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The Names of Things
A striking, original memoir of the archaeology of language praised as “an etymological wonderment” (William Safire) and “simply and eloquently — magic”. Read...

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AP English Literature and Composition For Dummies
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Great Essays, Second Edition
Great Essays shows students how to write effective essays and provides practice in a variety of rhetorical patterns. Students will learn to concentrate on grammar while practicing the cohesive elements of writing. Read...

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Второе издание Немецко-русского фразеологического словаря содержит 14 тысяч фразеологических единиц — идиом, пословиц, поговорок, крылатых слов и является наиболее полным собранием фразеологизмов немецкого языка. Фразеологизмы широко...

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The Fiction Dictionary
An essential guide to the inside language of fiction, this dictionary gives full, vivid descriptions and lively examples. Many of the entries will open up exciting new possibilities in writers’ own work. Read...

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Representation: Cultural Representations and Signifying Practices
This broad-ranging text offers a comprehensive outline of how visual images, language and discourse work as ‘systems of representation’. Combining examples with activities and selected readings it offers a unique resource for teachers and students in cultural studies and related fields as an introduction to this complex and central theme. Read...

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Stranger Shores: Essays 1986-1999
J. M. Coetzee is, without question, one of the world’s greatest novelists. This volume gathers together for the first time in book form twenty-nine pieces on books, writing, photography and the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa. Stranger Shores opens with ‘What is a Classic?’ in which Coetzee explores the answer to his own question – ‘What does it mean in living terms t J. M. Coetzee is, without question, one...

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How to Learn a New Language with a Used Brain
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The Word Order Of Aelfric
This is a descriptive study of the word order, or element order, in Old English. The word order appears within specified clause types in a corpus drawn from Aelfric’s “Catholic Homilies and Supplementary Homilies”. A sample of 11,543 clauses is analyzed here, divided into 14 clause categories. A survey of the element order within each category is presented, with copious ex This is a descriptive study of the word order, or...