Daily Archives: February 8, 2020

Imagined Geographies Of The Celtic Fringe And The Cultural Construction Of The Other In Contemporary America

In his essay “Imagined Geographies Of The Celtic Fringe And The Cultural Construction Of The Other [1],” Keith D. Lilley talks about how the Anglo-Normans colonized the Welsh and Irish by denying their urban culture because it did not square … Continue reading

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Book Review: Collins’ Portuguese Dictionary & Grammar

Collins’ Portuguese Dictionary & Grammar It’s good to have a useful dictionary.  As a child, I was made fun of for reading dictionaries, a habit I have continued well into my adulthood, but those who make fun of those who … Continue reading

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Book Review: 501 Portuguese Verbs

501 Portuguese Verbs, by John J. Nitti and Michael J. Ferreira I love random verb lists and other types of word lists [1], perhaps more than most people.  So when I say that this book is precisely the sort of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Everything Essential Brazilian Portuguese Book

The Everything Essential Brazilian Portuguese Book, by Fernanda Ferreira In general, I have to say that this is a well-organized book for those who want a basic understanding of Portuguese.  I’m not sure exactly how many people are looking for … Continue reading

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