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  1. Alternative Histories of English

    Edited by Peter Trudgill, Richard J. Watts

    This groundbreaking collection explores the beliefs and approaches to the history of English that do not make it into standard textbooks.Orthodox histories have presented a tunnel version of the history of the English language which is sociologically inadequate. In this book a range of leading...

    Published December 19th 2001 by Routledge

  2. The Interpreting Studies Reader

    Edited by Franz Pochhacker, Miriam Shlesinger

    The Interpreting Studies Reader is the definitive guide to the growing area of interpreting studies. Spanning the multiple and diverse approaches to interpreting, it draws together the key articles in the field and puts them in their thematic and social contexts. This is a comprehensive ...

    Published December 12th 2001 by Routledge

  3. On Stories

    By Richard Kearney

    Series: Thinking in Action

    Stories offer us some of the richest and most enduring insights into the human condition and have preoccupied philosophy since Aristotle. On Stories presents in clear and compelling style just why narrative has this power over us and argues that the unnarrated life is not worth living. Drawing on...

    Published October 17th 2001 by Routledge

  4. The Discourse of Advertising

    2nd Edition

    By Guy Cook

    The Discourse of Advertising explores the language of contemporary advertising. Cook argues that advertisements are always in complex interaction with the texts around them, with music and pictures, and with the people who make and experience them. This second edition addresses contemporary...

    Published July 18th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Language and Characterisation

    People in Plays and Other Texts

    By Jonathan Culpeper

    Series: Textual Explorations

    Textual Explorations General Editors-Mick Short, Lancaster UniversityElena Semino, Lancaster UniversityThe focus of this series is on the stylistic analysis of literary and non-literary texts, and the theoretical issues which such work raises. Textual Explorations will include books that cover...

    Published June 19th 2001 by Routledge

  6. The Language of Speech and Writing

    By Sandra Cornbleet, Ronald Carter

    Series: Intertext

    This accessible satellite textbook in the Routledge Intertext series is unique in offering students hands-on practical experience of textual analysis focused on speech and writing. Written in a clear, user-friendly style, it combines practical activities with texts, accompanied by commentaries and...

    Published June 6th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Sociolinguistics and Social Theory

    By Nikolas Coupland, Srikant Sarangi, Christopher N. Candlin

    Series: Language In Social Life

    The empirical and descriptive strengths of sociolinguistics, developed over more than 40 years of research, have not been matched by an active engagement with theory. Yet, over this time, social theorising has taken important new turns, linked in many ways to linguistic and discursive concerns....

    Published May 24th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Shakespeare's Bawdy

    4th Edition

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Classics

    This classic of Shakespeare scholarship begins with a masterly introductory essay analysing and exemplifying the various categories of sexual and non-sexual bawdy expressions and allusions in Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. The main body of the work consists of an alphabetical glossary of all...

    Published May 17th 2001 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge History of Literature in English

    Britain and Ireland, 2nd Edition

    By Ronald Carter, John McRae

    This is a completely updated and expanded second edition of the wide-ranging and accessible Routledge History of Literature in English. It covers the main developments in the history of British and Irish literature and has extensive accompanying language notes which explore the interrelationships...

    Published April 25th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Alphabet to Email

    How Written English Evolved and Where It's Heading

    By Naomi S. Baron

    In Alphabet to Email Naomi Baron takes us on a fascinating and often entertaining journey through the history of the English language, showing how technology - especially email - is gradually stripping language of its formality.Drawing together strands of thinking about writing, speech, pedagogy,...

    Published April 25th 2001 by Routledge