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Shakespeare and Crisis
One hundred years of Italian narratives

Edited by Silvia Bigliazzi
June 2020. x, 292 pp.
This volume explores how Shakespeare intervened in the Italian socio-political and cultural scene between his third and fourth centenaries, at times which were manifestly perceived as ‘critical’.
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Intermediate Language Varieties
Koinai and regional standards in Europe

Edited by Massimo Cerruti and Stavroula Tsiplakou
June 2020. vi, 258 pp.
This volume address the factors underlying the formation of intermediate varieties in the ‘dialect-standard’ landscape of present-day Europe. Research is presented on varieties of several languages, on speech communities with... read more
LL&LT 54
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Complex Dynamic Systems Theory and L2 Writing Development

Edited by Gary G. Fogal and Marjolijn H. Verspoor
June 2020. xvii, 304 pp.
This volume integrates complex dynamic systems theory (CDST) and L2 writing scholarship through a collection of in-depth studies and commentary across a range of writing constructs, learning contexts, and second and foreign... read more
BCT 108
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Tense and Aspect in Second Language Acquisition and Learner Corpus Research

Edited by Robert Fuchs and Valentin Werner
June 2020. v, 161 pp.
This volume shows which additional insights into the area of tense and aspect in learner language can be gained using corpus data.Originally published as special issue of International Journal of Learner Corpus Research 4:2 (2018)
SiN 27
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Discursive Navigation of Employable Identities in the Narratives of Former Refugees

Emily Greenbank
June 2020. x, 228 pp.
Incorporating both interview and workplace data, this book examines the discursive and social challenges that former refugees encounter as they navigate successes and failures in the New Zealand labour market.
SCL 94
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In Search of Basic Units of Spoken Language
A corpus-driven approach

Edited by Shlomo Izre'el, Heliana Mello, Alessandro Panunzi and Tommaso Raso
June 2020. xi, 440 pp.
What is the best way to analyze spontaneous spoken language? In their search for the basic units of spoken language the authors of this volume opt for a corpus-driven approach.
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Playing with Mental Models
Humour in the BBC comedy series The Office

Henri de Jongste
June 2020. xv, 301 pp.
In this book, the author uses a mental-model theory of communication to investigate the acclaimed British situation comedy The Office.
BTL 152
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Translation and Affect
Essays on sticky affects and translational affective labour

Kaisa Koskinen
June 2020. xii, 201 pp.
Translation and Affect is a collection of essays that investigate the role of affects and emotions across the spectrum of translatorial activities and areas, from public service interpreting to multilingual... read more
TiLAR 26
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The Acquisition of Differential Object Marking

Edited by Alexandru Mardale and Silvina Montrul
June 2020. vi, 369 pp.
Differential Object Marking (DOM) is a linguistic phenomenon that morphologically marks direct objects that are more prominent than others on semantic and pragmatic scales, and in the last few years it has attracted the attention... read more
BTL 151
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Interpreting in Legal and Healthcare Settings
Perspectives on research and training

Edited by Eva N.S. Ng and Ineke H.M. Crezee
June 2020. vii, 351 pp.
is book addresses issues arising from interpreting in legal and healthcare settings by presenting cutting-edge research findings in interpreting and interpreter education in a number of countries around the world – including... read more
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Current Theoretical and Applied Perspectives on Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics

Edited by Diego Pascual y Cabo and Idoia Elola
June 2020. vi, 344 pp.
Given its scope and significance, this volume will be of relevance to not only academics and researchers of all theoretical stripes, but also to a more general audience new to the field of Hispanic and Lusophone linguistics.
Impact 47
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Talking about Food
The social and the global in eating communities

Edited by Sofia Rüdiger and Susanne Mühleisen
June 2020. vi, 284 pp.
The contributions in this edited collection investigate the connection between language and food from a variety of perspectives.
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Speaking for the Nation
Intellectuals and nation-building in the post-Yugoslav space

Federico Giulio Sicurella
June 2020. xi, 236 pp.
The book explores the nexus of intellectual activity and nation-building from a CDA perspective. By examining how public intellectuals from Serbia, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina commented on key national events in... read more
P&bns 310
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Understanding Conversational Joking
A cognitive-pragmatic study based on Russian interactions

Nadine Thielemann
June 2020. x, 287 pp.
This book examines the diverse forms of conversational humor with the help of examples drawn from casual interactions among Russian speakers.
BCT 107
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(Im)politeness and Moral Order in Online Interactions

Edited by Chaoqun Xie
June 2020. v, 177 pp.
This volume, presented by a roster of prominent figures in the field, documents and showcases the complexity of (im)politeness as social practice by focusing on the morality of (im)politeness in internet-mediated interactions.... read more