Tacoma Narrows

Author: Mitch Parry
Publisher: Fredericton, N.B. : Goose Lane Editions
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In Tacoma Narrows, Mitchell Parry reflects on the nature of disasters, both public and private. A reflection on things lost, Parry allows himself to feel deeply, to ask what went wrong and to ruminate tragic moments with humility and romantic sensibility. Acutely aware of the nature that surrounds him, Parry embraces things like the wind howling at his window, an elk in the backyard or an orange sunset, and attaches them to memories. A deep mediation in three parts, Tacoma Narrows is a consideration on how we weather storms, the "currents, turmoil, vortices" of life and recognizing that one is "still learning to let lost things stay lost." The result is a courageous, moving and deeply personal collection that asks us to realise that letting things go is the hardest thing disasters of all kinds demand of us, but it's also perhaps the most important lesson they can teach us.

T Ches D Encre French Composition

Author: H. Jay Siskin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133421555
Size: 56.19 MB
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Using a process-writing approach, this third-year composition text helps students master writing skills and gain confidence as writers. The text is set up in a workbook format and is written entirely in French, except for the first chapter. Students broaden their repertoire of related speech acts, vocabulary, grammatical structures, and stylistic elements through three major sections. Each chapter features a model text--a literary piece, journalistic selection, or informal writing--that represents the Francophone world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Edinburgh Companion To Nineteenth Century American Letters And Letter Writing

Author: Celeste-Marie Bernier
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748692940
Size: 56.20 MB
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This comprehensive study by leading scholars in an important new field-the history of letters and letter writing-is essential reading for anyone interested in nineteenth-century American politics, history or literature. Because of its mass literacy, population mobility, and extensive postal system, nineteenth-century America is a crucial site for the exploration of letters and their meanings, whether they be written by presidents and statesmen, scientists and philosophers, novelists and poets, feminists and reformers, immigrants, Native Americans, or African Americans. This book breaks new ground by mapping the voluminous correspondence of these figures and other important American writers and thinkers. Rather than treating the letter as a spontaneous private document, the contributors understand it as a self-conscious artefact, circulating between friends and strangers and across multiple genres in ways that both make and break social ties.

Harrap S Compact Dictionary

Author: Kate Nicholson
Publisher: Chambers
ISBN: 9780245607493
Size: 60.56 MB
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Up to date and with a wide range of vocabulary, ideal for intermediate learners