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Literature and sustainability

Louise Squire, Matthew Jarvis
2015 Green Letters. Studies in Ecocriticism  
Th e tale of Trumpington Mill Our second miller ' s tale, Th e Reeve ' s Tale , situates the working watermill in a particular geographical setting and historical moment.  ...  Th e tale of Flatford Mill Our fi rst miller ' s tale takes the form of a painting that visualises a particular, less predatory, aspect of the dynamic relationship between land (in the form of a crop)  ...  Pi ' s conclusion, that zoos answer survival challenges for animals as houses do for humans, based on the observation that a good zoo provides for a creature ' s needs, again is partially drawn.  ... 
doi:10.1080/14688417.2014.991134 fatcat:u6lqkeyvnnfobevygcmlhc6nqa

My First Book of Greek Myths: Retelling Ancient Myths to Modern Children

Miriam Riverlea
Why do these ancient stories continue to exert such a hold on their audiences? What does the world of myth look like?  ...  In this thesis I argue that contemporary retellings of these myths produced for children and young adults deserve recognition as a significant cultural phenomenon and warrant more sustained critical attention  ...  Introduction When I was eight years old, my father gave me Roger Lancelyn Green's Tales of the Greek Heroes and The Tale of Troy. 1 First published in the 1950s, these stories were packaged as lightweight  ... 
doi:10.4225/03/58c662a22ec44 fatcat:h6cxcawtrbdjtp52n6pcb6zmpy

The targum (1928:Mar. 3 - 1928:Mar. 31)

No Name Supplied
As a student organization, the Targum operated under the oversight of the dean of students and student government but in October 1980, the Targum became an independent college paper.  ...  In January 1869, the Targum as we now know it, made its appearance as a monthly paper that concerned itself with student "literary contributions" and college news as well as serving as a vehicle for bringing  ...  some sort of a tale that would appeal to their imagina tions, as this one most apparently did.  ... 
doi:10.7282/t3-ypgq-kx56 fatcat:6dpssf5gabgorckejkg7j2pqzi

Cultural Intertexts Year 1 Volume 1-2/2014

Casa Cărţii De Ştiinţă
2014 unpublished
Organized on two main parts, this paper aims at establishing both writing and translation variables in young adult novels focusing on the case study of Andy Briggs's contemporary series and anti-series  ...  The everlasting clash between good and evil has been a constant topic in literature for children in general and in young adult literature in particular.  ...  Din carnea cea sănătoasă a mărului s-a născut Abel, din viermele mărului s-a născut Cain the executioner of his life), the people of his own kingdom.  ... 

The Crisis of Language in Contemporary Japan: Reading, Writing, and New Technology

Jun Mizukawa
In light of heightened interests in the past, present, and future of books, and a series of recent state interventions on the prospect of "national" text culture, it is my argument that ongoing tensions  ...  The scope of analysis is partly informed by popular discourse decrying a perceived decline in reading and writing proficiency among Japanese youth.  ...  of books carefully wrapped in S-Shobō's brown furoshiki on a store dolly.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8s181x2 fatcat:g6y4iilsvvfulkwgjcvk67yxoa

Could've, should've, but didn't: an exploration of uchronic fiction and a critical study of Australia's failure to implement Dr I.N. Steinberg's Kimberley Plan

David Muller
It is important to note that at present there are a limited number of Uchronic novels about Australia.  ...  As a result, this research will disambiguate an unanswered question from Australian history: why was the Kimberley Plan, a scheme that would have opened the East Kimberley region of Western Australia to  ...  the coming-of-age tale."  ... 
doi:10.4225/03/58b906fac14f9 fatcat:zeounbed2zffbnjnebprnxkc3q