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  • Cataloguing the World's Endangered Languages

    Edited by Lyle Campbell, Anna Belew

    Cataloguing the World’s Endangered Languages brings together the results of the extensive and influential Catalogue of Endangered Languages (ELCat) project. Based on the findings from the most extensive endangered languages research project, this is the most comprehensive source of accurate…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge

  • The Diachrony of Verb Meaning

    Aspect and Argument Structure

    By Elly van Gelderen

    This innovative volume offers a comprehensive account of the study of language change in verb meaning in the history of the English language. Integrating both the author’s previous body of work and new research, the book explores the complex dynamic between linguistic structures, morphosyntactic…

    Hardback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Historical Linguistics

  • Essays in Modern Stylistics

    Edited by Donald Freeman

    Essays in Modern Stylistics, first published in 1981, is a collection of essays in the application of modern linguistic theory to the study of literature. The essays reflect the development in stylistics away from programmic statements towards analysis of particular literary works and effects. This…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literary Theory

  • Quotation and Truth-Conditional Pragmatics

    By Xiaofei Wang

    In the past decades, quotation theories have developed roughly along three lines—quotation types, meaning effects and theoretical orientations towards the semantics/pragmatics distinction. Currently, whether the quoted expression is truth conditionally relevant to the quotational sentence, and if…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge
    Frontiers in Applied Linguistics

  • Contextualizing Human Memory

    An interdisciplinary approach to understanding how individuals and groups remember the past

    Edited by Charles Stone, Lucas Bietti

    This edited collection provides an inter- and intra-disciplinary discussion of the critical role context plays in how and when individuals and groups remember the past. International contributors integrate key research from a range of disciplines, including social and cognitive psychology,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09 
    Psychology Press

  • Aspects of Grammatical Architecture

    By Alain Rouveret

    This volume collects thirteen of the author’s previously published papers from the last 25 years which explore various aspects of grammatical architecture from a minimalist perspective. The book examines the structural architectures of phrases and clauses, clitics, and derivations, and draws on…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • From Rules to Meanings

    New Essays on Inferentialism

    Edited by Ondřej Beran, Vojtěch Kolman, Ladislav Koreň

    Inferentialism is a philosophical approach premised on the claim that an item of language (or thought) acquires meaning (or content) in virtue of being embedded in an intricate set of social practices normatively governed by inferential rules. Inferentialism found its paradigmatic formulation in…

    Hardback – 2018-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Arabic Linguistics

    Edited by Elabbas Benmamoun, Reem Bassiouney

    The Routledge Handbook of Arabic Linguistics introduces readers to the major facets of the linguistic situation in the Arabic speaking world. The edited collection includes chapters from prominent experts on various fields of Arabic linguistics and from rising scholars carrying out cutting edge…

    Hardback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Handbooks

  • Language Practices of Migrant Youth

    From School to Home

    By Louisa Willoughby

    This ground breaking research explores language maintenance and shift focusing on a school community. Following students’ language practice inside and outside of school, the author offers a full picture of students’ multilingual practices and their role in shaping identity. Using case studies of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • What is this thing called Philosophy of Language?

    2nd Edition

    By Gary Kemp

    Philosophy of language explores some of the most abstract yet most fundamental questions in philosophy. The ideas of some of the subject's great founding figures, such as Gottlob Frege, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell, as well as of more recent figures such as Saul Kripke and Hilary Putnam…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    What is this thing called?

  • Biolinguistics

    Edited by Anna Maria Di Sciullo

    Biolinguistics, the study of the relation between humans’ biology and the properties of the Language Faculty, is an emergent and lively field, and is central to linguistics. It gives rise to lively debates on the origin of language, and the specificity of human language in the animal kingdom as…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Metaphor, Cancer and the End of Life

    A Corpus-Based Study

    By Elena Semino, Zsófia Demjén, Andrew Hardie, Sheila Payne, Paul Rayson

    This book presents the methodology, findings and implications of a large-scale corpus-based study of the metaphors used to talk about cancer and the end of life (including care at the end of life) in the UK. It focuses on metaphor as a central linguistic and cognitive tool that is frequently used…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

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