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  1. Reconsidering English Studies in Indian Higher Education

    By Suman Gupta, Richard Allen, Subarno Chattarji, Supriya Chaudhuri

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    This book examines the status of English Studies in India, aspirations pinned on the subject by students, teachers, policy-makers and society in general, and how these are addressed at the higher education level. It presents analytical background discussions of the history and policy environment,...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. New Essays on Thomas Reid

    Edited by Patrick Rysiew

    Thomas Reid (1710-96) was a contemporary of both David Hume and Immanuel Kant, and a central figure in the Scottish School of Common Sense. Until recently, his work has been largely neglected, and often misunderstood. Like Kant, Reid cited Hume’s Treatise as the main spur to his own philosophical...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Practical Phonetics for Students of African Languages

    By D Westermann, Ida C. Ward

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1933, this book looks at the phonetics of African languages. It argues that a good grounding in phonetics and tone work is an indispensable preliminary to anyone embarking on a study of African language and so provides the material necessary for this in a simple form. The volume...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Studies in Hausa

    Language and Linguistics

    Edited by Graham Furniss, Philip J. Jaggar

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this book is a landmark in the study of one of the major African languages: Hausa. Hausa is spoken by 40-50 million people, mostly in northern Nigeria, but also in communities stretching from Senegal to the Red Sea. It is a language taught on an international basis at major...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Languages of Ghana

    Edited by Mary E. Kropp Dakubu

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this book provides an easily accessible handbook of knowledge about the languages of Ghana; their geographical distribution, their relationships with each other, the social patterns of their use, and their structures. Besides the general introduction, it contains chapters...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Ecolinguistics

    Language, Ecology and the Stories We Live By

    By Arran Stibbe

    The increasingly rapid destruction of the ecological systems that support life is calling into question some of the fundamental stories that we live by: stories of unlimited economic growth, of consumerism, progress, individualism, success, and the human domination of nature. Ecolinguistics shows...

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Leigh Hunt

    Life, Poetics, Politics

    Edited by Nicholas Roe

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    Recent critical and scholarly interest in John Keats has encouraged a resurgence of interest in his friend and mentor, the poet and journalist Leigh Hunt. This timely collection of essays by leading British and North America romanticists explores Hunt's life, writings and cultural significance over...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Secularism in the Postcolonial Indian Novel

    National and Cosmopolitan Narratives in English

    By Neelam Srivastava

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This study explores the connections between a secular Indian nation and fiction in English by a number of postcolonial Indian writers of the 1980s and 90s. Examining writers such as Vikram Seth, Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh, Shashi Tharoor, and Rohinton Mistry, with particularly close readings of...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Keats's Boyish Imagination

    By Richard Marggraf Turley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    For many readers, John Keats's achievement is to have attainted a supreme poetic maturity at so young an age. Canonical poems of resignation and acceptance such as 'To Autumn' are traditionally seen as examples par excellence of this maturity. In this highly innovative study, however, Marggraf...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 May 8th 2015 by Routledge