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Mythology Of The Iliad & The Odyssey

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Author: Karen Bornemann Spies  |  Isbn: 978-1406303483  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 40  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture Using comic-strip format and leavening myth with colloquial humor, Williams "gives Homer's epic chronicles of warring gods, mortals and monsters a rollicking new incarnation," said PW. Ages 5-up. Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an...

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The Read-aloud Handbook: Seventh Edition

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Author: Jim Trelease  |  Isbn: 978-0143121602  |  File size: 2.7 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 384  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture This book is about more than reading aloud. It's about time that parents, teachers, and children spend together in a loving, sharing way. Recommended by "Dear Abby" upon its first publication in 1982, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease’s...

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Visual Culture In The Modern Middle East: Rhetoric Of The Image

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Author: Christiane Gruber and Sune Haugbolle  |  Isbn: 9780253008848  |  File size: 9.2 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 376  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Visual Culture contributes to filling a gap in knowledge and understanding concerning how images are articulated locally, statewide, and regionally, as well as imported and re-articulated in the modern Middle East. This work moves the study of Islamic...

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A Little History Of Literature

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Author: John Sutherland  |  Isbn: 0300186851  |  File size: 1.9 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 284  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: Culture This “little history” takes on a very big subject: the glorious span of literature from Greek myth to graphic novels, from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Harry Potter. John Sutherland is perfectly suited to the task. He has researched, taught, and written on...

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Pacific Romanticism: Tahiti & The European Imagination

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Author: Alexander H. Bolyanatz  |  Isbn: 9780897897877  |  File size: 5.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 148  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Download book...

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Reconsidering Gender, Time & Memory In Medieval Culture

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Author: Elizabeth Cox and Liz Herbert McAvoy  |  Isbn: 978-1843844037  |  File size: 2.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 215  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The training and use of memory was crucial in medieval culture, given the limited literacy at the time, but to date, very little thought has been given to the complex and disparate ways in which the theory and practices of memoryinteracted with the...

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Migrant Modernism: Postwar London & The West Indian Novel

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Author: J. Dillon Brown  |  Isbn: 0813933943  |  File size: 1.1 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In Migrant Modernism, J. Dillon Brown examines the intersection between British literary modernism and the foundational West Indian novels that emerged in London after World War II. By emphasizing the location in which anglophone Caribbean writers such as George Lamming, V. S....

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She Hath Been Reading: Women & Shakespeare Clubs In America

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Author: Katherine West Scheil  |  Isbn: 9780801450426  |  File size: 1.5 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In the late nineteenth century hundreds of clubs formed across the United States devoted to the reading of Shakespeare. From Pasadena, California, to the seaside town of Camden, Maine; from the isolated farm town of Ottumwa, Iowa, to Mobile, Alabama, on the Gulf...

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Cultural Semantics & Social Cognition

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Author: Carsten Levisen  |  Isbn: 978-3110294606  |  File size: 2.2 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 376  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Words do not emerge in a cultural vacuum. They are revealing of speakers' values, cognitive preferences and social practices. With an engaging study of Danish cultural keywords, this book offers a new framework for understanding language-particular universes of meaning and...

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The Fame Lunches: On Wounded Icons, Money, Sex, The Brontës, & The Importance Of Handbags

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Author: Daphne Merkin  |  Isbn: 978-1250074768  |  File size: 777 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 416  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture A New York Times Book Review Notable Book Daphne Merkin brings her signature combination of wit, candor, and penetrating intelligence to subjects that touch on every aspect of contemporary culture, from the high calling of the literary life to the poignant underside of...

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It’s Been Said Before: A Guide To The Use & Abuse Of Cliches

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Author: Orin Hargraves  |  Isbn: 978-0199315734  |  File size: 931.8 Kb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Careful writers and speakers agree that clichés are generally to be avoided. However, nearly all of us continue to use them. Why do they persist in our language? In It's Been Said Before, lexicographer Orin Hargraves examines the peculiar idea and power of the cliché. He...

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Afrofuturism: The World Of Black Sci-fi & Fantasy Culture

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Author: Ytasha L. Womack  |  Isbn: 1613747969  |  File size: 1.7 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture In this hip, accessible primer to the music, literature, and art of Afrofuturism, author Ytasha Womack introduces readers to the burgeoning community of artists creating Afrofuturist works, the innovators from the past, and the wide range of subjects they explore. From the...

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The Demographic Imagination & The Nineteenth-century City: Paris, London, New York

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Author: Nicholas Daly  |  Isbn: 9781107095595  |  File size: 3.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In this provocative book, Nicholas Daly tracks the cultural effects of the population explosion of the nineteenth century, the 'demographic transition' to the modern world. As the crowded cities of Paris, London and New York went through similar transformations, a set of...

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Urban Chroniclers in Modern Latin America: The Shared Intimacy of Everyday Life

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Author:  |  Isbn: 0292747632  |  File size: 46.97MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture An unstructured genre that blends high aesthetic standards with nonfiction commentary, the journalistic crónica, or chronicle, has played a vital role in Latin American urban life since the nineteenth century. Drawing on extensive archival research, Viviane Mahieux delivers new testimony on...

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Author: Timothy R. Tangherlini  |  Isbn: 9780295992594  |  File size: 1.91MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Danish Folktales, Legends, and Other Stories is a collection of translated and annotated Nordic folklore that presents full repertoires of five storytellers along with extensive archival material. The printed book presents some of the most compelling stories of these...

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Athabaskan Prosody

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Author: Keren Rice and Sharon Hargus  |  Isbn: 9789027247834  |  File size: 61.7MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 448  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This collection of articles on stress and tone in various Athabaskan languages will interest theoretical linguists and historically oriented linguists alike. The volume brings to light new data on the phonetics and/or phonology of prosody (stress, tone,...

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Nart Sagas from the Caucasus

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Author: John Colarusso  |  Isbn: 9780691026473  |  File size: 7.02MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 576  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Nart sagas are to the Caucasus what Greek mythology is to Western civilization. This book presents, for the first time in the West, a wide selection of these fascinating myths preserved among four related peoples whose ancient cultures today survive by a thread. In...

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Man's Fate (La Condition Humaine)

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Author: Andre Malraux, Haakon M. Chevalier, and Madeline Sorel  |  Isbn: 9780394543796  |  File size: 7.39MB  |  Year: 1984  |  Pages: 359  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Shanghai, 1927, and revolution is in the air. As the city becomes caught up in violence and bloodshed, four people's lives are altered inexorably: idealist and intellectual Kyo Gisors, one of the leaders of the Communist insurrection,...

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Task-Based Language Learning in a Real-World Digital Environment

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Author: Paul Seedhouse  |  Isbn: 9781474264075  |  File size: 8.51MB  |  Year: 2017  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture How can you use the latest digital technology to create an environment in which people can learn European languages while performing a meaningful real-world task and experiencing the cultural aspect of learning to cook European dishes? This book explains how to do this from...

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The Phonological Spectrum: Volume II: Suprasegmental structure

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Author: Harry van der Hulst, Jeroen van de Weijer, and Vincent J. van Heuven  |  Isbn: 9781588113528  |  File size: 2.0MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The two volumes of the Phonological Spectrum aim at giving a comprehensive overview of current developments in phonological theory, by providing a number of papers in different areas of current theorizing which reflect on...

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Assessing Information Needs

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Author: John Agada, Robert J. Grover Professor Emeritus, and Roger C. Greer  |  Isbn: 9781591587972  |  File size: 1.52MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 212  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Based on a tested model for community analysis, this book offers a guide to the management of client-centered transformative information services that can be applied in any type of library or information agency. • A case...

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Language & Ideology: Volume 2

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Author: Cornelia Ilie, René Dirven †, and Roslyn M. Frank  |  Isbn: 9789027237125  |  File size: 1.5MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 282  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Together with its sister volume on Theoretical Cognitive Approaches, this volume explores the contribution which cognitive linguistics can make to the identification and analysis of overt and hidden ideologies. This volume shows that...

Download Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings, Volume 4: 1938-1940

Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings, Volume 4: 1938-1940

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Author: Walter Benjamin  |  Isbn: 9780674022294  |  File size: 5.74MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 496  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture "Every line we succeed in publishing today...is a victory wrested from the powers of darkness." So wrote Walter Benjamin in January 1940. Not long afterward, he himself would fall prey to those powers, a victim of suicide following a failed attempt to flee the Nazis....

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Prison Terms: Representing Confinement During & After Italian Fascism

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Author: Ellen Nerenberg  |  Isbn: 9780802035080  |  File size: 13.60MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In this ground-breaking work, Ellen Nerenberg offers an analysis of the confinement experience in Italian narrative between 1930 and 1960, the last fifteen years of Fascism and the fifteen that followed. Nerenberg diverges from the notion that a radical break from Fascism...

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Two Biddicut Boys: & Their Adventures With a Wonderful Trick-Dog (Classic Reprint)

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Author: J. T. Trowbridge  |  Isbn: 9781331351399  |  File size: 23.64MB  |  Year: 1997  |  Pages: 300  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Excerpt from Two Biddicut Boys: And Their Adventures With a Wonderful Trick-Dog About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work....

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