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New and Published Books

  1. Corpus Linguistics for ELT

    Research and Practice

    By Ivor Timmis

    Series: Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides

    Corpus Linguistics for ELT provides a practical guide to undertaking ELT-related corpus research. Aimed at researchers, advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of ELT and TESOL, and English language teachers, this volume: covers corpus research in the main areas of language study...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Discourses of Ideology and Identity

    Social Media and the Iranian Election Protests

    By Chris Featherman

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

    In this monograph, Chris Featherman adopts a discourse analytical approach to explore the ways in which social movement ideologies and identities are discursively constructed in new and old media. In the context of his argument, Featherman also considers current debates surrounding the role that...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Comic Alphabets

    Their Origin, Development, Nature

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1961, this book explores the form of the comic alphabet. Whether through poems, prose or phonetics, the alphabet has become a way in which mankind has taken pleasure in playing with words and phrases. Indeed, approaches can vary significantly from the almost moronically humorous...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The World of Words

    An Introduction to Language in General and to English and American in Particular

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1939, this book provides a brief but comprehensive view of language in general, and of English and American language in particular. It is suitable for beginners and those who wish to learn about the basics of linguistics....

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. A Dictionary of the Underworld

    British and American

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1949 (this edition in 1968), this book is a dictionary of the past, exploring the language of the criminal and near-criminal worlds. It includes entries from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa, as well as from Britain and America and offers a fascinating and unique...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Linguistica

    Selected Papers in English, French and German

    By Otto Jespersen

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This volume, first published in 1933, brings together a collection of Otto Jespersen’s papers in English, German, and French, which he himself felt should be presented to an international public. This title gives a picture of Jespersen’s development and endeavours as a linguist, and covers a wide...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Slang

    To-Day and Yesterday

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1933, this book explores both contemporary and historical slang, focusing on the characteristics and quirks of the English and American languages. As well as looking at commonly used slang, there are sections that give the reader insight into more unusual areas such as Cockney...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. A Dictionary of Abbreviations

    With Especial Attention to War-Time Abbreviations

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1942, this dictionary was designed to help civilians and members of H.M. forces to make their way amid the jungle of wartime abbreviations. The preface notes that newspaper readers, sailors, soldiers and airmen had to thrust themselves, like explorers, into these abbreviations in...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. A New Testament Word Book

    A Glossary

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1940, this book provides a literary dictionary to the New Testament. The treatment of selected words and phrases is not theological, but lexicographical and etymological. Each entry is introduced by illustrative quotations from the New Testament, and the book provides an...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Pre´cis Writing

    Passages Judiciously Selected with an Introduction on the Art of Pre´cis

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1940, this book was designed by Eric Partridge to equip students, studying for final exams at school, with the tools they needed to become successful précis-ers. The selection of literary pieces is more diverse than other preìcis books of the time and Partridge’s background as a...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge