Larabe Du Futur Tome 1

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Pyongyang Pdf/ePub eBook Author: ,
Editor: Drawn & Quarterly
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The perennial graphic novel about the "Hermit Country" with new cover and introduction by Gore Verbinski Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea is Guy Delisle's graphic novel that made his career,an international bestseller for over ten years. Delisle became one of the few Westerners to be allowed access to the fortresslike country when he was working in animation for a French company. While living in the nation's capital for two months on a work visa, Delisle observed everything he was allowed to see of the culture and lives of the few North Koreans he encountered, bringing a sardonic and skeptical perspective on a place rife with propaganda. As a guide to the country, Delisle is a non-believer with a keen eye for the humor and tragedy of dictatorial whims, expressed in looming architecture and tiny, omnipresent photos of the President. The absurd vagaries of everyday life become fodder for a frustrated animator’s musings as boredom and censorship sink in. Delisle himself is the ideal foil for North Korean spin, the grumpy outsider who brought a copy of George Orwell’s 1984 with him into the totalitarian nation. Pyongyang is an informative, personal, and accessible look at a dangerous and enigmatic country. Pyongyang has been translated from the French by Helge Dascher. Dascher has been translating graphic novels from French and German to English for over twenty years. A contributor to Drawn & Quarterly since the early days, her translations include acclaimed titles such as the Aya series by Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie, Hostage by Guy Delisle, and Beautiful Darkness by Fabien Vehlmann and Kerascoët. With a background in art history and history, she also translates books and exhibitions for museums in North America and Europe. She lives in Montreal.

The Old Geezers - Volume 1 - Alive and Still Kicking

The Old Geezers - Volume 1 - Alive and Still Kicking Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Wilfrid Lupano
Editor: Europe Comics
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The Old Geezers - Volume 1 - Alive and Still Kicking by Wilfrid Lupano Summary

Three old geezers, activists, and lifelong friends reunite at the funeral of the wife of one of them, Antoine, who finds out about a long ago liaison between his dearly departed and the reviled billionaire who owns the factory they all worked in. Livid, Antoine jumps in his car and heads for Italy with revenge on his mind, his two buddies and his pregnant granddaughter following close behind. A chance to reminisce about the past, to fantasize about sticking it to the man, to discuss what's wrong with the world, to bridge the generation gap, to forgive and forget and settle scores. A wickedly funny geriatric road trip!

The Beekeeper of Aleppo

The Beekeeper of Aleppo Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Christy Lefteri
Editor: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0593128168
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This unforgettable novel puts human faces on the Syrian war with the immigrant story of a beekeeper, his wife, and the triumph of spirit when the world becomes unrecognizable. “A beautifully crafted novel of international significance that has the capacity to have us open our eyes and see.”—Heather Morris, author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz WINNER OF THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE • FINALIST FOR THE DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY REAL SIMPLE Nuri is a beekeeper and Afra, his wife, is an artist. Mornings, Nuri rises early to hear the call to prayer before driving to his hives in the countryside. On weekends, Afra sells her colorful landscape paintings at the open-air market. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the hills of the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo—until the unthinkable happens. When all they love is destroyed by war, Nuri knows they have no choice except to leave their home. But escaping Syria will be no easy task: Afra has lost her sight, leaving Nuri to navigate her grief as well as a perilous journey through Turkey and Greece toward an uncertain future in Britain. Nuri is sustained only by the knowledge that waiting for them is his cousin Mustafa, who has started an apiary in Yorkshire and is teaching fellow refugees beekeeping. As Nuri and Afra travel through a broken world, they must confront not only the pain of their own unspeakable loss but dangers that would overwhelm even the bravest souls. Above all, they must make the difficult journey back to each other, a path once so familiar yet rendered foreign by the heartache of displacement. Moving, intimate, and beautifully written, The Beekeeper of Aleppo is a book for our times: a novel that at once reminds us that the most peaceful and ordinary lives can be utterly upended in unimaginable ways and brings a journey in faraway lands close to home, never to be forgotten. Praise for The Beekeeper of Aleppo “This book dips below the deafening headlines, and tells a true story with subtlety and power.”—Esther Freud, author of Mr. Mac and Me “This compelling tale had me gripped with its compassion, its sensual style, and its onward and lively urge for resolution.”—Daljit Nagra, author of British Museum “This novel speaks to so much that is happening in the world today. It’s intelligent, thoughtful, and relevant, but very importantly it is accessible. I’m recommending this book to everyone I care about.”—Benjamin Zephaniah, author of Refugee Boy

The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Catherine Meurisse
Editor: Europe Comics
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The Great Outdoors by Catherine Meurisse Summary

"Girls, living in the country will be your chance," her parents tell her. And so Catherine Meurisse spends her childhood outdoors. Construction all around her: an old farmhouse renovated into a home, trees planted, a garden created, dreams cultivated. They dig, they graft, they plant a rosebush "adopted" from Montaigne, a fig tree from Rabelais. They observe the tumult of the outside world: new developments in industrial agriculture, the citification of rural France... With her characteristic humor, Catherine Meurisse has composed a witty poem dedicated to the countryside where her vocation as an artist first took form. The Great Outdoors, like Lightness, her previous album, is a testament to her conviction that nature and art —everything that grows, everything that lives against all opposition— always offer us a chance.

A French Novel

A French Novel Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Frédéric Beigbeder
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007468857
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Arrested for snorting cocaine off a car bonnet, award-winning author and quintessential dilettante Frederic Beigbeder reflects on his troubled childhood, while spending a night in the cells.


Nujeen Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nujeen Mustafa,Christina Lamb
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062567756
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Prize-winning journalist and the co-author of smash New York Times bestseller I Am Malala, Christina Lamb, now tells the inspiring true story of another remarkable young hero: Nujeen Mustafa, a teenager born with cerebral palsy, whose harrowing journey from war-ravaged Syria to Germany in a wheelchair is a breathtaking tale of fortitude, grit, and hope that lends a face to the greatest humanitarian issue of our time, the Syrian refugee crisis. For millions around the globe, sixteen-year-old Nujeen Mustafa embodies the best of the human spirit. Confined to a wheelchair because of her cerebral palsy and denied formal schooling in Syria because of her illness, Nujeen taught herself English by watching American soap operas. When her small town became the epicenter of the brutal fight between ISIS militants and US-backed Kurdish troops in 2014, she and her family were forced to flee. Despite her physical limitations, Nujeen embarked on the arduous trek to safety and a new life. The grueling sixteen-month odyssey by foot, boat, and bus took her across Turkey and the Mediterranean to Greece, through Macedonia to Serbia and Hungary, and finally, to Germany. Yet, in spite of the tremendous physical hardship she endured, Nujeen's extraordinary optimism never wavered. Refusing to give in to despair or see herself as a passive victim, she kept her head high. As she told a BBC reporter, "You should fight to get what you want in this world." Nujeen's positivity and resolve infuses this unforgettable story of one young woman determined to make a better life for herself. Told by acclaimed British foreign correspondent Christina Lamb, Nujeen is a unique and powerful memoir that gives voice to the Syrian refugee crisis, helping us to understand that the world must change—and offering the inspiration to make that change reality.

Witch Hat Atelier 3

Witch Hat Atelier 3 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kamome Shirahama
Editor: Kodansha America LLC
ISBN: 1642129976
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Witch Hat Atelier 3 by Kamome Shirahama Summary

After a year of whirlwind romance, Serina and Mizukawa-sempai are celebrating their first anniversary together! With their second year as boyfriend and girlfriend underway, Serina's sending signs that she's ready to take their romance to the next step...but Sempai wants to meet her family first. Is their first time around the corner at last? Maybe not if Sempai's little brother has anything to say about it...!

The Big Bad Fox

The Big Bad Fox Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Benjamin Renner
Editor: First Second
ISBN: 1250172993
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The Big Bad Fox by Benjamin Renner Summary

Who’s afraid of the Big Bad Fox? No one, it seems. The fox dreams of being the terror of the barnyard. But no one is intimidated by him, least of all the hens—when he picks a fight with one, he always ends up on the losing end. Even the wolf, the most fearsome beast of the forest, can’t teach him how to be a proper predator. It looks like the fox will have to spend the rest of his life eating turnips. But then the wolf comes up with the perfect scheme. If the fox steals some eggs, he could hatch the chicks himself and raise them to be a plump, juicy chicken dinner. Unfortunately, this plan falls apart when three adorable chicks hatch and call the fox Mommy. Beautifully rendered in watercolor by Benjamin Renner, The Big Bad Fox is a hilarious and surprisingly tender parable about parenthood that's sure to be a hit with new parents (and their kids too).


Shenzhen Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Guy Delisle
Editor: Drawn & Quarterly
ISBN: 1770461876
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Shenzhen by Guy Delisle Summary

Shenzhen is entertainingly compact with Guy Delisle’s observations of life in urban southern China, sealed off from the rest of the country by electric fences and armed guards. With a dry wit and a clean line, Delisle makes the most of his time spent in Asia overseeing outsourced production for a French animation company. By translating his fish-out-of-water experiences into accessible graphic novels, Delisle skillfully notes the differences between Western and Eastern cultures, while also conveying his compassion for the simple freedoms that escape his colleagues in the Communist state. Shenzhen has been translated from the French by Helge Dascher. Dascher has been translating graphic novels from French and German to English for over twenty years. A contributor to Drawn & Quarterly since the early days, her translations include acclaimed titles such as the Aya series by Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie, Hostage by Guy Delisle, and Beautiful Darkness by Fabien Vehlmann and Kerascoët. With a background in art history and history, she also translates books and exhibitions for museums in North America and Europe. She lives in Montreal.

After the Rain

After the Rain Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Bowen
Editor: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571305121
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After the Rain by John Bowen Summary

First published in 1958 After the Rain was described by Angus Wilson as a 'cataclysmic novel . . . as exciting as any deluge you can hope to find; but if you think deluges are too trivial, John Bowen has a surprise for you: his novel turns out to be satire of the first order.' Beginning in the basement of Foyle's bookshop in the Charing Cross Road in London and moving to rainmaking in Texas, love in Chew Magna, a camp in the Mendips, a storm at sea, sharks, sunstroke, a giant squid and a fight to the death on a raft, After the Rain is an adventure story that will keep you gripped to the very last page. An exhilarating, brilliantly conceived, sharply intelligent and often-funny story, it is a compassionate and well-imagined fable that makes a serious comment on the human situation and established John Bowen as a novelist of depth and skill, drawing comparisons with George Orwell and William Golding.

Teaching Diversity and Inclusion

Teaching Diversity and Inclusion Pdf/ePub eBook Author: E. Nicole Meyer,Eilene Hoft-March
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1000414019
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Teaching Diversity and Inclusion by E. Nicole Meyer,Eilene Hoft-March Summary

Teaching Diversity and Inclusion: Examples from a French-Speaking Classroom explores new and pioneering strategies for transforming current teaching practices into equitable, inclusive and immersive classrooms for all students. This cutting-edge volume dares to ask new questions, and shares innovative, concrete tools useful to a wide variety of classrooms and institutional contexts, far beyond any disciplinary borders. This book aims to instill classroom approaches which allow every student to feel safe to share their truth and to reflect deeply about their own identity and challenges, discussing course design, assignments, technologies, activities, and strategies that target diversity and inclusion in the French classroom. Each chapter shares why and how to design an inclusive community of learners, including opportunities to promote interdisciplinary approaches and cross-disciplinary collaborations, exploring cultures and underrepresented perspectives, and distinguishing unconscious biases. The essays also provide theoretical and practical strategies adaptable to any reflective teacher desiring to create a welcoming, inclusive classroom that draws in students they might not otherwise attract. This long overdue work will be ideal for both undergraduate and graduate students and administrators seeking fresh approaches to diversity in the classroom.

Mémoires d'outre-tombe (L'édition intégrale - Tomes 1 à 5)

Mémoires d'outre-tombe (L'édition intégrale - Tomes 1 à 5) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: François-René de Chateaubriand
Editor: e-artnow
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Mémoires d'outre-tombe (L'édition intégrale - Tomes 1 à 5) by François-René de Chateaubriand Summary

Ce livre numérique présente "Mémoires d'outre-tombe (L'édition intégrale - Tomes 1 à 5)" avec une table des matières dynamique et détaillée. Notre édition a été spécialement conçue pour votre tablette/liseuse et le texte a été relu et corrigé soigneusement. Mémoires d'outre-tombe est la principale œuvre de François-René de Chateaubriand, dont la rédaction commence en 1809, sous le titre Mémoires de ma vie, et s'achève en 1841. Chateaubriand commence son récit par une longue explication sur ses origines familiales et plus particulièrement sur les déboires de ses oncles et de son père. Celui-ci a en effet réussi à redorer le blason de sa famille et à rétablir sa situation économique. Rigoureux, entêté, le père de Chateaubriand est un homme autoritaire, faisant régner de façon stricte et parfois oppressante l'ordre au sein de sa famille. Cependant, à sa mort, Chateaubriand en gardera quelques souvenirs émus et respectueux, voyant son géniteur d'un autre œil, plus compréhensif avec le recul des années..... François-René, vicomte de Chateaubriand (1768-1848) est un écrivain et homme politique français. Il est considéré comme l'un des précurseurs du romantisme français et l'un des grands noms de la littérature française. Contenu: Mémoires d'outre-tombe Biographie : Chateaubriand (De L'académie Française par Jules Lemaître) Études sur la Littérature Française au XIXe siècle - Chateaubriand

Apprendre à lire

Apprendre à lire Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stéphanie Grison
Editor: Hatier Grand Public
ISBN: 2401058192
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Apprendre à lire by Stéphanie Grison Summary

L’apprentissage de la lecture est pour votre enfant une grande étape qui l’accompagnera tout au long de son existence. C’est l’ouverture d’une autre forme de connaissance, d’un monde imaginaire qui lui apportera beaucoup de bonheur. Participer à cette aventure valorise l’enfant mais également le parent. Cet ouvrage vous donne des outils pour le guider dans son initiation et renforcer ses acquis. Il propose des activités ludiques à faire en famille pour instaurer des moments de détente, de partages et de découvertes. Ce livre contient : Des éclairages sur le développement du cerveau et les étapes d’apprentissage de la lecture ; Des conseils pour instaurer un climat serein et propice à l’acquisition des connaissances ; Des jeux pour apprendre en s’amusant.

La Question de Palestine - Tome 1 - L'invention de la Terre sainte (1799-1922)

La Question de Palestine - Tome 1 - L'invention de la Terre sainte (1799-1922) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Henry Laurens
Editor: Fayard
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La Question de Palestine - Tome 1 - L'invention de la Terre sainte (1799-1922) by Henry Laurens Summary

En 1799, l'armée de Napoléon Bonaparte entre en Palestine. C'est le débat d'une redécouverte de la Terre sainte, qui dés lors s'ouvre progressivement aux Occidentaux. Les Puissances vont aller jusqu'à se faire la guerre pour établir leur protectorat sur les Lieux saints, les archéologues font des rouilles pour démontrer la véracité du texte biblique aria à mal par la critique historique, La petite Palestine devient ainsi un enjeu de luttes politiques et de confits scientifiques. Elle-même se transforme considérablement durant un long XIXe siècle marqué par les reformes modernisatrices de l'Empire ottoman. Société levantine, elle découvre au début du XXe siècle les premières formes de nationalisme. De l'opposition entre science et religion naît historicisation du texte sacre qui fait du peuple juif un acteur de ]'Histoire. A partir de l880, au moment cor le libéralisme européen s'épuise, la montée des différentes formes d'antisémitisme génère l'expression d'un nationalisme dont la forme la plus radicale sera le sionisme. Ce livre rapporte comment, grâce aux " israélites " français, la pre mière colonisation juive a été possible. Dès les années 1900, le sionisme commence à se heurter au nationalisme arabe palestinien. Durant la Grande Guerre, Français et Anglais mènent une politique hésitante et contradictoire destinée à leur assurer le soutien des mondes ,juif et musulman dont la force véritable est surestimée. De 1919 à 1922, les Britanniques obtiennent bien un. mandat sur la Palestine, mais, au moment où la charte dudit mandat est: ratifie par la Société des nations (juillet I922), la contradiction des engagement pris est patente en dépit d'une savante construction politique. De 1799 à 1922, la vieille Terre sainte des religions devient la Terre sainte ces nations. Plus le monde est censé se désenchanter, plus la sacralité de cette région se renforce pour devenir la cause de nouvelles violences.

Une si douce accoutumance

Une si douce accoutumance Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Frédéric Chauvaud
Editor: Iggybook
ISBN: 2304048625
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Une si douce accoutumance by Frédéric Chauvaud Summary

Aujourd'hui la bande dessinée est partout au point que l'on ne prête guère attention à la singularité de sa présence. À la une des magazines, dans les manuels scolaires, sur les murs des villes, l'image bédéiste a colonisé l'imaginaire des sociétés contemporaines. Qu'ils soient férus de littérature graphique, simples amateurs, indifférents, voire hostiles, les contemporains, face à cette débauche d'images, ne peuvent ignorer des personnages devenus familiers. Lecteurs et lectrices, de tous les âges et de toutes conditions, peuvent avec ravissement se plonger dans les univers de la BD, découvrir des mondes improbables, suivre des reportages, prendre la mesure des connaissances scientifiques. Ainsi se déploie une douce accoutumance à toutes les formes de narrations graphiques. Revues, festivals, rencontres contribuent à maintenir ou à accroître la dépendance aux bulles et aux cases. Mais, miroir déformant, la bande dessinée offre aussi un panorama des addictions à l'alcool, au tabac ou au sexe.

Lentement vers la Lumière

Lentement vers la Lumière Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jacques Henri Prévost
Editor: jacques prévost
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Lentement vers la Lumière by Jacques Henri Prévost Summary

Peut-on, d'homme de matière, devenir Homme de Lumière ? L’auteur tente de répondre en présentant les visions de divers mouvements spiritualistes qui ont préparé l’ésotérisme occidental dans différents temps et lieux du Monde. Il y a bien des façons de chercher la clarté et d'essayer de répondre aux multiples questions posées par l'origine, la nature, et le sens de la vie humaine. Beaucoup d'hommes y ont consacré leurs vies, leurs intelligences et leurs imaginations. Leurs visions ne sont pas antagonistes car elles ouvrent des fenêtres différentes sur le même et unique profond mystère des origines. Cristallisée dans la matière, l’âme tente depuis des millénaires de s’ouvrir un chemin vers la lumière, mais les siècles passent et l’opacité de l’incarnation dans la matière ne cède que bien lentement. Néanmoins, la conscience progresse, et siècle après siècle, vie après vie, l’alchimie spirituelle amollit les résistances de l’égo et dissipe progressivement toutes les illusions du Monde. Lentement, les certitudes s’effritent, la lumière perce les opacités, donnant progressivement un sens à l’existence. C’est ce lent cheminement depuis les sources antiques de notre civilisation occidentale jusqu’à nos jours, à travers les siècles, les civilisations, les philosophies et les religions diverses que cet ouvrage se propose de présenter dans les études suivantes. Les appels de la Lumière. Réminiscence et réincarnation selon Platon. Les dieux grecs. Les Ennéades de Plotin. Les enseignements d’Hermès Trismégiste. Les antiques religions à Mystères. La religion des Romains. La Divine Comédie de Dante. L’origine des Rose-Croix. Le mythe de la Quête du Graal. De la Gnose aux Cathares. La Foi des Cathares. De Giodano Bruno à l’Univers vivant. Robert Fludd et la Rose-Croix.

Arabic in Contact

Arabic in Contact Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stefano Manfredi,Mauro Tosco
Editor: John Benjamins Publishing Company
ISBN: 9027263620
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Arabic in Contact by Stefano Manfredi,Mauro Tosco Summary

The present volume provides an overview of current trends in the study of language contact involving Arabic. By drawing on the social factors that have converged to create different contact situations, it explores both contact-induced change in Arabic and language change through contact with Arabic. The volume brings together leading scholars who address a variety of topics related to contact-induced change, the emergence of contact languages, codeswitching, as well as language ideologies in contact situations. It offers insights from different theoretical approaches in connection with research fields such as descriptive and historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, ethnolinguistics, and language acquisition. It provides the general linguistic public with an updated, cutting edge overview and appreciation of themes and problems in Arabic linguistics and sociolinguists alike.


LE SOUFISME REGARDE L'OCCIDENT Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Philippe Moulinet
Editor: Editions L\'Harmattan
ISBN: 2296279600
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LE SOUFISME REGARDE L'OCCIDENT by Philippe Moulinet Summary

Le soufisme est une science qui initie l'homme à la connaissance de soi en lui montrant la voie du retour vers son Dieu. L'auteur a saisi en profondeur la pensée philosophique d'occident ainsi que la vision des grands spirituels de l'Islam à travers l'œuvre d'Henry Corbin notamment dont il fait fructifier les apports par une méditation vivante, enracinée dans l'expérience directe de la voie soufie. Le premier volume montre tout l'art du maître spirituel qui utilise les situations quotidiennes pour ôter au disciple la prétention à se faire une image " suffisante " de lui-même. Le deuxième tome nous ouvre un autre monde, celui de l'Imagination divine où l'âme humaine configure le scénario de son existence en vertu de la loi de correspondance qui unit nos aspirations intimes à ce qui nous vient de l'extérieur. Enfin le troisième volume propose des remèdes aux maux de la civilisation occidentale.

Thematic Structure and Para-Syntax: Arabic as a Case Study

Thematic Structure and Para-Syntax: Arabic as a Case Study Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James Dickins
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1000769747
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Thematic Structure and Para-Syntax: Arabic as a Case Study by James Dickins Summary

Thematic Structure and Para-Syntax: Arabic as a Case Study presents a structural analysis of Arabic, providing an alternative to the traditional notions of theme and rheme. Taking Arabic as a case study, this book claims that approaches to thematic structure propounded in universalist linguistic theories, of which Hallidayan systemic functional linguistics is taken as an illustrative example, are profoundly wrong. It argues that in order to produce an analysis of thematic structure and similar phenomena which is not undermined by its own theoretical presuppositions, it is necessary to remove such notions from the domain of linguistic and semiotic theory. The book initially focuses on Sudanese Arabic, because this allows for a beautifully clear exposition of general principles, before applying these principles to Modern Standard Arabic, and some other Arabic varieties. This book will be of interest to scholars in Arabic linguistics, linguistic theory, and information structure.