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Ulysses Annotated

Author : Don Gifford
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Rev. ed. of: Notes for Joyce: an annotation of James Joyce's Ulysses, 1974.

Knitting Through It

Author : Lela Nargi
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Stories from contemporary writers and from the WPA's Federal Writer's Project tell of knitting through adversity of all kinds. The poignant, often lyrical tales convey the hope found in handiwork.

Knitting Sweaters from Around the World

Author : Kari Cornell
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This knitting book features patterns, techniques and inspirations from across the globe for eighteen cozy, stylish, and timeless sweaters. Knitting Sweaters from Around the World celebrates classic styles and centuries-old knitting traditions from Europe, Asia and the Americas. These designs are presented with patterns by well-known contemporary designers like Beth Brown-Reinsel, Melissa Leapman, Hv©lv®ne Magnv?sson, Candace Eisner Strick, and many others. After an introduction detailing the history of sweater knitting, each design begins with a history of the techniques and patterns it uses. Some of the designs in this book, such as the Cowichan-inspired Swallows and Ivy Wrap Cardigan, the Men's Fair Isle pullover, and the Eriskay Gansey, are very traditional garments, allowing you to try the same stitches and techniques that have been passed down for generations. Other sweaters, such as the Bulgarian Roses Intarsia Cardigan and the Turkish Delight Sweater, are modern creations inspired by patterns and stitches used in a particular country or region.

The Disappointed Bridge

Author : Richard Pine
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This original study is the first major critical appraisal of Ireland’s post-colonial experience in relation to that of other emergent nations. The parallels between Ireland, India, Latin America, Africa and Europe establish bridges in literary and musical contexts which offer a unique insight into independence and freedom, and the ways in which they are articulated by emergent nations. They explore the master-servant relationship, the functions of narrative, and the concepts of nationalism, map-making, exile, schizophrenia, hybridity, magical realism and disillusion. The author offers many incisive answers to the question: What happens to an emerging nation after it has emerged?

Catalogue of the London Library St Jame s Square London

Author : London Library
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Ulysses

Author : James Joyce
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A day in the life of Leopold Bloom, whose odyssey through the streets of turn-of-the-century Dublin leads him through trials that parallel those of Ulysses on his epic journey home.

Nora

Author : Brenda Maddox
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In 1904, having known each other for only three months, a young woman named Nora Barnacle and a not yet famous writer named James Joyce left Ireland together for Europe -- unwed. So began a deep and complex partnership, and eventually a marriage, which endured for thirty-seven years. This is the true story of Nora, the woman who, transformed by Joyce's imagination, became Molly Bloom, arguably the most famous female character in twentieth-century literature. It is also the story of Ireland, a social history encapsulated in the vivid recreation of Joyce and his small Irish entourage abroad. Ultimately it is the portrait of a relationship -- of Nora's complicated, committed, and at times shocking relationship with a hardworking, hard drinking genius and with his work. In NORA: THE REAL LIFE OF MOLLY BLOOM, the award-winning biographer Brenda Maddox has given us a powerful new lens through which to see both James Joyce and the woman who was in turn his inspiration and his salvation.

Knitting Scarves from Around the World

Author : Kari Cornell
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Here are 23 patterns for scarves from around the globe—including stylish traditional projects from Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, the British Isles, the Americas, and Asia. Pattern introductions provide a background of knitting techniques from that part of the world, including schematics and charts.

Knitting Around the World

Author : Lela Nargi
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Examine the history of knitting around the globe, with styles and techniques from England, Ireland, Scotland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Iceland, Japan, Australia, Canada, United States, Peru, Bolivia, and more. Includes 20 patterns.

Reading Texts Reading Lives

Author : Daniel Morris
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Distinguished contributors take up eminent scholar Daniel R. Schwarz’s reading of modern fiction and poetry as mediating between human desire and human action. The essayists follow Schwarz’s advice, “always the text, always historicize,” thus making this book relevant to current debates about the relationships between literature, ethics, aesthetics, and historical contexts.