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  • Applying Linguistics

    Language and the Impact Agenda

    Edited by Dan McIntyre, Hazel Price

    Applying Linguistics: Language and the Impact Agenda explores the challenges of demonstrating the sociocultural and economic impact of research in linguistics. Chapters provide critical discussion of the concept of impact as well as examining both the constraints and opportunities of the impact…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09 

  • Global English, Remedial English

    Caste, Class, Nation

    By Iswari Pandey

    This book explores the rhetoric and functions of a "global" English by analyzing the teaching and learning of remedial English coaching scheme for students belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Other Backward Classes in Indian universities and technology institutes. Examining the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Beyond Native-Speakerism

    Current Explorations and Future Visions

    By Stephanie Ann Houghton, Damian J. Rivers, Kayoko Hashimoto

    This volume problematizes native-speakerism in language learning and teaching, critically engaging with the issue of native-speakerism as a language-based form of prejudice affecting language teachers. Bringing theoretical discussion together with empirical data, Houghton, Rivers and Hashimoto…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Corpus Approaches to Contemporary British Speech

    Sociolinguistic Studies of the Spoken BNC2014

    Edited by Vaclav Brezina, Robbie Love, Karin Aijmer

    Featuring contributions from an international team of leading and up-and-coming scholars, this innovative volume provides a comprehensive sociolinguistic picture of current spoken British English based on the Spoken BNC2014, a brand new corpus of British speech. The book begins with short…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Multimodality, Poetry and Poetics

    By Richard Andrews

    This groundbreaking work takes multimodality studies in a new direction by applying multimodal approaches to the study of poetry and poetics. The book examines poetry’s visual and formal dimensions, applying framing theory to such case studies as Aristotle’s Poetics and Robert Lowell’s "The…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge Research in Language and Communication

  • Emerging Hispanicized English in the Nuevo New South

    Language Variation in a Triethnic Community

    By Erin Callahan

    This volume provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary language shift and identity in a language community in the mid-Atlantic South to offer a unique window into ethnic dialect formation and sociolinguistic processes underpinning dialect acquisition. Drawing on data collected from over 100…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Metaphor in Corpus

    Lexical Priming and Creativity

    By Katie Patterson

    This book introduces a unique methodology to the study of metaphor, integrating a corpus linguistic approach to explore the lexical, grammatical, semantic, and pragmatic characteristics of metaphoric instances of language. The volume questions the reliability of attempts to identify metaphor based…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Is English Changing?

    By Steve Kleinedler

    Is English changing? To what degree is it changing? Is this change good or bad? In answering these questions, Is English Changing? provides a lively and concise introduction to language change, refuting commonly held misconceptions about language evolution as we understand it. Showing that English,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16 
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • The Language of Pop Culture

    Edited by Valentin Werner

    This collection brings together contributions from both leading and emerging scholars in one comprehensive volume to showcase the richness of linguistic approaches to the study of pop culture and their potential to inform linguistic theory building and analytical frameworks. The book features…

    Hardback – 2018-02-21 
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Reading and Writing for Civic Literacy

    The Critical Citizen's Guide to Argumentative Rhetoric, Brief Edition

    By Donald Lazere, Anne-Marie Womack

    This new edition is substantially updated for a new era of rising populism, renewed racial tensions, new social movement forms, and one of the most rhetorical presidential campaigns in memory. Moreover, the prose has been significantly streamlined for fluid student comprehension. Added are new…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Cultural Politics and the Promise of Democracy

  • The Diachrony of Verb Meaning

    Aspect and Argument Structure

    By Elly van Gelderen

    This innovative volume offers a comprehensive account of the study of language change in verb meaning in the history of the English language. Integrating both the author’s previous body of work and new research, the book explores the complex dynamic between linguistic structures, morphosyntactic…

    Hardback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge Studies in Historical Linguistics

  • The Languages of Literature

    Some Linguistic Contributions to Criticism

    By Roger Fowler

    In The Language of Literature, first published in 1971, Roger Fowler argues that the vitality and centrality of the verbal dimension of literature, and, read as a whole, the papers in this collection imply a consistent point of view on language in literature. The author focuses on the continuity of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16 
    Routledge Library Editions: Literary Theory

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