A Change Of Tongue

Author: Antjie Krog
Editor: Penguin Random House South Africa
ISBN: 177022288X
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Identity, belonging and voyages of personal discovery are but some of the themes inventively explored in Antjie Krog’s first full-length work to appear in English since the publication of Country of My Skull. In times of fundamental change, people tend to find a space, lose it and then find another space as life and the world transform around them. What does this metamorphosis entail and in what ways are we affected by it? How do we live through it and what may we become on our journey towards each other, particularly when the space and places from which we depart are – at least on the surface – vastly different? Ranging freely and often wittily across many terrains, this brave book by one of South Africa’s foremost writers and poets provides a unique and compelling discourse on living creatively in South Africa.

A Brief History Of Tongue

Author: Philip McShane
Editor: Axial Publishing
ISBN: 9780968450307
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Studies the emergence of language, both in individuals and in civilization. Using Helen Keller as inspiration and illustration, the author points to how language emerges with a 'Big Bang' of human creativity and speech in each of us. The result is a new and radical view of language.

Translation Studies In Africa

Author: Judith Inggs
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441167609
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Africa is a huge continent with multicultural nations, where translation and interpretation are everyday occurrences. Translation studies has flourished in Africa in the last decade, with countries often having several official languages. The primary objective of this volume is to bring together research articles on translation and interpreting studies in Africa, written mainly, but not exclusively, by researchers living and working in the region. The focus is on the translation of literature and the media, and on the uses of interpreting. It provides a clear idea of the state and direction of research, and highlights research that is not commonly disseminated in North Africa and Europe. This book is an essential text for students and researchers working in translation studies, African studies and in African linguistics.

The Positive Function Of Evil

Author: P. Tabensky
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 023024226X
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This collection explores the controversial and perhaps even abject idea that evils, large and small, human and natural, may have a central positive function to play in our lives. For centuries a concern of religious thinkers from the Christian tradition, very little systematic work has been done to explore this idea from the secular point of view.

Don T Bite Your Tongue

Author: Ruth Nemzoff
Editor: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9780230614109
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Parents make enormous sacrifices helping children become healthy and autonomous adults. And when children are older, popular wisdom advises parents to let go, disconnect, and bite their tongues. But increasing life spans mean that parents and children can spend as many as five or six decades as adults together: actively parenting adult children is a reality for many families. Dr. Ruth Nemzoff--a leading expert in family dynamics--empowers parents to create close relationships with their adult children, while respecting their independence. Based on personal stories as well as advice that she has accrued from years of coaching, this lively and readable book shows parents how to: -communicate at long distances -discuss financial issues without using money as a form of control -speak up when disapproving of an adult child's partner or childrearing practices -handle adult children's career choices or other midlife changes -navigate an adult child's interreligious, interracial or same sex relationships No other book treats the challenges of parent and adult offspring relationships as part and parcel of a healthy family dynamic. This practical lessons of Don't Bite Your Tongue will help parents play a vital and positive role in their children's lives.

Clinical Anatomy Physiology Of The Swallow Mechanism

Author: Kim Corbin-Lewis
Editor: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305175972
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This complete, concise guide enables graduate students in speech-language pathology to apply their knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of voice and speech production to the study of normal deglutition and dysphagia. The text examines the oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal components of the swallow mechanism, identifying both normal structure and morphology and structural and physiologic abnormalities. The Second Edition has been carefully updated to reflect current evidence and evolving theoretical frameworks for a wide range of diagnostic and treatment approaches, as well as the analytical process needed to effectively evaluate current and future research results. The text also features new material on neurological control, motor control, and learning, in addition to information on new technology and treatment techniques, such as electrical stimulation, free water protocols, Shaker exercises, and use of the National Dysphagia Diet. New and revised images clearly and consistently illustrate critical concepts of anatomy and physiology. The authors' conversational writing style makes even complex material more engaging and easier to master and apply. This comprehensive, yet highly approachable text equips students to apply a systematic line of inquiry and evidence-based practice to diagnose and manage dysphagia accurately and efficiently. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Your Tongue Never Lies

Author: Victor Zeines
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ISBN: 9781571240187
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Readers would be surprised to learn how much can be revealed about their state of health by an assessment of that organ. Dr. Zeines' groundbreaking book is an introduction to this fascinating subject.YOUR TONGUE NEVER LIES is unique because it is the first book written in easy-to-understand terminology and geared to the general public. It emphasizes how the problems seen on the tongue may be related to digestion, and how with proper detoxification and supplementation, the body can be put back on the road to health. This change for the better can also be monitored simply by looking at the tongue. Packed with illustrations and photographs for easy comprehension and retention, YOUR TONGUE NEVER LIES ultimately aims to enable readers to have a better understanding of their own bodies. It will open their minds to ancient but still relevant ideas pertaining to health. It is hoped that the ideas expressed in these pages will help readers link themselves to nature and gain exposure to new insights about healing

The Columbia Guide To South African Literature In English Since 1945

Author: Gareth Cornwell
Editor: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231503814
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From the outset, South Africa's history has been marked by division and conflict along racial and ethnic lines. From 1948 until 1994, this division was formalized in the National Party's policy of apartheid. Because apartheid intruded on every aspect of private and public life, South African literature was preoccupied with the politics of race and social engineering. Since the release from prison of Nelson Mandela in 1990, South Africa has been a new nation-in-the-making, inspired by a nonracial idealism yet beset by poverty and violence. South African writers have responded in various ways to Njabulo Ndebele's call to "rediscover the ordinary." The result has been a kaleidoscope of texts in which evolving cultural forms and modes of identity are rearticulated and explored. An invaluable guide for general readers as well as scholars of African literary history, this comprehensive text celebrates the multiple traditions and exciting future of the South African voice. Although the South African Constitution of 1994 recognizes no fewer than eleven official languages, English has remained the country's literary lingua franca. This book offers a narrative overview of South African literary production in English from 1945 to the postapartheid present. An introduction identifies the most interesting and noteworthy writing from the period. Alphabetical entries provide accurate and objective information on genres and writers. An appendix lists essential authors published before 1945.

The Standard Course Of Lessons Exercises In The Tonic Sol Fa Method Of Teaching Music

Author: John Curwen
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30 Days To Taming Your Tongue

Author: Deborah Smith Pegues
Editor: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 0736934308
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Who hasn't struggled at times with footinmouth disease? Certified behavioral consultant Deborah Pegues knows how easily a slip of the tongue can cause problems in personal and in business relationships. That is why she has put together a 30day devotional to help readers tame that unruly member and turn it into an asset.Readers will learn tostop saying the wrong thing at the wrong time in the wrong waylearn to use words that build others upavoid the pitfalls and consequences of lies, flattery, and exaggerationsShort stories, anecdotes, soulsearching questions, and scripturally based personal affirmations combine to make each chapter tongueandlifechanging.