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  • European Literary History: An Introduction book cover

    European Literary History

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maarten De Pourcq, Sophie Levie

    This clear and engaging book offers readers an introduction to European Literary History from antiquity through to the present day. Each chapter discusses a short extract from a literary text, whilst including a close reading and a longer essay examining other key texts of the period and their…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge

  • In Other Words: A Coursebook on Translation book cover

    In Other Words

    A Coursebook on Translation, 3rd Edition

    By Mona Baker

    In Other Words has been the definitive coursebook for students studying translation for nearly three decades. Assuming no knowledge of foreign languages, it offers a practical guide based on extensive research in areas as varied as lexis, grammar, pragmatics, semiotics and ethics. It thus provides…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09
    Routledge

  • Classical Storytelling and Contemporary Screenwriting: Aristotle and the Modern Scriptwriter book cover

    Classical Storytelling and Contemporary Screenwriting

    Aristotle and the Modern Scriptwriter, 1st Edition

    By Brian Price

    Since we first arrived on the planet, we’ve been telling each other stories, whether of that morning’s great saber-tooth tiger hunt or the latest installment of the Star Wars saga. And throughout our history, despite differences of geography or culture, we’ve been telling those stories in…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge

  • The Translator's Invisibility: A History of Translation book cover

    The Translator's Invisibility

    A History of Translation, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence Venuti

    Since publication over twenty years ago, The Translator’s Invisibility has provoked debate and controversy within the field of translation and become a classic text. Providing a fascinating account of the history of translation from the seventeenth century to the present day, Venuti shows how…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Translation Classics

  • Writing with Clarity and Style: A Guide to Rhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers book cover

    Writing with Clarity and Style

    A Guide to Rhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Harris

    Writing with Clarity and Style, 2nd Edition, will help you to improve your writing dramatically. The book shows you how to use dozens of classical rhetorical devices to bring power, clarity, and effectiveness to your writing. You will also learn about writing styles, authorial personas, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06
    Routledge

  • Satire book cover

    Satire

    1st Edition

    By John T. Gilmore

    What is satire? How can we define it? Is it a weapon for radical change or fundamentally conservative? Is satire funny or cruel? Does it always need a target or victim? Combining thematic, theoretical and historical approaches, John T. Gilmore introduces and investigates the tradition of satire…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24
    Routledge
    The New Critical Idiom

  • Literature and Food Studies book cover

    Literature and Food Studies

    1st Edition

    By Amy L. Tigner, Allison Carruth

    Literature and Food Studies introduces readers to a growing interdisciplinary field by examining literary genres and cultural movements as they engage with the edible world and, in turn, illuminate transnational histories of empire, domesticity, scientific innovation, and environmental…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23
    Routledge
    Literature and Contemporary Thought

  • Teaching Children's Literature: It's Critical! book cover

    Teaching Children's Literature

    It's Critical!, 2nd Edition

    By Christine H. Leland, Mitzi Lewison, Jerome C. Harste

    Inviting multiple ways of critically engaging with literature, this text offers a fresh perspective on how to integrate children’s literature into and across the curriculum in effective, purposeful ways. Structured around three "mantras" that build on each other—Enjoy; Dig deeply; Take action—the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Paranormal Cultures book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Paranormal Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Olu Jenzen, Sally R. Munt

    Despite the much vaunted ’end of religion’ and the growth of secularism, people are engaging like never before in their own ’spiritualities of life’. Across the West, paranormal belief is on the rise. The Ashgate Research Companion to Paranormal Cultures brings together the work of international…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Complete Poems of Shakespeare book cover

    The Complete Poems of Shakespeare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cathy Shrank, Raphael Lyne

    Although best known for his plays, William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) was also a poet who achieved extraordinary depth and variety in only a few key works. This edition of his poetry provides detailed notes, commentary and appendices resulting in an academically thorough and equally accessible…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Longman Annotated English Poets

  • Introduction to Medieval Europe 300–1500 book cover

    Introduction to Medieval Europe 300–1500

    3rd Edition

    By Wim Blockmans, Peter Hoppenbrouwers

    Introduction to Medieval Europe 300–1500 provides a comprehensive survey of this complex and varied formative period of European history, covering themes as diverse as barbarian migrations, the impact of Christianisation, the formation of nations and states, the emergence of an expansionist…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader book cover

    The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Stierstorfer, Janet Wilson

    The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader provides a comprehensive resource for students and scholars working in this vital interdisciplinary field. The book traces the emergence and development of diaspora studies as a field of scholarship, presenting key critical essays alongside more recent…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Readers

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