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That's The Way It Crumbles: The American Conquest of the English Language
By PROFILE BOOKS
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 275 reviews
Are we tired of hearing that fall is a season, sick of being offered fries and told about the latest movie? Yeah. Have we noticed the sly interpolation of Americanisms into our everyday speech? You betcha. And are we outraged? Hell, yes. But do we do anything? Too much hassle. Until now. In That's The Way It Crumbles Matthew Engel presents a call to arms against the linguistic impoverishment that happens when one language dominates another. With dismay and wry amusement, he traces the American


America Reflected: Language, Satire, Film, and the National Mind
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ean: 9780984406258, isbn: 0984406255,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 185 reviews
America Reflected offers eclectic film criticism and considerations of distinctive American voices from the ante-bellum era to the present. The much-loved Will Rogers reassured Americans that 19th-century pioneer values would survive in an age of machines, media, and political bunk. Deprecating changes of the post-WWI era, he proved-by his own example-that ordinary people could still practice neighborliness in an increasingly impersonal world. Benjamin Lee Whorf believed fervently that


Sorry about That: The Language of Public Apology
By Audible Studios
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
People do bad things. They misspeak, mislead, and misbehave. They lie, cheat, steal, and kill. Often, afterward, they apologize. But what makes a successful apology? Why does Joe Biden's 2007 apology for referring to Barack Obama as ''articulate and bright'' succeed, whereas Mel Gibson's 2006 apology for his anti-Semitic tirade fails? Naturally, the effectiveness of an apology depends on the language used, as well as the conditions under which we offer our regrets. In Sorry about That,




Ideology, Agency, and Intercultural Communicative Competence: A Stratified Look into EFL Education in Japan (Intercultural Communication and Language Education)
By Springer
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Associated with an important epistemological shift from language proficiency to language criticality in applied linguistic research, this book provides a sociological perspective on foreign language education in Japan. By employing ethnographic methods to investigate the relationship between three core analytical elements – foreign language education geared towards the development of learners’ intercultural communicative competence; nihonjinron and native-speakerism as potentially


Going Scapegoat: Post-9/11 War Literature, Language and Culture
By McFarland
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 237 reviews
Since 9/11, war literature has become a key element in American popular culture, spurring critical debate about depictions of combat--Who can write war literature? When can they do it? This book presents a new way to closely read war narratives, questioning the idea of ''combat gnosticism''--the belief that the experience of war is impossible to communicate to those who have not seen it--that has dominated the discussion. Adapting Kenneth Burke's scapegoat mechanism to the criticism of


Yoruba Creativity: Fiction, Languages, Life and Songs
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In songs, dance, and drama, the fame of the Yoruba of Nigeria is firmly established and universally acknowledged. Also with an established writing and literary tradition, the Yoruba have asserted themselves as a dominant force in the world of creativity, touching on various genres and producing men and women of fame. Such stars are represented here, as in the works of Wole Soyinka and Zulu Sofola. The power of language forms a crucial element of their creativity, with various authors examining


Plus Ca Change: The Story of French from Charlemagne to the Cirque Du Soleil
By Robson Books Ltd
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
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Shards of Glass: Children Reading and Writing Beyond Gendered Identities (Language & Social Processes)
By Hampton Pr
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In the revised edition of this popular volume the author looks at processes through which gender is constituted from a poststructuralist perspective: at the usual ways knowledge is constructed in classrooms, the nature of femininities and masculinities and the children's experience of sexuality. It challenges the reader to work with children to allow them to invent, invert and break old structures and speak/write into existence other ways of being..


Retold Stories, Untold Histories: Maxine Hong Kingston and Leslie Marmon Silko on the Politics of Imagining the Past (Language and Literature)
By Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 199 reviews
Retold Stories, Untold Histories concentrates on how challenging questions concerning the nature of historical representation, the formation of national/ethnic identities, and creative agendas are addressed in the diverse and inspiring writings of Maxine Hong Kingston and Leslie Marmon Silko. The rationale behind juxtaposing two writers from diverse cultural contexts originates in the fact that both Kingston and Silko share the experience of historical and cultural marginalization and, more


Pedagogy in the Age of Media Control: Language Deception and Digital Democracy (Minding the Media)
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Supported by critical theoretical frameworks, this book is a purposeful engagement with bodies of knowledge rooted in popular culture, yet routinely excluded from «common sense» visions of curriculum. Aimed at teachers as well as teacher-educators, the book examines areas such as Disney, African American stand-up comedy, intersections of film/disability and race, as well as video games. Going beyond an engagement with theory, through the use of these alternative curricular epistemologies the


Clockwork Rhetoric: The Language and Style of Steampunk
By University Press of Mississippi
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 286 reviews
This unique book explores how the aesthetic and cultural movement ''Steampunk'' persuades audiences and wins new acolytes. Steampunk is an aesthetic style grounded in the Victorian era, in clothing and accoutrements modeled on a heightened and hyper-extended age of steam. In addition to its modeling of attire and other symbolic trappings, what is most distinctive is its adherents' use of a machined aesthetic based on steam engines and early electrical machinery--gears, pistons, shafts, wheels,


Tourism and Language in Vieques: An Ethnography of the Post-Navy Period (The Anthropology of Tourism: Heritage, Mobility, and Society)
By Lexington Books
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After more than sixty years of occupation by the U.S. Navy and intensive community struggles, the Puerto Rican island of Vieques was finally returned to civilian control in 2003. But, as this book documents, the Viequenses’ struggles were far form over after the departure of the Navy. The Viequenses were left to contend with the devastating effects of sixty-two years of bombing; the environment and health of the population had been severely harmed. Yet this was a minor issue in comparison to


The Language of Journalism: Newspaper Culture
By Brand: Transaction Publishers
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
The newspaper is to the twentieth century what the novel was for the nineteenth century: the expression of popular sentiment. In the first of a three-volume study of journalism and what it has meant as a source of knowledge and as a mechanism for orchestrating mass ideology, Melvin J. Lasky provides a major overview. His research runs the gamut of material found in newspapers, from the trivial to the profound, from pseudo-science to habits of solid investigation. The volume is divided into four


Bodies of Meaning: Studies on Language, Labor, and Liberation (SUNY series in Radical Social and Political Theory)
By Brand: State University of New York Press
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ean: 9780791447369, isbn: 0791447367,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 168 reviews
Challenges postmodernist theories of language and politics which detach language from human bodies and their material practices.Used Book in Good Condition.


Verse Going Viral: China's New Media Scenes (Modern Language Initiative, A China Program Book)
By University of Washington Press
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Verse Going Viral examines what happens when poetry, a central pillar of traditional Chinese culture, encounters an era of digital media and unabashed consumerism in the early twenty-first century. Heather Inwood sets out to unravel a paradox surrounding modern Chinese poetry: while poetry as a representation of high culture is widely assumed to be marginalized to the point of “death,” poetry activity flourishes across the country, benefiting from China’s continued self-identity as a


Spinglish: The Definitive Dictionary of Deliberately Deceptive Language
By Blue Rider Press
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 293 reviews
Spinglish—the devious dialect of English used by professional spin doctors—is all around us. And the fact is, until you’ve mastered it, politicians and corporations (not to mention your colleagues and friends) will continue putting things over on you, and generally getting the better of you, every minute of every day—without your even knowing it.             However, once you perfect the art of terminological inexactitude, you’ll be the one manipulating and one-upping


Let's Bring Back: The Lost Language Edition: A Collection of Forgotten-Yet-Delightful Words, Phrases, Praises, Insults, Idioms, and Literary Flourishes from Eras Past
By Chronicle Books
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 291 reviews
Too often, when struggling to find just the right turn of phrase, exclamation of joy, or witty barb, it's easy to forget that history is positively brimming with rich words deserving of rejuvenation. Lesley M. M. Blume gathers forgotten words, phrases, names, insults, and idioms, plus fascinating and funny anecdotes, etymologies, and occasions for use. Let's Bring Back: The Lost Language Edition takes readers on a philological journey through words from the not-too-distant past. From


Global Linguistic Flows: Hip Hop Cultures, Youth Identities, and the Politics of Language
By Brand: Routledge
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ean: 9780805862850, isbn: 0805862854,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
Located at the intersection of sociolinguistics and Hip Hop Studies, this cutting-edge book moves around the world – spanning Africa, Asia, Australia, the Americas and the European Union – to explore Hip Hop cultures, youth identities, the politics of language, and the simultaneous processes of globalization and localization. Focusing closely on language, these scholars of sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, cultural studies, and critical pedagogies offer linguistic insights to the


The Language of Ethnic Conflict
By Columbia University Press
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ean: 9780231055574, isbn: 0231055579,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 156 reviews
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