Antologia Del Terra Matta Poetry Slam 2015

Author: Autori Vari (a Cura Di Paolo Gulfi)
Editor: Autori Vari (a Cura Di Paolo Gulfi)
ISBN: 6050380546
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Quattordici presenze poetiche con le loro voci e le loro parole verranno presentati in questa prima edizione antologica del TERRA MATTA Poetry Slam. Per poter raccogliere le emozioni e i momenti di questa serata, abbiamo inserito le foto dell'evento scattate dalla fotografa Ariane Deschamps ed accompagnato le poesie con una breve nota biografica dell'autore.

Flower

Author: Shea Olsen
Editor: Harlequin
ISBN: 1459293975
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These are the things that I've always wanted: To get the top grades in my class. To make my grandmother proud. And most of all, proof that I could succeed where the rest of my family had not: a Stanford acceptance letter, early admission. My mother and my sister were obsessed with boys and love and sex. So obsessed that they lost sight of their futures, of what they wanted. And in the end, they lost everything. I'll never let a boy distract me. I promised myself that. But that was before Tate. Before the biggest pop star on the planet took an interest in me. Before private planes and secret dates and lyrics meant for me alone. There's so much I don't know. Like why he left music. Where he goes when we're not together. What dark past he's hiding. But when we kiss, the future feels far away. And now…I'm not sure what I want.

Handbook Of Inaesthetics

Author: Alain Badiou
Editor: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804744096
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This volume presents a new proposal for the link between philosophy and art. Badiou identifies and rejects the three schemes of didacticism, romanticism, and classicism that he sees as having governed traditional "aesthetics," and seeks a fourth mode of accounting for the educative value of works of art.

Brazilian Bodies And Their Choreographies Of Identification

Author: Cristina F. Rosa
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 1137462272
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Brazilian Bodies, and their Choreographies of Identification retraces the presence of a particular way of swaying the body that, in Brazil, is commonly known as ginga . Cristina Rosa its presence across distinct and specific realms: samba-de-roda (samba-in-a-circle) dances, capoeira angola games, and the repertoire of Grupo Corpo.

Montano S Malady

Author: Enrique Vila-Matas
Editor: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 9780811216289
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The narrator of Montano's Malady is a writer who is so obsessed with literature that he finds it impossible to distinguish between real life and fictional reality. Part picaresque novel, part intimate diary, part memoir and philosophical musings, Enrique Vila-Matas's novel is a labyrinth in which writers as various as Cervantes, Sterne, Kafka, Robert Musil, Roberto Bolano, J. M. Coetzee, and W. G. Sebald crisscross on endlessly surprising paths. Trying to piece together his life of loss and pain, Vila-Matas gives us a look into the mind of someone struck by "literature-sickness," who, trying to piece together his life of loss and pain, leads the reader on an unsettling journey both through European cities and the pages of world literature.

Equal Danger

Author: Leonardo Sciascia
Editor: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 9781590170625
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District Attorney Varga is shot dead. Then Judge Sanza is killed. Then Judge Azar. Are these random murders, or part of a conspiracy? Inspector Rogas thinks he might know, but as soon as he makes progress he is transferred and encouraged to pin the crimes on the Left. And yet how committed are the cynical, fashionable, comfortable revolutionaries to revolution—or anything? Who is doing what to whom? Equal Danger is set in an imaginary country, one that seems all too real. It is the most extreme—and gripping—depiction of the politics of paranoia by Leonardo Sciascia, master of the metaphysical detective novel.

Emergency Room

Author: Caroline B. Cooney
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453264183
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In this fast-paced novel, two college students experience life, death, heartbreak, and hope over the course of one night in a hospital ER. In order to get an edge over the competition for medical school, Seth decides to volunteer at City Hospital. Diana is there to save the world—one patient at a time. These two college freshmen have little in common, except the desire to be part of the ER’s action. Confronted with gunshot wounds and gruesome accidents, they both get a taste of the chaotic world of emergency medicine, and of the effect they can have on other people. Hour by hour, minute by minute, Diana and Seth’s adrenaline-fueled shift will alter the course of their lives. In one night, working among the doctors and nurses, they’ll learn more about medicine—and themselves—than they ever could have expected. The multimillion-copy bestselling author of the Janie Johnson series takes readers into a life-and-death world in this captivating thriller. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Caroline B. Cooney including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.

Camellia Street

Author: Mercè Rodoreda
Editor:
ISBN: 9781940953861
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One of Rodoreda's most beloved--and profoundly feminist--works is finally restored to print.

Padre Pio

Author: Sergio Luzzatto
Editor: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 9781429946452
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The first historical appraisal of the astonishing life and times of a controversial twentieth-century saint Padre Pio is one of the world's most beloved holy figures, more popular in Italy than the Virgin Mary and even Jesus. His tomb is the most visited Catholic shrine anywhere, drawing more devotees than Lourdes. His miraculous feats included the ability to fly and to be present in two places at once; an apparition of Padre Pio in midair prevented Allied warplanes from dropping bombs on his hometown. Most notable of all were his stigmata, which provoke heated controversy to this day. Were they truly God-given? A psychosomatic response to extreme devotion? Or, perhaps, the self-inflicted wounds of a charlatan? Now acclaimed historian Sergio Luzzatto offers a pioneering investigation of this remarkable man and his followers. Neither a worshipful hagiography nor a sensationalist exposé, Padre Pio is a nuanced examination of the persistence of mysticism in contemporary society and a striking analysis of the links between Catholicism and twentieth-century politics. Granted unprecedented access to the Vatican archives, Luzzatto has also unearthed a letter from Padre Pio himself in which the monk asks for a secret delivery of carbolic acid—a discovery which helps explain why two successive popes regarded Padre Pio as a fraud, until pressure from Pio-worshipping pilgrims forced the Vatican to change its views. A profoundly original tale of wounds and wonder, salvation and swindle, Padre Pio explores what it really means to be a saint in our time.

Second Language Phonology

Author: John Archibald
Editor: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9027285500
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This volume explores a variety of aspects of second language speech, with special focus on contributions to the field made by (primarely) generative linguists looking at the sounds and sound systems of second language learners. Second Language Phonology starts off with an overview of second language acquisition research in order to place the study of L2 speech in context. This introductory chapter is followed by an outline of traditional approaches to investigating interlanguage phonology. The third chapter consists of a discussion of relevant aspects of a learning theory that must be included in a treatment of how people learn sound systems. The next three chapters focus on particular aspects of the mental represenation of phonological competence; segments, syllables, and stress, respectively. The penultimate chapter deals with issues related to the mechanisms that govern the changing of interlanguage grammars over time. The volume ends with a summary of the issues raised throughout the text.