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The Figure of Beatrice:  A Study in Dante
One of the most ambitious essays in the interpretation of Dante our time has seen…his interpretation of the role of Beatrice is a subtle and individual one. Charles Williams was one of the finest-not to mention one of the most unusual-theologians of the twentieth century. His mysticism is palpable-the unseen world interpenetrates ours at every point, and spiritual exchan One of the most ambitious essays in the interpretation of Dante...

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White Noise
A brilliant satire of mass culture and the numbing effects of technology, White Noise tells the story of Jack Gladney, a teacher of Hitler studies at a liberal arts college in Middle America. Jack and his fourth wife, Babette, bound by their love, fear of death, and four ultramodern offspring, navigate the rocky passages of family life to the background babble of brand-nam A brilliant satire of mass culture and the numbing effects of...

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Letters and Lettering
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Gimson’s Pronunciation of English, 6ed
Since its publication, ‘Gimson’s Pronunciation of English’ has been acknowledged as the standard description, both comprehensive and accessible, of spoken English: an essential book for anyone studying the sounds and tones of English or teaching English pronunciation and intonation to non-native speakers.This 6th edition comprises detailed revision throughout, with particu Since its publication, ‘Gimson’s...

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New Labour, New Language?
This text is a critique of New Labour and its policies through an analysis of the language and rhetoric employed by Tony Blair and his spin doctors. Norman Fairclough deconstructs the language of New Labour and the political discourse of the Third Way to understand what is hidden behind the words. Read...

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Emotions in Crosslinguistic Perspective
This volume aims to enrich the current interdisciplinary theoretical discussion of human emo-tions by presenting studies based on extensive linguistic data from a wide range of languages of the world. Each language-specific study gives detailed semantic descriptions of the meanings of culturally salient emotion words and expressions, offering fascinating insights into peop This volume aims to enrich the current interdisciplinary theoretical...