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Product Description: Published in 1923, On Dialogic Speech is the first study devoted entirely to the concrete ways in which we interact and communicate with each other through language. A groundbreaking exploration of the linguistic, psycho-physiological and socio-political dimensions of dialogue, On Dialogic Speech presciently describes and theorizes our own contemporary culture of social media...read more

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9781935830344 | Upper West Side Philosophers Inc, April 15, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Published in 1923, On Dialogic Speech is the first study devoted entirely to the concrete ways in which we interact and communicate with each other through language.

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9780415748018 | Routledge, November 20, 2015, cover price $130.00

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9780415748025 | Routledge, October 20, 2015, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: How do we read stories? How do they engage our minds and create meaning? Are they a mental construct, a linguistic one or a cultural one? What is the difference between real stories and fictional ones? This book addresses such questions by describing the conceptual and linguistic underpinnings of narrative interpretation...read more

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9781107005822 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 28, 2011, cover price $114.99 | About this edition: How do we read stories?

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9781107558618 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2015), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: How do we read stories?

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Product Description: Nicolae Babuts believes that the study of metaphoric thought and literature can be enriched by the application of recent discoveries from neuroscientifi c experiments. He maintains that metaphors are neither linguistic formations nor conceptual formations, but instead the product of association of images and language...read more

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9781412856874 | Transaction Pub, September 30, 2015, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Nicolae Babuts believes that the study of metaphoric thought and literature can be enriched by the application of recent discoveries from neuroscientifi c experiments.

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Product Description: What does it mean to live with obsessive-compulsive disorder in a time when the word "obsession" has become synonymous with "driven", "focused" or "infatuated"? This book presents a literary and linguistic reading of obsessive-compulsive disorder, both in its contemporary form and its historical antecedent, to argue that medical understandings of disability need their social, political, literary and linguistic counterparts, especially if we aspire to create a more inclusive society...read more

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9781137493477 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 9, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: What does it mean to live with obsessive-compulsive disorder in a time when the word "obsession" has become synonymous with "driven", "focused" or "infatuated"?

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Product Description: Do the notions of “World Lingua Franca” and “World Literature” now need to be firmly relegated to an imperialist-cum-colonialist past? Or can they be rehabilitated in a practical and equitable way that fully endorses a politics of recognition? For scholars in the field of languages and literatures, this is the central dilemma to be faced in a world that is increasingly globalized...read more
By Roger D. Sell (editor)

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9789027201287 | John Benjamins Pub Co, October 1, 2015, cover price $143.00 | About this edition: Do the notions of “World Lingua Franca” and “World Literature” now need to be firmly relegated to an imperialist-cum-colonialist past?

By Sonja De Leeuw (editor)

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9789027202291 | John Benjamins Pub Co, October 22, 2015, cover price $143.00

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Product Description: The book presents an analysis of humour in a selection of British comedy productions. The conceptual integration theory devised by Gilles Fauconnier and Mark Turner, also known as blending, provides the tool for explaining the creation of humour in detail...read more

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9783631659175 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, June 11, 2015, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: The book presents an analysis of humour in a selection of British comedy productions.

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Product Description: This book presents an innovative approach to the language of one of the most popular English authors. It illustrates how corpus linguistic methods can be employed to study electronic versions of texts by Charles Dickens. With particular focus on Dickens’s novels, the book proposes a way into the Dickensian world that starts from linguistic patterns...read more

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9780415800143 | Routledge, November 1, 2012, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This book presents an innovative approach to the language of one of the most popular English authors.

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9781138900073 | Routledge, May 21, 2015, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: This book presents an innovative approach to the language of one of the most popular English authors.

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Product Description: This multidisciplinary collection brings together scholars from the fields of literature, theology and linguistics who question and extend our taken-for-granted conceptions of The End. It focuses on the ways in which endings are formally signaled in literature, and sets these alongside parallel studies in journalism and film...read more
By Peter Wenzel (editor)

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9783631652466 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, March 19, 2015, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: This multidisciplinary collection brings together scholars from the fields of literature, theology and linguistics who question and extend our taken-for-granted conceptions of The End.

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Product Description: Dialogicity in Written Specialised Genres analyses how human beings intentionally establish a network of relations that contribute to the construction of discourse in different genres in academic, promotional and professional domains in English, Spanish and Italian...read more

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9789027210401 | John Benjamins Pub Co, July 10, 2014, cover price $143.00 | About this edition: Dialogicity in Written Specialised Genres analyses how human beings intentionally establish a network of relations that contribute to the construction of discourse in different genres in academic, promotional and professional domains in English, Spanish and Italian.

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Product Description: How is it that some texts achieve the status of literature? Partly, at least, because the relationship they allow between their writers and the people who respond to them is fundamentally egalitarian. This is the insight explored by members of the Åbo literary communication network, who in this new book develop fresh approaches to literary works of widely varied provenance...read more
By Roger D. Sell (editor)

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9789027210395 | John Benjamins Pub Co, August 7, 2014, cover price $143.00 | About this edition: How is it that some texts achieve the status of literature?

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Product Description: Since the turn of the millennium, there has seen an increase in the inclusion of typography, graphics and illustration in fiction. This book engages with visual and multimodal devices in twenty-first century literature, exploring canonical authors like Mark Z...read more

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9780415873611 | Routledge, October 25, 2011, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Since the turn of the millennium, there has seen an increase in the inclusion of typography, graphics and illustration in fiction.

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9781138809765 | Reprint edition (Routledge, July 3, 2014), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Since the turn of the millennium, there has seen an increase in the inclusion of typography, graphics and illustration in fiction.

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Product Description: This is the first book to present an account of literary meaning and effects drawing on our best understanding of mind and language in the form of a Cognitive Grammar. The contributors provide exemplary analyses of a range of literature from science fiction, dystopia, absurdism and graphic novels to the poetry of Wordsworth, Hopkins, Sassoon, Balassi, and Dylan Thomas, as well as Shakespeare, Chaucer, Barrett Browning, Whitman, Owen and others...read more
By Wenjuan Yuan (editor)

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9789027234049 | John Benjamins Pub Co, April 23, 2014, cover price $149.00 | About this edition: This is the first book to present an account of literary meaning and effects drawing on our best understanding of mind and language in the form of a Cognitive Grammar.

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9789027234063 | John Benjamins Pub Co, April 23, 2014, cover price $54.00 | About this edition: This is the first book to present an account of literary meaning and effects drawing on our best understanding of mind and language in the form of a Cognitive Grammar.

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Product Description: This is a book about the human propensity to think about and experience the world through stories. ‘Why do we have stories?’, ‘How do stories create meaning for us?’, and ‘How is storytelling distinct from other forms of meaning-making?’ are some of the questions that this book seeks to answer...read more

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9780415715881 | Routledge, July 14, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This is a book about the human propensity to think about and experience the world through stories.

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Product Description: Since the heyday of narratology, character has been a contested theoretical field, moving uneasily between mimetic, structuralist and interdisciplinary paradigms. Built on Jacques Lacan’s ideas about subjectivity, langugage and ethics, Dwelling in Language broaches new ground by exploring character’s ontological identity, its mode of being in literature...read more

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9783631644379 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, September 25, 2013, cover price $75.95 | About this edition: Since the heyday of narratology, character has been a contested theoretical field, moving uneasily between mimetic, structuralist and interdisciplinary paradigms.

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Product Description: Viewing literature as one among other forms of communication, Roger D. Sell and his colleagues evaluate writer-respondent relationships according to the same ethical criterion as applies for dialogue of any other kind. In a nutshell: Are writers and readers respecting each other’s human autonomy? If and when the answer here is “Yes!”, Sell’s team describe the communication that is going on as ‘genuine’...read more
By Inna Lindgren (editor)

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9789027210364 | John Benjamins Pub Co, October 15, 2013, cover price $143.00 | About this edition: Viewing literature as one among other forms of communication, Roger D.

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9783034307697 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, July 18, 2013, cover price $84.95

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Product Description: This book investigates the English translations of Shen Congwen’s stories. Shen Congwen (1902-1988) is one of the most acclaimed writers in modern Chinese literature. His works have been translated into more than ten languages and his 44 stories count with 70 different English translations...read more

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9783034314053 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, May 23, 2013, cover price $71.95 | About this edition: This book investigates the English translations of Shen Congwen’s stories.

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Product Description: What mysteries lie at the heart of fiction's power to enchant and engage the mind? Empty Revelations considers a number of philosophical problems that fiction raises, including the primary issue of how we can think and talk about things that do not exist...read more

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9780773540385 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, August 30, 2012, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: What mysteries lie at the heart of fiction's power to enchant and engage the mind?

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Product Description: This is an original, scholarly yet accessible contribution to the field of children's fiction. It focuses on gender in relation to children's fiction and the role that language plays in this relationship. Girls' and boys' reading itself is looked at, as well as the books that they encounter - including the Harry Potter series, Louis Sachar's prizewinning Holes, fairy tales and school reading schemes...read more

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9781441138187 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 24, 2012), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This is an original, scholarly yet accessible contribution to the field of children's fiction.

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Product Description: The language of science fiction, and of fantasy, has a steep challenge: that of the creation of other worlds, societies and characters that are alien to us in diverse and fundamental ways, but still compelling and knowable. This exciting book steps away from the issues of race, gender and politics that have saturated sci-fi and fantasy criticism...read more

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9781847063014 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 20, 2010, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Stylistic, pragmatic and sociolinguistic analysis of the language of sci-fi and fantasy>

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9781441145482, titled "The Language in Science Fiction and Fantasy: The Question of Style" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 2, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The language of science fiction, and of fantasy, has a steep challenge: that of the creation of other worlds, societies and characters that are alien to us in diverse and fundamental ways, but still compelling and knowable.

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Product Description: The writing and reading of so-called literary texts can be seen as processes which are genuinely communicational. They lead, that is to say, to the growth of communities within which individuals acknowledge not only each other’s similarities but differences as well...read more
By Roger D. Sell (editor)

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9789027210319 | John Benjamins Pub Co, June 12, 2012, cover price $143.00 | About this edition: The writing and reading of so-called literary texts can be seen as processes which are genuinely communicational.

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