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What Confucius Really Said: The Complete Analects in a Skopos-Centric Translation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,260. Language: American English. Published: September 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Confucianism, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Asian / Chinese
A new translation of the Confucian Analects that translates not only language but also culture. In the world’s first skopos-oriented rendition of this Confucian classic, the distractions of ancient history are sidestepped by allowing Confucius to speak in a contemporary idiom. Includes newly discovered chapters of the Qi Analects.
Reading Heyer: The Black Moth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,420. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018 by Overlord Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Gothic & Romance
Taking the scenic route through Georgette Heyer's masterful debut
Juegos de pluma. Técnicas literarias llevadas al extremo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,880. Language: Spanish. Published: January 2, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Mystery & Detective
La presente obra recoge una selección de cuentos muy dispares entre sí, cada uno de muy distinto en tamaño, recursos, estilo literario, temática y vocabulario, pero todos conservan algo en común: lo extremo. En cada escrito se utiliza una técnica literaria distinta y se la intenta llevar hasta sus límites. La obra está dividida en tres partes: microrrelatos, géneros poco explorados y cuento corto.