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  • Literature And Spiritby David Patterson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    "If Bakhtin is right," Wayne C. Booth has said, "a very great deal of what we western critics have spent our time on is mistaken, or trivial, or both." In Literature and Spirit David Patterson proceeds from the premise that Bakhtin is right. Exploring Bakhtin's notions of spirit, responsibility, and dialogue, Patterson takes his reader from the narrow... more...

  • Exileby David Patterson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The life of a human community rests on common experience. Yet in modem life there is an experience common to all that threatens the very basis of community -- the experience of exile. No one in the modem world has been spared the encounter with homelessness. Refugees and fugitives, the disillusioned and disenfranchised grow in number every day. Why... more...

  • Nativism Reborn?by Raymond Tatalovich

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    In July 1992 Senator Robert C. Byrd (D-WV) angrily suggested during floor debate... that the United States should not continue accepting immigrants mho speak no English. "I pick up the telephone and call the local garage," Byrd said. "I can't understand the person on the other side of the line. I'm not sure he can understand me. They're all over the... more...

  • Di'bil b. 'Aliby Leon Zolondek

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Di'bil b. 'Al? (765--860) was regarded by his contemporaries as one of the best satirists in the school of Arabic poets which flourished during the early 'Abb?sid age. Leon Zolondek has collected, translated, and annotated 229 fragments of Di'bil's verse and has assembled materials for a reconstruction of his long-lost yet widely quoted Book of... more...

  • Welsh and Proud of Itby Cerys Jones

    Summersdale 2015; US$ 7.99

    Celebrate Welsh roots and explore some of Wales' most fascinating facts and charming quotes in this miscellany fit for anyone who loves the land of song "But it is my happiness to be half Welsh, and that the better half."  ?Richard Cobden "The Welsh are not meant to go out in the sun. They start to photosynthesise."  ?Rhys Ifans Wales... more...

  • Vom Text zum Textby Julija Boguna; Jürgen Joachimsthaler; Jouko Nikkinen; Ewald Reuter; Detlef Wilske

    Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 64.03

    Der Wissenschaftler und Schriftsteller Andreas F. Kelletat ist eine Ausnahmeerscheinung. Sein Talent zum kritischen sowie produktiven Umgang mit Sprache, Worten und Zeichen hat er in zahlreichen Vorträgen und Publikationen unter Beweis gestellt. Nun schreiben andere für und über ihn. Kollegen, Wegbegleiter und Freunde aus Deutschland, Finnland und... more...

  • To Know How to Suggest ...by Dörte Andres; Martina Behr

    Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 42.69

    The importance of didactic training in conference interpreting has become the subject of increased discussion. This collective volume provides overviews of theories and examples of training practices and tools for a didactic approach to the development of interpreting competence. This book is geared towards new institutions offering interpreter training,... more...

  • Shifting Genres in Late Antiquityby Geoffrey Greatrex; Hugh Elton; the assistance of Lucas McMahon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 129.95

    This volume examines the transformation that took place in a wide range of genres in Late Antiquity. Aspects of sacred and secular literature are discussed, alongside chapters on technical writing, monody, epigraphy, epistolography and visual representation. What emerges is the flexibility of genres in the period: late antique authors were not slavish... more...

  • Indonesian Idioms and Expressionsby Christopher Torchia; Lely Djuhari

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 17.95

    Indonesian Idioms and Expressions is a collection of Indonesian expressions, including proverbs, slang, quotations and acronyms, that offers a commentary on their origins, as well as insights into Indonesian culture, customs, and history. The book is an informal compendium designed to be both educational and easy to read. There are four parts in... more...

  • Japanese Words & Their Usesby Akira Miura

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 15.95

    Many students dutifully memorize the simple English equivalents that are usually given for Japanese words—with the result that they speak poor Japanese. Effective communication requires an understanding of the unique usages of Japanese vocabulary items, which often differ greatly from those of their English "equivalents." Until now, one of the biggest... more...