Language and Literature

Picture of Tom Brown's Schooldays.

Tom Brown's Schooldays.

Hughes, Thomas.

When Tom enters Rugby school he is a shy, homesick chap. But he is soon drawn into the lif...

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The Story of Ain't: America, Its Language, and the Most Controversial Dictionary Ever Published.

Skinner, David.

In 1961 Webster's Third New International Dictionary

was published. The publication ...

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The Wicked Wit of Charles Dickens.

Klein, Shelley (ed.).

His writing is full of pithy humour, satirical put-downs, and amusing characters. These qu...

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Picture of Four Revenge Tragedies: The Spanish Tragedy; The Revenger's Tragedy; The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois; The Atheist's Tragedy.

Four Revenge Tragedies: The Spanish Tragedy; The Revenger's Tragedy; The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois; The Atheist's Tragedy.

Maus, Katherine Eisaman (ed.).

Revenge Tragedies feature someone who prosecutes a crime in a private capacity, taking mat...

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The Good of the Novel.

McIlvanney, Liam and Ryan, Ray (eds.).

What makes a novel a novel? How does the language used in a novel create a world different...

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Picture of Gallimaufry: A Hodgepodge of Our Vanishing Vocabulary.

Gallimaufry: A Hodgepodge of Our Vanishing Vocabulary.

Quinion, Michael.

He begins by saying that when he was young he used to catch trains at a railway station...

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The Ladies' Paradise.

Zola, Emile.

First published in 1883 it vividly depicts the workings of a new commercial entity, the de...

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The Complete Stalky and Co.

Kipling, Rudyard.

The stories of Stalky, Beetle and M'Turk all sympathetically portray schoolboy sins and pr...

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Marvel Encyclopedia: The Definitive Guide to the Characters of the Marvel Universe.

It details more than 1,200 of Marvel Comics’ famous characters, listed in alphabetical ord...

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Picture of The Puncher and Wattman Anthology of Australian Poetry.

The Puncher and Wattman Anthology of Australian Poetry.

Leonard, John (ed).

Begins with the newest poets and traces back to the earliest. There are selections from a ...

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The Aeneid.

Virgil.

Written more than 2,000 years ago, it tells the story of Aeneas' 7-year journey from the r...

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Clause Structure.

Van Gelderen, Elly.

Clause structure is the most widely-studied phenomenon within syntactic theory, because it...

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