Linguistics: Stylistics

  • Redefining Translation: The Variational Approach book cover

    Redefining Translation

    The Variational Approach

    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 – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Translation

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

    Translation as Social Action

    Russian and Bulgarian Perspectives

    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 – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Translation

  • Routledge Library Editions: Translation book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Translation

    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 – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Translation

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

    A Prosody of Free Verse

    Explorations in Rhythm

    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 – 2018-10-20 
    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

    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 – 2018-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

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

    Metaphor and Persuasion in Strategic Communication

    Sustainable Perspectives

    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 – 2018-09-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    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,…

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

  • Rhetorics of Names and Naming book cover

    Rhetorics of Names and Naming

    Edited by Star Medzerian Vanguri

    This volume takes up rhetorical approaches to our primarily linguistic understanding of how names work, considering how theories of materiality in rhetoric enrich conceptions of the name as word or symbol and help explain the processes of name bestowal, accumulation, loss, and theft. Contributors…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • From Conversation to Oral Tradition: A Simplest Systematics for Oral Traditions book cover

    From Conversation to Oral Tradition

    A Simplest Systematics for Oral Traditions

    By Raymond F Person

    This book argues that many of the most prominent features of oral epic poetry in a number of traditions can best be understood as adaptations or stylizations of conversational language use, and advances the claim that if we can understand how conversation is structured, it will aid our…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Stories, Meaning, and Experience: Narrativity and Enaction book cover

    Stories, Meaning, and Experience

    Narrativity and Enaction

    By Yanna B. Popova

    This is a book about the human propensity to think about and experience the world through stories. ‘Why do we have stories?’, ‘How do stories create meaning for us?’, and ‘How is storytelling distinct from other forms of meaning-making?’ are some of the questions that this book seeks to answer.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

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