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  1. A Survey of Modern English

    2nd Edition

    By Stephan Gramley, Michael Pátzold

    Fully revised and updated, the second edition of this authoritative guide is a comprehensive, scholarly and systematic review of modern English. In one volume the book presents a description of both the linguistic structure of present-day English and its geographical, social, gender, and ethnic...

    Published October 16th 2003 by Routledge

  2. The Rule of Metaphor

    The Creation of Meaning in Language, 3rd Edition

    By Paul Ricoeur

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Paul Ricoeur is widely regarded as one of the most distinguished philosophers of our time. In The Rule of Metaphor he seeks 'to show how language can extend itself to its very limits, forever discovering new resonances within itself'. Recognizing the fundamental power of language in...

    Published August 21st 2003 by Routledge

  3. Functional Structure(s), Form and Interpretation

    Perspectives from East Asian Languages

    Edited by Andrew Simpson, Audrey-Li Yen-hui

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

    The issue of how interpretation results from the form and type of syntactic structures present in language is one which is central and hotly debated in both theoretical and descriptive linguistics.This volume brings together a series of eleven new cutting-edge essays by leading experts in East...

    Published June 12th 2003 by Routledge

  4. The Language of Comics

    By Mario Saraceni

    Series: Intertext

    The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies. Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (second edition, 2001) is the foundation text, which is complemented by a range of 'satellite' titles. These provide students...

    Published May 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  5. Writing for Assessment

    By Angela Goddard

    Series: Routledge A Level English Guides

    This text helps students to develop the writing skills they need to succeed in AS and A2 level English; offers a step-by-step guide to approaching writing tasks and structuring a response; looks at a range of writing tasks, from argumentative essays to data-based investigations; provides Personal...

    Published May 15th 2003 by Routledge

  6. How Texts Work

    By Adrian Beard

    Series: Routledge A Level English Guides

    How Texts Work: explores the ways in which we categorize texts reveals the limitations of some of the polarisations we use to categorize texts analyzes a wide variety of texts from a range of genres and periods, from Ibsen's A Doll's House to an 18-30s brochure, Internet chatrooms and...

    Published May 8th 2003 by Routledge

  7. A Maldivian Dictionary

    By Christopher Reynolds

    Maldivian (also known as Divehi) is spoken on the Maldive Islands located off the southwest tip of India in the Indian Ocean. It is an Indo-Aryan language, formerly written in a script resembling Sinhalese script. After the islands became exclusively Islamic, it was found convenient to design a...

    Published April 17th 2003 by Routledge

  8. The Language of Children

    By Julia Gillen

    Series: Intertext

    The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies. Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (second edition, 2001) is the foundation text, which is complemented by a range of 'satellite' titles. These provide students...

    Published April 17th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Historical Sociolinguistics

    By Terttu Nevalainen, Helena Raumolin-Brunberg

    Series: Longman Linguistics Library

    This volume presents a sociolinguistic perspective on the history of the English language. Based on original empirical research, it discusses the social factors that promoted linguistic changes in earlier English, and the people who were the leading force behind them. The authors focus on the major...

    Published March 5th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Cognitive Poetics in Practice

    Edited by Joanna Gavins, Gerard Steen

    Cognitive Poetics is a new way of thinking about literature, involving the application of cognitive linguistics and psychology to literary texts. This student-friendly book provides a set of case studies to help students understand the theory and master the practice of cognitive poetics in...

    Published February 27th 2003 by Routledge