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  1. Harold Bloom (Routledge Revivals)

    Towards Historical Rhetorics

    By Peter De Bolla

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Since the 1960s, the literary critic Harold Bloom has been producing some of the most powerful criticism in the United States. This large body of work has, since the publication of The Anxiety of Influence in 1973, increasingly distanced itself from all critical vogues, be they psychoanalytic,...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Stretched Verb Constructions in English

    By D. J. Allerton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    Constructions such as 'make an accusation against', or 'give one's approval for' can be seen as 'stretched' versions of simple verbs, such as 'accuse' or 'approve of'. What is the precise linguistic nature of stretched verbs, and how many basic types are there? What kinds of grammatical connections...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Analysing Power in Language

    A practical guide

    By Tom Bartlett

    Analysing Power in Language introduces students to a range of analytical techniques for the critical study of texts.Each section of the book provides an in-depth presentation of a different method of analysis with worked examples and texts for students to analyse and discuss. Answer keys are also...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Global English Slang

    Methodologies and Perspectives

    Edited by Julie Coleman

    Global English Slang brings together nineteen key international experts and provides a timely and essential overview of English slang around the world today. The book illustrates the application of a range of different methodologies to the study of slang and demonstrates the interconnection...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Introducing Language in Use

    A Course Book, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew John Merrison, Aileen Bloomer, Patrick Griffiths, Christopher J. Hall

    Introducing Language in Use, second edition, provides a lively and accessible introduction to the study of language and linguistics. Drawing on a vast range of data and examples of language in its many forms, this book provides students with the tools they need to analyse real language in diverse...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Pronominal Gender in English

    A Study of English Varieties from a Cross-Linguistic Perspective

    By Peter Siemund

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    This book investigates the use of English third person pronouns (he, she, it) across different varieties of English, where we frequently find he and she used for inanimate objects (the tree – he, the house – he, the bucket – he, but the water – it). It is the first book-length study of this subject...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. History of the English Language

    Edited by Elly van Gelderen

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    A new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Linguistics series, History of the English Language is a four-volume collection covering the main linguistic issues in the phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and sociolinguistics of the history of English....

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Handbook of Multimodal Analysis

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Carey Jewitt

    Multimodality is an innovative approach to representation, communication and interaction which looks beyond language to investigate the multitude of ways we communicate: through images, sound and music to gestures, body posture and the use of space. The Routledge Handbook of Multimodal Analysis,...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Emergent Lingua Francas and World Orders

    The Politics and Place of English as a World Language

    By Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    This book presents an alternative paradigm in understanding and appreciating World Englishes (WEs) in the wake of globalization and its accompanying shifting priorities in many dimensions of modern life, including the emergence of the English language as the dominant lingua franca (ELF). Chew...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Introducing English Semantics

    2nd Edition

    By Charles W. Kreidler

    Introducing English Semantics, Second Edition is a practical introduction to understanding how meanings are expressed in the English language. Presenting the basic principles of the discipline of semantics, this newly revised edition explores the knowledge of language that speakers have which...

    Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge