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Bloomsbury Rhyming Dictionary

Author : Jane Russell
ISBN : 0713681926
Genre : Reference
File Size : 31.63 MB
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This book is an inspiring companion for anyone requiring rhyming words, whether professionally or for fun.
Category: Reference

The Bloomsbury Dictionary Of Rhyming Slangs

Author : Terry Victor
ISBN : 1623562899
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 28.25 MB
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The Bloomsbury Dictionary of Rhyming Slangs provides a comprehensive and authoritative record of the variant rhyming slangs used in the Anglophone world. The dictionary specifically records social, regional and local variation within the UK alongside an up to date survey of rhyming slangs used in World Englishes at large. It builds upon previous work in the area and establishes a rigorous and authoritative account of the hugely imaginative way that rhyme is used within slangs and argot speech. It stresses accuracy and provability alongside its diversity. This is an academically rigorous work that is both accessible and scholarly. In the manner of the New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English this is a dictionary with authority and a personality.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

A Creative Approach To Teaching Rhythm And Rhyme

Author : Andy Croft
ISBN : 9781472919113
Genre : Education
File Size : 40.77 MB
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The content of this book is based on the Andy Croft's experience of working with children in over 400 UK schools and will provide teachers with ideas, games, examples and models that they can use in the classroom to encourage their children to become writers and readers through the practice of rhyme and rhythm. He strongly believes that you don't have to be 'good at English' to be able to enjoy the music of ordinary speech. Using rhythm and rhyme is a democratic creative act that is equally hard and equally easy for everyone. It has special rules which won't let you reach for the first word that comes into your head. Your words have to fit the pattern. You don't have to write anything down, but you do have to become a writer. And once you have become a writer, you might become a reader...
Category: Education

Bloomsbury Dictionary Of Idioms

Author : Gordon Jarvie
ISBN : 9781408124925
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 51.95 MB
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From credit crunch to golden parachute, barking up the wrong tree to storm in a tea cup in this book, Gordon Jarvie explains all you need to know about these and 3,000 other common English idioms. Packed with nuggets of fascinating information, the Bloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms traces the origins of these phrases, explains meanings and gives examples of up-to-date usage. Ideal for word buffs and English students alike, this book will help all users of English to mind their (linguistic) ps and qs.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Bloomsbury Companion To Lexicography

Author : Howard Jackson
ISBN : 9781441114150
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 22.36 MB
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The Bloomsbury Companion to Lexicography offers the definitive guide to a key area of linguistic study. Each companion is a comprehensive reference resource featuring an overview of key topics, research areas, new directions and a manageable guide to beginning or developing research in the field. Lexicography, as the practice of compiling dictionaries, has a long tradition that has been, for much of the time, largely independent of linguistics. The direct influence of linguistics on lexicography goes back around 50 years, though longer in the case of learners' dictionaries. The present volume aims to reflect on the research that has been and is being done in lexicography and to point the way forward. It tackles, among other topics, the critique of dictionaries in the electronic medium, the future of historical lexicography in the electronic mode with special reference to the online Oxford English Dictionary, and e-lexicography in general.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Books In Print 2009 2010

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ISBN : 0835250199
Genre : Publishers' catalogs
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The Bloomsbury Handbook Of Electronic Literature

Author : Joseph Tabbi
ISBN : 9781474230278
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 76.79 MB
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A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2018 The digital age has had a profound impact on literary culture, with new technologies opening up opportunities for new forms of literary art from hyperfiction to multi-media poetry and narrative-driven games. Bringing together leading scholars and artists from across the world, The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature is the first authoritative reference handbook to the field. Crossing disciplinary boundaries, this book explores the foundational theories of the field, contemporary artistic practices, debates and controversies surrounding such key concepts as canonicity, world systems, narrative and the digital humanities, and historical developments and new media contexts of contemporary electronic literature. Including guides to major publications in the field, The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature is an essential resource for scholars of contemporary culture in the digital era.
Category: Literary Criticism

Black S Rhyming And Spelling Dictionary

Author : Pie Corbett
ISBN : 0713665106
Genre : Children's poetry, English
File Size : 57.44 MB
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The book supports both the writing and spelling objectives of theNational Literacy Strategy at KS2 and should appeal to parents keen tohelp their children extend their vocabulary and develop their writingskills.
Category: Children's poetry, English

Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

Author : Clive Upton
ISBN : UOM:49015002999689
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 55.89 MB
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Finding the perfect rhyme becomes simple with a comprehensive reference book designed to aid songwriters, poets, and anyone searching for the perfect sound, with more than 85,000 words arranged in a simple and easy-to-use format.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Library Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015081489638
Genre : Libraries
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
Category: Libraries