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«Autre»-Biography

Poetics of Self in J. M. Coetzees Fictionalized Memoirs

by Angela Müller

<p>This study explores the poetics and politics of self in J. M. Coetzee’s «autre»-biographical works «Scenes from Provincial Life». The author provides a detailed analysis of Coetzee’s conception of self in his fictionalized memoirs, as well as

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«Bis dat, qui cito dat»

«Gegengabe» in Paremiology, Folklore, Language, and Literature Honoring Wolfgang Mieder on His Seventieth Birthday

by Andreas Nolte & Elisabeth Piirainen

<p><em>Bis dat, qui cito dat</em> – never has a proverb more aptly applied to an individual than does this Medieval Latin saying to Wolfgang Mieder. «He gives twice who gives quickly» captures the essence of his entire career, his professional ...

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«I turned back my feet to your decrees» (Psalm 119, 59)

Torah in the Fifth Book of the Psalter

by Michael Kodzo Mensah

<p>Scholars have described Psalm 119 as the «<em>crux criticorum</em>» of the Fifth Book of the Psalter (Pss 107-150). While the length of the psalm and its insistence on the question of YHWH’s Torah are basic indices pointing to its importance ...

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«New Portuguese Letters» to the World

International Reception

by Ana Paula Ferreira, Ana Luísa Amaral & Marinela Freitas

<p>Published in 1972, <em>New Portuguese Letters</em> addressed censored issues – such as the colonial war, immigration, the Catholic Church, violence, and the legal and social status of women – becoming a symbol of resistance against the ...

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«The Return of the Repressed»: Uncovering Family Secrets in Zolas Fiction

An Interpretation of Selected Novels

by Rita Oghia-Codsi

<p>This book analyses one of the many levels of complexity not readily apparent to the reader of Zola’s fiction: the question of the author’s family secrets. The novels addressed here present a variety of sub-textual issues highlighting Zola’s ...

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1,000 Books to Read Before You Die

by James Mustich

<DIV>Fourteen years in the making and fifth in the series that has over 4.4 million copies in print, <B>1,000 Books to Read Before You Die</B> is an eclectic and extraordinary book about books, as compulsively readable, entertaining, surprising,

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10 Rules Of Rock And Roll: Collected Music Writings / 2005-09, The

by Robert Forster

This is a roller-coaster ride through the history and present of popular music - from The Monkees, The Rolling Stones, Nana Mouskouri and Neil Diamond to Cat Power, Antony and the Johnsons, Franz Ferdinand and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and ...

ISBN: 9781863954501

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100 Australian Poems

You Need to Know

by Jamie (editor) Grant

<DIV>Poetry? For today&#39;s readers? Yes, and not just for those who buy their poetry collections religiously either: this book is for everyone. Frustrated by the perception that Australian poetry is dry, inaccessible and focused only on the ...

ISBN: 9781743792438

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100 Best Loved Poems

by PHILIP SMITH

"The Passionate Shepherd to His Love," "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" "Death, be not proud," "The Raven," "The Road Not Taken," plus works by Blake, Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley, Keats, many others. Here are some of the most-loved ...

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100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: History

by Claire Horrie

Teaching history without reference to genuine historical sources from the relevant period is unimaginable, as engaging with real historical material can inspire and captivate pupils' interest. By introducing them to a source-based approach, ...

ISBN: 9781472957375

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100 More Great Indian Poems

by Mr Abhay K.

<p><em>100 More Great Indian Poems</em> serves as a perfect companion volume to <em>100 Great Indian Poems</em>. Together they open a new window to the world of Indian poetry and delight our senses invoking a distinct taste, smell, colour and ...

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100 Must-read Life-Changing Books

by Nick Rennison

<p>Novels which transform our ideas about human possibilities, biographies which celebrate the achievements of extraordinary individuals, polemical works of non-fiction which oblige us to alter our views of the world or of human society: all of ...

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100 Must-read Science Fiction Novels

by Nick Rennison & Stephen E. Andrews

<p><strong>&quot;A reliable guide to what science fiction is&quot; Christopher Priest, award-winning science fiction author</strong></p> <p><strong>&quot;A really good introduction to the genre&quot; SFX ...

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100 Poems

by Seamus Heaney

A singular, accessible selection of Heaney's work, for new and younger readers and for schools. ...

ISBN: 9780571347155

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100 Poems

by Seamus Heaney

<p>In 2013, Seamus Heaney met with Faber poetry editor Matthew Hollis in Dublin. He said that one project he would very much like to complete would be to prepare a personal selection from across the entire arc of his poetry, small yet ...

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100 Poems

Old and New

by Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936), winner of the 1907 Nobel Prize for Literature and author of one of the most popular poems in the English language, 'If–', has long captured the interest of poetry lovers. Here, Thomas Pinney brings together a ...

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1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

by Peter Boxall

Delve into the pages of this sumptuously illustrated book and take a tour of the greatest novels that the world has to offer. Fully updated for 2018. ...

ISBN: 9781760524036

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12 Edmondstone Street

by David Malouf

<p>Each house, like each place, has its own topography, its own lore. A complex history comes down to us, through household jokes and anecdotes, odd family habits, and irrational superstitions, that forever shapes what we see and the way in ...

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by Mike Bartlett

<p><em>Work out what you want and go for it with all your conviction and don't care if you seem outrageous or stupid... All that's needed, in the end, is belief.</em></p> <p>An identical, terrifying dream haunts Londoners in the midst of ...

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1606

William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear

by James Shapiro

<p><em>1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear</em> traces Shakespeare's life and times from the autumn of 1605, when he took an old and anonymous Elizabethan play, <em>The Chronicle History of King Leir</em>, and transformed it into his ...

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