• Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language book cover

    Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language

    1st Edition

    By Michele Prandi

    This innovative volume provides a comprehensive integrated account of the study of conceptual figures, demonstrating the ways in which figures and in particular, conflictual figures, encapsulate linguistic expression in the fullest sense and in turn, how insights gleaned from their study can…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Mapping Multimodal Performance Studies book cover

    Mapping Multimodal Performance Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Grazia Sindoni, Janina Wildfeuer, Kay O'Halloran

    This book is a first attempt to map the broad context of performance studies from a multimodal perspective. It collects original research on traditional performing arts (theatre, dance, opera), live (durational performance) and mediated/recorded performances (films, television shows), as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies: Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen’s Social Semiotics book cover

    Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies

    Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen’s Social Semiotics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sumin Zhao, Emilia Djonov, Anders Björkvall, Morten Boeriis

    As a founder and leading figure in multimodality and social semiotics, Theo van Leuween has made significant contributions to a variety of research fields, including discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, communication and media studies, education, and design. In celebration of his illustrious…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Discourses of Denial: The Rhetoric of American Academic Labor book cover

    Discourses of Denial

    The Rhetoric of American Academic Labor, 1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Discenna

    Discourses of Denial explores the myriad ways that the labor of those employed by universities is situated as somehow distinct from ordinary labor. Focusing on a variety of sites where academic labor is discursively constructed in popular consciousness including among the professoriate itself, its…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • Feminist Translation Studies: Local and Transnational Perspectives book cover

    Feminist Translation Studies

    Local and Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olga Castro, Emek Ergun

    Feminist Translation Studies: Local and Transnational Perspectives situates feminist translation as political activism. Chapters highlight the multiple agendas and visions of feminist translation and the different political voices and cultural heritages through which it speaks across times and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • The Materiality of Writing: A Trace Making Perspective book cover

    The Materiality of Writing

    A Trace Making Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Mosbæk Johannessen, Theo van Leeuwen

    This book examines the materiality of writing. It adopts a multimodal approach to argue that writing as we know it is only a small part of the myriad gestures we make, practices we engage in, and media we use in the process of trace-making. Taking a broad view of the act of writing, the volume…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
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    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • The Discourse of Physics: Building Knowledge through Language, Mathematics and Image book cover

    The Discourse of Physics

    Building Knowledge through Language, Mathematics and Image, 1st Edition

    By Y. J. Doran

    This book provides a detailed model of both the discourse and knowledge of physics and offers insights toward developing pedagogy that improves how physics is taught and learned. Building on a rich history of applying a Systemic Functional Linguistics approach to scientific discourse, the book uses…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • The Role of Language in the Climate Change Debate book cover

    The Role of Language in the Climate Change Debate

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kjersti Flottum

    This volume takes a distinctive look at the climate change debate, already widely studied across a number of disciplines, by exploring the myriad linguistic and discursive perspectives and approaches at play in the climate change debate as represented in a variety of genres. The book focuses on key…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Translation and Public Policy: Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Case Studies book cover

    Translation and Public Policy

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel González Núñez, Reine Meylaerts

    This book brings together an ensemble of leading voices from the fields of economics, language policy, law, political philosophy, and translation studies. They come together to provide theoretical perspectives and practical case studies regarding a shared concern: translation policy. Their timely…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
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    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Sport, Events, Tourism and Regeneration book cover

    Sport, Events, Tourism and Regeneration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Wise, John Harris

    Investments in sport, events and tourism in cities and wider regions are part of nascent regeneration strategies linked to transitioning economic bases and place images. While it is important to consider physical regeneration, there is a range of subsequent benefits and opportunities brought about…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Performing Cultural Tourism: Communities, Tourists and Creative Practices book cover

    Performing Cultural Tourism

    Communities, Tourists and Creative Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Carson, Mark Pennings

    While experiential staging is well documented in tourism studies, not enough has been written about the diverse types of experiences and expectations that visitors bring to the tourist space and how communities respond to, or indeed challenge, these expectations. This book brings together new ideas…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Authentic and Inauthentic Places in Tourism: From Heritage Sites to Theme Parks book cover

    Authentic and Inauthentic Places in Tourism

    From Heritage Sites to Theme Parks, 1st Edition

    By Jane Lovell, Chris Bull

    With the rise of post-truth and fake news, a thorough examination of authenticity has never been so relevant. This book explores the geography of authenticity, investigating a wide variety of places used by tourists. Not only does it assess what might be described as the more traditional objects…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

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