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Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Summary: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton, Mifflin and company 1883

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 EME

Greenberg, Robert

Summary: Dr. Greenberg examines eighteenth and nineteenth century music through the examples of works by Mozart, Beethoven, Antonin Dvorak, Richard Strauss, Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn, and Franz Liszt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1995

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5 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 CON
Call number: DVD 781.5 CON PART 1
Call number: DVD 781.5 CON PART 2
Call number: DVD 781.5 CON PART 3
Call number: DVD 781.5 CON PART 4

Goldstein, Bill

Summary: "A revelatory narrative of the intersecting lives and works of revered authors Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster and D. H. Lawrence during 1922, the birth year of modernism The World Broke in Two tells the fascinating story of the intellectual and personal journeys four legendary writers, Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster, and D. H. Lawrence, make over the course of one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2017

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Summary: Six celebrated hosts to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays, revealing not just the elements in the play, but the history of the play itself. What sparked the creation of each of these works? Where did Shakespeare get his plots, and what cultural, political and religious factors influenced his writing? Why has this body of work endured so thoroughly? What, in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SHA

Bennett, Paula.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 BEN

Roche, Hannah

Summary: "The Outside Thing argues for the significance of literary and affective romance in shaping the work of three major modern lesbian writers: Gertrude Stein, Radclyffe Hall, and Djuna Barnes"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2019

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Hess, Barbara.

Contents: Willem de Kooning: An Erasure 6 -- From Rotterdam to New York 10 -- De Kooning's Women: Scandal and Success 30 -- De Kooning in East Hampton: Almost a Pastorale 50 -- Launching into the Third Dimension: Sculptures 62 -- Between Remembering and Forgetting: Late Paintings, the 1970s and 1980s 72.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taschen 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 751.3 HES

Watson, Victor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 823.009 Ransome

Indiana, Gary.

Summary: From the Publisher: In the summer of 1962, Andy Warhol unveiled 32 Soup Cans in his first solo exhibition at the Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles-and sent the art world reeling. The responses ran from incredulity to outrage; the poet Taylor Mead described the exhibition as "a brilliant slap in the face to America." The exhibition put Warhol on the map-and transformed American culture forever. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.13 IND

Summary: "Whether you are new to the poetry and proses of Shakespeare, and in need of a guide through the complex plots and unfamiliar language, or looking for a fresh perspective on his much-loved plays and sonnets, this book will shed light on the work of one of world literature's greatest figures"--Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dk Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 SHA

Jefferson, Thomas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 226.1 JEF

Weinstein, Arnold L.

Summary: "Great art discovers for us who we are," writes literature professor and critic Weinstein in this book about how we can better uncover and understand our own stories by reading five major modern writers who "reinvent the novel by exploding our sense of what we are." He invites us to discover our perceptions, our dreams, our own elusive, deepest stories in these masterpieces of modernist...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823 WEI

McMillian, John Campbell.

Summary: "Based on exhaustive research in primary sources, including overlooked teen magazines and underground newspapers, 'Beatles vs. Stones' tells a vital story of the 1960s through the lens of music's greatest rivalry. This is the definitive account of the friendship and rivalry between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones."--Back jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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Ingram, Catherine

Summary: Explores Andy Warhol from his beginnings as a commercial artist to his apotheosis as a society portrait painter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WARHOL, ANDY ING

Schoenberger, Nancy.

Summary: For more than twenty years John Ford and John Wayne were a blockbuster Hollywood team, turning out many of the finest Western films ever made. Ford, known for his black eye patch and for his hard-drinking, brawling masculinity, was a son of Irish immigrants and was renowned as a director for both his craftsmanship and his brutality. John "Duke" Wayne was a mere stagehand and bit player in "B"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese Doubleday 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SCH

Shakespeare, William

Summary: Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's 1985

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3 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 822.33 SHA

Tatar, Maria

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.21 TAT

Thomas, John L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.52 THO

Shakespeare, William

Summary: Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's 1985

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 822.33 SHA

Beasley, Jerry C.

Contents: 1. Fiction in the 1740s: backgrounds, topics, strategies -- 2. Romance and the "new" novels of Richardson, Fielding, and Smollett -- 3. Fiction as contemporary history -- 4. Fiction as contemporary biography: tales of low life -- 5. Fiction as contemporary biography: records of spiritual life -- 6. "Novelistic" fiction in the 1740s -- 7. Fiction as artifice: the achievement of Henry Fielding.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 1982

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 823.5 BEA

Cline, Eric H.

Contents: Introduction -- The Garden of Eden -- Noah's ark -- Sodom and Gomorrah -- Moses and the Exodus -- Joshua and the Battle of Jericho -- The ark of the covenant -- The ten lost tribes of Israel -- Epilogue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 221.67 CLI

Miller, John E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 1994

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.52 Miller

Howard, Hugh

Summary: "In architectural terms, the twentieth century can be largely summed up with two names: Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson. Wright (1867-1959) began it with his romantic prairie style; Johnson (1906-2005) brought down the curtain with his spare postmodernist experiments. Between them, they built some of the most admired and discussed buildings in American history. Differing radically in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 HOW

Nichols, Ashton

Summary: A series of 24 lectures on the New England Transcendalist Movement delivered by Ashton Nichols, Professor of English at Dickinson College.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 141.3 NIC
Call number: CD 141.3 NIC PART 1
Call number: CD 141.3 NIC PART 2