Trains Literature And Culture

Author by : Steven D. Spalding
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lexington Books
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 53
Total Download : 520
File Size : 51,8 Mb
pdf pdf

Description : "Trains, literature and culture is the first work to thoroughly explore the railroad's connections with a full range of cultural discourses--including literature, visual art, music, graffiti, and television but also advertising, architecture, cell phones, and more..."--Provided by publisher.


Trains Literature And Culture

Author by :
Languange : en
Publisher by :
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 57
Total Download : 612
File Size : 46,9 Mb
pdf pdf

Description : "Trains, literature and culture is the first work to thoroughly explore the railroad's connections with a full range of cultural discourses--including literature, visual art, music, graffiti, and television but also advertising, architecture, cell phones, and more ..."--


Trains Culture And Mobility

Author by : Benjamin Fraser
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lexington Books
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 90
Total Download : 432
File Size : 54,9 Mb
pdf pdf

Description : Trains, Culture and Mobility is—along with its companion volume: Trains, Literature and Culture—the first work to thoroughly explore the railroad's connections with a full range of cultural discourses—including literature, visual art, music, graffiti, and television but also advertising, architecture, cell phones, and more…


The Underground Railroad In African American Literature

Author by : Darcy Zabel
Languange : en
Publisher by : Peter Lang
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 17
Total Download : 662
File Size : 41,7 Mb
pdf pdf

Description : "The (Underground) Railroad in African American Literature" offers a brief history of the African American experience of the railroad and the uses of railroad history by a wide assortment of twentieth-century African American poets, dramatists, and fiction writers. Moreover, this literary history examines the ways in which trains, train history, and legendary train figures such as Harriet Tubman and John Henry have served as literary symbols. This repeated use of the train symbol and associated train people in twentieth-century African American literature creates a sense of literary continuity and a well-established aesthetic tradition all too frequently overlooked in many traditional approaches to the study of African American writing. The metaphoric possibilities associated with the railroad and the persistence of the train as a literary symbol in African American writing demonstrates the symbol's ongoing literary value for twentieth-century African American writers - writers who invite their readers to look back at the various points in history where America got off track, and who also dare to invite their readers to imagine an alternate route for the future.


Victorian Literature And Culture

Author by : Maureen Moran
Languange : en
Publisher by : A&C Black
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 23
Total Download : 238
File Size : 53,6 Mb
pdf pdf

Description : This guide to Victorian Literature and Culture provides students with the ideal introduction to literature and its context from 1837-1900, including: - the historical, cultural and intellectual background including politics and economics, popular culture, philosophy - major writers and genres including the Brontes, Dickens, Eliot, Hardy, Trollope, Thackeray, Conan Doyle, Ibsen, Shaw, Hopkins, Rossetti and Tennyson - concise explanations of key terms needed to understand the literature and criticism - key critical approaches - a chronology mapping historical events and literary works and further reading including websites and electronic resources.


Mobilities Literature Culture

Author by : Marian Aguiar
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Nature
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 96
Total Download : 766
File Size : 44,9 Mb
pdf pdf

Description : This is the first book dedicated to literary and cultural scholars’ engagement with mobilities scholarship. As such, the volume both advances new theoretical approaches to the study of culture and furthers the recent “humanities turn” in mobilities studies. The book’s scholarship is deeply informed by cultural geography’s vision of a mobilised reconceptualisation of space and place, but also by the contribution of literary scholars in articulating questions of travel, technologies of transport, (post)colonialism and migration through a close engagement with textual materials. A comprehensive introduction maps pre-histories and emerging directions of this exciting interdisciplinary endeavor while taking up the theoretical and methodological challenges of the burgeoning subfield. Contributions range across geographical and disciplinary boundaries to address questions of embodied subjectivities, mobility and the nation, geopolitics of migration, and mobilities futures.


Tracking Modernity

Author by : Marian Aguiar
Languange : en
Publisher by : U of Minnesota Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 99
Total Download : 944
File Size : 43,8 Mb
pdf pdf

Description : The ubiquitous railway as a symbol of the tensions of Indian modernity.


Tokyo In Transit

Author by : Alisa Freedman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Stanford University Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 82
Total Download : 293
File Size : 53,8 Mb
pdf pdf

Description : This work discusses literary depictions of mass transit in 20th century Tokyo in the decades preceding WWII. It cuts across literary and historical/sociological analysis, and contributes to the growing body of work examining Japanese urbanism, gender, and modernism.


Antonio L Pez Garc A S Everyday Urban Worlds

Author by : Benjamin Fraser
Languange : en
Publisher by : Bucknell University Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 31
Total Download : 202
File Size : 44,6 Mb
pdf pdf

Description : This book carries the reader on an interdisciplinary journey through painting, philosophy, art criticism, Spanish literature and film, history and culture, immigration, architecture, urban planning, and more. Made for general readers and with endnotes appealing to the specialist, each chapter is inspired by a single image by the Spanish artist.


Essays I Comparative Literature And Culture Criticism France Africa And America

Author by : Ibrahim Amidou
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lulu.com
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 35
Total Download : 990
File Size : 54,9 Mb
pdf pdf

Description : "Essays I: Comparative Literature and Culture Criticism: France, Africa, America" is a compilation of 5 critical essays designed to provoke thoughts ranging from Modern African System of government inherited from (French) colonization and its consequences on the mentality of African leaders/dictators, to slavery time in America and the status of black learned people in the American society. Also, the theme of war is covered in the essay dealing with the works of Claude Simon. This collection is a good tool for education and research.