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St John Eve

  • This collection of fifteen essays looks at the theme of decadence and its recurring manifestations in European literature and literary criticism from medieval times to the present day. Various definitions of the term are explored, including the notion of decadence as physical decay. Some of the essays draw parallels between modernist and postmodernist...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2016
  • Chaucer used the dream device to engage with the work of French and Italian authors and to explore the philosophical content of their poetry. His four dream visions therefore represent an important conduit through which the influence of European writers was received into English, enabling a profound transition in the way in which the 'self' was conceptualized...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2017
  • Upon the 25th anniversary of his passing, this collection addresses the wide application of Victor Turner's thought to cultural performance in the early 21st century. From anthropology, sociology, and religious studies to performance, cultural, and media studies, Turner's ideas have had a prodigious interdisciplinary impact. Examining his relevance...

    Publisher : Berghahn Books
    published : 2008
  • "You're mine and I'm going to call you Friska." When Friska the dog came to live with Colin and his family, Colin thought that he and Friska would be friends for ever. But, when Friska disappears, Colin begins to find out what 'You are mine' really means, and who is saying those words to him...The stories of Patricia St John are timeless classics and...

    Publisher : Scripture Union England and Wales
    published : 2015
  • Mark picked up a black and white kitten with four white paws and a white nose. 'We'll have this one,' he said. 'No,' said Carol, picking up a grey tabby, 'we're having this one, and I'll call it Fluff because it's so soft.' But choosing a kitten soon turns into an argument, and the argument nearly turns into disaster! Mark and Carol both have chosen...

    Publisher : Scripture Union England and Wales
    published : 2015
  • This determined bachelor still might have a chance at the single life, if only he can stop himself from falling in love with his wife.

    Publisher : Awe-Struck Publishing
    published : 2007
  • BONUS: This edition contains a reader's guide. The extraordinary tale of a refugee youth soccer team and the transformation of a small American town Clarkston, Georgia, was a typical Southern town until it was designated a refugee settlement center in the 1990s, becoming the first American home for scores of families in flight from the world?s...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2009
  • Americans spend more than $11 billion a year on self-help products?everything from books to diet pills to career coaches to seminars. So why?with all this time, money, and energy being spent?are so few people living the life they really want? Why are millions of smart, talented, motivated people still going through life with one foot on the brake?...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2009
  • When Martine's home in England burns down, killing her parents, she must go to South Africa to live on a wildlife game preserve, called Sawubona, with the grandmother she didn't know she had. Almost as soon as she arrives, Martine hears stories about a white giraffe living in the preserve. But her grandmother and others working at Sawubona insist that...

    Publisher : Penguin Young Readers Group
    published : 2008
  • For readers who followed Enrique's Journey , Outcasts United †is another equally moving account of refugees finding a new life in the U.S. Based on the adult bestseller,¬† Outcasts United: An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman's Quest to Make a Difference ,¬†this young people's edition is a complex and inspirational story about¬†the Fugees,...

    Publisher : Random House Children's Books
    published : 2012