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Watkins, T. H.
Renowned wilderness writer T H Watkins offers a portrait of remote areas of the fragile and beautiful canyonlands of Utah. He gives us a panorama of majestic mountains, buttes, and mesas; forest views of pinon an djuniper and tall mountains sage; and intimate glimpses of rivers weaving through red slits in the earth. Through Watkins's exquisite visual and literary images shines his deep commitment to saving treasured wildlands that were old when humankind was 'yet ungraced by the breath of creation'. 104pp.
Clear Light Publishers, 1994, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0940666537
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Inventory #19821
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Galleria Gottardo
263pp.
Galleria Gottardo, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8886455194
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Inventory #20748
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.76 approx. - € 20.88 approx.)
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Zhivov, Victor
Victor Zhivov's magisterial "Language and Culture in Eighteenth-Century Russia" tells the story of the creation of a new vernacular literary language in modern Russia, an achievement arguably on a par with the nation's extraordinary military successes, territorial expansion, development of the arts and formation of a modern empire. The language served as the primary vehicle for Russia's modernization and for its entry into the Western European cultural sphere, and Zhivov demonstrates that the unusually intense debates over it, down to violent disagreements over particular grammatical endings, have profound implications for understanding the basic social, political, and cultural dynamics of the era. "Language and Culture" analyzes the European theories concerning modern literary languages that were transplanted into Russia and demonstrates the ways in which they were creatively transformed when adapted to the complex legacy of medieval and seventeenth-century literary culture. Zhivov traces this creative adaptation from the "hybrid Slavonic" of the late seventeenth century; through Peter the Great's demand for a new Russian vernacular literary language; to the "Slaveno-Russian" linguistic and cultural synthesis of mid-century and the beginnings of a Russian literary tradition; to the early nineteenth-century debates between "archaists and innovators"; and fi nally to the subsequent decoupling of secular and religious language and culture that in his view represented the last echo of eighteenth-century debates. Language and Culture in Eighteenth-Century Russia fundamentally revises much of the received wisdom concerning the development of the literary language and offers fundamentally new perspectives on the genesis and development of modern Russian language, literature, and culture. 506pp. N.B. Head and tail of spine and D/J spine very slightly bumped.
Academic Studies Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781934843123
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Inventory #27388
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 46.20 approx. - € 40.60 approx.)
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70pp.
Waanders Publishers, 2006, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9040082243
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Inventory #23669
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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285pp.
Arts Council of Great Britain, 1982, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0728703289
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Inventory #22737
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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