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  • Redefining Translation

    The Variational Approach

    By Lance Hewson, Jacky Martin

    Originally published in 1991 Redefining Translation looks at the practical results and theory of translation as a key area for all those investigating language and culture. The book addresses the need to consolidate advances in the field of translation and critically evaluate the variety of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Translation

  • Translation as Social Action

    Russian and Bulgarian Perspectives

    Edited by Palma Zlateva

    Originally published in 1993, Translation as Social Action is a varied collection of essays, which addresses translation as social action as its central theme, the book proposes a model of the translator as an agent in his or her own right. Translation is seen not just as a transfer of meanings…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Translation

  • Routledge Library Editions: Translation

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1991 and 1993, draw together research by leading academics in the area of translation, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines the concepts of translation as social action, socio-cultural translation,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Translation

  • Metaphor and Persuasion in Strategic Communication

    Sustainable Perspectives

    By Federica Ferrari

    This groundbreaking work adopts an alternative metaphor-based approach to challenge, unpack, and redefine our understanding of persuasion and strategic communication and the extents to which they shape political discourse. The book’s theoretical and methodological grounding in metaphor allows for…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • A Prosody of Free Verse

    Explorations in Rhythm

    By Richard Andrews

    There is to date no comprehensive account of the rhythms of free verse. The main purpose of A Prosody of Free Verse: explorations in rhythm is to fill that gap and begin to provide a systematic approach to describing and analyzing free verse rhythms. Most studies have declared the attempt to write…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Making Sense of Narrative Text

    Situation, Repetition, and Picturing in the Reading of Short Stories

    By Michael Toolan

    This book takes the following question as its starting point: What are some of the crucial things the reader must do in order to make sense of a literary narrative? The book is a study of the texture of narrative fiction, using stylistics, corpus linguistic principles (especially Hoey’s work on…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Rethinking Language, Text and Context

    Interdisciplinary Research in Stylistics in Honour of Michael Toolan

    Edited by Ruth Page, Beatrix Busse, Nina Nørgaard

    This collection of original research highlights the legacy of Michael Toolan’s pioneering contributions to the field of stylistics and in so doing provides a critical overview of the ways in which language, text, and context are analyzed in the field and its related disciplines. Featuring work from…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Routledge Revivals: English Usage (1986)

    A Guide to First Principles

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

  • Styles of Discourse

    Edited by Nikolas Coupland

    First published in 1988, this book focuses on diversity and discourse, and collects contemporaneous research across a wide range of topics including: description, polemic, narrative analysis, DJ talk, philosophical history, conversation, children’s books and nuclear deterrence. The essays…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Language, Text and Context

    Essays in stylistics

    Edited by Michael Toolan

    First published in 1992, this wide-ranging collection of essays focuses on the principle of contextualisation as it applies to the interpretation, description, theorising and reading of literary and non-literary texts. The collection aims to reveal the interdependencies between theory, analysis,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Rhetorics of Names and Naming

    Edited by Star Medzerian Vanguri

    This volume takes up rhetorical approaches to our primarily linguistic understanding of how names work, considering how theories of materiality in rhetoric enrich conceptions of the name as word or symbol and help explain the processes of name bestowal, accumulation, loss, and theft. Contributors…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

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