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- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 29.70
Hauptbeschreibung Wegen ihrer ausgeprägten Formbindung, ihrer überbordenden Bildlichkeit und der Vielzahl sprachlicher Neuschöpfungen stellt Gertrud Kolmars Lyrik für jeden Übersetzer eine außergewöhnliche Herausforderung dar. Ausgehend vom konkreten Material werden in den Beiträgen spezifische Probleme der Wortwahl, des Satzbaus, der Klangstruktur... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99
Tales of fairies at the bottom of the garden are usually dismissed as fantasy, but many ordinary people claim to have encountered them. Fairy lore has a long history, deeply ingrained in the folk memory of many different peoples and cultures. Janet Bord's fascinating investigation of this unexplored aspect of the supernatural reveals where you might... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2014; US$ 13.05
Menna Elfyn's latest collection in Welsh and English is full of murmurings, such as the need ‘to walk the earth as if there?s a baby sleeping next door?. Murmur is a poetry of meditation, from the reverberations of dead poets to murmurs of the heart which force the poet to dwell on the irregular beat of the poet?s lot. Distant sounds too are heard... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 129.95
This book brings together seemingly unrelated Eastern and Western languages and finds common Celtic roots and reference points within them. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95
This text provides a single-volume, single-author general introduction to the Celtic languages. The first half of the book considers the historical background of the language group as a whole. There follows a discussion of the two main sub-groups of Celtic, Goidelic (comprising Irish, Scottish, Gaelic and Manx) and Brittonic (Welsh, Cornish and Breton)... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95
Designed to complement Learning to Teach Modern Foreign Languages in the Secondary School , this book focuses specifically on the skills and processes of teaching MFL at A and A/S level in schools and colleges. The book is divided into three sections: the changing nature of A and A/S level courses; bridging the gap between GCSE and A level; and planning,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 88.95
This comprehensive volume describes in depth all the Celtic languages from historical, structural and sociolinguistic perspectives, with individual chapters on Irish, Scottish, Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Breton and Cornish. Organized for ease of reference, The Celtic Languages is arranged in four parts. The first, Historical Aspects , covers the origin... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 35.95
Colloquial Scottish Gaelic is the ideal introduction to the language of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland: a modern language with a rich tradition. This step-by-step approach has been devised to make speaking, reading and writing Scottish Gaelic easy and enjoyable. No previous knowledge of the language is required. What makes Colloquial Scottish... more...