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Love and language

Author: Ilan Stavans; Verónica Albin
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
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Our understanding of love is not the same as the one espoused by Plato in the fourth century BCE. Nor is it the same as the courtly love of the Renaissance, or love as defined by Stendhal or Proust  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ilan Stavans; Verónica Albin
ISBN: 9780300118056 0300118058
OCLC Number: 1131569666
Description: xviii, 261 pages, [8] pages de planches en couleur
Responsibility: Ilan Stavans ; with Verónica Albin.


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"In this lively, erudite conversation Stavans ranges over literature, etymology, philosophy, mythology, and sexuality. The heart of his investigation is how language is used to convey emotion, and Read more...

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