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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: L'Ironie: formes et enjeux d'une écriture contemporaine
Edited By: Didier Alexandre

L'ironie constitue depuis plusieurs décennies une pratique centrale dans la littérature contemporaine. Ce volume, qui réunit des études de certains des meilleurs spécialistes du domaine, s'efforce de saisir les enjeux d'une écriture aujourd'hui dominante.

For several decades, irony has been a central practice in contemporary literature. This volume, which reunites studies by some of the major specialists in the field, seeks to grasp the implications of what is today a dominant form of writing.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Classiques Garnier Numérique
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Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9782812412042
Pages: 294
Prices: Europe EURO 35

Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9782812412059
Pages: 294
Prices: Europe EURO 56