The Book Of Barely Imagined Beings

Author: Caspar Henderson
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022604470X
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With The Book of Barely Imagined Beings, Caspar Henderson offers readers a fascinating, beautifully produced modern-day menagerie.

A New Map Of Wonders

Author: Caspar Henderson
Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 178378136X
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A New Map of Wonders charts a course through the realm of the fascinating and awe-inspiring.


Author: Daniel Heath Justice
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 1780233833
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3 Caspar Henderson, The Book of Barely Imagined Beings:A 21st Century
Bestiary (London, 2012), p. 173. 4Quoted inLuc Brisson, Sexual Ambivalence:
Androgyny and Hermaphroditism in GraecoRoman Antiquity, trans.JanetLloyd (
Berkeley ...

The Book Of Imaginary Beings

Author: Jorge Luis Borges
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In Jotunnheim, the land of giants, Utgard-Loki challenges the god Thor to pick up
a cat; Thor, using all his strength, barely manages to lift one of the cat's paws off
the ground. The cat is really the serpent. Thor has been tricked by magic.

The Emotional Significance Of Imaginary Beings

Author: Robert Plank
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The operational definition of a humanoid is simply, a being with whom man can
communicate. ... specialized scientific studies, a number of comprehensive and
irreprehensible books for the nonspecialist, including even the educated layman,
presenting the struggles ... The beginnings of exobiology, however, barely a
decade ago, just as the beginnings of 58 The Emotional Significance of
Imaginary Beings.

American Scientist

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UNSHELVED A New Force of Nature onstrations of theorems; the book would
challenge the most adept mathematical physicist and leave the ... ancestor — or "
concestor," in Dawkins's confection — of a steadily growing group of "pilgrims"
ever more remote from human beings. ... existence, finally becoming barely
imagined creatures that have left little trace in the historical record or in Dawkins's

The Art Of The Tale

Author: Daniel Halpern
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
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Queen in order to buy the necklace secretly, about the imagined beings of
mythology — half recognizable, half white-breasted, damp-bellied salamanders
— who awaited ... I hesitated whether to tear up the card or keep it in the pages of
the book: Afternoons on the Farm. ... railings, sparsely planted with old, neglected
trees, barely adorned by a concrete bench painted to look like wood that forces
me to ...

The Mcgraw Hill Book Of Fiction

Author: Robert DiYanni
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN: 9780070169494
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Then I dreamed about the women in my books, about the quintessential female
— the word disturbed me — who assumed the disguise of Queen to buy the
necklace in secret, about the imagined beings of mythology — half recognizable,
half white- breasted, damp-bellied salamanders — who ... A barely elevated
patch of dark stubble with no more height and depth than what my memory had

The World In Between

Author: IE Castellano
Publisher: IE Castellano
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He imagined Silvia sitting across the table in a gold trimmed gown while her dark
red hair reflected the flickering candlelight. Swimming in his imagination, Berty
barely heard the young Dwarf leave. He paid no ... After he ate, Berty spent the
rest of his evening at his desk, reading Silvia's books. ... His fingers outlined the
embossed silver letters that said Magical Beings Found within the Land of Sages.

The Miracle Of Analogy

Author: Kaja Silverman
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804794006
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“Sometimes, the candle barely out, my eyes closed so quickly that I did not have
time to tell myself: 'I'm falling asleep. ... for sleep would awaken me; I would make
as if to put away the book which I imagined was still in my hands, and to blow out
the light; I had gone ... Charles V.”38 During this astonishing meditation, which
continues for several pages, there are no “beings,” only multitudinous “