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A Year Later, c.1963–66 (UD, 186/2/50)

Elizabeth Jennings Carcanet Press Ltd. PDF

Two Ways

Two ways I think I have known love. The first

Is passionate and restless, knows no peace.

It knows of aching hunger and of thirst

Of pain and longing, and of jealousies

And even if requited, it can’t find

A certainty, a peace, a sense of trust.

It cannot stop the movements of the mind,

Or live apart from every human lust.

The other love is friendship, and demands

Nothing, not even something still returned.

It asks no questions, quickly understands

In friendship every lustful thought is spurned.

And yet I know that neither is enough

Alone. I need the two like everyone.

I want a sure return of my own love –

The pain, the passion and the two made one.

A Year Later

In two more days it will be one

Year exactly since the thing

I thought I wanted then was done.

All detail still remains to bring

The madness (was it madness?) back

Behind my eyes tears want to break.

And all the time I long to tell

Someone what happened, need to blame

Myself each minute, speak my shame.

The whole event is with me still.

No other crime or sin seems bad

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Otter Point

Thayer, Robert Down East Books ePub

As you walk from the forest toward the sea, you will cross a barren stretch of pink granite that forms the shoreline here. Below this is the intertidal zone, a twelve-foot area between the tides where life changes from terrestrial to aquatic.

At high tide, the zone is under several feet of cold, foamy salt water; six hours later, it is exposed to the hot, drying sun. Even with these extremes, life not only exists but flourishes here. In his book The Rocky Shore, John Kingsbury describes the intertidal zone as having the

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Nightpiece II

John Gallas Carcanet Press Ltd. PDF
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Anil Kumar Shukla Laxmi Publications PDF



Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

Describe a basic point-to-point fiber optic data link.

Explain the difference between digital and analog fiber optic communications systems.

Discuss the most common types of line coding used in digital fiber optic communications including non-return-to-zero (NRZ), return-to-zero (RZ), and biphase (or Manchester).

Describe the main type of analog modulation.

State several precautions that need to be emphasized when installing fiber optic links on board ships.










Most of the discussion on fiber optic data links provided earlier in this training manual refers to simple point-to-point links. A point-to-point fiber optic data link consists of an optical transmitter, optical fiber, and an optical receiver.

In addition, any splices or connectors used to join individual optical fiber sections to each other and to the transmitter and the receiver are included.

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5. Keystone of the Shortgrass Prairie

Ellen Wohl University Press of Colorado ePub

For every atom lost to the sea, the prairie pulls another out of the decaying rocks. The only certain truth is that its creatures must suck hard, live fast, and die often, lest its losses exceed its gains.


The prairie dog is a youngster, one of four born that spring to a mature, two-year-old female Cynomys ludovicianus. Early French explorers called the animals petit chien, or “little dog.” Meriwether Lewis, though aware of this name, referred to them as “barking squirrels” or “burrowing squirrels” in his journal, although other members of his expedition used the phrase “prairie dog.”1 European American naturalists named the prairie dogs Cynomys, literally mouse-dog in Greek. The New Latin phrase ludovician indicated that the mouse-dog was of Louisiana, as in the Louisiana Purchase the naturalists were busily describing when they named the species.

Black-tailed prairie dog at an entrance to its burrow on the fromme Prairie.

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Ludema, James Berrett-Koehler Publishers PDF






As a method of organization change, appreciative inquiry differs from traditional problem-solving approaches. The basic assumption of problem-solving is that people and organizations are fundamentally “broken” and need to be fixed. The process usually involves:

Identifying the key problems

Analyzing the root causes of failure

Searching for possible solutions

Developing an action plan

In contrast, the underlying assumption of appreciative inquiry is that people and organizations are highly generative.

They are always evolving, growing, and moving toward the future. AI focuses the whole organization on identifying its

“positive core”—its greatest assets, capacities, capabilities, resources, and strengths—to create new possibilities for change, action, and innovation.

The steps include:

Discovering the organization’s root causes of success

Envisioning bold new possibilities for the future

Designing the organization for excellence through dialogue

Co-constructing the future.

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Chapter Ten: “Secretly attached, secretly separate” Art, dreams, and transference-countertransference in the analysis of a third generation Holocaust survivor

Andrew B Druck Karnac Books ePub

Michal Talby-Abarbanel

Ann is a 32-year-old Jewish woman, a painter. She was raised in France and immigrated to the States several years ago. In our first consultation session she told me that she had considered entering treatment for several years, as she was aware that since she left home, ten years ago, she has been experiencing complicated emotional processes she needed to work through. She felt she needed someone to help her to reach better integration. She told me in the first session: “My experience is sometimes like I have many parts to myself that I need to put together.”

I could feel Ann's un-integrated parts through her appearance and the way she dressed. Her somewhat sweet and childish voice did not fit her mature and strong presence. She dressed in a Bohemian style, an amalgam of contemporary fashion with old-fashioned items that looked as if they belonged to a different period. I learned later that these antique dresses belonged to her grandmother, who wore them when she was Ann's age.

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CHAPTER 1. Teaching systemic thinking

Ros Draper Karnac Books ePub

The participants in the teaching-learning system are: organising tutor - supervisor - teacher - course participant. They can be considered as a system when feedback about expectations is communicated between the different subgroups. What is more implicit than explicit at the outset of this process, is that the expectations of all members of the system cannot be met without giving and receiving feedback.

We see the interaction between the people at these different levels as identifying the boundaries of the teaching-learning-system.

The people are:

I The Supervisor or Course Organising Tutor

II The Teachers

III The Course Participants

IV The Agency Context or Course Participants Colleagues

We have chosen certain punctuations or phases in the life of the course to show how the co-evolutionary feedback process facilitates learning.

The initial phase includes the negotiations between an institution and the teachers to teach the course. A supervisor and a teacher begin to prepare the course outline and syllabus. When the applicants are offered and accept a place on the course, the teacher/course participants system comes into being.

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Chapter Five: The Transference Neurosis: Part I

Catherine Hickey Karnac Books ePub

In the last chapter, we explored the initial session of a highly resistant therapist who was interviewed by Dr Davanloo in his closed circuit training programme in Montreal. In this next chapter we will continue to focus on this case, reviewing vignettes from the second interview in this programme. This interview is published with the permission of the Association for the Advancement of Psychotherapy and first appeared in the American Journal of Psychotherapy (Hickey, 2015d). What follows is the content of the interview and some updated discussions that have occurred since its original publication.

The focus of this chapter will be the management of the transference neurosis in this patient. The patient had a prior course of therapy, as mentioned in the preceding chapter. It is during this treatment that she developed the transference neurosis towards her therapist. The TCR had been extremely low during that course of treatment and the focus of the therapy had been on the patient's father. Subsequent closed circuit evaluation revealed that this was not the core neurotic disturbance in the patient.

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“Buddy Holly, Beethoven, and Lubbock in the 1950s”

Edited by Kenneth L. Untiedt University of North Texas Press PDF


AND LUBBOCK IN THE 1950S by Paul H. Carlson

I love the music of Beethoven—Ludwig van Beethoven. I also like

Buddy Holly’s high energy songs, Waylon Jennings’s rebel sounds,

Virgil Johnson’s doo wop, and, in part because I grew up in Minneapolis, I love Sonny Curtis’s theme song to the once-popular

Mary Tyler Moore TV Show.

We know—those of us gathered here know [at the 92nd annual meeting of the Texas Folklore Society, in Lubbock,

Texas]—that Lubbock is a college town. It is not Ann Arbor or

Palo Alto or New Haven, but it is a college town. We know that

Lubbock is a sports town. It is not Chicago or Boston or New

York City, but it is a sports town. We know—those of us gathered here know—that Lubbock is an agricultural community. It is not a meat-packing center or an implement manufacturer of any great renown, but it is an agricultural community.

Outsiders don’t know this. Outsiders, rather, know that Lubbock is a music town. It is not a Boston Conservatory of Music town—although Texas Tech University and South Plains College have strong music departments—but it’s a music town. To outsiders, Lubbock’s music image is not the easy genius of a Mozart.

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Introduction: Geocriticism’s Disciplinary Boundaries

Jane Stadler Indiana University Press ePub

Yet there is no use in pretending that all we know about time and space, or rather history and geography, is more than anything else imaginative

SAID, Orientalism 55

This is a book about imagined landscapes and imaginative geographies, about the ways in which narrative fiction or spatial stories—films, novels, and plays—continually shape and reshape the contours of our geography and our history. In Imagined Landscapes, we work from the premise that narrative fiction intersects with experiences of and ideas about landscape, identity, and the development of a sense of place such that spatial storytelling makes a strong contribution to geographic and historical awareness. Cultural representations of landscapes, as Christopher Tilley observes, form “a signifying system through which the social is reproduced and transformed, explored and structured” (34). Representations of landscape, therefore, do far more than frame the environment as a background against which narrative action plays out; they generate symbolism and produce cultural meaning. Such narratives, we argue, form and inform perceptions of space and place as they represent and communicate spatial concepts and cultural and environmental issues. As Tilley claims, places “may be said to acquire a history, sedimented layers of meaning by virtue of the actions and events that take place in them” (27). One way this occurs is in the production of “spatial stories,” which Michel de Certeau defines as cultural narratives that “traverse and organize places: they select and link them together; they make sentences and itineraries out of them” (115). The case studies presented in this book exemplify such spatial stories. While these narratives are grounded in the landscape and culture of Australia, the insights drawn from them have relevance to questions of nation and narration around the world. As we have argued elsewhere, “Representations of space and place are always ideological, always implicated in some form of nation-building or identity-formation, and considering ‘imagined,’ fictive, representational, or mythic geographies allows us to see the ways in which representations of space and place are intimately bound up in the nexus of power–knowledge” (Mitchell and Stadler “Imaginative” 29).

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5: A Trip East

Edited and Annotated by Charles M. Robinson III University of North Texas Press PDF

Chapter 5

A Trip East


ept. 5th 1880. Left Omaha, viâ “Burlington” road1 for Chicago and the East. At dépôt, met my friend, Mr. William Carter, son of Judge Carter of Fort Bridger, Wyo., and also met exSenator [John Milton] Thayer of Nebraska. In Chicago dined at the

Palmer House and then took the Balt[imore]. and Ohio Express for


Sept. 6th 1880. Major [Azor H.] Nickerson met me in the R.R. dépôt, upon my arrival. (9.20 P.M.) and took me to his neat little home on Rhode-Island Avenue (near 18th [Street]). During my stay at the

Capital, Nickerson exerted himself in every way possible to make my visit pleasurable. I did not visit many public buildings, my time being too brief, but I saw many delightful people, some of whom I had previously known personally and others through communications. Nickerson’s office was in the War Department, (in the old Navy building.) There I met numbers of officers—Generals [Samuel?]

Breck, [Emory] Upton, [William B.] Hazen, [Richard Coulter] Drum,

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Distributed Snort Network Intrusion Detection System with Load Balancing Approach

Kevin Daimi, Hamid R. Arabnia, Michael R. Grimaila, Kathy Liszka, George Markowsky, and Ashu, M. G. Solo CSREA Press PDF

Int'l Conf. Security and Management | SAM'13 |


Distributed Snort Network Intrusion Detection System with Load Balancing


Wu Yuan, Jeff Tan, Phu Dung Le

Faculty of Information Technology

Monash University

Melbourne, Australia

{Tennyson.Yuan, Jeff.Tan, Phu.Dung.Le}@monash.edu

Abstract—As we enjoy the conveniences that the Internet or computer networks have brought to us, the problems are getting larger, especially network security problems. A

Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS) is one of the critical components in a network nowadays. It can monitor and analyze activities of network users, and then uses knowledge of attack patterns to identify and prevent such attacks. It can minimize damages that will be caused by attacks. This paper uses Snort, which is one of the most commonly used NIDS in industry. The paper presents an approach of Distributed Snort NIDS, which can coordinate multiple sensors across the Local Area Network to optimize usage of computational resources. The approach implements a

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Brian D. Dillon University Press of Colorado ePub

Ruth Gubler

Modern religious practices among Yucatec Maya peoples are deeply rooted in the Prehistoric past. Agricultural ceremonies comprise a textured blend of Catholic liturgy grafted onto Precolumbian tradition. The supernatural beings the modern Yucatec Maya propitiate, express their gratitude to, and pray to for adequate rainfall and a bountiful harvest exist far beyond the walls of the Spanish churches, monasteries, and nunneries found in the towns and villages of the Yucatán Peninsula.

The Dresden Codex provides the earliest textual evidence about the nature of agricultural ceremonies among the ancient Maya; here, chacs are depicted as providers of rain. Moreover, there are glyphs that may refer to agricultural ceremonies, such as the uahil col (offering of first fruits) and the chha chac (rain ceremony) described later in this chapter. Postconquest sixteenth-century Yucatec sources, unlike those from the Mexica area, overlook such rituals. Apparently, the chroniclers of Colonial Yucatán were far more occupied with their missionary effort and expressing their dismay at the persistence of “idolatrous” practices than they were with describing such indigenous cultural practices in detail.

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Chapter Eight - Perversion: Present and Future

Fiona Ross Karnac Books ePub


Perversion: present and future

If it be not now yet it will come

Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act 5: Scene 2

Freud uses perversion to emphasise the importance of infantile sexuality. His two paradigms of polymorphous perversity and the Oedipus complex bind perversion to sexuality and limit perverse enactments to sexual perversions. From this perspective, perversion is either a developmental failure in sexual development beyond the stage of polymorphous perversity, or a failure to resolve Oedipal conflicts. The psycho-analytic interpretive tradition thereafter establishes a synonymity between the terms “perversion” and “sexual perversion”.

Despite some expansion of this interpretation, there is still a tendency for theorising about perversion to become locked in a self-referential, rather than a deconstructive, process. This theoretical encapsulation of the concept, with source, aim, and object entwined with sexuality, discourages attempts to incorporate broader understandings of perversion that might threaten the integrity of the traditional Freudian model. Chapter Four, which demonstrates the clarity and explicitness of the theory of perversion within psycho-analysis, is intended as a springboard for thinking beyond the self-enclosure of a limited sexual theory. Although I describe how moves towards expansion have already begun in psycho-analysis, these appear to build on the implicit assumption that non-sexual perversion results from psychopathology in sexual development. My broader theoretical model partially de-eroticises perversion by placing its root structure in more general infantile relational experience, rather than in the area of sexuality alone. This postulation exposes an increased area of infantile vulnerability to perverse development, making perversion a more general developmental disorder.

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