182 items found in the english section!

A Passing Through Place

J.D. Taylor , The King's England Press , 1998
A collection of poems by the poet J. D. Taylor.
  • 1-872-43814-8 2160
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  • 3 copies
  • C2

A Room with a View

E.M. Forster , Penguin Books Ltd , 1955
This novel, set in 19th century Florence, Italy, tells of a romance between a young, "unaffected" middle class English woman (Lucy Honeychurch) and the son of the unconventional Emerson family. But Lucy is already engaged to a man back in England, and so begins her struggle between social conventions and her heart.

Poems Poemes Poesie

John White , , 1993
A collection of poems written in English, French and Italian
  • 0948021284 116
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  • 1 copies
  • B2 C1 C2

The Penguin Guide to English Literature - Britain and Ireland

Ronald Carter & John McRae , Penguin Books Ltd , 1996
The aim of this book is to provide an introduction to English literature which is clear and readable. It begins with the earliest recorded writings in English and extends to the present day, going well beyond the traditional 'Beowulf to Virginia Woolf' range
  • 0-140-81595-3 103
  • Reading
  • 2 copies
  • B2 C1 C2

Poetry and Prose Appreciation for Overseas Students

L.G. Alexander , Longman , 1976
This book is intended for students whose mother tongue is not English but who are studing English literature, and teaches students how to appreciate and criticise creative writing

A History of British Art

Andrew Graham-Dixon , BBC Books , 1996
This book tells the story of art in Britain since the Middle Ages. It shows how the British are a deeply visual people, making and breaking images through the centuries to strengthen their hopes and hatreds and, occasionally, to reveal themselves as they really are.

A History of Reading

Alberto Manguel , HarperCollins Publishers , 1996
This history of reading discusses all aspects associated with the act, including how we read, the first kinds of reading materials and the development of books, and how books are written, translated, and enjoyed.

A World History of Art

Hugh Honour & John Fleming , Laurence King Publishing , 2009
For over a quarter of a century this art historical tour de force has consistently proved the classic introduction to humankind's artistic heritage. From our Paleolithic past to our digitized present, every continent and culture is covered in an articulate and well-balanced discussion - a broad and epic canvas that omits none of the fine detail.

An A-Z of British Life

Adrian Room , Oxford University Press , 1990
This book gives up-to-date information on all aspects of British life and institutions. It explains everything that other nationalities find interesting, amusing, puzzling or even frustrating about Britain and the British

Art and Culture

Free China Journal 1990 , The Free China Journal , 1990
A collection of articles on the arts from the pages of the 'Free China Journal' in 1990

Dictionary of Britain - An A-Z of the British way of life

Adrian Room , Oxford University Press , 1986
This book gives up-to-date information on all aspects of British life and institutions. It explains everything that other nationalities find interesting, amusing or puzzling about Britain and the British

Feeling at Home: A Guide to Cultural Issues for Those Working with International Students

, The British Council , 1997
A Guide to Cultural Issues for Those Working with International Students.

Great Britain - A Celebration

Hunter Davies & Frank Hermann , Hamish Hamilton Ltd , 1982
This book celebrates Britain, and the institutions, events, pageants and traditions that make it great

Insights of Genius - Imagery and Creativity In Science And Art

Arthur I. Miller , Copernicus , 1996
In this book Arthur Miller brings together some of the profoundest mysteries of both art and science. Displaying a subtle grasp of subjects as divergent as quantum physics, Cubist painting, and philosophy of mind, the author shows how some of the great geniuses of the past few centuries had to change the way they saw in order to achieve their greatest works

The Great Artists - Degas

John Gaisford , Marshall Cavendish Partworks Ltd , 1985
Edgar Degas abandoned his law studies at the age of 18 to take up his career as an artist. He is best known for his charmingly evocative pictures of the ballet dancers at the Paris Opera. This book explores the life and works of this influential Parisian artist

Music & Song

Murphey, T. , Oxford University Press , 1992
  • 9780194370554 5181
  • TEFL
  • 1 copies

Dr James Fox explores how, in the hands of artists, the colours gold, blue and white have stirred our emotions, changed the way we behave and even altered the course of history. For the very first civilisations and also our own, the yellow lustre of gold is the most alluring and intoxicating colour of all.
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In the Age of Reason, it was the rediscovery of the white columns and marbles of antiquity that made white the most virtuous of colours. For the flamboyant JJ Wickelmann and the British genius Josiah Wedgewood, white embodied all the Enlightenment values of justice, equality and reason.
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In the first episode of a series exploring the history of American art, Andrew Graham-Dixon embarks on an epic journey from east to west, following in the footsteps of the pioneers who built the foundations of modern America.
Waldemar Januszczak
Three-part series exploring the Baroque tradition in many of its key locations. Starting in Italy and following the spread of the wildfire across Europe and beyond, art critic Waldemar Januszczak takes a tour of the best examples of Baroque to be found, and tells the best stories behind those works.
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Waldemar Januszczak
Waldemar Januszczak takes us on a tour of the best examples of Baroque to be found, and tells the best stories behind those works. He follows Baroque to its dark heart in Spain, focusing on the route of the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela and featuring star painters Velasquez, Caravaggio and Zurburan.
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Documentary following the making of the British Museum's biggest exhibition in a generation and telling the story of its subject, the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huangdi.