Welcome to the Routledge English Language and Linguistics Research catalogue
Routledge Research is our home for cutting-edge scholarly studies and edited collections. Ranging in scholarship across the humanities and social sciences, Routledge Research titles are characterized by dynamic interventions into established subjects and innovative studies on emerging topics.
Our publishing program in Linguistics research has grown rapidly in recent years, and we are pleased to offer books covering topics such as Corpus Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Rhetoric and Stylistics, Multilingualism, Multimodality, Intercultural Communication, Sociolinguistics, Linguistic Theory, and Translation Studies.
Please be in contact with questions, suggestions, or ideas for new books in one of our wide-ranging series. A few publishing highlights can be seen below or simply click on the series you are interested in on the left hand side of your screen.
Felisa Salvago-Keyes, Editor
The Work of Eloise Jelinek in Context
Series: Routledge Leading Linguists
Eloise Jelinek was a leading authority on syntactic and semantic theory, information structure, and several Native American languages (including Lummi, Yaqui, and Navajo). She was one of the very first generative linguists who brought the theoretical implications of the properties of typologically...
To Be Published January 1st 2014 by Routledge
Towards an Integrated Framework
This volume develops a new multimodal semiotic approach to the study of communication, examining how multimodal discourse is construed transmedially and interculturally and how new technologies and cultural stances inform communicative contexts across the world. It contributes to current...
To Be Published November 30th 2013 by Routledge
A Multimodal Approach
Common patterns of interactions are altered in the digital world and new patterns of communication have emerged, challenging previous notions of what communication actually is in the contemporary age. Online configurations of interaction, such as video chats, blogging, and social networking...
To Be Published May 26th 2013 by Routledge
The book brings together researchers who are leading the innovative and important re-theorization of language and literacy in relation to social mobility, multilingualism, and globalization. The collection examines local and global flows of people, language, and literacy in relation to social...
To Be Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge
Written for and read on a computer screen, digital fiction pursues its verbal, discursive and conceptual complexity through the digital medium. It is fiction whose structure, form and meaning are dictated by the digital context in which it is produced and requires analytical approaches that are...
To Be Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge
Exploring the interconnections between literary analysis and scientific discourse, this volume addresses the cognitive effects of Kafka’s compelling prose, asking how it evokes perception and how it induces cognitive, perceptual, and emotional responses in its readers. Rather than constructing a...
To Be Published December 14th 2013 by Routledge
Ethics, Politics and Language
In this timely study, Inghilleri examines the interface between ethics, language, and politics during acts of interpreting, with reference to two particular sites of transnational conflict: the political and judicial context of asylum adjudication and the geo-political context of war. The book...
Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge
Pride and Profit
This book examines the ways in which our ideas about language and identity which used to be framed in national and political terms as a matter of rights and citizenship are increasingly recast in economic terms as a matter of added value. It argues that this discursive shift is connected to...
Published October 16th 2011 by Routledge
The relationship between language and citizenship in Japan has traditionally been regarded as a fixed tripartite: ‘Japanese citizenship’ means ‘Japanese ethnicity,’ which in turn means ‘Japanese as one’s first language.’ Historically, most non-Japanese who have chosen to take out citizenship have...
Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Leading Linguists
Over the years, a major strand of Miyagawa's research has been to study how syntax, case marking, and argument structure interact. In particular, Miyagawa's work addresses the nature of the relationship between syntax and argument structure, and how case marking and other phenomena help to...
Published February 26th 2012 by Routledge
Authenticity Effects in German Social Autobiographies
In this book, Warner examines a number of German-language literary autobiographies that are connected to diverse social movements of the last forty years. These books have all received critical attention from the popular press, topped bestseller lists, and have been pivotal in discussions of...
Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge
Contextualising Positive Discourse Analysis
In this study, Bartlett presents a theoretical and descriptive development in the discipline of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) extending the recent trend away from critiques of hegemonic practices and towards the description of alternative and minority practices that has been labelled Positive...
Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge