E-books: Language & Literature

  • 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

    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 – 2018-09-24 
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Text, Food and the Early Modern Reader: Eating Words book cover

    Text, Food and the Early Modern Reader

    Eating Words

    By Jason Scott-Warren, Andrew Elder Zurcher

    In early modern culture, eating and reading were entangled acts. Our dead metaphors (swallowed stories, overcooked narratives, digested information) are all that now remains of a rich interplay between text and food, in which every element of dining, from preparation to purgation, had its…

    AeBook – 2018-08-08 
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • The Fictional Encyclopaedia (Routledge Revivals): Joyce, Pound, Sollers book cover

    The Fictional Encyclopaedia (Routledge Revivals)

    Joyce, Pound, Sollers

    By Hilary Clark

    First published in 1990, this work offers an analysis of the phenomenon of encyclopaedism in literature. Hilary Clark develops the theory of an encyclopaedic form in the interests of making clear distinctions between the realist narrative form and that of the encyclopaedic-parodic or fictional…

    eBook – 2018-07-18
    Routledge Revivals

  • Language, Media and Culture: The Key Concepts book cover

    Language, Media and Culture

    The Key Concepts

    By Martin Montgomery

    Language, Media and Culture: The Key Concepts is an authoritative and indispensable guide to the essential terminology of the overlapping fields of Language, Media and Culture. Designed to give students and researchers ‘tools for thinking with’ in addressing major issues of communicative change in…

    eBook – 2018-07-18
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Samhain (Routledge Revivals): October 1901 - November 1908 book cover

    Samhain (Routledge Revivals)

    October 1901 - November 1908

    Edited by W B Yeats

    First published in 1970, this book includes all of the annual editions and also a final pamphlet of Samhain: October 1901 – November 1908, a literary magazine edited by W. B. Yeats. Samhain was one of the several magazines that the Irish Literary Theatre (later to become The Abbey Theatre) produced…

    eBook – 2018-07-17
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Age of Translation: A Commentary on Walter Benjamin’s ‘The Task of the Translator' book cover

    The Age of Translation

    A Commentary on Walter Benjamin’s ‘The Task of the Translator'

    By Antoine Berman

    The Age of Translation is the first English translation of Antoine Berman’s commentary on Walter Benjamin’s seminal essay ‘The Task of the Translator’. Chantal Wright’s translation includes an introduction which positions the text in relation to current developments in translation studies, and…

    eBook – 2018-07-17

  • The Eloquence of Silence: Algerian Women in Question book cover

    The Eloquence of Silence

    Algerian Women in Question, 2nd Edition

    By Marnia Lazreg

    The Eloquence of Silence, first published in 1994, is considered a seminal text in the scholarship of women and North Africa. Marnia Lazreg makes a critical departure from more traditional studies of Algerian women, which usually examine female roles in relation to Islam – and instead takes an…

    eBook – 2018-07-17

  • A Concise Introduction to Linguistics book cover

    A Concise Introduction to Linguistics

    5th Edition

    By Bruce M. Rowe, Diane P. Levine

    Now in its fifth edition, A Concise Introduction to Linguistics provides students with a detailed introduction to the core concepts of language as it relates to culture. The textbook includes a focus on linguistic anthropology, unpacking the main contributions of linguistics to the study of human…

    eBook – 2018-07-17

  • Exploring Intercultural Communication: Language in Action book cover

    Exploring Intercultural Communication

    Language in Action, 2nd Edition

    By Zhu Hua

    Exploring Intercultural Communication investigates the role of language in intercultural communication, paying particular attention to the interplay between cultural diversity and language practice. This second edition increases and updates the coverage on emerging key topics, including symbolic…

    eBook – 2018-07-17
    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics

  • Disasters, Vulnerability, and Narratives: Writing Haiti’s Futures book cover

    Disasters, Vulnerability, and Narratives

    Writing Haiti’s Futures

    By Kasia Mika

    This book uses narrative responses to the 2010 Haiti earthquake as a starting point for an analysis of notions of disaster, vulnerability, reconstruction and recovery. The turn to a wide range of literary works enables a composite comparative analysis, which encompasses the social, political and…

    eBook – 2018-07-17
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Intercultural Communicative Competence in Educational Exchange: A Multinational Perspective book cover

    Intercultural Communicative Competence in Educational Exchange

    A Multinational Perspective

    By Alvino Fantini

    This book explores the nature of intercultural communicative competence (ICC), a set of abilities required to promote sojourner engagement with diversity during study abroad and other educational exchange experiences. A highly original contribution to the intercultural communication literature,…

    eBook – 2018-07-17
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • Critical Theory and the Classical World book cover

    Critical Theory and the Classical World

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book radically re-examines Europe’s imaginaries of its origin in the ancient Greek world. Extracting central concepts of critical theory in its widest sense - beyond the Frankfurt School - like the human, force, spirit and domination, it allies them to characters, mythologies and motifs in…

    eBook – 2018-07-17
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

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