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Download Dirt for Art's Sake: Books on Trial from Madame Bovary to Lolita

Dirt for Art's Sake: Books on Trial from Madame Bovary to Lolita

Culture | 5 | 12-01-2018, 18:32

Author: Elisabeth Ladenson  |  Isbn: 978-0801474101  |  File size: 1 Mb  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture InDirt for Art's Sake, Elisabeth Ladenson recounts the most visible of modern obscenity trials involving scandalous books and their authors. What, she asks, do these often-colorful legal histories have to tell us about the works themselves and about a changing cultural...

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Cosmos & Culture: Cultural Evolution in a Cosmic Context

Culture | 5 | 12-01-2018, 17:53

Author: Mark L. Lupisella and Steven J. Dick  |  Isbn: 978-1511948500  |  File size: 4 Mb  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 365  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Cosmic evolution, the idea that the universe and its constituent parts are constantly evolving, has become widely accepted only in the last 50 years. It is no coincidence that this acceptance parallels the span of the Space Age. Although cosmic evolution...

Download My Culture, My Color, My Self: Heritage, Resilience, & Community in the Lives of Young Adults

My Culture, My Color, My Self: Heritage, Resilience, & Community in the Lives of Young Adults

Culture | 5 | 12-01-2018, 15:41

Author: Toby S. Jenkins  |  Isbn: 9781439908303  |  File size: 3 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 204  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Understanding our cultural heritage and sharing a cultural community's history helps motivate individuals to take agency and create change within their communities. But are today's youth appreciative of their culture, or apathetic towards it? In her vibrant ethnography My...

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The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation Is Conquering the World Through Pop Culture

Culture | 5 | 12-01-2018, 14:24

Author: Euny Hong  |  Isbn: 1471131041  |  File size: 0.3 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 282  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture A FRESH, FUNNY, UP-CLOSE LOOK AT HOW SOUTH KOREA REMADE ITSELF AS THE WORLD'S POP CULTURE POWERHOUSE OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY By now, everyone in the world knows the song "Gangnam Style" and Psy, an instantly recognizable star. But the song's international popularity is no...

Download Open Letters: Russian Popular Culture & the Picture Postcard 1880-1922

Open Letters: Russian Popular Culture & the Picture Postcard 1880-1922

Culture | 5 | 12-01-2018, 13:42

Author: Alison Rowley  |  Isbn: 978-1442647060  |  File size: 8 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture “Well-written and provided with fascinating illustrations, Open Letters is a major contribution to Russian history and cultural studies. The scholarship is very impressive: the author makes reference to a tremendously wide range of literary, artistic, and cultural...

Download The Vagina: A Literary & Cultural History

The Vagina: A Literary & Cultural History

Culture | 5 | 12-01-2018, 12:50

Author: Emma L.E. Rees  |  Isbn: 9781628922127  |  File size: 2 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 385  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture The Vagina is exactly what it purports to be: a literary and cultural history of impressive breadth and frequently rewarding depth…. The Vagina remains an informative and considered book: it is a resource, and a source of power. A polyphonic mixture of high and low, it will...

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Deutsches Sagenbuch (1000 Sagen) – Vollständige Ausgabe

Culture | 4 | 12-01-2018, 12:10

Author: Ludwig Bechstein  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 6 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages:  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: Culture Dieses eBook: "Deutsches Sagenbuch (1000 Sagen) - Vollständige Ausgabe" ist mit einem detaillierten und dynamischen Inhaltsverzeichnis versehen und wurde sorgfältig korrekturgelesen. Ludwig Bechstein (1801/1860) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller, Bibliothekar, Archivar und Apotheker....

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New Literary Hybrids in the Age of Multimedia Expression

Culture | 7 | 12-01-2018, 10:12

Author: Marcel Cornis-Pope  |  Isbn: 9789027234636  |  File size: 5.8 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 462  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Begun in 2010 as part of the “Histories of Literatures in European Languages” series sponsored by the International Comparative Literature Association, the current project on New Literary Hybrids in the Age of Multimedia Expression recognizes the global shift...

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An Ecology Of World Literature: From Antiquity To The Present Day

Culture | 7 | 11-01-2018, 19:29

Author: Alexander Beecroft  |  Isbn: 9781781685723  |  File size: 2.9 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture Approaches the classification of world literature from a truly distinctive standpoint … Beecroft′s ability to negotiate Eastern and Western literatures while avoiding the dichotomy so common to discussing these traditions is astonishing in scope and expertise. What...

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Our Discovery Island Starter Activity Book

Culture | 9 | 11-01-2018, 18:31

Author: Tessa Lochowski  |  Isbn: 978-1408238400  |  File size: 26.7 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 72  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Each level of the Pupil's Book contains a Welcome unit and 8 units each designed for 2-3 hours of class per week. Each unit includes a cross-curricular lesson and a "phonics" lesson. The access code printed at the back of the book gives pupils and parents unique and safe...

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Modern Japan: Origins of the Mind: Japanese Mentality & Tradition in Contemporary Life

Culture | 6 | 11-01-2018, 14:25

Author: Alexander Prasol  |  Isbn: 9789814295635  |  File size: 4 Mb  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: English  |  Language: 384  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book is very informative -- it gives valuable insight into the Japanese mentality and allows the reader to get a feel for the Japanese way of life. It is highly original and highly recommended. The author's personal observations and interesting examples make this book a...

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Storyworld First: Creating A Unique Fantasy World For Your Novel

Culture | 5 | 11-01-2018, 13:53

Author: Jill Williamson  |  Isbn: 9780988759473  |  File size: 846.2 Kb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture Such a great resource for authors--beginners to intermediate! Jill offers brilliant, practical advice on the core building blocks in creating a setting for your fantasy story that acts as more than just a minor background--it is a character in and of itself! The...

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The One Taste of Truth: Zen & the Art of Drinking Tea

Culture | 6 | 11-01-2018, 11:46

Author: William Scott Wilson  |  Isbn: 9781611800265  |  File size: 3 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Traditionally in China and Japan, drinking a cup of tea was an opportunity for contemplation, meditation, and an elevation of mind and spirit. Here, renowned translator William Scott Wilson distills what is singular and precious about this traditional tea culture, and he...

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Just My Typo: From "Sinning with the Choir" to "the Untied States"

Culture | 7 | 10-01-2018, 20:01

Author: Drummond Moir  |  Isbn: 9780385346603  |  File size: 8 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 181  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture A charming collection of typographical errors, slips of the pen, and embarrassing misprints,Just My Typo celebrates the awful and the sublime mistakes that riddle our feeble human attempts at communication. It's time to accept the truth: typos are everywhere. Legal documents...

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A Brief History of Superheroes

Culture | 8 | 10-01-2018, 15:49

Author: Brian J. Robb  |  Isbn: 978-0762452316  |  File size: 0.6 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 207  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture From the beginning superheroes represented the hopes and fears of the time. In this detailed history, Brian Robb takes the reader through the diverse history of superheroes, from the first creations—Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman—to the DC and Marvel feud and the darker...

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Wedding Etiquette For Dummies

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Author: Sue Fox  |  Isbn: 978-0470502082  |  File size: 3 Mb  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Your expert guide to the dos and don'ts of getting married Your wedding should be fun, exciting, and worry-free-but most brides, grooms, and their families run into sticky situations or unique circumstances that surround etiquette. Now, there's a definitive guide that provides the...

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Love Objects: Emotion, Design & Material Culture

Culture | 6 | 10-01-2018, 13:52

Author: Anna Moran and Sorcha O'Brien  |  Isbn: 9780857858467  |  File size: 2 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 184  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The particular strength of this book resides in the perfect balance between the originality of the case studies (if the object they illustrate are very usual, the examples that illustrate them are often quite the contrary) and the capacity of the authors to...

Download The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things: Crime, Drugs, Minorities, Teen Moms, Killer Kids, Mutant Microbes, Plane Crashes, Road Rage, & So Much More

The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things: Crime, Drugs, Minorities, Teen Moms, Killer Kids, Mutant Microbes, Plane Crashes, Road Rage, & So Much More

Culture | 4 | 10-01-2018, 13:47

Author: Barry Glassner  |  Isbn: 978-0465003365  |  File size: 0.4 Mb  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 360  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture In the age of 9/11, the Iraq War, financial collapse, and Amber Alerts, our society is defined by fear. So it’s not surprising that three out of four Americans say they feel more fearful today then they did twenty years ago. But are we living in exceptionally...

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Remembering Television – Histories, Technologies, Memories

Culture | 4 | 10-01-2018, 11:15

Author: Kate Darian-Smith and Sue Turnbull  |  Isbn: 978-1443839709  |  File size: 2 Mb  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 270  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Our memories of television are crucial components of our sense of personal history, and one of the ways we experience our national histories. In this rich and exciting collection, some of our leading scholars examine the relationships between television,...

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Missionary Linguistics V / Lingüística Misionera V: Translation Theories & Practices

Culture | 5 | 10-01-2018, 10:47

Author: Klaus Zimmermann, Martina Schrader-Kniffki, and Otto Zwartjes  |  Isbn: 978-9027246134  |  File size: 3.6 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 362  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The object of this volume is the study of missionary translation practices which occur within a colonial context of political domination and spiritual conquest. Missionary translation becomes especially manifest in bilingual...

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All Your Base Are Belong to Us: How Fifty Years of Videogames Conquered Pop Culture

Culture | 8 | 9-01-2018, 10:20

Author: Harold Goldberg  |  Isbn: 0307463559  |  File size: 2 Mb  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 354  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture Through the stories of gaming's greatest innovations and most beloved creations, journalist Harold Goldberg captures the creativity, controversy--and passion--behind the videogame's meteoric rise to the top of the pop-culture pantheon. Over the last fifty years, video games...

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Cool Japan Guide: Fun in the Land of Manga, Lucky Cats & Ramen

Culture | 6 | 8-01-2018, 18:55

Author: Abby Denson  |  Isbn: 9784805312797  |  File size: 13 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Each chapter opens with a with a well-conceived list of Japanese vocabulary words and the back matter offers a directory of suggested sightseeing locations as well as web-based travel resources. A useful title for teens daydreaming about traveling to Japan It's a quirky book,...

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Twitter For Writers

Culture | 6 | 8-01-2018, 18:35

Author: Erica Syverson, Hanna-Riikka Kontinaho, and Rayne Hall  |  Isbn: 978-1500544249  |  File size: 2 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture Use Twitter to improve your writing, network with other authors, meet fans, build a platform, gain exposure, find reviewers and sell books. Rayne Hall has one of the best platforms any writer has on Twitter – with over 50,000 genuine,...

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William Wordsworth In Context

Culture | 6 | 8-01-2018, 17:19

Author: Andrew Bennett  |  Isbn: 978-1107028418  |  File size: 1.8 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 359  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture William Wordsworth's poetry responded to the enormous literary, political, cultural, technological and social changes that the poet lived through during his lifetime (1770‒1850), and to his own transformation from young radical inspired by the French Revolution to Poet...

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Documentary’s Awkward Turn: Cringe Comedy & Media Spectatorship

Culture | 6 | 8-01-2018, 16:46

Author: Jason Middleton  |  Isbn: 978-0415721073  |  File size: 2 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 200  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book brilliantly analyzes the formal techniques, affective qualities, and ethical implications of the comedic turn in documentary film and reality television that was instigated by the work of Christopher Guest and Michael Moore and has culminated in prank films and...

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