power over his audience.

Performing Pedagogy in Early Modern England

Performing Pedagogy in Early Modern England Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kathryn M. Moncrief
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 131708232X
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Performing Pedagogy in Early Modern England: Gender, Instruction, and Performance features essays questioning the extent to which education, an activity pursued in the home, classroom, and the church, led to, mirrored, and was perhaps even transformed by moments of instruction on stage. This volume argues that along with the popular press, the early modern stage is also a key pedagogical site and that education”performed and performative”plays a central role in gender construction. The wealth of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century printed and manuscript documents devoted to education (parenting guides, conduct books, domestic manuals, catechisms, diaries, and autobiographical writings) encourages examination of how education contributed to the formation of gendered and hierarchical structures, as well as the production, reproduction, and performance of masculinity and femininity. In examining both dramatic and non-dramatic texts via aspects of performance theory, this collection explores the ways education instilled formal academic knowledge, but also elucidates how educational practices disciplined students as members of their social realm, citizens of a nation, and representatives of their gender.

As You Like It

As You Like It Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William Shakespeare
Editor: EDCON Publishing Group
ISBN: 1555763294
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ZIM'S World of Reading: Rhyming Words. Identify simple rhyming words; coloring; drawing; cutting and pasting.

God and the Goddesses

God and the Goddesses Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Barbara Newman
Editor: University of Pennsylvania Press
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Contrary to popular belief, the medieval religious imagination did not restrict itself to masculine images of God but envisaged the divine in multiple forms. In fact, the God of medieval Christendom was the Father of only one Son but many daughters—including Lady Philosophy, Lady Love, Dame Nature, and Eternal Wisdom. God and the Goddesses is a study in medieval imaginative theology, examining the numerous daughters of God who appear in allegorical poems, theological fictions, and the visions of holy women. We have tended to understand these deities as mere personifications and poetic figures, but that, Barbara Newman contends, is a mistake. These goddesses are neither pagan survivals nor versions of the Great Goddess constructed in archetypal psychology, but distinctive creations of the Christian imagination. As emanations of the Divine, mediators between God and the cosmos, embodied universals, and ravishing objects of identification and desire, medieval goddesses transformed and deepened Christendom's concept of God, introducing religious possibilities beyond the ambit of scholastic theology and bringing them to vibrant imaginative life. Building a bridge between secular and religious conceptions of allegorized female power, Newman advances such questions as whether medieval writers believed in their goddesses and, if so, in what manner. She investigates whether the personifications encountered in poetic fictions can be distinguished from those that appear in religious visions and questions how medieval writers reconcile their statements about the multiple daughters of God with orthodox devotion to the Son of God. Furthermore, she examines why forms of feminine God-talk that strike many Christians today as subversive or heretical did not threaten medieval churchmen. Weaving together such disparate texts as the writings of Latin and vernacular poets, medieval schoolmen, liturgists, and male and female mystics and visionaries, God and the Goddesses is a direct challenge to modern theologians to reconsider the role of goddesses in the Christian tradition.

Christopher Marlowe at 450

Christopher Marlowe at 450 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sara Munson Deats,Robert A. Logan
Editor: Routledge
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There has never been a retrospective on Christopher Marlowe as comprehensive, complete and up-to-date in appraising the Marlovian landscape. Each chapter has been written by an eminent, international Marlovian scholar to determine what has been covered, what has not, and what scholarship and criticism will or might focus on next. The volume considers all of Marlowe’s dramas and his poetry, including his translations, as well as the following special topics: Critical Approaches to Marlowe; Marlowe’s Works in Performance; Marlowe and Theatre History; Electronic Resources for Marlovian Research; and Marlowe’s Biography. Included in the discussions are the native, continental, and classical influences on Marlowe and the ways in which Marlowe has interacted with other contemporary writers, including his influence on those who came after him. The volume has appeal not only to students and scholars of Marlowe but to anyone interested in Renaissance drama and poetry. Moreover, the significance for readers lies in the contributors’ approaches as well as in their content. Interest in the biography of Christopher Marlowe and in his works has bourgeoned since the turn of the century. It therefore seems especially appropriate at this time to present a comprehensive assessment of past and present traditional and innovative lines of inquiry and to look forward to future developments.

Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare

Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Edith Nesbit
Editor: Library of Alexandria
ISBN: 1465588027
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The Children's Shakespeare

The Children's Shakespeare Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nesbit, Edith; Klep, Rolf
Editor: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 0897336283
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As a writer, E. Nesbit understood that the stories are the least part of Shakespeare, but as a mother she also understood the need for simplicity. Envisioning this simplified introduction to works such as The Winter's Tale, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Taming of the Shrew -- eleven plays in all -- E. Nesbit set out to make them more accessible to young readers without sacrificing any essential elements. For if the stories were stripped of their wit and humor, of their emotion, the children would be no more entertained by them than by the indecipherable originals. In the end, under E. Nesbit's gifted pen, these stories emerge with all the charm and grace of the very best fairy tales. Written in thoroughly modern English and each no more than ten pages in length, the eleven plays featured in this volume afford children the opportunity to discover for themselves the magic of Shakespeare.

As You Like It

As You Like It Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Edited by W. Turner
Editor: S. Chand Publishing
ISBN: 8121904420
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shakespeare's stories. In Session 2010-11, it has been approved for ICSE Schools for Class IX

Spacehounds of IPC

Spacehounds of IPC Pdf/ePub eBook Author: E. E. "Doc" Smith
Editor: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1528781589
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Spacehounds of IPC by E. E. "Doc" Smith Summary

This work of science fiction by Edward Elmer Smith ("Doc Smith"), originally published in 1931, tells the story of Arcturus, the Inter-Planetary Corporation's top liner, and it's attempted voyage to Mars. Following an attack from a mysterious spaceship, they crash land on Ganymede, a planet of primeval terrors. The remaining crew build a new spacecraft and discover a way to survive amid the warring intelligences of the Jovian system. This work is part of our Vintage Sci-Fi Classics Series, a series in which we are republishing some of the best stories in the genre by some of its most acclaimed authors, such as Isaac Asimov, Marion Zimmer Bradley, and Robert Sheckley. Each publication is complete with a short introduction to the history of science fiction.

Bulfinch's Mythology

Bulfinch's Mythology Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bulfinch, Thomas
Editor: Aegitas
ISBN: 1773133039
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Bulfinch's Mythology is a collection of general audience works by Latinist and banker Thomas Bulfinch, named after him and published after his death in 1867. The work was a highly successful popularization of Greek mythology for English-speaking readers. The book is a prose recounting of myths and stories from three eras: Greek and Roman mythology, King Arthur legends and medieval romances. Bulfinch intersperses the stories with his own commentary, and with quotations from writings by his contemporaries that refer to the story under discussion. Bulfinch expressly intended his work for the general reader. In the preface to The Age of Fable he states "Our work is not for the learned, nor for the theologian, nor for the philosopher, but for the reader of English literature, of either sex, who wishes to comprehend the allusions so frequently made by public speakers, lecturers, essayists, and poets, and those which occur in polite conversation."

As You Like It: Language and Writing

As You Like It: Language and Writing Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Abigail Rokison-Woodall
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 135012043X
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As You Like It: Language and Writing explores one of Shakespeare's best-known comedies. It considers the literary and theatrical contexts in which Shakespeare was writing; examines, in detail, the different forms of language used in the play and considers ways in which language and meaning have changed over time, and are affected by performance. Each chapter contains a 'Writing matters' section which provides suggestions for activities that can further enhance a student's understanding of the play. This informative guide to Shakespeare's popular comedy equips students with the critical skills to analyze its language, structure and themes and to expand and enrich their own responses to the play.

Cleopatra

Cleopatra Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jacob Abbott
Editor: Litres
ISBN: 5041356483
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Shakespeare and the Urgency of Now

Shakespeare and the Urgency of Now Pdf/ePub eBook Author: C. DiPietro,H. Grady
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 1137017317
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These essays address the intersections between Shakespeare, history and the present using a variety of new and established methodological approaches, from phenomenology and ecocriticism to the new economics and aesthetics.