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Forthcoming Books

  1. Narrative Gravity

    Conversation, Cognition, Culture

    By Rukmini Bhaya Nair

    In this elegantly written and theoretically sophisticated work, Rukmini Bhaya Nair asks why human beings across the world are such compulsive and inventive storytellers. Extending current research in cognitive science and narratology, she argues that we seem to have a genetic drive to fabricate as...

    To Be Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. I. A. Richards (Routledge Revivals)

    His Life and Work

    By John Paul Russo

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A pioneering critic, educator, and poet, I. A. Richards (1893-1979) helped the English-speaking world decide not only what to read but how to read it. Acknowledged "father" of New Criticism, he produced the most systematic body of critical writing in the English language since Coleridge. His method...

    To Be Published December 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook of Language and Culture

    Edited by Farzad Sharifian

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Culture presents the first comprehensive survey of research on the relationship between language and culture. It provides readers with a clear and accessible introduction to both interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary studies of language and culture, and...

    To Be Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Acquiring Pragmatics

    Social and cognitive perspectives

    By Sandrine Zufferey

    Acquiring Pragmatics offers a comprehensive synthesis of state-of-the-art research on the acquisition of pragmatics. It introduces the current topics of research in theoretical pragmatics and explores the issues they raise for language acquisition research and the new experimental designs which...

    To Be Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. An Old English Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By Randolph Quirk, C. Wrenn

    This book is designed especially for the literary student of English, and provides a single compact grammar primarily concerned with Classical Old English, rather than the other Old English dialects. The book takes a descriptive approach and avoids assuming a knowledge of Germanic philology. The...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Modality and the English Modals

    2nd Edition

    By F.R. Palmer

    Series: Longman Linguistics Library

    A detailed account of the many uses and functions of these verbs. The nature of modality, and some controversial issues, are also discussed....

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Language, Bureaucracy and Social Control

    By Srikant Sarangi, Stefan Slembrouck

    Series: Real Language Series

    Language, Bureaucracy and Social Control explores the varying inter-relationships between language, forms of bureaucratic organisation and social control. The text provides a detailed examination of the discursive dimensions of some of the key techniques of modern power: the 'productive'...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Achieving Understanding

    Discourse in Intercultural Encounters

    By Peter Broeder, Katharina Bremer, Celia Roberts, M.-T. (Department Of Linguistics, University Rene Descartes, Paris V, France) Vasseur, Margaret (Department Of Arts, Law And Social Sciences, Islington College) Simonot

    Series: Language In Social Life

    This is a detailed study of understanding in a second language, related to the actual lives of minority workers. The focus is on everyday interactions between these workers and the bureaucrats of the society in which they are now resident. It provides an important contribution to the debate about...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Women, Men and Politeness

    By Janet Holmes

    Series: Real Language Series

    Women, Men and Politeness focuses on the specific issue of the ways in which women and men express politeness verbally.Using a range of evidence and a corpus of data collected largely from New Zealand, Janet Holmes examines the distribution and functions of a range of specific verbal politeness...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Pragmatics

    By Jean Stilwell Peccei

    Series: Language Workbooks

    In Pragmatics, the study of meaning derived from context, Jean Stilwell Peccei offers a practical introduction to this core area of linguistics. Pragmatics: encourages the reader to look at different levels of meaning within sentences provides a basic understanding of key pragmatic concepts...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge