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|Author||: Ayn Rand|
|Editor||: Prabhat Prakashan|
First published in 1938, 'Anthem' is a dystopian fiction novel by British writer Ayn Rand. It takes place at some unspecified future date when mankind has entered another dark age. Technological advancement is now carefully planned and the concept of individuality has been eliminated.
|Author||: Ayn Rand,General Press|
|Editor||: GENERAL PRESS|
Anthem is a dystopian fiction novella by Ayn Rand, written in 1937, and first published in 1938 in England. The story unfolds within a society in which all traces of individualism have been eliminated from every aspect of life—use of the word 'I' is a capital offense. The hero, a rebel who discovers that man's greatest moral duty is the pursuit of his own happiness, embodies the values the author embraced in her personal philosophy of objectivism—reason, ethics, volition, and individualism. Hailed by The New York Times as "a compelling dystopian look at paranoia from one of the most unique and perceptive writers of our time," this brief, captivating novel offers a cautionary tale.
|Author||: Martin Popoff|
|Editor||: ECW Press|
The definitive biography of the rock ’n’ roll kings of the North With extensive, first-hand reflections from Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart, as well as from family, friends, and fellow musicians, Anthem: Rush in the ’70s is a detailed portrait of Canada’s greatest rock ambassadors. The first of three volumes, Anthem puts the band’s catalog, from their self-titled debut to 1978’s Hemispheres (the next volume resumes with the release of Permanent Waves) into both Canadian and general pop culture context, and presents the trio of quintessentially dependable, courteous Canucks as generators of incendiary, groundbreaking rock ’n’ roll. Fighting complacency, provoking thought, and often enraging critics, Rush has been at war with the music industry since 1974, when they were first dismissed as the Led Zeppelin of the north. Anthem, like each volume in this series, celebrates the perseverance of Geddy, Alex, and Neil: three men who maintained their values while operating from a Canadian base, throughout lean years, personal tragedies, and the band’s eventual worldwide success.
|Author||: Gerard Way,Shaun Simon|
|Editor||: Dark Horse Comics|
Forget everything you already knew about the Fabulous Killjoys! Writers Gerard Way and Shaun Simon, along with Illustrator Leonardo Romero (Hawkeye), colorist Jordie Bellaire (Redlands), and letterer Nate Piekos (The Umbrella Academy) team up to present an all-new modern day Killjoys series as Way and Simon take it all the way back to the original story that inspired My Chemical Romance's concept album Danger Days and its dystopian comic book series in The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys: National Anthem. The Fabulous Killjoys, once a group of teenage exterminators determined to save reality, have lost their way--and their memories. After a period of mental confinement, former Killjoys leader Mike Milligram gets de-programmed and hits the road to bring the gang back together for a final showdown against an evil pharmaceutical corporation, their monstrous hitman, and savage gang rivals. Collects The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys: National Anthem #1-#6 and all covers, with variant covers by Becky Cloonan, Paul Rentler, Motohiro, Andrew MacLean, Alvaro Tapia Hidalgo, and Brian Chippendale!
|Author||: Robert Mayhew|
|Editor||: Lexington Books|
In this first book-length study of Ayn Rand's anti-utopia Anthem, essays explore the historical, literary, and philosophical themes presiding in this novella written in opposition to the totalitarianism of the Soviet Union (and Nazi Germany). Written in 1937, published in 1938 in Britain, and subsequently in a revised form in the United States in 1946, Anthem investigates the importance of the ego and freedom, and the individual against the state. Editor Robert Mayhew has collected a variety of essays dealing with such topics including: the history behind the novella's creation, publication, and reception; its connection to other anti-utopian novels; and, the significance of ego and freedom, which it portrays and defends. This book is important to philosophers as well as readers looking to gain a better understanding of Ayn Rand and Anthem.
|Author||: Noah Hawley|
The first big novel of 2022: an epic literary thriller set where America is right now, in which a band of unlikely heroes sets out on a quest to save one innocent life - and might end up saving us all. The wheels are coming off in America. Opioid addictions accelerate unstoppably. Environmental collapse can be read in every weather report. Vigilante bands take over streets at night, wearing clownface makeup. The very idea of government, of citizenship, is challenged daily. And something is happening to teenagers across the country, spreading through memes only they know. At the Float Anxiety Abatement Center, in a suburb of Chicago, Simon Oliver is trying to recover from his sister's tragic passing. He breaks out to join a woman named Louise and a man called The Prophet on a quest as urgent as it is enigmatic. Who lies at the end of the road? A man known as The Wizard, whose past encounter with Louise sparked her own collapse. Their quest becomes a rescue mission when they join up with a man whose sister is being held captive by the Wizard, impregnated and imprisoned in a tower. Noah Hawley's new novel is a freewheeling adventure that finds unquenchable lights in dark corners. Unforgettably vivid characters and a plot as fast and bright as pop cinema blend in a Vonnegutian story that is as timeless as a Grimm's fairy tale. It is a leap into the idiosyncratic pulse of the American heart, written with the bravado, literary power, and feverish foresight that have made Hawley one of our most essential writers.
|Author||: John R. Vile|
This A–Z encyclopedia is a one-stop resource for understanding the history and evolution of the national anthem in American politics, culture, and mythology, as well as controversies surrounding its emergence as a lightning rod for political protests and statements. This reference work serves as a comprehensive resource for understanding all aspects of the national anthem and its significance in U.S. history and American life and culture. It covers the origins of the song and its selection as the nation's official anthem and acknowledges other musical compositions proposed as national anthems. It discusses famous performances of the anthem and details laws and court decisions related to its performance, and it also explains notable phrases in its lyrics, describes the meaning of the national anthem to different demographic groups, and surveys presentations and celebrations of "The Star-Spangled Banner" in popular culture. Moreover, it summarizes famous political protests undertaken during renditions of the national anthem, from the Black Power salutes by American athletes during the 1968 Olympics to the kneeling protests undertaken by Colin Kaepernick and other NFL players to bring attention to racial inequality in America. Hundreds of illuminating and authoritative entries on various facets of the history and cultural importance of the "Star-Spangled Banner" Extensive timeline of important events in the history and evolution of America's National Anthem Detailed bibliography of resources for further learning about the National Anthem Guest foreword by musicology scholar Joseph Morgan on musical elements of the National Anthem song
|Author||: United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary|
Committee Serial No. 24.
|Author||: Duchess Harris,A R Carser|
|Editor||: Core Library|
Anthems, or songs of hope and praise, can help support communities through difficult times. Throughout the 1900s, the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing" evolved into an anthem for black people in the United States. The Story of the Black National Anthem explores the history and the legacy of this uplifting song. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Author||: Aaron Williams|
|Author||: Julie Murray|
Through simple text and historic and modern images and photographs, this title explains why the National Anthem is an important and uniting symbol of freedom to the United States of America. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.
|Author||: United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee No. 1|
Considers (71) H.J. Res. 47, (71) H.R. 14.
|Author||: John F. Connor,Pat Soper|
|Editor||: Anthem Press|
A comprehensive and practical guide to verbal reasoning, ‘Anthem How To Do 11+ and 12+ Verbal Reasoning: Technique and Practice’ is an indispensable tool for pupils looking to achieve success in 11+ and 12+ verbal reasoning assessments. Written by experienced tutors, this broad companion offers an extensive breakdown of the types of questions likely to feature in assessments, including detailed step-by-step instructions on how to solve them. With its useful advice on how to prepare for tests, along with ample practice materials, this guide will be a vital resource both for beginners and experienced students. For pupils looking for thorough exam practice, this guide is supported by two books of ‘Anthem Test Papers in 11+ and 12+ Verbal Reasoning’. Students can also further consolidate their technique with the ‘Anthem Short Revision Papers 11+ and 12+ Verbal Reasoning’ books that accompany the series – perfect for top-up practice. Designed to instil confidence, ‘Anthem How To Do 11+ and 12+ Verbal Reasoning: Technique and Practice’ is ideal for anyone taking verbal reasoning assessments, and is an invaluable resource for both students and parents alike.
An Account of the National Anthem Entitled God Save the King Selected Edited Arranged by Richard Clark
|Author||: Prima Games|
|Editor||: Prima Games|
Go Beyond Strategy--Immerse yourself in the beautiful, ever-evolving, and dangerous world of Anthem with this Collector's Edition Guide from Prima Games! · Compelling Interviews and Look Behind the Scenes: Hear from the talented minds at BioWare! · Limited Edition, Numbered Art Print. · Exclusive Foreword by Preston Watamaniuk, Design Director. · Premium Hardcover Book: The gorgeous, exclusive design is a must have for any fan, and features the signatures of the entire development team! · Comprehensive Walkthrough: We lead the way from start to finish--experience everything! · Detailed Maps: Our exclusive, custom maps reveal key locations, and crucial items-- never lose your way! · Excerpt from The Art of Anthem by Dark Horse!
|Author||: Shana L. Redmond|
|Editor||: NYU Press|
For people of African descent, music constitutes a unique domain of expression. From traditional West African drumming to South African kwaito, from spirituals to hip-hop, Black life and history has been dynamically displayed and contested through sound. Shana Redmond excavates the sonic histories of these communities through a genre emblematic of Black solidarity and citizenship: anthems. An interdisciplinary cultural history, Anthem reveals how this “sound franchise” contributed to the growth and mobilization of the modern, Black citizen. Providing new political frames and aesthetic articulations for protest organizations and activist-musicians, Redmond reveals the anthem as a crucial musical form following World War I. Beginning with the premise that an analysis of the composition, performance, and uses of Black anthems allows for a more complex reading of racial and political formations within the twentieth century, Redmond expands our understanding of how and why diaspora was a formative conceptual and political framework of modern Black identity. By tracing key compositions and performances around the world—from James Weldon Johnson’s “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” that mobilized the NAACP to Nina Simone’s “To Be Young, Gifted & Black” which became the Black National Anthem of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)—Anthem develops a robust recording of Black social movements in the twentieth century that will forever alter the way you hear race and nation.
|Author||: Deborah Wiles|
|Editor||: Scholastic Inc.|
From two-time National Book Award finalist Deborah Wiles, the remarkable story of two cousins who must take a road trip across America in 1969 in order to let a teen know he's been drafted to fight in Vietnam. Full of photos, music, and figures of the time, this is the masterful story of what it's like to be young and American in troubled times.
|Author||: Joanne Proulx|
“Stan,” I said, and I said it kind of loud so of course he had to look up. “Tomorrow morning: 8:37. The red van with the out-of-state plates? You go head to head. You lose. You die.” After freakishly foretelling the death of a friend, Luke Hunter becomes big news in Stokum, his rank little pinprick of a hometown. Terrified, but pretending not to be, Luke holds everyone—the local media, his buddy Fang, the Polish widow next door—at arm’s length as he lurches through a personal minefield studded with previously unconsidered existential ponderings, Christian fundamentalists, a missing teen’s frantic mother, and a dream girl who isn’t his. Hormonal and funny, exhilarating and wise, Anthem of a Reluctant Prophet slyly explores the need to belong, the isolation of youth, and the powerful brew of fear and truth, music and noise, that plays inside us all.