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Author: James L. Fitzgerald
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Keywords: book, part, peace, women, mahabharata, volume
Number of Pages: 848
Published: 2003-02-15
List price: $91.00
ISBN-10: 0226252507
ISBN-13: 9780226252506

What is found in this epic may be elsewhere;What is not in this epic is nowhere else.—from The MahabharataThe second longest poem in world literature, The Mahabharata is an epic tale, replete with legends, romances, theology, and metaphysical doctrine written in Sanskrit. One of the foundational elements in Hindu culture, this great work consists of nearly 75,000 stanzas in eighteen books, and this volume marks the much anticipated resumption of its first complete modern English translation. With the first three volumes, the late J. A. B. van Buitenen had taken his translation up to the thre

Author: Michael James Fitzgerald
Publisher: O’Reilly Media
Keywords: reference, pocket, reilly, ruby
Number of Pages: 180
Published: 2007-07-18
List price: $9.99
ISBN-10: 0596514816
ISBN-13: 9780596514815

Although Ruby is an easy language to learn, in the heat of action you may find that you can’t remember the correct syntax for a conditional or the name of a method. This handy pocket reference offers brief yet clear explanations of Ruby’s core components, from operators to reserved words to data structures to method syntax, highlighting those key features that you’ll likely use every day when coding Ruby. Whether you’ve come to Ruby because of the Rails web development framework --Ruby’s killer app -- or simply because it’s a relatively clean, powerful and e

Author: Michael James Fitzgerald
Publisher: O’Reilly Media
Keywords: ruby, learning
Number of Pages: 275
Published: 2007-05-14
List price: $34.99
ISBN-10: 0596529864
ISBN-13: 9780596529864

You don’t have to know everything about a car to drive one, and you don’t need to know everything about Ruby to start programming with it. Written for both experienced and new programmers alike, Learning Ruby is a just-get-in-and-drive book -- a hands-on tutorial that offers lots of Ruby programs and lets you know how and why they work, just enough to get you rolling down the road. Interest in Ruby stems from the popularity of Rails, the web development framework that’s attracting new devotees and refugees from Java and PHP. But there are plenty of other uses for this versati

Authors:F. Scott Fitzgerald, James L. W. West III,
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: scott, fitzgerald, works, cambridge, men, sad
Number of Pages: 540
Published: 2007-01-29
List price: $130.00
ISBN-10: 0521402409
ISBN-13: 9780521402408

This volume of the Cambridge Fitzgerald Edition includes the original nine stories selected by Fitzgerald for All the Sad Young Men, together with eleven additional stories, published between 1925 and 1928, which were not collected by Fitzgerald during his lifetime. This edition is based on extensive surviving manuscripts and typescripts. The volume contains a scholarly introduction, historical notes, a textual apparatus, illustrations, and appendices. The complex history of composition for ’The Rich Boy’ is untangled, and Fitzgerald’s thorough revision of ’Winter Drea

Authors:F. Scott Fitzgerald, James L. W. West III,
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: scott, fitzgerald, works, cambridge, gargoyles, writings, spires
Number of Pages: 308
Published: 2010-03-31
List price: $95.00
ISBN-10: 0521765927
ISBN-13: 9780521765923

F. Scott Fitzgerald had a busy and productive literary apprenticeship, writing in a great variety of genres. This volume contains his writings for the student magazine at his high schools and his Princeton writings for the Daily Princetonian, the Princeton Tiger, and the Nassau Literary Magazine. Of special note in this volume are the complete lyrics that Fitzgerald composed for three student musical comedies mounted by the Triangle Club at Princeton - Fie! Fie! Fi-Fi! (1914), The Evil Eye (1915), and Safety First! (1916). The volume includes a scholarly introduction, a record of variants and

Authors:F. Scott Fitzgerald,  James L. W. West III,
Publisher: Cambridge University Pre
Keywords: scott, fitzgerald, works, paradise, cambridge
Number of Pages: 560
Published: 1996-01-26
List price: $115.00
ISBN-10: 0521402344
ISBN-13: 9780521402347

Fitzgerald’s first novel, reprinted in the handsome Everyman’s Library series of literary classic, uses numerous formal experiments to tell the story of Amory Blaine, as he grows up during the crazy years following the First World War. It also contains a new introduction by Craig Raine that describes critical and popular reception of the book when it came out in 1920.F. Scott Fitzgerald’s This Side of Paradise is the opening statement of his literary career. Published originally in 1920, the novel captures the rhythm and feel of the gaudy decade that was to follow in America.

Authors:F. Scott Fitzgerald,  James L. W. West III,
Publisher: Cambridge University Pre
Keywords: scott, fitzgerald, works, cambridge, philosophers, flappers
Number of Pages: 430
Published: 1999-12-13
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 0521402360
ISBN-13: 9780521402361

Flappers and Philosophers was F. Scott Fitzgerald’s initial encore--his first collection of short fiction, published in 1920 to capitalize on the success of This Side of Paradise, the novel that had made him famous at the age of twenty-three. Flappers and Philosophers contains some of Fitzgerald’s best early stories: "The Offshore Pirate," "Bernice Bobs Her Hair," "The Ice Palace," and "Benediction." In these narratives Fitzgerald presented his prototypical Jazz-Age heroines, beautiful and willful young women who later became trademarks of his fiction. This Cambridge Edition contai
  
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