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  • Theatre, Magic and Philosophy

    William Shakespeare, John Dee and the Italian Legacy

    By Gabriela Dragnea Horvath

    Analyzing Shakespeare's views on theatre and magic and John Dee's concerns with philosophy and magic in the light of the Italian version of philosophia perennis (mainly Marsilio Ficino, Pico della Mirandola and Giordano Bruno), this book offers a new perspective on the Italian-English cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Adapting Translation for the Stage

    By Geraldine Brodie, Emma Cole

    Translating for performance is a difficult – and hotly contested – activity. Adapting Translation for the Stage presents a sustained dialogue between scholars, actors, directors, writers, and those working across these boundaries, exploring common themes and issues encountered when writing,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Multilingual Education for Africa

    Concepts and Practices

    Edited by Russell H. Kaschula, H. Ekkehard Wolff

    The common thread in this book is the exploration of innovative pedagogies in language teaching and language use in education. The greatest danger facing educators is one of complacency. Whether set in Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, South Africa or elsewhere in Africa, all the chapters in this book emphasise…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge/UNISA Press Series

  • American Political Discourse on China

    By Michelle Murray Yang

    Despite the U.S. and China’s shared economic and political interests, distrust between the nations persists. How does the United States rhetorically navigate its relationship with China in the midst of continued distrust? This book pursues this question by rhetorically analyzing U.S. news and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Assessment in Second Language Pronunciation

    Edited by Okim Kang, April Ginther

    Assessment in Second Language Pronunciation highlights the importance of pronunciation in the assessment of second language speaking proficiency. Leading researchers from around the world cover practical issues as well as theoretical principles, enabling the understanding and application of the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Modern Korean Grammar Workbook

    By Andrew Sangpil Byon

    Routledge’s Modern Grammar series is an innovative reference guide combining traditional and function-focused grammar in a single volume, with an accompanying workbook.The aim of the Modern Korean Grammar Workbook is to strengthen the reader’s understanding of the main volume, Modern Korean Grammar…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Modern Grammar Workbooks

  • Key Issues in Chinese as a Second Language Research

    Edited by Istvan Kecskes, Chaofen Sun

    Key Issues in Chinese as a Second Language Research presents and discusses research projects that serve as theoretical grounding for improving the teaching and learning of Chinese as a second language (CSL) in order to help researchers and practitioners better understand the acquisition,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

  • Civilising Citizens in Post-Mao China

    Understanding the Rhetoric of Suzhi

    By Delia Lin

    Political discourse in contemporary China is intimately linked to the patriotic reverie of restoring China as a great civilisation, a dream of reformers since the beginning of the twentieth century. The concept and use of suzhi – a term that denotes the idea of cultivating a ‘quality’ citizenship –…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Arabic: An Essential Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By Faruk Abu-Chacra

    This new edition of Arabic: An Essential Grammar is an up-to-date and practical reference guide to the most important aspects of the language. Suitable for beginners, as well as intermediate students, the book offers a strong foundation for learning the fundamental grammar and structure of Arabic.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Essential Grammars

  • Language and Globalization

    An Autoethnographic Approach

    Edited by Maryam Borjian

    In this collection of real-life, personal narratives on the theme of language and globalization, educational and applied linguists from a range theoretical perspectives and sub-disciplines, time periods, and geographical spaces throughout the world examine the interaction and intersectionality of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge

  • The Discourse of Financial Crisis and Austerity

    Critical analyses of business and economics across disciplines

    Edited by Darren Kelsey, Frank Mueller, Andrea Whittle, Majid KhosraviNik

    This book demonstrates the importance of understanding how political rhetoric, financial reporting and media coverage of austerity in transnational contexts is significant to the communicative, social and economic environments in which we live. It considers how aspects of moral storytelling,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Language Isolates

    Edited by Lyle Campbell

    Language Isolates is the first volume to explore this fascinating group of languages that comprise a third of the world’s languages. Individual chapters written by experts in the field examine the major language isolates by geographic regions with up-to-date descriptions of many previously…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

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