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Landay As The Voice Of Pashtun Women's Passion And Social Life, Fahim Rahimi 2017 Nangarhar University

Landay As The Voice Of Pashtun Women's Passion And Social Life, Fahim Rahimi

Journal of Research Initiatives

This paper explores Landay a form of folk poetry and consist of couplets; the first one consists of nine syllables and the second thirteen. This format of poetry is described by some to consist of one and one half verses. The author of such couplets is generally unknown. Some of them have names of authors or national figures and heroes attached.

In the study of a society various aspects of society can be discussed like historical background, cultural elements, cultural heritage, which are main points of a society. Furthermore, it gives importance to fundamental values and customs along with life ...


The Dramatization Of Cultural Hybridity And The "In-Between" Turkey In Fazıl's Künye, Önder Çakırtaş 2017 Bingöl University

The Dramatization Of Cultural Hybridity And The "In-Between" Turkey In Fazıl's Künye, Önder Çakırtaş

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In his article "The Dramatization of Cultural Hybridity and the "In-Between" Turkey in Fazıl's Künye" Önder Çakırtaş addresses Turkey's historical context and exposes how political, social and cultural changes were expressed in Turkey's public sphere. Using Niyazi Berkes's theory of secularism as proceeding of modernism Çakırtaş discusses different examples of stylistic strategies of cultural hybridity in the playwright's historical-based play, Künye. He investigates how political changes in pre-Turkey times signify Turkey's national striving, and how the Ottoman-conservative past metamorphoses into Turkic-secular. The study juxtaposes the perceptions of 'introduction to Westernization' and 'departure from Islamic ...


Zamyatin's Reception Of Wells's Fiction, Natalia Aksenova, Marina Khatyamova 2017 National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University

Zamyatin's Reception Of Wells's Fiction, Natalia Aksenova, Marina Khatyamova

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In their article "Zamyatin's Reception of Well's Fiction," Natalia Aksenova and Marina Albertovna Khatyamova examine several essays written by Yevgeny Zamyatin on Herbert Wells's texts and analyse Zamyatin's reception of Wells's work. Wells's ironic mindset, plot-driven writings, and attraction to parody drew Zamyatin's attention. Zamyatin felt a rapport with the central role of plot dynamics, unorthodox socialist politics, and dystopian tendencies in Wells's fiction. Discussions of the artistic qualities of Wells's writings allow Zamyatin to expound upon his own aesthetic program, known as "synthetism." In these discussions Zamyatin interprets Wells's ...


Approaching The Value And The Future Of The Novel: A Book Review Article On Boxall's Scholarship, Yili Tang 2017 Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Approaching The Value And The Future Of The Novel: A Book Review Article On Boxall's Scholarship, Yili Tang

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Metamodernism In Liksom’S Compartment No. 6, Kasimir Sandbacka 2017 University of Oulu

Metamodernism In Liksom’S Compartment No. 6, Kasimir Sandbacka

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In his paper "Metamodernism in Liksom's Compartment no. 6" Kasimir Sandbacka examines Rosa Liksom's latest novel Compartment No. 6 (2011). Liksom is considered to be one of the most prominent Finnish postmodernists. However, Compartment No. 6 has been seen by critics as a shift or return towards modernism or even realism. Sandbacka concurs with this observation but maintains that this is an insufficient analysis of the change in Liksom's writing. He argues that the change is related to the transformation of the cultural dominant, namely postmodernism. In dialogue with Jameson's theory of postmodernism, Sandbacka discusses recent ...


Paris And The Birth Of The Modern Fantastic During The Nineteenth Century, Patricia Garcia 2017 The University of Nottingham

Paris And The Birth Of The Modern Fantastic During The Nineteenth Century, Patricia Garcia

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In her article "Paris and the Birth of the Modern Fantastic during the Nineteenth Century" Patricia Garcia discusses the unprecedented growth of Europe's urban centers during the nineteenth century in relation to the realist novel and takes urban and literary Paris as a paradigm. However, nineteenth-century Paris was also to become the epicenter of another narrative form: the fantastic. Garcia's objective is to explore how the modern city fueled the development of the fantastic by combining the literary and urban angle: how do works of the fantastic write the city? What role does the modern city play in ...


Towards The Inclusion Of Inter-Ethnic Studies In Comparative Literature In China, Xiaoqing Han, Aaron L. Moore 2017 Northwest University for Nationalities

Towards The Inclusion Of Inter-Ethnic Studies In Comparative Literature In China, Xiaoqing Han, Aaron L. Moore

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In their article "Towards the Inclusion of Inter-Ethnic Studies in Chinese Comparative Literature" Xiaoqing Han and Aaron Lee Moore advocate for the inclusion of inter-ethnic studies in Chinese comparative literature. The traditional definition for many Chinese comparative literature scholars continues to confine the discipline to "inter-national" or "cross-civilization" studies rather than including "inter-ethnic" studies, and Chinese ethnic minority writing continues to be underrepresented in the national literary canon. This article is in no way opposed to the continued growth and development of a Chinese national literature. But rather, it seems crucial that inter-ethnic studies should be included in the discipline ...


Anarcho-Feminist Melodrama And The Manic Pixie Dream Girl, Claire T. Solomon 2017 Oberlin College

Anarcho-Feminist Melodrama And The Manic Pixie Dream Girl, Claire T. Solomon

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In her article "Anarcho-Feminist Melodrama and the Manic Pixie Dream Girl (1929-2016)" Claire Solomon analyzes the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope as an apparatus of capture (Deleuze and Guattari, A Thousand). More precisely, her article models how such tropes imply modes of reading anachronistically and metafictionally that decontextualize gestures of resistance and conflate female writers, performers, and characters across time and place. Solomon offers a situated formalist reading of Argentine playwright Salvadora Medina Onrubia's 1929 drama, Las descentradas, revealing an avant-garde counterpoint of melodrama and metafiction as an ambiguous alternative to capture.


North On Cusack, Rowan Cahill 2017 University of Wollongong

North On Cusack, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

Review of Yarn Spinners (Brandl & Schlesinger, 2016), Marilla North's  study, told through their letters, of the personal and literary relationships between three Australian feminist writers - Miles Franklin (1879-1954), Dymphna Cusack (1902-1981), and Florence James (1902-1993)- to the early years of the Cold War.


Notes On Contributors, 2017 Western Michigan University

Notes On Contributors

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An Autumn Torso, A Fish In Adolescence, A Night Canal, And A Small Civilization By Shiro Murano, Goro Takano 2017 Saga University Faculty of Medicine

An Autumn Torso, A Fish In Adolescence, A Night Canal, And A Small Civilization By Shiro Murano, Goro Takano

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Translated from Japanese by Goro Takano


Alas, Posthumus By Horace, Paul J. Shlichta 2017 Crystal Research

Alas, Posthumus By Horace, Paul J. Shlichta

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Translated from Latin by Paul Shlichta


Like A Dream, Disintegrated, And The Alchemist By Abd Al Malik, Siobhan M. Mei 2017 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Like A Dream, Disintegrated, And The Alchemist By Abd Al Malik, Siobhan M. Mei

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Translated from French by Siobhan Meï


Ix.91 By Martial, George Held 2017 Queens College, CUNY

Ix.91 By Martial, George Held

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Translated from Latin by George Held


Staying Again At Youqi Temple By Yao Nai And The Peaks Along The River Are Green By Zhang Dai, Andrew Gudgel 2017 Independent Scholar

Staying Again At Youqi Temple By Yao Nai And The Peaks Along The River Are Green By Zhang Dai, Andrew Gudgel

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Translated from Chinese by Andrew Gudgel


Ferns By Kaneko Mitsuharu, Douglas Slaymaker 2017 University of Kentucky

Ferns By Kaneko Mitsuharu, Douglas Slaymaker

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Translated from Japanese by Doug Slaymaker


Puzzle By Viviane Mellerio-Grasser, Madeleine McDonald 2017 None

Puzzle By Viviane Mellerio-Grasser, Madeleine Mcdonald

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Translated from French by Madeleine McDonald


Five Rings By Chen Li, Elaine Wong 2017 Western Michigan University

Five Rings By Chen Li, Elaine Wong

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Translated from Chinese by Elaine Wong


A Woman Moving Within Me By Nizar Qabbani, Houssem Ben Lazreg 2017 University of Alberta

A Woman Moving Within Me By Nizar Qabbani, Houssem Ben Lazreg

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Translated from Arabic by Houssem Ben Lazreg


Sonnet 19 By Rainer Maria Rilke, David Radavich 2017 Western Michigan University

Sonnet 19 By Rainer Maria Rilke, David Radavich

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Translated from German by David Radavich


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