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Challenges in the Social Life of Language
Challenges in the Social Life of Language
John Edwards
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:The first book to highlight the most pressing sociology-of-language themes of our times. All of which have to do with the twin issues of power and identity . Important evidence and illustrations bearing upon these matters are provided and supplemente...
Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood
Charles Dickens and the Sciences of Childhood
K. Boehm
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This book takes a fresh look at childhood in Dickens' works and in Victorian science and culture more generally. It offers a new way of understanding Dickens' interest in childhood by showing how his fascination with new scientific ideas about childh...
Children in Culture, Revisited
Children in Culture, Revisited
K. Lesnik-Ober...
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:Children in Culture, Revisited follows on from the first volume, Children in Culture , and is composed of a range of chapters, newly written for this collection, which offer further fully inter- and multidisciplinary considerations of childhood as a ...
Children's Literature and Capitalism
Children's Literature and Capitalism
C. Parkes
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:After the first phase of industrialization in Britain, the child emerged as both a victim of and a threat to capitalism. This book explores the changing relationship between the child and capitalist society in the works of some of the most important ...
Children's Literature, Popular Culture, and Robinson Crusoe
Children's Literature, Popular Culture, and Robinson...
A. O'Malley
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:This study of the afterlife of Robinson Crusoe offers insights into the continued popularity and relevance of Crusoe's story and how modern conceptions of childhood are shaped by nostalgia and ideas of 'the popular'. Examining many adaptations in a v...
Chinese Literature and the Child
Chinese Literature and the Child
K. Foster
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Tracking ideas of the child in Chinese society across the twentieth century, Kate Foster places fictional children within the story of the nation in a study of tropes and themes which range from images of strength and purity to the murderous and amor...
Class and the Canon
Class and the Canon
K. Blair; M. G...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Examining how labouring-class poets constructed themselves and were constructed by critics as part of a canon, and how they situated their work in relation to contemporaries and poets from earlier periods, this book highlights the complexities of lab...
Class, Leisure and National Identity in British Children's Literature, 1918-1950
Class, Leisure and National Identity in British Children...
Palgrave Macmillan...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:This book places children's literature at the forefront of early twentieth-century debates about national identity and class relations that were expressed through the pursuit of leisure. Focusing on stories about hiking, camping and sailing, this boo...
Coleridge and the Nature of Imagination
Coleridge and the Nature of Imagination
D. Ward
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Examining a range of Coleridge's writings, this book uses recent scientific research to understand how we have evolved to make mental representations of the counterfactual, how such transformative essays in Imagination have enabled humans to survive,...
Coleridge, Language and the Sublime
Coleridge, Language and the Sublime
C. Stokes
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:Traversing the themes of language, terror and representation, this is the first study to engage Coleridge through the sublime, showing him to have a compelling position in an ongoing conversation about finitude. Drawing on close readings of both his ...
Colonial Girlhood in Literature, Culture and History, 1840-1950
Colonial Girlhood in Literature, Culture and History...
K. Moruzi; M. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Colonial Girlhood in Literature, Culture and History, 1840-1950 explores a range of real and fictional colonial girlhood experiences from Jamaica, Mauritius, South Africa, India, New Zealand, Australia, England, Ireland, and Canada to reflect on the ...
Communicating in Digital Age Corporations
Communicating in Digital Age Corporations
Anna Danielewicz...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:The distinctive point of the book is its innovative interdisciplinary approach to business communication, with interconnections between linguistics, sociology, and critical organisational studies as applied to the corporate world. It offers a first-h...