Where was Jesus for the first thirty years of his life? Where and what was he taught? Who were his teachers? This fascinating volume offers startling new evidence culled from hard-to-find Vatican texts, theosophical classics, legends and hermetic symbolism to construct radical new picture of Jesus and his times. McCannon postulates that Jesus spent...
Publisher : Hampton Roads Publishing
published : 2010
A work of refreshing originality and vivid appeal, Red Arctic tells the story of Stalinist Russia's massive campaign to explore and develop its Northern territories during the 1930s. Author John McCannon recounts the dramatic stories of the polar expeditions--conducted by foot, ship, and plane--that were the pride of Stalinist Russia, in order to...
Publisher : Oxford University Press
published : 1998
Bitter cold and constant snow. Polar bears, seals, and killer whales. Victor Frankenstein chasing his monstrous creation across icy terrain in a dogsled. The arctic calls to mind a myriad different images. Consisting of the Arctic Ocean and parts of Canada, the United States, Russia, Greenland, Finland, Norway and Sweden, the arctic possesses a unique...
Publisher : Reaktion Books
published : 2013
The story of Desdemona from Shakespeare's Othello is re-imagined by Nobel Prize laureate Toni Morrison, Malian singer and songwriter Rokia Traoré, and acclaimed stage director Peter Sellars. Morrison's response to Sellars? 2009 production of Othello is an intimate dialogue of words and music between Desdemona and her African nurse Barbary. Morrison...
Publisher : OBERON BOOKS Ltd
published : 2012
Beguiling and lyrical, this first collection of poetry by writer Olivia McCannon measures out memories and builds memorials for the departed. Resonant with family history, these poems resurrect the past in tender portraits and remembrances while also conveying an awareness of borders and foreignness due to the poet?s experiences in translation.
Publisher : Carcanet Press Ltd.
published : 2011
Kate Ketterling is a member of her father?s troupe of strolling players. When the actors come to Covent Garden she finds the theatre superior to their usual haunts--until Nell Stanford?s dresser is strangled. The authorities take little interest before the hot-tempered Nell herself is killed. When Bow Street?s progress is nonexistent, intrepid Kate...
Publisher : Belgrave House
published : 1999