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MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers)
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers)
by Mla
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The seventh edition is a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to research and writing in the online environment. It provides an authoritative update of MLA documentation style for use in student writing, including simplified guidelines for citing works... (read more)

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Is That a Fish in Your Ear?: Translation and the Meaning of Everything
Is That a Fish in Your Ear?: Translation and the Meaning of Everything
by David Bellos
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An NBCC Award and Los Angeles Times Book Award finalistA New York Times Notable Book for 2011 One of The Economists 2011 Books of the Year   People speak different languages, and always have. The Ancient Greeks took no notice of anything unless it... (read more)

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Garner's Modern American Usage (Garner's Modern American Usage)
Garner's Modern American Usage (Garner's Modern American Usage)
by Bryan Garner
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Since first appearing in 1998, Garner's Modern American Usage has established itself as the preeminent guide to the effective use of the English language. Brimming with witty, erudite essays on troublesome words and phrases, this book authoritatively... (read more)

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Interpreter Education #6: Service Learning in Interpreter Education: Strategies for Extending Student Involvement in the Deaf Community
Interpreter Education #6: Service Learning in Interpreter Education: Strategies for Extending Student Involvement in the Deaf Community
by Sherry Shaw
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Institutions of higher learning around the nation have embraced the concept of student civic engagement as part of their curricula, a movement that has spurred administrators in various fields to initiate programs as part of their disciplines. In... (read more)

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Talk Dirty French: Beyond Merde: The Curses, Slang, and Street Lingo You Need to Know When You Speak Francais (Talk Dirty)
Talk Dirty French: Beyond Merde: The Curses, Slang, and Street Lingo You Need to Know When You Speak Francais (Talk Dirty)
by Emmanuel Tichelli and Alexis Munier
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Can't quite come up with the right French quip or four-letter word? With Talk Dirty: French, you'll be able to put your (middle) finger on it. Each entry provides an individual foreign gem, a useful French sentence employing the word, the expression's... (read more)

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The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications
The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications
by Amy Einsohn
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Praise for the first and second editions: "The Copyeditor's Handbook brims with valuable information, good advice, and helpful suggestions for novice copyeditors and experienced practitioners. It is comforting to know that current and future copyeditors... (read more)

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The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago (Or, How to Negotiate Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your Colleagues, and Yourself) (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)
The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago (Or, How to Negotiate Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your Colleagues, and Yourself) (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)
by Carol Fisher Saller
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Each year writers and editors submit over three thousand grammar and style questions to the Q&A page at The Chicago Manual of Style Online. Some are arcane, some simply hilarious—and one editor, Carol Fisher Saller, reads every single one... (read more)

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Mla Documentation and Style (10 Edition)
Mla Documentation and Style (10 Edition)
by Mike Pringle
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This concise, economical pocket guide is a handy reference for finding, evaluating, and citing sources, MLA documentation, and avoiding plagiarism.... (read more)

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Self-editing for Fiction Writers (2ND 04 Edition)
Self-editing for Fiction Writers (2ND 04 Edition)
by Renni Browne
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"A superb tutorial for anyone wanting to learn from pros how to polish fiction writing with panache."--"Library Journal."... (read more)

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Kanji Pict-O-Graphix
Kanji Pict-O-Graphix
by Michael Rowley
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An easy-to-use visual guide for remembering written Japanese characters.... (read more)

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Editing for Writers (99 Edition)
Editing for Writers (99 Edition)
by Lois Johnson Rew
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Based on interviews with actual workplace writers and editors, this unique text/workbook teaches editing approaches and skills that writers can apply to their own or others' documents. Outlines a process to identify and solve problems and helps readers... (read more)

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Thinking German Translation:
Thinking German Translation:
by Sandor G. J. Hervey
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A comprehensive practical course in translation for advanced students of German, this fully updated new edition focuses on improving translation quality whilst clarifying the theoretical issues involved.... (read more)

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The Language of Objects in the Art of the Americas
The Language of Objects in the Art of the Americas
by Edward J Sullivan
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In this wide-ranging book, a distinguished scholar of Latin American art explores the meanings of created and depicted objects from the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking regions of the New World. Edward J. Sullivan begins with objects exchanged during... (read more)

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Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language
Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language
by Deborah Fallows
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Deborah Fallows has spent a lot of her life learning languages and traveling around the world. But nothing prepared her for the surprises of learning Mandarin, China's most common language, or the intensity of living in Shanghai and Beijing. Over time... (read more)

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A Short Reference Grammar of Iraqi Arabic (Georgetown Classics in Arabic Language and Linguisitics)
A Short Reference Grammar of Iraqi Arabic (Georgetown Classics in Arabic Language and Linguisitics)
by Wallace M. Erwin
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A Short Reference Grammar of Iraqi Arabic is the only volume of its kind, reflecting Iraqi Arabic as spoken by educated Muslims in Baghdad. With all the Arabic transcribed, it is written for beginners as well as Arabic speakers wanting to learn the... (read more)

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Everyday Editing : Inviting Students To Develop Skill and Craft in Writer's Workshop (07 Edition)
Everyday Editing : Inviting Students To Develop Skill and Craft in Writer's Workshop (07 Edition)
by Jeff Anderson
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Editing is often seen as one item on a list of steps in the writing process--usually put somewhere near the end, and often completely crowded out of writer's workshop. Too many times daily editing lessons happen in a vacuum, with no relationship to what... (read more)

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A Dolphin in the Woods Composite Translation, Paraversing & Distilling Prose
A Dolphin in the Woods Composite Translation, Paraversing & Distilling Prose
by Robin D. Gill
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Robin D. Gill, author of seven books in Japanese, is best known in the English-speaking world for thematic books of translated Japanese poetry. From Rise, Ye Sea Slugs (haiku) to The Woman Without a Hole (senryu) and, most recently, Mad In Translation... (read more)

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Le Ton Beau de Marot: In Praise of the Music of Language
Le Ton Beau de Marot: In Praise of the Music of Language
by Douglas Hofstadter
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Lost in an art—the art of translation. Thus, in an elegant anagram (translation = lost in an art), Pulitzer Prize-winning author and pioneering cognitive scientist Douglas Hofstadter hints at what led him to pen a deep personal homage to the witty... (read more)

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The Craft of Translation (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, & Publishing)
The Craft of Translation (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, & Publishing)
by John Biguenet
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Written by some of the most distinguished literary translators working in English today, these essays offer new and uncommon insights into the understanding and craft of translation. The contributors not only describe the complexity of translating... (read more)

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The Elements of Legal Style
The Elements of Legal Style
by Bryan A. Garner
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When Bryan A. Garner's award-winning Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage appeared in 1987, it was widely acclaimed throughout the English-speaking world. Just in the U.S., Harvard Law Review called it "an authoritative guide" that "all legal writers will... (read more)

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