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Senior Year

MIDDLEMARCH (Norton Critical Edition)

MIDDLEMARCH (Norton Critical Edition)

Author: ELIOT, GEORGE
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For this new edition, the text has been reset in a larger typeface for ease of reading.

Backgrounds helps readers understand Eliot's ideas on life and art with generous selections from her letters, journals, essays, and other fictional works.

Contemporary Reviews records the impressions of Sidney Colvin, Henry James, Joseph Jacobs, and Leslie Stephen.

Recent Criticism collects eleven essays-seven of them new to this edition-which center on the novel's major themes. Contributors include Mark Schorer, Jerome Beaty, Cherry Wilhelm, Robert Heilman, Lee R. Edwards, Alan Mintz, T. R. Wright, Matthew Rich, Alan Shelston, and Claudia Moscovici.

A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are included.
MRS. DALLOWAY

MRS. DALLOWAY

Author: WOOLF, VIRGINIA
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"Moments like this are buds on the tree of life. Flowers of darkness they are."

In this vivid portrait of a single day in a woman's life, Mrs. Clarissa Dalloway is preoccupied with the last-minute details of preparation for a party while in her mind she is something much more than a perfect society hostess. As she readies her house for friends and neighbors, she is flooded with remembrances of the past--the passionate loves of her carefree youth, her practical choice of husband, and the approach and retreat of war. And, met with the realities of the present, Clarissa reexamines the choices that brought her there, hesitantly looking ahead to the unfamiliar work of growing old.

From the introspective Clarissa, to the lover who never fully recovered from her rejection, to a war-ravaged stranger in the park, the characters and scope of Mrs. Dalloway reshape our sense of ordinary life making it one of the most "moving, revolutionary artworks of the twentieth century" (Michael Cunningham).

NON-EUCLIDIAN HINTS & ORIGINALS

NON-EUCLIDIAN HINTS & ORIGINALS

Author: STEADMAN, JACK
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ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES

ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES FIRST EDITION

Author: DARWIN, CHARLES
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Charles Darwin's seminal formulation of the theory of Evolution, On the Origin of Species continues to be as controversial today as when it was first published.

Written for a general readership, On the Origin of Species sold out on the day of its publication and has remained in print ever since. Instantly and persistently controversial, the concept of natural selection transformed scientific analysis about all life on Earth. Before the Origin of Species, accepted thinking held that life was the static and perfect creation of God. By a single, systematic argument Darwin called this view into question. His ideas have affected public perception of everything from religion to economics. William Bynum's introduction discusses Darwin's life, the publication and reception of the themes of On the Origin of Species, and the subsequent development of its major themes. The new edition also includes brief biographies of some of the most important scientific thinkers leading up to and surrounding the Origin of Species, suggested further reading, notes and a chronology.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES: A Facsimile of the First Edition

ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES: A Facsimile of the First Edition

Author: DARWIN, CHARLES
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It is now generally recognized that the publication of Darwin's Origin of Species in 1859 not only decisively altered the basic concepts of biological theory but had a profound and lasting influence on social, philosophic, and religious thought. This work is rightly regarded as one of the most important books ever printed.

The first edition had a freshness and uncompromising directness that were considerably weakened in subsequent editions. Nearly all reprints were based on the greatly modified sixth edition (1872), and the only modern reprint changes pagination, making references to the original very difficult. Clearly, there has been a need for a facsimile reprint. Professor Mayr's introduction has a threefold purpose: to list passages in the first edition that Darwin altered in later editions; to point out instances in which Darwin was clearly pioneering; and to call attention to neglected passages that show Darwin as a much deeper thinker than has been recognized. No one can fail to be impressed by the originality of Darwin's treatment and by the intellectual challenge his work presents even to the modern reader.

PHENOMENOLOGY OF SPIRIT TR. MILLER

PHENOMENOLOGY OF SPIRIT TR. MILLER

Author: HEGEL, G.W.F.
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This brilliant study of the stages in the mind's necessary progress from immediate sense-consciousness to the position of a scientific philosophy includes an introductory essay and a paragraph-by-paragraph analysis of the text to help the reader understand this most difficult and most influential of Hegel's works.
PLAGUE

PLAGUE

Author: CAMUS, ALBERT
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"Its relevance lashes you across the face." --Stephen Metcalf, The Los Angeles Times - "A redemptive book, one that wills the reader to believe, even in a time of despair." --Roger Lowenstein, The Washington Post

A haunting tale of human resilience and hope in the face of unrelieved horror, Albert Camus' iconic novel about an epidemic ravaging the people of a North African coastal town is a classic of twentieth-century literature.

The townspeople of Oran are in the grip of a deadly plague, which condemns its victims to a swift and horrifying death. Fear, isolation and claustrophobia follow as they are forced into quarantine. Each person responds in their own way to the lethal disease: some resign themselves to fate, some seek blame, and a few, like Dr. Rieux, resist the terror.

An immediate triumph when it was published in 1947, The Plague is in part an allegory of France's suffering under the Nazi occupation, and a timeless story of bravery and determination against the precariousness of human existence.

PRINCIPLE OF RELATIVITY

PRINCIPLE OF RELATIVITY

Author: EINSTEIN, ALBERT
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This collection of original papers on the special and general theories of relativity is an unabridged translation of the 4th edition of Das Relativitatsprinzip, together with a revised edition of an additional paper by H. A. Lorentz.
CONTENTS: I. Michelson's Interference Experiment by H. A . Lorentz. II. Electromagnetic Phenomena in a System Moving with any Velocity Less than that of Light by H. A . Lorentz. Ill. On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies by A. Einstein. IV. Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon its Energy-Content? by A. Einstein. V. Space and Time by H. Minkowski. VI. On the Influence of Gravitation on the Propagation of Light by A. Einstein. VII. The Foundation of the General Theory of Relativity by A. Einstein. VIII. Hamilton's Principle and the General Theory of Relativity by A. Einstein. IX. Cosmological Considerations on the General Theory of Relativity by A. Einstein. X. Do Gravitational Fields Play an Essential Part in the Structure of the Elementary Particles of Matter? by A. Einstein. XI. Gravitation and Electricity by H. Weyl.
The book constitutes an indispensable part of a library on relativity, Nature. It is really a thrill to read again the original papers by these giants, School Science and Mathematics. Warmly recommended, Quarterly of Applied Mathematics.

RELATIVITY: THE SPECIAL AND GENERAL THEORY

RELATIVITY: THE SPECIAL AND GENERAL THEORY

Author: EINSTEIN, ALBERT
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An easy to understand collection of the ideas of one of the greatest scientists of the twentieth century including the idea he is most known for, the theory of relativity

Redesigned inside and out to have a fresh, appealing look, this new edition of a classic Crown Trade Paperback is a collection of Einstein's own popular writings on his work and describes the meaning of his main theories in a way virtually everyone can understand.

RELATIVITY: THE SPECIAL AND THE GENERAL THEORY - 100TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

RELATIVITY: THE SPECIAL AND THE GENERAL THEORY - 100TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

Author: EINSTEIN, ALBERT
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A handsome annotated edition of Einstein's celebrated book on relativity

After completing the final version of his general theory of relativity in November 1915, Albert Einstein wrote Relativity. Intended for a popular audience, the book remains one of the most lucid explanations of the special and general theories ever written. This edition of Einstein's celebrated book features an authoritative English translation of the text along with commentaries by Hanoch Gutfreund and Jürgen Renn that examine the evolution of Einstein's thinking and cast his ideas in a modern context. Providing invaluable insight into one of the greatest scientific minds of all time, the book also includes a unique survey of the introductions from past editions, covers from selected early editions, a letter from Walther Rathenau to Einstein discussing the book, and a revealing sample from Einstein's original handwritten manuscript.