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John Hunt Publishing Limited, Jan 1, 1990 - Poetry - 135 pages
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Poetry, Nonfiction. CANDOR is a juxtaposition of essays, reviews, and poems by which Alan Davies has created a self-revealing form which is tonal critical commentary. The text comes up to itself in sometimes utter simplicity, revealing itself/himself.

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About the author (1990)

Alan Davies is a long-term member of staff of the Department of Applied Linguistics in the University of Edinburgh. Now Emeritus Professor and Honorary Fellow, he is a former editor of the two journals "Applied Linguistics" and "Language Testing" and was for five years Director of the Language Testing Research Centre, University of Melbourne. In 2001 the International Language Testing Association awarded him its first Lifetime Achievement Award and he has recently been granted a Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship for research into Native Speakers and Native Users. His publications include "Principles of Language Testing," "The Native Speaker: Myth and Reality," "Dictionary of Language Testing," "The Handbook of Applied Linguistics" and "A Glossary of Applied Linguistics,

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