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  • Grammatical Gender in English

    950 to 1250, 1st Edition

    By Charles Jones

    First published in 1988, this book explores the grammatical loss of gender in English. It demonstrates that from the end of the Old English period, there was a considerable time period, of about three hundred years, during which there existed "echoes" of the gender classification of nouns. The…

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

  • Pronouns and Word Order in Old English

    With Particular Reference to the Indefinite Pronoun Man, 1st Edition

    By Linda van Bergen

    First published in 2003, this is a study of the syntactic behaviour of personal pronoun subjects and the indefinite pronoun man in Old English. It focuses on differences in word order as compared to full noun phrases. In generative work on Old English, noun phrases are usually divided into two…

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

  • Linguistica (Routledge Revivals)

    Selected Papers in English, French and German, 1st Edition

    By Otto Jespersen

    This volume, first published in 1933, brings together a collection of Otto Jespersen’s papers in English, German, and French, which he himself felt should be presented to an international public. This title gives a picture of Jespersen’s development and endeavours as a linguist, and covers a wide…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • On Complementation in Icelandic

    1st Edition

    By Hoskuldur Thrainsson

    This study deals with the complementation of verbs in Icelandic. The main emphasis is on clausal complements of verbs and the syntactic rules that operate in and on such complements. This study is written with two kinds of readers in mind. First, it is written for the theoretical linguist who is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Sardinian Syntax

    1st Edition

    By Michael Jones

    Sardinian Syntax presents the first comprehensive synchronic description of Sardinian syntax available in English. Michael Jones combines a detailed coverage of the language with a theoretical approach that draws on contemporary linguistic theory. The book provides an extensive reference grammar…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Romance Linguistics

  • Grammatical Relations

    The Evidence Against Their Necessity and Universality, 1st Edition

    By D. N. S. Bhat

    This book argues that the assumption that grammatical relations are both necessary and universal is an unwarranted generalization. The grammatical relations of subject and object are required in the case of the Indian language of Kannada. Furthermore, the notion of transitivity or transference…

    Paperback – 2016-07-08
    Routledge

  • Pronunciation for English as an International Language

    From research to practice, 1st Edition

    By Ee-Ling Low

    Pronunciation plays a crucial role in learning English as an international language, yet often remains marginalised by educators due to a lack of required phonetic and phonological knowledge. Pronunciation for English as an International Language bridges the gap between phonetics, phonology and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Judeo-Romance Linguistics (RLE Linguistics E: Indo-European Linguistics)

    A Bibliography (Latin, Italo-, Gallo-, Ibero-, and Rhaeto-Romance except Castilian), 1st Edition

    By Paul Wexler

    A separate bibliographic treatment of the Judeo-Romance languages should facilitate a deeper appreciation of the contributions that they may make to Romance linguistics in general. Up until now, Judeo-Romance topics have scarcely been canvassed in Romance linguistic bibliographies. It is hoped that…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Object and Absolutive in Halkomelem Salish

    1st Edition

    By Donna B. Gerdts

    This book treats aspects of the syntax of Halkomelem, a Salish language spoken in southwestern British Columbia, specifically those constructions which involve objects, and seeks to accomplish two goals. First, it provides natural language fodder for the debate concerning the nature of grammatical…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Weakening Processes in the History of Spanish Consonants (RLE Linguistics E: Indo-European Linguistics)

    1st Edition

    By Ray Harris-Northall

    Raymond Harris-Northall uses the distinctive features of generative phonology to present synchronic and diachronic rules, but exploits the evidence of the history of the Spanish sound system to show that the ‘simplicity’ required by the generativists often obscures rather than illuminates the way…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Dialogue and Discourse (RLE Linguistics C: Applied Linguistics)

    A Sociolinguistic Approach to Modern Drama Dialogue and Naturally Occurring Conversation, 1st Edition

    By Deirdre Burton

    This book is based on a close study of modern drama texts. In the first section – Dialogue – it studies specific drama texts. Drama has been neglected by linguistic studies of literature, and this book develops a new area of literary-linguistic stylistics. It demonstrates how recent advances in the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Accessing Noun-Phrase Antecedents

    1st Edition

    By Mira Ariel

    Accessing Noun-Phrase Antecedents offers a radical shift in the analysis of discourse anaphora, from a purely pragmatic account to a cognitive account, in terms of processing procedures. Mira Ariel defines referring expressions as markers signalling the degree of Accessibility in memory of the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

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