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- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00
Linguistic constructions such as the English ?Mary is cleverer than/as clever as John? reveal a number of non-trivial problems, particularly if one includes Italian, which the present study resolves with the aid of a new grammatical model. What is new for Italian is the extension of the perspective beyond the comparative to other types of comparative... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 147.00
Taboos are expressive indicators of the location of a society in its cultural history. Linguistic taboos in particular can be approached via euphemisms, which are observed and interpreted here in a comparison between French and Italian. Their raison d'être is explained from the perspective of cultural and mental history, and from the perspective of... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 23.99
Il libro Children?s Minds esce nel 1978. Con un linguaggio semplice, ma supportato da dati di ricerche condotte con rigore metodologico, Margaret Donaldson attacca molti luoghi comuni ispirati alle teorie di Piaget. Come sostiene l?autrice "Nello svolgimento di questo libro, io sostengo che oggi esistono prove che ci costringono a respingere certi... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 78.40
This cutting-edge collection, born of a belief in the value of approaching translation in a wide range of ways, contains essays of interest to students and scholars of translation, literary and textual studies. It provides insights into the relations between translation and comparative literature, contrastive linguistics, cultural studies,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 84.00
Drawing on a long-standing tradition of fictional images, British writers of the Romantic period defined and constructed Italy as a land that naturally invites inscription and description. In their works, Italy is a cultural geography so heavily overwritten with discourse that it becomes the natural recipient of further fictional transformations. If... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 61.60
Seven centuries after the birth of Petrarch (1304-74) the nature and extent of his influence loom ever larger in the study of renaissance literature. In this revised and expanded edition of Petrarch's Canzoniere in the English Renaissance Anthony Mortimer presents a unique anthology of 136 English poems together with the specific Italian texts... more...
- A&C Black 2004; US$ 10.40
This volume will help you decipher menus whether they are in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish. It has over 10,000 food and drink terms translated to and from English, covering dishes, ingredients, methods of cooking and useful phrases for ordering and asking for service. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 75.00
Dante Alighieri is one of the greatest poets in world history. His brilliant epic, "The Divine Comedy", an imagined journey through Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory, continues to captivate readers. This work provides an information on his life and work. It covers Dante's canon, including his love poems in "La Vita Nuova" and his... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 54.99
Tra le malattie congenite, le cardiopatie sono quelle più frequentemente riscontrate, e hanno infatti un'incidenza dell'1% nulla popolazione mondiale. Grazie alle moderne terapie, i portatori di queste patologie diventano oggi adulti, ma necessitano di essere costantemente seguiti dagli specialisti e monitorati dai medici di famiglia. Questo testo,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 22.50
A talented poet and a gifted dramatist, Antonia Pulci (1452-1501) pursued two vocations, first as a wife and later as founder of an Augustinian order. During and after her marriage, Pulci authored several sacre rappresentazioni—one-act plays on Christian subjects. Often written to be performed by nuns for female audiences, Pulci's plays focus... more...