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The Culture of Gender and Sexuality in the Caribbean by Linden Lewis

By Linden Lewis

“A significant contribution to the scholarship of gender and sexuality within the Caribbean.”--A. Lynn Bolles, college of Maryland

This quantity presents a fascinating interdisciplinary method of the examine of gender and sexual kinfolk within the Caribbean.  Essays from sociological, literary, historic, and political technological know-how ways disguise the Hispanic-, French-, and English-speaking Caribbean parts and tackle themes corresponding to sexuality, homosexuality, tradition, the physique, the prestige of girls, and the broader social kinfolk that tell those subjects.


Exploring the Intersections of Gender, Sexuality, and tradition within the Caribbean: An Introduction

Part 1. Theoretical Mediations on Gender within the Caribbean
1. Theorizing Ruptures in Gender structures and the venture of Modernity within the 20th Century Caribbean, by means of Violet Eudine Barriteau

2. The Globalization of the Discourse on Gender and Its effect at the Caribbean, through Hilbourne Watson

3. Caribbean Masculinity: Unpacking the Narrative, by way of Linden Lewis

Part 2. The Political Terrain of Gender and Sexuality

4. A Blueprint for Gender in Creole Trinidad: Exploring Gender Mythology via Calypsos of the Twenties and Nineteen Thirties, by way of Patricia Mohammed

5. well known Imageries of Gender and Sexuality: negative and Working-Class Haitian Women's Discourses at the Use in their our bodies, by way of Carolle Charles

6. "The notorious Crime opposed to Nature": structures of Heterosexuality and Lesbian Subversions in Puerto Rico, via Elizabeth Crespo-Kebler

Part three. Sexual Orientation and Male Socialization within the Caribbean

7. The position of the road within the Socialization of Caribbean men, via Barry Chevannes

8. Masculinity and tool in Puerto Rico, by means of Rafael Ramírez

9. Queering Cuba: Male Homosexuality within the brief Fiction of Manuel Granados, by way of Conrad James

Part four. Gender, Sexuality, and historic Considerations

10. suffering from a constitution: Gender, corporation, and Discourse, by way of Glyne Griffith

11. "It damage greatly on the Time": Patriarchy, Rape tradition, and the Slave Body-Semiotic, by means of Joseph C. Dorsey

Linden Lewis is affiliate professor of sociology and anthropology at Bucknell college and the writer of diverse articles at the Caribbean.

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The Literature of Weimar Classicism (Camden House History of by Simon J. Richter

By Simon J. Richter

In Germany, Weimar Classicism (roughly the interval from Goethe's go back to Germany from Italy in 1788 to the dying of his pal and collaborator Schiller in 1805) is largely considered as an apogee of literary artwork. yet open air of Germany, Goethe is taken into account a Romantic, and the thought of Weimar Classicism as a different interval is seen with skepticism. This quantity of recent essays regards the query of literary interval as a purple herring: Weimar Classicism is better understood as a venture that concerned the formidable try not just to visualize but additionally to accomplish a brand new caliber of wholeness in human lifestyles and tradition at a time whilst fragmentation, department, and alienation seemed to be the norm. by way of no longer succumbing to the parable of Weimar and its literary giants, yet being prepared to discover the phenomenon as a fancy cultural approach with a different signature, this publication presents an account of its shaping ideals, preoccupations, motifs, and values. Contributions from prime German, British, and North American students open up a number of interdisciplinary views at the interval. Essays at the novel, poetry, drama, and theater are joined via money owed of politics, philosophy, visible tradition, ladies writers, and technology. The reader is brought to the entire panoply of cultural lifestyles in Weimar, its accomplishments in addition to its excesses and follies. Emancipatory and doctrinaire through turns, the venture of Weimar Classicism is better approached as a posh complete. participants: Dieter Borchmeyer, Charles Grair, Gail Hart, Thomas Saine, Jane Brown, Cyrus Hamlin, Roger Stephenson, Elisabeth Krimmer, Helmut Pfotenhauer, Benjamin Bennett, Astrida Orle Tantillo, W. Daniel Wilson. Simon J. Richter is affiliate Professor of German on the collage of Pennsylvania.

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The music of thought in the poetry of George Oppen and by Bronk, William; Oppen, George; Weinfield, Henry; Bronk,

By Bronk, William; Oppen, George; Weinfield, Henry; Bronk, William; Oppen, George

George Oppen (1908–1984), born right into a wealthy German Jewish relations, all started his occupation as a protégé of Ezra Pound and a member of the Objectivist circle of poets; he ultimately broke with Pound and have become a member of the Communist occasion ahead of returning to poetry greater than twenty-five years later. William Bronk (1918–1999), in contrast, a descendant of the 1st ecu households in manhattan, used to be stimulated via the works of Shakespeare, the King James Bible, and the paintings of the recent England writers of the yankee Renaissance. regardless of alterations in historical past and orientation, the 2 males shaped a deep friendship and shared an analogous existential outlook. As Henry Weinfield demonstrates during this looking out and unique research, Oppen and Bronk are awesome thinkers in poetry who struggled with imperative questions of that means and cost and whose suggestion acquires the resonance of tune of their paintings. those significant writers created poetry of tolerating price that has exerted an expanding impression on more youthful generations of poets. 

From his cautious readings of Oppen’s and Bronk’s poetry to his interesting exam of the letters they exchanged, Weinfield offers very important aesthetic, epistemological, and ancient insights into their poetry and poetic careers. In bringing jointly for the 1st time the paintings of 2 of an important poets of the postwar new release, The song of Thought not just illuminates their poetry but in addition increases vital questions about American literary background and the kinds when it comes to which it has in general been interpreted.  

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Fictional Realities: The uses of literary imagination by J.J.A. Mooij

By J.J.A. Mooij

This publication is a examine of the position of the mind's eye. It specializes in the inventive use of language in literature (poetry and narrative prose); however it additionally touches on a few extra entire matters, for the questions it discusses are questions in regards to the dating among brain, truth and unreality. the 1st chapters survey the wondering the mind's eye within the historical past of philosophy. the most tendencies and the most difficulties are mentioned, quite in recognize of the (positive or unfavourable) overview of mind's eye. the following chapters examine the function of the mind's eye from a more in-depth viewpoint. How is it that mind's eye looks in literary paintings? primary subject matters of debate are the character of narrativity, of fictional discourse and fictional gadgets, of real looking fiction, of symbolism and metaphor. in addition, the similarities (both actual and imagined) among literature and the opposite arts are explored. In all chapters consciousness is paid to the matter of the price of paintings and literary mind's eye. The final bankruptcy addresses this factor head-on. particularly, it makes an attempt to outline the worth of literature in terms of technology.

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Fracture of Metals. An Advanced Treatise by H. Liebowitz

By H. Liebowitz

Fracture of Metals is a part of a multivolume treatise that brings jointly the basics for serious evaluate of the various theories and experimental findings on brittle fracture. those effects, including their layout implications, will be made to be had to specialist engineers, scholars, and researchers in business corporations, academic and study associations, and numerous governmental corporations. Seven significant parts are coated during this treatise on fracture. they're: (1) microscopic and macroscopic basics of fracture; (2) mathematical basics of fracture; (3) engineering basics of fracture and environmental results; (4) engineering fracture layout; (5) fracture layout of buildings; (6) fracture of metals; and (7) fracture of nonmetals and composites.
The current quantity makes a speciality of the fracture of metals. The ebook opens with bankruptcy at the impact of alloying components on fracture habit in steel platforms of the 3 universal crystal buildings: face-centered cubic, body-centered cubic, and hexagonal shut packed. Separate chapters stick to at the vital microstructural components which appear to be vital for fracture longevity; the character of the fracture procedures taking place in high-strength fabrics; and the country of information on fracture sturdiness of structural steels. next chapters care for the energy and sturdiness of hot-rolled, ferrite-pearlite steels; fracture habit of aluminum and its alloys; and fracture phenomena linked to electric results.

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Student Companion to Thomas Hardy (Student Companions to by Rosemarie Morgan

By Rosemarie Morgan

In the mid- overdue 1800s and early 1900s, Thomas Hardy produced a plethora of eclectic works that have been thought of too candid or even sacrilegious for his or her time. Hardy's publishing of fiction, drama, poetry, and the fast tale ranks him with Shakespeare, considered one of few different authors within the English language to put in writing significant works in additional than one literary style. becoming up, Hardy apprenticed as an architect yet quickly learned his precise calling was once writing. He dependent a lot of his paintings on his place of origin and native tradition in England, growing the fictitious county of Wessex, the surroundings for many of his works. This significant other explores the lifetime of Hardy, analyzing his profession and most vital works. excellent for prime college and undergraduate scholars, in addition to readers with a normal curiosity in Hardy's existence and works, this e-book takes a detailed examine Hardy's unconventional works and why he eventually made up our minds to desert novel-writing in want of his first love-poetry.

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