English Language Products

  • The Politics of Translingualism

    After Englishes, 1st Edition

    By Jerry Won Lee

    Translingualism refers to an orientation in scholarship that recognizes the fluidity of language boundaries and endorses a greater tolerance for the plurality of Englishes worldwide. However, it is possible that translingualism exacerbates the very problems it seeks to redress. This book seeks to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • The Business of Words

    Wordsmiths, Linguists, and Other Language Workers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crispin Thurlow

    The Business of Words examines the practices of ‘high-end’ language workers or wordsmiths where we find words being professionally designed, institutionally managed, and, inevitably, objectified for status and profit. Aligned with existing work on language and political economy in critical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12
    Routledge

  • Academic Discourse and Global Publishing

    Disciplinary Persuasion in Changing Times, 1st Edition

    By Ken Hyland, Feng (Kevin) Jiang

    Academic Discourse and Global Publishing offers a coherent argument for changes in published academic writing over the past 50 years. Demonstrating how published writing represents academics’ decisions about how best to present their work, their readers and themselves in the global context of a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • Formal Grammar

    Theory and Variation across English and Norwegian, 1st Edition

    By Terje Lohndal

    This volume draws together fourteen previously published papers which explore the nature of mental grammar through a formal, generative approach. The book begins by outlining the development of formal grammar in the last fifty years, with a particular focus on the work of Noam Chomsky, and moves…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Discourse of YouTube

    Multimodal Text in a Global Context, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Language and Neoliberal Governmentality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luisa Martín Rojo, Alfonso Del Percio

    Against a background of the ongoing crisis of global capitalism and the fracturing of the neoliberal project, this book provides a detailed account of the ways in which language is profoundly imbricated in the neoliberalising of the fabric of social life. With chapters from a cast list of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Language, Society and Political Economy

  • Routledge Revivals: Essays on Style and Language (1966)

    Linguistic and Critical Approaches to Literary Style, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Fowler

    First published in 1966, this book is contributed to by authors who share an interest in the literary uses of language. The book gives a close analysis of the language of literature contributed to by critics and linguists, examining linguistic theory and poetry, and as part of this the rhythm and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Chaucer, Langland, and the Creative Imagination (1980)

    1st Edition

    By David Aers

    First published in 1980, this study of two renowned later fourteenth century English poets, Chaucer and Langland, concentrates on some major and representative aspects of their work. Aers shows that, in contrast to the mass conventional writing of the period, which was happy to accept and propagate…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: English Usage (1986)

    A Guide to First Principles, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

  • From Pictures to Letters

    First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Walpole

    Originally published in 1937. This book is ‘an account of the special training necessary for the young boy or girl in letter-making and simple reading’. The book uses ‘Basic English’, the 850 words of which are included specifically for reference, as a suggested starting point for the teaching of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy in Multimedia America

    Integrating Media Education Across the Curriculum, 1st Edition

    By Ladislaus M Semali

    Originally published in 2000. This book provides insights, practical suggestions and clear-cut strategies for integrating media across the K-12 curriculum. This contribution to teaching and curriculum design uses students' own media experiences or media vignettes from students' lives to enter…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Language, Creativity and Humour Online

    1st Edition

    By Camilla Vásquez

    Language, Creativity and Humour Online offers new insights into the creative linguistic practices found in diverse digital contexts, such as social media platforms. It introduces new digital genres and contexts, expanding existing research on computer mediated communication (CMC) and covering key…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Language and Digital Media

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