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Polysemy: Theoretical and Computational Approaches
This volume of commissioned essays examines 1990s theoretical and computational work on polysemy, the term used in semantic analysis to describe words with more than one meaning or function, sometime s perhaps related (as in plain) and sometimes perhaps not (as in bank). Such words present few difficulties in everyday language, but pose central problems for linguists and l This volume of commissioned essays examines 1990s theoretical and...

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Tintin and the Secret of Literature
Herge’s Tintin cartoon adventures have been translated into more than 50 languages and read by tens of millions of children ages-as their publishers like to say-“from 7 to 77.” Arguing that their characters are as strong and their plots as complex as any dreamt up by the great novelists, Tom McCarthy asks a simple question: “Is Tintin literature?” Taking a cue from Tintin Herge’s Tintin cartoon adventures...

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Invincible Summer
Noah’s happier than I’ve seen him in months. So I’d be an awful brother to get in the way of that. It’s not like I have some relationship with Melinda. It was just a kiss. Am I going to ruin Noah’s happiness because of a kiss? Across four sun-kissed, drama-drenched summers at his family’s beach house, Chase is falling in love, falling in lust, and trying to keep his life fr Noah’s happier than I’ve seen him in months. So...

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A Void
The year is 1968, and as France is torn apart by social and political anarchy, the noted eccentric and insomniac Anton Vowl goes missing. Ransacking his Paris flat, his best friends scour his diary for clues to his whereabouts. At first glance these pages reveal nothing but Vowl’s penchant for word games, especially for “lipograms,” compositions in which the use of a parti The year is 1968, and as France is torn apart by...

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Russian Stories/Русские Рассказы: A Dual-Language Book
Twelve superb tales by Chekhov, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin, Bunin, other masters. Excellent word-for-word English translations on facing pages. Also teaching and practice aids, Russian-English vocabulary, biographical/critical introductions to each selection, study questions, more. Especially helpful are the stress accents in the Russian text, usually found only in prime Twelve superb tales by Chekhov, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin, Bunin,...

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Baby Signing 1 2 3: The Easy-To-Use Illustrated Guide for Every Stage and Every Age
The #1 Baby Signing Book THE EASY WAY TO “TALK” WITH BABY…AS SIMPLE AS 1-2-3 What if your baby could “talk” to you before he or she could actually speak? Sign Babies creator Nancy Cadjan brings years of expertise to Baby Signing 1-2-3, teaching you her unique and easy way of learning baby signing through rich illustrations. Baby Signing 1-2-3 provides specific signs and tec The #1 Baby Signing Book THE EASY WAY...

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Chez Nous: Branche Sur Le Monde Francophone
For courses in Introductory French. Anchored in the best current innovations in language instruction, Chez nous, 3/e presents a highly integrative approach to the teaching of French language and culture. This thematically organized program combines a process-oriented approach to language skills development with carefully sequenced practice that leads beginning students to For courses in Introductory French. Anchored in the best current...

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Cornish Today: An Examination of the Revived Language
The publication of “Cornish Today” by Kernewek dre Lyther in 1995 was a landmark event in the Cornish Revival. In that book, Professor Williams offered the first professional analysis of the various systems of Cornish in use, and also outlined his suggested emendations for Unified Cornish. The present revised edition makes this most important work available to those who ma The publication of “Cornish Today” by...