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A Cavalcade Of Lesser Horrors

Author : Peter Smith
ISBN : 9781452933139
Genre : Humor
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Peter Smith on how being human is an awkward, messy, embarrassing business

A Porch Sofa Almanac

Author : Peter Smith
ISBN : 9781452915562
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The Horror Comics

Author : William Schoell
ISBN : 9780786470273
Genre : Literary Criticism
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From the Golden Age of the 1940s, through the Silver Age of the '60s, up until the early '80s--the end of the Bronze Age. Included are the earliest series, like American Comics Group's Adventures into the Unknown and Prize Comics' Frankenstein, and the controversial and gory comics of the '40s, such as EC's infamous and influential Tales from the Crypt. The resurgence of monster-horror titles during the '60s is explored, along with the return of horror anthologies like Dell Comics' Ghost Stories and Charlton's Ghostly Tales from the Haunted House. The explosion of horror titles following the relaxation of the comics code in the '70s is fully documented with chapters on Marvel's prodigious output--The Tomb of Dracula, Werewolf by Night and others--DC's anthologies--Witching Hour and Ghosts--and titles such as Swamp Thing, as well as the notable contributions of firms like Gold Key and Atlas. This book examines how horror comics exploited everyday terrors, and often reflected societal attitudes toward women and people who were different.

Four Color Fear

Author : Greg Sadowski
ISBN : 9781606993439
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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A massive collection of never-before-collected pre-Comics Code horror comics of the 1950s. Of the myriad genres comic books ventured into during its golden age, none was as controversial as or came at a greater cost than horror; the public outrage it incited almost destroyed the entire industry. Yet before the watchdog groups and Congress could intercede, horror books were flying off the newsstands. During its peak period (1951–54) over fifty titles appeared each month. Apparently there was something perversely irresistible about these graphic excursions into our dark side, and Four Color Fear collects the finest of these into a single robust volume.

An Introduction To Formal Logic

Author : Peter Smith
ISBN : 0521008042
Genre : Mathematics
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Formal logic provides us with a powerful set of techniques for criticizing some arguments and showing others to be valid. These techniques are relevant to all of us with an interest in being skilful and accurate reasoners. In this highly accessible book, Peter Smith presents a guide to the fundamental aims and basic elements of formal logic. He introduces the reader to the languages of propositional and predicate logic, and then develops formal systems for evaluating arguments translated into these languages, concentrating on the easily comprehensible 'tree' method. His discussion is richly illustrated with worked examples and exercises. A distinctive feature is that, alongside the formal work, there is illuminating philosophical commentary. This book will make an ideal text for a first logic course, and will provide a firm basis for further work in formal and philosophical logic.

A Cavalcade Of Collier S

Author : Kenneth McArdle
ISBN : STANFORD:36105126644587
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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An Introduction To G Del S Theorems

Author : Peter Smith
ISBN : 1139465937
Genre : Mathematics
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In 1931, the young Kurt Gödel published his First Incompleteness Theorem, which tells us that, for any sufficiently rich theory of arithmetic, there are some arithmetical truths the theory cannot prove. This remarkable result is among the most intriguing (and most misunderstood) in logic. Gödel also outlined an equally significant Second Incompleteness Theorem. How are these Theorems established, and why do they matter? Peter Smith answers these questions by presenting an unusual variety of proofs for the First Theorem, showing how to prove the Second Theorem, and exploring a family of related results (including some not easily available elsewhere). The formal explanations are interwoven with discussions of the wider significance of the two Theorems. This book will be accessible to philosophy students with a limited formal background. It is equally suitable for mathematics students taking a first course in mathematical logic.

A Critical Study Guide To Henry James The Turn Of The Screw

Author : Robert L. Gale
ISBN : IND:30000007178373
Genre : Ghost stories
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Cavalcade Of Hooves And Horns

Author : Stephen R. Wilhelm
ISBN : UVA:X000608326
Genre : Cattle trade
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Left For Dead

Author : Jon Hovde
ISBN : 9781452907451
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The inspirational memoir of a Vietnam War veteran and a double amputee recounts not only his remarkable recovery but also recognizes the efforts of the people who aided him, with a lack of bitterness and abundance of hope that will stir emotions in veterans, the families of veterans, and civilians.

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