Series Editor: Michael Burke, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics offers original, dynamic academic investigations into the related fields of rhetoric and stylistics. Books will focus on rhetorical or stylistic approaches to pedagogy, cognition, emotion, corpora, and multimodality, incorporating analytic studies conducted on the synchronic and/or diachronic discourses of literature, politics, law, news, advertisements, business, academe, and other subjects. This exciting series offers an innovative and challenging range of texts, providing rich resources for students and researchers alike.
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
An Exploration of the Oceanic Mind
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 September 27th 2010 by Routledge
Perspectives on Literary Metaphor
In this innovative collection, an international group of scholars come together to discuss literary metaphors and cognitive metaphor theory. The volume's goals are three-fold. The first aim of the book is to present some recent approaches to metaphor which have no immediate connection with...
Published May 24th 2011 by Routledge
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 December 20th 2010 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