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  • Metaphor and Millsby Honesto Herrera-Soler; Michael White

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00

    Honorary editor: René Dirven The series Applications of Cognitive Linguistics (ACL) welcomes book proposals from any domain where the theoretical insights developed in Cognitive Linguistics (CL) have been (or could be) fruitfully applied. In the past thirty-five years, the CL movement has articulated a rich and satisfying view of... more...

  • Revisionen beim Schreibenby Cornelia Rau

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 154.00

    Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph.D.--Philipps-Universiteat Marburg, 1993). more...

  • New Approaches to Rhetoricby Patricia A. Sullivan; Steven R. Goldzwig

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 61.00

    New Approaches to Rhetoric provides fresh perspectives on the study of rhetoric and its ability to affect change in today's society.   Although traditional approaches (e.g., neo-Aristotelian) to the study of rhetoric have utility for the twenty-first century, communication in a complex, mass-mediated postmodern age calls for new critical approaches.... more...

  • Metaphor in Useby Fiona MacArthur; José Luis Oncins-Martínez; Manuel Sánchez-García; Ana María Piquer-Píriz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00

    Metaphoric language is very much the product of human action, and many scholars now claim that metaphor in language arises from metaphors in thought. But the reasons for why we think metaphorically and speak (gesture) in these ways may be rooted in principles of self-organization that describe the existence, and forms, of many other animate and inanimate... more...

  • Winners and Losers Teacher's Resource Guideby Saddleback Educational Publishing

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2012; US$ 11.50

    Written for young adults, the Urban Underground series confronts issues that are of great importance to teens, such as friendship, loyalty, drugs, gangs, abuse, urban blight, bullies, and self-esteem to name a few. More than entertainment, these books can be a powerful learning and coping tool when a struggling reader connects with credible characters... more...

  • Stance and Voice in Written Academic Genresby Ken Hyland; Carmen Sancho Guinda

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Stance and Voice in Written Academic Genres brings together a range of perspectives on two of the most important and contested concepts in applied linguistics: stance and voice. International experts provide an accessible, yet authoritative introduction to key issues and debates surrounding these terms. more...

  • Frames and Constructions in Metaphoric Languageby Karen Sullivan

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00

    Frames and constructions in metaphoric language shows how linguistic metaphor piggybacks on certain patterns of constructional meaning that have already been identified and studied in non-metaphoric language. Recognition of these shared semantic structures, and comparison of their roles in metaphoric and non-metaphoric constructions, make it possible... more...

  • Surfing The Rainbowby Sue Johnson

    John Hunt Publishing 2013; US$ 5.99

    Colour code your writing for greater success more...

  • The Open Handby Barry M. Kroll

    Utah State University Press 2013; US$ 20.00

    Based on five years of classroom experimentation, The Open Hand presents a highly practical yet transformational philosophy of teaching argumentative writing. In his course Arguing as an Art of Peace, Barry Kroll uses the open hand to represent an alternative approach to argument, asking students to argue in a way that promotes harmony rather than... more...

  • Working with Faculty Writersby Anne Ellen Geller; Michele Eodice

    Utah State University Press 2013; US$ 25.00

     The imperative to write and to publish is a relatively new development in the history of academia, yet it is now a significant factor in the culture of higher education. Working with Faculty Writers takes a broad view of faculty writing support, advocating its value for tenure-track professors, adjuncts, senior scholars, and graduate students.... more...