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Sounds and Perception is a collection of original essays on auditory perception and the nature of sounds - an emerging area of interest in the philosophy of mind and perception, and in the metaphysics of sensible qualities. The individual essays discuss a wide range of issues, including the nature of sound, the spatial aspects of auditory experience, hearing silence, musical experience, and the perception of speech; a substantial introduction by the... more...

This book explores the nature of one of the most ancient tools for nonverbal communication: drawings. They are naturally adaptable enough to meet an incredibly wide range of communication needs. But how exactly do they do their job so well? Avoiding the kinds of aesthetic rankings of different graphic domains so often made by art historians and critics, Manfredo Massironi considers an extensive and representative sample of graphic applications with an... more...

Tracing a journey from the 1950s through the 1990s, N. Katherine Hayles uses the autobiographical persona of Kaye to explore how literature has transformed itself from inscriptions rendered as the flat durable marks of print to the dynamic images of CRT screens, from verbal texts to the diverse sensory modalities of multimedia works, from books to technotexts.Weaving together Kaye's pseudo-autobiographical narrative with a theorization... more...

America's best-known master of conversation unveils his secrets for getting the talk flowing smoothly in any situation. "Communication is a necessary skill: Larry King is a master of communication, and now he's shared what he knows. If only he'd written the book sooner, I might have had a more interesting career."--Dan Rather.

A little more than seventy-five years ago, Kate L. Turabian drafted a set of guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing. Seven editions and more than nine million copies later, the name Turabian has become synonymous with best practices in research writing and style. Her Manual for Writers continues to be the gold standard for generations of college and graduate students in virtually... more...


Discover everything you’ll need to know in order to write well for the IELTS test, whether you are planning to take the Academic or the General Training version. This book will help IELTS test takers learn several essential skills, including: Task Achievement: follow a three-step model to plan, write, and revise your essays Coherence and Cohesion: practice organizing your writing and connecting ideas Lexical Resource: build your... more...

Here at last is a book that tells writers how to survive and prosper in the mad worlds of publishing, theatre, television, and film. Michael Allen can draw on over fifty years of experience as a writer and publisher. In this hard-hitting and sometimes controversial book he tells writers the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth – no matter how uncomfortable that may sometimes be. ‘Thoroughly enjoyed the book – made me laugh in parts.... more...

Responding to the increasing need in academia and the public relations profession, this volume presents the current state of knowledge in public relations measurement and evaluation.  The book brings together ideas and methods that can be used throughout the world, and scholars and practitioners from the United States, Europe, Asia, and Africa are represented.

With tightened library budgets the norm, librarians run the risk of cutting back so much that they isolate themselves from their patrons and their communities. This doesn't have to happen. The outreach methods detailed in this book range from simple actions to detailed processes. Each of the 26 chapters provides helpful information for both those new to library outreach and those with years of experience.

The Exercises can be used with or without the Grammar. They include an answer key.