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  • The Miracle of Languageby Richard Lederer

    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...

  • Re-framing Literacyby Richard Andrews

    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...

  • I Is an Otherby James Geary

    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...

  • Dialog Theory for Critical Argumentationby Douglas Walton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    Because of the need to devise systems for electronic communication on the internet, multi-agent computing is moving to a model of communication as a structured conversation between rational agents. For example, in multi-agent systems, an electronic agent searches around the internet, and collects certain kinds of information by asking questions to... more...

  • Shaping Mindsby Guy Ramsay

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 135.00

    Mental illness is an increasing concern of government health services across the globe. It is timely, therefore, that community education about mental illness is subject to discourse analysis. Shaping Minds explores how the psychoeducational message is presented to Chinese-speaking audiences in China, Taiwan and Australia. The book uniquely examines... more...

  • Thou and You in Early Modern English Dialoguesby Terry Walker

    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...

  • Signergyby C. Jac Conradie; RonÚl Johl; Marthinus Beukes; Olga Fischer; Christina Ljungberg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 158.00

    The title of this volume strives to capture the dynamic scope and range of the essays it contains, applying insights into the workings of iconicity to texts as far removed from each other in time as the Medieval tale of a bishop-fish and the war-poems of 20 th century Italian Futurist F.T. Marinetti, and as thematically diverse as the Pilgrim?s... more...

  • Creative Writing For Dummiesby Maggie Hamand

    Wiley 2010; US$ 21.59

    Do you have an idea that you’re burning to get down on paper? Do you want to document your travels to far-flung places, or write a few stanzas of poetry? Whether you dream of being a novelist, a travel writer, a poet, a playwright or a columnist, Creative Writing For Dummies shows you how to unlock your creativity and choose the genre of writing... more...

  • Tweet This Bookby Sayre Van Young; Marin Van Young

    Ulysses Press 2010; US$ 12.95

    THE TWITTER ANSWER TO YOUR FAVORITE QUOTATION DICTIONARY, WITH TWEETABLE-LENGTH QUOTES THAT ARE CLEVER, COOL, SMART, TOUCHING, WISE, FUNNY, AND MORE Brevity may be the soul of wit, but 140 characters is the absolute limit on Twitter! Luckily, Tweet This Book allows you to spice up their microblog with the greatest quotes of all time. Each one... more...

  • Going Publicby Shirley K. Rose; Irwin Weiser

    Utah State University Press 2010; US$ 23.95

    An important new resource for WPA preparation courses in rhetoric and composition PhD programs. In Going Public, Rose and Weiser moderate a discussion of the role of the writing program vis-a-vis the engagement movement, the service learning movement, and current interest in public discourse/civic rhetoric among scholars of rhetoric and composition.... more...