Posts Tagged ‘PhD’

Outline of English Literature & English Timeline+ (EXTRA) + BrIdGe

4 October 2019

twitter: @eugenio_fouz

NPG 212; William Blake by Thomas Phillips

[William Blake, poet]

A brief outline of English Literature

including a GLOSSARY of LITERARY TERMS

Ҭ Allegory: an allegory is a narrative in which the characters often stand for abstract concepts. An allegory generally teaches a lesson by means of an interesting story.

¨ Alliteration: the repetition at close intervals of consonant sounds for a purpose. For example: wailing in the winter wind.

¨ Allusion: a reference to something in literature, history, mythology, religious texts, etc., considered common knowledge.

¨ Ambiguity: Double or even multiple meaning.

¨ Analogy: a point by point comparison between two dissimilar things for the purpose of clarifying the less familiar of the two things.” (…)

-via englishcorner altervista. org-

A Brief Outline of English Literature

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English timeline

-via The British Library-

magnacartalge

Magna Carta, 1215

English timeline (The British Library)

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EXTRA BrIdGe

BrIdGe Child´s Routledge D. I 

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New York Public Library

NYPL

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Library of Congress U S

Library of Congress U S

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Gallup Polls

Gallup Polls

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Child´s D. I Literary Terms PDF

Routledge D I

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E. Fouz.-

4.10.2019

NYPL (New York Public Library)

19 September 2019

twitter: @eugenio_fouz

Type on google New York Public Library” + research + something else, e.g Truman Capote

wait a couple of seconds …

 and

enjoy

the

information

https://catalog.nypl.org/search/?searchtype=X&searchscope=98&searcharg=Truman%20Capote

 

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19.09.2019

Top 100 works of journalism in the U S A of the 20th Century (Mitchell Stephens)

18 September 2019

twitter: @eugenio_fouz

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Extract:

John Hersey. “Hiroshima.” 1946
Rachel Carson. “Silent Spring.” 1962
Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. Watergate investigations for the Washington Post. 1972-73
Edward R. Murrow. “This is London . . .” radio reports for CBS on the German bombing of London. Also collected in book form. 1940
Ida Tarbell. “The History of the Standard Oil Company” investigation. 1902-1904 (book 1904)
Lincoln Steffens. “The Shame of the Cities.” 1902-1904 (book 1904)
John Reed. “Ten Days That Shook the World.” 1919
H.L. Mencken. Coverage of the Scopes “monkey” trial. 1925
Ernie Pyle. Reports from Europe and the Pacific during World War II. 1940-45
Edward R. Murrow and Fred Friendly. See It Now documentary taking on Senator Joseph McCarthy. 1954
Edward R. Murrow, David Lowe and Fred Friendly. CBS Reports documentary “Harvest of Shame.” 1960
Seymour Hersh. Investigation of massacre committed by American soldiers at My Lai in Vietnam. 1969
New York Times. Publication of the Pentagon Papers. 1971
James Agee and Walker Evans. “Let Us Now Praise Famous Men.” 1941
W.E.B. DuBois. “The Souls of Black Folk.” 1903
I.F. Stone. I.F. Stone�s Weekly. 1953-67
Henry Hampton. “Eyes on the Prize.” 1987
Tom Wolfe. “Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test.” 1968
Norman Mailer. “The Armies of the Night.” 1968
Hannah Arendt. “Eichmann in Jerusalem.” 1963

(…)

See the complete list here:

https://www.nyu.edu/classes/stephens/Top%20100%20page.htm

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#PDF

https://tinyurl.com/y4x9x66c

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Timeline: History of the American Journalism

18 September 2019

twitter: @eugenio_fouz

 

Excerpt

“How It All Went Down
1690
America’s First Newspaper

America’s first newspaper, Publick Occurrences, Both Foreign and Domestick, is published in Boston. The paper, able to fill only three of its four pages with text, suspends publication after one issue after drawing criticism from the colonial government.

1769
First Printing Press of America

Isaac Doolittle of Connecticut builds the first printing press made on American soil.

Dec 15, 1791
First Amendment Ratified

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution, expressly forbidding Congress from making any law “abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press,” is ratified.

1823
Steam-driven Printing Press

Jonas Booth invents a steam-driven printing press, soon making the mechanical process of printing newspapers much more efficient and less costly.

Sep 3, 1833
First Edition of the New York Sun

Benjamin Day issues the first edition of the New York Sun, America’s first “penny press” newspaper. The cheap paper, sold for a fraction of the cost of all earlier newspapers, soon attracts a much wider audience by catering to the interests of New York City’s ordinary citizens.” (…)

Continue reading:

-via shmoop

https://www.shmoop.com/history-american-journalism/timeline.html

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Focus On Reading (schedule) + EXTRA

16 September 2019

 p-the-count-of-monte-cristo-jim-caviezel

E. Dantes, The Count of Monte Cristo (A. Dumas)

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Focus On Reading 

 SCHEDULE

1/Literature pieces:Pynchon, Bioy Casares, Flannery O´Connor, Mallarmé, Paul Éluard, Rafael Cadenas, John Donne, Ray Bradbury

2/New Journalism pieces:Plimpton, Sack, Reed, Breslin, McGinniss, Didion, Capote

3/Criticism:Raymond Williams, Roland Barthes, Terry Eagleton

4/Handbooks of English literature:Dobson, Whitla, Daiches

5/Handbooks of American literature:Jack Salzman, Paul Lauter, Richard Gray

6/Books on Journalism: Kovach, Liebling, McLuhan, Freedman, Rosenblum

7/Manuals on style:Theodore Berstein, Strunk,  William Zinsser, Steven Pinker, Ann Handley, Ray Bradbury, William Safire

 

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16.09.2019

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#PDF

https://tinyurl.com/y4xu643m

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EXTRA:

26 of the best books on writing

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The 50 Best Books for Journalism Students

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“Symposium” (Plato)

28 August 2019

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[David Bowie]

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After having known the text Symposium a reader feels a little wiser.

One might think there is a good theory on love.

(Symposium, PLATO / El banquete, PLATÓN)

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Symposium, PLATO (@Wikipedia)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symposium_(Plato)

Planning / Schedule (April 2019)

27 August 2019

twitter: @eugenio_fouz

 

Tentative schedule 

April 2019

 

 

DAILY

Read a minimum of 20 / 30 pages (pieces of New Journalism)

Use Dictionaries, podcasts, context

Read Poetry, Classics of Literature

Read articles on New Journalism and Literary Journalism

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WEEKLY

Read 1 or 2 pieces (e.g: Sinatra has a cold, Gay Talese)

Revise a minimum of 10 mails

Read and take note (Criticism) [Dropbox, NYPL, Google Scholar, Internet Archive, etcetera]

Handbooks: style, intertextuality, journalism, historicism

Extras: M. McLuhan, N. Frye, I. A. Richards

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#PDF G-Drive

https://tinyurl.com/y5pla9fg

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Bridge: Lucky Bridge (Hunan, China)+ [BrIdGe] llevatilde.uhrzeit.BBC

25 August 2019

twitter: @eugenio_fouz

Lucky Bridge (Hunan, CHINA)

See this knot bridge for interesting websites via bridgeURL

 

BrIdGe llevatilde / Uhrzeit / BBC podcasts

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llevatilde

https://tinyurl.com/y4uqxaob

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apapel 

https://tinyurl.com/y3uofqhz

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OWL Purdue

https://tinyurl.com/y4jgt768

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BBC podcasts

https://tinyurl.com/y56cv9y5

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goodreads

https://tinyurl.com/ljw72vq

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uhrzeit

https://tinyurl.com/y4mj9pmc

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Sample: llevatilde.es

¿Lleva tilde contáis?

ANÁLISIS SILÁBICO

con – táis

Palabra aguda que está formada por 2 sílabas. Se analiza el acento prosódico con vocal tónica en la “a”.

CONCLUSIÓN

La palabra contáis, con vocal tónica en la “a”, Lleva tilde.

Razón:

Las palabras agudas acabadas en ‘n’, ‘s’ o vocal llevan tilde.

 

 

¿Lleva tilde contéis

ANÁLISIS SILÁBICO

con – téis

Palabra aguda que está formada por 2 sílabas. Se analiza el acento prosódico con vocal tónica en la “e”.

CONCLUSIÓN

La palabra contéis, con vocal tónica en la “e”, Lleva tilde.

Razón:

Las palabras agudas acabadas en ‘n’, ‘s’ o vocal llevan tilde.

 

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¿Lleva tilde dais

ANÁLISIS SILÁBICO

dais

Palabra aguda que está formada por 1 sílaba. Se analiza el acento prosódico con vocal tónica en la “a”.

CONCLUSIÓN

La palabra dais, con vocal tónica en la “a”, NO lleva tilde.

Razón:

Las palabras monosílabas no llevan tilde según las reglas de acentuación, salvo que se utilice la tilde diacrítica.

La palabra correcta, con vocal tónica en la “a”, sería:

dais

 

¿Lleva tilde deis

ANÁLISIS SILÁBICO

deis

Palabra aguda que está formada por 1 sílaba. Se analiza el acento prosódico con vocal tónica en la “e”.

CONCLUSIÓN

La palabra deis, con vocal tónica en la “e”, NO lleva tilde.

Razón:

Las palabras monosílabas no llevan tilde según las reglas de acentuación, salvo que se utilice la tilde diacrítica.

La palabra correcta, con vocal tónica en la “e”, sería:

deis

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#PDF G-Drive

https://tinyurl.com/yyuqwcww

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Literature Studies: Capote (personal routines & schedules)+ (EXTRA) Refl.

27 July 2019

twitter: @eugenio_fouz

[Truman Capote, writer]

NOTA BENE: personal routines

1/ get into the habit of watching the news (euronews, BBC)

2/ get used to listening to one or two podcasts every day

3/ use dictionaries (OED) & literature dictionaries (Oxford, Routledge)

4/ read poetry (bilingual and monolingual editions)

5/ read 2 pieces of New Journalism every month

6/ read at least 1 handbook either on literature or journalism

7/ read an extra piece of criticism or any diverse, tangential text

 

tentative schedule 

January 2019

read a minimum of 20 / 30 pages a day

read handbooks everyday

read articles on New Journalism and Literary Journalism daily

_ 2 or 3 pieces a week (e.g: Sinatra has a cold, Gay Talese)

_revise mails weekly

-read 2/3 documents a week

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specific objectives:

read NYC by Mike Berger

read The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby, Tom Wolfe

study WALKER, M. The History of American Literature

study BOYNTON, R. The New New Journalism

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research online

GOOGLE, GOOGLE SCHOLAR, REFERENCES,

Univ Neb., Internet Archive – weekly

have a look at handbooks – daily

read extras: McLuhan, N. Frye, Sims, etc –weekly

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list of readings:

Mike Berger, NYC

Norman Mailer, The Armies Of The Night

Norman Mailer, Superman Comes To The Supermarket

Tom Wolfe, The Right Stuff

Tom Wolfe, The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Stremline Baby

Michael Herr, Dispatches

Gay Talese, The Gay Talese Reader. Portraits and Encounters

Gay Talese, A Serendipiter´s Journey (Harper, 1961)

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example from Word Reference Online Dictionary

Mark always notes down all his appointments on his planner (agenda)

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E.F.-16.12.18 (Sunday)

 

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#PDF G-Drive

https://tinyurl.com/yyt5gnzt

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#PDF G-Drive

Reflections on being a student

https://tinyurl.com/y4gzu4o5

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Maps of the U. S. A

27 July 2019

twitter: @eugenio_fouz

clic on the image to see it in more detail

 

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worldatlas.com (U. S. A) 

https://www.worldatlas.com/maps/united-states.html

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