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Edited By Vane,Sir John,Botting,Dr Jack and Regina
This volume contains the proceedings of the William Harvey Conference held in London, 10-11 October, 1995. It covers the molecular biology and physiological functions of the cyclo-oxygenase enzymes, as well as the experimental and clinical aspects of the recently discovered inhibitors of the inducible cyclooxygenase. Particular attention has been directed at the discussion of the selectivity of non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs for cyclooxygenase-2 and their propensity to cause gastric and kidney damage. 248pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792388976
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Inventory #15435
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 38.70 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Rozik, Eli
This book offers a theory of the archaic mode of fictional thinking and a methodology for the analysis of fictional worlds. It presupposes the mutual independence of the description of a fictional world, in any language or medium, and the described fictional world. Such a world is generated by an autonomous fictional structure, which reflects the spontaneous expectations of the spectator, and thematic specification. A model of this structure is presented, comprising seven layers: personified, mythical, praxical, naive, ironic and aesthetic - and overriding these layers, the fictional experience on the level of relationship between the fictional world and spectator. This experience depends on the spectator's ability to complement such a description with pertinent associations, drawn from shared cultural resources, and psychical mechanisms of response. Explanations and examples are couched in poetic, pragmatic, aesthetic and rhetoric methodologies. An Introduction surveys the major contributions made to a methodology of fictional analysis since Aristotle's Poetics, problematises them and suggests possible alternatives. Part I is devoted to the inner structure of fictional worlds; i.e. , to the poetic rules that generate them. The innovation of this approach lies in its multi-layered nature. Part II deals with the structure of the fictional experience, which is metaphoric and rhetoric in nature. Part III deals with the specific structures of fictional worlds that reflect the particular intentions and purposes of their authors. Part IV contains analyses of actual fictional worlds that illustrate the application of the previously presented principles. The focus throughout is on theatre fictional worlds which by their nature exhibit the most complex fictional thoughts that the human brain can generate. The theoretical insights gained for theatre assumedly apply to descriptions of such worlds in any language or medium. More than a hundred fictional worlds created during 2500 years of theatre recorded history are analysed. The volume has been purposefully designed to address undergraduate and postgraduate student needs to provide a fundamental competence of theatre studies. 323pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2009, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781845193263
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Inventory #22910
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.15 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Bowlen, Bruce
N.B. Corners of covers very lightly creased. 83pp.
The Lyons Press, 1985, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0941130053
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Inventory #28502
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Ignatieff, Michael
N.B. Head and tail of spine and D/J spine bumped. Previous owners bookplate on front paste down. 191pp.
Elisabeth Sifton Books - Viking, 1987, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good/Price Clipped. First American Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0670810576
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Inventory #23520
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Edited By Aspinall,Richard
During the last 40 years, the study of the biological basis of aging has progressed tremendously, and it has now become an independent and respectable field of study and research. This volume on "Aging of Organs and Systems", is an attempt to bring understanding to both the aging process and the disease processes of old age. Bringing together contributions from an international team of authors, it will be of interest to graduates and postgraduates in the fields of medicine and nursing, researchers of different aspects of biogerontology and those in the pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical, nutraceutical and health-care industry.Biology of Aging and Its Modulation Volume 3. 318pp.Bottom right corner front board slightly bumped.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 140201743X
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Inventory #29076
Price: £ 60.00 GBP ($ 77.40 approx. - € 66.30 approx.)
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