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Guidelines For Teaching These Speech Acts, Philadelphia University 2011 Philadelphia University

Guidelines For Teaching These Speech Acts, Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

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Exploration And Impacts Of Utilizing Computerized Information Systems Field Study: At The Headquarters Of Jordanian Ministry Of Education, Philadelphia University 2011 Philadelphia University

Exploration And Impacts Of Utilizing Computerized Information Systems Field Study: At The Headquarters Of Jordanian Ministry Of Education, Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

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Spatial Organization Of The International Tourism Flows In Jordan, Philadelphia University 2011 Philadelphia University

Spatial Organization Of The International Tourism Flows In Jordan, Philadelphia University

Philadelphia University, Jordan

No abstract provided.


Beer: Necessity Or Luxury?, Max Nelson 2011 University of Windsor

Beer: Necessity Or Luxury?, Max Nelson

Languages, Literatures and Cultures Publications

It is often stated that in the Middle Ages beer was a necessity since drinking water was generally unsafe. It is argued here instead that water was widely drunk (often after having been purified through boiling) and that beer (as well as wine) was an


Transatlantic Fuentes: Between ‘The Two Shores’ Of Pluriculturality And Glossocentrism, Alberto Ribas-Casasayas 2011 Santa Clara University

Transatlantic Fuentes: Between ‘The Two Shores’ Of Pluriculturality And Glossocentrism, Alberto Ribas-Casasayas

Modern Languages & Literature

The cultural program that Jerónimo de Aguilar pronounces at the end of Carlos Fuentes's short story “The Two Shores” appears to be inconsistent with the fundamentals of democratic liberalism and multiculturalism upon which they are ostensibly based. Furthermore, cultural visions like those in “The Two Shores” lend signifying imagery and empower cultural institutions, the media, and political authorities to exert symbolic violence upon minorities, thereby negating the multiculturalism that such visions claim to be promoting. El programa cultural que Jerónimo de Aguilar pronuncia al final del cuento “Las dos orillas” de Carlos Fuentes parece inconsistente con los fundamentos del ...


Leo Tolstoy From 1901–2010 In Two Leading English-Language Newspapers In India, Radha Balasubramanian 2011 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Leo Tolstoy From 1901–2010 In Two Leading English-Language Newspapers In India, Radha Balasubramanian

Russian Language and Literature Papers

On May 30, 1901 The Hindu published its first lengthy editorial on Count Leo Tolstoy. It was followed by a personal letter to Tolstoy on June 13, 1901 from A. Ramaseshan, publicist and editor of the journal The Arya out of Madras. This seminal letter set the stage for a steady correspondence between Tolstoy and many Indians from different walks of life, the most prominent among them being M. K. Gandhi (1869-1948), who, as a political and ideological leader of India during the Indian Independence Movement, wrote to the Russian writer between 1909-1910.

Some of the essence of this continuous ...


Frank Mocha, John A. Drobnicki 2011 CUNY York College

Frank Mocha, John A. Drobnicki

Publications and Research

Frank Mocha was a professor of foreign languages who also published on aspects of Polish-American history.


Framing The “Minor” In Marjane Satrapi And Vincent Paronnaud's Persepolis, Stacey Weber-Fève 2011 Iowa State University

Framing The “Minor” In Marjane Satrapi And Vincent Paronnaud's Persepolis, Stacey Weber-Fève

World Languages and Cultures Publications

Satrapi’s work illustrates, on various levels, current debates in the profession surrounding the boundaries of twenty-first-century French and Francophone studies. For example, her texts both directly and indirectly treat in varying degree issues concerning fragmented societies and cultures; intermedial or splintering forms of artistic and cultural production; political and ethnographic boundary transgression; and continuities and differences in racial, sexual, and gender consciousness. These issues are all at the forefront in calls for papers from recent preeminent conferences in the field; including but not limited to the 2009 Modern Language Association Annual Meeting and the 2009 20th- and 21 ...


We No Longer Live In A One-Language World, Aldemaro Romero Jr. 2011 CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

We No Longer Live In A One-Language World, Aldemaro Romero Jr.

Publications and Research

No abstract provided.


Review Of África En El Carnaval Mexicano By Marco Polo Hernández Cuevas, Elisa G. Rizo 2011 Iowa State University

Review Of África En El Carnaval Mexicano By Marco Polo Hernández Cuevas, Elisa G. Rizo

World Languages and Cultures Publications

Marco Polo Hernandez Cuevas propane la lectura del Carnaval como clave para el entendimiento de la herencia africana en Mexico. A lo largo de los cinco capftulos, tres de ellos publicados anteriormente, Hernandez interpreta las practicas culturales relacionadas con el Carnaval como una forma de resistencia africana iniciada desde la colonia. La siguiente cita resume la idea central, misma que esta presente a lo largo dellibro y es reiterada en sus conclusiones...


The Paratext To Chrétien De Troyes's Cligés: A Reappraisal Of The Question Of Authorship And Readership In The Prologue, Levilson C. Reis 2011 Otterbein University

The Paratext To Chrétien De Troyes's Cligés: A Reappraisal Of The Question Of Authorship And Readership In The Prologue, Levilson C. Reis

Modern Languages & Cultures Faculty Scholarship

Starting with the premise that medieval manuscripts exhibit paratextual vestiges of their auctores, redactors, copyists, and readers, this article re-examines the question of authorship and readership in Chrétien de Troyes's prologue to Cligés (c. 1176-80) through the lens of paratextual references to the implied author's signature, allusions to possible titles of his previous works, marginal annotations of interpretative readings, and cases of significant manuscript variance. Firmly grounded in the manuscript, editorial, and critical tradition of Cligés, this reading re-evaluates the tripartite thematic structure of the prologue, hypothesizing the paratextual effect that the opening list of literary tides, the ...


Clergie , Clerkly Studium , And The Medieval Literary History Of Chréétien De Troyes's Romances, Levilson C. Reis 2011 Otterbein University

Clergie , Clerkly Studium , And The Medieval Literary History Of Chréétien De Troyes's Romances, Levilson C. Reis

Modern Languages & Cultures Faculty Scholarship

This article traces the development of medieval literary history across the thirteenth century through manuscript readings of Chréétien de Troyes's romances. Redefining clergie as the clerkly pursuit of learning, the author argues that scribes played an important role in shaping Chréétien's romances and establishing their place in medieval literary history. Examining manuscript collections centred on Cligéés, the author delineates synchronic and diachronic shifts in the organization and presentation of Chréétien's manuscripts, evaluating the roles that different scribes and compilers played in the formation of a Chréétien corpus and the development of a romance genre.


Champourcin, Ernestina De (1905-1999), Iker González-Allende 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Champourcin, Ernestina De (1905-1999), Iker González-Allende

Spanish Language and Literature

Arguably the most celebrated woman poet of Spain's Generation of 1927, Champourcin went into exile in Mexico at the conclusion of the civil war (1936-1939) with her husband, poet Juan Jose Domenchina. She lived there until her 1972 return to Spain. Champourcin's poetry evolves from the emphasis on emotions and formal experimentation to mysticism and the remembrance of her past. Her first book, En silencio (1926; In Silence), contains poems clearly influenced by romanticism and modernism. Subsequent poetry collections, such as La voz en el viento (1931; The Voice in the Wind), follow avant-garde tendencies and present a ...


Gala, Antonio (1936- ), Iker González-Allende 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Gala, Antonio (1936- ), Iker González-Allende

Spanish Language and Literature

This Spanish playwright, poet, novelist, and columnist is one of that country's best-selling authors. Characters in Gala's literature are marginalized by society: they include women, homosexuals, prostitutes, and Muslims, among others. Some works are set in the historical past but represent current national situations. His prose contains lyrical elements, symbols, and references to myths


Generation Of 1914 In Spain, Iker González-Allende 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Generation Of 1914 In Spain, Iker González-Allende

Spanish Language and Literature

This group of Spanish writers wrote in the period between modernism and the Generation of 1898 and the 1920s avant-garde tendencies. It has also been called novecentismo (in Catalan noucentisme) to refer to these authors' different, innovative understanding of literature and art. "1914" was chosen to label this generation because it marked the outbreak of World War I and because José Ortega y Gasset, the movement's main figure, delivered a talk that year on old and new politics.


Lyceum Club Femenino, Iker González-Allende 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lyceum Club Femenino, Iker González-Allende

Spanish Language and Literature

This Spanish cultural association, created in 1926 by women in Madrid, followed the model of other European and American women's groups at that time. It functioned as a meeting place for women to share experiences and as a cultural center that offered workshops, lectures, and exhibitions by notable national and international intellectuals.


Jiménez, Juan Ramón (1881-1958), Iker González-Allende 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Jiménez, Juan Ramón (1881-1958), Iker González-Allende

Spanish Language and Literature

One of 20th-century Spain's most noted poets, he was born in Moguer, Andalusia. When the Spanish Civil War broke out (1936), Jiménez and his wife, Zenobia Camprubí, left Spain and spent the rest of their lives in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the United States. In 1956, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature.


Machado Y Ruiz, Antonio (1875-1939), Iker González-Allende 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Machado Y Ruiz, Antonio (1875-1939), Iker González-Allende

Spanish Language and Literature

Born in Seville, he is considered one of the most outstanding poets in 20th-century Spain and the linchpin poet of Spain's Generation of 1898. After spending time in Paris, he worked as a French teacher in Soria, and later lived in Segovia and Madrid. To escape Francoist troops at the end of the Spanish Civil War, Machado went into exile in Collioure, France, dying there soon after. In his pocket was found his last poem: "Estos días azules y este sol de la infancia" ("These azure days and this sun of childhood"). For Machado, poetry served to capture the ...


Maeztu Whitney, Ramiro De (1875-1936), Iker González-Allende 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Maeztu Whitney, Ramiro De (1875-1936), Iker González-Allende

Spanish Language and Literature

A key member of Spain's Generation of 1898, this journalist, essayist, and public intellectual lived in Paris, Havana, and London, and traveled throughout Germany and Italy as a war correspondent during World War I. He also served as Spanish ambassador to Argentina from 1928 until 1930, representing Primo de Rivera's dictatorship


Postmodernidad Y Metaficción En Hipótesis (1975), Iker González-Allende 2011 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Postmodernidad Y Metaficción En Hipótesis (1975), Iker González-Allende

Spanish Language and Literature

En su tercera novela, Guerra Garrido explora las posibilidades de que una máquina produzca una narrativa de ficción. El título implica precisamente la duda de si este tipo de escritura es factible y apunta el carácter experimental y lúdico que encierra la novela. Sin embargo, Hipótesis va más allá de las vicisitudes de un personaje escritor en busca de los últimos avances tecnológicos para la consecución de una obra enteramente nueva y original. Los otros cuatro personajes que aparecen en sus páginas adquieren tanta relevancia argumental como el escritor, a pesar de que se convierten en los protagonistas de la ...


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