Download A campo traviesa. Antología: 0 (Letras Mexicanas) (Spanish by Esther Seligson PDF

By Esther Seligson

Este libro recorre más de treinta y cinco años de reflexión y trabajo de escritura. "Como alguno de los personajes de Samuel Beckett, también yo -escribe los angeles autora- soy palabra entre palabras, y en esta antología quisiera convidar a mis interlocutores a compartir conmigo un recorrido de testimonios y reflexiones que invita a l. a. aventura de redescubrir de nueva cuenta y de otro modo lo que nunca termina de fraguarse y siempre resultará virgen: el misterio de nuestra fáustica condición humana".

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Download Contemporary Chinese Short-Short Stories: A Parallel Text by Aili Mu,Mike Smith PDF

By Aili Mu,Mike Smith

This ebook provides chinese language short-short tales in English and chinese language, integrating language studying with cultural stories for intermediate to complicated rookies of Mandarin chinese language and scholars of latest chinese language literature. each one bankruptcy starts off with a severe creation, by way of or extra tales in parallel chinese language and English texts; every one tale is by way of a vocabulary checklist, dialogue questions, and a biography of the author.

The chapters are geared up round principal innovations in chinese language tradition equivalent to li (ritual), ren (benevolence), mianzi (face/prestige), being filial, and the dynamics of yin and yang, in addition to the subjects of governance, id, love, marriage, and alter. The tales chosen are short-shorts through vital modern writers starting from the main literary to daily voices. in particular designed to be used in upper-level chinese classes, Contemporary chinese language Short-Short tales: A Parallel Text deals scholars a window onto China this present day and pathways to its traditions and previous as they achieve language competence and significant cultural skills.

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Download Shadows by Novuyo Rosa Tshuma PDF

By Novuyo Rosa Tshuma

Novuyo Rosa Tshuma has received foreign popularity of her brief fiction. during this, her first assortment – which include a novella and 5 brief tales – Novuyo screens the breathtaking expertise that has obvious her win a number of awards. She sketches, with remarkable accuracy, the realities of lifestyle in Zimbabwean townships and the bizarre intricacies of being a foreigner in Johannesburg. bright, sparse and, now and then, tragically appealing, Shadows is the paintings of an incredible new African voice.

In the novella, Mpho, a tender artist, wanders the streets of Bulawayo, thinking about on the savagery of his neighbours. Their force for survival has became them into animals. Jobless, powerless and indignant, he watches his grotesque, growing old mom go away each one evening to prowl the streets looking for Johns, of affection and of adlescent. whilst his mom dies on my own in a sanatorium of AIDS for which the health facility couldn't offer ARVs, Mpho flees to Joburg to go looking for his female friend Nomsa. He unearths her doing what he so hated in his mom – starting up her outfits in entrance of strangers for cash. She desires jewels, diamonds, great autos. issues he can’t supply. He returns to Bulawayo and is charged with “insulting and undermining the authority of the President of the republic of Zimbabwe and inflicting prejudice to the creed of the nation as a complete” for his unwittingly debatable work. status trial for treason, Mpho desires not anything than to hitch his mom within the shadows.

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Download One Thousand Days in a Refrigerator: Stories by Manoj Kumar Panda,Snehaprava Das PDF

By Manoj Kumar Panda,Snehaprava Das

‘It took approximately 5 mins for her ashes to chill down. Afterwards, a person held out a handful. “Here she is, your Lara. Take her.” The discomfort caught inside me like an iceberg for 1000 days shattered suddenly and drowned me in a flood of tears.’

A guy sits earlier than his spouse mendacity comatose in a refrigerated chamber and tells her the recommendations he had by no means dared exhibit while she used to be unsleeping; ‘When the Gods Left’ follows Rajula Dip, a carrion-picker, as he is going approximately his company and himself turns into carrion; in ‘Fragments’, a lady takes a bus to her rapist’s condo to talk to him and to his relatives; God himself seems in court docket to offer testimony in a case the place justice has been miscarried; and in ‘The Hunt’, after a tiger kills a shepherd, the full village activates the victim’s relatives in revenge.

One Thousand Days in a Refrigerator contains fourteen tales of serious energy and sweetness, startling of their style and ambition. It showcases a author on the very height of his enormous abilities.

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By Carol Emshwiller

I stay With You is a cosmopolitan choice of fierce, compassionate fiction marked via an absurdist humorousness. a modern of Jorge Luis Borges, Italo Calvino, and Fay Weldon, Carol Emshwiller has been lauded for her originality and lyricism. those extraordinary brief tales skillfully discover issues of battle, seduction, and censorship: An Eden emerges from the wreckage of burning books in “The Library,” “Boys” units a weary basic and his sons opposed to a village of decided moms, and “I reside With You (and You Don’t recognize It)” brings an important chaos from an uninvited guest.

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Download Contes et légendes de Kabylie (Aux origines du monde t. 25) by Djamal Arezki,Aux origines du monde,Isabelle Lintignat PDF

By Djamal Arezki,Aux origines du monde,Isabelle Lintignat

Un florilège de mythes, de contes et de légendes permet de pénétrer dans l'imaginaire de Kabylie

Il était une fois une jeune fille qui avait sept frères. Adolescente, elle fut victime de l. a. jalousie de ses belles-soeurs. Celles-ci lui firent manger sept oeufs de serpent, dissimulés dans des boulettes de pâte. Au bout de quelques jours, elle se plaignit des douleurs au ventre qui gonflait à vue d'oeil. los angeles croyant enceinte, on l. a. chassa de l. a. maison. Elle quitta los angeles maison paternelle et erra à travers champs quand un vieux sage l. a. croisa et s'enquit de sa state of affairs. Elle lui expliqua. Perspicace, celui-ci ne tarda pas à déceler l'origine du mal qui l. a. tourmentait depuis tant de jours. Pour los angeles guérir, il égorgea un mouton, en healthy rôtir los angeles viande en los angeles salant beaucoup, puis il los angeles donna à manger à l. a. jeune fille. Une fois bien rassasiée, los angeles fille fut suspendue par les pieds à un arbre, los angeles bouche ouverte au-dessus d'une bassine pleine d'eau. Le vieux se mit à remuer vigoureusement l'eau. Les serpents sortirent les uns après les autres, poussés par l'intense soif qui les tenaillait. Le vieux sage les attendait avec son gourdin pour les tuer au fur et à mesure.

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« Aux origines du monde » (à partir de 12 ans) permet de découvrir des contes et légendes variés qui permettent de comprendre remark chaque tradition explique l. a. création du monde et les phénomènes les plus quotidiens. L’objectif de cette assortment est de faire découvrir au plus grand nombre des contes traditionnels du monde entier, inédits ou peu connus en France. Et par le biais du conte, s’amuser, frissonner, s’évader… mais aussi apprendre, approcher de nouvelles cultures, s’émerveiller de l. a. sagesse (ou de l. a. malice !) populaire.

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• Contes et légendes de France
• Contes et légendes de l. a. Chine
• Contes et légendes du Burkina-Faso
• Contes et légendes d'Allemagne, de Suisse et d'Autriche
• Contes et récits des Mayas

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Download In the Distance, and Ahead in Time (Five Star Speculatvie by George Zebrowski PDF

By George Zebrowski

The ten tales of this assortment current glimpses of our close to, heart, and much futures

“Heathen God,” the author’s first Nebula Award finalist, finds the results of studying that our sun process can have been engineered by means of an alien race. “In the gap, and forward in Time” and “Wayside international” depict the rediscovery of a ruined Earth’s interstellar colonies by means of a brand new tradition of cellular habitats. In “Transfigured evening” and “Between the Winds,” we input attainable destinies as we tamper with human truth and humankind mutates into greatly assorted offshoots.

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Download A Woman Walked into the Bar: (stories) by Linda H. Heuring PDF

By Linda H. Heuring

This 15-story assortment contains stories set in locales from a Caribbean inn for the generously-figured to rivers and bayous that carry secrets and techniques or develop into get away routes into and out of relationships. The characters in those tales computer virus their method into your psyche. They don’t regularly do definitely the right (or criminal) factor, yet they act for the fitting reasons.

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Download Missing Dot: & Other Stories by Fairlie Kingston,Peter Kingston PDF

By Fairlie Kingston,Peter Kingston

"...this ebook is diverse, it truly is quirky, it is a touching little set of stories." - Bruce Petty

Tales from Dalgleish:
Missing Dot
Her personal Worst Enemy
It have been that Simple
Dot
The Christian driving Camp
King
Tiara
The photograph Hat

Tales from the Sixties:
Mrs Duck
You would not examine It
Miss Rickard
The Bride Doll
Fitzwilliam Road

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Download The Best of Fiona Kidman's Short Stories by Fiona Kidman PDF

By Fiona Kidman

An engrossing number of brief tales from one among New Zealand's so much unique writers.Fiona Kidman first wrote brief tales within the Nineteen Sixties and has persevered to put up them in books, magazines and journals ever considering that. Her type has developed as she has explored diversified types through the years, yet her piercingly vibrant realisations of daily humans have remained a attribute of her impressive paintings. it is a selection of the simplest of her tales from the 1st thirty years of her writing profession, together with many elderly favourites from her acclaimed collections, Mrs Dixon and Friend, Unsuitable neighbors and The overseas Woman. She has long past directly to write many extra prize-winning books - together with additional tales, poetry, novels and memoir - yet those tales stand the try of time and are testomony to the standard and lasting allure of her work.

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