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Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation

by Ammon Shea

The author of Reading the OED presents an eye-opening look at language "mistakes" and how they came to be accepted as correct-or not.

English is a glorious mess of a language, cobbled together from a wide variety...


The Art of Time in Memoir

by Sven Birkerts

The Art Of series is a new line of books reinvigorating the practice of craft and criticism. Each book will be a brief, witty, and useful exploration of fiction, nonfiction, or poetry by a writer impassioned...


The Art of Time in Memoir

by Sven Birkerts

The Art Of series is a new line of books reinvigorating the practice of craft and criticism. Each book will be a brief, witty, and useful exploration of fiction, nonfiction, or poetry by a writer impassioned...


Research within the Disciplines: Foundations for Reference and Library Instruction

by Peggy Keeran & Michael Levine-Clark

Research within the Disciplines is designed to help reference librarians – and students studying to become librarians – gain that deeper understanding of disciplinary differences that allows them to comfortably...


Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

by Barbara Cassin, Emily Apter & Jacques Lezra

Characters in some languages, particularly Hebrew and Arabic, may not display properly due to device limitations. Transliterations of terms appear before the representations in foreign characters.

This is an...


The Torchlight List: Around the World in 200 Books

by Jim Flynn

In today’s world it seems that everywhere we turn we are saturated with book recommendations from talk shows, magazines, radio shows, friends, and top ten lists. But which books are really the best, and what...


Yiddish Given Names: A Lexicon

by Rella Israly Cohn

This is a lexicon of Yiddish given names, preceded by four chapters of material that explains the lexical conventions, the historical environment, and the research applicable to this subject.


Glossaries of Americanisms V

by Daniel R Davis

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Pronunc Standard Eng America V

by Daniel R Davis

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Auditory Representations in Phonology

by Edward S. Flemming

This book provides evidence for the importance of auditory properties of speech sounds in phonology.


The Art of Intimacy

by Stacey D'Erasmo

The first work of nonfiction by Stacey D’Erasmo, author of the New York Times Notable Books Tea and The Sky Below

“What is the nature of intimacy, of what happens in the space between us? And how do we,...


Carnivalizing Difference: Bakhtin and the Other

by Peter I. Barta, Paul Allen Miller & Charles Platter

It has seemed at times that there is no neutral territory between those who see Bakhtin as the practitioner of a kind of neo-Marxist, or at least materialist, deconstruction and those who look at the same texts...


Hungarian: An Essential Grammar

by Carol H. Rounds

A clear guide to the most important structures of the Hungarian language.


A History of the German Language Through Texts

by Thomas Gloning & Christopher Young

A History of the German Language Through Texts examines the evolution of German, from the Early Medieval period to the present day.

Written in a lively and accessible style, the book looks at the history of German...


The Oceanic Languages

by Terry Crowley, John Lynch & Malcolm Ross

This new volume of the Language Family Series presents an overview of the Oceanic subgroup of the Austronesian languages, spread across a region embracing eastern Indonesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and Micronesia....


The Genuine Teachers of This Art: Rhetorical Education in Antiquity

by Jeffrey Walker & Thomas W. Benson

A bold reconsideration of classical rhetorical pedagogy


For the Love of Letters: The Joy of Slow Communication

by John O'Connell

Remember letters? They were good, weren’t they? The thrill of receiving that battered envelope with its longed-for contents – all the better for the wait... Handwritten is a celebration of letter-writing...


The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language

by Mark Forsyth

Do you know why…

…a mortgage is literally a death pledge? …why guns have girls’ names? …why salt is related to soldier?

You’re about to find out…

The Etymologicon (e-t?-‘mä-lä-ji-kän) is:...


Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World

by Nataly Kelly & Jost Zetzsche

Translation. It’s everywhere we look, but seldom seen—until now. Found in Translation reveals the surprising and complex ways that translation shapes the world. Covering everything from holy books to hurricane...


Madrigals Magic Key to Spanish

by Margarita Madrigal

Anyone can read, write, and speak Spanish in only a few short weeks with this unique and proven method, which completely eliminates rote memorization and boring drills.

Original B & W illustrations.

From the Trade...