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  • Written in Exile

    Chilean Fiction From 1973-Present, 1st Edition

    By Ignacio Lopez-Calvo

    On September 11, 1973, Chile's General Pinochet led a quick and brutal military coup ousting the Allende government. Ignacio Lopez-Calvo argues that the rise of the Pinochet dictatorship and the subsequent imprisonment of any Allende sympathizers shaped Chilean narrative into two structural forms:…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Old English Prose

    Basic Readings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul E. Szarmach

    With the decline of formalism and its predilection for Old English poetry, Old English prose is leaving the periphery and moving into the center of literary and cultural discussion. The extensive corpus of Old English prose lends many texts of various kinds to the current debates over literary…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Comics Through Multiple Lenses

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crag Hill

    Building off the argument that comics succeed as literature—rich, complex narratives filled with compelling characters interrogating the thought-provoking issues of our time—this book argues that comics are an expressive medium whose moves (structural and aesthetic) may be shared by literature, the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Word Choice Errors

    A Descriptive Linguistics Approach, 1st Edition

    By Gulsat Aygen, Sarah Eastlund

    American English has many word pairs and trios that are alike enough to be confusing. Word Choice Errors provides a novel way to empower writers of all levels to cut through the confusion to understand which word to use and why that’s the word to use. Written in a user-friendly style, grounded in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Innovations and Challenges in Applied Linguistics from the Global South

    1st Edition

    By Alastair Pennycook, Sinfree Makoni

    Innovations and Challenges in Applied Linguistics from the Global South provides an original appraisal of the latest innovations and challenges in applied linguistics from the perspective of the Global South. Global South perspectives are encapsulated in struggles for basic, economic, political and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge
    Innovations and Challenges in Applied Linguistics

  • Language and Cultural Practices in Communities and Schools

    Bridging Learning for Students from Non-Dominant Groups, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inmaculada M. García-Sánchez, Marjorie Faulstich Orellana

    Drawing on sociocultural theories of learning, this book examines how the everyday language practices and cultural funds of knowledge of youth from non-dominant or minoritized groups can be used as centerpoints for classroom learning in ways that help all students both to sustain and expand their…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Afropolitanism and the Novel

    De-realizing Africa, 1st Edition

    By Ashleigh Harris

    The place of the novel as a literary form in Africa is contested. Its colonial origins and its unaffordability for most Africans make it a bad fit for the continent, yet it was also central to the creation of most postcolonial African national literary canons. These bipolar traditions remain…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • Queering Translation, Translating the Queer

    Theory, Practice, Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian James Baer, Klaus Kaindl

    This groundbreaking work is the first full book-length publication to critically engage in the emerging field of research on the queer aspects of translation and interpreting studies. The volume presents a variety of theoretical and disciplinary perspectives through fifteen contributions from both…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • The Changing Role of the Interpreter

    Contextualising Norms, Ethics and Quality Standards, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Biagini, Michael S. Boyd, Claudia Monacelli

    This volume provides a critical examination of quality in the interpreting profession by deconstructing the complex relationship between professional norms and ethical considerations in a variety of sociocultural contexts. Over the past two decades the profession has compelled scholars and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Multilingual Brazil

    Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilda C. Cavalcanti, Terezinha M. Maher

    This book brings together cutting edge work by Brazilian researchers on multilingualism in Brazil for an English-speaking readership in one comprehensive volume. Divided into five sections, each with its own introduction, tying together the themes of the book, the volume charts a course for a new…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Conflict, Culture and Communication

    1st Edition

    By Stefanie Stadler

    Conflict, Culture and Communication provides a coherent, research-informed overview of conflict and intercultural communication. Aimed at encouraging and enabling conflict prevention, this book contributes to a better understanding of the factors that create, foster and exacerbate conflict in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge

  • The Semiotics of Movement in Space

    1st Edition

    By Robert James McMurtrie

    The Semiotics of Movement in Space explores how people move through buildings and interact with objects in space. Focusing on visitors to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, McMurtrie analyses and interprets movement and space relations to highlight new developments and applications of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

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