E-books: Language & Literature

  • Research-Driven Pedagogy: Implications of L2A Theory and Research for the Teaching of Language Skills book cover

    Research-Driven Pedagogy

    Implications of L2A Theory and Research for the Teaching of Language Skills, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nihat Polat, Tammy Gregersen, Peter D. MacIntyre

    Research-Driven Pedagogy: Implications of L2A Theory and Research for the Teaching of Language Skills brings together the essentials of second language acquisition (SLA) theory, research, and second language (L2) pedagogy. Uniquely, the design of this book helps researchers and…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Drydeniana: On Absalom and Achitophel book cover

    Drydeniana

    On Absalom and Achitophel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Janeway

    Published in 1975, Drydenia: On Absalom and Achitophel is a collection of poetry including A Key to… Absalom & Achitophel (Nesse); Azaria and Hushai, a Poem (Pordage); The Medal Revers’d (Pordage); The Medal of John Bayes (Shadwell); Satyr to his Muse (Shadwell); The Tory Poets: a Satyr (…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Oriental Tale in England in the Eighteenth Century book cover

    The Oriental Tale in England in the Eighteenth Century

    1st Edition

    By Martha Pike Conant

    Originally published in 1906, this book examines the oriental tale in England, meaning it considers all the oriental and pseudo-oriental fiction that appeared in English, whether written in English or translater from the French. The highlights fall upon the Arabian Nights, Dr. Johnson's Rasselas,…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Childhood in the Contemporary English Novel book cover

    Childhood in the Contemporary English Novel

    1st Edition

    By Sandra Dinter

    Since the 1980s novels about childhood for adults have been a booming genre within the contemporary British literary market. Childhood in the Contemporary English Novel offers the first comprehensive study of this literary trend. Assembling analyses of key works by Ian McEwan, Doris Lessing, P. D.…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Sanctity and Female Authorship: Birgitta of Sweden & Catherine of Siena book cover

    Sanctity and Female Authorship

    Birgitta of Sweden & Catherine of Siena, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria H. Oen, Unn Falkeid

    Birgitta of Sweden (Birgitta Birgersdotter, 1302/03-1373) and her younger contemporary Catherine of Siena (Caterina Benincasa, 1347-1380) form the most powerful and influential female duo in European history. Both enjoyed saintly reputations in life, while acting as the charismatic leaders of a…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

  • The Buffalo Century: Vāñcheśvara Dīkṣita’s Mahiṣaśatakam: A Political Satire for All Centuries book cover

    The Buffalo Century

    Vāñcheśvara Dīkṣita’s Mahiṣaśatakam: A Political Satire for All Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Kesavan Veluthat

    The Buffalo Century is a keen exploration of satire and its role in society and politics. Written in praise of a buffalo, Vāñcheśvara Dīkṣita’s Mahiṣaśatakam is timeless in its treatment of power, and its subversion. In resurrecting eighteenth-century Tanjore for the modern reader, Kesavan…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge India

  • Twentieth-Century Literary Encounters in China: Modernism, Travel, and Form book cover

    Twentieth-Century Literary Encounters in China

    Modernism, Travel, and Form, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Mather

    From the travel writing of the eccentric plant collector and Reginald Farrer, to Emily Hahn’s insider depictions of bohemian life in semi-colonial Shanghai, to Ezra Pound’s mediated ‘journeys’ to Southwest China via the explorer Joseph Rock – Anglo-American representations of China during the first…

    eBook – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Homer and Hesiod as Prototypes of Greek Literature: Greek Literature book cover

    Homer and Hesiod as Prototypes of Greek Literature

    Greek Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory Nagy

    This volume is available on its own or as part of the seven volume set, Greek Literature. This collection reprints in facsimile the most influential scholarship published in this field during the twentieth century. For a complete list of the volume titles in this set, see the listing for Greek…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Tension and Contention in Language Education for Latinxs in the United States: Experience and Ethics in Teaching and Learning book cover

    Tension and Contention in Language Education for Latinxs in the United States

    Experience and Ethics in Teaching and Learning, 1st Edition

    By Glenn A. Martínez, Robert W. Train

    Applying a critical lens to language education, this book explores the tensions that Latinx students face in relation to their identities, social and institutional settings, and other external factors. Across diverse contexts, these students confront complex debates and contestable affirmations…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Language Education Tensions in Global and Local Contexts

  • Systemic Functional Language Description: Making Meaning Matter book cover

    Systemic Functional Language Description

    Making Meaning Matter, 1st Edition

    Edited by J.R. Martin, Y.J. Doran, Giacomo Figueredo

    This volume showcases previously unpublished research on theoretical, descriptive, and methodological innovations for understanding language patterns grounded in a Systemic Functional Linguistic perspective. Featuring contributions from an international range of scholars, the book demonstrates…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Difference and Repetition in Language Shift to a Creole: The Expression of Emotions book cover

    Difference and Repetition in Language Shift to a Creole

    The Expression of Emotions, 1st Edition

    By Maïa Ponsonnet

    In today’s global commerce and communication, linguistic diversity is in steady decline across the world as speakers of smaller languages adopt dominant forms. While this phenomenon, known as ‘language shift’, is usually regarded as a loss, this book adopts a different angle and addresses the…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistic Anthropology

  • Public Spheres of Resonance: Constellations of Affect and Language book cover

    Public Spheres of Resonance

    Constellations of Affect and Language, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Fleig, Christian von Scheve

    To understand the profound changes in the modes of public political debate over the past decade, this volume develops a new conception of public spheres as spaces of resonance emerging from the power of language to affect and to ascribe and instill collective emotion. Political discourse is no…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

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