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

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

Culture | 35 | 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...

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

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

Culture | 55 | 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 | 50 | 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 | 51 | 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...

Download Documentary’s Awkward Turn: Cringe Comedy & Media Spectatorship

Documentary’s Awkward Turn: Cringe Comedy & Media Spectatorship

Culture | 24 | 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...

Download Teens, Tv & Tunes: The Manufacturing Of American Adolescent Culture

Teens, Tv & Tunes: The Manufacturing Of American Adolescent Culture

Culture | 23 | 8-01-2018, 15:54

Author: Doyle Greene  |  Isbn: 9780786466429  |  File size: 11.4 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 229  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This political analysis of teen culture examines the historical and ideological development of American youth society, the economic and ideological relationship between television and popular music, and the ideological rivalry between Nickelodeon and Disney. More than mere...

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Halloween: From Pagan Ritual to Party Night

Culture | 25 | 8-01-2018, 14:13

Author: Nicholas Rogers  |  Isbn: 978-0195146912  |  File size: 10 Mb  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture If America is a melting pot, then Halloween is the stew that simmers in our national cauldron. In this fascinating study, Rogers shows how the holiday is a hodgepodge of ancient European pagan traditions, 19th-century Irish and Scottish celebrations, Western Christian...

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Between You & Me: Confessions Of A Comma Queen

Culture | 29 | 8-01-2018, 13:40

Author: Mary Norris  |  Isbn: 0393240185  |  File size: 634.5 Kb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 241  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: Culture The most irreverent and helpful book on language since the #1 New York Times bestseller Eats, Shoots & Leaves. Mary Norris has spent more than three decades in The New Yorker's copy department, maintaining its celebrated high standards. Now she brings her vast experience,...

Download How to be German in 50 easy steps: A guide from Apfelsaftschorle to Tschüss

How to be German in 50 easy steps: A guide from Apfelsaftschorle to Tschüss

Culture | 26 | 8-01-2018, 13:38

Author: Adam Fletcher  |  Isbn: 978-3406664328  |  File size: 3 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 144  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture Breakfast lavishly, pre-book all your holidays years in advance, dress sensibly and obey the red man! «How to be German» presents all the little absurdities that make living in Germany such a pleasure. It’s required reading for all Ausländer and for Germans...

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How To Write About Contemporary Art

Culture | 22 | 8-01-2018, 13:36

Author: Gilda Williams  |  Isbn: 978-0500291573  |  File size: 16 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture An essential handbook for students and professionals on writing eloquently, accurately, and originally about contemporary art How to Write About Contemporary Art is the definitive guide to writing engagingly about the art of our time. Invaluable for students, arts...

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Henry Miller: New Perspectives

Culture | 39 | 8-01-2018, 10:53

Author: Indrek Manniste, James M. Decker, and Louis A. Renza  |  Isbn: 978-1628921236  |  File size: 2.2 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 257  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Henry Miller: New Perspectives offers an exciting collection of essays that illuminate Miller and his work. The essays use a wide range of theoretical approaches and demonstrate that Miller's narratives definitely reward close reading....

Download Reading Visual Narratives: Image Analysis Of Children’s Picture Books

Reading Visual Narratives: Image Analysis Of Children’s Picture Books

Culture | 35 | 6-01-2018, 20:11

Author: Clare Painter  |  Isbn: 978-1781791011  |  File size: 16.1 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 202  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Contemporary children's picture books provide a rich domain for developing theory and analysis of visual meaning and its relation to accompanying verbal text. This book offers new descriptions of the visual strand of meaning in picture book narratives as a way of furthering...

Download Retro Pop Culture A To Z: From Atari 2600 To Zombie Films

Retro Pop Culture A To Z: From Atari 2600 To Zombie Films

Culture | 23 | 6-01-2018, 19:48

Author: Brett Weiss  |  Isbn: 978-1495234804  |  File size: 8.1 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 210  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture Retro Pop Culture A to Z: From Atari 2600 to Zombie Films is a window to the past—a time of 8-bit video games, Silver Age super-heroes, Saturday morning cartoons, rock ’n’ roll music, and scary movies at the drive-in. The book includes 60 fun-filled,...

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Profane Culture

Culture | 31 | 6-01-2018, 19:32

Author: Paul E. Willis  |  Isbn: 0691163693  |  File size: 5 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 293  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture A classic of British cultural studies, Profane Culture takes the reader into the worlds of two important 1960s youth cultures—the motor-bike boys and the hippies. The motor-bike boys were working-class motorcyclists who listened to the early rock 'n' roll of the late 1950s. In...

Download Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic Of Punctuation

Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic Of Punctuation

Culture | 28 | 6-01-2018, 16:58

Author: Jeff Scheible  |  Isbn: 9780816695744  |  File size: 5.5 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Emoticons matter. Equal signs do, too. This book takes them seriously and shows how and why they matter. Digital Shift explores the increasingly ubiquitous presence of punctuation and typographical marks in our lives⎯using them as reading lenses to consider a broad range of...

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Extension & Its Limits

Culture | 24 | 6-01-2018, 15:53

Author: Andrzej Lyda and Grzegorz zdz  |  Isbn: 978-1443865166  |  File size: 1.8 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 265  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The present volume focuses on a special topic - on the one hand, found at all levels of language organization and presumably present in language since its origin. On the other hand, this issue - extension - has only relatively recently become the subject of...

Download The New York Times Manual Of Style & Usage, 2015 Edition

The New York Times Manual Of Style & Usage, 2015 Edition

Culture | 33 | 6-01-2018, 15:26

Author: Allan M. Siegal and William Connolly  |  Isbn: 1101905441  |  File size: 1.7 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 370  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture The premier source for journalists, now revised and updated for 2015. Does the White House tweet? Or does the White House post on Twitter? Can "text" be a verb and also a noun? When should you link? For anyone who writes--short stories or business plans,...

Download A Companion to Film Noir

A Companion to Film Noir

Culture | 33 | 6-01-2018, 14:53

Author: Andrew Spicer and Helen Hanson  |  Isbn: 978-1444336276  |  File size: 3 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 543  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture An authoritative companion that offers a wide-ranging thematic survey of this enduringly popular cultural form and includes scholarship from both established and emerging scholars as well as analysis of film noir's influence on other media including...

Download American Bee: The National Spelling Bee & The Culture Of Word Nerds

American Bee: The National Spelling Bee & The Culture Of Word Nerds

Culture | 21 | 6-01-2018, 13:14

Author: James Maguire  |  Isbn: 978-1594862144  |  File size: 422.6 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 396  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, AZW3  |  Category: Culture What the bestselling Word Freak did for Scrabble, this riveting narrative now does for the National Spelling Bee. Here is a captivating slice of Americana - part sporting event, part absorbing human drama, and part celebration of the magic of words. Every spring in...

Download Those Who Write For Immortality: Romantic Reputations & The Dream Of Lasting Fame

Those Who Write For Immortality: Romantic Reputations & The Dream Of Lasting Fame

Culture | 41 | 6-01-2018, 12:52

Author: H. J. Jackson  |  Isbn: 9780300174793  |  File size: 8.1 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 312  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture Great writers of the past whose works we still read and love will be read forever. They will survive the test of time. We remember authors of true genius because their writings are simply the best. Or . . . might there be other reasons that account for an author’s...

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Build A Secuirty Culture (fundamentals Series)

Culture | 31 | 6-01-2018, 11:00

Author: Kai Roer  |  Isbn: 978-1849287166  |  File size: 1.7 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 124  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF, EPUB, AZW3  |  Category: Culture Protect your organisation by building a security-minded culture "With this book, Kai Roer has taken his many years of cyber experience and provided those with a vested interest in cyber security a firm basis on which to build an effective cyber security training...

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Reconciling Indo-european Syllabification

Culture | 42 | 30-12-2017, 20:34

Author: Adam I. Cooper  |  Isbn: 978-9004236905  |  File size: 2.7 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 383  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In Reconciling Indo-European Syllabification, Adam Cooper brings together two seemingly disparate phenomena associated with Indo-European syllable structure: the heterosyllabic treatment of medial consonant clusters, which tolerates CVC syllables, and the right-hand...

Download Metaphor & Metonymy Across Time & Cultures (cognitive Linguistics Research)

Metaphor & Metonymy Across Time & Cultures (cognitive Linguistics Research)

Culture | 52 | 30-12-2017, 19:56

Author: Javier E. Díaz-Vera  |  Isbn: 978-3110335439  |  File size: 2.4 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 350  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The field of constructionist linguistics is rapidly expanding, as research on a broad variety of language phenomena is increasingly informed by constructionist ideas about grammar. This volume is comprised of 11 original research articles representing several emerging...

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Postcolonial Life Narrative: Testimonial Transactions

Culture | 39 | 30-12-2017, 19:52

Author: Gillian Whitlock  |  Isbn: 9780199560622  |  File size: 1.6 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Oxford Studies in Postcolonial Literatures series offers stimulating and accessible introductions to definitive topics and key genres and regions within the rapidly diversifying field of postcolonial literary studies in English. Postcolonial Life Narrative draws...

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Afromodernisms: Paris, Harlem & The Avant-garde

Culture | 57 | 30-12-2017, 19:34

Author: Fionnghuala Sweeney and Kate Marsh  |  Isbn: 978-0748646401  |  File size: 2.1 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Makes a persuasive case for a black Atlantic literary renaissance & its impact on modernist studies. These 10 new chapters stretch and challenge current canonical configurations of modernism in two key ways: by considering the centrality of black...

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