Download e-book for kindle: Annäherung an eine Ökobilanz von E-Books (Initialen) (German by Vanessa Roth

By Vanessa Roth

Bachelorarbeit aus dem Jahr 2013 im Fachbereich Buchwissenschaft, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Nachhaltigkeit und Umweltschutz, in allen gesellschaftlichen Bereichen viel diskutierte Themen, sind auch in der Buchbranche vor allem in den letzten Jahren immer mehr in den Vordergrund gerückt worden. Doch wie kann guy die those, ein E-Reader und das ebook seien umweltfreundlicher als das klassische Buch, belegen bzw. wiederlegen?
Vanessa Roth analysiert und vergleicht in ihrer Bachelorarbeit das gedruckte Buch und das publication. Sie zeigt Problematiken, auftretende Fehler und die Voraussetzungen auf, die in der Buchbranche gegeben sein müssen, um eine Ökobilanz aufstellen zu können.

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Online by Design: The Essentials of Creating Information by Yvonne Mery,Jill Newby PDF

By Yvonne Mery,Jill Newby

As an increasing number of educational libraries reflect on supplying on-line credits classes or changing face-to-face classes to on-line, educational librarians have to fast wake up to hurry approximately on-line direction layout and supply. Even the main pro guideline librarian could be intimidated through the idea of changing their school room direction into an internet direction.

Based on either sound learn within the sector on of on-line pedagogy and huge instructing event, this booklet contains principles for:

  1. Creating cutting edge and interactive details literacy tutorials that interact students.
  2. Addressing universal pitfalls of on-line guideline together with speaking with scholars, designing a path that's effortless to navigate, and getting the main out of the path administration approach.
  3. Developing assignments and checks that paintings in a web environment
  4. Incorporating the ACRL details Literacy Competency criteria for greater schooling into the fabrics improvement process.

A needs to for either pro guideline librarians and people simply beginning, this ebook will supply librarians with the sensible info had to circulation their guideline on-line and train a profitable course.

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Read e-book online Proust, Pastiche, and the Postmodern or Why Style Matters PDF

By James F. Austin

Proust, Pastiche, and the Postmodern, or Why type Matters argues opposed to the conventional view that Marcel Proust wrote pastiches, that's, texts that imitate the fashion of one other writer, to grasp his literary predecessors whereas polishing his writerly quill. to the contrary, James F. Austin demonstrates that Proust’s oeuvre, and In seek of misplaced Time particularly, installation pastiche to different ends: Proust’s pastiches, actually, “do issues with phrases” to create strong real-world results. His works are certainly performative acts that forge social relationships, redefine our rules of literature, or even paintings opposed to oppressive political and fiscal discourses.

Building at the “speech-act” conception of J.L. Austin, Jacques Derrida, and J. Hillis Miller, and at the postmodern idea of Fredric Jameson, this booklet not just elucidates the performative nature of pastiche, but in addition exhibits that the well-known “Goncourt” pastiche from looking for misplaced Time has attracted quite a bit cognizance since it already attained the postmodern; that's, it eradicated temporal intensity and adventure, remodeling time itself right into a nostalgic kind of an period, and into this type of aestheticized floor that got here to outline postmodernism many years later.

To replicate this alteration of pastiche, this paintings rearticulates its background in France round Proust. Reconfiguring a scholastic, classically-inspired pedagogical culture in response to imitation, and breaking with the dominant satirical perform, Proust’s paintings unfolded percentages within the 20th century for a brand new form of pastiche: playful and performative within the literary box, and postmodern in a French cinema that, as with the Goncourt pastiche, represents time because the visible sort of an period, no matter if unreflexively in “heritage” motion pictures akin to Régis Wargnier’s Indochine, or discerningly in Eric Rohmer’s Lady and the Duke, which makes use of interval pictorial and painterly conventions to demonstrate how the illustration of heritage onscreen mostly flattens time into style.

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Download e-book for iPad: Audiobooks, Literature, and Sound Studies (Routledge by Matthew Rubery

By Matthew Rubery

This is the 1st scholarly paintings to envision the cultural importance of the "talking e-book" because the invention of the phonograph in 1877, the earliest computer to permit the replica of the human voice. contemporary advances in sound expertise make this an opportune second to mirror at the evolution of our interpreting practices considering that this impressive invention. a few questions addressed by means of the gathering contain: How does auditory literature adapt revealed texts? What abilities in shut listening are beneficial for its reception?

What are the social outcomes of latest listening applied sciences? In sum, the essays accrued jointly by means of this assortment discover the level to which the audiobook allows us not only to listen to literature yet to listen to it in new methods. Bringing jointly a suite of reflections at the enrichments and impoverishments of the studying adventure led to through advancements in sound know-how, this assortment spans the earliest diversifications of published texts into sound via Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, and different novelists from the past due 19th century to recordings by way of modern figures resembling Toni Morrison and Barack Obama on the flip of the twenty-first century. because the voices accrued the following recommend, it's time to supply a listening to to 1 of the main mentioned new media of the prior century.

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A. Rukavina's The Development of the International Book Trade, 1870-1895: PDF

By A. Rukavina

a world exchange emerged among 1870-1895 that integrated the stream of books between international locations all over the world. A historical past of the social community and choose brokers who bought and dispensed books abroad, this learn demonstrates brokers more and more considered the realm as a negotiable, attached process and books as transnational commodities.

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Download e-book for iPad: Terrors of Uncertainty (Routledge Revivals): The Cultural by Joseph Grixti

By Joseph Grixti

From Frankenstein and Dracula to Psycho and The Chainsaw Massacre, horror fiction has supplied our tradition with a few of its such a lot enduring topics and narratives. contemplating horror fiction either as a style and as a social phenomenon, Joseph Grixti presents a theoretical and ancient framework for reconsidering horror and the cultural gear that surrounds it. First released in 1989, this publication seems at shifts within the genre’s which means – its fascination with extra, its commentaries at the different types and limits of tradition – and at interpretations of horror from psychology, psychoanalysis, sociology, cultural and media reports.

Terrors of Uncertainty brings jointly a provocative diversity of views from around the disciplines, which mix to elevate vital questions about the connection among fiction and society, and how during which we use fiction to solve or dodge our fears of uncertainty.

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Read e-book online El Ulises De James Joyce: Una Lectura Posible (Spanish PDF

By Marta Merajver-Kurlat

Este libro es el producto de casi treinta años de seminarios dedicados a esclarecer, desde una perspectiva paralela a los angeles mirada del lector no especializado, los puntos más oscuros que se presentan al abordar el Ulises de James Joyce.
Sin pretensión académica alguna, el texto acompaña- tanto a quienes se han sentido ‘derrotados’ por Joyce como a quienes ni siquiera intentaron l. a. lectura- por los meandros del laberinto joyceano, buscando los hitos que ayuden a recorrerlo con confianza en su discernimiento, y asegurándoles los angeles libertad de encontrar significados y sentidos distintos de los que aquí se señalan.
El Ulises impresiona como una construcción hermética; parece insinuar que se necesita una clave de decodificación para que se abran sus puertas. Si el lector, haciendo a un lado prejuicios y temores, fuerza los angeles resistencia del texto y los angeles suya propia, de los angeles mano de esta guía encontrará salida. No l. a. salida; no los angeles predeterminada por el ritual cuasi religioso con el que se cree hay que trabajar este .....

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Clayton Childress's Under the Cover: The Creation, Production, and Reception of PDF

By Clayton Childress

Under the Cover follows the existence trajectory of a unmarried paintings of fiction from its preliminary notion to its reception by way of reviewers and readers. the topic is Jarrettsville, a historic novel by way of Cornelia Nixon, which was once released in 2009 and in keeping with an exact homicide devoted by way of an ancestor of Nixon's within the postbellum South.

Clayton Childress takes you behind the curtain to check how Jarrettsville was once shepherded throughout 3 interdependent fields—authoring, publishing, and reading—and the way it used to be remodeled through its trip. alongside the best way, he covers all elements of the lifetime of a e-book, together with the author's inventive technique, the function of the literary agent, how editors come to a decision which books to procure, how publishers construct lists and distinguish themselves from different publishers, how they promote a publication to shops and publicize it, and the way authors pick out their subsequent initiatives. Childress appears to be like at how books get chosen for front tables in bookstores, why reviewers and readers can draw such diversified meanings from a similar novel, and the way e-book teams around the state make feel of a singular and what it capability to them.

Drawing on unique survey information, in-depth interviews, and groundbreaking ethnographic fieldwork, Under the Cover unearths how judgements are made, inequalities are reproduced, and novels are outfitted to commute within the production, construction, and intake of culture.

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Scott Rode's Reading and Mapping Hardy's Roads (Studies in Major Literary PDF

By Scott Rode

This ebook examines Thomas Hardy's representations of the line and the methods the archaeological and historic list of roads tell his paintings. via an research of the asymmetric and sometimes competing street indicators stumbled on inside of 3 of his significant novels - The go back of the Native, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, and Jude the Obscure - and through mapping the line travels of his protagonists, this e-book argues that the line as represented via Hardy offers a palimpsest that reviews the Victorian building of social and sexual identities. Balancing sleek exigencies with mythic chances, Hardy's fictive roads exist as contested areas that channel hope for middle-class assimilation while they supply the capacity either to enhance and to withstand conformity to hegemonic authority.

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