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  • Understanding Quotationby Elke Brendel; Jörg Meibauer; Markus Steinbach

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    Studies on the nature of quotation have become a topic of growing interest among linguists and philosophers of language. What is the function and logical status of quotations? How can an analysis of quotation help to develop a general theory of the semantics-pragmatics interface? This volume is a collection of original papers by leading... more...

  • Tom Daleyby Chas Newkey-Burden

    Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    World Champion, European Champion, and Commonwealth Champion, Tom Daley has achieved more than most professional sportsmen could ever dream of in a lifetime. This title tells the story of this 'boy-next-door', through his punishing training regime and his love of competing, to his brave stand against school bullying and his hopes for London 2012. more...

  • Maxims of Manhood Presents ManLibsby Max Biggs

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 9.95

    Not to be confused with Mad Libs--those books in which kids supply missing words--ManLibs was created by guys for guys. You still fill in the blanks, but now it's over a few beers instead of a couple juice boxes. Based on the original Maxims of Manhood , here's your chance to make your own rules for the situations every real man needs to know how... more...

  • Blues - Philosophy for Everyoneby Fritz Allhoff; Jesse R. Steinberg; Abrol Fairweather; Bruce Iglauer

    Wiley 2012; US$ 21.95

    The philosophy of the blues From B.B. King to Billie Holiday, Blues music not only sounds good, but has an almost universal appeal in its reflection of the trials and tribulations of everyday life. Its ability to powerfully touch on a range of social and emotional issues is philosophically inspiring, and here, a diverse range of thinkers and musicians... more...

  • Advice from Dead Celebritiesby A.J. Barnes; Aaron Waite

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 10.95

    If celebrities that have gone to a better place could come back and give us one piece of priceless advice, what would it be? Karen Carpenter: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. John F. Kennedy: Don't mess with Texas. Mama Cass: Chew your food thoroughly and carefully. James Dean: Click it or ticket! From presidents... more...

  • A Treasury of Christmas Storiesby Editors of Adams Media

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 2.99

    A Treasury of Christmas Stories is an uplifting collection of holiday tales from people just like you. You can read about the special gift that made a family?s Christmas or a mall Santa who learned sign language in order to bring holiday cheer to a little boy and enjoy their stories as you reflect on Christmas memories of your own. This wonderful... more...

  • Kanon, Wertung und Vermittlungby Matthias Beilein; Claudia Stockinger; Simone Winko

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    This volume investigates the conditions under which mediation of literature and canon formation take place in the present day. In the first section of the work, the mechanisms of canon formation are described from a theoretical perspective. In the second section, the authors investigate how literary institutions assess and canonize works.... more...

  • Zedler - Zyssetby Wilhelm Kosch; Ingrid Bigler-Marschall

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 363.00

    Schlo�parktheater, an der Kom ¨odie u. am Plaza Berlin. 1935/36 am Theater in der Saarlandstra�e, auch Filmschauspielerin. 1936 ging sie mit ihrem Ehemann Hans von Z. zunächst nach Wien u. im November des selben Jahres nach Moskau. more...

  • Poetry? Yuck!by Kathleen Petersen

    Shell Education 2005; US$ 6.99

    Many students cringe at the thought of writing a poem. However, once they perform this script, they will realize that poetry can be both fun to read and write. The language arts connection is writing poetry. more...

  • Courtly Literatureby Keith Busby; Erik Kooper

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 267.00

    The International Courtly Literature Society aims to promote the study of courtly literature, primarily, but not exclusively, of medieval Europe. The 45 articles selected here from the papers presented at the 5th Congress center around three themes: rhetoric and courtly literature, the audience of courtly literature, and courtly literature in a comparative... more...