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The Iliad Of Homer A Parsed Interlinear Text
The Iliad of Homer a Parsed Interlinear Text is presented in its entirety together with morphological tags, lemmas, and English glosses. This presentation lays bare the text for Greek students and scholars who wish to ascertain the details and nuances of language in the original form. This interlinear text was produced to facilitate the study of Homeric Greek at once servi The Iliad of Homer a Parsed Interlinear Text is presented in its...

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The fifty-six prose and verse texts in this major new reader of Old English, the language spoken by the Anglo-Saxons before the Norman Conquest, include established favorites such as The Battle of Maldon and King Alfred’s Preface to his Pastoral Care. It also includes some less familiar works. Modern English word glosses and explanatory notes are on the same page of the te The fifty-six prose and verse texts in this major new reader of...

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Ogam: Weaving Word Wisdom is a breakthrough in ogam divination and magical studies. Rather than working from the commonly known tree alphabet paradigm, Erynn Rowan Laurie takes us back to the roots of each letter’s name, exploring its meanings in the context of Gaelic language and culture. Like the Norse runes, each letter is associated with an object or a concept — “sulf Ogam: Weaving Word Wisdom is a breakthrough in ogam...

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Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies has been the standard reference in the field since it first appeared in 1998. The second, extensively revised and extended edition brings this unique resource up to date and offers a thorough, critical and authoritative account of one of the fastest growing disciplines in the humanities. The Encyclopedia is divided into two The Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Studies has been the...

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Doing Our Own Thing: The Degradation of Language and Music and Why We Should, Like, Care
A rousing polemic in defense of the written word by the New York Times bestselling author of Losing the Race and the widely acclaimed history of language The Power of Babel. Critically acclaimed linguist John McWhorter has devoted his career to exploring the evolution of language. He has often argued that language change is inevitable and in general culturally neutral-lang A rousing polemic in defense of the written word by the New York...

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An extraordinary debut novel of love that survives the fires of hell and transcends the boundaries of time. The narrator of The Gargoyle is a very contemporary cynic, physically beautiful and sexually adept, who dwells in the moral vacuum that is modern life. As the book opens, he is driving along a dark road when he is distracted by what seems to be a flight of arrows. He An extraordinary debut novel of love that survives the fires of hell...

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Literally, the Best Language Book Ever: Annoying Words and Abused Phrases You Should Never Use Again
By turns gleefully precise and happily contrarian, this is a highly opinionated guide to better communication. In Literally, the Best Language Book Ever, author Paul Yeager attacks with a linguistic scalpel the illogical expressions and misappropriated meanings that are so commonplace and annoying. Identifying hundreds of common language miscues, Yeager provides an astute By turns gleefully precise and happily contrarian, this is a highly...

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The international sensation Iain M. Banks offers readers a deeply imaginative, wittily satirical tale, proving once again that he is “a talent to be reckoned with” (“Locus”). In “Excession”, the Culture’s espionage and dirty tricks section orders Diplomat Byr Gen-Hofoen to steal the soul of a long-dead starship captain. By accepting the mission, Byr irrevocably plunges him The international sensation...

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A Middle High German Primer
Middle High German embraces the High German language from about 1100 to 1500. It is divided into three dialect groups: Upper German, Franconian and East Middle German. This book restricts itself to Upper German between about 1200 and 1300. As well as a grammar and glossary, the primer provides texts from Berthold von Regensburg, the Swabian Lantrehtbuoch, Hartman von Ouwe, Middle High German embraces the High German language from about 1100...