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- PublisherPeter Lang GmbH
- Date of Publication01/09/2008
- Series TitlePolish Studies in English Language & Literature
- Series Part/Volume Number25
- Place of PublicationFrankfurt am Main
- Country of PublicationGermany
- ImprintPeter Lang GmbH
- Content Notetables and graphs
- Weight330 g
- Width148 mm
- Height210 mm
- Edited byEwa Welnic,Jacek Fisiak
- Edition Statement1st New edition
- Table Of ContentsContents: Jacek Fisiak: Preface - Krzysztof Andrzejczak: From Cuba to Iraq: American writers on war - Krystyna Drozdzial-Szelest: Applied linguistics and its contribution to language pedagogy - Tomasz Fojt/Przemyslaw Zywiczynski: The contribution of Benjamin Lee Whorf to the cognitive linguistics view of metaphor - Grzegorz Iwanciw: Evaluating Websites for educational purposes - Irena Janicka-Swiderska: The possible/impossible worlds in Macbeth - Wojciech Jasiakiewicz: Once in a Polish country-house everything is easy except to get out again . Poles in selected British travel writing texts of the 1860s - Tomasz Krzeszowski: A tract about wine in the Bible -Jan Majer/Halina Majer: English on target: a second, third, foreign or international language? - Aneta Mancewicz: Metatheatre(s) in Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, The Real Inspector Hound and Harold Pinter's The Lover - Michael Oliver: Going for the Jagular: metaphor and paronomasia in motoring texts - Dariusz Pestka: Charles Ives: between passion and innovation - Agnieszka Salska: Engulfing mysteries of things, people and places: Paul Bowles' stories - Pawel Schreiber: Tom Stoppard's Travesties: the old man and history - Waldemar Skrzypczak: 'Avderbiality': the 'backstage of cognition' - Piotr Stalmaszczyk: A note on Otto Jespersen's contribution to the theory of predication - Adela Styczynska: The moral dilemma of a twentieth-century man: Henry James' The Birthplace - Maria Walat: Otherness: training in cultural difference - Ewa Welnic: Crossing borders: Eastern European experience in Canada - Marta Wiszniowska: Victims unto perpetrators: the growth of underage protagonists - Karl Wood: Spa culture and social exclusivity: some historical reflections.
- Author BiographyThe Editors: Ewa Welnic graduated from the Department of English at Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan and holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Lodz. She was a director of Canadian Studies Resource Centre at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun and from 2001 to 2004 President of the Polish Association for Canadian Studies. She is currently teaching at Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz, lecturing on British, American and Canadian literatures. Jacek Fisiak is a linguist and professor ordinarius of English at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, an esteemed contributor to the development of linguistics and English studies in Poland and abroad. He is the author of numerous books and articles published internationally.
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