English Language Products

  • 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

  • Routledge Revivals: Crabb's English Synonyms (1916)

    Arranged Alphabetically with Complete Cross References Throughout

    By George Crabb

    First published in 1916, this edition of George Crabb’s English Synonyms — published a century after the original — contains the entirety of his most enduring work, from the detailed explanations of the chosen words to his style of presentation, which was followed as closely as the intervening…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English

    2nd Edition

    By Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

    The Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English is the most up-to-date record of the pronunciation of British and American English. Based on research by a joint UK and US team of linguistics experts, it is a unique survey of how English is really spoken in the 21st century and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Historical Sociolinguistics

    Language Change in Tudor and Stuart England, 2nd Edition

    By Terttu Nevalainen, Helena Raumolin-Brunberg

    Historical Sociolinguistics: Language Change in Tudor and Stuart England is the seminal text in the field of historical sociolinguistics. Demonstrating the real-world application of sociolinguistic research methodologies, this book examines the social factors which promoted linguistic changes in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Metaphor and Language

    Edited by Elena Semino, Zsofia Demjen

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Metaphor provides a comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research on metaphor and language, and maps out future directions of research and practice in a variety of contexts in this field. Metaphor has been recognized as an important…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • The Discourse Strategies of Imperialist Writing

    The German Colonial Idea and Africa, 1848-1945

    By Felicity Rash

    In this monograph, Felicity Rash examines German colonialist texts through the lens of linguistics, using multiple analytic approaches in order to contribute to the study of ideological discourse. Focusing on texts from Germany’s colonial period during the Second Reich, the book describes the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • The Discourse of YouTube

    Multimodal Text in a Global Context

    By Phil Benson

    The Discourse of YouTube explores the cutting edge of contemporary multimodal discourse through an in-depth analysis of structures, processes and content in YouTube discourse. YouTube is often seen as no more than a place to watch videos, but this book argues that YouTube and YouTube pages can also…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Critical Genre Analysis

    Investigating interdiscursive performance in professional practice

    By Vijay K. Bhatia

    Genre theory has focused primarily on the analysis of generic constructs, with increasing attention to and emphasis on the contexts in which such genres are produced, interpreted, and used to achieve objectives, often giving the impression as if producing genres is an end in itself, rather than a…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

    By Various

    First published between 1985 and 1987, this set of books attempts to tackle some of the complex issues implied by the title Language, Education and Society. For example how is language related to learning? Or to intelligence? Do regional and social accents and dialects matter? What is meant by…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

  • Intercultural Communication

    An Advanced Resource Book for Students, 3rd Edition

    By Adrian Holliday, John Kullman, Martin Hyde

    Routledge Applied Linguistics is a series of comprehensive textbooks, providing students and researchers with the support they need for advanced study in the core areas of English language and Applied Linguistics. Each book in the series guides readers through three main sections, enabling them to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Applied Linguistics

  • 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 – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge

  • Linguistica (Routledge Revivals)

    Selected Papers in English, French and German

    By Otto Jespersen

    This volume, first published in 1933, brings together a collection of Otto Jespersen’s papers in English, German, and French, which he himself felt should be presented to an international public. This title gives a picture of Jespersen’s development and endeavours as a linguist, and covers a wide…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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