Swept Away

Autor: Anna Zaires
Publisher: Mozaika LLC
ISBN: 1631421298
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When Delia sees the naked man emerging from the stormy sea, she knows he must be more than human. Gorgeous and powerful, the god-like stranger saves her from certain death, but his rescue comes at a price: herself. Note: Swept Away is a novelette/short story of approximately 8,000 words (50 print pages) set in the world of the Krinar Chronicles. It’s about the start of Arus & Delia’s relationship in Ancient Greece. It can be read as a standalone or after the Krinar Chronicles trilogy.

L Ospitalit Linguistica

Autor: Laura Lisi
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9783034304092
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L’ospitalit� linguistica � una posizione tanto etica quanto epistemologica nei confronti dei problemi che presenta il compito di tradurre un testo letterario. Si tratta di permettere che un testo apra spazi nuovi nelle lingue e culture che lo accolgono, per farle risonare in maniera inedita. Il teorico Antoine Berman, in sintonia con la filosofia ermeneutica di Paul Ricœur, ha delineato i principi e le griglie metodologiche di questa teoria. Il presente volume rende suoi quei principi e percorsi analitici per verificare la loro operativit� in un lavoro di traduttologia comparata. Il corpus � dato dalle traduzioni dei racconti di El Llano en llamas di Juan Rulfo al tedesco, inglese, danese e italiano. Si identificano i processi di trasformazione – linguistica e culturale – ai quali i traduttori devono cedere nell’affrontare un’opera di lingua e pensiero stranieri. L’analisi si incentra quindi sulla descrizione delle negoziazioni necessarie per trasporre lo stile ed i micro-universi testuali di Rulfo alle quattro lingue di arrivo. Il caso dei racconti di Rulfo, che pi� che altri testi richiedono la partecipazione attiva del lettore nel processo di interpretazione, risulta ideale per illustrare in che modo la traduzione pu� essere al contempo accesso e non-accesso al testo straniero.

The Buddha In The Attic

Autor: Julie Otsuka
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0307744426
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Presents the stories of six Japanese mail-order brides whose new lives in early twentieth-century San Francisco are marked by backbreaking migrant work, cultural struggles, children who reject their heritage, and the prospect of wartime internment.


Autor: Wolfgang Herrndorf
ISBN: 9781782274414
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Somewhere in the desert, a man with no memory tries to evade his pursuers. WHo are they? What do they want? If he could recall his identity he might be able to work it out. ELsewhere, four westerners are murdered and a suitcase of currency goes missing. ENter a pair of detectives, a paranoid spy, and a beautiful American. THis is a gripping thriller, a caustic tale of pursuit and madness.

God Of Vengeance

Autor: Giles Kristian
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409043967
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Norway 785 AD. It began with the betrayal of a lord by a king . . . King Gorm puts Jarl Harald’s family to the sword, but makes one fatal mistake – he fails to kill Harald’s youngest son, Sigurd. His kin slain, his village seized and its people taken as slaves, Sigurd wonders if the gods have forsaken him. Hunted by powerful men, he is unsure who to trust and yet he has a small band of loyal followers at his side. With them - and with the help of the All-Father, Odin - he determines to make a king pay in blood for his treachery. Using cunning and war-craft, Sigurd gathers together a fellowship of warriors – including his father's right-hand man Olaf, Bram (who men call Bear), Black Floki who wields death with a blade, and the shield maiden Valgerd, who fears no man – and convinces them to follow him. For, whether Ódin is with him or not, Sigurd will have vengeance. And neither men nor gods had best stand in his way . . . God of Vengeance is a must-read for all who enjoy thrilling, action-packed fiction - from Bernard Cornwell to George R R Martin's Game of Thrones.

The Swordsman Of Mars

Autor: Otis Adelbert Kline
Publisher: Otis Adelbert Kline
ISBN: 8822836235
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HARRY THORNE opened his eyes and gazed about him with a startled expression. This was not the tawdry hotel bedroom in which he had gone to sleep; it was a small room with bare, concrete walls, a door of hardwood planking studded with bolts, and a barred window. The only articles of furniture were the cot on which he was lying, a chair, and a small table. So the sleeping pills didn’t finish me off, he thought. Now I’m in jail for attempted suicide! Thorne sat up, then rose unsteadily to his feet and staggered to the window. Supporting himself by gripping the thick iron bars, he peered out. It was broad daylight and the sun was high in the heavens. Below him stretched a deep valley, through which a narrow stream meandered. And as far as he could see in all directions there were mountains, though the highest peaks were all below the level of his own eyes.

Barefoot Dogs

Autor: Antonio Ruiz-Camacho
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476784965
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This collection of intertwined short stories follows the members of a wealthy family in Mexico City as they disperse across the globe, facing heartbreak and financial ruin, after their patriarch is kidnapped by shady underworld forces.

Max Schmeling And The Making Of A National Hero In Twentieth Century Germany

Autor: Jon Hughes
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 331951136X
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This book presents the first in-depth study of the German boxer Max Schmeling (1905-2005) as a national hero and representative figure in Germany between the 1920s and the present day. It explores the complex relationship between sport, culture, politics and national identity and draws on a century of journalism, film, visual art, life writing and fiction. Detailed chapters analyse Schmeling’s emergence as an icon in the Weimar Republic, his association with America, his celebrity status in the Third Reich, and his rivalry with Joe Louis as a focus for an extraordinary propaganda and ideological contest. The book also examines how Schmeling’s post-war success in business associated him with the culture of the ‘zero hour’ nation in the era of ‘economic miracle’, and how he was later claimed as ‘good German’ and moral example for a post-war generation of Germans determined to ‘come to terms’ with the past. This book will appeal to readers with an interest in the history and representation of sport and boxing, in sports discourse and political culture, and in questions of national identity in modern German history.

Love Your Enemies

Autor: John Piper
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group (MI)
ISBN: 9780801071171
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Jesus commanded Christians to love their enemies in Luke 6: 27, but Christians have struggled with this teaching. Piper says that behind Jesus' words lies an ancient ethical instruction, and its message demonstrates that we are not to choose whom to love."

A German English Dictionary For Chemists

Autor: Austin M 1876-1956 Patterson
Publisher: Scholar Select
ISBN: 9781296567972
File Size: 55,65 MB
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