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  • Reception and Response

    Hearer Creativity and the Analysis of Spoken and Written Texts

    Edited by Graham McGregor, R. S. White

    Originally published in 1990. Each of the 12 chapters in this book build upon an approach to the analysis of spoken and written texts that is centred upon the recipient rather than the producer, for the abilities of listeners and readers deserve much attention. This book should be of interest to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • Investigating Intimate Discourse

    Exploring the spoken interaction of families, couples and friends

    By Brian Clancy

    Intimate discourse – that between couples, family and close friends in private, non-professional settings – lies at the heart of our everyday linguistic experience. It creates and sustains our closest relationships. Using an innovative blend of the community of practice model with a corpus…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Domains of Discourse

  • Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Games

    Cognitive Approaches

    Edited by Kathrin Fahlenbrach

    In cognitive research, metaphors have been shown to help us imagine complex, abstract, or invisible ideas, concepts, or emotions. Contributors to this book argue that metaphors occur not only in language, but in audio visual media well. This is all the more evident in entertainment media, which…

    Hardback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • 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 – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Discourses of the Developing World

    Researching properties, problems and potentials

    By Shi-xu, Kwesi Kwaa Prah, María Laura Pardo

    Against the backdrop of overwhelming discourse scholarship emanating from the Western cosmopolitan centres, this volume offers a development-centred approach to unfamiliar, marginalised or otherwise disadvantaged discourses of the Third World or the Global South. Written by leading researchers…

    Hardback – 2015-09-30 
    Routledge
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series

  • The Second Person

    Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

    Edited by Naomi Eilan

    The past few years have witnessed an exponentially growing body of work conducted under the ‘second person’ heading. This idea has been explored in various areas of philosophy (philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, ethics, epistemology), in developmental psychology, in psychiatry, and even in…

    Hardback – 2015-09-16 
    Routledge

  • The Discourse of Ethics and Equity in Intercultural Communication

    Edited by Shanta Nair-Venugopal

    This book examines the notions of ethics and equity in relation to language and communication in intercultural relations, notions that; although often discussed, are not always addressed with regard to specific subjects. Much intercultural discourse and dialogue of recent times has been coloured by…

    Hardback – 2015-08-05 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • Peirce

    By Albert Atkin

    Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) is generally regarded as the founder of pragmatism, and one of the greatest ever American philosophers. Peirce is also widely known for his work on truth, his foundational work in mathematical logic, and an influential theory of signs, or semiotics. Albert Atkin…

    Paperback – 2015-07-15
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Translation Theory and Development Studies

    A Complexity Theory Approach

    By Kobus Marais

    This book aims to provide a philosophical underpinning to translation and relate translation to development. The second aim flows from the first section’s argument that societies emerge out of, amongst others, complex translational interactions amongst individuals. It will do so by conceptualising…

    Paperback – 2015-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

  • Exploring ELF in Japanese Academic and Business Contexts

    Conceptualisation, research and pedagogic implications

    Edited by Kumiko Murata

    This book investigates the theoretical, empirical and pedagogical issues to help us better understand what is happening with English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) communication and to activate this knowledge in respective communicative contexts. It focuses specifically on Japanese contexts and also…

    Hardback – 2015-07-08
    Routledge

  • The Violence of Representation (Routledge Revivals)

    Literature and the History of Violence

    Edited by Nancy Armstrong, Leonard Tennenhouse

    First published in 1989, this collection of essays brings into focus the history of a specific form of violence – that of representation. The contributors identify representations of self and other that empower a particular class, gender, nation, or race, constructing a history of the west as the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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