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Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies: An Introduction

The present volume is the main achievement of the Research Networking Programme ‘Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies’, funded by the European Science Foundation in the years 2009–2014. It is the first attempt to introduce a wide audience to the entirety of the manuscript cultures of the Mediterranean East.The chapters reflec...

Myriobiblos: Essays on Byzantine Literature and Culture

This volume presents a broad array of contributions on Byzantine literature and culture, in which well-known Byzantinists approach topics of ceremonial, education, historiography, hagiography, homiletics, law, philology, philosophy, prosopography, rhetoric and theology. New editions and analyses of texts and documents are includ...

BMJ Clinical Review: General Surgery

This volume deals with a series of important issues in general surgery including the modern management of incisional hernias, splenic trauma, anal fistula and faecal incontinence in adults. Issues in oncology covered includes ductal carcinoma of the breast, diagnosis and management of anal intraepithelial neoplasia and anal canc...

Fiction Book Designer 3.2. Руководство по созданию книг

Руководство по созданию книг в формате Fb2. Новая дополненная версия 1.3.

Emotion in Action: Thucydides and the Tragic Chorus

Emotion in Action: Thucydides and the Tragic Chorus offers a new approach to the tragic chorus by examining how certain choruses ‘act’ on their shared feelings. Eirene Visvardi redefines choral action, analyzes choruses that enact fear and pity, and juxtaposes them to the Athenian dêmos in Thucydides’ History. Considered togethe...

Enhancing Teaching and Learning in the 21st-Century Academic Library: Successful Innovations That Make a Difference

Libraries of all types have undergone significant developments in the last few decades. The rate of change in the academic library, a presence for decades now, has been increasing in the first decade of this century. It is no exaggeration to claim that it is undergoing a top to bottom redefinition. In this second volume of the s...

Homeric Receptions Across Generic and Cultural Contexts

This volume provides a fresh perspective on Homeric reception through a methodologically focused, interdisciplinary investigation of the transformations of Homeric epic within varying generic and cultural contexts. It brings together leading international scholars and acute young researchers, exploring how various aspects of Hom...

T. S. Eliot and the Dynamic Imagination

How is a poem made? From what constellation of inner and outer worlds does it issue forth? Sarah Kennedy's study of Eliot's poetics seeks out those images most striking in their resonance and recurrence: the 'sea-change', the 'light invisible' and the 'dark ghost'. She makes the case for these sustained metaphors as constitutive...