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The Intellectuals and the Masses: Pride and Prejudice Among the Literary Intelligentsia, 1880-1939
Professor Carey's frontal assault on the principles and practices of literary modernism caused an immediate critical storm, establishing itself as a key text for all future discussion of the subject.
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What Good Are the Arts
Do the arts make us better people? Are they a sign of civilization? Why should 'high' be thought higher than 'low'? Are judgements about art anything more than personal opinions? What are works ofExpand
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The Celtic heroic age : literary sources for ancient Celtic Europe and early Ireland and Wales
ŸŸ 54-67. Tales from the Ulster Cycle [Ÿ 54. Co(i)mpert Conchobuir [maic Nessa]; Ÿ55. An anecdote about Athairne in Bretha Nemed ; Ÿ 56. Athairne's greediness [cf. ZCP 12.398 ]; Ÿ 57. Athairne andExpand
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King of Mysteries: Early Irish Religious Writings
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The Faber book of reportage
What was it like to be caught in the firestorm that destroyed Pompeii? To have dinner with Attila the Hun? To watch the charge of the Light Brigade? To see the Titanic slide beneath the waves? JohnExpand
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The Faber Book of Science
Covering hunting spiders and black holes, gorillas and stardust, protons, photons and neutrinos, this anthology plots the development of modern science from Leonardo da Vinci to chaos theory. ItExpand
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The utopia reader
Preface Acknowledgments 1. Introduction 2. Utopianism before Thomas More 3. The Sixteenth Century 4. The Seventeenth Century 5. The Eighteenth Century 6. The Nineteenth Century 7. The TwentiethExpand
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Core Concept: Are we in the “Anthropocene”?
  • J. Carey
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 12 April 2016
In 2000, some two dozen top scientists gathered south of Mexico City to discuss the implications of their multidisciplinary Earth sciences research, and Paul Crutzen was getting frustrated. The work,Expand
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News Feature: The best strategy for using trees to improve climate and ecosystems? Go natural
  • J. Carey
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 3 March 2020
Despite big headlines and big money devoted to massive tree-planting projects that pledge to stave off desertification, the most effective method may be nurturing native seeds, rootstocks, and trees.Expand
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Complete Shorter Poems
Contents. Note on This Edition. Acknowledgments. List of Illustrations. Chronology. Textual Introduction. Introduction to the 1645 Volume: Poems of Mr. John Milton. English and Italian Poems. TheExpand
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