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2 edition of In praise of Oxford found in the catalog.

In praise of Oxford

an anthology in prose and verse

by Thomas Seccombe

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Thomas Seccombe and H. Spencer Scott
ContributionsScott, H. Spencer
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA690.O98 S44 1910
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (xv, 794 p.) ;
Number of Pages794
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24432915M
LC Control Number12000681

‘A beautiful and compassionate book, Mindfulness for Health will put you back in touch with the extraordinary person you already are,’ Professor Mark Williams, University of Oxford ‘This book provides an extremely effective and elegant mind-body approach to healing. He is the author of Doxology: The Praise of God in Worship, Doctrine, and Life (Oxford, ), coeditor of The Study of Liturgy (revised edition, Oxford and SPCK, ). Karen Westerfield Tucker is a United Methodist elder in the Illinois Great Rivers Conference, Professor of Worship at Boston University School of Theology, and Chair of the Worship and Liturgy Committee for the World Methodist Council/5(24).

The Dark Side of Literature, Painting, Photography, and Film. Author: William Chapman Sharpe; Publisher: Oxford University Press ISBN: Category: Art Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» With the shadow's seductive associations to sexuality, mystery, danger, intangible power, and death, the use of shadows as artistic technique saturates both classic and modern art forms, and yet .   In praise of forgetting: historical memory and its ironies Rieff also presumes too much of a difference between memory and history, which is another of the book's main themes. He is especially concerned that ‘memory’ has come to lord it over ‘history’. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of The Royal Institute of Author: Caleb Lauer.

In Praise of Wasting Time is a product of the TED empire, and it sometimes reads like a good TED talk that’s been written down verbatim. Some rhetorical devices are included that work badly on the printed page (in the Introduction we’re treated to a list of objects that runs to twenty entries), and there is a little too much repetition and. I write in praise of difficulty in writing—specifically difficulty in the novel form. Why? Well, not least because of the Modernist direction my own fiction has taken since I began my Umbrella Trilogy seven years ago—but also because I believe that in the contemporary era, with the novel under assault from digital text and other more compelling narrative forms, only soi-disant.


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