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  • Dialogues on the Theory and Practice of Literary Translation book cover

    Dialogues on the Theory and Practice of Literary Translation

    1st Edition

    By Xu Jun

    The book is a collection of the dialogues between Xu Jun, a well-known expert in French literary translation and eminent “Changjiang” scholar in translation studies in China, and some celebrated literary translators in contemporary China, some of whom are also literary scholars, linguists, poets,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The Semantic Theory of Evolution book cover

    The Semantic Theory of Evolution

    1st Edition

    By Marcello Barbieri

    Originally published in 1985, The Semantic Theory of Evolution addresses the notion that life is not shaped by the single law of natural selection, but instead by a plurality of laws that resemble grammatical rules in language. This remarkable work presents a semantic theory centering on the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • The Business of Words: Wordsmiths, Linguists, and Other Language Workers book cover

    The Business of Words

    Wordsmiths, Linguists, and Other Language Workers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crispin Thurlow

    The Business of Words examines the practices of 'high-end' language workers or wordsmiths where we find words being professionally designed, institutionally managed and, inevitably, objectified for status and profit. Aligned with existing work on language and political economy in critical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Vocabulary Studies book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Vocabulary Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart Webb

    The Routledge Handbook of Vocabulary Studies provides a cutting-edge survey of current scholarship in this area. Divided into four sections which cover: understanding vocabulary; approaches to teaching and learning vocabulary; measuring knowledge of vocabulary; and key issues in teaching,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • Pragmatic Variation in Service Encounter Interactions across the Spanish-Speaking World book cover

    Pragmatic Variation in Service Encounter Interactions across the Spanish-Speaking World

    1st Edition

    Edited by J. César Félix-Brasdefer, Maria Elena Placencia

    Pragmatic Variation in Service Encounter Interactions across the Spanish-Speaking World expands the study of service encounter interactions into new face-to-face and digital contexts and new (sub)varieties of Spanish. The chapters examine pragmatic variation in a range of contexts, representing…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics

  • Memorization in the Transmission of the Middle English Romances book cover

    Memorization in the Transmission of the Middle English Romances

    1st Edition

    By Murray McGillivray

    Originally published in 1990, Memorization in the Transmission of the Middle English Romances tackles the long-standing issue of the role of memorization in the transmission of Middle English romances. The book addresses the lack of consensus on the issue, despite extensive discussion, putting…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Middle English Mystics book cover

    The Middle English Mystics

    1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Riehle

    Originally published as an English translation in 1981, The Middle English Mystics is a crucial contribution to the study of the literature of English mysticism. This book surveys and analyses the language of metaphor in the writings of such mystics as Richard Rolle, Walter Hilton, Julian of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Authenticity and Teacher-Student Motivational Synergy: A Narrative of Language Teaching book cover

    Authenticity and Teacher-Student Motivational Synergy

    A Narrative of Language Teaching, 1st Edition

    By Richard Pinner

    Despite the common association between authenticity and motivation in language learning, there does not currently exist a single volume exploring these connections. This book looks at the relationship between authenticity and motivation by specifically viewing the process of mutually validating the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Prominence and Locality in Grammar: The Syntax and Semantics of Wh-Questions and Reflexives book cover

    Prominence and Locality in Grammar

    The Syntax and Semantics of Wh-Questions and Reflexives, 1st Edition

    By Jianhua Hu

    This book challenges the current consensus on the analysis of wh-questions and reflexives from the perspective of the syntax-semantics interface. An integrated approach incorporating analyses of the interaction between different levels of linguistic knowledge is proposed. It argues that the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Sociolinguistics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Japanese Sociolinguistics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Heinrich, Yumiko Ohara

    Presenting new approaches and results previously inaccessible in English, the Routledge Handbook of Japanese Sociolinguistics provides an insight into the language and society of contemporary Japan from a fresh perspective. While it was once believed that Japan was a linguistically homogenous…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge

  • Lusophone, Galician, and Hispanic Linguistics: Bridging Frames and Traditions book cover

    Lusophone, Galician, and Hispanic Linguistics

    Bridging Frames and Traditions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel Rei-Doval, Fernando Tejedo-Herrero

    Lusophone, Galician, and Hispanic Linguistics: Bridging Frames and Traditions examines the existing historiographic, foundational and methodological issues surrounding Lusophone, Galician, and Hispanic linguistics. The volume offers a balanced collection of original research from synchronic and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge

  • The Pluricentricity Debate: On Austrian German and other Germanic Standard Varieties book cover

    The Pluricentricity Debate

    On Austrian German and other Germanic Standard Varieties, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Dollinger

    This book unpacks a 30-year debate about the pluricentricity of German. It examines the concept of pluricentricity, an idea implicit to the study of World Englishes, which expressly allows for national standard varieties, and the notion of "pluri-areality," which seeks to challenge the former.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Linguistics

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