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  • The Materiality of Writing

    A Trace Making Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Mosbæk Johannessen, Theo van Leeuwen

    This book examines the materiality of writing. It adopts a multimodal approach to argue that writing as we know it is only a small part of the myriad gestures we make, practices we engage in, and media we use in the process of trace-making. Taking a broad view of the act of writing, the volume…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • The Discourse of Physics

    Building Knowledge through Language, Mathematics and Image, 1st Edition

    By Y. J. Doran

    This book provides a detailed model of both the discourse and knowledge of physics and offers insights toward developing pedagogy that improves how physics is taught and learned. Building on a rich history of applying a Systemic Functional Linguistics approach to scientific discourse, the book uses…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • The Role of Language in the Climate Change Debate

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kjersti Flottum

    This volume takes a distinctive look at the climate change debate, already widely studied across a number of disciplines, by exploring the myriad linguistic and discursive perspectives and approaches at play in the climate change debate as represented in a variety of genres. The book focuses on key…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Translation and Public Policy

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel González Núñez, Reine Meylaerts

    This book brings together an ensemble of leading voices from the fields of economics, language policy, law, political philosophy, and translation studies. They come together to provide theoretical perspectives and practical case studies regarding a shared concern: translation policy. Their timely…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Democratic Political Tragedy in the Postcolony

    The Tragedy of Postcoloniality in Michael Manley’s Jamaica and Nelson Mandela’s South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Greg A. Graham

    A ground-breaking work in Africana political thought that links the plight of progressive political endeavors in Africa with those in the Diaspora and beyond, Democratic Tragedy in the Postcolony engages with two of the defining political sagas of the postcolonial era. The book presents Michael…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Peirce on Perception and Reasoning

    From Icons to Logic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen A. Hull, Richard Kenneth Atkins

    The founder of both American pragmatism and semiotics, Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914) is widely regarded as an enormously important and pioneering theorist. In this book, scholars from around the world examine the nature and significance of Peirce’s work on perception, iconicity, and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Thinking Skills and Creativity in Second Language Education

    Case Studies from International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Li Li

    Across the world, education is being restructured to include greater focus on developing critical and creative skills. In second language education, research suggests that cognition and language development are closely related. Yet despite increasing interest in the teaching of thinking skills…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11
    Routledge
    Research on Teaching Thinking and Creativity

  • Similes, Puns and Counterfactuals in Literary Narrative

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Riddle Harding

    In this study, Jennifer Riddle Harding presents a cognitive analysis of three figures of speech that have readily identifiable forms: similes, puns, and counterfactuals. Harding argues that when deployed in literary narrative, these forms have narrative functions—such as the depiction of conscious…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Translation Sites

    A Field Guide, 1st Edition

    By Sherry Simon

    In Translation Sites, leading theorist Sherry Simon shows how the processes and effects of translation pervade contemporary life. This field guide is an invitation to explore hotels, markets, museums, checkpoints, gardens, bridges, towers and streets as sites of translation. These are spaces whose…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    New Perspectives in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Neocolonialism and Built Heritage

    Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel E. Coslett

    Architectural relics of nineteenth and twentieth-century colonialism dot cityscapes throughout our globalizing world, just as built traces of colonialism remain embedded within the urban fabric of many European capitals. Neocolonialism and Built Heritage addresses the sustained presence and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Victorian Writers and the Environment

    Ecocritical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence W. Mazzeno, Ronald D. Morrison

    Applying ecocritical theory to the work of Victorian writers, this collection explores what a diversity of ecocritical approaches can offer students and scholars of Victorian literature, at the same time that it critiques the general effectiveness of ecocritical theory. Interdisciplinary in their…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • A Philosophy of Luxury

    1st Edition

    By Lambert Wiesing

    In this thought-provoking book Lambert Wiesing asks simply: What is luxury? Drawing on a fascinating range of examples, he argues that luxury is an aesthetic experience. Unlike experience gained via the senses, such as seeing, hearing or tasting, he argues that luxury is achieved by possessing…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28
    Routledge

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