The Merchant of Venice: Choice, Hazard and Consequence by Joan Ozark Holmer

By Joan Ozark Holmer

The service provider of Venice, Shakespeare's most often played and at present so much debatable comedy, keeps to confront in its level and significant heritage the continuing debate over its creative cohesion. Six chapters discover the measure of dramatic integrity Shakespeare achieves by means of unifying the play's many challenging offerings via a tightly-knit interaction of contrarieties and correspondences in constitution, language, characters and ideas. attractive the play's large physique of feedback, this booklet contextualizes the main provocative questions raised through the play and offers massive new proof approximately Shakespeare's attainable resources and his cutting edge use of them, particularly usury and merchantry, Jew and Christian, biblical and classical allusion, level legislations and verbal-visual symbols.

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Roman Imperial Themes by P. A. Brunt

By P. A. Brunt

The Roman empire, in contrast to the British, evoked no nationwide resistance other than from the Jews. This number of essays by way of eminent historian P.A. Brunt seriously examines numerous points of Roman heritage, from Roman aspirations to global dominion to Rome's luck in profitable the loyalty and acquiescence of its matters. formerly unpublished essays, in addition to addenda and corrigenda, deliver the gathering thoroughly modern.

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Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

By Victor Hugo

On one point Les Miserables is a detective tale within which the relentless Inspector Javert obsessively pursues the escaped convict Jean Valjean. On one other point, it's a drama of crime, punishment and rehabilitation set opposed to a wide ranging description of French society after Napoleon. yet particularly, Hugo’s masterpiece is ready the metaphysical fight among stable and evil within the soul of each guy. it's a plea for social justice, political enlightenment and private charity.From the Hardcover version

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A Whiff of Death by Isaac Asimov

By Isaac Asimov

All people knew that Ralph Neufeld used to be a cautious younger chemist, in particular his professor, Lou Brade. that is why Ralph's unintentional death because of a confusion of chemical compounds struck Brade as hugely not likely. The police agreed.

Someone on campus had switched bottles on bad Ralph and the end result was once as lethal as were deliberate. the difficulty was once the entire correct suspects have been within the incorrect locations while it happened...all the inaccurate suspects had the correct motives...and the only individual so much certified to unravel the crime was once already being referred to as the killer!

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Access Now! Behind the Line: The Keys to Unlimited by Chris Ivan Franklin

By Chris Ivan Franklin

It's time for career-minded participants to get past no matter what imaginary line they are status at the back of and reside out their very own luck stories.

Christopher Franklin is the founder and CEO of Titan monetary prone, Inc., one of many best African American–owned monetary administration corporations within the activities undefined. this day, he is on the best, coping with the monetary resources of the wealthy and recognized, and lecturing on wealth administration everywhere in the kingdom. yet, his street to luck used to be tough. Coming from a modest upbringing in a small West Virginia city, Franklin encountered lots of roadblocks alongside the way in which. He has controlled to alter roadblocks to possibilities that experience made him a celebrity in his box. In entry Now, in the back of the road, Franklin stocks the keys to limitless chances and opportunities—all these issues he needs somebody could have instructed him "way again when."

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