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  • Diachronic and Comparative Syntax

    By Ian Roberts

    This book brings together for the first time a series of previously published papers featuring Ian Roberts’ pioneering work on diachronic and comparative syntax over the last thirty years in one comprehensive volume. Divided into two parts, the volume engages in recent key topics in empirical…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Multilayer Corpus Studies

    By Amir Zeldes

    This volume explores the opportunities afforded by the construction and evaluation of multilayer corpora, an emerging methodology within corpus linguistics that brings about multiple independent parallel analyses of the same linguistic phenomena, and how the interplay of these concurrent analyses…

    Hardback – 2018-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Partition and Quantity

    Numeral Classifiers, Measurement, and Partitive Constructions in Mandarin Chinese

    By Jing Jin

    Partition and Quantity: Numeral Classifiers, Measurement, and Partitive Constructions in Mandarin Chinese presents an in-depth investigation into the semantic and syntactic properties of Chinese classifiers and conducts a comprehensive examination on the use of different quantity constructions in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Prosodic Studies

    Challenges and Prospects

    Edited by Hongming Zhang, Youyong Qian

    Hardback – 2018-07-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Biolinguistic Investigations and the Formal Language Hierarchy

    Edited by Juan Uriagereka

    This volume collects some of Juan Uriagereka’s previously published pieces and presentations on biolinguistics in recent years in one comprehensive volume. The book’s introduction lays the foundation for the field of biolinguistics, which looks to integrate concepts from the natural sciences in the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

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

    Published as an Appendix to "An Anglo-Saxon Reader"

    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

  • Focus, Coherence and Emphasis

    Edited by Paul Werth

    First published in 1984, this book examines a number of questions on the boundary of competence and performance — whose solutions have implications for linguistic theory in general. In particular, the form of grammatical statements, the relationship between various rules of grammar, the interaction…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Situations and Speech Acts

    Toward a Formal Semantics of Discourse

    Edited by David A. Evans

    First published in 1985, this book aims to develop an approach to speech acts that has the virtue of being straight-forward, explicit, formal and flexible enough to accommodate many of the more general problems of interactive verbal communication. The first chapter introduces situation semantics…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Acquiring conversational competence

    By Elinor Ochs, Bambi B. Schieffelin

    First published in 1983, this book represents a substantial body of detailed research on children’s language and communication, and more generally on the nature of interactive spoken discourse. It looks at areas of competence often examined in young children’s speech have that have not been…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Common Discourse Particles in English Conversation

    By Lawrence C. Schourup

    First published in 1985, this book studies several common items in English conversation known variously as ‘discourse particles’, ‘interjections’, ‘discourse markers’, and, more informally, ‘hesitations’ or ‘fillers’. While the analysis primarily focuses on ‘like’, ‘well’ and ‘you know’, the larger…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Essentials of Grammatical Theory

    A Consensus View of Syntax and Morphology

    By D. J. Allerton

    The aim of this book, first published in 1979, is to provide a sound basic introduction to the study of grammar within linguistics. The work concentrates primarily on the core of grammatical theory rather than a single narrow theoretical viewpoint. After introductory chapters on the study of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

  • Thematic Theory in Syntax and Interpretation

    By Robin Clark

    In recent years, lexical argument structure, in the guise of thematic roles, has come to play an increasingly important part in syntactic theory. The first part of this book, first published in 1990, explores the interplay between thematic role assignment and movement processes, with particular…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

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