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ISBN 10 : 0822314126
Pages : 462 pages
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Download The Construction of Authorship PDF by Martha Woodmansee Full Free and published by Duke University Press. This book was released on 1994 with total page 462 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An interdisciplinary investigation into western culture's ways of conceptualizing creative production, consisting of 21 essays presented at a meeting sponsored by the Society for Critical Exchange (date and location not noted) and published in Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal vol. 10, no 2 (no year noted). Among the wide range of topics are Helen Keller, unauthorized genders, authors' rights in England of the 16th and 17th centuries, international copyright, Spanish cinema, and teaching writing. No index. Paper edition (unseen), $18.95. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


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Download Idolizing authorship PDF by Rick Honings Full Free and published by Amsterdam University Press. This book was released on 2017-02-28 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Though fame might be fickle, it is what drives contemporary culture. We live in a celebrity society, which revolves around movie stars, pop idols, political icons, and sport heroes. However, celebrity is not only reserved for the world of entertainment or popular culture. In literary history, too, celebrities can be found. Throughout the centuries, readers have idolized writers - for their extra-ordinary life styles, their shocking opinions, or their enigmatic personalities. These 'star authors' succeeded in creating their own branded identities and continue to offer influential models of identity construction. Though celebrity authorship has received a great deal of critical attention so far, there has been no broad overview of literary celebrity that combines authors from different nationalities, eras, and statures. This volume provides exactly this. It bundles insights from scholars with expertise in a variety of national literatures. Exploring both more and less known literary celebrities, all contributors analyse how authors create a public image, and how readers co-construct the celebrity image and allow it to circulate in the cultural domain. As a whole, the volume allows for transhistorical and transnational comparisons and offers intriguing new insights in the history of literary celebrity.


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ISBN 10 : 9783030268985
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Download Fashion and Authorship PDF by Gerald Egan Full Free and published by Springer Nature. This book was released on 2020-02-13 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Studies of fashion and literature in recent decades have focused primarily on representations of clothing and dress within literary texts. But what about the author? How did he dress? What where her shopping practices and predilections? What were his alliances with modishness, stylishness, fashion? The essays in this book explore these and other questions as they look at authors from the eighteenth century through the postmodern and digital eras, cultural producers who were also men and women of fashion: Alexander Pope, Hester Thrale, Mary Robinson, Lord Byron, William Thackeray, Charlotte Bronte, Wilkie Collins, Margaret Oliphant, Virginia Woolf, Rebecca West, Trudi Kanter, Angela Carter, and Martin Margiela. The essays collected here ultimately converge upon a fundamental question: what happens to our notions of timeless literature when authorship itself is implicated in the transient and the temporary, the cycles and materials of fashion? “Gerald Egan’s provocative introduction to this exciting new book poses a bold question: How are authorship and literature – so often linked to ideas of transcendence – implicated in the transient trends and stuff of fashion? The thirteen chapters that follow track authorship’s complex implication in the discourses and materiality of fashion and fashionable goods from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries. Wide-ranging in discipline and chronology, yet forensically focused and carefully argued, this book makes a striking and wonderfully original contribution to studies of authorship, celebrity and material culture.” — Dr Jennie Batchelor, Professor of Eighteenth-Century Studies,University of Kent, UK


Download Romanticism, Self-Canonization, and the Business of Poetry PDF

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Download Romanticism, Self-Canonization, and the Business of Poetry PDF by Michael Gamer Full Free and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2017-02-17 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is the first book to examine how Romantic writers transformed poetic collections to reach new audiences. In a series of case studies, Michael Gamer shows Romantic poets to be fundamentally social authors: working closely with booksellers, intimately involved in literary production, and resolutely concerned with current readers even as they presented themselves as disinterested artists writing for posterity. Exploding the myth of Romantic poets as naive, unworldly, or unconcerned with the practical aspects of literary production, this study shows them instead to be engaged with intellectual property, profit and loss, and the power of reprinting to reshape literary reputation. Gamer offers a fresh perspective on how we think about poetic revision, placing it between aesthetic and economic registers and foregrounding the centrality of poetic collections rather than individual poems to the construction of literary careers.


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ISBN 10 : CHI:67496522
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Download Western Dualism and the Regulation of Cultural Production PDF by Fiona MacMillan Full Free and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2021-08-16 with total page 124 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This work examines the dualistic thinking that characterizes the legal regimes governing creativity and cultural production. It reflects on the problem of regulating creativity and cultural production according to Western thought systems in a world that is not only Western.


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ISBN 10 : 0838754430
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Download More Solid Learning PDF by Catherine Ingrassia Full Free and published by Bucknell University Press. This book was released on 2000 with total page 254 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Until this book, there has not been a collection that focuses exclusively on Pope's satiric masterpiece. The essays in this volume attempt to teach the poem from a variety of perspectives and, in doing so, to illuminate its role as literary history, cultural artifact, and material object. They suggest the ways the poem interacts with and influences the dynamic milieu from which it springs."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Download Dirty Love PDF

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ISBN 10 : 9780199876594
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Download Dirty Love PDF by Tim Whitmarsh Full Free and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2018-04-02 with total page 296 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Where does the Greek novel come from? This book argues that whereas much of Greek literature was committed to a form of cultural purism, presenting itself as part of a continuous tradition reaching back to founding fathers within the tradition, the novel revelled in cultural hybridity. The earliest Greek novelistic literature combined Greek and non-Greek traditions (or at least affected to combine them: it is often hard to tell how 'authentic' the non-Greek material is). More than this, however, it also often self-consciously explored its own hybridity by focusing on stories of cultural hybridisation, or what we would now call 'mixed-race' relations. This book is thus not a conventional account of the origins of the Greek novel: it is not an attempt to pinpoint the moment of invention, and to trace its subsequent development in a straight line. Rather, it makes a virtue of the murkiness, or 'dirtiness', of the origins of the novel: there is no single point of creation, no pure tradition, only transgression, transformation and mess. The novel thus emerges as an outlier within the Greek literary corpus: a form of literature written in Greek, but not always committing to Greek cultural identity. Dirty Love focuses particularly on the relationship between Persian, Egyptian, Jewish and Greek literature, and covers such texts as Ctesias' Persica, Joseph and Aseneth, the Alexander Romance and the tale of Ninus and Semiramis. It will appeal to those interested not only in Greek literary history, but also in near-eastern and biblical literature.


Download The Authorship of Place PDF

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Publisher : Hong Kong University Press
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ISBN 10 : 9789888528516
Pages : 224 pages
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Download The Authorship of Place PDF by Dennis Lo Full Free and published by Hong Kong University Press. This book was released on 2020-09-14 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Authorship of Place is the first monograph dedicated to the study of the politics, history, aesthetics, and practices of location shooting for Taiwanese, Mainland Chinese, and coproduced art cinemas shot in rural communities since the late 1970s. Dennis Lo argues that rural location shooting, beyond serving aesthetic and technical needs, constitutes practices of cultural survival in a region beset with disruptive and disorienting social changes, including rapid urbanization, geopolitical shifts, and ecological crises. In response to these social changes, auteurs like Hou Xiaoxian, Jia Zhangke, Chen Kaige, and Li Xing engaged in location shooting to transform sites of film production into symbolically meaningful places of collective memories and aspirations. These production practices ultimately enabled auteurs to experiment with imagining Taiwanese, Mainland Chinese, and cross-strait communities in novel and contentious ways. Deftly guiding readers on a cross-strait tour of prominent shooting locations for the New Chinese Cinemas, this book shows how auteurs sought out their disappearing cultural heritage by reenacting lived experiences of nation building, homecoming, and cultural salvage while shooting on-location. This was an especially daunting task when auteurs encountered the shooting locations as spaces of unresolved historical, social, and geopolitical contestations, tensions which were only intensified by the impact of filmmaking on rural communities. This book demonstrates how these complex circumstances surrounding location shooting were pivotal in shaping both representations of the rural on-screen, as well as the production communities, institutions, and industries off-screen. Informed by cutting-edge perspectives in cultural geography and media anthropology, The Authorship of Place both revises Chinese-language film history and theorizes groundbreaking approaches for investigating the cultural politics of film authorship and production. “This extraordinary book discusses the uses of location shooting in films by contemporary Taiwanese and Mainland Chinese directors ranging from Li Xing to Jia Zhangke. It highlights the ways in which place, memory, and identity stances respond to social changes and geopolitical disparities. In a world full of uncertainty, the argument about the imaginary homeland as an experienced cinematic reality only renders it more urgent and universally relatable.” —Ping-hui Liao, University of California, San Diego “The Authorship of Place is certainly a welcome intervention into the study of Chinese cinemas and their auteurs that further contributes to the wider study of location shooting as well as cultural geographies and place-based imaginaries of film. It is rare to find a book dealing with space/place in and around cinema that is this inventive and nuanced in its methodologies.” —Stephanie DeBoer, Indiana University


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ISBN 10 : UOM:39015059907280
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Download Authors and Authorities in Ancient Philosophy PDF

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Download Authors and Authorities in Ancient Philosophy PDF by Jenny Bryan Full Free and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2018-08-31 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy is often characterised in terms of competitive individuals debating orally with one another in public arenas. But it also developed over its long history a sense in which philosophers might acknowledge some other particular philosopher or group of philosophers as an authority and offer to that authority explicit intellectual allegiance. This is most obvious in the development after the classical period of the philosophical 'schools' with agreed founders and, most importantly, canonical founding texts. There also developed a tradition of commentary, interpretation, and discussion of texts which itself became a mode of philosophical debate. As time went on, the weight of a growing tradition of reading and appealing to a certain corpus of foundational texts began to shape how later antiquity viewed its philosophical past and also how philosophical debate and inquiry was conducted. In this book leading scholars explore aspects of these important developments.


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Download The Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review 2016 with Online Question Bank and Exclusive Video PDF

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ISBN 10 : 9781119042563
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Download The Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review 2016 with Online Question Bank and Exclusive Video PDF by GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) Full Free and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2015-06-01 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Ace the GMAT® with the only official study guides from the creators of the exam With 25% brand new content, The Official Guide for the GMAT Verbal Review 2016 is the only official study guide focusing on the verbal portion of the GMAT® exam. It delivers more than 300 retired questions from the GMAT®, complete with answer explanations to help focus your test preparation efforts. Also includes exclusive online resources: Build your own practice tests with exclusive online access to 300 reading comprehension, critical reasoning, and sentence correction questions from official GMAT® exams Exclusive access to videos with insight and tips on GMAT preparation from previous test-takers and from the officials who create the test


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ISBN 10 : 9781438415604
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Download Authority, Anxiety, and Canon PDF by Laurie L. Patton Full Free and published by SUNY Press. This book was released on with total page 334 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Authority, Anxiety, and Canon elucidates a principle fundamental to Hinduism’s self-understanding—the Veda—while at the same time examining the methodological issues of the role of canon in religious tradition. Spanning the early periods of Indian religious history up to the twentieth century, the book combines theoretical sophistication and detailed scholarship to produce one of the first comprehensive works on Vedic interpretation since Louis Renou’s Le Destin Du Veda.


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ISBN 10 : 9783319541518
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Download Sustainable Value Management for Construction Projects PDF by Ayodeji E. Oke Full Free and published by Springer. This book was released on 2017-03-16 with total page 195 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book provides a unique guide to value management and sustainability in construction to researchers and professional. The book provides a better understanding of the concept of value management, the basis of sustainable construction and thereafter, demonstrates how using the principles of value management can help to achieve successful construction projects that are financially viable, socially beneficial and do not damage the environment. The book serves as an introduction to value management for scholars and researchers at all levels; and also as a practical guide for construction professionals, employers and other stakeholders in the construction industry.