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The Foundations of Research

Grix, Jonathan.
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(2018)  | 9781352002003 | Springer Palgrave | pbk. | 3rd ed.,  | book | Availability last checked: 18/5/2018
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Provides an advanced and accessible overview of the fundamentals of undertaking research. It covers the tools, terminology and methods students need to know in order to engage in academic debates; complete long essays, dissertations and theses; and familiarise themselves with the roots of research.

Island Genres, Genre Islands : Conceptualization and Representation in Popular Fiction.

Crane, Ralph. Fletcher, Lisa.
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(2018)  | 9781783482061 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book
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'Island Genres, Genre Islands' moves the debate about literature and place onto new ground by exploring the island settings of bestsellers. Through a focus on four key genres--crime fiction, thrillers, popular romance fiction, and fantasy fiction--Crane and Fletcher show that genre is fundamental to...

Writing math research papers : a guide for high school students and instructors.

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(2018)  | 9781641131100 | Information Age Publishing | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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Writing math research papers : a guide for high school students and instructors.

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(2018)  | 9781641131117 | Information Age Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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A Compendium of Literary Critiques

Lewis, Ethan.
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(2018)  | 9781527508262 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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This series of critical pieces is variously structured, with conventional essays, extended meditations, and short analytic notes appealing to differing tastes. Indeed, the diverse format constitutes a secondary thesis: like the artists about whom they write, literary critics are obliged to discover...

In-Between Fiction and Non-Fiction: Reflections on the Poetics of Ethnography of Literature and Film

Paganopoulos, Michelangelo.
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(2018)  | 9781527508330 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 235pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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This volume invites the reader to join in with the recent focus on subjectivity and self-reflection, as the means of understanding and engaging with the social and historical changes in the world through storytelling. It examines the symbiosis between anthropology and fiction, on the one hand, by looking...

Myth, Music and Ritual: Approaches to Comparative Literature

Chiciudean, Gabriela. Gabriela Chira, Rodica. Ivancu, Emilia. Muntean, Natalia.
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(2018)  | 9781527507920 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 230pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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Divided into two parts, this volume includes contributions focused on both myth and some of its contemporary reflections (Part I) and the connection between myth, music and ritual (Part II). The fifteen contributions gathered here are authored by academics and researchers from Brazil, France, Poland,...

Form-function relations in narrative development.

Svensson, E. Birgitta.
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(2018)  | 9789027200518 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 310pp | Availability last checked: 30/4/2018
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This book provides insights into the development toward narrative competence, and illustrates multifaceted patterns in the developing capacity to create globally coherent narrative texts. The methodology draws from both a psycholinguistic approach to narrative development, systemic functional linguistics,...

Thus Burst Hippocrene: Studies in the Olympian Imagination

P. Wong, Laurence K.
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(2018)  | 9781527507531 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 440pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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Thus Burst Hippocrene: Studies in the Olympian Imagination is a collection of nine papers in comparative literature. Discussing the greatest Olympians in world literature, including Homer, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Dante, Shakespeare, Milton, Li Bo, Du Fu, and the Bible authors, it is both daring...

African, Lusophone, and Afro-Hispanic Cultural Dialogue

Agawu-Kakraba, Yaw. Aggor, Komla.
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(2018)  | 9781527507654 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 170pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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African, Lusophone and Afro-Hispanic Cultural Dialogue is a collection of essays of broad historical and geographic scope that advances analytical perspectives regarding a highly transcultural and changing African continent enmeshed in the vestiges of slavery and colonialism and the complex dynamics...

Rural Writing: Geographical Imaginary and Expression of a New Regionality

Fournier, Mauricette. , Fournier, Mauricette.
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(2018)  | 9781527506435 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 315pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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If, as a corollary of urbanization, many artists seized, as early as the nineteenth century and most of the twentieth century, the city as object and scene of their reflection on a world under construction, it was not the same for rural areas. Generally speaking, until recently, the countryside's representations...

Railway Discourse: Linguistic and Stylistic Representations of the Train in the Anglophone World

Adami, Esterino.
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(2018)  | 9781527506244 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 5/4/2018
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This volume examines the train trope in a variety of cultural, literary and linguistic contexts, from contemporary crime fiction and dystopian graphic narratives to postcolonial railway travelogues, by employing a range of methods and frameworks. Situated within the “Discourse, Pragmatics and Sociolinguistics”...

The Psychology Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide

Garrison, Stephen M. Scott, Gregory M. Scott, Jill M.
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(2018)  | 9781442266995 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | 3rd ed.,  | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
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The Psychology Student Writer’s Manual and Reader’s Guide, Third Edition, isa set of instructions and exercises that sequentially develop citizenship,academic, and professional skills while providing students with knowledge abouta wide range of psychological concepts, phenomena, and information...

100 Greatest Literary Detectives

Sandberg, Eric.
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(2018)  | 9781442278226 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
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Crime fiction is one of the most popular literary genres today, and has been sofor more than a century. At the heart of almost all forms of mysteries, from theGolden Age puzzler to the contemporary police procedural, from hardboiled to theJapanese timetable mystery, is the investigator. He—or, increasingly,she—can...

Success in Academic Writing

Day, Trevor.
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(2018)  | 9781352002041 | Springer Palgrave | pbk. | 2nd ed.,  | book | xiii, 225pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2018
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This concise and practical guide takes students step-by-step through the writing process, and covers core aspects of academic writing, from understanding the task and researching the topic through to composing a draft, editing copy and responding to feedback. Chapters feature numerous self-study activities,...

Further Adventures of the Celestial Sleuth: Using Astronomy to Solve More Mysteries in Art, History, and Literature

Olson, Donald W.
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(2018)  | 9783319703190 | Springer | pbk. | book | xiv, 334pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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From the author of ''Celestial Sleuth'' (2014), yet more mysteries in art, history, and literature are solved by calculating phases of the Moon, determining the positions of the planets and stars, and identifying celestial objects in paintings. In addition to helping to crack difficult cases, these...

Truth in fiction : rethinking its logic.

Woods, John.
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(2018)  | 9783319726571 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 232pp | Availability last checked: 28/3/2018
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1. Misconception and Pretence2. A Research Programme for Fiction3. What Readers Know4. Truth-Making5. Sherlock6. Models and Formal Representations7. “Sherlock”8. Salty Tears and Racing Hearts9. Other Things Sherlock Isn’t10. Putting Inconsistency to Rest

Teaching Racial Literacy: Reflective Practices for Critical Writing

Grayson, Mara Lee.
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(2018)  | 9781475836615 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 168pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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Racial literacy, a collection of discursive and decoding skills that allowindividuals to interrogate race and racism as well as representation andpersonal identity, is vital in a contemporary society that professes meritocracyand post-racialism yet where racism and racialism continue to give rise to...

Teaching Racial Literacy: Reflective Practices for Critical Writing

Grayson, Mara Lee.
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(2018)  | 9781475836608 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 168pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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Racial literacy, a collection of discursive and decoding skills that allowindividuals to interrogate race and racism as well as representation andpersonal identity, is vital in a contemporary society that professes meritocracyand post-racialism yet where racism and racialism continue to give rise to...

The Ethical Detective: Moral Philosophy and Detective Fiction

HALIBURTON, Rachel.
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(2018)  | 9781498536806 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 266pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2018
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Detective fiction and philosophy¾moral philosophy in particular¾may seem likean odd combination. Working within the framework offered by neo-Aristotelianvirtue ethics, this book makes the case that moral philosophers ought to takemurder mysteries seriously, seeing them as a source of ethical insight,...

The Craft of Scientific Writing

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(2018)  | 9781441982872 | Springer | pbk. | 4 ed.,  | book | xi, 180pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2018
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1 Analyzing the Audience, Purpose, and Occasion.- 2 Balancing Precision with Clarity.- 3 Avoiding Ambiguity.- 4 Sustaining Energy.- 5 Connecting Ideas.- 6 Beginning with the Familiar.- 7 Organizing the Content for the Audience.- 8 Providing Proper Emphasis.- 9 Adapting Your Style to Email, Instructions,...

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The Craft of Scientific Writing

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(2018)  | 9781441982872 | Springer | pbk. | 4 ed.,  | book | xi, 180pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2018
AUD 68.95 (inc. GST), AUD 62.68 (ex. GST),
1 Analyzing the Audience, Purpose, and Occasion.- 2 Balancing Precision with Clarity.- 3 Avoiding Ambiguity.- 4 Sustaining Energy.- 5 Connecting Ideas.- 6 Beginning with the Familiar.- 7 Organizing the Content for the Audience.- 8 Providing Proper Emphasis.- 9 Adapting Your Style to Email, Instructions,...

Truth in fiction : rethinking its logic.

Woods, John.
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(2018)  | 9783319726571 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 232pp | Availability last checked: 28/3/2018
AUD 204.95 (inc. GST), AUD 186.32 (ex. GST),
1. Misconception and Pretence2. A Research Programme for Fiction3. What Readers Know4. Truth-Making5. Sherlock6. Models and Formal Representations7. “Sherlock”8. Salty Tears and Racing Hearts9. Other Things Sherlock Isn’t10. Putting Inconsistency to Rest

Form-function relations in narrative development.

Svensson, E. Birgitta.
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(2018)  | 9789027200518 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 310pp | Availability last checked: 30/4/2018
AUD 229.95 (inc. GST), AUD 209.05 (ex. GST),
This book provides insights into the development toward narrative competence, and illustrates multifaceted patterns in the developing capacity to create globally coherent narrative texts. The methodology draws from both a psycholinguistic approach to narrative development, systemic functional linguistics,...

 

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