Books in Motion

Books in Motion Author Mireia Aragay
ISBN-10 9789042019577
Release 2005-01
Pages 289
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Books in Motion addresses the hybrid, interstitial field of film adaptation. The introductory essay integrates a retrospective survey of the development of adaptation studies with a forceful argument about their centrality to any history of culture-any discussion, that is, of the transformation and transmission of texts and meanings in and across cultures. The thirteen especially composed essays that follow, organised into four sections headed 'Paradoxes of Fidelity', 'Authors, Auteurs, Adaptation', 'Contexts, Intertexts, Adaptation' and 'Beyond Adaptation', variously illustrate that claim by problematising the notion of fidelity, highlighting the role played by adaptation in relation to changing concepts of authorship and auteurism, exploring the extent to which the intelligibility of film adaptations is dependent on contextual and intertextual factors, and foregrounding the need to transcend any narrowly-defined concept of adaptation. Discussion ranges from adaptations of established classics like A Tale of Two Cities, Frankenstein, Henry V, Le temps retrouve, Mansfield Park, Pride and Prejudice, 'The Dead' or Wuthering Heights, to contemporary (popular) texts/films like Bridget Jones's Diary, Fools, The Governess, High Fidelity, The Hours, The Orchid Thief/Adaptation, the work of Doris Dorrie, the first Harry Potter novel/film, or the adaptations made by Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick and Walt Disney. This book will appeal to both a specialised readership and to those accessing the dynamic field of adaptation studies for the first time. Mireia Aragay is Senior Lecturer in English literature and film at the University of Barcelona, Spain.



Books in Motion in Early Modern Europe

Books in Motion in Early Modern Europe Author Daniel Bellingradt
ISBN-10 9783319533667
Release 2017-09-07
Pages 305
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This book presents and explores a challenging new approach in book history. It offers a coherent volume of thirteen chapters in the field of early modern book history covering a wide range of topics and it is written by renowned scholars in the field. The rationale and content of this volume will revitalize the theoretical and methodological debate in book history. The book will be of interest to scholars and students in the field of early modern book history as well as in a range of other disciplines. It offers book historians an innovative methodological approach on the life cycle of books in and outside Europe. It is also highly relevant for social-economic and cultural historians because of the focus on the commercial, legal, spatial, material and social aspects of book culture. Scholars that are interested in the history of science, ideas and news will find several chapters dedicated to the production, circulation and consumption of knowledge and news media.



Books in Motion

Books in Motion Author Julie Dietzel-Glair
ISBN-10 9781555708108
Release 2013
Pages 224
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Librarians and educators can shake up storytimes, help children stay healthy, and encourage a lifelong love of reading with Dietzel-Glair’s easy-to-use resource. Demonstrating exactly how to use children’s books to engage preschool-age children through movement, it’s loaded with storytimes that will have children standing up tall, balancing as they pretend to walk across a bridge, or even flying around the room like an airplane. Presenting hundreds of ideas, this all-in-one book is divided into six sections: “Art” spotlights titles that are natural hooks for art or craft activities alongside ideas on how to create art just like the character in the story, while an appendix includes art patterns that can be used as coloring sheets; “Games” includes searching games, follow-the-leader games, and guessing games to enhance the books in this section; “Movement” features books that kids can jump, stomp, clap, chomp, waddle, parade, wiggle, and stretch with; “Music” chooses books perfect for activities like shaking a maraca, singing, dancing between the pages, and creating new sound effects; “Playacting” lets kids pretend along with the characters in these books, whether it’s washing their face, swimming with fish, or hunting a lion; “Props” encourages storytime leaders to bring out their puppets, flannelboard pieces, and scarves—these books have enough props for everyone in the program to have a part. Each chapter includes as much instruction as possible for a wide range of motions. Pick and choose the amount of movement that is right for your storytime crowd, or do it all!



Call of the Wild

Call of the Wild Author Jack London
ISBN-10 1603035265
Release 2007
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Jack London wrote this celebrated novel in 1903. It's considered one of his best stories and has become one of the world's most popular American classics. The call of the wild is the thrilling story of Buck, a domestic dog from California kidnapped and thrust into the harsh, physical world of the Yukon, a land of danger and ferocity, a land of wolves, blizzards, and treacherous frozen rivers that swallow up entire dog teams. Here is where Buck must learn to survive. He must become as wild and vicious as the wilderness that surrounds him ... or die!



Magie des Verlangens

Magie des Verlangens Author Christine Feehan
ISBN-10 3404186931
Release 2011-10-04
Pages 384
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Die junge Savanna Dubrinski ist eine Magierin der Illusionen, eine weltberühmte Zauberin, die Millionen von Menschen in ihren Bann zieht. Doch trotz ihrer Macht wird sie von jemandem beherrscht: von Gregory, dessen kalte, silberne Augen sie zum Schmelzen bringen und sie gleichzeitig vor Furcht erzittern lassen. Mit einer dunklen, ganz anderen Magie übermittelt ihr Gregory - der legendäre Heiler, der mächtigste der Karpathianer - dass sie sein Schicksal ist. Denn sie wurde geboren, um seine unsterbliche Seele zu retten. Und jetzt ist er endlich gekommen, um sie zu sich zu holen, um sie für immer an sich zu binden ...



Crota

Crota Author Owl Goingback
ISBN-10 395021853X
Release 2007
Pages 231
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Crota has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Crota also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Crota book for free.



Methoden der literatur und kulturwissenschaftlichen Textanalyse

Methoden der literatur  und kulturwissenschaftlichen Textanalyse Author Vera Nünning
ISBN-10 9783476002051
Release 2016-08-16
Pages 339
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Wie werden Texte wissenschaftlich interpretiert? Kompakt und übersichtlich stellt das Lehrbuch die gängigen literaturtheoretischen Ansätze vor darunter z. B. Strukturalismus, Dekonstruktion, Diskursanalyse und Systemtheorie. Der Schwerpunkt des übersichtlich gestalteten Bandes liegt auf der Anwendung: Ausführliche Beispielanalysen zeigen, wie mit den verschiedenen Theorien und den daraus abzuleitenden Methoden Texte und auch Filme analysiert werden. Unerlässliches Handwerkszeug für das literaturwissenschaftliche Studium.



Storm Handbuch

Storm Handbuch Author Christian Demandt
ISBN-10 9783476054470
Release 2017-07-11
Pages 400
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Das Handbuch erschließt Theodor Storms Werk erstmals in seiner ganzen Breite. Storm, ein epochaler Lyriker und der zweifellos bedeutendste Novellist seiner Zeit, wird hier sowohl in seinen epistemologischen und kulturgeschichtlichen Voraussetzungen als auch mit seinem ganz eigenen poetologisch-ästhetischen Programm sichtbar. Die umfassende Analyse seines literarischen Schaffens wird vervollständigt durch eine ausführliche Darstellung der biographischen Kontexte und der Rezeptionsgeschichte.



Die Henkerstochter

Die Henkerstochter Author Oliver Pötzsch
ISBN-10 9783548920672
Release 2010-09-08
Pages 512
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Kurz nach dem Dreißigjährigen Krieg wird in der bayerischen Stadt Schongau ein sterbender Junge aus dem Lech gezogen. Eine Tätowierung deutet auf Hexenwerk hin und sofort beschuldigen die Schongauer die Hebamme des Ortes. Der Henker Jakob Kuisl soll ihr unter Folter ein Geständnis entlocken, doch er ist überzeugt: die alte Frau ist unschuldig. Unterstützt von seiner Tochter Magdalena und dem jungen Stadtmedicus macht er sich auf die Suche nach dem Täter.



Handbuch Postkolonialismus und Literatur

Handbuch Postkolonialismus und Literatur Author Dirk Göttsche
ISBN-10 9783476053862
Release 2017-06-02
Pages 459
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Das Handbuch bietet erstmals einen umfassenden interdisziplinären Überblick über die postkoloniale Theorie und Forschung in den Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften. Es verbindet die Einführung in das Thema mit einer kritischen Zwischenbilanz zu diesem internationalen Forschungsfeld. Auf einen Theorieteil und die lexikalische Darstellung von postkolonialen Grundbegriffen folgen Artikel zur Literatur-, Kultur- und Mediengeschichte des Kolonialismus und Postkolonialismus in den betroffenen Kulturräumen sowie ein Anhang mit historischen Überblicken zu einzelnen Ländern und weiterführenden Informationen. Das Handbuch richtet sich an wissenschaftliche Leserinnen und Leser und bietet Ansatzpunkte für künftige Forschung, soll aber auch für Studierende und interessierte Laien eine verlässliche Basis zur Auseinandersetzung mit der europäischen Kolonialgeschichte, ihren kulturellen Resonanzen und ihrer postkolonialen Aufarbeitung in Literatur und Kultur bereitstellen.



Herta M ller Handbuch

Herta M  ller Handbuch Author Norbert Otto Eke
ISBN-10 9783476054012
Release 2017-09-24
Pages 287
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Das Handbuch gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über das Werk Herta Müllers in seiner ganzen thematischen Breite und Vielfalt der Genres. Es richtet das Augenmerk dabei insbesondere auf ästhetische Formgebungsverfahren und poetologische Schreibkonzepte und stellt auch die unterschiedlichen Ausdrucksweisen der gesellschaftspolitischen Interventionen der streitbaren Autorin zur Diskussion. Umfangreiche Werkanalysen und Beiträge zur Rezeption und Wirkung von Müllers Werk stehen ebenfalls im Zentrum. Bibliographien und Register runden das Handbuch ab, das fortgeschrittenen Studierenden wissenschaftliche Zugänge zum jeweiligen Thema erschließen soll, zum anderen aber auch Spezialisten in der deutschsprachigen Forschungslandschaft als Anlaufstelle und Orientierung dienen kann.



Latin American Religion in Motion

Latin American Religion in Motion Author Christian Smith
ISBN-10 9781135962937
Release 2004-11-23
Pages 310
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Latin America is undergoing a period of intense religious transformation and upheaval. This book analyzes some of the more important new discoveries about religious movements in the region. It examines important shifts such as the expansion and politicization of Protestantism, the ongoing transformation of the Catholic church, the growth of Afro-Brazilian religions, and the genuine pluralization of faith.



E coli in Motion

E  coli in Motion Author Howard C. Berg
ISBN-10 0387008888
Release 2004
Pages 133
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E. coli has been the organism of choice for molecular genetics for decades. Its machinery and mobile behaviour is one of the most fascinating topics for cell scientists. This accessible cross-disciplinary monograph covers more than thirty years of research.



In Motion

In Motion Author Tony Hiss
ISBN-10 9780307594396
Release 2010-10-12
Pages 320
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In this extraordinarily wide-ranging, insightful, and revelatory book, Tony Hiss—the much-praised author of The Experience of Place—delves into a unique and instantly recognizable (though previously undescribed) experience that can happen to us when we travel, a special understanding and ability that can leave us feeling exhilarated. He illustrates how throughout human history—from our ancestors walking upright for the first time to astronauts walking on the moon—we have repeatedly availed ourselves of this seemingly elusive quality, which he calls “Deep Travel.” The sensation of Deep Travel can overtake us, Hiss says, whenever we tap into a sophisticated, wide-awake awareness we all possess. With a wealth of examples—from evocative accounts of his own journeys to celebrated travel writing across the centuries—Hiss identifies and rescues this powerful capacity and sets out simple techniques for accessing it no matter where we are. And this is only a jumping-off point for an original and penetrating explanation of how Deep Travel radically alters our perception of not only where we are but also when we are, by placing us in an “extended present,” and how it acts as an open-sesame to enlarge and enrich the world around us. Going even further, he investigates how we can remain absolutely still but travel in time itself, as our horizons move backward to include layers of nature and human culture that have gone before, or project us forward to consider what our actions will mean to those who will inhabit our spot on earth a few generations from now. Whether travel takes you around the corner or around the world, once you’ve read In Motion, no journey will ever feel the same. From the Hardcover edition.



Stillness in Motion in the Seventeenth century Theatre

Stillness in Motion in the Seventeenth century Theatre Author P. A. Skantze
ISBN-10 0415286689
Release 2003
Pages 209
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Stillness in Motion in the Seventeenth Century Theatre provides a comprehensive examination of this aesthetic theory. The author investigates this aesthetic history as a form of artistic creation, philosophical investigation, a way of representing and manipulating ideas about gender and a way of acknowledging, reinforcing and making a critique of social values for the still and moving, the permanent and elapsing. The book's analysis covers the entire seventeenth-century with chapters on the work of Ben Jonson, John Milton, the pamphletheatre, Aphra Behn, John Vanbrugh and Jeremy Collier and will be of interest to scholars in the areas of literary and performance studies.



1616

1616 Author Thomas Christensen
ISBN-10 9781619020467
Release 2012-03-01
Pages 288
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The world of 1616 was a world of motion. Enormous galleons carrying silk and silver across the Pacific created the first true global economy, and the first international megacorporations were emerging as economic powers. In Europe, the deaths of Shakespeare and Cervantes marked the end of an era in literature, as the spirit of the Renaissance was giving way to new attitudes that would lead to the Age of Revolution. Great changes were also taking place in East Asia, where the last native Chinese dynasty was entering its final years and Japan was beginning its long period of warrior rule. Artists there, as in many parts of the world, were rethinking their connections to ancient traditions and experimenting with new directions. Women everywhere were redefining their roles in family and society. Slave trading was relocating large numbers of people, while others were migrating in search of new opportunities. The first tourists, traveling not for trade or exploration but for personal fulfillment, were exploring this new globalized world.



The Human Figure in Motion

The Human Figure in Motion Author Eadweard Muybridge
ISBN-10 9780486129914
Release 2012-04-27
Pages 390
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The 4,789 photographs in this definitive selection show the human figure — models almost all undraped — engaged in over 160 different types of action: running, climbing stairs, etc.