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  1. Translation, Travel, Migration

    v. 12/2: Special Issue of the Translator

    Edited by Loredana Polezzi

    The connection between travel and translation is often evoked in contemporary critical theory, both practices seen as metaphors of mobility and flux linked to globalized 'post-modern' society. Travel is a multiple activity, encompassing temporary and voluntary displacement, repeated movement, exile...

    Published November 1st 2006 by Routledge

  2. Language and Globalization

    By Norman Fairclough

    Language and Globalization explores the effects of language in the processes of globalization. Norman Fairclough adopts the approach of combining critical discourse analysis with cultural political economy to develop a new theory of the relationship between discourse and other dimensions of...

    Published October 24th 2006 by Routledge

  3. On Translation

    By Paul Ricoeur

    Series: Thinking in Action

    Paul Ricoeur was one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century. In this short and accessible book, he turns to a topic at the heart of much of his work: What is translation and why is it so important? Reminding us that The Bible, the Koran, the Torah and the works of the great...

    Published October 18th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Otto Jespersen

    Collected English Writings

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Otto Jespersen is one of the foremost philologists of recent times. A genius phoneticist and a revolutionary force in the teaching of languages, Jespersen's contribution to the understanding of language cannot be overrated. This set offers an unprecedented opportunity to own all of his...

    Published October 13th 2006 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Dictionary of English Language Studies

    By Michael Pearce

    Series: Routledge Dictionaries

    Filled with real examples of the way people use English in different contexts, The Routledge Dictionary of English Language Studies is an indispensable guide to the richness and variety of the English language for both students and the general reader. From abbreviation to zero-article, via...

    Published October 5th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Theories in Second Language Acquisition

    An Introduction

    Edited by Bill VanPatten, Bill VanPatten, Jessica Williams, Jessica Williams

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Theories in Second Language Acquisition surveys the major theoretical approaches currently used in second language acquisition (SLA) research, providing a systematic and coherent presentation in a single source. Each chapter follows a consistent chapter model constructed around the same set of...

    Published September 26th 2006 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics

    Edited by Carmen Llamas, Louise Mullany, Peter Stockwell

    Series: Routledge Companions

    Have you ever noticed an accent or puzzled over a dialect phrase? Language can be a powerful tool with which one can create a persona; it can be a common ground between people or can be used as a divide between social groups. This Companion is for anyone who is interested in how and why people...

    Published September 15th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Book of World Proverbs

    By Jon R. Stone

    The Routledge Book of World Proverbs invites the reader to travel the globe in search of the origins of such words of wisdom, experiencing the rich cultural traditions reflected in each nation’s proverbs. This collection contains over 16,000 gems of humour and pathos that draw upon themes from our...

    Published September 8th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Style and Narrative in Translations

    The Contribution of Futabatei Shimei

    By Hiroko Cockerill

    Futabatei Shimei (1864-1909) is widely regarded as the founder of the modern Japanese novel. His novel Floating Clouds (1887-1889) was written in a colloquial narrative style that was unprecedented in Japanese literature, as was its negative hero. Futabatei was also a pioneer translator of Russian...

    Published September 1st 2006 by Routledge

  10. Roc the Mic Right

    The Language of Hip Hop Culture

    By H. Samy Alim

    Complementing a burgeoning area of interest and academic study, Roc the Mic Right explores the central role of language within the Hip Hop Nation (HHN). With its status convincingly argued as the best means by which to read Hip Hop culture, H. Samy Alim then focuses on discursive practices, such as...

    Published August 30th 2006 by Routledge