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  1. The Discourse of Culture and Identity in National and Transnational Contexts

    Edited by Christopher J. Jenks, Jackie Lou, Aditi Bhatia

    This collection examines and uses discourse to promote a better understanding of culture and identity, with the primary goal of advancing an understanding of how discourse can be used to examine social and linguistic issues. Many of the contributions explore how the formation of culture and...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Justice in Young Adult Speculative Fiction

    A Cognitive Reading

    By Marek C. Oziewicz

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book is the first to offer a justice-focused cognitive reading of modern YA speculative fiction in its narrative and filmic forms. It links the expansion of YA speculative fiction in the 20th century with the emergence of human and civil rights movements, with the communitarian revolution in...

    Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization

    By Samuel D. Epstein, Hisatsugu Kitahara, T. Daniel Seely

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    This volume presents a series of papers written by Epstein, Kitahara and Seely, each of which explores fundamental linguistic questions and analytical mechanisms proposed in recent minimalist work, specifically concerning recent analyses by Noam Chomsky. The collection includes eight papers by...

    Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Language Isolates

    Edited by Stefan Georg

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together the major works of scholarship concerned with the ‘language isolates’ of the world. ‘Isolated’ languages are languages without any known relatives, languages which are not demonstrably part of any ‘language family’, with Etruscan,...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Interactive Digital Narrative

    History, Theory and Practice

    Edited by Hartmut Koenitz, Gabriele Ferri, Mads Haahr, Diğdem Sezen, Tonguç İbrahim Sezen

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

    The book is concerned with narrative in digital media that changes according to user input—Interactive Digital Narrative (IDN). It provides a broad overview of current issues and future directions in this multi-disciplinary field that includes humanities-based and computational perspectives. It...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. A Case for Teaching Literature in the Secondary School

    Why Reading Fiction Matters in an Age of Scientific Objectivity and Standardization

    By Janet Alsup

    Taking a close look at the forces that affect English education in schools—at the ways literature, cognitive science, the privileging of the STEM disciplines, and current educational policies are connected—this timely book counters with a strong argument for the importance of continuing to teach...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Multiple Translation Communities in Contemporary Japan

    Edited by Beverley Curran, Nana Sato-Rossberg, Kikuko Tanabe

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    Multiple Translation Communities in Contemporary Japan offers a collection of essays that (1) deepens the understanding of the cultural and linguistic diversity of communities in contemporary Japan and how translation operates in this shifting context and circulates globally by looking at some of...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Aristophanes and Women (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lauren K. Taaffe

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Aristophanes and Women, first published in 1993, investigates the workings of the great Athenian comedian’s ‘women plays’ in an attempt to discern why they were in fact probably quite funny to their original audiences. It is argued that modern students, scholars, and dramatists need to consider...

    Published April 18th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Susan Sontag (Routledge Revivals)

    The Elegiac Modernist

    By Sohnya Sayres

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this is the first book-length study of Susan Sontag: essayist and analyst of culture, author of ‘Notes on Camp’ and Illness as Metaphor, novelist, reviewer, and filmmaker. It was modernism, and the excitement it created in her, that "rescued" Sontag from childhood in...

    Published April 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Critical Reception of Charles Dickens, 1833-1841 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Kathryn Chittick

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This bibliography, first published in 1989, brings together a number of reviews of the early Dickens which appeared in contemporary magazines, newspapers, and quarterlies during the eight years between 1833 and 1841. The chronological arrangement of reviews, both of Dickens and others, forms the...

    Published April 18th 2015 by Routledge