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Living with a Dead Language

Living with a Dead Language
  • Author : Ann Patty
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 14 June 2016
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“A delightful mix of grammar and growth, words and wonder.” – The Washington Post An entertaining exploration of the richness and relevance of the Latin language and literature, and an inspiring account of finding renewed purpose through learning something new and challenging After thirty-five years as a book editor in New York City, Ann Patty stopped working and moved to the country. Bored, aimless, and lost in the woods, she hoped to challenge her restless, word-loving brain by beginning a serious

Long Live Latin

Long Live Latin
  • Author : Nicola Gardini
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release : 12 November 2019
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A lively exploration of the joys of a not-so-dead language From the acclaimed novelist and Oxford professor Nicola Gardini, a personal and passionate look at the Latin language: its history, its authors, its essential role in education, and its enduring impact on modern life—whether we call it “dead” or not. What use is Latin? It’s a question we’re often asked by those who see the language of Cicero as no more than a cumbersome heap of ruins,

The Lake of Dead Languages

The Lake of Dead Languages
  • Author : Carol Goodman
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 27 December 2005
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“A gothic and elegant page-turner.”—The Boston Globe Twenty years ago, Jane Hudson fled the Heart Lake School for Girls in the Adirondacks after a terrible tragedy. The week before her graduation, in that sheltered wonderland, three lives were taken, all victims of suicide. Only Jane was left to carry the burden of a mystery that has stayed hidden in the depths of Heart Lake for more than two decades. Now Jane has returned to the school as a Latin

The Tibetan Book Of Living And Dying

The Tibetan Book Of Living And Dying
  • Author : Sogyal Rinpoche
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 29 February 2012
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25th Anniversary Edition Over 3 Million Copies Sold 'I couldn't give this book a higher recommendation' BILLY CONNOLLY Written by the Buddhist meditation master and popular international speaker Sogyal Rinpoche, this highly acclaimed book clarifies the majestic vision of life and death that underlies the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. It includes not only a lucid, inspiring and complete introduction to the practice of meditation, but also advice on how to care for the dying with love and compassion, and how to bring

A Dead Language

A Dead Language
  • Author : Peter Rushforth
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 09 April 2015
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Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton - the faithless young naval lieutenant who abandons Madam Butterfly - was glimpsed fleetingly in Peter Rushforth's previous novel, Pinkerton's Sister. Now Ben steps out of the shadows and into the centre of the stage, a young man haunted by the desolation of his boyhood years, unable to show or respond to love. He's about to sail for Japan. But his imminent departure conjures up the life he and his sister have led, and the monstrous act

Language Death

Language Death
  • Author : David Crystal
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 29 April 2002
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Looks at the reasons languages fall into disuse and often become extinct.

The Practical Study of Languages

The Practical Study of Languages
  • Author : Henry Sweet
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 20 January 1899
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The Living Age

The Living Age
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 20 January 1889
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Living Dead Girl

Living Dead Girl
  • Author : Elizabeth Scott
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 08 September 2009
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After being abducted when she was ten and abused for five years by her kidnapper, Ray, Alice's only hope of freedom is in death, but her only way to achieve such an escape is to help Ray find the next girl for his collection.

Dead Languages

Dead Languages
  • Author : David Shields
  • Publisher : Graywolf Press
  • Release : 05 July 2011
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In Dead Languages by David Shields, Jeremy Zorn's mother tries unsuccessfully to coax him into saying "Philadelphia," and his life becomes framed by his unwieldy attempts at articulation. Through family rituals with his word-obsessed parents and sister, failed first love, an ill-fated run for class president, as the only Jewish boy on an otherwise all-black basketball team, all of the passages of Jeremy's life are marked in some way by his stutter and his wildly off-the-mark attempts at a cure.

An Introduction to Language

An Introduction to Language
  • Author : Kirk Hazen
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 24 June 2014
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An Introduction to Language offers an engaging guide tothe nature of language, focusing on how language works – itssounds, words, structures, and phrases – all investigatedthrough wide-ranging examples from Old English to contemporary popculture. Explores the idea of a scientific approach to language,inviting students to consider what qualities of language compriseeveryday skills for us, be they sounds, words, phrases, orconversation Helps shape our understanding of what language is, howit works, and why it is both elegantly complex and essentialto who we

A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages

A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages
  • Author : Robert Caldwell
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 20 January 1875
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The Art of Teaching and Studying Languages

The Art of Teaching and Studying Languages
  • Author : François Gouin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 20 January 1892
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Born With a Question Mark in Your Heart

Born With a Question Mark in Your Heart
  • Author : Osho
  • Publisher : Osho Media International
  • Release : 21 January 2013
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'Born with a Question Mark in Your Heart' continues the AUTHENTIC LIVING series by Osho with talks by the contemporary mystic during his stay in the United States. Osho says: "It is fortunate that man is born with a question mark, otherwise he would be just another species of animal." This volume is a radical questioning of traditional belief systems in religious, political, and social dimensions. Here Osho encourages readers to ask questions that are immediate and existentially significant — not

On the Living Language of the Greeks, and Its Utility to the Classical Scholar

On the Living Language of the Greeks, and Its Utility to the Classical Scholar
  • Author : John Stuart Blackie
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 20 January 2021
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