National Geographic Reader: Living in the World: Cultural Themes for Writers

National Geographic Reader: Living in the World: Cultural Themes for Writers

Author: National Geographic Learning

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781285605791

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

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Bring your learning to life with compelling images, media and text from National Geographic. LIVING IN THE WORLD: CULTURAL THEMES FOR WRITERS will help you develop a clearer understanding of the world around you through engaging content. The 24 articles gathered in this cross-cultural multi-themed reader offer an exceptionally direct approach to issues surrounding identity and culture around the world. As the National Geographic Society's writers and photographers investigate the physical and cultural characteristics of specific locations throughout the world, they put faces on forces of assimilation, diversification, and make the multifarious realities of globalization palpable and concrete. Introducing readers to people and customs that may seem foreign, they shed new light on familiar American themes as well. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Almanac of the Christian World

The Almanac of the Christian World

Author: Edythe Draper

Publisher: Tyndale House Pub

ISBN: 0842316876

Category: Almanacs

Page: 865

View: 290

This second edition now offers even more to families, students, researchers, or those just looking for some interesting reading. Includes national and international news events of 1991; schedules of conventions and crusades; book, music, leadership, magazine, and video award winners; lists of Christian schools, foundations, churches, and other organizations; and more.

Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2021

Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2021

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472968159

Category: Reference

Page: 816

View: 776

The latest edition of the bestselling guide to all you need to know about how to get published, is packed full of advice, inspiration and practical information. The Writers' & Artists' Yearbook has been guiding writers and illustrators on the best way to present their work, how to navigate the world of publishing and ways to improve their chances of success, for over 110 years. It is equally relevant for writers of novels and non-fiction, poems and scripts and for those writing for children, YA and adults and covers works in print, digital and audio formats. If you want to find a literary or illustration agent or publisher, would like to self-publish or crowdfund your creative idea then this Yearbook will help you. As well as sections on publishers and agents, newspapers and magazines, illustration and photography, theatre and screen, there is a wealth of detail on the legal and financial aspects of being a writer or illustrator.

The Writer's Market

The Writer's Market

Author: ERS.

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015046413681

Category: Authorship

Page: 1112

View: 776

Describes thousands of markets for writers, covering magazines, publishers, syndicates, and contests; with information on submission requirements, pay scale, and freelance work, and listings of editors and agents.

Irish Women Writers

Irish Women Writers

Author: Alexander G. Gonzalez

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313328831

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 348

View: 888

Surveys the lives and works of roughly 75 Irish women writers active in a range of genres and periods.

Writing and Motivation

Writing and Motivation

Author: Suzanne Hidi

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9781849508216

Category: Education

Page: 348

View: 601

Bringing together contributions from international research on writing and motivation this volume addresses the implications of writing instruction based on the 2 main approaches to writing research: cognitive and socio-cultural. It provides systematic analysis of the various models, perspectives, and methods of motivation and writing.

The Most Influential Female Writers

The Most Influential Female Writers

Author: Anne Cunningham

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781508179665

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 702

Women writers have historically been marginalized. This timely book offers an introduction to influential women writers spanning the globe and time periods with entries from antiquity to the present. The book addresses how history, race, class, and other social categories complicate any single defining category of the woman writer. Presenting a spectrum of diverse women writers and situating them within cultural and critical contexts, readers will understand what defines a successful woman writer, as well as a critical or subversive one.

The Writer's Handbook

The Writer's Handbook

Author: Sylvia K. Burack

Publisher: Writer

ISBN: UOM:49015002636174

Category: Authorship

Page: 900

View: 996

"Manuscript market section", ed. by U. G. Olsen, 1941-44; by E. P. Werby, 1945-

Women Writers and the Occult in Literature and Culture

Women Writers and the Occult in Literature and Culture

Author: Miriam Wallraven

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317581390

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 248

View: 424

Examining the intersection of occult spirituality, text, and gender, this book provides a compelling analysis of the occult revival in literature from the 1880s through the course of the twentieth century. Bestselling novels such as The Da Vinci Code play with magic and the fascination of hidden knowledge, while occult and esoteric subjects have become very visible in literature during the twentieth century. This study analyses literature by women occultists such as Alice Bailey, Dion Fortune, and Starhawk, and revisits texts with occult motifs by canonical authors such as Sylvia Townsend Warner, Leonora Carrington, and Angela Carter. This material, which has never been analysed in a literary context, covers influential movements such as Theosophy, Spiritualism, Golden Dawn, Wicca, and Goddess spirituality. Wallraven engages with the question of how literature functions as the medium for creating occult worlds and powerful identities, particularly the female Lucifer, witch, priestess, and Goddess. Based on the concept of ancient wisdom, the occult in literature also incorporates topical discourses of the twentieth century, including psychoanalysis, feminism, pacifism, and ecology. Hence, as an ever-evolving discursive universe, it presents alternatives to religious truth claims that often lead to various forms of fundamentalism that we encounter today. This book offers a ground-breaking approach to interpreting the forms and functions of occult texts for scholars and students of literary and cultural studies, religious studies, sociology, and gender studies.