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The Dark Side of Close Relationships II

by William R Cupach & Brian H Spitzberg

The Dark Side of Close Relationships II sheds light on the paradoxical, dialectical, and mystifying facets of human interaction, not merely to elucidate dysfunctional relationship phenomena, but to help readers...


Show Me the Money

by Chris Roush

Show Me the Money offers instruction, hands-on advice and examples for doing the job of a business journalist. With numerous examples of documents and stories in the text, it is an essential guide for students...


Show Me About Book Publishing: Survive and Thrive in Today's Literary Jungle

by Judith Briles, Rick Frishman & John Kremer

Show Me About Book Publishing reveals the dollars and sense of publishing--and a game plan that every author needs to implement to be successful with the publishing game.


Clockwork Rhetoric: The Language and Style of Steampunk

by Barry Brummett

How the language of the imaginatively styled movement attracts followers to steampunk aesthetic


Discursive Ideologies: Reading Western Rhetoric

by C. H. Knoblauch

In Discursive Ideologies, C. H. Knoblauch argues that European rhetorical theory comprises several distinct and fundamentally opposed traditions of discourse. Writing accessibly for the upper division student,...


The Prague School: Selected Writings, 1929-1946

by Peter Steiner

The Prague Linguistic Circle came into being on the afternoon of October 6, 1926, when five Czech and Russian linguists gathered to hear a lecture by a German colleague. From this international beginning, the...


Mechanisms of Syntactic Change

by Charles N. Li

Historical linguistics, the oldest field in linguistics, has been traditionally dominated by phonological and etymological investigations. Only in the late twentieth century have linguists begun to focus their...


Discontinuity in Second Language Acquisition: The Switch between Statistical and Grammatical Learning

by Stefano Rastelli

With a particular focus on the morphosyntactic features of second language, this book discusses the idea that language acquisition is a discontinuous and 'quantized' process and thus that some items might be...


The Multilingual Turn in Languages Education: Opportunities and Challenges

by Jean Conteh & Gabriela Meier

Starting from the key idea that learners and teachers bring diverse linguistic knowledge and resources to education, this book establishes and explores the concept of the 'multilingual turn' in languages education...


Pronunciation for English as an International Language: From research to practice

by Ee-Ling Low

Pronunciation plays a crucial role in learning English as an international language, yet often remains marginalised by educators due to a lack of required phonetic and phonological knowledge. Pronunciation for...


Linguistic Typology: Morphology and Syntax

by Jae Jung Song

Language typology is the study of the structural similarities between languages regardless of their history, to establish a classification or typology of languages. It is a core topic of historical linguistics...


Challenges for Language Education and Policy: Making Space for People

by Bernard Spolsky, Ofra Inbar-Lourie & Michal Tannenbaum

Addressing a wide range of issues in applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, and multilingualism,  this volume focuses on language users, the 'people.' Making creative connections between existing scholarship...


Bred of Heaven: One man's quest to reclaim his Welsh roots

by Jasper Rees

Jasper Rees has always wanted to be Welsh. But despite Welsh grandparents (and a Welsh surname) he is an Englishman: by birth, upbringing and temperament.

In this singular, hilarious love letter to a glorious...


Library as Safe Haven: Disaster Planning, Response, and Recovery; A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians

by Deborah D. Halsted, Shari C. Clifton & Daniel T. Wilson

Libraries have always played a special role in times of disaster by continuing to provide crucial information and services.


Brodsky Translating Brodsky: Poetry in Self-Translation

by Alexandra Berlina & Robert Chandler

Is poetry lost in translation, or is it perhaps the other way around? Is it found? Gained? Won?

What happens when a poet decides to give his favorite Russian poems a new life in English? Are the new texts shadows,...


Media and Translation: An Interdisciplinary Approach

by Dror Abend-David

Over the last decade there has been a dramatic increase in publications on media and translation. In fact, there are those who believe that so much has been published in this field that any further publications...


The Radio Drama Handbook: Audio Drama in Context and Practice

by Richard J. Hand & Mary Traynor

Combines both theory and practice to lead, stepwise, to a full understanding of radio drama form.


A Dictionary of Stylistics

by Katie Wales

Reviews of the first edition:

'...a work of high seriousness...manna from rhetorical heaven for students and researchers with a lot of hard graft ahead of them... '(English Today)

'...an impressive single-author...


Radical Information Literacy: Reclaiming the Political Heart of the IL Movement

by Andrew Whitworth

What would a synthetic theory of Digital, Media and Information Literacy (DMIL) look like? Radical Information Literacy presents, for the first time, a theory of DMIL that synthesises the diversity of perspectives...


American Sign Language

by Catherine Nichols

It's the third most used language in the United States—and yet it's “spoken” without even opening your mouth! It's estimated that as many as two million Americans speak American Sign Language, a method of...