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Download E-books The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century Russian Literature (Cambridge Companions to Literature) PDF

In Russian heritage, the 20th century was once an period of unheard of, radical variations - adjustments in social structures, political regimes, and monetary constructions. a couple of designated literary colleges emerged, each one with their very own voice, particular inventive personality, and ideological history. As a single-volume compendium, the significant other offers a brand new point of view on Russian literary and cultural improvement, because it unifies either émigré literature and literature written in Russia. This quantity concentrates on wide, complicated, and various assets - from symbolism and innovative avant-garde writings to Stalinist, post-Stalinist, and post-Soviet prose, poetry, drama, and émigré literature, with forays into movie, theatre, and literary regulations, associations and theories. The individuals current fresh scholarship on historic and cultural contexts of twentieth-century literary improvement, and situate the main influential person authors inside of those contexts, together with Boris Pasternak, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Joseph Brodsky, Osip Mandelstam, Mikhail Bulgakov and Anna Akhmatova.

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Download E-books Logics in Artificial Intelligence: 15th European Conference, JELIA 2016, Larnaca, Cyprus, November 9-11, 2016, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) PDF

By Loizos Michael, Antonis Kakas

This e-book constitutes the court cases of the fifteenth ecu convention on Logics in synthetic Intelligence, JELIA 2016, held in Larnaca, Cyprus, in November 2015. The 32 complete papers and 10 brief papers incorporated during this quantity have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 88 submissions. The approved papers span a couple of parts inside of Logics in AI, together with: trust revision, resolution set programming, argumentation, probabilistic reasoning, dealing with inconsistencies, temporal logics and making plans, description logics, and decidability and complexity results.

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Download E-books Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases: European Conference, ECML PKDD 2009, Bled, Slovenia, September 7-11, 2009, Proceedings, Part II PDF

By Sangkyun Lee, Stephen J. Wright (auth.), Wray Buntine, Marko Grobelnik, Dunja Mladenić, John Shawe-Taylor (eds.)

This e-book constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the joint convention on computing device studying and information Discovery in Databases: ECML PKDD 2009, held in Bled, Slovenia, in September 2009.

The 106 papers offered in volumes, including five invited talks, have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 422 paper submissions. as well as the average papers the quantity comprises 14 abstracts of papers showing in complete model within the desktop studying magazine and the data Discovery and Databases magazine of Springer.

The convention intends to supply a global discussion board for the dialogue of the most recent top of the range study leads to all components on the topic of computer studying and data discovery in databases. the subjects addressed are program of laptop studying and knowledge mining tips on how to real-world difficulties, rather exploratory learn that describes novel studying and mining projects and functions requiring non-standard suggestions.

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Download E-books Towards the Pragmatic Core of English for European Communication: The Speech Act of Apologising in Selected Euro-Englishes (Second Language Learning and Teaching) PDF

English in Europe isn't really one yet many, and big variations within the means humans from diverse international locations converse utilizing it could reason misunderstandings. This ebook exhibits that, via learn into the pragmatic behaviour of non-native audio system of English from throughout Europe, it's attainable to discover the core-the shared options. This universal pragmatic linguistic behaviour is proposed because the foundation for a reference advisor in the event you desire to effectively speak in English in Europe. The research pronounced on during this e-book relies at the research of the speech act of apologizing as learned by means of 466 respondents from eight eu international locations, all trained clients of English keen on teacher-training programmes. the consequences supply a foundation for useful instructing and in-class research.

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Download E-books The Novel in German since 1990 PDF

By Stuart Taberner

Range is without doubt one of the defining features of up to date German-language literature, not only when it comes to the diversity of authors writing in German at the present time, but in addition with regards to topic, shape, strategy and elegance. notwithstanding, universal topics emerge: the Nazi prior, transnationalism, globalisation, migration, faith and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, and identification. This publication provides the radical in German considering that 1990 via a collection of shut readings either one of foreign bestsellers (including Daniel Kehlmann's Measuring the area and W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz) and of much less wide-spread, yet vital texts (such as Yadé Kara's Selam Berlin). each one novel mentioned within the quantity has been selected as a result of its aesthetic caliber, its influence and its representativeness; the authors featured, between them Nobel Prize winners Günter Grass, Elfriede Jelinek and Herta Müller show the power and caliber of latest writing in German.

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Download E-books Possible Futures of European Education: Numerical and System's Forecast (Plan Europe 2000, Project 1: Educating Man for the 21st Century) (Volume 1) by Jensen S. (1973-07-31) Paperback PDF

By Jensen S.

In "Plan Europe 2000," introduced through the eu Cultural beginning, the 1st undertaking is dedicated to schooling. This venture units out to isolate the critical positive aspects, and to cartoon the "image" of the academic procedure within the yr 2000. it's not an issue of "forecasting," for that may suggest that the modes of training humans within the subsequent thirty years are predeter­ mined and topic to the operation of things that has to be revered just like the legislation of an inevitable evolution. we must always be attempting to unveil what's to come back. neither is the firm a venture in line with the choices thought of to be greatest, which might suggest that guy has a completely loose will and is in a position to dominating something that may oppose that would. we must always then be attempting to "dictate" what we wish to exist within the yr 2000. it might be the act of a demiurge. The venture is in truth a long term potential attempt, which needs to think about· - significant constraints and unyielding traits, scarcely weak of important swap; - info and components that may be roughly freely manipulated yet now not neglected or eliminated; - priorities dictated by way of the restrictions of time and capability; - the authors' freedom of motion, topic to the above barriers, and in any occasion to the subsequent one: they need to no longer clash with ecu aspirations, even the latent ones; they have to now not outrage psychological atti­ tudes that may purely be transformed by means of persuasion.

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Download E-books Advances in Turbulence VII: Proceedings of the Seventh European Turbulence Conference, held in Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat, France, 30 June – 3 July 1998 / Actes de la Septième Conférence Européenne de Turbulence, tenue à Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat, France, 30 Juin PDF

By S. Fauve, S. Aumaitre, P. Abry, J.-F. Pinton, R. Labbe (auth.), Uriel Frisch (eds.)

Advances in Turbulence VII includes an summary of the country of turbulence study with a few bias in the direction of paintings performed in Europe. It represents a nearly whole choice of the invited and contributed papers added on the 7th ecu Turbulence convention, backed via EUROMECH and ERCOFTAC and arranged via the Observatoire de l. a. Côte d'Azur. New high-Reynolds quantity experiments mixed with new concepts of imaging, non-intrusive probing, processing and simulation supply top of the range info which positioned major constraints on attainable theories. For the 1st time, it's been proven, for a category of passive scalar difficulties, why dimensional research occasionally offers the incorrect solutions and the way anomalous intermittency corrections may be calculated from first ideas. the quantity is therefore geared in the direction of experts within the quarter of movement turbulence who couldn't attend the convention in addition to anyone drawn to this swiftly relocating box.

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