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  1. Literary Pragmatics (Routledge Revivals)

    By Roger D. Sell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Up until the mid-1980s most pragmatic analysis had been done on spoken language use, considerably less on written use, and very little at all on literary activity. This has now radically changed. ‘Pragmatics’ could be informally defined as the study of relationships between language and its users....

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Linguistic Variation

    Confronting Fact and Theory

    Edited by Rena Torres Cacoullos, Nathalie Dion, André Lapierre

    Linguistic Variation: Confronting Fact and Theory honors Shana Poplack in bringing together contributions from leading scholars in language variation and change. The book demonstrates how variationist methodology can be applied to the study of linguistic structures and processes. It introduces...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ambiguities and Tensions in English Language Teaching

    Portraits of EFL Teachers as Legitimate Speakers

    By Peter Sayer

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    The central theme of this book is the ambiguities and tensions teachers face as they attempt to position themselves in ways that legitimize them as language teachers, and as English speakers. Focusing on three EFL teachers and their schools in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, it...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Metaphor, Nation and the Holocaust

    The Concept of the Body Politic

    By Andreas Musolff

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

    This book is the first to provide a cognitive analysis of the function of biological/medical metaphors in National Socialist racist ideology and their background in historical traditions of Western political theory. Its main arguments are that the metaphor of the German nation as a body that needed...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Translation Under State Control

    Books for Young People in the German Democratic Republic

    By Gaby Thomson-Wohlgemuth

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    In this book, Gaby Thomson-Wohlgemuth explores the effects of ideology on the English-to-German translation of children’s literature under the socialist regime of the former German Democratic Republic. Giving prominence to extra-textual factors, the study undertakes a close investigation of the...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Textual Transformations in Children's Literature

    Adaptations, Translations, Reconsiderations

    Edited by Benjamin Lefebvre

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book offers new critical approaches for the study of adaptations, abridgments, translations, parodies, and mash-ups that occur internationally in contemporary children’s culture. It follows recent shifts in adaptation studies that call for a move beyond fidelity criticism, a paradigm that...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Postcolonial Audiences

    Readers, Viewers and Reception

    Edited by Bethan Benwell, James Procter, Gemma Robinson

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    Without readers and audiences, viewers and consumers, the postcolonial would be literally unthinkable. And yet, postcolonial critics have historically neglected the modes of reception and consumption that make up the politics, and pleasures of meaning-making during and after empire. Thus, while...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Landmarks in Literacy

    The Selected Works of Frank Smith

    By Frank Smith

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Frank Smith is internationally acclaimed as an essential contributor to research on the nature of reading and as an originator of the modern psycholinguistic approach to reading instruction. In his publications his aim has always been to support teachers, to encourage them to make teaching...

    Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Translation Quality Assessment

    Past and Present

    By Juliane House

    Translation Quality Assessment has become one of the key issues in translation studies. This comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of translation evaluation makes explicit the grounds of judging the worth of a translation and emphasizes that translation is, at its core, a linguistic art. Written...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Unusual Productions in Phonology

    Universals and Language-Specific Considerations

    Edited by Mehmet Yavas

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    The universalist view that acquisition of phonology is guided by universal principles has been the dominant position for decades. More recently, an alternative view has brought into focus the relationship between developmental markedness and language-specific input frequencies. With...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Psychology Press