Taylor & Francis India: Language & Literature

  • Functional Grammatics: Re-conceptualizing Knowledge about Language and Image for School English book cover

    Functional Grammatics

    Re-conceptualizing Knowledge about Language and Image for School English

    By Mary Macken-Horarik, Kristina Love, Carmel Sandiford, Len Unsworth

    This book provides a re-conceptualization of grammar in a period of change in the communication landscape and widening disciplinary knowledge. Drawing on resources in systemic functional linguistics, the book envisions a ‘functional grammatics’ relevant to disciplinary domains such as literary…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Political Discourse as Dialogue: A Latin American Perspective book cover

    Political Discourse as Dialogue

    A Latin American Perspective

    By Adriana Bolivar

    We are witnessing the collapse of democracies in many parts of the world and a general tendency to the resurgence of right-wing and left-wing populisms led by authoritarian leaders. This book centres on the political dialogue in one of these democracies. The focus is on Venezuela, the rich Latin…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series

  • Prosodic Morphology in Mandarin Chinese book cover

    Prosodic Morphology in Mandarin Chinese

    By Shengli Feng

    It is not entirely clear if modern Chinese is a monosyllabic or disyllabic language. Although a disyllabic prosodic unit of some sort has long been considered by many to be at play in Chinese grammar, the intuition is not always rigidly fleshed out theoretically in the area of Chinese morphology.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • The Value of Time in Early Modern English Literature book cover

    The Value of Time in Early Modern English Literature

    By Tina Skouen

    The stigma of haste pervaded early modern English culture, more so than the so-called stigma of print. The period’s writers were perpetually short on time, but what does it mean for authors to present themselves as hasty or slow, or to characterize others similarly? This book argues that such…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Writing Lives Together: Romantic and Victorian auto/biography book cover

    Writing Lives Together

    Romantic and Victorian auto/biography

    Edited by Felicity James, Julian North

    A diary entry, begun by a wife and finished by a husband; a map of London, its streets bearing the names of forgotten lives; biographies of siblings, and of spouses; a poem which gives life to long-dead voices from the archives. All these feature in this volume as examples of ‘writing lives…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Body Language: Narrating illness and disability book cover

    Body Language

    Narrating illness and disability

    Edited by G. Thomas Couser

    As much as we may like to evade them, illness and disability inescapably attend human embodiment – we are all vulnerable subjects. So it might seem natural and inevitable that the most universal, most democratic, form of literature – autobiography – should address these common features of human…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Situated Learning in Translator and Interpreter Training: Bridging research and good practice book cover

    Situated Learning in Translator and Interpreter Training

    Bridging research and good practice

    Edited by Maria Gonzalez-Davies, Vanessa Enríquez Raído

    Situated Learning is generally understood as a context-dependent approach to translator and interpreter training under which learners are exposed to real-life and/or highly simulated collaborative work environments and tasks, both inside and outside the classroom. Ultimately, Situated Learning…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: David Mamet (1985) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: David Mamet (1985)

    By Christopher Bigsby

    First published in 1985, C.W.E Bigsby examines the career and work of playwright David Mamet. Bigsby shows that Mamet is a fierce social critic, indicting an America corrupted at its core by myths of frontier individualism and competitive capitalism. Mamet has created plays whose bleak social…

    Hardback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge

  • New Directions for Research in Foreign Language Education book cover

    New Directions for Research in Foreign Language Education

    Edited by Simon Coffey, Ursula Wingate

    New Directions for Research in Foreign Language Education brings together contributions by reputed scholars that examine the challenges, opportunities, and benefits of teaching and learning foreign languages. With a particular focus on languages other than English, the book looks at the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge

  • Gender and the Intersubjective Sublime in Faulkner, Forster, Lawrence, and Woolf book cover

    Gender and the Intersubjective Sublime in Faulkner, Forster, Lawrence, and Woolf

    By Erin Speese

    Exploring how the modern novel's complex depictions of parenthood restructure traditional conceptions of the Romantic sublime, Erin K. Johns Speese shows how William Faulkner, E.M. Forster, D.H. Lawrence, and Virginia Woolf use related strategies to rewrite the traditional sublime as an…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Byron book cover

    Byron

    By John D. Jump

    First published in 1972. John D. Jump, a leading authority on Byron and the Romantic period, here gives an account of Byron’s literary achievement in relation to the age of revolutions in which he lived and in relation to his own character and personal circumstances. Professor Jump focuses upon the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Lord Byron

  • Lord Byron's Marriage: The Evidence of Asterisks book cover

    Lord Byron's Marriage

    The Evidence of Asterisks

    By G. Wilson Knight

    First published in 1957. This title explores the brief marriage of Lord Byron and his wife Annabella Millbanke, and the scandal that surrounded their relationship. The exact reason for their separation and eventual divorce was never confirmed, but G. Wilson Knight uses Byron’s poetry, letters and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Lord Byron

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