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New and Published Books

  1. The Discourse of Culture and Identity in National and Transnational Contexts

    Edited by Christopher J. Jenks, Jackie Lou, Aditi Bhatia

    This collection examines and uses discourse to promote a better understanding of culture and identity, with the primary goal of advancing an understanding of how discourse can be used to examine social and linguistic issues. Many of the contributions explore how the formation of culture and...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Semiotics

    Key Figures, New Directions

    By Thomas Hestbaek Andersen, Morten Boeriis, Eva Maagerø, Elise Seip Tonnessen

    M.A.K Halliday’s work has been hugely influential in linguistics and beyond since the 1960s. This is a collection of interviews with key figures in the generation of social semioticians who have taken Halliday’s concept of social semiotics and developed it further in various directions, making...

    Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Newspeak (Routledge Revivals)

    A Dictionary of Jargon

    By Jonathon Green

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    George Orwell coined the term ‘Newspeak’ for his novel 1984, the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year 1984, Jonathon Green compiled nearly 8, 000 entries – selected from the slangs and...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Dictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jonathon Green

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak (Routledge Revivals, 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    This set reissues important selected works by Eric Partridge, covering the period from 1933 to 1968. Together, the books look at many and diverse aspects of language, focusing in particular on English. Included in the collection are a variety of insightful dictionaries and reference works that...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Study Skills for Linguistics

    By Jeanette Sakel

    Series: Understanding Language

    Study Skills for Linguistics is the essential companion for students embarking on a degree in linguistics. Covering all the core skills that students of linguistics will require during the early part of their degree, this book gives the reader a basic understanding of the field, as well as...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Discourses of Ideology and Identity

    Social Media and the Iranian Election Protests

    By Chris Featherman

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

    In this monograph, Chris Featherman adopts a discourse analytical approach to explore the ways in which social movement ideologies and identities are discursively constructed in new and old media. In the context of his argument, Featherman also considers current debates surrounding the role that...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Corpus Linguistics for ELT

    Research and Practice

    By Ivor Timmis

    Series: Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides

    Corpus Linguistics for ELT provides a practical guide to undertaking ELT-related corpus research. Aimed at researchers, advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of ELT and TESOL, and English language teachers, this volume: covers corpus research in the main areas of language study...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Comic Alphabets

    Their Origin, Development, Nature

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1961, this book explores the form of the comic alphabet. Whether through poems, prose or phonetics, the alphabet has become a way in which mankind has taken pleasure in playing with words and phrases. Indeed, approaches can vary significantly from the almost moronically humorous...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The World of Words

    An Introduction to Language in General and to English and American in Particular

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1939, this book provides a brief but comprehensive view of language in general, and of English and American language in particular. It is suitable for beginners and those who wish to learn about the basics of linguistics....

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge