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This yearbook seeks to provide a picture of literary, cultural and social life in Flanders and the Netherlands, and is also concerned with the relationships between the English-speaking and Dutch-speaking worlds. 320pp.
The Flemish Netherlands Association, 2007, Card Covers, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Paperback. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9789075862904
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Inventory #18202
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Midgley, Mary
In this book one of Britain's leading popular philosophers tackles a question that is at the root of our civilization: What is knowledge for?. This book should be of interest to students and teachers of philosophy, sociology, education, cultural studies, cognitive science, history of ideas. 275pp. N.B. Small amount of annotation. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Routledge, 1989, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415028299
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Inventory #25901
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Blundell, Colin
154pp.
Hub Editions, 1997, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1870653637
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Inventory #29865
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Caroe, Olaf
308pp.
Macmillan, 1967, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #26846
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Zhivov, Victor
Victor Zhivov's magisterial "Language and Culture in Eighteenth-Century Russia" tells the story of the creation of a new vernacular literary language in modern Russia, an achievement arguably on a par with the nation's extraordinary military successes, territorial expansion, development of the arts and formation of a modern empire. The language served as the primary vehicle for Russia's modernization and for its entry into the Western European cultural sphere, and Zhivov demonstrates that the unusually intense debates over it, down to violent disagreements over particular grammatical endings, have profound implications for understanding the basic social, political, and cultural dynamics of the era. "Language and Culture" analyzes the European theories concerning modern literary languages that were transplanted into Russia and demonstrates the ways in which they were creatively transformed when adapted to the complex legacy of medieval and seventeenth-century literary culture. Zhivov traces this creative adaptation from the "hybrid Slavonic" of the late seventeenth century; through Peter the Great's demand for a new Russian vernacular literary language; to the "Slaveno-Russian" linguistic and cultural synthesis of mid-century and the beginnings of a Russian literary tradition; to the early nineteenth-century debates between "archaists and innovators"; and fi nally to the subsequent decoupling of secular and religious language and culture that in his view represented the last echo of eighteenth-century debates. Language and Culture in Eighteenth-Century Russia fundamentally revises much of the received wisdom concerning the development of the literary language and offers fundamentally new perspectives on the genesis and development of modern Russian language, literature, and culture. 506pp. N.B. Head and tail of spine and D/J spine very slightly bumped.
Academic Studies Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781934843123
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Inventory #27388
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.61 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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