Download Die Beat-Generation - Entwurf einer Gegenkultur: Textanalyse by Oezguer Dindar PDF

By Oezguer Dindar

Bachelorarbeit aus dem Jahr 2010 im Fachbereich Amerikanistik - Literatur, be aware: 1,7, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Amerikanistik), Veranstaltung: Bacherlorarbeit, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: In dieser Arbeit wird ausgeführt, wie einige Schriftsteller in einem losen Verbund, den guy eigentlich nicht einmal eine Gruppe nennen kann, geschweige denn eine new release, in ihren Werken Ideale formuliert und artikuliert haben, die auch die Ideale anderer Künstler, wie zum Beispiel Musiker und Maler, der damaligen Zeit waren.
Außerdem werde ich zeigen, wie diese Ideale sich von den allgemein gängigen Idealen der Gesellschaft jener Zeit unterschieden haben und wie sie als eine Gegenreaktion auf diese gesehen werden können.
Im ersten Teil dieser Arbeit werde ich daher zunächst in einem historischen Überblick beschreiben, wie die gesellschaftliche und ökonomische Lage in Amerika nach dem zweiten Weltkrieg Ende der 40er Jahre Anfang der 50er Jahre battle. Danach werde ich einen kulturellen Überblick über diese Zeit geben und kurz aufzeigen, used to be andere Kunstrichtungen wie Musik, movie und die Malerei damals auszeichnete.
Daran anschließend werde ich die Ideale der Beat-Generation darstellen und beleuchten, von welchen älteren Autoren die Schriftsteller der Beat-Generation beeinflusst wurden und in welchem Zusammenhang sie mit den Idealen anderer Kunstrichtungen stehen.
Der Hauptteil der Arbeit besteht dann aus zwei Textanalysen, in denen ich Jack Kerouacs Buch „On the Road“, das in der deutschen Übersetzung „Unterwegs“ heißt, und William S. Burroughs’ Buch „Naked Lunch“ analysieren werde. Das Ziel der Textanalysen wird es sein, aufzuzeigen, inwiefern sich diese Texte von anderen Texten der damaligen Zeit und anderen früheren Texten unterscheiden, wie die Ideale und Denkweisen der Autoren der Beat-Generation in diesen Texten zum Tragen kommen und used to be an diesen Idealen und Denkweisen kritisch gesehen werden muss. Ich habe mich für diese beiden Texte entschieden, weil „Unterwegs“ gegenkulturelles Handeln beschreibt, während „Naked Lunch“ eher als eine Systemkritik gesehen werden kann, die dem gegenkulturellen Handeln zugrunde liegt.

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Download African Americans of Galveston (Images of America) by Tommie D. Boudreaux,Alice M. Gatson PDF

By Tommie D. Boudreaux,Alice M. Gatson

within the nineteenth century, Galveston shorelines have been a gateway for immigrants to Texas and locations past. Slaves, the compelled immigrants, have been dropped at Galveston as estate on the market. the most important slave alternate operation in Galveston was once carried out via Jean Laffite, a pirate. His slave alternate company begun round 1818. besides the fact that, for the main half, slaves getting into the port of Galveston have been destined for different Texas towns and different states. photos of the United States: African american citizens of Galveston offers the neighborhood existence and accomplishments of Galveston slaves, the descendants of slaves, and descendants of these who migrated to Galveston after the Civil warfare. The e-book celebrates Galveston�s African American tradition from the 1840s to the 1960s.

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Download Conversations with James Ellroy (Literary Conversations by Steven Powell PDF

By Steven Powell

As a novelist who has spent years crafting and refining his extreme and oft outrageous "Demon puppy of yankee Crime Fiction" character, James Ellroy has used interviews as a method of shaping narratives outdoor of his novels. Conversations with James Ellroy covers a sequence of interviews given via Ellroy from 1984 to 2010, during which Ellroy discusses his literary contribution and his private and non-private image.

Born Lee Earle Ellroy in 1948, James Ellroy is without doubt one of the so much severely acclaimed and debatable modern writers of crime and ancient fiction. Ellroy's complicated narratives, which merge historical past and fiction, have driven the limits of the crime fiction style: American Tabloid, a revisionist examine the Kennedy period, was once Time magazine's Novel of the yr 1995, and his novels L.A. Confidential and The Black Dahlia have been tailored into motion pictures. a lot of Ellroy's outstanding existence tale has served because the template for the non-public obsessions that dominate his writing. From the brutal, unsolved homicide of his mom, to his descent into alcohol and drug abuse, his sexual voyeurism, and his stints on the l. a. County penitentiary, Ellroy has lived via a chain of hellish studies that few different writers may possibly claim.

In Conversations with James Ellroy, Ellroy talks widely approximately his existence, his literary affects, his character, and his attitudes in the direction of politics and faith. In interviews with fellow crime writers Craig McDonald, David Peace, and others, together with numerous formerly unpublished interviews, Ellroy is at turns charismatic and eloquent, combative and enigmatic.

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Download African Americans in Downtown St. Louis (Black America by John A. Wright Sr. PDF

By John A. Wright Sr.

because the founding of St. Louis in 1764, Downtown St. Louis has been a middle of black cultural, financial, political, and criminal achievements that experience formed not just town of St. Louis, however the country to boot. From James Beckworth, one of many founders of Denver, Colorado, to Elizabeth Keckley, Mary Todd Lincoln's seamstress and writer of the one behind-the-scenes account of Lincoln's White condominium years, black citizens of Downtown St. Louis have made an indelible mark in American historical past. From the huge Dred Scott case to entertainers resembling Josephine Baker, Downtown St. Louis has been domestic to many unforgettable faces, locations, and occasions that experience formed and bolstered the yankee event for all.

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Download The Appalachian Collection Remembering the Hill Country by Harold H. Milton,Janice Blanton PDF

By Harold H. Milton,Janice Blanton

This choice of stories from the Appalachian mountain state offers a glance on the tradition and folks of the hills that few are privileged to understand at once. those tales are a manner of retaining alive methods of existence which are slowly vanishing from the world.

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Download Passive Structures in Singapore English by Dominik Lorenz PDF

By Dominik Lorenz

Seminar paper from the 12 months 2006 within the topic American experiences - Linguistics, grade: 2, college of Freiburg, path: Proseminar I, 12 entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: Ho and Platt (1993:1) argue that Singaporean English is a very interesting
indigenized, or nativized, speech kind since it is so time-honored and fills so many
functions. i will ascertain Ho and Platt’s assertion, for the reason that i used to be in Singapore in 2004. It used to be not
difficult to note Singapore English as a speech style. This sparked my curiosity in
participating within the proseminar ‘English in Singapore’ and hence in gaining knowledge of into a
certain grammatical phenomenon in Singapore English, specifically the passive voice.
In this time period paper, a quick research of the 2 passive constructions particular to Colloquial
Singapore English (the so-called kena passive and the provide passive) might be awarded. Further
on, we the get passive may be tested. we are going to convey that provide- and kena-constructions are
derived from the languages of chinese language and Malay, respectively. the larger a part of this paper
will be to check the final frequencies thereof. Which of the 2 passive constructions
will be nearer in constitution to the normal shape? a private research may also help us to respond to this
question, continually with the hidden wish to ultimately get a hold of an inexpensive conclusion
towards the top of the paper. we are going to most likely have a winner of the competing substrate form
and we are going to expectantly discover which passive development is the most efficient one in
Singapore English.
Moreover, we wish to examine the frequency of the kena-passive with the getpassive’s
frequency in a corpus-based research. Admittedly, the corpus-based learn will be
relatively restrictive and never rather huge in dimension. moreover, the give-passive should be ignored
due to its rarity.
Further on, we wish to evaluate passive voice in Singapore with the passive in
Standard English. to control this, after having awarded the advance of Singapore, its
multilingualism and English as its commonest language, we'll outline a few simple terms,
which may be utilized in this time period paper. After that, we are going to clarify the corpus and the
methodology used. after all, we'll sum up the findings and we are going to talk about my very own study.
Perhaps, there are percentages the right way to do it greater subsequent time or there are different issues that could
be done.

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Download Biblical Symbolism in John Steinbeck’s "The Grapes of Wrath" by Sirinya Pakditawan PDF

By Sirinya Pakditawan

Seminar paper from the yr 2011 within the topic American experiences - Literature, grade: 1,2, , language: English, summary: In 1938 John Steinbeck begun writing The Grapes of Wrath, a unique which used to be to realize him his maximum acclaim. This novel is determined throughout the time of the good melancholy and of the dirt Bowl in the United States. within the Grapes of Wrath Steinbeck attempts to show the hardships and plights of the folks dispossessed from their lands in the course of that point. humans just like the Joads from Oklahoma that have been to develop into exploited migrant staff in California, a spot which they notion the Promised Land.

Hence, Steinbeck received the acceptance of being a “proletarian author” simply because he aspects with the typical employee. therefore, The Grapes of Wrath additionally belongs to Steinbeck’s hard work Trilogy. what's extra, his novel used to be sharply criticized and intensely a lot mentioned on the time of its ebook: “It was once publicly banned and burned by way of voters, it used to be debated on nationwide radio hook-ups; yet specifically, it was once read”. even with all this critique, in 1940 Steinbeck used to be offered the Pulitzer Prize for this novel and in 1962 he additionally gained the Noble Prize for Literature.

Hence, the Grapes of Wrath needs to be greater than easily a section of propagandistic writing. if truth be told, “Steinbeck patterned the e-book on way more common subject matters, either the biblical tale of Exodus, and likewise humanity’s skill for survival (…) within the face of (…) calamity”. it's very fascinating that Steinbeck makes use of biblical parallels in his tale. hence, he alludes to the previous testomony, the Israelites and the Exodus in addition to to Christ and the hot testomony. In different phrases, one may additionally say that Steinbeck takes the reader during the improvement of the Bible so that it will exhibit the migrants’ constructing humanity and faith.

This is already urged through the name of this novel for it's taken from The conflict Hymn of the Republic by means of Julia Ward Howe. the truth that Steinbeck’s nice American novel turns out to count firmly on a biblical awareness is advised during this context as the lyrics of the conflict Hymn additionally seek advice from the biblical passage Revelation. This passage appeals to deliverance within the ultimate judgement. consequently, so far as the radical is worried, it is recommended that there'll even be deliverance of the staff after dealing with all their hardships and constructing compassion and humanity.

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Download "You, who disturb my sleep..." - The figure of the mummy in by Desirée Kuthe PDF

By Desirée Kuthe

Seminar paper from the yr 2006 within the topic American reports - Literature, grade: 1,3, collage of Dortmund (Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik), direction: manner all the way down to Egypt's Land, nine entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: The fascination with previous Egypt, which got here up within the western global after Napoleon’s conquest of Egypt in 1798 and reached a top in nineteenth century the USA, was once uttered in an enormous quantity of novels and tales fascinated with Egypt and its symbols. probably the most vital of those symbols, between pyramids and Pharaohs, is the mum - the human physique, which has ‘survived’ not just centuries yet millenniums.
The curiosity of novelists with Egypt quite often and the mother particularly can have been in its zenith in nineteenth century, however it hasn't ever thoroughly ceased, because the nice number of books approximately mummies lately released shows.
In this paper, Louisa may possibly Alcott’s “little-known brief tale” (Trafton 2005:126) misplaced in a Pyramid or the Mummy’s Curse, which was once released in 1869, could be in comparison to a singular by way of Anne Rice: the mother or Ramses the Damned, having been released in 1980, yet having selected a surroundings at first of the 20 th century (1914).
This paper desires to express, that during spite of getting been written with 111 years’ time distance, the 2 texts, use an incredibly related set of topics and explanations to advance their tale. After a brief exploration of the ancient historical past of the 2 texts, i'll try and establish and research those parts. The exam of the one factors will then result in the query of a basic type of the 2 texts, answering the query if, or if no longer, they belong to the Gothic genre.
This paper also will attempt to clarify, that whatever the similarity of the set of conventions utilized in the texts, the potential with which this set has been used fluctuate very much.

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Download Things like the Truth: Out of My Later Years by Ellen Gilchrist PDF

By Ellen Gilchrist

Winner of the nationwide e-book Award and the writer of diverse hugely praised works of fiction and nonfiction, Ellen Gilchrist can also be a daughter, mom, grandmother, and great-grandmother who takes have fun with her huge, remarkable relations. Things just like the Truth bargains a set of nonfiction essays approximately Ellen Gilchrist�s lifestyles, kinfolk, domestic, paintings, getting older, and the thrill of scuffling with to stick fit in an more and more undisciplined tradition. This assortment brings jointly for the 1st time essays by way of Ellen Gilchrist on her later lifestyles and family members. Essays akin to �The pleasure of Swimming� display how Gilchrist, as an getting older individual, thinks concerning the joys you'll become aware of overdue in lifestyles. different essays specialise in surgical procedure, funds, youth thoughts, altering views, and the vagaries of the age. Gilchrist can pay exact consciousness to her evolving relationships along with her grownup young children and the pleasures and pitfalls of being a grandmother and great-grandmother. the quantity additionally comprises essays from her diary concerning the feel of position in her mountain domestic close to her paintings on the collage of Arkansas and approximately existence after typhoon Katrina at the Mississippi Gulf Coast, her moment residence.

Reviewers have praised Gilchrist�s �deliciously clever and funny voice� in her tales and that very same voice pours forth in those essays. Gilchrist takes savor the foibles of human habit and searches for the humor and knowledge in each scenario. She additionally likes to supply recommendation, and fortunately dispenses information to fanatics, kinfolk, and an individual in a supermarket line. This selection of essays offers Gilchrist at her most sensible. attractive, humorous, and fearless, she describes the thrill and problems of a well-lived lifestyles. Her fanatics will eat those essays and may revel back within the corporation of an writer they understand so good. either own and profound, with lots of humor, this assortment permits Gilchrist�s inimitable spirit to polish throughout.

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