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  • How To Write A Dirty Storyby Susie Bright

    Simon & Schuster UK 2012; Not Available

    From bookstores to the Internet to Susie Bright's own tremendous success with the BEST AMERICAN EROTICA series, we are clearly reading and writing erotica more than ever. Now Susie Bright shows readers how to heat up sex scenes in everything from traditional novels and romances to science fiction and horror. She guides aspiring writers in reading... more...

  • My Revision Notes: AQA GCSE English Language Revision Bookby Keith Brindle; Elizabeth Webster

    Hodder Education Group 2015; US$ 12.78

    Unlock your full potential with this revision guide for the new AQA GCSE English Language which focuses on the key content and skills you need to know. -Take control of your revision: plan and focus on the areas you need to revise. -Improve your exam skills with self-testing and exam-style questions. -Keep focused on what you need to know with Key... more...

  • Lexical Meaning in Contextby Nicholas Asher

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 92.00

    This book is an innovative, formal framework for studying the meanings of words and how their meanings combine. more...

  • Functional Discourse Grammarby Kees Hengeveld; J. Lachlan Mackenzie

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 64.99

    This book is the first comprehensive presentation of Functional Discourse Grammar, a new and important theory of language structure. The authors set out its nature and origins and show how it relates to contemporary linguistic theory. They demonstrate and test its explanatory power and descriptive utility against linguistic facts from over 150 languages... more...

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmaticsby Keith Allan; Kasia M. Jaszczolt

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 140.00

    In the fast-developing field of pragmatics, this Handbook is a one-stop resource for today's research and the many theoretical debates. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Compositionalityby Markus Werning; Wolfram Hinzen; Edouard Machery

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 149.99

    In this book leading scholars from every relevant field report on all aspects of compositionality, the notion that the meaning of an expression can be derived from its parts. Understanding how compositionality works is a central element of syntactic and semantic analysis and a challenge for models of cognition. It is a key concept in linguistics and... more...

  • How to Read a Wordby Elizabeth Knowles

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 17.99

    Have you ever wondered how you can find out more about a word: Where did it come from? How has its meaning altered? How can it be pronounced? What is its relationship to other words? Language is not fixed, but is an evolutionary process: words develop and change, in meaning, association, and pronunciation, as well as in many other ways. Exploring the... more...

  • Questionsby Jan P. de Ruiter

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 82.00

    Asks what questions do and how a question can shape the answer it evokes. more...

  • Reading The Oxford English Dictionaryby Ammon Shea

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 11.18

    'I'm reading the OED so you don't have to. If you are interested in vocabulary that is both spectacularly useful and beautifully useless, read on...' Who among us does not know a wine-knight (a person who drinks valiantly), or someone who obaginates (to annoy by repeating over and over and over)? Who has not felt mumpish (sullenly angry) or appreciated... more...

  • Metaphorby L. David Ritchie

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 28.00

    A summary, critique and comparison of the most important theories on how metaphors are used and understood. more...