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  • No Dialect Please, You're a Poet

    English Dialect in Poetry in the 20th and 21st Centuries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Hélie, Elise Brault-Dreux, Emilie Loriaux

    No Dialect Please, You're a Poet is situated at the crossroads in research areas of literature and linguistics. This collection of essays brings to the forefront the many ways in which dialect is present in poetry and how it is realised in both written texts and oral performances. In examining…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21 

  • Literature Education in the Asia-Pacific

    Policies, Practices and Perspectives in Global Times, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chin Ee Loh, Suzanne S. Choo, Catherine Beavis

    The continual rise of English as a global lingua franca has meant that English literature, both as a discipline and as a tool in ESL and EFL classrooms, is being used in varied ways outside the inner circle of English. This edited collection provides an overview of English literature education in…

    Paperback – 2019-05-25 

  • Discourse Deixis in Metafiction

    The Language of Metanarration, Metalepsis and Disnarration, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Macrae

    This volume advances scholarly understanding of the ways in which discourse deixis underpins the workings of metafictional novels. Building on existing scholarship in the field, the book begins by mapping out key themes and techniques in metafiction and puts forward a focused and theoretically…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Dictionary of Riddles

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Bryant

    Originally published in 1990, Dictionary of Riddles is a collection of nearly 1500 of the most cryptic and entertaining riddles from history. Drawn from sources throughout the world, the collection ranges from earthy medieval jokes about fleas, worms and vegetables to the sophisticated puzzles…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 Revivals

  • Formulaicity and Creativity in Language and Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian MacKenzie, Martin A. Kayman

    Formulaicity is pervasive in both spoken and written language. Speakers use a huge amount of prefabricated language including collocations, idioms, fixed and semi-fixed expressions, and verbal creativity often involves combining established word sequences rather than inventing wholly new ones. In…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07

  • Shakespeare's Language

    Perspectives Past and Present, 1st Edition

    By Keith Johnson

    In Shakespeare’s Language, Keith Johnson offers an overview of the rich and dynamic history of the reception and study of Shakespeare’s language from his death right up to the present. Tracing a chronological history of Shakespeare’s language, Keith Johnson also picks up on classic and contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-01-18

  • Rethinking the French Classroom

    New Approaches to Teaching Contemporary French and Francophone Women, 1st Edition

    Edited by E. Nicole Meyer, Joyce Johnston

    This volume investigates how teaching practices can address the changing status of literature in the French classroom. Focusing on how women writing in French are changing the face of French Studies, opening the canon to not only new approaches to gender but to genre, expanding interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18

  • Multimodal Stylistics of the Novel

    More than Words, 1st Edition

    By Nina Nørgaard

    This book advocates for a new analytical framework that extends our understanding of multimodal meaning-making in the novel. Integrating theoretical traditions from stylistics and the influential social semiotic approach to multimodal communication developed by Kress and van Leeuwen, Nørgaard…

    Hardback – 2018-10-12
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Perspectives on Retranslation

    Ideology, Paratexts, Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Özlem Berk Albachten, Şehnaz Tahir Gürçağlar

    Perspectives on Retranslation: Ideology, Paratexts, Methods explores retranslation from a variety of aspects and reflects methodological and theoretical developments in the field. Featuring eleven chapters, each offering a unique approach, the book presents a well-rounded analysis of contemporary…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Routledge Companion to Pakistani Anglophone Writing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aroosa Kanwal, Saiyma Aslam

    The Routledge Companion to Pakistani Anglophone Writing forms a theoretical, comprehensive, and critically astute overview of the history and future of Pakistani literature in English. Dealing with key issues for global society today, from terrorism, religious extremism, fundamentalism, corruption,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge Literature Companions

  • 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 Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

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