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The Semantics of Nouns
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The Semantics of NounsThis volume brings together the latest research on the semantics of nouns in both familiar and less well-documented languages, including English, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, the Papuan language Koromu, the Dravidian language Solega, and Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara from Australia. Chapters offer systematic and detailed analyses of scores of individual nouns across a range of conceptual domains, including 'people', 'places', and 'living things', with each analysis fully grounded in a unified methodological framework.
 
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Portnoy's Complaint
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Portnoy's ComplaintPortnoy's Complaint is a 1969 American novel that turned its author Philip Roth into a major celebrity, sparking a storm of controversy over its explicit and candid treatment of sexuality, including detailed depictions of masturbation using various props including a piece of liver. The novel tells the humorous monologue of "a lust-ridden, mother-addicted young Jewish bachelor," who confesses to his psychoanalyst in "intimate, shameful detail, and coarse, abusive language."

 
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Great Application Essays for Business School
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Great Application Essays for Business SchoolGreat Application Essays for Business School

There are 250,000 business school applicants each year. This book provides annotated versions of sample essays so applicants can see how effective writing evolves. It includes exclusive insights from the admissions officers of leading business schools, including MIT, University of Chicago, and New York University.
 
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Seventeenth Century Literature and Culture
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Seventeenth Century Literature and CultureThe guide to Seventeenth Century Literature and Culture provides students with the ideal introduction to literature and its context from 1603-1688, including: - the historical, cultural and intellectual background including religion, politics and culture during the Civil War, Commonwealth and Restoration - major writers and genres including John Donne, George Herbert, Andrew Marvell and John Milton - concise explanations of key terms needed to understand the literature and criticism - key critical approaches from the eighteenth century to the present - a chronology mapping historical events and literary works and further reading including websites and electronic resources.
 
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Renaissance Literature and Culture
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Renaissance Literature and CultureThe guide to Renaissance Literature and Culture provides students with the ideal introduction to literature and its context from 1533-1642, including: - the historical, cultural and intellectual background including religion, politics, exploration and visual culture - major writers and genres including Spenser, Sidney, Marlowe, Shakespeare and Jonson - concise explanations of key terms needed to understand the literature and criticism - key critical approaches to modernism from contemporary critics to the present - a chronology mapping historical events and literary works and further reading including websites and electronic resources.
 
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Victorian Literature and Culture
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Victorian Literature and CultureThis guide to Victorian Literature and Culture provides students with the ideal introduction to literature and its context from 1837-1900, including: - the historical, cultural and intellectual background including politics and economics, popular culture, philosophy - major writers and genres including the Brontes, Dickens, Eliot, Hardy, Trollope, Thackeray, Conan Doyle, Ibsen, Shaw, Hopkins, Rossetti and Tennyson - concise explanations of key terms needed to understand the literature and criticism - key critical approaches - a chronology mapping historical events and literary works and further reading including websites and electronic resources.
 
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TOEFL iBT 15th Edition
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TOEFL iBT 15th EditionTOEFL iBT 15th Edition

The most up-to-date TOEFL test prep manual on the market, the fifteenth edition of Barron's TOEFL iBT is available in options that include a book with two MP3 CDs and CD ROM.
A general overview of the TOEFL Ibt.
Seven model TOEFL iBT tests with answer explanations and sample writing and speaking responses.
A review of required academic skills, including note taking, paraphrasing, summarizing, and synthesizing.
A review of language skills, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English.

 
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