1st Edition

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Creativity

Edited By

Rodney Jones





ISBN 9780367868109
Published December 11, 2019 by Routledge
556 Pages

USD $54.95

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Book Description

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Creativity provides an introduction to and survey of a wide range of perspectives on the relationship between language and creativity. Defining this complex and multifaceted field, this book introduces a conceptual framework through which the various definitions of language and creativity can be explored.





Divided into four parts, it covers:







  • different aspects of language and creativity, including dialogue, metaphor and humour






  • literary creativity, including narrative and poetry






  • multimodal and multimedia creativity, in areas such as music, graffiti and the internet






  • creativity in language teaching and learning.






With over 30 chapters written by a group of leading academics from around the world, The Routledge Handbook of Language and Creativity will serve as an important reference for students and scholars in the fields of English language studies, applied linguistics, education, and communication studies.

Table of Contents

Foreword Ronald Carter   Introduction Rodney H. Jones   I Dimensions of Language and Creativity   1. Everyday Language Creativity Janet Maybin   2.Language, Creativity and Cognition Andreas Langlotz   3. Creativity and Discourse Analysis Rodney H. Jones   4. Creativity and Dialogue Keith Sawyer   5. Lexical Creativity Judith Munat   6. Metaphor and Metonymy Laura Hidalgo   7. Humour and Language Play Nancy Bell   8. Constructed Languages Douglas Ball   9. Creativity and Interdiscursive Performance in Professional Communication Vijay K. Bhatia    10. Discourses of Creativity Camilla Nelson   II Literary Creativity   11. Literariness David Miall   12. Literary Stylistics and Creativity Geoff Hall   13. Cognitive Stylistics Peter Stockwell   14. Poetry and Poetics Michael Toolan   15. Literary Narrative Andrea MacRae   16. Creativity in Response Joan Swann   17. Creativity and Translation Douglas Robinson   III Multimodal and Multimedia Creativity   18. Literature and Multimodality Alison Gibbons   19. Language and Music Anna Jordanous   20. Silence and Creativity: Re-mediation, Transduction and Performance Adam Jaworski   21. Creativity in the Fourth Dimension: The Grammar of Movement according to Jean Tinguely Theo Van Leeuwen   22. Computational Approaches to Language and Creativity Tony Veale   23. Creativity and Internet Communication Angela Goddard   24. Creativity and Digital Text Roberto Simanowski   25. Language, Creativity and

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Biography

Rodney H. Jones is Professor of Sociolinguistics and New Media at the University of Reading, UK.