Description : The delicate artistry and lyrical prose of Virginia Woolf's novels have established her as a writer of sensitivity and profound talent. This title collects selected works of Woolf, including: "To the Lighthouse," "Orlando," "The Waves," "Jacob's Room," "A Room of One's Own," "Three Guineas" and "Between the Acts."
Description : Here in a new translation by G.R. Evans are the writings that have had such a major role in shaping the Western monastic tradition and influencing the development of Catholic mystical theology. Together with an introduction by the master of Bernard studies, jean Leclercq, they comprise a volume that occupies and place of special importance in the chronicle of the history of the western spiritual adventure.
Description : Scriabin was the precursor of many trends in 20th-century music-chord clusters, melodic fragmentation, serialism, and the psychedelic combination of sounds and colors now called "mixed media." In this compilation of 30 contrasting pieces, the editor has included notations on fingering, pedaling and phrasing.
Description : This volume gives English readers for the first time an opportunity to study a representative selection of the writings of this early sixth-century author. It also presents Fulgentius's biography, the Life, for the first time in English.
Description : Selections from the writings of Jeremy Taylor (1613-1667), "The Shakespeare of English prose," which illustrate the underlying theological synthesis of the Caroline Divines and the unity of language and faith that expressed their spirituality.
Description : This volume contains some of Bogolubov's papers on quantum field theory and the theory of elementary particles. The work undertaken by the author in the 1950s gave rise to some entirely new concepts, which include his suggestion that an appropriate mathematical method for quantum field theory should involve distributions, and his dismissal of his contemporaries' view of divergences as a problem. Also included in this collection are Bogolubov's proof of the theorem that the scattering matrix is determined in each order of peturbation theory up to quasi-local operators, together with his formulation of the method of the renormalization group in quantum field theory
Description : Sapir was skillfull at analyzing unwritten languages on the basis of his own fieldwork. He contributed significantly to the mapping of languages and cultures of native America.
Description : Centered around the themes of death, women as objects of desire, lost love, motherhood, and children, the poems in this selection offer insight into the work of this well-known abolitionist and advocate of women's rights. Including Grimke's prose and drama, which often focus on lynching, this volume sheds new light on a perspective characterized by the African-American experience of racial pride and the reaction against racists acts.