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  1. Landmarks in Linguistic Thought Volume II

    The Western Tradition in the Twentieth Century

    By John E. Joseph, Nigel Love, Talbot J Taylor

    Series: History of Linguistic Thought

    Landmarks in Linguistic Thought II introduces the major issues and themes that have determined the development of Western thinking about language, meaning and communication in the twentieth century.Each chapter contains an extract from a 'landmark' text followed by a commentary, which places the...

    Published May 30th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Sociolinguistics and Social Theory

    By Nikolas Coupland, Srikant Sarangi, Christopher N. Candlin

    Series: Language In Social Life

    The empirical and descriptive strengths of sociolinguistics, developed over more than 40 years of research, have not been matched by an active engagement with theory. Yet, over this time, social theorising has taken important new turns, linked in many ways to linguistic and discursive concerns....

    Published May 24th 2001 by Routledge

  3. The Pursuit of Signs

    By Jonathan Culler

    Series: Routledge Classics

    To gain a deeper understanding of the literary movement that has dominated recent Anglo-American literary criticism, The Pursuit of Signs is a must. In a world increasingly mediated, it offers insights into our ways of consuming texts that are both brilliant and bold. Dancing through semiotics,...

    Published May 17th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Shakespeare's Bawdy

    4th Edition

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Classics

    This classic of Shakespeare scholarship begins with a masterly introductory essay analysing and exemplifying the various categories of sexual and non-sexual bawdy expressions and allusions in Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. The main body of the work consists of an alphabetical glossary of all...

    Published May 17th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Creolization of Language and Culture

    By Robert Chaudenson

    Creolization of Language and Culture is the first English edition of Robert Chaudenson's landmark text Des îles, des hommes, des langues, which has also been fully revised.. With reference to the main varieties of creole French, Chaudenson argues against the traditional account of creole genesis...

    Published May 16th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Turn-taking in English and Japanese

    Projectability in Grammar, Intonation and Semantics

    By Hiroko Furo

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book examines turn-taking in English and Japanese conversations and political news interviews to investigate the relationship between language and interaction....

    Published May 7th 2001 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge History of Literature in English

    Britain and Ireland, 2nd Edition

    By Ronald Carter, John McRae

    This is a completely updated and expanded second edition of the wide-ranging and accessible Routledge History of Literature in English. It covers the main developments in the history of British and Irish literature and has extensive accompanying language notes which explore the interrelationships...

    Published April 25th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Alphabet to Email

    How Written English Evolved and Where It's Heading

    By Naomi S. Baron

    In Alphabet to Email Naomi Baron takes us on a fascinating and often entertaining journey through the history of the English language, showing how technology - especially email - is gradually stripping language of its formality.Drawing together strands of thinking about writing, speech, pedagogy,...

    Published April 25th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Introducing Translation Studies

    Theories and Applications

    By Jeremy Munday

    This introductory textbook provides an accessible overview of the key contributions to translation theory.Munday explores each theory chapter-by-chapter and tests the different approaches by applying them to texts. The texts discussed are taken from a broad range of languages - English, French,...

    Published April 25th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Student Writing

    Access, Regulation, Desire

    By Theresa M. Lillis

    Series: Literacies

    Student Writing presents an accessible and thought-provoking study of academic writing practices. Informed by 'composition' research from the US and 'academic literacies studies' from the UK, the book challenges current official discourse on writing as a 'skill'. Lillis argues for an approach which...

    Published April 25th 2001 by Routledge