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Product Description: What is the public value of poetry? How do poets envisage their own role and function within society? How do we? Do poets seek to shape public opinion and behavior? Should they? Or do they offer alternatives--perhaps sacred alternatives--to political and religious ideologies? Are they what Shelley in 1821 called 'the unacknowledged legislators of the World'? And what might that mean?During the decades immediately preceding the Revolution of 1789 the status of contemporary poetry in France was at its lowest ebb...read more

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9780198754473 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 21, 2016, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: What is the public value of poetry?

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Product Description: “My God!” Jeremiah cried out as he tumbled from his seat and bowed his face to the ground. Everyone else was only seconds behind him as they all recognized the face of Jesus.

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9781683012740 | Tate Pub & Enterprises Llc, May 3, 2016, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: “My God!

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Product Description: "How long have they been transformed Mago?" "Just for a few hours Lambro." "Then there is still time?" Lambro said relief evident in his voice. "Yes Lambro, they should be fine." "How much time have they got Mago?" "They should be alright for at least four or five more hours Lambro?" "Four or five hours, Mago you know that won't be nearly enough time! You do know what will happen to them if that powder wears off with them still in these tunnels?" "It will have to be enough time Lambro; Jerbo and Jambotoo are our only hope...read more

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9781631226465 | Tate Pub & Enterprises Llc, June 17, 2014, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: "How long have they been transformed Mago?

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Product Description: This concise biography of Stéphane Mallarmé (1842–98) blends an account of the poet’s life with a detailed analysis of his evolving poetic theory and practice. “A poet on this earth must be uniquely a poet,” he declared at the age of twenty-two—but what is a poet’s life and what isa poet’s function? In his poems and prose statements and by the example of his life, Mallarmé provided answers to these questions...read more

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9781861896599 | Reaktion Books, May 15, 2010, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This concise biography of Stéphane Mallarmé (1842–98) blends an account of the poet’s life with a detailed analysis of his evolving poetic theory and practice.

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Product Description: 'every heart imagines itself the first to thrill to a myriad sensations which once stirred the hearts of the earliest creatures and which will again stir the hearts of the last men and women to walk the earth' What is a life? How shall a storyteller conceive a life? What if art means pattern and life has none? How, then, can any story be true to life? These are some of the questions which inform the first of Maupassant's six novels, A Life (Une Vie) (1883) in which he sought to parody and expose the folly of romantic illusion...read more

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9780192832986 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 19, 1999, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: 'every heart imagines itself the first to thrill to a myriad sensations which once stirred the hearts of the earliest creatures and which will again stir the hearts of the last men and women to walk the earth' What is a life?

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Product Description: `every heart imagines itself the first to thrill to a myriad sensations which once stirred the hearts of the earliest creatures and which will again stir the hearts of the last men and women to walk the earth' What is a life? How shall a storyteller conceive a life? What if art means pattern and life has none? How, then, can any story be true to life? These are some of the questions which inform the first of Maupassant's six novels, A Life (Une Vie) (1883) in which he sought to parody and expose the folly of romantic illusion...read more

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9780199555512 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 26, 2009, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: `every heart imagines itself the first to thrill to a myriad sensations which once stirred the hearts of the earliest creatures and which will again stir the hearts of the last men and women to walk the earth' What is a life?

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Follows the adventures of young Fabrizio del Dongo as he joins Napoleon's army just before the Battle of Waterloo, and struggles to keep hidden his love for Clelia amid the intrigues and secrets of the small court of Parma.

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9780613501248 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 1999, cover price $23.30 | About this edition: Follows the adventures of young Fabrizio del Dongo as he joins Napoleon's army just before the Battle of Waterloo, and struggles to keep hidden his love for Clelia amid the intrigues and secrets of the small court of Parma.

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Product Description: The son of a carpenter, Julian Sorel is inspired by the writings of Napoleon to conquer the heights of society. His initial plan to work his way up through the church is, however, thwarted when he is forced to accept employment as a tutor--and this rash social entrepreneur certainly has not considered the dangers of falling in love...read more
By Roger Pearson (introduced by)

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9780199539253 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 15, 2009, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The son of a carpenter, Julian Sorel is inspired by the writings of Napoleon to conquer the heights of society.

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Product Description: La Bête humaine (1890), the seventeenth novel in the Rougon-Macquart series, is one of Zola's most violent and explicit works. On one level a tale of murder, passion, and possession, it is also a compassionate study of individuals derailed by atavistic forces beyond their control...read more
By Roger Pearson (trans)

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9780199538669 | Reissue edition (Oxford Univ Pr, March 25, 2009), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: La Bête humaine (1890), the seventeenth novel in the Rougon-Macquart series, is one of Zola's most violent and explicit works.

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Product Description: Candide is the most famous of Voltaire's "philosophical tales," in which he combined witty improbabilities with the sanest of good sense. First published in 1759, it was an instant bestseller and has come to be regarded as one of the key texts of the Enlightenment...read more
By Roger Pearson (trans)

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9780679417460 | Everymans Library, October 1, 1992, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: The story of Candide, a naive youth who is conscripted, shipwrecked, robbed, and tortured by the Inquisition without losing his will to live, is accompanied by four other stories

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9780199535613 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 15, 2008, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Candide is the most famous of Voltaire's "philosophical tales," in which he combined witty improbabilities with the sanest of good sense.

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During much of his life Voltaire's plays and verse made him the toast of society, but his barbed wit and commitment to reason also got him into trouble. With tales of illegitimacy, prison, stardom, exile, love affairs and tireless battles against critics, Church and King, this is a biography of Voltaire.

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9781582346304 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, November 7, 2005, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Presents the life of the French philosopher, discussing his literary and philosophical writings, his tumultuous relationships with some of the rulers and thinkers of his day, and his lasting influence on French culture.
9780747574958 | Gardners Books, November 7, 2005, cover price $31.85 | About this edition: With its tale of illegitimacy, prison, stardom, exile, love affairs and tireless battles against critic, priest and king, this biography tells the story of the father of Enlightenment.

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9780747579571 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, November 6, 2006, cover price $22.75 | About this edition: During much of his life Voltaire's plays and verse made him the toast of society, but his barbed wit and commitment to reason also got him into trouble.

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Product Description: The first comprehensive study of Mallarmé's "poetry of circumstance" in any language, this book is a companion volume to the author's well-received Unfolding Mallarmé: The Development of a Poetic Art. It provides a series of lucid and accessible readings of Mallarmé's verse and prose writings...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780199266746 | Clarendon Pr, March 11, 2004, cover price $210.00 | About this edition: The first comprehensive study of Mallarmé's "poetry of circumstance" in any language, this book is a companion volume to the author's well-received Unfolding Mallarmé: The Development of a Poetic Art.

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Product Description: This book brings together in one volume essays by leading scholars in the field of nineteenth-century literature and art, all of whom have been associated with Alan Raitt as either colleagues or pupils. It also includes an essay by the novelist Julian Barnes...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Elizabeth Fallaize (editor), Jill Forbes (editor), Mike Freeman (editor), Toby Garfitt (editor), Roger Pearson (editor) and A. W. Riatt (editor)

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9780198159537 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 29, 1999, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: This book brings together in one volume essays by leading scholars in the field of nineteenth-century literature and art, all of whom have been associated with Alan Raitt as either colleagues or pupils.

Book by Roger Pearson

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9781878465238 | 2 edition (Scott Townsend Pub, June 1, 1997), cover price $28.00
9781878465023 | Scott Townsend Pub, June 1, 1991, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Book by Roger Pearson

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Product Description: Unfolding Mallarmé provides a coherent account of Mallarmé's poetic developments from his earliest verse to his final masterpiece, "Un coup de Dés." A series of close readings demonstrate the intricate linguistic and formal play to be found in many of his major poems; and, in a detailed analysis of "Un coup de Dés," Pearson explores the "profound calculation" upon which Mallarmé's final, seemingly chaotic masterpiece is based...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780198159179 | Clarendon Pr, January 30, 1997, cover price $215.00 | About this edition: Unfolding Mallarmé provides a coherent account of Mallarmé's poetic developments from his earliest verse to his final masterpiece, "Un coup de Dés.

Product Description: This volume is intended to map out the critical reception of Stendhal's two most widely read novels, "The Red and the Black" ("Le Rouge et le Noir") and "The Charterhouse of Parma" ("La Chartreuse de Parme"), since their publication in 1830 and 1839 respectively...read more
By Roger Pearson (editor)

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9780582096172 | Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd, July 1, 1994, cover price $63.00 | About this edition: This volume is intended to map out the critical reception of Stendhal's two most widely read novels, "The Red and the Black" ("Le Rouge et le Noir") and "The Charterhouse of Parma" ("La Chartreuse de Parme"), since their publication in 1830 and 1839 respectively.

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9780582096165 | Taylor & Francis, July 1, 1994, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: Both critic and writer, Stendhal has now become established as one of realism's founding fathers.

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Product Description: This is the first comprehensive study in English of Voltaire's contes philosophiques--the philosophical tales for which he is best remembered and which include his masterpiece Candide. Pearson situates each story in its historical and intellectual context and offers new readings in light of modern critical thinking...read more

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9780198158806 | Clarendon Pr, June 24, 1993, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: This is the first comprehensive study in English of Voltaire's contes philosophiques--the philosophical tales for which he is best remembered and which include his masterpiece Candide.

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By Roger Pearson (trans)

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9781857151305 | New edition (Gardners Books, October 8, 1992), cover price $19.75

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Product Description: Pearson has collected William Shockley's writings about his theories of hereditary human intelligence and his belief that the less intelligent were overproducing and the more intelligent, underproducing. Shockley urged that studies be made of heredity, intellectual and demographic trends in order to ensure high intelligence levels...read more

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9781878465030 | Scott Townsend Pub, September 1, 1992, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Pearson has collected William Shockley's writings about his theories of hereditary human intelligence and his belief that the less intelligent were overproducing and the more intelligent, underproducing.

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Product Description: Stendhal lets his readers experience in the act of reading what his protagonists experience in the act of living, argues this original, well-written study about the relationship between novelist and reader. Novels discussed include Armance, Le Rouge et le Noir, Lucien Leuwen, and La Chartreuse de Parme...read more

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9780198158516 | Clarendon Pr, April 14, 1988, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: Stendhal lets his readers experience in the act of reading what his protagonists experience in the act of living, argues this original, well-written study about the relationship between novelist and reader.

This book provides a concise guide to terms commonly used in the area of anthropology and related disciplines, including many concepts utilized in the study of archaeology, paleontology, anthropological linguistics, mythology, comparative religion, genetics, and evolutionary science. It supplies invaluable supplementary reference material for use in conjunction with standard textbooks as well as more specialized publications.

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9780898745108 | Original edition (Krieger Pub Co, September 1, 1985), cover price $36.75 | About this edition: This book provides a concise guide to terms commonly used in the area of anthropology and related disciplines, including many concepts utilized in the study of archaeology, paleontology, anthropological linguistics, mythology, comparative religion, genetics, and evolutionary science.

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9780023710919, titled "Drugs and the Human Body: With Implications for Society" | Macmillan Coll Div, January 1, 1994, cover price $37.80 | also contains Drugs and the Human Body: With Implications for Society

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9780941694018 | Inst for the Study of Man, July 1, 1981, cover price $15.00

By Roger Pearson (editor)

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9780941694001 | Inst for the Study of Man, July 1, 1981, cover price $15.00

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