Short Story Theories: A Twenty-First-Century Perspective problematizes different aspects of the renewal and development of the short story. The aim of this collection is to explore the most recent theoretical issues raised by the short story as a genre and to offer theoretical and practical perspectives on the form. Centering as it does on specific authors and on the wider implications of short story poetics, this collection presents a new series of essays that both reinterpret canonical writers of the genre and advance new critical insights on the most recent trends and contemporary authors.
Canada's History features beautifully illustrated, factual, well-written articles on every aspect of Canada's past and how it’s shaped today. Six times a year, the magazine tells the ongoing story of this country and its industrious and spirited people. Rediscover Canada with stories that surprise and entertain you. Only in Canada's History, eh!
Rich Dad, Poor Dad (The BEST SELLER) chronicles the story of the authors two dads, his own father, who was the superintendent of education in Hawaii and who ended up dying penniless and his best friends father who dropped out of school at age 13 and went on to become one of the wealthiest men in Hawaii. Kiyosaki uses the story of these two men and their varying financial strategies to illustrate the need for a new financial paradigm in order to achieve financial success in the new millennium.
This is the dramatization of Asimov's orginal 1941 short story, broadcasted in 1950 (very good quality). It is about a world called Kalgash that doesn't know what a night is due to it's six suns. But darkness is coming and fear is the companion that may prevent the planet's civilization from seeing the stars for the first time. The story was turned into a novel by Robert Silverberg in 1990 with Asimov's blessings and assistance but no dramatization has been made of it, as far as I know.
You Can't Read This: Forbidden Books, Lost Writing, Mistranslations, and Codes
Wherever people can read, there are stories about the magic, mystery, and power of what they read. Val Ross presents a history of reading that is, in fact, the story of the monumental, on-going struggle to read. From Enheduanna, daughter of Sargon the Great, the world’s oldest signed author to Empress Shotoku of Japan who in 764 ordered the printing of one million Buddhist prayers; from the story of Hulagu, Ghengis Khan’s nasty brother who destroyed the library of Baghdad to Bowdler and the censorship of Shakespeare, there have been barriers to reading ranging from the physical to the economical, social, and political.
Reading Tree: Level 11: True Stories: Man on the Moon: The Story of Neil Armstrong
This book is part of a collection of true stories from around the world which are guaranteed to capture your pupils' imaginations and develop their reading skills. Oxford Reading Tree True Stories are written by well-known authors and are full of stunning illustrations and photography. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with childrens reading development.