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  • Virginia Woolf and the Madness of Language

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Ferrer

    Originally published in 1990, Virginia Woolf and the Madness of Language explores the relationship between madness and the disruption of linguistic and structural norms in Virginia Woolf’s modernist novels, opening new ground in Woolfian studies, as well as in psychoanalytic criticism. Focusing on…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Virginia Woolf

  • Before Literature

    The Nature of Narrative Without the Written Word, 1st Edition

    By Sheila J. Nayar

    Before Literature examines storytelling that, whether due to historical, technological, or socio-economic circumstance, is neither shaped nor influenced by alphabetic literacy. How does a story unfold when carried solely in memory, when it cannot be written down or externally stored? What…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    Routledge

  • Chaucer and the Making of English Poetry, Volume 2

    The Art of Narrative, 1st Edition

    By P. M. Kean

    Originally published in 1972. This important work of Chaucerian scholarship deals with two aspects of the poet and his work - his individual achievement and his place in history - and demonstrates that in both these senses Chaucer is a maker of English poetry. The author explores Chaucer’s…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer and the Making of English Poetry, Volume 1

    Love Vision and Debate, 1st Edition

    By P. M. Kean

    Originally published in 1972. This important work of Chaucerian scholarship deals with two aspects of the poet and his work - his individual achievement and his place in history - and demonstrates that in both these senses Chaucer is a maker of English poetry. The author assesses the extent of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer and Middle English Studies

    In Honour of Rossell Hope Robbins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beryl Rowland

    Originally published in 1974. The thirty-six essays of this book were written and assembled in hour of an internationally recognised scholar of medieval literature. Written by a diverse range of contributors, the chapters cover not only various studies of aspects of Chaucer’s poetry, but also some…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • Chaucer's Poetic Alchemy

    A Study of Value and its Transformation in The Canterbury Tales, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Fisher

    Originally published in 1988. The economic changes and the growth of commerce in fourteenth century England precipitated both social changes and a preoccupation with material wealth. This book examines Chaucer's treatment of economic and ethical value in The Canterbury Tales within the context of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Chaucer

  • 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

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