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  • The Aesthetics and Politics of Linguistic Borders

    Multilingualism in Northern European Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heidi Grönstrand, Markus Huss, Ralf Kauranen

    This collection showcases a multivalent approach to the study of literary multilingualism, embodied in contemporary Nordic literature. While previous approaches to literary multilingualism have tended to take a textual or authorship focus, this book advocates for a theoretical perspective which…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Tudor Translation in Theory and Practice

    1st Edition

    By Massimiliano Morini

    Filling a gap in the study of early modern literature, Massimiliano Morini here exhaustively examines the aims, strategies, practice and theoretical ideas of the sixteenth-century translator. Morini analyzes early modern English translations of works by French and Italian essayists and poets,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Nationalism, Language, and Identity in India

    Measures of Community, 1st Edition

    By A P Ashwin Kumar

    This book examines linguistic nationalism in India. It focuses on the emergence of language as a marker of identity by analysing themes such as Linguistic Reorganization of States, nationalism, philology, and linguistic identity. Formulating a novel conception of doxastic nature of community…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge India

  • 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 realized in both written texts and oral performances. In examining…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Disability in Translation

    The Indian Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Someshwar Sati, G.J.V. Prasad

    This volume explores how disability is seen, written about, read and understood through literature and translation. Foregrounding the asymmetrical world of power relations, it delves into the act of translation to exhibit how disability is constructed and deployed in language and culture. The…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge India

  • Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language

    1st Edition

    By Michele Prandi

    This innovative volume provides a comprehensive integrated account of the study of conceptual figures, demonstrating the ways in which figures and in particular, conflictual figures, encapsulate linguistic expression in the fullest sense and in turn, how insights gleaned from their study can…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • 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

  • The Routledge Research Companion to the Medieval Icelandic Sagas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ármann Jakobsson, Sverrir Jakobsson

    The last fifty years have seen a significant change in the focus of saga studies, from a preoccupation with origins and development to a renewed interest in other topics, such as the nature of the sagas and their value as sources to medieval ideologies and mentalities. The Routledge Research…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Dictionary of Riddles

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • 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

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