"The Good , the Bad and the Unready" is the perfect book for discovering how one man could be both Charles the Scourge of God and Charles the Affable. Or who exactly it was that Vlad impaled. Or how some eighteen people earned the appellation 'the Great' (and that's not including Anthony the Great Bastard and Anne the Great Whore). Or why Joan the Mad never went anywhere without her husband's corpse.
The Economist is a global weekly magazine written for those who share an uncommon interest in being well and broadly informed. Each issue explores the close links between domestic and international issues, business, politics, finance, current affairs, science, technology and the arts.
Bringing his perennially popular course to the page, Yale University Professor Paul H. Fry offers in this welcome book a guided tour of the main trends in twentieth-century literary theory. At the core of the book's discussion is a series of underlying questions: What is literature, how is it produced, how can it be understood, and what is its purpose?Fry engages with the major themes and strands in twentieth-century literary theory, among them hermeneutics, modes of formalism, semiotics and Structuralism, deconstruction, psychoanalytic approaches, Marxist and historicist approaches, theories of social identity, Neo-pragmatism and theory.
Life in Modern Britain is an introductory discussion of British life and institutions and is intended for advanced students of English. This new edition takes account of the social, economic and political changes which have occurred In Britain during the late 1980s and early 1990s. Tables and charts have been included. together with questions for students to consider. Professor Bromhead has also written a companion volume Life in Modern America.
Dissertations And Theses from Start to Finish: Psychology And Related Fields, 2nd edition
Dissertations and Theses From Start to Finish provides the nuts and bolts needed to put together a thesis and a dissertation. This publication helps graduate students in psychology and related fields plan the thesis and dissertation process from beginning to end. It is designed for students to apply what they have already learned in graduate school to the practical conduct of research.
Pragmatics and Prosody in English Language Teaching (Educational Linguistics, Vol. 15)
This volume explores the elusive subject of English prosody—the stress, rhythm and intonation of the language—, and its relevance for English language teaching. Its sharp focus will be especially welcomed by teachers of English to non-native speakers, but also by scholars and researchers interested in Applied Linguistics.