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  1. 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 20th 2001 by Routledge

  2. 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 7th 2001 by Routledge

  3. 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 25th 2001 by Routledge

  4. 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 18th 2001 by Routledge

  5. 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 26th 2001 by Routledge

  6. 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 26th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Variation in English

    Multi-Dimensional Studies

    By Douglas Biber, Susan Conrad

    Series: Studies in Language and Linguistics

    Studies in Language and LinguisticsGeneral Editors- Geoffrey Leech, Department of Modern English Language, Lancaster University and Jenny Thomas, School of English and Linguistics, University of Wales, BangorBroad-ranging and authoritative, Studies in Language and Linguistics is an occasional...

    Published April 10th 2001 by Routledge

  8. The Language of Conversation

    By Francesca Pridham

    Series: Intertext

    This accessible satellite textbook in the Routledge Intertext series offers students hands-on practical experience of textual analysis of conversation. Written in a clear, user-friendly style by an experienced teacher, it combines practical activities with texts, accompanied by commentaries and...

    Published February 15th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Complex Words in English

    By Valerie Adams

    Complex Words in English presents a comprehensive account of present-day word formation in English. Starting with a discussion of some basic issues, including the definition of 'word', motivation, lexicalization, productivity, the relevance of historical information and the usefulness of...

    Published January 10th 2001 by Routledge

  10. English Language Teaching in Its Social Context

    A Reader

    Edited by Christopher Candlin, Neil Mercer

    Series: Teaching English Language Worldwide

    English Language Teaching in its Social Context offers sociolinguistic, ethnographic, and social-psychological perspectives on TESOL teaching and learning and introduces the relevant literature on second language acquisition. Together with its companion volumes, it presents English language...

    Published November 16th 2000 by Routledge