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  1. Changing Styles in Shakespeare

    By Ralph Berry

    First published in 1981. Each of Shakespeare's plays is in a continuous state of development in performance. This book examines major changes whilst focusing on six plays in detail: Coriolanus, Measure for Measure, Troilus and Cressida, Henry V, Hamlet and Twelfth Night. Changing Styles in...

    Published February 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  2. Structure and Meaning in Medieval Arabic and Persian Lyric Poetry

    Orient Pearls

    By Julie Meisami

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This is the first comprehensive and comparative study of compositional and stylistic techniques in medieval Arabic and Persian lyric poetry. Ranging over some seven countries, it deals with works by over thirty poets in the Islamic world from Spain to present-day Afghanistan, and examines how this...

    Published February 21st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Arabic Rhetoric

    A Pragmatic Analysis

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Arabic Rhetoric explores the history, disciplines, order and pragmatic functions of Arabic speech acts. It offers a new understanding of Arabic rhetoric and employs examples from modern standard Arabic as well as providing a glossary of over 448 rhetorical expressions listed in English with their...

    Published February 21st 2011 by Routledge

  4. Arab Representations of the Occident

    East-West Encounters in Arabic Fiction

    By Rasheed El-Enany

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This is one of the first books in English to explore Arab responses to Western culture and values in modern Arab literature. Through in-depth research El-Enany examines the attitudes as expressed mainly through works of fiction written by Arab authors during the twentieth, and, to a lesser extent,...

    Published February 21st 2011 by Routledge

  5. Religious Perspectives in Modern Muslim and Jewish Literatures

    Edited by Glenda Abramson, Hilary Kilpatrick

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

    This collection brings together discussions of the way in which Muslim and Jewish beliefs and practices are represented in modern literary texts of poetry, fiction and drama. The chapters collected here consider elements of the expression of Judaism and Islam in modern literature. Key topics...

    Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Political Language and Metaphor

    Interpreting and changing the world

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Jernej Pikalo

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Until a century ago, a metaphor was just a mere figure of speech, but since the development of discourse analysis a metaphor has become more than merely incidental to the content of the arguments or findings. Students and scholars in political studies know the importance of metaphors in electoral...

    Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Death, Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Adolescent Literature

    By Kathryn James

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Knowledge about carnality and its limits provides the agenda for much of the fiction written for adolescent readers today, yet there exists little critical engagement with the ways in which it has been represented in the young adult novel in either discursive, ideological, or rhetorical forms....

    Published January 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Russian Children's Literature and Culture

    Edited by Marina Balina, Larissa Rudova

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Soviet literature in general and Soviet children’s literature in particular have often been labeled by Western and post-Soviet Russian scholars and critics as propaganda. Below the surface, however, Soviet children’s literature and culture allowed its creators greater experimental and creative...

    Published January 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Sheherazade Through the Looking Glass

    The Metamorphosis of the 'Thousand and One Nights'

    By Eva Sallis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

    The Thousand and One Nights was reborn into an alien environment in 1704, its signs being received in a radically different way from their original meanings. Works of literature change as people and cultures who read them change. This study explores the Nights with reference to this view of...

    Published January 11th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Framing Discourse on the Environment

    A Critical Discourse Approach

    By Richard Alexander

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

    In this study, Richard Alexander presents a series of original and empirically based case studies of the language and discourse involved in the discussion of environmental and ecological issues. Relying upon a variety of different text types and genres – including company websites,...

    Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge

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