E-books: Language & Literature

  • The Holocaust Short Story book cover

    The Holocaust Short Story

    1st Edition

    By Mary Catherine Mueller

    The Holocaust Short Story is the only book devoted entirely to representations of the Holocaust in the short story genre. The book highlights how the explosiveness of the moment captured in each short story is more immediate and more intense, and therefore recreates horrifying emotional reactions…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Consequences of Reference Failure book cover

    Consequences of Reference Failure

    1st Edition

    By Michael McKinsey

    This book defends the Direct Reference (DR) thesis in philosophy of language regarding proper names and indexical pronouns. It uniquely draws out the significant consequences of DR when it is conjoined with the fact that these singular terms sometimes fail to refer. Even though DR is widely…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Networking Argument book cover

    Networking Argument

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Winkler

    This edited volume presents selected works from the 20th Biennial Alta Argumentation Conference, sponsored by the National Communication Association and the American Forensics Association and held in 2017. The conference brought together scholars from Europe, Asia, and North America to engage in…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Migration, Education and Translation: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Human Mobility and Cultural Encounters in Education Settings book cover

    Migration, Education and Translation

    Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Human Mobility and Cultural Encounters in Education Settings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Anderson, Henry Johnson

    This multidisciplinary collection examines the connections between education, migration and translation across school and higher education sectors, and a broad range of socio-geographical contexts. Organised around the themes of knowledge, language, mobility, and practice, it brings together…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Agatha Christie Goes to War book cover

    Agatha Christie Goes to War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Mills, J.C. Bernthal

    Agatha Christie has never been substantially considered as a war writer, even though war is a constant presence in her writing. This interdisciplinary collection of essays considers the effects of these conflicts on the social and psychological textures of Christie’s detective fiction and other…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Dissent and the Dynamics of Cultural Change: Lessons from the Underground Presses of the Late Sixties book cover

    Dissent and the Dynamics of Cultural Change

    Lessons from the Underground Presses of the Late Sixties, 1st Edition

    By Matthew T. Pifer

    Dissent and the Dynamics of Cultural Change: Lessons from the Underground Presses of the Late Sixties, examines alternative presses’ critique of culture at a time of infamous transformation and revolution in the United States. In this new study, author Matthew Pifer seeks to delineate the structure…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Dialogues on the Theory and Practice of Literary Translation book cover

    Dialogues on the Theory and Practice of Literary Translation

    1st Edition

    By Xu Jun

    The book is a collection of the dialogues between Xu Jun, a well-known expert in French literary translation and eminent “Changjiang” scholar in translation studies in China, and some celebrated literary translators in contemporary China, some of whom are also literary scholars, linguists, poets,…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Accessing Academic Discourse: Systemic Functional Linguistics and Legitimation Code Theory book cover

    Accessing Academic Discourse

    Systemic Functional Linguistics and Legitimation Code Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. R. Martin, Karl Maton, Y. J. Doran

    Academic discourse is the gateway not only to educational success but to worlds of imagination, discovery and accumulated wisdom. Understanding the nature of academic discourse and developing ways of helping everyone access, shape and change this knowledge is critical to supporting social justice.…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Legitimation Code Theory

  • The Selected Letters of Caroline Norton: Volume III book cover

    The Selected Letters of Caroline Norton

    Volume III, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ross Nelson, Marie Mulvey-Roberts

    This is the third volume of a three volume collection of the correspondence of Caroline Norton, covering the period February 1858-June 1877. The collection also includes an introduction and five commentaries by the editor, contextualising and embedding Caroline’s…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Selected Letters of Caroline Norton: Volume II book cover

    The Selected Letters of Caroline Norton

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ross Nelson, Marie Mulvey-Roberts

    This is the second volume of a three volume collection of the correspondence of Caroline Norton, covering the period January 1838-November 1857. The collection also includes an introduction and five commentaries by the editor, contextualising and embedding Caroline’s literary…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Selected Letters of Caroline Norton: Volume I book cover

    The Selected Letters of Caroline Norton

    Volume I, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ross Nelson, Marie Mulvey-Roberts

    This is the first volume of a three volume collection of the correspondence of Caroline Norton, covering the period July 1828-Deember 1837. The collection also includes an introduction and five commentaries by the editor, contextualising and embedding Caroline’s literary and…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • Broken Mirrors: Representations of Apocalypses and Dystopias in Popular Culture book cover

    Broken Mirrors

    Representations of Apocalypses and Dystopias in Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joe Trotta, Zlatan Filipovic, Houman Sadri

    Dystopian stories and visions of the Apocalypse are nothing new; however in recent years there has been a noticeable surge in the output of this type of theme in literature, art, comic books/graphic novels, video games, TV shows, etc. The reasons for this are not exactly clear; it may partly be as…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

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