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Hamlet (SparkNotes No Fear Shakespeare)
SparkNotes Editors
1586638440
April 2003
Paperback
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Gods and Heroes of the European Bronze Age
Christiane Eluere, et al
0500019150
December 1999
Hardcover
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From Library Journal
Recently, the Council of Europe sponsored an exhibition of Bronze Age artifacts from collections throughout Europe to illustrate the shared heritage and destiny of its inhabitants. This book documents that exhibit. The bulk of its text and illustrations focuses on five major influences on the development of Western civilization: The Adventurers and Travellers of the Bronze Age, The Heroes in Their Palaces, The Heroes: Life and Death, The World of the Gods, and The Awakening of Europe. Each of the sections is edited by a different reputable scholar. The writing is dry but accessible, and the illustrations (usually in color) are sharp and easy to read. A solid overview of both the history and the artifacts of Bronze Age Europe, this is recommended for academic libraries.AMary Morgan Smith, Northland P.L., Pittsburgh...


A History of Denmark
Knud J. V. Jespersen
0333659171
May 2004
Hardcover
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Book Description
From the Reformation to present day, this book guides the reader through 500 years of wars, territorial losses, domestic upheavals, and changes in thought in Denmark's history. Looking carefully at the development of Danish identity, the author explores whether Danes can be most aptly described as a tribe or a nation. Using new research and original theories, it's the perfect introduction to the fascinating and relatively unknown history of this Scandinavian country.


History of Danish Dreams
Peter Hoeg
0641501536

Hardcover
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The Bournonville Ballets
Knud Arne Jurgensen
0903102986
Dec 1987
Hardcover
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Hamlet: Prince of Denmark (Barron's Shakespeare Made Easy)
William Shakespeare
0812036387
February 1986
Paperback
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From Library Journal
It is a tragedy that all actors seem to crave to perform, and the Renaissance Theatre Company clearly relishes the chance to present Hamlet for the ear. It is a contemporary cast from which one has come to expect superior Shakespearean acting on stage and screen: Kenneth Branagh as Hamlet; Sir John Gielgud as the Ghost; Derek Jacobi as Claudius; and Emma Thompson as the Player Queen. Unlike the Recorded Books version (Audio Reviews, LJ 8/90), this BBC edition may be a little hard to follow by those unfamiliar with the play's text, particularly since stage directions are not provided and speakers are not clearly identified. But the program does give the complete version, a rare treat, and the accompanying booklet offers insights into both the acting and the production. Highly recommended.- Joyce Kessel, Villa Maria...


The Inshore Squadron (Richard Bolitho Novels/Alexander Kent, No 13)
Alexander Kent
0935526684
October 25, 1999
Paperback
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Book Description
Copenhagen, 1800. After seven years of cruel war against France, Britain's longstanding ally, Denmark, poses a threat. The scene of battle shifts to the Baltic where the British navy encounters the hardship of blockade duty.

Card catalog description
Continues the adventures of Richard Bolitho, this time during the Battle of Copenhagen where Lord Nelson leads the British to victory over the Danish fleet. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


Sharpe's Prey
Bernard Cornwell
0060084537
March 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
Richard Sharpe and the Expedition to Copenhagen, 1807

The year is 1807, and Richard Sharpe is back in England, where his career seems to have come to a dead end, despite his heroics in Britain's recent victory at Trafalgar. Loveless, destitute, and relegated to the menial tasks of quartermaster, Sharpe roams the streets of London, pondering a bleak future away from the army.

Then, out of the blue, an old friend invites him to undertake a secret mission -- the delivery of a bribe -- to the Danish capital, Copenhagen. Denmark is officially neutral, but Napoleon is threatening an invasion in order to capture the powerful Danish fleet, which would replace the ships France lost in its disastrous defeat at Trafalgar. The British, fearing such enhancement of French power, threaten their own preemptive invasion, and...



Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark
Karin Palshoj, Gitte Redder
1741147492
April 30, 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
The modern-day, real-life fairy tale of the young Australian commoner who became the Crown Princess of Denmark is detailed in this definitive biography. When Mary Donaldson walked into the Slip Inn restaurant in Sydney on the first Saturday of the 2000 Olympic Games, she met Frederik, the Crown Prince of Denmark, by chance, and her life was never the same again. The world watched as the Prince wooed Mary, and women everywhere swooned as Frederik shed a tear as he watched his bride walk down the aisle. This biography chronicles the incredible story of the thoroughly modern and elegant woman who has risen to the formidable challenge of being the Crown Princess of Denmark with grace and style.


Hamlet: Prince of Denmark
William Shakespeare
0451526929
June 1998
Mass Market Paperback
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From Library Journal
It is a tragedy that all actors seem to crave to perform, and the Renaissance Theatre Company clearly relishes the chance to present Hamlet for the ear. It is a contemporary cast from which one has come to expect superior Shakespearean acting on stage and screen: Kenneth Branagh as Hamlet; Sir John Gielgud as the Ghost; Derek Jacobi as Claudius; and Emma Thompson as the Player Queen. Unlike the Recorded Books version (Audio Reviews, LJ 8/90), this BBC edition may be a little hard to follow by those unfamiliar with the play's text, particularly since stage directions are not provided and speakers are not clearly identified. But the program does give the complete version, a rare treat, and the accompanying booklet offers insights into both the acting and the production. Highly recommended.- Joyce Kessel, Villa Maria...


Georg Jensen Jewelry (Published in Association with the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design and Culture)
David W. Taylor (Editor)
0300107064
September 10, 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
The Danish silversmith Georg Jensen (1866– 1935) first established a worldwide reputation as a designer of flatware, hollowware, and jewelry in the arts and crafts idiom of the early twentieth century, then went on to become a foremost international designer of elegant and refined silver creations in the modernist style. This book surveys his work from his beginnings as a self-taught artist through his apprenticeship to a master silversmith and beyond. His work is highly soughtafter today, and he is considered one of the most influential designers of the twentieth century.
Richly illustrated, the book provides thorough, detailed coverage of the full range of Jensen’s jewelry. The contributors to the volume consider Jensen in the context of American modernist jewelry, the significance of the...


Hamlet
William Shakespeare
0553212923
January 1988
Mass Market Paperback
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From Library Journal
It is a tragedy that all actors seem to crave to perform, and the Renaissance Theatre Company clearly relishes the chance to present Hamlet for the ear. It is a contemporary cast from which one has come to expect superior Shakespearean acting on stage and screen: Kenneth Branagh as Hamlet; Sir John Gielgud as the Ghost; Derek Jacobi as Claudius; and Emma Thompson as the Player Queen. Unlike the Recorded Books version (Audio Reviews, LJ 8/90), this BBC edition may be a little hard to follow by those unfamiliar with the play's text, particularly since stage directions are not provided and speakers are not clearly identified. But the program does give the complete version, a rare treat, and the accompanying booklet offers insights into both the acting and the production. Highly recommended.- Joyce Kessel, Villa Maria...


Town House : Architecture and Material Life in the Early American City, 1780-1830 (Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia)
Bernard L. Herman
0807829919
November 30, 2005
Hardcover
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Review
"Town House is the first study to bring the methods of the new vernacular architectural history to the American city. Bernard Herman ranges far beyond architecture to people these houses, fill them with goods, set them next to their neighbors on the street, and link them to transatlantic predecessors and contemporaries. He shows us not only how these buildings were used, but what they meant to their residents. Town House is a tour de force of architectural and urban history. (Dell Upton, University of Virginia)"

Book Description
In this abundantly illustrated volume, Bernard Herman provides a history of urban dwellings and the people who built and lived in them in early America. In the eighteenth century, cities were constant objects of idealization, often viewed as the...


I Am David
Anne S. Holm
0152051600
January 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
David's entire twelve-year life has been spent in a grisly prison camp in Eastern Europe. He knows nothing of the outside world. But when he is given the chance to escape, he seizes it. With his vengeful enemies hot on his heels, David struggles to cope in this strange new world, where his only resources are a compass, a few crusts of bread, his two aching feet, and some vague advice to seek refuge in Denmark. Is that enough to survive?
David's extraordinary odyssey is dramatically chronicled in Anne Holm's classic about the meaning of freedom and the power of hope.


In Denmark It Could Not Happen
Herbert Pundik
9652291765
August 1998
Hardcover
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Book Description
Herbert Pundik has written a moving narrative about heroes and ethics, survival and appreciation. Rescued by his fellow Danes and escorted to Sweden (and safety) in 1943, Pundik has reason to say thank you. In Denmark It Could Not Happen is neither about the banality of evil found in Christopher Browning's Ordinary Men; Police Battalion 101 nor about Europe's disturbing moral torpor, highlighted in so many other Holocaust works. Simply, this is a book about the Danish people, who in contrast to Oscar Schindler and Raoul Wallenberg, were not remarkable individually, but together. Part memoir and part pure history, Pundik's talent for storytelling and his journalistic compunction for detail puts In Denmark It Could Not Happen in a class of Holocaust literature still capable of expanding our understanding of...


Hamlet
William Shakespeare
0300101058
September 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
One of the most frequently read and performed of all stage works, Shakespeare's Hamlet is unsurpassed in its complexity and richness. Now the first fully annotated version of Hamlet makes the play completely accessible to readers in the twenty-first century. It has been carefully assembled with students, teachers, and the general reader in mind. Eminent linguist and translator Burton Raffel offers generous help with vocabulary and usage of Elizabethan English, pronunciation, prosody, and alternative readings of phrases and lines. His on-page annotations provide readers with all the tools they need to comprehend the play and begin to explore its many possible interpretations. This version of Hamlet is unparalleled for its thoroughness and adherence to sound linguistic principles. In his Introduction, Raffel offers...


Hamlet: Prince of Denmark (A Norton Critical Edition)
William Shakespeare
0393956636
October 1991
Textbook Paperback
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Sunshine & Noir: Art in L.A., 1960-1997
Lars Nittve (Editor), et al
8790029194
February 1998
Hardcover
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Conquered, Not Defeated: Growing Up in Denmark During the German Occupation of World War II
Peter H. Tveskov
1555716385
November 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
On the morning of April 9, 1940, Peter Tveskov awoke to the roar of airplanes flying low overhead—more airplanes than he’d ever heard or seen before. The invasion leading to the five-year German occupation of Denmark had begun. The Occupation was a dark and difficult time for the Danish people, but for five-year-old Peter, it was an exciting adventure that would in many ways shape both his future and that of his beloved country. In Conquered, Not Defeated, Peter Tveskov blends vivid childhood memories with historical fact to tell the story of how the occupying army of the Third Reich tried—and ultimately failed—to crush the customs, will, and spirit of the Danish people. It is a story not often told nor easily forgotten. Includes 12 pages of rare photographs.

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Hamlet
William Shakespeare
1903436672
December 1999
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
The Arden Shakespeare is the established edition of Shakespeare's work. Justly celebrated for its authoritative scholarship and invaluable commentary, Arden guides you a richer understanding and appreciation of Shakespeare's plays. This edition of Hamlet provides, a clear and authoritative text, detailed notes and commentary on the same page as the text, a full introduction discussing the critical and historical background to the play and appendices presenting sources and relevant extracts.

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