Animal Farm George Orwell World Wide Unique Media

Animal Farm George Orwell World Wide Unique Media Description:

Animal Farm is a dystopian novel by George Orwell br A farm is taken over by its overworked mistreated animals With flaming idealism and stirring slogans they set out to create a paradise of progress justice and equality Thus the stage is set for one of the most telling satiric fables ever penned a razor edged fairy tale for grown ups that records the evolution from revolution against tyranny to a totalitarianism just as terrible

Rating: 3.29 out of 5

Digital Fortress

Digital Fortress Description:

Before the multi million runaway bestseller i The Da Vinci Code i Dan Brown set his razor sharp research and storytelling skills on the most powerful intelligence organization on earth the National Security Agency NSA an ultra secret multibillion dollar agency many times more powerful than the CIA p When the NSA s invincible code breaking machine encounters a mysterious code it cannot break the agency calls its head cryptographer Susan Fletcher a brilliant and beautiful mathematician What she uncovers sends shock waves through the corridors of power The NSA is being held hostage not by guns or bombs but by a code so ingeniously complex that if released it would cripple U S intelligence p p Caught in an accelerating tempest of secrecy and lies Susan Fletcher battles to save the agency she believes in Betrayed on all sides she finds herself fighting not only for her country but for her life and in the end for the life of the man she loves p p From the underground hallways of power to the skyscrapers of Tokyo to the towering cathedrals of Spain a desperate race unfolds It is a battle for survival a crucial bid to destroy a creation of inconceivable genius an impregnable code writing formula that threatens to obliterate the post cold war balance of power Forever p

Rating: 3.60 out of 5

Romeo and Juliet: The Tragic Love Story of a Puppy and Kitten

Romeo and Juliet: The Tragic Love Story of a Puppy and Kitten Description:

How do you brighten up one of the most tragic tales ever told By telling it with puppies and kittens of course This ageless story of star crossed lovers quarreling families and unconditional love is one of the Bard s most beloved plays but you ve never seen it quite like this This adorable retelling includes the complete unabridged text with explanatory footnotes and the occasional frolicking pup and kitten The ideal version for a first time introduction or a lifelong fan

Rating: 3.64 out of 5

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Illustrated Edition (Unabridged, Digitally Retouched, With Active Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Illustrated Edition (Unabridged, Digitally Retouched, With Active Table of Contents) Description:

Of all the characters that American literature has ever produced perhaps none are as memorable as Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn This edition contains Mark Twain s original version of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn a novel has been enjoyed by children for the over hundred years but which contains enough fascinating and searing social commentary to provide illumination and insights for well into the next century A true masterpiece of American and indeed world literature This edition also contains unique illustrations

Rating: 3.67 out of 5

O curioso incidente do can á media noite

O curioso incidente do can á media noite Description:

Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions He cannot stand to be touched And he detests the color yellow br br Although gifted with a superbly logical brain for fifteen year old Christopher everyday interactions and admonishments have little meaning He lives on patterns rules and a diagram kept in his pocket Then one day a neighbor s dog Wellington is killed and his carefully constructive universe is threatened Christopher sets out to solve the murder in the style of his favourite logical detective Sherlock Holmes What follows makes for a novel that is funny poignant and fascinating in its portrayal of a person whose curse and blessing are a mind that perceives the world entirely literally

Rating: 3.48 out of 5

Les Miserables (Audiofy Digital Audiobook Chips)

Les Miserables (Audiofy Digital Audiobook Chips) Description:

Introducing one of the most famous characters in literature Jean Valjean the noble peasant imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread Les Mis rables ranks among the greatest novels of all time In it Victor Hugo takes readers deep into the Parisian underworld immerses them in a battle between good and evil and carries them to the barricades during the uprising of with a breathtaking realism that is unsurpassed in modern prose Within his dramatic story are themes that capture the intellect and the emotions crime and punishment the relentless persecution of Valjean by Inspector Javert the desperation of the prostitute Fantine the amorality of the rogue Th nardier and the universal desire to escape the prisons of our own minds Les Mis rables gave Victor Hugo a canvas upon which he portrayed his criticism of the French political and judicial systems but the portrait that resulted is larger than life epic in scope an extravagant spectacle that dazzles the senses even as it touches the heart

Rating: 3.75 out of 5

The Odyssey

The Odyssey Description:

Muse tell me of a man a man of much resource who was made to wander far and long after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy Many were the men whose lands he saw and came to know their thinking many too the miseries at sea which he suffered in his heart as he sought to win his own life and the safety of his companions Recounting the epic journey home of Odysseus from the Trojan War i The Odyssey i alongside its sister poem i The Iliad i stands as the well spring of Western Civilisation and culture an inspiration to poets writers and thinkers for thousands of years since This authoritative prose translation by Martin Hammond brings Homer s great poem of homecoming to life as Odysseus battles through such familiar dangers as the cave of the Cyclops the call of the Sirens and his hostile reception back in his native land of Ithaca

Rating: 3.59 out of 5

Digital Media Ethics

Digital Media Ethics Description:

This is the first textbook on the central ethical issues of digital media ranging from computers and the Internet to mobile phones It is also the first book of its kind to consider these issues from a global perspective introducing ethical theories from multiple cultures It further utilizes examples from around the world such as the publication of the Mohammed Cartoons diverse understandings of what privacy means in Facebook or MySpace why pirating CDs and DVDs may be justified in developing countries and culturally variable perspectives on sexuality and what counts as pornography Readers and students thus acquire a global perspective on the central ethical issues of digital media including privacy copyright pornography and violence and the ethics of cross cultural communication online br br The book is designed for use across disciplines media and communication studies computer science and informatics as well as philosophy It is up to date accessible and student and classroom friendly each topic and theory is interwoven throughout the volume with detailed sets of questions that foster careful reflection writing and discussion into these issues and their possible resolutions Each chapter further includes additional resources and suggestions for further research and writing

Rating: 3.75 out of 5

Hamlet: Digital Age Edition

Hamlet: Digital Age Edition Description:

The haunts of a ghost beacon for revenge or are these visions proof that Hamlet and other have gone mad This version has been decoded from the commonly known yet unauthorized play by Shakespeare This text is therefore presented as a significant literary discovery as punctuation has been significantly resolved

Rating: 3.41 out of 5

The Visual Story: Creating the Visual Structure of Film, TV and Digital Media

The Visual Story: Creating the Visual Structure of Film, TV and Digital Media Description:

p If you can t make it to one of Bruce Block s legendary visual storytelling seminars then you need his book Now in full color for the first time this best seller offers a clear view of the relationship between the story script structure and the visual structure of a film video animated piece or video game You ll learn how to structure your visuals as carefully as a writer structures a story or a composer structures music Understanding visual structure allows you to communicate moods and emotions and most importantly reveals the critical relationship between story structure and visual structure p p The Visual Story offers a clear view of the relationship between the story script structure and the visual structure of a film video or multimedia work An understanding of the visual components will serve as the guide to strengthening the overall story p p The Visual Story divides what is seen on screen into tangible sections contrast and affinity space line and shape tone color movement and rhythm The vocabulary as well as the insight is provided to purposefully control the given components to create the ultimate visual story For example know that a saturated yellow will always attract a viewer s eye first decide to avoid abrupt editing by mastering continuum of movement and benefit from the suggested list of films to study rhythmic control The Visual Story shatters the wall between theory and practice bringing these two aspects of the craft together in an essential connection for all those creating visual stories p p Bruce Block has the production credentials to write this definitive guide His expertise is in demand and he gives seminars at the American Film Institute PIXAR Studios Walt Disney Feature and Television Animation Dreamworks Animation Nickelodeon Animation Studios Industrial Light amp Magic and a variety of film schools in Europe p p The concepts in this book will benefit writers directors photographers production designers art directors and editors who are always confronted by the same visual problems that have faced every picture maker in the past present and future p p Now in full color br Written by a renowned producer visual consultant and teacher br The material in this books applies to any kind of visual story including films animated pieces video games and television p

Rating: 3.71 out of 5

Macbeth: Digital Age Edition

Macbeth: Digital Age Edition Description:

Macbeth is about to receive a life changing prophecy from three wicked witches death soon ensues Murder leads onto war as the next witch prophecy is demanded This version has been decoded from the commonly known yet unauthorized play by Shakespeare This text is therefore presented as a significant literary discovery as punctuation has been significantly resolved

Rating: 3.31 out of 5

La metamorfosi: Inclou Recurs Digital (LES EINES) (Catalan Edition)

La metamorfosi: Inclou Recurs Digital (LES EINES) (Catalan Edition) Description:

Franz Kafka Praga Viena escriptor central del segle xx s considerat un mestre en l art d iniciar un text i en aquesta frase primera condensa una imatge pura per b que t rbola que regir la narraci que teniu a les mans en cada un dels seus incidents circumst ncies o detalls La ins lita transformaci de Gregor Samsa constitueix un relat emblem tic de la nostra poca majestu s en la seva simplicitat i dur i descarnat en el retrat de l alienaci i de la intemp rie a qu es troba llan at l individu en societat Aquesta hist ria s protagonitzada per uns insectes que s allotjaran lector en el teu imaginari i que respiraran en el teu record amb uns pessigolleigs i uns xiulets tan contorbadors que mai m s no els podr s oblidar

Rating: 3.72 out of 5

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Digital Age Edition

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Digital Age Edition Description:

A tale of enchantment and wonders set in Athens and a magical forest set in an era of castles among curious quaint and forgotten lure This version has been decoded from the commonly known yet unauthorized play by Shakespeare This text is therefore presented as a significant literary discovery as punctuation has been significantly resolved

Rating: 3.29 out of 5

How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis

How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis Description:

How i do i we think N Katherine Hayles poses this question at the beginning of this bracing exploration of the idea that we think through with and alongside media As the age of print passes and new technologies appear every day this proposition has become far more complicated particularly for the traditionally print based disciplines in the humanities and qualitative social sciences With a rift growing between digital scholarship and its print based counterpart Hayles argues for contemporary technogenesis the belief that humans and technics are coevolving and advocates for what she calls comparative media studies a new approach to locating digital work within print traditions and vice versa br br Hayles examines the evolution of the field from the traditional humanities and how the digital humanities are changing academic scholarship research teaching and publication She goes on to depict the neurological consequences of working in digital media where skimming and scanning or hyper reading and analysis through machine algorithms are forms of reading as valid as close reading once was Hayles contends that we must recognize all three types of reading and understand the limitations and possibilities of each In addition to illustrating what a comparative media perspective entails Hayles explores the technogenesis spiral in its full complexity She considers the effects of early databases such as telegraph code books and confronts our changing perceptions of time and space in the digital age illustrating this through three innovative digital productions Steve Tomasula s electronic novel i TOC i Steven Hall s i The Raw Shark Texts i and Mark Z Danielewski s i Only Revolutions i Deepening our understanding of the extraordinary transformative powers digital technologies have placed in the hands of humanists i How We Think i presents a cogent rationale for tackling the challenges facing the humanities today

Rating: 3.26 out of 5

Heart of Darkness (Annotated) (Monsoon Media Classics)

Heart of Darkness (Annotated) (Monsoon Media Classics) Description:

Joseph Conrad is likely to have based Heart of Darkness on his experience in as a steamboat captain in the Congo central Africa although he does not name the location in the book br br Conrad opens the book by giving a precise location for some of his characters on board a small sailboat called the Nellie anchored in the Thames Estuary on the outskirts of London Incidentally the author was known to have sailed on a British yawl called Nellie in real life br br It was written during what could be considered the golden age of colonialism when explorers adventurers and entrepreneurs from Britain France and other European countries would travel to the deepest darkest corners of the world in search of their fortune or whatever else they were searching for br br The book is considered by many to be one of the most important works of fiction ever written br br On one level it is a tale of seafarers and the world of mystery wonder and adventure they live in Except Conrad s own long and difficult career as a seafarer meant that he was able to describe the sailor s world in such an authentic way that you really feel that by the end of the book you feel like you were on that very voyage he was recounting and you lived through those experiences he was describing br br It could also be said to be a tale of European missionary activity in what was then referred to as the Dark Continent Indeed there is speculation that Conrad s book infuses the story of the explorer Henry Morton Stanley who set out to find David Livingstone a medical missionary based in Africa and considered a national hero in Britain in the late th century br br Heart of Darkness has been made into a celebrated and award winning Hollywood film called Apocalypse Now by the director Francis Ford Copolla who changed the setting from Africa to Asia and depicted American military power instead of the European colonial power alluded to in the book br br Moreover it is a tale of entrepreneurialism centred on the African ivory trade br br Most enduringly however Heart of Darkness is an exploration of the human psyche and specifically its capacity for evil In describing the characters in the book the actions they take and the events they are caught up in Conrad explores the nature of human relationships specifically the relationship between European colonialists and the African people whose lands they colonised

Rating: 3.61 out of 5

The Art of War

The Art of War Description:

b This deluxe edition of The Art of War by Sun Tzu features both English and Chinese side by side for easy reference and bilingual support b The Art of War is one of the oldest books on military strategy in the world The book s influence on Eastern and Western thought throughout history is i unparalleled i This edition was translated by world renowned sinologist Lionel Giles The text is organized into chapters each addressing one aspect of warfare

Rating: 3.51 out of 5

Safe Haven Media Tie

Safe Haven Media Tie Description:

i Love hurts There is nothing as painful as heartbreak But in order to learn to love again you must learn to trust again i br br When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport her sudden arrival raises questions about her past Beautiful yet self effacing Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into two reluctant relationships one with Alex a widowed store owner with a kind heart and two young children and another with her plainspoken single neighbor Jo Despite her reservations Katie slowly begins to let down her guard putting down roots in the close knit community and becoming increasingly attached to Alex and his family br br But even as Katie begins to fall in love she struggles with the dark secret that still haunts and terrifies her a past that set her on a fearful shattering journey across the country to the sheltered oasis of Southport With Jo s empathic and stubborn support Katie eventually realizes that she must choose between a life of transient safety and one of riskier rewards and that in the darkest hour love is the only true safe haven

Rating: 3.65 out of 5

Youth, Identity, and Digital Media

Youth, Identity, and Digital Media Description:

As young people today grow up in a world saturated with digital media how does it affect their sense of self and others As they define and redefine their identities through engagements with technology what are the implications for their experiences as learners citizens consumers and family and community members This addresses the consequences of digital media use for young people s individual and social identities The contributors explore how young people use digital media to share ideas and creativity and to participate in networks that are small and large local and global intimate and anonymous They look at the emergence of new genres and forms from SMS and instant messaging to home pages blogs and social networking sites They discuss such topics as girl power online the generational digital divide young people and mobile communication and the appeal of the digital publics of MySpace considering whether these media offer young people genuinely new forms of engagement interaction and communication br br b Contributors b Angela Booker danah boyd Kirsten Drotner Shelley Goldman Susan C Herring Meghan McDermott Claudia Mitchell Gitte Stald Susannah Stern Sandra Weber Rebekah Willett David Buckingham is Professor of Education at the Institute of Education London University and Founder and Director of the Centre for the Study of Children Youth and Media

Rating: 3.39 out of 5

Kafka on the Shore (Audiofy Digital Audiobook Chips)

Kafka on the Shore (Audiofy Digital Audiobook Chips) Description:

i Kafka on the Shore i a tour de force of metaphysical reality is powered by two remarkable characters a teenage boy Kafka Tamura who runs away from home either to escape a gruesome oedipal prophecy or to search for his long missing mother and sister and an aging simpleton called Nakata who never recovered from a wartime affliction and now is drawn toward Kafka for reasons that like the most basic activities of daily life he cannot fathom Their odyssey as mysterious to them as it is to us is enriched throughout by vivid accomplices and mesmerizing events Cats and people carry on conversations a ghostlike pimp employs a Hegel quoting prostitute a forest harbors soldiers apparently unaged since World War II and rainstorms of fish and worse fall from the sky There is a brutal murder with the identity of both victim and perpetrator a riddle yet this along with everything else is eventually answered just as the entwined destinies of Kafka and Nakata are gradually revealed with one escaping his fate entirely and the other given a fresh start on his own

Rating: 3.25 out of 5

Othello: Digital Age Edition

Othello: Digital Age Edition Description:

In Othello Shakespeare creates a powerful drama of a marriage that begins with fascination between the exotic Moor Othello and the Venetian lady Desdemona with elopement and with intense mutual devotion and that ends precipitately with jealous rage and violent deaths He sets this story in the romantic world of the Mediterranean moving the action from Venice to the island of Cyprus and giving it an even more exotic coloring with stories of Othello s African past br br Shakespeare builds so many differences into his hero and heroine differences of race of age of cultural background that one should not perhaps be surprised that the marriage ends disastrously But most people who see or read the play feel that the love that the play presents between Othello and Desdemona is so strong that it would have overcome all these differences were it not for the words and actions of Othello s standard bearer Iago who hates Othello and sets out to destroy him by destroying his love for Desdemona br br As Othello succumbs to Iago s insinuations that Desdemona is unfaithful fascination which dominates the early acts of the play turns to horror especially for the audience We are confronted by spectacles of a generous and trusting Othello in the grip of Iago s schemes of an innocent Desdemona who has given herself up entirely to her love for Othello only to be subjected to his horrifying verbal and physical assaults the outcome of Othello s mistaken convictions about her faithlessness

Rating: 3.59 out of 5

Mere Christianity (Audiofy Digital Audiobook Chips)

Mere Christianity (Audiofy Digital Audiobook Chips) Description:

i Mere Christianity i is C S Lewis s forceful and accessible doctrine of Christian belief First heard as informal radio broadcasts and then published as three separate books i The Case for Christianity i i Christian Behavior i and i Beyond Personality i i Mere Christianity i brings together what Lewis saw as the fundamental truths of the religion Rejecting the boundaries that divide Christianity s many denominations C S Lewis finds a common ground on which all those who have Christian faith can stand together proving that at the centre of each there is something or a Someone who against all divergences of belief all differences of temperament all memories of mutual persecution speaks the same voice

Rating: 3.28 out of 5

Digital Media Law

Digital Media Law Description:

Covering the latest legal updates and rulings the second edition of i Digital Media Law i presents a comprehensive introduction to all the critical issues surrounding media law br Provides a solid foundation in media law Illustrates how digitization and globalization are constantly shifting the legal landscape Utilizes current and relevant examples to illustrate key concepts Revised section on legal research covers how and where to find the law Updated with new rulings relating to corporate political speech student speech indecency and Net neutrality restrictions on libel tourism cases filed against U S information providers WikiLeaks and shield laws file sharing privacy issues sexting cyber stalking and many others An accompanying website is regularly updated with new rulings access to slip opinions and other supplementary material

Rating: 3.37 out of 5

Writing for Digital Media

Writing for Digital Media Description:

em Writing for Digital Media em teaches students how to write effectively for online audiences whether they are crafting a story for the website of a daily newspaper or a personal blog The lessons and exercises in each chapter help students build a solid understanding of the ways that the Internet has introduced new opportunities for dynamic storytelling as digital media have blurred roles of media producer consumer publisher and reader Using the tools and strategies discussed in this book students are able to use their insights into new media audiences to produce better content for digital formats and environments br br Fundamentally this book is about good writing clear precise accurate filled with energy and voice and aimed directly at an audience em Writing for Digital Media em also addresses all of the graphical multimedia hypertextual and interactive elements that come into play when writing for digital platforms Learning how to achieve balance and a careful deliberate blend of these elements is the other primary goal of this text em Writing for Digital Media em teaches students not only how to create content as writers but also how to think critically as a site manager or content developer might about issues such as graphic design site architecture and editorial consistency By teaching these new skill sets alongside writing fundamentals this book transforms students from writers who are simply able to post their stories online into engaging multimedia digital storytellers br br For additional resources and exercises visit the Companion Website for em Writing for Digital Media em at strong a target blank href http www routledge com textbooks rel nofollow www routledge com textbooks a strong

Rating: 3.44 out of 5

Padre rico. Padre pobre (Nueva edición actualizada). Qué les enseñan los ricos a sus hijos acerca del dinero, ¡que los pobres y la clase media no!

Padre rico. Padre pobre (Nueva edición actualizada). Qué les enseñan los ricos a sus hijos acerca del dinero, ¡que los pobres y la clase media no! Description:

Rich Dad Poor Dad br br What the rich teach their kids about money that the poor and middle class do not br br Printed in Australia by Griffin Press

Rating: 3.28 out of 5

David Copperfield: FREE Anna Karenina By Leo Tolstoy, Illustrated [Quora Media] (100 Greatest Novels of All Time Book 93)

David Copperfield: FREE Anna Karenina By Leo Tolstoy, Illustrated [Quora Media] (100 Greatest Novels of All Time Book 93) Description:

David Copperfield is the story of a young man s adventures on his journey from an unhappy amp impoverished childhood to the discovery of his vocation as a successful novelist Among the gloriously vivid cast of characters he encounters are his tyrannical stepfather Mr Murdstone his formidable aunt Betsey Trotwood the eternally humble yet treacherous Uriah Heep frivolous enchanting Dora amp the magnificently impecunious Micawber one of literature s great comic creations n David Copperfield the novel he described as his favorite child Dickens drew revealingly on his own experiences to create one of his most exuberant amp enduringly popular works filled with tragedy amp comedy in equal measure br

Rating: 3.50 out of 5

Uncle Tom's Cabin (Audiofy Digital Audiobook Chips)

Uncle Tom's Cabin (Audiofy Digital Audiobook Chips) Description:

Although the American anti slavery movement had existed at least as long as the nation itself Stowe s i Uncle Tom s Cabin i galvanized public opinion as nothing had before The book sold copies in its first week and in its first year Its vivid dramatization of slavery s cruelties so aroused readers that is said that Abraham Lincoln told Stowe her work had been a catalyst for the Civil War br br Today the novel is often labeled condescending but its characters still have the power to move our hearts Stowe s Tom is actually American literature s first black hero a man who suffers for refusing to obey his white oppressors i Uncle Tom s Cabin i is a living relevant story passionate in its vivid depiction of the cruelest forms of injustice and the courage it takes to fight against them

Rating: 3.70 out of 5

Hipérbole y media

Hipérbole y media Description:

Este es un libro que yo escrib Porque yo lo escrib tuve que encargarme de descubrir qu poner en la contraportada para explicar qu es Trat de escribir un resumen largo en tercera persona que explicara cu n grande es este libro y tambi n que sonara vagamente respetable como si hubiera sido escrito por alguien que no fuera yo pero pronto descubr que no soy lo suficientemente enga osa como para lograrlo As que he decidido simplemente hacer una lista de las cosas que hay en el libro br br Im genes br Palabras br Historias de cosas que me pasaron br Historias de cosas que le pasaron a otras personas debido a m br Ocho billones de d lares br Historias de perros br El secreto para la eterna felicidad br br Estas son mentiras Pero quiz s no soy tan poco enga osa como pens

Rating: 3.42 out of 5

ULYSSES, CLASSIC DIGITAL EDITION (ANNOTATED)

ULYSSES, CLASSIC DIGITAL EDITION (ANNOTATED) Description:

You get the full original text of Ulysses by James Joyce interwoven with a smart plain spoken guide to the characters quotes themes symbols and more from Shmoop Designed exclusively for Kindle readers Shmoop Classics for Kindle offer the original text of some of the greatest works of literature with a built in interactive guide to help you dig deep into the characters symbols themes and big questions of the play For the student and the life long learner alike take your classroom on the road and build your brain muscles daily No need to weigh your backpack down no need to waste paper no need to get sleepy in class Shmoop is here to make you a better lover of literature and to help you discover connections to other works of literature history current events and pop culture

Rating: 3.25 out of 5