curricula of military academies as part and parcel of the Self-Strengthening Movement and then quickly spread over all China. 8 In the 1930s and 1940s the Chinese Nationalist government promoted tiyu for national defense and integrated it into the KMT ’s New Life Movement in order to create a highly
then of contemporary life, and from this complex pattern of contradictions, we are offered the chance, as David Cook ( 1987 , p.93) states, “to form a new vision”. Cook’s use of the phrase fits perfectly well within Soyinka’s heroic paradigm. Dionysus, Elesin, and Jero are only three examples of those
): Welsh life as partial fabrication and as a preserved and passive object of the gaze, not an active, living subject. We return to St Fagans with Cerys later in the film as she searches for information on the family farm, Nant Briallu, and we watch her watching the same information reel on the Welsh
, it hints at a notion of idyllic harmony, at lives being lived in a location that lies outside of the changes wrought by time and progress (Buckley, 1982 , p.109; 2010 ; Torres Nebrera, 1992 ). This reinforces the sense that life on this estate represents a style of living that harks back to
–41). The portraits of the Istanbullus, their way of life and the construction of the city with its modern and historical buildings together create a city as living organism. For Pamuk, foreign visitors might think that today’s Istanbullus want “to make a moral point” while getting dressed in pale colours
tener color; todos los colores están reservados para la pintura sensual y deslumbrante de la isla”. [“In Marini’s life as an air steward everything seems to be colourless; all the colours are reserved for the sensual and dazzling portrait of the island”.] Consequently, from the beginning of the story, a
, pleasure, grief, fear, or burst of memories). Literary places do not exist, even if you can situate them on a map. The writer’s evocative talent and the reader’s imagination are the agents that breathe ekphrastic life into fictional locations.
Ever since the spatial turn in the 1970s, which marked a new
re-examine the effects of a harrowing past on life today, but also to help him come to grips with and articulate his own thoughts and emotions about his native city.
This essay proposes to examine two main aspects of H Story ’s project. First, how Suwa uses Resnais and Duras’s work to apprise