Literature is business. Period!

Written by J.D. Ian Barton & Dr Salvatore Ivan Italiano; © (2017) Lawinwordsblog.com A few days ago I was talking to a Human Resources expert about the importance of speaking more than one foreign language. However, I was really surprised about his lack of interest in literature and poetry and I was reminded of how … Continue reading Literature is business. Period!

It stinks to the heavens!

By Dominik Laska; Mittwoch, 9. August 2017. TagesZeitung; Pag. 2; English version from the German by J.D. Ian Barton & Dr Salvatore Ivan Italiano; © (2017) Lawinwordsblog.com The car manufacturers are now offering bonuses whereby you can scrap your stinking old diesel and buy a new model. For example 5,000 Euros for a new Golf. Are … Continue reading It stinks to the heavens!

Paradise Lost ‘translated more often in last 30 years than previous 300’

Global study finds Milton’s verse epic rendered in languages from Tamil to Tongan, and argues interest is linked to social turmoil and political revolutions  Alison Flood; Thursday 20 July 2017 06.01 BST Three hundred and fifty years after it was first published, John Milton’s epic revolutionary poem about the fall of man, Paradise Lost, continues … Continue reading Paradise Lost ‘translated more often in last 30 years than previous 300’

The style of written legal English

The style of written legal English – by non-native speakers Written by Ian Barton & Salvatore Ivan Italiano  As a language professional, I cannot fail to notice that among legal counsels who are not native speakers of the English language the expression “legal writing” has become synonymous with poor writing. It is particularly noticeable that … Continue reading The style of written legal English

Music and Poetry in dialogue

English Version by Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano. Written by Giuseppe Liberto (Chiusa Sclafani, 21 August 1943). He is an Italian priest, choral director, and composer. He was director of the Choir of the Sistine Chapel 1997-2010.  Music and Poetry in dialogue? I refer to the famous quote of Pascal: le coeur a ses raisons que la raison ne connait point (1). We … Continue reading Music and Poetry in dialogue

Erotic Shop & victuals market

By AXEL HACKE, SÜDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG MAGAZIN. N. 32 – 11 August 2017. English version from the German by J.D. Ian Barton & Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano; © (2017) Lawinwordsblog.com What an erotic shop in a victuals (1) market has to do with Donald Trump and the dragging of water bottles ...  I walk from my … Continue reading Erotic Shop & victuals market

The dream of the stingy …

The dream of the stingy is to stash Life into a strongbox Envy doesn’t target a cold empty breast, but the warmest brimming one. Melanie Klein English Version by Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano; [Il sogno dell'avaro; Massimo Recalcati. La Repubblica. 14 febbraio 2016.] No human being can own the whole world. No living being can … Continue reading The dream of the stingy …

Billionaire Business of Monikers

English Version by Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano. © (2016) Lawinwordsblog.com. Written by Vittorio Zucconi, D – la Repubblica 5/3/2016, 5 marzo 2016 OK, IL NOME È GIUSTO ANCHE SE LA PILLOLA È SBAGLIATA A rose is a rose is a rose … wrote Gertrude Stein. She meant that a name of any given thing can … Continue reading Billionaire Business of Monikers

PORN, SEX & ADDICTION

English Translation by Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano; © (2016) Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano; [Original Article: Porno dipendenza e Sex addiction by Psychologist Maurizio Massini]; Both Porn and Sex addiction are discussed in this article, as they overlap, given their common denominator of one’s unbridled sex drive. This phenomenon is not visible from the outside beholder, … Continue reading PORN, SEX & ADDICTION

Gentleman Club-Krawatte

English rendering from the German by J.D. Ian Barton; © (2016) Lawinwordsblog.com Excerpt 1. London, 30 January. The mahogany mile of gentlemen's clubs between Piccadilly and Pall Mall, where London’s old heart gently beats, is ever less what it previously was. For the preceding year 1994, only two ghostly appearances are confirmed. One of the … Continue reading Gentleman Club-Krawatte