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Adult Onset by Ann-Marie MacDonald

By Ann-Marie MacDonald

From the acclaimed, bestselling writer of two cherished classics, grownup Onset is a strong drama approximately motherhood, the darkish undercurrents that holiday and carry households jointly, and the ability and pressures of affection.

Mary-Rose MacKinnon--nicknamed MR or "Mister"--is a winning YA writer who has made adequate from her writing to semi-retire in her early 40s. She lives in a comfy Toronto neighbourhood along with her companion, Hilary, a hectic theatre director, and their 2 children, Matthew and Maggie, making an attempt valiantly and infrequently hilariously to stability her artistic goals with household calls for, and many of the demanding situations that (mostly) solo parenting provides. As a baby, Mary-Rose suffered from an disorder, lengthy considering the fact that cured and "filed separately" in her brain. yet as her frustrations mount, she reports a flare-up of forgotten signs which compel her to reconsider her stories of her personal youth and her courting together with her mom and dad. together with her global threatening to resolve, the spectre of family violence increases its head with harmful implications for her lifestyles and that of her personal childrens.

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Ya en la Edad Media era bien conocido el parentesco entre los idiomas de la Península Ibérica, Francia e Italia, como lo prueba el clásico testimonio del tratado De mdgari eloquentia de Dante. Los sabios de los si­ glos xvi y xvm (Pasquier, Voltaire, Marmontel) creían que el provenzal —le langage roman ou romain corrompu—· era madre de las demás lenguas; lo llamaban también roman rustique, tér­ mino que se remonta al de lingua romana rustica, que adelante examinaremos. El provenzal François Raynouard (1761-1836) afirmaba que el provenzal — que él llamaba langue romane— ha­ bía dominado desde el siglo vi hasta el ix en toda Francia, y que de él habían surgido las demás lenguas romances.

A partir de Ovidio (A rs amatoria, I, 174) se crea la identificación de or bis (‘Universo’) y mbs (‘Roma’), que en la época de Constan­ tino se hizo inscripción monetaria, esto es, término del derecho público,30 y que aún sobrevive en la fórmula de la curia papal, urbi et orbi. A l elevarse el cristianismo a la categoría de religión del Estado, el universalismo de Roma adquirió un doble aspecto, pues al Estado se unió la pretensión de soberanía de la Iglesia. La filosofía de la historia de San Agustín contribuyó a crear la con­ ciencia de que la Edad Media era continuación de Roma.

Ea asombroso el núm ero de obras de la literatura latin a ta rd ía y m ed ieval im presas antes de 1600. C f. Jean Seznec, L a survivance des d ieu x antiques, T h e W a rb u rg Institute, L on d res, 1940, p. 192, y sobre todo E . P h . G old sch m id t, M e d iev a l texts a n d th eir first appearance in print, Lond res, 1943 (Su p p lem en t to the B ib lio ­ graphical Society’ s Transactions, núm. X V I ) } en las pp. 29 ss. habla G o ld sch m id t de los A uctores octo. A cerca de las ediciones de Juan de Salisbury, véase infra, p.

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