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Ecocritical scholarship has encouraged diverse contributions from varied disciplines to the discussion of environmental issues across the globe. Given the magnitude of the problem and the frequency of the mutilation it carries along, there is a call for every segment of the society to contribute towards the theme. Literature being one of the strong...
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The ancient Tamil scholars thought with a rich sense of knowledge and a sense of self-ownership of the disciplines and ethics of life which are beneficial to the life of human society. They have meticulously studied the various aspects of human life and the objects of the world and classified them as Agam, Puram, etc. Even before the time of Tolkap...
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Ethnographic digressions emerge here and there in a variety of works of other genres, such as in tragedies, comedies, epigrams, orations, philosophical treatises, and even in epistolography. The analysis of the multiple contexts of ethnographic topics is a field of research that can still yield new results. Therefore, the aim of this panel is to or...
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This chapter fuses critical institutionalism and literary analysis, along with autobiographical autoethnographic anecdotes, to formulate an account of absurdity in the English public sector. The lesser-known work of the renowned Polish satirist Sławomir Mrożek ‘Chocolates for the Director’ (original: Czekoladki dla Prezesa) is explored and utilized...
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As commonly used in its moral sense I will, for the purposes of this paper, take the concept of “conscience” to be the inherent ability of every healthy human being to perceive what is right and what is wrong and, on the strength of this perception, to control, monitor, evaluate and execute their actions. Such values as right or wrong, good or evil...
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A man who lived a nomadic life later learned to live permanently in one place. He set up his abode in the fertile areas of those places and established a stable life. There were changes in his thinking in the settled area. Many literatures emerged through various exchanges of ideas. Literary exchanges have taken place in Tamil and Malayalam, which...
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The form of poetry is the oldest of literary genres. This form of art, the poem, has many elements. Tolkappiyar's theory of Thinai explains these aspects. Tolkappiyar refers to the objects found in the poem in three categories, namely, the Muthal, the Karu, and the Uri. According to Tolkappiyar, all agam literature would be created into scenes usin...
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Hagiography represents a special literary genre, which primarily deals with the life of the Saint, also providing information on certain historical events. Taking into consideration the complexity of the genre, it is a common impression that the credibility of the historical narrative is debatable and it can oscillate from subjective to objective p...
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This article investigates Benazir Bhutto's Daughter of the East: An Autobiography in the paradigm of fictional autobiography. Louis A. Renza's theory "The Veto of the Imagination: A Theory of Autobiography" reveals the intergenre nature of autobiography, an indeterminate combination of truth (fact) and fiction based on self-invention. The research...
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As far as literary genres are concerned, the relation between magical realism and paranoid fiction is diametrical. Magical realism demonstrates the supernatural elements in a mundane, secularistic fashion, without highlighting its apparent displacement. Conversely, paranoid fiction constantly forces the readers to question the reliability of the pl...
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Song lyrics are a literary genre, because there are similarities between existing elements and elements possessed by poetry, so it can be said that song lyrics and poetry are the same. With the similarities between poetry and song lyrics it can be understood that song lyrics are also a poem. The many elements of poetry and the same song lyrics, res...
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The Bible, this impressive collection of scrolls or books, establishes a well-determined hierarchical relationship, from the literary perspective of the sacred text, which raises many interesting but also difficult questions, at least from the perspective of pertaining to a certain literary genre. Hermeneutically, it highlights valuable notions rel...
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Situated among fields (applied linguistics, creative writing studies, writing studies), this book empirically explores the language of writers in contexts of learning externalized in literary genres. At its core, this book features linguistic and thematic analysis of the writing and reflections of adults who experienced what they usually described...
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The Balkans are in an extremely important geography today as they were yesterday. The Balkans, whose star started to shine again with the disintegration of Yugoslavia, are also closely related to our country due to the Turkish presence in it. Although our relations established in the past changed according to the historical and political events, th...
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As in every work of art, meaning and expression in Divan poetry are among the basic tools that determine the poet's style and artistry. In Divan poetry, which produces products based on tradition, poets shape and express their feelings and thoughts through poetry, while they differ from other poets with their stylistic features. Poets process the c...
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Romain Gary is not close to André Malraux only by his political and war time commitments. They also share a form of creative fantasy that shakes up literary genres, embodied by the character of Clappique, in La Condition Humaine. He serves as a model for the recurring figure of the Baron in Romain Gary’s novels, through different incarnations from...
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This study intends at investigating the linguistic problems and challenges the translators of the Holy the Qurʾān face while rendering the Quranic justice words as the positive character traits from Arabic into English. It is based on the rendition of three professional translators namely,. The translations offer a hoc basis for the investigation o...
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Abstract This study intends at investigating the linguistic problems and challenges the translators of the Holy the Qurʾān face while rendering the Quranic justice words as the positive character traits from Arabic into English. It is based on the rendition of three professional translators namely, Mohammed. A. S. Abdel Haleem, Mohammed. M. Pickt...
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The importance of the Bible from the literary point of view is evident. It has had and continues to have a great influence on literary works, not only as a culturally significant religious text, but also as a literary work of merit in its own right. This article reflects on the extent to which this well-known feature of the Bible might be relevant...
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Studies in CDA focus exclusively on two major aspects or perspectives in the analysis of discourse: language as power and more recently language as resistance. This paper argues that unfortunately power struggle and power conflict end in capitulation or concession. Examples of discourse as power and discourse as resistance (Fairclough, 2001, 2003;...
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Diasporic literature is a pivotal term in literature that includes the literary works of the authors who are the outsiders for their native country but their work is deeply rooted in homeland by reflecting native culture, background, displacement and so on. Indian women’s literary work is at the forefront of diasporic literature. The advent of Indi...
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Venantius Fortunatus was a Latin, Ravenna educated, semi-political rhetorical poet active in Merovingian Francia in the late 6th century. Arriving in Austrasia from the Alps in the spring of 566, he wrote three poems, not least an epithalamium publicly performed at the wedding of Sigibert and Brunhild. This literary genre, its structure and the thr...
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Sino-Nom Funeral Orations are both a functional literary genre and one with high artistic and ideological value. It is a genre reserved for people who passed away and is associated with Vietnams history and society, as well as the patriotic wars and a way of life that includes gratitude. Thus, the Vietnamese Sino-Nom funeral orations are a treasure...
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The Theory of the Tamil people and the theory of Tamil literature are intertwined with the agathinai and Agam traditions. Agam literature flourishes on the basis of love in Ainthinai. Seeing the proliferation of literary genres, the field of "Paatiyal" (Treatise on poetic composition) emerged in an attempt to define grammatical principles for liter...
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This research is an evaluation, definition and analysis of political literature (poetry and prose) in terms of history with examples. The emergence of this literature in the countries and the national liberation struggle, as well as the history of its emergence as an independent literary genre among the Kurds and how it spread in the works of poets...
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The article presents an analysis of the adaptation idea for the musical Kapitan Żbik i żółty saturator (Captain Żbik and the yellow carbonator) directed by Wojciech Kościelniak. The direct inspiration for the show created in 2020 in the Syrena theatre in Warsaw was the comic book series published between 1968 and 1982. The interpretation of the cul...
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This article is a reflection on Nineteen Eighty-Four, one of the famous novels by George Orwell, a British writer and journalist. It shows through a techno-critical analysis that, although the novel is science-fiction in that it is part of a dystopian approach to the literary genre, it also inspires and expresses current techno-scientific innovatio...
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Aim. The aim of this study is to discuss how important the so-called Hausväterliteratur genre was in the education and spirituality of (not only) aristocrats in the Early Modern Era. Concept. This article will introduce the Hausväterliteratur as a literary genre that strongly influenced the spirituality and morality of its readers –householders, ad...
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It is well recognized that sensory perceptions and language have interconnections through numerous studies in psychology, neuroscience, and sensorial linguistics. Set in this rich context we ask whether the use of sensorial language in writings is part of linguistic style? This question is important from the view of stylometrics research where a ri...
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The Hiroshima by John Hersey is a book that tells the story of a event when the atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. One year later, John Hersey observed and dug up information for three weeks, then interviewe more than 40 people. eventually, he chose six victims that have interesting story where survived fro...
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Alaa Abdulrida Oda ALSAADY, MA Degree 1 English Language Department, College of Education/ Ibn Rushd University of Baghdad. Assistant Instructor at Al-yarmok University College in Iraq- Diyala English Language Department; College Email alaaredha@al-yarmok.edu.iq Abstract: The political and social plights that encountered the nations from time t...
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In the development of Tamil literature, a wide variety of literary genres of various structures have emerged from time to time. Genres of literature that have flourished and developed in one period have declined and disappeared in later periods. This will be in accordance with the likes and dislikes of the people and according to their needs. At th...
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Bharathiyar's poems can be credited with leading the trend of Tamil literature to a new dimension in the twentieth century. It was Bharathiyar's works that made the Tamil language, which was immersed in the luxuriant flavours of the small literary genres in the palaces of the small land kings, rise up with a new force towards a new direction. Bhara...
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This course introduces students to the major literary genres of narrative fiction (prose), poetry, and drama and examines the interrelationships between language and aesthetic experience. Literary works will serve as the basis for studying of the ways in which writers consciously employ language to create aesthetic expressions which reflect experie...
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Introduction Self-determination is the developmental task (R. Havighurst) in youth leading to personality psychological well-being and health. Objectives The aim was to study the worldview attitudes in Russian youth who are Tolkien fans. Methods The techniques were completed by 121 students; 17-28 age (M = 21.7; M/F= 35.5 / 64.5 %); 81 (66.9%) su...
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In this study, the dynamics that make up the subjects in Leyla Erbil's novels and narratives were discussed. The subject status of these subjects at both individual and social levels was examined. The structures that form the subjects were analysed on account of not only the content but also the elements that build the text such as narrative techni...
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There have been literary scholars such as Ruth Finnegan who have argued and asserted that drama is not a literary genre that is well developed in Africa. Although this assertion has been refuted and disproved by other literary scholars such as Euchero, Enekwe and Owomoyela, people still struggle with exactly what drama in Africa entails and is abou...
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Abstract More than twenty years have passed since Cheryll Glotfelty’s 1996 call to transnationalize the study of ecocriticism. Since then, several strands of ecocriticism have managed, though with varying degrees of success, to extend the study of nature beyond the white American context. The tendency to globalize ecocritical studies has, neverthe...
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Saltık-nâme is a text describing the adventures of the hero, who is known by different names (such as Sarı Saltık, Hızır, Şerif, Server) and who led the people with his religious and military characteristics during the Turkification of Anatolia and the Balkans. Saltik Gazi Epic has been published many times by different researchers under the name o...
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The Tamil Siddhas have formulated their ideology in a very elaborate manner. Their lives and works are reflections of Dravidian ideology. The revelations of Siddhars of manifold wisdom and power help the present generation to understand the Dravidian ideology. And how that concept can be used in today's environment has been exemplified in this arti...
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Song Ci is a popular Chinese literary genre in the Song Dynasty, which marks the highest literary achievement of the Song Dynasty. Ci Pai is the name of the tune of Ci. Only a few sources of Ci Pai can be verified, so it becomes very difficult to translate them into English. But as an important part of Ci, it is particularly important. This paper t...
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Terry Eagleton in her book “The English Novel an Introduction” states that a novel is a piece of prose fiction of a reasonable length…The truth is that the novel is a genre which resists exact definition…The point about the novel, however, is not just that it eludes definitions, but that it actively undermines them. It is less a genre than an anti-...
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Only enlightened human beings are the most miraculous, wonderful and beautiful of all living beings. Other beings do not realize the depth of birth, life and death. Human beings are completely different from other living beings. Speech, laughter, love, affection, mercy, sacrifice, and tolerance all belong only to the enlightened human being. All of...
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Recently, there is a lot of academic discussion among language and literary scholars regarding utilizing literature in English language classrooms. Some studies were conducted and showed the positive effects of literary texts in second language acquisition. These studies proved that using literature motivates and engages students better than just d...
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The Aartruppatai got the name of the first minor literary genre. This literature talks about the excellence given by the King to the floating community like Panar. Meanwhile, the art of floating community and, thereby, that community are celebrated as special. Thus, this literature tends to construct masculine power and, thereby, the public centre...
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Many semiological studies of literary genres focus their research on the written word to the detriment of the spoken word, which also contributes to the same goal: that of mirroring human society. However, in this article we propose to look for a bridge that connects oral literature to the so-called written one. Thus, speaking of the spoken word, w...
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One of the most popular forms of entertainment worldwide is the movie. As is common knowledge, most individuals enjoy movies. One of the literary forms is the movie, which appeals to viewers with its imaginative visuals and audio. People get more knowledge from watching movies, whether they do it at home or in theaters. It is one of the literary ge...
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The fantastic (le fantastique) is a literary genre that originated from France, which has a specific characteristic of an ambiguous event that cannot be found in other literary works from other countries that introduce similar genres. This study discusses the translation strategies used to translate these fantastic events in Venus dari Kota Ille, t...
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Resumen: En este artículo se presentan los resultados de una intervención de promoción de la lectura realizada en Xalapa, Veracruz, durante la pandemia de covid-19. Desde la perspectiva de la literacidad, el enfoque constructivista y el aprecio por la lectura a través del cine, los espectadores fueron guiados hacia géneros literarios diversos para...
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Avvaiyaar said, "It is rare to be born as a human." All human beings have to pass through the two seasons of youth and old age. Youth and old age, as the seasons of human life, both signify impermanence. It was because it was difficult to get through youth that they prayed to God for old age. Born as human beings, we must someday reach old age. Whe...
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Immigrant Tamil literature has an important place in Highland literature. Highland Tamil literature can be considered a part of immigrant literature. It is a rich literary field with many literary genres like folk literature, poetry, short stories, novels, dramas, and essays. Highland writers have contributed to and enriched the field of literature...
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Under this context of post-industrial era, science fiction, a literary genre derived from Gothic novels, has captured the crisis faced by the current humanity. Taking imagination as a tool and future science and technology as focus, Sci-fi has become a specific kind of literary critique for the current society. Ted Chiang, one of the most renowned...
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Humans have experienced and endured harrowing situations and horrors beyond their bounds witnessing wars, holo-causts, plagues and the spread of epidemics, floods, famine and numerous natural calamities. The study of epidemics has been a recurring theme of traditional literary motif in Literature for over centuries. Upon the insistence of the epide...
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oapub.org A FREUDIAN READING OF HAROLD PINTER'S THE HOMECOMING Ridha Rouabhia European Journal of Literature, Language and Linguistics Studies 6 (1), 2022 Like many other literary genres, drama reflects human experiences and explores their psychological depths. It brings life to text and meaning to gesture. It breaks down all obstacles between the...
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Initially conceived as a research on the concept of purity and the related commonplaces in Latin hagiography prior to the year 1000, the present paper investigates three of the so-called apocryphal Acts of the Apostles, the only hagiographies containing useful data on the proposed topic. In the broader context of late antique and early medieval Lat...
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Twentieth century Tamil literature is considered to have reached the peak of social change. Such literary forms have in themselves an expression of sentiment similar to that of Sangam literature. Tamil Modern Poetry is based on the intellectual genre of Tamil that subtly conveys the call for social change. Traveling with the ideas of various creato...
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Pazhamozhi Nanooru is one of the pathinen Kilkanaku Books. This book talks about the merits of educations and the development of the learned scholars seek to examine here the condition of the gallant from the point view of society through the book pazhamozhi nanooru. Educated people are self disciplined virtuons and respectful of others feelings, s...
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Folktale is the mirror of human being society that reflects the people’s ways of life. Among the literary genres, the Azerbaijani folktales play a significant role in the Turkic-speaking communities. The Book of Dede Korkut is one of the oldest folktales of Turkic people. Additionally, gender equality is one of the most significant parts of the sto...
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The paper proposes some observation experience over exploring stylistic resources of the verbal category of tense in the texts of English belles-lettres presented by its prosaic segment dated by High Middle Ages period. Acquiring by the prosaic form of the belles-lettres text the independent status is the important step in the History of European L...
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Prefaces to fu compositions originated and developed during the Han Dynasty. Their beginnings can be traced to the Western Han when Sima Qian added brief introductions to Jia Yi’s fu in the Shiji . This marked the creation of the commentator’s preface. During the late Western and early Eastern Han, a transitional form of preface – in-between a comm...
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The Romance of the Forest (1791) secured Ann Radcliffe’s reputation as a writer of Gothic literature. The novel continued and expanded, as this chapter will show, the Walpolean tradition of re-evaluating the modern romance by injecting it with the virtues of “respectable” novels such as plausibility, mimetic acuity and Protestantism. After a brief...
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Lions and She-Wolves: Kingship, Queenship and the Legitimacy of Power in Shakespeare's Historical Plays. A recent collection of studies about Shakespeare and animals (Raber and Dugan 2021) cogently points out that the playwright's bestiary is so charged symbolically and metaphorically that these nonhuman creatures rarely speak for themselves. Howev...
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This study aims at exploring Tariq Tasi's poetry during the first spell of COVID-19 when face-to-face human interaction was drastically limited. He kept writing on contemporary issues using satire as a literary genre that employs humor, irony and ridicule to highlight social issues.This study is delimited to Tasi's Urdu poetry shared on Whats App i...
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Molière is considered the most famous genius of French theater and of French comedy in particular. Nothing predisposed Jean-Baptiste Poquelin to become a man of the theater: neither his birth in 1622 into a bourgeois family, whose father held the office of upholsterer to the king; nor his studies at the Jesuit college, then law in Orleans, if not t...
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The research entitled “Pragmatic Dimensions in the story named “بهين تهنكي” for the writer Sabeh Mohammed Hassan tries to clarify and apply Pragmatic Dimensions in the above mentioned story as sample of research. In addition , the importance of story alongside with other literary genres lies in the fact that pragmatic dimensions helps to convey the...
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While Egypt, Syria and Iraq witnessed literary vitality and scientific development in studies on modern Arabic literature, Moroccan literature remained far from new intellectual movements and remained loyal to classical Arabic literature.In modern Moroccan literature, it is seen that the new literary genres that emerged and developed in Arabic lite...
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Why does Aśvaghoṣa (c. second century C.E.), the first known author of a Buddhist literary work, choose a literary genre (mahākāvya) with erotic scenes and elaborate poetic language to present the truth that leads to liberation? This question, which has puzzled and fascinated scholars since the first known translations of Buddhacarita and Saundaran...
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The novel, which we can count as one of the fictional literary genres, besides being a work of art, turns into a communication tool as soon as it meets the reader. In this context, the novel provides striking information in terms of the society's worldview, ideology, lifestyle, culture, and human relations. Especially during periods of political, c...
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Yalos Foundation presents a show about shows: it includes twenty-five show proposals by Dmitry Borshch with images that accompanied them. He identifies the proposal, specifically for a visual arts show but this identification is extendable to other kinds – theater, dance, fiction book proposals – as a genre that may be elevated into literary art by...
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Based on the analysis of articles published in theater periodicals in the Holy Roman Empire, thisstudy explores the enlightened cultural and symbolic geographies as reflected in the late eighteenth-centuryGerman theatrical press. Larry Wolff has shown that western travelers tend to locate the borders of civilizedEurope in Habsburg lands situated ea...
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This paper presents a potential framework for the study of emotions in the oral literary genres as well as their realisation from the folk-loristic point of view. Emotions are analysed from two perspectives: what can one learn about emotions from the folkloristic point of view, and what can one learn about the genres and their realisation, based on...
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Mity założycielskie i tradycja dynastyczna u Piastów i Przemyślidów na podstawie kronik Anonima zw. Gallem i Kosmasa, [in:] Sborník prací Pedagogické fakulty Masarykovy univerzity, řada společenských věd, 30/2 (2016), p. 3–22. Much has been written about each of medieval chronicles by scientists from various fields of studies. If anything should b...
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Piotr Goltz. Who, where and why? The founding myths and dynastic traditions of the Piast and Přemyslids based on the chronicles of Anonymous called Gallus and Cosmas of Prague, [in:] Czech-Polish historical and pedagogical journal, 8/2 (2016), p. 13–43. Much has been written about each of medieval chronicles by academics from various fields of stu...
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This paper examines the recent oceanic turn in the humanities, particularly what French theorist Gaston Bachelard once termed the “depth imagination” and argues that it has been reconstituted by a new era of extraction, in both material and imaginary terms. Marine biologist Sylvia Earle reminds us of the true value of ‘extraction’ as the possibilit...
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Spanish writer Susana Martín Gijón has created a unique police/detective, Annika Kaunda, a woman of African ancestry from Extremadura. Her specialty is gender crimes. The first novels of the Más que cuerpos saga: Más que cuerpos (2013), Desde la eternidad (2014) y Vino y pólvora (2016), are studies on contemporary social and psychological crises th...
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This special issue of the Journal of Literary Multilingualism explores 21st-century self-translation related to languages, regions, writers, and literary genres that have thus far received little to no critical attention within self-translation research. We welcome case studies, ethnographic research, larger-scale studies, genetic criticism, theor...
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As the most influential and wide-spread literary genre in Chinese literature, martial arts fiction is deeply loved by the public for its distinctive narration style and language charm ever since 1960s. However, the martial arts fiction, represented by Jin Yong’s works, was neglected by Western literary and translation field. The reason lies in the...
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Colonialism has been a destructive force that has affected colonized peoples at different levels. The inevitable interaction between the colonizer and the colonized produced a conflict of ideologies and a clash of cultures. Literature has been a reflection of this dark part of human history, among which short stories reveal almost exactly what larg...
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Muhtar Avezov is one of the most important names of 20th century contemporary Kazakh literature with his researches on Kazakh folk culture and general Turkish literature, establishing Kazakh literary language and developing Western style prose. The author who produces works in literary genres such as novels, plays and translations, has twenty-seven...
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For the last two decades, teaching foreign languages through literature has been advocated as an effective method and trend. Literature also plays a vital role in the language curriculum and teaching. Many instructors believe in using literature as a remarkable strategy for teaching foreign languages effectively. However, many others argue why and...
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A una flor nacida en una calavera: En torno al concepto de propagación contextual Abstract This study deals with the way in which the literary motif of the flower born in a skull was transmitted. In particular, it is analyzed the textual formulation that emerged in baroque poetry and how it was projected later in several cultural contexts. In addit...
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The central demand elevated in this article is: Is it possible to translate the ‘genre’ of Quran? This article tried to involve some syntactic, semantic, cultural as well as stylistic difficulties and supports the argument with samples of verses from the Quran along with exegesis. However, evaluation and examination of data were based on the follow...
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The paper is motivated by new perspectives in expending the boundaries of the literary text analyses in the aspect of intermediality theory. The short story "Freeze-Frame" by Tatiana Belimova from the collection "Rose Jam" (2015) is examined in the context of intermedial studies. The relevance of the paper is emphasized by new attitude to the inter...
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Works of art are important in that they carry the images of the cultures they belong to. One of those who have been generous to us in this regard is the literary genre, the short story. Stories refer to the attitudes and opinions of people in terms of dealing with or opposing a subject. Thus, they create rich resources for disciplines such as psych...
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This paper is about Artificial Intelligence (AI) attempts at writing poetry, usually referred to with the term “poetry generation”. Poetry generation started out from Digital Humanities, which developed out of humanities computing; nowadays, however, it is part of Computational Creativity, a field that tackles several areas of art and science. In t...
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Literary criticism, formed by literary-critical thought, has a long way of development that continues to this day. Textual studies, which deals with the study, analysis and re-arranging of manuscripts of various forms of ancient religious texts, laws, historical events, philosophical meetings, also has certain methods and principles in the study of...
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While encompassing many differences and angles, all the collected articles endeavour to explore the ways in which female youth has been represented in modern and contemporary Italian cultural production. The idea that female coming-of-age stories have been subjected to several stages in their representation based on the social context, is another –...
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The essay explores Flusser’s thoughts on both the literary genre of science fiction, as understood by Suvin and Jameson, and the employment of fiction in science, an idea that can be traced back to Vaihinger’s scientific fictions. Texts such as The History of the Devil, “O bicho de sete cabeças” [The seven-headed beast], and “Science Fiction” are a...
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Children’s literature is potentially a starting point to present critical multicultural concepts to young learners. It may also be a medium through which historical and contemporary ideologies of society are encouraged in the young learners. This process may be viewed as a form of cultural hegemony when the choices of literature and reading materia...
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The literary genres are considered the best ones that enrich the text with utterances and meaning, fucosing that alliteration is on of the rhtoric arts on which the present study is concerned entitled" Alliteration Arts in Literature of Divan in Turkish, Arabic, and Persian. The study begins with defining alliteration and its typesin three lang...
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Anecdote, which is one of the literary text genres based on the narrative principle of Turkish folk literature, occurs within the unique culture of each society and differs from other literary genres in terms of content and structural features. The study has carried out with the aim of bring Karakecili districts of Kirikkale province anecdotes,...
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Japanologists have identified the intellectual movement called Kokugaku (“national learning”) as early modern Japan’s version of nativism, even though it bears no resemblance to the original American version of nativism from the 1840s, namely Know-Nothingism. Instead, Kokugaku had striking intellectual and institutional similarities with pre-Civil...
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How should you pick your next read? You may rely on the recommendations from a renowned critic, or base your selection on specific literary genres. If you enjoy the book you chose, you will then update how you evaluate these sources of information: maybe historical fiction really is to your taste, and maybe you will keep on following that particula...
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While numerous studies have attempted to define forms of communication for the experience of eye witnessing the atrocities of war, little has been written on the inverse experience: how can one bear witness to not seeing warfare? I propose that this question has a profound ethical and political importance in the present, as the elimination of war’s...
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This analysis investigates two recent African-American novels, namely, The Underground Railroad (2016) by Colson Whitehead and The Water Dancer (2019) by Ta-nehisi Coates from the configurations proposed by the literary genre known as neo-slave narratives. These narratives are postmodern fictional reinterpretations of 19th century slave narratives...
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The Nigerian Civil War has birthed much writing with the actors and victims reimagining the dark historical experience, highlighting the divergent role(s) in different literary genres. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun, one of the latest additions to the corpus of the war narratives, marks its distinctiveness by its fictive feminizati...
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