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  • The Dao of Translation

    An East-West Dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Robinson

    The Dao of Translation sets up an East-West dialogue on the nature of language and translation, and specifically on the "unknown forces" that shape the act of translation. To that end it mobilizes two radically different readings of the Daodejing (formerly romanized as the Tao Te Ching): the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Future of English in Asia

    Perspectives on language and literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael O'Sullivan, David Huddart, Carmen Lee

    This collection is unique in bringing together key thinkers on language and literature to discuss the future of English in Asia. Many of the contributors are themselves responsible for important sub-genres in English linguistics and literary studies and this collection gives them the opportunity to…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Advances in Biolinguistics

    The Human Language Faculty and Its Biological Basis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Koji Fujita, Cedric A. Boeckx

    Biolinguistics is a highly interdisciplinary field that seeks the rapprochement between linguistics and biology. Linking theoretical linguistics, theoretical biology, genetics, neuroscience and cognitive psychology, this book offers a collection of chapters situating the enterprise conceptually,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized World

    Accent, Acceptability and Hong Kong English, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Sewell

    This book explores the topics of English accents and pronunciation. It highlights their connections with several important issues in the study of English in the world, including intelligibility, identity, and globalization. The unifying strand is provided by English pronunciation models: what do…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Discourses of the Developing World

    Researching properties, problems and potentials, 1st Edition

    By Shi-xu, Kwesi Kwaa Prah, María Laura Pardo

    Against the backdrop of overwhelming discourse scholarship emanating from the Western cosmopolitan centres, this volume offers a development-centred approach to unfamiliar, marginalized or otherwise disadvantaged discourses of the Third World or the Global South. Written by leading researchers…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Pushing-Hands of Translation and its Theory

    In memoriam Martha Cheung, 1953-2013, 1st Edition

    Edited by Douglas Robinson

    This book presents an East-West dialogue of leading translation scholars responding to and developing Martha Cheung’s "pushing-hands" method of translation studies. Pushing-hands was an idea Martha began exploring in the last four years of her life, and only had time to publish at article length in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Sociolinguistics of Voice in Globalising China

    1st Edition

    By Jie Dong

    This book deploys and develops the notion of voice in an investigation of China’s rapidly reshuffling society. The book is structured around two aspects of the voicing process in contemporary China: (1) stratification of voice, which addresses the stabilizing condition of voice; and (2)…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Corpus Methodologies Explained

    An empirical approach to translation studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meng Ji, Michael Oakes, Li Defeng, Lidun Hareide

    This book introduces the latest advances in Corpus-Based Translation Studies (CBTS), a thriving subfield of Translation Studies which forms an important part of both translator training and empirical translation research. Largely empirical and exploratory, a distinctive feature of CBTS is the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Courtesans and Cuckolds

    A Glossary of Renaissance Dramatic Bawdy, 1st Edition

    By James T. Henke

    This title, first published in 1979, is a glossary of the bawdy vocabulary that was used in Renaissance Drama. One of the primary functions of this gloss of literary bawdy is to interpret imaginative uses of the language rather than simply record the generally accepted uses and meanings, with its…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Renaissance Drama

  • Corpus Linguistics for Pragmatics

    A guide for research, 1st Edition

    By Christoph Rühlemann

    Corpus Linguistics for Pragmatics provides a practical and comprehensive introduction to the growing field of corpus pragmatics. Taking a hands-on approach to showcase the applications of corpora in the exploration of core topics within pragmatics, this book: • covers six key areas of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides

  • Slang across Societies

    Motivations and Construction, 1st Edition

    By Jim Davie

    Slang Across Societies is an introductory reference work and textbook which aims to acquaint readers with key themes in the study of youth, criminal and colloquial language practices. Focusing on key questions such as speaker identity and motivations, perceptions of use and users, language…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Speaking Mathematically (1987)

    Communication in Mathematics Clasrooms, 1st Edition

    By David Pimm

    First published in 1987, this book examines mathematics school teaching from the perspective that it is a language — arguing that this can illuminate many events that occur in classes and highlight issues that may not have previously seemed important. The central concern is with the processes of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

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