By Carlina Shotwell
By Adam Twarkowski
Vor Entstehung der Computernetzwerke battle es den Menschen nur dann möglich soziale Netzwerke zu bilden, wenn sich Gruppen zusammenschlossen, deren Mitglieder sich physisch nah befanden. Bereits zu Beginn der Entstehung von Computernetzwerken gab es Tendenzen zur Bildung von Gemeinschaften welche mittels dieses Mediums kommunizierten.
Auch das web galt von Anfang an nicht nur dem Austausch der Informationen wissenschaftlicher bzw. technischer Natur, sondern auch dem Austausch von Nachrichten, Gedanken, Ideen privater oder öffentlicher Natur zwischen den einzelnen Netzwerkbenutzern. Anfangs waren das lediglich rudimentär gestaltete Diskussionsforen im Usenet.
Mit der späteren technischen Entwicklung konnte dieser Austausch mit immer moderneren, schnelleren und für breiteres Publikum zugänglichen Methoden durchgeführt werden. Die eigentliche Entstehung von sozialen Netzwerken verbindet guy jedoch meistens mit Internetanwendungen, welche die Erstellung von eigenen Profilwebseiten inklusive Foto und Angaben zu eigenen individual, Führung einer Liste der Freundschaften, Kontakte, Möglichkeit der Veröffentlichung von Informationen zu Ereignissen, Texten oder Medien, ermöglichen.
By Bran Nicol
By Wayne Levin,Eric McHenry,Alexander Pepple
". . . [ capable MUSE ] fills a huge hole in figuring out what's fairly taking place in early twenty-first century American poetry." - Dana Gioia.
EDITORIAL - Alexander Pepple.
FEATURED ARTIST - Wayne Levin;
(Interviewed via Sharon Passmore).
FEATURED POET - Eric McHenry;
(Interviewed through Cody Walker).
FICTION - Linda Boroff, Richard Dokey, Michael Bradburn-Ruster, Zara Lisbon, Lane Kareska.
ESSAYS - Catharine Savage Brosman, Kevin Durkin, Robert Earle, Eric Torgersen.
BOOK reports - Reagan Upshaw.
POETRY - Jay Rogoff, Meredith McCann, William Baer, Jan D. Hodge, Stephen Scaer, William Thompson, Martial, Susan McLean, Carrie Shipers, Maura Stanton, Stephen Gibson, Len Krisak, Glenn Freeman, Richard Cecil, Bruce Bennett, Julie Steiner, Eric Torgersen, Ed Shacklee.
By Matthew Luter
Luter starts this quantity through explaining how Lethem’s cutting edge and provocative essay on artistic appropriation “The Ecstasy of impact” differs from different writing approximately impact, suggesting a creative mode that celebrates considerate borrowing. Readings of Lethem’s 3 significant novels stick to: taken jointly, Motherless Brooklyn, The citadel of Solitude, and protracted urban current a novelist coming to phrases with the thrill and disadvantages of inventive impact. Motherless Brooklyn will pay tribute to and subverts conventional hardboiled detective novels as Lethem performs with the conventions of a favourite (and influential) style. castle dwells obsessively on appreciation and feedback of influential artwork, as Lethem’s major personality spends a life-time considering the complexities of the artwork he loves, interrogating his personal reactions to it, and considering during the political implications of the methods he has been inspired by means of that which he consumes. persistent urban depicts the price of fandom and the risks of giving over an excessive amount of of oneself to the paintings that one loves, dramatized through a personality introduced approximately to damage no longer via the calls for of inventive production, yet by means of obsessive cultural consumption.
Borrowing overtly and promiscuously from past traditions either low and high (experimental fiction, comedian books, artwork movie, detective novels), Lethem screens a career-long curiosity in wondering what literary originality may perhaps suggest in a postmodern age. a few recommend that such borrowings point out a literary good that has run dry, making writers equivalent to Lethem mere patchwork artists. Luter argues as a substitute that Lethem’s propensity for donning his impacts and obsessions on his sleeve encourages new thought of originality itself. Out with “it’s all been performed” and in with “look in any respect that’s been performed, and all that we will nonetheless do with it!”
By Lewis Bagby
By Dr Anthony Bateman
In his vital contribution to the transforming into box of activities literature, Anthony Bateman lines the connection among literary representations of cricket and Anglo-British nationwide identification from 1850 to the mid Nineteen Eighties. analyzing newspaper bills, tutorial books, fiction, poetry, and the paintings of editors, anthologists, and historians, Bateman elaborates the ways that an extended culture of literary discourse produced cricket's cultural prestige and that means. His critique of writing approximately cricket results in the rediscovery of little-known texts and the reinterpretation of famous works by way of authors as different as Neville Cardus, James Joyce, the nice conflict poets, and C.L.R. James.
Beginning with mid-eighteenth century money owed of cricket that offer crucial historical past, Bateman examines the literary evolution of cricket writing opposed to the backdrop of key old moments resembling the good struggle, the 1926 basic Strike, and the increase of Communism. a number of case reports convey that cricket at the same time asserted English beliefs and created anxiousness approximately imperialism, whereas cricket's distinctively colonial aesthetic is highlighted via Bateman's exam of the discourse surrounding colonial cricket excursions and cricketers like Prince Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji of India and Sir Learie Constantine of Trinidad. that includes an in depth bibliography, Bateman's e-book indicates that, whereas the discourse surrounding cricket used to be key to its prestige as an emblem of state and empire, the embodied perform of the game served to destabilise its validated cultural that means within the colonial and postcolonial contexts.
By Helena Bilandzic,Friederike Koschel,Nina Springer,Heinz Pürer
By Prof. Suresh Kumar,Dr. Vinod Negi
By Matthew Desrosiers