Mother Tongue

Mother Tongue

Mother Tongue

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Mother Tongue
Language: en
Categories: Comparative linguistics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:

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Beyond the Mother Tongue
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Yasemin Yildiz
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-01 - Publisher: Fordham Univ Press

Beyond the Mother Tongue examines distinct forms of multilingualism, such as writing in one socially unsanctioned “mother tongue” about another language (Franz Kafka); mobilizing words of foreign derivation as part of a multilingual constellation within one language (Theodor W. Adorno); producing an oeuvre in two separate languages simultaneously (Yoko Tawada);
Mother's Tongue
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Susanna Ho
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10 - Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing

A woman has brain surgery that lasts for fourteen hours, far longer than her surgeon expects. She survives the operation, but the first sentence she speaks after she gains consciousness is spoken in a dialect that nobody in the family understands. Like everyone in Hong Kong, the woman's family speaks
Mother Tongue
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Joyce Kornblatt
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-01 - Publisher: Brandl & Schlesinger

What does it mean when the identity out of which one builds a life turns out to be a lie? What is the impact on one's self and those one loves? Mother Tongue emerges from the fires of shocking loss, betrayal and grief-tested love. 'Mother Tongue is a profound and
Mother Tongue
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Demetria Martinez
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-05 - Publisher: One World

"It is a great beauty of a book, and I am so proud of you for standing with and for the disappeared. A sister, a lover, a witness." --Alice Walker Mary is nineteen and living alone in Albuquerque. Adrift in the wake of her mother's death, she longs for something

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