With her assertion that she is “first and foremost a human being, mother or fragile doll, ” rather than a wife, Nora Helmer sent shockwaves throughout Europe when she appeared in Henrik Ibsen’s greatest and most famous play, A Doll’s House. Ibsen’s follow-up, with its unrelenting investigation into religious hypocrisy, Ghosts, family secrets, was no less radical, and sexual double-dealing.
Creating a Christian Lifestyle: Student Text Companions for the JourneySaint Mary's Press #ad - Creating a christian lifestyle, addresses significant issues teens will face as they choose among the many life paths they may travel--single or married life, religious life, a comprehensive one-semester course, or ordained ministry. Senior year is a pivotal moment in the life of teens, a time when young men and women are shaping their goals and hopes for the future and seeking spiritual guidance.
The text examines themes common to all those paths: identity and autonomy, work, communication, sexuality, friendship, creativity and learning, love, money and possessions, and suffering and healing. Used book in Good Condition. The full-color lively design and over 50 original artworks by students stimulate students' interest.
Creating a Christian Lifestyle: Student Text Companions for the Journey #ad - . Thought-provoking stories, and personal examples lead students into discussion; engaging activities invite reflection, discussion, poems, and journal writing.
The Three Theban Plays: Antigone; Oedipus the King; Oedipus at ColonusPenguin Classics #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Robert fagles's authoritative and acclaimed translation conveys all of Sophocles's lucidity and power: the cut and thrust of his dialogue, above all, his ironic edge, the surge and majesty of his choruses and, the agonies and triumphs of his characters. This penguin classics edition features an introduction and notes by the renowned classicist Bernard Knox.
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. The heroic greek dramas that have moved theatergoers and readers since the fifth century B. C. Towering over the rest of greek tragedy, the three plays that tell the story of the fated Theban royal family—Antigone, Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus—are among the most enduring and timeless dramas ever written.
The Three Theban Plays: Antigone; Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonus #ad - Penguin Books. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Blue FoxFSG Adult #ad - At the edge of the hunter's territory, a naturalist struggles to build a life for his charge, a young woman with Down syndrome whom he had rescued from a shipwreck years before. Farrar Straus Giroux. Used book in Good Condition. Penguin Books. Winner of the 2005 nordic council literature prize―the Nordic world's highest literary honor―The Blue Fox is part mystery, and the perfect introduction to a mind-bending, part fairy tale, world-class literary talent.
By the end of sjón's slender, spellbinding fable of a novel, none of their lives will be the same. Set against the stark backdrop of the Icelandic winter, an elusive, enigmatic fox leads a hunter on a transformative quest.
Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching: Living as a Disciple of Christ Encountering JesusAve Maria Press #ad - Section assessments: each section includes pedagogically designed assessment questions with labels that show how the questions serve a variety of different learning styles. No one sins alone. Infographics: a wide variety of visual and interactive designs throughout the text help students understand theological concepts in ways they will remember.
Ave maria Press. Penguin Books. Online resources: as always, handouts, reading guides, crossword puzzles, teachers can access a wide variety of online resources at the Ave Maria Press website, including videos, PowerPoints, and tests. Organized around the seven principles of catholic social teaching, Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching helps students gain a greater understanding of the roots of social teaching in the Church, its context in the Bible and Catechism and real-life examples of charity and justice in action.
Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching: Living as a Disciple of Christ Encountering Jesus #ad - No one is saved alone, ” wrote pope benedict xvi, whose words resonate with today’s teens, particularly because the prevalence of social media allows them to better see how their lives are interwoven with those around them. The textbook, the second in the encountering jesus series released by Ave Maria Press, adheres to the USCCB guidelines for Elective Course C: Living as a Disciple of Jesus Christ.
Farrar Straus Giroux. Foundations of catholic social teaching: living as a Disciple of Christ builds on those connections by helping teens find their place in the community of the faithful as they advocate for charity and justice in the world.
Women and AppletreesThe Feminist Press at CUNY #ad - This autobiographical first novel of working-class life by moa Martinson, " follows two young women, both victims of sexual abuse, the "Agnes Smedley of Sweden, as they become friends and determine to gain for themselves and their children the rights and oppportunities usually denied women, and especially poor women.
. Ave maria Press. Penguin Books. Farrar Straus Giroux. Used book in Good Condition.
The Nordic Model: Scandinavia since 1945 Contemporary WorldsReaktion Books #ad - Hilson then turns to the future of the nordic region as a unified whole within Europe as well as in the world, and considers the re-emergence of the Baltic Sea as a pivotal region on the global stage. Used book in Good Condition. Farrar Straus Giroux. Penguin Books. The nordic model offers an incisive assessment of Scandinavia yesterday and today, making this an essential text for students and scholars of political science, European history, and Scandinavian studies.
Used book in Good Condition. The book investigates issues such as economic development, foreign policy, and the welfare state, government, politics, and it also explores prevailing cultural perceptions of Scandinavia in the twentieth century. The political structures of the Scandinavian nations have long stood as models for government and public policy.
The Nordic Model: Scandinavia since 1945 Contemporary Worlds #ad - Ave maria Press. This comprehensive study examines how that “Nordic model” of government developed, as well as its far-reaching influence. Respected scandinavian historian mary hilson surveys the political bureaucracies of the five Nordic countries—Denmark, and Sweden—and traces their historical influences and the ways they have changed, Iceland, individually and as a group, Norway, Finland, over time.
Hamlet Folger Library ShakespeareSimon & Schuster #ad - Ave maria Press. Hamlet: an updated edition from the folger Shakespeare LibraryHamlet is Shakespeare's most popular, and most puzzling, play. Much of its fascination, however, lies in its uncertainties. Among them: what is the ghost--hamlet's father demanding justice, an angelic messenger? does hamlet go mad, gertrude, unfaithful to her husband or complicit in his murder? the authoritative edition of hamlet from the folger shakespeare library, the trusted and widely used shakespeare series for students and general readers, elegant trade paperback featuring finer paper and wider margins ISBN 978-1451669411, a tempting demon, why does he not act? Was his mother, or merely pretend to? Once he is sure that Claudius is a murderer, includes: -Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play -Newly revised explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play -Scene-by-scene plot summaries -A key to the play's famous lines and phrases -An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language -An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play -Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books -An up-to-date annotated guide to further reading Essay by Michael Neill Enjoy this updated Folger edition of Hamlet in either the handy pocket-sized mass market paperback ISBN 978-0743477123, or Kindle edition ASIN B00IWTWDA6.
Used book in Good Condition. Penguin Books. Used book in Good Condition. Farrar Straus Giroux. Simon Schuster. It follows the form of a "revenge tragedy, seeks vengeance against his father's murderer, his uncle Claudius, " in which the hero, Hamlet, now the king of Denmark.
Heart of Darkness & Selections from The Congo DiaryModern Library #ad - M. Farrar Straus Giroux. Selected by the modern library as one of the 100 best novels of all time • Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American ReadIntroduction by Caryl PhillipsCommentary by H. Simon Schuster. Ave maria Press. L. Written several years after joseph conrad’s grueling sojourn in the Belgian Congo, the novel is a complex meditation on colonialism, evil, and the thin line between civilization and barbarity.
Used book in Good Condition. Penguin Books. Virginia woolf wrote of Conrad: “His books are full of moments of vision. Forster, virginia woolf, ernest hemingway, bertrand russell, and Philip GourevitchOriginally published in 1902, Chinua Achebe, Lionel Trilling, Heart of Darkness remains one of this century’s most enduring works of fiction.
Heart of Darkness & Selections from The Congo Diary #ad - Mencken, E. They light up a whole character in a flash. This edition contains selections from conrad’s Congo Diary of 1890—the first notes, for the novel, in effect, which was composed at the end of that decade. He could not write badly, one feels, to save his life. Used book in Good Condition.
The Fifth ChildVintage #ad - Simon Schuster. Understanding that he will never be accepted anywhere, Harriet and David are torn between their instincts as parents and their shocked reaction to this fierce and unlovable child whose existence shatters their belief in a benign world. Used book in Good Condition. While around them crime and unrest surge, the Lovatts are certain that their old-fashioned contentment can protect them from the world outside—until the birth of their fifth baby.
Doris lessing's contemporary gothic horror story—centered on the birth of a baby who seems less than human—probes society's unwillingness to recognize its own brutality. Harriet and david lovatt, parents of four children, have created an idyll of domestic bliss in defiance of the social trends of late 1960s England.
The Fifth Child #ad - As he grows older and more terrifying, David cannot bring himself to touch him, Harriet finds she cannot love him, and their four older children are afraid of him. Penguin Books. Vintage. Ave maria Press. Used book in Good Condition. Farrar Straus Giroux. Gruesomely goblin-like in appearance, insatiably hungry, abnormally strong and violent, Ben has nothing innocent or infant-like about him.
Cane Penguin ClassicsPenguin Classics #ad - First published in 1923 and told through a series of vignettes, prose, Cane uses poetry, and play-like dialogue to create a window into the varied lives of African Americans living in the rural South and urban North during a time when Jim Crow laws pervaded and racism reigned. While critically acclaimed and known today as a pioneering text of the Harlem Renaissance, the book did not gain as much popularity as other works written during the period.
Simon Schuster. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Fellow harlem renaissance writer langston hughes believed cane's lack of a wider readership was because it didn't reinforce the stereotypes often associated with African Americans during the time, but portrayed them in an accurate and entirely human way, breaking the mold and laying the groundwork for how African Americans are depicted in literature.
Cane Penguin Classics #ad - Penguin Books. Farrar Straus Giroux. Vintage. For the first time in penguin classics, and notes by scholar George Hutchinson, suggestions for further reading, this edition of Cane features a new introduction, and National Book Award Foundation 5 Under 35 novelist Zinzi Clemmons contributes a foreword. The harlem renaissance writer's innovative and groundbreaking novel depicting african american life in the South and North, with a foreword by National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree Zinzi ClemmonsJean Toomer's Cane is one of the most significant works to come out of the Harlem Renaissance, and is considered to be a masterpiece in American modernist literature because of its distinct structure and style.
Ave maria Press.