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The proverbial "Pied piper" : a festschrift volume of essays in honor of Wolfgang Mieder on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday / edited by Kevin J. McKenna.

Other author/creatorMcKenna, Kevin J.
Other author/creatorMieder, Wolfgang.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew York : Peter Lang, ©2009.
Descriptionxvi, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Also der Mieder / Jürgen Kleist -- Lively representing the proverbs: a pack of late seventeenth-century English playing cards engraved with proverb representations / Malcolm Jones -- Zipper Stories / Jan Brunvand -- Crossover proverbs: a preliminary sampling / Shirley L. Arora -- "Dirty words": nomenclature practices and the African Human Genome Project / Robert J. Gordon -- Vox populi: parody and political proverbs / Kimberly J. Lau -- From mochit' to koshmarit': some observations about Russian political language, 1999-2008 / Andrey Reznikov -- Some essentials on the popularity of (American) proverbs / Peter Grzybek and Christoph Chlosta -- From a structural semantic analysis towards a computational proverb classification framework / Galit Hasan-Rokem and Pavel Kats -- The Chinese sources of common Far-Eastern proverbs / Gyula Paczolay -- "The pun is mightier than the sword": types of punning in Anglo-American anti-proverbs / Anna T. Litovkina -- Proverbial and anti-proverbial variants of On ne peut pas avoir le beurre et l'argent du beurre / Péter Barta -- A modern thesaurus of Russian proverbs: principles and problems / Valerij Mokienko -- A few remarks on Piedmontese proverbs / Antonella Borra -- Zur Übersetzung italienischer Sprichwörter im PONS Grosswörterbuch Italienisch / Adriana Borra -- Bulgarian paremiography / Hrisztalina Hrisztova-Gotthardt -- Questioning the rod: male mastery and female resistance in Winsbeckin, mgf 474 / Olga V. Trokhimenko -- 'El llanto en el buen varón, nobleza, coraje y gran corazón': Un proverbio ausente en la paremiología hispánica / Juan Francisco Maura -- "The bird and the fish can fall in love-- ": proverbs and anti-proverbs as variations on the theme of racial and cultural intermingling in The time of our singing / Dennis F. Mahoney -- "Mir konnte Niemand mehr Sprichwörter für Worte vormachen": Otto Grünmandl's critique of proverbial language in his novel Das Ministerium für Sprichwörter (1970) / Helga Schreckenberger -- Proverbes, sentences et pedagogie: Sergej Nikolaevič Glinka et Le Comte F.E. Anhalt / Stéphane Viellard -- Proverbs and the folk tale in the Russian cinema: the case of Sergei Eisenstein's film classic Aleksandr Nevsky / Kevin J. McKenna.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Bibliography note"Wolfgang Mieder: publication record: books (1972-2008)": p. [293]-306.
Action note Joyner- committed to retain 20200101 20401231 CUSP
LCCN 2008055736
ISBN9781433104893 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN143310489X (hardcover : alk. paper)

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