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  Articles - Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Literature is literally "acquaintance with letters" as in the first sense given in the Oxford English Dictionary (from the Latin littera meaning "an individual written character (letter)").
Critics may exclude works from the classification "literature", for example, on the grounds of a poor standard of grammar and syntax, of an unbelievable or disjointed story-line, or of inconsistent or unconvincing characters.
Some recent philosophy works are argued to merit the title "literature", such as some of the works by Simon Blackburn; but much of it does not, and some areas, such as logic, have become extremely technical to a degree similar as that of mathematics.
www.centralairconditioners.net /articles/Literature   (2519 words)

 2004 in literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 2003 in literature, other events of 2004, 2005 in literature, list of years in literature.
Canada Reads selects Guy Vanderhaeghe's The Last Crossing to be read across the nation.
Governor General's Awards: See 2004 Governor General's Awards
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2004_in_literature   (467 words)

 Forum 2004 - Documents: Literature and War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It is often said that the first victim of war is the truth and therefore the responsibility of those writing about war must be a commitment to the truth.
When we talk about writing about war, a distinction must be made between literature and journalism, as the objective of journalists is to provide a confirmed account of events and they must attempt not to rewrite reality according to their point of view.
In any event, when a community is a war, it teaches its citizens to hate the enemy, and the writer, as a member of the community, is also subject to this coercion.
www.barcelona2004.org /eng/banco_del_conocimiento/documentos/ficha.cfm?IdDoc=140   (351 words)

 Literature - Jan 2004
The literature is intended to provide a broad spectrum of views and does not necessarily represent the views of the Collaborative or staff.
In writing the new rules, Sacramento County is trying to balance the desire of people to live on a few acres in the country with the county's goals of preserving farmland and open space, protecting air quality and reducing traffic.
Inclusionary ordinances may look good when adopted, but the political reality of implementation can be different, as local jurisdictions are reluctant to require construction of the units onsite or to build housing with the "in-lieu fees" that are sometimes collected instead of requiring construction.
www.sactaqc.org /Resources/Literature/0104_Literature.htm   (6105 words)

The 2004 Wellek Prize comprised books published in the triennium 2001-2003 and was presented at the ACLA Annual Meeting (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor) in April 2004.
This project is sponsored by Comparative Literature Studies in cooperation with the ACLA and supported by the Department of Comparative Literature at Penn State.
The winner of the 2004 Bernheimer Prize was Stephanie Glaser (Indiana University, Ph.D. 2003) for her dissertation "Explorations of the Gothic Cathedral in Nineteenth-Century France." The prize committee for 2003-04 was: Michael Palencia-Roth (University of Illinois, Champagne, Urbana) and Sarah Lawall (University of Massachusetts, Amherst).
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3612/is_200407/ai_n9457088   (784 words)

 Perfusion Literature - December 2004
2004 Dec 16;4(1):24 [Epub ahead of print] Controversial significance of early S100B levels after cardiac surgery.
The mortality in our study group may be compared with reports presented in the literature.
Factors such as age, emergency surgery, redo cardiac surgery, and catastrophic states are statistically related to both mortality and morbidity.
perfline.com /topten/tt1204.html   (2731 words)

 Summer Literature Evangelist 2004 - Bahamas Conference
Nordia is in Nassau for the summer as a student literature evangelist.
France is in Nassau for the summer as a student literature evangelist.
Larry is in Nassau for the summer as a student literature evangelist.
www.bahamasconference.org /summersalesstudents   (264 words)

 Perfusion Literature - November 2004
2004 Nov 24; [Epub ahead of print] Immediate Postoperative Renal Function Deterioration in Cardiac Surgical Patients Predicts In-Hospital Mortality and Long-Term Survival.
2004 Nov 12; [Epub ahead of print] Exhaled nitric oxide before and after cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass--response to acetylcholine and nitroglycerin.
The incidence of conversion decreases with increasing experience of surgeons in performing off-pump coronary surgery and use of a cardiac positioning device.
perfline.com /topten/tt1104.html   (2823 words)

 TE Sept 2004: Teaching Literature & Medicine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
My aim in undertaking this project was simple yet challenging: to consider some of the basic issues in medicine — pain, illness, depression, mourning, death-and-dying, doctor-patient relationships, images of the physician — in the light of the humanities as well as the sciences.
In particular, I already sensed that the testimony of literature and art — with us since the Bible and Greek tragedy — would complement the scientific discourse, much as the subjective complements the objective, and that was my target: to address the experiential side of medicine.
In short, I was asking some central questions about a major fact of modern life: the institution of medicine stands today ever more powerfully at the crossroads of life and death, especially in secular society where church and family may count for less than they did in an earlier time.
www.brown.edu /Administration/Sheridan_Center/pubs/teachingExchange/sept2004/01_weinstein_teaching.shtml   (1158 words)

 SBL 2004 - Johannine Literature Section
Preference will be given to proposals for papers addressing the role of scholars in the production of films and/or the challenges of handling the anti-Judaism of the gospels in films.
Return to the homepage of the SBL Johannine Literature Section.
The Johannine Literature Web was created and is maintained by Prof.
catholic-resources.org /John/SBL2004.html   (935 words)

 Literature from June 2004
Sacramento Bee, June 27, 2004, He feels bumps in roads: State specialist drives them all and says they're not so bad.
Southern California Council of Governments, June, 2004, This Growth Vision Report presents the comprehensive Growth Vision for the six-county SCAG region as well as the achievements of the Compass process.
It details the evolution of the draft vision, from the study of emerging growth trends to the effects of different growth patterns on transportation systems, land consumption and other factors.
www.sactaqc.org /Resources/Literature/0604_Literature.htm   (5048 words)

 AEM | Links & Directories - PICA Award Winners 2004 -- Product Literature
The collection of tri-folds is designed to work together in a special literature rack (photo enclosed) to make an attractive and attention getting store display.
All too often, product literature is the first contact a prospect or customer has with a company and its products.
Power Pavers' goal is to communicate the experience and reputation of its key managers at Power Pavers, as well as its link to the service-oriented parent company, to gain market share in paving machinery and paver parts worldwide.
www.aem.org /Links/PICA/Awards/2004/ProdLit.asp   (1569 words)

 Winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature
for the ethical force with which he has pursued the indispensable traditions of Russian literature.
in recognition of his significance as the leading representative of a new era in our literature.
because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with comsummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West.
www.almaz.com /nobel/literature/literature.html   (2097 words)

 AUSTRALIA COUNCIL: LITERATURE: FELLOWSHIPS 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The purpose of this category is to support excellence in Australian literature by providing highly accomplished literary writers with financial support for two years to enable them to create new work.
Nominated projects must be in the following literary genres: fiction; literary non-fiction (defined by the Literature Board as autobiography, biography, essays, histories, literary criticism or other analytical prose); children's and young adult literature; poetry; and creative writing for performance or new media.
An applicant awarded a Fellowship in 2004 will not be eligible to apply to the New Work category of the Literature Board for two years after the conclusion of the Fellowship, that is, not before 2008.
www.ozco.gov.au /grants/grants_literature/fellowships_2004   (286 words)

 Literature and Sexualities - 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Through readings, class discussion and written assignments, students consider how literary representations of sexual identities are constructed and affected by cultural, historical, and social values.
Students critically examine what it means to acquire and develop a sexual identity (or to have one constructed for you), what it means to have an "accepted" sexuality, a "contested" or invisible one, and how other factors like class, ethnicity, race, and gender affect and contribute to representations of sexual identity in literature.
Writing the Sexual."  It emphasizes the multiple ways in which writing and sexuality converge throughout history and in contemporary everyday life, how writing and the interpretation of writing is envisioned as sexual, and how sex is envisioned as a text that can (actually, must) be read into everyday and extraordinary cultural practices.
myweb.uiowa.edu /ddowland/lit-sex-2004.html   (1376 words)

 Literature Compass Online : Home
Literature Compass publishes peer reviewed survey articles from across the entire discipline.
To keep up-to-date with the latest articles in Literature Compass follow this link to register for email table of contents alerts.
For further details about Literature Compass and for pricing information follow this link.
www.literature-compass.com   (149 words)

 IAS Literature e-Newsletter - May 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The International Atherosclerosis Society (IAS), incorporated in 1979, promotes, at an international level, the advancement of science, research and teaching in the field of atherosclerosis and related diseases.
Long-term calorie restriction is highly effective in reducing the risk for atherosclerosis in humans.
In vivo molecular imaging of acute and subacute thrombosis using a fibrin-binding magnetic resonance imaging contrast agent.
www.athero.org /newsletters/literature/2004may   (1137 words)

 Holocaust Remembrance 2004 - Literature
In the over 400 ghettos of German-occupied Eastern Europe--where severe overcrowding, terrible sanitary conditions, and starvation were the norm--cultural activity constituted a form of defiance.
Image shown above: Students and SA members carry piles of "un-German" literature to throw into the bonfire on the Berlin Opernplatz.
In their drive to rid the country of all that they deemed "un-German,” The Nazi party decreed that any book "which acts subversively on our future or strikes at the root of German thought, the German home and the driving forces of our people..." was to be burnt.
www.eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk /holocaust/holocaust_remembrance_2004_-_culture___the_holocaust/holocaust_remembrance_2004_-_literature.htm   (634 words)

 Fall 2004      411 Honors   Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This seminar for honors students focuses on the relationship between literature and madness.
Drawing upon literature from across many genres (short stories, novels, memoir, plays, poetry) and from secondary critical readings, together we will explore the myriad ways that madness has been understood by society, by individuals, by artists in particular, and we will also tackle the practically mythic relation between madness and creativity.
Such a course cannot possibly hope to be comprehensive-one can't shake the tree of any period, of any genre, without a great number of wonderful, mad writers falling out, and so the nature of our reading will be eclectic and various.
www.unm.edu /~gmartin/411Fall2004.htm   (178 words)

 UCR News: UC Riverside Professor Awarded 2004 NEA Literature Fellowship
UC Riverside Professor Awarded 2004 NEA Literature Fellowship
The honor comes with a $20,000 award from the NEA to facilitate completion of a writing project.
“Literature Fellowships are the Arts Endowment's most direct investment in American creativity, encouraging the production of new work and allowing writers the time and means to write,” said Victoria Hutter, spokeswoman for the NEA.
www.newsroom.ucr.edu /cgi-bin/display.cgi?id=721   (539 words)

 Durham Literature Festival 2004: Commissioned Work
The theme of the 2004 Durham Literature Festival was celebration - the Festival's 15th anniversary deserved a party.
They reacted, each in their own way, to the themes of anniversaries, celebration and collaboration which shaped the 2004 Festival programme.
Valerie Laws is an established poet; at the 2003 Literature Festival she read from her collection
www.literaturefestival.co.uk /2004/commissions.html   (620 words)

 2004 Southern Comparative Literature Association
In order to present a paper at the conference, presenters must be current members of the Southern Comparative Literature Association.
The late registration fee is $35.00 for graduate students and $85.00 for all others.
Registration must be completed by August 31, 2004.
www.cla.sc.edu /CPlt/activities/scla_cfp.html   (181 words)

 Children's Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) is an acquisition, research, and reference service that offers more than 1,000,000 MARC records and more than 240,000 reviews of children's books--all full text searchable from 35 review sources.
As a subscriber to the CLCD you are entitled to an additional 5% discount on all of your bookstore purchase plus free shipping with the purchase of two or more items.
The Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD), an acquisition, research, and reference service that offers 600,000 MARC records and more than 60,000 reviews of children's books-all full text searchable is now available.
www.childrenslit.com /home.htm   (1704 words)

 July 2004 Horror Literature News - Horror Literature
Here is your Horror Lit News for July 2004, featuring news about author events, new releases, awards, contests and whatever else is happening in the world of Horror Literature.
August’s constest theme is “Torture.” The winner will be published in the August 2004 issue.
HorrorFind Weekend IV, August 13-15, in Hunt Valley Maryland, is a horror and Halloween convention that will feature horror movie stars, horror literature writers, seminars, horror movies and other events.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art21790.asp   (260 words)

 Filming Literature Competition 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The competition winners and the other entries for 2004 were as follows:
The competition was open to any student or groups of students (undergraduate or postgraduate) at the University of Oxford.
The film should present a visual representation of any out of copyright text, or extract of text, from Chadwyck-Healeys Literature On-Line service LION.
secret.oucs.ox.ac.uk /dv/comps/filmlit2004   (171 words)

 LIT 2004 Eighteenth-Century Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The literature of the eighteenth century were deeply fascinated by the contemporary debates over sex, money, status, female roles, masculinity, urban and rural landscapes, and the role of the author.
Through the study of key novels and a wide variety of poetry, this module will analyse the ways in which this period confronted these crucial aesthetic and cultural conflicts.
This module will be assessed by a combination of essays and an exam: a 1,000 word essay due approximately mid-semester; a 2,000 word essay due at the end of the module; a one-hour exam.
www.edgehill.ac.uk /Faculties/HMSAS/english/rh/modules/LIT2004.HTM   (171 words)

 EspanOle! AP Literature Exam 2004
One of the main differences between this list and previous ones is the inclusion of works written before the twentieth century.
The reading list is also intended to acquaint students with significant works that have become sources for literature and art worldwide.
Another addition to the list, Rubén Darío, is one of the founders of Modernismo, the first literary movement said to have spread from Latin America to Spain instead of vice versa.
www.espanole.org /APLit.html   (1841 words)

 NEA: FY 2004 Literature Grants
Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928, Sigrid Undset is best known for her medieval trilogy Kristin Lavransdatter.
Her early work, much of which has never been translated into English, depicts the lives of poor and middle-class urban women of Norway at the turn of the century.
Born in 1949 in a remote village along the Lithuanian/Latvian border, Juknaite received the Lithuanian National Prize for Literature in 2002.
www.nea.gov /grants/recent/disciplines/Lit/04lit.html   (4697 words)

 2004 In Literature Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @ NaturalResearch.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 285 Literature review. 2004.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Reviewing and summarizing the literature on any particular topic can be a LOT of hard work.
Fortunately other people are sometimes willing to write and publish specialized literature reviews from which the rest of us can benefit.
The first two are published more or less annually and each volume contains about eight chapters, each of which reviews the recent literature on a particular topic.
www.sims.berkeley.edu:8000 /courses/is285/s04/exlitrev.html   (225 words)

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