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  1. The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism

    Edited by Marilyn Martin-Jones, Adrian Blackledge, Angela Creese

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

    The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism provides a comprehensive survey of the field of multilingualism for a global readership, and an overview of the research which situates multilingualism in its social, cultural and political context. The handbook includes an introduction and five sections...

    Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Gender, Race, and American Science Fiction

    Reflections on Fantastic Identities

    By Jason Haslam

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book focuses on the interplay of gender, race, and their representation in American science fiction, from the nineteenth-century through to the twenty-first, and across a number of forms including literature and film. Haslam explores the reasons why SF provides such a rich medium for both the...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Twenty-First Century Perspectives on Indigenous Studies

    Native North America in (Trans)Motion

    Edited by Birgit Däwes, Karsten Fitz, Sabine N. Meyer

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnational Indigenous Perspectives

    In recent years, the interdisciplinary fields of Native North American and Indigenous Studies have reflected, at times even foreshadowed and initiated, many of the influential theoretical discussions in the humanities after the "transnational turn." Global trends of identity politics,...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba

    By Guillermina De Ferrari

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Following the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the globalization of Cuban culture, along with the bankruptcy of the state, partly modified the terms of intellectual engagement. However, no significant change took place at the political level. In Community and Culture in Post-Soviet Cuba, De...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Language of Branding

    Theory, Strategies, and Tactics

    By Dawn Lerman, David Luna, Robert J. Morais

    The Language of Branding: Theory, Strategies, and Tactics will teach marketing students how to use language successfully to improve brand value and influence consumer behavior. Luna and Lerman are among only a few researchers who take a multidisciplinary perspective on the ways language...

    Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Critical Theory: The Key Concepts

    By Dino Franco Felluga

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Critical Theory: The Key Concepts introduces over 300 widely-used terms, categories and ideas drawing upon well-established approaches like new historicism, postmodernism, psychoanalysis, Marxism, and narratology as well as many new critical theories of the last twenty years such as Actor-Network...

    Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Craft of Poetry

    Dialogues on Minimal Interpretation

    By Derek Attridge, Henry Staten

    This book presents an innovative format for poetry criticism that its authors call "dialogical poetics." This approach shows that readings of poems, which in academic literary criticism often look like a product of settled knowledge, are in reality a continual negotiation between readers. But Derek...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Narrative Comprehension, Causality, and Coherence

    Essays in Honor of Tom Trabasso

    Edited by Susan R. Goldman, Arthur C. Graesser

    This volume provides an excellent overview of the field of discourse processes, capturing both its breadth and its depth. World-renowned researchers present the latest theoretical developments and thought-provoking empirical data. In doing so, they cover a broad range of communicative activities,...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Children's Language

    Volume 11: Interactional Contributions To Language Development

    Edited by Keith E. Nelson, Ayhan Aksu-Ko‡

    These volumes present coherent sets of papers developed along two of the thematic lines that underscored the program of the meeting of the International Association for the Study of Child Language in Istanbul in the summer of 1996. Thoroughly reviewed and updated to reflect the state of child...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Corpus Linguistics for Grammar

    A guide for research

    By Christian Jones, Daniel Waller

    Series: Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides

    Corpus Linguistics for Grammar provides an accessible and practical introduction to the use of corpus linguistics to analyse grammar, demonstrating the wider application of corpus data and providing readers with all the skills and information they need to carry out their own corpus-based research....

    Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge