Studies in the Rhetoric of Fiction by Ana-karina Schneider

By Ana-karina Schneider

Reports within the Rhetoric of Fiction investigates the modern novel's relation to its forerunners, the picaresques, romances and mawkish novels of the 18th century. Henry Fielding, Laurence Sterne and Jane Austen are reliable landmarks, whereas, of the modern practitioners, a handful recur from one bankruptcy to the subsequent, really Julian Barnes, Ian McEwan and Kazuo Ishiguro. The chapters percentage an curiosity within the rhetoric of fiction, generally understood because the manner during which fictional works in achieving their results on readers, no matter if by means of without delay addressing a hypothetical reader, utilizing irony and parody, orchestrating competitions among divergent narratives, imitating musical constructions, inviting intertextual readings, or overtly taking factor with conventional conventions and expectancies. Chapters targeting narrative approach and metanarrative remark, accordingly, exchange with these interrogating analyzing practices and readerly participation within the rhetorical interchange.

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Qualitative data analysis: practical strategies by Patricia Bazeley

By Patricia Bazeley

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Written through an skilled researcher within the box of qualitative equipment, this dynamic new ebook presents a definitive advent to analysing qualitative information.

It is a transparent, available and useful advisor to every degree of the method, including:

- Designing and dealing with qualitative information for analysis

- operating with info via interpretive, comparative, trend and relational analyses

- constructing explanatory conception and coherent conclusions, in keeping with qualitative information.

The booklet pairs theoretical dialogue with useful recommendation utilizing a number of examples from various tasks around the social sciences. It describes information research innovations in actionable steps and helpfully hyperlinks to using software program the place relevant.

This is a thrilling new addition to the literature on qualitative information research and a must-read for a person who has accrued, or is getting ready to assemble, their very own data.

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Encyclopedia of Electrochemistry, Bioelectrochemistry by Allen J. Bard, Martin Stratmann, George S. Wilson

By Allen J. Bard, Martin Stratmann, George S. Wilson

From primary examine to its program within the undefined, this encyclopedia covers all features of electrochemistry. It offers either a complete evaluate for electrochemists and an available examine electrochemical subject matters for clients from different medical disciplines. quantity nine during this sequence deals a close exam of biochemistry.

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Encyclopedia of Early Cinema by Richard Abel

By Richard Abel

Overlaying the Eighteen Nineties to the mid-1910s, this paintings makes a speciality of the interval in which filmmaking stepped forward from the early flickering relocating photographs that lasted just a subject of seconds to multiple-reel, characteristic motion pictures working greater than an hour. by way of supplying a world viewpoint and encompassing not just the creation points of early films but in addition their distribution, exhibition, and reception, this paintings fills a spot within the reference literature on movie.

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The Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History. by Michael Kazin, Rebecca Edwards, Adam Rothman

By Michael Kazin, Rebecca Edwards, Adam Rothman

A vital source for a person drawn to U.S. historical past and politics, this two-volume encyclopedia covers the most important forces that experience formed American politics from the founding to this day. wide in scope, the booklet addresses either the normal issues of political history--such as eras, associations, political events, presidents, and founding documents--and the broader topics of present scholarship, together with army, electoral, and financial occasions, in addition to social events, pop culture, faith, schooling, race, gender, and extra. each one article, especially commissioned for this ebook, is going past easy proof to supply readers with the most important context, professional research, and trained views at the evolution of yankee politics. Written by means of greater than one hundred seventy major historians and social scientists, The Princeton Encyclopedia of yank Political historical past provides scholars, students, and researchers authoritative introductions to the subject's most vital subject matters and a primary step to extra research.Features approximately a hundred ninety entries, equipped alphabetically and written by way of a wonderful crew of students, together with Dean Baker, Lewis L. Gould, Alexander Keyssar, James T. Kloppenberg, Patricia Nelson Limerick, Lisa McGirr, Mark A. Noll, Jack N. Rakove, Nick Salvatore, Stephen Skowronek, Jeremi Suri, and Julian E. Zelizer Describes key political sessions and eras, from the founding to the current day lines the background of political associations, events, and founding records Explains rules, philosophies, and routine that formed American politics offers the political heritage and impression of geographic areas Describes the jobs of ethnic, racial, and spiritual teams within the political technique Explores the impression of mass tradition, from political cartoons to the web Examines habitual concerns that form political campaigns and coverage, from type, gender, and race to crime, schooling, taxation, vote casting, welfare, and lots more and plenty extra contains bibliographies, cross-references, appendixes, a accomplished index, and greater than 50 illustrations and maps

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The Encyclopedia of Ethnic Groups in Hollywood by James Robert Parish

By James Robert Parish

The Encyclopedia of Ethnic teams in Hollywood is an exhaustive connection with the remedy and growth of 5 varied ethnic teams within the world's so much seen undefined. This ebook explores many of the stereotypes propagated through tv and the films, in addition to the step forward exhibits and movies that shattered them. The textual content is split into 5 sections: African americans, Asian americans, Hispanic americans, Jewish american citizens, and local americans. each one part examines the illustration of that individual ethnic staff either on-screen and at the back of the digicam. provided in an easy-to-use, A-to-Z layout, every one complete part deals an account detailing landmark motion pictures, video clips, and tv sequence suitable to that team; biographical entries masking key personalities; and topical entries protecting key issues, genres, and fictional characters. an intensive index is helping advisor scholars, researchers, and basic readers.

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Encyclopedia of Caribbean Archaeology by Basil A. Reid, R. Grant Gilmore III

By Basil A. Reid, R. Grant Gilmore III

“A assorted and thorough encyclopedia of phrases, areas, humans, and matters suitable to Caribbean archaeology, prior and present.”—Todd J. Braje, writer of Modern Oceans, historical Sites


“Spanning the Bahamas within the north to Trinidad and Tobago within the south, this booklet permits readers a vantage element of comparative research wherein to reach at their person interpretations of debatable matters. An remarkable feat in Caribbean historiography.”—Keith Tinker, writer of The Migration of Peoples from the Caribbean to the Bahamas


Encyclopedia of Caribbean Archaeology deals a complete review of the to be had archaeological study carried out within the region.

Beginning with the earliest local migrations and relocating via modern problems with historical past administration, the members take on the standard questions of colonization, model, and evolution whereas embracing more recent study innovations, corresponding to geoinformatics, archaeometry, paleodemography, DNA research, and seafaring simulations. Entries are cross-referenced so readers can successfully entry facts on various comparable topics.

The creation incorporates a survey of a few of the archaeological classes within the Caribbean, in addition to a dialogue of the region’s geography, weather, topography, and oceanography. It additionally bargains an easy-to-read evaluate of the historic archaeology, offering a greater figuring out of the cultural contexts of the Caribbean that resulted from the convergence of eu, local American, African, after which Asian settlers.

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The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine by Gale

By Gale

Basic reference collections consistently have a necessity for present, authoritative consumer-health info. Gale Encyclopedia of medication easily serves this functionality. Written by means of a group of medical examiners at a degree obtainable to the overall reader, this revised variation is designed as a ready-reference resource. 100 new entries and 250 up-to-date entries distinguish this from the sooner edition.The 1,750 alphabetically prepared entries variety in size from one paragraph to numerous pages and stick with a regular structure that varies via the kind of article. Articles on illnesses, for instance, have sections on reasons and signs, analysis, therapy (including replacement treatment), diagnosis, and prevention. themes addressed surround illnesses, issues, and prerequisites (Bird flu, Breast melanoma, Elephantiasis, Post-traumatic tension disorder); exams and techniques (Cystoscopy, Ear examination with an otoscope,Thyroid nuclear medication scan); treatments (Cognitive-behavioral remedy, therapeutic massage remedy, puppy remedy; replacement remedies (Acupuncture, St. John's wort); and medication (Antiasthmatic medicinal drugs, cocaine). Definitions for the most important phrases in lots of articles are highlighted in a sidebar. a few 675 colour images, tables, and line drawings complement the textual content. an inventory of either print and on-line assets — equivalent to books, periodicals, and companies — with regards to the subject is incorporated on the finish of many articles; moreover, a 22-page directory of addresses and sites for firms linked to particular health conditions is supplied. Cross-references direct readers to similar entries. An impressively complete, well-constructed 400-page index offers topic entry to the contents.

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