Filial Piety and Its Divine Rewards

Titre : Filial Piety and Its Divine Rewards
Auteur : Wilt L. Idema
Éditeur : Hackett Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9781603843737
Libération : 2009-03-13

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Of the many ballads, tales, and plays extolling filial piety (xiao) the foundational virtue of imperial China none was more popular in that era than the legend of Dong Yong and his heavenly helpmate, Weaving Maiden. Continually revised and embellished over a millennium, the tale's popularity remains, finding new expression in Chinese film and opera in the twentieth century. The five versions of the legend presented here, alongside a selection of related texts, illustrate changing perceptions of xiao from the tenth century through the first part of the twentieth in a variety of genres. An appendix traces the development of the related legend of Weaving Maiden and Buffalo Boy from myth to folktale. Wilt L Idema's Introduction traces the evolution of the central legend and its significance in the history of Chinese popular culture. Annotations explaining terms and references that may be unfamiliar to Western readers, a glossary, and a comprehensive bibliography further enhance the value of this book for both scholars and students.

Breaking My Heart

Titre : Breaking My Heart
Auteur : Alfreda Enwy
Éditeur : HQN
ISBN-13 : 9782280374958
Libération : 2017-04-05

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Elle a renoncé à l’amour ; il refuse de renoncer à elle Professeur d’art à l’université, Conrad enchaîne les aventures sans lendemain. À 32 ans, il est en pleine remise en question : il aimerait trouver sa muse, celle qui rallumera chez lui la flamme créatrice, celle auprès de laquelle il se réveillera chaque matin. Quand il rencontre Samantha, il tombe instantanément sous son charme. Cette femme le subjugue, le fascine, et il devine qu’il lui plaît ; pourquoi s’obstine-t-elle alors à le repousser ? Depuis ce diagnostic qui a bouleversé sa vie, Samantha n’est plus la même. Si sa maladie l’a forcée à reprendre sa vie en main et à revoir ses priorités, ses cicatrices lui rappellent sans cesse la trahison de son propre corps ; un corps qui est devenu un étranger. Et si elle-même ne parvient pas à s’accepter, comment un homme pourrait-il l’aimer ? A propos de l'auteur : Passionnée de livres et de mots, Alfreda Enwy aime s’inventer des histoires et a souvent la tête dans les nuages. Irrécupérable romantique et addict aux romances, elle se plonge avec délectation dans les univers de ses romans et tombe régulièrement amoureuse de ses hommes de papier...

Fuldstaendigt Dansk og Engelsk haand lexicon

Titre : Fuldstaendigt Dansk og Engelsk haand lexicon
Auteur : Christian Friderich Bay
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : NYPL:33433075867832
Libération : 1824

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Christian Friderich Bay A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Fuldstaendigt Dansk og Engelsk haand lexicon Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

The Shape of My Heart

Titre : The Shape of My Heart
Auteur : Ann Aguirre
Éditeur : Harlequin
ISBN-13 : 9781460343425
Libération : 2014-12-01

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Some people wait decades to meet their soul mate. Courtney Kaufman suspects she met hers in high school—only to lose him at seventeen. Since then, Courtney's social life has been a series of meaningless encounters, though she's made a few close friends along the way. Especially her roommate, Max Cooper, who oozes damaged bad-boy vibes from every pore. Max knows about feeling lost—he's been on his own since he was sixteen. Now it's time to find out if he can ever go home again, and Courtney's the only one he trusts to go with him. But the trip to Providence could change everything…. It started out so simple. One misfit helping another. Now Max will do anything to show Courtney that for every heart that's ever been broken, there's another that can make it complete.

Big Sky Country

Titre : Big Sky Country
Auteur : Linda Lael Miller
Éditeur : HQN Books
ISBN-13 : 9781460380819
Libération : 2015-05-01

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No one writes Western romance better than #1 New York Times bestselling author Linda Lael Miller! Let her take you to the town of Parable, Montana… The illegitimate son of a wealthy rancher, Sheriff Slade Barlow grew up in a trailer hitched to the Curly-Burly hair salon his mother runs. He was never acknowledged by his father…until now. Suddenly, Slade has inherited half of Whisper Creek Ranch, one of the most prosperous in Parable County. That doesn't sit well with his half brother, Hutch, who grew up with all the rights of a Carmody, including the affections of Joslyn Kirk, homecoming queen, rodeo queen, beauty queen—and the girl Slade's never forgotten. But Joslyn has come home to Parable under difficult circumstances. Resented by many of the townspeople cheated by her crooked stepfather, she's trying to rebuild her life and repay everyone who lost money because of his schemes. With a town to protect, plus a rebellious teenage stepdaughter, Slade already has his hands full. But someone has to convince Joslyn that she's responsible only for her own actions—and that someone is Sheriff Barlow!

All I Ever Wanted

Titre : All I Ever Wanted
Auteur : Kristan Higgins
Éditeur : Harlequin
ISBN-13 : 9781460327135
Libération : 2014-03-01

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TURNING THIRTY HAS ITS UPS AND DOWNS… For Callie Grey, coming to grips with her age means facing the fact that her boyfriend-slash-boss is way overdue with a marriage proposal. And that she's way off track, because Mark has suddenly announced his engagement to the company's new Miss Perfect. If that isn't bad enough, her mom decides to throw her a Big Three-Oh birthday bash…in the family funeral home. Bad goes to worse when Callie stirs up a relationship with the town's single—yet not so warm and fuzzy—veterinarian, in order to flag Mark's attention. So what if Ian McFarland is more comfortable with animals? So what if he's formal, orderly and just a bit tense? Friendly, fun-loving and spontaneous Callie decides it's time for Ian to get a personality makeover. But, dang—if he doesn't shock the heck out of her, she might actually fall for Georgebury, Vermont's unlikeliest eligible bachelor….

My One and Only Mills Boon M B

Titre : My One and Only Mills Boon M B
Auteur : Kristan Higgins
Éditeur : HarperCollins UK
ISBN-13 : 9781408980996
Libération : 2012-04-01

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Just when she thought she had life and love all figured out....

Fuldst ndigt dansk og engelsk haand lexicon

Titre : Fuldst ndigt dansk og engelsk haand lexicon
Auteur : Christian Friderick Bay
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : MINN:319510015477083
Libération : 1807

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Christian Friderick Bay A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Fuldst ndigt dansk og engelsk haand lexicon Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

The dramatic works of Wycherley Congreve Vanbrugh and Farquhar with biographical and critical notices by L Hunt

Titre : The dramatic works of Wycherley Congreve Vanbrugh and Farquhar with biographical and critical notices by L Hunt
Auteur : William Wycherley
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : OXFORD:591075380
Libération : 1840

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William Wycherley A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de The dramatic works of Wycherley Congreve Vanbrugh and Farquhar with biographical and critical notices by L Hunt Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Wild Iris Ridge

Titre : Wild Iris Ridge
Auteur : RaeAnne Thayne
Éditeur : Harlequin
ISBN-13 : 9781460334621
Libération : 2014-07-01

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Lucy Drake and Brendan Caine have only one thing in common… And it's likely to tear them apart. Because it was Brendan's late wife, Jessie—and Lucy's best friend—who'd brought them together in the first place. And since Jessie's passing, Brendan's been distracted by his two little ones…and the memory of an explosive kiss with Lucy years before his marriage. Still, he'll steer clear of her. She's always been trouble with a capital T. Lucy couldn't wait to shed her small-town roots for the big city. But now that she's back in Hope's Crossing to take care of the Queen Anne home her late aunt has left her, she figures seeing Brendan Caine again is no big deal. After all, she'd managed to resist the handsome fire chief once before, but clearly the embers of their attraction are still smoldering….