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Adverse Genres in Fernando Pessoa

Poet, short-story writer, feverish inventor--Fernando Pessoa was one of the most innovative figures shaping European modernism. Known for a repertoire of works penned by multiple invented authors--which he termed heteronyms--the Portuguese writer gleefully subverted the notion of what it means to be an author. Adverse Genres in Fernando Pessoa offers an introduction to the fiction and the "profusion of selves" that populates the enig...

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Practice Makes Perfect Basic French

Learn Latin in bite-sized lessons! The key to Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Latin is how manageable the grammar and vocabulary are presented to you. You’re not overwhelmed by it all! Supported by engaging exercises, these 50 units cover all aspects of grammar and vocabulary, giving you a solid foundation in the language. Each unit is three pages in length, and you can expect to be completed with each in 10 to 15 minutes. Features Key...

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Essential American Idioms Dictionary

Understand American English better by mastering its idioms This authoritative reference offers thousands of American English idioms, common phrases, and colloquialisms. Entries include definitions and examples of idioms used in context. With help from McGraw-Hill's Essential American Idioms Dictionary, you will become familiar with English as it is used in the media, at work, around the house, and in everyday conversations. This know...

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Does the Writing Workshop Still Work?

This book explores the effectiveness of the writing workshop in the Creative Writing classroom, searching beyond the question of whether or not the workshop works to consider alternative pedagogical models. The needs of a growing and diverse student population are central to the contributors' consideration of non-normative pedagogies. This book is a must-read for all teachers of Creative Writing.

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The Routledge Handbook of the English Writing System

The Routledge Handbook of the English Writing System provides a comprehensive account of the English writing system, both in its current iteration and highlighting the developing trends that will influence its future. Twenty-nine chapters written by specialists from around the world cover core linguistic and psychological aspects, and also include areas from other disciplines such as typography and computer-mediated communication. Di...

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The Evolution of Culture

One of the major works of twentieth-century anthropological theory, written by one of the discipline’s most important, complex, and controversial figures, has not been in print for several years. Now Evolution of Culture is again available in paperback, allowing today’s generation of anthropologists new access to Leslie White’s crucial contribution to the theory of cultural evolution. A new, substantial introduction by Robert Carneir...

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Practice Makes Perfect French Vocabulary Building with Suffixes and Prefixes

Harness the power of suffixes and prefixes while adding more than 4,000 words to your French vocabulary! How do you turn Scotland into a Scottish citizen? Or change your brother into a colleague?* It isn't magic, it's suffixes and prefixes. When attached to base words, they have the ability to change meanings to indicate quantity, profession, gender, size, status, relationship, style, and much more. Mastering these word parts will en...

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Narratology: Introduction to the Theory of Narrative

Since its first publication in English in 1985, Mieke Bal's Narratology has become the international classic and comprehensive introduction to the theory of narrative texts. Narratology is a systematic account of narrative techniques, methods, their transmission, and reception, in which Bal distills years of study of the ways in which we understand both literary and non-literary works. In this third edition, Bal updates the book to i...

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Practice Makes Perfect Italian Problem Solver: With 80 Exercises

Tricky Italian concepts are no problem with practice, practice, practice As you progress in your study of Italian, you may feel overwhelmed by unfamiliar areas, such as knowing when to use essere versus avere; determining the gender of a noun; avoiding "false friends"; or understanding the use of the subjunctive in subordinate clauses. Author and teacher Alessandra Visconti is familiar with this situation and, more important, knows h...

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Love in the Time of Revolution

In 1798, English essayist and novelist William Godwin ignited a transatlantic scandal with Memoirs of the Author of "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman." Most controversial were the details of the romantic liaisons of Godwin's wife, Mary Wollstonecraft, with both American Gilbert Imlay and Godwin himself. Wollstonecraft's life and writings became central to a continuing discussion about love's place in human society. Literary radic...