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  • The Snark Handbook: Clichés Editionby Lawrence Dorfman

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 4.99

    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...

  • Spiel mit Grenzenby Andrea Schallenberg

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 130.59

    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...

  • The Economist Book of Ismsby John Andrews

    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...

  • Teaching English as a Second Languageby Angela L. Carrasquillo; Angela L. Carrasquillo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 165.00

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Schlüsselqualifikationenby Reiner Ponschab; Adrian Schweizer; Ivo Greiter; Gerhard Lochmann; Reiner Ponschab; Adrian Schweizer; Rouven Soudry

    Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt 2008; US$ 32.44

    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...

  • Language: A Linguistic Introduction to Historyby J. Vendryes

    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...

  • English for Au Pairsby Lucy Curtis; Lucy Letherland

    Marion Boyars 2014; US$ 11.99

    English for Au Pairs has interlinked stories about a group of au pairs new to England. Marta, an 18-year-old from Poland arrives in the UK to work as an au pair. Throughout her year-long stay she has many different experiences - some bad, some good - but with the support of her host family she finds new friends and improves her English. English for... more...

  • English Transcription Courseby Maria Lecumberri; J. A. Maidment

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Have you ever been confused by the fact that the words 'though' and 'bough' are pronounced differently, or frustrated by the realisation that 'hint' and 'pint' don't rhyme? It is well known that the spelling system of English is notoriously unhelpful as an indicator of how to pronounce English words. Spoken and written representations of English are... more...

  • The English Writing Systemby Vivian J Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    English is increasingly becoming the world's lingua franca. If we are not native speakers of one of the many varieties of English, then we may be students of English, or use English regularly for academic or business purposes. The English Language series, which is international in focus, aims to synthesize the wealth of existing linguistic research... more...

  • Revisiting Truth, Beauty,and Justice: Evaluating With Validity in the 21st Centuryby James C. Griffith; Bianca Montrosse-Moorhead

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    This issue discusses ways of constructing, organizing, and managing arguments for evaluation. Not focued solely on the logic of evaluation or predictive validity, it discusses the various elements needed to construct evaluation arguments that are compelling and influential by virtue of the truth, beauty, and justice they express. Through exposition,... more...