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  • The Poetry of Ernest JonesMyth, Song, and the ‘Mighty Mind’by Simon Rennie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    As the last leader of the Chartist movement, Ernest Charles Jones (1819-69) is a significant historical figure, but he is just as well-known for his political verse. His prison-composed epic The New World lays claim to being the first poetic exploration of Marxist historical materialism, and his caustic short lyric ‘The Song of the Low’ appears in... more...

  • Translating Mythby Ben Pestell; Pietra Palazzolo; Leon Burnett

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Ever since Odysseus heard tales of his own exploits being retold among strangers, audiences and readers have been alive to the complications and questions arising from the translation of myth. How are myths taken and carried over into new languages, new civilizations, or new media? An international group of scholars is gathered in this volume to present... more...

  • Lucidityby Ian James; Emma Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This collection of essays addresses the question of lucidity as a thematic in literature and film but also as a quality of both expression and insight in literary criticism and critical thought more generally. The essays offer treatments of lucidity in itself and in relation to its opposites, forms of obscurity and darkness. They offer attention to... more...

  • Rewriting 'Les Mystères de Paris'by Amy Wigelsworth

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Key works of popular fiction are often rewritten to capitalize on their success. But what are the implications of this rewriting process? Such is the question addressed by this detailed study of several rewritings of Eugène Sue’s Mystères de Paris (1842-43), produced in the latter half of the nineteenth century, in response to the phenomenal success... more...

  • Crash Course in Contemporary Referenceby Francisca Goldsmith

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 45.00

    Professional practices in the field of library reference services have changed dramatically in the past decade in response to shrinking print reference collections and evolving technology, search strategies, and user needs and interests. This new guide explains all the basics of reference services, covering resource types and awareness of their appropriate... more...

  • Reflections on Language Teacher Identity Researchby Gary Barkhuizen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Reflections on Language Teacher Identity Research is the first book to present understandings of language teacher identity (LTI) from a broad range of research fields. Drawing on their personal research experience, 41 contributors locate LTI within their area of expertise by considering their conceptual understanding of LTI and the methodological... more...

  • Spanish Learner Corpus Researchby Margarita Alonso-Ramos

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 149.00

    We carried out a learner corpus study with the aim of exploring Spanish as a Foreign Language learners’ collocation production. The study involved the manual annotation of collocations in a portion of the CEDEL2 corpus using a typology specific to learner collocation errors. The quantitative comparison of learners’ and native Spanish speakers’... more...

  • Teaching and Researching Speakingby Rebecca Hughes; Beatrice Szczepek Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Teaching and Researching Speaking provides an overview of the main approaches to researching spoken language and their practical application to teaching, classroom materials, and assessment. The history and current practices of teaching and researching speaking are presented through the lens of bigger theoretical issues about the object of study... more...

  • Applied Linguistics Perspectives on CLILby Ana Llinares; Tom Morton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 149.00

    Over the last twenty years, English-medium education in tertiary settings has turned into a global reality, with higher education institutions (HEIs) across the world aiming to become increasingly international. Yet this apparently uniform move towards English-medium instruction comes in such a variety of highly diverse local realisations that, when... more...

  • Chinese for Advanced Learnersby Wang Ping; Chen Yangbin

    UNSW Press 2017; US$ 49.99

    The past few decades have seen a rapid growth in Chinese language teaching materials, but very little for advanced learning. This textbook is designed specifically for advanced Chinese learners in Western universities. Postgraduate students in Chinese studies, anthropology and international relations will also find this textbook useful as it follows... more...