By A. Walton Litz

This choice of serious and biographical articles covers outstanding authors from the seventeenth century to the current day.

Best mathematics books

Stories About Maxima and Minima (Mathematical World, Volume 1)

Through the historical past of arithmetic, greatest and minimal difficulties have performed a tremendous function within the evolution of the box. Many appealing and significant difficulties have seemed in a number of branches of arithmetic and physics, in addition to in different fields of sciences. the best scientists of the past---Euclid, Archimedes, Heron, the Bernoullis, Newton, and many others---took half in looking suggestions to those concrete difficulties.

History of Mathematics: A Supplement

This e-book makes an attempt to fill gaps which exist within the normal textbooks at the background of arithmetic. One is to supply the scholars with fabric which could inspire extra severe considering. common textbooks, trying to hide 3 thousand or so years of mathematical historical past, needs to unavoidably oversimplify near to every little thing, the perform of that can scarcely advertise a serious method of the topic.

Enumeration of Graph Coverings and Surface Branched Coverings

Plenty of graphs having a symmetry estate might be defined as cover-ings of less complicated graphs. during this manuscript, we study a number of enumeration difficulties for varied forms of nonisomorphic graph coverings of a graph and a few in their functions to a bunch idea or to a floor thought. This manuscript is prepared as follows.

Beschreibende Statistik: Grundlegende Methoden der Datenanalyse (EMIL@A-stat) (German Edition)

In dem Band werden die Grundlagen und die Methoden der Beschreibenden Statistik erläutert. Wie Tabellen, Graphiken und charakteristische Maßzahlen jeweils eingesetzt werden können, um die wesentlichen Informationen deutlich hervorzuheben, vermitteln die Autoren challenge- und zielorientiert: Zu Beginn jedes Kapitels werden anhand eines Beispiels Fragen der methodengestützte examine diskutiert, dann wird der vorgestellte Datensatz ausführlich bearbeitet, so dass die Methoden und deren Nutzen für Leser anschaulich werden.

Extra resources for AMERICAN WRITERS, Retrospective Supplement I

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But Gather's later novels in a way are more satisfying than her early ones, which partake too much of the American myth of progress. Her later novels acknowledge the darkness that is part of human life but they also celebrate the light—the human ability to make meaning from experience, often in the form of stories. Stories take many guises in Gather's fiction: they can be the simple conversations farm people have with each other; the myths and religions that structure the worlds of Native Americans, Mexicans, and Anglos in New Mexico; the rituals of cooking and housekeeping that are passed down from mother to daughter in Quebec; the music that inspires Lucy Gayheart; and the inherited folktales and legends that Gather received from the old women in Virginia that underlie Sapphira and the Slave Girl.

ART AND POLITICS Death Comes for the Archbishop gained glowing reviews, but Gather did not have long to relish them. The next few years would be hard ones, marked by death and loss and grieving. In the summer of 1927 her father suffered a heart attack, and he died in March of 1928. At the same time Gather's apartment building on Bank Street was torn down to make room for a subway, and she and Edith Lewis moved to the Grosvenor Hotel on Fifth Avenue, a move intended to be temporary but one that lasted for five years.

K. Hall, 1984. O'Brien, Sharon. Willa Cather: The Emerging Voice. New York: Oxford, 1987. O'Brien, Sharon. " American Quarterly 40: 110-26(1988). Reynolds, Guy. Willa Cather in Context: Progress, Race, Empire. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. Robinson, Phyllis. Willa: The Life of Willa Cather. New York: Doubleday, 1983. Rosowski, Susan. The Voyage Perilous: Willa Gather's Romanticism. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1986. Schroeter, James, ed. Willa Cather and Her Critics. : Cornell University Press, 1967.