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  • Critical Multimodal Studies of Popular Discourse

    1st Edition

    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 Studies in Multimodality

  • I. A. Richards (Routledge Revivals)

    His Life and Work, 1st Edition

    By John Paul Russo

    A pioneering critic, educator, and poet, I. A. Richards (1893-1979) helped the English-speaking world decide not only what to read but how to read it. Acknowledged "father" of New Criticism, he produced the most systematic body of critical writing in the English language since Coleridge. His method…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge Revivals

  • Translating Dissent

    Voices From and With the Egyptian Revolution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mona Baker

    *Written by the winners of the Inttranews Linguists of the Year award for 2016!* Discursive and non-discursive interventions in the political arena are heavily mediated by various acts of translation that enable protest movements to connect across the globe. Focusing on the Egyptian…

    Paperback – 2015-11-12
    Critical Perspectives on Citizen Media

  • International Management and Language

    1st Edition

    By Susanne Tietze

    Globalization processes have resulted in the emergence of business and management networks in which the sharing of knowledge is of crucial importance. Combining two contemporary and important subject areas – namely that of international management and also language and communication in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Language, Identity and Conflict

    A Comparative Study of Language in Ethnic Conflict in Europe and Eurasia, 1st Edition

    By Diarmait Mac Giolla Chríost

    This innovative study of language and identity in recent and contemporary cases of ethnic conflict in Europe and Eurasia sets out a response to the limitations in the fields of linguistics and political science. Using examples of language policy and planning in conflict situations, it examines the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Ideology of Conduct (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in Literature and the History of Sexuality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Armstrong, Leonard Tennenhouse

    In The Ideology of Conduct, first published in 1987, scholars from various fields, from the medieval period to the present day, discuss literature in which the sole purpose is to instruct women in how to make themselves desirable. This collection investigates how middle-class writers who had long…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge Revivals

  • Globalising Sociolinguistics

    Challenging and Expanding Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dick Smakman, Patrick Heinrich

    This book challenges the predominance of mainstream sociolinguistic theories by focusing on lesser known sociolinguistic systems, from regions of Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, South America, the European Mediterranean, and Slavic regions as well as specific speech communities such as those speaking…

    Paperback – 2015-06-01

  • Newspeak (Routledge Revivals)

    A Dictionary of Jargon, 1st Edition

    By Jonathon Green

    George Orwell coined the term ‘Newspeak’ for his novel 1984, the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year 1984, Jonathon Green compiled nearly 8, 000 entries – selected from the slangs and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Jonathon Green

    First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak (Routledge Revivals, 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge Revivals

  • Languages and Dialects in the U.S.

    Focus on Diversity and Linguistics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marianna Di Paolo, Arthur K. Spears

    Languages and Dialects in the U.S. is a concise introduction to linguistic diversity in the U.S. for students with little to no background in linguistics. The goal of the editors of this collection of fourteen chapters, written by leading experts on the language varieties discussed, is to offer…

    Paperback – 2014-03-07

  • Language in Late Capitalism

    Pride and Profit, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandre Duchêne, Monica Heller

    This book examines the ways in which our ideas about language and identity which used to be framed in national and political terms as a matter of rights and citizenship are increasingly recast in economic terms as a matter of added value. It argues that this discursive shift is connected to…

    Paperback – 2013-06-07
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • The Battle over Spanish between 1800 and 2000

    Language & Ideologies and Hispanic Intellectuals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luis Gabriel-Stheeman, José del Valle

    This book examines the way in which a group of key Spanish and Latin American intellectuals of the nineteenth and twentieth-centuries discussed the concept of the Spanish language. The contributors analyse the ways in which these discussions related to the construction of national identities and…

    Paperback – 2012-11-13
    Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

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