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- Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 30.00
This book represents the most comprehensive account to date of foreign language (FL) writing. Its basic aim is to reflect critically on where the field is now and where it needs need to go next in the exploration of FL writing at the levels of theory, research, and pedagogy, hence the two parts of the book: 'Looking back' and 'Looking ahead'. The... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00
This volume provides new insights into the nature of the Early Modern English discourse markers marry , well and why through the analysis of three corpora ( A Corpus of English Dialogues, 1560-1760, the Parsed Corpus of Early English Correspondence, and the Penn-Helsinki Parsed Corpus of Early Modern English ). By combining both quantitative... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 29.99
When Congress Makes a Joke is an engaging look at the intentional use of humor by members of Congress, exploring their humor as political communication. Highlighting several politicians noted for their use of humor?including Senators Robert Dole and Alan Simpson and Representatives Patricia Schroeder and Barney Frank, among others?this intriguing... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2013; US$ 9.99
Roy Peter Clark, the most influential writing teacher in the U.S., offers an engaging and practical guide to effective short form writing. In HOW TO WRITE SHORT, Roy Peter Clark turns his attention to the art of painting a thousand pictures with just a few words. Short forms of writing have always existed--from ship logs and telegrams to prayers... more...
- Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 25.00
Key Issues in Creative Writing explores a range of important issues that inform the practice and understanding of creative writing. The collection considers creative writing learning and teaching as well as creative writing research. Contributors target debates that arise because of the nature of creative writing. These experts ? from the UK, USA and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book expands the theoretical foundations of modern public relations, a growing young profession that lacked even a name until the twentieth century. As the discipline seeks guiding theories and paradigms, rhetorics both ancient and modern have proven to be fruitful fields of exploration. Charles Marsh presents Isocratean rhetoric as an instructive... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 59.99
The Normalization of War in Israeli Discourse, 1967?2008 , by Dalia Gavriely-Nuri, provides intensive research on various manifestations of the Israeli ?war-normalizing discourse,? a set of linguistic, discursive and cultural devices aimed at blurring the anomalous character of war by transforming it into an event perceived as a "normal" part of... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 18.00
In a landmark collaboration, five co-authors develop a theme of ordinary disruptions ("the everyday") as a source of provocative learning moments that can liberate both student writers and writing center staff. At the same time, the authors parlay Etienne Wenger's concept of "community of practice" into an ethos of a dynamic, learner-centered pedagogy... more...
- University Press of America 2010; US$ 22.99
This book is designed to assist international graduate students as they expand their linguistic and strategic repertoires in academic English conversations. An excellent resource for either classroom instruction or for self-study, it provides effective confidence-building strategies that speakers can try when participating in a range of different academic... more...
- Utah State University Press 2013; US$ 20.00
Peripheral Visions for Writing Centers aims to inspire a re-conception and re-envisioning of the boundaries of writing center work. Moving beyond the grand narrative of the writing center—that it is solely a comfortable, yet iconoclastic place where all students go to get one-to-one tutoring on their writing—McKinney shines light on other... more...