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  1. The Elliptical Noun Phrase in English

    Structure and Use

    By Christine Günther

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    This book presents a detailed analysis of structural as well as pragmatic aspects underlying the phenomenon of noun ellipsis in English. Here Günther examines the structure of elliptical noun phrases to account for the conditions on noun ellipsis and those on one-insertion, with special emphasis on...

    To Be Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Language of Politics

    By Adrian Beard

    Series: Intertext

    The Language of Politics:* examines how both politicians and commentators describe political stances* explores some of the most common linguistic features to be found in political speeches* analyses electioneering through various written texts including manifestos, posters and pamphlets* looks at...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Language, Ideology and Identity in Serial Killer Narratives

    By Christiana Gregoriou

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    In this book, Gregoriou explores the portrayal of the serial killer identity and its related ideology across a range of contemporary crime narratives, including detective fiction, the true crime genre and media journalism. How exactly is the serial killer consciousness portrayed, how is the killing...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Hybrid Voices and Collaborative Change

    Contextualising Positive Discourse Analysis

    By Tom Bartlett

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

    In this study, Bartlett presents a theoretical and descriptive development in the discipline of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) extending the recent trend away from critiques of hegemonic practices and towards the description of alternative and minority practices that has been labelled Positive...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Introducing English Language

    A Resource Book for Students, 2nd Edition

    By Louise Mullany, Peter Stockwell

    Series: Routledge English Language Introductions

    Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries and key readings – all...

    To Be Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Discursive Illusions in Public Discourse

    By Aditi Bhatia

    This book presents a unique perspective into the investigation and analysis of public discourses, such as those of the environment, politics, and social media, springing from issues of key relevance to contemporary society, including the War on Terror, the ‘Arab Spring’, and the climate-change...

    To Be Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge