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First Person

Author : Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of California Santa Cruz Noah Wardrip-Fruin
ISBN : 0262232324
Genre : Games & Activities
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The relationship between story and game, and related questions of electronic writing and play, examined through a series of discussions among new media creators and theorists.
Category: Games & Activities

First Person

Author : Philip R. Davies
ISBN : 1841272450
Genre : Religion
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Hebrew Biblical narratives are notoriously sparing in their portrayal of character, leaving much to the reader. Here a number of internationally renowned scholars assume the identities of some familiar biblical characters, and use the clues in the text, their own exegetical skills and knowledge of the biblical world, and their readerly imagination to fill in the gaps of the biblical text. In doing so, they remove the point of view of the biblical narrator, allowing the ideology of the text to be affirmed, adjusted or challenged. Contributors to this volume include Francis Landy, Athalya Brenner, Yairah Amit, John Goldingay, Jonathan Magonet, Hugh Pyper, and Philip Davies; the characters include Rahab, Isaiah, Gomer, Eve, Delilah, Joseph, Jeremiah and Haman.
Category: Religion

First Person America

Author : Ann Banks
ISBN : 9781504028820
Genre : History
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Between 1938 and 1942 the Federal Writers’ Project set out to create a first-person portrait of America by sending young writers—many of whom later became famous—around the country to interview people from all occupations and backgrounds. This book presents 80 of these diverse life histories, including the stories of a North Carolina patent-medicine pitchman, a retired Oregon prospector, a Bahamian midwife from Florida, a Key West smuggler, recent immigrants to New York, and Chicago jazz musicians. Historian Eric Foner called First-Person America “the finest example yet of an increasingly important genre of oral history.”
Category: History

First Person Mortal

Author : Lucy Bregman
ISBN : STANFORD:36105012426990
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Selections from diaries, essays, and novels offer an American perspective on death and the afterlife
Category: Family & Relationships

Ethics In The First Person

Author : Deni Elliott
ISBN : 0742552071
Genre : Philosophy
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Wild Flower Meadows and The ArcelorMittal Orbit in Pictures, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, East London, Olympic Games, London 2012, 5 August. A collection of colour photographs of the Wild Flower Meadows and the ArcelorMittal Orbit in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London, 5 August 2012Wild Flower MeadowsLondon's commitment to deliver its first sustainable Olympic and Paralympic Games is shown not only by The ArcelorMittal orbit visitor attraction but also because, "In the space of just a few years, a predominantly neglected industrial area has been completely transformed as we cleaned and reshaped the land before planting thousands of trees and plants." Dennis Hone, Chief Executive of the Olympic Delivery Authority.Blooming by 27 July 2012 to coincide with the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games at Stratford and as part of the area's regeneration with high biodiversity value, a vibrant combination of tickseed, bee-friendly cornflower, corn marigold, star of the veldt from South Africa, Californian poppy and plains coreopsis, changing in colour from yellow and blue in July to gold in August gave a golden hue around the Olympic Stadium in east London.
Category: Philosophy

First Person

Author : Valerie Knowles
ISBN : 9781550020304
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Cairine Wilson, Canada's first female senator, was one of nine children raised in an atmosphere of rugged Scots liberalism and strict presbyterianism by affluent Montreal parents in the late nineteenth century. She displayed an interest in politics early in life and through her father's position in the Senate, was befriended by many notable politicians of the period, including Sir Wilfrid Laurier, an experience that left a permanent mark on her. Her appointment to the Senate in 1930 was a historic and controversial event, and launched a political career rife with passion, commitment, and reform. Wilson, whose work on behalf of refugees and the world's needy was legendary, served in the Senate through some of the stormiest years in Canadian government history. First Person is an engaging account of a colourful and powerful politician; a fighter whose efforts were recognized by the highest officials in the land, and whose sculpted image adorns the foyer of the Canadian Senate.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Naturalism And The First Person Perspective

Author : Lynne Rudder Baker
ISBN : 9780199914746
Genre : Philosophy
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This book investigates the limits of scientific naturalism. It has three goals: (1) to show that no wholly impersonal account of reality can be adequate to all phenomena; (2) to formulate a nonCartesian account of the first-person perspective; (3) to develop a 'near-naturalism' that accommodates the world of our encounters and interactions.
Category: Philosophy

First Person Jewish

Author : Alisa Lebow
ISBN : 9780816643547
Genre : Social Science
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Examining more than a dozen films from Jewish artists, this book reveals how the postmodern impulse to turn the lens inward intersects provocatively with historical tropes and stereotypes of the Jew. It focuses on Jewish filmmakers working on the margins and examines the work of Jonathan Caouette, Chantal Akerman and many more.
Category: Social Science

First Person

Author : Richard Flanagan
ISBN : 9781473549715
Genre : Fiction
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Young and penniless, Kif Kehlmann, is rung in the middle of the night by notorious con man and corporate criminal, Siegfried Heidl. About to go to trial for defrauding the banks of $700 million, Heidl proposes a deal: $10,000 for Kehlmann to ghostwrite his memoir in six weeks. Kehlmann accepts but soon begins to fear that he is being corrupted by Heidl. Is he ghostwriting a memoir, or is Heidl is rewriting him? As the deadline draws closer everything that is certain grows uncertain as he begins to wonder: who is Ziggy Heidl - and who is Kif Kehlmann?
Category: Fiction

First Person Singular

Author : Susan Mary MacKenzie
ISBN : UOM:39015041787964
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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