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  • Or Words to That Effect
    Or Words to That Effect (English, Hardback) Daniel F. Chamberlain

    This volume raises questions about why oral celebrations of language receive so little attention in published literary histories when they are simultaneously recognized as fundamental to our understanding of literature. It aims to prompt debate regarding the transformations needed for literary historians to provide a more balanced and fuller appreciation of what we call literature, one that...

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  • Island
    Island (English, Paperback) J Edward Chamberlin

    Islands have been at the heart of our desires, and our fears, forever. *Island* tells the groundbreaking story of humans and islands, and islands and nature, from the beginning of time to the present. Drawing on history, literature, art, anthropology, biology, and earth science, *Island* explores the human settlement of islandsincluding the seafaring skills required to cross the seasand describes...

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  • Island
    Island (English, Hardback) J Edward Chamberlin

    Island tells the groundbreaking story of humans and islands throughout history, and illuminates the ways in which islands transform the world. It celebrates islands, be they real or imagined, barren or beautiful, large or small, as a central part of our lives.

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  • Horse
    Horse (English, Paperback) J Edward Chamberlin

    Drawing on archaeology, biology, art, literature, and ethnography, Horse illuminates the relationship between humans and horses throughout history. It shares stories of horses at work, at war, and at play, in paintings, books, and movies, and ponders the intelligence of horses, their skill and strength as well as their grace and beauty.

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  • Horse
    Horse (Paperback) J. Edward Chamberlin

    Presents an account of how the horse has contributed to almost every aspect of human history, from transport and war to agriculture, sports and arts. This book draws on archaeology, biology, art, literature and ethnography to show the relationship between humans and horses throughout history, from Alexander the Great to Genghis Khan.

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  • Myth and Memory
    Myth and Memory (English, Hardback) John Sutton Lutz

    Examines contact stories from indigenous and newcomer populations from New Zealand and throughout North America. Focusing on misunderstandings embedded in the stories of "first contacts" and these narratives' contemporary relevance, production, and performance, this book introduces different tools for understanding the genre.

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  • Living Language and Dead Reckoning
    Living Language and Dead Reckoning (English, Paperback) J. Edward Chamberlin

    In this highly personal essay, Ted Chamberlin asks some old, old questions such as "why do we need stories and songs?" Turning frequently to First Nations people, he looks at their culture and asks what it means to listen. In response, he notes that we take great pleasure in the comforts of narration, of finding our way within a story, a kind of "dead reckoning" out at sea when the fog rolls in...

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  • If This Is Your Land, Where Are Your Stories?
    If This Is Your Land, Where Are Your Stories? (English, Paperback) J Edward Chamberlin

    ?We need to understand our stories because our lives depend upon it.? -- Ted Chamberlin...

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  • Covenant in Wonder with the World
    Covenant in Wonder with the World (English, Paperback) J. Edward Chamberlin

    Nonfiction. Literary Criticism. In this 2010 Grand River Forum Lecture, Ted Chamberlin describes how stories give shape and substance to the things we believe in, from scientific theories and sacred texts to literary tales and philosophical propositions. They promote ideals and identities, and sustain institutions and communities. They raise questions about the nature of truth and the character of...

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  • Come Back to ME My Language
    Come Back to ME My Language (English, Paperback) J. Edward Chamberlin

    Combining the African sources and British colonial traditions, this poetry shares its roots with rap and reggae and has the same hold on the popular imagination. It discusses the work of more than thirty poets and performers and gives detailed analyses of the major ones.

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  • Storia del cavallo. Dalla preistoria ai nostri giorni
    Storia del cavallo. Dalla preistoria ai nostri giorni (Italian, Paperback) J Edward Chamberlin

    Poche creature hanno avuto un impatto tanto forte sulla psiche umana quanto il cavallo. Nel bozzolo urbano e tecnologico che oggi ci avviluppa ci

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  • Island
    Island (English, Paperback) J Edward Chamberlin

    Drawing on history, literature, art, anthropology, biology and earth science, Island explores the human settlement of islands--including the seafaring skill required to cross the seas--and describes in vivid detail the spectacular flora and fauna of islands, as well as their earth-shattering geology. It shows that ever since humans have been traveling and telling tales, they have been fascinated...

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  • Horse
    Horse (English, Hardback) J Edward Chamberlin

    Drawing on archaeology, biology, art, literature, and ethnography, Horse illuminates the relationship between humans and horses throughout history. It shares stories of horses at work, at war, and at play, in paintings, books, and movies, and ponders the intelligence of horses, their skill and strength as well as their grace and beauty.

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  • Island
    Island (Hardback) J. Edward Chamberlin

    A celebration of the island, real and imagined, barren and beautiful, large and small, and the story of our planet.

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