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- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 20.95
In Thinking of Others , Ted Cohen argues that the ability to imagine oneself as another person is an indispensable human capacity--as essential to moral awareness as it is to literary appreciation--and that this talent for identification is the same as the talent for metaphor. To be able to see oneself as someone else, whether the someone else is... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 79.99
Knowledge and Self-Knowledge in Plato's "Theaetetus" examines the dialogue in conversation with others, arriving at the conclusion that it is the absence of self-knowledge in the Theaetetus which leads to its closing impasse regarding knowledge. What Socrates accomplishes in the dialogue is to lead the mathematician Theaetetus to the recognition... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 140.00
The book analyses the conceptual and discursive traditions that underlay the Nazi use of body, illness and parasite metaphors in their genocidal anti-Semitic ideology. Part I gives a detailed analysis of this metaphor field in Hitler?s Mein Kampf and his public statements from the 1920s to 1945, when it served him and the Nazi propaganda machine to... more...
- Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 39.95
Explores the effectiveness of the workshop in the creative writing classroom, and looks beyond the question of whether or not the workshop works to address the issue of what an altered pedagogical model might look like. This title covers various theoretical and pedagogical topics and explores the inner workings and conflicts of the workshop model. more...
- Pocket Books 2010; US$ 17.95
Master verbalist Richard Lederer, America's "Wizard of Idiom" (Denver Post), presents a love letter to the most glorious of human achievements... Welcome to Richard Lederer's beguiling celebration of language -- of our ability to utter, write, and receive words. No purists need stop here. Mr. Lederer is no linguistic sheriff organizing posses... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 4.99
This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95
Providing a creative and critical approach to English as a subject, this authoritative, clear guide to a complex field explicates a model for the integration of language arts and literacy education based on a notion of framing derived from arts-based and sociologically based conceptions of the subject. more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99
?Sherlock Holmes could glance at a bowler hat and tell that its owner's wife had ceased to love him. In this brilliant book about metaphor James Geary is no less astonishing, as he deciphers the subtle implications embedded in advertising slogans, familiar slang and government double-talk?. You'll scarf down every page of I Is an Other and then ask... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00
This book is a corpus-based study examining thou and you in three speech-related genres from 1560?1760, a crucial period in the history of second person singular pronouns, spanning the time from when you became dominant to when thou became all but obsolete. The study embraces the fields of corpus linguistics, historical pragmatics, and historical... more...