Rorty. American English Dialects. North American English Dialects, Based on Pronunciation Patterns Small-Scale Dialect Map The small map below is the same as the Full-Scale Dialect Map that follows, but shows the entire width of the map (on most monitors). 24-Aug.-2010 Click on any part of this map to move to the equivalent part of the Full-Scale Dialect Map.
(For now this only moves to the far left or the far right of the Full-Scale Dialect Map, so unfortunately it doesn’t work well for the middle portions, and you will just have to scroll over.) 24-Aug.-2010 Full-Scale Dialect Map Instructions For many of the cities or towns on this map, you can listen to an audio or video sample of speech of a native (more specifically, someone who was raised there, though not necessarily born there, and whose dialect clearly represents that place).
What does your bookshelf say about you? Preface: The War Against Cliche by Martin Amis. At one time, "Literature and Society" was a phrase so much on everyone's lips that it earned itself an abbreviation: Lit & Soc.
Review: The War Against Cliche by Martin Amis. The War Against Cliché: Essays and Reviews 1971-2000 Martin Amis 506pp, Cape, £20 Buy it at a discount at BOL Since Martin Amis asks readers "to keep an eye on the datelines which end these pieces", it's worth pointing out that I was 13 when he published the first of them.
By the time of the last he was past 50 and I was over 40. These are the facts, and I for one find them stunning. All those years of - as Richard Tull sees it in The Information - homework! And my homework for this week? I was about to read English at Oxford, which actually meant reading "criticism".
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Xmas reading list. An Essay on Criticism. 'Tis hard to say, if greater Want of Skill Appear in Writing or in Judging ill, But, of the two, less dang'rous is th' Offence, To tire our Patience, than mis-lead our Sense: Some few in that, but Numbers err in this, Ten Censure wrong for one who Writes amiss; A Fool might once himself alone expose, Now One in Verse makes many more in Prose. 'Tis with our Judgments as our Watches, none Go just alike, yet each believes his own.
.Chomsky. Sociopaths. .Emmanuel Todd. .Orwell. .Nitzan & Bichler. .DougSaunders. Ethnologue, Languages of the World. Les Papes, l'Eglise et l'Argent. Grandes représentations du monde et économie à travers l'histoir. .Paul Krugman Blog. Contours of the World Economy 1-2030 AD:Essays in Macro-Economic History By: Angus Maddison. This book seeks to identify the forces which explain how and why some parts of the world have grown rich and others have lagged behind.
Encompassing 2000 years of history, part 1 begins with the Roman Empire and explores the key factors that have influenced economic development in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe. Part 2 covers the development of macroeconomic tools of analysis from the 17th century to the present. Part 3 looks to the future and considers what the shape of the world economy might be in 2030. Combining both the close quantitative analysis for which Professor Maddison is famous with a more qualitative approach that takes into account the complexity of the forces at work, this book provides students and all interested readers with a totally fascinating overview of world economic history.
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