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Major Works: Language & Linguistics

You are currently browsing 141–150 of 261 new and published major works in the subject of Language & Linguistics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Computer-Assisted Language Learning

    Edited by Philip Hubbard

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Serious work using computers to support language teaching and learning began in the 1960s, but it was not until the beginning of the 1980s when microcomputers began to proliferate that groups of practitioners began forming professional groups and a formal identification of the field occurred....

    Published May 18th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Sociolinguistics

    Edited by Nikolas Coupland, Adam Jaworski

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    This title is a new collection in the Routledge Critical Concepts in Linguistics series. In six volumes, it provides a critical synthesis of the key ideas, findings, methods, and approaches that make up the interdisciplinary field of sociolinguistics. It includes both classic texts and contemporary...

    Published December 12th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Philosophy of Language

    Edited by A. P. Martinich

    Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy

    What do ‘meaning’ and ‘truth’ mean? And how are they situated in the concrete practices of linguistic communication? What is the relationship between words and the world? How—with words—can people do such varied things as marry, inaugurate a president, and declare a country’s independence? How is...

    Published November 14th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Contact Languages

    Edited by John Holm, Susanne Michaelis

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Contact has always been a normal part of the development of languages, from those of ancient empires, those of colonial expansion, and to those of our globalizing planet today. Pidgin and creole studies have merged with the study of other language contact phenomena (adult second-language...

    Published October 27th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Today and Tomorrow Volume 20 Language and Literature

    Lars Porsena or the Future of Swearing Breaking Priscian's Head or English as She Will be Spoke and Wrote Delphos: The Future of International Language Pomona or the Future of English

    By Graves, Greig, Pankhurst, de Selincourt

    Lars Porsena Or the Future of Swearing Robert Graves Originally published in 1927 "Not for squeamish readers." Spectator "A deliciously ironical affair." Bystander "Humour and style are beyond criticism." Irish Statesman As relevant now as when it was first published, this volume and its...

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Scheherazade or the Future of the English Novel Thamyris or Is There a Future for Poetry? Saxo Grammaticus Deucalion or the Future of Literary Criticism

    Today and Tomorrow Volume Twenty-One

    By Carruthers, Trevelyan, Weekley, West

    Scheherazade Or the Future of the English Novel John Carruthers Originally published in 1928 "A brilliant essay…" Daily Herald A survey of contemporary fiction in England and America lends to the conclusion that the literary and scientific influences of the last fifty years have combined to...

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Pons Asinorum, or the Future of Nonsense Democritus or the Future of Laughter Mrs Fisher or the Future of Humour, Babel, or the Past, Present and Future of Human Speech

    Today and Tomorrow Volume Twenty-Two

    By Edinger, Gould, Graves, Paget

    Pons Asinorum Or The Future of Nonsense George Edinger and E J C Neep Originally published in 1929. "A most entertaining essay, rich in quotation from the old masters of clownship’s craft." Saturday Review The author maintains that true nonsense must be aimless humour – the humour that...

    Published April 16th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Language and Literature: Mini-set L Today & Tomorrow 3 vols

    Today and Tomorrow

    By Various

    The volumes in this mini-set discuss the future of poetry, the structure of the novel, international language, the influence of America on literary theory, humour and human speech. Authors included are: John Carruthers, George Edinger, Robert Graves, J Y T Greig, Gerald Gould, Richard Paget, Sylvia...

    Published March 1st 2008 by Routledge

  9. Language and Gender

    Edited by Susan Ehrlich

    Series: Major Themes in English Studies

    This landmark four-volume collection traces the development of language and gender from its original associations with second-wave feminism to its more recent alignment with postmodern approaches to feminism. Language and Gender is fully indexed and has a comprehensive introduction, newly...

    Published November 30th 2007 by Routledge

  10. The Language of Advertising: Major Themes in English Studies

    Edited by Guy Cook

    Series: Major Themes in English Studies

    Advertising is one of the most prominent, powerful, and ubiquitous contemporary uses of language. Its seductive and controversial quality has attracted consistent and intense attention across a range of academic disciplines including linguistics, media studies, politics, semiotics, and sociology....

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge