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New and Published Books

  1. Studies in English Language and Literature

    Doubt Wisely

    Edited by M. J. Toswell, E. M. Tyler

    This collection of twenty-nine papers is in honour of E. G. Stanley, Rawlinson and Bosworth Emeritus Professor of Anglo-Saxon at the University of Oxford and Emeritus Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford. Written by scholars he has supervised, examined or otherwise served as mentor for within the...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Ethnocentrism and the English Dictionary

    By Phil Benson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

    This unique work challenges the assumption that dictionaries act as objective records of our language, and instead argues that the English dictionary is a fundamentally ethnocentric work. Using theoretical, historical and empirical analyses, Phil Benson shows how English dictionaries have filtered...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Multimodal Film Analysis

    How Films Mean

    By John Bateman, Karl-Heinrich Schmidt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This book presents a new basis for the empirical analysis of film. Starting from an established body of work in film theory, the authors show how a close incorporation of the current state of the art in multimodal theory—including accounts of the syntagmatic and paradigmatic axes of organisation,...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Languages and Dialects in the U.S.

    Focus on Diversity and Linguistics

    Edited by Marianna Di Paolo, Arthur K. Spears

    Languages and Dialects in the U.S. is a concise introduction to linguistic diversity in the U.S. for students with little to no background in linguistics. The goal of the editors of this collection of fourteen chapters, written by leading experts on the language varieties discussed, is to offer...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Companion to English Studies

    Edited by Constant Leung, Brian V Street

    English is now a global phenomenon no longer defined by fixed territorial, cultural and social functions. The Routledge Companion to English Studies provides an authoritative overview of the subject area. Taking into account the changing conceptualisations of English, this Companion considers both...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  6. White Hip Hoppers, Language and Identity in Post-Modern America

    By Cecelia Cutler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    This book examines language and identity among White American middle and upper-middle class youth who affiliate with Hip Hop culture. Hip Hop youth engage in practices that range from the consumption of rap music and fashion to practices like MC-ing (writing and performing raps or "rhymes"), DJ-ing...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Proper English

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Gimson's Pronunciation of English

    8th Edition

    By Alan Cruttenden

    Since its first publication in 1962, Gimson’s Pronunciation of English has been the essential reference book for anyone studying or teaching the pronunciation of English. This eighth edition has been updated to describe General British (GB) as the principal accent, rather than RP, and the...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Free Adjuncts and Absolutes in English

    Problems of Control and Interpretation

    By Bernd Kortmann

    Series: Germanic Linguistics

    Free adjuncts and absolutes typically function as adverbial clauses which are not overtly specified for any particular adverbial relation. The book is a non-formal, corpus based study of their current use in English. Its particular focus is on a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of their semantic...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Spanish Word Formation

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge