Worlds of Fiction

Author: Roberta Rubenstein
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: PSU:000058827130
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Literary Criticism

This unique anthology of 129 short stories encompasses both Western and non-western writing and includes a diverse representation of ethnic voices from within the United States as well as less-frequently-anthologized stories by well-known writers and a substantial number of selections by women. It includes both classic and contemporary stories that reflect thematic, aesthetic, and cultural variety: diversity of styles, subjects and points of view as well as diversity of cultural, historical, and gender perspectives. Headnotes and questions for each story provide contextual enhancement and guidelines for critical thinking and reflection.Includes stories from the United States, Canada, Nigeria, Ghana, Japan, Chile, Lebanon, England, Russia, Germany, Argentina, Italy, Algeria, France, Poland, Denmark, Senegal, China, Mexico, Colombia, South Africa, Iceland, Australia, Ireland, Czechoslovakia, Palestinian, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Antigua, Sweden, Rhodesia, Singapore, Egypt, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Korea, India, Costa Rica, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Israel, Uruguay, Cuba, Guatemala, Peru, Ivory Coast, Turkey, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh.For anyone interested in the short story, both Western and non-western.

Brave New Worlds

Author: John Joseph Adams
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781597804554
Release Date: 2012-12-01
Genre: Fiction

You are being watched. Your every movement is being tracked, your every word recorded. Your spouse may be an informer, your children may be listening at your door, your best friend may be a member of the secret police. You are alone among thousands, among great crowds of the brainwashed, the well-behaved, the loyal. Productivity has never been higher, the media blares, and the army is ever triumphant. One wrong move, one slip-up, and you may find yourself disappeared -- swallowed up by a monstrous bureaucracy, vanished into a shadowy labyrinth of interrogation chambers, show trials, and secret prisons from which no one ever escapes. Welcome to the world of the dystopia, a world of government and society gone horribly, nightmarishly wrong. What happens when civilization invades and dictates every aspect of your life? From 1984 to The Handmaid's Tale, from Children of Men to Bioshock, the dystopian imagination has been a vital and gripping cautionary force. Brave New Worlds collects the best tales of totalitarian menace by some of today's most visionary writers, including Neil Gaiman, Paolo Bacigalupi, Orson Scott Card, Kim Stanley Robinson, and Ursula K. Le Guin. When the government wields its power against its own people, every citizen becomes an enemy of the state. Will you fight the system, or be ground to dust beneath the boot of tyranny?

Of Worlds Beyond

Author: Lloyd Arthur Eshbach
Publisher: London : D. Dobson
ISBN: OCLC:460194323
Release Date: 1965
Genre: Science fiction


The Longman Anthology of World Literature

Author: David Damrosch
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0321055365
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Literary Collections

*Damrosch, 0-321-05536-5, The Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume F*?The Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume F offers a fresh presentation of the varieties of world literature from the 20th Century. The editors of the anthology have sought to find economical ways to place texts within their cultural contexts, and have selected and grouped our materials in ways intended to foster connections and conversations across the anthology, between eras as well as regions. The anthology includes epic, lyric poetry, drama, and prose narrative, with many works in their entirety. Classic major authors are presented together with more recently recovered voices as the editors seek to suggest something of the full literary dialogue of each region and period. Engaging introductions, scholarly annotations, regional maps, pronunciation guides, and illustrations provide a supportive editorial setting. For anyone interested in world literature.

Changeling

Author: Ian Lemke
Publisher: White Wolf Pub
ISBN: 1565047982
Release Date: 1997-08-01
Genre: Fiction

The Gateway to Modern Fantasy The world of changelings is unpredictable and fantastic. Now you can add even more flavor and unpredictability to your Changeling: The Dreaming Second Edition game with these new Changeling Dice. Chimerical and festive, these ten 10-sided dice will take any Changeling game one step closer to the Dreaming.

Encountering Enchantment A Guide to Speculative Fiction for Teens 2nd Edition

Author: Susan Fichtelberg
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440834516
Release Date: 2015-09-29
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The most current and complete guide to a favorite teen genre, this book maps current releases along with perennial favorites, describing and categorizing fantasy, paranormal, and science fiction titles published since 2006. • Encompasses a wide selection of speculative fiction genres to suit a broad spectrum of readers in grades 6–12 • Identifies award-winning titles, grade levels, book club potential, and alternative media formats and provides complete bibliographic information for each title • Includes interviews with prominent authors that convey the perspectives of the creators of the worlds into which readers are drawn • Covers some children's literature and some adult novels that are popular with young adults • Offers a detailed subject index with an extensive number of access points

The Science Fiction and Fantasy World of Tim White

Author: Tim White
Publisher: Avery Publishing Group
ISBN: 1850280576
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Fantasy in art.

Tim White’s paintings give shape to the fantastic, to the might-have-been and what-still-could-happen. With its frequently optimistic tone and obsessive attention to detail, White’s art offers a convincing landscape of the imagi-nation. “A collection of White’s vivid commercial works spanning a decade....the captivating paintings that transport the viewer from the outwardly familiar to the alien skies.” —Publishers Weekly.

Lost Worlds Short Stories

Author: Flame Tree Studio
Publisher: Gothic Fantasy
ISBN: 178664181X
Release Date: 2017-06-15
Genre: Fiction

Following the great success of our Gothic Fantasy, deluxe edition short story compilations, Ghosts, Horror, Science Fiction, Murder Mayhem and Crime & Mystery this latest title is packed with dark valleys, high mountain passes, dinosaurs and endless dark creations. Contains a fabulous mix of classic and brand new writing, with authors from the US, Canada, and the UK.

How the World Works

Author: Russell Bova
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134381480
Release Date: 2016-01-12
Genre: Political Science

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in International Relations. International Politics: Comparing Paradigms How the World Works: A Brief Survey of International Relations provides the detailed, micro-level knowledge readers need to understand world politics, harnessing their curiosity about global current events. The text covers the continuing swirl of events that dominate world politics in our present–from the Arab Spring, to the Russian invasion of Crimea, to the rise of ISIS, to the Ebola crisis in West Africa. The Third Edition makes improvements upon the book in general while maintaining its core mission: to tap into reader interest in current events and help each reader build a conceptual and theoretical sophistication that remains when these current events become a part of history. The text challenges readers to question their assumptions about the world and what they may think they already know about international relations. Overall, the text makes it clear that even scholars and politicians disagree about the world’s political and economic interactions, and makes a point to introduce readers to all paradigms–encouraging them to form their own opinions about how the world works. Also available with MyPoliSciLab® MyPoliSciLab for the International Relations course extends learning online to engage readers and improve results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer readers opportunities to practice applying what they’ve learned. Please note: this version of MyPoliSciLab does not include an eText. How the World Works: A Brief Survey of International Relations, Third Edition is also available via REVEL™ , an interactive learning environment that enables readers to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab™ & Mastering™ does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134409906 / 9780134409900 How the World Works: A Brief Survey of International Relations Plus MyPoliSciLab for International Relations — Access Card Package, 3/e Package consists of: 0134378849 / 9780134378848 How the World Works: A Brief Survey of International Relations, 3e 0134408233 / 9780134408231 MyPoliSciLab for International Relations

Worlds apart

Author: Camilla Decarnin
Publisher: Alyson Pubns
ISBN: 1555836003
Release Date: 1994-03-01
Genre: Fiction


Bridging Multiple Worlds

Author: Lorraine S. Taylor
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0205582516
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Education

This text offers “real world” case studies involving educational staff, students, and families from diverse backgrounds in a variety of dynamic school settings. Bridging Multiple Worldsemphasizes long-term, comprehensive solutions that promote school, home, and community partnership to meet challenges in educational settings. The text provides foundational information about diversity in the US, multicultural education, and family-school-community partnership in Part I; moves on to explore the use of cases in teacher education and how to analyze cases using a “decision making scaffold” in Part II; and delves deeply into specific cases and the issues surrounding them on a wide range of diversity topics in the seven chapters in Part III.

HELLAS

Author: Jerry D. Greyson
Publisher: Cubicle 7 Entertainment
ISBN: 1907204822
Release Date: 2010-07-01
Genre: Games

In ancient times, the spacefaring Hellenes and their Gods defeated an empire that threatened the entire galaxy. Now, after centuries of darkness, their enemies have returned for a final reckoning, and only a chosen few -- wielding the power of the Gods -- stand between them and certain destruction.

The Art of Fiction

Author: John Gardner
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307756718
Release Date: 2010-08-18
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This classic guide, from the renowned novelist and professor, has helped transform generations of aspiring writers into masterful writers—and will continue to do so for many years to come. John Gardner was almost as famous as a teacher of creative writing as he was for his own works. In this practical, instructive handbook, based on the courses and seminars that he gave, he explains, simply and cogently, the principles and techniques of good writing. Gardner’s lessons, exemplified with detailed excerpts from classic works of literature, sweep across a complete range of topics—from the nature of aesthetics to the shape of a refined sentence. Written with passion, precision, and a deep respect for the art of writing, Gardner’s book serves by turns as a critic, mentor, and friend. Anyone who has ever thought of taking the step from reader to writer should begin here. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Secular Steeples 2nd edition

Author: Conrad Ostwalt
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781441123145
Release Date: 2012-09-27
Genre: Social Science

An exploration of secularization in America, this book provides students with an innovative way of understanding the relationship between religion and secular culture. In Secular Steeples, Conrad Ostwalt challenges long-held assumptions about the relationship between religion and culture and about the impact of secularization. Moving away from the idea that religion will diminish as secularization continues, Ostwalt identifies areas of popular culture where secular and sacred views and objectives interact and enrich each other. The book demonstrates how religious institutions use the secular and popular media of television, movies, and music to make sacred teachings relevant. From megachurches to sports arenas, the Bible to Harry Potter, biker churches to virtual worship communities, Ostwalt demonstrates how religion persists across cultural forms, secular and sacred, with secular culture expressing religious messages and sometimes containing more authentic religious content than official religious teachings. An ideal text for anyone studying religion and popular culture, each chapter provides questions for discussion, a list of important terms and guided readings.