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The Craft of Scientific Writing.

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(2017)  | 9781441982872 | Springer | pbk. | 4 ed.,  | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 28/3/2017
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The Craft of Scientific Writing is designed to help scientists and engineers--both professionals already active in the disciplines as well as students preparing to enter the professions--write about their work clearly and effectively. The author, who is both a writer and an applied physicist, approaches...

Crossing borders : essays on literature, culture, and society in honor of amritjit singh.

Basu, Tapan. Shahnaaz, Tasneem.
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(2017)  | 9781611478990 | Fairleigh Dickinson University | hbk. | book | 376pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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Crossing Borders is a gathering of twenty original, interdisciplinary essays on the paradigm of borders in African American literature, multi-ethnic U.S. studies, and South Asian studies. These essays by established and mid-career scholars from around the globe employ a variety of approaches to the...

A guide to writing for human service professionals.

Glicken, Morley D.
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(2017)  | 9781538106204 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 276pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Straightforward and concise, the second edition of A Guide to Writing for Human Service Professionals offers students and professionals practical tools to improve their writing. In his animated and highly accessible teaching voice, Glicken presents the rules of punctuation, grammar, and APA style in...

A guide to writing for human service professionals.

Glicken, Morley D.
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(2017)  | 9781538106198 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 276pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Straightforward and concise, the second edition of A Guide to Writing for Human Service Professionals offers students and professionals practical tools to improve their writing. In his animated and highly accessible teaching voice, Glicken presents the rules of punctuation, grammar, and APA style in...

Narratology plus : studies in recent international narratives for children and young adults = narratologie plus: studien zur erzahlweise in aktueller internationaler kinder- und jugendliteratur.

Knutsen, Karen Patrick. Langemeyer, Peter.
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(2017)  | 9783631676844 | Peter Lang Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 22/6/2017
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Transnational landscapes and postmodern poetics : mapping culture, literature, and politics.

Hichri, Asma. Mechri, Samira.
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(2017)  | 9781443873338 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 201pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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"This book moves beyond conventional conceptions of space and place to explore how the spatial imagination has informed our postmodern mapping of literature, culture, history, geography and politics. In this volume, scholars from different academic fields contest new territories for critical expression,...

Literature, performance, and somaesthetics : studies in agency and embodiment.

Budziak, Anna. JarosĂ…aw, WoĂ…Âşniak. Lisowska, Katarzyna.
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(2017)  | 9781443882811 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 299pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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"Literature, Performance, and Somaesthetics views textual and extra-textual worlds as intimately connected, as forming a continuum, in fact. The essays on literature, philosophy and the arts gathered here derive their theoretical inspirations from two realms where embodiment and agency are particularly...

Iranian women in the memoir : comparing reading lolita in tehran and persepolis (1) and (2).

Derbel, Emira.
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(2017)  | 9781443882767 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 230pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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"This book investigates the various reasons behind the elevation of the memoir, previously categorized as a marginalized form of life writing that denudes the private space of women, especially in Western Asian countries such as Iran. Through a comparative investigation of Azar Nafisi's Reading Lolita...

Multicultural and marginalized voices of postcolonial literature.

Dalal, Garima. Gulati, Varun.
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(2017)  | 9781498547444 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 188pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Women and the word marginalization have never remained oxymoronic - the cross-cultural texts and Engels interest on subjugation make a perfect recipe for this incongruity. Multicultural and Marginalized Voices of Postcolonial Literature traces multifarious facets of marginalized literature across the...

Screenplay and narrative theory : the screenplectics model of complex narrative systems.

Varotsis, George.
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(2017)  | 9781498504430 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 142pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Screenplay and Narrative Theory draws attention to the notion that in order to comprehend complex narrative dynamics, which are encountered in a great variety of narrative genres, forms, and formats, a more comprehensive theory of narrative is required. George Varotsis explains how a work of narrative...

Reflections on medieval and renaissance thought.

Hill, Darci.
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(2017)  | 9781443886123 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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"The collection of articles gathered in this volume grew naturally and spontaneously out of the Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought hosted by Sam Houston State University in April 2016. This anthology reflects the diverse fields of study represented at the conference....

Romantic Rapports: New Essays on Romanticism across the Disciplines

Peer, Larry H. Clason, Christopher R.
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(2017)  | 9781571139405 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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Romanticism bubbled up as lava from such historical eruptions as the NapoleonicWars. The power of its flow across disciplines and linguistic borders reminds usthat the use of the term in a context limited to one linguistic, national, orpolitical tradition, or to one discipline or area of human development,...

Plain Text: The Poetics of Computation

Tenen, Dennis.
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(2017)  | 9781503602281 | Stanford University Press | pbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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This book challenges the ways we read, write, store, and retrieve information inthe digital age. Computers—from electronic books to smart phones—play anactive role in our social lives. Our technological choices thus entailtheoretical and political commitments. Dennis Tenen takes up today's strangeenmeshing...

Plain Text: The Poetics of Computation

Tenen, Dennis.
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(2017)  | 9781503601802 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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This book challenges the ways we read, write, store, and retrieve information inthe digital age. Computers—from electronic books to smart phones—play anactive role in our social lives. Our technological choices thus entailtheoretical and political commitments. Dennis Tenen takes up today's strangeenmeshing...

Reflective Writing in Medical Practice: A Linguistic Perspective

Locher, Miriam A.
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(2017)  | 9781783098231 | Channel View Publications | hbk. | book | 232pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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This book reports the results of a linguistic analysis of reflective writtentexts, produced during medical education or practice. It explores the topics andcommunication skills the authors write about, how the narratives develop, howthese texts are shaped, what genres influence their composition, how...

Imperial Infrastructure and Spatial Resistance in Colonial Literature, 1880–1930

Davies, Dominic.
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(2017)  | 9781906165888 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 298pp | Availability last checked: 18/5/2017
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Between 1880 and 1930, the British Empire’s vast infrastructural developmentsfacilitated the incorporation of large parts of the globe into not only itsimperial rule, but also the capitalist world-system. Throughout this period,colonial literary fiction, in recording this vast expansion, repeatedly...

The jew's daughter : a cultural history of a conversion narrative.

Sicher, Efraim.
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(2017)  | 9781498527781 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 322pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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A new approach to thinking about the representation of the Other in Western society, The Jew's Daughter: A Cultural History of a Conversion Narrative offers an insight into the gendered difference of the Jew. Focusing on a popular narrative of "The Jew's Daughter," which has been overlooked in conventional...

Speechwriting in perspective.

Neale, Thomas H. Bowers, Jean M.
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(2017)  | 9781590336069 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | pbk. | book | 41pp
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Writing for the spoken word is a special discipline; it requires that speechwriters' products be written primarily, although not exclusively, to be heard, not read. Speeches are better cast in simple, direct and often short sentences that can be easily understood by listeners. Rhetorical devices such...

Symptoms of an Unruly Age: Li Zhi and Cultures of Early Modernity

Handler-Spitz, Rivi.
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(2017)  | 9780295741505 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Symptoms of an Unruly Age compares the writings of Li Zhi (15271602) and hislate-Ming compatriots to texts composed by their European contemporaries,including Montaigne, Shakespeare, and Cervantes. Emphasizing aesthetic patternsthat transcend national boundaries, Rivi Handler-Spitz explores these works...

Speaking Havoc: Social Suffering and South Asian Narratives

Nagappan, Ramu.
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(2017)  | 9780295996158 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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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...

Bad Object

Rooney, Ellen. Weed, Elizabeth. , Rooney, Ellen. Weed, Elizabeth.
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(2017)  | 9780822368786 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 170pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Before her death in 2001, Naomi Schor was a leading scholar in feminist andcritical theory and a founding coeditor of differences: A Journal of FeministCultural Studies. This issue takes as its starting point Schor’s book BadObjects: Essays Popular and Unpopular (1995), in which she discussed...

The Theophilus Legend in Medieval Text and Image

Root, Jerry.
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(2017)  | 9781843844617 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 297pp | Availability last checked: 4/5/2017
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The legend of Theophilus stages an iconic medieval story, its widespreadpopularity attesting to its grip on the imagination. A pious clerk refuses apromotion, is demoted, becomes furious and makes a contract with the Devil.Later repentant, he seeks out a church and a statue of the Virgin; she appearsto...

The Unspeakable, Gender and Sexuality in Medieval Literature, 1000-1400

Blud, Victoria.
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(2017)  | 9781843844686 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 222pp | Availability last checked: 4/5/2017
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Amid saints and sinners, open secrets and queer codes, the mechanisms ofconfession and the infliction of torture, what is unspeakable in the Middle Ages- and who decides? Aspiring to the ineffable glories of heaven or plunging downto the murky depths of "unmentionable sin", this very functional concept...

The concise apa handbook.

Miller, Paul Chamness.
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(2017)  | 9781681237749 | Information Age Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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Cognitive grammar in contemporary fiction.

Harrison, Chloe.
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(2017)  | 9789027234155 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 174pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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This book proposes an extension of Cognitive Grammar (Langacker 1987, 1991, 2008) towards a cognitive discourse grammar, through the unique environment that literary stylistic application offers. Drawing upon contemporary research in cognitive stylistics (Text World Theory, deixis and mind-modelling,...

Exploring plurilingualism in fan fiction : elf users as creative writers.

Franceschi, Valeria.
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(2017)  | 9781443855556 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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"This book explores English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) use in online interaction within virtual communities constituted by fans of popular culture texts who engage in creative writing inspired by such texts. Emerging from globalization processes, ELF, computer-mediated-communication, and fandom are here...

A history of the lie of innocence in literature : sons who become orphans.

Cudennec, Rodney David Le.
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(2017)  | 9781443872867 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 270pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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"This book traces the history of what it terms the "lie of innocence" as represented in literary texts from the late 18th century to contemporary times. The writers selected here William Blake, Herman Melville, William Faulkner, Graham Greene, and Cormac McCarthy write at various points in which the...

The concise apa handbook.

Miller, Paul Chamness.
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(2017)  | 9781681237732 | Information Age Publishing | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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Just writing : grammar, punctuation, and style for the legal writer.

Enquist, Anne. Francis, Jeremy. Oates, Laurel Currie.
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(2017)  | 9781454880806 | Wolters Kluwer Law & Business | pbk. | book | 448pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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Just Writing covers the basic principles of good legal writing -- including style, grammar, and punctuation -- and demonstrates them through numerous examples. The text provides legal writers of all experience levels with tips, techniques, and helpful advice for every step of the process: planning,...

Transcultural screenwriting : telling stories for a global world.

Brenes, Carmen SofĂ­a. Cattrysse, Patrick. McVeigh, Margaret.
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(2017)  | 9781443852449 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 218pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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"The world in which we live and work today has created new working conditions where storytellers, screenwriters and filmmakers collaborate with colleagues from other countries and cultures. This involves new challenges regarding the practice of transcultural screenwriting and the study of writing screenplays...

The Corpse as Text: Disinterment and Antiquarian Enquiry, 1700-1900

Tomaini, Thea.
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(2017)  | 9781783271948 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 253pp | Availability last checked: 4/5/2017
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Between 1700 and 1900, the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries were stereotyped,idealised, and held as a standard by which the present time could be measured.Various figures in politics, academia, and the church pointed to historicalpersons such as Henry VIII, Shakespeare, Charles I, and Oliver Cromwell...

Dysphagia: Complications, Management and Clinical Aspects

Davis, Philip M. , Davis, Philip M.
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(2017)  | 9781536104325 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 167pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2017
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Dysphagia is the difficulty or improper swallowing of liquids, solids, or even saliva. This book provides new research on the complications, management and clinical aspects of dysphagia. Chapter One reviews the development of normal swallowing in infants and children and protective reflexes to prevent...

Critique and Postcritique

Anker, Elizabeth S. Felski, Rita. , Anker, Elizabeth S. Felski, Rita.
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(2017)  | 9780822363767 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Now that literary critique's intellectual and political pay-off is no longerquite so self-evident, critics are vigorously debating the functions and futuresof critique. The contributors to Critique and Postcritique join thisconversation, evaluating critique's structural, methodological, and politicalpotentials...

Critique and Postcritique

Anker, Elizabeth S. Felski, Rita. , Anker, Elizabeth S. Felski, Rita.
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(2017)  | 9780822363613 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Now that literary critique's intellectual and political pay-off is no longerquite so self-evident, critics are vigorously debating the functions and futuresof critique. The contributors to Critique and Postcritique join thisconversation, evaluating critique's structural, methodological, and politicalpotentials...

Crumpled Paper Boat: Experiments in Ethnographic Writing

Pandian, Anand. McLean, Stuart. , McLean, Stuart. Pandian, Anand.
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(2017)  | 9780822363293 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Crumpled Paper Boat is a book of experimental ventures in ethnographic writing,an exploration of the possibilities of a literary anthropology. These originalessays from notable writers in the field blur the boundaries between ethnographyand genres such as poetry, fiction, memoir, and cinema. They address...

Crumpled Paper Boat: Experiments in Ethnographic Writing

Pandian, Anand. McLean, Stuart. , McLean, Stuart. Pandian, Anand.
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(2017)  | 9780822363408 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Crumpled Paper Boat is a book of experimental ventures in ethnographic writing,an exploration of the possibilities of a literary anthropology. These originalessays from notable writers in the field blur the boundaries between ethnographyand genres such as poetry, fiction, memoir, and cinema. They address...

James farmer jr : the great debater.

Voth, Ben.
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(2017)  | 9781498539630 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 212pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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James Farmer Jr.: The Great Debater provides a rhetorical and biographical guide to how the American Civil Rights Movement came into being. It details James Farmer Jr.'s intellectual emergence as a young debater at an HBCU in Marshall, Texas and ultimately chronicles how this led to the emergence of...

 

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