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  • Pragmatic Literary Stylisticsby Siobhan Chapman; Billy Clark

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    In considering the ways in which current theories of language in use and communicative processes are applied to the analysis, interpretation and definition of literary texts, this book sets an agenda for the future of pragmatic literary stylistics and provides a foundation for future research and debate. more...

  • From Literature to Cultural Literacyby Naomi Segal; Daniela Koleva

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Researchers in the new field of literary-and-cultural studies look at social issues ? especially issues of change and mobility ? through the lens of literary thinking. The essays range from cultural memory and migration to electronic textuality and biopolitics. more...

  • 1001 Brilliant Writing Ideasby Ron Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95

    How often do you hear your pupils cry 'what can I write about?' 1001 Brilliant Writing Ideas offers teachers endless ideas and inventive suggestions, opening up new opportunities for creative writing lessons. With over 1000 different ?story-starters? across a vast range of genres and narrative styles, this versatile book provides food for thought... more...

  • Extraordinary Women from U.S. Historyby Chari R. Greenberg Smith

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 39.00

    Bring the women who shaped American history to life in the_ classroom! Each script embraces an event or portion of these famous womens lives, and illustrates the contribution that the women made in shaping history in politics, art, sports and medicine. Readers Theatre format empowers students to focus on learning about historical events of the womens... more...

  • The Secular Visionariesby Joel Gwynne

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 81.00

    This retrospective study examines short fiction in the context of stylistic tradition in New Zealand’s literary history. By exploring the extent to which the major exponents of twentieth-century short fiction extend the traditions of realism and impressionism as initiated by Katherine Mansfield and Frank Sargeson, this study embraces the stylistic... more...

  • Baptism by Yang Jiangby Judith M. Amory; Yaohua Shi; Jiang Yang

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2007; US$ 40.00

    The characters in this vivid, witty, and engrossing novel, set in a Beijing literary institute right after the revolution, are a group of intellectuals from the old society adjusting to a new reality. There is a love story, intrigue, back-biting, and deception, familiar circumstances of academic life. more...

  • The Bewitching Braidby David Brookshaw

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 27.00

    The novel is a fascinating look into the inner world of the Eurasian inhabitants of the city, and their relationship with their Chinese and Portuguese legacies. more...

  • All the King's Womenby Mimi Chan

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2000; US$ 20.00

    This book is a work of historical fiction and gives an insider view of life within that household. more...

  • Brushing History Against the Grainby Qingxin Lin

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 40.00

    This book explores some essential features of the Chinese new historical fiction (NHF) and its socio-cultural implications. It argues that the NHF constitutes an oppositional discourse that rejects, both the grand narrative of linear (revolutionary) history, which dominates Chinese official historiography, and na´ve confidence in 'Chinese modernity.' more...

  • Developing Language and Literacyby Julia M. Carroll; Claudine Bowyer-Crane; Fiona J. Duff; Charles Hulme; Margaret J. Snowling

    Wiley 2011; US$ 55.00

    Developing Language and Literacy: Effective Intervention in the Early Years describes successful intervention programmes to improve the phonological skills, vocabulary, and grammar of young children at risk of reading difficulties. Presents two structured intervention programmes to provide support for young children with language and literacy difficulties... more...