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MLA Handbook
The Modern Language Association, the authority on research and writing, takes a fresh look at documenting sources in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. Works are published today in a dizzying range of formats. A book, for example, may be read in print, online, or as an e-book--or perhaps listened to in an audio version. On the Web, modes of publication are regularly invented, combined, and modified. Previous editions of the MLA Handbook provided separate instructions for each format, and additional instructions were required for new formats. In this groundbreaking new edition of its best-selling handbook, the MLA recommends instead one universal set of guidelines, which writers can apply to any type of source.Shorter and redesigned for easy use, the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook guides writers through the principles behind evaluating sources for their research. It then shows them how to cite sources in their writing and create useful entries for the works-cited list.More than just a new edition, this is a new MLA style.
Published by: The Modern Language Association of America | Publication date: 04/01/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 160 pages

MLA: The Easy Way! [Updated for MLA 8th Edition]
The Modern Language Association (MLA) has established a complete handbook for writing research papers. Dubbed by Newsweek magazine as the style bible for most college students, this guidebook is required by many academic institutions throughout the United States and the world. The MLA Handbook (8th Edition) is an accepted format used by many academic and nonacademic institutions and publications. However, this highly regarded manual is not specifically geared toward scholarly academic writing...especially term papers. The authors of this book draw information from the MLA manual (8th edition) that is specific to academic writing and expand upon it using document set-up instructions and a sample paper. The end result of this transformational process yields a useful guide that can be used along with the actual manual for successful academic writing. This book clarifies many detailed specifications of MLA style. Frequently used aspects of MLA style, citation, and referencing are addressed in a simple format that allows researchers to focus on content instead of mechanics and style. Quite simply, MLA: The Easy Way! presents the basics of MLA style in a clear, concise, accurate, and easy-to-navigate package. Try MLA: The Easy Way!, and immediately relieve some of the stress of writing a research paper.
Published by: XanEdu Publishing Inc. | Publication date: 07/11/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 66 pages

MLA Format 101: The Simplified Guide to MLA Citation for Beginners: (mla 7th edition)
Dreading your next MLA format paper? Do you ever wish that you could just finish that darn research paper and get on with your life? I totally get that! I used to run screaming like my shoes were on fire when I got an MLA format research paper assignment. And reading the big official MLA book drove me to tears. That’s why I decided to crack the MLA nut and create a Simplified guide that a beginner would love. Introducing MLA Format 101 The Simplified Guide - and the cost? Only 299 shiny pennies - which is a bargain! This book will teach you how to craft a well-formatted MLA paper without all the ick, overwhelm or complicated advice AND it can be read in under and hour so you still have time to have a life. My Simplified guide allows busy students to finish their MLA papers with ease so they will have one less task to worry about. In fact, you will have more time to do the stuff you love, or let’s be real, work on your next assignment!Grab this Simplified guide before you forget!How do I know it will work for you? Check out what other busy students just like you said: “Quick and easy read. Very helpful to this beginning English student. It was like she was talking right to me.”-Rebecca“Buy this book, it's worth having, especially if you're in school w/professors and teachers telling you a dozen different things to reference and how they want this format over that format. She also writes a great reference book for APA format!”-KristenI'm taking a college course 30 years after my last one. One of our first assignments was to write a report in the MLA format. Say what? Had no idea what that was. I went to the writing center and they gave me a single sheet of paper with very little instruction. I started looking for more information and found the MLA Format 101. A life saver! 25 out of 25 points!”.-RhondaRemember Friends - this ebook is available to you instantly - don’t forget to go to your amazon ebook account and look for it there! What’s more- you can read this ebook on a computer, tablet or even your smart phone - anywhere you have the Amazon app! Go ahead and grab this Simplified guide to MLA format now so you won’t forget!
Publication date: 02/24/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 39 pages

The Yid: A Novel
A DEBUT NOVEL OF DARING ORIGINALITY, THE YID GUARANTEES THAT YOU WILL NEVER THINK OF STALINIST RUSSIA, SHAKESPEARE, THEATER, YIDDISH, OR HISTORY THE SAME WAY AGAINMoscow, February 1953. A week before Stalin's death, his final pogrom, "one that would forever rid the Motherland of the vermin," is in full swing. Three government goons arrive in the middle of the night to arrest Solomon Shimonovich Levinson, an actor from the defunct State Jewish Theater. But Levinson, though an old man, is a veteran of past wars, and his shocking response to the intruders sets in motion a series of events both zany and deadly as he proceeds to assemble a ragtag group to help him enact a mad-brilliant plot: the assassination of a tyrant.While the setting is Soviet Russia, the backdrop is Shakespeare: A mad king has a diabolical plan to exterminate and deport his country's remaining Jews. Levinson's cast of unlikely heroes includes Aleksandr Kogan, a machine-gunner in Levinson's Red Army band who has since become one of Moscow's premier surgeons; Frederick Lewis, an African American who came to the USSR to build smelters and stayed to work as an engineer, learning Russian, Esperanto, and Yiddish; and Kima Petrova, an enigmatic young woman with a score to settle. And wandering through the narrative, like a crazy Soviet Ragtime, are such historical figures as Paul Robeson, Solomon Mikhoels, and Marc Chagall.As hilarious as it is moving, as intellectual as it is violent, Paul Goldberg's THE YID is a tragicomic masterpiece of historical fiction.
Published by: Picador | Publication date: 02/02/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 321 pages

American Reset: A Post-Apocalyptic Tale of America's Coming Financial Downfall (The Economic Collapse Chronicles Book 3)
After a complete failure of the global economic system, Matt and Karen Bair, a struggling middle-class couple, are forced to walk away from their South Florida home and everyone they know. The US dollar has become worthless leaving the country without a functioning currency. Police, fire, EMS and other government services grind to a standstill, stores are unable to resupply, and the criminal element goes unchecked. The broken US government, which created the upheaval, imposes a totalitarian solution upon the survivors of the mayhem. The crumbling empire clutches the remnants of power in its dying hand and the ultimate contest between liberty and tyranny reaches the apex. The lines of revolution are drawn and a vicious civil war ensues.The Bair family and their neighbors learn the true value of community as they rely on each other to survive the war and the ongoing effects of the financial meltdown. Will the collapse bring an oppressive regime that enslaves the American people, or will the patriots prevail and guide the country back to a place of freedom, peace and prosperity?
Author: Mark Goodwin
Published by: Goodwin America Corp. | Publication date: 05/29/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 296 pages

Ourika: An English Translation (Texts and Translations Book 3)
John Fowles presents a remarkable translation of a nineteenth-century work that provided the seed for his acclaimed novel The French Lieutenant's Woman and that will astonish and haunt modern readers.Based on a true story, Claire de Duras's Ourika relates the experiences of a Senegalese girl who is rescued from slavery and raised by an aristocratic French family during the time of the French Revolution. Brought up in a household of learning and privilege, she is unaware of her difference until she overhears a conversation that suddenly makes her conscious of her race--and of the prejudice it arouses. From this point on, Ourika lives her life not as a French woman but as a black woman who feels "cut off from the entire human race." As the Reign of Terror threatens her and her adoptive family, Ourika struggles with her unusual position as an educated African woman in eighteenth-century Europe.A best-seller in the 1820s, Ourika captured the attention of Duras's peers, including Stendhal, and became the subject of four contemporary plays. The work represents a number of firsts: the first novel set in Europe to have a black heroine; the first French literary work narrated by a black female protagonist; and, as Fowles points out in the foreword to his translation, "the first serious attempt by a white novelist to enter a black mind."
Published by: The Modern Language Association of America | Publication date: 08/01/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 47 pages

An Introduction to Bibliographical and Textual Studies
To a reader of Joyce's Ulysses, it makes a difference whether one of Stephen Dedalus's first thoughts is "No mother" (as in the printed version) or "No, mother!" (as in the manuscript). The scholarship surrounding such textual differences--and why this discipline should concern readers and literary scholars alike--is the focus of William Proctor Williams and Craig S. Abbott's acclaimed handbook.This updated, fourth edition outlines the study of texts' composition, revision, physical embodiments, process of transmission, and manner of reception; describes how new technologies such as digital imaging and electronic tagging have changed the way we produce, read, preserve, and research texts; discusses why these matters are central to a historical understanding of literature; and shows how the insights, methods, and products of bibliographical and textual studies can be applied to other branches of scholarship.
Published by: The Modern Language Association of America | Publication date: 08/01/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 179 pages

Literature as Exploration
Louise Rosenblatt's Literature as Exploration has influenced literary theorists and teachers of literature at all levels. This attractive trade paperback edition features a new foreword by Wayne Booth, a new preface and retrospective chapter by the author, and an updated list of suggested readings.In Literature as Exploration, Rosenblatt presents her unique theory of literature and focuses on the immense, often untapped, potential for the study and teaching of literature in a democratic society. The author's philosophy of literature is frequently cited as the first presentation of reader-response theory, but she differs from her successors in emphasizing both the reader and the text. Her "transactional" theory of literature examines the reciprocal nature of the literary experience and explains why meaning is neither "in" the text nor "in" the reader. Each reading is "a particular event involving a particular reader and a particular text under particular circumstances." And teachers of literature, Rosenblatt argues, play a pivotal role in influencing how students perform in response to a text.
Published by: The Modern Language Association of America | Publication date: 08/01/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 312 pages

BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google
Libraries today are more important than ever. More than just book repositories, libraries can become bulwarks against some of the most crucial challenges of our age: unequal access to education, jobs, and information.In BiblioTech, educator and technology expert John Palfrey argues that anyone seeking to participate in the 21st century needs to understand how to find and use the vast stores of information available online. And libraries, which play a crucial role in making these skills and information available, are at risk. In order to survive our rapidly modernizing world and dwindling government funding, libraries must make the transition to a digital future as soon as possible—by digitizing print material and ensuring that born-digital material is publicly available online.Not all of these changes will be easy for libraries to implement. But as Palfrey boldly argues, these modifications are vital if we hope to save libraries and, through them, the American democratic ideal.
Author: John Palfrey
Published by: Basic Books | Publication date: 05/05/2015
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 290 pages

Keto Diet Miracle in 7-Steps, Instantly Lose Weight Now and Discover a New You: Ironclad Ketogenic Diet System to Take Back Your Life with a Meal Plan Included
A Free weight loss guide and a bonus within.Keto Diet Miracle in 7-Steps, Instantly Lose Weight Now and Discover a New YouIncrease energy, heal mind, body and lose weight fast with the Keto Diet. This book also includes a guided meal plan within.In this guide, a complete self-confidence step system to aide in our success to health, it will include a meal plan that includes meal preparation, diet and planning to help to stay on track. This book will help to the aide for meal preparation to stay on track with the Ketogenic diet for Ketosis.This book offers steps to understanding and using the ketosis diet so you can lose weight fast and effortlessly. The most important thing about any diet is having it explained to you and this book offers that.Eat Fat, Be ThinWith this process you will understand how to change your diet so you can effortlessly lose weight and achieve ketosis. You will see rapid result after you understand what ketosis is and how to make small changes in your daily have to reach new results.Meal Step ProcessLearning something new is like achieving a goal and with a step process within this book you will not only understand how to achieve the goal of weight loss, but you will be able to educate yourself on how to keep you weight off.WHAT IS KETOSIS?Firstly, the word ketosis refers to the state of the human body when it lacks carbohydrates and starts depending upon proteins, fat and muscle for its energy. That is how this diet got its name. In other words, a ketosis diet is a diet with low amount of carbs or no carbs at all. This process has been around for along time, but we are caged into thinking that the old food pyramid is a healthy way of eating.Ketogenic Diet Plan and CookbookFor the best diet to rapidly burn fat using the body's natural metabolism, consider the ketogenic diet plan. Nutrition has the strongest effect on the body's production of important hormones, which regulate metabolism and allow the body to burn fat for energy and retain muscle mass, with little need for excessive exercise.In this cookbook, the recipes included will help to actively achieve this ketosis states and keep you on track.Change happens fast, buy this book now and be sure to be the positive change you want to see in this world!Please check out other books by TWK - Publishing.
Published by: TWK-Publishings | Publication date: 12/01/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 99 pages
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