First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Features eighteen stories of star-crossed lovers from mythology, fiction, and history.
"Cleverly written, intriguing, and heart-wrenching." – New York Times bestselling author Jodi Meadows Princess Vela's people are starving. Stranded on a planet that lacks food, Vela makes the ultimate sacrifice and becomes an Aegis for her people. Accepting a genetic modification that takes sixty years off her life, she can feed her colony via nutrition pills. But her best friend is still getting worse. And she's not the only one. Now the king is dying, too. When the boy she's had a crush on since childhood volunteers to give his life for her father's, Vela realizes her people need more than pills to survive. As tensions rise between Aegis and colonists, secrets and sabotage begin to threaten the future of the colony itself. Unless Vela is brave enough to save them all...
Ultra-passionate fan Azusa Asahina and her favorite pop star, Chikashi Chida, are in an accident and switch bodies! Not knowing the cause of the switch, Azusa is a bit agitated…. Chikashi’s manager, Matsumoto, knows about the switching, and as a countermeasure, he has Chikashi transfer into Azusa’s high school…?! The confrontation between her student life and her life as a fan has Azusa’s heart pounding non-stop!! The second volume of the smash hit boy-girl switch comedy!!
The work is a painstakingly researched work (1966-2005) and presents perceptional and opinionated look back at the political events of about forty years. It focuses on the role of leaders who wrecked the first non-Congress government at the centre. It also throws analytical light on caste riots in large parts of Northern India, 1992 demolition of Babri Masjid, Godhra outrage. It also discusses on foreign policy since Nehru s time, defence strategy including non-proliferation on CTBT etc.
Atlanta, an actress known as “The Witch of Hollywood,” is hounded by the media due to her latest scandal, a catastrophic breakup with her manager/lover. And who should happen to be riding on the same plane she’s taking to Italy, where she plans to lie low for a while, but the cheerful playboy Angelo. She unthinkingly invites Angelo out, but soon grows tired of him. Yet somehow Atlanta is still attracted by the emotions that appear in his eyes. No, that’s no good. Didn’t she learn from her mistakes and vow never to fall in love again?
This collection of essays grew out of a National Endowment for the Humanities Institute directed by Frederick A. de Armas and contains essays by the director, some of the visiting faculty, and the participants. The book seeks to develop the link between mythology and the comedia through a number of approaches, including astrology, cartomancy, pre-Socratic elemental cosmology, iconography, hagiography, metamorphoses, Lacanian psychoanalysis, Jungian principles, the philosophy of Schopenhauer, Santayana's poetics, syncretism, gender studies, and Vedic theories.
She loves what she can’t have. Can she destroy what she loves? During an attempted invasion by an army of reptilian aliens, Grace Rinehart’s father, an alien-human hybrid, sacrificed his life to save Sedona — ultimately destroying the alien base. But something survived… Now, twenty-five years later, Grace uncovers what was left behind: the prototype for version 2.0 of an alien/human super-soldier. As they grow closer and the sexy soldier’s hidden secrets come spilling out, Grace must face the truth of what the Reptilians have been plotting all along. Can Grace trust her heart, or will her distrust of the past destroy the future she wants so badly? Note: This series is now complete and includes six novels in total: Bad Vibrations, Desert Hearts, Angel Fire, Star Crossed, Falling Angels, and Enemy Mine.