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  • Language, Ideology and Point of Viewby Paul Simpson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95

    This systematic introduction to the concept of point of view in language explores the ways in which point of view intersects with and is shaped by ideology. It specifically focuses on the way in which speakers and writers linguistically encode their beliefs, interests and biases in a wide range of media. The book draws on an extensive array of linguistic... more...

  • Language Through Literatureby Paul Simpson

    Routledge 1996; US$ 52.95

    A definitive introduction to the English language through the medium of English Literature. Through the use of illustrations from poetry, prose and drama, it offers a lively and accessible guide to concepts and techniques in English language. more...

  • Stylisticsby Paul Simpson

    Routledge 2004; US$ 38.95

    This is a comprehensive introduction to literary stylistics offering an accessible overview of stylistic, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries and key readings - all in the same volume. more...

  • On the Discourse of Satireby Paul Simpson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 49.95

    This book advances a model for the analysis of contemporary satirical humour. Combining a range of theoretical frameworks in stylistics, pragmatics and discourse analysis, Simpson examines both the methods of textual composition and the strategies of interpretation for satire. Verbal irony is central to the model, in respect of which Simpson isolates... more...

  • Movie Listsby Paul Simpson

    Profile Books 2011; US$ 13.31

    Action, African greats, alcohol, Robert Aldrich, aliens, Woody Allen, Pedro Almodovar, Robert Altman, animated, anime, apocalypses, Argentina, art, Asia minor, avant garde... And that's just A for you. A taste of this fabulously quirky and enjoyable book which is both a celebration of movies - and movie trivia - and a handy, entertaining guide to... more...

  • The Rough Guide to Cult Moviesby Paul Simpson

    Rough Guides Ltd 2010; Not Available

    The Rough Guide to Cult Movies offers a blend of essential trivia and informed opinion as it takes you on a tour of the most compellingly weird - and weirdly compelling - films in the world. Whether you're a paid-up member of The Big Lebowski fan club or just looking for a night in with an interesting DVD, The Rough Guide to Cult Movies is the... more...

  • The Mammoth Book of Prison Breaksby Paul Simpson

    Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 11.65

    True stories of prison breaks including those of Frank Abagnale, whose story is told in Catch Me If You Can; Henri Charrière who claimed to have escaped from the supposedly inescapable Devil's Island - the true story as opposed to his questionable memoir, Papillon; Bud Day, said to be the only US serviceman ever to have escaped to South Vietnam; the... more...

  • Middle-Aged Gay Men, Ageing and Ageismby Paul Simpson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Is midlife for gay men the start of a slide towards the rejection, exclusion and misery associated with the spectre of the lonely old queen? Whilst exclusion is possible as gay men age, Middle Aged Gay Men, Ageing and Ageism offers a more nuanced view of gay ageing, using sociological tools to advance understanding beyond stereotypes. more...

  • Antarcticaby Paul Simpson-Housley

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 210.00

    A scene so wildly and awfully desolate...it cannot fail to impress me with gloomy thoughts" - so Scott perceived the stark Antarctic landscape in 1905. Antarctica traces images of the continent from early invented maps of Terra Australis Incognita up to Amundsen's arrival at 90 degrees South. Approaching Antarctica from sea and then land, the... more...

  • Language, Discourse and Literatureby Ronald Carter; Paul Simpson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 62.95

    This collection shows students of English and applied linguistics ways in which language and literary study can be integrated. By drawing on a wide range of texts by mainly British and American writers, from a variety of different periods, the contributors show how discourse stylistics can provide models for the systematic description of, for example,... more...