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  1. The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

    The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English presents all the slang terms from The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English in a single volume. Containing over 60,000 entries, this concise new edition of the authoritative work details the slang and...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Liminality and the Short Story

    Boundary Crossings in American, Canadian, and British Writing

    Edited by Jochen Achilles, Ina Bergmann

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book is a study of the short story, one of the widest taught genres in English literature, from an innovative methodological perspective. Both liminality and the short story are well-researched phenomena, but the combination of both is not frequent. This book discusses the relevance of the...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Researching Literacy Lives

    Building communities between home and school

    By Teresa Cremin, Marilyn Mottram, Fiona M. Collins, Sacha Powell, Rose Drury

    ‘A ground-breaking book. For years educationists have sought evidence of genuine partnerships between schools and homes – reciprocal partnerships where schools are as keen to foster home practices relating to literacy and learning as they are to tell families ‘this is what we do’ and ask that...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Critical Theory Today

    A User-Friendly Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Lois Tyson

    This thoroughly updated third edition of Critical Theory Today offers an accessible introduction to contemporary critical theory, providing in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis today, including: feminism; psychoanalysis; Marxism; reader-response theory; New Criticism...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Framing the Interpreter

    Towards a visual perspective

    Edited by Anxo Fernández-Ocampo, Michaela Wolf

    Situations of conflict offer special insights into the history of the interpreter figure, and specifically the part played in that history by photographic representations of interpreters. This book analyses photo postcards, snapshots and press photos from several historical periods of conflict,...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. A Sociolinguistics of Diaspora

    Latino Practices, Identities, and Ideologies

    Edited by Rosina Márquez Reiter, Luisa Martín Rojo

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    This volume brings together scholars in sociolinguistics and the sociology of new media and mobile technologies who are working on different social and communicative aspects of the Latino diaspora. There is new interest in the ways in which migrants negotiate and renegotiate identities through...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Mikhail Bakhtin

    By Alastair Renfrew

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    Mikhail Bakhtin was one of the twentieth century’s most influential literary theorists. This accessible introduction to his thought begins with the questions ‘Why Bakhtin?’ and ‘Who was Bakhtin?’, before dealing in detail with his ideas on authorship and subjecthood, language, dialogism,...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. LEGO Studies

    Examining the Building Blocks of a Transmedial Phenomenon

    Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf

    Since the "Automatic Binding Bricks" that LEGO produced in 1949, and the LEGO "System of Play" that began with the release of Town Plan No. 1 (1955), LEGO bricks have gone on to become a global phenomenon, and the favorite building toy of children, as well as many an AFOL (Adult Fan of LEGO). LEGO...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Conceptualizing Metaphors

    On Charles Peirce’s Marginalia

    By Ivan Mladenov

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    The enigmatic thought of Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914), considered by many to be one of the great philosophers of all time, involves inquiry not only into virtually all branches and sources of modern semiotics, physics, cognitive sciences, and mathematics, but also logic, which he understood to be...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Multicultural Education in South Korea

    Language, ideology, and culture in Korean language arts education

    By Mi Ok Kang

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    This book examines the political, ideological, and socio-cultural politics underlying the 2009 National Multicultural Curriculum Reform and recent multicultural education policies in South Korea. Unlike the conservative groups in Western countries who argue that supporting cultural diversity and...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge