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  • Spunk & Biteby Arthur Plotnik

    Diversified Publishing 2009; US$ 14.99

    Today's writer needs more than just a solid knowledge of usage and composition to write successfully. Bestselling author Arthur Plotnik reveals the secrets to attention-grabbing, unforgettable writing, in this trade paperback edition. Updated with all-new writing exercises, Spunk & Bite will help writers take books, articles, business reports,... more...

  • Poeticsby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Aristotle''s Poetics aims to give an account of what he calls ''poetry'' (covering the lyric, the epos, and the drama). Aristotle attempts to explain ''poetry'' through ''first principles''... more...

  • Lamentby Ann Suter

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 92.99

    This collection of essays offers the first ever comparative approach to ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern traditions of lament. Beginning with the Sumerian and Hittite traditions, the volume moves on to exam Bronze Age iconographic representations of lamentation, Homeric lament, depictions of lament in Greek tragedy and parodic comedy, and finally... more...

  • Ancient Epicby Katherine Callen King

    Wiley 2012; US$ 39.95 US$ 35.95

    Ancient Epic offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to six of the greatest ancient epics – Homer's Iliad and Odyssey , Vergil's Aeneid , Ovid's Metamorphoses , and Apollonius of Rhodes' Agonautica . Provides an accessible introduction to the ancient epic Offers interpretive analyses of poems within a comprehensive historical... more...

  • Lyricby Scott Brewster

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 26.95

    The term ‘lyric’ has evolved, been revised, redefined and contested over the centuries. In this fascinating introduction, Scott Brewster: traces the history of the term from its classical origins through the early modern, Romantic and Victorian periods and up to the twenty-first century demonstrates the influence of lyric on poetic practice, literature,... more...

  • Dargestellte Autorschaftby Felix Steiner

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    The German Linguistic Studies Series is a comprehensive and outstanding forum in its field. It has borne the name of its subject in its title since the foundation of the series in the eighth decade of the last century. The series is comprehensive in the broad spectrum of topics covered (language levels, varieties, communication forms,... more...

  • Lyric Powersby Robert von Hallberg

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    The authority of poetry varies from one period to another, from one culture to another. For Robert von Hallberg, the authority of lyric poetry has three sources: religious affirmation, the social institutions of those who speak the idioms from which particular poems are made, and the extraordinary cognition generated by the formal and musical resources... more...

  • The Philosophy of Styleby Herbert Spencer

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 6.99 US$ 6.08

    Herbert Spencer was an English philosopher and prominent social theorist of the Victorian era. In his work The Philosophy of Style he argues that written language should be as easy to understand as possible, allowing for the most effective and efficient possible communication. His suggestions for sentence structure supported ideas on formalist rhetoric. more...

  • Countdown to Poetry Writingby Steve Bowkett

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 46.95

    Developing children's writing abilities boosts their confidence, creates enjoyment and relevance in the task and cultivates a range of decision-making and problem-solving skills that can then be applied across the curriculum. The Countdown series provides all the support you need in helping children to improve their prose, poetry and non-fiction writing.... more...

  • Writing for Publicationby Debbie Epstein; Jane Kenway; Rebecca Boden

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 38.00

    Writing for Publication deals with a number of generic issues around academic writing (including intellectual property rights) and then considers writing refereed journal articles, books and book chapters in detail as well as other, less common, forms of publication for academics. The aim is to demystify the process and to help you to become a confident,... more...