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  1. The Language of Criticism

    By John Casey

    First published in 1966, the Language of Criticism was the first systematic attempt to understand literary criticism through the methods of linguistic philosophy and the later work of Wittgenstein. Literary critical and aesthetic judgements are rational, but are not to be explained by...

    Published June 7th 2012 by Routledge

  2. New Perspectives on Narrative and Multimodality

    Edited by Ruth Page

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    The contributors in this collection question what kinds of relationships hold between narrative studies and the recently established field of multimodality, evaluate how we might develop an analytical vocabulary which recognizes that stories do not consist of words alone, and demonstrate the...

    Published April 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Literary Reading, Cognition and Emotion

    An Exploration of the Oceanic Mind

    By Michael Burke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    This work seeks to chart what happens in the embodied minds of engaged readers when they read literature. Despite the recent stylistic, linguistic, and cognitive advances that have been made in text-processing methodology and practice, very little is known about this cultural-cognitive process and...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Metaphor and Figurative Language

    Edited by Patrick Hanks, Rachel Giora

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    With contributions from Aristotle to Lakoff and Johnson, and incorporating the work of philosophers, linguists, literary theorists, and cognitive psychologists, this wide-ranging and multidisciplinary six-volume collection on metaphor and figurative language is a new title from Routledge’s Critical...

    Published November 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Intertextuality

    2nd Edition

    By Graham Allen

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    Theories of intertextuality suggest that meaning in a text can only ever be understood in relation to other texts; no work stands alone but is interlinked with the tradition that came before it and the context in which it is produced. This idea of intertextuality is crucial to understanding...

    Published May 19th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Dialogue

    By Peter Womack

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    Dialogue is a many-sided critical concept; at once an ancient philosophical genre, a formal component of fiction and drama, a model for the relationship of writer and reader, and a theoretical key to the nature of language. In all its forms, it questions ‘literature’, disturbing the singleness and...

    Published April 21st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Poetry as Discourse

    By Antony Easthope

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 14th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Giorgio Agamben

    By Alex Murray

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    Giorgio Agamben is one of the most important and controversial figures in contemporary continental philosophy and critical theory. His work covers a broad array of topics from biblical criticism to Guantanamo Bay and the ‘war on terror’. Alex Murray explains Agamben’s key ideas, including: an...

    Published April 14th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Doing English

    3rd Edition

    By Robert Eaglestone

    Series: Doing... Series

    'Exactly what students need.' – Times Education Supplement ‘Excellent […] Thought-provoking and accessible.' – The English and Media Magazine 'Doing English does English proud ... This is essential reading for students intending to study English to degree level – and for all those...

    Published June 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Caliban's Voice

    The Transformation of English in Post-Colonial Literatures

    By Bill Ashcroft

    In Shakespeare’s Tempest, Caliban says to Miranda and Prospero: "...you taught me language, and my profit on’t Is, I know how to curse. " With this statement, he gives voice to an issue that lies at the centre of...

    Published December 5th 2008 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Stories, Meaning, and Experience: Narrativity and Enaction
    By Yanna B. Popova
    To Be Published July 28th 2015
  2. Mencius On The Mind V 5

    To Be Published August 21st 2015
  3. Harold Bloom (Routledge Revivals): Towards Historical Rhetorics
    By Peter De Bolla
    To Be Published October 11th 2015
  4. Writers and Social Thought in Africa
    Edited by Wale Adebanwi
    To Be Published October 26th 2015
  5. Bicultural Literature and Film in French and English
    Edited by Peter I. Barta, Phil Powrie
    To Be Published November 9th 2015

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