Download Gian Carlo Menotti: A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies by Donald L. Hixon PDF

By Donald L. Hixon

Gian Carlo Menotti is a composer recognized mainly for his well known operas, together with Amahl and the evening viewers, The Medium, and The Consul. He additionally wrote a large amount of choral, instrumental and chamber song. This addition to the Greenwood Press sequence Bio-Bibliographies in tune serves as a reference advisor to Menotti's profession. a quick biographical comic strip precedes a chronologically prepared bibliography of normal writings by means of and approximately Menotti by means of an in depth record of works, alphabetically prepared. A bibliography of writings approximately particular compositions, entire with chosen modern serious stories, contains facts on premiers and different major performances and discographies of recordings.

Opera track students, in addition to Menotti lovers, will enjoy this certain advisor to on hand study fabrics. meant as a scholarly source, this quantity additionally comprises appendices, a chronological checklist of works and a style checklist of works. An writer index and a separate performer index are provided.

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Download The Inside Scoop: Two Agents Dish on Getting Published by Janet Kobobel Grant,Wendy Lawton PDF

By Janet Kobobel Grant,Wendy Lawton

Insider publishing information revealed

You yearn to get released, however the trip appears to be like perilous and complex. Don’t surrender! literary brokers holiday all of it down, dishing up guidelines for you. In a simple, step by step structure, take your thought from the seed of an idea to a printed e-book.

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Avoid the pitfalls at the route to booklet. research the dos and don’ts, the fine details, from insiders keen to inform it love it is.

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Download The Basic Business Library: Core Resources and Services by Eric Forte,Michael R. Oppenheim PDF

By Eric Forte,Michael R. Oppenheim

Everything you must be aware of to be able to commence, preserve, and supply carrier for a company assortment, and to investigate almost any company topic.

• comprises enormous quantities of topical chapters that hide key assets in-depth

• presents a center record of the main crucial library company resources

• includes contributions from an all-star forged of skilled company librarians

• Bibliographic information about key assets is woven during the book

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Download The History of the Book in the Middle East (The History of by Geoffrey Roper PDF

By Geoffrey Roper

this feature of papers through scholarly experts bargains an creation to the historical past of the e-book and ebook tradition in West Asia and North Africa from antiquity to the 20 th century. The flourishing and long-lived manuscript culture is mentioned in its numerous features - social and financial in addition to technical and aesthetic. The very early yet abortive advent of printing - lengthy sooner than Gutenberg - and the eventual, belated popularity of the broadcast e-book and the advance of print tradition are explored in extra teams of papers. Cultural, aesthetic, technological, non secular, social, political and fiscal elements are all thought of in the course of the quantity. even though the articles replicate the predominance within the quarter of Muslim books - Arabic, Persian and Turkish - the Hebrew, Syriac and Armenian contributions also are mentioned. The editor’s advent presents a survey of the sphere from the origins of writing to the fashionable literary and highbrow revivals.

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Download Ethics and the Arts by Paul Macneill PDF

By Paul Macneill

This e-book proposes that the top expression of ethics is a classy. It means that the fundamental functionality of any box of perform is an artwork that captures an ethic past any literal assertion of values. this can be to recommend for a shift in emphasis, clear of present juridical ways to ethics (ethical codes or regulation), towards ethics as a cultured practice—away from ethics as a minimum requirement, towards ethics as an aspiration. The booklet explores the connection among artwork and ethics: an issue that has interested philosophers from historical Greece to the current. It explores this dating in the entire arts: literature, the visible arts, movie, the appearing arts, and tune. It additionally examines present concerns raised by way of ‘hybrid’ artists who're operating on the ambiguous intersections among artwork, bio artwork and bioethics and tough moral limits in operating with residing fabrics. In contemplating those matters the publication investigates the opportunity of paintings and ethics to be at the same time challenged and altered during this meeting.

The publication is geared toward artists and scholars of the humanities, who might be attracted to coming near near ethics and the humanities in a brand new means. it's also geared toward scholars and lecturers of ethics and philosophy, in addition to these operating in bioethics and the future health professions. it is going to have attract the ‘general proficient reader’ as being present, of substantial curiosity, and delivering a viewpoint on ethics that is going past a certified context to incorporate questions about how one methods ethics in one’s personal existence and practices.

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Download Collected Papers III: Studies in Phenomenological by I. Schutz PDF

By I. Schutz

Alfred Schutz dedicated his lifestyles to a rationalization of the foun­ dations of the social sciences. His first formula of the perti­ nent difficulties is contained in DER SINNHAFTE AUFBAu DER SOZIALEN WELT, EINE EINLEITUNG IN DIE VERSTEHENDE SOZIOLOGIE, now on hand in a moment unrevised German version with an English translation in training. considering that I932, the date of this paintings, Alfred Schutz pursued painstaking and designated investigations of concerns which arose in reference to his early endeavors. those investigations have been initially released as a chain of essays and monographs over a interval of approximately 20 years and are actually assembled within the accrued PAPERS of which this is often the 3rd and ultimate quantity. They shape a unitary complete insofar as a standard middle of difficulties and theoretical rules is gifted from various views. jointly DER SINNHAFTE AUFBAu DER SOZIALEN WELT and the 3 volumes of COL­ LECTED PAPERS set forth a finished and constant idea of the area of lifestyle because the fact with which the social sciences are basically involved. Alfred Schutz used to be getting ready a scientific presentation of his conception and of the result of his investigations into the struc­ tures of the realm of daily life whilst dying overtook him. The manuscript containing the ultimate assertion of his philosophical and sociological pondering used to be now not thoroughly prepared for publi­ cation on the time of his loss of life. it truly is now being introduced into ebook shape by way of Professor Thomas Luckmann, one in all his former students.

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Download Forgetful Muses: Reading the Author in the Text by Ian Lancashire PDF

By Ian Lancashire

How do we comprehend and learn the basically subconscious means of writing? during this groundbreaking paintings of neuro-cognitive literary concept, Ian Lancashire maps the interaction of self-conscious critique and subconscious creativity.

Forgetful Muses indicates how a writer's personal 'anonymous,' that a part of the brain that creates language as much as the purpose of attention, is the genesis of suggestion. these options are then articulated via an author's internal voice and develop into topic to critique by way of the mind's 'reader-editor.' The 'reader-editor' engages with the 'anonymous,' which makes use of this data to formulate new rules. Drawing on writer testimony, cybernetics, cognitive psychology, corpus linguistics, textual content research, the neurobiology of psychological getting older, and his personal stories, Lancashire's shut readings of twelve authors, together with Caedmon, Chaucer, Coleridge, Joyce, Christie, and Atwood, serve to light up a secret all of us share.

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Download Pepper Adams' Joy Road: An Annotated Discography (Studies in by Gary Carner PDF

By Gary Carner

Pepper Adams' pleasure street is greater than a compendium of periods and gigs performed through the best baritone saxophone soloist in historical past. it is a attention-grabbing assessment of Adams' existence and occasions, due to colourful interview vignettes, drawn from the author's unpublished conversations with Adams and different musicians. those candid observations from jazz greats approximately Adams and his colleagues show formerly unknown, behind-the-scenes drama approximately mythical recordings made by means of John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Pearson, Thad Jones, David Amram, Elvin Jones, and lots of others.

All forms of sound material—studio recordings, inner most tapes and declares, movie ratings, viewers tapes, or even jingles—are indexed, and Adams' oeuvre is driven again from 1956 to 1947, whilst Adams was once sixteen years outdated, prior to he performed baritone saxophone. as a result of Carner's entry to Adams' property, simply sooner than its disposition in 1987, a lot new discographical fabric is incorporated, now validated via Adams' date books and correspondence.

Since Adams labored in such a lot of of the nice bands of his period, Pepper Adams' pleasure Road is a clean, occasionally irreverent stroll via a wide swath of jazz background. This paintings additionally features as an almost whole band discography of the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra, the main influential enormous band of its time. Adams was once a founding member and stayed with the band until eventually a 12 months earlier than Jones left to relocate in Denmark. ultimately, Carner charts the ascent of Adams as an unique but nonetheless underappreciated composer, one that wrote forty three specific works, approximately half them after August, 1977, while he left Jones-Lewis to journey the area as a soloist. Pepper Adams' pleasure highway, the first publication ever released approximately Pepper Adams, is a spouse to the author's coming near near biography on Adams.

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Download Philosophie der Führung: Gute Führung lernen von Kant, by Dieter Frey,Lisa Katharin Schmalzried PDF

By Dieter Frey,Lisa Katharin Schmalzried

Führungskräfte arbeiten heute in einem unsicheren Umfeld mit wachsenden Anforderungen und immer variableren Rahmenbedingungen. Dennoch müssen sie Sicherheit ausstrahlen und ihren Mitarbeitern eine Orientierung bieten. Viele Führungskräfte empfinden dies als belastend und suchen nach einer artwork Kompass, an dem sie ihr Handeln ausrichten können, nach dauerhaften Prinzipien für eine „gute Führung“.

Dieses Buch bietet einen solchen Kompass und leitet dazu „neue“ Erkenntnisse aus uralten Theorien ab: Hätten Sie gedacht, dass die großen Philosophen von Kant über Rousseau bis Popper Anregungen für Ihr tägliches Führungshandeln bereit halten? – Wie Sie nach Ansicht Aristoteles als Chef ein gutes Vorbild werden? Wie Sie laut Hobbes mit egoistischen Mitarbeitern umgehen können? Wie nach Popper ein kritischer conversation zu besseren Entscheidungen führen kann?

Den Autoren dieses Buches gelingt es, in übersichtlichen Kapiteln verständlich und knapp die Grundlagen einer Theorie zu erklären, praktische Hinweise für eine moderne Führungskraft abzuleiten und schließlich ein verständliches Modell einer ethikorientierten Führung zu formulieren. – Kernthese: Gute Führung, die sich moralischen Werten verpflichtet sieht, ist auch eine erfolgreiche Führung! Und ganz nebenbei liest sich das Buch als eine unterhaltsame Einführung in die großen philosophischen Theorien.

Für alle, die mit Aufgaben der Menschenführung betraut sind, ob in sozialen und kommerziellen Organisationen, im Bildungsbereich oder der Kindererziehung.

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Download Books, Bytes and Business: The Promise of Digital Publishing by Bill Martin,Xuemei Tian PDF

By Bill Martin,Xuemei Tian

How are companies responding to worldwide alterations in markets pushed via adjustments in expertise? regardless of the undefined, the traits are prevalent: globalization and the increase of commercial conglomerates, mergers and acquisitions, the networking of companies and markets, outsourcing and shifts within the distribution of assets and creation, all mirrored within the emergence of recent avid gamers, new services and products and new different types of competition.

As arguably the 1st knowledge-based company, ebook publishing offers a great environment for the learn of problem and chance. The is at present experiencing fierce degrees of pageant, severe monetary pressures, restructuring and the specter of technology-induced obsolescence. additional to those are the demanding situations posed via new and power entrants to the marketplace, the emergence of latest services, new methods of doing company, together with buying and selling in digital markets, and the vulnerability of conventional company types. The suitability of ebook publishing as a context for getting to know the emergence of knowledge-based enterprise turns into all too apparent.

Through combining fundamental learn with secondary research drawn from the suitable literatures, Books, Bytes and enterprise is either a readable and informative account of industrial within the knowledge-based economy.

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