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xiii, 401 p. : ill. (some col.), music ; 26 cm + 1 sound recording (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Music Library
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xiv, 450 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 24 cm
Oswald Whiteblade lived one of the most influential and colourful lives in early English history. Before his death in battle against the pagans of Mercia cut short his reign as king of Northumbria (634-42), he remodelled his northeastern English homeland as a Christian kingdom, founded the monastery of Lindisfarne, introduced a culture of learning which influenced all Europe, and became the most powerful ruler in Britain. Max Adams's thrilling account rescues Oswald from Dark Age obscurity to reveal an unjustly forgotten English hero - a king whose return from exile to reclaim his birthright was the inspiration for J. R. R. Tolkien's Aragorn in The Lord of the Rings. But THE KING IN THE NORTH is more than just a biography of the first great English monarch; it is a stunningly researched, wide-ranging, beautifully written and revelatory portrait of early medieval England in all its aspects.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781781854174 20160612
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xx, 764 pages, [16] pages of plates : ill. (some color) ; 24 cm
As Britain's first woman Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher brought about the biggest social and political revolution in the nation's post-war history. She achieved this largely by the driving force of her personality - a subject of endless speculation among both her friends and her foes. Jonathan Aitken has an insider's view of Margaret Thatcher's story. He is well qualified to explore her strong and sometimes difficult personality during half a century of political dramas. From first meeting her when she was a junior shadow minister in the mid 1960s, during her time as leader of the Opposition when he was a close family friend, and as a Member of Parliament throughout her years in power, Aitken had a ring side seat at many private and public spectacles in the Margaret Thatcher saga. From his unique vantage point, Aitken brings new light to many crucial episodes of Thatcherism. They include her ousting of Ted Heath, her battles with her Cabinet, the Falklands War, the Miners' Strike, her relationships with world leaders such as Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev and King Fahd of Saudi Arabia and the build up to the Shakespearian coup inside the Conservative Party which brought about her downfall. Drawing on his own diaries, and a wealth of extensive research including some ninety interviews which range from international statesmen like Mikhail Gorbachev, Henry Kissinger and Lord Carrington to many of her No.10 private secretaries and personal friends, Jonathan Aitken's Margaret Thatcher - Power and Personality breaks new ground as a fresh and fascinating portrait of the most influential political leader of post-war Britain.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781408831847 20160612
Green Library
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xv, 271 pages ; 25 cm
  • Jaws
  • Star wars
  • Superman: the movie
  • Star trek: the motion picture
  • Tron
  • Parting glances
  • She's gotta have it
  • The thin blue line
  • Sex, lies, and videotape
  • Blade runner: the director's cut
  • Pulp fiction
  • Showgirls
  • Toy story
  • Psycho
  • The matrix
  • The Blair witch project
  • Crouching tiger, hidden dragon
  • The lord of the rings trilogy
  • Funny ha ha
  • Bubble
  • The hurt locker
  • Avatar
  • Life in a day
  • Margaret
  • Red state
  • Conclusion: five film firsts to come.
Since the mid-1970s, American cinema has gone through enormous changes, such as the birth of the modern summer blockbuster, the rise of the independent film industry, ongoing technological advancements in special effects, and the ever-evolving models for film distribution. Written by a professional film critic and film buff, this book tells the story of contemporary American cinema in a unique and engaging way: by examining 25 key movies that demonstrated a significant creative, technological, or business innovation that impacted the industry at large. Each chapter in this chronological survey of contemporary film is divided into two sections: "The Film, " which offers a critical overview of the film in question; and "The First, " which describes the specific innovation achieved by that film and places that achievement in the larger historical context. Two additional appendices in each chapter explore other significant aspects of both the film and its groundbreaking nature. The broad coverage-ranging from action movies to horror films to science fiction favorites-ensures the work's appeal to all film fans.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781440801877 20160613
Green Library
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xiii, 306 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
'Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.' The prophetic words of Galadriel, addressed to Frodo as he prepared to travel from Lothlorien to Mordor to destroy the One Ring, are just as pertinent to J R R Tolkien's own fiction. For decades, hobbits and the other fantastical creatures of Middle-earth have captured the imaginations of a fiercely loyal tribe of readers, all enhanced by the immense success of Peter Jackson's films: first "The Lord of the Rings", and now his new "The Hobbit". But for all Tolkien's global fame and the familiarity of modern culture with Gandalf, Bilbo, Frodo and Sam, the sources of the great mythmaker's own myth-making have been neglected. Mark Atherton here explores the chief influences on Tolkien's work: his boyhood in the West Midlands; the landscapes and seascapes which shaped his mythologies; his experiences in World War I; his interest in Scandinavian myth; his friendships, especially with the other Oxford-based Inklings; and the relevance of his themes, especially ecological themes, to the present-day. "There and Back Again" offers a unique guide to the varied inspirations behind Tolkien's life and work, and sheds new light on how a legend is born.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781780762463 20160610
Green Library
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x, 133 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Preface 1. Exploring Possibilities (Runes of Magic) 2. Selecting a World (Uru: Myst Online) 3. Achieving a Goal (Defiance) 4. Seeking Truth (Tabula Rasa) 5. Combatting Heresy (Perfect World) 6. Singing a Song (EverQuest) 7. Uniting a Couple (Guild Wars 2) 8. Enduring Horror (Age of Conan) 9. Insuring Hope (Elder Scrolls Online) 10. Resting in Peace (Lord of the Rings Online).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137490605 20160618
Avatars through which players experience computer games can virtually resurrect deceased members of the player's family, to become spiritual mentors for the player, to memorialize lost loved ones, and to transform grief into continuing love. Avatar was originally a religious concept, and can be again, referring to a simulation of the dearly departed, created through partnership between a computer and a survivor. This book demonstrates principles of Ancestor Veneration Avatars (AVAs), by running avatars based on eleven deceased members of one family through ten highly diverse virtual worlds, from the violent Defiance to the intellectual Uru: Myst Online, from the early EverQuest to the recent Elder Scrolls Online, and from the pessimistic Age of Conan to the optimistic Lord of the Rings Online.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137490605 20160618
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1 electronic text (viii, 105 p.) : ill.
  • 1. Introduction: 1.1. Types of online multiplayer games; 1.2. Preserving game history; 1.3. Intellectual approaches to games; 1.4. Research topic areas
  • 2. Historical-cultural origins: 2.1. A Tale in the Desert; 2.2. Dark Age of Camelot; 2.3. Age of Conan; 2.4. Lord of the Rings online; 2.5. StarWars Galaxies
  • 3. Technical constraints: 3.1. Latency; 3.2. Sharding; 3.3. Graphics
  • 4. Rolecoding and social control: 4.1. Systems of rules; 4.2. Deviant behavior; 4.3. Game masters and mentors; 4.4. Legal regime
  • 5. Personality and motivation: 5.1. Psychological theories and typologies; 5.2. Game-based theories; 5.3. Theoretical debates; 5.4. Non-player character personality
  • 6. Avatars and characters: 6.1. Building a bond with an avatar; 6.2. The quality of avatar relationships; 6.3. Secondary avatars; 6.4. Facing the end
  • 7. Virtual professions and economies: 7.1. Work in StarWars Galaxies; 7.2. Production in World of Warcraft; 7.3. Division of labor in professions
  • 8. Social relations inside games: 8.1. Emergent social organization; 8.2. Examples of guilds; 8.3. Quantitative research on guilds
  • 9. Implications for external society: 9.1. The online game penumbra; 9.2. What people learn in online games; 9.3. Research opportunities
  • Bibliography
  • Author's biography.
This lecture introduces fundamental principles of online multiplayer games, primarily massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs), suitable for students and faculty interested both in designing games and in doing research on them. The general focus is human-centered computing, which includes many human-computer interaction issues and emphasizes social computing, but also, looks at how the design of socio-economic interactions extends our traditional notions of computer programming to cover human beings as well as machines. In addition, it demonstrates a range of social science research methodologies, both quantitative and qualitative, that could be used by students for term papers, or by their professors for publications. In addition to drawing upon a rich literature about these games, this lecture is based on thousands of hours of first-hand research experience inside many classic examples, including World of Warcraft, The Matrix Online, Anarchy Online, Tabula Rasa, Entropia Universe, Dark Age of Camelot, Age of Conan, Lord of the Rings Online, Tale in the Desert, EVE Online, Star Wars Galaxies, Pirates of the Burning Sea, and the non-game virtual world Second Life. Among the topics covered are historical-cultural origins of leading games, technical constraints that shape the experience, rolecoding and social control, player personality and motivation, relationships with avatars and characters, virtual professions and economies, social relations inside games, and the implications for the external society.
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  • Part 1. Alto Rhapsody, op. 53 / Johannes Brahms
  • Wesendonk-Lieder (orch. Mottl). Der Engel ; Stehe still ; Im Treibhaus ; Schmerzen ; Träume / Richard Wagner
  • Liebeshymnus, op. 32, No. 3 ; Das Rosenband, op. 36, No. 1 ; Ruhe, meine Seele, op. 27 No. 1 ; Mutterändelei, op. 43 No. 2 / Richard Strauss
  • Sea pictures, op. 37: Sea slumber-song ; In haven (Capri) ; Sabbath morning at sea ; Where corals lie ; The swimmer ; The dream of Gerontius, op. 38. Softly and gently / Edward Elgar.
  • Part 2. les nuits d'été, op. 7. Villanelle ; Le spectre de la rose ; Sur les lagunes ; Absence ; Au cimetière ; L'île inconnue / Hector Berlioz
  • Shéhérazade. Asie ; La flûte enchantée / Maurice Ravel
  • Poème de l'amour et de la mer. La fleur des eaux ; Interlude ; La mort de l'amour / Ernest Chausson.
  • Part 3. Kindertotenlieder. Nun will die Sonn' so hell aufgehen ; Nun seh' ich wohl, warum so dunkle Flammen ; Wenn dein Mütterlein tritt zur Tür herein ; Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen ; In diesem Wetter, in diesem Braus / Mahler
  • Fünf Rückert-Lieder. Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder! ; Ich atmet' einen linden Duft! ; Um Mitternacht ; Liebst du um Schönheit (orch. Puttmann) ; Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen / Mahler
  • Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen. Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht ; Ging heut morgen über Feld ; Ich hab' ein glühend Messer ; Die zwei blauen Augen von meinem Schatz / Mahler
  • Fünf Rückert-Lieder. Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen / Mahler
  • Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection". IV. Urlicht. Sehr feierlich, aber schlicht / Gustav Mahler.
  • Part 4. Messiah : HWV 56. he was despised / Handel
  • Ah! Crudel nel planto mio : HWV 78 (ed. Leppard). Per trofei di mia costanza / Handel
  • Armida abbandonata : HWV 105 (ed. Leppard). Ah! crudel, e pur ten vai / Georg Frederic Handel
  • Ich habe genug : BWV 82. Schlummert ein, ihr matten Augen / Bach
  • Christmas oratorio : BWV 248. Bereite dich, Zion
  • St John passion : BWV 245. Es ist vollbracht / Johannes Sebastian Bach
  • Bist du bei mir / Stölzel, Bach
  • Come again! sweet love / John Dowland
  • Never love unless you can ; Oft have I sighed ; If thou longst so much to learn ; Fain would I wed / Thomas Campion
  • Sleep, Adam, sleep : Z 195 ; Lord, what is man? Z 192 / Henry Purcell
  • tell me, shepherd / William Boyce
  • My lovely Celia / George Monro
  • Where the bee sucks / Thomas Arne.
  • Part 5. Gretchen am Spinnerade : D 118 ; Ellens Gesang III (Ave Maria) : D 839 ; Heidenröslein : D 257 ; An die Musik : D 547 ; Die Forelle : D 550 ; Auf dem Wasser zu singen : D 774 ; Du bist die Ruh : D 776 ; Nacht und Träume : D 827 ; An Sylvia D 891 / Franz Schubert
  • Frauenliebe und Leben : op. 42. Seit ich ihn gesehen ; Er, der Herrlichste von allen ; Ich kann's nicht fassen, nicht glauben ; Du Ring an meinem Finger ; Helft mir, ihr Schwestern ; Süsser Freund, du blickest ; An meinem Herzen, an meiner Brust ; Nun hast du mir den ersten Schmerz getan / Robert Schumann
  • Neue Liebe, op. 19a No. 4 ; Auf Flügelen des Gesanges, op. 34 no. 2 ; Nachtlied, op. 71 no. 6 / Felix Mendelssohn
  • Lorelei ; Über allen Gipfeln ist Ruh / Franz Liszt.
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  • Christmas oratorio. Bereite dich, Zion / J.S. Bach
  • Messiah. He was despised / G.F. Handel
  • Elijah. O rest in the Lord / F. Mendelssohn
  • Alto rhapsody, op. 53 / J. Brahms
  • Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen / G. Mahler
  • L'invitation au voyage / H. Duparc
  • Requiem, op. 9. Pie Jesu / M. Durufle
  • Sea pictures, op. 37 ; Dream of Gerontius. Angel's farewell / E. Elgar
  • Linden Lea / R. Vaughan Williams
  • Corpus Christi carol / B. Britten
  • Pretty ring time / P. Warlock
  • Prison ; Soir ; Clair de lune / G. Faure
  • Ave Maria (Ellens Gesang III) ; Gretchen am Spinnrade ; Wiegenlied (Schlafe, schlafe)
  • Die Forelle ; Auf dem Wasser zu singen ; An die Musik ; An Sylvia ; Nacht und Träume ; Heidenröslein
  • Du bist die Ruh' / F. Schubert
  • Auf Flügeln des Gesanges / Mendelssohn
  • Liederkreis, op. 39. Mondnacht ; Frauenliebe und -leben, op. 42. Du Ring an meinem Finger / R. Schumann
  • Geistliches Wiegenlied, op. 91/2 / J. Brahms
  • Befreit, op. 39/4 ; Morgen!, op. 27/4 / R. Strauss.
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178 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction 1 Mergers and Acquisitions: The Quest for Synergy 2 Production: Tentpoles and Franchises 3 Distribution: Open Wide 4 Exhibition: Upgrading Moviegoing 5 Ancillary Markets: Shattered Windows 6 Independents: 'To the Rear and Back End' Conclusion References and Further Reading Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781844573806 20160611
Hollywood is facing unprecedented challenges - and is changing rapidly and radically as a result. In this major new study of the contemporary film industry, leading film historian Tino Balio explores the impact of the Internet, declining DVD sales and changing consumer spending habits on the way Hollywood conducts its business. Today, the major studios play an insignificant role in the bottom lines of their conglomerate parents and have fled to safety, relying on big-budget tentpoles, franchises and family films to reach their target audiences. Comprehensive, compelling and filled with engaging case studies (TimeWarner, DreamWorks SKG, Spider Man, The Lord of the Rings, IMAX, Netflix, Miramax, Sony Pictures Classics, Lionsgate and Sundance), Hollywood in the New Millennium is a must-read for all students of film studies, cinema studies, media studies, communication studies, and radio and television.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781844573806 20160611
Green Library
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ix, 213 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Ur-lord of the (white gold) ring
  • Portrait of the artist as a young leper
  • Remembrance of some things past
  • They could not go home again
  • Something evil this way comes
  • A farewell to armaments
  • The time "machine" : speculations on time and space travel in the "Last chronicles".
This book analyzes Donaldson's role as a modern writer who uses the fantasy genre to discuss situations and predicaments germane to the modern world. Donaldson, it is argued, reclaims an epic vision in his Thomas Covenant novels that is lacking in most modern literature. Chapters demonstrate how this use of epic heroism helps solve seemingly insurmountable problems and provides more meaning and purpose for individuals. As Donaldson's characters learn to transcend their world, the reader is engaged in a serious, enlightened discussion about the need for imagination, responsibility and acceptance to resolve such problems as alienation, pollution, disease and despair.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780786442881 20160528
Green Library
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[xii], 244 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Sir Ian McKellen has appeared in theatres around the country and on television and film screens since the 1960s. Now, with his parts in the first two X-Men films and the phenomenally successful The Lord of the Rings trilogy, he is known worldwide. This fully up-to-date biography includes new interviews and covers McKellen's childhood, his time at Cambridge University with, among others, Trevor Nunn and Derek Jacobi, roles in plays such as Henry V and The Seagull, Macbeth at the RSC, Broadway, running The Actors' Company and the McKellen/Petherbridge Company. Also covering McKellen's advocacy of gay issues and his opinions against war, it gives a well-rounded view of one of Britain's greatest stage and screen actors.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781852272517 20160528
Green Library
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  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: I. The Return to Ulster
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: II. Sweet Power of Song
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: III. Once More I Hail Thee
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: IV. The Morning Air Plays on My Face
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: V. The Massacre of Glenco
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: VI. What Shall I Do to Shew How Much I Love Her?
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: VII. His Boat Comes on the Sunny Tide
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: VIII. Come Draw We Round a Cheerful Ring
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: IX. The Soldier's Dream
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: X. The Deserter
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: XI. Thou Emblem of Faith
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: XII. English Bulls
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: XIII. Musing on the Roaring Ocean
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: XIV. Dermot and Shelah
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: XV. Let Brain-Spinning Swains
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: XVI. Hide Not Thy Anguish
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: XVII. In Vain to This Desert, Due
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: XVIII. They Bid Me Slight My Dermot Dear
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: XIX. Wife, Children and Friends
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: XX. Farewell Bliss and Farewell Nancy
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: XXI. Morning a Cruel Turmoiler Is
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: XXII. From Garyone, My Happy Home
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: XXIII. A Wand'ring Gypsy, Sirs, Am I
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: XXIV. The Traugh Welcome
  • 25 Irish Songs WoO 152: XXV. Oh Harp of Erin
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: I. When Eve's Last Rays
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: II. No Riches from His Scanty Store
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: III. The British Light Dragoons
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: IV. Since Greybeards Inform Us
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: V. I Dream'd I Lay Where Flow'rs Were Springing
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: VI. Sad and Luckless Was the Season
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: VII. O Soothe Me, My Lyre
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: VIII. Norah of Balamagairy
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: IX. The Kiss, Dear Maid, Thy Lip Has Left
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: X. Oh! Thou Hapless Soldier
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: XI. When Far from the Home
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: XII. I'll Praise the Saints
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: XIII. 'Tis Sunshine at Last
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: XIV. Paddy O'Rafferty
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: XV. 'Tis but in Vain
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: XVI. O Might I but My Patrick Love
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: XVII. Come, Darby Dear
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: XVIII. No More, My Mary
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: XIX. Judy, Lovely, Matchless Creature
  • 20 Irish Songs WoO 153: XX. Thy Ship Must Sail
  • 12 Irish Songs WoO 154: I. The Elfin Fairies
  • 12 Irish Songs WoO 154: II. O Harp of Erin
  • 12 Irish Songs WoO 154: III. The Farewell Song
  • 12 Irish Songs WoO 154: IV. The Pulse of an Irishman
  • 12 Irish Songs WoO 154: V. Oh! Who, My Dear Dermot
  • 12 Irish Songs WoO 154: VI. Put Round the Bright Wine
  • 12 Irish Songs WoO 154: VII. From Garyone, My Happy Home
  • 12 Irish Songs WoO 154: VIII. Save Me from the Grave and Wise
  • 12 Irish Songs WoO 154: IX. Oh! Would I Were but That Sweet Linnet
  • 12 Irish Songs WoO 154: X. The Hero May Perish
  • 12 Irish Songs WoO 154: XI. The Soldier in a Foreign Land
  • 12 Irish Songs WoO 154: XII. He Promised Me at Parting
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: I. Sion, the Son of Evan
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: II. The Monks of Bangor's March
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: III. The Cottage Maid
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: IV. Love Without Hope
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: V. A Golden Robe My Love Shall Wear
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: VI. The Fair Maid of Mona
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: VII. Oh Let the Night My Blushes Hide
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: VIII. Farewell, Thou Noisy Town
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: IX. To the Aeolian Harp
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: X. Ned Pugh's Farewell
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: XI. Merch Megan
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: XII. Waken Lords and Ladies Gay
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: XIII. Helpless Woman
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: XIV. The Dream
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: XV. When Mortals All to Rest Retire
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: XVI. The Damsels of Cardigan
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: XVII. The Dairy House
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: XVIII. Sweet Richard
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: XIX. The Vale of Clwyd
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: XX. To the Blackbird
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: XXI. Cupid's Kindness
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: XXII. Constancy
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: XXIII. The Old Strain
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: XXIV. Three Hundred Pounds
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: XXV. The Parting Kiss
  • 26 Welsh Songs WoO 155: XXVI. Good Night
  • 12 Scottish Songs WoO 156: I. The Banner of Buccleuch
  • 12 Scottish Songs WoO 156: II. Duncan Gray
  • 12 Scottish Songs WoO 156: III. Up! Quit Thy Bower
  • 12 Scottish Songs WoO 156: IV. Ye Shepherds of This Pleasant vale
  • 12 Scottish Songs WoO 156: V. Cease Your Funning
  • 12 Scottish Songs WoO 156: VI. Highland Harry
  • 12 Scottish Songs WoO 156: VII. Polly Stewart
  • 12 Scottish Songs WoO 156: VIII. Womankind
  • 12 Scottish Songs WoO 156: IX. Lochnagar
  • 12 Scottish Songs WoO 156: X. Glencoe
  • 12 Scottish Songs WoO 156: XI. Auld Lang Syne
  • 12 Scottish Songs WoO 156: XII. The Quaker's Wife
  • 12 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 157: I. God Save the King (English)
  • 12 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 157: II. The Soldier (Irish)
  • 12 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 157: III. O Charlie Is My Darling (Scottish)
  • 12 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 157: IV. O Sanctissima (Sicilian)
  • 12 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 157: V. The Miller of the Dee (English)
  • 12 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 157: VI. A Health to the Brave (Irish)
  • 12 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 157: VII. Since All Thy Vows, False Maid (Irish)
  • 12 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 157: VIII. By the Side of the Shannon (Irish)
  • 12 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 157: IX. Highlander's Lament (Scottish)
  • 12 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 157: X. Sir Johnie Cope (?Scottish)
  • 12 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 157: XI. The Wandering Minstrel (Irish)
  • 12 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 157: XII. La Gondoletta (Venetian)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: I. Ridder Stig tjener i Congens Gaard (Danish)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: II. Horch auf, mein Liebchen (German)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: III. Wegen meiner bleib d'Fräula (German)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: IV. Wann i in der Früh aufsteh (Tyrolean)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: V. I bin a Tyroler Bua (Tyrolean)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: VI. A Madel, ja a Madel (Tyrolean)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: VII. Wer solche Buema afipackt (Tyrolean)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: VIII. Ih mag di nit (Tyrolean)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: IX. Oj upiłem sie w karczmie (Polish)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: X. Poszła baba po popiół (Polish)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: XI. Yo no quiero embarcarme (Portuguese)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: XII. Seus lindos olhos (Portuguese)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: XIII. Im Walde sind viele Mücklein geboren (Russian)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: XIV. Ach Bächlein, Bächlein, kühle Wasser (Russian)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: XV. Unsere Mädchen gingen in den Wald (Russian)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: XVI. Schöne Minka, ich muss schneiden 'Air cosaque' (Ukrainian)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: XVII. Lilla Carl, sov sött i frid (Swedish)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: XVIII. An ä Bergli bin i gesässe (Swiss)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: XIX. Una paloma blanca 'Bolero a solo' (Spanish)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: XX. Como la mariposa 'Bolero a due' (Spanish)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: XXI. La tiranna se embarca (Spanish)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: XXII. Édes kinos emlékezet (Hungarian)
  • 23 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158a: XXIII. Da brava, Catina (Venetian)
  • WoO 158c: II. 'Non, non, Collette n'est point trompeuse' from le devin du village
  • Hess 168: Air Français
  • From 7 British Songs WoO 158b: I. Adieu My Lov'd Harp (Irish)
  • From 7 British Songs WoO 158b: III. Oh Was Not I a Weary Wight (Scottish)
  • From 7 British Songs WoO 158b: IV. Red Gleams the Sun (Scottish)
  • From 7 British Songs WoO 158b: V. Erin! oh, Erin! (Irish/Scottish)
  • From 7 British Songs WoO 158b: VI. O Mary, Ye's Be Clad in Silk (Scottish)
  • From 6 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158c: I. When My Hero in Court Appears, from The Beggar's Opera
  • From 6 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158c: II. Non, non, Collette n'est point trompeuse from le devin du village
  • From 6 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158c: III. Mark Yonder Pomp of Costly Fashion (Scottish)
  • From 6 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158c: IV. Bonnie Wee Thing (Scottish)
  • From 6 Songs of Various Nationality WoO 158c: V. From Thee, Eliza, I Must Go (Scottish)
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: I. Music, Love, and Wine
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: II. Sunset
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: III. Oh! Sweet Were the Hours
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: IV. The Maid of Isla
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: V. The Sweetest Lad Was Jamie
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: VI. Dim, Dim Is My Eye
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: VII. Bonnie Laddie, Highland Laddie
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: VIII. The Lovely Lass of Inverness
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: IX. Behold My Love How Green the Groves
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: X. Sympathy
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: XI. Oh! Thou Art the Ladq
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: XII. Oh, Had My Fate
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: XIII. Come Fill, Fill, My Good Fellow
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: XIV. O, How Can I Be Blithe
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: XV. O Cruel Was My Father
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: XVI. Could This Ill World
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: XVII. O Mary, at Thy Window Be
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: XVIII. Enchantress, Farewell
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: XIX. O Swiftly Glides the Bonny Boat
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: XX. Faithfu' Johnie
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: XXI. Jeannie's Distress
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: XXII. The Highland Watch
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: XXIII. The Shepherd's Song
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: XXIV. Again My Lyre
  • 25 Scottish Songs Op. 108: XXV. Sally in Our Alley.
Book
xix, 236 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Tim Bell is the original 'spin doctor'; the Chairman of Bell Pottinger public relations, and one of the best known figures in UK media communications. Right or Wrong is his highly personal account of political, commercial and social life from the '70s to the present day. With a refreshingly uncompromising manner, Bell applies his acerbic wit and resolutely right wing sensibility to everything from managing Margaret Thatcher's election campaigns to his dealings with Ronald Reagan, F.W. de Klerk, the Saatchi brothers, and his late friend David Frost, to name a few. Born into a resolutely middle-class suburban family during the war, he left school at the age of 18 for a job as chart-boy at ABC Television. Rising through the ranks of the burgeoning West End advertising industry, in 1970 he became a co-founder of the Saatchi & Saatchi agency. Bell's main claim to fame, however, was developing campaigns for the Conservative Party during the general elections of 1979, 1983 and 1987, each of which put Margaret Thatcher into Downing Street, and for which he was awarded a knighthood. In his time, he has worked with some of the greatest names of modern politics, business, and media and on world events, historical and controversial alike. First hand memories spill across the pages as Tim Bell gives his ring-side account of key political moments such as the miner's strike, the Cold War, the poll tax riots, the end of Apartheid and the demise of Margaret Thatcher. Controversial, irreverent and outspoken, this is a book that is as polarising as Tim Bell himself. It will attract admiration and rage in equal measure. And he would not have it any other way. Right or Wrong was shortlisted for the Political Biography of the Year in the Political Book Awards 2015.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472909350 20160618
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Book
xii, 240 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Monsters of our making
  • Killing the beast : King Kong in black and white
  • The promise of miracles : technology and class conflict in The Wizard of Oz
  • Monsters from the Middle East : Ray Harryhausen's Sinbad trilogy
  • Dragon ladies : fantasy film and "family values"
  • Monstrous minds : fantasy film and mental illness
  • Seeing things : the "freak" on film
  • Monsters' end?
The canon of popular cinema has long been rife with fantastic tales, yet critical studies have too often expediently mixed the fantasy genre with its kindred science fiction and horror films or dismissed it altogether as escapist fare. Framing Monsters: Fantasy Film and Social Alienation reconsiders the cultural significance of this storytelling mode by investigating how films seemingly divorced from reality and presented in a context of timelessness are, in fact, encoded with the social beliefs of their era of production. Situating representative fantasy films within their cultural moments, Joshua David Bellin illustrates how fantastic visions of monstrous others seek to propagate negative stereotypes of despised groups and support invidious hierarchies of social control. Beginning with celebrated classics, Bellin locates King Kong (1933) within the era of lynching to evince how the film protects whiteness against supposed aggressions of a black predator and reviews The Wizard of Oz (1939) as a product of the Depression's economic anxieties. From there, the study moves to the animated cult classic Sinbad Trilogy (1958-1977) of Ray Harryhausen, films rampant with xenophobic fears of the Middle East as relevant today as when the series was originally produced. Advancing to more recent subjects, Bellin focuses on the image of the monstrous woman and the threat of reproductive freedom found in Aliens (1986), Jurassic Park (1993), and Species (1995) and on depictions of the mentally ill as dangerous deviants in 12 Monkeys (1996) and The Cell (2000). An investigation into physical freakishness guides his approach to Edward Scissorhands (1990) and Beauty and the Beast (1991). He concludes with a discussion of X-Men (2000) and Lord of the Rings (2001-2003), commercial giants that extend a recent trend toward critical self-reflection within the genre while still participating in the continuity of social alienation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780809326242 20160528
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16. Partridge pie [1991]

Music score
2 v. of music ; 32 cm.
  • bk. 1. A partridge in a pear tree ; Two turtle-doves ; Three French hens ; Four calling birds ; Five gold rings ; Six geese a-laying
  • bk. 2. Seven swans a-swimming ; Eight maids a-milking ; Nine drummers drumming ; Ten pipers piping ; Eleven ladies dancing ; Twelve lords a-leaping.
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xiv, 159 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Editorial Note Acknowledgements 1 Do vidjenja Danitse 2 By the Banks of the Sava 3 Under Balkan Light mi dva Seagull's wings Notes from three cities On the qualities of light in the Balkans Poem at the Autumn Equinox Fragment: on The Sepharad In war: June 4, 1943 Memorial tablet for Lili Boehm Memorial tablet for a slave labourer Poem at the Spring Equinox Poem for my infant daughter at Mileseva Monastery Poem for a very small child Father to small child Borderers By the Danube, Zemun To Zora Guests 4 The Voice in the Garden Whose voice? Who can I ask The voice in the garden In the mirror Hill of the Fountains The stork The garment of death Poem for Andjelka Ned Goy has gone out To write simply again Tonight the war ended I dreamed I slept Bogomil Night, Summer Memory, Summer Silken thread: gypsy's song Silken thread: poet's pages The face of light The voice of light Harvest The man I met on the hill 5 On the death of Ivan V. Lali This door I can't unlatch What did you mean by it? One day you wake up Are you there? Even when you lived Nobody dies too late Lords of the far side The unready ones Not the dead but Death Nothing, hollow ring One iota of respect? Tissue of waterfalls From the other shore Aristocrats of silence Dictated by a man who is dead Backgrounded among these The bowl of light fills and empties 6 Things in their miracles Pure blue, and cool For what it is Things in their miracles Unseeable gate through air Finger of life, finger of the word 7 The Apple Recalling Sumarice When Death's door was locked Topcider, October The apple Woman reading Faith Postscript and Notes Postscript Notes.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781844714391 20160528
Written during and after the disintegration of Yugoslavia, this book presents a complex vision of the Balkans that flinches from neither brutality nor beauty but honours dignity and courage. The book starts with a tour-de-force, the long poem "Do vidjenje Danitse" ("Goodbye Balkan Belle"), and continues with a series of memorial tablets for victims of Jasenovac concentration camp. The book includes a sequence in memory of the Serbian, Yugoslav and Mediterranean poet, Ivan V. Lalic. "Under Balkan Light" forms the final part of Richard Berengarten's "Balkan Trilogy" and is published together with the first two parts, "The Blue Butterfly" and "In a Time of Drought". It is also the fifth volume in the "Salt" series of his "Selected Writings". Richard Berengarten used to be known as Richard Burns. With the publication of this book, he now repossesses the family name of his father, the cellist and saxophonist Alexander Berengarten.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781844714391 20160528
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Book
160 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm.
J.R.R. Tolkien's experiences of the Battle of the Somme forever imprinted on his mind, and became a dramatic source of inspiration for The Lord of the Rings. This absorbing book charts Tolkien's life from 1914 to 1918, using old postcards, maps and photographs to paint a picture of the places and times that relate to one of the leading authors of the twentieth century. Tolkien joined the army in 1915 and trained in Bedford and Brocton Camp on Cannock Chase while his wife lived in the village of Great Haywood, close to the camp. A number of the places in and around Great Haywood were destined to appear in his later works. In 1916 Tolkien learnt of the death of two of his school friends in the bloody Battle of the Somme. He contracted Trench Fever in late October 1916 and returned to Birmingham, his hometown, by hospital ship and train. The final part of the book covers his time in England, an era in which he was blighted by illness. Richly illustrated, this fascinating volume is an essential purchase for Tolkien-lovers everywhere.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780752457802 20160607
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19. A Tolkien thesaurus [1990]

Book
277 p. ; 29 cm.
Green Library
Book
xxiii, 204 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Not just a job : the longing for adventure in American history and American culture
  • Heroism in America : the longing for heroes in American history and American culture
  • U.S. vs. them : American paranoia and the longing for evil in American history and American culture
  • Conclusion: The contradictory compensations of popular culture.
This book investigates the hidden truths of some of America's most popular movies and TV programmes. Beginning with John Winthrop's 'city upon a hill' sermon in 1630, American culture has been informed by a sense of its own exceptional nature. As a result, America has always attempted to define itself through a network of invented myths and national narratives. "Red, White, and Spooked" details the development of the myths which can be seen underlying the genres of film noir, the characters of Superman, Batman, and Spiderman, television hits like "Deadwood" and "NYPD Blue", and the "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Lord of the Rings" franchises.This culture-spanning investigation begins with a historical survey of supernatural and superhuman themes in American culture, concluding with the recent upsurge that began in the 1990s. It then turns to a number of thematic chapters that discuss various works of recent popular culture with supernatural and superhuman themes - such as "The X-Files", "Smallville", "The 4400", "Medium", "Heroes", "Lost", and "The Dead Zone" - organized according to the desires to which these works commonly respond.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780313357749 20160528
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