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Global Academic Publishing: Policies, Perspectives and Pedagogies

Curry, Mary Jane. Lillis, Theresa.
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(2017)  | 9781783099238 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | hbk. | book | 296pp
AUD 227.95 (inc. GST), AUD 207.23 (ex. GST),
This book reports on the state of academic journal publishing in a range ofgeolinguistic contexts, including locations where pressures to publish inEnglish have developed more recently than in other parts of the world (e.g.Kazakhstan, Colombia), in addition to contexts that have not been previouslyexplored...

Global Academic Publishing: Policies, Perspectives and Pedagogies

Curry, Mary Jane. Lillis, Theresa.
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(2017)  | 9781783099221 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | pbk. | book | 296pp
AUD 72.95 (inc. GST), AUD 66.32 (ex. GST),
This book reports on the state of academic journal publishing in a range ofgeolinguistic contexts, including locations where pressures to publish inEnglish have developed more recently than in other parts of the world (e.g.Kazakhstan, Colombia), in addition to contexts that have not been previouslyexplored...

Speaking Havoc: Social Suffering and South Asian Narratives

Nagappan, Ramu.
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(2017)  | 9780295996158 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 256pp
AUD 140.95 (inc. GST), AUD 128.14 (ex. GST),
Who has the right to speak about trauma? As cultural products, narratives ofsocial suffering paradoxically release us from responsibility while demandingthat we examine our own connectedness to the circumstances that producesuffering. As a result, the text's act of "speaking havoc" rebounds inunsettling...

Writing and publishing your book : a guide for experts in every field.

Herr, Melody.
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(2017)  | 9781440858758 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 138pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 82.95 (inc. GST), AUD 75.41 (ex. GST),
This book is the next-best-thing to a personal writing coach. Drawing upon her own extensive experience as an author and publisher, Melody Herr guides the reader through every step of the writing and publishing process: constructing a table of contents, preparing a proposal, finding a publisher, negotiating...

Changing Creative Writing in America: Strengths, Weaknesses, Possibilities

HARPER. , Harper, Graeme.
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(2017)  | 9781783098804 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | pbk. | book | 192pp
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In this compelling collection of essays contributors critically examine CreativeWriting in American Higher Education. Considering Creative Writing teaching,learning and knowledge, the book recognizes historical strengths and weaknesses.The authors cover topics ranging from the relationship between Creative...

Changing Creative Writing in America: Strengths, Weaknesses, Possibilities

HARPER. , Harper, Graeme.
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(2017)  | 9781783098811 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | hbk. | book | 192pp
AUD 206.95 (inc. GST), AUD 188.14 (ex. GST),
In this compelling collection of essays contributors critically examine CreativeWriting in American Higher Education. Considering Creative Writing teaching,learning and knowledge, the book recognizes historical strengths and weaknesses.The authors cover topics ranging from the relationship between Creative...

We Need to Talk: A New Method for Evaluating Poetry

THEUNE, Broad. Broad, Bob. Theune, Michael.
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(2017)  | 9781783098859 | Multilingual Matters Ltd | hbk. | book | 160pp
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We evaluate poems constantly: as workshop leaders, competition judges andjournal editors. But how do we judge the success of verse in these contexts? Theauthors propose an innovative method by which anyone involved in the assessmentof poetry can be more transparent about how they value verse. This bookforegrounds...

Writing and publishing your book : a guide for experts in every field.

Herr, Melody.
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(2017)  | 9781440859021 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | book | 138pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 49.95 (inc. GST), AUD 45.41 (ex. GST),
This book is the next-best-thing to a personal writing coach. Drawing upon her own extensive experience as an author and publisher, Melody Herr guides the reader through every step of the writing and publishing process: constructing a table of contents, preparing a proposal, finding a publisher, negotiating...

Better Business Speech: Techniques and Shortcuts for Public Speaking at Work

Geiger, Paul.
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(2017)  | 9781538102053 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 158pp | Availability last checked: 15/9/2017
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In a business world where we are told that time is money, the real currency iscommunicating clearly at a poised and measured pace. Better Business Speech:Techniques, Tricks, and Shortcuts for Public Speaking at Work by Paul Geigerfocuses on the challenges of being a strong communicator in a range of...

How to write and present technical information, 4th edition.

Sides, Charles H.
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(2017)  | 9781440855054 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | 4 Revised ed.,  | book | 252pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 101.95 (inc. GST), AUD 92.68 (ex. GST),
Professional communications are the "information product" of all organizations and businesses. Based on that premise, this book offers communications strategies that will benefit any organization that disseminates technical information in-house and/or to customers. The popular work provides easy-to-understand...

How to write and present technical information, 4th edition.

Sides, Charles H.
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(2017)  | 9781440855078 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | 4 Revised ed.,  | book | 252pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 61.95 (inc. GST), AUD 56.32 (ex. GST),
Professional communications are the "information product" of all organizations and businesses. Based on that premise, this book offers communications strategies that will benefit any organization that disseminates technical information in-house and/or to customers. The popular work provides easy-to-understand...

Blood on the Stage, 1800 to 1900: Milestone Plays of Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem

Kabatchnik, Amnon.
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(2017)  | 9781538106174 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 736pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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The history of theater is rife with tales of crime, suspense, and murder. Thenineteenth century was no exception. Notable hallmarks of transgression dramaduring this century included the introduction of the melodrama, the firstAmerican musical, the debut of stage detectives, and the emergence of severalhit...

The Literary Representation of World War II Childhood: Interrogating the Concept of Hospitality

Honan, Mary.
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(2017)  | 9781443895927 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 485pp | Availability last checked: 1/9/2017
AUD 159.95 (inc. GST), AUD 145.41 (ex. GST),
Focusing on twenty one primary texts about childhood under Nazism, this book examines how childhood in literature has changed over the years, from the Romantic writers to child slave labour in the Victorian era, the child-soldier and the impact of deportation on both the child victim and their families...

Researching the writing center.

Babcock, Rebecca Day. Thonus, Terese.
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(2017)  | 9781433135224 | Peter Lang Publishing | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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Horror literature through history : an encyclopedia of the stories that speak to our deepest fears.

Cardin, Matt. , Cardin, Matt.
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(2017)  | 9781440842016 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 967pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
AUD 312.95 (inc. GST), AUD 284.50 (ex. GST),
Many of today's horror story fans-who appreciate horror through movies, television, video games, graphic novels, and other forms-probably don't realize that horror literature is not only one of the most popular types of literature but one of the oldest. People have always been mesmerized by stories...

Adolescents’ New Literacies with and through Mobile Phones

Warner, Julie.
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(2017)  | 9781433144080 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | 198pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
This book provides a deeper understanding of the phone-based composing practices of youth and their implications for literacy learning.

Adolescents’ New Literacies with and through Mobile Phones

Warner, Julie.
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(2017)  | 9781433144073 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 198pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
AUD 176.95 (inc. GST), AUD 160.86 (ex. GST),
This book provides a deeper understanding of the phone-based composing practices of youth and their implications for literacy learning.

Text in the Natural World: Topics in the Evolutionary Theory of Literature

Gregorio, Laurence A.
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(2017)  | 9781433137716 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 222pp | Availability last checked: 20/9/2017
AUD 186.95 (inc. GST), AUD 169.95 (ex. GST),
The study of literature has expanded to include an evolutionary perspective. Itspremise is that the literary text and literature as an overarching institutioncame into existence as a product of the same evolutionary process that gave riseto the human species. In this view, literature is an evolutionary...

The Poetics of Genre in the Contemporary Novel

Lanzendörfer, Tim. Lanzendörfer, Tim.
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(2017)  | 9781498517300 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 310pp | Availability last checked: 20/8/2017
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The Poetics of Genre in the Contemporary Novel investigates the role of genre inthe contemporary novel: taking its departure from the observation that numerouscontemporary novelists make use of popular genre influences in what are stillwidely considered to be literary novels, it sketches the uses, the...

Witness in the Era of Mass Incarceration: Discovering the Ethical Prison

Larson, Doran.
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(2017)  | 9781611479829 | Fairleigh Dickinson University | hbk. | book | 196pp | Availability last checked: 18/8/2017
AUD 129.95 (inc. GST), AUD 118.14 (ex. GST),
Witness in the Era of Mass Incarceration works from the premise that if the lawestablishes and maintains both its practical and symbolic authority on the basisof its monopoly on legally sanctioned violence and the suffering threatened anddelivered by such violence, then we cannot know the full human...

Great War Modernism: Artistic Response in the Context of War, 1914-1918

Norris, Nanette. , Norris, Nanette.
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(2017)  | 9781611478051 | Fairleigh Dickinson University | pbk. | book | 286pp | Availability last checked: 18/8/2017
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New Modernist Studies, while reviving and revitalizing modernist studies throughlively, scholarly debate about historicity, aesthetics, politics, and genres, isstruggling with important questions concerning the delineation that makesdiscussion fruitful and possible. This volume aims to explore and clarify...

Maps and mapping in children's literature : landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes.

Goga, Nina. Kümmerling-Meibauer, Bettina.
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(2017)  | 9789027201614 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 277pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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Maps and Mapping in Children's Literature is the first comprehensive study that investigates the representation of maps in children's books as well as the impact of mapping on the depiction of landscapes, seascapes, and cityscapes in children's literature. The chapters in this volume pursue a comparative...

Blood on the stage, 1600 to 1800 : milestone plays of murder, mystery, and mayhem.

Kabatchnik, Amnon.
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(2017)  | 9781538106150 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 828pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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Audiences throughout the centuries have always been drawn to theatricalproductions that feature criminal activity. Playwrights from Sophocles toAnthony Shaffer have been more than willing to satisfy those cravings withproductions that feature an assortment of dastardly deeds. Never was this moreapparent...

A Guide to Writing for Human Service Professionals

Glicken, Morley D.
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(2017)  | 9781538106198 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 26/9/2017
AUD 177.95 (inc. GST), AUD 161.77 (ex. GST),
Straightforward and concise, the second edition of A Guide to Writing for HumanService Professionals offers students and professionals practical tools toimprove their writing. In his animated and highly accessible teaching voice,Glicken presents the rules of punctuation, grammar, and APA style in jargon-freelanguage...

Multiculturalism, multilingualism and the self: literature and culture studies.

Drong, Leszek. Mydla, Jacek. Poks, Małgorzata.
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(2017)  | 9783319610481 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 198pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This edited collection explores the conjunction of multiculturalism and the self in literature and culture studies, and brings together essays by prominent researchers interested in literature and culture whose critical perspectives inform discussions of specific examples of multicultural contexts in...

Water in Medieval Literature: An Ecocritical Reading

Classen, Albrecht.
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(2017)  | 9781498539845 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 358pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
AUD 182.95 (inc. GST), AUD 166.32 (ex. GST),
Ecocritical thinking has sensitized us more than ever before to the tremendousimportance of water for human life, as it is richly reflected in the world ofliterature. The great relevance of water also in the Middle Ages might come as asurprise for many readers, but the evidence assembled here confirms...

 

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