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  • Pronouns, Presuppositions, and Hierarchies

    The Work of Eloise Jelinek in Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Carnie, Heidi Harley

    Eloise Jelinek was a leading authority on syntactic and semantic theory, information structure, and several Native American languages (including Lummi, Yaqui, and Navajo). She was one of the very first generative linguists who brought the theoretical implications of the properties of typologically…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • 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

  • Shelley's Style

    1st Edition

    By William Keach

    First published 1984. In a provocative study, this book argues that the problems posed by Shelley’s notoriously difficult style must be understood in relation to his ambivalence towards language itself as an artistic medium — the tension between the potential of language to mirror emotional…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • The Languages of Japan and Korea

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas Tranter

    The Languages of Japan and Korea provides detailed descriptions of the major varieties of languages in the region, both modern and pre-modern, within a common format, producing a long-needed introductory reference source. Korean, Japanese, Ainu, and representative members of the main groupings of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • 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

  • English Word-Stress

    1st Edition

    By Erik Fudge

    First published in 1984, this book was designed to benefit the foreign learner who wishes to grasp the essential basis of English stress so that he or she can go on to predict stress patterns in new words. It is aimed at teachers of English as a foreign language and helps them to communicate…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Subject and Object in Modern English

    1st Edition

    By Barbara H Partee

    Subject and Object in Modern English, first published in 1979, deals with subjects in the English language (one of the two main constituents of a clause), first comparing two possible notions of derived subject and then re-examining some derived subjects which had been assumed to be underlying…

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

  • The Pseudo-Cleft Construction in English

    1st Edition

    By F. R. Higgins

    This work, first published in 1979, was a doctoral dissertation submitted to the Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on June 22nd 1973. The ostensible central topic of this essay is a construction which is generally known as the "…

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

  • Pattern in English (RLE: English Language)

    A Fresh Approach to Grammar, 1st Edition

    By W. H. Mittins

    This book, first published in 1950, is a collection of what the author felt to be the minimum of English grammar relevant to efficient communication in language. The scope of this title was determined by collecting from children’s writings examples of common faults and weaknesses, and it is through…

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

  • An Historic Tongue (RLE: English Language)

    Studies in English Linguistics in Memory of Barbara Strang, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Nixon, John Honey

    This volume, first published in 1988, represents in its papers the wide-ranging yet coherent linguistic interests of the late Barbara Strang (1925-1982). For her, the history of English and its current state were two sides of the same coin, and the principle theme of this collection is that neither…

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

  • An Advanced English Syntax

    Based on the Principles and Requirements of the Grammatical Society, 1st Edition

    By C. T. Onions

    This book, first published in 1970, is the reissue of the sixth edition of C. T. Onions’ standard introductory text-book, based on the principles and requirements of the Grammatical Society. The Introduction is designed to provide a full scheme of sentence analysis. The rest of the book is arranged…

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

  • Questions of Intonation

    1st Edition

    By Gillian Brown, Karen L. Currie, Joanne Kenworthy

    First published in 1980, this book questions many of the assumptions that have accumulated around the subject of intonation as it occurs in spontaneous speech, as well as texts read aloud. The book suggests alternative ways of examining the subject and primarily uses data derived from Edinburgh…

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

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