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Presents one thousand groups of essential synonyms with definitions for each word and example sentences that show every word in context

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Genre: Reference
Author: Anne Bertram
Publisher: Ntc Publishing Group
Release: 1997
File: 480 Pages
ISBN-13: 0844209031

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"A delightful treasure house, literally a thesaurus, of linguistic marvels." --from the foreword by bestselling author Simon Winchester A colorfully illustrated collection of more than ninety untranslatable words and phrases and the unique insights they offer into the cultures they come from. Ever racked your brain for a word you're convinced should exist, yet is inexplicably absent from the dictionary? All languages have their limitations-should English fall short, the expression may lie elsewhere. That's where this book comes in: a quirky, international lexicon of linguistic gems that capture cultural untranslatables with satisfying precision. Take for example the Japanese yoko meshi, “a meal eaten sideways,” describing the experience of trying to communicate in an alien tongue, or mono-no-aware, the appreciation of life's sadness. From the distinctive coziness of the Danish hygge, to the unrestrained dis of the Mayan bol (“in-laws” and “stupidity”), to the profound collectivism of the Zulu concept of ubuntu (roughly, “I AM because WE ARE"), these mots justes are grouped according to language and prefaced with insightful overviews of the relevant cultures by linguist Christopher J. Moore. Embellished with 20 entertaining new untranslatable words and phrases and 90 characterful color illustrations by Lan Truong, and with a foreword by Simon Winchester, In Other Words is amusing, profound, and unputdownable--a gorgeously packaged gift book to entertain even the most well-versed polyglot with marvels of language from around the world.

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Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Author: Christopher J. Moore
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release: 2019-08-06
File: 128 Pages
ISBN-13: 163557403X

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A collection of fiction, poetry, drama, and essays written by forty-five Latina writers of the United States, arranged by genre, and including brief biographical information about each author.

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Genre: American literature
Author: Roberta Fernández
Publisher: Arte Publico Press
Release: 1994
File: 554 Pages
ISBN-13: 1611921821

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This best-selling textbook is the essential coursebook for any student studying in this field. The second edition has been fully revised to reflect recent developments in the field and incorporates: a new chapter that addresses issues of ethics and ideology; examples and exercises from new genres; new project-driven exercises; updated references and further reading; and a companion website featuring further examples and tasks.

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Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Author: Mona Baker
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2011-01-25
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781136839733

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An illustrated, alphabetical list of words, their synonyms, antonyms, and the shades of meaning between them. Includes an index.

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Genre: English language
Author: W. Cabell Greet
Publisher:
Release: 1969
File: 448 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:319875635

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Provides pronunciations and definitions of unusual words from different languages, including Hungarian, Finnish, Gaelic, and Creole.

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Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Author: Christopher Moore
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Release: 2004-10-01
File: 127 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780802714442

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Pierre Bourdieu is one of the most protean intellectual forces in comtemporary French thought. He holds the chair in sociology at the prestigious Collège de France, yet his influence extends far beyond the area of sociological research and theory. Bourdieu's work, presented in over twenty books, lies on the borders of philosophy, anthropology and ethnology, and cultural theory. The present volume consists of diverse individual texts, produced between 1980 and 1986, which take two forms: interviews in which Bourdieu confronts a series of probing and intelligent interviewers, and conference papers that clarify and extend specific areas of his current research. Now that Bourdieu's work has achieved wide diffusion and celebrity, this is an appropriate time for this volume, a pause for retrospection and resynthesis, for correction of misreadings and extension of previous insights, and for projection of the next stages of his work. For this English edition, Bourdieu's celebrated inaugural lecture at the Collège de France, Leçon sur la Leçon, has been added. Because of the verve and clarity of Bourdieu's arguments in this book, it is a very readable and concise introduction to his work.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Pierre Bourdieu
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Release: 1990
File: 223 Pages
ISBN-13: 0804717257

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Foreword by Don Wardlaw This exceptional book by Charles Cosgrove and Dow Edgerton will be a rich resource for pastors wanting to reach their congregations in a fresh way. Rather than discussing preaching in general or even a specific approach to preaching, it focuses on a new way of engaging the biblical text for preaching. In Other Words combines Cosgrove and Edgerton's critical acumen, creative imagination, and pastoral discernment to present contemporizing restatements of Scripture, speaking timeless truths in modern speech. In describing their "incarnational translation," the authors invite readers to imagine what the text might have looked like if produced in the preacher's own culture, time, and place. Drawing on translation theory, genre studies, and recent hermeneutical theory, they offer both a comprehensive theory of incarnational translation and a set of specific guidelines and examples for carrying it out.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Charles H. Cosgrove
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Release: 2007-04-26
File: 232 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780802840370

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On a post-college visit to Florence, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri fell in love with the Italian language. Twenty years later, seeking total immersion, she and her family relocated to Rome, where she began to read and write solely in her adopted tongue. A startling act of self-reflection, In Other Words is Lahiri’s meditation on the process of learning to express herself in another language—and the stunning journey of a writer seeking a new voice.

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Genre: Literary Collections
Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
Publisher: Random House India
Release: 2017-01-19
File: 150 Pages
ISBN-13: 9789385890727

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Can she overcome her consuming desire for him? Can he make her comfortable with the other C-word...commitment? Marley Mason is dreading the arrival of the new business consultant. After all, this man will most likely outsource her job to China. The last thing she would expect is a case of mistaken identity, leading to false accusations of kidnapping when she attempts to pick up the wrong man at the airport, or worse...that she would have such a visceral reaction to the right man. Rick Randy is super sexy, scandalously flirty, and perfect masturbation material, but a relationship is out of the question. Rick is contracted on a temporary basis to fix Marley's ailing company, and then pull out, although as he expresses to Marley, pulling out is difficult for him, in more ways than one! Marley's feelings range from utter confusion to intense contemplation as Rick charms his way into her life. All of those C-words Marley can control, but it's the other C-word she fears-commitment.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: M K Schiller
Publisher: Totally Bound Publishing
Release: 2013-11
File: 332 Pages
ISBN-13: 1781846561

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