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Out of the Silent Planet
In the first novel of C.S. Lewis’s classic science fiction trilogy, Dr Ransom, a Cambridge academic, is abducted and taken on a spaceship to the red planet of Malacandra, which he knows as Mars. His captors are plotting to plunder the planet’s treasures and plan to offer Ransom as a sacrifice to the creatures who live there. Ransom discovers he has come from the ‘silent pl In the first novel of C.S. Lewis’s classic...

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On Our Mind: Salience, Context, and Figurative Language
In this volume, Rachel Giora explores how the salient meanings of words–the meanings that stand out as most prominent and accessible in our minds–shape how we think and how we speak. For Giora, salient meanings display interesting effects in both figurative and literal language. In both domains, speakers and writers creatively exploit the possibilities inherent in the fa In this volume, Rachel Giora explores how the salient...

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An Introduction to Persian
Nonfiction. “This long awaited text once more demonstrates Professor Thackston’s mastery over the Persian language and its intricacies, both in its modern and classical form. Thackston makes Persian grammar clear and understandable. His emphasis is on the spoken and written language in today’s Iran, on the Persian which is taught in schools and spoken and understood by all Nonfiction. “This long awaited text once more...

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Power and Politeness in the Workplace: A Sociolinguistic Analysis of Talk at Work
Providing insights into the way we all talk at work, this text contains material that illustrates the way people communicate with each other in their ordinary everyday encounters in the workplaces. The analysis focuses on how and why people do power and politeness in the workplace. It examines the strategies involved in balancing the demands of the workplace and maintainin Providing insights into the way we all talk at work, this text...

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The Hobbit
In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort.Written for J.R.R. Tolkien’s own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when it was first published in 1937. Now In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty,...

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Holy Bible: Nestle-aland Novum Testamentum Graece
The leading edition of the original text of the New Testament, this scholarly edition is designed for extensive research, textual criticism, and other academic studies. In keeping with the goals of serious and advanced New Testament scholars, the revised critical apparatus shows a nearly exhaustive list of variants but includes only the most significant witnesses for each The leading edition of the original text of the New Testament, ...

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Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography
In these new essays, a group of experienced ethnographers, a literary critic, and a historian of anthropology, all known for advanced analytic work on ethnographic writing, place ethnography at the center of a new intersection of social history, interpretive anthropology, travel writing, discourse theory, and textual criticism.The authors analyze classic examples of cultur In these new essays, a group of experienced ethnographers, a literary...