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Adam's Tongue: How Humans Made Language, How Language Made Humans
By Hill and Wang
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ean: 9780809016471, isbn: 9780809016471,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 292 reviews
How language evolved has been called ''the hardest problem in science.'' In Adam's Tongue, Derek Bickerton―long a leading authority in this field―shows how and why previous attempts to solve that problem have fallen short. Taking cues from topics as diverse as the foraging strategies of ants, the distribution of large prehistoric herbivores, and the construction of ecological niches, Bickerton produces a dazzling new alternative to the conventional wisdom.Language is unique to humans, but

Sign Me Alice & Laurent Clerc: A Profile/Two Deaf Plays
By Brand: Dawn Sign Pr
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ean: 9780915035601, isbn: 091503560X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Book by Eastman, Gilbert C.Used Book in Good Condition.

King Lear and the Naked Truth: Rethinking the Language of Religion and Resistance
By Duke University Press Books
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ean: 9780822320388, isbn: 082232038X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 258 reviews
Taking King Lear as her central text, Judy Kronenfeld seriously questions the critical assumptions of much of today’s most fashionable Shakespeare scholarship. Charting a new course beyond both New Historicist and deconstructionist critics, she suggests a theory of language and interpretation that provides essential historical and linguistic contexts for the key terms and concepts of the play. Opening the play up to the implications of these contexts and this interpretive theory, she reveals

Chaos in Theater: Improvisation and Complexity – Translated by Anna Grazia Cafaro and Melina Masterson (Currents in Comparative Romance Languages and Literatures)
By Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
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ean: 9781433134685, isbn: 1433134683,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Have you ever prepared a discourse by heart and then found out that, when the moment arrives, surprise and uniqueness of hic et nunc are inevitable? No matter how much you prepare a text, it will need improvisation to be used on a stage or in the street. But, what is the limit between improvisation and technique, experience and training? Can we scientifically measure the improvisation of a text? This work aims to investigate in which dimension art meets science and how it happens. Artists need

A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: The Tempest. 1892
By Andesite Press
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ean: 9781375686921, isbn: 1375686925,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 231 reviews
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of

The Literary Language of Shakespeare (Oxford Science Publications)
By Routledge
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ean: 9780582087705, isbn: 9780582087705,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
Professor Hussey looks at the vocabulary, syntax and register of Renaissance English, following this with a more detailed analysis of particular kinds of language in the plays such as prose, verse, rhetoric and the soliloquy. For this new edition, the text has been revised throughout with, in particular, a completely new chapter providing detailed readings of selected plays, illustrating the ways particular aspects of language can be studied in practice..

Inquiries concerning the structure of the Semitic languages Volume 2
By Ulan Press
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 180 reviews
This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historical character of the original artifact. We believe this work is

The Language of Shakespeare (The Language of Literature)
By Brand: MacMillan Publishing Company.
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ean: 9780333497784, isbn: 0333497783,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 162 reviews
This book provides an accessible guide to the linguistic environment of Shakespeare, his use of vocabulary, grammar and sentence construction. Although Shakespeare's plays are familiar to us, the language in them is not always easy to understand or translate. Not only does Shakespeare use difficult and seemingly archaic words, but also constructs his sentences and makes use of grammar in a very different way to modern writers. This book is an introduction to the various aspects of the language

Shakespeare's Religious Language: A Dictionary (Continuum Shakespeare Dictionaries)
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ean: 9780826493323, isbn: 0826493327,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
Religious issues and religious discourse were vastly important in the sixteenth and seventeenth century and religious language is key to an understanding of Shakespeare's plays and poems.  This dictionary discusses just over 1000 words and names in Shakespeare's works that have some religious denotation or connotation. Its unique word-by-word approach allows equal consideration of the full religious nuance of each of these words, from 'abbess' to 'zeal'. It also gradually reveals the

Stylistics and Shakespeare's Language: Transdisciplinary Approaches
By Continuum
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ean: 9781441171726, isbn: 9781441171726,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 261 reviews
This innovative volume testifies to the current revived interest in Shakespeare's language and style and opens up new and captivating vistas of investigation. Transcending old boundaries between literary and linguistic studies, this engaging collaborative book comes up with an original array of theoretical approaches and new findings. The chapters in the collection capture a rich diversity of points of view and cover such fields as lexicography, versification, dramaturgy, rhetorical analyses,

The Bonds of Interest/Los Intereses Creados (Dover Dual Language Spanish)
By Dover Publications
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ean: 9780486430867, isbn: 0486430863,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 255 reviews
One of Spain's most important dramatists of the twentieth century and winner of the Nobel Prize for literature in 1922, Jacinto Benavente y Martínez wrote more than 150 plays in his lifetime. The best known of these is Los intereses creados — a social satire in the guise of farce.Premiering in late 1907, the work was instantly acclaimed throughout Europe. Similar in structure to a puppet drama, the play incorporates such traditional characters from the commedia dell'arte as the Doctor, the

A Reader in the Language of Shakespearean Drama (Studies in the History of the Language Sciences)
By John Benjamins Publishing Company
SKU: #0822-WS1201-A01007-0915027992
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sku: 0822-WS1201-A01007-0915027992, ean: 9780915027996, isbn: 0915027992,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 294 reviews
In recent years the language of Shakespearean drama has been described in a number of publications intended mainly for the undergraduate student or general reader, but the studies in academic journals to which they refer are not always easily accessible even though they are of great interest to the general reader and essential for the specialist. The purpose of this collection is therefore to bring together some of the most valuable of these studies which, in discussing various aspects of the

Rhetoric, Comedy, and the Violence of Language in Aristophanes' Clouds
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780195070170, isbn: 0195070178,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 281 reviews
This is an intelligent and unusually thought-provoking reading of Aristophanes' Clouds. O'Regan focuses on logos, or the power of argument, and its effects, and on the self-awareness of the second Clouds as a comedy of logos directed toward an audience made resistant by devotion to the body. Within and without the play, logos meets defeat when confronted with human nature and desire. The argument conveys much insight into fifth-century thought and the play's workings, the more so because it

Dramas of Distinction: Plays by Golden Age Women (Studies in Romance Languages)
By Brand: The University Press of Kentucky
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ean: 9780813120102, isbn: 0813120101,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 253 reviews
Renaissance Europe was the scene of flourishing and innovative dramatic art, and seventeenth-century Spain enjoyed its own Golden Age of the stage. According to traditional studies of this period, however, men seemed to be the only participants. Now in Dramas of Distinction, Teresa Scott Soufas offers the first book-length critical study of five important women playwrights: Angela de Azevedo, Ana Caro Mallen de Soto, Leonor de la Cueva y Silva, Feliciana Enriquez de Guzman, and Marfa de Zayas y

Sophocles' Oedipus Cycle: A Dual Language Edition
By Faenum Publishing, Ltd.
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ean: 9781940997919, isbn: 1940997917,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 214 reviews
This volume presents the Greek text of Sophocles' Oedipus Cycle, as edited by Sir Richard Jebb, with a parallel verse translation by Ian Johnston on facing pages, which will be useful to those wishing to read the English translation while referring to the Greek original, or vice versa..

Six Dramatists in Search of a Language: Studies in Dramatic Language
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521098663, isbn: 0521098661,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
In this penetrating study Andrew Kennedy sets out to analyse the modern movement in drama through the theatrical language of six key figures writing in English - Shaw, Eliot, Beckett, Pinter, Osborne and Arden. Dr Kennedy argues that a study of theatrical language should be an exercise in 'practical criticism' and not merely narrowly linguistic. The whole range of theatrical expressiveness must be examined in detail from play text and performance alike and the conclusions correlated with the

The Round - Reigen: English German Dual-Language Edition
By Omo Press
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781941667088, isbn: 1941667082,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 300 reviews
Arthur Schnitzler wrote Reigen in 1897. It was published in Vienna in 1903, but it was banned by censors a year later. It was not performed publicly as a play until 1920, and its performance was met by moralistic attacks that quickly became anti-Semitic. Schnitzler was condemned as a “Jewish pornographer.” But within a few decades, the play was recognized as a classic. Sixteen films have been based on this play, beginning with La Ronde by Max Ophuls (1950) and La Ronde by Roger Vadim

Romeo and Juliet: Language and Writing (Arden Student Skills: Language and Writing)
By The Arden Shakespeare
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ean: 9781408171752, isbn: 1408171759,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Everyone knows the story of the star-crossed lovers but close attention to the language of the play can deepen and darken the legend. As icons of passion, Romeo and Juliet reveal the recklessness, as well as the idealism, of desire in a violent world. Catherine Belsey shows how you can tease out the play's subtle meanings and goes on to discuss key adaptations, including the classic Baz Lurhmann film..

Shakespeare and Social Dialogue: Dramatic Language and Elizabethan Letters
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521030557, isbn: 0521030552,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
Shakespeare and Social Dialogue develops a systematic analysis of the rhetoric of social exchange in early modern England. Magnusson brings together writings, particularly letters, from the Elizabethan period that are normally read as historical documents and compares them with Shakespeare's play texts and sonnets. Using techniques from discourse analysis and linguistic pragmatics, especially ''politeness theory,'' she argues that Shakespeare's language is rooted in the everyday language of

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