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Forthcoming Language & Linguistics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Translation and Language Education

    Pedagogic Approaches Explored

    By Sara Laviosa

    Series: Translation Theories Explored

    The revival of translation as a means of learning and teaching a foreign language and as a skill in its own right is occurring at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in universities. In this book, Sara Laviosa proposes a translation-based pedagogy that is grounded in theory and has been...

    To Be Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Performing Identities

    Celebrating Indigeneity in the Arts

    Edited by Geoffrey V. Davis, G. N. Devy, K. K. Chakravarty

    Performing Identities brings together essays by scholars, artists and activists engaged in understanding and conserving rapidly disappearing local knowledge forms of indigenous communities across continents. It depicts the imaginative transactions evident in the interface of identity and cultural...

    To Be Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge India

  3. Understanding the Chinese Language

    A Comprehensive Linguistic Introduction

    By Chris Shei

    Understanding the Chinese Language provides a vibrant and comprehensive introduction to contemporary Chinese linguistics. Combining an accessible style with an in-depth treatment of the topics at hand, it uses clear, full descriptions and vivid, modern examples to systematically take students...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Audiovisual Translation

    Theories, Methods and Issues

    By Luis Pérez-González

    Audiovisual translation is the fastest growing strand within translation studies. This book addresses the need for more robust theoretical frameworks to investigate emerging text- types, address new methodological challenges (including the compilation, analysis and reproduction of audiovisual data)...

    To Be Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Global Englishes

    A Resource Book for Students, 3rd Edition

    By Jennifer Jenkins

    Series: Routledge English Language Introductions

    This book offers an accessible but stimulating overview of Global Englishes, raising awareness of all the crucial issues, and providing ample reader activities and discussion topics, as well as key readings....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Women, Language and Linguistics

    Three American Stories from the First Half of the Twentieth Century

    By Julia S. Falk

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

    Rather than the standard American story of an increasingly triumphant march of scientific inquiry towards structural phonology, Women, Language and Linguistics reveals linguistics where its purpose was communication; the appeal of languages lay in their diversity; and the authority of language lay...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Syntax of Negation and the Licensing of Negative Polarity Items in Hindi

    By Rajesh Kumar

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This books studies syntax of NPIs and their interaction with sentential negatives in Hindi. It outlines the clause structure of Hindi and locates the syntactic position of sentential negatives as well as constituent negatives within the structure. It is argued that sentential negative in Hindi...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Narrative Gravity

    Conversation, Cognition, Culture

    By Rukmini Bhaya Nair

    In this elegantly written and theoretically sophisticated work, Rukmini Bhaya Nair asks why human beings across the world are such compulsive and inventive storytellers. Extending current research in cognitive science and narratology, she argues that we seem to have a genetic drive to fabricate as...

    To Be Published August 14th 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...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. A Survey of English Spelling

    By Edward Carney

    Published at a time when literacy and spelling are issues of topical concern, A Survey of English Spelling offers an authoritative, comprehensive, and up-to-date overview of this important but hitherto neglected area of the English language. The text brings together a vast body of knowledge, both...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge