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  1. Structuralist Poetics

    Structuralism, Linguistics and the Study of Literature, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Culler

    Series: Routledge Classics

    A work of technical skill as well as outstanding literary merit, Structuralist Poetics was awarded the 1975 James Russell Lowell Prize of the Modern Language Association. It was during the writing of this book that Culler developed his now famous and remarkably complex theory of poetics and...

    Published July 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  2. Cognitive Poetics

    An Introduction

    By Peter Stockwell

    Cognitive poetics is a new way of thinking about literature, involving the application of cognitive linguistics and psychology to literary texts. This book is the first introductory text to this growing field.In Cognitive Poetics: An Introduction, the reader is encouraged to re-evaluate the...

    Published June 26th 2002 by Routledge

  3. A Companion to Baugh and Cable's A History of the English Language

    By Thomas Cable

    This comprehensive and accessible student workbook accompanies the fifth edition of Albert C. Baugh and Thomas Cable's History of the English Language.Each chapter in the workbook corresponds directly to a chapter in the textbook and offers exercises, review questions, extensive supplementary...

    Published June 26th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Mencius On The Mind V 5

    By John Constable

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 19th 2001 by Routledge

  5. The Pursuit of Signs

    By Jonathan Culler

    Series: Routledge Classics

    To gain a deeper understanding of the literary movement that has dominated recent Anglo-American literary criticism, The Pursuit of Signs is a must. In a world increasingly mediated, it offers insights into our ways of consuming texts that are both brilliant and bold. Dancing through semiotics,...

    Published May 17th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Texts and Contexts

    An Introduction to Literature and Language Study

    By Adrian Beard

    The idea of studying texts 'in context' has become a major new emphasis in contemporary literary studies. Texts and Contexts explores the idea of contexts and the way they affect texts, concentrating on:* the writer's context* the reader's context* the text's context* the language context* the...

    Published February 28th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Identity, Narrative and Politics

    By Maureen Whitebrook

    Identity, Narrative and Politics argues that political theory has barely begun to develop a notion of narrative identity; instead the book explores the sophisticated ideas which emerge from novels as alternative expressions of political understanding. This title uses a broad international selection...

    Published January 31st 2001 by Routledge

  8. The Essential Ilan Stavans

    By Ilan Stavans

    Here, Ilan Stavans, one of the foremost Latino scholars, collects his best essays into one volume. As a Mexican Jew whose native languages are Yiddish and Spanish, Stavans writes in English to limn the tensions, contradictions, and possibilities within the compex notion of a multi-cultural...

    Published September 14th 2000 by Routledge

  9. The Romantic Fiction Of Mills & Boon, 1909-1995

    By Dixon, Jay, Jay Dixon.

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    This study to analyzes romantic fiction's depiction of women as part of the broader history of ideas about women.; Given the success of the Mills & Boon romance, their portrayal of subjects like sex, love, marriage, class, motherhood and femineity are important cultural barometers and make...

    Published November 26th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Feminist Poetics

    Performance, Histories

    By Terry Threadgold

    Feminist Poetics in concerned with all of these questions, but also with the issue of rewriting an older poetics for what it does not say about the marginalisation of the feminine. The first half of the book traces the trajectory of a particular, feminine, academic subject learning to find her...

    Published March 12th 1997 by Routledge