Why Argument Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780300244267, Yale University Press, April 2022
160 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
An impassioned case for argument's central role in human life, by one of America's most distinguished cultural critics. From Eve's crafty exchange with the serpent, to Martin Luther King's soaring, subtle ultimatums, to the throes of Twitter – argu...
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War of Words A Glossary of Globalization
ISBN: HB: 9780300258295, Yale University Press, November 2021
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 8 black&white illus.
Nationalism, conservatism, liberalism, socialism, and capitalism are among the most fiercely debated ideas in contemporary politics. Since these concepts hark back to the nineteenth century, much of their nuanced meaning has been lost, and the words...
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Perspectives on Teaching Language and Content
ISBN: PB: 9780300223293, Yale University Press, August 2020
352 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 9 black&white illus.
A contemporary guide to foreign language education, this book presents the latest developments and issues in the field of applied linguistics. It leads instructors to make vital connections between theory and practice and to develop innovative lesson...
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Four Words for Friend Why Using More Than One Language Matters Now More Than Ever
ISBN: PB: 9780300251517, Yale University Press, March 2020
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In a world that has English as its global language and rapidly advancing translation technology, it's easy to assume that the need to use more than one language will diminish – but Marek Kohn argues that plural language use is more important than eve...
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Gift of the Gab How Eloquence Works
ISBN: PB: 9780300226409, 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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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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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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