Linguistics: English Language

  • Language Contact and the Future of English book cover

    Language Contact and the Future of English

    By Ian Mackenzie

    This book reflects on the future of the English language as used by native speakers, speakers of "nativized" New Englishes, and users of English as a lingua franca from a number of different dimensions. The volume begins by outlining the current position of English in the world, as a native…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08 
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    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • From Pictures to Letters: First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing book cover

    From Pictures to Letters

    First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing

    By Ellen Walpole

    Originally published in 1937. This book is ‘an account of the special training necessary for the young boy or girl in letter-making and simple reading’. The book uses ‘Basic English’, the 850 words of which are included specifically for reference, as a suggested starting point for the teaching of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy in Multimedia America: Integrating Media Education Across the Curriculum book cover

    Literacy in Multimedia America

    Integrating Media Education Across the Curriculum

    By Ladislaus M Semali

    Originally published in 2000. This book provides insights, practical suggestions and clear-cut strategies for integrating media across the K-12 curriculum. This contribution to teaching and curriculum design uses students' own media experiences or media vignettes from students' lives to enter…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Authorship Contested: Cultural Challenges to the Authentic, Autonomous Author book cover

    Authorship Contested

    Cultural Challenges to the Authentic, Autonomous Author

    Edited by Amy E. Robillard, Ron Fortune

    This volume explores a dimension of authorship not given its due in the critical discourse to this point—authorship contested. Much of the existing critical literature begins with a text and the proposition that the text has an author. The debates move from here to questions about who the author is…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
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    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Routledge Revivals: Community, Gender, and Individual Identity (1988): English Writing 1360-1430 book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Community, Gender, and Individual Identity (1988)

    English Writing 1360-1430

    By David Aers

    First published in 1988, David Aers explores the treatment of community, gender, and individual identity in English writing between 1360 and 1430, focusing on Margery Kempe, Langland, Chaucer, and the poet of Sir Gawain. He shows how these texts deal with questions about gender, the making of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
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  • 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 – 2017-11-26 
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  • 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 – 2017-11-26 
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  • Introducing English Syntax: A Basic Guide for Students of English book cover

    Introducing English Syntax

    A Basic Guide for Students of English

    By Peter Fenn, Gotz Schwab

    Introducing English Syntax provides a basic introduction to Syntax for students studying English as a foreign language at university. Examining English phrase and sentence structure from a descriptive point of view, this book develops the reader’s understanding of the characteristic features…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14 
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary English Pronunciation book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary English Pronunciation

    Edited by Okim Kang, Ron Thomson, John M Murphy

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary English Pronunciation provides a comprehensive survey of this field covering both theoretical and practical perspectives on pronunciation. In 35 chapters contributed by leading scholars from around the world, this Handbook examines: linguistic and historical…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13 
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    Routledge Handbooks in English Language Studies

  • Space, Time and Evaluation in Ideological Discourse book cover

    Space, Time and Evaluation in Ideological Discourse

    Edited by Laura Filardo-Llamas, Christopher Hart, Bertie Kaal

    Bringing together a body of related research which has recently developed in Critical Discourse Analysis, this book is the first to address the role of perspective in socio-political discourse. Specifically, the contributions to this volume seek to explore, from a cognitive standpoint, the way in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
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  • Cultures of Sustainability and Wellbeing: Theories, Histories and Policies book cover

    Cultures of Sustainability and Wellbeing

    Theories, Histories and Policies

    Edited by Paola Spinozzi, Massimiliano Mazzanti

     Cultures of Sustainability and Wellbeing: Theories, Histories and Policies examines and assesses the interdependence between sustainability and wellbeing by drawing attention to humans as producers and consumers in a post-human age. Why wellbeing ought to be regarded as essential to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Sustainable Development

  • 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

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