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New and Published Books

  1. Researching Language and Social Media

    A Student Guide

    By Ruth Page, David Barton, Johann Wolfgang Unger, Michele Zappavigna

    Social Media is fast becoming a key area of linguistic research. This highly accessible guidebook leads students through the process of undertaking research in order to explore the language that people use when they communicate on social media sites. This textbook provides: An introduction to...

    Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Multimodal Epistemologies

    Towards an Integrated Framework

    Edited by Arianna Maiorani, Christine Christie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This volume develops a new multimodal semiotic approach to the study of communication, examining how multimodal discourse is construed transmedially and interculturally and how new technologies and cultural stances inform communicative contexts across the world. It contributes to current...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Multimodal Studies

    Exploring Issues and Domains

    Edited by Kay O'Halloran, Bradley A. Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    The phenomenon of multimodality has, as Jewitt observes, generated interest "across many disciplines...against the backdrop of considerable social change." Contemporary societies are grappling with the social implications of the rapid increase in sophistication and range of multimodal practices,...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Multimodal Film Analysis

    How Films Mean

    By John Bateman, Karl-Heinrich Schmidt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This book presents a new basis for the empirical analysis of film. Starting from an established body of work in film theory, the authors show how a close incorporation of the current state of the art in multimodal theory—including accounts of the syntagmatic and paradigmatic axes of organisation,...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Critical Multimodal Studies of Popular Discourse

    Edited by Emilia Djonov, Sumin Zhao

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    Studies of multimodality have significantly advanced our understanding of the potential of different semiotic resources—verbal, visual, aural, and kinetic—to make meaning and allow people to achieve various social purposes such as persuading, entertaining, and explaining. Yet little is known about...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Introducing the Language of the News

    A Student's Guide

    By M. Grazia Busa

    Introducing the Language of the News is a comprehensive introduction to the language of news reporting. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, the book provides an accessible analysis of the processes that produce news language, and discusses how different linguistic choices promote different...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Spoken and Written Discourse in Online Interactions

    A Multimodal Approach

    By Maria Grazia Sindoni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    Common patterns of interactions are altered in the digital world and new patterns of communication have emerged, challenging previous notions of what communication actually is in the contemporary age. Online configurations of interaction, such as video chats, blogging, and social networking...

    Published May 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Analysing 21st Century British English

    Conceptual and Methodological Aspects of the 'Voices' Project

    Edited by Clive Upton, Bethan Davies

    The Voices project of the British Broadcasting Corporation, a recent high-profile media investigation, gathered contemporary English dialect samples from all over the UK and invited contributions from the public to a dedicated website. This book explores both issues of ideology and representation...

    Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge