peripherality


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peripherality

(pəˌrɪfəˈrælɪtɪ)
n
the quality of being peripheral
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Zeinab Uburty" and "Layali al-misk" are set in an idealized, almost mythic, environment prior to the dam's construction, illustrating the life, customs, and myths of Old Nubia in vivid detail and counteracting the liminality and peripherality of Nubia in the Egyptian imagination, by recasting it as the center of a complete Nubian "Nile World.
Configurations of Postcoloniality and National Identity: In-between Peripherality and Narratives of Change.
We are all archaeologists now" runs the title of the first chapter of The archaeological imagination which is a fair reflection of how archaeology has expanded as an academic term, to encompass a whole range of cultural issues which appear in this book: memory, landscape, narrative, ruins, relics, personal experience, liminality, peripherality, walking, haunting.
HARDIMAN, Neasa, '"Once Won't Happen Twice": Peripherality and Equality as Strategies for Success in a Low-Budget Irish Film', in Huber & Crosson, pp.
Yet the word also conveys a sense of peripherality, a starting-point (in itself, suggesting a particular position--at an edge or a boundary, at the outside--in relation to other, subsequent positions), and a possible sense of minor importance (even a quality of irrelevance, perhaps) or of being outside and separate in the context and structure of the completed process.
The Qur'an's centrality to one of the world's most loathed and loved religions, which defies translation poly-system theory's norms of centrality and peripherality, (91) and the magnitude of its influence are too alluring for the host of parties who seek to make it speak what they think.
Hardy argues instead that in "this sea of peripherality there are islands of innovation in relation to [sectors such as] automobiles, IT and defense," though such developments have been "highly uneven as some parts [of the economy] have been destroyed while others have been upgraded" (93).
fear at the marginalisation of whites in the post-apartheid period", or as a text "exemplifying whites' acceptance of their peripherality in the 'new' South Africa".
Peripherality and Information Flow in Remote Island Areas of Scotland [online].
their isolation ensuring their peripherality from the European centre.
The non-left peripherality of the overt subject precludes an analysis in terms of FCR.
Yokohama shares some of Gwangju's self-consciousness about its perceived peripherality, even though (or perhaps because) it is Japan's historic port of entry and lies just thirty minutes from downtown Tokyo by subway.