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No. 48, September

L'ecriture Proustienne: Pourrait-On Appeler Proust Un Ecrivain De "Stream(s) of Consciousness"?
L'ecriture proustienne : pourrait-on appeler Proust un ecrivain de << stream(s) of consciousness >> ? Quand nous naviguons sur les sites d'Internet pour rechercher la definition de << stream of consciousness >> en chinois,...
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El Encuentro De Dos Mundos En la Obra De Isabel Allende Ines del Alma Mia
1. Introduccion La figura de mujeres inscritas en el mundo narrativo hispanoamericano contemporaneo resulta ser una fuente inagotable de caracter y fuerza narrativa. En particular, debido a la fuerza de sus convicciones a la hora de establecer un...
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Individualismo Y Colectivismo En la Familia Occidental Y Oriental
Introduccion En este articulo cuando hablamos de individualismo y colectivismo lo usamos en el sentido que el famoso sicologo social Geert Hofstede lo ha investigado y explicado en su obra Culture's Consequences ampliada luego en Cultures and Organizations:...
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Etude Comparative Entre Rue De Rennes et Dans la Rue De Rennes --Une Analyse Syntaxique et Semantique
0. Introduction En francais, les noms de lieu en fonction de complement circonstanciel, qu'ils soient noms propres ou noms communs, sont la plupart du temps necessairement introduits par une preposition: (1) --U allez-vous ? --Jevais (en France...
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The Impossible out of the Net of Words: Rethinking the Fantastic through Todorov, Tolkien and Lewis
I. Introduction "The very heart of the fantastic," according to the modern theorist Tzvetan Todorov, known as "Mr. Structuralism," (1) lies in the sustained experience of "ambiguity"--whether the adventure (within the literary text) is "reality...
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No. 47, July

Kreativer Umgang Mit der Demenzerkrankung Und Dem Leben --Arno Geigers der Alte Konig in Seinem Exil-
1. Einleitung Der junge osterreichische Schriftsteller Amo Geiger veroffentlichte 1997 seinen Debutroman, 2005 wurde ihm nach Erscheinen seines Familienromans uber die osterreichische Geschichte mit dem Titel Es geht uns gut der erste Deutsche Buchpreis...
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Un Narratore Tra Autore Originario E Lettori: Confronto Tra I Promessi Sposi E Il Romanzo Cinese Ernu Yingxiong Zhuan
Premessa. Ernu yingxiong zhuan, titolo traducibile come Storia di amore ed eroismo, e un romanzo cinese incompleto in quaranta capitoli, scritto dal mancese Wen Kang (1789-c.1875) e pubblicato postumo nel 1878 (1). Il romanzo unisce elementi cavallereschi...
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Writing Praxis as Soteriological Vehicle: Via Negativa from Dionysius the Areopagite to Ramon del Valle-Inclan to Jack Spicer
I thought that if I could put it all down, that would be one way. And next the thought came to me that to leave all out would be another, and truer, way. --John Ashbery (Three Poems 3) Words get in the way, much of the time, but assuming we speak...
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"I Was Myself an Eye-Witness": Disaster Discourse and the Eighteenth-Century English Scientific Mind in Daniel Defoe's the Storm
Disasters, either in the form of natural calamities or contagious epidemics, form shared memories for survivors that, when recorded, arouse sympathy. Daniel Defoe (1660?-1731) was among the first to develop a narrative technique designed to portray...
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A Comparative Study of Two American Cultural Renaissances
Introduction Americans love to indulge in rebellions and rebirths, evolutions and revolutions, renewals and restorations in politics, public life, business, academia and the arts. Such movements, often mercurial in their development and explosive...
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E.M. Forster's Impossible Gift in Howards End
E. M. Forster has been considered a difficult writer to approach because of his ambivalent attitude toward human relations. For example, in Howards End, his novel "most explicitly devoted to the ideal of personal relations" (Rosecrance, "Howards" 108),...
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No. 46, September

A Russian Mirror to Ireland: Migration in Tom Murphy's the House and Anton Chekhov's the Cherry Orchard
A. Introduction: Chekhov in the Irish Context Anton Chekhov, whose career was partially inspired by Henrik Ibsen, exerted an influence on many European playwrights, a number of whom were Irish, by producing "problem plays" in the style of "unflinching,...
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Jorge Edwards Y la Muerte De Montaigne: Una Lectura De la Memoria Y Su Conjetura
1. Introduccion Jorge Edwards publica su novela La muerte de Montaigne el ano 2011. Una novela que retrata parte importante de la vida y obra del famoso filosofo e intelectual frances Michel de Montaigne. Montaigne nacio el 28 de febrero de 1533...
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El Problema De la Identidad En Las Ratas De Jose Bianco
1. Las ratas: la "prehistoria de un crimen" En Las ratas, leemos las "paginas ineditas" escritas por Delfin Heredia, en las que relata, despues de muchos anos, la historia de su familia y ciertos acontecimientos ocurridos durante su adolescencia....
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Ein Stuck Verstehen-Eine Rolle Suchen-Eine Rolle Finden. Entwicklung Von Text-Und Rollenverstandnissen Bei Einem Schultheaterprojekt in Taiwan
1. Ablauf des Theaterprojektes Die Idee fur die vorliegende Studie ergab sich aus unserer langjahrigen Erfahrung mit deutschsprachigen Theaterprojekten der Abschlussjahrgange am Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages. Jedes Jahr fuhren die Schuler...
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Estudio De Los Conectores Utilizados En Las Pruebas De Lectura De Dele Como Reflexion Para la Didactica De Espanol Como Lengua Extranjera En Taiwan
1. Introduccion Segun Chacon (2007), el proceso de comunicacion escrito depende principalmente del entendimiento del mensaje por parte de los interlocutores. Para comprender bien el significado del mensaje no solo es necesario utilizar el mismo...
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No. 45, September

Towards a New and More Constructive Partnership: The Changing Role of Translation in Comparative Literature
I. Changing Paradigms The relationship between comparative literature and translation has always been an uneasy one. If we are to look back at the brief history of comparative literature as a formal field of study, we would see that the development...
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"Wie Kommt Einer Dahin, Sein Geliebtestes Zu Todten?" Theodor Storms Novelle ein Bekenntnis
Die Novelle Ein Bekenntnis, erschienen 1887, ist das einzige Werk Theodor Storms, in dem die Krebskrankheit dargestellt und das Thema 'Euthanasie' diskutiert wird. Sie wird jedoch in der Forschung bisher noch nicht genugend berucksichtigt, obwohl sie...
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Analyse De L'acedie Dans Volupte De Sainte-Beuve
Introduction: Volupte de Sainte-Beuve: nature et objet du livre Volupte n'est pas un roman a proprement parler, si l'on entend par ce terme une oeuvre de fiction pure. Il est tout au plus « un roman de l'individualite, de la quete du moi...
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Analisis Linguistico De Las Rimas De Becquer
I. Introduccion al Romanticismo Antes de analizar la obra poetica de Gustavo Adolfo Becquer, veamos brevemente que es el romanticismo, movimiento cultural y literario en el que esta incluido nuestro autor. El romanticismo es un fenomeno cultural...
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Language and National Identity: The "Revolution" of Italian Neorealism
The questione della lingua In order to understand well the importance of the linguistic "revolution" which took place in Italian literature and cinema in the post-World War II period, firstly we have to summarize briefly what had happened in Italy...
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No. 44, September

From Impressionist Paris to Post-Impressionist London: Henry James's and Virginia Woolf's "Painting-in-Writing"
In The Ambassadors (1903), Henry James illustrates a way of depicting visual impressions of a character, corresponding to his brother William James's concept of stream of consciousness. The observation of visual and sensational "atoms" constitutes...
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L'esprit Sartrien Des Francais, Du Moi Freudien Au Moi Humaniste, De L'angoisse a L'espoir
Les annees 60-70 virent le triomphe de grands courants de pensee et des grands intellectuels les incarnant. Je parle bien evidemment de l'existentialisme de Sartre, du structuralisme de Levi-Strauss et de la psychanalyse de Freud. La France sortie...
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Jorge Edwards: La Memoria En El Contexto De la Nueva Novela Historica
1. Introduccion Jorge Edwards es un reconocido escritor chileno contemporaneo, ganador del premio Cervantes el ano 1999. Autor prolijo de muchas novelas, cuentos, ensayos, que transmiten la compleja realidad de la sociedad chilena, su historia,...
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Materialismo Y Espiritualidad En la Poesia De Claudio Rodriguez
Introduccion La poesia espanola de posguerra podria ser considerada como un punto de inflexion, que influye acertadamente en el terreno de la poesia espanola contemporanea. Es este punto de inflexion el que nos proporciona una mirada mas amplia...
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No. 43, September

Loin Des Mondanites Esthetiques: Quelques Reflexions Sur L'opposition Entre le Mythique et le Ludique a Partir Du Process-Verbal et De Ritournelle De la Faim De J-M. G. le Clezio
Le prix Nobel attribue a Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio en octobre 2008 a provoque une petite querelle qui a anime les colonnes litteraires du Monde pendant quelques semaines : articles virulents, courrier de lecteurs excedes, intervention d'un mediateur...
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L'immagine Della Vergine Nelle Laude del XIII Secolo, in Relazione Alla Commedia Di Dante
Le paraliturgiche Laude, primi esempi di liriche religiose in vernacolo, offrono preziosi spunti per comprendere le pratiche religiose mariane del secolo che vide la composizione della Divina Commedia, oltre a rappresentare un valido punto di riferimento...
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La Noesis Novelesca Kunderiana: Una Grafomania Ignota
1. Introduccion La exiguidad biografica domena la informacion disponible sobre Milan Kundera, coadyuvada por la eidetica de su noesis novelesca y su reluctancia, insita a su personalidad, a conceder entrevistas: "Hace tiempo tome una decision: nunca...
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Temporal Adverbial Parameters in the Mental Spaces of Taiwanese EFL Learners
1. Introduction Throughout the process of language production, as we think and talk our mental spaces are recalled, created, and modified (Fauconnier and Turner 2002). Mental spaces are connected to our long-term schematic knowledge and are linked...
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Analisis Contrastivo De Las Oraciones Enfaticas Con Verbo Ser Y Relativo En Chino, Ingles Y Espanol
1. Nomenclatura Hay un tipo de oraciones, que existen en chino, ingles y espanol, que en los ultimos anos estan siendo muy estudiadas y que han recibido varios nombres. Son las oraciones enfaticas con verbo ser y relativo, que suelen ser mas conocidas...
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Sexual Politics and Social Mobility in the Expedition of Humphry Clinker
The Expedition of Humphry Clinker (1771), the last novel of Tobias Smollett (1727-1771), combines the travelogue with the epistolary form to explore the issue of Scottish nationalism. Its method is to contrast English society and cityscape, on the...
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No. 42, Annual

Visions of Alterity: The Gothic Encounter in Chaucer's House of Fame
The idea of the Gothic has been an important critical concern in Chaucer studies. Chaucerians have used the analogy of the Gothic cathedral to explain what they suppose to be an important feature in Chaucer's works: a poised balance or a structurally...
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Burden, St. Peter, and Latour: Cather's Modernist Traditionalist Personae
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The three novels you've been assigned are the most representative of Cather's general work--twelve novels and more than fifty stories. Once popularly known as a prairie writer, primarily for My Antonia (1918), Cather's contribution...
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An Evaluation of Junior High School English Textbooks in Taiwan
1. Introduction 1.1. Background In order to keep up with the trend of globalization, the Ministry of Education (MOE) in Taiwan had to outline some proposals for educational reform, including several proposals for the area of English language...
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No. 41, January

Full Chairs and Empty Spaces: A Kind of Entertainment (a Record of the Translation of Leung Ping-Kwan's "Fourteen Chairs")
Fullness and emptiness suggest the process of translation, and so it was that on March 17, 2006, at Simmons College in Boston, Leung Ping-kwan and Michelle Yeh answered my invitation to spend an entire day working on a single poem by Ping-kwan,...
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Anger and Community in the Knight's Tale
As Chaucer's Wife of Bath comes to the end of her life story and prepares to tell her tale, the Friar interrupts her, commenting on the considerable length of her prologue: "This is a long preamble of a tale" (831). (1) The Friar laughs as he says...
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Narrating Chinese M/others: New Orientalism in Amy Tan's the Joy Luck Club
Since the 1960s and '70s, the voices of the Third World have been recovered and recognized by the academy in the name of subversive politics. Interestingly, most of the works selected and privileged by the academy are those seen as most directly...
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La Araucana. Poema Epico Sobre la Conquista De Chile: El Encuentro De Dos Culturas
Alonso de Ercilla: breve presentacion de su vida Alonso de Ercilla y Zuniga nacio en Madrid, el 7 de agosto de 1533 y murio en la misma ciudad el 29 de noviembre de 1594. De origen noble, paje del rey Felipe II de Espana gracias a las influencias...
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Sexo, Politica Y Fe: Aproximacion a Cronica De Una Muerte Anunciada Y la Manana De Sangre
"Dadme un prejuicio y movere el mundo" (Cronica de una muerte anunciada 113) Introduccion La literatura hispanoamericana de los anos sesenta, con el "realismo magico" y el "boom" literario, potenciado por el Premio Nobel que concedieron al...
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Estudio De Las Combinaciones Lexicas Y Gramaticales a Partir De Un Corpus De Lectura Espanola (CLECE)
1. Introduccion En los ultimos veinte anos, el tema de las combinaciones de palabras en la linguistica teorica y la aplicada se ha estudiado exhaustivamente, como podemos comprobar consultando en los bancos de datos de LLBA, ERIC, MLA (1) y Google...
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No. 40, Annual

Edward Said, Cultural Politics, and Critical Theory (an Interview)
FERIAL GHAZOUL: At what point in your academic career did you know Edward Said and how was your response on first reading him or meeting him? How did your response to Said develop? TERRY EAGLETON: My first encounter with Edward Said was when he...
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Through Western Eyes: Young Adult Literature Set in China
Intellectuals during the eighteenth century in Europe, and especially in England, delighted in developing systems for just about anything, a tendency which Jonathan Swift amusingly satirizes in the third book of his Gulliver's Travels (1726), lambasting,...
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Voices from the Irish Margin: Sean O'Casey's the Shadow of a Gunman and Christina Reid's Joyriders
Sean O'Casey's Dublin Trilogy, which comprises The Shadow of a Gunman (1923), Juno and the Paycock (1924), and The Plough and the Stars (1926), is known for its critique of fervent Irish nationalism, revealing how the War of Independence, the Civil...
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Lebens- Und Todesauffassung Bei Max Frisch: Triptychon. Drei Szenische Bilder
ENGLISH ABSTRACT The themes of Max Frisch's works include youth, crises of identity and culture, and relationships between humans and technology. These themes are ultimately tied to the conception of life and death he explored throughout his career,...
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Les Ravages De la Jalousie Dans la Cousine Bette
ENGLISH ABSTRACT Jealousy is the passion that drives the title character in Balzac's La Cousine Bette. Bette indulges this passion by trying to take revenge against the Hulot family. But this unmarried woman is hardly the only jealous character...
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Oratorical Manipulation and Critical Reading: A Study of the Proem of Lysias's against Eratosthenes
Discussing the politics of reading in schools, Kress notes that: * The task of the writer is to construct a text which will most effectively coerce the reader into accepting the constructed text.... Clearly the best reader will be a critical,...
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Das Deutschlandbild Taiwanischer Germanistikstudenten Vor Und Nach Ihrem Aufenthalt in Deutschland (1)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT For a decade or so the departments of German in Taiwan have been sending their students to Germany to improve their target language on the spot. For most of the students it is their first prolonged stay and formal learning experience...
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Valores De USO Y Omision De Los Articulos Y Su Aplicacion En Las Funciones Sintacticas
ENGLISH ABSTRACT Although the Spanish article (el, la, los, las, un, una, unos, unas, lo) has a brief form and few variations, its functions and usage are quite complicated. The Spanish article has its independent theory for use and omission. This...
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Vol. 39, Annual

An Interview with Lu Po-Shen
Lu Po-Shen (???) is a founding member of the Department of Theatre Arts at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen University in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, where he teaches directing and acting. He received his M.A. in Drama and Theatre Studies from Royal Holloway, University of...
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Discordia Concors: Characterization Problems of Two Shakespearean Gentlewomen
Historically, an interest in Shakespeare's characters came along with an interest in the Bard himself. This interest in his craft of dramatic characterization emerged as a dominant mode of criticism, character criticism, between 1774 and 1800. As Brian...
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Rastignac et Son Art De Parvenir
ENGLISH ABSTRACT In the nineteenth century, social ambition became an important theme for many French writers in their role as observers of society. Thus, there appear in the literature of this period characters driven by a will to succeed at any...
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Proust Ethique
ENGLISH ABSTRACT Prior to considering Proust from an ethical perspective, this study defines the meaning of the term "ethics" through descriptions offered by the Encyclopedie d'Alembert, by exponents of rhetoric and style, and by theorists of discourse....
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Dall'eternita Di Dante All'impermanenza Di Petrarca
ENGLISH ABSTRACT This article traces the evolution of the perception of time from the Middle Ages through the Renaissance, before moving to a brief analysis of the literary works of Petrarch in comparison to Dante, with regard to their concepts...
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Vol. 38, Annual

Le Dreyfusisme Proustien
La Troisieme Republique La Troisieme Republique proclamee par le gouvernement de la Defense nationale le 4 septembre 1870 fut definitivement instituee en 1875 et s'acheva le 10 juillet 1940, quand le marechal Petain crea l'Etat francais; elle eut...
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Grice's Maxims and the Principle of Selectiveness: An Advertising Language Perspective (1)
The ability to be selective, i.e. saying the right thing at the right time and place, is essential for successful interaction. This article examines the dynamic process of expression and comprehension in language interactions and deals with two issues....
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