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  • 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 – 2016-03-10 

  • 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 Studies in Asian Linguistics

  • Introducing Translation Studies

    Theories and Applications, 4th Edition

    By Jeremy Munday

    This is the definitive guide to the theories and concepts that make up the field of translation studies. Providing an accessible and fully up-to-date overview, this has become the essential textbook on courses worldwide. This fourth edition has been fully revised and includes new material to keep…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15 

  • 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 – 2015-12-31 
    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 – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • 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 – 2015-10-15
    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

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