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21L.003 Reading Fiction: Imaginary Journeys (MIT) 21L.003 Reading Fiction: Imaginary Journeys (MIT)

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Great works of fiction often take us to far-off places; they sometimes conduct us on journeys toward a deeper understanding of what's right next door. We'll read, discuss, and interpret a range of short and short-ish works: The reading list will be chosen from among such texts as "Gilgamesh," Homer's Odyssey (excerpts), Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress (excerpts), Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Saleh's Season of Migration to the North, Woolf's To the Lighthouse, John Cheever's "The Swimmer," Coetzee's The Life and Times of Michael K, Irving's "Rip Van Winkle," Toni Morrison's Jazz, H. G. Wells' The Time Machine, Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Beckett's How It Is, Calvino' Great works of fiction often take us to far-off places; they sometimes conduct us on journeys toward a deeper understanding of what's right next door. We'll read, discuss, and interpret a range of short and short-ish works: The reading list will be chosen from among such texts as "Gilgamesh," Homer's Odyssey (excerpts), Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress (excerpts), Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Saleh's Season of Migration to the North, Woolf's To the Lighthouse, John Cheever's "The Swimmer," Coetzee's The Life and Times of Michael K, Irving's "Rip Van Winkle," Toni Morrison's Jazz, H. G. Wells' The Time Machine, Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Beckett's How It Is, Calvino'

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Fiction | Fiction | Writing | Writing | literature | literature | novel | novel | reading | reading | imaginary journeys | imaginary journeys | Homer | Homer | Odyssey | Odyssey | Chretien de Troyes | Chretien de Troyes | Arthur | Arthur | Knight of the Cart | Knight of the Cart | Cervantes | Cervantes | Don Quixote | Don Quixote | Jonathan Swift | Jonathan Swift | Gulliver's Travels | Gulliver's Travels | Mary Shelley | Mary Shelley | Virginia Woolf | Virginia Woolf | Jospeh Conrad | Jospeh Conrad | heart of darkness | heart of darkness | to the lighthouse | to the lighthouse | frankenstein | frankenstein | analytical writing | analytical writing | revision | revision | oral presentation | oral presentation

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Academic Diary: Escalating violence in Israel, a view from Bethlehem Academic Diary: Escalating violence in Israel, a view from Bethlehem

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As I am sitting here writing this contribution at 8:50 in the morning, I can already hear signs of the relentless fighting that has been going on for over ten days around Rachel’s Tomb in Bethlehem: Soldiers shooting tear gas canisters, military jets are flying over the area, ambulances rushing to the scene and hundreds of impatient drivers waiting to cross the area honking without let-up. Riots had kicked off in the area in response to the current dispute between Israeli Jews and Arabs about the administration of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The Muslim religious site is administered by ... The post Academic Diary: Escalating violence in Israel, a view from Bethlehem appeared first on OxPol. As I am sitting here writing this contribution at 8:50 in the morning, I can already hear signs of the relentless fighting that has been going on for over ten days around Rachel’s Tomb in Bethlehem: Soldiers shooting tear gas canisters, military jets are flying over the area, ambulances rushing to the scene and hundreds of impatient drivers waiting to cross the area honking without let-up. Riots had kicked off in the area in response to the current dispute between Israeli Jews and Arabs about the administration of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The Muslim religious site is administered by ... The post Academic Diary: Escalating violence in Israel, a view from Bethlehem appeared first on OxPol.

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Fragile and Post Conflict States | Fragile and Post Conflict States | Terrorism and Security | Terrorism and Security | The Middle East | The Middle East | Travel | Travel

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Roughing it Roughing it

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ebook version of Roughing it ebook version of Roughing it

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kind | kind | Travel literature -- United States -- 19th century | Travel literature -- United States -- 19th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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My first summer in the Sierra My first summer in the Sierra

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ebook version of My first summer in the Sierra ebook version of My first summer in the Sierra

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kind | kind | Travel literature -- United States -- 20th century | Travel literature -- United States -- 20th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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The Innocents abroad, or, The new Pilgrim's progress : being some account of the steamship Quaker City's pleasure excursion to Europe and the Holy Land : with descriptions of countries, nations, incidents and adventures, as they appeared to the author / by Mark Twain The Innocents abroad, or, The new Pilgrim's progress : being some account of the steamship Quaker City's pleasure excursion to Europe and the Holy Land : with descriptions of countries, nations, incidents and adventures, as they appeared to the author / by Mark Twain

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ebook version of The Innocents abroad, or, The new Pilgrim's progress : being some account of the steamship Quaker City's pleasure excursion to Europe and the Holy Land : with descriptions of countries, nations, incidents and adventures, as they appeared to the author / by Mark Twain ebook version of The Innocents abroad, or, The new Pilgrim's progress : being some account of the steamship Quaker City's pleasure excursion to Europe and the Holy Land : with descriptions of countries, nations, incidents and adventures, as they appeared to the author / by Mark Twain

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kind | kind | Travel literature -- United States -- 19th century | Travel literature -- United States -- 19th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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21L.003 Reading Fiction: Imaginary Journeys (MIT)

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Great works of fiction often take us to far-off places; they sometimes conduct us on journeys toward a deeper understanding of what's right next door. We'll read, discuss, and interpret a range of short and short-ish works: The reading list will be chosen from among such texts as "Gilgamesh," Homer's Odyssey (excerpts), Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress (excerpts), Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Saleh's Season of Migration to the North, Woolf's To the Lighthouse, John Cheever's "The Swimmer," Coetzee's The Life and Times of Michael K, Irving's "Rip Van Winkle," Toni Morrison's Jazz, H. G. Wells' The Time Machine, Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Beckett's How It Is, Calvino'

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Fiction | Writing | literature | novel | reading | imaginary journeys | Homer | Odyssey | Chretien de Troyes | Arthur | Knight of the Cart | Cervantes | Don Quixote | Jonathan Swift | Gulliver's Travels | Mary Shelley | Virginia Woolf | Jospeh Conrad | heart of darkness | to the lighthouse | frankenstein | analytical writing | revision | oral presentation

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Wish you were here?

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These materials are specifically designed to support the teaching of BTec First Travel and Tourism, and in particular Unit 2: UK Travel and Tourism Destinations

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Digimap | Digimap Colleges | BTEC | Tourism | Travel | CATERING / FOOD / LEISURE SERVICES / TOURISM | N

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DK0235 Planning and Sustainable Development in Tourism

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This unit is designed to enable you to understand the concept of planning and sustainable development in tourism. It examines sources of funding for tourism development in the UK, as well as taking account of the need to adopt policies, strategies and practices within planning that take account of the sustainable use of natural and built resources, and the economics as well as the socio-cultural well-being of the local community.

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DK02 35 | tourism development | marketing trends | Impacts of tourism | Alternative tourism | Tourism and the Scottish environment | DK0635 | DK06 35 | Longhaul | Inclusive | Tours | Travel | Package holidays | Independent | SCQF Level 8

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Licensed to colleges in Scotland only Licensed to colleges in Scotland only Except where expressly indicated otherwise on the face of these materials (i) copyright in these materials is owned by the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA), and (ii) none of these materials may be Used without the express, prior, written consent of the Colleges Open Learning Exchange Group (COLEG) and SQA, except if and to the extent that such Use is permitted under COLEG's conditions of Contribution and Use of Learning Materials through COLEG’s Repository, for the purposes of which these materials are COLEG Materials. Except where expressly indicated otherwise on the face of these materials (i) copyright in these materials is owned by the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA), and (ii) none of these materials may be Used without the express, prior, written consent of the Colleges Open Learning Exchange Group (COLEG) and SQA, except if and to the extent that such Use is permitted under COLEG's conditions of Contribution and Use of Learning Materials through COLEG’s Repository, for the purposes of which these materials are COLEG Materials. http://content.resourceshare.ac.uk/xmlui/bitstream/handle/10949/17761/LicenceSQAMaterialsCOLEG.pdf?sequence=1 http://content.resourceshare.ac.uk/xmlui/bitstream/handle/10949/17761/LicenceSQAMaterialsCOLEG.pdf?sequence=1 SQA SQA

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