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Oral Literature in Africa

by Ruth Finnegan

Ruth Finnegan’s Oral Literature in Africa was first published in 1970, and since then has been widely praised as one of the most important books in its field. Based on years of fieldwork, the study traces...


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by Lucio Gallo

Sometimes, it may happen that in our life a revolution is sparked off against our will, a sudden and merciless revolution we try to oppose with all our strength, until we have to bow to the inevitable and somehow...


A Life in Storytelling: Anecdotes, Stories to Tell, Stories with Movement and Dance, Suggestions for Educators

by Binnie Tate Wilkin

A Life in Storytelling contains the reflections and lessons from one of the most noted storytellers of our times. The sections of the book are designed to provide background material for the art and craft of...


Heyou

by Francesco Brunetti

young woman whose destiny seems to be reflected in the bubbles of the same vibrant and generous red wine that helped her conception; a dark family secret. Heyou is sweet and reserved, sentimental and passionate,...


The Art of the Story-Teller

by Marie L. Shedlock

Everything you need to know to tell stories successfully to children: choosing material, creating and maintaining effect, using gestures, capturing straying attentions, and more. 18 ready-for-telling stories...


Rakugo: Performing Comedy and Cultural Heritage in Contemporary Tokyo

by Lorie Brau

Rakugo introduces the storytelling genre of Edo-style rakugo as performed around the turn of the twenty-first century, focusing on the performers' image, training, and techniques and the art's contexts and audiences....


Merry Christmas Correggio

by Marco Sessi

In the city park in Correggio two people were found killed , not far from one another . A police officer from Bologna is sent to investigate the crimes. During the investigation the officer visits sites of his...


Born for surviving

by Peter Walkers

Un romanzo – neorealismo – in cui il dato autobiografico dell’autore (che pure traspare evidente nella dettagliata e partecipe descrizione dei personaggi, dei costumi e dei luoghi) traspare in un autonomo...


The Valley

by Cristiana Maria Luisa Paolini

A fantastic journey of a She and a Him in search of themselves in a crucial moment of their life. The arrival in a place,unidentified and lost on the other side of the world. Entering a magical valley where...


Pascendi Dominici Gregis

by San Pio X

La Pascendi dominici gregis (spesso citata più brevemente come la Pascendi) è una celebre enciclica di san Pio X, datata 8 settembre del 1907. Con essa, come già in precedenza col decreto Lamentabili sane...


The Country of the Pointed Firs

by Sarah Orne Jewett

The Country of the Pointed Firs is an 1896 book by American writer Sarah Orne Jewett. It is considered by some literary critics to be her finest work. The Country of the Pointed Firs was serialized in the January,...


Herland

by Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman

Herland is a utopian novel from 1915, written by feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The book describes an isolated society composed entirely of women, who reproduce via parthenogenesis (asexual reproduction)....


Piccadilly Jim

by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

Piccadilly Jim è un romanzo di P. G. Wodehouse pubblicato per la prima volta negli Stati Uniti d'America il 24 febbraio 1917 da Dodd, Mean and Co., New York e nel Regno Unito nel maggio 1918 da Herbert Jenkins,...


Main Street

by Sinclair Lewis

This is America a town of a few thousand, in a region of wheat and corn and dairies and little groves.

The town is, in our tale, called “Gopher Prairie, Minnesota.” But its Main Street is the continuation...


The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

by James Weldon Johnson

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (1912/1927) by James Weldon Johnson is the fictional account of a young biracial man, referred to only as the "Ex-Colored Man," living in post-Reconstruction era America...


She

by Henry Rider Haggard

The Eternal Woman, or She (She: A History of Adventure), is a fantasy adventure novel by H. Rider Haggard, first published in The Graphic magazine from October 1886 to January 1887. In reprints it was extraordinarily...


Whitefoot the wood mouse

by Thornton W. Burgess

Thornton Waldo Burgess (January 17, 1874 – June 5, 1965) was an American conservationist and author of children's stories. Burgess loved the beauty of nature and its living creatures so much that he wrote...


Lightfoot the deer

by Thornton W. Burgess

Thornton Waldo Burgess (January 17, 1874 – June 5, 1965) was an American conservationist and author of children's stories. Burgess loved the beauty of nature and its living creatures so much that he wrote...


Blacky the Crow

by Thornton W. Burgess

Thornton Waldo Burgess (January 17, 1874 – June 5, 1965) was an American conservationist and author of children's stories. Burgess loved the beauty of nature and its living creatures so much that he wrote...


THE WARMTH OF  THE HEART

by Nino Vicidomini

A reading that helps revitalize the memory of territory, which too often is battered by ugliness unspeakable, but it is also done (and, fortunately, above all) of respectable people, honest workers, brilliant...