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Forthcoming Language and Communication Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Violence of Representation (Routledge Revivals)

    Literature and the History of Violence

    Edited by Nancy Armstrong, Leonard Tennenhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, this collection of essays brings into focus the history of a specific form of violence – that of representation. The contributors identify representations of self and other that empower a particular class, gender, nation, or race, constructing a history of the west as the...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Exploring ELF in Japanese Academic and Business Contexts

    Conceptualisation, research and pedagogic implications

    Edited by Kumiko Murata

    This book investigates the theoretical, empirical and pedagogical issues to help us better understand what is happening with English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) communication and to activate this knowledge in respective communicative contexts. It focuses specifically on Japanese contexts and also...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Peirce

    By Albert Atkin

    Series: The Routledge Philosophers

    Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) is generally regarded as the founder of pragmatism, and one of the greatest ever American philosophers. Peirce is also widely known for his work on truth, his foundational work in mathematical logic, and an influential theory of signs, or semiotics. Albert Atkin...

    To Be Published July 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Handbook of Language and Digital Communication

    Edited by Alexandra Georgakopoulou, Tereza Spilioti

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Digital Communication provides a comprehensive, state of the art overview of language-focused research on digital communication, taking stock and registering the latest trends that set the agenda for future developments in this thriving and fast moving field....

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Discourse of Ethics and Equity in Intercultural Communication

    Edited by Shanta Nair-Venugopal

    This book examines the notions of ethics and equity in relation to language and communication in intercultural relations, notions that, although often discussed, are not always addressed with regard to specific subjects. Much intercultural discourse dialogue of recent times has been coloured by...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Translation Theory and Development Studies

    A Complexity Theory Approach

    By Kobus Marais

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    This book aims to provide a philosophical underpinning to translation and relate translation to development. The second aim flows from the first section’s argument that societies emerge out of, amongst others, complex translational interactions amongst individuals. It will do so by conceptualising...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Second Person

    Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

    Edited by Naomi Eilan

    The past few years have witnessed an exponentially growing body of work conducted under the ‘second person’ heading. This idea has been explored in various areas of philosophy (philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, ethics, epistemology), in developmental psychology, in psychiatry, and even in...

    To Be Published September 17th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Discourses of the Developing World

    Researching properties, problems and potentials

    By Shi-xu, Kwesi Kwaa Prah, María Laura Pardo

    Series: Cultural Discourse Studies Series

    Against the backdrop of overwhelming discourse scholarship emanating from the Western cosmopolitan centres, this volume offers a development-centred approach to unfamiliar, marginalised or otherwise disadvantaged discourses of the Third World or the Global South. Written by leading researchers...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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,...

    To Be Published October 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Games

    Cognitive Approaches

    Edited by Kathrin Fahlenbrach

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    In cognitive research, metaphors have been shown to help us imagine complex, abstract, or invisible ideas, concepts, or emotions. Contributors to this book argue that metaphors occur not only in language, but in audio visual media well. This is all the more evident in entertainment media, which...

    To Be Published October 19th 2015 by Routledge