Download E-books The Poe Encyclopedia PDF

?? [[ most sensible often called the writer of innovative brief fiction, comparable to the autumn of the home of Usher and The Cask of Amontillado, and because the writer of hauntingly sonorous poems similar to The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe used to be a number one practitioner of the yankee Gothic and helped popularize the quick tale as a style. This reference paintings assembles in dictionary layout a whole and present physique of knowledge on Poe's existence and paintings. greater than 1900 entries hide all levels of Poe's artwork and literary feedback, his relatives relationships, his a number of travels and flats, and the abundance of serious responses to his works. each one access offers bibliographical details, and the amount concludes with an intensive directory of works for extra attention. ]] ??

Best recognized for his mysterious and creative brief fiction, equivalent to the autumn of the home of Usher and The Cask of Amontillado, in addition to hauntingly sonorous poems corresponding to The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe has secured a long-lasting position within the American literary canon. He was once one of many first American authors to receive severe awareness in Europe, and his works popularized the Gothic, the fast tale, and detective fiction in the US. Poe's works are often studied in faculties and schools, yet he additionally keeps his allure as one in every of America's so much tough renowned authors. His works replicate his mammoth and occasionally arcane erudition, his probing insights into the workings of the brain, his theories of literature and aesthetics, and his curiosity in technology and the supernatural.

Through greater than 1900 alphabetically prepared entries, this reference ebook presents entire and present insurance of Poe's existence and paintings. a few entries deal with Poe's recognized interpreting and his responses to literary contemporaries and foreign literary figures. Others touch upon the impression of varied writers and literary traditions on Poe's mind's eye. nonetheless others handle Poe's perspectives on matters starting from Shakespeare to mesmerism to phrenology. each one access is supplemented by way of a bibliographical notice which provides the root for the access and indicates assets for extra research. each one access for Poe's fiction and poetry features a serious synopsis, and an intensive bibliography on the finish of the amount lists crucial serious and biographical reports of Poe.

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Download E-books Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature PDF

This new four-volume set covers global authors from many sessions and genres, construction a extensive figuring out of some of the contexts--from the biographical to the literary to the historical--in which literature should be seen. The Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of worldwide Literature will let a reader to investigate an author's paintings as a mirrored image of the background, traditions and studies of the author's own lifestyles and the ideals, occasions, and existence of the realm on the time. The approximately 500 entries also will establish the numerous literary units and international topics that outline a writer's kind and position the writer in a bigger literary culture as chronicled and evaluated by way of critics over the years. serious considering and task activates, as well as photographs, will additional increase the reader's personal own reaction to worldwide literature.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Gothic Literature: The Essential Guide to the Lives and Works of Gothic Writers (Literary Movements) PDF

From the origins of the move within the 18th century to modern writers comparable to Stephen King, this A-to-Z consultant to Gothic literature covers an unlimited array of works and writers from Britain and the United States, in addition to various genres - novels, brief tales, poetry, performs, or even a number of influential motion pictures and artistic endeavors.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Reincarnation and Karma PDF

By Norman C. McClelland

That includes over 1,200 topical entries prepared alphabetically, this encyclopedia offers various and special assurance of the similar topics of reincarnation and karma. Its in-depth exam levels from old ideals to these of the current, incorporating all appropriate global cultures. a chain of wide thematic entries hide foundational elements whereas over 1000 hugely targeted entries care for numerous societies and organisations which aid the innovations of reincarnation and karma; particular non secular teams, sects, and institutions; key participants either old and smooth; and comparable ideals, recommendations, and practices.

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Download E-books Arts and Humanities through the Eras: The Age of the Baroque and Enlightenment (1600-1800) PDF

By Philip Soergel

Profiling milestones and events within the arts, literature, track and faith from a selected interval, every one quantity during this set is helping scholars and researchers comprehend some of the disciplines of the arts relating to one another, in addition to to historical past and tradition. an outline of the interval and a chronology of significant global occasions commence each one quantity. 9 chapters persist with masking the most important branches of the arts: structure and layout, dance, style, literature, song, philosophy, faith, theater and visible arts. Chapters start with a chronology of significant occasions in the self-discipline by way of articles protecting the hobbies, colleges of suggestion and masterworks that symbolize the self-discipline through the period and biographical profiles of pioneers, masters and different well-liked figures within the box. Chapters additionally comprise major fundamental records from the interval, together with quotations, excerpts from artists approximately their paintings and/or commentaries/criticism released in the course of the interval, and an inventory of normal references for extra details.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Caves (2nd Edition) PDF

By David C. Culver, William B. White


Encyclopedia of Caves
is a self-contained, fantastically illustrated paintings devoted to caves and their certain environments. It comprises greater than a hundred entire articles from major students and explorers in 15 assorted nations. each one access is targeted and scientifically sound, but available for college students and non-scientists. This large-format reference is enchanced with enormous quantities of full-color pictures, maps, and drawings from the authors' personal paintings, which supply certain pictures of the underground setting.
* worldwide in reach--authors are a world crew of specialists protecting caves from round the world
* comprises 24 new articles commissioned in particular for this 2d variation
* Articles include wide bibliographies cross-referencing comparable essays
* thousands of colour images, maps, charts and illustrations of cave positive aspects and biota
* A-Z series and a complete index enable for simple situation of subject matters
* word list offers definitions of all key vocabulary items

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases PDF

The absolutely revised moment variation of the Encyclopedia of center Diseases is a perfect source for training clinicians and researchers. to be had in print, on-line, and with twin entry, it's a transparent and accomplished aggregation of the main the most important info and crucial information on cardiovascular ailments and therapeutics.

Comprised of over ninety five entries with normal on-line updates, the Encyclopedia of middle Diseases is totally referenced, and significant issues of pursuits are hyperlinked to complementary sections. every one access is logically and fantastically written, offering exact center wisdom of pathogenesis, pathophysiology, medical beneficial properties, diagnostic strategies, and administration ideas. particular element is paid to technological advances in imaging and diagnostics. remedy centred entries supply robust insights into not just prescribing drug regimens, but in addition into the controversies surrounding their use.

This significant reference paintings is beneficial for all these serious about the care of cardiovascular sufferers. From the front-line practitioner to the fundamental technology researcher to the coed in education, the Encyclopedia of center Diseases deals an astute authoritative consultant to navigating an enormous physique of interesting info. From the trainee to the internist and heart specialist, all will locate it priceless. it's an important source for scientific libraries and educational associations worldwide.

 

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So, what could we need from an encyclopedia on middle affliction? preferably, a publication will be finished, but concise, and be essentially orientated, and clarify pathophysiology and remedy. additionally, it may be available on-line in order that it may be accessed on the bedside or anywhere.

Dr. Khan has written precisely any such ebook. Encyclopedia of middle illnesses is complete, but concise, and intensely essentially orientated. Importantly, it takes a step by step technique, jogging the reader via an intensive pathophysiology of stipulations, their assessment and remedy. For remedies, he offers the mechanism of the drug, its doses, unwanted side effects and scientific efficacy.

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- Christopher P. Cannon, MD, TIMI research crew, Brigham and Women's sanatorium, Harvard clinical college, Boston, MA, USA

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (Literary Movements) PDF

By Don D'Ammassa

The hot Literary routine sequence examines the main influential literary hobbies in background. Pulling jointly the folks, occasions, and works that outlined each one person circulation, those A-to-Z references create a transparent, shiny photograph of how literature was once shaped inside of those genres or time classes. delivering hundreds and hundreds of entries, each one compelling encyclopedia info writers and impacts, works and characters, locations, ancient occasions, figures, phrases, and lots more and plenty extra, supplying a finished source for top university and school literature scholars. Spanning the numerous works and writers of the Harlem Literary Renaissance and the Chicago Literary Renaissance in addition to the extensive spectrum comprising Gothic literature, technological know-how fiction, and pulp fiction writers, the Literary pursuits sequence completely lines every one move and its improvement.

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Download E-books Africa (Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 1) PDF

Explores key topics in African song that experience emerged in contemporary years-a topic often missed in country-by-country coverage
emphasizes the contexts of musical performance-unlike reports that provide static interpretations remoted from different appearing traditions
presents the clean insights and analyses of musicologists and anthropologists of various nationwide origins-African, Asian, eu, and American

Charts the stream and impact of song. The Encyclopedia also charts the musical interchanges that the stream of individuals and ideas around the continent, together with:
cross-regional musical affects all through Africa * Islam and its influence on African track * unfold of guitar track * Kru mariners of Liberia * Latin American impacts on African tune * musical interchanges in neighborhood contexts * crossovers among renowned and standard practices. Audio CD integrated. additionally contains 9 maps and ninety six tune examples.

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