Wounding Words

Autore: Evelyne Accad
Editore: African Writers Series
Grandezza: 35,20 MB
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Poetical and powerful, Wounding Words is a vivid autobiographical exploration of women's issues in the political turmoil of contemporary Tunisia.

Wounding Words

Autore: Daniel Collier Whitaker
Grandezza: 28,53 MB
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Wounded Heroes

Autore: Marina McCoy
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199672784
Grandezza: 36,65 MB
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McCoy examines how Greek epic, tragedy, and philosophy offer important insights into the nature of human vulnerability, especially how Greek thought extols the recognition and proper acceptance of vulnerability. Beginning with the literary works of Homer and Sophocles, she also expands her analysis to the philosophical works of Plato and Aristotle.

Contested Words

Autore: Ian Cram
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 1317160290
Grandezza: 30,14 MB
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In modern liberal democracies, rights-based judicial intervention in the policy choices of elected bodies has always been controversial. For some, such judicial intervention has trivialized and impoverished democratic politics. For others judges have contributed to a dynamic and healthy dialogue between the different spheres of the constitution, removed from pressures imposed on elected representatives to respond to popular sentiment. This book provides a critical evaluation of ongoing debates surrounding the judicial role in protecting fundamental human rights, focusing in particular on legislative/executive abridgment of a core freedom in western society - namely, liberty of expression. A range of types of expression are considered, including expression related to electoral processes, political expression in general and sexually explicit forms of expression.

Wondering About Words

Autore: Judith Andreyev
Editore: Editions Bréal
ISBN: 9782749503059
Grandezza: 38,62 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
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Vous trouverez dans ce petit livre tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir à propos des mots anglais, et même des mots français, grâce à la cohabitation heureuse et fructueuse des deux langues pendant au moins trois siècles. Vous apprendrez, entre autres, que les currants d'aujourd'hui étaient les raisins de Corinthe d'hier, que la même racine indo-européenne a donné les mots science, ski, et shit, et qu'au XVIe siècle le remords mordait réellement. Bien plus qu'un simple recueil d'anecdotes, Wondering about Words répond à de nombreuses questions souvent posées, telles que : pourquoi l'anglais possède-t-il souvent deux ou trois mots pour dire la même chose ? quelle est la différence entre say, speak et tell ? d'où viennent les faux amis ? Rédigé dans un anglais simple (les mots les moins courants sont traduits entre parenthèses), Wondering about Words vous donnera un nouveau regard sur la langue anglaise. Pour faciliter les recherches, deux index alphabétiques reprennent respectivement les mots anglais et français évoqués dans l'ouvrage.

The Wounded Body

Autore: Dennis Patrick Slattery
Editore: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791443828
Grandezza: 72,36 MB
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Explores the wounded body in literature from Homer to Toni Morrison, examining how it functions archetypally as both a cultural metaphor and a poetic image.

Wounded By Words

Autore: Susan Titus Osborn
Editore: New Hope
ISBN: 9781596690493
Grandezza: 65,17 MB
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In Wounded by Words, the authors explore how emotional abusers isolate, disorient, and indoctrinate their victims and how their unkind words leave lasting scars. Sharing personal stories of people from the Bible and from contemporary life who have suffered verbal abuse, the authors offer tested, scriptural advice for breaking the cycle. Readers will learn how to recognize the signs of verbal or emotional abuse, change abusive patterns, and rediscover hope.

Moments Of Peace From The Psalms

Editore: Baker Books
ISBN: 1441233032
Grandezza: 21,96 MB
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Inspirational Reflections From the Psalms Over 170 devotional thoughts and inspirational Scriptures from the Psalms motivate readers every day to use the gifts God gave them. Each chapter containes Scripture and a short devotional to deliver comfort and aid in overcoming daily struggles. This soul-replenishing and spiritually renewing collection of reflections and prayers appeals to men and women, old and young alike.

Understanding Deleuze Understanding Modernism

Autore: Paul Ardoin
Editore: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1623560683
Grandezza: 35,94 MB
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Understanding Deleuze, Understanding Modernism explores the multi-faceted and formative impact of Gilles Deleuze on the development and our understanding of modernist thought in its philosophical, literary, and more broadly cultural manifestations. Gilles Deleuze himself rethought philosophical history with a series of books and essays on individual philosophers such as Kant, Spinoza, Leibniz, Nietzsche, and Bergson and authors such as Proust, Kafka, Beckett and Woolf, on the one hand, and Bacon, Messiaen, and Pollock, among others, in other arts. This volume acknowledges Deleuze's profound impact on a century of art and thought and the origin of that impact in his own understanding of modernism. Understanding Deleuze, Understanding Modernism begins by "conceptualizing" Deleuze by offering close readings of some of his most important works. The contributors offer new readings that illuminate the context of Deleuze's work, either by reading one of Deleuze's texts against or in the context of his entire body of work or by challenging Deleuze's readings of other philosophers. A central section on Deleuze and his aesthetics maps the relationships between Deleuze's thought and modernist literature. The volume's final section features an extended glossary of Deleuze's key terms, with each definition having its own expert contributor.

The Foundation For Success Love

Autore: Jerome Spriggs
Editore: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1452045763
Grandezza: 28,67 MB
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How will you overcome the obstacles that you face daily? In the Foundation of Success - LOVE: Volume 1, our author Jerome Spriggs explains the importance of spending time in the Word and walking in the Love of God to achieve victory in every area of your life. Every person experiences trials and frustration at some point in their lives but in this book you will find answers. Learn the following: WHAT IS THE LOVE OF GOD? WHO IS LOVE? THE 4 BENEFITS OF WALKING IN LOVE OVERCOMING THE FIVE HINDRANCES TO THE LOVE OF GOD HOW TO TRIUMPH THROUGH THE LOVE OF GOD As you read this book you will come to a deeper understanding of the importance of the love of God and the powerful promises that are hanging on love! Galatians 5:14 - For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.