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  1. The Violence of Representation (Routledge Revivals)

    Literature and the History of Violence

    Edited by Nancy Armstrong, Leonard Tennenhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, this collection of essays brings into focus the history of a specific form of violence – that of representation. The contributors identify representations of self and other that empower a particular class, gender, nation, or race, constructing a history of the west as the...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Ideology of Conduct (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in Literature and the History of Sexuality

    Edited by Nancy Armstrong, Leonard Tennenhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In The Ideology of Conduct, first published in 1987, scholars from various fields, from the medieval period to the present day, discuss literature in which the sole purpose is to instruct women in how to make themselves desirable. This collection investigates how middle-class writers who had long...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Spoken and Written Discourse in Online Interactions

    A Multimodal Approach

    By Maria Grazia Sindoni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    Common patterns of interactions are altered in the digital world and new patterns of communication have emerged, challenging previous notions of what communication actually is in the contemporary age. Online configurations of interaction, such as video chats, blogging, and social networking...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This set reissues 29 books on the English language, originally published between 1932 and 2003. Together, the volumes cover key topics within the larger subject of the English Language, including grammar, dialect and the history of English. Written and edited by an international set of scholars,...

    Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Doing Sociolinguistics

    A practical guide to data collection and analysis

    By Miriam Meyerhoff, Erik Schleef, Laurel MacKenzie

    Doing Sociolinguistics: A practical guide to data collection and analysis provides an accessible introduction and guide to the methods of data collection and analysis in the field of sociolinguistics. It offers students the opportunity to engage directly with some of the foundational and more...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Arabic-English-Arabic Translation

    Issues and Strategies

    By Ronak Husni, Daniel L. Newman

    Arabic-English-ArabicTranslation: Issues and Strategies is an accessible coursebook for students and practitioners of Arabic-English-Arabic translation. Focusing on the key issues and topics affecting the field, it offers informed guidance on the most effective methods to deal with such problems,...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Comparative Law - Engaging Translation

    Edited by Simone Glanert

    In an era marked by processes of economic, political and legal integration that are arguably unprecedented in their range and impact, the translation of law has assumed a significance which it would be hard to overstate. The following situations are typical. A French law school is teaching French...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Jacques Lacan and the Logic of Structure

    Topology and language in psychoanalysis

    By Ellie Ragland

    Lacan postulated that the psyche can be understood by means of certain structures, which control our lives and our desires, and which operate differently at different logical moments or stages of formation. Jacques Lacan and the Logic of Structure offers us a reading of the major concepts of Lacan...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. A Structural Atlas of the English Dialects

    By Peter Anderson

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1987, this atlas identifies structural patterns which exist in the sound systems of the dialects of England. It regards variation, not as something to be ignored or avoided, but as a central and essential feature of dialect, which must be accounted for in a systematic way. The...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Pseudo-Cleft Construction in English

    By F. R. Higgins

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This work, first published in 1979, was a doctoral dissertation submitted to the Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on June 22nd 1973. The ostensible central topic of this essay is a construction which is generally known as the "...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge