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Sounds, Words, Texts & Change

Culture | 14 | 25-12-2017, 16:37

Author: Belén Méndez-Naya, Elena Seoane, and Teresa Fanego  |  Isbn: 9789027247322  |  File size: 2.5MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 311  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume and its companion one (English Historical Syntax and Morphology, CILT 223) offer a selection of papers from the Eleventh International Conference on English Historical Linguistics held at the University of Santiago de...

Download The Daughter's Return: African-American & Caribbean Women's Fictions of History

The Daughter's Return: African-American & Caribbean Women's Fictions of History

Culture | 8 | 25-12-2017, 16:05

Author: Caroline Rody  |  Isbn: 9780195138887  |  File size: 17.15MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Daughter's Return offers a close analysis of an emerging genre in African-American and Caribbean fiction produced by women writers who make imaginative returns to their ancestral pasts. Considering some of the defining texts of contemporary fiction--Toni Morrison's...

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Nature, Environment & Culture in East Asia

Culture | 19 | 25-12-2017, 13:47

Author: Carmen Meinert  |  Isbn: 9789004230682  |  File size: 5.3MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 375  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Since in the current global environmental and climate crisis East Asia will play a major role in negotiating solutions, it is vital to understand East Asian cultural variations in approaching and solving environmental challenges in the past, present, and future. The...

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Revisioning Red Riding Hood around the World: An Anthology of International Retellings

Culture | 23 | 23-12-2017, 20:02

Author: Sandra L. Beckett  |  Isbn: 9780814334799  |  File size: 73.06MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 416  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Across various time periods, audiences, aesthetics, and cultural landscapes, Little Red Riding Hood is a universal icon, and her story is one of the world's most retold tales. In Revisioning Red Riding Hood Around the World: An Anthology of International Retellings,...

Download Transfiguring America: Myth, Ideology, & Mourning in Margaret Fuller's Writing

Transfiguring America: Myth, Ideology, & Mourning in Margaret Fuller's Writing

Culture | 22 | 23-12-2017, 18:25

Author: Jeffrey Steele  |  Isbn: 9780826213464  |  File size: 1.48MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Transfiguring America is the product of more than ten years of research and numerous published articles on Margaret Fuller, arguably America's first feminist theorist and one of the most important woman writers in the nineteenth century. Focusing on Fuller's development of a...

Download Spinoza to the Letter: Studies in Words, Texts & Books

Spinoza to the Letter: Studies in Words, Texts & Books

Culture | 14 | 23-12-2017, 16:16

Author: Piet Steenbakkers Fokke Akkerman  |  Isbn: 9789004149465  |  File size: 31.47MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 346  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This is the first collection of Spinoza studies that deals exclusively with the language, style, and the transmission and editing of his texts. It includes investigations into the authorship of some minor texts, Spinoza’s Latinity, the Hebrew...

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A Coat of Many Colours: Occasional Essays

Culture | 10 | 23-12-2017, 15:31

Author: Herbert Read  |  Isbn: 9781138913615  |  File size: 26.71MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 364  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book, first published in 1947, is collection of critical essays by Herbert Read that had not been previously published in book form. The essays cover several different subject areas, including literature, art, architecture, and film, from a span of twenty years. This...

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Negotiation & Power in Dialogic Interaction

Culture | 21 | 23-12-2017, 14:30

Author: Edda Weigand and Marcelo Dascal  |  Isbn: 9789027237217  |  File size: 1.4MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 302  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The topic of negotiation has turned out to be of crucial interdisciplinary interest for our understanding of what we are doing in language use. Are we exchanging meanings defined in advance and presupposing equal understanding on the basis of a rule-governed...

Download Film, Form & Phantasy: Adrian Stokes & Film Aesthetics

Film, Form & Phantasy: Adrian Stokes & Film Aesthetics

Culture | 11 | 23-12-2017, 13:10

Author: M. O'Pray  |  Isbn: 9780333537626  |  File size: 1.5MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 252  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book explores the ideas of the neglected English aesthetician and art historian, Adrian Stokes. Stokes's Kleinian-based concepts of carving and modelling are analysed in relation to film, arguing that they replace the traditional notions of realism and montage in film theory...

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Trickster: Native American Tales, A Graphic Collection

Culture | 14 | 23-12-2017, 12:27

Author: Matt Dembicki  |  Isbn: 9781555917241  |  File size: 103MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture 2010 Maverick Award winner, 2011 Aesop Prize Winner – Children’s folklore section, and a 2011 Eisner Award Nominee. All cultures have tales of the trickster – a crafty creature or being who uses cunning to get food, steal precious possessions, or simply cause mischief....

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Textual Parameters in Older Languages

Culture | 12 | 23-12-2017, 11:09

Author: Lene Schøsler, Pieter van Reenen, and Susan C. Herring  |  Isbn: 9789027237026  |  File size: 1.7MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 467  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Textual Parameters in Older Languages takes a contemporary approach to the inherent limitations of using older texts as data for linguistic analysis, drawing on methods of text analysis, pragmatics and sociolinguistics to supplement...

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Features & Interfaces in Romance

Culture | 13 | 22-12-2017, 20:34

Author: Enrique Mallén, Julia Herschensohn, and Karen Zagona  |  Isbn: 9789027237309  |  File size: 24.2MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 316  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume brings together new research on theoretical Romance Linguistics; its intended audience is scholars in the field of formal grammar, especially those specializing in Romance languages. It represents the latest work on the...

Download Language & Ideology: Volume 1: theoretical cognitive approaches

Language & Ideology: Volume 1: theoretical cognitive approaches

Culture | 11 | 22-12-2017, 20:03

Author: Bruce Hawkins and Esra Sandikcioglu  |  Isbn: 9789027237118  |  File size: 1.8MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 307  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Together with its sister volume on Descriptive Cognitive Approaches, this volume explores the contribution which cognitive linguistics can make to the identification and analysis of overt and hidden ideologies. As a theory of language which sees language...

Download Colloquial Gujarati: The Complete Course for Beginners (2nd edition)

Colloquial Gujarati: The Complete Course for Beginners (2nd edition)

Culture | 13 | 22-12-2017, 19:47

Author: Jagdish Dave  |  Isbn: 1138958409  |  File size: 269.28MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 291  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Colloquial Gujarati provides a step-by-step course in Gujarati as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in...

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Students' Identities & Literacy Learning

Culture | 12 | 22-12-2017, 16:47

Author: Sarah J. McCarthey  |  Isbn: 9780872074460  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Educators will find in this book an opportunity to examine the multiple, dynamic identities of the students they instruct and to consider the ways in which all teachers and students are shaped by their social and cultural settings. The volume is the first to examine...

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Actualization: Linguistic Change in Progress

Culture | 9 | 22-12-2017, 14:25

Author: Henning Andersen  |  Isbn: 9789027237262  |  File size: 25.8MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 258  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This collection of papers consolidates the observation that linguistic change typically is actualized step by step: any structural innovation being introduced, accepted, and generalized, over time, in one grammatical environment after another, in a progression that can be...

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Heimat' At the Intersection of Space & Memory MCM 14

Culture | 7 | 22-12-2017, 13:04

Author: Friedrike Eigler and Jens Kugele  |  Isbn: 9783110291872  |  File size: 2.25MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 263  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The concept of Heimat with its seemingly pre- or anti-modern connotations of rootedness in a place of origin is central to a critical understanding of German history and culture. Over the course of the past fifteen years, scholars across a range of...

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Spilling the Beans: Eating, Cooking, Reading & Writing in British Women's Fiction, 1770-1830

Culture | 8 | 22-12-2017, 12:36

Author: Sarah Moss  |  Isbn: 9780719076510  |  File size: 920.30KB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The study of food in literature complicates established critical positions. Both a libidinal pleasure and the ultimate commodity, food in fiction can represent sex as well as money and brings the body and the marketplace together in ways that are sometimes obvious and...

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The Oxford Handbook of African American Language

Culture | 8 | 22-12-2017, 11:41

Author: Sonja Lanehart  |  Isbn: 9780199795390  |  File size: 12.37MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 944  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The goal of The Oxford Handbook of African American Language is to provide readers with a wide range of analyses of both traditional and contemporary work on language use in African American communities in a broad collective. The Handbook offers a survey of language and its...

Download Ian McEwan: Contemporary Critical Perspectives, 2nd edition

Ian McEwan: Contemporary Critical Perspectives, 2nd edition

Culture | 7 | 22-12-2017, 10:08

Author: Sebastian Groes  |  Isbn: 9781441139221  |  File size: 1.89MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Ian McEwan is one of the most significant, and controversial, British novelists working today. His books are both critically - and academically - acclaimed and embraced by readers across the world. Although primarily a novelist, he has also written short stories, television...

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Heroism in the Harry Potter Series

Culture | 12 | 21-12-2017, 18:04

Author: Katrin Berndt  |  Isbn: 9781409412441  |  File size: 1.53MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Taking up the various conceptions of heroism that are conjured in the Harry Potter series, this collection examines the ways fictional heroism in the twenty-first century challenges the idealized forms of a somewhat simplistic masculinity associated with genres like the epic,...

Download Our Broad Present: Time & Contemporary Culture

Our Broad Present: Time & Contemporary Culture

Culture | 11 | 21-12-2017, 17:03

Author: Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht  |  Isbn: 9780231163613  |  File size: 1.7mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 112  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Considering a range of present-day phenomena, from the immediacy effects of literature to the impact of hypercommunication, globalization, and sports, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht notes an important shift in our relationship to history and the passage of time. Although we...

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Key to Advanced Latin

Culture | 17 | 21-12-2017, 15:44

Author: James Morwood, Katharine Radice, and Stephen Anderson  |  Isbn: 9781853997303  |  File size: 0.3MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 48  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture "Key to Advanced Latin" provides answers to the exercises that form a substantial part of our new Latin language textbook, "Advanced Latin: Materials for A2 and Pre-U", which is being published simultaneously (Isbn 9781853997297). These...

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Landscape & Culture in Northern Eurasia

Culture | 10 | 21-12-2017, 14:45

Author: Peter Jordan  |  Isbn: 1611327806  |  File size: 2.6MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 358  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This unique volume aims to break down the lingering linguistic boundaries that continue to divide up the circumpolar world, to move beyond ethnographic ‘thick description’ to integrate the study of northern Eurasian hunting and herding societies more effectively by...

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Rising from the Ruins: Roman Antiquities in Neoclassic Literature

Culture | 12 | 21-12-2017, 14:28

Author: Bruce C. Swaffield  |  Isbn: 1443814008  |  File size: 0.9MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 187  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The neoclassic tendency to write about the ruins of Rome was both an attempt to recapture the grandeur of the 'golden age' of man as well as a lament for the passing of a great civilization. John Dyer, who wrote 'The Ruins of Rome' in 1740, was largely responsible for the...

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