William Grant Still

A Bio-bibliography

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Author: Judith Anne Still,Michael J. Dabrishus,Carolyn L. Quin

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313252556

Category: Music

Page: 331

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Presents the life and professional career of "The Dean of Afro-American Composers" in the context of his compositions, performances, and reviews.

Separation of Powers--does it Still Work?

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Author: Robert A. Goldwin,Art Kaufman

Publisher: American Enterprise Institute

ISBN: 9780844736075

Category: Political Science

Page: 193

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Does the separation of powers still work?

William Grant Still

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Author: Catherine Parsons Smith

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 0252033221

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 116

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An accessible introduction to the dean of African American composers

Still Wild

Short Fiction of the American West 1950 to the Pre

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Author: Larry McMurtry

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439128987

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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The Real Western Canon Larry McMurtry, the preeminent chronicler of the American West, celebrates the best of contemporary Western short fiction, introducing a stellar collection of twenty stories that represent, in various ways, the coming-of-age of the legendary American frontier. Featuring a veritable Who's Who of the century's most distinctive writers, this collection effectively departs from the standard superstars of the Western genre. McMurtry has chosen a refreshing range of work that, when taken as a whole, depicts the evolution and maturation of Western writing over several decades. The featured tales are not so concerned with the American West of history and geography as they are with the American West of the imagination -- one that is alternately comic, gritty, individual, searing, and complex. Contributors Wallace Stegner * Dave Hickey * Dao Strom * Dagoberto Gilb * William Hauptman * Jack Kerouac * Ron Hansen * Diana Ossana * Robert Boswell * Tom McGuane Louise Erdrich * Max Apple * Mark Jude Poirier * Rick Bass * Jon Billman * Richard Ford * Raymond Carver * Annie Proulx * Leslie Marmon Silko * William H. Gass

Still Life with Woodpecker

A Novel

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Author: Tom Robbins

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 9780553897944

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Still Life with Woodpecker is a sort of a love story that takes place inside a pack of Camel cigarettes. It reveals the purpose of the moon, explains the difference between criminals and outlaws, examines the conflict between social activism and romantic individualism, and paints a portrait of contemporary society that includes powerful Arabs, exiled royalty, and pregnant cheerleaders. It also deals with the problem of redheads.

James Still

Critical Essays on the Dean of Appalachian Literature

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Author: Ted Olson,Kathy H. Olson

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786430761

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 260

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Best known as the author of the acclaimed novel River of Earth (1940), Alabama native James Still is one of the most critically acclaimed writers of Appalachian literature. This compilation of scholarly essays exploring Stills literary work is the first book-length collection of its kind and features contributions from leading scholars and writers, including Wendell Berry, Fred Chappell, Jim Wayne Miller, Jeff Daniel Marion, Diane Fisher, Dean Cadle, and Hal Crowther.

The Senses Still

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Author: C. Nadia Seremetakis

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226748771

Category: Psychology

Page: 146

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What has happened to regional experiences that identify and shape culture? Regional foods are disappearing, cultures are dissolving, and homogeneity is spreading. Anthropologist and award-winning author of The Last Word: Women, Death, and Divination in Inner Mani, C. Nadia Seremetakis brings together essays by five scholars concerned with the senses and the anthropology of everyday life. Covering a wide range of topics—from film to food, from nationalism to the evening news—the authors describe ways in which sensory memories have preserved cultures otherwise threatened by urbanism and modernity. The contributors are Susan Buck-Morss, Allen Feldman, Jonas Frykman, C. Nadia Seremetakis, and Paul Stoller. C. Nadia Seremetakis is Advisor to the Minister of Public Health in Greece and visiting professor at the National School of Public Heath in Athens. She is the author of The Last Word: Women, Death, and Divination in Inner Mani, available from the University of Chicago Press.

Image Sensors and Signal Processing for Digital Still Cameras

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Author: Junichi Nakamura

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351836978

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 336

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Shrinking pixel sizes along with improvements in image sensors, optics, and electronics have elevated DSCs to levels of performance that match, and have the potential to surpass, that of silver-halide film cameras. Image Sensors and Signal Processing for Digital Still Cameras captures the current state of DSC image acquisition and signal processing technology and takes an all-inclusive look at the field, from the history of DSCs to future possibilities. The first chapter outlines the evolution of DSCs, their basic structure, and their major application classes. The next few chapters discuss high-quality optics that meet the requirements of better image sensors, the basic functions and performance parameters of image sensors, and detailed discussions of both CCD and CMOS image sensors. The book then discusses how color theory affects the uses of DSCs, presents basic image processing and camera control algorithms and examples of advanced image processing algorithms, explores the architecture and required performance of signal processing engines, and explains how to evaluate image quality for each component described. The book closes with a look at future technologies and the challenges that must be overcome to realize them. With contributions from many active DSC experts, Image Sensors and Image Processing for Digital Still Cameras offers unparalleled real-world coverage and opens wide the door for future innovation.

Still Life in Photography

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Author: Paul Martineau

Publisher: Getty Publications

ISBN: 1606060333

Category: Photography

Page: 111

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This is a sumptuous visual and narrative survey of the innovative ways in which photographers throughout the eras have explored the traditional genre of still life.

Still Pictures

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Author: LaMond F. Beatty

Publisher: Educational Technology

ISBN: 9780877781745

Category: Education

Page: 103

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