Gothic Motifs In The Fiction Of William Gibson

Author by : Tatiani G. Rapatzikou
Language : en
Publisher by : Rodopi
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Description : Gibson's startlingly new form of science fiction opens inner vistas through his sense of how technological development increasingly removes the boundaries between the realms of the imagined and the real. This important new study focuses on the visual elements in Gibson's work, suggesting how his extraordinary mindscapes are locatable in terms of both gothic and the graphic novel traditions in a subtle interweaving of physical and virtual space that creates new forms of spatial being. Gibson describes the space of the Walled City as Doorways flipping past, each one hinting at its own secret world: Tatiani G. Rapatzikou's thoughtful analyses of those secret worlds will fascinate all those who have wondered where these fictions have come from-and where they may be headed.


A Brighter Sun

Author by : Liz Gerschel
Language : en
Publisher by : Heinemann
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Description : A revision guide to Sam Selvon's novel, A Brighter Sun.


Symbolism 17 Latina O Literature

Author by : Rüdiger Ahrens
Language : en
Publisher by : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
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Description : The complex nature of globalization increasingly requires a comparative approach to literature in order to understand how migration and commodity flows impact aesthetic production and expressive practices. This special issue of Symbolism: An International Journal of Critical Aesthetics explores the trans-American dimensions of Latina/o literature in a trans-Atlantic context. Examining the theoretical implications suggested by the comparison of the global North-global South dynamics of material and aesthetic exchange, this volume highlights emergent Latina/o authors, texts, and methodologies of interest in for comparative literary studies. In the essays, literary scholars address questions of the transculturation, translation, and reception of Latina/o literature in the United States and Europe. In the interviews, emergent Latina/o authors speak to the processes of creative writing in a transnational context. This volume suggests how the trans-American dialogues found in contemporary Latina/o literature elucidates trans-Atlantic critical dialogues.


Icons Of African American Literature

Author by : Yolanda Williams Page
Language : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : The 24 entries in this book provide extensive coverage of some of the most notable figures in African American literature, such as Alice Walker, Richard Wright, and Zora Neale Hurston. * 24 alphabetically arranged entries offer substantial yet accessible information * Entries cover authors and cultural topics * Sidebars provide snapshots of interesting and significant subject matter


A Guide To The Prose Fiction Of W B Yeats

Author by : William H. O'Donnell
Language : en
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W B Yeats Assessments 1980 2000

Author by : David Pierce
Language : en
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Asia S Orthographic Dilemma

Author by : Wm. C. Hannas
Language : en
Publisher by : University of Hawaii Press
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Description : With the advent of computers and the rise of East Asian economies, the complicated character-based writing systems of East Asia have reached a stage of crisis that may be described as truly millennial in scope and implications. In what is perhaps the most wide-ranging critique of the sinographic script ever written, William C. Hannas assesses the usefulness of Chinese character-based writing in East Asia today.


Douglas Coupland

Author by : Andrew Tate
Language : en
Publisher by : Manchester University Press
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Description : This book is the first full-length study of Douglas Coupland, one of the twenty-first century's most innovative and influential novelists. The study explores the prolific first decade and a half of Coupland's career, from Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture (1991) to JPod (2006), a period in which he published ten novels and four significant volumes of non-fiction. Emerging in the last decade of the twentieth century - amidst the absurd contradictions of instantaneous global communication and acute poverty - Coupland's novels, short stories, essays and visual art have intervened in specifically contemporary debates regarding authenticity, artifice and art. This book explores Coupland's response, in ground-breaking novels such as Microserfs, Girlfriend in a Coma and Miss Wyoming, to some of the most pressing issues of our times. Designed for students, researchers and general readers alike, the study is structured around thematically focused chapters that consider Coupland's engagement with narrative, consumer culture, space, religion and ideas of the future.


Technological Innovation As An Evolutionary Process

Author by : John Ziman
Language : en
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : Ground-breaking yet non-technical analysis of the analogy that technological artefacts 'evolve' like biological organisms.


Myth And Symbol In Soviet Fiction

Author by : Thomas F. Rogers
Language : en
Publisher by : Edwin Mellen Pr
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