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Repetition and recombination: Reading network fiction [article]

Dave Ciccoricco, University Of Canterbury
The movement in the arts away from representation and toward simulation, away from the dynamics of reading and interpretation and toward the dynamics of interaction and play has led to exaggerated or alarmist  ...  Network fictions are narrative texts in digitallynetworked environments that make use of hypertext technology in order to create emergent and recombinatory narratives (unlike interactive, or "arborescent  ...  2 Shklovsky (1965,4) defines art as "a way of experiencing the artfulness of an object . .. [It] develops a variety of techniques to impede perception or, at least, to call attention to themselves."  ... 
doi:10.26021/5063 fatcat:s63m57jeczbcbdqjpjk34e4xiq

Ralph Ellison and the raft of hope: a political companion to Invisible man

2004 ChoiceReviews  
in Ellison-is a "dialogue" or "reply," what he calls "co-respondence."  ...  M. is being humble in exchange for future goods, and so he conceives of his humility as setting him in relation to the broader world of social and political interaction.  ...  Armstrong understood-that neither the music nor the dance is binding, and that in keeping with Henry James's notion that being an American is a complex fate, holding chaos at bay nonetheless demands that  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.41-6392 fatcat:rkfak6gaqfhmtmvzilgxqmhnxm

A qualitative analysis of the thematic patterns and lines of development of the most significant organisational leadership models Kotie van Wyk

Y Yunibesiti, Bokone-Bophirima, H Nell
visually represented in the fonn of a sociogram network display.  ...  These leadership narratives were subjected to a qualitative analysis aimed at identifying relevant themes and patterns of development, which were subsequently mapped into a 1 story network analysis and  ...  the interaction of current and potential users is described mathematically (Bass, 1969: 215-227) .  ... 

Ideology, image-making and the media in Putin's Russia [article]

Gregory J. Simons, University Of Canterbury
Three leaders who have a different managerial style, although both Gorbachev and Putin have legal training, which seems to have some impact upon the way they try to manage a transforming society.  ...  This work focuses on the tumultuous and rapidly evolving environment of Russian media and society, from the era of Gorbachev's reforms of glasnost to just before the 2003 – 2004 electoral cycle.  ...  dynamics interact to construct a social system."  ... 
doi:10.26021/4724 fatcat:h6q6k7pkvfazdpobohdzetwtka

The Invention of Mary Shelley: Fictional Representations of Mary Shelley in the Twentieth Century

Selina Packard
As such it forms a contribution to two main areas of study: the postmodern debate bout the relationship between fictional and factual discourses, and also to the perception of Mary Shelley in criticism  ...  Chapter 2 goes on to examine the prose fictions in which Mary Shelley appears as a fictional character in the years from the 1930s to the 1960s.  ...  of the themes of artistic and scientific creation, parenthood, and social conditioning and how all these interact.  ... 
doi:10.25602/gold.00028679 fatcat:w4rkh2fgdzckpdijd3keve7e3u