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"Meio quilo de gente": um estudo antropológico sobre ultra-som obstétrico

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ISBN: 9788575413388 Year: Pages: 230 DOI: 10.7476/9788575413388 Language: Portuguese
Publisher: SciELO Books - Editora FIOCRUZ
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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Bem mais que um relato sobre ultra-sonografia fetal em mulheres de camadas médias do Rio de Janeiro, a obra propõe uma reflexão refinada sobre o papel da tecnologia médica na (re)definição do corpo e da própria realidade em que vivemos. Os resultados, apresentados, contribuem para o debate sobre a construção do feto como pessoa mediada pela tecnologia de imagem.

'The Most Dreadful Visitation': Male Madness in Victorian Fiction

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Book Series: Liverpool English Texts and Studies ISBN: 9780853238393 Year: Pages: 192 Language: English
Publisher: Liverpool University Press Grant: OAPEN-UK
Subject: Psychiatry --- Languages and Literatures
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Victorian literature is rife with scenes of madness, with mental disorder functioning as everything from a simple plot device to a commentary on the foundations of Victorian society. But while madness in Victorian fiction has been much studied, most scholarship has focused on the portrayal of madness in women; male mental disorder in the period has suffered comparative neglect. In ‘The Most Dreadful Visitation’, Valerie Pedlar redresses the balance. This extraordinary study explores a wide range of Victorian writings to consider the relationship between the portrayal of mental illness in literary works and the portrayal of similar disorders in the writings of doctors and psychologists. Pedlar presents in-depth studies of Dickens’s Barnaby Rudge, Tennyson’s Maud, Wilkie Collins’s Basil and Trollope’s He Knew He Was Right, considering each work in the context of Victorian understandings – and fears – of mental degeneracy.

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1. Formulaic sequences: a drop in the ocean of constructions or something more significant? (Book chapter)

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ISBN: 9781138721579 Year: Pages: 24 Language: English
Publisher: Routledge
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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This article investigates how formulaic sequences fi t into a constructionist approach to grammar, which is a major post- Chomskyan family of approaches to linguistic structure. The author considers whether, in this framework, formulaic sequences represent a phenomenon that is suffi ciently diff erent to warrant special status or whether they might best be studied in terms of the larger set of all constructions found in language. Based on data drawn from a large corpus of Wikipedia texts, it is argued that it is extremely diffi cult to form a distinct class of formulaic sequences without creating highly arbitrary boundaries. On the other hand, based on existing theoretical claims that formulaic sequences are the basis of fi rst language acquisition, a marker of profi ciency in a language, critical to the success of communicative acts and key to rapid language processing, it is argued that formulaic sequences as constructions are nevertheless signifi cant enough to be the focus of research, and a theoretical category meriting particular attention. These fi ndings have key repercussions both for research primarily interested in formulaic language and phraseology as well as for construction grammatical research.

100 Jahre Georgia Augusta Gottingensis - (K)ein Grund zum Feiern - Prosa und Dichtung über die Säkularfeier 1837

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ISBN: 9783941875456 Year: Pages: 122 Language: German
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Science (General) --- History --- Languages and Literatures
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Die Georgia Augusta feierte im September 1837 mit einem ganz Göttingen zur Bühne machenden Fest ihr Hundertjahrjubiläum. Die Feierlichkeiten dauerten drei Tage und waren glanzvoll. Um für eine breitere zeitgenössische Öffentlichkeit die Jubiläumsaktivitäten zu dokumentieren und um den „Festmarathon“ als einen der Höhepunkte der Universitätsgeschichte für die Nachwelt festzuhalten, erschienen 1838 bei drei deutschen Verlegern in drei deutschen Städten drei Festbeschreibungen. Zwei davon halten für den Leser Überraschungen bereit: Eduard Beurmanns Prosabericht ist in höchstem Maße kritisch, ja zum Teil sogar sarkastisch, Christianus Juvenalis hat sich für eine hexametrische Satire (!) als „Geburtstagsgeschenk“ entschieden, nur Friedrich Wilhelm Rettbergs Schilderung liegt auf der offiziellen (d.h. enkomiastischen) Linie. Das vorliegende Bändchen bietet eine vergleichende Interpretation dieser drei kulturgeschichtlich und wissenschaftspolitisch aufschlussreichen Texte, wobei der Schwerpunkt auf der Satire liegt, die in faksimilierter Form hier erstmals einer breiteren Öffentlichkeit zugänglich gemacht wird.

1984: a distopia do indivíduo sob controle

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ISBN: 9788577982189 Year: Pages: 272 DOI: 10.7476/9788577982189 Language: Portuguese
Publisher: SciELO Books - Editora UEPG
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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Ao longo dos séculos, a ânsia por reestruturar os núcleos sociais tangenciou, muitas vezes, os limites do sonho e do pesadelo. A literatura, ao mesmo tempo testemunha e agente dessas inspirações, figurou espaços utópicos que, de forma ambígua, se revelavam transformadores e normalizadores. Dentre essas produções, destaca-se o romance anitutópico ou distópico 1984, de George Orwell, que desnuda os perigos que cercam o idealismo homogeneizador das utopias políticas. Tendo o universo ficcional do "Big Brother" como objeto de análise, a obra discute a recorrência histórica do utopismo no pensamento humano em geral e na literatura orwelliana em particular. Por meio dessa discussão, busca-se lançar luz sobre os eventos e os processos socioculturais que fomentaram o "medo da utopia" na modernidade tardia.

9 Medicine and Improvement in the Scots Magazine; and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany (1804–17) (Book chapter)

Book title: Cultures of Improvement in Scottish Romanticism, 1707–1840

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ISBN: 9781138482937 9781351056427 Year: Pages: 24 Language: English
Publisher: Routledge
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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In this chapter I examine how Archibald Constable’s Scots Magazine; and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany (1804–17) became a medium for the promotion of key medical initiatives in early nineteenth-century Edinburgh, including the campaign for the Edinburgh Lunatic Asylum, but also other medico- philanthropic endeavours directed towards improving health in Scotland.

The Academic Book of the Future

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ISBN: 9781137595775 Year: Pages: 120 DOI: 10.1057/9781137595775 Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Subject: Education --- Languages and Literatures
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This book is open access under a CC-BY licence. What makes a book 'academic'? What spaces, physical and digital, can they be found in? How are they made, bought, and read? These questions are tackled by a cross-section of thirteen experts from the fields of bookselling, publishing, university libraries, and academic research in this volume of essays, which was produced in conjunction with the team from the AHRC/British Library Academic Book of the Future Project as an accelerated publishing challenge for the first ever Academic Book Week. The topics include campus bookshops and bookselling, the role of national libraries, Open Access, the Research Excellence Framework, and publishing innovation. The approaches explore the realities of the present and venture all the way through to possible futures. There is something here for everyone who is connected to academic books – however these are defined, and whatever shape they are read in.

Actas de las II Jornadas sobre Marcel Proust

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Book Series: Trabajos, comunicaciones y conferencias ISBN: 9789503417096 Year: Volume: 34 Language: spa
Publisher: Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación
Subject: Philosophy --- Languages and Literatures
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En la edición 2017 de las Jornadas sobre Marcel Proust, los trabajos pueden articularse en torno a tres diálogos que se plantean en su obra o a partir de ella: 1) diálogo hacia y desde otras obras y manifestaciones artísticas. Aquí la comunicación, en doble dirección hacia el arte del pasado y el arte del futuro, anticipa o recupera obras o aspectos de manifestaciones artísticas; 2) diálogo con la filosofía a partir de la presencia de problemas y concepciones filosóficas en la novela y en la diversidad de lecturas filosóficas de la novela; 3) diálogo con la naturaleza, presente como una suerte de sustrato de la trama, en una multiplicidad de hermenéuticas que van desde la visión poética y encantada de la infancia y las primeras ensoñaciones juveniles a la naturaleza como fuente de misterio y de lo indescifrable y, finalmente, ligada a la vejez, a la destrucción y a la muerte.

Actas de las Jornadas Marcel Proust: Literatura y filosofía

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Book Series: Trabajos, comunicaciones y conferencias ISBN: 9789503413982 Year: Volume: 28 Language: Spanish
Publisher: Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación
Subject: Philosophy --- Languages and Literatures
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Se publican las actas de las “Jornadas Marcel Proust: Literatura y Filosofía” en cuyas ponencias los investigadores exploran las múltiples conexiones entre filosofía y literatura presentes en el obra de Marcel Proust. En efecto, puesto que En busca del tiempo perdido reconstruye diversas tradiciones literarias, filosóficas y artísticas a la vez que suscita lecturas heterogéneas y divergentes, lo trabajos de las jornadas profundizan algunas de esas relaciones o proponen nuevas posibilidades de lectura. En las ponencias se indaga, en última instancia, sobre cuestiones y concepciones filosóficas inmanentes a los desarrollos ficcionales y las relaciones entre demostración ficcional y demostración filosófica, desde los estudios de género al neopragmatismo, de Merleau Ponty a Benjamin o Sartre.

The Activist WPA: Changing Stories about Writing and Writers

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ISBN: 9780874216998 Year:
Publisher: Utah State University, University Libraries
Subject: Languages and Literatures
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One wonders if there is any academic field that doesn't suffer from the way it is portrayed by the media, by politicians, by pundits and other publics. How well scholars in a discipline articulate their own definition can influence not only issues of image but the very success of the discipline in serving students and its other constituencies. The Activist WPA is an effort to address this range of issues for the field of English composition in the aftermath of No Child Left Behind and the Spellings Commission. Drawing on recent developments in framing theory and the resurgent traditions of progressive organizers, Linda Adler-Kassner calls upon composition teachers and administrators to develop strategic programs of collective action that do justice to composition's best principles. Adler-Kassner argues that the ""story"" of college composition can be changed only when writing scholars bring the wonders down, to articulate a theory framework that is pragmatic and intelligible to those outside the field--and then create messages that reference that framework. In The Activist WPA, she makes a case for developing a more integrated vision of outreach, English education, and writing program administration.

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