Lexicology/Vocabulary Products

  • Routledge Revivals: Crabb's English Synonyms (1916)

    Arranged Alphabetically with Complete Cross References Throughout, 1st Edition

    By George Crabb

    First published in 1816 and revised in 1916, this edition of George Crabb’s English Synonyms contains the entirety of his most enduring work. The revised edition is supplemented by a large number of words, the applications of which had grown into the language in the preceding years or had taken on…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: An Outline of Anglo-Saxon Grammar (1936)

    Published as an Appendix to "An Anglo-Saxon Reader", 1st Edition

    By James W. Bright

    First published in 1936, this book is intended to provide an outline of Anglo-Saxon grammar for beginners, focusing on well-selected, succinctly stated rules rather than giving a detailed survey. It focuses on the West-Saxon dialect as this is best suited to beginners due to its uniformity in…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Middle English

    1st Edition

    By E.E. Wardale

    First published in 1937, this book supplies a history of the living growth of the English language from Old English to the medieval period. It offers an in-depth study of the growth of vocabulary through literature and social interaction, bringing out the fact that it is chiefly words…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • New Essays on the Nature of Propositions

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Hunter, Gurpreet Rattan

    These are exciting times for philosophical theorizing about propositions, with the last 15 years seeing the development of new approaches and the emergence of new theorists. Propositions have been invoked to explain thought and cognition, the nature and attribution of mental states, language and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

  • Towards a Contextual Grammar of English

    The Clause and its Place in the Definition of Sentence, 1st Edition

    By Eugene Winter

    This study, first published in 1982, attempts to show that the foundations of a contextual grammar of English must be firmly based on an adequate definition of the sentence. This book will be of interest to students of language and linguistics.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Typological Studies

    Word Order and Relative Clauses, 1st Edition

    By Guglielmo Cinque

    In this book, Cinque takes a generative perspective on typological questions relating to word order and to the syntax of relative clauses. In particular, Cinque looks at: the position of the Head vis à vis the relative clause in relation to the position of the verb vis à vis his object; a general…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • The A - Z of Nuclear Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Jonathon Green

    First published in 1986, the purpose of this dictionary is to clarify the technology behind nuclear jargon. The entries deal with all areas of nuclear warfare: its strategies and tactics, personnel and weapons systems, arms control and disarmament talks. The terminology of the nuclear age expands…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Newspeak (Routledge Revivals)

    A Dictionary of Jargon, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge Revivals

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