We are Michael Field

We are Michael Field Author Emma Donoghue
ISBN-10 9781447279570
Year 2014-09-11
Pages 142
Language en
Publisher Pan Macmillan
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In this profile, Emma Donoghue tells the story of two eccentric Victorian spinsters: Katherine Bradley (1846-1914) and her niece Edith Cooper (1862-1913); poets and lovers, who wrote together under the name of Michael Field. They wrote eleven volumes of poetry and thirty historical tragedies, but perhaps their best work - richest in emotional honesty and wit - was the diary that the two women shared for a quarter of a century, and these unpublished journals and letters form the basis for the groundbreaking We are Michael Field. The Michaels lived in a contradictory world of inherited wealth and terrible illness, silly nicknames and religious crises. They preferred men to women, and yet their greatest devotion was saved for their dog. Snobbish, arrogant eccentrics who faced bereavement and death with great courage, the Michaels never lost their appetite for life or their passion for each other.

The Field of Fight

The Field of Fight Author Lieutenant General (Ret.) Michael T. Flynn
ISBN-10 9781250106230
Year 2016-07-12
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher St. Martin's Press
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The Instant New York Times Bestseller. A war is being waged against us by radical Islamists, and, as current events demonstrate, they are only getting stronger. Al-Qaeda has morphed into a much more dangerous, menacing threat: ISIS. Lt. General Michael T. Flynn is blunt and urgent. This book aims to inform the American people of the grave danger we face in the war on terror?and will continue to face?until our government takes decisive action against the terrorists that want nothing more than to destroy us and our way of life. Flynn spent more than thirty three years in Army intelligence, and as Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency worked closely with Generals Stanley McChrystal and David Petraeus, Admiral Mike Mullen, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, and other policy, defense, intelligence, and war-fighting leaders. From coordinating on-the-ground operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere, to building reliable intelligence networks, to preparing strategic plans for fighting terrorism, Flynn has been a firsthand witness to government screw-ups, smokescreens, and censored information that our leaders don’t want us to know. The Field of Fight succinctly lays out why we have failed to stop terrorist groups from growing, and what we must do to stop them. The core message is that if you understand your enemies, it’s a lot easier to defeat them?but because our government has concealed the actions of terrorists like Osama bin Laden and groups like ISIS and al Qaeda, and the role of Iran in the rise of radical Islam, we don’t fully understand the enormity of the threat they pose against us. A call to action that is sensible, informed, and original, The Field of Fight asserts that we must find a way to not only fight better, but to win.

Michael Field The Poet

Michael Field  The Poet Author Katherine Bradley
ISBN-10 1551116758
Year 2009-07-08
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Broadview Press
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“Michael Field” was the literary pseudonym of two women, Katharine Bradley (1846-1914) and her niece Edith Cooper (1862-1913). The women were poets, playwrights, diarist, and lovers who lived and wrote together during the final decades of the nineteenth century up to World War I. Their arresting poetry has recently gained them a place in the canon, and their extensive engagement with other writers puts them at the centre of fin de siècle literary culture. This Broadview Edition offers selections from all published books of poetry by Michael Field, and a substantial section of transcriptions from largely unpublished manuscript letters and diaries that gives insight into the extraordinary life and work of the authors. A critical introduction, bibliography, and selection of contemporary reviews are also included.

Wild Honey from Various Thyme

Wild Honey from Various Thyme Author Division of Gastroenterology Michael Field
ISBN-10 1230469192
Year 2013-09
Pages 26
Language en
Publisher Theclassics.Us
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... INEPT What is the burthen of this gold sunshine That burns across the voidness of decay, Or stamps its splendour on the forest pine, Or lifts--a token torch--one sweet-fern spray? Why would it brand so deep? The meadows spread Untarnishable in their pomp of dew, Or frost, or clear meridian: overhead Droppeth the night; but one must creep into The brake to hide one from the harvest moon, So wide she stares. Great stars that shed no boon Flame through the orchard apples laid in heaps. Why this profusion of September fire Poured where the thistle in the tilth grows higher, Laid over the broad fields where no man reaps? NOT VINTAGE 109 NOT VINTAGE A Garden heavy with the harvest hops, Creeping in garlands, glorious as they creep, Up toward the sun, bearing their blossom-drops Through coils of leafy light--gold blooms that steep The air with thunder--fatal flowering round Of some oppressive spirit, severed quite From the quick feet of sylvan hunting-ground, From the fountains of the hills, and from thy sight, Iacchus, Reveller! Ah, would'st thou come, Even from many toils and bitter chance, From the Alcyonian Lake! 'Tis only those Who have drunk fervently of mortal woes Can strike the timbrel, can attune the dance. We have no god, and all our lives are dumb. SEPTEMBER But why is Nature at such heavy pause, And the earth slowly ceasing to revolve? Only the lapping tides abide their laws, And very softly on the sand dissolve. The fruit is gathered--not an apple drops: In little mists above the garden bed The petals of the last gold dahlia shed; The spider central 'mid his wreathed dewdrops! Oh still, oh quiet!--and no issue found; No laying up to rest of callow things, Or scale, or sheaf, or tissue of armed wings: Open the tilth, open the...

Symmetry in Chaos

Symmetry in Chaos Author Michael Field
ISBN-10 0898717701
Year 2009
Pages 199
Language en
Publisher SIAM
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Symmetry suggests order and regularity whilst chaos suggests disorder and randomness. 'Symmetry in Chaos' is an exploration of how combining seemingly contradictory principles can lead to the construction of striking and beautiful images. This book is an engaging look at the interplay of art and mathematics.

The Oxford Companion to English Literature

The Oxford Companion to English Literature Author Dinah Birch
ISBN-10 9780191030840
Year 2009-09-24
Pages 1184
Language en
Publisher OUP Oxford
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The Oxford Companion to English Literature has long been established as the leading reference resource for students, teachers, scholars, and general readers of English literature. It provides unrivalled coverage of all aspects of English literature - from writers, their works, and the historical and cultural context in which they wrote, to critics, literary theory, and allusions. For the seventh edition, the Companion has been thoroughly revised and updated to meet the needs and concerns of today's students and general readers. Over 1,000 new entries have been added, ranging from new writers - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Patrick Marber, David Mitchell, Arundhati Roy - to increased coverage of writers and literary movements from around the world. Coverage of American literature has been substantially increased, with new entries on writers such as Cormac McCarthy and Amy Tan and on movements and publications. Contextual and historical coverage has also been expanded, with new entries on European history and culture, post-colonial literature, as well as writers and literary movements from around the world that have influenced English literature. The Companion has always been a quick and dependable source of reference for students, and the new edition confirms its pre-eminent role as the go-to resource of first choice. All entries have been reviewed, and details of new works, biographies, and criticism have been brought right up to date. So also has coverage of the themes, approaches and concepts encountered by students today, from terms to articles on literary theory and theorists. There is increased coverage of writers from around the world, as well as from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, and of contextual topics, including film and television, music, and art. Cross-referencing has been thoroughly updated, with stronger linking from writers to thematic and conceptual entries. Meanwhile coverage of popular genres such as children's literature, science fiction, biography, reportage, crime fiction, fantasy or travel literature has been increased substantially, with new entries on writers from Philip Pullman to Anne Frank and from Anais Nin to Douglas Adams. The seventh edition of this classic Companion - now under the editorship of Dinah Birch, assisted by a team of 28 distinguished associate editors, and over 150 contributors - ensures that it retains its status as the most authoritative, informative, and accessible guide to literature available.

Mau

Mau Author Michael Field
ISBN-10 UOM:39015022053956
Year 1991
Pages 262
Language en
Publisher Polynesian Press
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Michael Field s Cooking school

Michael Field s Cooking school Author Michael Field
ISBN-10 0030184762
Year 1977-07
Pages 369
Language en
Publisher Henry Holt & Co
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The basic principles of fine cookery are set forth in these detailed recipes for both simple and intricate classic dishes

Field Notes on Science Nature

Field Notes on Science   Nature Author Michael R. Canfield
ISBN-10 9780674057579
Year 2011
Pages 297
Language en
Publisher Harvard University Press
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Pioneering a new niche in the study of plants and animals in their natural habitat, this book allows readers to peer over the shoulders and into the notebooks of a dozen eminent field workers, to study firsthand their observational methods, materials, and fleeting impressions.

Theodore Roosevelt in the Field

Theodore Roosevelt in the Field Author Michael R. Canfield
ISBN-10 9780226298375
Year 2015-11-16
Pages 472
Language en
Publisher University of Chicago Press
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Theodore Roosevelt first set foot into the field as a very young man, started a natural history museum at 8 years old, and reveled in expeditions in the field throughout his life. His adventures defined him--his policies and his persona--and are wonderfully chronicled in his journals and notebooks. TR's constant quest and passion for the outdoors influenced his experiences from the Spanish American War, to negotiations with Cuba, to hikes through Yellowstone with John Muir. Michael Canfield uses the notebooks to illuminate the force of nature in TR's life. He isolates the elements that drove Roosevelt-- his love of science and nature, his need to express manliness, his drive for empire--all of which share a common thru line, that of a propelling wish to act these out in the field. The outdoors to Roosevelt was like a perfect field jacket, which had a specific purpose, and yet which he donned for many pursuits--hunting, fishing, hiking, natural history study. This work invites readers to join TR on his adventures, with Canfield as a guide, and in the pages of his writings unearth a better understanding of what drove one of history's most remarkable characters.

Field Epidemiology

Field Epidemiology Author Michael B. Gregg
ISBN-10 0195142594
Year 2002
Pages 451
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
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Field epidemiology involves the application of epidemiologic methods to unexpected health problems when a rapid on-site investigation is necessary for timely intervention. Based on decades of experience in both infectious and non-infectious diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this book describes in simple and practical terms the distinct approach, tasks, and actions needed for successful field investigations. Guidance is given on such issues as how to perform surveillance, manage and execute field investigations, collect and analyze data, perform surveys, adapt a personal computer for field use, and communicate the findings. Specific advice is also given on such subjects as dealing with the media; investigations in healthcare, day-care, and international settings; and the legal aspects of field studies. An entire chapter covers the proper collection, handling, and testing of infectious and non-infectious agents in the field. In the Second Edition, four new chapters cover many unique aspects of field studies in the workplace, after natural disasters, in preparation for and response to possible bioterrorist attacks, and by state and local health departments. Finally, an appendix describes how to investigate a common source food-borne epidemic. This text gives public health professionals and students a practical and complete reference to use in virtually any field investigation setting.

Figuring Animals

Figuring Animals Author M. Pollock
ISBN-10 9781137094117
Year 2016-10-03
Pages 292
Language en
Publisher Springer
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This is a collection of fifteen essays which expose weaknesses in western epistemological frames of reference that for centuries have limited our views, and, thus, our experiences of animal being, including our own. The volume contributes to current discussions of new ways of seeing the other inhabitants of this world and more effective ways of sharing the world with them. The contributors draw on and complement the growing field of ecocriticism, but because the contributors draw on an array of disciplinary and cultural perspectives, it will appeal to a wide audience, ranging from literary scholars, philosophers, art historians, anthropologists, and cultural historians (including graduate and undergraduate students in all these disciplines), to laypersons interested in nature writing and environmental issues.

Canute the Great the Cup of Water

Canute the Great the Cup of Water Author Pseud Michael Field
ISBN-10 1290086729
Year 2012-01
Pages 190
Language en
Publisher Hardpress Publishing
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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

Differential Calculus and Its Applications

Differential Calculus and Its Applications Author Michael J. Field
ISBN-10 9780486497952
Year 2012
Pages 315
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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This text offers a synthesis of theory and application related to modern techniques of differentiation. Based on undergraduate courses in advanced calculus, the treatment covers a wide range of topics, from soft functional analysis and finite-dimensional linear algebra to differential equations on submanifolds of Euclidean space. Suitable for advanced undergraduate courses in pure and applied mathematics, it forms the basis for graduate-level courses in advanced calculus and differential manifolds. Starting with a brief resume of prerequisites, including elementary linear algebra and point set topology, the self-contained approach examines liner algebra and normed vector spaces, differentiation and calculus on vector spaces, and the inverse- and implicit-function theorems. A final chapter is dedicated to a consolidation of the theory as stated in previous chapters, in addition to an introduction to differential manifolds and differential equations.