Ordinary Genius A Guide For The Poet Within

Author: Kim Addonizio
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393346992
Size: 15.48 MB
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In this fresh approach to writing poetry, the coauthor of the perennially popular The Poet's Companion offers sharp insights into the craft of writing. "The creative process is just that," maintains Kim Addonizio. "Not a means to an end, but an ongoing participation." A widely acclaimed poet and finalist for the National Book Award, Addonizio meditates on her own process as she encourages writers to explore both their personal and political worlds, to seek inspiration from poets new and old, and to discover the rich poetic resources of the Internet. Lively, accessible, and informative, Ordinary Genius?provides wisdom gleaned through personal experience and offers a heady variety of writing exercises. Chapters on gender, addiction, race and class, metaphor and line invite each individual writer to find and to hone his or her unique voice. This is the perfect book for both experienced writers and beginners eager to glimpse the angel of poetry.

Voices Of The Poor

Author: Deepa Narayan-Parker
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821340611
Size: 17.59 MB
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Poverty, Social Capital, and Survey Methodology; What Is Poverty?; Inflatio, Price Trends, and Coping Strategies; Gender Perspective: Development for Whom?; Constraints on Agricultural Productivity; Social Capital; Credit and Savings.

The Ideal Element In Law

Author: Roscoe Pound
Publisher:
ISBN: 0865973253
Size: 12.24 MB
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Roscoe Pound, former dean of Harvard Law School, delivered a series of lectures at the University of Calcutta in 1948. In these lectures, he criticized virtually every modern mode of interpreting the law because he believed the administration of justice had lost its grounding and recourse to enduring ideals. Now published in the U.S. for the first time, Pound’s lectures are collected in Liberty Fund’s The Ideal Element in Law, Pound’s most important contribution to the relationship between law and liberty. The Ideal Element in Law was a radical book for its time and is just as meaningful today as when Pound’s lectures were first delivered. Pound’s view of the welfare state as a means of expanding government power over the individual speaks to the front-page issues of the new millennium as clearly as it did to America in the mid-twentieth century. Pound argues that the theme of justice grounded in enduring ideals is critical for America. He views American courts as relying on sociological theories, political ends, or other objectives, and in so doing, divorcing the practice of law from the rule of law and the rule of law from the enduring ideal of law itself. Roscoe Pound is universally recognized as one of the most important legal minds of the early twentieth century. Considered by many to be the dean of American jurisprudence, Pound was a former Justice of the Supreme Court of Nebraska and served as dean of Harvard Law School from 1916 to 1936.

Palmetto Leaves

Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Publisher:
ISBN: UVA:X002044860
Size: 10.62 MB
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Largely descriptive of the St. John's river region of Florida.

The China Study All Star Collection

Author: LeAnne Campbell
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 9781940363011
Size: 13.51 MB
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Following her bestselling The China Study Cookbook, LeAnne Campbell brings together top names in the plant-based community to share their favorite and most delicious recipes in The China Study All-Star Collection. Featuring your favorite chefs and cookbooks authors, The China Study All-Star Collection includes foods from Happy Herbivore chef Lindsay S. Nixon; Del Sroufe, author of the New York Times bestseller Forks Over Knives Cookbook; Laura Theodore, host of PBS’ Jazzy Vegetarian; and pioneering researcher Dr. John McDougall, which all follow the nutrition standards set forth by The China Study. Even better, with delectable dishes such as Dreena Burton’s Sneaky Chickpea Burgers, Heather Crosby’s Peppermint Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream, Christy Morgan’s Fiesta Quinoa Salad and Christina Ross’s Daikon Mushroom Fettuccine, this collection of recipes has you covered for any occasion or craving. With an introduction from The China Study co-author Dr. T. Colin Campbell, The China Study All-Star Collection is the ultimate plant-based cookbook for healthful, savory eating.

The Complete Rhyming Dictionary

Author: Clement Wood
Publisher: Perfection Learning
ISBN: 0780765575
Size: 15.30 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This authoritative, comprehensive handbook contains virtually all the rhyming words possible in the English language and is a must for anyoe who works with words. Updated to meet the needs of today's wordsmiths, this reference work is easy to use.