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- Wiley 2010; US$ 9.99
"Brian Leaf has done it again! Just as Defining Twilight did, Defining New Moon continues to help students improve their vocabulary while reading Stephenie Meyer's New Moon." — Peter Facinelli (Dr. Carlisle Cullen in the Twilight saga movies) Why is Bella desolate and haggard? Will Jacob win her over with his infectious affability? Can Edward... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 8.50
This brief, practical guide offers a clear and comprehensive strategy for conceptualising, approaching, and executing the task of writing a research paper in the humanities and social sciences. In addition, it provides: a critical and process-oriented approach to the tasks of topic selection, formulation of the research question, thesis development,... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95
In these seven stories, Tanizaki, the author of The Makioka Sister s explores the territory where love becomes self-annihilation, where the contemplation of beauty gives way to fetishism, and where tradition becomes an instrument of refined cruelty. A young man is erotically imprisoned by the memory of his mother. A tattoo artist transforms the body... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2007; US$ 10.95
In this engaging volume, Daniel Gardner explains the way in which the Four Books-- Great Learning, Analects, Mencius , and Maintaining Perfect Balance --have been read and understood by the Chinese since the twelfth century. Selected passages in translation are accompanied by Gardner's comments, which incorporate selections from the commentary... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 8.95
This "worthy successor to Strunk and White"* now features an expanded style guide covering a wider range of citation cases, complete with up-to-date formats for Chicago, MLA, and APA styles. "Highly recommended." --P. Finley, Choice * more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 10.50
"Robert Lamberton's Introduction is an excellent, concise exposition of current scholarly debate: his notes are informative and helpful. . . . Those who want a translation that captures something of the spirit of an ancient Greek poetic voice and its cultural milieu and transmits it in an appealing, lively, and accessible style will now turn to Lombardo."... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 87.95
This book fulfils a keenly-felt need for a modern, comprehensive dictionary of Scottish Gaelic into English. The numerous examples of usage and idiom in this work have been modelled on examples culled from modern literature, and encompass many registers ranging from modern colloquial speech, to more elaborate literary constructions. The main contemporary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 36.95
The Internet is now an integral part of contemporary life, and linguists are increasingly studying its influence on language. In this student-friendly guidebook, leading language authority Professor David Crystal follows on from his landmark bestseller Language and the Internet and presents the area as a new field: Internet linguistics. In his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Through analyses of a wide range of Chinese literary and visual texts from the beginning of the twentieth century through the contemporary period, the thirteen essays in this volume challenge the view that canonical and popular culture are self-evident and diametrically opposed categories, and instead argue that the two cultural sensibilities are... more...