Category: Asian American Literature

Download The Spoon Knife Anthology: Thoughts on Defiance, Compliance, by Various,N.I. Nicholson,Michael Scott Monje Jr. PDF

By Various,N.I. Nicholson,Michael Scott Monje Jr.

The Spoon Knife Anthology collects the paintings of over 25 authors, together with self reliant Press companions, incapacity experiences students, validated prose and poetry artists, and rising storytellers from numerous backgrounds. jointly, those writers bring a sequence of meditations on compliance and consent which are at the same time intimate and alienating.

"This jewel of a set had me crying, guffawing in elements, and changing into outraged. i'm hoping that everybody within the care-taking groups of medication and psychological well-being reads those infrequent and beautiful first hand bills for his or her personal education." - Judy Grahn, writer of an easy Revolution, one other mom Tongue, and Love Belongs to people who Do the Feeling

“At the nexus of sexuality/sexual identification and incapacity is living a group that's as othered as you'll be able to be. And as has continuously been actual, there is living in this kind of marginalized neighborhood knowledge in regards to the human that's well timed and valuable. We who don't realize the gradations and dynamism of Autism and different neural and customarily actual demanding situations, who don't realize the gradations and dynamism of human sexuality, needs to humble ourselves prior to the numerous voices of this group. they're our lecturers. Michael Monje and her affiliate have collected and produced an incredible anthology.” - Richard Katrovas, writer of elevating ladies in Bohemia and Swastika into Lotus

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Download Obdachlosigkeit in den USA - Wahrnehmung und Reaktion seit by Manuela Szepan PDF

By Manuela Szepan

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2006 im Fachbereich Amerikanistik - Kultur und Landeskunde, word: 1,0, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg (Institut für fremdsprachliche Philologien), Veranstaltung: Tramps and Homelessness in American tradition, sixteen Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Diese Hausarbeit fokussiert das Thema Obdachlosigkeit in den Vereinigten Staaten im Zeitraum von 1980 bis 2000. Die zentrale Frage dieser Arbeit lautet: „Wie reagierte die amerikanische Gesellschaft auf das challenge der Obdachlosigkeit, nach dem diese in den 1980ern Jahren anstieg?“
Erstes Ziel der Arbeit ist es, grundlegendes Wissen zum Thema Obdachlosigkeit zu vermitteln und einen Gesamteindruck zu schaffen. Hierzu gehören die Definition von Obdachlosigkeit, Zahlenmaterial, die Darstellung der Ursachen und geschichtliche Entwicklungen. Danach folgt die Darstellung der Reaktionen auf das Thema Obdachlosigkeit und dessen veränderte Wahrnehmung. Dies wird durch einige herausgegriffene Aspekte im Bereich der Zivilgesellschaft, der Legislativen bzw. staatlichen Ebene und der Medien aufgezeigt. Im Fazit wird die Erkenntnis erwartet, dass eine Welle an Reaktionen einsetzte, die untereinander nicht unbedingt konform verliefen. Des Weiteren wird erwartet, dass der Aktivismus beispielhaft und lobenswert ist, jedoch nicht dazu gedacht struggle die Ursachen zu bekämpfen

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Download Prose: The Centenary Edition by Elizabeth Bishop PDF

By Elizabeth Bishop

even supposing Elizabeth Bishop is likely to be higher referred to as a masterful poet, she was once a blinding and compelling prose author too, as this centenary variation of her prose demonstrates. From her witty, unforgettable graphics of Marianne Moore and the Sitwells to her attractive formative years memories of Canada and Massachusetts, her writing displays a lifelong fascination with reminiscence and go back and forth, and her detailed eye and ear for individuals and places.

This new quantity - edited via the Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Lloyd Schwartz - comprises nearly all her released shorter prose items and a couple of prose works now not released until eventually after her dying. integrated listed here are her tales, the most important memoirs, literary and shuttle essays, booklet stories, and - for the 1st time - the unique draft of Brazil, the Life global Library quantity she repudiated in its released model, in addition to broad decisions from the correspondence among Bishop and the poet Anne Stevenson. here's a wealthy and revealing choice, and the indispensible significant other to the poems.

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Download Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century by Stephanie LeMenager PDF

By Stephanie LeMenager

Living Oil is a piece of environmental cultural reviews that engages with a large spectrum of cultural kinds, from museum indicates and oil excursions to poetry, documentary movie, fiction, nonetheless images, novels and memoirs. The book's precise concentration is the classy, sensory and emotional legacies of petroleum, from its upward thrust to the preeminent smooth fossil gas in the course of international conflict I in the course of the present period of so-called difficult Oil. LeMenager conceives tricky Oil as a bid for continuity with the charismatic existence of the yank 20th century that incorporates distinctive and severe exterior expenses. She explores the uncomfortable, combined emotions produced by means of oil's omnipresence in cultural artifacts similar to books, motion pictures, hamburgers, and Aspirin capsules. The publication makes a robust argument for the sector as an important highbrow body for the examine of fossil fuels, simply because on the local point we will larger realize the cloth results of petroleum at the day by day lives of people and different, non-human lives. assorted different types of paintings, too, localize the fabric affects of petro-culture. The fluid mobility of oil consists of the publication open air the U.S., for example to Alberta and Nigeria, emphasizing how either overseas and household source areas were mined to supply the idealized smooth cultures of the so-called American Century.

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Download A comparison of the Northern Cities Shift and the Southern by Olivia Frey PDF

By Olivia Frey

Seminar paper from the yr 2007 within the topic American reports - Linguistics, grade: 1,0, college of Vienna (Anglistik & Amerikanistik), path: Introductory Seminar / Linguistics - Phonetics & Phonology, 10 entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: like every dwelling languages, English is consistently altering as new phrases, pronunciations, grammatical buildings and observe meanings come up and at last complement or substitute outdated ones. which means each linguistic department, from morphology and phonology to syntax and semantics is topic to alter. In North American English, pronunciation is the main lively enviornment for language swap. within the previous few many years, researchers have pointed out a variety of pronunciation adjustments which are in development in numerous elements of the USA (Gordon 2001: 2-3).
Towards the top of the 20 th century, William Labov, an American linguist, overruled the equipment of conventional dialectology counting on lexical edition and claimed that “regional variety is expanding because of opposing events inside vowel structures” (Labov, Ash & Boberg 2005: 18). In different phrases, the divergent advancements in American English dialects are as a result of the operation of chain shifts relocating the phonetic values of vowels in greatly diverse instructions. In those complicated rotations, entire units or subsystems of vowels opposite their relative positions to one another, wherein telephones representing one phoneme in a single dialect signify a wholly varied phoneme in one other (Labov 1991: 3).

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Download Analysis: Henry James´ The Turn of the Screw by Raoul Festante PDF

By Raoul Festante

Seminar paper from the yr 2003 within the topic American reports - Literature, grade: 1,5, college of Hannover (Englisches Seminar Universität Hannover), path: Literature and images within the nineteenth Century the United States: Spectacles of the physique, 7 entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: The “Turn of the Screw” used to be initially released as a serialized novel in known as Colliers Weekly. Henry James accomplished the paintings at the tale in 1897 and released the textual content which consisted of twelve chapters plus a prologue among January and April of 1898. James contract to put up his tale in Colliers Weekly was once attached to the precondition that he could put up it additionally as a book.

In 1908, James released his entire works lower than the name "The flip of the Screw: the hot York Edition."

The flip of the Screw was once released at a time within which the curiosity in Psychical study and supernatural phenomena was once very most important. The Society for Psychical examine have been based in 1882 of which James´ brother and father the place either participants of. therefore, James was once not just conversant in the instances of ghost apparitions yet used those informations for his ghost tales between which The flip of the Screw absolutely grew to become crucial to date.

In the preface of his 1908 version he under pressure but the proven fact that Peter Quint and pass over Jessel weren't ghosts within the conventional experience because the Society of Psychical study the place gazing. He mentioned that

“(...) Peter Quint and leave out Jessel are usually not “ghosts” in any respect, as we all know the ghost, yet goblins, elves, imps, demons as loosely built as these of the previous trials of witchcraft; if now not, extra pleasingly, fairies of the mythical order, wooing their sufferers forth to work out them dance less than the moon.” 1 This and different passages within the preface of his long island variation from 1908 prompted nice controversy over the genuine that means of The flip of the Screw:

The query was once and nonetheless is: Is The flip of the Screw a ghost tale within the common experience? Or is it however, it the tale of a tender, psychologically deranged and sexually repressed girl who sees the ghosts due to her internal struggles? In my paper, i'm going to research a few of the personality features of the most protagonist, the governess and try and shed a few mild at the conspicuous components obvious within the flip of The Screw.

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Download The Oedipal triangular structure and its significance for by Moritz Tonk PDF

By Moritz Tonk

Seminar paper from the yr 2010 within the topic American reviews - Literature, grade: 1,3, Ruhr-University of Bochum, language: English, summary: Eine Hauptseminararbeit, die unter Berücksichtigung der psychoanalytischen Lesart des Freudschen Elektra-Komplexes das Drama Mourning turns into Elektra untersucht, wobei versucht wird, die klassische Lesart durch eine differenziertere examine mit Hilfe einer Dreiecksbeziehung der verschiedenen Charaktere, zu überkommen.

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Download Northern Kentucky (Black America Series) by Dr. Eric R. Jackson PDF

By Dr. Eric R. Jackson

alongside the picturesque southern banks of the Ohio River, the African-American groups of Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties have supplied employees and marketers to assist within the fiscal development of the area from the earliest settlements to this day. regardless of a variety of hindrances and opposed to probably insurmountable odds, African american citizens in Northern Kentucky made major contributions in lots of fields, starting from track, drugs, and literature to appearing arts, poetry, schooling, and athletics.

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Download African Americans of Alexandria, Virginia: Beacons of Light by Char McCargo Bah,Christa Watters,Audrey P. Davis,Gwendolyn PDF

By Char McCargo Bah,Christa Watters,Audrey P. Davis,Gwendolyn Brown-Henderson,James E. Henson Sr.

Sitting simply south of the nation's capital, Alexandria has a protracted and storied history." "Still, little is understood of Alexandria's twentieth-century African American neighborhood. adventure the harrowing narratives of trials and triumph as Alexandria's African american citizens helped to form not just their place of origin but in addition the realm round them. Rutherford Adkins turned one of many first black fighter pilots as a Tuskegee Airman. Samuel Tucker, a twenty-six-year-old legal professional, geared up and fought for Alexandria to proportion its wealth of information with the African American group by means of commencing its libraries to all colours and creeds. find a bright previous that, via this list, could be remembered eternally as Alexandria's beacon of desire and light.

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Download Empowering Latinos. Weblogs as Tools of Democracy in the by Anonym PDF

By Anonym

Seminar paper from the yr 2005 within the topic American reports - tradition and utilized Geography, grade: 1,0, Duke collage, language: English, summary: a little bit over ten years in the past, the 1st site grew to become available to the general public or even though
the world-wide-web of this present day remains to be in its youngsters, it has turn into a phenomenon of almost global
impact. through the mid Nineteen Nineties, humans began to become aware of the thrill of on-line communique through socalled
weblogs or blogs, yet blogs rather developed on the flip of the millennium, whilst the
international blogosphere almost exploded. somebody may perhaps create one, someone may possibly participate
in one, and everybody had a minimum of heard of 1. Blogs revolutionized on-line conversation by
creating around the world groups of know-how nerds, bold writers, and easily these who
found an outlet for his or her exhibitionist tendencies.
Decades past, in 1981, well known German thinker and sociological theorist Jürgen
Habermas released his seminal paintings idea of Communicative motion, within which he formulates
a theoretical framework for societal development accomplished via communication.
In the us of at the present time, development and the technique of verbal exchange are inherently White, in
fact wisdom and societal energy are White. This study is designed to examine the query of
democratic empowerment one of the Latino minority, this is often, no matter if weblogs supply the
Latino immigrant neighborhood with capability to attach, alternate info, and hence achieve social
and political effect by means of the ability of information. Is it attainable for Latinos within the U.S. to take advantage of the
medium of weblogs in line with Habermas’ concept and alter the distribution of data and
power in American society?
Habermas’ method could be defined because the theoretical framework for this study paper. It will
then be made up our minds how the Latino group within the U.S. may or couldn't use the web publication as a
tool of empowerment.

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