Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors
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Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors

I purchased this book for my college-age son to use when he edits his school's newspaper. Upon looking through the book I realized that everyone should own it. This book would be useful for students of any age and would be a good book just to have around the house, too. It's fun to read and is the sort of book anyone would enjoy picking up and reading for a few minutes or a few hours. (My son was very pleased to receive it.) Highly r...

Stardust Monuments: The Saving and Selling of Hollywood
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Stardust Monuments: The Saving and Selling of Hollywood

Stardust Monuments spotlights the enduring efforts to memorialize and canonize the history and meaning of Hollywood and American film culture. In this engaging analysis, Alison Trope explores the tensions between art and commerce as they intersect in a range of nonprofit and for-profit institutions and products. An insightful tour of Hollywood’s past, present, and future, Stardust Monuments examines the establishment of film librarie...

Intercultural Interaction: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Intercultural Communication
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Intercultural Interaction (Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics)

'This volume is a very welcome addition to the existing body of published text books on intercultural communication...It is written in an accessible style, with a clear structure, so that it should reach a fairly wide audience of undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as researchers and professional trainers...I would recommend to any readers thinking of researching or teaching intercultural communication, that they consider...

Autoethnography and Heuristic Inquiry for Doctoral-Level Researchers: Emerging Research and Opportunities
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Autoethnography and Heuristic Inquiry for Doctoral-Level Researchers

Many resources exist to help new doctoral investigators to understand and engage with the tenets and philosophies that underpin doctoral-level research to allow for a sample of self-as-subject research. Every day, new forms of researcher-participant data collection and analysis protocols and contributions to the respective discipline in the use of these methods are designed by doctoral researchers and other scholars for heuristic inq...

Ysabelle Cordeil-Le Millin, "La prise de notes efficace : Acquérir des techniques opérationnelles en toutes circonstances"
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La prise de notes efficace

Comment écrire plus vite en étant certain de pouvoir se relire? Commen t prendre des notes sans perdre l'essentiel de l'information? Comment gagner en temps et en efficacité lors de la retranscription d'informat ions? Ce guide pratique vous propose une méthode astucieuse - MERAS - pour a cquérir les bons réflexes de l'écriture rapide. Basée sur la contracti on des lettres de l'alphabet ainsi que sur des abréviations, cette nou velle ...

Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XXXI: Papers from the annual symposium on Arabic Linguistics, Norman, Oklahoma, 2017
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Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XXXI (Studies in Arabic Linguistics)

This volume brings together ten peer-reviewed articles on Arabic linguistics. The articles are distributed over three parts: phonetics and phonology, sociolinguistics and pragmatics, and language acquisition. Including data from North African, Levantine, and Gulf varieties of Arabic, as well as Arabic varieties spoken in diaspora, these articles address issues that range from phonetic neutralization and diminutive formation to diglos...

Theory and Best Practices in Science Communication Training
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Theory and Best Practices in Science Communication Training

"This book brings together a diverse group of experts and shares different perspectives on the "science of science communication". Research on science communication and science communication training are vital to advancing our efforts to prepare scientists to discuss their work with the public, policymakers, media, and other scientists. I am thrilled this book provides this critical link, and it offers important insights to all of us...

Heine-Jahrbuch 2019
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Heine-Jahrbuch 2019

Der 58. Jahrgang des Heine-Jahrbuchs enthält aktuelle Forschungsbeiträge zu Leben, Werk und Wirkungsgeschichte Heinrich Heines, Rezensionen und die neueste Bibliographie der Heine-Literatur.Außerdem dokumentiert er die Verleihung des Heine-Preises der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf von 2018: die Dankesrede des Preisträgers Leoluca Orlando und die Laudatio von Wim Wenders.

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Vergleichende Weltliteraturen / Comparative World Literatures: DFG-Symposion 2018

Das Konzept der Weltliteratur ist über die Komparatistik hinaus zu einem grundlegenden Paradigma für die Erforschung der Literatur avanciert, das sich neben dem lange herrschenden nationalen etabliert hat. Die gerade durch neue literarische Entwicklungen komplexer gewordene Logik des Begriffs ‚Weltliteratur‘ reflektiert die verschiedenen Aspekte literarischer Internationalisierung. Sie verweist auch auf theoretische Differenzen, die ...

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Lessons from Michelangelo

I had the great privilege of studying with Mr. Burban at the Art Student's League. In this book Burban distills a great body of knowledge into digestible form for those of us aspiring to reach a level of skill commensurate with his. The determined figurative artist will read this book over and over and over again. Few teachers have broached this subject with the great ability to communicate these concepts as well as Burban, Richer an...