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  • Standardization as Sociolinguistic Change

    A Transversal Study of Three Traditional Dialect Areas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Maegaard, Malene Monka, Kristine Køhler Mortensen, Andreas Candefors Stæhr

    This volume seeks to extend and expand our current understanding of the processes of language standardization, drawing on both quantitative and qualitative approaches to examine how linguistic variation plays out in various ways in everyday life in Denmark. The book compares linguistic variation…

    Hardback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language Change

  • Doing More Digital Humanities

    Open Approaches to Creation, Growth, and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Constance Crompton, Richard J. Lane, Ray Siemens

    As digital media, tools, and techniques continue to impact and advance the humanities, Doing More Digital Humanities provides practical information on how to do digital humanities work. This book offers: A comprehensive, practical guide to the digital humanities Accessible introductions,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Accessing Academic Discourse

    Systemic Functional Linguistics and Legitimation Code Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. R. Martin, Karl Maton, Y. J. Doran

    Academic discourse is the gateway not only to educational success but to worlds of imagination, discovery and accumulated wisdom. Understanding the nature of academic discourse and developing ways of helping everyone access, shape and change this knowledge is critical to supporting social justice.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge
    Legitimation Code Theory

  • In Search of Indian English

    History, Politics and Indigenisation, 1st Edition

    By Ranjan Kumar Auddy

    This book presents a historical account of the development of an acrolectal variety of the English language in colonial India. It highlights the phenomenon of Indianisation of the English language and its significance in the articulation of the Indian identity in pre-Independence India. This volume…

    Hardback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge India

  • Images of Imperial Rule

    1st Edition

    By Hugh Ridley

    Originally published in 1983. In the late nineteenth century as the European powers divided the world between themselves and scrambled over Africa, so their writers went with them, recording in fiction, as well as in historical narrative, the events and issues of the colonial expansion. The…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: World Empires

  • The Shape of Fantasy

    Investigating the Structure American Heroic Epic Fantasy, 1st Edition

    By Charul Palmer-Patel

    The Shape of Fantasy is an in-depth look at Heroic Epic Fantasy. It depicts structural and narrative patterns with models stemming from science and philosophy. Although Fantasy Fiction is generally defined by its impossibility, Fantasy Fiction not an illogical form. It is, in fact, governed by a…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Literature and Culture

  • The Buffalo Century

    Vāñcheśvara Dīkṣita’s Mahiṣaśatakam, A Political Satire for All Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Kesavan Veluthat

    The Buffalo Century is a keen exploration into satire and its role in society and politics. Written in praise of a buffalo, Vāñcheśvara Dīkṣita’s Mahiṣaśatakam is timeless in its treatment of power, and its subversion. In resurrecting 18th century Tanjore for the modern reader, Veluthat lifts the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge India

  • Agatha Christie Goes to War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Mills, J.C. Bernthal

    Agatha Christie has never been substantially considered as a war writer, even though war is a constant presence in her writing. This interdisciplinary collection of essays considers the effects of these conflicts on the social and psychological textures of Christie’s detective fiction and other…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Polyamory, Monogamy, and American Dreams

    The Stories We Tell about Poly Lives and the Cultural Production of Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Mimi Schippers

    This book introduces "the poly gaze" as a cultural tool to examine how representations of polyamory and poly lives reflect or challenge cultural hegemonies of race, class, gender, and nation. What role does monogamy play in American Identity, the American dream, and U.S. exceptionalism? How do the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Reading Japan

    1st Edition

    By Lidia Tanaka, Teresa Castelvetere

    Reading Japan offers the student readings on geopolitics, education, language, Japanese-ness and ethnicity, gender and history, with the dual aims of broadening students’ understanding of Japan and of providing opportunities to read authentic Japanese texts. Each chapter contains an essay in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge

  • The Feminist Architecture of Postmodern Anti-Tales

    Space, Time, and Bodies, 1st Edition

    By Kendra Reynolds

    This monograph aims to counter the assumption that the anti-tale is a ‘subversive twin’ or dark side of the fairy tale coin, instead it argues that the anti-tale is a genre rich in complexity and radical potential that fundamentally challenges the damaging ideologies and socializing influence of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden, R. A., The Naturalist in H. M. S. Alert, 1875-1876

    1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Levere

    The British Arctic Expedition of 1875–6 was the first major British naval expedition to the high Arctic where science was almost as important as geographical exploration. There were hopes that the expedition might find the hypothetical open polar sea and with it the longed-for North-west Passage,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    Hakluyt Society, Third Series

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