Lexicography Products

  • Newspeak (Routledge Revivals)

    A Dictionary of Jargon

    By Jonathon Green

    George Orwell coined the term ‘Newspeak’ for his novel 1984, the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year 1984, Jonathon Green compiled nearly 8, 000 entries – selected from the slangs and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jonathon Green

    First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak (Routledge Revivals, 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge Revivals

  • Metonymy and Language

    A New Theory of Linguistic Processing

    By Charles Denroche

    Metonymy and Language presents a new theory of language and communication in which the central focus is on the concept of metonymy, the recognition of partial matches and overlaps. Through the use of original data sets and rigorous primary research, Denroche characterizes metonymy as key to…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

    The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English presents all the slang terms from The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English in a single volume. Containing over 60,000 entries, this concise new edition of the authoritative work details the slang and…

    Hardback – 2014-12-01

  • Global English Slang

    Methodologies and Perspectives

    Edited by Julie Coleman

    Global English Slang brings together nineteen key international experts and provides a timely and essential overview of English slang around the world today. The book illustrates the application of a range of different methodologies to the study of slang and demonstrates the interconnection…

    Paperback – 2014-01-09

  • Relational Semantics and the Anatomy of Abstraction

    By Tamar Sovran

    This book presents a study of meaning relations, linking the philosophical tradition of conceptual analysis with recent theories and methodologies in cognitive semantics. Its main concern is the extent to which analyzing meaning relations between cognate words reveal the infrastructure of the…

    Hardback – 2013-09-10
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Corpus Approaches to Evaluation

    Phraseology and Evaluative Language

    By Susan Hunston

    This book applies a set of corpus investigation techniques to the study of evaluation, or stance, or affect, in naturally-occurring discourse. Evaluative language indicates opinions, attitudes, and judgments. It is an important part of activities such as persuading someone that a particular…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Vice Slang

    By Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

    Are you a bit of a chairwarmer? Do you use the wins from a country straight to get scudded on snakebite in a blind tiger? Do you ride the waves on puddle or death drop? Vice Slang gently eases you into the language of gambling, drugs and alcohol, providing you with 3,000 words to establish…

    Paperback – 2007-10-30

  • English Words

    Structure, History, Usage, 2nd Edition

    By Francis Katamba

    How do we find the right word for the job? Where does that word come from? Why do we spell it like that? And how do we know what it means?Words are all around us - we use them every day to communicate our joys, fears, hopes, opinions, wishes and demands - but we don't often think about them too…

    Paperback – 2004-12-09

  • Lexicography

    Critical Concepts

    Edited by R.R.K. Hartmann

    Lexicography is a growing academic specialization, with both a practical and a theoretical branch, numerous perspectives, and interdisciplinary significance. This collection draws together the most important and influential work in the field of lexicography.As well as a new general introduction…

    Hardback – 2003-06-26
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Lexicography

    An Introduction

    By Howard Jackson

    This book is an accessible introduction to lexicography – the study of dictionaries.Dictionaries are used at home and at school, cited in law courts, sermons and parliament, and referred to by crossword addicts and Scrabble players alike. Lexicography provides a detailed overview of the…

    Paperback – 2002-04-11

  • Dictionary of Lexicography

    By R. R. K. Hartmann, Gregory James

    Dictionaries are among the most frequently consulted books, yet we know remarkably little about them. Who makes them? Where do they come from? What do they offer? How can we evaluate them?The Dictionary of Lexicography provides answers to all these questions and addresses a wide range of issues:*…

    Paperback – 2001-06-07

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