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'The Montage Of Tbilisi Culture' By Zaza Shatirishvili, Film International, Rebecca Gould Jan 2006

'The Montage Of Tbilisi Culture' By Zaza Shatirishvili, Film International, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

Georgian cultural critic Zaza Shatirishvili discusses Tbilisi's cinematographic culture, concentrating particularly on the works of Otar Ioseliani, Sergei Paradjanov, and Robert Strurua.


Plain Broad Narratives Of Substantial Facts”: Credibility, Narrative, And Hakluyt’S Principall Navigations, Julia Schleck Jan 2006

“Plain Broad Narratives Of Substantial Facts”: Credibility, Narrative, And Hakluyt’S Principall Navigations, Julia Schleck

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

This article compares voyage narratives printed in Richard Hakluyt’s 1589 Principall Navigations to contemporaneous travel histories in an effort to contextualize the epistemological status of each group of texts and debunk the former’s reputation for greater factuality. It critiques the use commonly made of Hakluyt’s narratives in literary studies, arguing that the privileging of these texts over other sources results in postcolonial studies that ironically valorize a type of writing which promoted the colonial mindset these studies seek to expose.


Liberation Theology And Liberatory Pedagogies: Renewing The Dialogue, Shari J. Stenberg Jan 2006

Liberation Theology And Liberatory Pedagogies: Renewing The Dialogue, Shari J. Stenberg

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

recent Chronicle of Higher Education column, Stanley Fish describes a phone call he received after the death of Jacques Derrida from a reporter who was curious as to what would succeed high theory as the "center of energy in the academy." "I answered like a shot," Fish writes, "religion" (1). For many, Fish's prophecy might create a feeling of uneasiness; after all, in academic culture, religious ideologies are often considered hindrances to-not vehicles for-critical thought. This feeling may be especially true in regard to Christianity, which is often conflated with conservative politics and fundamentalism both in and outside of ...


A Comparative Investigation Of The Concept Of Nature In The Writings Of Henry M. Morris And Bernard L. Ramm, Andrew M. Mutero Jan 2006

A Comparative Investigation Of The Concept Of Nature In The Writings Of Henry M. Morris And Bernard L. Ramm, Andrew M. Mutero

Dissertations

The study examines two major contrasting theological accounts of nature within the contemporary North American Evangelical community as articulated by Henry Morris and Bernard Ramm. In doing so, the dissertation analyzes nature considered diachronically in three epochs namely: (1) Natura Originalis (the origin of nature); (2) Natura Continua (the contemporary status of nature); and (3) Natura Nova (the future of nature).

The purpose of this research is to discover, describe, analyze, and compare the shape of the two contrasting concepts of nature articulated respectively by Morris, a strict concordist and a special creationist and Ramm, a broad concordist and a ...


Si Sta Facendo Sempre Più Tardi, Autobiografie Altrui E Tristano Muore Di Antonio Tabucchi: Dove Va Il Romanzo?, Flavia Brizio-Skov Dec 2005

Si Sta Facendo Sempre Più Tardi, Autobiografie Altrui E Tristano Muore Di Antonio Tabucchi: Dove Va Il Romanzo?, Flavia Brizio-Skov

Flavia Brizio-Skov

No abstract provided.


Chechens Through The Russian Prism, Rebecca Gould Jan 2005

Chechens Through The Russian Prism, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

No abstract provided.


Behind The Wall Of The Caucasus, Rebecca Gould Jan 2005

Behind The Wall Of The Caucasus, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

No abstract provided.


Reconstructing Societies In The Aftermath Of War: Memory, Identity, And Reconciliation., Flavia Brizio-Skov Dec 2003

Reconstructing Societies In The Aftermath Of War: Memory, Identity, And Reconciliation., Flavia Brizio-Skov

Flavia Brizio-Skov

No abstract provided.


History Versus Memory: History's Theft And Memory's Return In Maryse Condé, Kate Elkins Dec 2003

History Versus Memory: History's Theft And Memory's Return In Maryse Condé, Kate Elkins

Kate Elkins

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Behind The Veil? Catharine Sedgwick And Anonymous Publication, Melissa J. Homestead Jan 2003

Behind The Veil? Catharine Sedgwick And Anonymous Publication, Melissa J. Homestead

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

The idea that women in past centuries withheld their names because they experienced their own authorship as shameful or scandalous has achieved the character of received wisdom. Ask a typical lower-level undergraduate what she knows about women's authorship in the United States during the years of Sedgwick's greatest productivity (the 1820s through the 1840s), and she will tell you: "It wasn't considered respectable for women to write back then, so they didn't give their names, or they took male pseudonyms." I argue instead that Sedgwick's anonymity was a market strategy for constructing an authorial persona ...


Chronological Bibliography Of The Works Of Catharine Maria Sedgwick, Lucinda L. Damon-Bach, Allison J. Roepsch, Melissa J. Homestead Jan 2003

Chronological Bibliography Of The Works Of Catharine Maria Sedgwick, Lucinda L. Damon-Bach, Allison J. Roepsch, Melissa J. Homestead

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

This two-part bibliography has been built by consulting the Bibliography of American Literature (BAL) and the bibliographies compiled by Sister Mary Michael Welsh ("Catharine Maria Sedgwick: Her Position in the Literature and Thought of Her Time up to 1860," Ph.D. diss., Catholic Universiry of America, 1937) and Richard Banus Gidez ("A Study of the Works of Catharine Maria Sedgwick," Ph.D. diss., Ohio State Universiry, 1958); library cataloging records; and the personal records of Lucinda Damon-Bach and Melissa J. Homestead. In most cases, entries have been confirmed through books, periodicals, photocopies, or microfilm received through interlibrary loan. We were ...


Ri-Lettura Del Primo Dopoguerra: Alcuni Esempi, Flavia Brizio-Skov Dec 2002

Ri-Lettura Del Primo Dopoguerra: Alcuni Esempi, Flavia Brizio-Skov

Flavia Brizio-Skov

No abstract provided.


Developing Pedagogies: Learning The Teaching Of English, Shari J. Stenberg, Amy Lee Jan 2002

Developing Pedagogies: Learning The Teaching Of English, Shari J. Stenberg, Amy Lee

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

Consider the following scenario: You arrive at graduate school in time for the three-day orientation, which consists of a series of workshop "training" to be a scholar. One half-day session covers the conference proposal and presentation; another trains new students to write seminar papers; a third focuses on the prospectus and dissertation; yet another teaches the composition articles for refereed journals. At the end of three days, you are ostensibly "trained" in the basics required to contribute to your profession as a scholar and researcher. While you might continue to develop these "skills" as you advance through exams, dissertations, and ...


Antonio Tabucchi: Navigazioni In Un Arcipelago Narrativo, Flavia Brizio-Skov Dec 2001

Antonio Tabucchi: Navigazioni In Un Arcipelago Narrativo, Flavia Brizio-Skov

Flavia Brizio-Skov

No abstract provided.


Tabucchi E Il Ruolo Dell’Intellettuale, Flavia Brizio-Skov Dec 2000

Tabucchi E Il Ruolo Dell’Intellettuale, Flavia Brizio-Skov

Flavia Brizio-Skov

No abstract provided.


The Costs Of Scholarly Teaching And Learning, Amy M. Goodburn Jan 2000

The Costs Of Scholarly Teaching And Learning, Amy M. Goodburn

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) I come to SoTL work from several different locations: As an English professor in composition and rhetoric; as an associate dean for faculty within the College of Arts and Sciences; and as cocoordinator of a faculty teaching development program. This past spring was especially challenging as the country’s economic free-fall led to a year filled of budget-planning exercises, which then turned into budget-cut proposals, and now impending--but still not determined--budget cuts. In many ways, UNL has fared better than most other universities nationwide. The state of Nebraska received national attention when it was ...


Reading Space As Time In Great Plains Recollective Architecture, Paul A. Olson Oct 1999

Reading Space As Time In Great Plains Recollective Architecture, Paul A. Olson

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

It is a long way from Black Elk's tipi to the Stuart building. Clearly most cultures and periods impose one or more narrative plots on time and space (I have written of four that were part of the recent past of this state). It may be that we will need soon to return again to a celebration of the cyclical in our architecture. If the ethos of domination that goes with linear, progressive notions of time is as destructive to our environment as the Club of Rome (and other successor study groups looking at the future of the planet ...


School At The Center: Mending Breaks In The Broken Heartland, Paul Olson Aug 1997

School At The Center: Mending Breaks In The Broken Heartland, Paul Olson

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

Some years ago I was teaching a course called "The Literature of Agriculture," accounts of how farmers and rural people made a living over time. Hesiod, Virgil, Chaucer's rural tales, George Eliot, Great Plains modem farm novels, and Wendell Berry's writings about the unsettling of America were the fare. One of my students remarked in passing, "Don't know if I can read this stuff. I only went to a small high schooL" He knew nothing of the literature about smallness and quality in education and had no pride of community. Later I asked the rural class if ...


Midrash In Jewish Children's Literature, Diamond Goldin Barbara Dec 1995

Midrash In Jewish Children's Literature, Diamond Goldin Barbara

Judaica Librarianship

The term midrash has a specific meaning and a broader one. Specifically, midrash refers to the post Talmudic body of writings (post-500 C.E.) such as Midrash Rabbah and Pirke de-Rabi Eliezer. In broader terms, midrash has come to mean a Jewish story that explains, clarifies, or elaborates on an event or passage in the Torah.

There are many stories in midrasnhic sources that are appropriate and valuable to retell for children. A retelling of the story "Solomon and the Demon King," for instance, can captivate a fifth grader today who plays computer games and rides a skateboard, just as ...


Najm Al-Din Al-Hutsi, Ashwāq Dāghistān (Full Book), Najm Al-Dīn Al-Hutsi Jan 1995

Najm Al-Din Al-Hutsi, Ashwāq Dāghistān (Full Book), Najm Al-Dīn Al-Hutsi

Rebecca Gould

Dāghistānī, Najm al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Dunūghūnah, 1858-1925 داغستاني، نجم الدين محمد بن دنوغونة، 1858-1925? Title: Ashwāq Dāghistān ilá al-Ḥaram al-Sharīf : maʻa dirāsah tārīkhiyah lil-kifāḥ al-Islāmī fī Dāghistān wa-al-Shīshān / taʼlīf Najm al-Dīn ibn Muḥammad ibn Dunūghūnah al-Dāghistānī ; sharḥ wa-taḥqīq Muḥammad al-Ḥabash. أشواق داغستان إلى الحرم الشريف : مع دراسة تاريخية للكفاح الإسلامي في داغستان والشيشان / تأليف نجم الدين بن محمد بن دنوغونة الداغستاني ؛ شرح وتحقيق محمد الحبش. Edition: al-Ṭabʻah 2. الطبعة 2. Published/Created: Dimashq : Dār al-Nūr, 1995. دمشق : دار النور، 1995.


La Scrittura E La Memoria: Lalla Romano, Flavia Brizio-Skov Dec 1992

La Scrittura E La Memoria: Lalla Romano, Flavia Brizio-Skov

Flavia Brizio-Skov

No abstract provided.


The Romanticism Of My Ántonia: Every Reader's Story, Susan J. Rosowski Jan 1989

The Romanticism Of My Ántonia: Every Reader's Story, Susan J. Rosowski

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

Romanticism is fundamental to My Antonia, shaping the attitudes that control its structure, style, and narration, as well as its expectations of a reader. I immediately face a dilemma in teaching this romanticism, however, for most of my students haven't even the most rudimentary understanding of what romanticism is. They have negative associations of something emotional, irrelevant, and backward-looking; asked for details, they describe surface features that vaguely concern poets brooding about nature. Almost none understands romanticism as a way of knowing, by which individuals use their imaginations to create value in an otherwise meaningless world (Rosowski, Voyage).

Happily ...


My Ántonia As Plains Epic, Paul Olson Jan 1989

My Ántonia As Plains Epic, Paul Olson

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

When I assign My Antonia, I teach it to the sons and daughters or more distant relatives, in blood or spirit, of the people it treats. I have had relatives of Mrs. Pavelka in my classes, citizens of Red Cloud and Wilber, Czechs who still retain their Czech culture, and classicists at the University of Nebraska who study what Cather studied here. It is thus impossible entirely to make the work of art defamiliarize the experience, as Shklovsky would have it do, nor would I want it to remove the students from their pasts and knowledge of family or milieu ...


Preface And Introductory Materials To Approaches To Teaching Cather’S My Ántonia, Susan J. Rosowski Jan 1989

Preface And Introductory Materials To Approaches To Teaching Cather’S My Ántonia, Susan J. Rosowski

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

The aim of this volume is to provide background and ideas others have found most helpful in teaching My Antonia. The portion presented here describes Cather's role in preparing the text and supervising the physical design of My Antonia, and reviews other writing by Cather relevant to My Antonia, as well as biographical studies and criticism recommended most often by instructors who teach it. It includes also a selective introduction to materials recommended for instructors' libraries: reference works on Cather, general background, biographical studies, and critical commentary. Finally, it surveys aids to teaching: pedagogical articles and non-print media.

Includes ...


Aphorismen Von Jacob Bernays C. 1844-1888 (Posthumously Published 1988), Jacob Bernays Jan 1988

Aphorismen Von Jacob Bernays C. 1844-1888 (Posthumously Published 1988), Jacob Bernays

Rebecca Gould

No abstract provided.


Credentialism As Monopoly, Class War, And Socialization Scheme: Some Historical Reflections On Modern Ways Of Determining Who Can Do A Job, Paul A. Olson Jan 1983

Credentialism As Monopoly, Class War, And Socialization Scheme: Some Historical Reflections On Modern Ways Of Determining Who Can Do A Job, Paul A. Olson

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

Social theorists in earlier periods have looked at credentialing from the perspective of its service to the economic or social system as opposed to its “protection of the public interest.” Adam Smith regarded the long education and the performance tests that the guilds required as monopolistic constraints on production; Karl Marx saw the same guild system as controlled by the propertied classes and uselessly exclusionary; and Emile Durkheim, unlike both Smith and Marx, regarded the occupational group with its entrance requirements as central to the stability of modern society. The application of the principles of Smith, Marx, and Durkheim, in ...


Black Elk Speaks As Epic And Ritual Attempt To Reverse History, Paul Olson Jan 1982

Black Elk Speaks As Epic And Ritual Attempt To Reverse History, Paul Olson

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

Modern Siouan storytellers make a distinction in speaking of the difference between bedtime and sacred stories. Moreover, Lakota masters of the sacred arts are inveterate constructors of figural or allegorical systems. They interpret, apply, and reapply the iconological resources of their culture through ritual, myth, storytelling, symbolic action, and clothing. This Sioux symbolic tradition is one context in which John G. Neihardt's Black Elk Speaks (1932) must be understood. Conceptualizing it as an epic may assist both Western and non-Western readers to clarify the uses to which a culture's symbol system may be put in mediating conflicting values ...


The Book Of The Omaha: Literature Of The Omaha People, Paul Olson, Wallace Wade Miller (Thio-Um-Baska) Jan 1979

The Book Of The Omaha: Literature Of The Omaha People, Paul Olson, Wallace Wade Miller (Thio-Um-Baska)

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface ..................................... ix

I. The Creation .................................. 1

II. When Man Came to the Earth .................... .4

III. The Bringing to the Creation of a New Life ........... 5

IV. The Osage Creation Story ........................ 7

V. The Child is Placed in the Cosmos, in the Tribe, and in the Tribe's Fight .............. 9

VI. The Sacred Pole ............................... 15

VII. The Divisions of the Tribe and Colors .............. 19

VIII. Corn ....................................... 22

IX. The Buffalo Hunt ............................. 27

X. Ponca Buffalo Ritual (related) ................... .46

XI. The Corn Song

XII. Another Osage Creation Story .................... 53

XIII. The Omaha Creation Hymn ...................... 60

The Bedtime Stories

The ...


A Few Great Stories Of The Santee People, Edna Peniska, Paul Robertson, Robert Frerichs, Paul A. Olson Jan 1979

A Few Great Stories Of The Santee People, Edna Peniska, Paul Robertson, Robert Frerichs, Paul A. Olson

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

Told by Many Nineteenth Century Santee and by Edna Peniska and Paul Robertson of the Modern Santee.

Gathered and Edited by Robert Frerichs and Paul A. Olson.

The fact that every known culture and civilization has acquired some sort of set of sacred stories is important. The eleven sacred stories in this work have multiple purposes. They possess a value as sheer entertainment; they also tell truths and lessons which explain the meaning of existence. Thus the Santee listener could fmd his place in the world and achieve an inner harmony through hearing stories. The characters in these stories are ...


The Book Of The Pawnee: Pawnee Stories For Study And Enjoyment, Marge Critcher, Carolyn Boyum, Patti Huff, Paul Olson, Rosemary Bergstrom Jan 1979

The Book Of The Pawnee: Pawnee Stories For Study And Enjoyment, Marge Critcher, Carolyn Boyum, Patti Huff, Paul Olson, Rosemary Bergstrom

Faculty Publications -- Department of English

I. Meeting the Pawnee ............................... 1

II. Pawnee Beliefs .................................. . 3

The Pawnee Creation Story ...................... 3

The Boy Who Was Sacrificed ..................... 8

III. Pawnee Hero Stories ............................. 14

Lone Chief ................................. 14

Little Warrior's Counsel. ................ . . . .... 27

IV. Pawnee Folk Tales ............................... 30

The Snake Brother ........................... 30

Mosquitoes ................................. 37

V. Boy Stories .................................... 39

The Boy Who Talked with Lightning .............. 39

The Boy and the Wonderful Robe ............... .42

The Boys, the Thunderbird, and the Water Monster .. 50

VI. Coyote Stories .................................. 54

Coyote and the Blind Buffalo ................... 54

Coyote and the Turkeys ....................... 55

Coyote and Eagle ............................ 56

Coyote and Bear ............................. 59