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In A Grove Ryunosuke Akutagawa

  • 'He had the Ten Kings of Hell and their minions over in one small corner, and everything else - the entire screen - was enveloped in a firestorm so terrible you thought the swirling flames were going to melt the mountain of Sabres and the Forest of Swords.' One of the towering figures of modern Japanese writing, Akutagawa's early career was distinguished...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2011
  • "Clear-eyed glimpses of human behavior in the extremities of poverty, stupidity, greed, vanity? Story-telling of an unconventional sort, with most of the substance beneath the shining, enameled surface."? The New York Times Book Review This collection of six short stories, most of which have never been translated before, includes "In a Grove",...

    Publisher : Tuttle Publishing
    published : 2011
  • Whereas in English-speaking countries comics are for children or adults 'who should know better', in France and Belgium the form is recognized as the 'Ninth Art' and follows in the path of poetry, architecture, painting and cinema. The bande dessinťe [comic strip] has its own national institutions, regularly obtains front-page coverage and has received...

    Publisher : Berghahn Books
    published : 2010
  • Challenging the standard views that individual leaders either have all the power or little room to move in the making of foreign policy, this book demonstrates various ways that leaders succeed by manipulating elements of their domestic and international environments.

    Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
    published : 2007
  • Challenging the standard views that individual leaders either have all the power or little room to move in the making of foreign policy, this book demonstrates various ways that leaders succeed by manipulating elements of their domestic and international environments.

    Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan US
    published : 2007
  • This study compares text/image interaction as manifested in emblem books (and related forms) and the modern bande dessin√©e, or French-language comic strip. It moves beyond the issue of defining the emblematic genre to examine the ways in which emblems - and their modern counterparts - interact with the surrounding culture, and what they disclose about...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2017
  • This is a comnpendium volume of three Battle Summaries or Naval Staff Histories produced soon after the war by the Naval Historical Branch of the Admiralty. Originally classified and designed for internal use only, these histories are published here for the first time. The documents in this book cover the actions during the period 1939-1941 that resulted...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2013
  • For more than twenty years, Tim Grove has worked at the most popular history museums in the United States, helping millions of people get acquainted with the past. This book translates that experience into an insider?s tour of some of the most interesting moments in American history. Grove?s stories are populated with well-known historical figures...

    Publisher : UNP - Nebraska Paperback
    published : 2014
  • This book provides a new inter-disciplinary look at the practice and policies of conservation in Africa. Bringing together social scientists, anthropologists and historians with biologists for the first time, the book sheds some light on the previously neglected but critically important social aspects of conservation thinking. To date conservation...

    Publisher : Cambridge University Press
    published : 1989
  • Volume 9 of Developments in Applied Spectroscopy pr e¬≠ sents a collection of tventy-three selected papers presented during the 21st Mid-America Symposium on Spectroscopy, held in Chicago, June 2-5, 1970, In general. these papers are those of the symposium type and not papers pertaining to a specific research topic that one voul~ expect to find in the...

    Publisher : Springer US
    published : 2012