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  1984   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Monday, February 13, 1984 - Konstantin Chernenko succeeds the late Yuri Andropov as general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
Friday, March 16, 1984 - CIA station chief stationed in Beirut, William Buckley, is kidnapped by Islamic fundamentalists and later dies in captivity.
Thursday, March 22, 1984 - Teachers at the McMartin preschool in Manhattan Beach, California are charged with Satanic ritual abuse of the children in the school.
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 1984 by George Orwell: A searchable online version at The Literature Network
In both ‘1984’ and ‘Fahrenheit 451,’ both the authors use their main character as a platform to show their views; essentially on society and the possibility of a dictatorial government if their power is abused, although these two protagonists exist in very different settings, both of which are highly controlled by the government.
Each man the image of every other; then all are happy.” What is noticeable is that both main characters are, in a sense, liberated by the end of the novel and have a dramatic change in their lifestyles and the way they think and act, through certain acts of the government.
1984 can most definitely be interpreted as an incitement against communism; the Cold War ever-present at the time of writing; 1984 has a devastatingly dictatorial regime running, with the ‘Thought Police’ representing the brutal Nazi Gestapo Police with overruling power and an iron fist.
www.online-literature.com /orwell/1984   (1140 words)

 Medicine and Literature Books 1980-1984   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Follows crude oil from its underground bubbles to the refinery where it is converted into fertilizer, plastic, records, paint, and medicine as well as gasoline, jet oil, and heating oil.
Nadvi, S. Medical philosophy in Islam and the contributions of Muslims to the advancement of medical sciences : an analytical study of the Arabic medical literature, a critique of the Oriental scholarship and a demand for historical justice in favour of Muslim medical scientists of the past.
Warren, K. Coping with the biomedical literature : a primer for the scientist and the clinician.
www.medlina.com /medicine_and_literature_books_1980-1984.htm   (5292 words)

 1984 in literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1983 in literature, other events of 1984, 1985 in literature, list of years in literature.
See 1984 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
Newbery Medal for children's literature: Beverly Cleary, Dear Mr.
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 Czech literature. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Until c.1400, Czech literature consisted mainly of Latin chronicles (Cosmas of Prague, 1125) and of Czech hymns, tales of chivalry, and romances in verse.
ech, Jan Neruda, and Joseph V. Sládek and the novels of Alois Jirásek achieved fame, literature was oriented toward the intellectual and the bourgeois.
In the period from 1918 to 1938 Czech literature was the most cosmopolitan of the Slavonic literatures; at the same time native themes were cultivated.
www.bartleby.com /65/cz/Czechlit.html   (664 words)

In many elements of their literature they were modern writers who remained linked to Montenegro, regardless of their whereabouts, whether in independent Montenegro or abroad.
His literature is different because of the beauty of language, concise narration accumulating verbal national narration, and complex presentation of real and fiction world.
His literature researches the world through prism of allegory and grotesque, depicting the fall of moral and other values, and demon features of the world and human soul.
www.visit-montenegro.org /english/kultura/knjizevnost2.htm   (983 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: 1984 (Maxnotes Literature Guides)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The year is 1984; the scene is London, largest population center of Airstrip One.
In "1984", George Orwell proved his brilliance with this short novel.
George Orwell's "1984" is a thought provoking novel that will make you stop and reflect about your own life and the government's ultimate control over you.
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 ClassZone.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
1984, a modern classic and the culminating work in Orwell's life as a novelist, remains timely and continues to stir the imagination while asking fascinating questions about human nature.
Explain that the main character in 1984, Winston Smith, starts to keep a diary, which in itself is a political act of rebellion.
Suggest that as they read Part One, students keep a diary to exercise their privacy and freedom of expression and also to understand Winston's process of self-awakening that the diary begins.
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 Amazon.com: Books: 1984 : Centennial Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
1984 is such the classic that to this day people are referencing the story that haven't read the book.
Perhaps less relevant as a prophecy today (1984 has come and gone and no dictatorship has arisen to consolidate the Americas and the United Kingdom into a single communist entity), 1984 remains a very real piece of culture, with its own voice in the way it challenges one's preconceived notions and ideals.
My English teacher perhaps said it best, when comparing 1984 to Animal Farm: "Animal Farm hits you with gloves on; 1984 just smacks you bare-fisted." And it's no slap, no half-hearted jab; it is an in-your-face, force of a moving train blow to the jaw from which the reader reels for weeks, even months after.
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 Directory - Arts: Literature: Authors: O: Orwell, George: 1984
Literature Network: 1984  · iweb · cached · Chapter indexed HTML of the text with author information and search feature.
Teachervision.com - 1984 by George Orwell  · Lesson plans for 1984 by George Orwell.
Enotes: 1984  · iweb · cached · Background, summary and analysis, sample essay outlines, and estimated reading time.
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A chronological survey of literature covering from the earliest times to the end of the 19th century.
Curriculum based Literature in Context series is a rich collection of primary source material, collateral readings, and commentary that helps students understand the historical, social, and cultural milieu associated with major literary works.
Documenting the American South (DAS) is a collection of sources on Southern history, literature and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century.
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Literature, Literary Response, and the Teaching of Literature: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts Interna tional." ERIC Educational Document Reproduction Service.
Attempts to identify dissertations in "almost all areas of children's literature, including reading interests and peda gogical techniques." A bibliographic essay includes subdivi sions on types of literature and history and criticism.
Lists 145 sources of information on children's literature in categories of bibliography, biography, criticism, history, indexes, research, teaching methods, and textbooks.
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 SparkNotes: 1984: Context
1984 is one of Orwell’s best-crafted novels, and it remains one of the most powerful warnings ever issued against the dangers of a totalitarian society.
Unlike a utopian novel, in which the writer aims to portray the perfect human society, a novel of negative utopia does the exact opposite: it shows the worst human society imaginable, in an effort to convince readers to avoid any path that might lead toward such societal degradation.
Yet 1984 remains an important novel, in part for the alarm it sounds against the abusive nature of authoritarian governments, but even more so for its penetrating analysis of the psychology of power and the ways that manipulations of language and history can be used as mechanisms of control.
www.sparknotes.com /lit/1984/context.html   (644 words)

 Bambooweb: 1984
Thursday, October 11, 1984 - Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk.
Saturday, January 14, 1984 - Ray Mancini stops 2 time world champion Bobby Chacon in the third round of a long awaited boxing fight, to retain the WBA's world Lightweight title.
Saturday, May 19, 1984 - The NHL's Edmonton Oilers win the Stanley Cup defeating the New York Islanders 5-2 at Edmonton and ending the Islanders dynasty.
www.bambooweb.com /articles/1/9/1984.html   (1742 words)

 literature summary - infos
Literature Summary for the GEIS on Animal Agriculture...
This literature summary is the first step in the second phase aimed at study and analysis of the 12 key...
Literature Summary (click for PDF article)- A detailed literature summary on uses of amniotic membrane in ocular surface reconstruction in recent years provided by Dr.
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 Critical Analysis: 1984 George Orwell.
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Throughout 1984 Utopia is alleged to be at war with eastasia.
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 Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
From the opening shot of "Nineteen Eighty Four" the viewer is plunged right into the hellhole of Oceania and the ultimate totalitarian nightmare.
Whilst the year 1984 may be long past us, the essential themes of George Orwell's best known work still remain as timely and as relevant as ever.
Winston Smith (John Hurt) is a drone worker in the Bureau of Information, and his job is to edit the news in accordance with the needs of the governing Party (which is in continual, seemingly endless war with Eurasia and other opposing states).
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 Society for the Study of Narrative Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
By 1984 it became clear that JNT had reached its effective limit of achievement within the confines of Eastern Michigan University financial and scholarly support.
To mark its debut as "the official publication of The Society for the Study of Narrative Literature," in its Winter 1985 issue JNT introduced a panel of Associate Editors to assist the General Editor, George Perkins, and the Managing Editor, Barbara Perkins.
SSNL was founded in 1984 by scholars whose varied interest in narratives were joined in support of The Journal of Narrative Technique, which George Perkins had edited at Eastern Michigan University since its founding in 1971.
www.narrativesociety.org /index.asp?page=flashback   (2942 words)

 Subject Guides - Children's Literature
Accesses citations with abstracts to more than 400 periodicals in all areas of humanities including literature from 1984 to the present.
This is an excellent site for teachers because it links children's literature and language arts together and provides information on using children's literature in the classroom.
This reference source provides the criteria and qualifications for these two major children's literature awards in addition to providing the award winners from the origin of the award to 1992.
www.csulb.edu /library/subj/childlit.html   (790 words)

 ANSSWeb - Anthropological Literature on Disc
The cost of the initial purchase of this product, which represents citations appearing in Anthropological Literature from 1984 through 1992, is $995.00, and the cost of annual updates will be $695.00 (an update has not yet been issued in CD-ROM format).
Citations to literature on biological and linguistic anthropology and archaeology, frequently absent from social science indexes covering cultural anthropology, are included in AL.
Also, the information in the help chapter entitled "About This Disk" could be expanded to include the average number of journals and edited works indexed each year and a brief description of the Tozzer collection on which this database is based, in order that users could more accurately comprehend the scope of this database.
www.lib.odu.edu /anss/al.html   (1748 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Compendium of Sacro Occipital Technique: Peer-Reviewed Literature 1984-00   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This volume contains all of the articles on the subject of Sacro Occipital Technique that were published in the chiropractic peer-reviewed literature from 1984 through early 2000.
Peer-reviewed literature was not an avenue for chiropractic research until the early 1970s.
Supplementary volumes will be released as new research is published in the chiropractic literature in the years ahead.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0939616351   (459 words)

 Florida Atlantic University Libraries Videographies
Using selections from French prose and poetry, focuses on French literature from the 16th century through the 20th century.
Relating the literature to the history and culture of its period, presents passages from medieval writers (De Bazoches, De Fougeres, and De Cambrai), 16th and 17th century writers (Henry IV, Descartes, Corneille, and Pascal), and 18th century writers (Moliere, Racine, Lovis XIV, Voltaire, Rousseau, and Cobban).
The death and resurrection of Aslan the Lion are the pivotal events of the story and invite comparison with the biblical accounts of the death and resurrection of Christ.
www.library.fau.edu /depts/media/visub61.htm   (1284 words)

 The Audioslave Fan Forum >> Fan Forum >> Art and Literature Appreciation >> 1984 by George Orwell
Very interesting read where he points out alot of the flaws that would exist in a fiercly violent totalitarian system like in 1984 as compared to a more sublime and supplicated existence through the use of Soma, sleep teaching and such.
and about Animal Farm...well, imagine that you are in your English Literature class, at University, and the teacher says that the end of the book is optimistic cos you feel so liberated when you find out that you are opressed again...no comment...she was so stupid...
1984 will always be a classic and I think now would be a more relevant time than ever to read the book.
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 Resources in Related Fields
With Anthropological Literature, one of the world's two major indexes to the current literature of anthropology.
Currently, the primary index to the literature of American and Canadian history, covering over 2,000 journals in 45 languages.
The PsycINFO database covers the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, and other areas.
www.library.yale.edu /rsc/religion/relflds.html   (1230 words)

 Chemical Literature Guides and Aids: Bib & Index
CHEMICAL LITERATURE GUIDES AND AIDS: BIBLIOGRAPHY AND INDEX Compiled by Linda K. Heideman, Ann Razgunas, and Gary Wiggins Indiana University Chemical Information Center Bloomington, IN 47405 812-335-9452 December 1984 [N.B. For an update to this bibliography, see: "Teaching and Using Chemical Information: an Updated Bibliography," by Carol Carr.
0028 A Brief Introduction to the Chemical Literature with a Bibliography and Exercises.
INDEX Entries in the bibliography are indexed to the chapter level.
www.indiana.edu /~cheminfo/00-35.html   (1766 words)

 The Literature of the Middle Passage: Biographies
One of her current course offerings is a seminar on Body and Language, which examines interpretations of the female body and feminine sexuality in relation to various issues as presented in postmodern literature and theory.
and an M.A. After receiving a B.A. in History and Literature, graduating magna cum laude from Harvard University, she studied at the Université de Paris IV, la Sorbonne, in Paris, where she received an M.A. Glover was awarded honorary enrollment in the literature section of the ?cole Normale Supérieure in Paris.
While studying at Harvard, she was a student editor for the W.E.B. Dubois Black Literature Project, a project compiling an anthology of articles on fl women's literature from the 1920s through the 1940s.
www.barnard.columbia.edu /middlepassage/bios.html   (1265 words)

 Modern Chinese Literature and Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
(MCLC), formerly Modern Chinese Literature (1984-1998), is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the culture of modern and contemporary China, with China understood not in the narrow, political sense.
The journal publishes on literature of all genres, film and television, popular culture, performance and visual art, print and material culture, etc. MCLC is edited by Kirk A. Denton at the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University.
Publication of the journal is generously supported by the East Asian Studies Center and the Institute for Chinese Studies at The Ohio State University.
mclc.osu.edu /jou/mclc.htm   (161 words)

 Bookshelved Wiki: 1984   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Despite having been written more than 50 years ago, any time you read or watch the news you will be reminded of it.
It is also interesting to compare and contrast 1984's "Newspeak" with today’s situation were the 'emotional invoking' and 'intention getting' power of terms and phases has become another commodity with various commercial and political groups vying to hijack laden terms for there product or cause.
Interesting 1984 trivia: the original title was 1948, but Orwell was persuaded by his publishers to change it to a more distant date to be less "scary".
bookshelved.org /cgi-bin/wiki.pl?1984   (196 words)

 CliffsNotes::1984:Literature Study Guide
CliffsNotes on 1984 introduces you to the modern world as imagined by George Orwell, a place where humans have no control over their own lives, where nearly every positive feeling is squelched, and where people live in misery, fear, and repression.
Orwell’s vision of the future may be grim, but your understanding of his novel can be bright thanks to detailed summaries and commentaries for every chapter.
Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.
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