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Founding the Year: Ovid's Fasti And the Poetics of the Roman by Molly Pasco-Pranger

By Molly Pasco-Pranger

This booklet considers the connection among the "Fasti", Ovid's lengthy poem at the Roman calendar, and the calendar itself, conceived of as consisting either within the rites and commemorations it organizes and in its photo illustration. The Fasti treats the calendar, lately revised by way of Caesar and Augustus, as its most crucial cultural version and as a quasi-literary 'intertext': the poem concurrently reshapes and is itself formed by way of the calendar. The examine comprises chapters on ebook four and the rites of April, at the addition of Julio-Claudian vacation trips to the calendar, and at the ultimate books of the poem as formed through the renaming of the months Quintilis and Sextilis for Julius Caesar and Augustus.

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Advances in Taxation, Vol. 12 by T.M. Porcano

By T.M. Porcano

''Advances in Taxation'' publishes articles facing all points of taxation. Articles can handle tax coverage concerns on the federal, kingdom, neighborhood, or overseas point. The sequence basically publishes empirical stories that handle compliance, computing device utilization, schooling, criminal, making plans, or coverage concerns. those reviews regularly contain interdisciplinary study that includes theories from accounting, economics, finance, psychology, and/or sociology. even if empirical stories are basically released, analytical and historic manuscripts also are welcome.

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Seduction, Community, Speech: A Festschrift for Herman by Frank Brisard (ed.), Michael Meeuwis (ed.), Bart

By Frank Brisard (ed.), Michael Meeuwis (ed.), Bart Vandenabeele (ed.)

This quantity unites numerous contributions reflecting the highbrow pursuits exhibited through Professor Herman Parret (Institute of Philosophy, Leuven), who has persisted to watch, and sometimes seriously examine, ongoing advancements in pragmatics all through his occupation. in reality, Parret’s contributions to philosophical and empirical/linguistic pragmatics current substantive proposals within the epistemics of verbal exchange, whereas at the same time providing meta-comments at the ideological premises of extant pragmatic analyses. In a long advent, an summary is equipped of his achievements in selling an built-in, “maximalist” pragmatics, in addition to of the hyperlinks among his personal paintings in philosophy of language and in semiotics and aesthetics. the remainder 12 essays tackle suitable pragmatic subject matters or check out the relation among pragmatics and neighboring disciplines. They care for grammatical deixis (Brisard, Ikegami) and temper (van der Auwera & Schalley), performativity (Harnish, Holdcroft), speech-act kinds and their praxeological dimensions (Roulet, Van Overbeke), Wittgensteinian language video games (Marques, Parisi), cultural and intercultural identities (Vandenabeele, Verschueren), and the visible arts (Wildgen).

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An Uncommon Enemy (Eden Murdoch Mysteries of the Victorian by Michelle Black

By Michelle Black

“There isn't any be aware within the Cheyenne language for forgiveness.”On the day after Thanksgiving, 1868, George Armstrong Custer and the 7th Cavalry assault a dozing Cheyenne village at the banks of the Washita. mockingly, it later turns into recognized that the village attacked used to be that of Black Kettle, the main peace leader of the Cheyenne kingdom. Amidst the heartless and mindless slaughter of fellows, ladies, and kids, the 7th Cavalry discovers a white lady dwelling one of the Cheyenne. Her identify is Eden Murdoch, and she or he used to be presumed lifeless years prior to. whereas the military expects to exploit her for propaganda reasons and to refute the accusations that the Cheyenne village posed no chance to white settlers, Eden refuses to participate in this kind of propaganda: to recognize that the military “rescued” her from a “savage” society. Eden avoids giving the main points of her tale to any of the officials; she's going to say basically that she thought of her Cheyenne husband and his different other halves family.Custer’s younger and green aide-de-camp, Captain Brad Randall, is assigned the duty of taking care of Eden and finding her relatives. commencing to doubt Custer’s activities and suffering to behave honorably, Brad is either involved and confused via Eden’s eccentric habit. He turns into passionate about studying the reality in the back of Eden’s extraordinary trip, and while Eden starts off to bare it to him, his personal destiny adjustments. Eden and Brad abruptly set in movement occasions that may echo all of the technique to the Little Bighorn.

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Remembering the kana: the hiragana / the katakana by James W. Heisig;Helmut Morsbach;Kazue Kurebayashi;Kazue

By James W. Heisig;Helmut Morsbach;Kazue Kurebayashi;Kazue Kurebayashe

This booklet can help you train your self the writing and interpreting of all forty six characters each one of jap hiragana and katakana syllabary from reminiscence. by way of applying a mode of "imaginative memory," brought during this publication, you'll be stored from the order of repetition. Following the tactic, it is possible for you to to write down and browse all eastern Kana is 3 hours and keep them by way of the exceptional mnemonic equipment. directions on the backside of the every one web page will ask you to pass backwards and ahead in the course of the e-book, following the simplest "learning order." the teachings will advisor you step by step via this method. As an further bonus, the booklet incorporates a complement on "Learning the way to Remember."

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The Steel Pan Man of Harlem (Carolrhoda Picture Books) by Colin Bootman

By Colin Bootman

Town of Harlem is overrun through rats. at some point, a mysterious guy looks with a metal pan drum, promising to rid town of its problem...for a cost. The mayor has no selection yet to agree. The metal pan guy performs the sweetest melody someone has ever heard and dances the rats out of the town. but if the mayor refuses to maintain his be aware, the metal pan guy has no selection. He performs the mayor one other song for one more function. This retelling of The Pied Piper of Hamelin is determined through the Harlem Renaissance.

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