Morta Las Vegas

Morta Las Vegas

21 While this kind of postmodern riff on cognitive dissonance—the loss of time and space in Las Vegas; the replacement of “real life” by the simulacra—echoes Fleming and anticipates Jameson, at about the same moment Tom Wolfe raises the ...

Author: Nathaniel Lewis

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9780803299931

Category: Performing Arts

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Through all its transformations and reinventions over the past century, “Sin City” has consistently been regarded by artists and cultural critics as expressing in purest form, for better or worse, an aesthetic and social order spawned by neon signs and institutionalized indulgence. In other words, Las Vegas provides a codex with which to confront the problems of the West and to track the people, materials, ideas, and virtual images that constitute postregional space. Morta Las Vegas considers Las Vegas and the problem of regional identity in the American West through a case study of a single episode of the television crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Delving deep into the interwoven events of the episode titled “4 × 4,” but resisting a linear, logical case-study approach, the authors draw connections between the city—a layered and complex world—and the violent, uncanny mysteries of a crime scene. Morta Las Vegas reveals nuanced issues characterizing the emergence of a postregional West, moving back and forth between a geographical and a procedural site and into a place both in between and beyond Western identity.
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Affective Critical Regionality

Affective Critical Regionality

Affective Landscapes in Literature, Art and Photography. Farnham, UK: Ashgate. Stewart, Susan. 1993. ... The Regional World: Territorial Development in a Global Economy. New York: Guilford Press. Stott, William. ... Morta Las Vegas.

Author: Neil Campbell

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781783480845

Category: Social Science

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Investigates the concept of affective critical regionality to demonstrate how it deepens our sense of and relations to place.
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Las Vegas Wash Tributaries Tropicana and Flamingo Washes Clark County Nevada

Las Vegas Wash   Tributaries  Tropicana and Flamingo Washes   Clark County  Nevada

For more information regarding measures to minimize habitat disturbance and prevent harassment or mortatility by pre - construction or construction activities , see the attached Environmental Impact statement . A summary of the ...

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Herman Melville in Context

Herman Melville in Context

She is currently completing a book-length work studying Southern writers who imagined the Civil War decades before ... author of Unsettling the Literary West (2003) and co-author, with Stephen Tatum, of the forthcoming Morta Las Vegas ...

Author: Kevin J. Hayes

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781316766965

Category: Literary Criticism

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Herman Melville in Context provides the fullest introduction in one volume to the multifaceted life and times of Herman Melville, a towering figure in nineteenth-century American and world literature. The book grounds the study of Herman Melville's writings to the world that influenced their composition, publication and recognition, making it a valuable resource to scholars, teachers, students and general readers. Bringing together contributions covering a wide range of topics, the collection of essays covers the geographical, social, cultural and literary contexts of Melville's life and works, as well as its literary reception. Herman Melville in Context will enable readers to approach Melville's writings with fuller insight, and to read and understand them in a way that approximates the way they were read and understood in his time.
Categories: Literary Criticism

A Planetary Lens

A Planetary Lens

... United States Stephanie LeMenager Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship Nathaniel Lewis Morta Las Vegas: CSI and the Problem of the West Nathaniel Lewis and Stephen Tatum Late Westerns: The Persistence of a Genre ...

Author: Audrey Goodman

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9781496228383

Category: Art

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A Planetary Lens explores how women writers and photographers revise and reimagine landscape, identity, and history in the U.S. West.
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In the Mean Time

In the Mean Time

Manifest and Other Destinies: Territorial Fictions of the NineteenthCentury United States Stephanie LeMenager Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship Nathaniel Lewis Morta Las Vegas: csi and the Problem of the West ...

Author: Erin Murrah-Mandril

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9781496211828

Category: Literary Criticism

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Taking a cue from Latina/o and borderlands spatial theories, In the Mean Time argues that time, like space, is a socially constructed, ideologically charged medium of power in the Southwest.
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Under the Western Sky

Under the Western Sky

His recent publications include “Urban New Wests” in A History of Western American Literature and the coauthored book (with Nathaniel Lewis) Morta Las Vegas. He is a two-time recipient of the Don D. Walker Prize for best article or ...

Author: Neil Campbell

Publisher: University of Nevada Press

ISBN: 9781943859597

Category: Literary Criticism

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This original collection of essays by experts in the field weave together the first comprehensive examination of Nevada-born Willy Vlautin’s novels and songs, as well as featuring 11 works of art that accompany his albums and books. Brutally honest, raw, gritty, down to earth, compassionate and affecting, Willy Vlautin’s writing evokes a power in not only theme, but in methodology. Vlautin’s novels, The Motel Life, Northline, Lean on Pete and The Free (2006-2014) chart the dispossessed lives of young people struggling to survive in difficult economic times and in regions of the U.S. West and Pacific Northwest traditionally viewed as affluent and abundant. Yet as his work shows, are actually highly stratified and deprived. Likewise, Vlauntin’s songs, penned as lead singer of the Americana band Richmond Fontaine chart a related territory of blue-collar landscapes of the American West and Northwest with a strong emphasis on narrative and affective soundscapes evocative of the similar worlds defined in his novels. Featuring an interview with Vlautin himself, this edited collection aims to develop the first serious, critical consideration of the important novels and songs of Willy Vlautin by exploring relations between region, music, and writing through the lens of critical regionality and other interdisciplinary, cultural, and theoretical methodologies. In so doing, it will situate his work within its regional frame of the American New West, and particularly the city of Reno, Nevada and the Pacific Northwest, whilst showing how he addresses wider cultural and global issues such as economic change, immigration shifts, gender inequality, and the loss of traditional mythic identities. The essays take different positions in relation to considerations of both novels and music, looking for links and relations across genres, always mindful of their specificity. Under the Western Sky shows how although apparently rooted in place, Vlautin’s work traces diverse lines of contemporary cultural enquiry, engaging in an effective and troubling examination of regional haunting.
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We Who Work the West

We Who Work the West

... Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship Nathaniel Lewis Morta Las Vegas: csi and the Problem of the West Nathaniel Lewis and Stephen Tatum Late Westerns: The Persistence of a Genre Lee Clark Mitchell María Amparo ...

Author: Kiara Kharpertian

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9781496208842

Category: Literary Criticism

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We Who Work the West examines literary representations of class, labor, and space in the American West from 1885 to 2012. Moving from María Amparo Ruiz de Burton’s representations of dispossessed Californio ranchers in the mid-nineteenth century to the urban grid of early twentieth-century San Francisco in Frank Norris’s McTeague to working and unemployed cowboys in the contemporary novels of Cormac McCarthy and Larry McMurtry, Kiara Kharpertian provides a panoramic look at literary renderings of both individual labor—physical, tangible, and often threatened handwork—and the epochal transformations of central institutions of a modernizing West: the farm, the ranchero, the mine, the rodeo, and the Native American reservation. The West that emerges here is both dynamic and diverse, its on-the-ground organization of work, social class, individual mobility, and collective belonging constantly mutating in direct response to historical change and the demands of the natural environment. The literary West thus becomes more than a locus of mythic nostalgia or consumer fantasy about the American past. It becomes a place where the real work of making that West, as well as the suffering and loss it often entailed, is reimagined.
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Teaching Western American Literature

Teaching Western American Literature

... United States Stephanie LeMenager Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship Nathaniel Lewis Morta Las Vegas: csi and the Problem of the West Nathaniel Lewis and Stephen Tatum Late Westerns: The Persistence of a Genre ...

Author: Brady Harrison

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9781496221292

Category: Education

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In this volume experienced and new college- and university-level teachers will find practical, adaptable strategies for designing or updating courses in western American literature and western studies. Teaching Western American Literature features the latest developments in western literary research and cultural studies as well as pedagogical best practices in course development. Contributors provide practical models and suggestions for courses and assignments while presenting concrete strategies for teaching works both inside and outside the canon. In addition, Brady Harrison and Randi Lynn Tanglen have assembled insights from pioneering western studies instructors with workable strategies and practical advice for translating this often complex material for classrooms from freshman writing courses to graduate seminars. Teaching Western American Literature reflects the cutting edge of western American literary study, featuring diverse approaches allied with women’s, gender, queer, environmental, disability, and Indigenous studies and providing instructors with entrée into classrooms of leading scholars in the field.
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Late Westerns

Late Westerns

in the postwestern horizons series To order or obtain more information on these or other University of Nebraska Press ... Stephanie LeMenager Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship Nathaniel Lewis Morta Las Vegas: csi ...

Author: Lee Clark Mitchell

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9781496210715

Category: Social Science

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For more than a century the cinematic Western has been America’s most familiar genre, always teetering on the verge of exhaustion and yet regularly revived in new forms. Why does this outmoded vehicle—with the most narrowly based historical setting of any popular genre—maintain its appeal? In Late Westerns Lee Clark Mitchell takes a position against those critics looking to attach “post” to the all-too-familiar genre. For though the frontier disappeared long ago, though men on horseback have become commonplace, and though films of all sorts have always, necessarily, defied generic patterns, the Western continues to enthrall audiences. It does so by engaging narrative expectations stamped on our collective consciousness so firmly as to integrate materials that might not seem obviously “Western” at all. Through plot cues, narrative reminders, and even cinematic frameworks, recent films shape interpretive understanding by triggering a long-standing familiarity audiences have with the genre. Mitchell’s critical analysis reveals how these films engage a thematic and cinematic border-crossing in which their formal innovations and odd plots succeed deconstructively, encouraging by allusion, implication, and citation the evocation of generic meaning from ingredients that otherwise might be interpreted quite differently. Applying genre theory with close cinematic readings, Mitchell posits that the Western has essentially been “post” all along.
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Manifest Destiny 2 0

Manifest Destiny 2 0

Genre Trouble in Game Worlds Sara Humphreys ... and Authorship Nathaniel Lewis María Amparo Ruiz de Burton: Critical and Pedagogical Perspectives Edited by Amelia María de la Luz Montes and Anne Elizabeth Goldman Morta Las Vegas: ...

Author: Sara Humphreys

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9780803268470

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 192

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At a time when print and film have shown the classic Western and noir genres to be racist, heteronormative, and neocolonial, Sara Humphreys’s Manifest Destiny 2.0 asks why these genres endure so prolifically in the video game market. While video games provide a radically new and exciting medium for storytelling, most game narratives do not offer fresh ways of understanding the world. Video games with complex storylines are based on enduring American literary genres that disseminate problematic ideologies, quelling cultural anxieties over economic, racial, and gender inequality through the institutional acceptance and performance of Anglo cultural, racial, and economic superiority. Although game critics and scholars recognize how genres structure games and gameplay, the concept of genre continues to be viewed as a largely invisible power, subordinate to the computational processes of programming, graphics, and the making of a multimillion-dollar best seller. Investigating the social and cultural implications of the Western and noir genres in video games through two case studies—the best-selling games Red Dead Redemption (2010) and L.A. Noire (2011)—Humphreys demonstrates how the frontier myth continues to circulate exceptionalist versions of the United States. Video games spread the neoliberal and neocolonial ideologies of the genres even as they create a new form of performative literacy that intensifies the genres well beyond their originating historical contexts. Manifest Destiny 2.0 joins the growing body of scholarship dedicated to the historical, theoretical, critical, and cultural analysis of video games.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Code of Federal Regulations Title 9 Animals and Animal Products

Code of Federal Regulations     Title 9  Animals and Animal Products

... approximately 1 % in a southeasterly direction to where it joins miles ; thence , along the north double fence the east fence of the Rudy Morta Vega , ap- of the J. R. Jones west field in a westerly proximately four - tenths mile ...

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Category: Domestic animals

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Code of Federal Regulations

Code of Federal Regulations

... approximately 178 in a southeasterly direction to where it joins miles ; thence , along the north double fence the east fence of the Rudy Morta Vega , ap- of the J. R. Jones west field in a westerly proximately four - tenths mile ...

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Special edition of the Federal Register, containing a codification of documents of general applicability and future effect ... with ancillaries.
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Mojave Kern River El Dorado Natural Gas Pipeline Projects

Mojave Kern River El Dorado Natural Gas Pipeline Projects

Ono hundred tventy - one additional actes at voody vegetation would be disturbed on tre North Las Vegas Variation and ... the proposed clark County Wetlands Park on the propened route . utilization of the Morta wa Vras Vartaclon vou id ...

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Emerging Trends in TiO2 Photocatalysis and Applications

Emerging Trends in TiO2 Photocatalysis and Applications

... Dyes of Response in a UV-C/TiO Surface 2 Methodology (RSM) 1 2 Soroosh Mortazavian 1, Ali Saber 2,* and David E. James 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 89154, USA; mortazav ...

Author: Trong-On Do

Publisher: MDPI

ISBN: 9783039367061

Category: Science

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The semiconductor titanium dioxide (TiO2) has been evolved as a prototypical material to understand the photocatalytic process, and has been demonstrated for various photocatalytic applications such as pollutants degradation, water splitting, heavy metal reduction, CO2 conversion, N2 fixation, bacterial disinfection, etc. Rigorous photocatalytic studies on TiO2 have paved the way to understanding the various chemical processes involved and the physical parameters (optical and electrical) required to design and construct diverse photocatalytic systems. Accordingly, it has been realized that an effective photocatalyst should have ideal band edge potential, narrow band gap energy, reduced charge recombination, enhanced charge separation, improved interfacial charge transfer, surface-rich catalytic sites, etc. As a result, many strategies have been developed to design a variety of photocatalytic systems, which include doping, composite formation, sensitization, co-catalyst loading, etc. Towards highlighting the above-mentioned diversities in TiO2 photocatalysis, there have been many interesting original research works on TiO2, involving material designs for various photocatalytic applications published in this Special Issue. In addition, some excellent review papers have also been published in this Special Issue, focusing on the various TiO2-based photocatalytic systems and their mechanisms and applications.
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Western American Literature

Western American Literature

In " Morta Las Vegas , " Lewis and Tatum write that Las Vegas acts as a metonym for America . Because Reno and Las Vegas are so often popularly presented in contrast to one another , my claims on Reno shadow Lewis and Tatum's belief ...

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ISBN: MINN:31951P011784951

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Bulletin

Bulletin

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Federal Register

Federal Register

Beginning at a point on the south bank direction to a corner , approximately one- ing in a southerly direction to ... in a southeasterly direction to the southwest the east fence of the Rudy Morta Vega , 1 ap corner of the property ...

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Area Trends in Employment and Unemployment

Area Trends in Employment and Unemployment

... ssissippi : Indian Reservations State State Arizona : New Mexico : ( Cont'a ) North Carolina : North Dakota : Colorado ; South Dakota : Morta na : Mebra aka : Utah : New Mexico : Wyoming : RECENT CHANGES IN ... Nevada : Las Vegas .

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Category: Economic assistance, Domestic

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Categories: Economic assistance, Domestic