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Vision Re Vision

Vision re vision PDF
Author: Barbara Tepa Lupack
Publisher: Popular Press
ISBN: 9780879727147
Size: 68.59 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 250
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The essays in Vision/Re-Vision analyze in detail ten popular and important films adapted from contemporary American fiction by women, addressing the ways in which the writers' latent or overt feminist messages are reinterpreted by the filmmakers who bring them to the screen, demonstrating that there is much to praise as well as much to fault in the adaptations and that the process of adaptation itself is instructive rather than destructive, since it enriches understanding about both media.

Black Music Black Poetry

Black Music  Black Poetry PDF
Author: Gordon E. Thompson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317173929
Size: 30.63 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 222
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Black Music, Black Poetry offers readers a fuller appreciation of the diversity of approaches to reading black American poetry. It does so by linking a diverse body of poetry to musical genres that range from the spirituals to contemporary jazz. The poetry of familiar figures such as Paul Laurence Dunbar and Langston Hughes and less well-known poets like Harryette Mullen or the lyricist to Pharaoh Sanders, Amos Leon Thomas, is scrutinized in relation to a musical tradition contemporaneous with the lifetime of each poet. Black music is considered the strongest representation of black American communal consciousness; and black poetry, by drawing upon such a musical legacy, lays claim to a powerful and enduring black aesthetic. The contributors to this volume take on issues of black cultural authenticity, of musical imitation, and of poetic performance as displayed in the work of Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, Sterling Brown, Amiri Baraka, Michael Harper, Nathaniel Mackey, Jayne Cortez, Harryette Mullen, and Amos Leon Thomas. Taken together, these essays offer a rich examination of the breath of black poetry and the ties it has to the rhythms and forms of black music and the influence of black music on black poetic practice.

Fiction

Fiction PDF
Author: Laurie G. Kirszner
Publisher: Paulinas
ISBN: 9780155010147
Size: 66.14 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : College readers
Languages : en
Pages : 608
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Includes the fiction section from Literature: Reading, Reacting, Writing 2/e with three student papers and works by women, minority, non-Western and contemporary authors.

A Study Guide For Joyce Carol Oates S Where Are You Going Where Have You Been

A Study Guide for Joyce Carol Oates s  Where Are You Going  Where Have You Been   PDF
Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
ISBN: 141034472X
Size: 31.59 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 22
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A Study Guide for Joyce Carol Oates's "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Short Stories for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Short Stories for Students for all of your research needs.

Companion To Literature

Companion to Literature PDF
Author: Abby H. P. Werlock
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 143812743X
Size: 63.50 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Short stories, American
Languages : en
Pages : 842
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This encyclopedia features an informative introduction that surveys the history of the short story in the United States, interprets the current literary landscape, and points to new and future trends. --from publisher description.

Alice Munro S Miraculous Art

Alice Munro   s Miraculous Art PDF
Author: Janice Fiamengo
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press
ISBN: 0776624350
Size: 29.87 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 309
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Alice Munro’s Miraculous Art is a collection of sixteen original essays on Nobel laureate Alice Munro’s writings. The volume covers the entirety of Munro’s career, from the first stories she published in the early 1950s as an undergraduate at the University of Western Ontario to her final books. It offers an enlightening range of approaches and interpretive strategies, and provides many new perspectives, reconsidered positions and analyses that will enhance the reading, teaching, and appreciation of Munro’s remarkable—indeed miraculous—work. Following the editors’ introduction—which surveys Munro’s recurrent themes, explains the design of the book, and summarizes each contribution—Munro biographer Robert Thacker contributes a substantial bio-critical introduction to her career. The book is then divided into three sections, focusing on Munro’s characteristic forms, themes, and most notable literary effects.

A History Of Evil In Popular Culture What Hannibal Lecter Stephen King And Vampires Reveal About America 2 Volumes

A History of Evil in Popular Culture  What Hannibal Lecter  Stephen King  and Vampires Reveal About America  2 volumes  PDF
Author: Sharon Packer MD
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313397716
Size: 42.12 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 825
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Evil isn't simply an abstract theological or philosophical talking point. In our society, the idea of evil feeds entertainment, manifests in all sorts of media, and is a root concept in our collective psyche. This accessible and appealing book examines what evil means to us. • Includes the insights of scholars from widely different academic fields to inspect evil from various points of view, giving readers a broader perspective on the topic • Compiles expert opinions from American, American expatriate, European, Asian, and Middle Eastern contributors • Covers the portrayal of evil in many different forms of media—film, television, music, art, video games, literature, poetry—as well as in politics, current events, and the legal arena

Das Rad Der Liebe

Das Rad der Liebe PDF
Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 17.98 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Languages : de
Pages :
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Encyclopedia Of Feminist Literature

Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature PDF
Author: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438109105
Size: 47.44 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Feminism and literature
Languages : en
Pages : 785
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An accessible one-volume encyclopedia, this addition to the Literary Movements series is a comprehensive reference guide to the history and development of feminist literature, from early fairy tales to works by great women writers of today. Hundred

The International Story

The International Story PDF
Author: Ruth Spack
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521657976
Size: 23.66 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Foreign Language Study
Languages : en
Pages : 400
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The International Story is an anthology with guidelines for reading and writing about fiction. Unique to this text is the integration of literary works with detailed guidelines for reading and writing, and for writing an interpretive essay. The Student's Book fosters reflection, creativity, and critical thinking though interactive discussion activities. It emphasizes the connection between reading and writing and between literature and composition.