E-books: Language & Literature

  • Spectrums of Shakespearean Crossdressing: The Art of Performing Women book cover

    Spectrums of Shakespearean Crossdressing

    The Art of Performing Women, 1st Edition

    By Courtney Bailey Parker

    Since young male players were the norm during the English Renaissance, were all cross-dressed performances of female characters played with the same degree of seriousness? Probably not. Spectrums of Representation in Shakespearean Crossdressing examines these varied types of female characters in…

    eBook – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Children's Literature book cover

    Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    By Carrie Hintz

    Children’s Literature is an accessible introduction to this engaging field. Carrie Hintz offers a defining conceptual overview of children’s literature that presents its competing histories, its cultural contexts, and the theoretical debates it has instigated. Positioned within the wider field of…

    eBook – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • The Aesthetics and Politics of Linguistic Borders: Multilingualism in Northern European Literature book cover

    The Aesthetics and Politics of Linguistic Borders

    Multilingualism in Northern European Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heidi Grönstrand, Markus Huss, Ralf Kauranen

    This collection showcases a multivalent approach to the study of literary multilingualism, embodied in contemporary Nordic literature. While previous approaches to literary multilingualism have tended to take a textual or authorship focus, this book advocates for a theoretical perspective which…

    eBook – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Multilingual Life Writing by French and Francophone Women: Translingual Selves book cover

    Multilingual Life Writing by French and Francophone Women

    Translingual Selves, 1st Edition

    By Natalie Edwards

    This volume examines the ways in which multilingual women authors incorporate several languages into their life writing. It compares the work of six contemporary authors who write predominantly in French. It analyses the narrative strategies they develop to incorporate more than one language into…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Auto/Biography Studies

  • Quality in TESOL and Teacher Education: From a Results Culture Towards a Quality Culture book cover

    Quality in TESOL and Teacher Education

    From a Results Culture Towards a Quality Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Juan de Dios Martínez Agudo

    This volume takes a holistic view of the current trends and challenges in quality and quality assurance in TESOL and teacher education. Bringing together top scholars in the field from all over the world, the text features invaluable international perspectives with the common objective of improving…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Making Sense of

    Making Sense of "Bad English"

    An Introduction to Language Attitudes and Ideologies, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Peterson

    Why is it that some ways of using English are considered "good" and others are considered "bad"? Why are certain forms of language termed elegant, eloquent or refined, whereas others are deemed uneducated, coarse, or inappropriate? Making Sense of "Bad English" is an accessible introduction to…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Translation and Multimodality: Beyond Words book cover

    Translation and Multimodality

    Beyond Words, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Boria, Ángeles Carreres, María Noriega-Sánchez, Marcus Tomalin

    Translation and Multimodality: Beyond Words is one of the first books to explore how translation needs to be redefined and reconfigured in contexts where multiple modes of communication, such as writing, images, gesture, and music, occur simultaneously. Bringing together world-leading experts in…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Twentieth-Century American Fiction in Circulation: Short Stories Written for Magazines and Republished in Linked Story Collections book cover

    Twentieth-Century American Fiction in Circulation

    Short Stories Written for Magazines and Republished in Linked Story Collections, 1st Edition

    By Matthew James Vechinski

    Twentieth-Century American Fiction in Circulation is a study of the twentieth-century linked story collection in the United States. It emphasizes how the fictional form grew out of an established publishing model—individual stories printed in magazines, revised and expanded into single-author…

    eBook – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Engagements with Contemporary Literary and Critical Theory book cover

    Engagements with Contemporary Literary and Critical Theory

    1st Edition

    By Evan Gottlieb

    Engagements with Contemporary Literary and Critical Theory is a wide-ranging but accessible introduction to the key thinkers and theories integral to the study of literature. Organized thematically, the book provides historical introductions and uses a variety of relevant contemporary examples to…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Engagements with Literature

  • Ethics in Public Service Interpreting book cover

    Ethics in Public Service Interpreting

    1st Edition

    By Mary Phelan, Mette Rudvin, Hanne Skaaden, Patrick Kermit

    This is the first book to focus solely on ethics in public service interpreting. Four leading researchers from across Europe share their expertise on ethics, the theory behind ethics, types of ethics, codes of ethics, and what it means to be a public service interpreter. This volume is highly…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • Pastoral book cover

    Pastoral

    2nd Edition

    By Terry Gifford

    Updated throughout, this new edition provides a clear and invaluable introduction to the study of pastoral. Terry Gifford traces the history of the genre from its classical origins through to contemporary writing and introduces the major writers and critical issues relating to pastoral. Gifford…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Codeswitching in the Classroom: Critical Perspectives on Teaching, Learning, Policy, and Ideology book cover

    Codeswitching in the Classroom

    Critical Perspectives on Teaching, Learning, Policy, and Ideology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeff MacSwan, Christian J. Faltis

    Bringing together sociolinguistic, linguistic, and educational perspectives, this cutting‐edge overview of codeswitching examines language mixing in teaching and learning in bilingual classrooms. As interest in pedagogical applications of bilingual language mixing increases, so too does a need for…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Language Education Tensions in Global and Local Contexts

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