The Whispered Meanings

Selected Essays of Simon O. Lesser

Author: Simon O. Lesser

Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press

ISBN: 9780870232442

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 237

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1955 - 1980

Author: Maria Luise Caputo-Mayr

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3111426777

Category: Reference

Page: 680

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The Whispered Word

Author: Ellery Adams

Publisher: Kensington

ISBN: 1496712420

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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In New York Times bestselling author Ellery Adams’ intriguing new Secret, Book, and Scone Society novel, Nora Pennington and her fiction loving friends in small-town Miracle Springs, North Carolina, encounter a young woman desperately in need of a new beginning . . . Nora Pennington, owner of Miracle Books, believes that a well-chosen novel can bring healing and hope. But she and the other members of the Secret, Book, and Scone Society know that sometimes, practical help is needed too. Such is the case with the reed-thin girl hiding in the fiction section of Nora’s store, wearing a hospital ID and a patchwork of faded bruises. She calls herself Abilene, and though Nora and her friends offer work, shelter, and a supportive ear, their guest isn’t ready to divulge her secrets. But when a customer is found dead in an assumed suicide, Nora uncovers a connection that points to Abilene as either a suspect—or another target. Summer’s end has brought other new arrivals to Miracle Springs too. Entrepreneur Griffin Kingsley opens Virtual Genie, a cyber business that unloads people’s unwanted goods for cash. With the town in an economic slump and folks hurting for money, Virtual Genie and its owner are both instantly popular. A patient listener, Griffin dispenses candy to children and strong coffee to adults, and seems like a bona fide gentleman. But Nora’s not inclined to judge a book by its cover. And when a second death hits town, Nora and her intrepid friends must help the new, greenhorn sheriff discern fact from fiction—and stop a killer intent on bringing another victim’s story to a close . . .
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Literary Theories in Praxis

Author: Shirley F. Staton

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 9780812212341

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 471

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Literary Theories in Praxis analyzes the ways in which critical theories are transformed into literary criticism and methodology. To demonstrate the application of this analysis, critical writings of Roland Barthes, Harold Bloom, Cleanth Brooks, Jacques Derrida, Northrop Frye, Norman Holland, Barbara Johnson, Jacques Lacan, Adrienne Rich, and Robert Scholes are examined in terms of the primary critical stance each author employs—New Critical, phenomenological, archetypal, structuralist/semiotic, sociological, psychoanalytic, reader-response, deconstructionist, or humanist. The book is divided into nine sections, each with a prefatory essay explaining the critical stance taken in the selections that follow and describing how theory becomes literary criticism. In a headnote to each selection, Staton analyzes how the critic applies his or her critical methodology to the subject literary work. Shirley F. Staton's introduction sketches the overall philosophical positions and relationships among the various critical modes.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3476028100

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A Journey Through Existence: the Way of Worldly Love

Author: Norm Prigge

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465385991

Category: Poetry

Page: 276

View: 7673

Preface I explicitly do not affirm the truth of any statement made or implied herein concerning any actual people, including myself; or any actual relationships, including my own; or any concrete situations depicted. Everything I have written is either about or based upon my perceptions, memories, imagining, suppositions, assessments of poetic and dramatic appropriateness, and the like, all such, qua sources of factual truth, being notoriously fallible. The only truth that I do affirm herein is that of the universals that can be abstracted from the particulars of my subjective experience, the universalscall them poetic truthswhereby my audience can better understand and perfect themselves as I, hopefully, have been able to do for myself in the living and subsequent describing of all that follows. If anything I have written happens to occasion any people pain, I express in anticipation my deepest compassion; such people must know, however, that I would not have written as I have if I did not suppose that I would thereby have caused, in potentiality, far greater good than harm. Bear Valley Springs August, 2011
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The Whispered Secret

Author: Obert Skye,Ben Sowards

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416947183

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 433

View: 3325

While Leven, Winter, and sidekicks Geth and Clover battle fantastical creatures in Foo, contrary forces in Reality plan to reconstruct the destroyed gateway between the mythical Foo and their own land.
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The Whispered Heart -Volume II

Author: Deborah Horton

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 125791961X

Category:

Page: N.A

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A Whispered Name

Author: William Brodrick

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0748111875

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 5608

To keep quiet about something so important . . . well, it's almost a lie, wouldn't you say?' When Father Anselm meets Kate Seymour in the cemetery at Larkwood, he is dismayed to hear her allegation. Herbert Moore had been one of the founding fathers of the Priory, revered by all who met him, a man who'd shaped Anselm's own vocation. The idea that someone could look on his grave and speak of a lie is inconceivable. But Anselm soon learns that Herbert did indeed have secrets in his past that he kept hidden all his life. In 1917, during the terrible slaughter of the Passchendaele campaign, a soldier faced a court martial for desertion. Herbert, charged with a responsibility that would change the course of his life, sat upon the panel that judged him. In coming to understand the court martial, Anselm discovers its true significance: a secret victory that transformed the young Captain Moore and shone a light upon the horror of war.
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Dora

Author: Julia Kavanagh

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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Juliet's Nurse

A Novel

Author: Lois Leveen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476757461

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 2503

The International Bestseller “Lois Leveen’s richly detailed, fascinating novel offers a wholly original and intriguing take on one of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays” (New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini). In Verona, a city ravaged by plague and political rivalries, a mother mourning the death of her day-old infant enters the household of the powerful Cappelletti family to become the wet-nurse to their newborn baby. As she serves her beloved Juliet over the next fourteen years, the nurse learns the Cappellettis’ darkest secrets. Those secrets—and the nurse’s deep personal grief—erupt across five momentous days of love and loss that destroy a daughter, and a family. By turns sensual, tragic, and comic, Juliet’s Nurse gives voice to one of literature’s most memorable and distinctive characters, a woman who was both insider and outsider among Verona’s wealthy ruling class. Exploring the romance and intrigue of interwoven loyalties, rivalries, jealousies, and losses only hinted at in Shakespeare’s play, this is a never-before-heard tale of the deepest love in Verona—the love between a grieving woman and the precious child of her heart. In the tradition of Sarah Dunant, Philippa Gregory, and Geraldine Brooks, Juliet’s Nurse is a rich prequel that reimagines the world’s most cherished tale of love and loss, suffering and survival.
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Getting the Meaning 2' 99 Ed.

Author: N.A

Publisher: Rex Bookstore, Inc.

ISBN: 9789712326615

Category:

Page: N.A

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Teachers and Meaning

Definitions of Classroom Situations

Author: Robert A. Stebbins

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004042421

Category: Social Science

Page: 140

View: 7498

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Finding Meaning in Dreams

A Quantitative Approach

Author: G.William Domhoff

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1489902988

Category: Psychology

Page: 356

View: 7063

Distinguished psychologist G. William Domhoff brings together-for the first time-all the necessary tools needed to perform quantitative studies of dream content using the rigorous system developed by Calvin S. Hall and Robert van de Castle. The book contains a comprehensive review of the literature, detailed coding rules, normative findings, and statistical tables.
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Pure Sin

Author: Susan Johnson

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 9780307575043

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 8386

A tale of exquisite pleasure that begins in the wilds of Montana—and ends in the untamed places of two lovers’ hearts Lady Flora Bonham couldn’t help but be tantalized by Adam Serre’s potent sensuality. It made no difference that she’d only just met him or that he was the scandal of polite society. Flora had never lived according to anybody’s rules, and the instant she felt the heat of Adam’s passion, the only thing that mattered was that she wanted him. Adam Serre couldn’t help but be wary. Lady Flora was quite spectacular, with her daring beauty and delicious conversation, but the noble daughter of a famed archaeologist did not fall into the category of amorous interludes. And after just extricating himself from a vicious marriage, his interest in women was purely transitory. Until the incomparable Flora set out to seduce him with a temptation that was pure sin.
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One Eyed Cowboy Wild

Author: John D. Nesbitt

Publisher: Untreed Reads

ISBN: 1601741073

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Zeke Hill is a lot wilder than his brother Gene. Maybe that's why Gene's not entirely happy to see him when he shows up looking for a job at the ranch where Gene draws cowhand wages. His loyalty to Zeke soon puts him into danger--and worse. He must keep Zeke's terrible secrets, even from Katharine, the woman he loves. When deadly violence erupts, Gene must choose between his brother and his conscience.
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Tell It Like Tupper

A Novel

Author: J. Mark Powell

Publisher: Archway Publishing

ISBN: 1480803243

Category: Fiction

Page: 274

View: 1017

A car breaks down on a snowy road in rural Iowa, a passerby offers a ride, and a friendship is formed that will launch one man on the path to political greatness while unwittingly driving the other into the national spotlight and pushing his family to the brink of disintegration. With this chance meeting, fate intertwines the lives of Glenn Tupper, a small engine repairman who lives a quiet life in tiny Creston, Iowa, with Senator Phil Granby, a presidential candidate whose campaign is a spectacular flop. When Granby departs from his prepackaged message and starts using Tupper’s practical sayings, his political fortunes make a dramatic turnaround. But Tupper finds that even unsought fame comes at a painfully high price when a sinister force exposes a dark family secret that he did not know. Now it is up to Jarma Jordan, a quirky young blogger, to discover the hidden answers that could save Granby’s campaign and rescue Tupper’s family from ruin. But will her efforts be too little, too late? In this intriguing tale, the chain of events builds to the eve of New Hampshire’s presidential primary with a candidacy -and one man’s future- hanging in the balance.
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Mountain Mafia

Organized Crime in the Rockies

Author: Betty L. Alt,Sandra K. Wells

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 1583852743

Category: History

Page: 240

View: 6755

Mountain Mafia is a brief history of the Black Hand and Mafia in the Rocky Mountain region. It brings to life some of the more colorful leaders in the West's organized crime operations throughout the 20th century, including Roma, Colletti, and the Smaldones. Especially examined is the famous court case of "Scotty" Spinuzzi, who was acquitted of murder "because no one saw the bullet leave the gun." Also mentioned is the connection these western mobsters had with notorious crime members in New York, Chicago, Detroit, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. Author
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Sky Rider

Author: Nancy Springer

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1497688884

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 117

View: 3982

Everything changes when a handsome stranger rides off into the night on Dusty’s horse There’s no way around it: Dusty’s horse Tazz needs to be put down. Once a champion jumper, Tazz can barely walk now due to hoof pain. And that’s not the only thing that’s wrong in Dusty’s life. Since her mother’s death, Dusty’s dad hasn’t stopped drinking—even after his drunk driving put Dusty in the hospital with a now-chronic back injury. Why don’t they just put me down too? she wonders. While Dusty is giving Tazz one last grooming, his ears suddenly prick up as a stranger approaches: a young boy with an otherworldly beauty. He offers to take Tazz with him, and the two race off into the distance as though Tazz were in perfect health, with the boy perched on his back. Who could this person be? And what is he doing here? It’s only when Dusty returns to school the next day that she hears about the boy who was killed. When she sees his photo in the newspaper, she knows that he’s the mysterious guy who rode off on Tazz. What she doesn’t know is that he will soon return.
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