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  • Hypnotic Writingby Joe Vitale

    Wiley 2010; US$ 19.95

    Discover the secrets of written persuasion! "The principles of hypnosis, when applied to copywriting, add a new spin to selling. Joe Vitale has taken hypnotic words to set the perfect sales environment and then shows us how to use those words to motivate a prospect to take the action you want. This is truly a new and effective approach to copywriting,... more...

  • The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slangby John Ayto; John Simpson

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 16.00

    Slang is a colourful, alternative vocabulary. It bristles with humour, vituperation, prejudice, informality: the slang of English is English with its sleeves rolled up, its shirt-tails dangling, and its shoes covered in mud. This dictionary presents a panoramic view of twentieth century English slang from Britain, North America, Australia, and elsewhere... more...

  • Oxford Better Wordpowerby J. Whitcut

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 26.00

    This is a vocabulary building book for anyone who wants to improve their command of English. The first section provides a 'tool-kit' to improve confidence and understanding, while the second is a reference section for help with specific problems. A detailed contents list is provided. more...

  • Ernest Hemingway on Writingby Larry W. Phillips

    Scribner 2002; US$ 15.00

    An assemblage of reflections on the nature of writing and the writer from one the greatest American writers of the twentieth century. Throughout Hemingway?s career as a writer, he maintained that it was bad luck to talk about writing?that it takes off ?whatever butterflies have on their wings and the arrangement of hawk?s feathers if you show it or... more...

  • Language of Politicsby Adrian Beard

    Routledge 1999; US$ 28.95

    This accessible textbook in the Intertext series is unique in offering student's practical experience of textual analysis focused on the language of politics. It can be used individually or with the series core textbook. more...

  • An Encyclopedia of Languageby N.E. Collinge

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    * Examines how language works, accounting for its nature, its use, its study and its history * Two comprehensive indexes of Topics and Technical Terms, and Names * Carefully illustrated to explain key points in the text `This rich repository of information on all aspects of language is a must for all libraries in higher education, schools and larger... more...

  • Culture, Media, Languageby Stuart Hall et al

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 46.95

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...