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  • Ethics and Politics of Translatingby Henri Meschonnic; Pier-Pascale Boulanger

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 135.00

    What if meaning were the last thing that mattered in language? In this essay, Henri Meschonnic explains what it means to translate the sense of language and how to do it. In a radical stand against a hermeneutical approach based on the dualistic view of the linguistic sign and against its separation into a meaningful signified and a meaningless signifier,... more...

  • Irony's Edgeby Linda Hutcheon

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    The edge of irony, says Linda Hutcheon, is always a social and political edge. Irony depends upon interpretation; it happens in the tricky, unpredictable space between expression and understanding. Irony's Edge is a fascinating, compulsively readable study of the myriad forms and the effects of irony. It sets out, for the first time, a sustained,... more...

  • Right Turnsby Michael Medved

    The Crown Publishing Group 2004; US$ 14.95

    Nationally syndicated talk-radio host and noted film critic Michael Medved has taken an extraordinary journey from liberal activist to outspoken conservative. Along the way he has earned millions of admirers?and more than his share of enemies?by advancing controversial, often counterintuitive arguments, including: ? Liberals love losing because it... more...

  • The Zombie Handbookby Rob Sacchetto

    Ulysses Press 2010; US$ 16.95

    “ The Zombie Handbook is a must-have for anyone who wants to make it home alive.? —Jonathan Maberry, author of Patient Zero A few years ago, building an acid pit and stocking skull-splitting machetes would have been seen as an overreaction to the zombie threat. No longer! To survive the coming zombie apocalypse—and it is coming—you need to know... more...

  • Neo-Feminist Cinemaby Hilary Radner

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95

    What lies behind current feminist discontent with contemporary cinema? Through a combination of cultural and industry analysis, Hilary Radner?s Neo-Feminist Cinema: Girly Films, Chick Flicks and Consumer Culture  shows how the needs of conglomerate Hollywood have encouraged an emphasis on consumer culture within films made for women. By exploring... more...

  • Theme Issueby Dr David Raitt

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    The articles in this e-book are each testament to the many important uses to which electronic books are now being put. For example, they are being used for the support of teaching and learning, for the dissemination of technical information and for knowledge sharing in the leisure and health industries. more...

  • Tending the Heart of Virtueby Vigen Guroian

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 19.99

    Examining a wide range of children's stories, the author argues that they capture the meaning of morality through vivid depictions of the struggle between good and evil, in which characters must make choices between right and wrong, or heroes and villains contest the fate of imaginary worlds. more...

  • Presentation Skills for Studentsby Lucinda Becker

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 50.00

    The ability to speak clearly, fluently and persuasively is essential to students in all courses of study. This text discusses a wide range of speaking occasions, such as giving a seminar or a project presentation. more...

  • Women and the Rise of the Novel, 1405-1726by Josephine Donovan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 90.00

    It has long been recognized that women writers played a significant role in the rise of the novel. Women and the Rise of the Novel is the first systematic theoretical study of early modern women’s fiction showing how and why it helped shape the novel’s identity. While most studies of the origin of the novel begin with the eighteenth century,... more...

  • Selected Papers from the International Conference on Heating by Electromagnetic Sourcesby Sergio Lupi; Fabrizio Dughiero; Egbert Baake

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    HES is becoming a traditional meeting for scientists and engineers dealing with the development and application of new methodologies for the solution of scientific and technical problems concerning the use of electromagnetic fields in the industrial heating and melting processes as well as in the electromagnetic processing of materials (EPM). more...