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Product Description: The year is 1616. William Shakespeare has just died and the world of the London theatres is mourning his loss. 1616 also saw the death of the famous Chinese playwright Tang Xianzu. Four hundred years on and Shakespeare is now an important meeting place for Anglo-Chinese cultural dialogue in the field of drama studies...read more
By Tian Yuan Tan (editor)

Hardcover:

9781472583420 | Bloomsbury Arden, February 25, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: The year is 1616.

Paperback:

9781472583413 | Bloomsbury Arden, March 10, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The year is 1616.

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Product Description: With its title harkening back to the sack of Baghdad in 1258—when the Tigris ran black with the ink of books flung into the water by Mongol invaders—River of Ink is a collection of essays that range widely across time and cultures to illuminate the role of literature and art throughout history...read more

Hardcover:

9781619024267 | Counterpoint, December 16, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Thomas Christensen’s previous title 1616: The World in Motion looked at a single year in the age of early maritime globalism--PW gave it a starred review, calling it “a stunning overview of the nascent modern world.

Paperback:

9781619028333 | Ill edition (Counterpoint, December 13, 2016), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: With its title harkening back to the sack of Baghdad in 1258—when the Tigris ran black with the ink of books flung into the water by Mongol invaders—River of Ink is a collection of essays that range widely across time and cultures to illuminate the role of literature and art throughout history.

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Product Description: This collection brings together an anthology of articles by Thomas Christensen, one of the leading historians of music theory active today. Published over the span of the past 25 years, the selected articles provide a historical conspectus about a range of vital topics in the history of music theory, focusing in particular upon writings from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries...read more

Hardcover:

9781472430557 | Ashgate Pub Co, October 8, 2014, cover price $225.00 | About this edition: This collection brings together an anthology of articles by Thomas Christensen, one of the leading historians of music theory active today.

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Product Description: For José Ángel Valente, the word was foremost. He was of a generation that came of age under the Franco dictatorship. But unlike many of his contemporaries, he did not often address political or social issues directly in his poems...read more

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9781935744801 | Archipelago Books, April 30, 2013, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: For José Ángel Valente, the word was foremost.

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Product Description: The world of 1616 was a world of motion. Enormous galleons carrying silk and silver across the Pacific created the first true global economy, and the first international megacorporations were emerging as economic powers. In Europe, the deaths of Shakespeare and Cervantes marked the end of an era in literature, as the spirit of the Renaissance was giving way to new attitudes that would lead to the Age of Revolution...read more

Hardcover:

9781582437743 | Counterpoint, February 28, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The world of 1616 was a world of motion.

Paperback:

9781619020672 | Counterpoint, January 15, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The world of 1616 was a world of motion.

By Thomas Christensen (editor)

Miscellaneous:

9781119955023 | 2 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, August 2, 2011), cover price $365.00

Product Description: Despite the fact that she has fallen in love with a young man, Tita, the youngest of three daughters born to a tyrannical rancher, must obey tradition and remain single and at home to care for her mother. Reprint. Movie tie-in.

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9780792717850, titled "Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments With Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies" | Large print edition (Chivers North Amer, November 1, 1993), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Despite the fact that she has fallen in love, Tita, the youngest of three daughters born to a tyrannical rancher, must follow tradition and stay home to care for her mother

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9780385420174, titled "Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments With Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies" | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, November 1, 1995), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Despite the fact that she has fallen in love with a young man, Tita, the youngest of three daughters born to a tyrannical rancher, must obey tradition and remain single and at home to care for her mother.
9780385474016, titled "Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments With Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies" | Reprint edition (Bantam Books, September 1, 1994), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Despite the fact that she has fallen in love with a young man, Tita, the youngest of three daughters born to a tyrannical rancher, must obey tradition and remain single and at home to care for her mother
9780792717843, titled "Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments With Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies" | Large print edition (Chivers North Amer, March 1, 1994), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Despite the fact that she has fallen in love, Tita, the youngest of three daughters born to a tyrannical rancher, must follow tradition and stay home to care for her mother

Prebinding:

9781439571262 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Despite the fact that she has fallen in love with a young man, Tita, the youngest of three daughters born to a tyrannical rancher, must obey tradition and remain single and at home to care for her mother.

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Product Description: The author of Drink Cultura gathered this generous bilingual compilation of Latino folk sayings—dichos. Arranged by theme, these dichos express Latino wit and wisdom about subjects from Ability, Adversity, and Advice to Work, Writing, and Youth...read more
By Thomas Christensen (editor)

Prebinding:

9781439505045 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The author of Drink Cultura gathered this generous bilingual compilation of Latino folk sayings—dichos.

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Product Description: This fully bilingual (Spanish/English) anthology of Latin American literature showcases the region's enormous vitality and variety of writing. New World/New Words includes selections by widely celebrated writers such as Gabriel Garc­a M¡rquez, Julio Cort¡zar, and Senel Paz, as well as work by emerging authors just beginning to make their mark in the English-speaking world...read more
By Thomas Christensen (editor) and Gregory Rabassa (foreword by)

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9781931883139 | Pgw, December 9, 2007, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This fully bilingual (Spanish/English) anthology of Latin American literature showcases the region's enormous vitality and variety of writing.

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Product Description: Collected Writings of the Orpheus Institute 6"We have developed a tremendous amount of what might best be referred to as journalistic knowledge concerning the ways that musicians of earlier periods thought about musical structures...read more

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9789058675873 | Leuven Univ Pr, October 30, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Collected Writings of the Orpheus Institute 6"We have developed a tremendous amount of what might best be referred to as journalistic knowledge concerning the ways that musicians of earlier periods thought about musical structures.

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Product Description: "An extraordinary display of historical inquisitiveness and stylistic maturity."-The New York Times Book Review Exploring the consequences of the European discovery of the Americas and challenging the myth of Columbus, Alejo Carpentier-"the father of magical realism"-studies the first meetings of the Western and American cultures and the tragic consequences of tarnished and abandoned idealism...read more

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9781562791339 | Reprint edition (Mercury House, October 1, 2007), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: "An extraordinary display of historical inquisitiveness and stylistic maturity.

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Product Description: For years , the Asian Art Museum was one of San Francisco's best-kept secrets. It was the largest museum devoted to Asian art in the Western world, but its collection was housed in a wing of another museum where only a small fraction of the collection could be displayed...read more

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9781857593563 | Scala Books, July 30, 2004, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: For years , the Asian Art Museum was one of San Francisco's best-kept secrets.

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Product Description: Bridge to Understanding, highlights hundreds of the finest Asian paintings, sculptures, and textiles from the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco as well as the architecture of the new building itself.In the spring of 2003 the Asian Art Muesum—home to one of the world's most significant collections of Asian art—moved into a historic building, reconfigured by the renowned architect Gae Aulenti, in the dynamic heart of San Francisco...read more

Hardcover:

9780939117192 | Asian Art Museum of San, March 15, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Bridge to Understanding, highlights hundreds of the finest Asian paintings, sculptures, and textiles from the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco as well as the architecture of the new building itself.

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Offered a commission to illegally trap a rare Russian butterfly, J. decides to use the opportunity to smuggle his Russian lover, who has no papers, back into her homeland, but after she mysteriously vanishes in the port of Odessa, he spends his time waiting for her return, reading her letters, and hoping to find both the butterfly and his lost love. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780802116659 | Grove Pr, November 1, 2000, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Offered a commission to illegally trap a rare Russian butterfly, J.

Paperback:

9780802138651 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, January 1, 2002), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Offered a commission to illegally trap a rare Russian butterfly, J.

Product Description: Celine's fascination with the ballet spans his literary career: three of the pieces in this volume were written around the same time that he published his great novel, Voyage au bout de la nuit, which he dedicated to the dancer Elisabeth Craig...read more

Hardcover:

9781557132680 | Sun & Moon Pr, May 1, 1998, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Celine's fascination with the ballet spans his literary career: three of the pieces in this volume were written around the same time that he published his great novel, Voyage au bout de la nuit, which he dedicated to the dancer Elisabeth Craig.

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A collection of Spanish proverbs, maxims, and adages from such sources as the Bible, indigenous lore, Don Quixote, and Shakespeare (view table of contents)

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9781562790936 | Mercury House, March 1, 1997, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of Spanish proverbs, maxims, and adages from such sources as the Bible, indigenous lore, Don Quixote, and Shakespeare

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Product Description: Very good condition soft cover.
By Carol Christensen (editor) and Thomas Christensen (editor)

Paperback:

9780811801867 | Chronicle Books Llc, August 1, 1992, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Very good condition soft cover.

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Product Description: Included are five stories, whose plots range from the tale of two young men stealing a mannequin to a bullfighter in the time of Goya and of today.

Paperback:

9780060973872, titled "Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins: And Other Stories for Virgins" | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, May 1, 1991), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Included are five stories, whose plots range from the tale of two young men stealing a mannequin to a bullfighter in the time of Goya and of today.

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