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By Northrop Frye. 1982
By Michael Miller. 2005
Computer basics teaches you the fundamentals to help you get the most from your computer hardware and software. Fully illustrated… steps with simple instruction, guide you through each task, building the skills you need to do what you want to do. 2005.
By Doug Muder, David C Kay. 1999
This book contains advice on dictating, editing, Web browsing, and running your computer with voice commands using voice recognition software.… Discover how to: verbally control your Windows desktop and all applications, dictate and edit documents and e-mails, maximize voice recognition accuracy, use a pocket recorder on the run, and add specialized terms and verbal shortcuts to Dragon's vocabulary. 1999.
By Northrop Frye. 1980
By Hal Niedzviecki, Steve Mann. 2001
Steve Mann uses his own experience with inventing and testing his various wearable computer prototypes to assess the state of… wearable computers and their potential impact on our lives. He articulates a vision for a tomorrow that sees humanity freer, safer, and smarter in ways most of us can only imagine. 2001.
By Dennis Lee. 1998
In this collection of essays, Lee explores the experience of "body music": the dance of energy that poems arise from.… He also describes the process of writing verse for children and pays tribute to a variety of Canadian poets. 1998.
By Nancy Muir. 2008
Step-by-step computer basics for mature users who want to learn how to buy a computer and access the Internet. Explains… using the mouse, keyboard, and e-mail; working with files and folders; adding a printer, scanner, or fax machine; enjoying digital photography; listening to music; and playing games. 2008.
By Ronald J Deibert. 2013
Cyberspace is all around us. We depend on it for everything we do. We have reengineered our business, governance, and… social relations around a planetary network unlike any before it. But there are dangers looming, and malign forces are threatening to transform this extraordinary domain. The author, a leading expert on digital technology, security, and human rights, lifts the lid on cyberspace and shows what’s at stake for internet users and citizens. 2013.
Biographia literaria, or, Biographical sketches of my literary life and opinions: [part work] (Bollingen Ser. #Vol. 75)
By Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Walter Jackson Bate, James Engell. 1984
Biographia Literaria has emerged over the last century as a supreme work of literary criticism and one of the classics… of English literature. Into this volume poured 20 years of speculation about the criticism and uses of poetry and about the psychology of art. Following the text of the 1817 edition, the editors offer the first completely annotated edition of the highly allusive work. 1984.
The author looks at 15 novels that over the past 125 years have made considerable sums of money but have… not been entirely acceptable to the literary community. Includes: King Solomon's Mines; Beau Geste; Forever Amber; Under Two Flags; and Tarzan of the Apes. c1981.
By Edmund Wilson. 1969
By Phil Viner, Jools Viner, J. B Priestley, Gil Maine, Jonathan Lomas. 2006
Peel away the layers of Priestley's complex drama to appreciate this powerful warning play, wrapped up in the genre of… a gripping detective story, to truly understand that "We don't live alone. We are members of one body". For senior high readers. 2006, c1945.
By Sven Birkerts. 1987
By Barbara T Mates, Doug Wakefield, Judith M Dixon. 1999
Advice for librarians and others on ways to improve disabled persons' access to electronic resources, including computers and the Internet.… Provides information about screen readers, braille displays, voice-recognition systems, and hearing-assistance devices. Lists web sites, vendors, manufacturers, consultants, and libraries with special programs. 1999.
By Agatha Christie, John Curran. 2009
Literary advisor to the bestselling queen of crime's estate describes, excerpts, and discusses the seventy-plus notebooks discovered at Christie's family… home after her daughter's 2004 death. Includes notes about Christie's books, alternative plot ideas, and two previously unpublished stories featuring her long-running protagonist Hercule Poirot. 2009.
By William Trevor. 1984
By John George Moss. 1987
These 300 essays provide a critical, comprehensive look at Canadian fiction from 1769 to the present time. Includes entries on… writers of historical importance as well as established authors such as Timothy Findley and Margaret Atwood, and new writers such as Janette Turner Hospital and Joy Kogawa. 1987.
By Barry Hines, Mike Reeves, Phil Viner, Jools Viner. 2006
Experience the gritty realism of Billy Casper's world, as he fights to escape the confines of life in a 1960's… Yorkshire mining town by training and flying a hawk. Junior and senior high readers. 2006, c1968.
By Alberto Manguel. 1996
Author and translator Alberto Manguel tells the story of the act of reading, from Pliny the Younger to the lures… of cyberspace. Exploring what it means to be a reader of books, he considers what happens when we read, how our reading habits have developed over the centuries, and how, ever since writing began, the act of reading has become a part of being human. 1996.