Tagged With: stereotypes
Penguin Modern Classics book-covers
How Penguin’s Modern Classics dared us to judge a book by its cover Jackets from the 1960s editions – Penguin After 60 years of the series celebrating contemporary fiction, have the early jacket designs stood the test of time – and how do you create a cover fit for a classic? by Killian Fox Sun … Continuer la lecture
Racism on US Campus
Language adapts to people not the contrary.
My English will never be ‘perfect’ – and that’s what keeps a language alive by Nesrine Malik As a child, I mixed English with Arabic. Now I know there’s no such thing as a fixed language that belongs to one special group. A sign for English lessons in Nawalgarh, Rajasthan, India. Photograph: Alamy Mon 28 … Continuer la lecture
Dangerous gene myths abound…
20 years after the human genome was first sequenced, dangerous gene myths abound Misleading rhetoric has fuelled the belief that our genetic code is an ‘instruction book’ – but it’s far more interesting than that. Philip Ball ‘Successes in gene therapy remain rare, and medicine tailored to people’s individual genetic constitution has not yet materialised.’ … Continuer la lecture
The Gothic and the Self
re-interpreting the classical western movie… the film backstage: why and how embarking on such an adventure
Evolution of Hollywood Western genre
a synthetic overview a synthetic insight a detailed four-chapter study on the evolution of the genre PART 4 Modernity (you need to connect because of age restrictions on this part) The example of THE SEARCHERS Revisiting the genre in 1993 and then Mixing genres in 2019 A parody : Los Gringos … Continuer la lecture
Advertising : fighting stereotypes or using them to sell ?