E-books: Language & Literature

  • Signing the Body: Marks on Skin in Early Modern France book cover

    Signing the Body

    Marks on Skin in Early Modern France, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Dauge-Roth

    The first major scholarly investigation into the rich history of the marked body in the early modern period, this interdisciplinary study examines multiple forms, uses, and meanings of corporeal inscription and impression in France and the French Atlantic from the late sixteenth through early…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • Dictionary of the Jatki or Western Panjábi Language book cover

    Dictionary of the Jatki or Western Panjábi Language

    1st Edition

    By Andrew John Jukes

    Originally published in 1900. This volume is a compilation of the Jatki or Western Punjábi language. The compiler has worked entirely in the South of the Punjáb, and the work does not pretend to be more than a contribution to a very widely spokn and full language. No one man could hope to complete…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Companion to American Literary Journalism book cover

    The Routledge Companion to American Literary Journalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by William E. Dow, Roberta S. Maguire

    Taking a thematic approach, this new companion provides an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and international study of American literary journalism.From the work of Frederick Douglass and Walt Whitman to that of Joan Didion and Dorothy Parker, literary journalism is a genre that both reveals and…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Walking, Landscape and Environment book cover

    Walking, Landscape and Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Borthwick, Pippa Marland, Anna Stenning

    Walking, Landscape and Environment explores walking as a method of research and practice in the humanities and creative arts, emerging from a recent surge of growth in urban and rural walking. This edited collection of essays from leading figures in the field presents an enquiry into, and a…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Making Sense of Messages: A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism book cover

    Making Sense of Messages

    A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Stoner

    Making Sense of Messages, now in its second edition, retains the apprenticeship approach which facilitates effectively learning the complex content and skills of rhetorical theory and criticism.  A new chapter on “The Rhetoric of Ignorance” provides needed theory and examples that help students…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge

  • Contact Talk: The Discursive Organization of Contact and Boundaries book cover

    Contact Talk

    The Discursive Organization of Contact and Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zane Goebel, Deborah Cole, Howard Manns

    Written by a wide range of highly regarded scholars and exciting junior ones, this book critiques and operationalizes contemporary thinking in the rapidly expanding field of linguistic anthropology. It does so using case studies of actual everyday language practices from an extremely understudied…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge

  • Milton, Music and Literary Interpretation: Reading through the Spirit book cover

    Milton, Music and Literary Interpretation

    Reading through the Spirit, 1st Edition

    By David Ainsworth

    Milton, Music and Literary Interpretation: Reading through the Spirit constructs a musical methodology for interpreting literary text drawn out of John Milton’s poetry and prose. Analyzing the linkage between music and the Holy Spirit in Milton’s work, it focuses on harmony and its relationship to…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Promoting Academic Readiness for African American Males with Dyslexia: Implications for Preschool to Elementary School Teaching book cover

    Promoting Academic Readiness for African American Males with Dyslexia

    Implications for Preschool to Elementary School Teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shawn Anthony Robinson, Corey Thompson

    This timely book tackles underlying issues that see disproportionate numbers of African American males with dyslexia undiagnosed, untreated, and falling behind their peers in terms of literacy achievement. Considering factors including dialectic linguistic difference, limited phonological…

    eBook – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Corpus Perspectives on the Spoken Models used by EFL Teachers book cover

    Corpus Perspectives on the Spoken Models used by EFL Teachers

    1st Edition

    By Angela Farrell

    Corpus Perspectives on the Spoken Models used by EFL Teachers illustrates the key principles and practical guidelines for the design and exploitation of corpora for classroom-based research. Focusing on the nature of the spoken English used by L2 teachers, which serves as an implicit target model…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics

  • A Cultural Dictionary of The Chinese Language: 500 Proverbs, Idioms and Maxims 文化五百条 book cover

    A Cultural Dictionary of The Chinese Language

    500 Proverbs, Idioms and Maxims 文化五百条, 1st Edition

    By Liwei Jiao

    A Cultural Dictionary of the Chinese Language introduces the 500 most important cultural traits of the Chinese as reflected in language use, especially in Chinese idioms (chengyu), proverbs and colloquial expressions (suyu). Communicative competence, the ultimate goal of language learning,…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge

  • Violence from Slavery to #BlackLivesMatter: African American History and Representation book cover

    Violence from Slavery to #BlackLivesMatter

    African American History and Representation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Dix, Peter Templeton

    Violence from Slavery to #BlackLivesMatter brings together perspectives on violence and its representation in African American history from slavery to the present moment. Contributors explore how violence, signifying both an instrument of the white majority’s power and a modality of black…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge

  • Collage in Twenty-First-Century Literature in English: Art of Crisis book cover

    Collage in Twenty-First-Century Literature in English

    Art of Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Wojciech Drag

    Collage in Twenty-First-Century Literature in English: Art of Crisis considers the phenomenon of the continued relevance of collage, a form established over a hundred years ago, to contemporary literature. It argues that collage is a perfect artistic vehicle to represent the crisis-ridden reality…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

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