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  • Human Memory

    Third Edition

    By Gabriel A. Radvansky

    This book provides a complete survey of research and theory on human memory in three major sections. A background section covers issues of the history of memory, and basic neuroscience and methodology. A core topics section discusses sensory registers, mechanisms of forgetting, and short-term /…

    Paperback – 2017-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Focus and Background Marking in Mandarin Chinese

    System and Theory behind cai, jiu, dou and ye

    By Daniel Hole

    This is an investigation into the grammaticalized system of focus-background agreement in Mandarin Chinese. The particles cái, jiù, dou and ye are, in a specific use type, shown to form the core of a highly systematic paradigm. This book is not just a valuable companion for anyone interested in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

  • An Introduction to Sociolinguistics

    5th Edition

    By Janet Holmes, Nick Wilson

    In this classic introductory work, Janet Holmes and Nick Wilson examine the role of language in a variety of social contexts, considering both how language works and how it can be used to signal and interpret various aspects of social identity. Divided into three sections, this book explains basic…

    Paperback – 2017-02-11 
    Routledge
    Learning about Language

  • On Shell Structure

    By Richard K. Larson

    This volume collects together core papers by Richard K. Larson developing what has since come to be known as the "VP Shell" or "Split VP" analysis of sentential structure. The volume includes five previously published papers together with two major unpublished works from the same period: "Light…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Translation and Localisation in Video Games

    Making Entertainment Software Global

    By Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino

    This book is a multidisciplinary study of the translation and localisation of video games. It offers a descriptive analysis of the industry – understood as a global phenomenon in entertainment – and aims to explain the norms governing present industry practices, as well as game localisation…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Translation and Web Searching

    By Vanessa Enríquez Raído

    The book presents a comprehensive study of various cognitive and affective aspects of web searching for translation problem solving. Research into the use of the web as an external aid of consultation has frequently occupied a secondary position in the investigation of translation processes. The…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Studies in the Phonology of Colloquial English

    By K. R. Lodge

    This book, first published in 1984, presents a series of analysis of colloquial spoken language, to illustrate some of the variety of phonological features of British English. These studies provide significant insights into linguistic varieties and their inter-relationship as a phonological system…

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

  • Subject and Object in Modern English

    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

    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

  • Cockney Past and Present

    A Short History of the Dialect of London

    By William Matthews

    Although Cockney can be considered to be one of the most important non-standard forms of English, there had been little to no scholarly attention on the dialect prior to William Matthews’s 1938 volume Cockney Past and Present. Matthews traced the course of the speech of London from the sixteenth…

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

  • Pattern in English (RLE: English Language)

    A Fresh Approach to Grammar

    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

    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

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