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  • 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 naļve 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$ 113.95

    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... more...

  • The Great Literacy Debateby Andrew Goodwyn; Carol Fuller

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.95

    The nature of literacy is an issue of global debate. When the National Literacy Strategy [NLS] was introduced into UK schools it was arguably the most ambitious educational reform programme in the world, and the controversy necessarily intensified. How can the impact of such reforms be assessed? In its ten year history the NLS affected every primary... more...

  • Teaching Literacy to Learners with Dyslexiaby Kathleen S. Kelly; Sylvia Phillips

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 53.00

    Outlining a complete programme and approach to teaching literacy to learners with dyslexia, this book makes explicit links between theory, research and practice. more...

  • Creating Room to Readby John Wood

    Penguin Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.00

    ? Financial Times ?Room to Read will show people they do not need to accept the forces of darkness?.May the larger, smarter, more compassionate team win. I know which side will get my investment.? ? Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ?John Wood is building a global movement around literacy and gender equality. Creating Room to Read offers a blueprint for... more...

  • Teaching, Learning, and Visual Literacyby Billie Eilam

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 92.00

    Examines the importance of visual literacy education, offering strategies for improving the visual analytic abilities of teachers and students. more...