John Berger: ‘Writing is an off-shoot of something deeper’

Language can’t be reduced to a stock of words. Most political discourse is inert and ruthlessly complacent ... by John Berger, Fri 12 Dec ‘14 16.00 GMT. TheGuardian.com I have been writing for about 80 years. First letters then poems and speeches, later stories and articles and books, now notes. The activity of writing has been … Continue reading John Berger: ‘Writing is an off-shoot of something deeper’

Confessions of a Comma Queen; lifting grammar off the page …

A New Yorker proofreader of 30 years’ experience offers a personal account of the rules of language ... By Gilda Williams. Thu 7 May ‘15 16.00 BST. TheGuardian.com Mary Norris held jobs as a cashier, dishwasher and athlete’s foot-checker at her local public swimming pool in Ohio prior to embarking in 1978 on her 30-year tenure … Continue reading Confessions of a Comma Queen; lifting grammar off the page …

Court commissioner disciplined for abusive behavior toward interpreter

By Bob Egelko Updated 3:44 pm, Wednesday, October 4, 2017 It was the third time the Commission on Judicial Performance had publicly disciplined Mark Kliszewski. The state’s judicial disciplinary agency reprimanded a longtime Alameda County Superior Court commissioner Wednesday for insulting and cursing at a court interpreter and allowing staff members to make racist and … Continue reading Court commissioner disciplined for abusive behavior toward interpreter

MENSCHENVERACHTUNG!

Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano; © (2018) Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano Ich weiß, ich weiß … Du hast auch den Unsinn der Frage „was nützen die literarischen Lesungen?“ geschluckt und vertragen. Aber es gibt keine Maßnahme, um die Kopflosen zum Schweigen zu bringen? Natürlich hast du darüber nachgedacht! Ja! Es gibt verschiedene Antworten, um die natürlichen … Continue reading MENSCHENVERACHTUNG!

The New Buccaneers

The very new strategy of the currently futurist Buccaneers is the abolition of any sort of employment. We already know that the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good man say: “It’s just Business.” This human plight, in an exemplary way, is better described by Furio Colombo whose article has been … Continue reading The New Buccaneers

About The Maestro Gualtiero Marchesi

Divine Pictures and Feast Written by Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano; © (2017) Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano has worked as personal translator and simultaneous interpreter for Gualtiero Marchesi.     Just like many Roman paintings, Gualtiero Marchesi’s cooking depicts game, fish, eggs, cheese, fruit, vegetables and mushrooms as objects which deserve to be … Continue reading About The Maestro Gualtiero Marchesi

Re-boot! What does this mean?

Written by J.D. Ian Barton & Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano; © (2017) Lawinwordsblog.com There is a psychological tendency generated by greed and lack of creativity which results in the actual creation of deceptive words. Lately, I have quibbled over and again about terms fashionable in movie circles. An example is – “re-boot!” Many of the … Continue reading Re-boot! What does this mean?

Comparative Literature — Its Current Situation and Theoretical Perplexities

Professor Saussy has a range of scholarly interests, including Chinese poetry, literature, aesthetics, and culture. His published articles explore a wide variety of topics such as Chinese musicology, the history of the idea of oral literature, Haitian literature, health care for the poor and contemporary art. In his first book, The Problem of a Chinese … Continue reading Comparative Literature — Its Current Situation and Theoretical Perplexities

Sprachen Kolonialismus

German version by Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano; © (2017) Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano Ich mag die französische Sprache auch, aber es gibt einen besonderen Grund, weil mir die Franzosen noch mehr gefallen, oder besser: Ich bin ein Franzosenfreund, weil sie es nicht erlauben ihren Geist durch die englischen Sprachenkolonisten zu vergiften und nutzbar zu machen, … Continue reading Sprachen Kolonialismus