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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: A History of Korean Literature
Edited By: Peter H. Lee

This comprehensive narrative history of Korean literature provides
essential information for scholars and students as well as others.
Combining history and criticism, the study reflects the latest scholarship
and includes an account of the development of all genres. In 25 chapters,
it covers twentieth-century poetry, fiction by women, and the literature of
North Korea. It will be a major contribution to the field and a study that
will remain for many years the primary resource for studying Korean literature.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): Korean
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0521100658
ISBN-13: 9780521100656
Prices: U.K. £ 31.99
U.S. $ 58.00