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Speaking of Siva (Penguin Classics)

by rosalia / Jan 25, 2014 - 3:03 AM / Literature (Essay & Novel & Poetry )

"Speaking of Siva" is a selection of vacanas or free-verse sayings from the Virasaiva religious movement, dedicated to Siva as the supreme god. Written by four major saints, the greatest exponents of this poetic form, between the tenth and twelfth centuries, they are passionate lyrical expressions of the search for an unpredictable and spontaneous spiritual vision of 'now'.... [Read More]
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Looking for Hamlet

by rosalia / Jan 25, 2014 - 2:44 AM / Literature (Essay & Novel & Poetry )

A mysterious, melancholic, brooding Hamlet has gripped and fascinated four hundred years' of readers, trying to "find" and know him as he searches for and avenges his father's name. Setting itself apart from the usual discussions about Hamlet, Hunt here demonstrates that Hamlet is much more than we take him to be. Much more than the sum of his parts--more than just tragic,... [Read More]
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Heartless Immensity: Literature, Culture, and Geography in Antebellum America

by rosalia / Jan 25, 2014 - 2:23 AM / Social Sciences

As the size of the United States more than doubled during the first half of the nineteenth century, a powerful current of anxiety ran alongside the well-documented optimism about national expansion. Heartless Immensity tells the story of how Americans made sense of their country's constantly fluctuating borders and its annexation of vast new territories. Anne Baker looks at a variety... [Read More]
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Federico Garcia Lorca, Selected Poems: with parallel Spanish text

by rosalia / Jan 25, 2014 - 1:53 AM / Literature (Essay & Novel & Poetry )

Federico Garcia Lorca is perhaps the most celebrated of all twentieth-century Spanish writers, known not only for his plays but also for several collections of poems published both in his short lifetime and after. Lorca's poetry is steeped in the land, climate, and folklore of his native Andalusia, though he writes memorably of New York and Cuba too. Writing often in modernist idiom,... [Read More]
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Federico Garcia Lorca (Modern and Contemporary Dramatists)

by rosalia / Jan 25, 2014 - 1:39 AM / Literature (Essay & Novel & Poetry )

Immortalized in death by The Clash, Pablo Neruda, Salvador Dali, Dmitri Shostakovich and Lindsay Kemp, Federico Garcia Lorca's spectre haunts both contemporary Spain and the cultural landscape beyond.

This study offers a fresh examination of one of the Spanish language’s most resonant voices; exploring how the very factors which led to his emergence as a cultural icon... [Read More]
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English Pronunciation in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

by rosalia / Jan 25, 2014 - 1:23 AM / Linguistics

This work provides a detailed account of word level pronunciation in England and Scotland between 1700 and 1900. The materials are presented in three chronological periods: 1700-1750, 1750-1800 and the nineteenth century, allowing readers to see the main characteristics of the pronunciation in each period, and also to compare developments from one period to another, thus identifying... [Read More]
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Nuevo Ven 3. Libro del Alumno

by Latin Boy / Sep 05, 2009 - 5:02 AM / Educational materials
ReUploaded by arcadius 24.01.2014

Se estructura en 12 unidades organizadas de acuerdo con unas secciones que responden a una clara idea del proceso de aprendizaje. Cada unidad empieza por secciones de compresi?n auditiva y de comprensi?n lectora de manera alternada en las que se trabajan... [Read More]
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