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Deceit, Desire, and the Novel: Self and Other in Literary Structure
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Deceit, Desire, and the Novel: Self and Other in Literary StructureDeceit, Desire, and the Novel: Self and Other in Literary Structure This study extends beyond the scope of literature into the psychology of much of our contemporary scene, including fashion, advertising, and propaganda techniques. In considering such aspects, the author goes beyond the domain of pure aesthetics and offers an interpretation of some basic cultural problems of our time.
 
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Tags: beyond, basic, cultural, interpretation, aesthetics, Structure, Deceit, Literary, Other
Cultural Anthropology
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Cultural AnthropologyCultural Anthropology presents a balanced introduction to the world’s cultures, focusing on how they interact and change. Author Barbara Miller provides many points where readers can interact with the material, and encourages students to think critically about other cultures as well as their own. Featuring the latest research and statistics throughout, the eighth edition has been updated with contemporary examples of anthropology in action, addressing recent newsworthy events such as the Ebola epidemic.
 
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Tags: interact, Cultural, cultures, Anthropology, throughout
Scottish Modernism and Its Contexts 1918-1959: Literature, National Identity and Cultural Exchange
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Scottish Modernism and Its Contexts 1918-1959: Literature, National Identity and Cultural Exchange

This innovative book proposes the expansion of the existing idea of an interwar Scottish Renaissance movement to include its international significance as a Scottish literary modernism interacting with the intellectual and artistic ideas of European modernism as well as responding to the challenges of the Scottish cultural and political context.
 
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Tags: Scottish, modernism, context, political, cultural
Audio - World History: The Fertile Crescent to the American Revolution
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Audio - World History: The Fertile Crescent to the American Revolution

Give your student a time travelling tour of world history with this brilliant lecture series taught by award winning educator Linwood Thompson. In 30 lectures your student will cover the full story of human civilization, analyzing geography, technology, economies, social institutions and cultural achievements. The magnitude of the material would be daunting for most teachers, but not this one.
 
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Tags: student, achievements, magnitude, material, cultural
100 Poets Against the War
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100 Poets Against the War100 Poets Against the War

These poets are from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, England, Canada, Australia, India, France, America and elsewhere; many are cultural and/or peace activists; some are emerging poets, others very well-known...
 
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Tags: poets, activists, peace, cultural, emerging, Against, Poets, elsewhere
Modernism: Keywords (Keywords in Literature and Culture)
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Modernism: Keywords (Keywords in Literature and Culture)

Guided by the historical semantics developed in Raymond Williams' pioneering study of cultural vocabulary, Modernism: Keywords presents a series of short entries on words used with frequency and urgency in “written modernism,” tracking cultural and literary debates and transformative moments of change.
 
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Tags: Keywords, Modernism, cultural, tracking, written
Of Comics and Men: A Cultural History of American Comic Books
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Of Comics and Men: A Cultural History of American Comic Books

Originally published in France and long sought in English translation, Jean-Paul Gabilliet's Of Comics and Men: A Cultural History of American Comic Books documents the rise and development of the American comic book industry from the 1930s to the present. The book intertwines aesthetic issues and critical biographies with the concerns of production, distribution, and audience reception, making it one of the few interdisciplinary studies of the art form. A thorough introduction by translators and comics scholars Bart Beaty and Nick Nguyen brings the book up to date with explorations of the latest innovations, particularly the graphic novel.
 
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Tags: American, Cultural, History, Comics, Books