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  • Essays in Modern Stylistics

    Edited by Donald Freeman

    Essays in Modern Stylistics, first published in 1981, is a collection of essays in the application of modern linguistic theory to the study of literature. The essays reflect the development in stylistics away from programmic statements towards analysis of particular literary works and effects. This…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literary Theory

  • The Politics of Form

    Edited by Sarah Copland, Greta Olson

    This volume enacts a project we term ‘a politics of form’, working to politicize the formal analysis of narrative in novels, life narratives, documentaries, dramas, short prose works and multimodal texts while retaining the form specificity that is distinctive of narratology. The introduction…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Turkic Oral Epic Poetry (1992)

    Traditions, Forms, Poetic Structure

    By Karl Reichl

    Originally published in 1992, Turkic Oral Poetry provides an expert introduction to the oral epic traditions of the Turkic peoples of central Asia. The book seeks to remedy the problem of non-specialists’ lack of access to information on the Turkic traditions, and in the process, it provides…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Shelley's Style

    By William Keach

    First published 1984. In a provocative study, this book argues that the problems posed by Shelley’s notoriously difficult style must be understood in relation to his ambivalence towards language itself as an artistic medium — the tension between the potential of language to mirror emotional…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • New Horizons in Qur'anic Linguistics

    A Syntactic, Semantic and Stylistic Analysis

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    New Horizons in Qur'anic Linguistics provides a panoramic insight into the Qur'anic landscape fenced by innate syntactic, semantic and stylistic landmarks where context and meaning have closed ranks to impact morphological form in order to achieve variegated illocutionary forces. It provides a…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • The Routledge Handbook of Stylistics

    Edited by Michael Burke

    The Routledge Handbook of Stylistics provides a comprehensive introduction and reference point to key areas in the field of stylistics. The four sections of the volume encompass a wide range of approaches from classical rhetoric to cognitive neuroscience and cover core issues that include:…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in English Language Studies

  • The Pragmatics of Literary Testimony

    Authenticity Effects in German Social Autobiographies

    By Chantelle Warner

    In this book, Warner examines a number of German-language literary autobiographies that are connected to diverse social movements of the last forty years. These books have all received critical attention from the popular press, topped bestseller lists, and have been pivotal in discussions of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Similes, Puns and Counterfactuals in Literary Narrative

    By Jennifer Riddle Harding

    In this study, Jennifer Riddle Harding presents a cognitive analysis of three figures of speech that have readily identifiable forms: similes, puns, and counterfactuals. Harding argues that when deployed in literary narrative, these forms have narrative functions—such as the depiction of conscious…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Studying Scientific Metaphor in Translation

    By Mark Shuttleworth

    Studying Scientific Metaphor in Translation presents a multilingual examination of the translation of metaphors. Mark Shuttleworth explores this facet of translation and develops a theoretically nuanced description of the procedures that translators have recourse to when translating…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Stylistics

    Edited by Michael Burke

    Stylistics is a multidisciplinary and stimulating field of scientific enquiry with an increasingly significant impact on society, especially in cognitive, civic and pedagogical domains. This new four volume collection will showcase the main developments and the major achievements in stylistics.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Cleft and Pseudo-Cleft Constructions in English

    By Peter C. Collins

    First published in 1991, this book examines the communicative properties of ‘cleft’ and ‘pseudo-cleft’ constructions in contemporary English. The book argues that these properties cannot be ignored in any attempt to provide an adequate grammatical description of the constructions. Furthermore, they…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Listeners' Guide to Medieval English

    A Discography

    By Betsy Bowden

    From the middle of the twentieth century, dozens of medievalists and other performers have recorded early English. Many educational institutions already own sound recordings of English before 1500, or may wish to purchase the most useful ones available. This discography aims to assist teachers,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

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