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  • Selfies as Secular Religion: Transcending the Self 

    Nygaard, Mathias Ephraim (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
    This article argues that contemporary selfie-practice sometimes display patterns that have otherwise been associated with religion. Selfies manifesting ideals, or with a more crude description bragging-selfies, can be shown ...
  • Revivalism and Reconstructionism in Islamic Reform: Intellectual Trends in Modernist Maghribi Thought 

    Tais, M. Amine (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
    Modernist Islamic thought has grown in a variety of ways for the last two centuries. This paper argues that two distinct directions can be detected in the works of contemporary Muslim thinkers in the Maghrib, namely ...
  • Forest Cathedrals: “The Hidden Glory” of Hudson River Landscapes 

    Ellis, James W. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2019)
    This essay analyses masterpieces of Hudson River School landscape painting within relevant religious, artistic, and literary contexts. The Hudson River School, America’s first indigenous art movement, included Thomas Cole, ...
  • Fables de Florian 

    Florian (J. Langlumé et Peltier. Paris, 1840)
    This book matches in all its particulars Bodemann #293.1, including the notation that the book does not show a date. The book appeared at a time when Florian's appeal seems to have been at a peak. These publishers or ...
  • Krilof and His Fables 

    Ralston, W.R.S. (Strahan & Co.. London, 1869)
    Here is a copy of an early -- perhaps the earliest? -- edition of Krylov's fables. There is perhaps an issue: Did his original edition appear in 1868 or 1869? This edition, in any case, is dated 1869 on its title-page. ...
  • Fables Causides De La Fontaine En Bers Gascouns (1776) 

    La Fontaine, Jean de (Kessinger Publishing. Whitefish, Montana, 2010)
    This is a fascinating effort. I bought this print-on-demand copy because I found an 1891 edition with the same title and thought I might learn something before handling that fragile booklet. This is then a reprint of the ...
  • Krilof and His Fables 

    Ralston, W.R.S. (Strahan & Co.. London, 1869)
    Here is a copy of an early -- perhaps the earliest? -- edition of Kriylov's fables. A happy find! This is my most extensive prose Krilof. Of his 201 fables, 148 are here. Many of those not here are reproductions of Aesop ...
  • Fables Causides De La Fontaine En Bers Gascouns 

    La Fontaine, Jean de; Foix Abbé (Imprimerie & Lithographie Hazael Labeque. Dax, France, 1891)
    This is a fascinating effort. I bought a print-on-demand copy of the 1776 original because I expected this 1891 paperbound edition to be fragile and I needed to learn something about "Gascouns." I have learned some more. ...
  • Fables de Florian 

    Florian, Jean-Pierre Claris de (Antoine Auguste Renouard. Paris, 1812)
    Here is the poorer of two better copies of a book already brought into the collection a year earlier from Richard Sharp Books, Kent, UK, through eBay. Both of these copies were printed by the printer listed by Bodemann ...
  • Fables de Florian 

    Florian, Jean-Pierre Claris de (Antoine Auguste Renouard. Paris, 1812)
    Here is the better of two better copies of a book already brought into the collection a year earlier from Richard Sharp Books, Kent, UK, through eBay. Both of these copies were printed by the printer listed by Bodemann ...
  • Fables de Florian 

    Florian, Jean-Pierre Claris de (Antoine Auguste Renouard. Paris, 1812)
    Here is a hardbound copy in better condition than a board-bound book already in the collection. One has to be careful with this particular book because Renouard published two different editions of Florian in 1812. This ...
  • Fables de Florian 

    Florian (F. Louis, Libraire. Paris, 1807)
    Here is a direct descendant of Florian's first edition in 1792. It has been a delight to compare the two books. This little book belongs between Bodemann #179.3 and #179.4. Before I mention the similarities, let me note ...
  • Fables for Children (Cover: Picture Fables) 

    Leavitt and Allen (Leavitt and Allen. NY, 1860)
    This book is strange for a number of reasons. First, not so surprisingly, it has a different title on its cover, "Picture Fables," than on its title-page, "Fables for Children." Secondly, I can find no information on it ...
  • Fables de La Fontaine I 

    La Fontaine, Jean de (La Bonne Compagnie. Paris, 1946)
    Here is a second copy of this beautiful book. In keeping with my usual procedure, I include second copies of numbered books. This collection already includes #2221 of 3500, found perhaps at Magers and Quinn in 1995. Now ...
  • Fables de Florian 

    Florian (Lehuby. Paris, 1846)
    Here is yet another Florian edition coming towards the end of a period in which his fables were frequently published. This 1846 copy seems to be a reprinting of Bodemann #300.2, which Lehuby reprinted in 1843 from its ...
  • The Bear and the Travellers and The Ducks and the Tortoise 

    Biro, Val (Award Publications Limited. Worksop, Nottinghamshire, 2013)
    Award Publications had already published a pamphlet of these two stories illustrated by Biro in 2001. Now it comes out in a large print edition meant for children. The size is the same (8½" x 9½") but the print is larger. ...
  • The Farmer and His Sons and The Donkey in the Lion's Skin 

    Biro, Val (Award Publications Limited. Worksop, Nottinghamshire, 2013)
    Award Publications had already published a pamphlet of these two stories illustrated by Biro in 2001. Now it comes out in a large print edition meant for children. The size is the same (8½" x 9½") but the print is larger. ...
  • The Eagle and the Man with Town Mouse and Country Mouse 

    Biro, Val (Award Publications Limited. Worksop, Nottinghamshire, 2013)
    Award Publications had already published a pamphlet of these two stories illustrated by Biro in 2001. The two stories were inverted there. Now it comes out in a large print edition meant for children. The size is the ...
  • The Boy Who Cried Wolf and the Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs 

    Biro, Val (Award Publications Limited. Worksop, Nottinghamshire, 2013)
    Award Publications had already published a pamphlet of these two stories illustrated by Biro in 2001. Now it comes out in a large print edition meant for children. The size is the same (8½" x 9½") but the print is larger. ...
  • The Lion and the Mouse with The Donkey and the Lapdog 

    Biro, Val (Award Publications Limited. Worksop, Nottinghamshire, 2013)
    Award Publications had already published a pamphlet of these two stories illustrated by Biro in 2001. The two stories were inverted there. Now it comes out in a large print edition meant for children. The size is the ...

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