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  • Culture, Language and Identity

    English–Tamil In Colonial India, 1750 To 1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by C. T. Indra, R. Rajagopalan

    This volume examines the relationship between language and power across cultural boundaries. It evaluates the vital role of translation in redefining culture and ethnic identity. During the first phase of colonialism, mid-18th to late-19th century, the English-speaking missionaries and East India…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge India

  • Language, Culture and Power

    English–Tamil in Modern India, 1900 to Present Day, 1st Edition

    Edited by C. T. Indra, R. Rajagopalan

    This volume examines the relationship between language and power across cultural boundaries. It evaluates the vital role of translation in redefining culture and ethnic identity. During the first phase of colonialism, mid-18th to late-19th century, the English-speaking missionaries and East India…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge India

  • Multilingual Currents in Literature, Translation and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachael Gilmour, Tamar Steinitz

    At a time increasingly dominated by globalization, migration, and the clash between supranational and ultranational ideologies, the relationship between language and borders has become more complicated and, in many ways, more consequential than ever. This book shows how concepts of ‘language’ and ‘…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Doing English

    A Guide for Literature Students, 4th Edition

    By Robert Eaglestone

    Doing English presents the ideas and debates that shape how we ‘do’ English today, explaining arguments about the value of literature, the canon, Shakespeare, theory, politics and the subject itself. In his lucid and engaging style, Robert Eaglestone: orients students by encouraging them to think…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge
    Doing... Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of Stylistics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Burke

    The Routledge Handbook of Stylistics provides a comprehensive introduction and reference point to key areas in the field of stylistics. The four sections of the volume encompass a wide range of approaches from classical rhetoric to cognitive neuroscience and cover core issues that include:…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in English Language Studies

  • Writers and Social Thought in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wale Adebanwi

    Social theory and social theorizing about Africa has largely ignored African literature. However, because writers are some of the continent’s finest social thinkers, they have produced – and continue to produce – works which constitute potential sources for the analysis of social thought, and for…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Men, Power and Liberation

    Readings of Masculinities in Spanish American Literatures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amit Thakkar, Chris Harris

    Each contribution to this book discusses key issues arising from the portrayal of men and the formation of masculine identities in a range of representative and landmark texts, fictional and non-fictional, drawn from different historical periods and from various countries in the Hispanophone…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Philosophy as a Literary Art

    Making Things Up, 1st Edition

    Edited by Costica Bradatan

    Despite philosophers’ growing interest in the relation between philosophy and literature in general, over the last few decades comparatively few studies have been published dealing more narrowly with the literary aspects of philosophical texts. The relationship between philosophy and literature is…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Translating the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Karen L. Fresco

    Edited by Charles D. Wright

    Drawing on approaches from literary studies, history, linguistics, and art history, and ranging from Late Antiquity to the sixteenth century, this collection views 'translation' broadly as the adaptation and transmission of cultural inheritance. The essays explore translation in a variety of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Language, Ideology, and the Human

    New Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dusan Radunović, Sanja Bahun

    Language, Ideology, and the Human: New Interventions redefines the critical picture of language as a system of signs and ideological tropes inextricably linked to human existence. Offering reflections on the status, discursive possibilities, and political, ideological and practical uses of oral or…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Europe's Languages on England's Stages, 1590–1620

    1st Edition

    By Marianne Montgomery

    Though representations of alien languages on the early modern stage have usually been read as mocking, xenophobic, or at the very least extremely anxious, listening closely to these languages in the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, Marianne Montgomery discerns a more complex reality.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Language and Community in Early England

    Imagining Distance in Medieval Literature, 1st Edition

    By Emily Butler

    This book examines the development of English as a written vernacular and identifies that development as a process of community building that occurred in a multilingual context. Moving through the eighth century to the thirteenth century, and finally to the sixteenth-century antiquarians who…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

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