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  • Italian Children’s Literature and National Identity

    Childhood, Melancholy, Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Maria Truglio

    This book bridges the fields of Children’s Literature and Italian Studies by examining how turn-of-the-century children’s books forged a unified national identity for the new Italian State. Through contextualized close readings of a wide range of texts, Truglio shows how the 19th-century concept of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • The Future of the Nineteenth-Century Dream-Child

    Fantasy, Dystopia, Cyberculture, 1st Edition

    By Amy Billone

    This book investigates the reappearance of the 19th-century dream-child from the Golden Age of Children's Literature, both in the Harry Potter series and in other works that have reached unprecedented levels of popular success today. Discussing Harry Potter as a reincarnation of Lewis Carroll's…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Lingüística cognitiva y español LE/L2

    1st Edition

    By Iraide Ibarretxe-Antuñano, Teresa Cadierno, Alejandro Castañeda Castro

    Lingüística cognitiva y español LE/L2 constituye una valiosa aportación al estudio de la adquisición y la enseñanza del español LE/L2 desde la perspectiva teórica de la lingüística cognitiva. Se trata de la primera obra escrita en español en la que se ofrece una introducción a la lingüística…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Spanish Language Teaching

  • Formal Grammar

    Theory and Variation across English and Norwegian, 1st Edition

    By Terje Lohndal

    This volume draws together fourteen previously published papers which explore the nature of mental grammar through a formal, generative approach. The book begins by outlining the development of formal grammar in the last fifty years, with a particular focus on the work of Noam Chomsky, and moves…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Translation in Russian Contexts

    Culture, Politics, Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian James Baer, Susanna Witt

    This volume represents the first large-scale effort to address topics of translation in Russian contexts across the disciplinary boundaries of Slavic Studies and Translation Studies, thus opening up new perspectives for both fields. Leading scholars from Eastern and Western Europe offer a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Translating Frantz Fanon Across Continents and Languages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Batchelor, Sue-Ann Harding

    This book provides an innovative look at the reception of Frantz Fanon’s texts, investigating how, when, where and why these—especially his seminal Les Damnés de la Terre (1961) —were first translated and read. Building on renewed interest in the author’s works in both postcolonial studies and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Merge in the Mind-Brain

    Essays on Theoretical Linguistics and the Neuroscience of Language, 1st Edition

    By Naoki Fukui

    This collection of nine papers brings together Naoki Fukui’s pioneering body of work on Merge, the basic operation of human language syntax, from the two distinct but related perspectives of theoretical syntax and neurosciences. Part I presents an overview of the development of the theory of Merge…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Translating Picturebooks

    Revoicing the Verbal, the Visual and the Aural for a Child Audience, 1st Edition

    By Riitta Oittinen, Anne Ketola, Melissa Garavini

    Translating Picturebooks examines the role of illustration in the translation process of picturebooks and how the word-image interplay inherent in the medium can have an impact both on translation practice and the reading process itself. The book draws on a wide range of picturebooks published and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Nietzsche's Psychology of Ressentiment

    Revenge and Justice in "On the Genealogy of Morals", 1st Edition

    By Guy Elgat

    Ressentiment—the hateful desire for revenge—plays a pivotal role in Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morals. Ressentiment explains the formation of bad conscience, guilt, asceticism, and, most importantly, it motivates the "slave revolt" that gives rise to Western morality’s values. Ressentiment,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction

    Freud's Psychic Apparatus, 1st Edition

    By Jared Russell

    Psychoanalysis and Deconstruction: Freud's Psychic Apparatus demonstrates the relevance of deconstructive thinking for the clinical practice of psychoanalysis. Arguing that deconstruction has been misrepresented as a form of literary theory or a philosophy of language, the book puts Derrida,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge

  • Writing Gender, Writing Nation

    Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India, 1st Edition

    By Bharti Arora

    This book explores the gendered contexts of the Indian nation through a rigorous analysis of selected women’s fiction ranging from diverse linguistic, geographical, caste, class, and regional contexts. Indian women’s writing across languages, texts, and contexts constitutes a unique narrative of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge India

  • Indigenous Language Revitalization in the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Serafín M. Coronel-Molina, Teresa L. McCarty

    Focusing on the Americas – home to 40 to 50 million Indigenous people – this book explores the history and current state of Indigenous language revitalization across this vast region. Complementary chapters on the USA and Canada, and Latin America and the Caribbean, offer a panoramic view while…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

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