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Book Nordic Film Cultures and Cinemas of Elsewhere

Download or read book Nordic Film Cultures and Cinemas of Elsewhere written by Westerstahl Stenport Anna Westerstahl Stenport and published by Edinburgh University Press. This book was released on 2019-09-27 with total page 584 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Nordic Film Cultures and Cinemas of Elsewhere introduces a new concept to Nordic film studies as well as to other small national, transnational and world cinema traditions. Examining overlooked 'elsewheres', the book presents Nordic cinemas as international, cosmopolitan, diasporic and geographically dispersed, from their beginnings in the early silent period to their present 21st-century dynamics. Exploring both canonical works by directors like Ingmar Bergman and Lars von Trier, as well as a wide range of unknown or overlooked narratives of movement, synthesis and resistance, the book offers a new model of inquiry into a multi-varied Scandinavian cultural lineage, and into small nation and pan-regional world cinemas.

Book Elsewhere  8

Download or read book Elsewhere 8 written by Jay Faerber and published by Image Comics. This book was released on 2018-07-11 with total page 32 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Amelia Earhart and D.B. Cooper face their moment of truth.

Book Elsewhere  3

Download or read book Elsewhere 3 written by Jay Faerber and published by Image Comics. This book was released on 2017-10-04 with total page 32 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Amelia Earhart and her new friends seek shelter from the invading Vanthi and find it in the most unexpected place!

Book Elsewhere in America

Download or read book Elsewhere in America written by David Trend and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2016-04-28 with total page 308 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Americans think of their country as a welcoming place where everyone has equal opportunity. Yet historical baggage and anxious times can restrain these possibilities. Newcomers often find that civic belonging comes with strings attached––riddled with limitations or legally punitive rites of passage. For those already here, new challenges to civic belonging emerge on the basis of belief, behavior, or heritage. This book uses the term "elsewhere" in describing conditions that exile so many citizens to "some other place" through prejudice, competition, or discordant belief. Yet, in another way, "elsewhere" evokes an undefined "not yet" ripe with potential. In the face of America’s daunting challenges, can "elsewhere" point to optimism, hope, and common purpose? Through 12 detailed chapters, the book applies critical theory in the humanities and social sciences to examine recurring crises of social inclusion in the U.S. After two centuries of incremental "progress" in securing human dignity, today the U.S. finds itself torn by new conflicts over reproductive rights, immigration, health care, religious extremism, sexual orientation, mental illness, and fear of terrorists. Is there a way of explaining this recurring tendency of Americans to turn against each other? Elsewhere in America engages these questions, charting the ever-changing faces of difference (manifest in contested landscapes of sex and race to such areas as disability and mental health), their spectral and intersectional character (recent discourses on performativity, normativity, and queer theory), and the grounds on which categories are manifest in ideation and movement politics (metapolitics, cosmopolitanism, dismodernism).

Book Elsewhere  That Small

    Book Details:
  • Author : Monica Berlin
  • Publisher : Parlor Press LLC
  • Release : 2020-01-25
  • ISBN : 164317150X
  • Pages : 112 pages

Download or read book Elsewhere That Small written by Monica Berlin and published by Parlor Press LLC. This book was released on 2020-01-25 with total page 112 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “Sit and stay a while in the strangely familiar rooms and landscapes that Monica Berlin’s Elsewhere, That Small constructs for us. Let Berlin stop the clock, just for a few seconds, so we can take stock of “the ordinary seen & seen / -through” of our day: a doorframe warped by humidity or an over-pruned tree. Here, we weather cycles of loss and recovery; here, we dwell in the contrary senses of belonging and longing to be elsewhere. Berlin’s beautifully structured and incisive poems ask us to face—and to marvel at—the brute force of the world’s ongoingness. More so, Elsewhere, That Small offers a lesson on how to region here—that is, how to accept, how to endure.” —EMILY ROSKO | “The contingency in Elsewhere, That Small is embodied by the sonnet form, its propensity to turn from abstract to concrete, map to memory “heavy-shaded by green.” It’s in the rhythm of Monica Berlin’s language, in iambs that sometimes strike in a clear pattern sturdy as a chair back before shifting “like some trick of maybe.” And yet: what is contingent in the form is inescapable in the fact of our being human. In these poems, we occupy spaces, patches of ground and perspectives that we may be so bold as to call our own. What a gift to be reminded of the view from where we’re standing, and how fleeting it is when the time comes to turn.” —BETH MCDERMOTT | “This sequence of poems makes me consider the solitary expanse of the sonnet, how the span of fourteen lines opens up a zone through which a thought can travel nimbly its avenues. Intimate, contemplative, seeking out the smallest folds of language, Berlin’s verse leads us through estrangements and dismantlings, whose phrases disclose their “beautiful, hardness, their sharp edges & / sharper heave of near-careless care.” This book makes palpable a certain kind of nearness, an almost, an about-to-rise, like orchestral instruments tuning up. Reader, bring your listening.” CAROLINA EBEID

Book Innovation Happens Elsewhere

Download or read book Innovation Happens Elsewhere written by Ron Goldman and published by Morgan Kaufmann. This book was released on 2005-04-25 with total page 424 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: It's a plain fact: regardless of how smart, creative, and innovative your organization is, there are more smart, creative, and innovative people outside your organization than inside. Open source offers the possibility of bringing more innovation into your business by building a creative community that reaches beyond the barriers of the business. The key is developing a web-driven community where new types of collaboration and creativity can flourish. Since 1998 Ron Goldman and Richard Gabriel have been helping groups at Sun Microsystems understand open source and advising them on how to build successful communities around open source projects. In this book the authors present lessons learned from their own experiences with open source, as well as those from other well-known projects such as Linux, Apache, and Mozilla. * Winner of 2006 Jolt Productivity Award for General Books * Describes how open source development works and offers persuasive reasons for using it to help achieve business goals. * Shows how to use open source in day-to-day work, discusses the various licenses in use, and describes what makes for a successful project. * Written in an engaging style for executives, managers, and engineers that addresses the human and business issues involved in open source development as well as its history, philosophy, and future

Book Elsewhere  Within Here

Download or read book Elsewhere Within Here written by Trinh T. Minh-ha and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2010-10-18 with total page 152 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Winner of the 2012 Critics Choice Book Award of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) World-renowned filmmaker and feminist, postcolonial thinker Trinh T. Minh-ha is one of the most powerful and articulate voices in both independent filmmaking and cultural politics. Elsewhere, Within Here is an engaging look at travel across national borders--as a foreigner, a tourist, an immigrant, a refugee—in a pre- and post-9/11 world. Who is welcome where? What does it mean to feel out of place in the country you call home? When does the stranger appear in these times of dark metamorphoses? These are some of the issues addressed by the author as she examines the cultural meaning and complexities of travel, immigration, home and exile. The boundary, seen both as a material and immaterial event, is where endings pass into beginnings. Building upon themes present in her earlier work on hybridity and displacement in the median passage, and illuminating the ways in which "every voyage can be said to involve a re-siting of boundaries," Trinh T. Minh-ha leads her readers through an investigation of what it means to be an insider and an outsider in this "epoch of global fear." Elsewhere, Within Here is essential reading for those interested in contemporary feminist thought and postcolonial studies.

Book 40 Degrees from Elsewhere

    Book Details:
  • Author : ELEANOR G. NASH
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release : 2011-11-16
  • ISBN : 9781467081665
  • Pages : 109 pages

Download or read book 40 Degrees from Elsewhere written by ELEANOR G. NASH and published by AuthorHouse. This book was released on 2011-11-16 with total page 109 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The author weaves observations about modern society with geographical phenomena, glimpses of herself in various stages of growth, spiritual and musical impressions, and retrospective realizations of family dynamics. The book offers keen insights of human behavior and emotions, poses questions for the reader to grapple with. Each poem bears date of creation for chronological interest.

Book The American Elsewhere

    Book Details:
  • Author : Jimmy L. Bryan Jr.
  • Publisher : University Press of Kansas
  • Release : 2017-09-15
  • ISBN : 0700624783
  • Pages : 406 pages

Download or read book The American Elsewhere written by Jimmy L. Bryan Jr. and published by University Press of Kansas. This book was released on 2017-09-15 with total page 406 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: As important cultural icons of the early nineteenth-century United States, adventurers energized the mythologies of the West and contributed to the justifications of territorial conquest. They told stories of exhilarating perils, boundless landscapes, and erotic encounters that elevated their chauvinism, avarice, and violence into forms of nobility. As self-proclaimed avatars of American exceptionalism, Jimmy L. Bryan Jr. suggests in The American Elsewhere, adventurers transformed westward expansion into a project of romantic nationalism. A study of US expansionism from 1815–1848, The American Elsewhere delves into the “adventurelogues” of the era to reveal the emotional world of men who sought escape from the anonymity of the urban East and pressures of the Market Revolution. As volunteers, trappers, traders, or curiosity seekers, they stepped into “elsewheres,” distant and dangerous. With their words and art, they entered these unfamiliar realms that had fostered caution and apprehension, and they reimagined them as regions that awakened romantic and reckless optimism. In doing so, Bryan shows, adventurers created the figure of the remarkable American male that generated a wide appeal and encouraged a personal investment in nationhood among their audiences. Bryan provides a thorough reading of a wide variety of sources—including correspondence, travel accounts, fiction, poetry, artwork, and material culture—and finds that adventurers told stories and shaped images that beguiled a generation of Americans into believing in their own exceptionality and in their destiny to conquer the continent.

Book America Is Elsewhere

    Book Details:
  • Author : Erik Dussere
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 2014
  • ISBN : 0199969922
  • Pages : 310 pages

Download or read book America Is Elsewhere written by Erik Dussere and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2014 with total page 310 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This study conceives the literary and cinematic category of 'noir' as a way of understanding the defining conflict between authenticity and consumer culture in post-World War II America. It analyses works of fiction and film in order to argue that both contribute to a 'noir tradition' that is initiated around the end of World War II and continues to develop and evolve in the present.

Book Flood Control in Florida and Elsewhere

Download or read book Flood Control in Florida and Elsewhere written by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Flood Control and published by . This book was released on 1929 with total page 274 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book Field Notes from Elsewhere

Download or read book Field Notes from Elsewhere written by Mark C. Taylor and published by Columbia University Press. This book was released on 2009-10-01 with total page 307 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In the fall of 2005, Mark C. Taylor, the controversial public intellectual and widely respected scholar, suddenly fell critically ill. For two days a team of forty doctors, many of whom thought he would not live, fought to save him. Taylor would eventually recover, but only to face a new threat: surgery for cancer. "These experiences have changed me in ways I am still struggling to understand," Taylor writes in this absorbing memoir. "After the past year, I am persuaded that I have done enough fieldwork to write a book that combines philosophical and theological reflection with autobiographical narrative. Writing is not only possible but actually seems necessary." Field Notes from Elsewhere is Taylor's unforgettable, inverted journey from death to life. Each of his memoir's fifty-two chapters and accompanying photographs recounts a morning-to-evening experience with sickness and convalescence, mingling humor and hope with a deep exploration of human frailty and, conversely, resilience. When we confront the end of life, Taylor explains, the axis of the lived world shifts, and everything must be reevaluated. As Taylor sorts through his remembrances, much that once seemed familiar becomes strange, paradoxical, and contradictory. He reads his experience with and against ghosts from his past, recasting the meaning of mortality, sacrifice, solitude, and abandonment, along with a host of other issues, in light of modern ways of dying. "You never come back from elsewhere," Taylor concludes, "because elsewhere always comes back with you."

Book A Breath from Elsewhere

    Book Details:
  • Author : Mirabel Osler
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 2012-10-01
  • ISBN : 1408838125
  • Pages : 226 pages

Download or read book A Breath from Elsewhere written by Mirabel Osler and published by A&C Black. This book was released on 2012-10-01 with total page 226 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Mirabel Osler attempts in this work to take the reader beyond her own garden, offering encouragement to all gardeners, especially novices, to ignore books and try whatever appeals to them.

Book The glitch must reside elsewhere

Download or read book The glitch must reside elsewhere written by and published by Richard W Custer. This book was released on with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book Identity  Home and Writing Elsewhere in Contemporary Chinese Diaspora Poetry

Download or read book Identity Home and Writing Elsewhere in Contemporary Chinese Diaspora Poetry written by Jennifer Wong and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2023-01-12 with total page 249 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An exploration of the burgeoning field of Anglophone Asian diaspora poetry, this book draws on the thematic concerns of Hong Kong, Asian-American and British Asian poets from the wider Chinese or East Asian diasporic culture to offer a transnational understanding of the complex notions of home, displacement and race in a globalised world. Located within current discourse surrounding Asian poetry, postcolonial and migrant writing, and bridging the fields of literary and cultural criticism with author interviews, this book provides close readings on established and emerging Chinese diasporic poets' work by incorporating the writers' own reflections on their craft through interviews with some of those featured. In doing so, Jennifer Wong explores the usefulness and limitations of existing labels and categories in reading the works of selected poets from specific racial, socio-cultural, linguistic environments and gender backgrounds, including Bei Dao, Li-Young Lee, Marilyn Chin, Hannah Lowe and Sarah Howe, Nina Mingya Powles and Mary Jean Chan. Incorporating scholarship from both the East and the West, Wong demonstrates how these poets' experimentation with poetic language and forms serve to challenge the changing notions of homeland, family, history and identity, offering new evaluations of contemporary diasporic voices.

Book In the Track of Robert Louis Stevenson and Elsewhere in Old France

Download or read book In the Track of Robert Louis Stevenson and Elsewhere in Old France written by John Alexander Hammerton and published by Library of Alexandria. This book was released on 2020-09-28 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The mountainous district of France to which, somewhat loosely, Stevenson applies the name Cevennes, lies along the western confines of Provence, and overlaps on several departments, chief of which are Ardèche, Lozère, Gard, and Herault. In many parts the villages and the people have far less in common with France and the French than Normandy and the Normans have with provincial England. Here in these mountain fastnesses and sheltered valleys the course of life has flowed along almost changeless for centuries, and here, too, we shall find much that is best in the romantic history and natural grandeur of France. Remote from Paris, and happily without the area of the "cheap trip" organisers, it is likely to remain for ever "off the beaten track." In order to visit the Cevennes proper, the beautiful town of Mende would be the best starting-place. But since my purpose was to strike the trail of R. L. S., after some wanderings awheel northward of Clermont Ferrand, I approached the district from Le Puy, a town which so excellent a judge as Mr. Joseph Pennell has voted the most picturesque in Europe. Besides, Stevenson himself had often wandered through its quaint, unusual streets, while preparing for his memorable journey with immortal Modestine. "I decided on a sleeping sack," he says; "and after repeated visits to Le Puy, and a deal of high living for myself and my advisers, a sleeping sack was designed, constructed, and triumphantly brought home." At that time the wanderer's "home" was in the mountain town of Le Monastier, some fifteen miles south-east of Le Puy, and there in the autumn of 1877 he spent "about a month of fine days," variously occupied in completing his New Arabian Nights and Picturesque Notes on Edinburgh, and conducting, with no little personal and general entertainment, the preliminaries of his projected journey through the Cevennes.

Book Voice from Elsewhere  A

    Book Details:
  • Author :
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release :
  • ISBN : 079148047X
  • Pages : 158 pages

Download or read book Voice from Elsewhere A written by and published by SUNY Press. This book was released on with total page 158 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: