Wie ich mich ins Italienische verliebte

Author: Jhumpa Lahiri

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644049610

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 144

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Die amerikanische Bestsellerautorin Jhumpa Lahiri («Das Tiefland», «Einmal im Leben») hat ein gewagtes Experiment unternommen. Als Sprecherin zweier Sprachen, Englisch und Bengalisch, machte sie sich auf, eine dritte so gut zu lernen, dass sie sie nicht nur fließend sprechen, sondern sogar darin schreiben konnte: das Italienische. Dies ist die Geschichte eines kulturellen und linguistischen Abenteuers. Mit zwei Sprachen wuchs Jhumpa Lahiri auf: In der Familie wurde Bengalisch gesprochen, Lesen und Schreiben lernte sie auf Englisch in den USA. In beiden Sprachen fühlte sie sich nie ganz beheimatet. Doch dann, während einer Florenzreise 1994 – eine jähe, wilde Affäre mit dem Italienischen, einer Sprache, die neue Freiheit, Abenteuer und Unabhängigkeit verhieß. Doch gleich wurden die jungen Liebenden wieder getrennt: Lahiri kehrte zurück nach New York, und jahrelang hielten nur ein kleines Lexikon in ihrer Handtasche sowie der knappen Lebenszeit abgerungene Privatstunden bei wechselnden Lehrerinnen die Flamme am Brennen. Bis sie 2013 – ihr Leben als freie Schriftstellerin machte es möglich – Hals über Kopf mit der gesamten Familie nach Rom zog. Und nun wurde aus Leidenschaft Lebensernst ... Dies ist ein sehr persönliches Buch, die präzise Auseinandersetzung einer Schriftstellerin mit einer Fremdsprache, die langsam zur eigenen Sprache wird, und mit einem Land, das ihre neue Heimat werden soll. Italien! Rom! Die Geschichte! Die Lebensart! Zugleich berührt es große Fragen: Heimat, Identität, was ist das überhaupt, woraus entsteht es? Lahiri tauchte so tief in die Fremdheit der neuen Sprache und Kultur ein, bis sie in der Lage war, ihr erstes Buch auf Italienisch zu schreiben. Hier ist es – im tiefsten Sinne des Wortes eine Liebesgeschichte.
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Variation in Reference and Narrative

Author: Deborah Schiffrin

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139449109

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

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What we say always consists of prior words, structures and meanings that are combined in new ways and re-used in new contexts for new listeners. In this book, Deborah Schiffrin looks at two important tasks of language - presenting 'who' we are talking about (the referent) and 'what happened' to them (their actions and attributes) in a narrative - and explores how this presentation alters in relation to emergent forms and meanings. Drawing on examples from both face-to-face talk and public discourse, she analyses a variety of repairs, reformulations of referents, and retellings of narratives, ranging from word-level repairs within a single turn-at-talk, to life story narratives told years apart. Bringing together work from conversation analysis, interactional sociolinguistics, cognitive semantics, pragmatics, and variation analysis, In Other Words will be invaluable for scholars wishing to understand the many different factors that underlie the shaping and re-shaping of discourse over time, place and person.
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Wort und Schrift in Bildern der konzeptuellen Kunst, 10. September-15. Oktober 1989, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund

Author: Anna Meseure

Publisher: Distributed Art Pub Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 107

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Author: Marie Cardinal,Annie Leclerc

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253209924

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 186

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.."". the reader can expect an exciting and in-depth insight into the authors life, learning as they go."" -- Waterfront This English translation of Autrement dit presents conversations between writers Marie Cardinal and Annie LeClerc, interspersed with Cardinal's richly descriptive musings on her psychoanalysis. Their conversation is a vivid example of gender-marked writing; it takes up the issues of A(c)criture fA(c)minine, rifts within French feminism, rape, and marriage.
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A Coursebook on Translation

Author: Mona Baker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317213173

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 370

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In Other Words has been the definitive coursebook for students studying translation for nearly three decades. Assuming no knowledge of foreign languages, it offers a practical guide based on extensive research in areas as varied as lexis, grammar, pragmatics, semiotics and ethics. It thus provides a solid basis for training a new generation of well-informed, critical students of translation. Drawing on linguistic theory and social semiotics, the third edition of this best-selling text guides trainee translators through the variety of decisions they will have to make throughout their career. Each chapter offers an explanation of key concepts, identifies potential sources of translation difficulties related to those concepts and illustrates various strategies for resolving these difficulties. Authentic examples of translated texts from a wide variety of languages and genres are examined, and practical exercises and further reading are included at the end of each chapter. The third edition has been fully revised to reflect recent developments in the field and includes a new chapter that engages with the interplay between verbal and visual elements in genres as varied as children’s literature, comics, film, poetry and advertisements. This key text remains the essential coursebook for any student of translation studies.
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A Language Lover's Guide to the Most Intriguing Words Around the World

Author: Christopher J. Moore

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 9780802718174

Category: Social Science

Page: 128

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When ideas fail, words come in handy. But sometimes you can't find the right word, and what you want to say can't be found in the dictionary. English has its limitations, but the expression you're searching for may exist in another language. In Other Words is a unique collection of well-known and absolutely obscure "untranslatables"-linguistic gems that convey a feeling or notion with satisfying precision yet resist simple translation. This quirky lexicon of hard-to-translate words gives the reader a new way to look at the world and how words relate to us. The words are arranged by region or country of origin, and a brief introduction to each section-each done by a respected translator-gives insight into the culture of the people as well as the language. Each of these singular words is cleverly and thoroughly defined, with interesting details and references throughout. The search for that elusive mot juste may be over.
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Author: Jhumpa Lahiri

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 1101875569

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

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National Best Seller From the best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize winner, a powerful nonfiction debut—an “honest, engaging, and very moving account of a writer searching for herself in words.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred) In Other Words is a revelation. It is at heart a love story—of a long and sometimes difficult courtship, and a passion that verges on obsession: that of a writer for another language. For Jhumpa Lahiri, that love was for Italian, which first captivated and capsized her during a trip to Florence after college. Although Lahiri studied Italian for many years afterward, true mastery always eluded her. Seeking full immersion, she decides to move to Rome with her family, for “a trial by fire, a sort of baptism” into a new language and world. There, she begins to read, and to write—initially in her journal—solely in Italian. In Other Words, an autobiographical work written in Italian, investigates the process of learning to express oneself in another language, and describes the journey of a writer seeking a new voice. Presented in a dual-language format, this is a wholly original book about exile, linguistic and otherwise, written with an intensity and clarity not seen since Vladimir Nabokov: a startling act of self-reflection and a provocative exploration of belonging and reinvention. From the Hardcover edition.
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Essays Towards a Reflexive Sociology

Author: Pierre Bourdieu

Publisher: Stanford University Press

ISBN: 9780804717250

Category: Social Science

Page: 223

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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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Author: Johan G. Tengstrom

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781462835911

Category: Poetry

Page: 62

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This book contains 56 poems. Some of the poems are written in free verse, some are of a more formal type. The poems are about our daily life with the ups and downs that we meet during our time here on the earth.
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Writing As a Feminist

Author: Gail Chester

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415638291

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 244

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This is a book for all women writers, professional, amateur or aspiring, in which forty women talk about writing and the part it plays in their lives. Self-discovery, work, personal liberation, communication, hope for change – all these motives inspire these short and direct personal statements. The contributors come from very different backgrounds: some, like Sara Maitland, Rosemary Manning, Anna Livia, Suniti Namjoshi, are well known. Others are unpublished. In Other Words will provide practical support and encouragement for any woman who writes.
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Life Skills Vocabulary in Context

Author: Kathleen Santopietro Weddel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780865756502

Category: Life skills

Page: 168

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Incarnational Translation for Preaching

Author: Charles H. Cosgrove,W. Dow Edgerton

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 080284037X

Category: Religion

Page: 232

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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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A Cultural Reading of His Letters

Author: Jerome H. Neyrey

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

ISBN: 9780664221591

Category: Religion

Page: 263

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The focus of this book is an anthropological perspective that will open the writings of Paul to a challenging new range of questions and issues. Jerome Neyrey introduces the reader to critical access thorough a wholly convincing method of cultural-historical analysis. Paul comes alive in time and place. Biblical theologians and students will find ample stimulus in Neyrey's analysis of Paul.
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Victorian Conversations

Author: Ruth A. Solie

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520238451

Category: Music

Page: 223

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Annotation A collection of essays on music in Victorian life and literature by one of the leaders in the field.
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Author: John Mortimer

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141900431

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 128

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In Other Words - a hilarious book of verse, anecdotes and memories by John Mortimer From one of Britain's greatest ever raconteurs, these are the stories with which John Mortimer entertained the nation for years: of seedy criminals and the even seedier criminal justice system, of boyhood and his remarkable father, of passion and politics, and most of all English eccentrics from Lord Byron to the present day. Along the way, we meet a motley crew of failed murderers, remorseful drunkards, unrepentant adulterers and cantankerous judges. And interspersed among these humorous vignettes is a wonderful selection of English (and some American) poetry, which beautifully complements the stories. In Other Words is the record of an extraordinary life lived in law and literature, and a story of England and Englishness. If you like P.G. Wodehouse you will love this book. Sir John Mortimer was a barrister, playwright and novelist. His fictional trilogy about the inexorable rise of an ambitious Tory MP in the Thatcher years (Paradise Postponed, Titmuss Regained and The Sound of Trumpets) has recently been republished in Penguin Classics, together with Clinging to the Wreckage and his play A Voyage round My Father. His most famous creation was the barrister Horace Rumpole, who featured in four novels and around eighty short stories. His books in Penguin include: The Anti-social Behaviour of Horace Rumpole; The Collected Stories of Rumpole; The First Rumpole Omnibus; Rumpole and the Angel of Death; Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders; Rumpole and the Primrose Path; Rumpole and the Reign of Terror; Rumpole and the Younger Generation; Rumpole at Christmas; Rumpole Rests His Case; The Second Rumpole Omnibus; Forever Rumpole; In Other Words; Quite Honestly and Summer's Lease.
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Author: Mylia Tiye Mal Jaza

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595321461

Category: Fiction

Page: 64

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Seen In Other Words is the third published book written by Dallas resident and Mississippi native Mylia Tiye Mal Jaza. Seen In Other Words is comprised of fiction and non-fiction works including a children's story in prose and poetry formats, short stories, adult erotica, and short-short stories. In keeping with the author's ability to convey a number of messages relative to the vast experiences of human life, Seen In Other Words covers topics ranging from birth and death, to domestic violence in relationships and appreciation of inanimate objects.
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Author: D.B. Reynolds

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1493161040

Category: Poetry

Page: 184

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In Other Words truly displays the developed talents of D.B. Reynolds throughout his nine years of writing. This is without a doubt his most creative and powerful collection of works thus far. Whether he is writing of nature and love or tragedy and spirituality; there is something that everyone can connect to on a very powerful level. Doug shares much of himself and the personal events of his life that inspired some of this collection. D.B. Reynolds brings vision and life to his words in this his fourth publication.
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40 Years of Writing on Indonesia

Author: Goenawan Mohamad

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1628727322

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 400

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A wide-ranging and beautiful collection of essays from one of world literature’s most important writers. Goenawan Mohamad is one of Indonesia’s foremost public intellectuals, and this translated volume of essays—spanning from 1968 to the present day—demonstrates the breadth of his perceptive and elegant commentary on literature, faith, mythology, politics, and history. Through the worst days of Indonesia's authoritarianism, in the face of the trauma of great violence and the chaos of democratic transition, Goenawan has never lost faith in the act of writing. Many of his essays from In Other Words were first published for Tempo, the Indonesian weekly magazine that he founded in 1971. His writings bring nuance and sympathy to difficult histories, introduce doubt to damaging certainties, and apply clarity of thought and action to times of great upheaval. Activist, journalist, editor, essayist, poet, commentator, theater director, and playwright, Goenawan Mohamad brings an unparalleled and wide-ranging perspective to the world. These essays, translated by his long-time collaborator Jennifer Lindsay, reveal a vision both uniquely Indonesian and completely universal, and indisputably establish him as one of the leading political thinkers and cultural observers in the world today.
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Author: Marita Mister

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1490846352

Category: Religion

Page: 148

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In Other Words ... Who Says? is not only a book filled only with quotes. It is a powerful, Holy Spirit-filled, inspiring book. Included are words of wisdom and revelation knowledge, while giving understanding and possible answers to questions that will help us make righteous decisions in our everyday lives. In Other Words ... Who Says? leaves you with encouraging words to ponder, bringing laughter and joy to your soul, encompassing directions to all truth. Place a smile on your face, draw to repentance, and lift your spirits to give God worship and adoration. "If you're tired of mood swings, try the monkey bars," or "The only way out of what you're in is to go through," and "A fear factor is the fact that fear flees from faith" are just a few quotations that will inspire you to laugh, persevere, to stand up and be strong in the power of God's might, trusting God to work in your situations as you hold on to your faith.
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