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Modernity and Tradition in Shakespeare’s Asianization

References Garber, Marjorie. Shakespeare and Modern Culture. New York: Random House, 2008. Grady, Hugh, ed. Shakespeare and Modernity: Early Modern to Mellinnium. New York: Routledge, 2000. Singh, Jyotsna. “Different Shakespeares: The Bard in Colonial/Postcolonial India.” Theatre Journal 41.4 (1989): 445-458. Trivedi, Poonam. “Shakespeare in India: An Introduction.” MIT Global Shakespeares, 20 Mar. 2000. Web. 10 Jan. 2013. <>.

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Attention for Distraction: Modernity, Modernism and Perception

W orks cited Alphen, Ernst van. “Figurations of Self: Modernism and Distraction.” Modernism. Vol. 2. Ed. Astradur Eysteinson and Vivian Liska. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2007. 339–46. Print. Armstrong, Tom. Modernism, Technology and the Body . Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1998. Print. Baer, Ulrich. Remnants of Song: Trauma and the Experience of Modernity in Charles Baudelaire and Paul Celan . Stanford: Stanford UP, 2001. Print. Bal, Mieke. Emma and Edvard Looking Sideways: Loneliness and the Cinematic . Oslo: Munch Museum, 2017. Print

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Orange or Pink? Colours, Houses and Modernity in Rural Romania

Practice. Annals of tourism research , 35(2): 316-337. Castells, M. (2010 [1996]). The Rise of the Network Society . West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell. Cohen, E. (1984). The Sociology of Tourism: Approaches, Issues, and Findings. Annual review of sociology, 10: 373-392. Giddens, A. (2000 [1990]). Consecinţele modernităţii [The Consequences of Modernity]. Bucharest. Univers. Mihăilescu, V. (2011). Zoom urban. Dilema veche [Urban Zoom, in the weekly entitled ‘ The Old Dilemma ’], 368. Mihăilescu, V. (2005). Între stil şi brand. Turismul

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“Hospitality to the Exile and Broken Bones to the Tyrant”: Early Modernity in Walter Scott’s Waverley

Works Cited Anderson, Benedict Richard O’Gorman. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism . London: Verso, 1991. Print. Anderson, Perry. “From Progress to Catastrophe: On the Historical Novel.” London Review of Books . Vol. 33 No. 15. July 2011: 24-28. Print. Berman, Marshall. All That Is Solid Melts into Air: The Experience of Modernity . New York: Simon and Schuster, 1991 (1981). Print. Brekalo, Anjo. The Discourse of Nationalism and Internationalism in the Nineteenth–Century British Novel

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Ueno Park during Meiji Times – a Mirror of its Time: Discursive Space and Symbolic Representation of Modernity

Fukaya, Katsumi 深谷克己. “ Edojidai gohan no bunka ” 江戸時代後半の文化 [Culture during the second half of the Edo period], nd. Waseda University Web site. , accessed June 2006 Giddens, Anthony. The Consequences of Modernity . Cambridge: Polity Press, 1990 Hall, John Whitney. Das Japanische Kaiserreich . Frankfurt a. Main: Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, 1994 Hashizume, Shin’ya 橋爪紳也. Nihon no hakurankai . Terashita Tsuyoshi korrekushon 日本の博 覧会。寺下勍 コッレクション[Japanese industrial fairs. The Terashita Tsuyoshi collection

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Olympism in the Context of Modernity

References Anderson, B. (1997). Wspólnoty wyobrażone/Imagined Communities/. Cracow: Znak. Bauman, Z. (1995). Wieloznaczność nowoczesności - nowoczesność wieloznaczności /The Ambiguity of Modernity - The Modernity of Ambiguity/. , Warsaw: PWN. Comte, A. (1973). Rozprawa o duchu filozofii pozytywnej /Dissertation on the Spirit of Positive Philosophy/. , Warsaw. Dahrendorf, R. (1990). The Modern Social Conflict. , Berkeley: The University of California

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Icebound Modernity: The Shipwreck as Metaphor in Dan Simmons’ The Terror


In this article, I seek to present a “metaphorology” of the shipwreck through a literary example. As Hans Blumenberg has noted, the shipwreck has served as a metaphor for the contingency of human existence in Western culture. Building on Blumenberg’s ideas, I argue that modernity heightens contingency and destroys the possibility of a coherent, anthropocentric discourse. For Quentin Meillassoux, the modern outlook exposes the contingency and inhumanity of reality. Building on Meillassoux and Blumenberg’s work, I address ideas pertaining to contingency and the metaphor of modernity-as-shipwreck by engaging with Dan Simmons’ historical novel, The Terror (2007), based on events surrounding the failed Franklin Expedition of 1845-48. The sinister, frozen wastelands of the Arctic figure as the limit of both European humanity and rationality. In Simmons’ novel, the traumatic encounter with cultural otherness conjures up visions of an implosion of colonial ambitions, as the crew members are gradually consumed by both the harsh environment and the ancient Inuit ice demon Tuunbaq and must confront the indifferent frozen wastes of a mythological, gothic North. Simmons’ gothic North Pole constitutes an example of “extro-science fiction,” situated beyond the limits of all knowledge.

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The Arabic Language: A Latin of Modernity?

modernity” (or of how the political, social, cultural, technological, or economic relations were organized in the west, ensuring its domination over the rest of the world [cf Malik 2017 : 56; Mommsen 1987 : 38]). It required quite a leap of faith to propose that Arabic could be French’s match. But such faith was not in short supply, as proposers of the idea also saw Arabic as the language of god, thus the world’s first-ever language conferred on humanity directly from the heavens. From this perspective, French had to be inferior to the holy language of the Quran

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Technological Level of Machines in Production Process of Screws

. 17, 2014, no. 2, pp. 39-43. PRUSAK, R. - KARDAS, E. - SKUZA, Z. 2010. Analiza strategiczna w procesie pozycjonowania przedsiębiorstwa na rynku. In Produkcja i zarządzanie w hutnictwie. Ed. Budzik R. Publisher WIPMiFS, Politechniki Częstochowskiej, Seria: Metalurgia, 2010, no. 54, pp. 135-138. SELEJDAK, J. - KONSTANCIAK, M. - MIELCZAREK, K. 2010. Chapter 3. Evaluation of technological efficiency and up-to-dateness of machines used in building industry. In Operating Efficiency and Machines Modernity. Ed. and Scientific Elaboration

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Sport and Tourism Between Modernity and Postmodernity

References 1. Giulianotti R. (2005). Sport: A critical sociology. Cambridge: Polity Press. 2. Isidori E. (2010). Pedagogy of sport in postmodern culture: perspectives for social inclusion. In A. Cunti (ed.), Revenge of the State: physical activity and sports in the Education Act (pp. 122-135). Milan: Franco Angeli. [in Italian] 3. Giddens A. (2002). Modernity and self-identity: Self and society in the Late Modern Age. Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN. [in Polish] 4. Bauman Z. (2000a). Post-modernity

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