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Author: Xiaoning Lu

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

In: Moulding the Socialist Subject

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

In: Spaces of Longing and Belonging

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

In: Spaces of Longing and Belonging
Author: Jennifer Wood

): 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

In: Spaces of Longing and Belonging
Author: Jennifer Wood

): 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

In: Spaces of Longing and Belonging
Author: Daniel Bunyard

weight, the combined volume sits at around 7.5 million units. If one takes the top 10 bestselling titles that promise that the reader will live a longer life, the volume sits at around 150 000. If you asked someone on the street what was most important to them, living a long healthy life or being slim

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In: Logos
Author: Bill Richardson

, 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

In: Spaces of Longing and Belonging
Author: Bill Richardson

, 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

In: Spaces of Longing and Belonging
Author: Brigita Orel

writer Eva Hoffman, upon finding herself in a new culture, using a new language, observed, ‘I am becoming a living avatar of structuralist wisdom; I cannot help knowing that words are just themselves’ (2011, p. 107). Sommer goes even further, describing language as something arbitrary that does not need

In: Logos
Author: Ivan Kenny

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

In: Spaces of Longing and Belonging