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  • Language and Literacy

    The Sociolinguistics of Reading and Writing, 1st Edition

    By Michael Stubbs

    Despite a vast amount of study, literacy is still a very confused topic, which requires the integration of findings from different areas. Reading and writing are psychological skills, but they are also linguistic skills (since people read and write meaningful language) and social skills (since…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Meanings and Prototypes

    Studies in Linguistic Categorization, 1st Edition

    Edited by S.L. Tsohatzidis

    There are fewer distinctions in any language than there are distinct things in the universe. If, therefore, languages are ways of representing the universe, a primary function of their elements must be to allow the much more varied kinds of elements out of which the universe is made to be…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Linguistic Perspectives on Literature

    1st Edition

    By Marvin K.L. Ching, Michael C. Haley, Ronald F. Lunsford

    Although linguistics is often a technical and increasingly abstruse discipline, many linguists retain a concern for the way in which linguistics can shed light on literature and literary problems. In their introductory chapter, the editors of this collection of essays, by linguists on either side…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Existential Sentences

    Their Structure and Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Michael Lumsden

    What is the relationship between the structure of existential sentences and their meaning? How do hearers interpret existential sentences using pragmatic assumptions? This study attempts to account for the relationship between the structure of existential sentences (ES) and their meaning. The study…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Morphological Structure, Lexical Representation and Lexical Access

    A Special Issue of Language and Cognitive Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dominiek Sandra, Marcus Taft

    The main concern of this work is whether morphemes play a role in the lexical representation and processing of several types of polymorphemic words and, more particularly, at what precise representational and processing level. The book comprises two theoretical contributions and a number of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • The Pragmatics of Style

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leo Hickey

    In the general area of style study or stylistics there is no shortage of ideas, definitions or published works. It is hoped, in the present volume, to contribute to the prosperity of the discipline mainly by clarifying and exemplifying how pragmatic considerations may be relevant to any study of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • The Semantics of Determiners

    1st Edition

    Edited by Johan Van Der Auwera

    This book is a collection of linguistic and philosophical papers dealing with the semantic problems of determiners. The language under investigation is mostly English, although a few papers deal with French and German, and, to a lesser extent, with Dutch, Polish, Russian and Hebrew. The majority of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
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    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • The Historical Phonology of Vowel Length

    1st Edition

    By Brent de Chene

    Data from a variety of languages are offered in support of the claim that although there are several processes by which languages commonly add to an already existing stock of long vowels, there is only one mechanism by which a language without a distinction of vocalic length commonly introduces…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
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    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Point of View (Routledge Revivals)

    A Linguistic Analysis of Literary Style, 1st Edition

    By Susan L. Ehrlich

    The purpose of Point of View, first published in 1990, is twofold: from the perspective of linguistics, to analyse the discourse structure of texts; from the perspective of literary studies, to explain certain non-linguistic aspects of the texts in terms of linguistic form. This study therefore…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Languages of the Kimberley, Western Australia

    1st Edition

    By William B. McGregor

    The Kimberley, the far north-west of Australia, is one of the most linguistically diverse regions of the continent. Some fifty-five Aboriginal languages belonging to five different families are spoken within its borders. Few of these languages are currently being passed on to children, most of whom…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Language (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Leonard Bloomfield

    First published in Great Britain in 1935, this Routledge Revival reissues one of the most influential works ever published in the field of linguistics. Leonard Bloomfield's Language is both a masterpiece of textbook writing and a classic of academic scholarship, which …

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge

  • The Elliptical Noun Phrase in English

    Structure and Use, 1st Edition

    By Christine Günther

    This book presents a detailed analysis of structural as well as pragmatic aspects underlying the phenomenon of noun ellipsis in English. Here Günther examines the structure of elliptical noun phrases to account for the conditions on noun ellipsis and those on one-insertion, with special emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

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