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  • Point of View (Routledge Revivals)

    A Linguistic Analysis of Literary Style

    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 – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Daisaku Ikeda, Language and Education

    Edited by Jason Goulah

    Daisaku Ikeda (b. 1928) is an international Buddhist leader, peacebuilder, prolific author, and the founder of the secular Soka kindergartens, elementary and secondary schools, women’s college and universities in seven countries across Asia and the Americas. He has emerged as an important…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • Tense in English

    Its Structure and Use in Discourse

    By Renaat Declerck

    First published in 1991, this book looks at tense in English, one of the most controversial areas of grammar. Prior to the book’s original publication, the problems and interest in the subject had led to an impressive number of books and articles. Yet, despite the amount of work produced, nothing…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • On the Semantics of Syntax

    Mood and Condition in English

    By Erian C. Davies

    First published in 1979, this book develops a grammatically orientated semantics (as opposed to a semantically orientated grammar) of mood and condition in English. It seeks to establish correspondences between areas of semantic organisation (‘planes’) and surface grammar, without reverting to an…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • Language (Routledge Revivals)

    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

  • Current Morphology

    By Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy

    This book aims to provide a thorough and wide-ranging introduction to approaches to morphology in linguistic theory over the last twenty years. This comprehensive survey concentrates not only on the generative linguistic mainstream, but on approaches that are less fashionable or relatively unknown…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08

  • Functional Categories and Parametric Variation

    By Jamal Ouhalla

    This book explores the idea that functional categories are the flesh and blood of grammar'. From within the context of the Principles and Parameters framework put forward by Chomsky and others, Jamal Ouhalla develops the argument that much of what we understand by the term grammar and grammatical…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27

  • Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization

    By Samuel D. Epstein, Hisatsugu Kitahara, T. Daniel Seely

    This volume presents a series of papers written by Epstein, Kitahara and Seely, each of which explores fundamental linguistic questions and analytical mechanisms proposed in recent minimalist work, specifically concerning recent analyses by Noam Chomsky. The collection includes eight papers by…

    Hardback – 2015-04-21
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Language Isolates

    Edited by Stefan Georg

    This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together the major works of scholarship concerned with the ‘language isolates’ of the world. ‘Isolated’ languages are languages without any known relatives, languages which are not demonstrably part of any ‘language family’, with Etruscan,…

    Hardback – 2015-04-20
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • A Unification of Morphology and Syntax

    Investigations into Romance and Albanian Dialects

    By M. Rita Manzini, Leonardo M. Savoia

    This highly original and innovative analysis focuses on the morphosyntax of dialects comprising Italy, Corsica and the Italian and Romansch-speaking areas of Switzerland. The empirical base used in the book includes a wealth of previously unknown or understudied data from a variety of Romansch…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07

  • Case, Argument Structure, and Word Order

    By Shigeru Miyagawa

    Over the years, a major strand of Miyagawa's research has been to study how syntax, case marking, and argument structure interact. In particular, Miyagawa's work addresses the nature of the relationship between syntax and argument structure, and how case marking and other phenomena help to…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • English Studies in Transition

    Papers from the Inaugural Conference of the European Society for the Study of English

    Edited by Piero Boitani, Robert Clark

    Bringing together twenty-five contributors from all over Europe, this volume represents the vitality and diversity of the current transcultural European dialogue on English studies. Topics addressed include: * the nature of the canon * the poetics of language * the representation of women and the…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02

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