By Abigail F. Keegan
By way of studying the English Romantic Era's masculine gender norms as a collection of contrasts among a heterosexual "norm" and a sodomitic "other," this e-book isolates 4 tropes that distinguish the sodomite: criminal activity, silence, effeminacy, and foreignness. those tropes are then traced via Byron's early poetry, the 1st cantos of Childe Harold and the preferred Oriental stories, demonstrating the methods the Byronic character and the Byronic hero are deeply indebted to the conflicted websites of gay that means within the Romantic age. Discussions of criminal and literary instances, in addition to awareness to the political implications of heterosexuality as a terrific created to serve a (re)productive ideology of empire, make this research of curiosity not just to Romantic students, but in addition to students of gender conception, heritage, and postcolonial experiences.
By Eugene D. Jaffe
Entire coaching for the Graduate administration Admission attempt starts with an outline and advent to the GMAT, that's a computer-adaptive try out. A diagnostic attempt with solutions precedes an in depth “Correct Your Weaknesses” part, which provides separate chapters on essay writing, examining comprehension, sentence correction, severe reasoning, and math. full-length perform exams with questions that mirror contemporary GMATs include solutions, analyses, and instructions for comparing the attempt taker’s ranking. The manual’s concluding part discusses company institution fundamentals, with recommendation on opting for a college, dealing with the appliance process, financing a company college schooling, and getting into the task industry.
By Jonathan Buchsbaum
"This is the single significant research of Nicaraguan cinema and, as such, it truly is precious not just to movie scholars, but additionally to 3rd international reviews and cultural paintings. . . . In an international ruled via company tradition, the trouble by way of a small, negative, underdeveloped nation to build a countrywide movie venture has value as a version regardless of its failures." --DeeDee Halleck, writer of handheld Visions: The makes use of of group Media Following the Sandinista Revolution in 1979, younger bohemian artists rushed to the newly shaped Nicaraguan nationwide movie institute INCINE to give a contribution to "the restoration of nationwide id" during the production of a countrywide movie undertaking. Over the subsequent 11 years, the filmmakers of INCINE produced over seventy films--documentary, fiction, and hybrids--that jointly exhibit a special imaginative and prescient of the Revolution drawn now not from authentic FSLN directives, yet from the filmmakers' personal cinematic interpretations of the Revolution as they have been residing it. This booklet examines the INCINE movie undertaking and assesses its achievements in recuperating a Nicaraguan nationwide identification throughout the construction of a countrywide cinema. utilizing a wealth of firsthand documentation--the motion pictures themselves, interviews with various INCINE group of workers, and INCINE archival records--Jonathan Buchsbaum follows the evolution of INCINE's undertaking and situates it in the higher old venture of militant, progressive filmmaking in Latin the USA. His learn additionally increases an important questions on the viability of nationwide cinemas within the face of increasing globalization and technological alterations which reverberate some distance past Nicaragua's scan in progressive filmmaking.
By John Dewey
Publish 12 months note: First released in 1938
Experience and Education is the easiest concise assertion on schooling ever released by way of John Dewey, the guy said to be the pre-eminent academic theorist of the 20 th century. Written greater than twenty years after Democracy and Education (Dewey's so much complete assertion of his place in academic philosophy), this ebook demonstrates how Dewey reformulated his rules because of his intervening adventure with the innovative colleges and within the gentle of the criticisms his theories had received.
Analyzing either "traditional" and "progressive" schooling, Dr. Dewey right here insists that neither the previous nor the recent schooling is sufficient and that every is miseducative simply because neither of them applies the rules of a gently built philosophy of expertise. Many pages of this quantity illustrate Dr. Dewey's rules for a philosophy of expertise and its relation to schooling. He fairly urges that each one academics and educators trying to find a brand new move in schooling should still imagine by way of the deeped and bigger problems with schooling instead of by way of a few divisive "ism" approximately schooling, even such an "ism" as "progressivism." His philosophy, the following expressed in its such a lot crucial, such a lot readable shape, predicates an American academic approach that respects all assets of expertise, on that gives a real studying scenario that's either historic and social, either orderly and dynamic.
Harvard legislation School's top-scoring scholars exhibit the greater than 150,000 try out takers the right way to get an Ivy League ranking at the LSAT
This well known advisor through well-known specialists is the single you could belief. The authors are Harvard legislation college scholars who train LSAT-takers national, and they've packed this new version with their superior research suggestions, test-taking secrets and techniques, and LSAT samples. those precise, classroom-tested counsel might help you take on even the hardest questions about the exam-and in achieving the top rating attainable.
By Makridakis M.K., Holland M.
By Jin Y. Park
An outline of Korean Buddhism and its significant figures within the smooth interval.
By Robert Ford Campany, Ge Hong
In overdue classical and early medieval China, ascetics strove to develop into transcendents--deathless beings with supernormal powers. Practitioners constructed dietetic, alchemical, meditative, gymnastic, sexual, and medicinal disciplines (some of that are nonetheless practiced this day) to excellent themselves and hence go beyond dying. Narratives in their achievements circulated broadly. Ge Hong (283-343 c.e.) amassed and preserved lots of their tales in his Traditions of Divine Transcendents, affording us a window onto this striking reaction to human mortality.Robert Ford Campany's groundbreaking and punctiliously researched textual content deals the 1st whole, severe translation and remark for this crucial chinese language non secular paintings, whilst developing a mode for reconstructing misplaced texts from medieval China. transparent, exacting, and annotated, the interpretation includes over 100 full of life, attractive narratives of people deemed to have fought demise and gained. also, To dwell so long as Heaven and Earth systematically introduces the chinese language quest for transcendence, illuminating a poorly understood culture that used to be an incredible resource of Daoist faith and a massive social, cultural, and spiritual phenomenon in its personal correct.
By James H. Borland
This clean and provocative quantity includes essays through major thinkers on proficient schooling and through writers outdoor the sector who've tested it seriously. every one writer examines, reconsiders, and demanding situations the assumptions and ideology underlying the speculation and perform of talented schooling - offering a roadmap to lead either present concerns of and destiny making plans for presented teaching programs.