Authors Guild

Page 1 of 41 - About 402 essays
  • Essay on Is Google Evil?

    1238 Words  | 5 Pages

    Google has proposed an agreement with representatives of authors and publishers to host a massive digital library. This library will consist of mostly books published in the United States. Google will make digitally available new and old books. This catalog will include books that are no longer in print and “orphan” texts (books where the copyright owner is unknown or contact information is unavailable).5 The texts will be available through search engines, for individual sale as electronic-books

  • Genre: The Way Of Shadows By Brent Weeks

    746 Words  | 3 Pages

    Title: The Way of Shadows Author: Brent Weeks. I have not read any other books by him Genre: The Way of Shadows is a fiction book. I do not typically read these kind of books, but i did like reading this book. Characters: Azoth is the main character who is poor and lives in the warrens with his friends Jarl and Doll Girl and their guild the Black Dragons. The Guild Fist Rat beats him and other people in the guild. Azoth doesn't want to be scared and wants to be a wetboy. He tries to become an

  • The Shadow Of The Torturer Essay

    1155 Words  | 5 Pages

    protagonist, went through levels of a guild that was responsible for torture. Each stage taught different requirements of the guild, but deprived him of knowing when he was getting taken advantage of or when people had wrong intentions towards him. Severian was deprived of women, which resulted in his vulnerability in love, this caused him to be easily manipulated, and taken advantage of by several characters throughout the novel. While being an apprentice of the tortures guild, Severian meets a woman by

  • The Nature Of Elizabethan Acting

    1320 Words  | 6 Pages

    ARTICLE 1 Elizabethan Acting Author(s): Alfred Harbage Source: PMLA, Vol. 54, No. 3 (Sep. 1939), pp. 685-708 The debate over the nature of acting during Shakespeare’s time has been there for a long time. As early as the 1950s there were speculations already of what took place on Elizabethan stages. What was the nature of Elizabethan acting? There was the controversial discussion that divided people into two schools of thought; the formalist and the naturalist. The naturalists argue that those

  • Book Review on the French Revolution and the People Essay

    1133 Words  | 5 Pages

    For my report I read The French Revolution and the People by David Andress to learn what were the reasons causing the French Revolutionary War. The main thesis of the book is the known problems and reactions which affected the events and outcomes of the revolution in every stage, now everyone in France was affected by the revolution. I agree with the author’s thesis on many different levels. Since the multiple troubles the people had at that time did not originate just then but decades before.

  • Master Craftsmen in the Medieval

    598 Words  | 2 Pages

    created items needed for the kingdom to thrive. Craftsmen included candle makers, shoemakers, and farmers, but the most famous craftsmen were blacksmiths, carpenters, and masons. Every type of craftsmen were in groups called guilds and every guild needed to cooperate. If one guild failed to meet its needs, then the whole medieval structure will fail, causing the kingdom to fall. Carpenters, masons, and blacksmiths were important craftsmen in building castles and villages and you had to go through

  • Middle Ages Narrative Essay

    854 Words  | 4 Pages

    Day-1 Ok. So today, I woke up on a bed, almost falling down. For a moment, I thought where I was, and remembered that I have traveled back in time to the Middle Ages. I didn’t know why I was on a bed, or how. Soon after I have done dressing up, I noticed that there was a little girl right next to the door, peeking in the room. Her sister came into the room, and told me that she found me on this street that people usually don’t go. She gave me a bread to eat, while I observe the room. After eating

  • Audio Video Technician Training Case Study

    1009 Words  | 5 Pages

    Introduction: A potential future shortage of Audio Video Technicians in the Grey Bruce region has been identified. The rural region does not generally attract skilled workers in this specific field as the region has fewer employment opportunities in the field than larger urban centres. Local municipalities are looking to grow the arts, entertainment and recreation industry within the region, which will have an impact on our theatre production company, as we have the region’s largest audio visual

  • Navigating The Kitchens Was Surprisingly Easy

    1443 Words  | 6 Pages

    attention on their own duties that they didn’t even think twice about Maela and Ralan walking through. The guild in charge of cooking was under the Harvest Guild, so green tunics and robes were everywhere, although there was the occasional white of a knight. There were no blue merchants or others in the yellow of the Craft Guild. They were only stopped once, and that was by a Harvest Guild member. Ralan’s explanation of broken equipment needing fixed resulted in nothing more than a comment of “Hurry

  • Labor Unions And Its Effect On Income Inequality

    912 Words  | 4 Pages

    LABOR UNIONS With many laws enacted to tarnish their effectiveness in the appearance of a better functioning economy, labor unions appear to have an unmistakable effect on income inequality. Western and Rosenfeld explain the power of the labor union and how important of a role it holds for its workers. Western and Rosenfeld analyzes the contributions that unions made and the consequences of their decline coupled with the rise in unfair wage distribution. Kristal supports that the lack of bargaining