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  • McGraw-Hill's Super-Mini American Idioms Dictionary, 2eby Richard Spears

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 6.95

    With more than 2,100 clichés, proverbs, and informal expressions, this is a super source of everyday American idioms. more...

  • South Pacific Englishesby Carolin Biewer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    Second-language varieties of English in the South Pacific have received scant attention, until now. This monograph offers the first book-length analysis of the sociolinguistics and morphosyntax of three representatives of South Pacific L2 English in comparison ? two of which have never been described linguistically. The book describes the spread of... more...

  • The Art of Scratchingby Shazea Quiraishi

    Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 13.05

    ?Taking inspiration from sources including historical and medical texts, curator?s notes and the Complete Kama Sutra, Shazea Quraishi?s poems explore love and loss through a range of voices: an Iraqi mother holds her fragile son; under the guise of ardour, a courtesan searches a client for signs of the woman she loves; a wife is unsettled by her husband?s... more...

  • English in Language Shiftby Rajend Mesthrie

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 56.00

    Rajend Mesthrie examines the rise of a new variety of English among Indian migrant workers indentured on the plantations of Natal in South Africa. more...

  • Der gerettete Erzählerby Elisabeth Schultze-Witzenrath

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 38.46

    Hauptbeschreibung Warum beginnt Boccaccios berühmtes Decameron ausgerechnet mit der Schilderung der tödlichen Pest von 1348? Diese und andere Fragen werden in der Arbeit behandelt, die das Werk neu beleuchtet. Besonders die Arbeiten Francesco da Barberinos lassen uns dabei einige Kommunikations- und Darstellungspraktiken jener Zeit besser verstehen.... more...

  • Taking Stockby Jürgen Kramer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 83.93

    Hauptbeschreibung Die in diesem Band zusammengestellten 35 Aufsätze aus 35 Jahren Forschung und Lehre sollen zum einen den Beitrag des Autors zur Begründung und Entwicklung der kulturwissenschaftlichen Dimension in der Anglistik seit Mitte der 1970er Jahre dokumentieren, zum anderen aber auch Stationen seiner intellektuellen Biografie sichtbar machen.... more...

  • Moderne Dramendidaktik für den Englischunterrichtby Rüdiger Ahrens; Maria Eisenmann; Matthias Merkl

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 53.86

    Hauptbeschreibung Dieser Sammelband stellt mit einem stringenten Konzept moderne Methoden der Behandlung von englischsprachigen Texten in allen Schultypen und auf allen Unterrichtsstufen vor. Diese werden aus der interaktiven Didaktik heraus abgeleitet, die den Englischunterricht als performatives Lehr- und Lernverhalten begreift. Deshalb wird dieses... more...

  • Cardinal Numeralsby Ferdinand von Mengden

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    The book embeds an analysis of the Old English numeral system and its particularities into a broader, cross-linguistic discussion and provides a theoretical framework for the general study of numeral systems. A novel perspective on the morphosyntactic behaviour of numerals allows the author to test and refine some long standing tenets in the... more...

  • English Around the Worldby Edgar W. Schneider

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    A lively and accessible introduction to world Englishes, setting a range of global varieties in their historical and social contexts. more...

  • Singapore Englishby Lisa Lim

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 135.00

    Singapore English: A grammatical description provides a vivid account of current, contemporary Singapore English, complementing older seminal accounts of this variety. Drawing primarily on the Grammar of Spoken Singapore English Corpus, which comprises naturally-occurring conversational speech, the contributions in this volume not only provide comprehensive... more...