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  1. Morphology

    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Edited by Francis Katamba

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    This six-volume collection draws together the most significant contributions to morphological theory and analysis which all serious students of morphology should be aware of. By comparing the stances taken by the different schools about the important issues, the reader will be able to judge the...

    Published December 11th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Analysing Political Discourse

    Theory and Practice

    By Paul Chilton

    This is an essential read for anyone interested in the way language is used in the world of politics. Based on Aristotle's premise that we are all political animals, able to use language to pursue our own ends, the book uses the theoretical framework of linguistics to explore the ways in which we...

    Published December 11th 2003 by Routledge

  3. The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Language and Literacy

    Edited by Teresa Grainger

    Series: RoutledgeFalmer Readers in Education

    In this essential collection of readings, Teresa Grainger provides carefully chosen journal articles and chapters that offer significant and serious insights into the changing face of literacy. The twenty-five contributors all adopt a broad conception of literacy and contemporary literacy practices...

    Published December 11th 2003 by Routledge

  4. The Power of Words

    Unveiling the Speaker and Writer's Hidden Craft

    By David S. Kaufer, Suguru Ishizaki, Brian S. Butler, Jeff Collins

    In 1888, Mark Twain reflected on the writer's special feel for words to his correspondent, George Bainton, noting that "the difference between the almost-right word and the right word is really a large matter." We recognize differences between a politician who is "willful" and one who is "willing"...

    Published December 1st 2003 by Routledge

  5. Translating Humour

    Edited by Jeroen Vandaele

    It is all too often assumed that humour is the very effect of a text. But humour is not a perlocutionary effect in its own right, nor is laughter. The humour of a text may be as general a characteristic as a serious text's seriousness. Like serious texts, humorous texts have many different purposes...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Focus and Background Marking in Mandarin Chinese

    System and Theory behind cai, jiu, dou and ye

    By Daniel Hole

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

    This is an investigation into the grammaticalized system of focus-background agreement in Mandarin Chinese. The particles cái, jiù, dou and ye are, in a specific use type, shown to form the core of a highly systematic paradigm. This book is not just a valuable companion for anyone interested in...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Introducing Interpreting Studies

    By Franz Pochhacker

    This book is the first of its type, designed to introduce students, researchers and practitioners to the relatively new, and now fast developing, discipline of Interpreting Studies.Written by a leading researcher in the field, the book covers international conference, court and hospital...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Guide to Modern English Writing

    By Ronald Carter, John McRae

    In 1963 President John F. Kennedy was shot, Sylvia Plath published The Bell Jar, and the Beatles were in their prime. This was a changing world, which British and Irish writers both contributed to and reflected in drama, poetry and prose.The Routledge Guide to Modern English Writing tells the...

    Published November 20th 2003 by Routledge

  9. For Better or for Worse

    Translation as a Tool for Change in the South Pacific

    By Sabine Fenton

    The essays in this book explore the vital role translation has played in defining, changing and redefining linguistic, cultural, ethnic and political identities in several nations of the South Pacific. While in other parts of the world postcolonial scholars have scrutinized the role and...

    Published November 1st 2003 by Routledge

  10. From St Jerome to Hypertext

    Translation in Theory and Practice

    By Per Qvale

    From St. Jerome to Hypertext is an ambitious attempt to chart the terrain of literary translation - its history, theory and practice. It examines translation from linguistic, extralinguistic and philosophical perspectives and poses a range of important questions, including: the extent to which a...

    Published October 31st 2003 by Routledge