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Titanic Scandal

Author : Senan Molony
ISBN : 9781445608921
Genre : History
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From the day she sank in April 1912 to the present, one of the enduring mysteries of the Titanic disaster was the single-funneled, four-masted 'mystery ship', sighted as the White Star liner, outward bound on her maiden voyage, began to slip beneath the calm waters of the iceberg-strewn North Atlantic.
Category: History

Titanic 100th Anniversary Edition

Author : Stephanie Barczewski
ISBN : 9781441161697
Genre : History
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An anniversary edition of a highly-regarded account of the world's most notorious tragedy at sea.
Category: History

Where Metaphors Come From

Author : Zoltán Kövecses
ISBN : 9780190266394
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In Where Metaphors Come From, Zoltán Kövecses proposes a metaphorical grounding that augments and refines conceptual metaphor theory according to which conceptual metaphors are based on our bodily experience. While this is certainly true in many cases of metaphor, the role of the body in metaphor creation can and should be reinterpreted, and, consequently, the body can be seen as just one of the several contexts from which metaphors can emerge (including the situational, discourse, and conceptual-cognitive contexts) - although perhaps the dominant or crucial one. Kövecses is a leader in CMT, and his argument in this book is more in line with what has been discovered about the nature of human cognition in recent years; namely, that human cognition is grounded in experience in multiple ways - embodiment, in a strict sense, being just one of them (see Barsalou, 2008; Gibbs, 2006; Pecher and Zwaan, 2005). In light of the present work, this is because cognition, including metaphorical cognition, is grounded in not only the body, but also in the situations in which people act and lead their lives, the discourses in which they are engaged at any time in communicating and interacting with each other, and the conceptual knowledge they have accumulated about the world in the course of their experience of it.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines


Author : Kevin S. Sandler
ISBN : 0813526698
Genre : Performing Arts
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In 1997, James Cameron's "Titanic", became the first motion picture to earn a billion dollars worldwide. These essays ask the question: What made "Titanic" such a popular movie? Why has this film become a cultural and film phenomenon? What makes it so fascinating to the film-going public?
Category: Performing Arts


Author : Thomas E. Bonsall
ISBN : UOM:49015002259944
Genre : Transportation
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This Titanic scholar tells the complete story of the ill-fated White Star Line ship--the building, the design, the fabulous accommodations, the tragic sinking, and the aftermath. 84 illustrations, 19 in color.
Category: Transportation

Metaphor And Metonymy At The Crossroads

Author : Antonio Barcelona
ISBN : 9783110894677
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Metaphor and Metonymy at the Crossroads is a collection of essays, most of them written from a cognitive linguistics standpoint by leading specialists in the fields of conceptual metaphor and metonymy, and conceptual integration (blending). The book has two main goals. One of them is to discuss in new, provocative ways the nature of these conceptual mappings in English and their interaction. The other goal is to explore by means of several detailed case studies the central role of these mappings in English. The studies are, thus, concerned with the operation of metaphor and metonymy in discourse, including literary discourse or with the effect of metaphorical and/or metonymic mappings on some aspects of linguistic structure, be it polysemy or grammar. The book is of interest to students and researchers in English and linguistics, English literature, cognitive psychology and cognitive science.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines


Author : Senan Molony
ISBN : 178117637X
Genre : Ocean liners
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Senan Molony caused a worldwide media flurry in 2017 by revealing publicly that there was an uncontrolled coal bunker fire on theTitanic. Experts said the fire would have significantly weakened a linchpin bulkhead, the failure of which hastened the sinking. The Titanicmight otherwise have lasted until daylight, with many more being saved by a flotilla of arriving ships. In Titanic: why she collided, why she sank, why she should never have sailed, Senan goes much further and outlines numerous theories about what led to the Titanic's sinking. Senan appeared on CNN, NBC, CBS and ABC, along with NPR (National Public Radio) in the US after his Channel 4 documentary Titanic: The New Evidence, on which this book is based, was aired.
Category: Ocean liners


Author : Sue Vander Hook
ISBN : 9781617851728
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Explores the Titanic and how that event has sculpted societies, the sciences, and politics.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Sinking Of The Titanic

Author : L. Marmaduke Collins
ISBN : 1550811738
Genre : Shipwrecks
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Few human events have stirred the imagination, inspired myths and movies and had such a hold upon the weste world as the sinking of the unsinkable ship, the RMS Titanic. In his convincing analysis of the facts and evidence, experienced ice-pilot Captain Marmaduke Collins comes up with an intriguing new interpretation of what happened on the Titanic's fateful night.
Category: Shipwrecks

Raise The Titanic

Author : Clive Cussler
ISBN : 1101204532
Genre : Fiction
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On orders from the Pentagon, marine explorer Dirk Pitt must salvage crucial material from the world's most infamous maritime disaster in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series. The President's secret task force has developed an unprecedented defensive weapon that relies on an extremely rare radioactive element--and Dirk Pitt has followed a twisted trail to a secret cache of the substance. Now, racing against brutal storms, Soviet spies, and a ticking clock, Pitt begins his most thrilling mission--to raise from its watery grave the shipwreck of the century...
Category: Fiction