The Migrant Canon in Twenty First Century France

The Migrant Canon in Twenty First Century France
Author: Oana Sabo
Publsiher: U of Nebraska Press
Total Pages: 228
Release: 2018-04
Genre: History
ISBN: 9781496205605

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The Migrant Canon in Twenty-First-Century France explains the causes of twenty-first-century global migrations and their impact on French literature and the French literary establishment. A marginal genre in 1980s France, since the turn of the century "migrant literature" has become central to criticism and publishing. Oana Sabo addresses previously unanswered questions about the proliferation of contemporary migrant texts and their shifting themes and forms, mechanisms of literary legitimation, and notions of critical and commercial achievement. Through close readings of novels (by Mathias Énard, Milan Kundera, Dany Laferrière, Henri Lopès, Andreï Makine, Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Alice Zeniter, and others) and sociological analyses of their consecrating authorities (including the Prix littéraire de la Porte Dorée, the Académie française, publishing houses, and online reviewers), Sabo argues that these texts are best understood as cultural commodities that mediate between literary and economic forms of value, academic and mass readerships, and national and global literary markets. By examining the latest literary texts and cultural agents not yet subjected to sufficient critical study, Sabo contributes to contemporary literature, cultural history, migration studies, and literary sociology.

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science
Author: Allen Kent
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 416
Release: 1984-09-12
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 0824720377

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"The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science provides an outstanding resource in 33 published volumes with 2 helpful indexes. This thorough reference set--written by 1300 eminent, international experts--offers librarians, information/computer scientists, bibliographers, documentalists, systems analysts, and students, convenient access to the techniques and tools of both library and information science. Impeccably researched, cross referenced, alphabetized by subject, and generously illustrated, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science integrates the essential theoretical and practical information accumulating in this rapidly growing field."

The Global EBook Market Current Conditions Future Projections

The Global EBook Market  Current Conditions   Future Projections
Author: Ruediger Wischenbart
Publsiher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Total Pages: 104
Release: 2013-02-11
Genre: Computers
ISBN: 9781449319991

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The Global eBook Report documents and analyses how ebook markets emerge in the US, UK, continental Europe, Brazil, China, India, Russia, and the Arab world. It combines the best available data and references to specialized local actors, with thematic chapters, focusing on critical policy debates and on key driving forces, notably ebook bestsellers and pricing strategies across European markets, self-publishing, government regulation, piracy, and the expanding impact of global players. The Global eBook Report is available for download from October 1st , 2013, at www.global-ebook.com. A project of Rüdiger Wischenbart Content and Consulting.

Digitalization of Society and Socio political Issues 1

Digitalization of Society and Socio political Issues 1
Author: Éric George
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2020-01-09
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: 9781786304759

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Digitalization is a long and constant sociohistoric process in which all areas of societys activities are reconfigured. Digitalization of Society and Socio-political Issues 1 examines the transformations linked to the development of digital platforms and social media, which affect the cultural and communicational industries. It analyzes the formation of Big Data, their algorithmic processing and the societal changes which result (social monitoring and control in particular). Through critical views, it equally presents the various ways in which technology participates in relations of power and domination, and contributes to possible emancipatory practices.

Innovation in the Cultural and Creative Industries

Innovation in the Cultural and Creative Industries
Author: Estelle Pellegrin-Boucher,Pierre Roy
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 214
Release: 2020-01-02
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9781786303790

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Technological innovations, sociological and consumer trends, and growing internationalization are transforming the cultural and creative industries (CCIs). These changes present new challenges for CCIs that require original and inventive answers. Innovation in the Cultural and Creative Industries analyzes the powerful strategies put in place by CCI organizations such as Nintendo, the Lascaux Cave and Daft Punk. The case studies presented in this book cover video games, books, music, museums, fashion, film and architecture. Each chapter is organized around five key points: a theoretical framework that focuses on a specific concept, a description of the methodological mechanism mobilized, a presentation of the industry concerned, the analysis of the innovative strategy and a recap of the lessons and best practices demonstrated by the case.

Religion Children s Literature and Modernity in Western Europe 1750 2000

Religion  Children s Literature  and Modernity in Western Europe  1750 2000
Author: Jan de Maeyer,Hans-Heino Ewers,Rita Ghesquière
Publsiher: Leuven University Press
Total Pages: 535
Release: 2005
Genre: Literary Criticism
ISBN: 9058674975

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In this book some 25 scholars focus on the relationship between religion, children's literature and modernity in Western Europe since the Enlightenment (c. 1750). They examine various aspects of the phenomenon of children's literature, such as types of texts, age of readers, position of authors, design and illustration. The role of religion in giving meaning both in a substantive sense as well as through the institutionalised churches is studied from an interdenominational point of view (Judaism, Roman Catholicism, Protestantism and Anglicanism). Finally, the contribution of pedagogy and child psychology in the interaction between modernity, religion and children's literature is also discussed.Various articles give a broad overview of the tensions between aesthetics and ethics and the demand for cultural autonomy in the development of children's literature. Children's bibles and missionary stories played an important part in the growing diversification of children's literature, as did the publication of illustrated reviews for children. Remarkable differences are highlighted in the involvement of religious societies and institutions, episcopally approved publishing houses and supervisory bodies in the publication, distribution and supervision of children's literature. This volume adopts a comparative approach in exploring the underlying religious, ideological and cultural dimensions of children's literature in modern society.)

The Myth of Superwoman

The Myth of Superwoman
Author: Resa L. Dudovitz
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 214
Release: 2019-10-21
Genre: Literary Criticism
ISBN: 9781000652383

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Reviled by critics but loved by the readers, the bestseller has until recently provoked little serious critical interest. In The Myth of Superwoman, originally published in 1990, Resa Dudovitz looks at this international phenomenon, particularly at the origins of the bestseller system in the United States and France. Her cross-cultural study, including interviews with publishers, literary agents, and bestselling authors, gives a lively picture of the contrasting ways in which the bestseller is produced, marketed, and received in two countries. It pays special attention to the ‘international bestsellers’ of the 1980s, to writers like Judith Krantz, Colleen McCullough, and Barbara Taylor Bradford, all of whose novels are published in the United States, Britain, France, Germany, and Italy. The book presents a general analysis of women’s bestsellers, ranging over a wide variety of novels, from popular nineteenth-century texts in France and the United States to the novels of today. Dudovitz shows how women’s bestselling fiction has, over the last two hundred years, kept pace with the social evolution of contemporary women, culminating in the myth of superwoman in women’s bestsellers of the 1980s. This fascinating account of an important aspect of popular culture will be of great value to students of women’s studies and cultural studies, especially those interested in the myths which structure women’s bestselling fiction.

The European Union and Culture

The European Union and Culture
Author: Annabelle Littoz-Monnet
Publsiher: Manchester University Press
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2013-07-19
Genre: Political Science
ISBN: 1847792219

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The European Union and culture explains why and how the European Union has started to intervene in the cultural policy sector - understood here as the public policies aimed at supporting and regulating the arts and cultural industries. It is the first comprehensive and theoretically informed account of the Communitarisation process of the cultural policy sector. Before 1992, no legal basis for EU intervention in the field of culture appeared in the Treaties. Member states were, in any case, reluctant to share their competences in a policy sector considered to be an area of national sovereignty. In such circumstances, how was the Communitarisation of the policy sector ever possible? Who were the policy actors that played a role in this process? What were their motives? And why were certain actors more influential than others? This book will be of great use to all researchers and students of European integration and European public policy.

Children s Literature in Translation

Children   s Literature in Translation
Author: Jan Van Coillie,Jack McMartin
Publsiher: Leuven University Press
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2020-10-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 9789462702226

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For many of us, our earliest and most meaningful experiences with literature occur through the medium of a translated children’s book. This volume focuses on the complex interplay that happens between text and context when works of children’s literature are translated: what contexts of production and reception account for how translated children’s books come to be made and read as they are? How are translated children’s books adapted to suit the context of a new culture? Spanning the disciplines of Children’s Literature Studies and Translation Studies, this book brings together established and emerging voices to provide an overview of the analytical, empirical and geographic richness of current research in this field and to identify and reflect on common insights, analytical perspectives and trajectories for future interdisciplinary research. This volume will appeal to an interdisciplinary audience of scholars and students in Translation Studies and Children’s Literature Studies and related disciplines. It has a broad geographic and cultural scope, with contributions dealing with translated children’s literature in the United Kingdom, the United States, Ireland, Spain, France, Brazil, Poland, Slovenia, Hungary, China, the former Yugoslavia, Sweden, Germany, and Belgium.

The Risky Business of French Feminism

The Risky Business of French Feminism
Author: Jennifer L. Sweatman
Publsiher: Lexington Books
Total Pages: 274
Release: 2014-08-26
Genre: History
ISBN: 9780739179666

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The Risky Business of French Feminism: Publishing, Politics, and Artistry examines the women-owned publishing house Editions des Femmes and its rivals in order to understand how the French Women’s Liberation Movement used print media to transform French culture and society from the 1970s through the 1990s.

Comic Art of Europe Through 2000

Comic Art of Europe Through 2000
Author: John Lent
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2003-08-30
Genre: Art
ISBN: 9780313052217

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A unique and thorough reference work, Comic Art of Europe through 2000: An International Bibliography chronicles in two volumes the development of comic art in Europe and reflects the burgeoning amount of literature on the subject. Supplementing the award-winning works on comic art published by the author with Greenwood in 1994 and 1996, the expanded volumes contain over 17,000 multi-language entries on comic art literature in 42 European countries. Bringing order to the scholarship on this fascinating topic, this is an invaluable reference work for those interested in comic art, mass communication, and popular culture. The author gathers in one place an exhaustive collection of literature dealing with all aspects of comics, cartooning, and animation in Europe. Organized by categories of country, genre, approaches, and other aspects, these multi-language bibliographies are compiled and organized for easy reference use. The comprehensive data gathering is backed up by global research. Another useful feature is a directory with vital information on at least 80 periodicals dealing with comic art in Europe. The wide sweep of these volumes includes chapters on global, continental, regional, and comparative perspectives relating to Europe.

Literary Prizes and Cultural Transfer

Literary Prizes and Cultural Transfer
Author: Petra Broomans,Mathijs Sanders,Jeanette den Toonder,Elise Bijl
Publsiher: Barkhuis
Total Pages: 275
Release: 2022-02-05
Genre: Literary Criticism
ISBN: 9789493194458

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Literary Prizes and Cultural Transfer addresses the multilevel nature of literary and translation prizes, with the aim of expanding our knowledge about them as an international and transnational phenomenon. The contributions to this book analyse the social, institutional, and ideological functions of such prizes. This volume not only looks at famous prizes and celebrities but also lesser known prizes in more peripheral language areas and regions, with a special focus on cultural transmitters and their networks, which play a decisive role in the award industry. Cultural transfer and translations are at the heart of this book and this approach adds a new dimension to the study of literary and translation prizes. The contributions reveal the diverse ways in which a cultural transfer approach enhances the study of literary prizes, presenting the state of the art regarding recent developments in the field. Articles with a broader scope discuss definitions, concepts, and methods, while other contributions deal with specific case studies. A variety of theoretical and methodological approaches are explored, applying field theory, network analysis, comparative literature, and cultural transfer studies. By providing multiple perspectives on the literary prize, this volume aims to contribute to our knowledge and understanding of this intriguing phenomenon.

New library buildings in Europe

New library buildings in Europe
Author: Inken Feldsien-Sudhaus
Publsiher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Total Pages: 231
Release: 2010
Genre: Academic libraries
ISBN: 9783941875388

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Evaluation and Translation

Evaluation and Translation
Author: Carol Maier
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 237
Release: 2014-04-23
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 9781317640844

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The definition of value or quality with respect to work in translation has historically been a particularly vexed issue. Today, however, the growing demand for translations in such fields as technology and business and the increased scrutiny of translators' work by scholars in many disciplines is giving rise to a need for more nuanced, more specialized, and more explicit methods of determining value. Some refer to this determination as evaluation, others use the term assessment. Either way, the question is one of measurement and judgement, which are always unavoidably subjective and frequently rest on criteria that are not overtly expressed. This means that devising more complex evaluative practices involves not only quantitative techniques but also an exploration of the attitudes, preferences, or individual values on which criteria are established. Intended as an interrogation and a critique that can serve to prompt a more thorough and open consideration of evaluative criteria, this special issue of The Translator offers examinations of diverse evaluative practices and contains both empirical and hermeneutic work. Topics addressed include the evaluation of student translations using more up-to-date and positive methods such as those employed in corpus studies; the translation of non?standard language; translation into the second language; terminology; the application of theoretical criteria to practice; a social?textual perspective; and the reviewing of literary translations in the press. In addition, reviews by a number of literary translators discuss specific translations both into and out of English.

Lire demain Reading Tomorrow

Lire demain   Reading Tomorrow
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: PPUR Presses polytechniques
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 9782889141494

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