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Gift of the Gab How Eloquence Works
ISBN: PB: 9780300226409, ISBN: HB: 9780300214260, Yale University Press, May 2017
256 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 29 black&white illus.
We all know eloquence when we hear it. But what exactly is it? And how might we gain more of it for ourselves? This entertaining and, yes, eloquent book illuminates the power of language from a linguistic point of view and provides fascinating insigh...
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Why Translation Matters
ISBN: PB: 9780300171303, Yale University Press, March 2011
160 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm
"Why Translation Matters" argues for the cultural importance of translation, and for a more encompassing and nuanced appreciation of the translator's role. As the acclaimed translator Edith Grossman writes in her introduction, "My intention is to sti...
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Little Book of Language
ISBN: PB: 9780300170825, Yale University Press, March 2011
272 pp., 21.1x14 cm, 40 illus.
With a language disappearing every two weeks and neologisms springing up almost daily, an understanding of the origins and currency of language has never seemed more relevant. In this charming volume, a narrative history written explicitly for a youn...
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