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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
The Voices project of the British Broadcasting Corporation, a recent high-profile media investigation, gathered contemporary English dialect samples from all over the UK and invited contributions from the public to a dedicated website. This book explores both issues of ideology and representation behind the media project and uses to which the emerging... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 40.00 US$ 34.67
Over 25 years ago, Raymond Williams’ Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society set the standard for how we understand and use the language of culture and society. Now, three luminaries in the field of cultural studies have assembled a volume that builds on and updates Williams’ classic, reflecting the transformation in culture and... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2012; US$ 9.99
Short Stories Eureka features the best of model narrative stories written by English Language and Literature specialist, Diana Tham. Through her stories, as well as works by her students, Diana shows students how to apply model structures and writing techniques to their own writing, providing them with strategies that will help to crystallise their... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95
CLICHÉ: noun Etymology: French, literally, printer's stereotype, from past participle of clichÉr, to stereotype, of imitative origin Date: 1892 1 : a trite phrase or expression; also : the idea expressed by it 2 : a hackneyed theme, characterization, or situation 3 : something that has become overly familiar or commonplace In the words of Stephen... more...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 13.31
Entries include: Absurdism, Altruism, Antidisestablishmentarianism, Atheism, Bohemianism, Bonapartism, Buddhism, Capitalism, Careerism, Chauvinism, Colonialism, Cubism, Darwinism, Defeatism, Deism, Determinism, Eclecticism, Epicureanism, Eurocentrism, Expressionism, Fanaticism, Feminism, Freeganism, Freudianism, Futurism, Germanism, Globalism, Gnosticism,... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 127.44
Die kulturwissenschaftlich orientierte Studie untersucht die literarischen Konstruktionen von Geschlechterdifferenz in mittelhochdeutschen Verserzählungen. Als Merkmal einer genrespezifischen Poetik, so die These, wird in diesem spätmittelalterlichen Texttyp ein fiktionales 'Spiel' mit kulturell tradierten Entwürfen von Weiblichkeit und Männlichkeit... more...
- Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt 2008; US$ 31.66
Oft steht allerdings der Umfang des universitären Informationsangebotes in keinem Verhältnis zur elementaren Bedeutung, die diese Qualifikationen für das spätere Berufsleben des jungen Juristen haben werden. Das von Reiner Ponschab und Adrian Schweizer herausgegebene Buch zum Thema bietet dem Studenten, aber auch dem juristischen Berufsanfänger die... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
Global English Slang brings together nineteen key international experts and provides a timely and essential overview of English slang around the world today. The book illustrates the application of a range of different methodologies to the study of slang and demonstrates the interconnection between the different sub-fields of linguistics. A key... more...