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The Year That Defined American Journalism: 1897 and the Clash of Paradigms

by W. Joseph Campbell

The Year that Defined American Journalism explores the succession of remarkable and decisive moments in American journalism during 1897 - a year of significant transition that helped redefine the profession...

The Syntax of Specifiers and Heads: Collected Essays of Hilda J. Koopman

by Hilda J Koopman

Specifiers and Heads covers such topics as:

* interpretation and distribution of pronouns

* ECP effects

* specifiers and phrase structure

* the role and functioning of head movement

* the architecture of grammar...

Communication, Public Opinion, and Globalization in Urban China

by Francis L.F. Lee, Chin-Chuan Lee & Mike Z. Yao

As China is increasingly integrated into the processes of economic, political, social, and cultural globalization, important questions arise about how Chinese people perceive and evaluate such processes. At...

Understanding Phonetics

by Patricia Ashby

This accessible and comprehensive survey of phonetic theory is an ideal introduction to phonetics for undergraduates approaching the subject for the very first time.

Pros and Cons: A Debaters Handbook

by Debbie Newman, Trevor Sather & Ben Woolgar

Pros and Cons: A Debaters Handbook offers a unique and invaluable guide to the arguments both for and against over 140 current controversies and global issues.

Introducing English Semantics, Second Edition

by Charles W. Kreidler

Introducing English Semantics explores the ways in which speakers of English communicate meanings.

Journey of Memoir: The Three Stages of Memoir Writing

by Linda Joy Myers

A unique workbook from National Association of Memoir Writers founder Linda Joy Myers that offers the tools writers need to begin, develop, and complete a memoir, including lessons on how to write a great scene,...

What's Your Book?: A Step-by-Step Guide to Get You from Inspiration to Published Author

by Brooke Warner

Brooke Warner-a publishing expert with thirteen years' experience as an acquiring editor for major trade houses-provides the inspiration and information every writer needs to get over common hurdles, challenge...

The Content Machine: Towards a Theory of Publishing from the Printing Press to the Digital Network

by Michael Bhaskar

This ground-breaking study, the first of its kind, outlines a theory of publishing that allows publishing houses to focus on their core competencies in times of crisis. Tracing the history of publishing from...

The Language of War Monuments

by Gill Abousnnouga & Paul Bouissac

This book analyses war monuments by developing a multimodal social-semiotic approach to understand how they communicate as three-dimensional objects. The book provides a practical tool-kit approach to how critical...

The Scene Book: A Primer for the Fiction Writer

by Sandra Scofield

A treasure-trove of scene-writing wisdom from award-winning author and teacher Sandra Scofield To write a good scene, you have to know the following:

• Every scene has an EVENT

• Every scene has a FUNCTION...

Dictionary of Jargon

by Jonathon Green

First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak (Routledge Revivals, 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around...

Newspeak (Routledge Revivals): A Dictionary of Jargon

by Jonathon Green

George Orwell coined the term 'Newspeak' for his novel 1984, the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year...

Write for Your Lives: Inspire Your Creative Writing with Buddhist Wisdom

by Joseph Sestito

This practical guide to successful creative writing uses cognitive behavioural therapy and spiritual strategies to help people liberate themselves to achieve optimal productivity and enjoyment.

Handbook of Language and Literacy, Second Edition: Development and Disorders

by C. Addison Stone, Elaine R. Silliman & Barbara J. Ehren

An acclaimed reference that fills a significant gap in the literature, this volume examines the linkages between spoken and written language development, both typical and atypical. Leading authorities address...

Teaching L2 Composition: Purpose, Process, and Practice

by Dana R. Ferris & John Hedgcock

This theory-to-practice text presents pedagogical approaches to teaching L2 composition in the framework of current theoretical perspectives on L2 writing processes, practices, and writers and provides an array...

Whose Knowledge Counts in Government Literacy Policies?: Why Expertise Matters

by Kenneth S. Goodman, Robert C. Calfee & Yetta M. Goodman

Whose knowledge is considered in framing government literacy policies which mandate accountability, in the form of standardized test scores? This book examines the degree to which expertise is being ignored...

Translation (Nci)

by Susan Bassnett

In a time when millions travel around the planet; some by choice, some driven by economic or political exile, translation of the written and spoken word is of ever increasing importance. This guide presents...

Script and Scribble: The Rise and Fall of Handwriting

by Kitty Burns Florey

"A witty and readable (and fetchingly illustrated and glossed) excursion through the history of handwriting."The Wall Street Journal

Let a self-confessed "penmanship nut" take you on a tour of the strange...

Voice: A Stutterer's Odyssey

by Scott Damian

An emotional account of how successful actor and producer Scott Damian overcame stuttering while still coping with its psychological effects.