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Cherokee Narratives: A Linguistic Study (Mellon Rlla)
By University of Oklahoma Press
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ean: 9780806159867, isbn: 9780806159867,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
The stories of the Cherokee people presented here capture in written form tales of history, myth, and legend for readers, speakers, and scholars of the Cherokee language. Assembled by noted authorities on Cherokee, this volume marks an unparalleled contribution to the linguistic analysis, understanding, and preservation of Cherokee language and culture.Cherokee Narratives spans the spectrum of genres, including humor, religion, origin myths, trickster tales, historical accounts, and stories

The Rustle of Language
By University of California Press
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ean: 9780520066298, isbn: 0520066294,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 187 reviews
The Rustle of Language is a collection of forty-five essays, written between 1967 and 1980, on language, literature, and teaching—the pleasure of the text—in an authoritative translation by Richard Howard..

A Companion to the Ancient Greek Language
By Wiley-Blackwell
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ean: 9781118782910, isbn: 1118782917,

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A comprehensive account of the language of Ancient Greekcivilization in a single volume, with contributions from leadinginternational scholars covering the historical, geographical,sociolinguistic, and literary perspectives of the language. A collection of 36 original essays by a team of internationalscholarsTreats the survival and transmission of Ancient GreekIncludes discussions on phonology, morphology, syntax,semantics, and pragmatics.

The Romance Languages (Cambridge Language Surveys)
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521281393, isbn: 0521281393,

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What is a Romance language? How is it related to other Romance languages, how did they all evolve, and what can they tell us about language in general? In this comprehensive survey Rebecca Posner, a distinguished Romance specialist, examines this group of languages from a wide variety of perspectives. Her analysis combines philological expertise with insights drawn from modern theoretical linguistics, and relates linguistic features to historical and sociological factors. Her discussion is

Moving Bodies: Kenneth Burke at the Edges of Language (Studies in Rhetoric/Communication)
By University of South Carolina Press
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
Kenneth Burke may be best known for his theories of dramatism and of language as symbolic action, but few know him as one of the twentieth century's foremost theorists of the relationship between language and bodies. In Moving Bodies, Debra Hawhee focuses on Burke's studies from the 1930s, 40s, and 50s while illustrating that his interest in reading the body as a central force of communication began early in his career. By exploring Burke's extensive writings on the subject alongside revealing

Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
Ngugi describes this book as 'a summary of some of the issues in which I have been passionately involved for the last twenty years of my practice in fiction, theatre, criticism and in teaching of literature.' East Africa [Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda]: EAEPUsed Book in Good Condition.

Living with a Dead Language: My Romance with Latin
By Viking
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“A delightful mix of grammar and growth, words and wonder.” – The Washington PostAn entertaining exploration of the richness and relevance of the Latin language and literature, and an inspiring account of finding renewed purpose through learning something new and challenging After thirty-five years as a book editor in New York City, Ann Patty stopped working and moved to the country. Bored, aimless, and lost in the woods, she hoped to challenge her restless, word-loving brain by beginning

The Other Side of Language: A Philosophy of Listening
By Routledge
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We are inhabitants of a culture that knows how to speak but not how to listen. Against a tradition that has endorsed the power of discourse, where warring monologues are mistaken for genuine dialogue, Gemma Corradi Fiumara examines and reveals the other side of language - listening..

The Language of the Gods in the World of Men: Sanskrit, Culture, and Power in Premodern India
By University of California Press
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In this work of impressive scholarship, Sheldon Pollock explores the remarkable rise and fall of Sanskrit, India's ancient language, as a vehicle of poetry and polity. He traces the two great moments of its transformation: the first around the beginning of the Common Era, when Sanskrit, long a sacred language, was reinvented as a code for literary and political expression, the start of an amazing career that saw Sanskrit literary culture spread from Afghanistan to Java. The second moment

The Blackwell History of the Latin Language
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This text makes use of contemporary work in linguistics to provideup-to-date commentary on the development of Latin, from itsprehistoric origins in the Indo-European language family, throughthe earliest texts, to the creation of the Classical Language ofCicero and Vergil, and examines the impact of the spread of spokenLatin through the Roman Empire.The first book in English in more than 50 years to providecomprehensive coverage of the history of the Latin languageGives a full account of the

The Fall of Language in the Age of English
By Columbia University Press
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ean: 9780231163033, isbn: 9780231163033,

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Winner of the Kobayashi Hideo Award, The Fall of Language in the Age of English lays bare the struggle to retain the brilliance of one's own language in this period of English-language dominance. Born in Tokyo but raised and educated in the United States, Minae Mizumura acknowledges the value of a universal language in the pursuit of knowledge yet also embraces the different ways of understanding offered by multiple tongues. She warns against losing this precious diversity.Universal languages

Children's Literature in Second Language Education
By Bloomsbury Academic
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ean: 9781472576279, isbn: 1472576276,

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Bringing together leading scholars and teacher educators from across the world, from Europe and the USA to Asia, this book presents the latest research and new perspectives into the uses of children's literature in second language teaching for children and young adults. Children's Literature in Second Language Education covers such topics as extensive reading, creative writing in the language classroom, the use of picturebooks and graphic novels in second language teaching and the potential of

Language Awareness: Readings for College Writers
By Bedford/St. Martin's
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 261 reviews
Immediately and universally relevant, language is the ideal theme to explore in a composition course. Language Awareness collects contemporary and classic readings about language that not only make students more aware of its uses and more capable of analyzing its effects, but also help them to deploy language more effectively in their own writing. New coverage in the eleventh edition provides even more advice on critical reading and working with sources, while a new organization focuses each

After Babel: Aspects of Language and Translation
By Oxford University Press USA
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mpn: 9780192880932, ean: 9780192880932, isbn: 0192880934,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
When it first appeared in 1975, After Babel created a sensation, quickly establishing itself as both a controversial and seminal study of literary theory. In the original edition, Steiner provided readers with the first systematic investigation since the eighteenth century of the phenomenology and processes of translation both inside and between languages. Taking issue with the principal emphasis of modern linguistics, he finds the root of the ''Babel problem'' in our deep instinct for privacy

Records of the Three Kingdoms in Plain Language
By Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
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ean: 9781624665233, isbn: 9781624665233,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
The saga of the Three Kingdoms—which recounts the dramatic story of the civil wars (ca. 180–220 CE) that divided the old Han Empire into the Shu, Wei, and Wu states—remains as popular as ever in China, having served as the basis of not only traditional operas and ballads, but also, in more recent years, of movies, television dramas, and video games. Translated into English for the first time here, the Sanguozhi pinghua (thirteenth century CE) provides a complete and fast-paced narrative

The Search for the Perfect Language (The Making of Europe)
By Wiley-Blackwell
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ean: 9780631205104, isbn: 0631205101,

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The idea that there once existed a language which perfectly andunambiguously expressed the essence of all possible things andconcepts has occupied the minds of philosophers, theologians,mystics and others for at least two millennia. This is aninvestigation into the history of that idea and of its profoundinfluence on European thought, culture and history. From the early Dark Ages to the Renaissance it was widelybelieved that the language spoken in the Garden of Eden was justsuch a language, and

Language is Sermonic: Richard M. Weaver on the Nature of Rhetoric
By Brand: Louisiana State University Press
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ean: 9780807112212, isbn: 0807112216,

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Discourse and Language Education (Cambridge Language Teaching Library)
By Brand: Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521426053, isbn: 0521426057,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 236 reviews
Discourse and Language Education is part of the Cambridge Language Teaching Library series. Discourse analysis describes how such communication is structured, so that it is socially appropriate and linguistically accurate. This book gives practical experience in analyzing discourse and the study of written language. The analyses show the ways we use linguistic signals to carry out our discourse goals and the differences between written and spoken language as well as across languages. This text

Languages and Their Speakers
By Brand: University of Pennsylvania Press
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ean: 9780812212501, isbn: 0812212509,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 285 reviews
Languages and Their Speakers provides an introduction both to languages themselves and to their social functions. Written especially for nonlinguistic majors, the book gives insight into the meaning, value, and function of language within a culture and into the ways language behavior varies and changes. Each chapter of the book discusses what it means to be a speaker of a particular language, and puts the language in context among the languages of the world.The book explores how people know

The Language of Flowers: Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series)
By Everyman's Library
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ean: 9781101907955, isbn: 1101907959,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
A uniquely international anthology--in a beautiful pocket-sized hardcover--that explores the richly symbolic expressiveness of flowers through poems from around the world and through the ages. AN EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY POCKET POET.Floral symbols adorn the earliest poetry, and over the centuries they became increasingly entwined with myth and legend, with religious symbolism, and with herbal folklore. By the early nineteenth century the ''Language of Flora'' was an elaborately refined system,

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