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  1. 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...

    To Be Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Comic Alphabets (Routledge Revivals)

    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...

    To Be Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The World of Words (Routledge Revivals)

    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....

    To Be Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. A Dictionary of the Underworld (Routledge Revivals)

    British and American

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1949 (this edition in 1968), this book is a dictionary of the past, exploring the language of the criminal and near-criminal worlds. It includes entries from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa, as well as from Britain and America and offers a fascinating and unique...

    To Be Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Social Semiotics

    Key Figures, New Directions

    Edited by Thomas Hestbaek Andersen, Morten Boeriis, Eva Maagerø, Elise Seip Tonnessen

    In 1961, M.A.K. Halliday published a seminal paper, outlining his model of systemic functional linguistics. His work has been hugely influential in linguistics and beyond. This is a collection of interviews with the generation of social semioticians who have taken Halliday’s concept of social...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Canadian English

    A Sociolinguistic Perspective

    By James A. Walker

    This textbook is the only one of its kind to introduce the study of Canadian English in the context of basic concepts of linguistics and sociolinguistics. The book provides foundational information on linguistic principles and on the different branches of sociolinguistics, ranging from the...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    To Be Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge