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New and Published Books

  1. Cleft and Pseudo-Cleft Constructions in English

    By Peter C. Collins

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1991, this book examines the communicative properties of ‘cleft’ and ‘pseudo-cleft’ constructions in contemporary English. The book argues that these properties cannot be ignored in any attempt to provide an adequate grammatical description of the constructions. Furthermore, they...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Listeners' Guide to Medieval English

    A Discography

    By Betsy Bowden

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    From the middle of the twentieth century, dozens of medievalists and other performers have recorded early English. Many educational institutions already own sound recordings of English before 1500, or may wish to purchase the most useful ones available. This discography aims to assist teachers,...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Language, Ideology and Identity in Serial Killer Narratives

    By Christiana Gregoriou

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    In this book, Gregoriou explores the portrayal of the serial killer identity and its related ideology across a range of contemporary crime narratives, including detective fiction, the true crime genre and media journalism. How exactly is the serial killer consciousness portrayed, how is the killing...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Corpus Stylistics and Dickens’s Fiction

    By Michaela Mahlberg

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This book presents an innovative approach to the language of one of the most popular English authors. It illustrates how corpus linguistic methods can be employed to study electronic versions of texts by Charles Dickens. With particular focus on Dickens’s novels, the book proposes a way into the...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Cognitive Poetics and Cultural Memory

    Russian Literary Mnemonics

    By Mikhail Gronas

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    In this volume, Gronas addresses the full range of psychological, social, and historical issues that bear on the mnemonic existence of modern literary works, particularly Russian literature. He focuses on the mnemonic processes involved in literary creativity, and the question of how our memories...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Cognitive Style and Perceptual Difference in Browning’s Poetry

    By Suzanne Bailey

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    Current work on speech pragmatics and visual thinking calls for a radical reassessment of the problem of obscurity or difficulty in Robert Browning’s work. In this innovative study, Bailey reinterprets Browning's life and work in the context of contemporary theories of language and attention,...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Anatomy of Poetry (Routledge Revivals)

    By Marjorie Boulton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    It is impossible to appreciate poetry fully without some knowledge of the various aspects of poetic technique. First published in 1953, with a second edition in 1982, this title explains all the usual technical terms in an accessible manner. Marjorie Boulton shows that it is possible to approach a...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. I. A. Richards (Routledge Revivals)

    His Life and Work

    By John Paul Russo

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A pioneering critic, educator, and poet, I. A. Richards (1893-1979) helped the English-speaking world decide not only what to read but how to read it. Acknowledged "father" of New Criticism, he produced the most systematic body of critical writing in the English language since Coleridge. His method...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Metonymy and Language

    A New Theory of Linguistic Processing

    By Charles Denroche

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    Metonymy and Language presents a new theory of language and communication in which the central focus is on the concept of metonymy, the recognition of partial matches and overlaps. Through the use of original data sets and rigorous primary research, Denroche characterizes metonymy as key to...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Postcolonial Audiences

    Readers, Viewers and Reception

    Edited by Bethan Benwell, James Procter, Gemma Robinson

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    Without readers and audiences, viewers and consumers, the postcolonial would be literally unthinkable. And yet, postcolonial critics have historically neglected the modes of reception and consumption that make up the politics, and pleasures of meaning-making during and after empire. Thus, while...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge