The Handbook of Semantics provides a broad and state-of-the-art survey of this field, covering semantic research at both word and sentence level. It presents a synoptic view of the most important areas of semantic investigation, including contemporary methodologies and debates, and indicating possible future directions in the field.
Marissa & Mr. White: (Sexy Contemporary Romance)
When 22 year-old, Marissa Riley is dumped by her boyfriend six months after the death of her mother her friend, Bianca, tries to get her out of her sexual slump by inviting her to a sex club to explore and learn. There, Marissa finds a masked man in white that ignites a fire in her like she’s never experienced before. Has Marissa found the key that unlocks her inner sex goddess, unleashing her red-hot appetite for a man that she thinks is just a stranger in the club?
Key for Schools Result is a complete preparation course for the Cambridge English: Key (KET) for Schools exam. It includes topics appropriate to the level and age group and has a contemporary look and feel.
With its contemporary design and up-to-date material, plus interactive multi-media support for students and teachers, Key for Schools Result is the complete preparation pack for the exam.
This book visits vulnerability in contemporary British fiction, considering vulnerability in its relation to poetics, politics, ethics, and trauma. Vulnerability and risk have become central issues in contemporary culture, and artistic productions have increasingly made it their responsibility to evoke various types of vulnerabilities, from individual fragilities to economic and political forms of precariousness and dispossession.
Contemporary American theatre re-creates and invokes classical theatre so as to generate interaction between the two theatres. Using selected works of fourteen playwrights, this book organizes the interaction into three sections: works dramatizing change and reconciliation, works dramatizing the inability or the unwillingness to change and reconcile, and works emphasizing various selves (personal, theatrical, national).
The idea of the "outside" as a space of freedom has always been central in the literature of the United States. This concept still remains active in contemporary American fiction; however, its function is being significantly changed. Outside, America argues that, among contemporary American novelists, a shift of focus to the temporal dimension is taking place. No longer a spatial movement, the quest for the outside now seeks to reach the idea of time as a force of difference, a la Deleuze, by which the current subjectivity is transformed. In other words, the concept is taking a "temporal turn."
The Companion to the Cultural Industries is collection of contemporary scholarship on the cultural industries and seeks to re-assert the importance of cultural production and consumption against the purely economic imperatives of the ‘creative industries’. Across 43 chapters drawn from a wide range of geographic and disciplinary perspectives, this comprehensive volume offers a critical and empirically-informed examination of the contemporary cultural industries.