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  • The Evolution of College Englishby Thomas P. Miller

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    Thomas P. Miller defines college English studies as literacy studies and examines how it has evolved in tandem with broader developments in literacy and the literate. He maps out ?four corners? of English departments: literature, language studies, teacher education, and writing studies. Miller identifies their development with broader changes in... more...

  • The Formation of College Englishby Thomas P. Miller

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1997; US$ 29.95

    In the middle of the eighteenth century, English literature, composition, and rhetoric were introduced almost simultaneously into colleges throughout the British cultural provinces.  Professorships of rhetoric and belles lettres were established just as print was reaching a growing reading public and efforts were being made to standardize educated... more...

  • The Challenge of English in the National Curriculumby Peter King; Robert Protherough

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 65.95

    The Challenge of English in the National Curriculum considers how particular aspects of a national curriculum can be reconciled with the best practice of the English teaching tradition. The authors are all practising teachers who look at the lessons of the past as well as their hopes for the future. Each chapter begins from a question raised by teachers... more...

  • Alliteration and Sound Change in Early Englishby Donka Minkova

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 71.00

    This 2003 study uses evidence from early English verse to determine when certain sound changes took place. more...

  • A History of the English Languageby Richard Hogg; David Denison

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 52.00

    A complete history of English, from the earliest known writings to its status today as a dominant world language. more...

  • What Is English Teaching?by Chris Davies

    McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 46.00

    Explores the question 'What is English Teaching?' from a variety of perspectives, including teachers' beliefs about what they should be teaching, the views of the government, and young people's experiences in the 1990s. This book also explores ways in which the teaching of English might develop. more...

  • Developing English Teachersby Andrew Goodwyn

    McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 47.00

    Useful for those interested in helping English teachers, this book focuses on the ways in which experienced English teachers can support and develop student teachers and induct them into the profession. It also examines how experienced English teachers can learn from the challenge of explaining their teaching to student and beginning teachers. more...

  • In Defense of Readingby Daniel R. Schwarz

    Wiley 2009; US$ 117.95

    Written by influential scholar-critic and award-winning Daniel R. Schwarz, In Defense of Reading: Teaching Literature in the Twenty-First Century is a passionate and joyful defense of the pleasures of reading. This stimulating book provides valuable insights for teachers and students on why we read and how we read when we embark on "the odyssey of... more...

  • Language and Culture in Medieval Britainby Jocelyn Wogan-Browne et al.

    Boydell & Brewer 2009; US$ 90.00

    Groundbreaking surveys of the complex interrelationship between the languages of English and French in medieval Britain. more...

  • Vo ? Zby Wilhelm Kühlmann; Walther Killy; Achim Aurnhammer

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 363.00

    Review text: "Es entfaltet sich ein uÌ?berreiches Panorama der deutschen Literatur von den AnfaÌ?ngen bis zur Gegenwart. [...] Das Unternehmen ist qualitativ konkurrenzlos und es dient der geistigen Bereicherung aller an der deutschen Literatur Interessierten."Horst Brunner in: Archiv fuÌ?r das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 1/2009 "FuÌ?r... more...