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  • Shakespeare's Language

    Perspectives Past and Present

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the French Classroom

    New Approaches to Teaching Contemporary French and Francophone Women

    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 – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Retranslation

    Ideology, Paratexts, Methods

    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
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Routledge Companion to Pakistani Anglophone Writing

    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
    Routledge Literature Companions

  • 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 – 2018-08-23
    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

  • Queer in Translation

    Edited by B.J. Epstein, Robert Gillett

    As the field of translation studies has developed, translators and translation scholars have become more aware of the unacknowledged ideologies inherent both in texts themselves and in the mechanisms that affect their circulation. This book both analyses the translation of queerness and applies…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Multimodal Stylistics of the Novel

    More than Words

    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 social semiotic approach to multimodal communication developed by Kress and van Leeuwen, Nørgaard applies this…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Metaphor

    By Terence Hawkes

    First published in 1972, this work examines the complex concept of metaphor. It defines the term by placing the various key ideas about the nature of metaphor in their literary and social context, and in doing so, it traces the developing history of the concept. This account has considerable range,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Empirical Comics Research

    Digital, Multimodal, and Cognitive Methods

    Edited by Alexander Dunst, Jochen Laubrock, Janina Wildfeuer

    This edited volume brings together work in the field of empirical comics research. Drawing on computer and cognitive science, psychology and art history, linguistics and literary studies, each chapter presents innovative methods and establishes the practical and theoretical motivations for the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Postcolonial Writing in the Era of World Literature

    Texts, Territories, Globalizations

    By Baidik Bhattacharya

    This book explores the debates surrounding two dynamic fields – postcolonial studies and world literature. Contrary to many dominant narratives in critical theory, it asserts that as an analytical framework the idea of world literature is dead: the nineteenth-century ideal of world literature…

    Hardback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge India

  • Understanding Metaphor through Corpora

    A Case Study of Metaphors in Nineteenth Century Writing

    By Katie Patterson

    This book introduces a unique methodology to the study of metaphor, integrating a corpus linguistic approach to explore the lexical, grammatical, semantic, and pragmatic characteristics of metaphoric instances of language. The volume questions the reliability of attempts to identify metaphor based…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

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