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On Self-Translation: Meditations on Language
On Self-Translation: Meditations on Language
By SUNY Press
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A fascinating collection of essays and conversations on the changing nature of language. From award-winning, internationally known scholar and translator Ilan Stavans comes On Self-Translation,a collection of essays and conversations on language in...


Serendipities: Language and Lunacy
Serendipities: Language and Lunacy
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Serendipities is a careful unraveling of the fabulous and the false, a brilliant exposition of how unanticipated truths often spring from false ideas. From Leibniz's belief that the I Ching illustrated the principles of calculus to Marco Polo's mista...


Language of flowers
Language of flowers
By Ulan Press
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This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technolog...


The Tree of Meaning: Language, Mind and Ecology
The Tree of Meaning: Language, Mind and Ecology
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“Poems, where I come from,” writes Robert Bringhurst, “are spoken to be written and written to be spoken. The Tree of Meaning is a book of critical prose composed in the same way.” Together, these thirteen lectures present a superbly grounded a...


Resonant Themes: Literature, History, and the Arts in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Europe (North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures)
Resonant Themes: Literature, History, and the Arts in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Europe (North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures)
By University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Romance Studies
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This collection of twelve essays written in English and French honors Victor Henri Brombert, the eminent humanist, thinker, and scholar of nineteenth- and twentieth-century European letters. Though their subjects range broadly over the literature, mu...


Villon's Last Will: Language and Authority in the Testament
Villon's Last Will: Language and Authority in the Testament
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Traditionally scholars have scoured Villon's Testament for details about life in fifteenth century Paris. Few, though, have shown us why it is interesting as literature. Hunt puts aside historic references to concentrate exclusively on the textual st...


The Ravishment of Persephone: Epistolary Lyric in the Siecle des Lumieres (North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures)
The Ravishment of Persephone: Epistolary Lyric in the Siecle des Lumieres (North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures)
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This study delineates a theory of epistolary lyric that refutes historical notions of a siecle sans poesie. Julia De Pree argues that monophonic, epistolary texts written during the Ancien Regime both reflect and resist the Classical legacy and at th...


The Art of the Personal Essay: An Anthology from the Classical Era to the Present
The Art of the Personal Essay: An Anthology from the Classical Era to the Present
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For more than four hundred years, the personal  essay has been one of the richest and most vibrant  of all literary forms. Distinguished from the  detached formal essay by its friendly, conversational  tone, its loose structure, and its drive...


Essays in later medieval French literature: The legacy of Jane H. M. Taylor (Durham Modern Languages Series MUP)
Essays in later medieval French literature: The legacy of Jane H. M. Taylor (Durham Modern Languages Series MUP)
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Over the course of a career spanning five decades, Jane Taylor has shown a commitment to the rehabilitation of the more neglected aspects of later medieval French literature. This volume brings together original contributions from scholars who have w...


The One, Language and The Mind: Essays and Travelogues in Search of Place
The One, Language and The Mind: Essays and Travelogues in Search of Place
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Essays and Travelogues in Search of Place...


The Art of Writing and Speaking the English Language: Word Study
The Art of Writing and Speaking the English Language: Word Study
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The Art of Writing and Speaking the English Language Sherwin Cody If there is a subject of really universal interest and utility, it is the art of writing and speaking one's own language effectively. It is the basis of culture, as we all know; but it...


What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures
What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures
By Malcolm Gladwell
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ean: 9780316076203, isbn: 0316076201,

What is the difference between choking and panicking? Why are there dozens of varieties of mustard-but only one variety of ketchup? What do football players teach us about how to hire teachers? What does hair dye tell us about the history of the 20th...


The Pleasures of Language: From Acropox to Word Clay
The Pleasures of Language: From Acropox to Word Clay
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A provisional title for this collection was “Fifty Stabs at the Truth of Language,” which despite its weight, I remain fond of because of its nod to Montaigne’s Essais, which the French master thought of as stabs at the truth of his experience....


The Lifespan of a Fact
The Lifespan of a Fact
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Now a Broadway Play. An innovative essayist and his fact-checker do battle about the use of truth and the definition of nonfiction.How negotiable is a fact? In 2003, after publishing his book of experimental essays, Halls of Fame, John D’Agata was ...


Approaches to Teaching the Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Approaches to Teaching World Literature)
Approaches to Teaching the Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Approaches to Teaching World Literature)
By The Modern Language Association of America
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A leader of the transcendentalist movement and one of the country's first public intellectuals, Ralph Waldo Emerson has been a long-standing presence in American literature courses. Today he is remembered for his essays, but in the nineteenth century...


Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing (Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs)
Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing (Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs)
By Oxford University Press
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This volume is the first study of the diary in French writing across the twentieth century, as a genre which includes both fictional and non-fictional works. From the 1880s it became apparent to writers in France that their diariesa supposedly privat...


Modern Philosophy of Language
Modern Philosophy of Language
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A collection of seminal writings on the philosophy of language. In our century, philosophers have become increasingly concerned with the relationship between language, the mind, and the world. Language has come to be viewed both as a source of puzzle...


50 Essays: A Portable Anthology
50 Essays: A Portable Anthology
By Cohen Samuel
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50 Essays: A Portable Anthology is the best-selling value-priced reader in the country because its virtues don't stop at the price. The book’s carefully chosen selections include both classic essays and high-interest, high-quality contemporary read...


The Short Prose Reader
The Short Prose Reader
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ean: 9780073533148, isbn: 0073533149,

This rhetorically organized reader, maintains the best features of the earlier editions: lively reading selections supported by helpful apparatus to integrate reading and writing in college composition and reading courses. In working through the text...


Thinking in Search of a Language: Essays on American Intellect and Intuition
Thinking in Search of a Language: Essays on American Intellect and Intuition
By Bloomsbury Academic
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Thinking in Search of a Language explores American literary and philosophical traditions, and their intimate connections, by focusing on two defining strands in the intellectual history of the United States. The first half of the book offers a multif...



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