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Teaching Visual Literacy in the Primary Classroom: Comic Books, Film, Television and Picture Narratives (David Fulton Books)
By Routledge
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ean: 9780415489850, isbn: 0415489857,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 211 reviews
Teaching Visual Literacy in the Primary Classroom shows how everyday literacy sessions can be made more exciting, dynamic and effective by using a wide range of media and visual texts in the primary classroom. In addition to a wealth of practical teaching ideas, the book outlines the vital importance of visual texts and shows how children can enjoy developing essential literacy skills through studying picture books, film, television and comic books. Designed to take into account the renewed

Demotic and Greek-Demotic Mummy Labels and Other Short Texts Gathered from Many Publications (Studia Demotica)
By Peeters Publishers
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ean: 9789042925892, isbn: 9042925892,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 233 reviews
In continuation of the demotic votive inscriptions collected in Short Texts Volume I, this volume brings together some 650 demotic and Greek-demotic mummy labels. These are in principle all labels published to date, but this number also contains some fifty unpublished labels as well as some fifty of which only the Greek, not the demotic side had been published previously. Of some two-hundred labels from which the names had been excerpted for use in our onomastic repertoria, the complete text is

Do I Owe You Something?: A Memoir of the Literary Life
By Brand: Louisiana State Univ Pr
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ean: 9780807128527, isbn: 080712852X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
As a graduate student, Michael Mewshaw overheard his girlfriend propositioned by James Dickey, served as chauffeur and drinking companion to William Styron, and under George Garrett's direction impersonated a Playboy fiction editor on television. So he began a remarkable literary life in which Mewshaw grants us the sizable pleasure of passing time with some of the twentieth century's finest and most interesting writers. Mewshaw describes poignant episodes and painful lessons, including his

Great Lives: A Century in Obituaries
By HarperCollins UK
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ean: 9780008141288, isbn: 0008141282,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 292 reviews
The Times obituaries have given readers throughout the world an instant picture of a life for over 150 years. This book brings together 124 of these pieces, with obituary updated and reproduced in their entirety. The Times register provides a rich store of information and opinion on the most influential characters of the 20th and early 21st century. Major figures of influence from our times and from recent history such as Sigmund Freud, Pablo Picasso and Diana, Princess of Wales are included.

Ronald Colman: A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in the Performing Arts)
By Greenwood
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mpn: discography, list of honors, bibliograph, ean: 9780313264337, isbn: 0313264333,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 232 reviews
One of the most enchanting figures of the silver screen, Ronald Colman appeared in such classic films as Beau Geste, The Prisoner of Zenda, Lost Horizon, and A Tale of Two Cities. He was nominated four times for the Academy Award, which he won for a spectacular performance in A Double Life. His voice was unrivaled, and he had a brilliant career as a radio star. A charismatically photogenic performer, he was voted the handsomest actor in Hollywood on several occasions. His superior skills, his

Talking Animals and Others
By The Overlook Press
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ean: 9781590201701, isbn: 1590201701,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
The first complete biography of the beloved children's book author Walter R. Brooks, creator of Freddy the Pig. In the last ten years Overlook's Freddy the Pig rediscovery has delighted hundreds of thousands of readers around the world. But who created this famous pig? Walter R. Brooks shared much in common with his most famous literary creation, including a love of travel and adventure, a sparkling wit and intelligence, an abiding faith in friendship, and a wonderful way with words. Together,

A Book of Ages: An Eccentric Miscellany of Great and Offbeat Moments in the Lives of the Famous and Infamous, Ages 1 to 100
By Three Rivers Press
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ean: 9780307409027, isbn: 0307409023,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 275 reviews
AGE ISN’T JUST A NUMBER—IT’S A WAY OF KEEPING SCORE. THIS IS YOUR SCORECARD. The day we turn any age, we become contemporaries of everyone who has ever been that age, and it becomes our business to know that Bob Dylan wrote “Blowin’ in the Wind” when he was twenty, Orson Welles cowrote, directed, and starred in Citizen Kane when he was twenty-five, Winston Churchill was fired from the Admiralty when he was forty and took up painting, and Jane Austen died, unmarried and mostly

Directory of American Scholars: Foreign Language
By Gale
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ean: 9780787650100, isbn: 0787650102,

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Identifies American and Canadian scholars in five volumes, including biographical information of those in the areas of history, literature, religion, and foreign languages..

Street Spanish Slang Dictionary & Thesaurus
By Wiley
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ean: 9780471168348, isbn: 0471168343,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 179 reviews
?Tus antepasados eran nobles? !Me estas tomando el pelo! (trans.): Your ancestors were royalty? You're pulling my leg! (lit.): Your ancestors are royalty? You're taking my hair! !La comida en este restauraniete esta para chuparse los dedos! (trans.): The fod in this restaurant id delicious! (lit.): The food in this restaurant is to suck one's fingers! While asking for directions, if a native speaker of Spanish were to tell you not to ''eat your coconut'' (comerse el coco) just because some

The Zincali; or, an Account of the Gypsies of Spain. With an Original Collection of Their Songs and Poetry, and a Copious Dictionary of Their Language.
By The British Library
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 177 reviews
Mark Twain once famously said ''there was but one solitary thing about the past worth remembering, and that was the fact that it is past and can't be restored.''  Well, over recent years, The British Library, working with Microsoft has embarked on an ambitious programme to digitise its collection of 19th century books.There are now 65,000  titles available  (that's an incredible 25 million pages) of material ranging from works by famous names such as  Dickens, Trollope and Hardy as well as

The Story of You: A Guide for Writing Your Personal Stories and Family History
By Slack Incorporated
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ean: 9781617119798, isbn: 1617119792,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 272 reviews
Making Memories That Last a LifetimeThe Story of You: A Guide for Writing Your Personal Stories and Family History is a practical guide for the novice writer about how to chronicle the stories of his or her life. The book encourages the reader to write the classic stories that everyone has, whether just for themselves, or for their family and friends or the future. Chapters include: “What is a Family Story?” “Finding the Right Format,” “Conducting an Interview,” “Revising and

The Company They Kept, Volume Two: Writers on Unforgettable Friendships (New York Review Books Collections)
By New York Review Books
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ean: 9781590174876, isbn: 1590174879,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 163 reviews
Anna Akhmatova on Osip Mandelstam • Virgil Thomson on Gertrude Stein • Jonathan Miller on Lenny Bruce • Robert Lowell on John Berryman • Stephen Spender on W. H. Auden • Mary McCarthy on Hannah Arendt • John Thompson on Robert Lowell • James Merrill on Elizabeth Bishop • Isaiah Berlin on Boris Pasternak and Anna Akhmatova • Joseph Brodsky on Nadezhda Mandelstam • Arthur Gold and Robert Fizdale on George Balanchine • John Richardson on Douglas Cooper • Hector Bianciotti

Plutarch Lives, VI: Dion and Brutus. Timoleon and Aemilius Paulus (Loeb Classical Library) (Volume VI)
By Brand: Harvard University Press
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ean: 9780674991095, isbn: 0674991095,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Plutarch (Plutarchus), ca. 45–120 CE, was born at Chaeronea in Boeotia in central Greece, studied philosophy at Athens, and, after coming to Rome as a teacher in philosophy, was given consular rank by the emperor Trajan and a procuratorship in Greece by Hadrian. He was married and the father of one daughter and four sons. He appears as a man of kindly character and independent thought, studious and learned.Plutarch wrote on many subjects. Most popular have always been the 46 Parallel Lives,

By Brand: Harvard University Press
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ean: 9780674019379, isbn: 0674019377,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 151 reviews
One person can't help stuttering. The other can't help laughing. And in the way one bodily betrayal of better intentions mirrors the other, we find ourselves in the gray area where mind and body connect--and, at the damnedest moments, disconnect. In a book that explores the phenomenon of stuttering from its practical and physical aspects to its historical profile to its existential implications, Marc Shell plumbs the depths of this murky region between will and flesh, intention and expression,

Portraits in Print: A Collection of Profiles and the Stories Behind Them
By Columbia University Press
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ean: 9780231072274, isbn: 0231072279,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
The journalistic profile is one of the most popular, widely read types of magazine feature writing. Helen Benedict, a master of the genre, has collected for Portraits in Print nine of her best pieces, and provided a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the art of portrait journalism. Among the persons profiled here are Joseph Brodsky, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Susan Sontag, Paule Marshall, Bernard Malamud, and Beverly Sills. In a general introduction and in lively discussions after each profile,

The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure
By Melville House
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ean: 9781612193786, isbn: 1612193781,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 224 reviews
A darkly comic, satirical reference book about writers who never made it into the literary canonA signal event of literary scholarship, The Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure compiles the biographies of history’s most notable cases of a complete lack of literary success. As such, it is the world’s leading authority on the subject.Compiled in one volume by C. D. Rose, a well-educated person universally acknowledged in parts of England as the world’s pre-eminent expert on inexpert

Tuf as a Boiled Owl: The Civil War Letters of Proctor Swallow 7th Vermont Volunteer Regiment
By AuthorHouse
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ean: 9781425919597, isbn: 1425919596,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 184 reviews
Proctor Swallow's letters to his friend and brother-in-law Loomis Spalding depict the ordinary Civil War soldier's view of camp life, eagerness to know what is going on in other parts of the war and concern for the family at home. He describes, sometimes vividly, the places and events he sees and relates them to what he remembers. He would be at home with the Doughboy or GI Joe. Proctor Swallow mustered into the Seventh Vermont Volunteer Regiment at its formation at the Rutland Fair Grounds in

Book Business: Publishing Past, Present, and Future
By W. W. Norton & Company
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780393322347, isbn: 0393322343,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 178 reviews
''An irresistible book about Grub Street, authorship and the literary marketplace.''―Washington Post Book World  Jason Epstein has led arguably the most creative career in book publishing during the past half-century. He founded Anchor Books and launched the quality paperback revolution, cofounded the New York Review of Books, and created of the Library of America, the prestigious publisher of American classics, and The Reader's Catalog, the precursor of online bookselling. In this short

Biography: A Very Short Introduction
By imusti
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ean: 9780199533541, isbn: 0199533547,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 224 reviews
Hermione Lee is one of the leading literary biographers in the English-speaking world, the author of widely acclaimed lives of Edith Wharton and Virginia Woolf. Now, in this Very Short Introduction, Lee provides a magnificent look at the genre in which she is an undisputed master--the art of biography. Here Lee considers the cultural and historical background of different types of biographies, looks at the factors that affect biographers, and asks whether there are different strategies, ethics,

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