Textbooks: Language & Literature

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Paranormal Cultures book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Paranormal Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Olu Jenzen, Sally R. Munt

    Despite the much vaunted ’end of religion’ and the growth of secularism, people are engaging like never before in their own ’spiritualities of life’. Across the West, paranormal belief is on the rise. The Ashgate Research Companion to Paranormal Cultures brings together the work of international…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • Early Word Learning book cover

    Early Word Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gert Westermann, Nivedita Mani

    Early Word Learning explores the processes leading to a young child learning words and their meanings. Word learning is here understood as the outcome of overlapping and interacting processes, starting with an infant’s learning of native speech sounds to segmenting proto-words from fluent speech,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

  • The Complete Poems of Shakespeare book cover

    The Complete Poems of Shakespeare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cathy Shrank, Raphael Lyne

    Although best known for his plays, William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) was also a poet who achieved extraordinary depth and variety in only a few key works. This edition of his poetry provides detailed notes, commentary and appendices resulting in an academically thorough and equally accessible…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Longman Annotated English Poets

  • Introduction to Medieval Europe 300–1500 book cover

    Introduction to Medieval Europe 300–1500

    3rd Edition

    By Wim Blockmans, Peter Hoppenbrouwers

    Introduction to Medieval Europe 300–1500 provides a comprehensive survey of this complex and varied formative period of European history, covering themes as diverse as barbarian migrations, the impact of Christianisation, the formation of nations and states, the emergence of an expansionist…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge

  • Introducing Course Design in English for Specific Purposes book cover

    Introducing Course Design in English for Specific Purposes

    1st Edition

    By Lindy Woodrow

    Introducing Course Design in English for Specific Purposes is an accessible and practical introduction to the theory and practice of developing ESP courses across a range of disciplines. The book covers the development of courses from needs analysis to assessment and evaluation, and also comes with…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to English for Specific Purposes

  • Critical Sociolinguistic Research Methods: Studying Language Issues That Matter book cover

    Critical Sociolinguistic Research Methods

    Studying Language Issues That Matter, 1st Edition

    By Monica Heller, Sari Pietikäinen, Joan Pujolar

    Critical Sociolinguistic Research Methods is a guide to conducting concrete ethnographic and discourse analytic research projects, written by top scholars for students and researchers in social science fields. Adopting a critical perspective focusing on the role of language in the construction of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge

  • Language and Meaning book cover

    Language and Meaning

    1st Edition

    By Betty J Birner

    Language and Meaning provides a clear, accessible and unique perspective on the philosophical and linguistic question of what it means to mean. Looking at relationships such as those between literal and non-literal meanings, linguistic form and meaning, and language and thought, this volume tackles…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader book cover

    The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Stierstorfer, Janet Wilson

    The Routledge Diaspora Studies Reader provides a comprehensive resource for students and scholars working in this vital interdisciplinary field. The book traces the emergence and development of diaspora studies as a field of scholarship, presenting key critical essays alongside more recent…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Literature Readers

  • Introducing Genre and English for Specific Purposes book cover

    Introducing Genre and English for Specific Purposes

    1st Edition

    By Sunny Hyon

    Genre analysis has become a key approach within the field of English for Specific Purposes and helps students understand particular language use patterns in target contexts. Introducing Genre and English for Specific Purposes provides an overview of how genre has been conceptualized and applied in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to English for Specific Purposes

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Fan Cultures book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Fan Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Duits, Koos Zwaan, Stijn Reijnders

    Fans constitute a very special kind of audience. They have been marginalized, ridiculed and stigmatized, yet at the same time they seem to represent the vanguard of new relationships with and within the media. ’Participatory culture’ has become the new normative standard. Concepts derived from…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge

  • Action! Japan: A Field Guide to Using Japanese in the Community book cover

    Action! Japan

    A Field Guide to Using Japanese in the Community, 1st Edition

    By Mari Noda, Yui Iimori Ramdeen, Stephen D. Luft, Thomas Mason, Jr.

    Action! Japan is a practical guide for intermediate to advanced students of Japanese wanting to maximize their study abroad experience and enhance their language skills. This handy guide contains over 100 Field Performance tasks which prompt real-life interactions with native speakers. By carrying…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge

  • Action! China: A Field Guide to Using Chinese in the Community book cover

    Action! China

    A Field Guide to Using Chinese in the Community, 1st Edition

    By Donglin Chai, Crista Cornelius, Bing Mu

    Winner of the Chinese Language Teachers Association’s 2014 Cengage Learning Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Chinese Award. Action! China is a practical guide for intermediate to advanced students of Chinese wanting to maximize their study abroad experience and enhance their language skills.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge

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