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- Triumph Books 2011; US$ 14.99
Elizabeth Taylor was a woman of stunning beauty—an actress blessed with immense talent, and someone whose never-dull life shaped the world's view of what it meant to be a celebrity. This must-have keepsake uses a breathtaking collection of photographs to tell the story of a life well-lived, following Taylor from her debut as a child star to her two... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00
Acclaimed, when it first appeared, as a seminal work ? a groundbreaking book that was both informative and highly readable ? Translators through History is being released in a new edition, substantially revised and expanded by Judith Woodsworth. Translators have played a key role in intellectual exchange through the ages and across borders. This... more...
- Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 9.99
The first ever narrative biography of a towering figure in British comedy Les Dawson, more than any other comedian, spoke for the phlegmatic, pessimistic British way of life. A Northern lad who climbed out of the slums thanks to an uncommonly brilliant mind, he was always the underdog, but his bark was funnier and more incisive than many comics... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 5.99
Walk with the clansmen through the hills and glens, hear the clash of the claymore as you enter into battle, and enjoy victory with our Scottish Bravehearts of old.Margaret Burns Miles is a poet with a deep love of her homeland, and captures with great passion the battles and victories of days gone by.This book of Scottish verse will draw your imagination... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 21.95
rom beloved bad-boy to cool and captivating maverick, Johnny Depp has inspired media intrigue and has been the source of international acclaim since the early 1990s. He has attracted attention for his eccentric image, his accidental acting career, his beguiling good looks, and his quirky charm. In Johnny Depp Starts Here, film scholar Murray Pomerance... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2011; Not Available
Have you ever been carried away by a piece of classical music? In this funny, evocative, personal eBook, previously published as ?Music for the People: The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Classical Music?, Gareth takes us on a journey of musical discovery that explains and entertains in equal measure. more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 71.39
Hauptbeschreibung Theater und Fest in Europa stellt in Fallstudien zu Antike, Mittelalter, Früher Neuzeit, Moderne und Gegenwart neueste Forschungsergebnisse zum gemeinschaftsbildenden Zusammenwirken von Theater und Fest vor: Ein breites und vielschichtiges Spektrum festlich-theatraler Inszenierungen werden auf ihre ästhetischen und politischen Potenziale... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 62.23
Hauptbeschreibung Was ist translatorische Kreativität? Wie misst man sie? Und werden Übersetzerinnen und Übersetzer mit zunehmender translatorischer Kompetenz kreativer? Dies sind die zentralen Fragen, denen die vorliegende empirische Studie mithilfe psycholinguistischer Methoden nachgeht. Die Datenbasis bilden die Übersetzungsprodukte und -prozesse... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 7.31
Hauptbeschreibung Lange Zeit fand der Antisemitismusvorwurf gegen Shakespeares "Kaufmann von Venedig" wenig Beachtung: Er wurde übersehen, so lange antijüdische Ressentiments zum gesellschaftlichen Konsens gehörten - er wurde verleugnet, so lange Shakespeares Werk zum Ideal einer reinen Dichtungskunst stilisiert wurde. Nicht zufällig waren es dann... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 38.00
Long before his momentous teaming with Oliver Hardy, comedian Stan Laurel (1890-1965) was a motion picture star in his own right. From his film debut in Nuts in May (1917) through his final solo starring effort Should Tall Men Marry? (1928), Laurel headlined dozens of short comedies for a variety of producers and production companies, often playing... more...