Category Archives: Literature

On SAGE Insight: Special issue: Reading in the Age of the Internet

Guest editors: Daniel Allington and Stephen Pihlaja From Language and Literature  Reading has changed with consumer adoption of digital technologies, and its changes are many: from the new ways in which users of such technologies can now access texts to … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Mythologizing Shakespeare – A European Perspective

From Cahiers Élisabéthains: A Journal of English Renaissance The essays in this special anniversary issue celebrating Shakespeare’s 400th birthday stems for the most part from a congress of the European Shakespeare Research Association (ESRA) at the University of Montpellier from … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Code-switching in Literature: Expanding the Paradigm

Guest editors: Penelope Gardner-Chloros and Daniel Weston From Language and Literature The past 50 years have seen an exponential growth both in the study of bilingualism, and in one of its most salient conversational manifestations: code-switching (CS). Just as spoken … Continue reading

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Embedded dialogue and dreams: The worlds and accessibility relations of Inception

From Language and Literature Article awarded the 2014 Poetics and Linguistics Association prize Christopher Nolan’s (2010) film, Inception, has received much critical and scholarly attention, from film critics to philosophers, yet no stylistic analysis of the film has been published … Continue reading

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Amanda Knox – from villain to victim on Wikipedia

Counter narratives and controversial crimes: The Wikipedia article for the ‘Murder of Meredith Kercher’ From Language and Literature With American defendant Amanda Knox once again facing trial by media – along with extradition – for Meredith Kercher’s murder, it seems … Continue reading

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Opening the debate about Rushdie’s legacy ‘The Satanic Verses’

Online Special Issue: The Satanic Verses From The Journal of Commonwealth Literature Joseph Anton, the new memoir by Salman Rushdie  was published with great fanfare and to mixed critical reception in September 2012. Its publication has led to an outpouring of … Continue reading

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