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Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children's Literature
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Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children's Literature

Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children’s Literature examines distinguished classics of children’s literature both old and new—including L. Frank Baum’s Oz books, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series, J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, and Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series—to explore the queer tensions between innocence and heterosexuality within their pages.
 
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Fighting over Words: Language and Civil Law Cases
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Fighting over Words: Language and Civil Law Cases

Most people fight over something or other and language is usually at the very center of the conflict. Often the way we use language is the cause of the battle. There are many areas in which fighting about language can be observed but civil law cases offer the most fertile examples of this warfare over words.
 
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Current Trends in Metrical Analysis (Littera. Studies in Language and Literature
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Current Trends in Metrical Analysis (Littera. Studies in Language and Literature

This volume is a representative selection of current methods of metrical-rhythmical analysis. Leading experts in the field present the latest state of the art in metrical theory, including Generative Metrics, the Russian quantitative-statistical approach, Optimality Theory, and Cognitive Metrics.
 
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Paradigm Change: In the Transeurasian languages and beyond (Studies in Language Companion Series, Book 161)
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Paradigm Change: In the Transeurasian languages and beyond (Studies in Language Companion Series, Book 161)

This book is concerned with comparing morphological paradigms between languages in order to establish areal and genealogical relationships. The languages in focus are the Transeurasian languages: Japanese, Korean, Tungusic, Mongolic, and Turkic languages.
 
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The Friendly Guide to Mythology
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The Friendly Guide to Mythology

From Athena to Zorya, a clever compendium of myths from ancient Greece and around the world
From classic literature and Jungian psychology to pop lyrics and Nike sneakers, mythology informs every aspect of our culture and thought. These timeless myths tell surprisingly modern-sounding tales of love and devotion--and of carnage, adultery, and incest. Whether they come from a Native American, Asian, African, or Greek and Roman tradition, they offer endless revelations and insights into the human psyche.
 
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Poetic Justice and Legal Fictions
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Poetic Justice and Legal Fictions

Literature reveals the intense efforts of moral imagination required to articulate what justice is and how it might be satisfied. Examining a wide variety of texts including Shakespeare's plays, Gilbert and Sullivan's operas, and modernist poetics, Poetic Justice and Legal Fictions explores how literary laws and values illuminate and challenge the jurisdiction of justice and the law.
 
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Action Learning: A Practical Guide for Managers, 2nd edition
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Action Learning: A Practical Guide for Managers, 2nd edition

Our daily experiences at work provide us with endless opportunities to learn - which is the principle underlying action learning. If you want to understand the benefits of being part of an AL programme, or would like to set one up but need to know more, then this popular guide could be an ideal place to start.
It is both a manifesto for a key approach to management development, and a personal and practical guide for anyone looking for a reliable introduction. This revised edition includes expanded material on set advisers and on putting an effective programme into practice, together with a new chapter on the future of AL.
 
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