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Family Politics in Early Modern Literature
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Family Politics in Early Modern LiteratureThis book considers the ways that family relationships (parental, marital, sibling or other) mimic, and stand in for, political ones in the Early Modern period, and vice versa. Bringing together leading international scholars in literary-historical fields to produce scholarship informed by the perspective of contemporary politics, the volume examines the ways in which the family defines itself in transformative moments of potential crisis – birth and death, maturation, marriage – moments when the family is negotiating its position within and through broader cultural frameworks, and when, as a result, family ‘politics’ become most apparent.
 
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Tags: family, Modern, Early, moments, maturation
Modern English and Its Heritage 2nd edition
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Modern English and Its Heritage 2nd editionModern English and Its Heritage 2nd edition

Whether or not English becomes eventually the universal auxiliary language for international communication-as predicted confidently in some quarters and striven for in others-there is no gainsaying the fact that World War II has given our tongue greater prestige and wider currency than it ever before enjoyed, thanks to the stationing of British and American troops-especially the latter all over the globe. The American jeep and bulldozer, chewing gum and candy, are admired and desired throughout the inhabited world today, and in many cases the American names for these commodities have been taken over more or less directly into local languages or dialects.

 
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Tags: American, English, desired, throughout, admired, Modern, edition, Heritage
The Hidden Oracle: The Trials of Apollo. Book 1
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The Hidden Oracle: The Trials of Apollo. Book 1The Hidden Oracle: The Trials of Apollo. Book 1

How do you punish an immortal? By making him human. After angering his father, Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disorientated, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the 4,000-year-old deity must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus' favour. But Apollo has many enemies - gods, monsters and mortals who would love to see the former Olympian permanently destroyed. Apollo needs help, and he can think of only one place to go: an enclave of modern demigods known as Camp Half-Blood.


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Tags: Apollo, modern, would, former, Olympian, Hidden, Trials, Oracle
Power, Plain English, and the Rise of Modern Poetry
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Power, Plain English, and the Rise of Modern PoetryIn this engaging book David Rosen offers a radically new account of Modern poetry and revises our understanding of its relation to Romanticism. British poets from Wordsworth to Auden attempted to present themselves simultaneously as persons of power and as moral voices in their communities. The modern lyric derives its characteristic complexities—psychological, ethical, formal—from the extraordinary difficulty of this effort.
 
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Four Princes: Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions that Forged Modern Europe (Audiobook)
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Four Princes: Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions that Forged Modern Europe (Audiobook)Four Princes: Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions that Forged Modern Europe (Audiobook)

John Julius Norwich-who the Wall Street Journal called "the very model of a popular historian"-has crafted a big, bold tapestry of the early sixteenth century, when Europe and the Middle East were overshadowed by a quartet of legendary rulers, all born within a ten-year period.
 
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Tags: Europe, Princes, Henry, period, ten-year, Forged, Modern, Obsessions
DON'T TELL ME WHAT TO DO
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DON'T TELL ME WHAT TO DO - HeinemannDON'T TELL ME WHAT TO DO - Heinemann

This is an Elementary Level story in a series of ELT readers comprising a wide range of titles - some original and some simplified - from modern and classic novels, and designed to appeal to all age-groups, tastes and cultures
 
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Words, Meaning and Vocabulary 1st Edition: An Introduction to Modern English Lexicology
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Words, Meaning and Vocabulary 1st Edition: An Introduction to Modern English LexicologyWords, Meaning and Vocabulary 1st Edition: An Introduction to Modern English Lexicology

This textbook is a systematic and accessible introduction to the lexicology of modern English. Lexicology is the branch of linguistics that studies all aspects of the vocabulary of a particular language. The book provides an account of the sources of modern English words and studies the development of vocabulary over time. 

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Tags: English, Lexicology, studies, modern, vocabulary, Words