Linguistics: English Language

  • World Englishes: Rethinking Paradigms book cover

    World Englishes

    Rethinking Paradigms

    Edited by Ee Ling Low, Anne Pakir

    In this book, leading scholars in the field of World Englishes (WE) offer fresh perspectives in re-thinking issues on the use of English as a global language in an interconnected world. Established as a legitimate field of study, WE offers a conceptual framework which has influenced scholarship in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Routledge Revivals: Essays on Style and Language (1966): Linguistic and Critical Approaches to Literary Style book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Essays on Style and Language (1966)

    Linguistic and Critical Approaches to Literary Style

    Edited by Roger Fowler

    First published in 1966, this book is contributed to by authors who share an interest in the literary uses of language. The book gives a close analysis of the language of literature contributed to by critics and linguists, examining linguistic theory and poetry, and as part of this the rhythm and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge

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

    Political Discourse as Dialogue

    A Latin American Perspective

    By Adriana Bolívar

    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

  • English Studies Beyond the ‘Center’: Teaching literature and the future of global English book cover

    English Studies Beyond the ‘Center’

    Teaching literature and the future of global English

    By Myles Chilton

    This book addresses the shape of English studies beyond the ‘center’ by analyzing how the discipline has developed, and by considering how lessons from this analysis relate to the discipline as a whole. The book aims to open a cross-disciplinary conversation about the nature of the English major in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Routledge Revivals: Chaucer, Langland, and the Creative Imagination (1980) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Chaucer, Langland, and the Creative Imagination (1980)

    By David Aers

    First published in 1980, this study of two renowned later fourteenth century English poets, Chaucer and Langland, concentrates on some major and representative aspects of their work. Aers shows that, in contrast to the mass conventional writing of the period, which was happy to accept and propagate…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Exploring ELF in Japanese Academic and Business Contexts: Conceptualisation, research and pedagogic implications book cover

    Exploring ELF in Japanese Academic and Business Contexts

    Conceptualisation, research and pedagogic implications

    Edited by Kumiko Murata

    This book investigates the theoretical, empirical and pedagogical issues to help us better understand what is happening with English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) communication and to activate this knowledge in respective communicative contexts. It focuses specifically on Japanese contexts and also…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Middle English book cover

    An Introduction to Middle English

    By E.E. Wardale

    First published in 1937, this book supplies a history of the living growth of the English language from Old English to the medieval period. It offers an in-depth study of the growth of vocabulary through literature and social interaction, bringing out the fact that it is chiefly words…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Origin of Kibosh: Routledge Studies in Etymology book cover

    Origin of Kibosh

    Routledge Studies in Etymology

    By Gerald Cohen, Stephen Goranson, Matthew Little

    This is an etymological study of the origins of the word kibosh, which has long been one of the great mysteries of the English language. Unconvincing derivations have been suggested from Yiddish to Gaelic and Italian, and thus far consensus among lexicographers has leaned toward referencing the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Exploring English Language Teaching: Language in Action book cover

    Exploring English Language Teaching

    Language in Action, 2nd Edition

    By Graham Hall

    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those entering postgraduate studies and language professionals returning to academic study. The books take an innovative ‘practice to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics

  • The Politics of Translingualism: After Englishes book cover

    The Politics of Translingualism

    After Englishes

    By Jerry Won Lee

    Translingualism refers to an orientation in scholarship that recognizes the fluidity of language boundaries and endorses a greater tolerance for the plurality of Englishes worldwide. However, it is possible that translingualism exacerbates the very problems it seeks to redress? This book seeks to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Teaching English as an International Language: Implementing, Reviewing, and Re-envisioning World Englishes in Language Education book cover

    Teaching English as an International Language

    Implementing, Reviewing, and Re-envisioning World Englishes in Language Education

    By Roby Marlina

    How do teachers inspire students to learn to appreciate different Englishes? Has anyone tried to teach world Englishes? If so, what do they do and how do they feel about it? Most importantly, do students see the benefits in learning about world Englishes? This book responds to these questions by 1)…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Formal Grammar: Theory and Variation across English and Norwegian book cover

    Formal Grammar

    Theory and Variation across English and Norwegian

    By Terje Lohndal

    This volume draws together fourteen previously published papers which explore the nature of mental grammar through a formal, generative approach. The book begins by outlining the development of formal grammar in the last fifty years, with a particular focus on the work of Noam Chomsky, and moves…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

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