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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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American Literature

Edited by Richard Kopley, Jackson R. Bryer and Paul Lauter.

P ublished online August 2012 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Literary Studies (American).

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

The Short Story in America

Laurie Champion.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 8005 words.

The short story is the only genre that can be considered uniquely American. The genre began as sketches, or tales, as in the classic tale “Rip Van Winkle.” The genre remained undefined...

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‘That reliance on the ordinary’: Jane Austen and the Oxford English Dictionary

Charlotte Brewer.

in The Review of English Studies

September 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature); Literary Studies (American); Literary Studies (British and Irish). 10850 words.

Evidence on Austen’s vocabulary in the OED can be used to illuminate the characteristic of her work remarked on by literary critics from Walter Scott onwards: at once the ordinariness and...

Radio and the (Re) Construction of Maya Identity in the Diaspora

Alicia Ivonne Estrada.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (American); Media Studies; Literary Studies - World; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 7684 words.

Founded in 2003 by Maya immigrants in Los Angeles, California, the radio program Contacto Ancestral, which airs weekly on the community station KPFK and online, creates a sense of community...

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Asian Americans and Digital Games

Christopher B. Patterson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (American); Media Studies; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards); Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 9810 words.

Asian Americans have frequently been associated with video games. As designers they are considered overrepresented, and specific groups appear to dominate depictions of the game designer,...

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