Second volume of the Star Wars Insider, featuring content previously printed in the Star Wars Insider magazine. Each volume brings together a collection of the best of the official Star Wars Insidermagazine content, celebrating the complete Star Wars experience, from movies to books, videogames to comic books, and more! Featuring rare cast and crew interviews, and exclusive behind the scenes pictures, this is an essential read for Star Wars fans of all ages.
An engrossing volume on European civilization by Pulitzer Prize-winning historians Will and Ariel Durant. The Age of Napoleon, the 11th and final volume of the Story of Civilization, surveys the amazing chain of events that wrenched Europe out of the Enlightenment and into the age of democracy.
The Portable Edgar Allan Poe (the best tales & poems...)
The Portable Poe compiles Poe’s greatest writings: tales of fantasy, terror, death, revenge, murder, and mystery, including “The Pit and the Pendulum,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Cask of Amontillado,” and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” the world’s first detective story. In addition, this volume offers letters, articles, criticism, visionary poetry, and a selection of random “opinions” on fancy and the imagination, music and poetry, intuition and sundry other topics.
Power of the Sword is a rich and thrilling adventure, a magnificent feat of storytelling that sweeps the reader from the deserts, mountains and cities of Africa to the heartland of Nazi Germany, and from the turmoil of the Depression years into the white heat of war. This is the second volume in the Courtney series, Second Sequence
The volume contains selected papers from the SHEL-2 conference held at the University of Washington in Spring 2002. Scholars from North America and Europe address a broad spectrum of research topics in historical English linguistics, including new theories/methods such as Optimality Theory and corpus linguistics, and traditional fields such as phonology and syntax. In each of the four sections - Philology and linguistics; Corpus- and text-based studies; Constraint-based studies; and Dialectology - leading scholars respond directly to each other's arguments within the volume.
This book explores through fresh detail and approaches unanticipated, heterogeneous dispersions of the English language world-wide. Through data collection, comparative analysis, and typological study, the book's chapters capture patterns that now affect established dialects and shape those recently emerging. From classroom to mature design, the volume sparks linguistic undertakings in the increasing complexities of communication.