The Well Of Loneliness

Author: Radclyffe Hall
Publisher: Radclyffe Hall
ISBN: 889254182X
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Radclyffe Hall (born Marguerite Radclyffe Hall on 12 August 1880 – 7 October 1943) was an English poet and author, best known for the novel The Well of Loneliness. The novel has become a groundbreaking work in lesbian literature. The Well of Loneliness is a 1928 lesbian novel by the British author Radclyffe Hall. It follows the life of Stephen Gordon, an Englishwoman from an upper-class family whose "sexual inversion" (homosexuality) is apparent from an early age. She finds love with Mary Llewellyn, whom she meets while serving as an ambulance driver in World War I, but their happiness together is marred by social isolation and rejection, which Hall depicts as having a debilitating effect on inverts. The novel portrays inversion as a natural, God-given state and makes an explicit plea: "Give us also the right to our existence".

A Practical Course In Spoken English

Author: J. K. GANGAL
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 8120346548
Size: 18.17 MB
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This well-established and highly successful book, now in its Second Edition, builds on the strength of the previous edition, retaining many of the topics and incorporating some new topics in consonance with the present-day needs. The accompanying CD contains all the attributes of a good speech—proper stress, intonation and correct pronunciation—to enable better compre-hension of the topics. Some of the conversations and Words Often Mispronounced are also included in the CD to emphasize on the correctness of learning and enrich the learners in language skills. Primarily intended for students and learners who wish to enhance their spoken English skills, this book will be useful also for those who have long-felt need to communicate in English. It has all the rich ingredients to facilitate the learners talk effectively and confidently:  About 50 real-life conversations to improve one’s speech  Extensive list of vocabulary to aid in group discussions  Several useful language tips to pursue the global quest for personal and academic excellence NEW TO THIS EDITION  Discusses the need of the body language  Gives dos and don’ts for an effective communicator  Provides a list of a few non-verbal behaviours and their universal interpretation KEY FEATURES  Application of idioms for effective and creative speaking  Learning of expressions and phrases for better practical presentation  Numerous word meanings to clarify doubts  Grammar and usage in almost all the chapters to grasp the correct syntax  Activity to instill confidence in public speaking

Science In The Kitchen And The Art Of Eating Well

Author: Pellegrino Artusi
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442690968
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First published in 1891, Pellegrino Artusi?s La scienza in cucina e l?arte di mangier bene has come to be recognized as the most significant Italian cookbook of modern times. It was reprinted thirteen times and had sold more than 52,000 copies in the years before Artusi?s death in 1910, with the number of recipes growing from 475 to 790. And while this figure has not changed, the book has consistently remained in print. Although Artusi was himself of the upper classes and it was doubtful he had ever touched a kitchen utensil or lit a fire under a pot, he wrote the book not for professional chefs, as was the nineteenth-century custom, but for middle-class family cooks: housewives and their domestic helpers. His tone is that of a friendly advisor ? humorous and nonchalant. He indulges in witty anecdotes about many of the recipes, describing his experiences and the historical relevance of particular dishes. Artusi?s masterpiece is not merely a popular cookbook; it is a landmark work in Italian culture. This English edition (first published by Marsilio Publishers in 1997) features a delightful introduction by Luigi Ballerini that traces the fascinating history of the book and explains its importance in the context of Italian history and politics. The illustrations are by the noted Italian artist Giuliano Della Casa.

Well Said

Author: Linda Grant
Publisher: Heinle ELT
ISBN: 9781305641365
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The Well Said series is designed to improve the pronunciation and communication skills of beginner to advanced students from all language backgrounds. It offers a clear course plan covering the essential areas of pronunciation, including stress, rhythm, and intonation--features that research shows help students the most. Additionally, there are over fifty pages of supplemental activities focusing on consonant and vowel sounds. This level of Well Said introduces the most important pronunciation features at an intermediate to advanced level. A free Website for teachers and students includes the full audio program.

Learning English

Author: Neil Mercer
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415131219
Size: 38.20 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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English is learnt, internationally, in a range of diverse settings. This book examines processes of language acquisition in English, as well as what it means to learn English in different parts of the world. It looks at the place of English within formal education, and at some of the controversies that have surrounded the teaching of English.

A New English Translation Of The Septuagint

Author: Albert Pietersma
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199743971
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The Septuagint (the ancient Greek translation of Jewish sacred writings) is of great importance in the history of both Judaism and Christianity. The first translation of the books of the Hebrew Bible (plus additions) into the common language of the ancient Mediterranean world made the Jewish scriptures accessible to many outside Judaism. Not only did the Septuagint become Holy Writ to Greek speaking Jews but it was also the Bible of the early Christian communities: the scripture they cited and the textual foundation of the early Christian movement. Translated from Hebrew (and Aramaic) originals in the two centuries before Jesus, the Septuagint provides important information about the history of the text of the Bible. For centuries, scholars have looked to the Septuagint for information about the nature of the text and of how passages and specific words were understood. For students of the Bible, the New Testament in particular, the study of the Septuagint's influence is a vital part of the history of interpretation. But until now, the Septuagint has not been available to English readers in a modern and accurate translation. The New English Translation of the Septuagint fills this gap.

All S Well That Ends Well In Plain And Simple English A Modern Translation And The Original Version

Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
ISBN: 1621072681
Size: 12.68 MB
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It's a comedy! It's a tragedy! It's...confusing! Shakespeare doesn't have to be confusing and hard to read. Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of All's Well That Ends Well. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

The Governance Of China

Author: Jinping Xi
Publisher: Sinomedia International Group
ISBN: 9787119090573
Size: 10.43 MB
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"A compilation of Xi Jinping's major works from November 15, 2012 to June 13, 2014. It includes speeches, talks, interviews, instructions, and correspondence ... Also contains 45 pictures of Xi Jinping at work and in daily life"--