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  1. Markets of English

    Linguistic Capital and Language Policy in a Globalizing World

    By Joseph Sung-Yul Park, Lionel Wee

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    The global spread of English both reproduces and reinforces oppressive structures of inequality. But such structures can no longer be seen as imposed from an imperial center, as English is now actively adopted and appropriated in local contexts around the world. This book argues that such...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Narrative Gravity

    Conversation, Cognition, Culture

    By Rukmini Bhaya Nair

    In this elegantly written and theoretically sophisticated work, Rukmini Bhaya Nair asks why human beings across the world are such compulsive and inventive storytellers. Extending current research in cognitive science and narratology, she argues that we seem to have a genetic drive to fabricate as...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Corpus-Based Contrastive Studies of English and Chinese

    By Tony McEnery, Richard Xiao

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This book is concerned with cross-linguistic contrast of major grammatical categories in English and Chinese, two most important yet genetically different world languages. This genetic difference has resulted in many subsidiary differences that are, among other things, related to grammar. Compared...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Applied Linguists Needed

    Cross-disciplinary Networking in Endangered Language Contexts

    Edited by Lida Cope

    It is a fact that the world’s languages are dying at an alarming rate. This comprehensive volume aspires to raise awareness among applied linguists and language practitioners about the needs and concerns of endangered language communities. It suggests that the way forward lies in building language...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Survey English Dialects

    Edited by Michael V. Barry

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Multimodal Studies

    Exploring Issues and Domains

    Edited by Kay O'Halloran, Bradley A. Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    The phenomenon of multimodality has, as Jewitt observes, generated interest "across many disciplines...against the backdrop of considerable social change." Contemporary societies are grappling with the social implications of the rapid increase in sophistication and range of multimodal practices,...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Studies in English Language and Literature

    Doubt Wisely

    Edited by M. J. Toswell, E. M. Tyler

    This collection of twenty-nine papers is in honour of E. G. Stanley, Rawlinson and Bosworth Emeritus Professor of Anglo-Saxon at the University of Oxford and Emeritus Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford. Written by scholars he has supervised, examined or otherwise served as mentor for within the...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Ethnocentrism and the English Dictionary

    By Phil Benson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

    This unique work challenges the assumption that dictionaries act as objective records of our language, and instead argues that the English dictionary is a fundamentally ethnocentric work. Using theoretical, historical and empirical analyses, Phil Benson shows how English dictionaries have filtered...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Multimodal Film Analysis

    How Films Mean

    By John Bateman, Karl-Heinrich Schmidt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This book presents a new basis for the empirical analysis of film. Starting from an established body of work in film theory, the authors show how a close incorporation of the current state of the art in multimodal theory—including accounts of the syntagmatic and paradigmatic axes of organisation,...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Proper English

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

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