Ueli Berger Alles In Allem

Author: Matthias Frehner
Publisher: Scheidegger Und Spiess Ag Verlag
ISBN: 9783858811912
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Ueli Berger Alles In Allem. The Swiss artist Ueli Berger has worked as a trainee for various architectural practices from 1959-64 before turning to art. Since 1966 his work has been presented in various single and group exhibitions in Swiss and German museums and galleries. Beside

Palaeolimnological Proxies As Tools Of Environmental Reconstruction In Fresh Water

Author: Krisztina Buczkó
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789048133871
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Palaeolimnological Proxies As Tools Of Environmental Reconstruction In Fresh Water. Palaeolimnology is one of the most rapidly developing fields of limnology. The primary objective of this volume is to present new palaeolimnological findings from eastern and central Europe. Although this area has sometimes received less attention than other areas of Europe, the lakes and mires, coupled with the variability in landscape and the local differences in climate, provide unique opportunity for studying palaeolimnology. The volume starts with a review on late Quaternary records form the Carpathian region, followed by new results on the history of a crater lake, Lake Saint Ana, glacial lakes in the Tatra Mountains and Lake Bled in Slovenia. In addition, the various papers provide new insights on the development of lakes and bogs during the late glacial and Holocene, using a wide range of palaeolimnological proxies, including diatoms, pollen, macrofossils, pigments, cladoceran remains, chironomids, chaoborids, stable isotopes and geochemistry. The motivation for collecting recent knowledge derives from the recognition of the importance, and applicability of palaeolimnological tools to help in defining "reference conditions" as designated within the Water Framework Directives and estimating influence of global climate change on surface waters.

Romanticism And The Human Sciences

Author: Maureen N. McLane
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139426879
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Romanticism And The Human Sciences. This study, published in 2000, examines the dialogue between Romantic poetry and the human sciences of the period. Maureen McLane reveals how Romantic writers participated in a new-found consciousness of human beings as a species, by analysing their work in relation to discourses on moral philosophy, political economy and anthropology. Writers such as Wordsworth, Coleridge, Mary Shelley and Percy Shelley explored the possibilities and limits of human being, language and hope. They engaged with the work of theorisers of the human sciences - Malthus, Godwin and Burke among them. The book offers original readings of canonical works, including Lyrical Ballads, Frankenstein and Prometheus Unbound, to show how the Romantics internalised and transformed ideas about the imagination, perfectibility, immortality and population which so energised contemporary moral and political debates. McLane provides a defence of poetry in both Romantic and contemporary theoretical terms, reformulating the predicament of Romanticism in general and poetry in particular.

Walt Disney And Europe

Author: Robin Allan
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253213532
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Walt Disney And Europe. "Walt Disney and Europe is a fascinating study of the way Europe and European culture influenced Walt Disney and his artists in the making of the Disney animated feature films from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Jungle Book. Unlike many other books on Disney it is not based on secondary sources, and makes no attempt to cover the whole range of the Disney phenomenon, but concentrates on the classic animated feature films that were produced under Walt Disney's personal supervision."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Demystifying Disney

Author: Chris Pallant
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 144110609X
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Demystifying Disney. Demystifying Disney: A History of Disney Feature Animation provides a comprehensive and thoroughly up-to-date examination of the Disney studio's evolution through its animated films. In addition to challenging certain misconceptions concerning the studio's development, the study also brings scholarly definition to hitherto neglected aspects of contemporary Disney. Through a combination of economic, cultural, historical, textual, and technological approaches, this book provides a discriminating analysis of Disney authorship, and the authorial claims of others working within the studio; conceptual and theoretical engagement with the constructions of 'Classic' Disney, the Disney Renaissance, and Neo-Disney; Disney's relationship with other studios; how certain Disney animations problematise a homogeneous reading of the studio's output; and how the studio's animation has changed as a consequence of new digital technologies. For all those interested in gaining a better understanding of one of cinema's most popular and innovative studios, this will be an invaluable addition to the existing literature.

Walt Before Mickey

Author: Timothy S. Susanin
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 1604739614
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Walt Before Mickey. The untold story of ten critical, formative years in the great producer's life

Disney S Grand Tour

Author: Didier Ghez
ISBN: 9780984341580
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Disney S Grand Tour. "Using as his sources Edna and Roy's diary of the trip, as well as hundreds of European newspaper and magazine articles released in 1935, Didier Ghez, for the first time... lets us relive - complete with dozens of never-released photographs - the trip of a lifetime, Disney's Grand Tour." -- excerpt from inside flap cover.


Author: Rudolf von Laban
Publisher: Dance Books Limited
ISBN: 9781852731489
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Choreutics. When Laban began to take an interest in all forms of dance, it was with an enthusiastically searching mind, looking for the very roots of active living. He believed the key for the unfolding of human capacities to be embedded in the dynamic configurations of dance. He also was convinced man could enhance his creative powers by becoming aware of the nature of shapes and rhythms through which living organisms express and communicate.