Textbooks: Language & Literature

  • On African-American Rhetoric book cover

    On African-American Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    By Keith Gilyard, Adam J. Banks

    On African-American Rhetoric traces the arc of strategic language use by African Americans from rhetorical forms such as slave narratives and the spirituals to Black digital expression and contemporary activism. The governing idea is to illustrate the basic call-response process of African-American…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • The World's Major Languages book cover

    The World's Major Languages

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Bernard Comrie, Bernard Comrie

    The World's Major Languages features over 50 of the world's languages and language families. This revised edition includes updated bibliographies for each chapter and up-to-date census figures. The featured languages have been chosen based on the number of speakers, their role as official…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge

  • The Natural Speaker book cover

    The Natural Speaker

    9th Edition

    By Randy Fujishin

    The Natural Speaker is a friendly step-by-step guide to public speaking that explores the fundamental skills necessary to present a natural, and rewarding speech to any audience. By providing an overview of speech construction, practice, and delivery, this book is designed to enhance and improve…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Bilingualism: Principles and Processes book cover

    An Introduction to Bilingualism

    Principles and Processes, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jeanette Altarriba, Roberto R. Heredia

    The study of bilingualism and all of its aspects – from theory and models to social approaches and their practical applications – forms the cornerstone of the 2nd edition of this work. The chapters cover the latest advancements in the domains of psycholinguistics, neuroscience, creativity, and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge

  • Understanding Linguistic Fieldwork book cover

    Understanding Linguistic Fieldwork

    1st Edition

    By Felicity Meakins, Jennifer Green, Myfany Turpin

    Understanding Linguistic Fieldwork offers a diverse and practical introduction to research methods used in field linguistics. Designed to teach students how to collect quality linguistic data in an ethical and responsible manner, the key features include: A focus on fieldwork in countries and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Understanding Language

  • Second Language Processing: An Introduction book cover

    Second Language Processing

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Nan Jiang

    Second Language Processing: An Introduction is the first textbook to offer a thorough introduction to the field of second language processing (SLP). The study of SLP seeks to illuminate the cognitive processes underlying the processing of a non-native language. While current literature…

    Paperback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • Performing Shakespeare Unrehearsed: A Practical Guide to Acting and Producing Spontaneous Shakespeare book cover

    Performing Shakespeare Unrehearsed

    A Practical Guide to Acting and Producing Spontaneous Shakespeare, 1st Edition

    By Bill Kincaid

      Shakespeare’s plays can be performed effectively without rehearsal, if all the actors understand a set of performance guidelines and put them into practice. In Performing Shakespeare Unrehearsed: A Practical Guide to Acting and Producing Spontaneous Shakespeare, each chapter is devoted to a…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • Basic Swedish: A Grammar and Workbook book cover

    Basic Swedish

    A Grammar and Workbook, 1st Edition

    By Ian Hinchliffe, Philip Holmes

    Basic Swedish: A Grammar and Workbook combines an accessible basic reference grammar and related exercises in one volume, and covers most of the topics that students might expect to deal with in their first year of learning Swedish. Each of the 25 units discusses one or more grammar topics, with…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Grammar Workbooks

  • Medieval Literature: The Basics book cover

    Medieval Literature: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Angela Jane Weisl, Anthony Joseph Cunder

    Medieval Literature: The Basics is an engaging introduction to this fascinating body of literature. The volume breaks down the variety of genres used in the corpus of medieval literature and makes these texts accessible to readers. It engages with the familiarities present in the narratives and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Persian: A Comprehensive Grammar book cover

    Persian

    A Comprehensive Grammar, 1st Edition

    By Saeed Yousef

    Persian: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to the grammar system for intermediate to advanced learners of Persian. It presents an accessible and systematic description of the language, focusing on real patterns of use in contemporary Persian. The book is organised to promote a…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • European Literary History: An Introduction book cover

    European Literary History

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maarten De Pourcq, Sophie Levie

    This clear and engaging book offers readers an introduction to European Literary History from antiquity through to the present day. Each chapter discusses a short extract from a literary text, whilst including a close reading and a longer essay examining other key texts of the period and their…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge

  • In Other Words: A Coursebook on Translation book cover

    In Other Words

    A Coursebook on Translation, 3rd Edition

    By Mona Baker

    In Other Words has been the definitive coursebook for students studying translation for nearly three decades. Assuming no knowledge of foreign languages, it offers a practical guide based on extensive research in areas as varied as lexis, grammar, pragmatics, semiotics and ethics. It thus provides…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09
    Routledge

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