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A Neurocognitive Study Of Advanced Spanish Sla, Harriet Bowden Nov 2005

A Neurocognitive Study Of Advanced Spanish Sla, Harriet Bowden

Harriet Wood Bowden

No abstract provided.


Individual Differences: Age, Sex, Working Memory, And Prior Knowledge, Harriet Bowden, Christina Sanz, C Stafford Oct 2005

Individual Differences: Age, Sex, Working Memory, And Prior Knowledge, Harriet Bowden, Christina Sanz, C Stafford

Harriet Wood Bowden

Winner of the 2006 Kenneth W. Mildenberger Award from the Modern Language Association How do people learn nonnative languages? Is there one part or function of our brains solely dedicated to language processing, or do we apply our general information-processing abilities when learning a new language? In this book, an interdisciplinary collaboration of scholars and researchers presents an overview of the latter approach to adult second language acquisition and brings together, for the first time, a comprehensive picture of the latest research on this subject.

Clearly organized into four distinct but integrated parts, Mind and Context in Adult Second Language ...


The Latin Project: Bilingualism, Cognitive Capacity, Age And Explicitness In The Input – Overview, Goals & Methodology, C Sanz, Harriet Bowden Sep 2005

The Latin Project: Bilingualism, Cognitive Capacity, Age And Explicitness In The Input – Overview, Goals & Methodology, C Sanz, Harriet Bowden

Harriet Wood Bowden

No abstract provided.


Traditional Tropes And Familial Incest In Banana Yoshimoto’S Kitchen, Michele Gibney Feb 2005

Traditional Tropes And Familial Incest In Banana Yoshimoto’S Kitchen, Michele Gibney

Michele Gibney

Kitchen, written in 1983, by Banana Yoshimoto, contains one novella and one short story. The novella is entitled Kitchen and the short story which follows it is called Moonlight Shadow. In Moonlight Shadow, the structure of a Japanese Noh drama enfolds, wherein the ultimate end of the main character is to live on in a semi-incestuous relationship with her dead boyfriend’s brother. In Kitchen, the images that one is assailed by are those of desire coexisting with food, and love contingent on incest. The idea of food as a comfort conflates into that of a woman as comforting.

These ...


The Mass Neuter Phenomenon In Asturian: Adjectives And Agreement, Harriet Bowden, M Camblor Portilla Dec 2004

The Mass Neuter Phenomenon In Asturian: Adjectives And Agreement, Harriet Bowden, M Camblor Portilla

Harriet Wood Bowden

No abstract provided.