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Author: Leïla Slimani

Publisher: Luchterhand Literaturverlag

ISBN: 3641212901

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Der Preis des Glücks Sie wollen das perfekte Paar sein, Kinder und Beruf unter einen Hut bringen, alles irgendwie richtig machen. Und sie finden die ideale Nanny, die ihnen das alles erst möglich macht. Doch wie gut kann man einen fremden Menschen kennen? Und wie sehr kann man ihm vertrauen? Sie haben Glück gehabt, denken sich Myriam und Paul, als sie Louise einstellen - eine Nanny wie aus dem Bilderbuch, die auf ihre beiden kleinen Kinder aufpasst, in der schönen Pariser Altbauwohnung im 10. Arrondissement. Wie mit unsichtbaren Fäden hält Louise die Familie zusammen, ebenso unbemerkt wie mächtig. In wenigen Wochen schon ist sie unentbehrlich geworden. Myriam und Paul ahnen nichts von den Abgründen und von der Verletzlichkeit der Frau, der sie das Kostbarste anvertrauen, das sie besitzen. Von der tiefen Einsamkeit, in der sich die fünfzigjährige Frau zu verlieren droht. Bis eines Tages die Tragödie über die kleine Familie hereinbricht. Ebenso unaufhaltsam wie schrecklich.

The Book of Images

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Author: Rainer Maria Rilke

Publisher: North Point Press

ISBN: 1466872616

Category: Poetry

Page: 280

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Now substantially revised by Edward Snow, whom Denise Levertov once called "far and away Rilke's best translator," this bilingual edition of The Book of Images contains a number of the great poet's previously untranslated pieces. Also included are several of Rilke's best-loved lyrics, such as "Autumn," "Childhood," "Lament," "Evening," and "Entrance."

Animal Metaphors and the People of Israel in the Book of Jeremiah

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Author: Benjamin A. Foreman

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN: 352553258X

Category: Religion

Page: 283

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Though interest in the use of metaphor in the Hebrew Bible has gained momentum in recent years, there is, to date, no investigation which concentrates exclusively on the animal metaphors in the book of Jeremiah. In this book, the author brings to light this neglected area of study by examining the language and imagery of the animal metaphors for the people of Israel in the book of Jeremiah. The contribution that these metaphors make to the theology of the book is given special attention, and since different interpretations have been given to many of the metaphors in question, the author resolves some of the questions regarding the meaning of these images in his in-depth study. Additionally, scholars have not tended to research metaphors for the nation of Israel and thus this volume draws attention to a particular subject which has largely been overlooked. In chapter one Foreman familiarizes the reader with the major theoretical approaches to metaphor and spells out the approach taken in his investigation. Eighteen metaphors are then thoroughly analyzed in chapters two, three, and four. These metaphors are grouped into three categories, each of which constitutes a chapter: pastoral metaphors, mammal metaphors, and bird metaphors. Chapter five draws the results of the inquiry together. This study reveals how animal metaphors make important theological claims about the nation of Israel and demonstrates that they are essential elements of the message of the book of Jeremiah. Foreman's elucidation of the language and imagery of the animal metaphors for the people of Israel leads to a richer understanding of these metaphors and ultimately contributes to a more precise interpretation of the message of the book of Jeremiah as a whole.

Going by the Book

The Problem of Regulatory Unreasonableness

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

ISBN: 9781412824712

Category: Political Science

Page: 375

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The extent to which government should be involved with regulation in the private sector is much debated. More fundamentally, one might ask exactly what is regulation, why is it needed, how is it formulated, and how is it enforced? These questions are especially relevant at a time in United States history when federal involvement in spheres traditionally left to individuals is being widely debated on all sides of the political spectrum.

Dreaming by the Book

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Author: Elaine Scarry

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691070766

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 292

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Writers from Homer to Heaney instruct readers in the art of mental composition in this exploration of how poets and writers employ the work of imaginative creation.

The Coming of the Book

The Impact of Printing 1450-1800

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Author: Lucien Febvre,Henri-Jean Martin

Publisher: Verso

ISBN: 9781859841082

Category: History

Page: 378

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On the history of printing

The Book of Daniel

Composition and Receptionn

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Author: John Joseph Collins,Peter W. Flint

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004122000

Category: Religion

Page: 482

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In this collection of new essays, more than thirty leading scholars from Europe, North America and Israel examine the Composition and Reception of Daniel in eight sections: "Review of Scholarship and Context (J.J. Collins, M. Knibb); "Near Eastern Milieu (K. van der Toorn, S. Paul, J. Walton); "Interpretation of Specific Passages (D. Dimant, R. Kratz, A. Lacocque, E. Haag, J.-W. van Henten); "Social Setting (R. Albertz, S. Beyerle, L. Grabbe, P. Davies, D. Smith-Christopher); "Literary Context, including Qumran (J.-W. Wesselius, G. Boccaccini, P.W. Flint, L. Stuckenbruck, E. Eshel, J. Hobbins); "Reception in Judaism and Christianity (K. Koch, C. Rowland, U. Gle_mer, C.A. Evans, J.D.G. Dunn, M. Henze); "Textual History (E. Ulrich, A.A. Di Lella, K. Jenner) and "Theology of Daniel (J. Goldingay, J. Barton, J. Lust). This is the second volume to appear (following "Writing and Reading the Scroll of Isaiah. Studies of an Interpretative Tradition) in the collection "The Formation and Interpretation of Old Testament Literature, part of the series "Supplements to Vetus Testamentum. Further volumes in preparation on the composition and reception of Old Testament books include Genesis, Leviticus, Kings, Psalms, and Proverbs. This publication has also been published in paperback, please click here for details.

Studies in the Book of Genesis

Literature, Redaction and History

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Author: André Wénin

Publisher: Peeters Publishers

ISBN: 9789042909342

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 651

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Depuis plus de 20 ans, le Pentateuque en general et la Genese en particulier font l'objet d'un vaste debat parmi les specialistes de la Bible. Les traditions qui constituent ce livre ont certainement une longue histoire que les historiens s'efforcent de retrouver. Aujourd'hui, cependant, les exegetes etudient principalement le processus de redaction entame sans doute lors de l'Exil a Babylone et qui a conduit au livre tel que nous le connaissons. D'autres s'attachent a la forme finale de la Genese pour l'etudier comme un des chefs d'oeuvre de la litterature israelite ancienne. Les articles presentes dans ce livre reprennent ces questions en vue de nourrir le debat et de faire progresser notre connaissance du premier livre de la Bible hebraique. Le present ouvrage constitue les Actes des travaux du 48e Colloquium biblicum Lovaniense qui s'est tenu en juillet 1999 a Louvain et dont le theme etait le livre de la Genese.

The Nature of the Book

Print and Knowledge in the Making

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Author: Adrian Johns

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226401225

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 753

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Discusses how books were written, printed, and distributed in early modern England; the relationships among authors, printers, booksellers, and government officials; and the impact of technological innovation.

The Book of the Play

Playwrights, Stationers, and Readers in Early Modern England

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Author: Marta Straznicky

Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press

ISBN: 9781558495333

Category: Drama

Page: 237

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This collection of essays examines early modern drama in the context of book history, and focuses on the readership of plays that opens different perspectives on the relationship between the cultures of print and performance.

The Book of Amos

A Commentary

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Author: Jorg Jeremias

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

ISBN: 9780664227296

Category: Religion

Page: 200

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In this volume, Jeremias suggests that the book of Amos was produced through various stages over time. While he does write from a critical perspective, his creativity offers a sensitivity to literary issues within the text that is often missing from critical work. The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys. The contributors are scholars of international standing.

The Book of Deuteronomy

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Author: Peter C. Craigie

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 9780802825247

Category: Religion

Page: 424

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Craigie's study on the Book of Deuteronomy is part of The New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Like its companion series on the New Testament, this commentary devotes considerable care to achieving a balance between technical information and homiletic-devotional interpretation.

The Book of Ecclesiastes

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Author: Tremper Longman

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 9780802823663

Category: Religion

Page: 306

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In this contribution to The New International Commentary on the Old Testament, Trevor Longman takes a canonical-Christocentric approach to the meaning of the fascinating but puzzling book of Ecclesiastes.

The Book of Job

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Author: John E. Hartley

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 9780802825285

Category: Religion

Page: 591

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This commentary on Job follows in the tradition of the NICOT series by providing an up-to-date evangelical commentary based on thorough scholarship. John E. Hartley deals carefully with this book whose language, text, and theology are not only among the most intriguing in the Old Testament but also among the most difficult to grasp.

Rhetorical Criticism and the Poetry of the Book of Job

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Author: Pieter Van Der Lugt

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004103269

Category: Religion

Page: 548

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This work provides a fresh approach to the overall framework of the poems we find in Job 3-42,6, and offers a new theory on the demarcation and meaning of the three speech-cycles which give structure to this composition.

The Book of the Navajo

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Author: Raymond Friday Locke

Publisher: Holloway House Publishing

ISBN: 9780876875001

Category: History

Page: 496

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The Future of the Book

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Author: Geoffrey Nunberg

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520204515

Category: Computers

Page: 306

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The death of the book has been duly announced, and with it the end of brick-and-mortar libraries, traditional publishers, linear narrative, authorship, and disciplinarity, along with the emergence of a more equitable discursive order. These essays suggest that it won't be that simple. While the contributors to this volume are enthusiastic about the possibilities created by digital technologies, they also see the new meida raising serious critical issues that force us to reexamine basic notions about rhetoric, reading, and the nature of discourse itself.

Reading the Book of Jeremiah

A Search for Coherence

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Author: Martin Kessler

Publisher: Eisenbrauns

ISBN: 1575060981

Category: History

Page: 204

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Ferment is the correct word by which to characterize current Jeremiah studies, a deep and broad stirring that relies on previous scholarship but that seeks to move beyond that scholarship in bold and new ways. This collection of fine essays not only reflects that ferment but in important ways contributes to it and advances the discussion. Most broadly, the current discussion seeks to move beyond the historical-critical categories of Sigmund Mowinckel and Bernhard Duhm and the classic formulation of three sources, A, B, and C. In Jeremiah as in other parts of biblical scholarship, the new questions concern the inadequacy of historical-critical readings of a positivistic kind and the prospect of synchronic readings, either through ideological analysis that seeks to show that ideology shapes the book, or through canonical readings that find a large theological intentionality to the whole of the book. It turns out, perforce, that ideological and canonical readings are closely twinned in their judgment about the literature. This present collection, which includes both new voices and some of the established major players in the discussion, merits important attention." From the preface, by Walter Brueggemann