Textbooks: Language & Literature

  • Mastering Advanced Modern Chinese through the Classics: An Advanced Language and Culture Course book cover

    Mastering Advanced Modern Chinese through the Classics

    An Advanced Language and Culture Course, 1st Edition

    By Shu-Ling Wu, Haiwang Yuan

    Mastering Advanced Modern Chinese through the Classics is a textbook to teach those who wish to achieve an advanced or native proficiency and cultural competence in modern Chinese, as well as to experience the beauty of Classical Chinese literature. Collecting representative works containing…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13

  • Colloquial Russian 2: The Next Step in Language Learning book cover

    Colloquial Russian 2

    The Next Step in Language Learning, 2nd Edition

    By Olga Sobolev, Natasha Bershadski, Svetlana le Fleming, Susan E. Kay

    Colloquial Russian 2 is the ideal way to refresh your knowledge of the language and to extend your skills. Structured to give you the opportunity to listen to and read lots of modern, everyday Russian, Colloquial Russian 2 has been developed to work systematically on reinforcing and extending your…

    Paperback – 2018-09-12
    Colloquial Series

  • Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Language

    A Contemporary Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By William G Lycan

    Now in its third edition, Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction introduces students to the main issues and theories in twenty-first-century philosophy of language, focusing specifically on linguistic phenomena. Author William G. Lycan structures the book into four general parts. Part…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • Petrarch's English Laurels, 1475–1700: A Compendium of Printed References and Allusions book cover

    Petrarch's English Laurels, 1475–1700

    A Compendium of Printed References and Allusions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jackson Campbell Boswell, Gordon McMurry Braden

    The powerful influence of Petrarch on the development of Renaissance vernacular poetry has long been recognized as one of the major factors in early modern cultural history; this work provides a far more comprehensive catalogue of the direct evidence for that influence in England than any yet…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10

  • Understanding and Teaching English Spelling: A Strategic Guide book cover

    Understanding and Teaching English Spelling

    A Strategic Guide, 1st Edition

    By Adam Brown

    Concise and engaging, this text provides pre-service and practicing English language teachers with the knowledge they need to successfully teach the spelling of English. Offering context and explanation for the English spelling system as well as uniquely addressing specific problems in learning the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Reading to Write: A Textbook of Advanced Chinese book cover

    Reading to Write: A Textbook of Advanced Chinese

    1st Edition

    By Zu-yan Chen

    Traditionally, reading and writing are believed to be separate but related language processes and teachers follow the conventional wisdom of teaching in-depth reading, with writing as a tag-on issue. Therefore, there exists an increasingly urgent call for a well-rounded reading-writing curriculum…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31

  • Oral Interpretation book cover

    Oral Interpretation

    13th Edition

    By Timothy Gura, Benjamin Powell

    In its 13th Edition, the iconic Oral Interpretation continues to prepare students to analyze and perform literature through an accessible, step-by-step process. New selections join classic favorites, and chapters devoted to specific genres—narrative, poetry, group performance, and more—explore the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-24

  • Cities and Literature book cover

    Cities and Literature

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm Miles

    This book offers a critical introduction to the relation between cities and literature (fiction, poetry and literary criticism) from the late eighteenth to twenty-first centuries. It examines examples of writing from Europe, North America and post-colonial countries, juxtaposed with key ideas from…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • International Who's Who in Poetry 2019 book cover

    International Who's Who in Poetry 2019

    20th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    The twentieth edition of the International Who's Who in Poetry is a unique and comprehensive guide to the leading lights and freshest talent in poetry today. Containing biographies of more than 4,000 contemporary poets world-wide, this essential reference work provides truly international coverage.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    International Who's Who in Poetry

  • Language, Media and Culture: The Key Concepts book cover

    Language, Media and Culture

    The Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    By Martin Montgomery

    Language, Media and Culture: The Key Concepts is an authoritative and indispensable guide to the essential terminology of the overlapping fields of Language, Media and Culture. Designed to give students and researchers ‘tools for thinking with’ in addressing major issues of communicative change in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Food and Language: Discourses and Foodways across Cultures book cover

    Food and Language

    Discourses and Foodways across Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen C. Riley, Amy L. Paugh

    Food and Language: Discourses and Foodways across Cultures explores in innovative ways how food and language are intertwined across cultures and social settings. How do we talk about food? How do we interact in its presence? How do we use food to communicate? And how does social interaction feed us…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge Foundations in Linguistic Anthropology

  • Phenomenology in France: A Philosophical and Theological Introduction book cover

    Phenomenology in France

    A Philosophical and Theological Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Steven DeLay

    This book is an introduction to French phenomenology in the post-1945 period. While many of phenomenology’s greatest thinkers—Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre and Merleau-Ponty—wrote before this period, Steven DeLay introduces and assesses the creative and important turn phenomenology took after these…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08

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