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Related Content. The Poetic Eye: Occasional Writings Author: Michael Sharkey. Writings on poetics address form and tradition, the teaching and reception of poetry, and canon-formation. The collection is culled from commissioned and occasional contributions to anthologies of practical poetics, journals devoted to literary and cultural history and book reviewing, as well as newspaper and small-magazine features from the s to the present.
Editor: Isabel Santaolalla. Given that, even in its most consumerist fashion, the adoption of the exotic goes back a long way, what, then —if anything— is new in contemporary versions of exoticism? This volume attempts to offer some answers to this question. The first of its three sections serves as an extended introduction to the concept and practice of exoticism, considering the phenomenon from a number of theoretical and critical positions, explicitly examining —sometimes via significant examples— the particular attributes of exoticism.
The second and third sections are more strictly text-based, relying on the analysis of specific instances of film in the former and literature in the latter, in order to tease out some specific uses of the exotic —whether ethnic, gendered, sexual or other.
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This volume will be of interest to scholars and students working in the fields of representation, cultural theory, postcolonialism, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, cinema and literature. Aratjara Aboriginal Culture and Literature in Australia. Editors: Dieter Riemenschneider and Geoffrey V. A group of internationally renowned scholars and specialists in their fields have contributed original essays on political and cultural aspects of Aboriginal life today. These various essays treat the struggle of Aboriginal peoples for land rights, their music, and their achievements in theatre, in literature and in the creation of Aboriginal literary discourses, as well as Aboriginal film and television productions and the representation of Australia's indigenous peoples in the white media.
Bonner, the dramatist Bob Maza, the story-teller David Mowaljarlai and the poet Lionel Fogarty, who has been called the most authentic Aboriginal voice among writers using English as their medium of creative expression.
The title alludes to the original name for the illness, 'St Vitus's Dance'. Review by Dave Russell. Acclaimed American performance artist Karen Finley weaves together a collection of texts, letters and poetry from which reflect her deeply personal testimony of the AIDS crisis. Written in Sand combines poetry, spoken word and music, with the help of talented multi-instrumentalist Paul Nebenzahl. Joe Turnbull was transported back in time. In the poetic whirl, Nicole Fordham Hodges joins Saradha Soobrayen, who is representing Mauritius, for a conversation about poetry.
Knitting Time by Colin Hambrook has just been published by Waterloo Press, part of a project comprising online content and an exhibition at Pallant House in Chichester. But what does a mentor actually do? How do you become one? How do people find the right mentor for them? Owen Lowery is the author of a volume of poetry, Otherwise Unchanged Carcanet , and is the recipient of an Unlimited award. What follows is an edited version of this correspondence.
Published by Penniless Press, 'Listening to the Dark' is Street's fifth volume, which includes a diverse range of topics from growing up in Bolton, living with disability, his experience as a war poet in Croatia and voicing the concerns of plants and trees. Sean Burn's third and latest full volume of poetry 'Is that a bruise or a tattoo? She says: "Writing about life experiences through truth and humour is a survival mechanism. Poetry is therapy and any chance to express hidden darkness is a reason to live.
Penny Pepper is a writer, poet and performer with an extraordinary versatility to her work. Genre-defying and quirky, her work is infused with her passion as a veteran disability arts activist. She has been called 'a rainbow spirit' Paul Beasley and 'a voice of rare originality' David Morley.
He feels short, evocative snippets of this experience are the most powerful — and that the poetic form is the perfect medium to convey these. In the words of Dave Vanian: 'Feel the pain Peter Moore tells his story of surviving abuse through the following sequence of transcription poems.
In the poetic whirl, Nicole Fordham Hodges joined Saradha Soobrayen, who represented Mauritius, for a conversation about poetry. Emmeline Burdett gives an analysis of one of the most famous anti-war poems of all time from the hand of the First World War Poet, Wilfred Owen. Kazi Nazrul Islam — was a Bengali polymath, poet, writer, musician and revolutionary. Popularly known as Nazrul, his poetry and music espoused Indo-Islamic renaissance and intense spiritual rebellion against fascism and oppression. Debjani Chatterjee gives an account of the influence of his poetry on her life and career as a poet whose work creates a bridge between two continents.
To celebrate this milestone, the authors are holding a two-day conference from March, a highlight of which will be a performance headlined by singer, songwriter Johnny Crescendo, the Disability Arts pioneer and founder of the Direct Action Network.
Sophie Woolley runs the course of modern tragi-comedy with her latest one-woman show 'When to Run? Animate explores the rich history of Disability Arts through talks and workshops. Deaf actor David Bower stars in an innovative radio play accompanied by an online sign-theatre film of the drama.
Critically-acclaimed dance theatre company Signdance Collective is to perform its show New Gold at Warehouse Theatre in London for two weeks in April, as part of the Cultural Olympiad, a cultural celebration inspired by the Olympics and Paralympics. Signdance Collective International [SDCI] are engaged in an exciting new collaboration with BBC Radio 4 that will break new ground by enabling deaf people to engage with Bad Elvis, a brand new radio play that is due to be broadcast on 27 August.
The cast of 'grumpy deafies' are now preparing for a day out in Blackpool for their third get together. The Fingersmiths latest production incorporates spoken and projected text with theatricalised British Sign Language. Penny Pepper caught their performance at the Drill Hall, London. Double Sentence presents some new departures in style for Deafinitely Theatre Company.
New dao writer Harry Matthews went along to the performance to assess how DIY challenge stereotypes with their work. Garry Robson is Spasticus! Mark Haddon approaches disability from another angle with his stage-writing debut, Polar Bears. Face Front and the European Art Company present the simple story of a couple facing the concerns and many facets of their relationship - is it absurd or real life?
Kate Larsen reviews her 'loves' and 'love nots. Writing from his experience as a family man, Charlie Swinbourne recommends the companies latest excursion into themes that inform deaf culture. Review by Melissa Mostyn.
Tanvir Bush was there from the start, soaking up the palpable excitement, energy and general feeling of great warmth and camaraderie amongst the performers and organisers. Colin Hambrook reviews a VocalEyes audio-described performance on 22nd January. He also went along to the Momentum09 one-day conference in Auckland on 27 February Here he compares the differences between the development of Disability Arts in the UK in comparison to developments in the Antipodes.
A Caribbean anthology. His name was Homer. The Odyssey tells how Penelope put off the suitors, and how Odysseus finally surprised them and killed them, striking them down with arrows shot from the great bow- that he alone could bend. They made hymns to their gods — to Amen : When Amen casteth a spell upon the water And his name is on the waters, If this name of his be uttered The crocodile hath no power. Euripides was also a master of saying simply what he wished to say, and the better to make his plays clear to the Athenian farmers and mechanics, he invented the prologue. We saw that millions of people of all ages knew little of what poetry was. Saturday, June 29, Companions.
Mark Ware has created a play, a film and an exhibition that's influenced by his life after a stroke at the age of Colin Hambrook talked to him about his creative journey. He shares his successes and aspirations with Dao. This site now acts as an archive only. For the latest news, opinion, blogs and listings on disability arts and culture visit disabilityarts. She's a rootin' tootin' blogbitchin' babe! A short story by Danny Start. A novella for younger readers by award-winning writer Peter Street.
Penny Pepper is the award-winning writer of Desires , a unique, groundbreaking and explicit collection of short stories focusing on disabled people's experience of sex in all its chaotic permutations. Matt Padmore kick starts with a hilarious short story: Can Zombies Run?