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Sufi Essays
Sufi Essays (June 1973)
Seyyed Hossein Nasr - Author

This book combines scholarly research into certain aspect of Sufi doctrines and history with a penetrating account of the spiritual and metaphysical message and significance of Sufism as a living spiritual tradition. In an original discussion, unlike anything that has appeared before in studies of Sufism, the author places special accent on the pertinence of Sufi teachings to the most acute contemporary problems. The book addresses itself to...(Read More)
The Lions of Marash
The Lions of Marash (June 1973)
Personal Experiences with American Near East Relief, 1919-1922
Stanley E. Kerr - Author

The Lions of Marash is an eye-witness account by an American Near East Relief official of the tragic events which resulted in the annihilation of the Armenian population of Marash, in Central Anatolia, following World War I.

On 10 February 1920, the French garrison at Marash withdrew abruptly under cover of darkness, thus abandoning more than twenty thousand Armenians to the Turkish Nationalist forces. The French pullout caused consid...(Read More)
The Modern Concept of Nature
The Modern Concept of Nature (June 1973)
Essays on Theoretical Biology and Evolution
Hermann J. Muller - Author
Elof A. Carlson - Editor

Hermann Joseph Muller (1890-1967) was a member of the early genetics group at Columbia University that developed the chromosome theory of inheritance. T. H. Morgan received the Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology for this work in 1934, and Muller, his student, received the Nobel Prize in 1946 for his discovery of radiation-induced mutation.

The Modern Concept of Nature: Essays on Theoretical Biology by H. J. Muller, deals with Mulle...(Read More)
The Pirandellian Mode in Spanish Literature from Cervantes to Sastre
The Pirandellian Mode in Spanish Literature from Cervantes to Sastre (June 1973)
Wilma Newberry - Author

Examines Spanish literature through Pirandellian eyes.

This volume is a vision of Spanish literature seen through Pirandellian eyes. Those themes and techniques which Pirandello stamped with his name have actually characterized a segment of Spanish writing from the time of Cervantes. Professor Newberry first examines those writers who preceded Pirandello or could not have felt his influence and then those who ack...(Read More)
Those Elegant Decorums
Those Elegant Decorums (June 1973)
The Concept of Propriety in Jane Austen's Novels
Jane Nardin - Author

Analyzes the way in which Austen blends ironic criticism with moral affirmation through her complex and little-understood management of the narrative point of view.

In Those Elegant Decorums Professor Nardin differs from the many critics who feel that Jane Austen's irony and her morality contradict each other. She analyzes the way in which Jane Austen blends ironic criticism with moral affirmation thro...(Read More)
Complete Poetry of Osip Emilevich Mandelstam
Complete Poetry of Osip Emilevich Mandelstam (January 1973)
Burton Raffel - Translator
Alla Burago - Translator
Sidney Monas - Introduction

Offers the complete body of work of one of the twentieth century’s greatest Russian poets for the first time in English.

Osip Emilevich Mandelstam, the great twentieth-century Russian poet, was once thought to be buried forever in secret files and condemned to oblivion by official silence. Thanks to his widow, dedicated scholars, and the talented efforts of Burton Raffel and Alla Burago in this volume he takes his rightful...(Read More)
Britain's Economic Prospects Reconsidered
Britain's Economic Prospects Reconsidered (June 1972)
Alexander K. Cairncross - Editor

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De La Justice Politique
De La Justice Politique (June 1972)
W. Godwin - Author

Design and Aesthetics in Wood
Design and Aesthetics in Wood (June 1972)
Eric A. Anderson - Editor
George F. Earle - Editor

This book is the result of a symposium on "Design and Aesthetics in Wood," which was held at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, N.Y., 7-9 November 1967. Concurrent with the conference was an exhibition, sponsored by the College of Environmental Science and Forestry and the School of Art, in which the art objects and industrial products illustrated here were a part.

Part 1, Wood as Ar...(Read More)
Donne at Sermons
Donne at Sermons (June 1972)
A Christian Existential World
Gale H. Carrithers - Author

In Donne at Sermons, Gale Carrithers uncovers the theocentric existentialism that underlies the content and structure of the great poet-preacher's sermons. After considering Donne's grand strategies within the generic form of the sermon, the author gives detailed expositions of four individual sermons, moving freely from Donne's ontology to his nimble metaphor.

Initially, this study defines the genre of sermon and considers how to eva...(Read More)
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