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Undercurrents: Queer Culture & Postcolonial Hong Kong

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Author: Helen Hok-Sze Leung  |  Isbn: 0774814705  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 204  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Undercurrents engages the critical rubric of "queer" to examine Hong Kong's screen and media culture during the transitional and immediate postcolonial period. Helen Hok-Sze Leung draws on theoretical insights from a range of disciplines to reveal parallels between the crisis...

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Clockwork Rhetoric: The Language & Style of Steampunk

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Author: Barry Brummett  |  Isbn: 1496809750  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 210  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This unique book explores how the aesthetic and cultural movement ""Steampunk"" persuades audiences and wins new acolytes. Steampunk is an aesthetic style grounded in the Victorian era, in clothing and accoutrements modeled on a heightened and hyper-extended age of steam. In...

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Grammatik im Lexikon: Adjektiv-Nomen-Verbindungen im Deutschen und Niederländischen

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Author: Barbara Schlucker  |  Isbn: 9783110340686  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 313  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Der Band diskutiert das Verhaltnis von Wortbildung, Syntax und Lexikon anhand von Adjektiv-Nomen-Komposita und -Phrasen im Deutschen und im deutsch-niederlandischen Sprachvergleich. Er behandelt die morphosyntaktischen Eigenschaften in einem konstruktionsgrammatischen Rahmen...

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Black Dog of Fate

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Author: Peter Balakian  |  Isbn: 9780465010196  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In this tenth anniversary edition of his award-winning memoir, New York Times bestselling author Peter Balakian has expanded his compelling story about growing up in the baby-boom suburbs of the ’50s and ’60s and coming to understand what happened to his family in...

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Translating the Multilingual City

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Author: Tong King Lee  |  Isbn: 9783034308502  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 166  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Translation is a textual and discursive practice embedded in competing cultural identities and language ideologies; it is a site through which we can observe the operations and implications of language power. In this regard, multilingual societies provide fertile ground for the...

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Spanish: Beginner's Step by Step Course to Quickly Learning The Spanish Language, Spanish Grammar & Spanish Phrases

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Author: Fernando Diaz and Steven J. Michaels  |  Isbn: 9781522976950  |  File size: 1.41MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 244  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Improve Your Spanish Communication Skills EASY TO READ GUIDE, FUN-FILLED LEARNING, TIME SAVER AND AFFORDABLE! Learning a new language is very exciting. It gives you the advantage of travelling with ease, meeting new people and fully experiencing a new...

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Horace & the Rhetoric of Authority

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Author: Ellen Oliensis  |  Isbn: 9780521573153  |  File size: 12MB  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Ths book is an advanced introduction to Horace that treats his whole poetic career and all of the genres in which he worked. Oliensis focuses on the social dimensions of Horace's poetry, considering how Horace shaped his poems and his books to promote his authority while also...

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Kurzgeschichten schreiben

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Author: Jürgen vom Scheidt  |  Isbn: 9783935877572  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 92  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Die Kurzgeschichte erlebt zurzeit im deutschsprachigen Raum eine Renaissance, vor allem in unzähligen Schreibseminaren und Literaturwerkstätten. Im Internet und durch Book on Demand ergeben sich neue Möglichkeiten der Publikation, gerade für die kurze Form. Der Autor hat...

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Foreign Accents

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Author: Steven G. Yao  |  Isbn: 9780199730339  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Foreign Accents examines the various transpacific signifying strategies by which poets of Chinese descent in the U.S. have sought to represent cultural tradition in their articulations of an ethnic subjectivity, in Chinese as well as in English. In assessing both the dynamics...

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Texte schreiben - einfach, klar, verständlich: Berichte, Präsentationen, Referate, Anleitungen, Mailings ...

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Author: Günther Zimmermann  |  Isbn: 9783938358061  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 110  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende Prof. Dr. Günther Zimmermann ist “von Hause aus“ Sprachwissenschaftler. Bis zu seiner Emeritierung war er hauptsächlich als Fachdidaktiker in der Französischlehrerausbildung tätig. Seit 6 Jahren ist er Lehrbeauftragter für...

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Aufklärung und Esoterik

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Author: Monika and Neugebauer-Wölk  |  Isbn: 9783484810372  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 518  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Age of Enlightenment continues the debate with traditional elements from Neo-Platonism and Hermetism, Pythagoreanism, magic, alchemy and Kabbalah which today are subsumed under the heading of early modern age esotericism. The reactions range from the critical or...

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How Myth Became History: Texas Exceptionalism in the Borderlands

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Author: John Emory Dean  |  Isbn: 9780816532421  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The myth of Texas origin often begins at the Alamo. This story is based on ideology rather than on truth, yet ideology is the foundation for the U.S. American cultural memory that underwrites official history. The Alamo, as a narrative of national progress, supports the heroic...

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Shem in the Tents of Japhet

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Author: Dr James L Kugel PH.D.  |  Isbn: 9789004125148  |  File size: 17MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 286  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture These essays, by some of today's greatest scholars of Judaism and Hellenism in antiquity, explore a variety of ways in which these two great civilizations interacted. The common focus of these studies is the transition from one culture to the next - how words or...

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The Georgetown Guide to Arabic-English Translation

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Author: Mustafa Mughazy  |  Isbn: 9781626162792  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 312  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture "Translation is like a reverse-engineering process―whereby, say, we might take apart a clock made of metal parts in order to build a functioning replica made entirely of plastic. Our final product will not look the same as the original clock, and it would be impossible to...

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Thai Reference Grammar

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Author: James Higbie  |  Isbn: 9789748304960  |  File size: 64MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 443  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Written to meet the need of students and teachers of the Thai language for information on the advanced sentence structure of the language. The book will be welcomed by anyone learning the language past the beginning level and is an essential reference work for libraries and...

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"Homeric Receptions Across Generic & Cultural Contexts"

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Author: Athanasios Efstathiou and Ioanna Karamanou  |  Isbn: 9783110477832  |  File size: 4.1MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 505  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume provides a fresh perspective on Homeric reception through a methodologically focused, interdisciplinary investigation of the transformations of Homeric epic within varying generic and cultural contexts. It brings together leading...

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Claude Cahun: A Sensual Politics of Photography

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Author: Gen Doy  |  Isbn: 1845115503  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 225  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This is the first single-authored book in English on the photographer Claude Cahun, whose work was rediscovered in the 1980s. Doy moves beyond standard postmodern approaches, instead repositioning the artist, born Lucy Schwob, in the context of the turbulent times in which she lived and...

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A Companion to Nordic Cinema

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Author: Mette Hjort and Ursula Lindqvist  |  Isbn: 9781118475256  |  File size: 5.89MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 632  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture A Companion to Nordic Cinema presents a collection of original essays that explore one of the world’s oldest regional cinemas from its origins to the present day.Offers a comprehensive, transnational and regional account of Nordic cinema from its...

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Jesus, Paul, & Early Christianity

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Author: Harm Hollander, Johannes Tromp, and Rieuwerd Buitenwerf  |  Isbn: 9789004170339  |  File size: 25MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 470  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This collection of essays by leading experts in New Testament scholarship addresses core themes in the study of early Christianity. It is dedicated to Henk Jan de Jonge (Emeritus Professor in the New Testament, Leiden University) in...

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An Introduction to Japanese Society, 3 edition

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Author: Yoshio Sugimoto  |  Isbn: 0521879566  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 360  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Essential reading for students of Japanese society, An Introduction to Japanese Society now enters its third edition. Here, internationally renowned scholar, Yoshio Sugimoto, writes a sophisticated, yet highly readable and lucid text, using both English and Japanese sources to...

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A Companion to Interdisciplinary Stem Project-Based Learning, Second Edition

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Author: Jennifer G. Whitfield, Mary Margaret Capraro, and Matthew J. Etchells  |  Isbn: 9789463004848  |  File size: 20.03MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This text contains 25 Project-Based Learning (PBL) lessons written by a combination of undergraduate preservice teachers, inservice teachers, and graduate students. Everyone who wrote a chapter strives to improve STEM...

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Sufism & American Literary Masters (Suny Series in Islam)

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Author: Jacob Needleman and Mehdi Aminrazavi  |  Isbn: 1438453523  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 297  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book reveals the rich, but generally unknown, influence of Sufism on nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American literature. The translation of Persian poets such as Hafiz and Sa di into English and the ongoing popularity of Omar Khayyam offered...

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DuMont Bildatlas Israel, Palästina: Das heilige Land

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Author: Ernst Wrba and Michel Rauch  |  Isbn: 9783770193219  |  File size: 25MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 120  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture DuMont Bildatlas Israel - die Bilder des Fotografen Ernst Wrba zeigen faszinierende Panoramen und ungewöhnliche Nahaufnahmen. Sechs Kapitel, gegliedert nach regionalen Gesichtspunkten, geben einen Überblick über ein Land, das alles zu bieten hat, was gefällt:...

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Contextualizing Translation Theorie

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Author: Ali Almanna Mohammed Farghal  |  Isbn: 9781443877169  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 210  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Contextualizing Translation Theories: Aspects of ArabicEnglish Interlingual Communication provides critical readings of available strategies of translating, ranging from the familiar concept of equivalence, to strategies of modulation, domestication,...

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150 Aufsatzübungen 5. bis 10. Klasse: Alle Aufsatzformen

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Author: Imported Yulo inc.  |  Isbn: 9783411731022  |  File size: 41MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 175  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Mit diesem Trainingsbuch können Schüler alle Aufsatzformen gezielt üben und so bessere Noten in der Klassenarbeit erzielen. Die Aufgaben haben verschiedene Schwierigkeitsgrade und sind nach Klassenstufen geordnet. Ein Extrakapitel mit cleveren Tipps rund ums...

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Advances in the study of Siouan languages & linguistics

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Author: Catherine Rudin  |  Isbn: 3946234380  |  File size: 3.33MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 500  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Siouan family comprises some twenty languages, historically spoken across a broad swath of the central North American plains and woodlands, as well as in parts of the southeastern United States. In spite of its geographical extent and diversity, and the size and importance...

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African Indigenous Knowledge & the Sciences

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Author: Edward Shizha and Gloria Emeagwali  |  Isbn: 9463005137  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 234  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book is an intellectual journey into epistemology, pedagogy, physics, architecture, medicine and metallurgy. The focus is on various dimensions of African Indigenous Knowledge (AIK) with an emphasis on the sciences, an area that has been neglected in AIK...

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Canada & Quebec: One Country, Two Histories (2nd edition)

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Author: Bothwell  |  Isbn: 9780774806534  |  File size: 17MB  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 296  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Relations between the rest of Canada and Quebec have never been easy. Beginning with the Conquest and working through the many political permutations before Copnfederation and since, there has always been conflict between the two governments, and, in particular, two points of view....

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L'angelo nero di Edgar Wallace

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Author: Luigi Calcerano  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 2.9MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 147  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Postfazione di Loris Rambelli. Raccontare un libro altrui è uno spazio in cui si offre l'opportunità di incontrare in un’unica opportunità assieme al narrante anche scrittori di ieri e di oggi .E' insieme un racconto, una traduzione adattata e una recensione. Intrattenimento....

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The Business Affairs of Mr Julius Caesar

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Author: Bertolt Brecht  |  Isbn: 1472582721  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Bertolt Brechts extraordinary historical novel presents an aspiring scholar's efforts to write an idealized life of Julius Caesar twenty years after his death. But the historian abandons his planned biography, confronted by a baffling range of contradictory views. Was Caesar an...

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