E-books: Language & Literature

  • History of the New World, by Girolamo Benzoni, of Milan: Shewing his Travels in America, from A.D. 1541 to 1556: with some Particulars of the Island of Canary book cover

    History of the New World, by Girolamo Benzoni, of Milan

    Shewing his Travels in America, from A.D. 1541 to 1556: with some Particulars of the Island of Canary

    Edited by W.H. Smyth

    Translated from the text originally published at Venice, 1572. The supplementary material consists of the 1857 annual report. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1857.…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Hakluyt Society
    Hakluyt Society, First Series

  • Against Autonomy: Lyotard, Judgement and Action book cover

    Against Autonomy

    Lyotard, Judgement and Action

    By Neal Curtis

    This title was first published in 2001: Against Autonomy reassesses Jean-Francois Lyotard's contribution to philosophy and theory, and explores how his work challenges the privileged position of the principle of autonomy in contemporary liberal democratic thinking, as seen in such diverse thinkers…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Communities of Individuals: Liberalism, Communitarianism and Sartre's Anarchism book cover

    Communities of Individuals

    Liberalism, Communitarianism and Sartre's Anarchism

    By Michael J. R. Cross

    This title was first published in 2001: This book examines the liberal-communitarian debate from a new perspective. Communitarians argue that liberal theory neglects the significance of communities for the lives of their members. An examination of that argument reveals that there are deficiencies…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Printed Matters: Printing, Publishing and Urban Culture in Europe in the Modern Period book cover

    Printed Matters

    Printing, Publishing and Urban Culture in Europe in the Modern Period

    By Malcolm Gee, Tim Kirk

    This title was first published in 2002: Since the invention of printing in the mid-fifteenth century the production, distribution and consumption of printed matter have been the principal means through which new ideas and representations have been spread. In recent times cultural historians have…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reception book cover

    Reception

    By Ika Willis

    Reception introduces students and academics alike to the study of the way in which texts are received by readers, viewers, and audiences. Organized conceptually and thematically, this book provides a much-needed overview of the field, drawing on work in literary and cultural studies as well as…

    eBook – 2017-10-04
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Der Jungste Tag book cover

    Der Jungste Tag

    By Odoen von Horvath

    Includes the full German text, accompanied by German-English vocabulary. Notes and a detailed introduction in English put the work in its social and historical context.…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge
    Twentieth Century Texts

  • Language Isolates book cover

    Language Isolates

    Edited by Lyle Campbell

    Language Isolates explores this fascinating group of languages that surprisingly comprise a third of the world’s languages. Individual chapters written by experts on these languages examine the world's major language isolates and language isolates by geographic regions, with up-to-date…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • Functional Grammatics: Re-conceptualizing Knowledge about Language and Image for School English book cover

    Functional Grammatics

    Re-conceptualizing Knowledge about Language and Image for School English

    By Mary Macken-Horarik, Kristina Love, Carmel Sandiford, Len Unsworth

    This book provides a re-conceptualization of grammar in a period of change in the communication landscape and widening disciplinary knowledge. Drawing on resources in systemic functional linguistics, the book envisions a ‘functional grammatics’ relevant to disciplinary domains such as literary…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture: A Comprehensive Guide to Gender Studies book cover

    Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture

    A Comprehensive Guide to Gender Studies, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rosemarie Buikema, Liedeke Plate, Kathrin Thiele

    Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture, 2nd edition is a comprehensive gender studies textbook with an international focus and relevance across a broad range of academic disciplines. Covering an array of topics, theories and approaches to gender studies, it introduces students to the study of…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • John Petts and the Caseg Press book cover

    John Petts and the Caseg Press

    By Alison Smith

    This title was first published in 2000:  John Petts (1914-1991) is one of the outstanding wood-engravers of the twentieth century. His stunning prints featuring Welsh mountains and the people who live amongst them reflect his deep concern for the history of the land and are distinguished by…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • La Dentellière book cover

    La Dentellière

    By Pascal Lainé

    Edited by Michael Tilby

    The full French text of Lain� novel is accompanied by French-English vocabulary. Notes and a detailed introduction in English put the work in its social and historical context.…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

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