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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 16.99
John Dryden called Virgil's Georgics , written between 37 and 30 B.C.E., "the best poem by the best poet." The poem, newly translated by the poet and translator David Ferry, is one of the great songs, maybe the greatest we have, of human accomplishment in difficult--and beautiful--circumstances, and in the context of all we share in nature. The... more...
- CRC Press 2001; US$ 94.95
This textbook provides a complete course in quantum mechanics for students of semiconductor device physics and electrical engineering. It provides the necessary background to quantum theory for those starting work on micro- and nanoelectronic structures and is particularly useful for those going on to work with semiconductors and lasers. This book... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 18.00
Winner of the 2012 National Book Award for Poetry. To read David Ferry?s Bewilderment is to be reminded that poetry of the highest order can be made by the subtlest of means. The passionate nature and originality of Ferry?s prosodic daring works astonishing transformations that take your breath away. In poem after poem, his diction modulates... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 59.00
Learn to effectively interpret virtually every ECG you're likely to encounter in clinical practice - in ten brief lessons The only review book to offer full-sized ECGs throughout (simulating how they appear on tests and in actual practice), this sourcebook is the most sought-after ECG review anywhere, trusted by cardiology fellows, internal medicine... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 13.99
A new verse rendering of the great epic of ancient Mesopotamia, one of the oldest works in Western Literature. Ferry makes Gilgamesh available in the kind of energetic and readable translation that Robert Fitzgerald and Richard Lattimore have provided for readers in their translations of Homer and Virgil. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 19.99
My aim is to take familiar things and make Poetry of them, and do it in such a way That it looks as if it was as easy as could be For anybody to do it . . . the power of making A perfectly wonderful thing out of nothing much . --from "The Art of Poetry" When David Ferry's translation of The Odes of Horace appeared in 1997, Bernard Knox,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 28.99
The Latin poet Horace is, along with his friend Virgil, the most celebrated of the poets of the reign of the Emperor Augustus, and, with Virgil, the most influential. These marvelously constructed poems with their unswerving clarity of vision and their extraordinary range of tone and emotion have deeply affected the poetry of Shakespeare, Ben... more...
- Pan Stanford 2015; US$ 49.95
This book was derived from a talk that the author gave at the International Conference on Advanced Nanodevices and Nanotechnology in Hawaii. The book is about science and engineering, but is not on science and engineering. It is not a textbook which develops the understanding of a small part of the field, but a book about random encounters and... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 14.99
ONIX Description Virgil's great lyrics, rendered by the acclaimed translator of Gilgamesh The Eclogues of Virgil gave definitive form to the pastoral mode, and these magically beautiful poems, which were influential in so much subsequent literature, perhaps best exemplify what pastoral can do. "Song replying to song replying to song,"... more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 220.00
Technological advancement in chip development, primarily based on the downscaling of the feature size of transistors, is threatening to come to a standstill as we approach the limits of conventional scaling. For example, when the number of electrons in a device's active region is reduced to less than ten electrons (or holes), quantum fluctuation errors... more...