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  • The Good Grammar Guideby Richard Palmer

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 39.95

    Does grammar bother you? Does it first inspire boredom, then fear? Since the virtual removal of formal grammar teaching from our schools' standard curriculum forty years ago, such negative responses have increasingly characterised students and professionals alike. As this lively and user-friendly book sets out to prove, that is both unfortunate and... more...

  • Language of Metaphorsby Andrew Goatly

    Routledge 1997; US$ 49.95

    Combining insights from relevance theory and functional linguistics, Goatly provides a powerful model for understanding how metaphors work in real communicative situations. more...

  • Culture, Media, Languageby Stuart Hall; Doothy Hobson; Andrew Lowe; Paul Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 46.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguisticsby R.L. Trask

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This dictionary of grammatical terms covers both current and traditional terminology in syntax and morphology. It includes descriptive terms, the major theoretical concepts of the most influential grammatical frameworks, and the chief terms from mathematical and computational linguistics. It contains over 1500 entries, providing definitions and examples,... more...

  • The Elements of Journalismby Bill Kovach; Tom Rosenstiel

    Crown/Archetype 2001; US$ 15.00

    In July 1997, twenty-five of America's most influential journalists sat down to try and discover what had happened to their profession in the years between Watergate and Whitewater. What they knew was that the public no longer trusted the press as it once had. They were keenly aware of the pressures that advertisers and new technologies were putting... more...

  • Book Commissioning and Acquisitionby Gill Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    Since its first publication, this essential guide to book commissioning has established itself as the one and only 'must-read' for any successful editor, and the core training text used both within publishing houses and on publishing courses worldwide. In this new edition, Davies concentrates on the essential skills of commissioning, as well as other... more...

  • Mediawritingby W. Richard Whitaker; Janet E. Ramsey; Ronald D. Smith

    Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2004; US$ 70.00

    Designed for those who will be writing in the new multimedia environment, MediaWriting explores the linkages between print, broadcast, and public relations styles; outlines the nature of good writing; and synthesizes and integrates professional skills and concepts. more...

  • unSpunby Brooks Jackson; Kathleen Hall Jamieson

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    Americans are bombarded daily with mixed messages, half-truths, misleading statements, and out-and-out fabrications masquerading as facts. The news media?once the vaunted watchdogs of our republic?are often too timid or distracted to identify these deceptions. unSpun is the secret decoder ring for the twenty-first-century world of disinformation.... more...

  • Writing New Mediaby Anne Wysocki

    Utah State University Press 2007; US$ 23.95

    As new media mature, the changes they bring to writing in college are many and suggest implications not only for the tools of writing, but also for the contexts, personae, and conventions of writing. An especially visible change has been the increase of visual elements-from typographic flexibility to the easy use and manipulation of color and images.... more...

  • Copyediting and Proofreading For Dummiesby Suzanne Gilad

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    Turn your knack for language into a lucrative career Must-know techniques and resources for maximizing your accuracy and speed Interested in becoming a copyeditor or proofreader? Want to know more about what each job entails? This friendly guide helps you position yourself for success. Polish your skills, build a winning résumé and... more...