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  • The 'Backwards' Research Guide for Writersby Sonya Huber

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 39.95

    Developed with input from college student writers, The "Backwards" Research Guide for Writers is relevant as a text for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in composition, creative nonfiction, literary journalism, and feature writing as well as for working journalists and other writers seeking a new way of approaching a writing project. more...

  • 9/11 Handbookby Hans G. Kippenberg; Tilman Seidensticker

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2006; US$ 22.95

    The book contains the first scholarly edition of the Arabic text of the Manual of the Attackers of 9/11, along with an English translation and commentary, and studies concerning its context. It makes a document available that is crucial in understanding 9/11. It addresses the issues debated in public: Is the text a forgery? Are suicidal attacks... more...

  • Applied Linguistics at the Interfaceby Mike Baynham; Alice Deignan; Goodith White

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2004; US$ 31.30

    The theme of this volume, a selection of papers from the 2003 conference of the British Association of Applied Linguistics, celebrates the productive interface between Applied Linguistics research and other disciplinary ways of knowing, forms of professional practice and issues of public concern. more...

  • Being Prezby Dave Gelly

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 28.45

    Lester Young (1909-1959) was one of the great jazz masters, whose tenor saxophone playing brought new levels of expressiveness and subtlety to the jazz language. This book follows Lester Young through his life in a rapidly changing world, showing how the music of this exceptionally sensitive man was affected by his experiences. more...

  • Bob Dylanby Keith Negus

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 20.95

    In this concise profile Keith Negus presents Bob Dylan primarily as musician, focusing on the qualities of his songs that have received little attention, such as melody, rhythm, instrumental texture, and his performing voice. He also explores the way Dylan's musical sensibility has been shaped by the blues and folk ballad traditions and highlights... more...

  • Chomskyan Linguistics and its Competitorsby Pius ten Hacken

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 42.75

    Noam Chomsky is not only one of the most influential, but also one of the most controversial figures in 20th century linguistics. In view of the polarization of opinions on Chomsky, giving a balanced account of Chomskyan linguistics is an ambitious venture. The approach chosen here is to describe both Chomskyan linguistics and the positions defended... more...

  • Continuing Discourse on Language vol 2by Jonathan J. Webster; Christian Matthiessen

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2005; US$ 60.00

    Volume TwoPart Four: Inside Language18. The 'Architecture' of Language According to Systemic Functional Theory: Developments since the 1970s (Christian Matthiessen)19. From Microfunction to Metaphor: Learning Language and Learning through Language (Clare Painter, University of New South Wales, Beverley Derewianka, University of Wollongong,... more...

  • Culture and Gender of Voice Pitchby Ikuko Patricia Yuasa

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 76.00

    The major task of the book is a sociophonetic exploration of voice pitch characteristics of speakers across the cultures of Japan and America. more...

  • The Development of Scientific Writingby David Banks

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 33.25

    This book is one of the first applications of a functional approach to language across time. It first summarizes and evaluates previous studies of the development of scientific language, including Halliday’s exploration of this fascinating topic. It then traces the development of scientific writing as a genre, in terms of its linguistic features,... more...

  • Dialogue in Focus Groupsby Ivana Markova; Per Linell; Michele Grossen

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 28.45

    In contrast to a vast literature that provides information and guides about focus groups as a methodological tool, this book is an introduction to understanding focus groups as analytical means exploring socially shared knowledge, e.g. social representations of AIDS, biotechnology or democracy, beliefs and lay explanations of social phenomena. more...