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Open Access : L'accesso aperto alla letteratura scientifica

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ISBN: 9788867053667 DOI: 10.4000/books.ledizioni.559 Language: Italian
Publisher: Ledizioni
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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Nonostante l’Open Access, vale a dire la disponibilità libera e gratuita dei contenuti in internet, sia ormai un’iniziativa conosciuta, ci sono ancora idee molto confuse e interpretazioni erronee su alcune delle sue caratteristiche e sul suo funzionamento. In quest’opera, Ernest Abadal ha l’obiettivo di chiarire i dubbi e fraintendimenti più frequenti riguardo l’Open Access, presentando le basi teoriche di questo sistema, il ruolo delle riviste scientifiche e l’attitudine dei ricercatori, nonché una stima di quali siano le prospettive future. Questa guida si rivolge tanto agli accademici e ai dirigenti universitari, quanto agli editori e ai professionisti in ambito bibliotecario. L’edizione italiana è stata realizzata con la collaborazione di Maria Teresa Miconi, professoressa di Bibliografia e Biblioteconomia dell’Università di Macerata e riconosciuta esperta di Open Access. La prefazione è a cura di Giovanni Solimine, professore di Biblioteconomia all’Università di Roma La Sapienza, dove è anche presidente del Sistema bibliotecario di Ateneo e direttore della Scuola di Specializzazione in beni archivistici e librari.

Saggi di anglistica e americanistica

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Book Series: Strumenti per la didattica e la ricerca ISSN: 27045870 ISBN: 9788884537287 Year: Volume: 66 Pages: 398 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_341467 Language: Italian
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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The acquisition of critical and methodological tools that lead to a refinement of critical capacities is one of the primary aims of a research doctorate. This is why the PhD in English and American Studies of the University of Florence has focused on the mastery of the most advanced critical methods as a lynchpin in the training of the doctoral students, stimulating a comparison between the different methods and trends that characterise the contemporary critical scene. Hence cultural, gender and postcolonial studies, comparative studies and translations are the subject of elaboration and practical application. The result of the year's work of each first and second year doctoral student is an essay, which is supervised by one or two of the Faculty lecturers and is then presented, discussed and approved by the Faculty itself. The book provides evidence of this research work. The climate of collaboration that emerged also made it possible to implement a collective approach to the technical editing of the work. The heterogeneous nature of the subjects dealt with in the individual studies illustrates the freedom of choice of the young academics: the book presents eight essays dealing with theatre, narrative, poetry and autobiographical writing ranging in period from the Renaissance to the modern day. They offer critical perspectives on areas such as the analysis of postmodern rewriting and identity, the postcolonial stance and theories of reception and translation.

Tra sensi e spirito

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Book Series: Biblioteca di Studi di Filologia Moderna ISSN: 24208361 ISBN: 9788884537126 Year: Volume: 5 Pages: 220 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_341474 Language: Italian
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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Tra sensi e spirito investigates the origins of a sort of 'Copernican revolution' that took place in western culture when music acquired an undisputed primacy over the other arts, becoming the privileged medium of metaphysical knowledge, if not actually the very emblem of absolute Truth. Starting from the analysis of the principal oppositions (between melody and harmony, word and sound, voice and instruments) emerging from the aesthetic debate that developed in the latter half of the eighteenth century, first in France and later in Germany, Tra sensi e spirito brings to light the essential ambivalence of music, in which we can discern a dual nature: sensual-erotic and mystical-spiritual. Examining these two aspects, supremely exemplified in the works of Wilhelm Heinse and Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder and the characters created by them, the book brings out the figure of the 'problematic' artist in a modern sense, who experiences with profound unease the ambiguity of the "criminal innocence" of the musical phenomenon: a musical phenomenon that acts at once as a redeeming and a 'narcotic' force, engendering a loss of contact with reality.

Open Content Licensing

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ISBN: 9789089643070 Year: Pages: 296 DOI: 10.5117/9789089643070 Language: English
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Subject: Law
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Although open content licences only account for a fraction of all copyright licences currently in force in the copyright world, the mentality change initated by the open content movement is here to stay. To promote the use of open content licences, it is important to better understand the theoretical underpinnings of these licences, as well as to gain insight on the practical advantages and inconveniences of their use. This book assembles chapters written by renowned European scholars on a number of selected issues relating to open content licensing. It offers a comprehensive and objective study of the principles of open content from a European intellectual property law perspective and of their possible implementation in the areas of scientific publishing, of the re-use of government information, of the dissemination of works held by cultural heritage institutions and of the exercise of rights on music phonograms.

Elfriede Jelinek

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Book Series: Biblioteca di Studi di Filologia Moderna ISSN: 24208361 ISBN: 9788884537263 Year: Volume: 2 Pages: 188 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_341469 Language: Italian
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: Linguistics
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This volume consists of a collection of essays by five German scholars from various Italian universities – R. Calabrese, R. Caruzzi, M. Fancelli, L. Perrone Capano, R. Svandrlik (editor) – and N.

William Blake e William Butler Yeats

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Book Series: Biblioteca di Studi di Filologia Moderna ISSN: 24208361 ISBN: 9788884539748 Year: Volume: 4 Pages: 366 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_341470 Language: Italian
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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William Blake e William Butler Yeats. Sistemi simbolici e costruzioni poetiche is an investigation into the – from many aspects decisive – influence that the symbolic system and visionary poetry of the great English romantic William Blake had on the imagination of William Butler Yeats from his earliest youth. This authentic poetic and visionary apprenticeship in the work of Blake, which culminated in 1893 in the edition in three volumes accompanied by an exhaustive introduction and commentary: The Works of William Blake Poetic, Symbolic, and Critical, was decisive for the formation of the symbolic system that was to nourish all Yeats' poetry. Adopting an approach to the reading that unfurls from an initial analysis of Blake's poetic corpus, and hence from the mythical-symbolic pantheon that surfaces from this, the book then traces Yeats' initial particular hodos chameliontos, profoundly marked by magical and esoteric experiences, subsequently entering into the meanders of the aesthetic, philosophical and poetic interrelations between the symbolic system of William Blake and that of W. B. Yeats. Da Blake a Yeats illuminates how The Works of William Blake represents the first genuine formalisation of Blakeian and esoteric teachings within Yeats' system, while also representing, for Yeats himself, a keystone in his vision of Blake and an inexhaustible spring for the evolution of his symbolic system and his imagination.

W. B. Yeats e la cultura italiana

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Book Series: Biblioteca di Studi di Filologia Moderna ISSN: 24208361 ISBN: 9788884539731 Year: Volume: 3 Pages: 342 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_341475 Language: Italian
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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W. B. Yeats e la cultura italiana examines the "Italianism" of William Butler Yeats and his popularity in Italian poetry and criticism. Appraising the presence and evocative influence of "learned Italian things" on his work, through the study of his letters and as illustrated by the library in the custody of his late daughter Anne, and with constant references to the texts themselves, the major Italian influences present in Yeats' work are analysed and discussed. This first section of the book presents in its entirety the largely unpublished correspondence between Yeats and the philosopher Mario Manlio Rossi. A study of the influence and fascination exerted by the work of Yeats on Italian poets such as Montale, Solmi and Giudici, who even translated some of Yeats' poems, and Lucio Piccolo, who also briefly exchanged a few still unpublished letters with the Irish poet, is followed by a critical examination of the Italian reception of Yeats' works. W. B. Yeats e la cultura italiana is rounded off by an annotated bibliography of the translations and works of criticism amounting to an important overview of the fortune of Yeats' work in Italy (1905-2005).

Lezioni di poesia

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Book Series: Biblioteca di Studi di Filologia Moderna ISSN: 24208361 ISBN: 9788864531052 Year: Volume: 1 Pages: 328 DOI: 10.36253/978-88-6453-105-2 Language: Italian
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: Languages and Literatures --- History
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This book focuses upon an aspect which has been little investigated to date in the poetics of Iosif Brodskij: the rich intertextual network that links his verses to classical literature. Brodskij's intertext never appears as imitation but rather as mimesis, like an inescapable mediation - at times concealed by the presence of cultures diachronically closer, the Russian in the first place - strongly impregnated with meaning and teaching: "(As for creation, the pen has created very little). / But how much light it casts in the night, / the ink, merging with the darkness!". This book proposes moments of reflection on the intense and nuanced relation that connects Brodskij's poetics with the poetics of Aristotle, and the subtle but equally strong links of Brodskij's idea of democracy with that of the organisation of government in Plato's Republic. Pursuing an historic approach, the book delineates the characteristics of Brodskij as a reader of the classics and, at the same time, as a person intimately involved, at an individual and collective level, in the events of Russian culture. In Brodskij's dialogical approach, in particular in relation to ancient classical culture, the lineaments of the poet emerge clearly. Considered in their globality, these reveal inspiration, thought (profound, and strongly impregnated with philosophy), moral rigour (ironic and self-ironising), the renunciation of the display of feelings, and the tension towards an autobiographical writing that is universalised and externalised, a strong and constant link with the narration of myths and, in a manner that is increasingly marked over the time of his life and work, a progressive prevalence of the signs of the classical authors.

Doing the Right Thing

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ISBN: 9781909188921 9781909188938 9781909188945 9781909188952 Year: Pages: 266 DOI: 10.5334/bbb Language: English
Publisher: Ubiquity Press
Subject: Economics --- Social Sciences --- Arts in general
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"This book is for all those who are seeking a human perspective on economic and organizational processes. It lays the foundations for a value based approach to the economy. The key questions are: “What is important to you or your organization?” “What is this action or that organization good for?” The book is directed at the prevalence of instrumentalist thinking in the current economy and responds to the calls for another economy. Another economy demands another economics. The value based approach is another economics; it focuses on values and on the most important goods such as families, homes, communities, knowledge, and art. It places economic processes in their cultural context. What does it take to do the right thing, as a person, as an organization, as a society? What is the good to strive for? This book gives directions for the answers. The value based approach restores the ancient idea that quality of life and of society is what the economy is all about. It advocates shifting the focus from quantities (“how much?”) to qualities (“what is important?”).

The Digital Public Domain: Foundations for an Open Culture

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Book Series: Digital Humanities Series ISBN: 9781906924478 Year: Pages: 245 DOI: 10.11647/OBP.0019 Language: English
Publisher: Open Book Publishers
Subject: Law
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Digital technology has made culture more accessible than ever before. Texts, audio, pictures and video can easily be produced, disseminated, used and remixed using devices that are increasingly user-friendly and affordable. However, along with this technological democratization comes a paradoxical flipside: the norms regulating culture's use —copyright and related rights —have become increasingly restrictive. This book brings together essays by academics, librarians, entrepreneurs, activists and policy makers, who were all part of the EU-funded Communia project. Together the authors argue that the Public Domain —that is, the informational works owned by all of us, be that literature, music, the output of scientific research, educational material or public sector information —is fundamental to a healthy society. The essays range from more theoretical papers on the history of copyright and the Public Domain, to practical examples and case studies of recent projects that have engaged with the principles of Open Access and Creative Commons licensing. The book is essential reading for anyone interested in the current debate about copyright and the Internet. It opens up discussion and offers practical solutions to the difficult question of the regulation of culture at the digital age. The free PDF edition of this title was made possible by generous funding received from the European Union (eContentplus framework project ECP-2006-PSI-610001).

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