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Frames of Anime: Culture & Image-building

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Author: Tze-yue G. Hu  |  Isbn: 978-9622090989  |  File size: 1 Mb  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book is an inter-disciplinary study of the subject of anime, a popular form of Japanese animation. Using a variety of research methods and spanning a period of nine years including intensive fieldwork conducted in Japan and other parts of Asia, the study aims to provide...

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The Contemporaries: Travels in the 21st-Century Art World

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Author: Roger White  |  Isbn: 978-1620400944  |  File size: 4 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 289  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture The core of this book concerns the work of Dana Schutz, and conceptual artist Stephen Kaltenbach. The first half deals with MFA programs and the need, utility, expectations, and the like of such. Then some stuff about the modern state of art making, the un-credited role of...

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The Best American Magazine Writing 2014

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Author: The American Society of Magazine Editors  |  Isbn: 9780231169578  |  File size: 2.4 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 526  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Our annual anthology of finalists and winners of the National Magazine Awards 2014 includes Max Chafkin's oral history of Apple from Fast Company, Joshua Davis's intimate portrait of tech pioneer John McAfee's personal and public breakdown from...

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Contemporary Literature & The End Of The Novel: Creature, Affect, Form

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Author: Pieter Vermeulen  |  Isbn: 9781137414526  |  File size: 3.6 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 193  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book explores the paradoxical productivity of the idea of the end of the novel in contemporary fiction. It shows how this idea allows some of our most significant twenty-first century writers to re-imagine the ethics and politics of literature and to figure...

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Talk About Writing: The Tutoring Strategies Of Experienced Writing Center Tutors

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Author: Isabelle Kramer Thompson and Jo Mackiewicz  |  Isbn: 9781138782075  |  File size: 858.2 Kb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 228  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Talk about Writing: The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors offers a book-length empirical study of the discourse between experienced tutors and student writers in satisfactory conferences. The study uses a research-driven,...

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Cultures of the World – Japan

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Author: Jacqueline Ong, Rex Shelley, Russell Mok, and Teo Chuu Yong  |  Isbn: 9781608707843  |  File size: 4 Mb  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 144  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Japan Download book...

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Anthology of Japanese Literature: From the Earliest Era to the Mid-nineteenth Century

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Author: Donald Keene  |  Isbn: 9780802150585  |  File size: 2 Mb  |  Year: 1991  |  Pages: 448  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture The sweep of Japanese literature in all its great variety was made available to Western readers for the first time in this anthology. Every genre and style, from the celebrated No plays to the poetry and novels of the seventeenth century, find a place in this book. An...

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Soap, Sex, & Cigarettes: A Cultural History of American Advertising (2nd edition)

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Author: Juliann Sivulka  |  Isbn: 9781133311133  |  File size: 16 Mb  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 448  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture SOAP, SEX AND CIGARETTES examines how American advertising both mirrors society and creates it. From the first newspaper advertisement in colonial times to today's online viral advertising, the text explores how advertising grew in America, how products and brands were...

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Reading Rape: The Rhetoric of Sexual Violence in American Literature & Culture, 1790-1990

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Author: Sabine Sielke  |  Isbn: 9780691005010  |  File size: 3 Mb  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture With its insightful readings of a broad array of texts, unusual juxtapositions of less canonical works, and controversial engagement with a range of feminist and cultural studies texts, this book is certain to draw considerable interest from within and outside of the academy....

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Europe: A Cultural History

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Author: Peter Rietbergen  |  Isbn: 9780203983157  |  File size: 5 Mb  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 545  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book portrays Europe's history as a series of four grand phases of continuity and change set in the context of political, social and economic developements. It will provide a stimulus for discussion amongst students and general readers. Download book...

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Beautiful Things in Popular Culture

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Author: Alan McKee  |  Isbn: 9781405131919  |  File size: 2 Mb  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture From Batman to motor bikes, pop stars to Internet pornography, Beautiful Things in Popular Culture examines the range of aesthetic criteria that goes into judging mass culture’s most celebrated texts and objects. As the soldiers of the Culture Wars continue to argue whether...

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Suicide & Contemporary Science Fiction

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Author: Carlos Gutiérrez-Jones  |  Isbn: 9781107100404  |  File size: 959.7 Kb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 201  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Suicide and Contemporary Science Fiction examines the fascination with suicidal crises evident in a range of science fiction. Specifically, this study explores a seemingly counterintuitive proposition: in moments of dramatic scientific and technological change, the...

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Locating Gender In Modernism: The Outsider Female

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Author: Geetha Ramanathan  |  Isbn: 9780415509701  |  File size: 1.4 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 213  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book visits modernism within a comparative, gendered, and third-world framework, questioning current scholarly categorisations of modernism and reframing our conception of what constitutes modernist aesthetics. It describes the construction of modernist studies and...

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The Audacity To Be A Writer

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Author: Bryan Hutchinson and Multiple Contributors  |  Isbn: 9781515205722  |  File size: 273.4 Kb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture I will admit that I was initially turned off by the title of this book and that was only because of my own doubt and lack of confidence to take on what I have always wanted to do. Through his writing of his own experience and writing by a few...

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Control In Generative Grammar: A Research Companion

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Author: Idan Landau  |  Isbn: 978-1107016972  |  File size: 1.4 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 298  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This is the first comprehensive survey of control theory, covering the results of five decades of research in generative grammar. Among the issues discussed are: the distinction between raising and control, syntactic interactions with case, lexical determination of the...

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Narrative In English Conversation: A Corpus Analysis Of Storytelling

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Author: Christoph Rühlemann  |  Isbn: 978-0521196987  |  File size: 1.5 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 306  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Storytelling is a fundamental mode of everyday interaction. This book is based upon the Narrative Corpus (NC), a specialized corpus of naturally occurring narratives, and provides new paths for its study. Christoph Rühlemann uses the NC's narrative-specific annotation...

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Crips & Bloods: A Guide To An American Subculture

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Author: Herbert Covey  |  Isbn: 978-0313399299  |  File size: 12.7 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 201  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book provides a concise and engaging examination of the subculture of the Crips and Bloods—the notorious street gangs that started in Los Angeles, but have now spread throughout the United States. • Includes a timeline of significant events related to the...

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By The Book: Writers On Literature & The Literary Life From The New York Times Book Review

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Author: Pamela Paul and Scott Turow  |  Isbn: 978-1250074690  |  File size: 2.4 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 337  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture Sixty-five of the world's leading writers open up about the books and authors that have meant the most to them Every Sunday, readers of The New York Times Book Review turn with anticipation to see which novelist, historian, short story writer, or artist will...

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Saturday Night Live & American TV

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Author: Matt Sienkiewicz, Nick Marx, and Ron Becker  |  Isbn: 978-0253010827  |  File size: 2 Mb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 294  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture Saturday Night Live is an important piece of US television's history and present, and Marx, Sienkiewicz, and Becker have collected a comparably substantive roster of authors to deftly examine the show from an expansive range of perspectives. An...

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The Moment You Can’t Ignore: When Big Trouble Leads to a Great Future

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Author: Barry Dornfeld and Malachi O'Connor  |  Isbn: 978-1610394659  |  File size: 1 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture “The Moment You Can’t Ignore brings us something we have not seen in a long time—a new set of ideas for leaders managing complex and continually changing organizations. This book provides vivid examples of how leaders can create...

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Literary Partnerships & The Marketplace: Writers & Mentors In Nineteenth-century America

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Author: David Dowling  |  Isbn: 978-0807138472  |  File size: 3.2 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In Literary Partnerships and the Marketplace, David Dowling examines an often-overlooked aspect of the history of publishing -- relationships, of both a business and a personal nature. The book focuses on several intriguing duos of the nineteenth century and explores the...

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Developing Early Comprehension – Laying The Foundation For Reading Success

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Author: Andrea DeBruin-Parecki and Anne van Kleeck  |  Isbn: 978-1598570342  |  File size: 2.5 Mb  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture How does early comprehension develop in young children, and how can we better prepare preschoolers to become successful readers? This important volume compiles today's best research on the often-overlooked topic of prereader comprehension: what...

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Mainstreaming Sex: The Sexualisation Of Western Culture

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Author: Feona Attwood  |  Isbn: 978-1845118273  |  File size: 2.4 MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book uncovers the significant impact that striptease culture is having on our media, relationships, educational and working lives. It is a welcome and much needed book. Western culture is exhibiting its fascination with sex in new, often surprising ways. Pole dancing is...

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Triumph Of The Walking Dead: Robert Kirkman’s Zombie Epic On Page & Screen

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Author: James Lowder and Joe R. Lansdale  |  Isbn: 978-1936661138  |  File size: 2.5 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF, EPUB  |  Category: Culture All zombies are created equal. All zombie stories are not. From its humble beginnings as an indie comic book, The Walking Dead has become a pop culture juggernaut boasting New York Times–bestselling trade paperbacks, a hit television series, and...

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Underlying Representations (key Topics In Phonology)

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Author: Martin Krämer  |  Isbn: 0521192773  |  File size: 1.4 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 277  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture At the heart of generative phonology lies the assumption that the sounds of every language have abstract underlying representations, which undergo various changes in order to generate the 'surface' representations; that is, the sounds we actually pronounce. The existence, status...

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