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  1. English and the Discourses of Colonialism

    By Alastair Pennycook

    Series: The Politics of Language

    English and the Discourses of Colonialism opens with the British departure from Hong Kong marking the end of British colonialism. Yet Alastair Pennycook argues that this dramatic exit masks the crucial issue that the traces left by colonialism run deep.This challenging and provocative book looks...

    Published September 17th 1998 by Routledge

  2. Jacques Derrida

    Opening Lines

    By Dr Marian Hobson, Marian Hobson

    Series: Critics of the Twentieth Century

    In Jacques Derrida: Opening Lines, Marian Hobson gives us a thorough and elegant analysis of this controversial and seminal contemporary thinker. Looking closely at the language and the construction of some of Derrida's philosophy, Hobson suggests the way he writes, indeed the fact he writes in...

    Published September 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  3. Post-Colonial Shakespeares

    Edited by Ania Loomba, Martin Orkin

    Series: New Accents

    Postcolonial Shakespeares is an exciting step forward in the dialogue between postcolonial studies and Shakespearean criticism. This unique volume features original work by some of the leading critics within the growing field of Shakespeare studies and is the most authoritative collection on this...

    Published September 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  4. Andrew Marvell

    By Thomas Healy

    Series: Longman Critical Readers

    Andrew Marvell brings together ten recent and critically informed essays by leading scholars on one of the most challenging and important seventeenth-century poets. The essays examine Marvell's poems, from lyrics, such as 'To His Coy Mistress' and 'The Nymph Complaining for the Death of her Fawn',...

    Published September 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  5. A Preface to Swift

    By Keith Crook

    Series: Preface Books

    Jonathan Swift's moral and political satires astonished his contemporaries and still have the power to disturb, with their compelling images and unsettling turns of argument, and to delight, with their charm and inventive wit. A Preface to Swift examines the complex appeal of this fierce critic of...

    Published September 3rd 1998 by Routledge

  6. Event Semantics of Verb Frame Alternations

    A Case Study of Dutch and Its Acquisition

    By Angeliek Van Hout

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    Using both theoretical and language acquisition arguments, this study proposes a new model of the lexicon-syntax interface defined in terms of checking event-semantic features. The research is based on Dutch verbs and their possible verb frames (intransitive, transitive, etc.) and two studies of...

    Published September 1st 1998 by Routledge

  7. Grammatical Case Assignment in Finnish

    By Diane C. Nelson

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 1st 1998 by Routledge

  8. Blake, Politics, and History

    By George A. Jr. Rosso Jr., Christopher Z. Hobson

    Series: Wellesley Studies in Critical Theory, Literary History and Culture

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 1st 1998 by Routledge

  9. Resolving Hiatus

    By Roderic F. Casali

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 1st 1998 by Routledge

  10. Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature

    Edited by Laura C. Lambdin, Robert T. Lambdin

    This reference is a comprehensive guide to literature written 500 to 1500 A.D., a period that gave rise to some of the world's most enduring and influential works, such as Dante's Commedia, Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, and a large body of Arthurian lore and legend. While its emphasis is...

    Published September 1st 1998 by Routledge