In Other Words

Essays Towards a Reflexive Sociology

Author: Pierre Bourdieu

Publisher: Stanford University Press

ISBN: 9780804717250

Category: Social Science

Page: 223

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Pierre Bourdieu is one of the most protean intellectual forces in comtemporary French thought. He holds the chair in sociology at the prestigious Collège de France, yet his influence extends far beyond the area of sociological research and theory. Bourdieu's work, presented in over twenty books, lies on the borders of philosophy, anthropology and ethnology, and cultural theory. The present volume consists of diverse individual texts, produced between 1980 and 1986, which take two forms: interviews in which Bourdieu confronts a series of probing and intelligent interviewers, and conference papers that clarify and extend specific areas of his current research. Now that Bourdieu's work has achieved wide diffusion and celebrity, this is an appropriate time for this volume, a pause for retrospection and resynthesis, for correction of misreadings and extension of previous insights, and for projection of the next stages of his work. For this English edition, Bourdieu's celebrated inaugural lecture at the Collège de France, Leçon sur la Leçon, has been added. Because of the verve and clarity of Bourdieu's arguments in this book, it is a very readable and concise introduction to his work.
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In Other Words

Incarnational Translation for Preaching

Author: Charles H. Cosgrove,W. Dow Edgerton

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 080284037X

Category: Religion

Page: 232

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Foreword by Don Wardlaw This exceptional book by Charles Cosgrove and Dow Edgerton will be a rich resource for pastors wanting to reach their congregations in a fresh way. Rather than discussing preaching in general or even a specific approach to preaching, it focuses on a new way of engaging the biblical text for preaching. In Other Words combines Cosgrove and Edgerton's critical acumen, creative imagination, and pastoral discernment to present contemporizing restatements of Scripture, speaking timeless truths in modern speech. In describing their "incarnational translation," the authors invite readers to imagine what the text might have looked like if produced in the preacher's own culture, time, and place. Drawing on translation theory, genre studies, and recent hermeneutical theory, they offer both a comprehensive theory of incarnational translation and a set of specific guidelines and examples for carrying it out.
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In Other Words

A Coursebook on Translation

Author: Mona Baker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136839739

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 352

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This best-selling textbook is the essential coursebook for any student studying in this field. The second edition has been fully revised to reflect recent developments in the field and incorporates: a new chapter that addresses issues of ethics and ideology; examples and exercises from new genres; new project-driven exercises; updated references and further reading; and a companion website featuring further examples and tasks.
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In Other Words

Making Better Word Choices in American English

Author: Anne Bertram

Publisher: Ntc Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780844209036

Category: Reference

Page: 480

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Presents one thousand groups of essential synonyms with definitions for each word and example sentences that show every word in context
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In Other Words

A Language Lover's Guide to the Most Intriguing Words Around the World

Author: Christopher J. Moore

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 9780802718174

Category: Social Science

Page: 128

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When ideas fail, words come in handy. But sometimes you can't find the right word, and what you want to say can't be found in the dictionary. English has its limitations, but the expression you're searching for may exist in another language. In Other Words is a unique collection of well-known and absolutely obscure "untranslatables"-linguistic gems that convey a feeling or notion with satisfying precision yet resist simple translation. This quirky lexicon of hard-to-translate words gives the reader a new way to look at the world and how words relate to us. The words are arranged by region or country of origin, and a brief introduction to each section-each done by a respected translator-gives insight into the culture of the people as well as the language. Each of these singular words is cleverly and thoroughly defined, with interesting details and references throughout. The search for that elusive mot juste may be over.
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Paul, in Other Words

A Cultural Reading of His Letters

Author: Jerome H. Neyrey

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

ISBN: 9780664221591

Category: Religion

Page: 263

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The focus of this book is an anthropological perspective that will open the writings of Paul to a challenging new range of questions and issues. Jerome Neyrey introduces the reader to critical access thorough a wholly convincing method of cultural-historical analysis. Paul comes alive in time and place. Biblical theologians and students will find ample stimulus in Neyrey's analysis of Paul.
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In Other Words

Interviews with Australian Poets

Author: Barbara Williams

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9789042002876

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 280

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Sixteen of Australia's foremost poets are featured in this volume. They talk candidly about their lives and work: of the craft, the rigour, the pangs and pleasures of their calling; of winged moments caught, however fleetingly, on the page. These writers also speak of transformation and transcendence, the creative process, their individual modes and methods of writing and the act of writing itself. The interviews provide valuable insights on such topics as: gender and writing; landscape; the function of poetry and the poet's social role; influences embraced and withstood - literary, personal, local, regional, national, international. The writers and their poetry are discussed from both within and beyond Australian borders. This collection offers a broad range of Australian poets, most of whom are now in the middle to later years of their career. These poets have contributed significantly to the life and quality of poetry in Australia over recent decades, and continue to play pivotal roles in Australia's cultural domain today, as the country moves towards the threshold of a new century.
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In Other Words

Variation in Reference and Narrative

Author: Deborah Schiffrin

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139449109

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

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What we say always consists of prior words, structures and meanings that are combined in new ways and re-used in new contexts for new listeners. In this book, Deborah Schiffrin looks at two important tasks of language - presenting 'who' we are talking about (the referent) and 'what happened' to them (their actions and attributes) in a narrative - and explores how this presentation alters in relation to emergent forms and meanings. Drawing on examples from both face-to-face talk and public discourse, she analyses a variety of repairs, reformulations of referents, and retellings of narratives, ranging from word-level repairs within a single turn-at-talk, to life story narratives told years apart. Bringing together work from conversation analysis, interactional sociolinguistics, cognitive semantics, pragmatics, and variation analysis, In Other Words will be invaluable for scholars wishing to understand the many different factors that underlie the shaping and re-shaping of discourse over time, place and person.
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In Other Words

Author: Jhumpa Lahiri

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408866145

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 256

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In Other Words is a revelation. It is at heart a love story of a long and sometimes difficult courtship, and a passion that verges on obsession: that of a writer for another language. For Jhumpa Lahiri, that love was for Italian, which first captivated and capsized her during a trip to Florence after college. Although Lahiri studied Italian for many years afterwards, true mastery had always eluded her. Seeking full immersion, she decided to move to Rome with her family, for 'a trial by fire, a sort of baptism' into a new language and world. There, she began to read and to write – initially in her journal – solely in Italian. In Other Words, an autobiographical work written in Italian, investigates the process of learning to express oneself in another language, and describes the journey of a writer seeking a new voice. Presented in a dual-language format, this is a wholly original book about exile, linguistic and otherwise, written with an intensity and clarity not seen since Vladimir Nabokov: a startling act of self-reflection and a provocative exploration of belonging and reinvention.
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