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2010-09-10 19:59:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In a forthcoming novel of ideas mirroring the breakneck paradigm shifts of the 21st century, Los Angeles writer Armen Melikian engages in a direct conversation with Turkish author Orhan Pamuk's Snow. Melikian's novel, titled Journey to Virginland, tackles a broad array of philosophical, religious, political, sexual, and gender issues discussed by Pamuk, and in a sense continues Snow's narrative on the other side of the border from Kars. Melikian's...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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