Darkness. Everywhere I look, darkness.: A Short Story by Alexandra Orth

By Alexandra Orth

Essay from the 12 months 2009 within the topic English - Literature, Works, grade: 2,0, college of Freiburg (Englisches Seminar), direction: HS: brief Fiction, language: English, summary: Darkness. all over i glance, darkness. hear. are you able to listen the sound of this beautiful woman? take heed to her “click – cluck, click on – cluck”. regular like my clock at domestic, “tick – tuck, click on – cluck”, forwarded from the slim alleys. My mind's eye runs wild. through analysing the sound of her steps i will be able to paint an image in my brain. She seems a really stylish comely individual the way in which she makes use of to stroll in her excessive heels. an analogous swinging rhythm you’ll locate at the catwalks. The little pause among her “click – cluck” tells me anything approximately her dimension. She should be tall yet nonetheless very swish the best way she conquers the cobbled pavement. what's she as much as? Why is she nerve-racking the silence of the evening? It’s four o’clock within the morning. There are larger instances being wakeful. I choose to stroll again domestic and to go away my secret to the darkish - figuring out we most likely won’t proportion the evening together.

Back domestic i attempt to get a few sleep. those slumbering tablets stacked on my mattress desk are very valuable neighbors. each evening I step into the boxing ring with the chemical to get knocked-out via those little cocktails within the form of a capsule. It’s been nearly years in the past now, because I final observed my spouse. perhaps this mysterious girl jogged my memory of her. I don’t quite be aware of. She sounded so familiar...

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Rebellion as Genre in the Novels of Scott, Dickens and by Anna Faktorovich

By Anna Faktorovich

while 3 of Britain’s best-loved and best-selling authors every one put up at the very least novels with a ancient uprising topic, there could be a fascinating trend worthy reading. this can be a lengthy late examine of the formerly missed uprising novel style, with an in depth examine the works of Sir Walter Scott (Waverly and Rob Roy), Charles Dickens (A story of 2 Cities and Barnaby Rudge), and Robert Louis Stevenson (Kidnapped and The younger Chevalier). The linguistic and structural formulation that those novels percentage are offered, in addition to a comparative examine of the way those authors individualized the style to regulate it to their wishes. Scott, Dickens and Stevenson have been ended in the uprising style via direct radical pursuits. They used the instruments of political literary propaganda to aid the terrible, disenfranchised and peripheral humans, with whom they pointed out and was hoping to work out loose from oppression and poverty.

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My Wisdom That No One Wants by Nancy Hopkins Reily

By Nancy Hopkins Reily

On any given day, “Wisdom Collectors,” which could contain students, poets and normal lovers, are covered up looking forward to the subsequent nuggets of knowledge. each one note of knowledge builds on earlier phrases of knowledge even if spoken or written by means of such participants as Abigail Adams, Abraham Lincoln, Andy Rooney, Angela Lansbury, Ann Richards, Aristotle or Audrey Hepburn. those are only a number of the A’s. The B’s via Z’s are only as striking. Nancy Hopkins Reily has now handled those phrases of knowledge, occasionally in rhyme, metered, and narrative verse, and provided them in a musical beat that no longer each person will recognize—all performed with an uncanny mind's eye that cuts via to the middle of each factor and contains the formative years and adults. knowledge creditors additionally delve into the dwelling of lifestyles similar to touring, cooking, photographing, retiring and getting ready for emergencies. “These selective nuggets,” Nancy says, “are welcome to all participants and non-members of the knowledge creditors whose present club, incidentally, is one person—me.” Nancy’s knowledge begun whilst she used to be a tender local Dallas, Texan and realized that it was once alright to say, “I don’t know.” Graduated from Southern Methodist collage, she claimed that she wasn’t very horny if her excessive heel sneakers damage her ft. As a starting homemaker, there has been not anything just like the sound of scraping burnt toast. In elevating childrens, Nancy learned that every age got here within the correct series. And simply as she comprehensive her paintings as a mom, she grew to become a grandmother. One grandson taught her that Louisiana doesn’t drain rather well. whilst she all started her writing occupation, she declared that 50 percentage of writing is simply exhibiting as much as write and to enclose your self with proficient humans. Nancy says that the simplest recommendation she has been given is, “Drink little or no liquid, if any, after six pm.” And, upon mirrored image she wonders, “Do i would like to be a pioneer lady and be one of the first ladies to forestall cooking?” NANCY HOPKINS REILY is additionally the writer of “Classic outside colour graphics, A consultant for Photographers;” “Georgia O’Keeffe, a personal Friendship, half I, jogging the sunlight Prairie Land;” “Georgia O’Keeffe, a personal Friendship, half II, strolling the Abiquiu and Ghost Ranch Land;” and “Joseph Imhof, Artist of the Pueblos” with Lucille Enix, all from Sunstone Press.

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Beyond the Gibson Girl: Reimagining the American New Woman, by Martha H. Patterson

By Martha H. Patterson

not easy monolithic photographs of the recent lady as white, well-educated, and politically innovative, this learn specializes in vital local, ethnic, and sociopolitical changes within the use of the hot lady trope on the flip of the 20th century. utilizing Charles Dana Gibson's "Gibson women" as some extent of departure, Martha H. Patterson explores how writers akin to Pauline Hopkins, Margaret Murray Washington, Sui Sin some distance, Mary Johnston, Edith Wharton, Ellen Glasgow, and Willa Cather challenged and redeployed the hot lady photo in gentle of alternative "new" conceptions: the "New Negro Woman," the "New Ethics," the "New South," and the "New China." studying a various array of cultural items, Patterson indicates how the likely celebratory time period of the hot girl turns into a trope not just of revolutionary reform, customer strength, transgressive femininity, glossy power, and glossy treatment, but additionally of racial and ethnic taxonomies, social Darwinist fight, imperialist ambition, assimilationist pressures, and sleek decay.

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British Women's Travel to Greece, 1840–1914: Travels in the by Dr Mahn Churnjeet

By Dr Mahn Churnjeet

Beginning with the booklet of the 1st Murray guidebook to Greece in 1840 and finishing with Virginia Woolf's trip to Athens, this booklet bargains a family tree of British women's shuttle literature approximately Greece. Churnjeet Mahn recounts the women's first-hand studies of the websites and attractions of antiquity, studying shuttle debts through archaeologists, ethnographers, newshounds, and travelers to chart women's renderings of contemporary Greece via a sequence of discursive lenses. Mahn's deals insights into the significance of the Murray and Baedeker guidebooks; how wisdom of Greece and Classical experiences have been used to justify colonial rule of India whilst that Agnes Smith Lewis and Jane Ellen Harrison used Greece as a logo of women's emancipation; British women's creation of the 1st anthropological debts of contemporary Greece; and fin-de-siècle ladies who asserted their correct to determine and declare antiquity even as that the security of the self reliant girl visitor was once being referred to as into query by way of the media.

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The Unswept Room (Cape Poetry) by Sharon Olds

By Sharon Olds

The Unswept Room is a stunning choice of poems that undertaking a clean spirit, a startling strength of language and rhythm, and a relocating, elegiac tone shot via with humour. From poems that erupt out of historical past and adolescence to those who include the nurturing of a brand new new release of youngsters and the transformative energy of marital love, Sharon Olds takes hazards, writing boldly of actual and emotional sensations seldom faced in poetry.

These are poems that strike for the center, as Sharon Olds captures our imaginations with unforeseen be aware play, sprung rhythms and the disquieting revelations of normal lifestyles. Writing on the height of her powers, this enormously favorite poet supplies us her best collection.

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The use of ekphrasis in comparison of Edgar Allan Poes´s by Nancy Reinhardt

By Nancy Reinhardt

Seminar paper from the yr 2007 within the topic English Language and Literature experiences - Literature, grade: 2,3, Technical college of Darmstadt (Institut für Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft), path: Hauptseminar "Literature and Visuality", language: English, summary: tales, authors, epochs – to match them may be the goal of this paper by means of focussing at the photographs that are each one the real section of their tale. even as, complicated and paradoxical relationships among paintings, lifestyles and demise represent the thematic centre of either tales. The pictures, as items of visible artwork, are provided in a verbal or ekphrastic shape. Why and the way are they represented with phrases? to reply to this questions i'll first provide an outline approximately ekphrastic idea, moment classify the narrative occasions, 3rd examine the family of observer and saw topic and eventually by way of the dialogue in their functionality and importance.

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Spheres of Awareness: A Wilberian Integral Approach to by James Lough,Patricia Herron,Katherine R. Allison,David Scott

By James Lough,Patricia Herron,Katherine R. Allison,David Scott Arnold,Brian Hines,Thomas Madden,Mike McElroy,Linda E. Olds,Philip Rubinov Jacobson,Mary Jane Zimmerman

Spheres of understanding: Wilberian vital methods to Literature, Philosophy, Psychology, and artwork strikes towards construction a brand new and extra accomplished conception of literature, philosophy, psychology, and paintings. The highly regarded paintings of Ken Wilber unites the simplest of either western and jap notion and affirms that the phases of cognizance, extra subtle than that of the reasoning brain, do exist. those phases culminate in wisdom of Spirit, or what Buddhism has known as vacancy. Spheres of understanding exhibits us how utilising Wilber's theoretical templates can increase and deepen our techniques to literature, philosophy, psychology, and art.

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The Work of Literature by Derek Attridge

By Derek Attridge

what's designated in regards to the cultural perform referred to as 'literature'? How does it profit contributors and society? How do literary works hold their significance and their skill to provide excitement over a long time and centuries? What constitutes dependable feedback? those are many of the questions addressed during this publication, which develops the arguments recommend in Derek Attridge's influential learn The Singularity of Literature (2004). starting with an
extended cross-examination within the type of an interview addressing quite a number issues when it comes to the paintings of literature (understood either because the job of the author and because the textual content itself) and the practices of literary examining and literary feedback, it asks what it potential to 'do justice to' a piece of literature,
provides an entire account of the idea that of singularity, considers the difficult strength of feedback, and advances an account of the position of context within the writing and analyzing of literary works. In different chapters it explores the problem of cultural distinction in responses to literature, discusses the operating of metaphor, questions the attribution of information to literary works, and addresses the subjects of have an effect on and hospitality. The e-book follows during the effects of concerning the singular
and artistic paintings of literature as an occasion that occurs anew whenever it's learn, delivering a gap to an otherness excluded by means of triumphing cultural norms and behavior of concept and feeling. even supposing the point of interest of the e-book is on literature, the arguments are proper to all of the arts, and engage
with the idea of significant aesthetic theorists in a few traditions.

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