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'And I quote...'

A history of using other people's words

by Elizabeth Knowles

<p>Quotations are an essential part of the fabric of the language. In And I quote, Elizabeth Knowles draws on her experience editing the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations and employs a wide repertoire of examples, ranging from the classical canon ...

ISBN: 9780191079368

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(En)Countering Native-speakerism

Global Perspectives

by Adrian Holliday, Pamela Aboshiha & Anne Swan

<p>The book addresses the issue of native-speakerism, an ideology based on the assumption that 'native speakers' of English have a special claim to the language itself, through critical qualitative studies of the lived experiences of practising ...

ISBN: 9781137463500

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(Re)telling Old Stories

Peter Brooks "Mahabharata" and Ariane Mnouchkines "Les Atrides"

by Dominic Glynn

<p>Peter Brook and Ariane Mnouchkine are among the most important directors in recent theatre history.<br /> This book focuses on two of their landmark productions, <em>Mahabharata</em> (1985) and <em>Les Atrides</em> (1992–1994) respectively, ...

ISBN: 9783035298659

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(Re)visiting Translation

Linguistic and Cultural Issues across Genres

by Paola Attolino, Linda Barone, Mikaela Cordisco & others

<p>This collection of essays addresses translation as an evolving thread that metaphorically represents the essence of contemporary society. As translation is the main tool for global information flow, the constant necessity of negotiating ...

ISBN: 9783035193138

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«I turned back my feet to your decrees» (Psalm 119, 59)

Torah in the Fifth Book of the Psalter

by Michael Kodzo Mensah

<p>Scholars have described Psalm 119 as the «<em>crux criticorum</em>» of the Fifth Book of the Psalter (Pss 107-150). While the length of the psalm and its insistence on the question of YHWH’s Torah are basic indices pointing to its importance ...

ISBN: 9783653950434

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«Sawles Warde» and the Wooing Group

Parallel Texts with Notes and Wordlists

by Harumi Tanabe & John Scahill

<p>This volume completes the first uniform edition of the Early Middle English <em>Ancrene Wisse</em> Group. It contains <em>Sawles Warde</em> from the Katherine Group, and the Wooing Group of lyrical meditations. These works, originally written

ISBN: 9783653966985

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«The Return of the Repressed»: Uncovering Family Secrets in Zolas Fiction

An Interpretation of Selected Novels

by Rita Oghia-Codsi

<p>This book analyses one of the many levels of complexity not readily apparent to the reader of Zola’s fiction: the question of the author’s family secrets. The novels addressed here present a variety of sub-textual issues highlighting Zola’s ...

ISBN: 9783035395587

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¿De acuerdo? 20 Simulaciones para la clase español

by Noelia Alcarazo Lopez & López Nuria

<p><em>¿De acuerdo? 20 Simulaciones para la clase de español</em> es el manual perfecto para estudiantes de español de nivel intermedio y avanzado que quieren desarrollar su destreza oral.</p> <p>El libro presenta 20 simulaciones que ...

ISBN: 9781317568063

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100 Must-read Life-Changing Books

by Nick Rennison

<p>Novels which transform our ideas about human possibilities, biographies which celebrate the achievements of extraordinary individuals, polemical works of non-fiction which oblige us to alter our views of the world or of human society: all of ...

ISBN: 9781408136058

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100 Must-read Science Fiction Novels

by Nick Rennison & Stephen E. Andrews

<p><strong>&quot;A reliable guide to what science fiction is&quot; Christopher Priest, award-winning science fiction author</strong></p> <p><strong>&quot;A really good introduction to the genre&quot; SFX ...

ISBN: 9781408136089

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100 Years

Wisdom From Famous Writers on Every Year of Your Life

by Joshua Prager

ISBN: 9780393285703

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1000 Words to Expand Your Vocabulary

by Joseph Piercy

<p>The Oxford English Dictionary contains 175,000 words in common usage and yet linguists estimate that a vocabulary of 3,000 is sufficient to cover ninety-five per cent of common usage in speech and print. Where have all those other words gone?

ISBN: 9781782438991

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1001 Easy French Phrases

by HEATHER MCCOY

More than 1,000 basic phrases for fast, effective communication include expressions for dining, shopping, transportation, and other situations. Designed for quick reference and easy study. A phonetic pronunciation guide accompanies each phrase. ...

ISBN: 9780486476209

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1001 Easy German Phrases

by PH.D., M. CHARLOTTE WOLF

This up-to-date reference incorporates terms related to modern technology, along with slang and other 21st-century vernacular. Handy sections on grammar and pronunciation, plus quick charts of numbers, times, dates, and more. The perfect ...

ISBN: 9780486476308

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1001 Easy Italian Phrases

by MARCO NATOLI

Completely up to date with terms for everything from technology to current slang, this easy-to-use phrase book covers cell phones, computers, transportation, shopping, dining, and much more. Includes sections on grammar and pronunciation. The ...

ISBN: 9780486476292

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1001 Easy Spanish Phrases

by PABLO GARCIA LOAEZA

More than 1,000 basic phrases for fast, effective communication include expressions for dining, shopping, transportation, and other common situations. Designed for quick reference and easy study. Phonetic pronunciation guide for each phrase. ...

ISBN: 9780486476193

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2,001 Most Useful French Words

by HEATHER MCCOY

This practical, up-to-date compilation of common terms includes the French word, its definition, a sentence in French to demonstrate proper usage, and an English translation, plus a quick reference section of everyday words. The ideal travel ...

ISBN: 9780486476155

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2,001 Most Useful German Words

by JOSEPH W MOSER

This dictionary-format reference presents the German word, its definition, a sentence in German to show context, and the English translation. Quick reference charts offer tips on vocabulary and grammar and common expressions. The ideal travel ...

ISBN: 9780486476261

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2,001 Most Useful Italian Words

by GIOVANNI DETTORI

Easy to use and up to date, this convenient reference presents the Italian word, its definition, a sentence in Italian to show context, and the English translation. Includes tips on grammar and vocabulary. The ideal travel companion and at-home

ISBN: 9780486476254

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2,001 Most Useful Spanish Words

by PABLO GARCIA LOAEZA

Perfect for traveling, this volume features over 2,000 common Spanish words, each accompanied by a sentence demonstrating proper usage. Entirely up to date, with complete coverage of terms related to technology and consumer electronics. The ...

ISBN: 9780486476162

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$9.99