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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 Zola’s 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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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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1000 Words to Expand Your Vocabulary

by Joseph Piercy

<DIV><P><I>The Oxford English Dictionary</I> 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.</P><P>Where have all those

ISBN: 9781782438915

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3,000 Spanish Words and Phrases They Won't Teach You in School

by Eleanor Hamer

<p>No matter how much Spanish you study, it’s nearly impossible to fully convince the native-speakers that you’ve got it. Even those <i>estudiantes perfectos</i> who have seemingly mastered speaking a foreign language in a classroom run into ...

ISBN: 9781510725362

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A Brief History of English Syntax

by Olga Fischer, Hendrik De Smet & Wim van der Wurff

<p>In its 1500-year history, the English language has seen dramatic grammatical changes. This book offers a comprehensive and reader-friendly account of the major developments, including changes in word order, the noun phrase and verb phrase, ...

ISBN: 9781108206020

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A Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi

Words We Pinched From Other Languages

by Chloe Rhodes

<p>English as we know it today is enriched with many borrowings and influences from other languages. Aficionado, chutzpah, pro bono, hoi polloi, ketchup, nous, zeitgeist - we use these foreign words every day without thinking of their origins, ...

ISBN: 9781843176718

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A Christmas Carol

The Original Manuscript Edition

by Charles Dickens

ISBN: 9780393608649

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A Contract with God

by Will Eisner

<p>A revolutionary novel, A Contract With God re-creates the neighborhood of Will Eisner's youth through a quartet of four interwoven stories. Expressing the joy, exuberance, tragedy, and drama of life on the mythical Dropsie Avenue of the ...

ISBN: 9780393328042

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A Day Like Any Other - the Great Hamptons Hurricane of 1938 - a Novel

by G Henderson

ISBN: 9781888889918

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A Dictionary of Abbreviations

With Especial Attention to War-Time Abbreviations

by Eric Partridge

<p>First published in 1942, this dictionary was designed to help civilians and members of H.M. forces to make their way amid the jungle of wartime abbreviations. The preface notes that newspaper readers, sailors, soldiers and airmen had to ...

ISBN: 9781317431930

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A Dictionary of Arabic Literary Terms and Devices

by Marlé Hammond

<p>The Dictionary of Arabic Literary Terms covers the most important literary terms relevant to classical and modern Arabic literature. Its 300+ entries include technical terms and rhetorical devices, themes and motifs, concepts, historical ...

ISBN: 9780192515308

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A Dictionary of Camfranglais

by Hector Kamdem

<p>This book is a simple and clear presentation of the lexis of Camfranglais, an urban youth sociolect in Cameroon. It presents this sociolect as an outgrowth of language contact phenomena that have fossilized especially around the Littoral ...

ISBN: 9783653973129

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