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By Ruth Mackay
With this research, Mackay asks: In what indirect methods has verticality leaked into American narrative? Why do metaphors of up and down recur around the 20th century? With shut readings of Jonathan Safran Foer’s Extremely Loud and tremendously Close, Winsor McCay’s sketch Little Nemo in Slumberland, Upton Sinclair’s Oil! and its movie rendering There should be Blood, Allen Ginsberg’s poetic dissections of the nuclear bomb, and Leslie Marmon Silko’s imagining of flight in Almanac of the Dead, this interdisciplinary examine culminates with a dialogue of Philippe Petit’s tightrope stroll among the dual Towers. Waiting for the Sky to Fall examines how vertical illustration cleaves to, and infrequently transforms the institutions of, particular occasions which are bodily and visually disorienting, disquieting, or maybe traumatic.
By Patrice Poujade,Oscar Jané
Ce livre, résultat d'une collaboration entre universités des deux versants des Pyrénées, voudrait être un lieu de discussion entre chercheurs venus d'horizons géographiques et disciplinaires différents qu'ils soient historiens, philologues ou encore historiens du droit. C'est là une caractéristique principale de ce travail dont les views sont importantes. De prestigieux spécialistes y participent, apportant, chacun, sa manière d'aborder ces textes. Au-delà des coïncidences ou des divergences dans los angeles définition terminologique, même dans les facets les plus conceptuels qui sont débattus, il y a par dessus tout une volonté de créer un cadre commun de recherche. Écrit dans plusieurs langues, ce livre offre, d'une half, un regard, nouveau et pluriel, sur une resource écrite à los angeles première personne, subjective et complémentaire de « l'histoire officiele », et d'autre half l. a. mise en avant de problématiques transversales comme le sont, par exemple, l'étude de los angeles langue ou l'approche anthropologique.
By Susan Schreibman,Ray Siemens,John Unsworth
This highly-anticipated quantity has been greatly revised to mirror alterations in know-how, electronic humanities equipment and practices, and institutional tradition surrounding the valuation and ebook of electronic scholarship.
By Georgios A. Xenis
The old scholia to Sophocles’ Oedipus at Colonus shed gentle on Alexandrian methods of attractive with this play, and are richer than these to the opposite Sophoclean performs. The final editor, Vittorio de Marco (1952), validated a greater textual content of those scholia than his predecessors, in up to he had a fuller wisdom in their manuscript culture and a greater realizing in their stratified nature. nonetheless, his paintings is marred by means of a few inaccuracies, omissions and methodological shortcomings.The new version through Georgios Xenis improves on de Marco’s paintings through a cautious exam of all of the assets of the textual content and the conjectures proposed by means of students, and by way of counting on a in actual fact outlined methodological framework. during this variation the scholia to the Oedipus at Colonus are restored in a textual country that's arguably the earliest we will be able to recuperate, and is freed from contradictions, unacceptable repetitions, and hybridisation or mixing of components from various types. The serious textual content is observed via an in depth equipment criticus, and is contextualised in its old scholarly culture via a wealthy array of passages drawn from similar assets. huge indices are supplied on the finish of the quantity. The version might be a useful resourse for these engaged within the interpretation of Sophocles’ tragedies and, specifically, of the Oedipus at Colonus, and should be of curiosity to classicists engaged on historical literary feedback and old scholarship.
By Esra Mirze Santesso,James McClung
Largely, although now not solely, as a legacy of the 2001 assault at the global exchange middle, Islamic religion has develop into synonymous in lots of corners of the media and academia with violence, which many think to be its fundamental mode of expression. The absence of a cosmopolitan acceptance of the wide variety of Islamic subjectivities inside modern tradition has created a void during which misinterpretations and hostilities thrive. Responding to the turning out to be significance of faith, in particular Islam, as a cultural signifier within the formation of a postcolonial self, this multidisciplinary assortment is prepared round contested phrases resembling secularism, Islamopolitics, lady identification, and Islamophobia. The overarching objective of the participants is to facilitate a deeper realizing of the entire diversity of reviews inside of Islam in addition to the determine of the Muslim, hence permitting a brand new set of questions about religion’s position in shaping postcolonial identity.
By Robert John Sklenár
By William E. Engel,Rory Loughnane,Grant Williams
By Diane D'amico
Since Arthur Symons’s announcement in 1895 within the Saturday assessment that Christina Rossetti was once “among the good poets of the 19th century,” Rossetti’s photograph between critics has gone through diversifications as divergent as Victorian tradition is from postmodern. Now Diane D’Amico redeems Rossetti from a number of the one-dimensional castings assigned her around the generations—those of a saint writing poetry for God; of a sexually repressed, neurotic girl of teenybopper expertise; and, so much lately, of a subversive feminist wondering the patriarchy—and renders a fuller, extra complicated knowing of the poet than any thus far. With perfect good judgment, stability, and readability, D’Amico seals her case that Rossetti’s religion, her gender, and the days within which she lived should still all be thought of to understand her poetic voice.
According to D’Amico, a twin of Rossetti which may top function a consultant to her a couple of thousand poems displays the centrality of her faith—not as facts of sexual repression nor inevitably as absolute fact, yet as absolute fact for Rossetti. it is going to then turn into obvious how Rossetti’s dedication to her Christian religion, her adventure as a Victorian girl, and her poetic vocation are inextricably interwoven.
By Hung-Gyu Kim,Robert Fouser