• The Style of the State in French Theater, 1630–1660: Neoclassicism and Government book cover

    The Style of the State in French Theater, 1630–1660

    Neoclassicism and Government, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Ibbett

    Engaging with recent thinking about performance, political theory and canon formation, this study addresses the significance of the formal changes in seventeenth-century French theater. Each chapter takes up a particularity of seventeenth-century theatrical style and staging”for example, the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Theatre, Magic and Philosophy: William Shakespeare, John Dee and the Italian Legacy book cover

    Theatre, Magic and Philosophy

    William Shakespeare, John Dee and the Italian Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Gabriela Dragnea Horvath

    Analyzing Shakespeare's views on theatre and magic and John Dee's concerns with philosophy and magic in the light of the Italian version of philosophia perennis (mainly Marsilio Ficino, Pico della Mirandola and Giordano Bruno), this book offers a new perspective on the Italian-English cultural…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Arabic Media Dictionary book cover

    Arabic Media Dictionary

    1st Edition

    By El Mustapha Lahlali

    Arabic Media Dictionary is designed to equip students with translations of terms from Arabic into English. Covering Arabic language mass media, this up-to-date dictionary enables easy reference of media terminologies and phrases, and the acquisition of a wide range of terms related to different…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • The Arabic-English Translator as Photographer: A Linguistic Account book cover

    The Arabic-English Translator as Photographer

    A Linguistic Account, 1st Edition

    By Ali Almanna, Khaled Al-Shehari

    By choosing to use different linguistic approaches as a theoretical basis of their study of translation as a process of picture-taking, The Arabic-English Translator as Photographer: A Linguistic Account offers readers an original view of the translator’s work. In addition to laying emphasis on the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Semantics of Chinese Questions: An Interface Approach book cover

    Semantics of Chinese Questions

    An Interface Approach, 1st Edition

    By Hongyuan Dong

    Semantics of Chinese Questions is the first major study of Chinese questions, especially wh-questions, within the framework of Alternative Semantics. It takes an interface approach to study the syntax, semantics, and phonology of questions and proposes a phonological scope-marking strategy in…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Learning and Visual Communication book cover

    Learning and Visual Communication

    1st Edition

    By David Sless

    Originally published in 1981, Learning and Visual Communication is about how to use visual communication in education. It offers visual forms of communication. In order to do this it draws on recent research - at the time of publication - in psychology, philosophy, semiotics, cultural…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gramática española: Variación social book cover

    Gramática española

    Variación social, 1st Edition

    By Kim Potowski, Naomi L. Shin

    Gramática española: Variación social introduces intermediate to advanced students of Spanish to the main grammatical features of the language in a way that emphasizes the social underpinnings of language. Written entirely in Spanish, this unique approach to the study of grammar guides students in…

    Paperback – 2018-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Spanish Language and Linguistics

  • Intensification and Modal Necessity in Mandarin Chinese book cover

    Intensification and Modal Necessity in Mandarin Chinese

    1st Edition

    By Jiun-Shiung Wu

    This book addresses intensification and modal necessity in Mandarin Chinese. Intensification is used in this book to describe the speaker’s emphasis on a proposition, because, by emphasizing on a proposition, the speaker intensifies the degree of his/her confidence and affirmativeness toward the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Discourse in Translation book cover

    Discourse in Translation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Said Faiq

    This book explores the discourse in and of translation within and across cultures and languages. From the macro aspects of translation as an inter- cultural project to actual analysis of textual ingredients that contribute to translation and interpreting as discourse, the ten chapters represent…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge

  • Studies on Learning and Teaching Chinese as a Second Language book cover

    Studies on Learning and Teaching Chinese as a Second Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Xiaohong Wen, Xin Jiang

    Studies on Learning and Teaching Chinese as a Second Language represents the current advances in the field. It showcases theoretically motivated empirical studies and diverse methods used for a better understanding of how Chinese language is acquired as a second or foreign language. This…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge

  • News Framing through English-Chinese translation: A comparative study of Chinese and English media discourse book cover

    News Framing through English-Chinese translation

    A comparative study of Chinese and English media discourse, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Xiuzhi Liu

    News Framing Through English-Chinese Translation provides a useful tool to depict how Chinese news translation can be examined in the era of globalization. The author has integrated framing theory in journalism studies with translation studies and developed a new theoretical model/framework named…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Discourse Analysis

  • Mandarin Loanwords book cover

    Mandarin Loanwords

    1st Edition

    By Tae Eun Kim

    English-based Mandarin loanwords are commonly used in Chinese people’s daily lives. Mandarin Loanwords demonstrates how English phonemes map into Mandarin phonemes through Mandarin loanwords adaptation. The consonantal adaptations are the most important in the analyses, and vowel adaptation and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

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