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R.S. Thomas: identity, environment, deity

2003 ChoiceReviews  
Acknowledgements ix 10 Y Llwybrau Gynt (1972); an essay for Contemporary Authors: Autobiographical Series (1986); Neb (1985); Blwyddyn yn Lleyn (1990); ABC Neb (1995).  ...  What began for Thomas with the word emerges here as a deeper awareness of, and struggle with, ideas behind the word.  ...  If one's absence ensures the rare bird's presence, and one's presence ensures the rare bird's absence, there seems little reason to hope for its appearance.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.41-2033 fatcat:vmsijlcqmrc4vcaor37u3dheae

Dark Euphoria: The Neo-Gothic Narrative of Millennial Technoculture

Mitchell John Goodwin, University, My, Stephen Stockwell
This exegetical document provides the theoretical context for a series of media art works that were produced between 2011 and 2012 in response as much as in parallel to this analysis.  ...  This is not an analysis of my practice – the history or technique – rather this is an analysis of the context that informs that practice.  ...  With limited oxygen and limited options -the technology of last resort becomes a terrifying and alien thing.  ... 
doi:10.25904/1912/3134 fatcat:a55zu4mcmvchfakyvrgb6cxnwu


Diane Bessai, Brian Parker, John Ripley, Neil Carson, Robert Wallace, Chris Johnson, Kim Maltman, Alexandre Amprimoz, S Mayne, Peter Christensen, Tony Cosier, Roo Borson (+24 others)
I give the best but there's sullen Cain threshing grain and reproaching me for the tenth time with his self righteous bloodless mouth. H is hand is as tense as a claw.  ...  By not stocking all works that publishers do produce, they create problems both for author and publisher; but by controlling the market, they also come dangerously close to controlling the availability  ...  Gracie's knife dripping with ketchup suggests Medea's murder of her children for revenge against Jason.  ... 

A Suffocating Nature: Environment, Culture, and German Chemical Warfare on the Western Front [article]

(:Unkn) Unknown, University, My, Jay Lockenour
These economic changes made in exchange for landscape degradation conflicted with long-held cultural beliefs in Germany that promoted the beauty of nature and the importance of conserving its aesthetics  ...  This created an atmosphere of total environmental war, where chemicals were intentionally used to contaminate land and kill all life for the sake of military gains.  ...  In the end of Gas I, the workers and government were not content with the son's new plans for civilization. As we have seen throughout this study, this is a case of art imitating life.  ... 
doi:10.34944/dspace/1524 fatcat:uzhxu7jfgjarvasooyyekbgzqe

Searching for Manila : Personal and Political Journeys in an Asian Megacity

Thomas Sykes
The book, which is slightly abridged for this submission, addresses themes both personal (such as the difficult processes of deciding what to do with my life, of falling in love and of becoming a surrogate  ...  The critical commentary element of my thesis begins with an analysis of what I term 'Manilaism', a trajectory of Anglo-American travel writing, literary journalism and realist fiction set in Manila dating  ...  We walked through more tumbledown dwellings, aerials like pterodactyl skeletons perched on them.  ... 
doi:10.25602/gold.00023699 fatcat:vlmhcjwskvchfiib5dk2hlydp4

C7IRIBB67IN CONNECTIONS Articles Poems and Stories Opinions and Notes A QUARTERLY OF CRITICISM AND R6VI6W

Stanley Atherton, Earle Birney, Austin Clarke, Clement Wyke, Samuel Selvon, Elizabeth Sabiston, Michael Cripps, George Ryga, Irving Layton, Ricardo Berg, Margaret Atwood, Cyril Dabydeen (+38 others)
Greighton and Underbill, though one of them was a Tory and the other a Radical, were both essentially Ontarians with centralist views of Canadian history.  ...  They recollect his life, they show his feeling for places and people, but they also reveal the special characteristics as a historian that distinguished him from his major contemporaries, Donald Greighton  ...  to do with the limits of mimesis and the nature of the process of reading.  ...