Gabriel Yared s The English Patient

English Patient on Cloud Nine after Oscars Triumph.” Daily Telegraph (26 March 1997): 10. . “Rush to Cash in on Herodotus.” Daily Telegraph (28 March 1997): 1. Roddick, Nick. “British Disease Strikes.” Moving Pictures International no.

Author: Heather Laing

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9781461658818

Category: Music

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This resource offers the most in-depth examination to date of the work of composer Gabriel Yared, through a uniquely interdisciplinary analysis that integrates film theory and musicology.
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A Study Guide for Michael Ondaatje s The English Patient

impossible because of his Asiatic race: he, a member of the British army's elite sapper unit, is indelibly marked as ... the English patient finds himself unable to face the death of Katharine, and his emotional shock and inability to ...

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410345271

Category: Literary Criticism

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A Study Guide for Michael Ondaatje's "The English Patient," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
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Michael Ondaatje s The English Patient

THE BODY AS SITE OF RESISTANCE The central image of The English Patient is a figure whose identity is physically erased , made up of composite cultural influences and continually resistant to final definition .

Author: John Bolland

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0826452434

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 106

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This is an excellent guide to Michael Ondaatje's best-loved novel. It features a biography of the author, a full-length analysis of the novel, a comparison of the novel to the film, and a great deal more. If you're studying this novel, reading it for your book club, or if you simply want to know more about it, you'll find this guide informative and helpful. This is part of a new series of guides to contemporary novels. The aim of the series is to give readers accessible and informative introductions to some of the most popular, most acclaimed and most influential novels of recent years - from ‘The Remains of the Day' to ‘White Teeth'. A team of contemporary fiction scholars from both sides of the Atlantic has been assembled to provide a thorough and readable analysis of each of the novels in question.
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The English Patient

If he could walk the seven yards across the Englishman's room and touch her he would be sane. There was so little light in the room, ... From the hall he saw the light still on in the English patient's room. She sat in the chair, ...

Author: Michael Ondaatje

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781408820384

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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WINNER OF THE GOLDEN MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018 'Magnificent' Sunday Times 'The best piece of fiction I've read in years' Independent on Sunday The final curtain is closing on the Second World War and in an abandoned Italian village. Hana, a nurse, tends to her sole remaining patient. Rescued from a burning plane, the anonymous Englishman is damaged beyond recognition and haunted by painful memories. The only clue Hana has to unlocking his past is the one thing he clung on to through the fire – a copy of The Histories by Herodotus, covered with hand-written notes detailing a tragic love affair.
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The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje Book Analysis

ENGLISH. PATIENT. A HISTORICAL NOVEL SET AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF THE NORTH AFRICAN AND ITALIAN CAMPAIGNS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR Genre: novel Reference edition: Ondaatje, M. (1992) The English Patient. London: Picador.

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Publisher: BrightSummaries.com

ISBN: 9782808015264

Category: Study Aids

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Unlock the more straightforward side of The English Patient with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje, which tells the story of four individuals who take shelter together in an abandoned Italian villa during the last days of the Second World War: a Canadian thief, an Indian bomb-disposal expert, a Canadian nurse, and the titular ‘English patient’, who has no memory of who he is and has been burned beyond recognition. As fragments of recollection return to the nameless patient, he and the other characters gradually begin to piece together his story and identity, which raises thought-provoking questions about human nature, culpability and the true horrors of war. The English Patient is Michael Ondaatje’s best-known novel and has won a number of accolades, including the Golden Man Booker Prize, awarded in 2018 to readers’ favourite novel to have won the Man Booker Prize since its inception 50 years previously (as The English Patient did in 1992). Find out everything you need to know about The English Patient in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!
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English language Proficiency of VA Personnel Within Direct Patient care Responsibilities

For persons in direct patient - care capacities who do not possess basic English proficiency on November 22 , 1977 , the applicable information : ( a ) Title 38 : Occupational Series Code ; Position Title Code ; Assignment Code ; Status ...

Author: United States. Veterans Administration

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ISBN: PURD:32754078071770

Category: Communication in medicine

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Multilingualism at Work

Doctors would typically have relatively high levels of proficiency in both English and Afrikaans, thus allowing the patient to indicate which of these two languages they prefer, and then following the patient's language choice in every ...

Author: Bernd Meyer

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9789027219299

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 289

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This volume focuses on work situations in Europe, North America and South-Africa, such as academic, medical and public sector, or business settings, in which participants have to make constant use of more than one language to cooperate with partners, clients, or colleagues. Central questions are how the social and linguistic organization of work is adapted to the necessity of using different languages and how multilingualism impinges on the communicative outcome of different types of discourse or genres. Thus, the authors are all interested in multilingual practices 'at work', which is to say how different forms of multilingual communication are managed, flexibly adjusted to, acquired, and/or improved in a given workplace setting that often calls for particular implicit or explicit language policies. Thus, this volume contributes to the study of workplace communication in a globalized world by drawing on different types of authentic data.
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Hispanic Psychology

What is the role of language when the physician is monolingual and translators have to be employed? Poma (1983) looked at the problems of using translators in the Hispanic patient-English speaking physician interaction.

Author: Amado M. Padilla

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780803955530

Category: Psychology

Page: 405

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How can psychology contribute to our understanding of Hispanics in the United States? Edited by Amado M. Padilla, Hispanic Psychology offers students, researchers, and practitioners the most contemporary and complete view of psychological writings available today. The topics tackled by a team of social scientists include adaptation to a new culture in the United States, the role of the family in acculturation, ethnic identification for Hispanics, health and mental health service and research needs of Hispanics, and changing gender roles in Hispanic culture. This volume examines such complex subjects as Chicano male gang members, homeless female AIDS victims, and educational resiliency of students with authority and perceptivity. This book brings together diverse psychological issues that will spark an interest in anyone wishing to have a current perspective on the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States. "Libraries serving graduate students in the areas of psychology, education, child development, or Latino studies should find this book helpful." --Choice "The growing presence and relevance of ethnic and cultural issues in many mental health disciplines has a cogent demonstration in this handsome volume. The strength of this volume is in its well-conceived and realized research studies. Indeed, the "new scholarship" of conceptual models, measurement instruments, and interpretive approaches, drawing heavily on the social context in which Hispanics live, gives this book a prominent place among its peers. This volume will become a landmark in the task of defining the realities and the fate of Hispanics in the United States of the twenty-first century." --Renato D. Alacrón in Transcultural Psychiatric Research Review
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British Medical Journal

He thought protection and aid . it should be possible for the patient whose insanity was doubtful to be placed under ... that required the statutes ; ( 4 ) from the preceding considerations it follows that patients in English asylums ...

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ISBN: IOWA:31858012720987

Category: Electronic journals

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Cross border provision of public services for Wales

English providers are required to work to the standards and targets that are set out by the Department of Health for patients who are commissioned by English commissioners . 13. However if a patient commissioned by English commissioners ...

Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Welsh Affairs Committee

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 0215544536

Category: Political Science

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Working practices between the UK and Welsh Assembly governments in relation to cross-border policies appear much improved since the Committee's earlier reports on this subject. But a number of outstanding issues remain in transport, health and further and higher education. On transport the Committee welcomes the planned electrification of the Great Western Main Line. However, the Department for Transport appears to have washed its hands of any strategic responsibility for cross-border roads. The A483 is the clearest example of a road vital for travel within Wales but which is not important to the English region in which it is located, and as a result loses out on funding. The Committee stresses the need for comparative data on which to build solid research comparing NHS performance in the devolved nations. More needs to be done to raise public awareness of the differences in services people can expect to receive on both sides of the border. Transparency of information is vital. Research proposals in the UK Government's Higher Ambitions strategy for higher education make no reference to nations other than England, despite the UK-wide research remit of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The Committee calls for details about how research funding proposals apply to all four nations.
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