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There are certain sorts of forewords I very much appreciate, such as the slightly academic: Roger Allen's foreword to Monarch of the Square: An Anthology of Muhammad Zafzaf's Short Stories , which gives a thumbnail sketch of Zafzaf's career.
Certainly, the most pressing reason to have a foreword isgetting a big, eye-catching name that might bring in freshreaders, or an important scholarly name that makes it evident that she (or he) finds the work worthwhile.
To be released during the upcoming Pakistan-South Africa series in the UAE, it has a foreword by Kapil Dev.
Dev lauded Bhatia's effort in channelising the revenue from this book for developing cricket around the world in his foreword.
In the foreword to the 1921 edition of the cadenzas for the first and third movements of the Concerto in E-flat Major, K.
In the foreword to The Black Chord: Visions of the Groove Connections Between Afrobeats, Rhythms & Blues, Hip Hop and More by Vivien Goldman and David Corio, Isaac Hayes wrote that he knew that the funky, smoky beats of old school soul and the shout-your-way-into-heaven gospel lick music he heard on movie soundtracks as a child, were all somehow derived from Africa.
One foreword notes that he was principal of a high school in Independence until he was fired for shooting warning shots at youthful pranksters.
In the book's other foreword, Rajmohan Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi's grandson, raises a profound question: `Why does grief trigger in one the emotion of revenge and pity in another?
It concludes with an analysis of some dimensions of the intellectual project the Forewords have defined.
The Forewords continue a tradition at the Review examining the work of the Court on a term-by-term basis.
Told primarily through a series of thirty-two personal testimonies from surviving Jewish members of the fire brigade, the text also includes the several forewords & messages, an introduction, and a Roll of Honour section devoted to those that were killed during their service in the brigade.