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Baines, Carol
Previous owners inscription to ffep.310pp.
McClelland & Stewart, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 077101046X
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Inventory #25483
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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Zhivov, Victor
Victor Zhivov's magisterial "Language and Culture in Eighteenth-Century Russia" tells the story of the creation of a new vernacular literary language in modern Russia, an achievement arguably on a par with the nation's extraordinary military successes, territorial expansion, development of the arts and formation of a modern empire. The language served as the primary vehicle for Russia's modernization and for its entry into the Western European cultural sphere, and Zhivov demonstrates that the unusually intense debates over it, down to violent disagreements over particular grammatical endings, have profound implications for understanding the basic social, political, and cultural dynamics of the era. "Language and Culture" analyzes the European theories concerning modern literary languages that were transplanted into Russia and demonstrates the ways in which they were creatively transformed when adapted to the complex legacy of medieval and seventeenth-century literary culture. Zhivov traces this creative adaptation from the "hybrid Slavonic" of the late seventeenth century; through Peter the Great's demand for a new Russian vernacular literary language; to the "Slaveno-Russian" linguistic and cultural synthesis of mid-century and the beginnings of a Russian literary tradition; to the early nineteenth-century debates between "archaists and innovators"; and fi nally to the subsequent decoupling of secular and religious language and culture that in his view represented the last echo of eighteenth-century debates. Language and Culture in Eighteenth-Century Russia fundamentally revises much of the received wisdom concerning the development of the literary language and offers fundamentally new perspectives on the genesis and development of modern Russian language, literature, and culture. 506pp. N.B. Head and tail of spine and D/J spine very slightly bumped.
Academic Studies Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781934843123
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Inventory #27388
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 46.20 approx. - € 40.60 approx.)
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Edited By Lash, Scott and Friedman, Jonathan
Modernity and Identity is a groundbreaking collective work which announces a radical new departure within contemporary debates on modernism and postmodernism. 379pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Crease to spine.
Blackwell Publishers, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0631175865
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Inventory #25401
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Ingelson, Allan; Mahony, Michael; Scace, R. C.
Parks and Heritage Ser., Vol. 4.A richly woven insight into the Chilkoot Trail and the region straddling the American-Canadian border in the Alaska and British Columbia panhandles of the Pacific Northwest. Presented in three parts: a description of the trail as a classic example of modern Ecotourism with reference to management practices and user expectations, responses, and satisfaction; a history of the trail; an illustrated presentation of the authors' experience hiking the trail. Features a captivating narrative and 101 full colour photographs.
University of Alaska Press, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1889963550
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Inventory #6420
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Graddol, David and Boyd-Barrett, Oliver
This volume is one of the four readers compiled as part of the course Language and Literacy (Code E825), which is one module of the (UK) Open University MA in Education programme. The collection of papers in this volume is the outcome of a collaboration between two editors: the first a linguist and the second a researcher in media studies. The papers reflect the growing convergence of the two disciplines in their treatment of the text. Analyses of film and television have for some time drawn on linguistics theory - particularly the structuralist model of language provided by Saussure. More recently, linguists have themselves developed and turned their attention to the kinds of text which pervade everyday life, and that has at last generated more principled accounts of the interaction between words and image, and more generally of the interplay and tension between verbal and non-verbal modes of meaning. This anthology is thus concerned with the complex ways in which texts communicate: at how the verbal and visual element of texts can be theorized within a linguistic framework; and at postmodern approaches which strive to "decanter" the text itself and explore the historical social contexts of their production and consumption. The collection should be of wide interest to students and researchers in linguistics, media studies, and communication. 282pp.
The Open University and Multilingual Matters Ltd, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1853592196
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Inventory #26675
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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