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Midnight Nation

Author : J. Michael Straczynski
ISBN : OCLC:1090549420
Genre : Comic books, strips, etc
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Self Nation Text In Salman Rushdie S Midnight S Children

Author : Neil Ten Kortenaar
ISBN : 0773526218
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Many non-Indian readers find the historical and cultural references in Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children demanding. In his close reading of the novel, Neil ten Kortenaar offers post-colonial literary strategies for understanding Midnight's Children that also challenge some of the prevailing interpretations of the novel. Using hybridity, mimicry, national allegory, and cosmopolitanism, all key critical concepts of postcolonial theory, ten Kortenaar reads Midnight's Children as an allegory of history, as a Bildungsroman and psychological study of a burgeoning national consciousness, and as a representation of the nation. He shows that the hybridity of Rushdie's fictional India is not created by different elements forming a whole but by the relationship among them. Self, Nation, Text in Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children also makes an original argument about how nation-states are imagined and how national consciousness is formed in the citizen. The protagonist, Saleem Sinai, heroically identifies himself with the state, but this identification is beaten out of him until, in the end, he sees himself as the Common Man at the mercy of the state. Ten Kortenaar reveals Rushdie's India to be more self-conscious than many communal identities based on language: it is an India haunted by a dark twin called Pakistan; a nation in the way England is a nation but imagined against England. Mistrusting the openness of Tagore's Hindu India, it is both cosmopolitan and a specific subjective location.

The Poems Of Ossian A New Edition Translated By James Macpherson Esq

Author : Ossian
ISBN : BL:A0018999078
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The British Plutarch A New Edition Etc With Numerous Ms Additions And Corrections By The Author

Author : Francis Wrangham
ISBN : BL:A0023651729
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Holy Superheroes

Author : Greg Garrett
ISBN : 9780664236595
Genre : Religion
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Pulitzer-prize nominee and English professor Garrett explores the deeper side of comic books--and the motion pictures they inspire--for the lessons they can teach readers about faith, justice, and redemption.

Focus Music Nationalism And The Making Of A New Europe

Author : Philip V. Bohlman
ISBN : 9781136920516
Genre : Music
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Two decades after the fall of communism in Eastern Europe and one decade into the twenty-first century, European music remains one of the most powerful forces for shaping nationalism. Using intensive fieldwork throughout Europe -- from participation in alpine foot pilgrimages to studies of the grandest music spectacle anywhere in the world, the Eurovision Song Contest -- Philip V. Bohlman reveals the ways in which music and nationalism intersect in the shaping of the New Europe. Focus: Music, Nationalism, and the Making of the New Europe begins with the emergence of the European nation-state in the Middle Ages and extends across long periods during which Europe’s nations used music to compete for land and language, and to expand the colonial reach of Europe to the entire world. Bohlman contrasts the "national" and the "nationalist" in music, examining the ways in which their impact on society can be positive and negative -- beneficial for European cultural policy and dangerous in times when many European borders are more fragile than ever. The New Europe of the twenty-first century is more varied, more complex, and more politically volatile than ever, and its music resonates fully with these transformations.

The Iliad Of Homer Translated By A Pope A New Edition Adorned With Plates

Author : Homer
ISBN : BL:A0017472720
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A Voyage Round The World Compiled By Richard Walter New Edition

Author : George ANSON (Baron Anson.)
ISBN : BL:A0019543272
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Empire Of Sin

Author : Gary Krist
ISBN : 9780770437077
Genre : History
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From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans’ other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans’ thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city’s elite “better half” against its powerful and long-entrenched underworld of vice, perversity, and crime. This early-20th-century battle centers on one man: Tom Anderson, the undisputed czar of the city's Storyville vice district, who fights desperately to keep his empire intact as it faces onslaughts from all sides. Surrounding him are the stories of flamboyant prostitutes, crusading moral reformers, dissolute jazzmen, ruthless Mafiosi, venal politicians, and one extremely violent serial killer, all battling for primacy in a wild and wicked city unlike any other in the world.

The History Of The Patriarchal Age And Of The Jewish Nation To Its Dispersion At The Destruction Of Jerusalem With A Summary Description Of The Establishment Of Primitive Christianity In Dialogues A New Edition Corrected Originally Translated From The Dutch

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ISBN : BL:A0017102806
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