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  • 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

  • Reciprocity in English

    Historical Development and Synchronic Structure, 1st Edition

    By Florian Haas

    Although the grammatical expression of reciprocal (or ‘mutual’) situations in the languages of the world has received a surprising amount of attention in recent years, so far no comprehensive study specifically dealing with the historical development and synchronic structure of English reciprocal…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

  • Case, Argument Structure, and Word Order

    1st Edition

    By Shigeru Miyagawa

    Over the years, a major strand of Miyagawa's research has been to study how syntax, case marking, and argument structure interact. In particular, Miyagawa's work addresses the nature of the relationship between syntax and argument structure, and how case marking and other phenomena help to…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • The Anatomy of Prose (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Marjorie Boulton

    First published in 1954, this title is a companion to The Anatomy of Poetry as a literary guide for the student reader. Writing that students generally find it more challenging to analyse a passage of prose than a piece of poetry, Marjorie Boulton takes a systematic approach to the technical…

    Paperback – 2015-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Anatomy of Poetry (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Marjorie Boulton

    It is impossible to appreciate poetry fully without some knowledge of the various aspects of poetic technique. First published in 1953, with a second edition in 1982, this title explains all the usual technical terms in an accessible manner. Marjorie Boulton shows that it is possible to approach a…

    Paperback – 2015-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Anatomy of the Novel (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Marjorie Boulton

    First published in 1975, this title provides an introduction to the study of the novel. Marjorie Boulton deals systematically with the major elements of plot, character, authorial conventions, narrative structure, and dialogue and distinguishes different types of fiction. The emphasis is on the…

    Paperback – 2015-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Allomorphy in Inflexion (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy

    First published in 1987, this book broke new ground in research on inflectional morphology. Drawing on evidence from a wide variety of languages, it shows that this was not just a phenomenon left over from obsolete phonological processes but a subject deserving of more respect. The book proposes…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Linguistic Epidemiology

    Semantics and Grammar of Language Contact in Mainland Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

    By Nick Enfield

    This important new study examines in detail a semantic-pragmatic pattern surrounding the basic verb 'acquire' in nearly 30 Southeast Asian languages, concentrating on Lao, Vietnamese, Khmer, Kmhmu, Hmong, and varieties of Chinese.The book makes a significant contribution to empirical work on…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

  • Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphology

    1st Edition

    By Edwin Williams

    Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphology presents a theory of the architecture of the human linguistic system that differs from all current theories on four key points. First, the theory rests on a modular separation of word syntax from phrasal syntax, where word syntax corresponds roughly to…

    Paperback – 2014-04-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

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