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  • 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

  • Multilingualism Online

    By Carmen Lee

    By the co-author of Language Online, this book builds on the earlier work while focusing on multilingualism in the digital world. Drawing on a range of digital media – from email to chatrooms and social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube – Lee demonstrates how online multilingualism is…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Multimodal Analysis

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Carey Jewitt

    Multimodality is an innovative approach to representation, communication and interaction which looks beyond language to investigate the multitude of ways we communicate: through images, sound and music to gestures, body posture and the use of space. The Routledge Handbook of Multimodal Analysis,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Critical Multimodal Studies of Popular Discourse

    Edited by Emilia Djonov, Sumin Zhao

    Studies of multimodality have significantly advanced our understanding of the potential of different semiotic resources—verbal, visual, aural, and kinetic—to make meaning and allow people to achieve various social purposes such as persuading, entertaining, and explaining. Yet little is known about…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Space, Time and Evaluation in Ideological Discourse

    Edited by Laura Filardo-Llamas, Christopher Hart, Bertie Kaal

    Bringing together a body of related research which has recently developed in Critical Discourse Analysis, this book is the first to address the role of perspective in socio-political discourse. Specifically, the contributions to this volume seek to explore, from a cognitive standpoint, the way in…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28
    Routledge

  • Language and the Media

    Edited by Helen Kelly Holmes

    What makes language in the media different from ‘everyday’ or ‘person-to-person’ domains is the presence - seen or unseen, human or technical – of some intermediary or facilitator, and it is the impact on language by this facilitation or mediation that is the focus of this new 4 volume collection,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Harold Bloom (Routledge Revivals)

    Towards Historical Rhetorics

    By Peter De Bolla

    Since the 1960s, the literary critic Harold Bloom has been producing some of the most powerful criticism in the United States. This large body of work has, since the publication of The Anxiety of Influence in 1973, increasingly distanced itself from all critical vogues, be they psychoanalytic,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Translating Culture Specific References on Television

    The Case of Dubbing

    By Irene Ranzato

    Translating Culture Specific References on Television provides a model for investigating the problems posed by culture specific references in translation, drawing on case studies that explore the translational norms of contemporary Italian dubbing practices. This monograph makes a distinctive…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Digital Communication

    Edited by Alexandra Georgakopoulou, Tereza Spilioti

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Digital Communication provides a comprehensive, state of the art overview of language-focused research on digital communication, taking stock and registering the latest trends that set the agenda for future developments in this thriving and fast moving field.…

    Hardback – 2015-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • Spoken and Written Discourse in Online Interactions

    A Multimodal Approach

    By Maria Grazia Sindoni

    Common patterns of interactions are altered in the digital world and new patterns of communication have emerged, challenging previous notions of what communication actually is in the contemporary age. Online configurations of interaction, such as video chats, blogging, and social networking…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Authorship Contested

    Cultural Challenges to the Authentic, Autonomous Author

    Edited by Amy E. Robillard, Ron Fortune

    This volume explores a dimension of authorship not given its due in the critical discourse to this point—authorship contested. Much of the existing critical literature begins with a text and the proposition that the text has an author. The debates move from here to questions about who the author is…

    Hardback – 2015-06-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

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