The Book Trade In The Italian Renaissance

Autore: Angela Nuovo
Editore: BRILL
ISBN: 9004208496
Grandezza: 25,93 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 6762
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This pioneering study approaches the new printed-book industry in Renaissance Italy from the perspective of its publishers and booksellers, analyzing their responses to the challenges of production and their creative approaches to the distribution and sale of their merchandise.

The Leopard

Autore: Giuseppe Di Lampedusa
Editore: Pantheon
ISBN: 0307833992
Grandezza: 70,42 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 8728
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A classic of modern fiction. Set in the 1860s, THE LEOPARD is the spellbinding story of a decadent, dying Sicilian aristocracy threatened by the approaching forces of democracy and revolution.

The Moon Is Down

Autore: John Steinbeck
Editore: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141185538
Grandezza: 26,24 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 7818
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Originally published at the zenith of Nazi Germany's power, Steinbeck's fable THE MOON IS DOWN explores the effects of invasion on both the conquered and the conquerors. Occupied by enemy troops, a small, peaceable town comes face-to-face with evil imposed from the outside and betrayal from within the close-knit community. As he delves into the motivations and emotions of the enemy, Steinbeck uncovers profound and often unsettling truths both about war and human nature.

The Secret Of Chimneys

Autore: Agatha Christie
Editore: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007422784
Grandezza: 51,21 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 2871
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A young drifter finds more than he bargained for when he agrees to deliver a parcel to an English country house...

Reading With Pictures

Autore: Josh Elder
Editore: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449460194
Grandezza: 44,43 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 6870
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Comics have gone from "scourge of the classroom" to legitimate teaching tools, and the Common Core State Standards for scholastic achievement now explicitly recommend their use in the classroom. Reading With Pictures: Comics That Make Kids Smarter unites the finest creative talents in the comics industry with the nation's leading experts in visual literacy to create a game-changing tool for the classroom and beyond. This full-color volume features more than a dozen short stories (both fiction and nonfiction) that address topics in Social Studies, Math, Language Arts, and Science, while offering an immersive textual and visual experience that kids will enjoy. Highlights include George Washington: Action President by Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey, Doctor Sputnik: Man of Science by Roger Langridge, The Power of Print by Katie Cook, and many more. Includes a foreword by Printz and Eisner Award-winning author Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese, Boxers and Saints). A downloadable Teachers' Guide includes standards-correlated lesson plans customized to each story, research-based justifications for using comics in the classroom, a guide to establishing best classroom practices, and a comprehensive listing of educational resources.

Meditations On Quixote

Autore: José Ortega y Gasset
Editore: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252068959
Grandezza: 73,38 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 4833
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Presents a powerful case for integrating literature into experience. Through a series of essays in intellectual love, the author explores the aim of philosophy. He then considers how literature, specifically Cervantes, contributes to realizing this aim.

Arabic Sociolinguistics

Autore: Reem Bassiouney
Editore: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748623744
Grandezza: 26,52 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 9596
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The first introduction to the field of Arabic sociolinguistics, this book discusses major trends in research on diglossia, code-switching, gendered discourse, language variation and change, and language policies in relation to Arabic. In doing so, it introduces and evaluates the various theoretical approaches, and illustrates the usefulness and the limitations of these approaches with empirical data. The book shows how sociolinguistic theories can be applied to Arabic and, conversely, what the study of Arabic can contribute to our understanding of the function of language in society. Key features:*Introduces current theories and methods of sociolinguistics, with a special focus on Arabic*Topics include: language variation and change, gender, religion and politics*Aimed at students and scholars of Arabic with an interest in linguistics and students and scholars of linguistics with an interest in Arabic

Atti Della Reale Accademia Delle Scienze Fisiche E Matematiche

Autore: Accademia della scienze fisiche e matematiche
Grandezza: 56,64 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 9702
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