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  • Landmark Essays on Tropes and Figures

    Edited by Roberto Franzosi

    The collection brings together, under different headings, the most significant 20th century contributions to the study of tropes and figures. The collection opens with Book IV of the anonymous Rhetorica ad Herennium, the seminal, first extant treatment of figures upon which all subsequent work…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15 
    Landmark Essays Series

  • Intercultural Dialogue

    Questions of research, theory, and practice

    Edited by Prue Holmes, Melinda Dooly, John O'Regan

    ‘Intercultural dialogue’, as a concept and ideology in the European Union, stimulates a rational 21st century society where people can engage in (intercultural) communication on a global scale, and can do so openly and freely in conditions of security and mutual respect. Intercultural dialogue…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03 

  • TESOL Student Teacher Discourse

    A Corpus-Based Analysis of Online and Face-to-Face Interactions

    By Elaine Riordan

    This book uses corpus-based discourse analytical techniques to examine online and face-to-face interactions in a Language Teacher Education program by assessing the formation and practices of a community of practice. Elaine Riordan’s study evaluates the role played by discussions between student…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • The Sociolinguistics of Digital Englishes

    By Patricia Friedrich, Eduardo H. Diniz de Figueiredo

    The internet has revolutionised the way we interact and caused a complete shift in the dynamics of our communication. We now talk and write to strangers; provide feedback to writers, artists, and companies; post opinions; work as informal journalists; start social movements; and merge oral and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25 

  • Discourse and Social Media

    Edited by Gwen Bouvier

    Discourse and Social Media is a unique and timely collection that breaks ground on how discourse scholars, coming from a range of disciplinary perspectives, can critically analyse different social media, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and News. The book fills a gap in the market for a…

    Hardback – 2016-02-11 

  • The Language of Protest

    By Mary Lynne Gasaway Hill, Judith M. Maxwell

    From the American Civil Rights Movement to the Arab Spring, protest movements have been at the heart of pivotal points in our history. Analysis of the language of these movements on television, print news sources and the more recent social media platforms like Twitter, provides a fascinating…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01 

  • 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 – 2016-02-01 

  • Narrative Exchanges (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ian Reid

    First published in 1992, Narrative Exchanges shows how a general model of communicative exchanges can be refined to deal with the complexities of narrative fiction. Going beyond the two-way structure of reciprocity, it gives particular attention to the processes of framing, substitution and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Film Semiotics, Metz, and Leone's Trilogy

    By Lane Roth

    Semiotics offers a systematic approach to analysing the stylistic structure of film. When this study was originally published in 1983 this was a recent addition to the methods of film study and it presents an explanation of film semiotics with direct application to comparative film research. It…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Multimodality

    Edited by Sigrid Norris

    Multimodality is a fast growing area of inquiry as the interest in modes beyond, but always also including language, such as layout, gesture, gaze, or body posture is increasing. A conglomeration of research from various fields interested in examining language as it is embedded in a vast array…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • The Observing Self (Routledge Revivals)

    Rediscovering the Essay

    By Graham Good

    First published in 1988, this title is a study of the essay as a literary genre, not just in terms of its general intellectual and literary history, but as an exploration of the creative possibilities of the form. The rise of the essay is discussed in relation to the rise of the novel and the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-12 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Classroom Discourse Analysis

    A Tool For Critical Reflection, Second Edition

    By Betsy Rymes, Betsy Rymes

    This second edition of Classroom Discourse Analysis continues to make techniques widely used in the field of discourse analysis accessible to a broad audience and illustrates their practical application in the study of classroom talk, ideal for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 

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