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An Analysis of the Paratext in Graham Sanders’s Six Records of a Life Adrift: Features and Functions
As a classic piece of Chinese literature, Shen Fu’s (1763–1825)—a famous writer and literary figure of the Qing dynasty—Fu Sheng Liu Ji (Six Records of a Life Adrift) has been translated into more than ten languages. To date, it has had four English versions, and enjoys a favorable reception in the...
Henry James's Europe
As an American author who chose to live in Europe, Henry James frequently wrote about cultural differences between the Old and New World. The plight of bewildered Americans adrift on a sea of European sophistication became a regular theme in his fiction. This collection of twenty-four papers from so...
Social conflicts and policy formulation in Korea: Interpretation of strategic failures from the perspective of public discourse
In recent times, public policy-making in Korea has increasingly led to serious social conflicts. Competing and conflicting interests become publicly exposed in various, usually angry, ways such as wild picketing and disruptive demonstrations. In any society, public policy-making is usually associate...
Outlook for aesthetics and politics at J. F. Lyotard *
São apresentadas perspectivas e conceitos centrais da estética e a política da filosofia de Jean-François Lyotard. O despertar da guerra implica para Lyotard, desde seus primeiros escritos em 1948, um questionamento da política, a pergunta por uma filosofia crítica (A Fenomenologia 1954) e um distan...
Anthropology, Politics, and Place in Sri Lanka: South Asian Reflections from an Island Adrift
How does the idea of ‘South Asia’ play out in the politics and public culture of Sri Lanka? As an island, long connected by the trade routes of the Indian Ocean, it has always been a place of comings and goings. Yet, paradoxically, this fact seems to often generate efforts to imagine it as necessari...
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Accounting Ethics in Unfriendly Environments: The Educational Challenge
A topographical approach to re-reading books about Islands in digital literary spaces
This article takes a topographical approach to re-reading print books in digital literary spaces through a discussion of a web-based work of digital literature, …and by islands I mean paragraphs (Carpenter 2013). In this work, a reader is cast adrift in a sea of white space extending far beyond the...
Adrift in a Sea of Information about Sustainable Seafood: The Maine Consumer Perspective
Leadership in London: from Government to Governance
International audience The leadership of London became a priority in the 1990s and was one of New Labour's commitments in the build-up to the 1997 General Elections. To succeed, high level political involvement was vital and although New Labour's leadership threw its entire weight behind the project...
The situation. The cycle of knowledge production depends on a symbiotic relationship among academics, publishers, distributors, librarians, and users who build on and challenge present and past knowledge to forge new knowledge. As an editor who acquires scholarly book manuscripts in the Usa , I have...
Shapes on the Horizon: Reading the Pumice Raft and Migration through Agentic Ecologies and Australian Border Control
In 2019, reports of a raft of pumice adrift in the Pacific Ocean circulated. Expelled from the Earth by an underwater volcanic eruption, the raft is wonderous and abject, severed from its geologic origins. A threatening Anthropocene omen, it troubles the smooth space of the ocean through its intrusi...
“Human-free house is a drifting vessel”: Cape Verde, single parenthood and dream of a nuclear and patriarchal family
Em Cabo Verde, os agregados domésticos vivem entre desejos de formação de uma família nuclear, patriarcal e monogâmica e a criação de estratégias para driblar os múltiplos constrangimentos — como pobreza, migração, violência baseada no género e descrédito numa relação conjugal — com que são confront...
Beyond the Great Threshold
“from order to chaos… from chaos to disorder scattered in the wrecks adrift everywhere, however, beyond us of our mind without memory of our origin…” -- p.2. “Printed on the occasion of Alberto Casiraghi’s first American exhibition at the SoFA Gallery Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.” -- p....
The theatrical work of André Engel : machine and rhizome
This thesis explores and analyzes the theatrical work of André Engel, an unconventional French stage director, working since 1972 with a team composed of dramatists Bernard Pautrat followed by Dominique Muller, designer Nicky Rieti and lighting designer André Diot, as a creative ensemble. André Enge...
An Analysis of the Street-Children Phenomenon in the City of Isfahan
Introduction In nearly all big cities around the world, the phenomenon of street children is one of the contemporary social issues. During past several decades, there is an increase in the volume of street children phenomenon around the world. The rising number of street children has many pathologic...
Les DCP non récupérés sont-ils juridiquement des épaves maritimes ?
International audience If artisanal fishing has long used fish aggregating devices (FADs) to ensure food security at a local level, their use on an industrial scale can cause marine pollution and constitute a danger for maritime traffic. The very definition of FADs - floating structures, anchored or...
Riksäpplet: Arkeologiska perspektiv på ett bortglömt regalskepp handlar om kulturarvsprocesser inom svensk marinarkeologi. Men boken handlar också om ett skeppsvrak som hamnat en hårsmån utanför den stora vedertagna sjökrigshistoriska berättelsen: regalskeppet Riksäpplet. Den 5 juni 1676 slet sig Ri...
Aesthetics and politics perspectives in J.F. Lyotaard.
The central perspectives and concepts of the aesthetics and politics of the philosophy of Jean-Françoise Lyotard are presented in this text. The emergence from the war leads Lyotard, starting with his first texts in 1948, to question politics, ask for a critical philosophy (Phenomenology, 1954), and...
Icebergs in the Antarctic
The legal status of the icebergs in the international law should be studied taking into account both its legal status as the place where this resource is present. The icebergs are an ice formation composed of fresh water that can float adrift in the sea, so it is necessary to know whether to apply,...
Postmodern deeds of AAA Remember Me
International audience In this paper, a sociocritical analysis of the creative processes of the video game Remember Me by the Dontnod Enterteinment studio is carried out. Appears in this mainstream work a postmodern imagination that resists the emancipatory and critical intentions of Alain Damasio....
Agent-Based Modelling: A New Tool for Legal Requirements Engineering. Introduction and Use Case (KEI)
Foundational assumptions under legal systems come adrift with innovation in non-law disciplines. In an effort towards improved understanding of what is going on (and what can be done) we turn to agent-based modeling as a tool. We use the KEI project for our use case, apply Holland’s ECHO framework a...
Rereading the Transmutations of Miksa Fenyő’s 1944-1945 Diary, Az elsodort ország [‘A Nation Adrift’]
This review article examines the 2018 publication by Helena History Press of A Nation Adrift [‘Az elsodort ország’]: The 1944-1945 Wartime Diaries of Miksa Fenyő. Translated by Miksa Fenyő’s son, Mario D. Fenyő, this work gains new layers of meaning when alternately read as a Holocaust narrative, a...
Disturbed waters: Cruise ships in COVID-19 time
Giant cruise liners conjure dreams of opulence, luxury, and entertainment mingled with a promise of culture discovery. Despite their recent growth in popularity and economic success, critics accuse the cruise industry of contributing significantly to overtourism, pollution, labour inequalities, and...
Cornelius Castoriadis: A Society Adrift. Interviews & Debates 1974-1997 (translated by Helen Arnold; New York: Fordham University Press, 2010)
Cornelius Castoriadis (1922-1997) was not only a powerful political thinker, economist, and psychoanalyst. He was also a militant activist, who in the late 1940s founded, along with Claude Lefort, “Socialisme ou Barbarie”, a French revolutionary group that had split from the Trotskyite Fourth Intern...
Adrift at home: National belonging and narrative form in the rooms of twentieth-century British fiction
This dissertation examines representations of interior space in twentieth-century British and Irish texts, where the question of “home” has an urgency that is particular to a century in which personal and national spaces underwent extraordinary transformation. I examine national change at the level...