The Grey Woman

The Grey Woman
Author : Elizabeth Gaskell
Publisher : Lindhardt og Ringhof
Total Pages : 287
Release : 2020-10-26
ISBN 10 : 9789176392997
ISBN 13 : 9176392996
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Grey Woman Book Description:

Anna, a German mill-owner’s daughter, marries a French aristocrat and moves to France. She discovers that her husband killed his previous wife and that he is trying to kill her as well. Quick, intriguing, and with an extremely interesting plot, ‘The Grey Woman’ (1861) is a short story by Elizabeth Gaskell for anyone who enjoys a good gothic shudder. Incredibly progressive for its time, it is about the survival of the ill-treated woman who has decided that enough is enough. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1810-1865) was an English novelist, short story writer, and biographer, best known for her novels ‘North and South’ and ‘Wives and Daughters’ as well as her biography of Charlotte Brontë. Gaskell was viewed as a minor author until the 1950s where it became evident that her depiction of industrial environments and social problems was brilliant and poignant.

Ask the Grey Sisters

Ask the Grey Sisters
Author : Elizabeth Iles
Publisher : Dundurn
Total Pages : 144
Release : 1998-06
ISBN 10 : 9781550023138
ISBN 13 : 1550023136
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ask the Grey Sisters Book Description:

Ask the Grey Sisters: Sault Ste. Marie and the General Hospital, 1898-1998 tells the story of the creation and one-hundred-year history of the Sault Ste. Marie General Hospital. At a time when Canada's healthcare system is at a crossroads and we are asked to make crucial decisions for its future, it is intriguing and enlightening to look at the colourful past of a typical community hospital. Throughout the 1890s, Sault Ste. Marie was a town in search of a hospital. Its glory days at the centre of the fur-trade route were long gone and the Sault was in the process of becoming a modern industrial community. Such a community needed a hospital as a centrepiece to attract investors and as a necessary social institution to care for the hundreds of workers who were flocking to town without family support. The General Hospital was established in 1898 after the town committee charged with developing a hospital had been refused funding by both the federal and provincial governments. In desperation, the committee met with the provincial Inspector of Asylums and Prisons (the only provincial official with hospitals in his mandate). "If you wish a hospital of which the work is serious and lasting," he is reported to have advised them, "ask the Grey Sisters." And so began a fruitful association between the community of Sault Ste. Marie and two orders of Grey Sisters who have operated the hospital through its one-hundred-year history. Based in part on the extensive archival collections of both orders of nuns, this history includes material from the sisters' Chronicles and their personal reminiscences. The result is an intimate and detailed portrait of a community hospital, placed in the context of an emerging provincial system of health care.

Grey Game Theory and Its Applications in Economic Decision Making

Grey Game Theory and Its Applications in Economic Decision Making
Author : Zhigeng Fang
Publisher : CRC Press
Total Pages : 360
Release : 2016-04-19
ISBN 10 : 1420087401
ISBN 13 : 9781420087406
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Grey Game Theory and Its Applications in Economic Decision Making Book Description:

To make the best decisions, you need the best information. However, because most issues in game theory are grey, nearly all recent research has been carried out using a simplified method that considers grey systems as white ones. This often results in a forecasting function that is far from satisfactory when applied to many real situations. Grey Game Theory and Its Applications in Economic Decision Making introduces classic game theory into the realm of grey system theory with limited knowledge. The book resolves three theoretical issues: A game equilibrium of grey game A reasonable explanation for the equilibrium of a grey matrix of static nonmatrix game issues based on incomplete information The Centipede Game paradox, which has puzzled theory circles for a long time and greatly enriched and developed the core methods of subgame Nash perfect equilibrium analysis as a result The book establishes a grey matrix game model based on pure and mixed strategies. The author proposes the concepts of grey saddle points, grey mixed strategy solutions, and their corresponding structures and also puts forward the models and methods of risk measurement and evaluation of optimal grey strategies. He raises and solves the problems of grey matrix games. The book includes definitions of the test rules of information distortion experienced during calculation, the design of tokens based on new interval grey numbers, and new arithmetic laws to manipulate grey numbers. These features combine to provide a practical and efficient tool for forecasting real-life economic problems.

Vivian Grey

Vivian Grey
Author : Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield)
Publisher :
Total Pages :
Release : 1881
ISBN 10 : NLI:1959251-20
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Vivian Grey Book Description:

Grey Literature in Library and Information Studies

Grey Literature in Library and Information Studies
Author : Dominic Farace
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
Total Pages : 288
Release : 2010-09-27
ISBN 10 : 9783598441493
ISBN 13 : 3598441495
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Grey Literature in Library and Information Studies Book Description:

The further rise of electronic publishing has come to change the scale and diversity of grey literature facing librarians and other information practitioners. This compiled work brings together research and authorship over the past decade dealing with both the supply and demand sides of grey literature. While this book is written with students and instructors of Colleges and Schools of Library and Information Science in mind, it likewise serves as a reader for information professionals working in any and all like knowledge-based communities.

Hold Fast A Novel Vol Book 1 A Thomas Grey Novel

Hold Fast  A Novel  Vol  Book 1   A Thomas Grey Novel
Author : J. H. Gelernter
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages : 256
Release : 2021-05-04
ISBN 10 : 9780393867053
ISBN 13 : 0393867056
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hold Fast A Novel Vol Book 1 A Thomas Grey Novel Book Description:

A desperate sea battle; a fortune risked on the turn of a card; a duel at dawn with the loser…Patrick O’Brian meets James Bond. It’s 1803. The Napoleonic Wars are raging, Britain is on her heels, and His Majesty’s Secret Service has just lost its best agent, Thomas Grey. Deeply depressed by his wife’s untimely death, Grey resigns from the service and accepts an offer to join a lumber firm in Boston. But when a sea battle with a privateer forces the ship carrying him west to make port in neutral Portugal, Grey is approached with a counteroffer: become a wealthy man by selling out Britain’s spy network to France. The French take Grey for a disgruntled ex–naval officer, blithely unaware that Grey had lost his wife to an unlucky shot from a French cannon. Now, after many years serving King and Country, Grey seizes the opportunity to fight a covert war of his own. He travels to Paris, and—playing the part of the invaluable turncoat the French believe him to be—proceeds to infiltrate the highest levels of Napoleon’s government. If he can outwit his handlers, outmatch his French counterparts, and outrun Napoleon’s secret police, Grey may just avenge his wife’s death and turn the tide of war in England’s favor. Bursting with action and intrigue, Hold Fast sends readers headlong into an unrelenting spy thriller.

Zane Grey s Wild West

Zane Grey      s Wild West
Author : Victor Carl Friesen
Publisher : McFarland
Total Pages : 236
Release : 2013-11-13
ISBN 10 : 9781476612737
ISBN 13 : 1476612730
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Zane Grey s Wild West Book Description:

This is a literary discussion of one-half of Zane Grey’s Westerns, selected to best show the broad scope of this popular author’s interests in the West. The text explains how these novels “work,” while pointing out Grey’s ecological concern for the natural world—its vastness, color and beauty. Wild nature provides a powerful setting but is a determinant of action and of character too. The range of subjects encompasses not only cowboys but also prospectors, foresters and other frontiersmen, from the end of the Revolutionary War to the flapper era of the 1920s. World War I veterans, including an American Indian, are portrayed in several books, and women are colorful main protagonists in others, all uniquely characterized. Grey’s sure ear for dialogue is key to his vivid presentation of the ideals of the Old West.

Agnes Grey

Agnes Grey
Author : Anne Brontë
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Total Pages : 193
Release : 2010-06-10
ISBN 10 : 9780199296989
ISBN 13 : 0199296987
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Agnes Grey Book Description:

In Agnes Grey Anne Brontë drew on her own experiences as a governess, trying to cope with unmanageable children with little respect from her employer. It combines a wonderful study of Victorian responses to children with a story of romantic love, and this new edition does full justice to its fictional as well as its autobiographical qualities.

How to Draw on Grey Paper

How to Draw on Grey Paper
Author : Jasmina Susak
Publisher : Jasmina Susak
Total Pages : 200
Release :
ISBN 10 :
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Draw on Grey Paper Book Description:

Drawing on toned paper is a fun way to step outside the box and try something different. You can expand your drawing skills by drawing on grey paper because it will help you to discover opportunities and ideas that wouldn't otherwise be possible if you only drew on white paper. Drawing white objects or animals on white paper is especially tricky as they would look far less noticeable. To make such a drawing more prominent, we would have to color the background, and this is quite difficult and tedious, which may discourage you from drawing. In this book, you will learn to draw from both reference photos and imagination so that you can learn to see things through the artist's eyes, enrich your creative mind, and get inspired. It will help you to see and understand art from a different point of view and to enjoy the endless opportunities that working on toned paper offers. Reasons to Draw on Toned Paper: · You can start with white, which is pretty interesting. · You only have to add black and white shades, and the paper does the rest of the job. · Your work will seem more complete and won't look pale because lighter hues appear quite darker on a grey surface, and they won't “disappear” like on white paper. · Your highlights will appear much more spectacular and three-dimensional. · Drawings on toned paper look more realistic and lifelike. · You can use the tone of the paper as your mid-tone, which is particularly helpful if you struggle with creating mid-tones on white paper. · Working on grey paper will help you to see and evaluate tonal values more easily. · The experience and skills gained by working with toned paper is something that you can apply to your white paper in the future. Working on grey paper will boost your creativity.