Linguistics: Stylistics

  • 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

  • Discourse Deixis in Metafiction: The Language of Metanarration, Metalepsis and Disnarration book cover

    Discourse Deixis in Metafiction

    The Language of Metanarration, Metalepsis and Disnarration, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Macrae

    This volume advances scholarly understanding of the ways in which discourse deixis underpins the workings of metafictional novels. Building on existing scholarship in the field, the book begins by mapping out key themes and techniques in metafiction and puts forward a focused and theoretically…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Routledge Revivals: Turkic Oral Epic Poetry (1992): Traditions, Forms, Poetic Structure book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Turkic Oral Epic Poetry (1992)

    Traditions, Forms, Poetic Structure, 1st Edition

    By Karl Reichl

    Originally published in 1992, Turkic Oral Poetry provides an expert introduction to the oral epic traditions of the Turkic peoples of central Asia. The book seeks to remedy the problem of non-specialists’ lack of access to information on the Turkic traditions, and in the process, it provides…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Redefining Translation: The Variational Approach book cover

    Redefining Translation

    The Variational Approach, 1st Edition

    By Lance Hewson, Jacky Martin

    Originally published in 1991 Redefining Translation looks at the practical results and theory of translation as a key area for all those investigating language and culture. The book addresses the need to consolidate advances in the field of translation and critically evaluate the variety of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Translation

  • Translation as Social Action: Russian and Bulgarian Perspectives book cover

    Translation as Social Action

    Russian and Bulgarian Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Palma Zlateva

    Originally published in 1993, Translation as Social Action is a varied collection of essays, which addresses translation as social action as its central theme, the book proposes a model of the translator as an agent in his or her own right. Translation is seen not just as a transfer of meanings…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Translation

  • Routledge Library Editions: Translation book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Translation

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1991 and 1993, draw together research by leading academics in the area of translation, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines the concepts of translation as social action, socio-cultural translation,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
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    Routledge Library Editions: Translation

  • Metaphor and Persuasion in Strategic Communication: Sustainable Perspectives book cover

    Metaphor and Persuasion in Strategic Communication

    Sustainable Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Federica Ferrari

    This groundbreaking work adopts an alternative metaphor-based approach to challenge, unpack, and redefine our understanding of persuasion and strategic communication and the extents to which they shape political discourse. The book’s theoretical and methodological grounding in metaphor allows for…

    Hardback – 2018-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • A Prosody of Free Verse: Explorations in Rhythm book cover

    A Prosody of Free Verse

    Explorations in Rhythm, 1st Edition

    By Richard Andrews

    There is to date no comprehensive account of the rhythms of free verse. The main purpose of A Prosody of Free Verse: explorations in rhythm is to fill that gap and begin to provide a systematic approach to describing and analyzing free verse rhythms. Most studies have declared the attempt to write…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Making Sense of Narrative Text: Situation, Repetition, and Picturing in the Reading of Short Stories book cover

    Making Sense of Narrative Text

    Situation, Repetition, and Picturing in the Reading of Short Stories, 1st Edition

    By Michael Toolan

    This book takes the following question as its starting point: What are some of the crucial things the reader must do in order to make sense of a literary narrative? The book is a study of the texture of narrative fiction, using stylistics, corpus linguistic principles (especially Hoey’s work on…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Rethinking Language, Text and Context: Interdisciplinary Research in Stylistics in Honour of Michael Toolan book cover

    Rethinking Language, Text and Context

    Interdisciplinary Research in Stylistics in Honour of Michael Toolan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Page, Beatrix Busse, Nina Nørgaard

    This collection of original research highlights the legacy of Michael Toolan’s pioneering contributions to the field of stylistics and in so doing provides a critical overview of the ways in which language, text, and context are analyzed in the field and its related disciplines. Featuring work from…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

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

    Routledge Revivals: English Usage (1986)

    A Guide to First Principles, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

  • Styles of Discourse book cover

    Styles of Discourse

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

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