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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...world's biggest dummy. Sang Huin gave his typical defense of "Miguk sarem" ("American") which would bring on a confused and critical look--in this cas... ...rica, and so existing as a Korean only by birth and race definitely made him American in every way but a legal one. Most persons under such a scenario... ...ere two sides of the same coin. He loved his mother and she was alone on the American continent as he was in Asia. They were indeed alone in the world... ...eep patterns. Chapter Ten (1989: Houston) Turning away from the cooked bacon strips dripping grease on their paper towel bedding, he walked to the bat... ...not see him return from the bathroom to cook the last of his bacon where the strips shrank phallically in the heat. But from the smell she, of course,... ...g her desires and appetites. She cut the list of maudlin mottoes into myriad strips; put paper clips around each strip, and then attached each one aro... ... Don't know--hope not. What are you reading?" "Nothing." "What's nothing?" "Comics." "In Braille?" "Yes." "You can't see the pictures. There are no ... ...you have to develop a vivid imagination." Seong Seob did not say anything. "Comics about what?" He was trying to control this disapproving undertone... ...meone now チN maybe not long. He vitiates his mind with a Braille version of comics. They have Braille comics, you know. I mean, that is his busines...

...This work is about a Korean American teaching in his homeland, feeling lost in Korean culture and that his own life is an outlier to this conservative society. As he lives there, making his living as an English teacher, he writes of Gabriele, a single ...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...s? Even the ones they claim to have been dictated by gods or aliens? Even if American copyright law requires “an author,” presumably a human one? 9 Ca... ...r the films of the Second World War, or footage on the daily lives of African-Americans during segregation, or the music of the Great Depression, or th... ...hey were successful. 36 As Yochai Benkler puts it, Alice Randall, an African American woman, was ordered by a government official not to publish her cr... ...would have been contacted by the very talented person who took images from a comic book about fair use that I co-wrote and mashed them up with words f... ...ovement has been pronounced enough to generate its own reaction. The popular comics site “xkcd” has strips critical of the Digital Millennium Copyrigh... ...nced enough to generate its own reaction. The popular comics site “xkcd” has strips critical of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 19 but also a ne... ...Musical borrowing is the subject of the next “graphic novel”—which is to say comic book—produced by me, Keith Aoki, and Jennifer Jenkins: Theft!: A Hi...

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An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

By: Steven David Justin Sills

..., the light, on the rich verdant fields and on the rough and uneven wooden strips of the rotting platforms of the train stations of all these small to... ...and time seemed reassuringly cognate. With the memory of that light, white American, Kimberly Debecrois--or something French--pulling away from his gr... ...lls of what he labeled in his mind as his "tomb." Hanging there, these two strips of a cotton contained bits of his flayed soles from the friction of ... ...ully that he began to believe it himself. On canvas, distorting the French-American into an Asian half-breed and a lady of the night, he brought to hi... ...inating, he thought about how each year for his birthday she had fixed her American born, but not raised, angel food cake burnished in icing, and brou... ...leven he just wanted to serve obscurely and enter the world of implausible comic book scenarios shortly before sleep. Back then noodles, comics, and s... ... a refuge to Nawin. He laughed at himself for he found the self to be more comically intriguing than any other being. It was on such holidays, as teen... ...oup indistinct from all others, but when solitary would often be reading a comic book and riveting one of the legs under a table though not in a queer...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...strip them of their hard outer fibers, and then slice the core into short strips. After they soaked them in water, they would:  Pound the strips... ...ips nearly dry before overlapping them slightly.  Place a second set of strips at right angles to the first.  Pound those sheets and leave them ... ...s. ―Classic Chinese,‖ first written on silk cloth or sheets of bamboo strips, appeared sometime between one and two millennia after cuneiform an... ... more likely stemmed from his encounters with sailors who had touched the American continent. In his revealing COD: A Biography of the Fish that ... ...fisherman kept secret their profitable catches of cod on regular trips to American waters. Mongols fostered exchange of ideas and inventions The ... ...its strength in a righteous fight. By Anonymous, from MacKellar’s “The American Printer” 1887 1... ... HarperCollins, 2006. Hogben, Lancelot Thomas. From Cave Painting to Comic Strip: A Kaleidoscope of Human Communication. New York: Chanticleer ...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...strip them of their hard outer fibers, and then slice the core into short strips. After they soaked them in water, they would:  Pound the strips... ...ips nearly dry before overlapping them slightly.  Place a second set of strips at right angles to the first.  Pound those sheets and leave them ... ...ups. ―Classic Chinese,‖ first written on silk cloth or sheets of bamboo strips, appeared sometime between one and two millennia after cuneiform an... ... more likely stemmed from his encounters with sailors who had touched the American continent. In his revealing COD: A Biography of the Fish that Ch... ...fisherman kept secret their profitable catches of cod on regular trips to American waters. 13 Som... ...its strength in a righteous fight. By Anonymous, from MacKellar‘s ―The American Printer‖ 1887 1... ... HarperCollins, 2006. Hogben, Lancelot Thomas. From Cave Painting to Comic Strip: A Kaleidoscope of Human Communication. New York: Chanticleer ...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...ew lions? When there were millions of grazing animals? Why didn’t the North American natives colonize the land where millions of bison lived? It ... ...hapter Three: Summary of Hominid-Human development 205 The earliest North American cultures invented bone-tools and flint tools by themselves. B... ...plitting with crude stones as the first form of stone technology. After North American humans began splitting Mammoth-bones: did they start evolving... ...less of who the author was. Regardless if they were the equivalent of a Greek comic book, or a recipe THE PATH OF SPLITNESS Chapter Six A: Civiliz... ...species. Other species cannot turn out duplicate cardboard boxes, cars, dead strips of wood called lumber, computers. Etc. Other species cannot ove... ...t integrate it with facial expressions-body gestures... Why not make language comical instead of serious? To try to squeeze all self-expression int...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

...de and supersede one's moral obligations towards non- affiliated humans. Thus, an American's moral obligation to safeguard the lives of American f... ...igation to save the lives of innocent civilians, however numerous, if they are not Americans. The larger the number of positive self-definitions I ... ...ical Islamists are now advocating the mass slaughter of Westerners, particularly of Americans and Israelis, regardless of age, gender, and alleged c... ...s are, therefore, likely to fragment into urban islands: gated communities, slums, strips, technology parks and "valleys", belts, and so on. The va... ...n based) intelligent life forms seem to provoke in us. But it goes no deeper than a comic book treatment of the important themes that it broaches. I...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...de and supersede one's moral obligations towards non- affiliated humans. Thus, an American's moral obligation to safeguard the lives of American f... ...igation to save the lives of innocent civilians, however numerous, if they are not Americans. The larger the number of positive self-definitions I ... ...ical Islamists are now advocating the mass slaughter of Westerners, particularly of Americans and Israelis, regardless of age, gender, and alleged c... ...s are, therefore, likely to fragment into urban islands: gated communities, slums, strips, technology parks and "valleys", belts, and so on. The va... ...n based) intelligent life forms seem to provoke in us. But it goes no deeper than a comic book treatment of the important themes that it broaches. I...

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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

...- Adventures in the New World -- The first white man that ever set foot on the American continent -- Killing of Thorwald by natives -- His last instru... ...- Snakes and crocodiles -- The return to France -- Bougainville in the war for American independence 415- 422 CHAPTER XL. A Brief Biography of Captain... ..................................................... 54 Thorfinn's voyage to the American shores................................. 55 Killing of the firs... ...st of the Eastern Archipelago. Islands were on every hand; sandy islands, mere strips of beach saved from the fury of the waves, volcanic islands lift... ...kind of savage hallo, or shriek, not unlike what is sometimes practised in the comic dances on our European theatres. They formed the triple semi-circ... ...wo of the women would advance together, followed by two men who performed many comical antics, and who, indeed, seemed to monopolize the attention of ... ...rnestness as though the feast had just begun. Frozen seal blubber in long hard strips came next, and the dinner was ended by the production of a large...

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Laws of Destiny Never Disappear : Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World

By: Matti Sarmela

...ew places at regular intervals, the walls of houses were woven from bamboo strips. Such bamboo houses still exist in forest villages, including Ban Do... ...s to use genetic modification to produce and patent a variety suitable for American conditions. Potential cultivation of Jasmine rice by American supe... ...ive you money for the cremation ceremony. The coffin was woven from bamboo strips and not from timber, boards, like today. And it wasn't always possib... ...ted in reading and have literature in their homes other than magazines and comics. In the 1970s, the villages of this book housed scarcely anybody who... ... produced, and they have rather tended to be TV serials; cinemas show many American movies as is the case elsewhere in Asia. From citizen to gl... ...eferred to the birth legend with figures of executioners with swords and a comical-looking Prince of Lampang, who also got his come-uppance according ... ... US army during the Korean war; sex trade has always flourished around all American military bases. In 1983, it was said that there was only one broth... ...en obedient to your parents, you may be reborn deaf. In those days, wooden strips were cut and my mother was tied inside them. The body was taken to t...

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New Life Incognita

By: Gracie C. Mckeever

... Oh, hell no. This isn't happening. "We've got one victim down ... African-American male, early twenties ... wounds to the chest and abdomen..." Toy c... ...d, turned off the flame under the pan then brought a plate of cooked bacon strips to the table. "A little while. Decided to get an early start." Dagny... ...ow had been the perfect forum for Madam Camilla's interview as the host—an American Wiccan high priest—was a fundamentalist opposed to drugs and blunt... ...armhouse, turned to Kelly. "And you? What's your background?" "I'm African-American. My family's originally from the south. Georgia, to be specific." ... ...ll me, Dagny? Are you ... are you gay?" Kelly chuckled, glad for the brief comic relief. "I wish it were that simple. But the truth is more complicate...

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American Notes

By: Rudyard Kipling

...es by Rudyard Kipling A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication American Notes by Rudyard Kipling is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...in the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. American Notes by Rudyard Kipling, the Pennsylvania State University, Elect... ...ia State University is an equal opportunity university. 3 Rudyard Kipling American Notes by Rudyard Kipling Intr Intr Intr Intr Introduction oduction... ...ot appear in the invoice. The type- writer is an in-stitution of which the comic papers make much capital, but she is vastly convenient. She and a com... ...at Sunday I listened to people who said that the mere fact of spiking down strips of iron to wood, and get- ting a steam and iron thing to run along t... ...n cloth tops! Not till I wandered about this land did I understand why the comic papers belabor the Anglomaniac. Certain young men of the more idiotic...

...Contents At the Golden Gate ..................................................... 5 American Politics ....................................................... 18 American Salmon ...................................................... 29 The Yellowstone ........................................................ 3...

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The History Of

By: H. G. Wells

...mmed with imagi- 10 The History of Mr. Polly nation that the cheap boys’ “comics” of to-day have replaced. At fourteen, when he emerged from the vall... ...ight beds, and this into a third apart- ment with yellow grained paper and American cloth tables, which was the dining-room by day and the men’s sitti... ...p, and behind, in pursuit of contrasted bleakness, he was now hanging long strips of grey silesia and chilly coloured linen dusterings. It was wonderf... ...o have known that woman. At Canterbury, too, he first to his knowledge saw Americans. His shop did a good class trade in Westgate Street, and he would... ...nothing. He went one night to a music hall and developed a vague idea of a comic performance; the comic men seemed violent rowdies and not at all funn...

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War and the Future; Italy, France and Britain at War

By: H. G. Wells

...rgely made up for by the good will and generous efforts of the English and American press. An interesting monograph might be written upon these variou... ...ut out a bed of begonias. In Paris I met a charming 50 War and the Future American writer, the wife of a French artist, the lady who wrote My House o... ...nally into the writer’s study there come to hand drifting fragments of the American literature upon the ques- tion of “preparedness,” and American pap... ... world’s affairs so as to make another war improbable. Already these serio-comic T anks, weighing something over twenty tons or so, have gone slitheri... ...an to explain one’s home politics to an intelligent foreigner enquirer; it strips off all the secondary considerations, the allusiveness, the merely t...

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

...kled at the hysteric rob- ins as he would have chuckled at kittens or at a comic movie. He was, to the eye, the perfect office-going ex- ecutive—a wel... ...lin Avenue & 3d St., N.E Zenith Omar Gribble, Esq., 376 North American Building, Zenith. Dear Mr. Gribble: Your letter of the twentieth t... ...ompson, the old-fashioned, lean Yankee, rugged, traditional, stage type of American business man, and Babbitt, the plump, smooth, efficient, up-to-the... ...uch amused by the antiquated provincialism as any proper Englishman by any American. He knew himself to be of a breeding altogether more esthetic and ... ...t, really, they weren’t at all nice.” Babbitt looked up irritably from the comic strips in the Evening Advocate. They composed his favorite literature... ...lly, they weren’t at all nice.” Babbitt looked up irritably from the comic strips in the Evening Advocate. They composed his favorite literature and a... ...ights standards. The gray walls were divided into artificial pan- eling by strips of white-enameled pine. From the Bab- bitts’ former house had come t... ...s anything like our number of phonographs, with not only dance records and comic but also the best operas, such as Verdi, rendered by the world’s high... ...tless. He vaguely wanted something more diverting than the newspaper comic strips to read. He ambled up to Verona’s room, sat on her maid- enly blue a...

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The Wings of the Dove

By: Henry James

...erned with. I had from far back mentally projected a certain sort of young American as more the “heir of all the ages” than any other young person wha... ...eft. The difficulty was not less that he breathed in the same way upon the comic: she almost believed that with this latter she might still have found... ...panish dancer, understood to be at that moment the delight of the town, an American reciter, the joy of a kindred people, an Hungarian fiddler, the wo... ... in short, that now troubled her—though certainly, as Europe was the great American sedative, the failure was to some extent to be noted: it was the s... ...appear to cover the page. She still had reserves of spontaneity, if not of comicality; so that all this cash in hand could now find employment. She be... ...ppeared, was most in his element at the piano; so that they had coffee and comic songs upstairs—the gentlemen, tempo- rarily relinquished, submitting ... ...se, he made out on the green shutters of his old, of his young windows the strips of white pasted paper that figure in Venice as an invitation to tena...

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One of Our Conquerors

By: George Meredith

...s. Probably she sees Mrs. Burman?’ ‘Mrs. Burman Radnor receives no one.’ A comic severity in the tone of the correction was deferen- tially accepted b... ...e that helps to keep the patient living!’ Fenellan sent an eye of discreet comic penetration travel- ling through his friend. ‘The City’s mending; it’... ...mpliment was acknowledged by her, in her demure fashion; with a reserve of comic intellectual contempt for the man who could not see that women, or Fr... ... He thanked heaven to his wife often, that he had nothing to do with North American or South American mines and pastures or with South Africa and, gol... ...and in- structed Germans not deviously march; whom acute and ad- venturous Americans, with half a cock of the eye in passing, compassionately outstrip... ...nt of commercial matters: rivalries of Banks; Foreign and Municipal Loans, American Rails, and Argen- tine; new Companies of wholesome appearance or s... ...e implied pathetic reference to a surgically-treated nose under a cross of strips of plaster, could not obtain dis- missal for him. And he had one eye...

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Of Human Bondage

By: Somerset Maugham

... , and his almond eyes almost closed as he did so. There were two or three American men, in black coats, rather yellow and dry of skin: they were theo... ...n but a suc- cessful charlatan, and in that was always some- thing for the comic spirit to rejoice in. “ Verruckter Kerl! A madman!” he said. He had s... ... tall and slim. He held himself with a deliberate grace. Weeks, one of the American students, seeing him alone, went up and began to talk to him. The ... ...one, went up and began to talk to him. The pair were oddly contrasted: the American very neat in his black coat and pepper-and-salt trou- sers, thin a... ...th his red fat face and his little gleam- ing eyes, looked extraordinarily comic; but Philip was too much in earnest to laugh. “Have you never done an... ...spirits and a constant gaiety . He strummed a little on the piano and sang comic songs with gusto; and evening after evening, while Philip was read- i... ...ether; many of the windows had been broken and were clumsily repaired with strips of French newspaper; the doors had not been painted for years; there...

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Nostromo a Tale of the Seaboard

By: Joseph Conrad

...ume picked up outside a second-hand book-shop. It was the life story of an American sea- man written by himself with the assistance of a jour- nalist.... ...os—the “beautiful Antonia.” Whether she is a possible varia- tion of Latin-American girlhood I wouldn’t dare to affirm. But, for me, she is. Always a ... ...earch. The story goes also that within men’s memory two wandering sailors— Americanos, perhaps, but gringos of some sort for certain—talked over a gam... ...ntero is going to speak,” he whis- pered, and almost immediately added, in comic alarm, “Heavens! he’s going to propose my own health, I believe.” Gen... ...l silent. “What, only one?” remarked Nostromo, looking down with a sort of comic inquisitiveness at the un- conscious old man. “No matter,” he added, ... ...ench associ- ates: “Imagine an atmosphere of opera-bouffe in which all the comic business of stage statesmen, brig- ands, etc., etc., all their farcic... ...s. One was sitting on the top step tear- ing a piece of linen hastily into strips—the young wife of an elderly man of fortune here. She inter- rupted ... ...de of lean dark youths, marked by all the hardships of campaign- ing, with strips of raw beef twined round the crowns of their hats, and huge iron spu...

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

...; and a rebellious girl is the spirit of that bewildered empire called the American Middlewest. II Blodgett College is on the edge of Minneapolis. It ... ...u recipes for curry, voyages to the Solomon Isles, theoso- phy with modern American improvements, treatises upon success in the real-estate business. ... ...t I’ve seen an awful lot of towns—one time I went to Atlantic City for the American Medical Association meet- ing, and I spent practically a week in N... ...thers nod- ded, solemnly and in tune, like a shop-window of flexible toys, comic mandarins and judges and ducks and clowns, set quivering by a breeze ... ...ned chair-arms, the patent rocker covered with sleazy cretonne, the pasted strips of paper mending the birch- bark napkin-rings labeled “Papa “ and “M... ...r if I can explain what I mean? It’s the difference between looking at the comic page and looking at Manet. I want fun out of this, of course. Only— I... ...gs upon lawns, gold bricks, checkers, jars of gilded cat-tails, and shrewd comic old men who are known as “hicks” and who ejaculate “Waal I swan.” Thi...

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