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The Forge of God (1987) is a science fiction novel by Greg Bear that gives a convincing account of an alien attack on Earth accomplished through misdirection and the use of self-replicating von Neumann machines.
Swann is a 1987 novel by the late Carol Shields which details the impact of an obscure Canadian poet, Mary Swann, upon four individuals: a feminist literary critic, the poets biographer, a small-town librarian, and a crusty, brilliant newspaper editor.
Categories: 1987 books The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, also known as the Man Booker Prize, or simply the Man Booker, is one of the worlds most important literary prizes, and awarded each year for the best original novel written by a citizen of the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland in...
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 1987 in literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1986 in literature, other events of 1987, 1988 in literature, list of years in literature.
Tom Wolfe was paid $5 million for the film rights to his novel, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the most ever earned by an author.
See 1987 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
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 Teaching Children to Appreciate Literature
Charlotte Huck and her colleagues (1987) have defined literature as "...the imaginative shaping of life and thought into the forms and structures of language." If life, thought and/or imagination are missing, the language alone will not suffice.
(1987) proposes a supportive, non-analytic approach to literature of which two major components are oral reading and an abundance of interesting books.
Literature is the means by which people communicate across cultures and across ages--across all divisions of time and space to gather the collective wisdom of the human experience.
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 1987   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
1987 is a common year starting on Thursday.
Monday, May 11, 1987 - Klaus Barbie goes on trial in Lyon for war crimes committed during World War II.
Wednesday, November 18, 1987 - Iran-Contra scandal: The United States Congress issues its final report on the Iran-Contra affair, stating that US President Ronald Wilson Reagan bore "ultimate responsibility" for wrongdoing by his aides and his administration exhibited "secrecy, deception, and disdain for the law."
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 Russia - Literature
In the modern era, literature has been the arena for heated discussion of virtually all aspects of Russian life, including the place that literature itself should occupy in that life.
Russian literature of the nineteenth century provided a congenial medium for the discussion of political and social issues whose direct presentation was censored.
Between 1953 and 1991, Russian literature produced a number of first-rate artists, all still working under the pressure of state censorship and often distributing their work through a sophisticated underground system called samizdat (literally, self-publishing).
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 Key Terms in Literature, by Ismail S Talib
Those of you who did or are doing literature, should be familiar with the terms, although you may be interested in looking at some of the items or exploring the hypertext links indicated in the document, including links to some of Prof Talib's lecture notes on the Web.
Point of view can either be of the first-person, in which case a character narrates the story, or it can be told from the narrative perspective of the third-person, where a personage who is not a character in the story, tells the story.
The most prominent examples in English literature of tragedy as a literary kind, were found in the Elizabethan and Jacobean era, with Shakespeare being the most famous writer of tragic works (for a hypertext article by Professor Hilda D. Spear on Elizabethan theatre in general, click here).
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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.
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 1987 - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Saturday, December 12, 1987 - Pennsylvania celebrates its bicentennial statehood.
Friday, December 18, 1987 - New Jersey celebrates its bicentennial statehood.
CBS becomes the last American network to cease a chime intonation at the beginning of telecasts; satellite feeds have made the tones obsolete (their job was to signal to the affiliates to start airing the network feed in sync with everyone else).
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 Medicine and Literature Books 1985-1989   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
An illustrated encyclopedia containing over 9,000 articles on history, literature, art and music, geography, myths and legends, mathematics, science, hobbies, holidays and festivals, games, sports, crafts, medicine, law, government, industry, politics, and other topics.
Narcissism and the text : studies in literature and the psychology of self.
Melancholie und Enthusiasmus : Studien zur Literatur- und Geistesgeschichte der Jahrhundertwende : eine internationale Tagung, veranstaltet vom èOsterreichischen Kulturinstitut in Bachotek/Polen, Oktober 1985.
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 AllRefer.com - Arabic literature (Asian Literature) - Encyclopedia
The first significant Arabic literature was produced during the medieval golden age of lyric poetry, from the 4th to the 7th cent.
The next great period of Arabic literature was a result of the rise of the new Arabic-Persian culture of Baghdad, the new capital of the Abbasids, in the 8th and 9th cent.
Notable 20th-century writers in Arabic include the novelist Naguib Mahfouz, winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize for Literature, the playwrights Ahmad Shawqi and Tawfiq al-Hakim, the poets Hafiz Ibrahim, Badr Shakir as-Sayyab, Nazik al-Malaikah, Abdul Wahab al-Bayati, Mahmoud Darwish, and Adonis, and the short-story writer Mahmud Tymur.
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 Multicultural Children's Literature in the Elementary Classroom
Jenkins and Austin (1987) suggest that cultural understanding can be reached in many ways, such as by making friends with people from different cultures, and by traveling to other countries.
It is, therefore, important that educators incorporate multicultural literature into the curriculum and make it part of children's everyday life.
Their contribution should be appreciated, regarded as an integral part of American culture, and authentically represented by the literature collections found in our school libraries and classrooms.
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"Literature, Medicine, and the Celebration of the Body in Rabelais, Tolstoi, and Joyce." The Body and the Text: Comparative Essays in Literature and Medicine.
Piwinski, David J. "The Image of the Bleeding Horse in James Joyce's Ulysses." Papers on Language and Literature: A Journal for Scholars and Critics of Language and Literature 26.2 (1990): 285-288.
Ungar, Andras P. "Among the Hapsburgs: Arthur Griffith, Stephen Dedalus, and the Myth of Bloom." Twentieth Century Literature: A Scholarly and Critical Journal 35.4 (1989): 480-501.
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 1987 In Literature Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 1987 Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Wednesday-Friday, October 14-October 16 - The US is caught up in a drama that unfolds on television as a young child, Jessica McClure, falls down a well and is later rescued.
October 15 and October 16 - Great Storm of 1987: hurricane force winds to hit much of the South of England killing 23 people.
The animated internet cartoon series Homestar Runner frequently references 1987 as if the name of a year in the close past yet preceding 1999 is needed.
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 Dream Bibliographies - Michael Schredl's Traum Literature
In J. Jung (Ed.), Träume - Literaturalmanach 1987 (pp.
Atchity, K., and Atchity, V. Dreams, literature and the arts.
Brayer, M. Psychosomatics, hermetic medicine and dream interpretation in the Qumran literature.
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 Encyclopedia: 1986 in literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
See also: 1984 in literature, other events of 1985, 1986 in literature, list of years in literature.
Apart from English literature, Price has had a lifelong interest in ancient languages and biblical scholarship.
For the U.S. kidnap victim, see Elizabeth Smart (born 1987) Elizabeth Smart (December 27, 1913 - March 4, 1986) was a Canadian poet and novelist.
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 Literature--ANL Aug 1987   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Robert Arnold in his paper analyzes how the conservators in his division at CCI spent their time for the last four years; many of their activities were preventive in nature rather than treatment oriented.
, Spring 1987, from Christopher Calnan and Betty Haines, is a description and defense of the gas chamber used for artificial aging of leather in the BLMRA's research for the British Library, in reply to Tom Conroy' s charges that it was uncontrolled, and had not been correlated with natural aging.
Any publication with 341 references would seen to be a valuable review paper, a contribution to the literature; but this one is not.
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 1988 in literature - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
See 1988 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
Newbery Medal for children's literature: Russell Freedman, Lincoln: A Photobiography
Literature In Post-Communist Russia And Eastern Europe: The Russian, Czech And Slovak Fiction Of The Changes 1988-1998 (Basees/Curzon Series on Russian & East European Studies)
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 Bambooweb: 1987
Saturday, November 28, 1987 - In Wappingers Falls, New York, Tawana Brawley is found wrapped in garbage bags, with human excrement smeared all over her body and a racial slur written on her body.
She later told police that she was held against her will for four days and repeatedly raped by a group of white men, one of which had a police badge.
Saturday-Wednesday, September 26-30, 1987 - The Events of James Bond's 15th mission, The Living Daylights
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 1987 in literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Tom Wolfe was paid $5 million for film rights to his novel Bonfire of the Vanities the most ever earned by an
Magill's Literary Annual, 1987: Essay-Reviews of 200 Outstanding Books Published in the United States During 1986 With an Annotated Categories Index (Magill's Literary Annual)
Literature and Dictatorship in Africa and Latin America 1958-1987
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 1987 in literature - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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 Nobel Prize for Literature 1987 - Press Release
This year's Nobel Prize winner in Literature was born in Leningrad and lives in New York.
Aged only 47 he is one of the youngest ever to have been awarded a Nobel Prize in Literature.
All literature really is about what time does to people, Brodsky has said, thus indicating a main theme in his writing.
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 World Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Literature and its Times: Profiles of 300 Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events that Influenced Them.
Modern French Literature: a Library of Literary Criticism New York: Ungar, 1977.
Spanish and Portuguese Literatures and Their Times: the Iberian Peninsula.
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The books included here are basic readings in the graduate course I teach in children's literature.
Mystery in Children’s Literature: From the Rational to the Supernatural.
The Child As Critic: Teaching Literature in the Elementary and Middle Schools.
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 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.
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Newberry Medal for children's literature: Sid Fleischman[?] The Whipping Boy
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction: Peter Taylor[?], A Summons to Memphis
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 ALCTS Research Topics in Cataloging and Classification: Suggestions from the Research Literature, 1987-1995
In addition to a larger study of automated authority systems, repeat this study of functions available in different automated systems to maintain authority records in order to identify changes in what functions are provided.
Study the scatter of the literatures of the subdisciplines represented by librarians who belong to ALCTS (cataloging and classification, collection management and development, and preservation) across the periodicals in library and information science to determine the "core" journal set for each.
This article gives an overall explanation of the need for studies of discourse linguistics in several areas including automatic extracting and query analysis and states, "Among the areas of concern at the discourse level are anaphora, cataphora, ellipsis, substitution, parallelism, and intersentential conjunction." However, only anaphora is analyzed in this study.
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 Arabic literature on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
1969); J. Haywood, Modern Arabic Literature, 1800-1970 (1972); R. Allen, ed., Modern Arabic Literature (1987); J. Ashtiany, ed., Abbasid Belles Lettres (1989); F. Ajami, The Dream Palace of the Arabs (1998).
Iraq's modern Arabic literature in English translation: a preliminary bibliography.(Modern Iraqi Literature in English Translation)
Iraqi men pass the day at a billiards hall in the al Adham neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, January 4, 2004.
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