E-books: Language & Literature

  • Recovering Argument book cover

    Recovering Argument

    1st Edition

    Edited by Randall Lake

    This volume presents the best scholarship from the 19th National Communication Association/American Forensic Association Conference on Argumentation, which took place July 30-August 2, 2015, at Cliff Lodge, Snowbird Resort, in Alta, Utah. The Alta Conference, first held in 1979, is the oldest…

    eBook – 2019-04-25 

  • An Introduction to the Psychology of Humor book cover

    An Introduction to the Psychology of Humor

    1st Edition

    By Janet Gibson

    eBook – 2019-04-01 

  • My Korean: Step 1: 나의 한국어 “스텝 1” book cover

    My Korean: Step 1

    나의 한국어 “스텝 1”, 1st Edition

    By Byung-jin Lim, Jieun Kim, Ji-Hye Kim

    The My Korean series of textbooks offers a learner-centred, communicative task-based, interactive approach to learning contemporary Korean. My Korean: Step 1 and My Korean: Step 2 are arranged thematically around topics that any novice learner of Korean is likely to encounter in their first year…

    eBook – 2019-02-15 

  • The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece book cover

    The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece

    1st Edition

    By Stamatia Dova

    Examining attitudes towards failure, loss and inadequacy as they appear in Greek literature from the eighth to the fourth century BCE, this book incorporates two major themes: failure in mythological narratives and in historical accounts. These two areas are further divided into narratives of…

    AeBook – 2019-02-01 

  • Mandarin Loanwords book cover

    Mandarin Loanwords

    1st Edition

    By Tae Eun Kim

    English-based Mandarin loanwords are commonly used in Chinese people’s daily lives. Mandarin Loanwords demonstrates how English phonemes map into Mandarin phonemes through Mandarin loanwords adaptation. The consonantal adaptations are the most important in the analyses, and vowel adaptation and…

    eBook – 2018-11-14
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Men, Power and Liberation: Readings of Masculinities in Spanish American Literatures book cover

    Men, Power and Liberation

    Readings of Masculinities in Spanish American Literatures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amit Thakkar, Chris Harris

    Each contribution to this book discusses key issues arising from the portrayal of men and the formation of masculine identities in a range of representative and landmark texts, fictional and non-fictional, drawn from different historical periods and from various countries in the Hispanophone…

    eBook – 2018-10-31

  • The Shape of Data in Digital Humanities: Modeling Texts and Text-based Resources book cover

    The Shape of Data in Digital Humanities

    Modeling Texts and Text-based Resources, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Flanders, Fotis Jannidis

    Data and its technologies now play a large and growing role in humanities research and teaching. This book addresses the needs of humanities scholars who seek deeper expertise in the area of data modeling and representation. The authors, all experts in digital humanities, offer a clear explanation…

    AeBook – 2018-10-31
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • The Romantic Poets book cover

    The Romantic Poets

    1st Edition

    By Graham Hough

    First published in 1953. At its best, Romantic poetry combined the creative freedom of a dream with some of the deepest facts of human experience. In this critical survey, Professor Hough examines individually the poetry of Gray, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats. He sets their work…

    eBook – 2018-10-31
    Routledge Library Editions: Romanticism

  • Modern Dystopian Fiction and Political Thought: Narratives of World Politics book cover

    Modern Dystopian Fiction and Political Thought

    Narratives of World Politics, 1st Edition

    By Adam Stock

    Over the past few years, ‘dystopia’ has become a word with increasing cultural currency. This volume argues that we live in dystopian times, and more specifically that a genre of fiction called "dystopia" has, above others, achieved symbolic cultural value in representing fears and anxieties about…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan book cover

    J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan

    1st Edition

    By Lucie Sutherland

    ‘Do you believe in fairies? Say quick that you believe!’ – Peter Pan Peter Pan is a narrative many of us believe we know well, and yet the J.M. Barrie play that premiered on a West End stage in December 1904 is not the depiction of Peter, Wendy, Hook, and Never Land that most people have…

    eBook – 2018-10-26

  • Conrad and Nature: Essays book cover

    Conrad and Nature

    Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lissa Schneider-Rebozo, Jeffrey Mathes McCarthy, John G. Peters

    Conrad and Nature is the first collection of critical essays examining nature and the environment in Joseph Conrad’s writings. Together, these essays by established and emerging scholars reveal both the crucial importance of nature in Conrad’s work, and the vital, ongoing relevance of Conrad’s…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Theorizing Ethnicity and Nationality in the Chick Lit Genre book cover

    Theorizing Ethnicity and Nationality in the Chick Lit Genre

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erin Hurt

    Scholars and readers alike need little help identifying the infamous Bridget Jones or Carrie Bradshaw. While it is no stretch to say that these fictional characters are the most recognizable within the chic lit genre, there are certainly many others that have helped define this body of work. While…

    eBook – 2018-10-26

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