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  1. The Linguistics of Laughter

    A Corpus-Assisted Study of Laughter-Talk

    By Alan Partington

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    The Linguistics of Laughter examines what speakers try to achieve by producing ‘laughter-talk’ (the talk preceding and eliciting an episode of laughter) and, by using abundant examples from language corpora, what hearers are signalling when they produce laughter. In particular, Alan Partington...

    Published October 13th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Style and Ideology in Translation

    Latin American Writing in English

    By Jeremy Munday

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, this book investigates the style, or ‘voice,’ of English language translations of twentieth-century Latin American writing, including fiction, political speeches, and film. Existing models of stylistic analysis, supported at times by computer-assisted...

    Published June 16th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Communication of Leadership

    The Design of Leadership Style

    By Jonathan Charteris-Black

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    With the crisis of leadership in the western democracies, there has been a growth of interest in how leaders outside of the west emerge and consolidate their positions. This book analyses the communication strategies of six charismatic non-western leaders: Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Fidel...

    Published September 15th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Clause Structure and Verb Syntax in Scandinavian and English

    By Dianne Jonas

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    In this volume, Jonas explores clause structure and syntax in Scandinavian and English....

    Published June 15th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Polari - The Lost Language of Gay Men

    By Paul Baker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    Polari is a secret form of language mainly used by homosexual men in London and other cities during the twentieth century. Derived in part from the slang lexicons of numerous stigmatised and itinerant groups, Polari was also a means of socialising, acting out camp performances and reconstructing a...

    Published August 1st 2002 by Routledge