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  • Cognitive Poetics

    A New Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Stockwell

    A pioneering text in its first edition, this revised publication of Cognitive Poetics offers a rigorous and principled approach to literary reading and analysis. The second edition of this seminal text features: • updated theory, frameworks and examples throughout, including new explanations of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Translation and Style

    2nd Edition

    By Jean Boase-Beier

    Style plays a major role in the translation of literary as well as non-literary texts, and Translation and Style offers an updated survey of this highly interdisciplinary area of translation studies. Jean Boase-Beier examines a variety of disciplines and theoretical approaches including stylistics,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Translation Theories Explored

  • Studying Scientific Metaphor in Translation

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Similes, Puns and Counterfactuals in Literary Narrative

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Routledge Revivals: English Usage (1986)

    A Guide to First Principles, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

  • Routledge Revivals: Turkic Oral Epic Poetry (1992)

    Traditions, Forms, Poetic Structure, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Prosody of Free Verse

    Explorations in Rhythm, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Making Sense of Narrative Text

    Situation, Repetition, and Picturing in the Reading of Short Stories, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Styles of Discourse

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

  • From Conversation to Oral Tradition

    A Simplest Systematics for Oral Traditions, 1st Edition

    By Raymond F Person

    This book argues that many of the most prominent features of oral epic poetry in a number of traditions can best be understood as adaptations or stylizations of conversational language use, and advances the claim that if we can understand how conversation is structured, it will aid our…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

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