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Floating Body Parts And Floating Signifiers: Fernand Léger's Divers, Maureen Shanahan Oct 2002

Floating Body Parts And Floating Signifiers: Fernand Léger's Divers, Maureen Shanahan

Maureen G. Shanahan

No abstract provided.


Miyamoto Yuriko And The Soviet Propaganda, George T. Sipos Oct 2002

Miyamoto Yuriko And The Soviet Propaganda, George T. Sipos

George T. Sipos

No abstract provided.


Bodies Without Borders? Fernand Léger's Divers, Marseilles, 1940, Maureen Shanahan Jul 2002

Bodies Without Borders? Fernand Léger's Divers, Marseilles, 1940, Maureen Shanahan

Maureen G. Shanahan

No abstract provided.


Computer-Based Instruction & Awareness: Processing Instruction Vs. Meaningful Output-Based Instruction, Harriet Bowden, K Morgan-Short Jul 2002

Computer-Based Instruction & Awareness: Processing Instruction Vs. Meaningful Output-Based Instruction, Harriet Bowden, K Morgan-Short

Harriet Wood Bowden

No abstract provided.


Unearthing The Past: The Archaeology Of Bog Bodies In Glob, Atwood, Hébert And Drabble, Anthony Purdy Dec 2001

Unearthing The Past: The Archaeology Of Bog Bodies In Glob, Atwood, Hébert And Drabble, Anthony Purdy

Anthony Purdy

Within the narrative poetics of the archaeological find, accounts of the discovery of beautifully preserved Iron Age bodies in the peat-bogs of Northwestern Europe constitute a particularly complex, well-defined and resonant subgenre. A reading of the genre’s founding text, P.V. Glob’s The Bog People, reveals a repertoire of tropes and topoï that will inform subsequent fictional treatments of bog body finds. Arguing that the poetic specificity of the bog body lies in its extraordinary capacity to abolish temporal distance and mediate between past and present, this essay seeks to define the figure as a special kind of ...


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.


Pasado Soterrado Y Ánima Reprimida En 'Chac Mool' Y 'La Muñeca Reina', Cesar Valverde Dec 2001

Pasado Soterrado Y Ánima Reprimida En 'Chac Mool' Y 'La Muñeca Reina', Cesar Valverde

Cesar Valverde

Carlos y Filiberto, protagonists of Carlos Fuentes’ short stories “La muñeca reina” and “Chac Mool” are the prototypical existential characters of Latin American literature from the 1950’s.  Much like the main character from Juan Carlos Onetti’s “Un sueño realizado,” they are solitary and anguished men unable to act because of their constant questioning and reflecting.   They also strive to find an illusory and nostalgic past in a failed attempt to attain redemption, and their search is guided with Jungian psychological models: their repressed inner selfs, their animas, are never able to surface or create unified and fully realized ...