Linguistics: Stylistics

  • Similes, Puns and Counterfactuals in Literary Narrative: Visible Figures book cover

    Similes, Puns and Counterfactuals in Literary Narrative

    Visible Figures

    By Jennifer Riddle Harding

    In this study, Jennifer Riddle Harding presents a cognitive analysis of three figures of speech that have readily identifiable forms: similes, puns, and counterfactuals. Harding argues that when deployed in literary narrative, these forms have narrative functions—such as the depiction of conscious…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Studying Scientific Metaphor in Translation book cover

    Studying Scientific Metaphor in Translation

    By Mark Shuttleworth

    Studying Scientific Metaphor in Translation presents a multilingual examination of the translation of metaphors. Mark Shuttleworth explores this facet of translation and develops a theoretically nuanced description of the procedures that translators have recourse to when translating…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Stylistics book cover

    Stylistics

    Edited by Michael Burke

    Stylistics is a multidisciplinary and stimulating field of scientific enquiry with an increasingly significant impact on society, especially in cognitive, civic and pedagogical domains. This new four volume collection will showcase the main developments and the major achievements in stylistics.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Cleft and Pseudo-Cleft Constructions in English book cover

    Cleft and Pseudo-Cleft Constructions in English

    By Peter C. Collins

    First published in 1991, this book examines the communicative properties of ‘cleft’ and ‘pseudo-cleft’ constructions in contemporary English. The book argues that these properties cannot be ignored in any attempt to provide an adequate grammatical description of the constructions. Furthermore, they…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Listeners' Guide to Medieval English: A Discography book cover

    Listeners' Guide to Medieval English

    A Discography

    By Betsy Bowden

    From the middle of the twentieth century, dozens of medievalists and other performers have recorded early English. Many educational institutions already own sound recordings of English before 1500, or may wish to purchase the most useful ones available. This discography aims to assist teachers,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Rhetorical Realism: Rhetoric, Ethics, and the Ontology of Things book cover

    Rhetorical Realism

    Rhetoric, Ethics, and the Ontology of Things

    By Scot Barnett

    Rhetorical Realism responds to the surging interest in nonhumans across the humanities by exploring how realist commitments have historically accompanied understandings of rhetoric from antiquity to the present. For a discipline that often defines itself according to human speech and writing, the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Routledge Revivals: English Usage (1986): A Guide to First Principles book cover

    Routledge Revivals: English Usage (1986)

    A Guide to First Principles

    By Walter Nash

    First published in 1986, this book examines the changing patterns in English usage and style. It encourages a constructive attitude to language, demonstrating the creative resources of grammar, discussing in detail the options of written style, and challenging the authoritarian spirit that inhibits…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

  • Kafka’s Cognitive Realism book cover

    Kafka’s Cognitive Realism

    By Emily Troscianko

    This book uses insights from the cognitive sciences to illuminate Kafka’s poetics, exemplifying a paradigm for literary studies in which cognitive-scientific insights are brought to bear directly on literary texts. The volume shows that the concept of "cognitive realism" can be a critically…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Metonymy and Language: A New Theory of Linguistic Processing book cover

    Metonymy and Language

    A New Theory of Linguistic Processing

    By Charles Denroche

    Metonymy and Language presents a new theory of language and communication in which the central focus is on the concept of metonymy, the recognition of partial matches and overlaps. Through the use of original data sets and rigorous primary research, Denroche characterizes metonymy as key to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Styles of Discourse book cover

    Styles of Discourse

    Edited by Nikolas Coupland

    First published in 1988, this book focuses on diversity and discourse, and collects contemporaneous research across a wide range of topics including: description, polemic, narrative analysis, DJ talk, philosophical history, conversation, children’s books and nuclear deterrence. The essays…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Language, Text and Context: Essays in stylistics book cover

    Language, Text and Context

    Essays in stylistics

    Edited by Michael Toolan

    First published in 1992, this wide-ranging collection of essays focuses on the principle of contextualisation as it applies to the interpretation, description, theorising and reading of literary and non-literary texts. The collection aims to reveal the interdependencies between theory, analysis,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland book cover

    The Routledge History of Literature in English

    Britain and Ireland, 3rd Edition

    By Ronald Carter, John McRae

    The Routledge History of Literature in English covers the main developments in the history of British and Irish literature, with accompanying language notes which explore the interrelationships between language and literature at each stage. With a span from AD 600 to the present day, it emphasises…

    Hardback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge

4Series in Stylistics

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