中国短篇小说集

New Penguin Parallel Text
Author: John Balcom
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143118358
Category: Fiction
Page: 257
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A dual-language edition of Chinese stories-featuring many stories appearing in English for the first time. Here is the perfect introduction to contemporary fiction from the world's most spoken language. These eight short stories, with parallel translations, offer students at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature without having constantly to refer to a dictionary. Richly diverse in themes and styles, the stories are by both new and well-established writers and range from a story by Li Rui about the honest simplicity of a Shanxi farmer to a story by Ma Yuan exposing the seamy underside of contemporary urban society. Complete with notes, these selections make excellent reading in either language.

Short Stories in Spanish

New Penguin Parallel Texts
Author: PENGUIN GROUP (UK)
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141906898
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 256
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This is an all new version of the popular PARALLEL TEXT series, containing eight pieces of contemporary fiction in the original Spanish and in English translation. Including stories by Fuentes, Molinas, Marquez and Cortazar, this volume gives a fascinating insight into Spanish and Latin American culture and literature as well as providing an invaluable educational tool.

French Short Stories


Author: Pamela Lyon,Simon Lee
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780140023855
Category: Fiction
Page: 272
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The eight short stories in this collection, by Marcel Ayme, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Raymond Queneau and other French writers, have been selected for their literary merit and as representative of twentieth-century French writing. The English translations that are printed in a parallel text are literal rather than literary, and there are additional notes on the text. This volume is intended primarily to help English-speaking students of French, but the stories also stand on their own and make excellent reading in either language.

Introduction to Spanish Poetry

A Dual-Language Book
Author: Eugenio Florit
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486120015
Category: Poetry
Page: 160
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From the 12th-century Cantar de Mío Cid to the 20th-century poetry of Garcia Lorca, Salinas and Alberti, this book contains 37 poems by Spain's greatest poets. Spanish texts with literal English translations; biographical, critical commentary.

Spanish-American Short Stories / Cuentos hispanoamericanos

A Dual-Language Book
Author: Stanley Appelbaum
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486120457
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 272
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These 17 stories from the Caribbean and Central and South America encompass the works of Rubén Darío, José Martí, Amado Nervo, Rómulo Gallegos, and Ricardo Palma.

Mexican Short Stories / Cuentos mexicanos

A Dual-Language Book
Author: Stanley Appelbaum
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486121607
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 240
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This collection offers a rich sampling of the finest Mexican prose published from 1843 to 1918. Nine short stories appear in their original Spanish text, with expert English translations on each facing page.

Stories from Spain / Historias de España, Premium Third Edition


Author: Genevieve Barlow,William Stivers
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1260010376
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 176
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Enjoy tales from Spain while sharpening your new language skills! Practice and improve your reading skills in your new language while enjoying the support of your native tongue with Stories from Spain, Third Edition. Both insightful and practical, this book features Spanish and English stories presented in a side-by-side format that saves you the inconvenience of constantly having to look up unfamiliar words and expressions in a dictionary. Simply read as much as you can understand in your new language and refer to the facing page for help, if needed. A bilingual vocabulary list featured at the end of the book serves as a handy reference for new words. The best way to learn about a new culture is through its folktales and legends. The eighteenth fascinating stories offer valuable insights into the rich culture of Spain. And now you can hear the stories read aloud by native Spanish speakers online and via app. This new edition gives you access to a full 60 minutes of audio—twelve of the stories included in the book. Hearing the stories read aloud in their original language will help increase your comprehension and pronunciation skills even more. Stories from Spain, Third Edition brings you: • A convenient side-by-side presentation with English on one page and Spanish on the facing page • Eighteen short stories from Spain • Extensive English-Spanish and Spanish-English vocabulary lists • 60 minutes of audio recordings read by native Spanish speakers and available online or via app Genevieve Barlow and William N. Stivers are experienced Spanish language educators.

Short Stories in German

New Penguin Parallel Texts
Author: none
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 014196653X
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 208
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This new volume of eight short stories offers students of German at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature in the original, with the aid of parallel translations. The majority of these stories have been written in the past decade, and reflect a rich diversity of styles and themes. Complete with notes, the stories make excellent reading in either language.

Stories from Latin America/Historias de Latinoamerica, Second Edition


Author: Genevieve Barlow
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071702830
Category: Foreign Language Study
Page: 188
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Enjoy the tales of Latin America--in Spanish and in English! In Stories from Latin America/Historias de Latinoamerica, we've placed the Spanish and English stories side by side--lado a lado--so you can practice and improve your reading skills in your new language while enjoying the support of your native tongue. This way, you'll avoid the inconvenience of constantly having to look up unfamiliar words and expressions in a dictionary. Read as much as you can understand, and then look to the facing page for help if necessary. As you read, you can check your comprehension by comparing the two versions of the story. You'll also find a bilingual vocabulary list at the end of the book, so you'll have a handy reference for new words. Stories from Latin America/Historias de Latinoamerica gives you the chance to Enjoy 16 fascinating short stories from Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela, and more Fine-tune your language skills while gaining insight into the rich cultural heritage of the people of Latin America Improve your reading and listening skills with free audio downloads of four chapters from the book at mhprofessional.com Genevieve Barlow is an experienced Spanish educator and author.

Thinking Spanish Translation

A Course in Translation Method, Spanish to English
Author: Sándor G. J. Hervey,Ian Higgins,Louise M. Haywood
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415116589
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 232
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Thinking Spanish Translation is a comprehensive and revolutionary 20-week course in translation method offering a challenging and entertaining approach to the acquisition of translation skills. It has been fully and successfully piloted at the University of St.Andrews. Translation is presented as a problem-solving discipline. Discussion, examples and a full range of exercise work enable students to acquire the skills necessary for a broad range of translation problems. Examples are drawn from a wide variety of material from technical and commercial texts to poetry and song. Thinking Spanish Translation is essential reading for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of Spanish. The book will also appeal to a wide range of languages students and tutors through the general discussion of principles, purposes and practice of translation.

Susan Sontag

An Annotated Bibliography 1948-1992
Author: Leland Poague,Kathy A. Parsons
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135575347
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 672
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Susan Sontag: An Annotated Bibliographycatalogues the works of one of America's most prolific and important 20th century authors. Known for her philosophical writings on American culture, topics left untouched by Sontag's writings are few and far between. This volume is an exhaustive collection that includes her novels, essays, reviews, films and interviews. Each entry is accompanied by an annotated bibliography.

日本語の短篇小說


Author: Michael Emmerich
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
ISBN: 9780143118336
Category: Fiction
Page: 250
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This new volume of eight short stories, with parallel translations, offers students at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature without having constantly to refer back to a dictionary. The stories-many of which appear here in English for the first time-are by well-know writers like Haruki Murakami and Banana Yoshimoto, as well as emerging voices like Abe Kazushige, Ishii Shinji, and Kawakami Hiromi. From the orthodox to the cutting edge, they represent a range of styles and themes, showcasing the diversity of Japanese fiction over the past few decades in a collection that is equally rewarding for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students of English or Japanese. Complete with notes, the stories make excellent reading in either language.

Cyborgs in Latin America


Author: J. Brown
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230109772
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 212
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A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org . Cyborgs in Latin America explores the ways cultural expression in Latin America has grappled with the changing relationships between technology and human identity.

The essential Neruda

selected poems
Author: Pablo Neruda,Mark Eisner
Publisher: City Lights Books
ISBN: 9780872864283
Category: History
Page: 199
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New translations of Neruda's most important poems, gathered to celebrate the centennial of his birth.

I, Robot


Author: Isaac Asimov
Publisher: Voyager
ISBN: 9780007532278
Category:
Page: 245
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Voyager Classics - timeless masterworks of science fiction and fantasy. A beautiful clothbound edition of I, Robot, the classic collection of robot stories from the master of the genre.

Collins Webster's Easy Learning English Idioms


Author: Collins
Publisher: Collins
ISBN: 9780007363841
Category: English language
Page: 316
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Collins Webster's Easy Learning English Idioms leaves no stone unturned in this accessible guide to common English idioms. An indispensable dictionary of common idioms that will help you make heads or tails of contemporary English usage and become the cat's whiskers at communication. Collins Webster's Easy Learning Idioms is the helpful, and often fun, guide to key English idioms, providing explanations of use, real-world examples, usage guidance and notes on where the idioms come from.

Fortunata and Jacinta

Two Stories of Married Women
Author: Benito Pérez Galdós
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 9780140433050
Category: Fiction
Page: 818
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A self-indulgent man's relations with his frail wife and a slum prostitute are the central focus of this classic depiction of bourgeois society in nineteenth-century Madrid