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  • Intensifiers in English and German

    A Comparison

    Edited by Peter Siemund

    This book deals with expressions like English myself, yourself, himself and so on, and German selbst from a perspective of language comparison. It is the first book-length study of intensifiers ever written. The study investigates the syntax and semantics of these expressions and provides a…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

  • Negation in Non-Standard British English

    Gaps, Regularizations and Asymmetries

    By Lieselotte Anderwald

    Despite the advances of radio and television and increasing mobility and urbanization, spoken English is by no means becoming more like the written standard. English dialect grammar, however, is still a new and relatively undeveloped area of research, and most studies to date are either restricted…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

  • Advances in Biolinguistics

    The Human Language Faculty and Its Biological Basis

    Edited by Koji Fujita, Cedric A. Boeckx

    Biolinguistics is a highly interdisciplinary field that seeks the rapprochement between linguistics and biology. Linking theoretical linguistics, theoretical biology, genetics, neuroscience and cognitive psychology, this book offers a collection of chapters situating the enterprise conceptually,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • The Tamil Auxiliary Verb System

    By Sanford B. Steever

    This book introduces the syntactic process of auxiliary formation and applies it to the grammatical analysis of the indicative, or non-modal, auxiliary verbs of Modern Tamil. Using data from spoken and written registers gathered over several years, the book demonstrates for the first time the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

  • Introducing Translation Studies

    Theories and Applications, 4th Edition

    By Jeremy Munday

    Introducing Translation Studies remains the definitive guide to the theories and concepts that make up the field of translation studies. Providing an accessible and up-to-date overview, it has long been the essential textbook on courses worldwide. This fourth edition has been fully revised and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge

  • Ideologies of Language

    Edited by John E. Joseph, Talbot J. Taylor

    Is the study of language ideologically neutral? If so, is this study objective and autonomous? One of the most cherished assumptions of modern academic linguistics is that the study of language is, or should be, ideologically neutral. This professed ideological neutrality goes hand-in-hand with…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • The Conceptual Basis of Language (RLE Linguistics A: General Linguistics)

    By David McNeill

    In this volume, the author deals explicitly and literally with the speech-thought relationship. Departing boldly from contemporary linguistic and psycholinguistic thinking, the author offers us one of the truly serious efforts since Vygotsky to deal with this question. A unifying theme is the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • A Theory of Stylistic Rules in English

    By Michael Rochemont

    This book defends in part a particular elaboration of the stylistic rule component of the grammatical model first presented in Chomsky and Lasnik (1977). It is argued that stylistic rules share a number of fundamental properties, most significantly that they characterize noncanonical focusing…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Foundations of General Linguistics

    By Martin Atkinson, Iggy Roca, David Kilby

    The first edition of this major introduction to linguistics rapidly established itself as an important student textbook, and a reference tool for those who already have some acquaintance with linguistics. This second edition has been updated and revised and includes new chapters on syntax and on…

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

  • Linguistic Meaning

    By Keith Allan

    Dr Keith Allan presents a coherent, consistent and comprehensive account of linguistic meaning, centred around an informally presented theory of meaning. It is intended for graduate and undergraduate students of linguistics, or any linguist curious about what a theory of meaning should seek to…

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

  • Lexical Phonology and Morphology

    By Carole Paradis

    This book presents a description of the phonology and morphology of the nominal class system in Fula, a dialect which displays 21 nominal classes. These are identified by suffixes, which can attach to nominal, verbal and adjectival stems. The main objective of this work is to show, through a…

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

  • Learning about Linguistics

    By F.C. Stork, J.D.A. Widdowson

    This book offers a workbook approach to linguistics and provides guidelines for the study of language. It aims to give basic information and to indicate something of the background and development of the more important trends in the subject. Each chapter includes exercises which lead the reader…

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

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