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  • Non calpestate i sogniby Anna Cesa-Bianchi

    Springer Milan 2009; US$ 14.15

    Parlare ai bambini è un?esperienza meravigliosa: sono interlocutori, attenti, rigorosi, e spesso più severi nei giudizi di noi adulti: sanno leggere tra le righe, sanno interpretare, sanno "volare" con la fantasia, conoscono la spontaneità e la gioia delle scoperte che noi adulti abbiamo dimenticato, sanno essere leali e fedeli, sanno partecipare,... more...

  • Perfect Phrases in Italian for Confident Travelby Salvatore Bancheri; Michael Lettieri

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 16.00 US$ 13.12

    More than your average phrasebook, this portable title shows you how to be a well-mannered visitor and speak the local language in the correct context Any phrasebook can give you a line listing of essential phrases. But if you use a phrase or term without knowing the correct way to use it, you can find yourself in an embarrassing situation. Perfect... more...

  • The Phonology of Italianby Martin Kramer

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09

    This book provides an overview of the phonology of Italian. It covers the different levels of analysis from individual sounds up to the phrasal level. It focuses on the most widely dispersed features of the language reflecting its significant regional and social variation and its most prominent regionally restricted patterns. more...

  • Nomi e volti della paura nelle valli dell'Adda e della Meraby Remo Bracchi

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.43

    This study is a vast review in time and space of the transitory trace of onomasiologic fragmentation of linguistic interdiction, of all those reality and sensations which come under the prohibition of being pronounced with their true name, because they are not to be called into question, and consequently, they are rendered present. Taking... more...

  • Italienische Vergleichskonstruktionenby Lucia Grimaldi

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 202.12

    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... more...

  • Sprache und Tabuby Ursula Reutner

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 157.19

    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... more...

  • I contenuti digitaliby Nicola Lucchi

    Springer Milan 2009; US$ 19.99

    L?industria dei contenuti sta da qualche anno affrontando una seconda "rivoluzione Gutenberg". Il crescente sviluppo delle moderne tecnologie ha prodotto situazioni giuridiche del tutto nuove, nonché fenomeni degenerativi legati alla pervasività del digitale. Per venire incontro alle nuove forme di domanda dei consumatori in un ambiente ridisegnato... more...

  • Petrarch’s Canzoniere in the English Renaissanceby Anthony Mortimer

    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...

  • Translation Practicesby Ashley Chantler; Carla Dente

    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...

  • British Romanticism and Italian Literatureby Laura Bandiera; Diego Saglia

    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...