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Edited By Ponder,B.A., & Waring M.J
224pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1990, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792389050
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Inventory #14874
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Neary, John
This book examines literary texts from various genres - prose fiction, plays, film - in order to explore the way dark and enlightening spiritual journeys are presented in literature. Combining literary criticism with Jungian approaches, the analysis focuses on well known religious, spiritual and psychological writings, with special reference to the work of James Hillman. Stanley Kubrick's film "Eyes Wide Shut" and Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic tale "Young Goodman Brown", which present uncannily similar stories, exemplify the book's theme: both are examples of a 'dark-side' narrative. In each case a limited, somewhat naive protagonist goes out, at night, into the darkness (the streets of New York in the case of Kubrick's protagonist, the New England forest in the case of Hawthorne's) and discovers things about himself and the world that he previously was unaware of. It is a disturbing discovery of deep imperfection and apparent perversity - an encounter with what Jungian psychology dubs 'the shadow'. But it is also an experience of what Christian theologian Paul Tillich calls 'depth', which he considers an experience of groundless mystery that is no less than an encounter with whatever people refer to when using the word 'God'. That a discovery of apparent perversity may be an illuminating experience of the divine is a paradox that lies at the heart of the mystery of each individual's 'shadow', no longer to be considered as a bundle of repressed negativity but as a harbinger of growth and soul, a doorway to spiritual illumination. In "Shadows and Illuminations", this paradox of dark-side narratives - that shadow is illuminative - is explored in relation to a variety of classic and contemporary literary works. 163pp. N.B. Foredge of pages marked. Bottom right corner of front board bumped.
Sussex Academic Press, 2011, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781845194314
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Inventory #27483
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Edited By Kubinyi,Hugo;Folkers,Gerd and Martin,Yvonne C.
Volume 3 "Recent Advances", is divided into three sections, namely: 3D QSAR methodology - CoMFA and related approaches, receptor models and other 3D QSAR approaches; and 3D QSAR applications.352pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792347919
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Inventory #14815
Price: £ 95.00 GBP ($ 122.55 approx. - € 104.98 approx.)
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Edited By Wise,Donald J.
This text presents papers from the third biennial meeting of the International Society for Environmental Biotechnology, the ISEB, held in Boston, Massachusetts, on the campus of Northeastern University. Technical oral presentations of state-of-the-art research were integrated with tutorials and workshops by practising technologists in the broad field of environmental biotechnology. Presentations were heard from technical workers in Southeast Asia, Russia, China, Europe, North Africa, India, and the United States.610pp
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792345150
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Inventory #14800
Price: £ 140.00 GBP ($ 180.60 approx. - € 154.70 approx.)
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Selous, Trista
Previous owner's signature on ffep.260pp.
Yale University Press, 1988, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0300042876
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Inventory #25309
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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