New Book added to the Library

King Lear: a parallel text edition. 2nd. ed.

By

 Weis, Rene (ed.)

Publisher: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group

ISBN: 978-1-4082-0412-2

Acc. No.: 74337          Call No.: 822.33 T3-4 W426

Book Description: King Lear is one of Shakespeare’s most widely studied tragedies. However, since the late 1970s textual scholars, critics and editors have argued that there is no single ‘King Lear’ text. Anyone studying the play needs to be aware of two different texts, one based on the quarto of 1608, The History of King Lear, and a revised version published in the first folio of 1623, The Tragedy of King Lear. This edition offers a fully annotated, modern spelling version of the texts set side by side, identifying and elucidating the major discrepancies between the two. It presents some possible reasons for the differences between the two texts, which themselves shed light on a number of issues relating to literary transmission in the Renaissance and give an insight into the nature of performance and censorship.

New Book added to the Library

Organic chemistry

By

 Madan, R. L.

Publisher: S. Chand & Company Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 978-81-219-2050-6

Acc. No.: 74675          Call No.: 547 M178

S.Chand Success Guides Organic Chemistry, 3/e

Book Description: Overwhelming response to previous editions and reprints has encouraged me to prepare this third revised edition of the book. I hope the book in the present from will be found even more useful to the student. A book in the question-answer form has its own advantages. It guides the students about the type of questions that are expected and how to answer them appropriately. It instils a sense of confidence in the students and helps them get maximum score.

New Book added to the Library

Bioorganic, bioinorganic and supramolecular chemistry

By

Kalsi, P. S. and Kalsi, J. P.

Publisher: New Age International Pvt. Ltd.,

ISBN: 978-81-224-3069-1

Acc. No.: 74659    Call No.: 547.1226 K14

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Book Description: Bioorganic and bioinorganic chemistry are two leading disciplines at the interface of chemistry and biology. Now there is an increasing number of both chemists and biochemists who are studying simple synthetic molecules as models of enzymes. Molecular recognition is an important concept on which these research efforts are based. Supramolecular chemistry based on noncovalent intermolecular forces has provided most important innovations in organic, inorganic and biochemistry in the recent past. The award of nobel prize in chemistry for 1987 to d.j. Cram, j.m. Lehn and c.j. Pedersen reflects the importance of topics mentioned above. Keeping the significance of these areas in mind ugc has introduced these topics in the model curricula for indian universities at the postgraduate level. This edition is meant to serve as a teaching book which is a blend of major and more important concepts of bioorganic, bioinorganic and supramolecular chemistry. The book is carefully designed to cover topics of the ugc model curricula providing up-to-date information with the following features: basic principles from across the chemistry are added. Most of the background knowledge is accessible to students without a need to go back to texts on chemistry/biochemistry.

New Book added to the Library

The ugliness of the Indian male and other propositions

By

 Kesavan, Mukul

Publisher: Permanent Black

ISBN: 978-8-817-82452-1

Acc. No.: 74131 Call No.: 305.31 K42

Ugliness Of The Indian Male And Other Proposi: Mukul Kesavan

Book Description: Every English-speaking Indian man between twenty-five and sixty has written about the Hindi movies he has seen, the English books he has read, the foreign places he has travelled to, and the curse of communalism?, says Mukul Kesavan. Like many of the insightful comments for which his historically informed and provocative journalism has become so widely admired, this deliberately large statement may even be true. What is certainly true is that Kesavan?s hugely entertaining writings on these subjects crackle with cerebral wit, sparky phrases, and memorable lines like no one else?s. A historian by profession, Kesavan is distinct from his tribe because his prose ploughs a lonely furrow: it is always accessible, jargon-shunning, aphoristic, and uncommonly elegant. The present collection of his essays is a distillation of his thoughts?outrageously funny, profoundly cosmopolitan, and devotedly ?pseudo-secular? all at once?on some of the central concerns of our time. ?Some years ago I was struck by the contrast between the beauty of Hindi film heroines and the ugliness of Hindi film heroes. After researching the matter I concluded that the explanation was straightforward: leading men in Hindi films were ugly because they were Indian men and Indian men were measurably uglier than Indian women .

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Techniques and resources in teaching grammar

By

Marianne Celce-Murcia and Sharon Hilles

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 978-0-19-434191-2

Acc. No.: 74321            Call No.: 428.007 C392

9780194341912: Techniques and Resources in Teaching Grammar (Teaching Techniques in English As a Second Language)

Book Description: This book is for teachers who are asking whether, when, and how to teach grammar. It addresses general questions of grammar in ESL theory and classroom practice. Ideas for teaching grammar creatively are suggested, including specific suggestions for most beginning-level structures.

New Book added to the Library

Cambridge advanced English

By 

Jones, Leo

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 978-81-7596-046-6

Acc. No.: 73885         Call No.: 428.24 J76

Book Description: These three cassettes accompany “Cambridge Advanced English”, a main course book designed specially for learners of English as a foreign language who are at post-First Certificate level. Its 24 units engage and inform students as part of the process of developing their language skills.

New Book added to the Library

Effective instructional strategies: from theory to practice. 3rd Edition

By

Moore, Kenneth D. 

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 978-1-4129-9572-6

Acc. No.: 74899     Call No.: 371.102 M821:1

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Book Description: The Third Edition of Effective Instructional Strategies: From Theory to Practice provides thorough coverage of the strategies and skills essential that every teacher needs to know. This text applies the latest research findings and practical classroom practices to the instructional process by presenting a Theory to Practice approach to instruction emphasizing the intelligent use of teaching theory and research to improve classroom instruction. Logically and precisely providing information about how to be an effective classroom teacher, this text has been carefully designed to maximize instructional flexibility and to model established principles of instruction. It was further designed to expand the pedagogical teaching knowledge of teachers and their instructional repertoires.

 

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