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  • Reworking English in Rhetoric and Compositionby Bruce Horner; Karen Kopelson

    Southern Illinois University Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    In Reworking English in Rhetoric and Composition , editors Bruce Horner and Karen Kopelson gather leading scholars and new voices in the field of rhetoric and composition to offer a dynamic new perspective on English as it is used today. This provocative volume explores the myriad ways in which English is constantly redefined, revised, and redirected... more...

  • English in the Indian Diasporaby Marianne Hundt; Devyani Sharma

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    Migrant groups maintain ties to their region of origin to different degrees, but this variable factor has not been consistently integrated into sociolinguistic studies of diaspora communities. A balanced consideration of transnational interaction, as well as the social valuation of such ties, is needed in order to understand the development of diasporic... more...

  • Schreibend lernenby Gerd Bräuer

    StudienVerlag 2014; US$ 11.16

    Schreiben nicht als lästige Pflichtübung im Unterricht, sondern als einen kreativen Prozess, der individuelles und soziales Lernen fördert und erleichtert - aus dieser Perspektive nähert sich der Autor Gerd Bräuer seinem Thema an. In seiner Forschungstätigkeit an der Emory University in Atlanta/USA befasst sich Bräuer mit amerikanischen und europäischen... more...

  • Developing Writing Teachersby Terry Locke

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    The premise of Developing Writing Teachers is this: When teachers of writing identify as writers, it adds a special dimension to their writing pedagogy. Practical and accessible while drawing on a range of relevant research and theory, this text is distinguished by its dual focus?on teachers as writers and the teaching of writing. Part I addresses... more...

  • The Elements of Academic Styleby Eric Hayot

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    Eric Hayot teaches graduate students and faculty in literary and cultural studies how to think and write like a professional scholar. From granular concerns, such as sentence structure and grammar, to big-picture issues, such as adhering to genre patterns for successful research and publishing and developing productive and rewarding writing habits,... more...

  • Das Höhlenbuchby Daniel A. Werning

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 177.55

    Das Höhlenbuch ist eine große, altägyptische Jenseitskosmographie des 13. Jahrhunderts v.Chr. Es beschreibt in einer einem Comic vergleichbaren Form das ?Wissen? der ägyptischen Theologen über die Unterwelt und die Handlungen des sie durchziehenden Sonnengottes. Geschildert werden u.a. die Heilsgüter des Sonnengottes für die ?herrlichen? Verstorbenen... more...

  • Varieties of Modern Englishby Diane Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    The 'story' of English is continually re-told and re-written, as more and more people use the language and have a part in shaping the way it develops. Varieties of Modern English provides a critical introduction to the study of regional, social, gendered, context- and medium-related varieties of the language, and explores some of the debates concerning... more...

  • A Corpus of Formal British English Speechby Gerry Knowles; Lita Taylor; Briony Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 106.99

    This work provides 50,000 words of prosodically-transcribed text from a variety of sources. The introduction explains fully the transcription conventions, the structure of the corpus and its relationship to other computer corpora, and provides examples of different versions of texts. more...

  • Eats, Shites & Leavesby A. Parody

    Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 6.99

    Featuring a plethora of examples that show how to get the worst out of the world's most commonly spoken language, Eats, Shites and Leaves is a wittily informative insight into how the English language can be used and abused in the twenty-first century more...

  • Words in Time and Placeby David Crystal

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    Did you know that the English language has over 150 words for the adjective 'drunk' developed over 1,000 years? Be prepared to learn words you have never heard before, find out fascinating facts behind everyday words, and be surprised at how lively and varied the English language can be. Published to critical acclaim in 2009, the Historical... more...