Neuerwerbungen, Links und Tipps für die Anglistik aus der ULB

  • WDR ZeitZeichen zu James Joyce

    [08.08.2022, 06:00] „Er hat die Literatur verändert: James Joyce, Ire, trinkfest, hedonistisch, provokativ. Und ein genialer Schriftsteller. Als er am 13. Januar 1941 starb, erst 58 Jahre alt, hinterließ er ein Werk, das heute noch herausfordert – wenn auch nicht so sehr … Weiterlesen →
  • SWR2 Wissen: „Publish or perish – Publizieren in der Wissenschaft“

    [04.08.2022, 06:00] „Wer in der Wissenschaft Erfolg haben will, muss viel veröffentlichen. Die Folge: Halbgare Ergebnisse, nicht wiederholbare Versuche, Pseudo-Journale. Der Publikationsdruck ist groß. Impact Factor (IF): Leitwährung des Wissenschaftsbetriebs Fast 80 Prozent der Forschenden an deutschen Hochschulen haben befristete Verträge. Für … Weiterlesen →
  • Aus unseren Neuerwerbungen – Anglistik 2022.8

    [01.08.2022, 06:00] Water and Women in the Victorian Imagination During the Victorian period, naturally wet spaces – marshland, rivers and the sea – were construed as feminised loci, articulating contrasted visions of Woman as the angelic Undine or the demonic Siren. This … Weiterlesen →
  • WDR ZeitZeichen zu Jane Austen

    [25.07.2022, 06:00] „„Ich könnte mich wirklich nicht im Ernst hinsetzen, um eine ernsthafte Romanze zu schreiben, es sei denn, es ginge um Leben und Tod; und wenn dies der Fall wäre, wenn ich schreiben müsste und niemals zu meiner Erholung über mich … Weiterlesen →
  • Kennen Sie schon … die Sammlung „Discovering Literature“ der British Library?

    [18.07.2022, 06:00] Explore literature in context Discovering Literature brings to life the social, political and cultural context in which key works of literature were written. Enjoy digitised treasures from our collection, newly commissioned articles, short documentary films and teachers’ notes. https://www.bl.uk/discovering-literature Das … Weiterlesen →

Diese Nachrichten stammen aus dem FachBlog der ULB aus der Kategorie Anglistik.

Nachrichten aus der Anglistik

  • Smash it

    [09.08.2022, 12:34] Learn a phrase to give encouragement
  • New words – 8 August 2022

    [08.08.2022, 08:00] urban mining noun [U] UK /ˌɜː.bən ˈmaɪ.nɪŋ/ US /ˌɝː.bən ˈmaɪ.nɪŋ/ removing and recycling metal parts from objects such as batteries and electronic devices that have been thrown away As well as requiring good collection and recycling systems, urban mining relies upon people handing over products they no longer use. British charity WRAP (the Waste and … Continue reading New words – 8 August 2022
  • Kandidatur Julia Hoydis als Vizepräsidentin

    [07.08.2022, 20:58]
  • Kandidaturen von Felix Sprang als Präsident

    [07.08.2022, 20:57]
  • Tender, velvety or abrasive? Talking about textures (1)

    [03.08.2022, 13:00] by Liz Walter Today’s post focuses on the texture of things: in other words, the way they feel. One of the most common times we talk about texture is when we are describing food, as the way it feels in the mouth is central to our enjoyment (or otherwise!) of eating. For example, we usually prefer … Continue reading Tender, velvety or abrasive? Talking about textures (1)
  • A doddle

    [02.08.2022, 11:56] Is this phrase easy to learn?
  • New words – 1 August 2022

    [01.08.2022, 08:00] ripflation noun [U] /rɪpˈfleɪ.ʃᵊn/ the situation when companies use inflation as an excuse to increase their prices more than necessary in a way that rips off (= cheats) their customers Ripflation, my coined term meaning ripoff inflation, is when the economic and supply chain conditions have significantly improved but various players in the supply chain … Continue reading New words – 1 August 2022
  • Tightening your belt and wearing the trousers (Clothes idioms, Part 2)

    [27.07.2022, 13:00] by Kate Woodford In Part 1 of this post, we looked at English idioms containing words for items of clothing that cover the top half of the body. This week, we’re working our way down the body with idioms that include words such as ‘belt’, ‘trousers’ and ‘shoe’. (Footwear features in a surprising number of current … Continue reading Tightening your belt and wearing the trousers (Clothes idioms, Part 2)
  • It’s now or never

    [26.07.2022, 13:19] Learn how to use ‘it’s now or never’
  • New words – 25 July 2022

    [25.07.2022, 09:20] unretirement noun [U, C] UK /ʌn.rɪˈtaɪə.mənt/ US /ʌn.rɪˈtaɪr.mənt/ the act of going back to work after you have retired Amid a hot labor market and high inflation, retired workers are returning to work at a rising rate. ‘Unretirements’ are on the rise as workers who previously said they were retired are now taking jobs again. … Continue reading New words – 25 July 2022

Die Nachrichten stammen aus den News des Deutschen Anglistenverbandes, dem "Literature"-Blog des British Council, den Blogs About Words und Wordability und der Podcast-Reihe The English We Speak.

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