Download A Companion to Galician Culture by Helena Miguélez-Carballeira PDF

By Helena Miguélez-Carballeira

Of all of the differentiated areas comprising modern Spain, Galicia is probably the main deeply marked by way of political, monetary and cultural inequities through the centuries. most likely as a result of absence of a nationally conscious neighborhood bourgeoisie and the enduringly colonial constructions informing Spanish-Galician monetary and cultural family, procedures of nationwide building within the sector were patchily profitable. even if, Galicia's cultural distinctness is well recognisable to the observer, from the language spoken within the region---the modern version of previous Galician-Portuguese---to the explicit varieties of the Galician outfitted panorama, with its distinct mix of indigenous, imported and hybrid parts. the current quantity deals English-language readers an in-depth advent to the imperative points of Galician cultural background, from pre-historical instances to the current day. when realization is given to the normal components of medieval tradition, language, modern background and politics, the e-book additionally privileges compelling modern views on cinema, structure, town of Santiago de Compostela and the city characteristics of Galician tradition this day. Helena Miguélez-Carballeira is a Senior Lecturer in Hispanic stories at Bangor collage, and Director of the Centre for Galician reviews in Wales

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Download Modern Men: Mapping Masculinity in English and German by Michael Kane PDF

By Michael Kane

An exam of a few of the canonical works of contemporary literature in English and German in regards to masculinity, kin among males, nationwide id and patriarchy. those have been significant preoccupations of male writers as they got here to phrases with or reacted opposed to the decline of patriarchal authority. The ebook identifies 5 leitmotifs which serve to symbolize the interval among 1880 and 1930: the ''double'', the ''other'' (narcissus and Salome), the nationalization of Narcissus, Kampf or male bondage, and after patriarchy. time and again one sees how males tried to outline themselves opposed to what they imagined as ''femininity'', now not purely outdoors but additionally inside of their selves, and extra how males sought to beat or discover a socially applicable expression for his or her narcissistic, gay or even sadomasochist libido.

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Download Under Eastern Eyes: The West as Reflected in Recent Russian by Arnold McMillin PDF

By Arnold McMillin

This choice of essays issues perceptions of the West as mirrored within the paintings of Russian writers of the 3rd Wave of emigration. The authors comprise a number of famous writers comparable to Aksenov, Gladilin, Zinik and Loseff in addition to Soviet and Western students, and the result's either diverse and astounding: within the mild it throws at the Russian mentality, at the phenomenon of exile and on features of the West. it is going to curiosity scholars of up to date literature, of the Soviet mentality, and of exile quite often.

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Download Urban Resilience: A Transformative Approach by Yoshiki Yamagata, Hiroshi Maruyama PDF

By Yoshiki Yamagata, Hiroshi Maruyama

This booklet is on city resilience – find out how to layout and function towns which can stand up to significant threats akin to traditional mess ups and monetary downturns and the way to get over them. it's a number of most recent examine effects from separate yet participating study teams, specifically, researchers in city layout and people on normal resilience thought. The ebook systematically offers with the center features of city resilience: structures, administration concerns and populations.

The taxonomy may be damaged down into threats, platforms, resilience cycles and restoration varieties within the context of city resilience. It begins with a dialogue of platforms resilience types, concentrating on the significant concept that resilience is a relocating ordinary of prices (a set of trajectories in a two-player video game paradigm). the second one part explores administration matters, together with making plans, working and emergency reaction in towns with particular examples reminiscent of land-use making plans and carbon-neutral eventualities for city making plans. the subsequent part makes a speciality of city dwellers and particular people-related concerns within the context of resilience. Agent-based simulation of behaviour and perception-based resilience, in addition to model hindrance administration are consultant examples of the themes mentioned. an extra part examines structures like public utilities – together with coping with strength offers, cyber-security matters and types for pandemics. It concludes with a dialogue of the long run demanding situations and dangers dealing with complicated structures, for instance in resilient strength grids, making it crucial studying for quite a lot of researchers and policymakers.

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Download Eleven Poems of Osip Mandelstam by Graeme Davis PDF

By Graeme Davis

Osip Mandelstam, Russian Symbolist and Acmeist poet, is brought via this feature of 11 of his poems in an English translation:
• Stone - On light blue teeth
• A physique has been given to me
• extra slow is the snowy beehive
• I hate the sunshine
• Notre Dame
• Stanzas approximately St Petersburg
• i didn't listen the stories of Ossian
• i'm chilly
• In Petropolis
• Take to your pleasure
• Hagia Sophia

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Download Against Art by Tomas Espedal, James Anderson PDF

By Tomas Espedal, James Anderson

In modern Norwegian fiction Tomas Espedal’s paintings sticks out as uniquely own; it may be tough to split the fiction from Espedal’s personal reviews. In that vein, his novel Against Art is not only the tale of a boy transforming into as much as be a author, however it is additionally the tale of writing. particularly, it really is concerning the career of writing—the workouts, accountability, and stumbling blocks. but, Against artwork is additionally approximately being a father, a son, and a grandson; a couple of kin and a family’s stories, and approximately how previous generations mark their successors. it really is instantly approximately offerings and alterations, approximately movement and leisure, approximately relocating to a brand new position, and approximately living.
 
Praise for the Norwegian Edition
“One of the main appealing, most vital books i have learn for years.”—Klassekampen
 
“Espedal has written an amazingly wealthy novel, so that it will usually stand out as one of many year’s top and also will extra enhance the caliber of Norwegian literature abroad.”— Adresseavisen
 
Against Art attacks literature whereas while being intensely literary. our best sorrows and torments, the person reviews usually so anemic in artwork, discover a voice in their own.”—Morgenbladet
 
Against Art strikes me with its maternal heritage and proves all over again that Tomas Espedal writes nice novels.”—Dag og Tid

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Download Literature of the Sturm und Drang (Camden House History of by David Hill PDF

By David Hill

"Sturm und Drang" refers to a suite of values and a mode of writing that arose in Germany within the moment half the eighteenth century, a very extreme type of pre-Romanticism that has usually been represented as marking the start of an self sustaining glossy German tradition. The circle of writers round the younger Goethe, together with Herder, Lenz, Klinger, and later Schiller, felt annoyed by means of the Enlightenment global of cause, stability, and keep an eye on, and grew to become as a substitute to nature because the resource of genuine event. encouraged via Rousseau and Herder, through Shakespeare, and by way of people tradition, they rebelled opposed to propriety and experimented with new literary varieties, their artistic strength bursting via conventions that appeared staid and synthetic. The Sturm und Drang has frequently been stated through these trying to valid nationalism and irrationalism, yet students have extra lately emphasised the variety of the circulate and the hyperlinks among it and the Enlightenment. This quantity of essays by way of major students from the united kingdom, the united states, and Germany illuminates the guiding principles of the stream, discussing its most crucial authors, texts, and ideas, and taking account of the diversity and complexity of the move, putting it extra securely inside of late-eighteenth-century eu background. the main target is on literature, and specifically at the drama, which used to be of certain value to the Sturm und Drang. besides the fact that, the essays additionally define the social stipulations that gave upward thrust to the move, and attention is given to varied currents of rules that underlie the circulation, together with components of proposal and our bodies of labor that conventional ways have tended to marginalize. members: Bruce Duncan, Howard Gaskill, Wulf Koepke, Susanne Kord, Frank Lamport, Alan Leidner, Matthias Luserke, Michael Patterson, Gerhard Sauder, Margaret Stoljar, Daniel Wilson, Karin Wurst.David Hill is a Senior Lecturer within the division of German stories on the college of Birmingham, united kingdom.

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Download Genero y violencia en la narrativa del Cono Sur (1954-2003) by Betina Kaplan PDF

By Betina Kaplan

Este libro explora l. a. relación entre género y poder en los angeles construcción de subjetividades femeninas en el contexto de violencia en Argentina, Chile y Uruguay. Presenta una serie de lecturas de cuentos, novelas, fotografías y películas del Cono Sur latinoamericano organizadas según los angeles representación de cuatro tipos de cuerpos: el cuerpo violado, el cuerpo torturado, el cuerpo materno y el cuerpo ausente. Circulando entre los espacios privados y públicos, el cuerpo de los angeles mujer se constituye como una metáfora a ser narrada como manifestación de los angeles experiencia colectiva y, en specific, de los regímenes políticos represivos cuya marca lleva inscrita. Con el propósito de analizar cuestiones en torno a l. a. representación, el cuerpo, el dolor, l. a. familia, los angeles memoria y l. a. abyección, este libro recurre a las teorías feminista, psicoanalítica y de trauma y a los estudios culturales. Establece una serie de preguntas acerca de l. a. representación, el rol del trauma y l. a. memoria en los angeles reconstrucción de discursos, los diferentes impactos de los angeles violencia según los roles de género, los angeles relación entre los angeles representación de los angeles violencia y los otros discursos -la pornografía entre ellos- y l. a. conexión entre l. a. violencia política y l. a. violencia doméstica.

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