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- De Vecchi Ediciones 1753; Not Available
Los poetas chinos son los maestros indiscutibles de los pensamientos breves pero portadores de una filosofía generosa, sentencias cinceladas a la luz de la experiencia y del sentido común. Estos proverbios se remontan en su mayoría a épocas lejanas, pero son de una sorprendente modernidad. Maestros como Lao Tse, Confucio, Han Fei, Yang Chu tienen aún... more...
Tradition des proverbes et des exempla dans l'Occident médiéval / Die Tradition der Sprichwörter und exempla im MittelalterDe Gruyter 2009; US$ 159.32
Proverbs and exempla are two literary genres which developed in parallel throughout the Middle Ages. There was often cross-fertilisation between them, for both were engaged in the same discourses; jurisprudence, philosophy, theology, historiography and literature all drew on proverbs and exempla in their arguments. The interdisciplinary... more...
- De Gruyter 1984; US$ 106.19
Das Werk bringt eine umfassende Geschichte der englischen Sprache von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart einschließlich der außerbritischen Varianten und verbindet die Darstellung von externer Geschichte mit internen grammatischen Veränderungen. Der erste Band enthält eine ausführliche Darstellung der äußeren Geschichte, wobei vor allem die... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 49.95
All cultures have proverbs that capsulize subjects simply and effectively. Many of these are cross-cultural. For example, according to a Danish proverb, "The greater the fear, the nearer the danger," while a Latin proverb says, "The less there is of fear, the less there is danger." This work includes over 20,000 proverbs from more... more...
- Exisle Publishing 2011; US$ 7.99
In Preposterous Proverbs, language expert Max Cryer looks at a vast array of proverbs from around the world on subjects ranging from birth, food, women and love to money, animals, sin and death. He has chosen some of the most interesting and perplexing, and analyses their meaning and truth with his characteristic wry wit. A great book to... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 148.69
Grounded primarily in the ethnography of communication and aligned with the multidisciplinarity of discourse analysis, the book examines the use of proverbs in the daily life of a social network of Mexican-origin transnational families in Chicago and Michoacán, Mexico. Various and detailed analyses of actual proverb use reveal that proverbs... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99
Even Monkeys Fall From Trees: The Wit and Wisdom of Japanese Proverbs , with a foreword by Edward G. Seidensticker, is a collection of the hundred most common Japanese proverbs, with direct translations and their English equivalents. A delightful window into the heart of everyday Japan, Even Monkeys Fall From Trees is an indispensable guide for... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99
"Destroy a nation, but its mountains and rivers remain."? Japanese proverb This is a collection of 200 Japanese proverbs with illustrations and explanations for each saying. Go beyond speaking Japanese?peek into the soul of Japan. Japanese Proverbs: Wit and Wisdom is a delightfully illustrated compilation of traditional Japanese proverbs and... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 39.99
When do you say mazal tov ? What is the English equivalent to the Talmudic expression Alya ve-kots ba ("a sheep's tail with a thorn in it")? What is a get , a golem , a kibbutz , a chalutz ? What four plant species are waved during prayers on the harvest festival of Sukkot ? You'll find answers to these questions and hundreds of others--all... more...