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  • The Routledge Companion to the Work of John R. Rickford

    1st Edition

    Edited by Renée Blake, Isabelle Buchstaller

    This comprehensive collection is the first full book-length volume to bring together writing focused around and inspired by the work of John Rickford and his role in sociolinguistic research over the last four decades. Featuring contributions from over forty leading scholars in the field, the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Sociolinguistics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Heinrich, Yumiko Ohara

    Presenting new approaches and results previously inaccessible in English, the Routledge Handbook of Japanese Sociolinguistics provides an insight into the language and society of contemporary Japan from a fresh perspective. While it was once believed that Japan was a linguistically homogenous…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Bowern, Bethwyn Evans

    The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics provides a survey of the field covering the methods which underpin current work; models of language change; and the importance of historical linguistics for other subfields of linguistics and other disciplines. Divided into five sections, the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • Formulaicity and Creativity in Language and Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian MacKenzie, Martin A. Kayman

    Formulaicity is pervasive in both spoken and written language. Speakers use a huge amount of prefabricated language including collocations, idioms, fixed and semi-fixed expressions, and verbal creativity often involves combining established word sequences rather than inventing wholly new ones. In…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge

  • English Vocabulary Today

    Into the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Barry J. Blake

    English Vocabulary Today: Into the 21st Century offers an innovative perspective on the ways in which contemporary English language vocabulary continues to adapt and grow in light of emerging technologies and ideas. The book begins with a concise history of the English language, followed by…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • Time Series Analysis of Discourse

    Method and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Tay

    This volume serves as a comprehensive introduction to Time Series Analysis (TSA), used commonly in financial and engineering sciences, to demonstrate its potential to complement qualitative approaches in discourse analysis research. The book begins by discussing how time has previously been…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Slang across Societies

    Motivations and Construction, 1st Edition

    By Jim Davie

    Slang Across Societies is an introductory reference work and textbook which aims to acquaint readers with key themes in the study of youth, criminal and colloquial language practices. Focusing on key questions such as speaker identity and motivations, perceptions of use and users, language…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21
    Routledge

  • Advances in Proto-Basque Reconstruction with Evidence for the Proto-Indo-European-Euskarian Hypothesis

    1st Edition

    By Juliette Blevins

    This book presents a new reconstruction of Proto-Basque, the mother language of modern Basque varieties, historical Basque, and Aquitanian, grounded in traditional methods of historical linguistics. Building on a long tradition of Basque scholarship, the comparative method and internal…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Historical Linguistics

  • Lexical Innovation in World Englishes

    Cross-fertilization and Evolving Paradigms, 1st Edition

    By Patrizia Anesa

    Lexical Innovation in World Englishes contributes to the investigation of World Englishes by offering insights into the lexical developments of selected English varieties and their cross-fertilization potential. Taking a theoretical and empirical approach and focusing on neological formations, this…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Linguistics

  • Routledge Revivals: Crabb's English Synonyms (1916)

    Arranged Alphabetically with Complete Cross References Throughout, 1st Edition

    By George Crabb

    First published in 1816 and revised in 1916, this edition of George Crabb’s English Synonyms contains the entirety of his most enduring work. The revised edition is supplemented by a large number of words, the applications of which had grown into the language in the preceding years or had taken on…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Is English Changing?

    1st Edition

    By Steve Kleinedler

    Is English changing? To what degree is it changing? Is this change good or bad? In answering these questions, Is English Changing? provides a lively and concise introduction to language change, refuting commonly held misconceptions about language evolution as we understand it. Showing that English,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • The Diachrony of Verb Meaning

    Aspect and Argument Structure, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Historical Linguistics

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