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  1. 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 June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Words: A User's Guide

    By Graham Pointon, Stewart Clark

    Words: A User's Guide is an accessible and invaluable reference that is ideal for students, business people and advanced learners of English. The book is structured in groups of words that may be confused because they sound alike, look alike or seem to have similar meanings, and this approach makes...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. An Old English Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By Randolph Quirk, C. Wrenn

    This book is designed especially for the literary student of English, and provides a single compact grammar primarily concerned with Classical Old English, rather than the other Old English dialects. The book takes a descriptive approach and avoids assuming a knowledge of Germanic philology. The...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Pragmatics

    By Jean Stilwell Peccei

    Series: Language Workbooks

    In Pragmatics, the study of meaning derived from context, Jean Stilwell Peccei offers a practical introduction to this core area of linguistics. Pragmatics: encourages the reader to look at different levels of meaning within sentences provides a basic understanding of key pragmatic concepts...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Word Structure

    By Richard Coates

    Series: Language Workbooks

    Word Structure, provides a complete introduction to morphology, the study of the structure of words. Word Structure:* examines how words work as part of the language system* encourages readers to take an objective and analytic approach* refers to a wealth of languages, including Turkish and Latin,...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Vice Slang

    By Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

    Are you a bit of a chairwarmer? Do you use the wins from a country straight to get scudded on snakebite in a blind tiger? Do you ride the waves on puddle or death drop? Vice Slang gently eases you into the language of gambling, drugs and alcohol, providing you with 3,000 words to establish...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. A History of the French Language

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Rickard

    This well-established and popular book provides students with all the linguistic background they need for studying any period of French literature. For the second edition the text has been revised and updated throughout, and the two final chapters on contemporary French, and its position as a...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Language of Politics

    By Adrian Beard

    Series: Intertext

    The Language of Politics:* examines how both politicians and commentators describe political stances* explores some of the most common linguistic features to be found in political speeches* analyses electioneering through various written texts including manifestos, posters and pamphlets* looks at...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Dictionary of Symbols

    By J. C. Cirlot

    Series: Routledge Dictionaries

    The unvarying essential meanings of around 1,000 symbols and symbolic themes commonly found in the art, literature and thought of all cultures through the ages are clarified....

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Articulate Mammal

    An Introduction to Psycholinguistics

    By Jean Aitchison

    Series: Routledge Classics

    This Routledge Classics edition includes a new foreword by the author. ‘An excellent and very welcome guide to psycholinguistics…highly recommended.’ The Washington Post A classic in its field for almost forty years, The Articulate Mammal is a brilliant introduction to psycholinguistics. In lucid...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge