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  • Download Digital Critical Editions (Topics in the Digital Humanities) by Daniel Apollon,Claire Belisle,Philippe Regnier PDF

    By Daniel Apollon,Claire Belisle,Philippe Regnier


    Provocative but sober, Digital serious Editions examines how transitioning from print to a electronic milieu deeply impacts how students take care of the paintings of modifying serious texts. On one hand, forces like altering expertise and evolving reader expectancies result in the advance of particular editorial items, whereas nevertheless, they threaten conventional varieties of wisdom and techniques of textual scholarship.


    Using the studies of philologists, textual content critics, textual content encoders, medical editors, and media analysts, Digital severe Editions levels from philology in old Alexandria to the imaginative and prescient of user-supported on-line severe modifying, from peer-directed texts allotted to some to community-edited items formed by means of the numerous. The authors talk about the construction and accessibility of files, the emergence of instruments utilized in scholarly paintings, new modifying regimes, and the way the readers' expectancies evolve as they navigate electronic texts. The aim: exploring questions akin to, what sort of textual content is produced? Why is it produced during this specific way?


    Digital severe Editions presents electronic editors, researchers, readers, and technological actors with insights for addressing disruptions that come up from the conflict of conventional and electronic cultures, whereas additionally delivering a realistic roadmap for processing conventional texts and collections with modern-day cutting-edge enhancing and study suggestions therefore addressing readers' new rising analyzing habits.



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  • Download Metawritings: Toward a Theory of Nonfiction by Jill Talbot PDF

    By Jill Talbot


    Metawriting—the writing approximately writing or writing that calls realization to itself as writing—has been round on the grounds that Don Quixote and Tristram Shandy, yet Jill Talbot makes that case that now greater than ever the act of metawriting is played every day through somebody with a fb profile, a Twitter account, or a web site. Metawritings: towards a idea of Nonfiction is the 1st assortment to mix metawriting in either fiction and nonfiction.

     

    In this bold quantity, metawriting refers to writing approximately writing, veracity in writing, the I of writing and, finally, the development of writing. With a prologue via Pam Houston, the anthology of private essays, brief tales, and one movie script excerpt additionally contains illuminating and interesting interviews with each one contributor. Showcasing how writers practice a meta-awareness of self through the paintings of the tale, the craft of the essay, the writings and interviews during this assortment serve to create an interesting, provocative dialogue of the fiction-versus-nonfiction debate, fact in writing, and the way metawriting works (and whilst it doesn’t).

     

    Metawritings presents a context for the presence of metawriting in modern literature in the framework of the electronic age’s obsessively self-conscious modes of communique: prestige updates, Tweets, YouTube clips, and blogs (whose anonymity creates possibilities for outright deception) trap our meta-lives in one hundred forty characters and video uploads, whereas we watch self-referential, self-conscious tv (The Simpsons, The day-by-day convey with Jon Stewart, The Office). talking to the instant and to the writing that's taking pictures it, Talbot addresses an important and present dialog in modern writing and literature, the instructing of writing, and the craft of writing. it's a sharp, unique selection of genres, greater by way of a talk approximately how we write and the way we are living in and during our writing.

     

    Contributors

    Sarah Blackman

    Bernard Cooper

    Cathy Day

    Lena Dunham

    Robin Hemley

    Pam Houston

    Kristen Iversen

    David Lazar

    E. J. Levy

    Brenda Miller

    Ander Monson

    Brian Oliu

    Jill Talbot

    Ryan Van Meter


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  • Download Collected Papers III: Studies in Phenomenological by I. Schutz PDF

    By I. Schutz

    Alfred Schutz committed his lifestyles to a rationalization of the foun­ dations of the social sciences. His first formula of the perti­ nent difficulties is contained in DER SINNHAFTE AUFBAu DER SOZIALEN WELT, EINE EINLEITUNG IN DIE VERSTEHENDE SOZIOLOGIE, now on hand in a moment unrevised German variation with an English translation in practise. considering the fact that I932, the date of this paintings, Alfred Schutz pursued painstaking and precise investigations of matters which arose in reference to his early endeavors. those investigations have been initially released as a chain of essays and monographs over a interval of approximately two decades and at the moment are assembled within the gathered PAPERS of which this is often the 3rd and ultimate quantity. They shape a unitary complete insofar as a typical middle of difficulties and theoretical principles is gifted from various views. jointly DER SINNHAFTE AUFBAu DER SOZIALEN WELT and the 3 volumes of COL­ LECTED PAPERS set forth a complete and constant idea of the area of daily life because the truth with which the social sciences are basically involved. Alfred Schutz was once getting ready a scientific presentation of his idea and of the result of his investigations into the struc­ tures of the realm of way of life while loss of life overtook him. The manuscript containing the ultimate assertion of his philosophical and sociological pondering used to be no longer thoroughly prepared for publi­ cation on the time of his dying. it really is now being introduced into booklet shape by means of Professor Thomas Luckmann, one in every of his former students.
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  • Download Robert Russell Bennett: A Bio-Bibliography by George J. Ferencz PDF

    By George J. Ferencz

    This quantity offers the lifestyles and works of Robert Russell Bennett, whose prolific occupation as composer and arranger spanned a lot of the 20th century. George J. Ferencz chronicles how Bennett's live performance works, orchestrations, and advertisement rankings either mirrored and more advantageous the musical power of recent York urban, the place he spent such a lot of his specialist lifestyles. even though Bennett loved advertisement good fortune, his stylistic personal tastes embraced the classics, and Ferencz competently focuses his examine on Bennett's unique live performance works instead of his renowned scores.

    Ferencz introduces the artist with a long biographical profile, through a whole record of works and chosen performances which positive factors compositions instead of preparations in order to record these works so much consultant of Bennett's singular expertise. All of Bennett's identified advertisement recordings are cataloged within the discography, and an annotated bibliography highlights writings concerning the composer and his works. next appendixes checklist advertisement orchestrations and unique ratings for indicates, movie, and tv, and a whole index completes the work.

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  • Download Military Fortifications: A Selective Bibliography by Dale E. Floyd PDF

    By Dale E. Floyd

    This is the 1st English-language basic bibliography on army fortifications. It offers with the heritage of fortifications from the earliest occasions to the current through the global. layout, development, and upkeep of all kinds of fortifications are famous, from everlasting to transitority, from earthworks to fortifications of wooden and stone. even if the paintings more often than not cites English-language assets, a number of invaluable foreign-language guides are famous to boot. fabrics incorporated variety from books and pamphlets to essays, periodicals, e-book chapters, dissertations, and videos.

    After the frontmatter, which gives an outline of the topic, the amount includes six significant sections: common works are mentioned first, via chapters on fortifications within the jap Hemisphere, Europe, the Pacific, the Western Hemisphere, and particular subject matters. every one access includes an annotation which notes the work's content material, assesses its usefulness, and notes any designated gains. entry to the contents of the amount is augmented via an writer index and a subject matter index. This bibliography should still end up useful to students and researchers thinking about army heritage, and where of fortifications in warfare.

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  • Download Geographers: Biobibliographical Studies, Volume 19: v. 19 by Patrick H. Armstrong,Geoffrey Martin PDF

    By Patrick H. Armstrong,Geoffrey Martin

    Geographers is an annual choice of stories on people who have made significant contributions to the advance of geography and geographical inspiration. topics are drawn from all classes and from all components of the realm, and comprise well-known names in addition to these much less renowned, together with explorers, autonomous thinkers and students. every one paper describes the geographer's schooling, existence and paintings and discusses their effect and unfold of educational principles. every one learn incorporates a decide upon bibliography and a short chronology. The paintings incorporates a normal index, and a cumulative index of geographers indexed in volumes released to date.Published less than the auspices of the foreign Geographical Union.
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  • Download Fearless Writing: How to Create Boldly and Write with by William Kenower PDF

    By William Kenower

    Find the braveness to create your top writing life.

    no matter if you are a fledgling author or a veteran with years of expertise, fearlessness--that elusive combination of self-acceptance, self belief, and curiosity--is the defining caliber of these who locate achievement and luck. actually fearless authors banish writer's blocks comfortably, obtain reviews gracefully, and infuse their ardour for the craft into each be aware they write.

    full of insightful knowledge and useful suggestion, Fearless Writing teaches you the way to thrive as a author, regardless of your style or occupation direction. you will find out how to:
    • Find and input a circulate kingdom during which writing is a typical, deeply gratifying process.
    • Quiet either inner and exterior critics and include the inherent price on your work.
    • Use love, emotional engagement, and interest because the guiding ideas for what you write and the way you percentage it with others.
    • Overcome rejection, procrastination, and different stumbling blocks that stifle your creativity.
    From the clean web page to the 1st draft, and from querying to advertising, the writing lifestyles is full of demanding situations, roadblocks, and new reports. With Fearless Writing, you will find the internal power to embark on a daring journey--and construct a lifelong profession within the process.
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  • Download Calamity Jane: A Reader's Guide by Richard W. Etulain PDF

    By Richard W. Etulain


    This exhaustive bibliographical reference may be the first cease for an individual trying to find Calamity Jane in print, movie, or photograph—and eager to understand how trustworthy these assets might be. Richard W. Etulain, popular western-U.S. historian and the writer of a up to date biography of this charismatic determine, enumerates and assesses the main worthy resources on Calamity Jane’s existence and legend in newspapers, magazines, journals, books, and flicks, in addition to ancient and executive archives.

    Etulain starts off with a short biography of Martha Canary, aka Calamity Jane (1856–1903), then analyzes the origins and development of her legends. The assets, Etulain exhibits, exhibit 3 types of Calamity Jane. within the most well-liked one, she used to be a Wild lady of the outdated West who helped push a roaring frontier via its ultimate levels. this can be the Calamity Jane who fought Indians, marched with the army, and took at the undesirable men. Early in her lifestyles she additionally was hoping to include the pioneer girl, looking marriage and a sturdy kin and residential. a 3rd, later model made up of Calamity an angel of mercy who reached out to the bad and nursed smallpox sufferers nobody else might help.

    The hyperbolic journalism of the outdated West, in addition to dime novels and the stretchers Calamity herself instructed in her interviews and autobiography, formed her legends via a lot of the 20th century. some of the sensational early money owed of Calamity’s existence, Etulain notes, have been according to rumor and rumour. In illuminating the function of the Deadwood Dick dime novel sequence and different pulp fiction in shaping what we know—or imagine we know—of the yank West, Etulain underscores considered one of his attention-grabbing issues: the ability of renowned culture.

    The made from two decades’ exertions sifting truth from falsehood or distortion, this bibliography and reader’s consultant comprises short discussions of approximately each item’s contents, besides a terse, unique review of its reliability.
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  • Download A History of Pregnancy in Christianity: From Original Sin to by Anne Stensvold PDF

    By Anne Stensvold

    This booklet examines altering perspectives of procreation and fetal improvement during the heritage of the Christian culture. this can be the 1st finished research of cultural perceptions of being pregnant, a space of scholarship that been understudied some time past. being pregnant holds a principal position in Christian ritual, iconography, and theology, together with the dogma of the incarnation and the cult of Virgin Mary. This ebook offers a vast creation to the attitudes and concepts inside Western Christian groups through targeting 4 classes of transition: Antiquity, the Enlightenment, modernity, and the current day. It lays the basis for additional examine of the interactions among organic versions, cultural preconceptions, and non secular beliefs.

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  • Download Buch & E-Book im Eigenverlag publizieren: Eine by Die Siebenbücherfrau PDF

    By Die Siebenbücherfrau

    Sie möchten ein Buch oder ein booklet veröffentlichen? Das Publizieren im Eigenverlag ist in den letzten Jahren einfach geworden. Heute kann guy ohne Vorinvestitionen zum eigenen Buch kommen – wenn guy weiß, wie es geht!
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    Wer neu ist in der Welt des Selbstverlegens, der wird in diesem Buch eine umfassende Anleitung vorfinden, gespickt mit Erfahrungen aus einem Jahr Vollzeit-Selfpublishing.

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    Die Siebenbücherfrau hat mittlerweile nicht sieben, sondern zehn Bücher veröffentlicht, zusätzlich bei vier Büchern anderer Autoren erfolgreich Geburtshilfe geleistet. Als vielseitig interessierte Vielschreiberin hat sie im Selfpublishing den Deckel für ihren Topf gefunden. In einem Jahr hat sie nicht nur zehn Bücher publiziert, sondern das Wissen rund ums Selfpublishing aufgesaugt, verdaut schließlich und in diesen Ratgeber gepackt. Fehler, die sie bereits gemacht hat, müssen andere Autoren nicht wiederholen, so die Siebenbücherfrau. Neben handfesten Informationen spricht sie ungeschminkt über Spannendes und Kurioses aus der Welt der Indies, wie die Selfpublisher auch genannt werden. Gewürzt wird das Ganze mit einer winzigen Prise Klatsch und Tratsch aus der Szene, damit der Leser weiß, worauf er sich auf dem Weg zum eigenen Buch einlässt.

    Dieses ebook wurde am 20. November 2014 aktualisiert. Wenn Sie das ebook vorher bereits erworben haben, erhalten Sie die Aktualisierung kostenlos über die Aktivierung der Funktion “Whispersync” oder durch eine e mail an den Amazon-Kundendienst.
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