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  • Routledge Library Editions: Discourse Analysis

    By Various

    Discourse analysis is a wide ranging area of study that examines the features of language beyond the limits of a sentence — including vocal, written and sign language, along with any significant semiotic events. It has been employed from a number of interdisciplinary perspectives in an attempt to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Discourse Pragmatics and the Verb

    The Evidence from Romance

    Edited by Suzanne Fleischman, LINDA WAUGH

    First published in 1990, this collection investigates grammatical categories associated with the verb as they are used by speakers and writers in real discourses and texts. Focusing on tense, aspect, mood, and voice in French, Spanish, and Italian, each chapter underscores the importance of context…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Metonymy and Language

    A New Theory of Linguistic Processing

    By Charles Denroche

    Metonymy and Language presents a new theory of language and communication in which the central focus is on the concept of metonymy, the recognition of partial matches and overlaps. Through the use of original data sets and rigorous primary research, Denroche characterizes metonymy as key to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • TESOL Student Teacher Discourse

    A Corpus-Based Analysis of Online and Face-to-Face Interactions

    By Elaine Riordan

    This book uses corpus-based discourse analytical techniques to examine online and face-to-face interactions in a Language Teacher Education program by assessing the formation and practices of a community of practice. Elaine Riordan’s study evaluates the role played by discussions between student…

    Hardback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • The Semantics and Pragmatics of Preposing

    By Gregory L. Ward

    First published in 1988, this book examines the aspects of pragmatic competence involving the class of preposing constructions in English. By limiting the scope of investigation to particular grammatical categories, the author argues previous studies have failed to capture significant pragmatic…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Semantics and Semiology

  • Anaphora and Semantic Interpretation

    By Tanya Reinhart

    First published in 1983, this book examines anaphora — a central issue in linguistic theory as it lies at the crossroads of several major problems. On the one hand it is believed that the same conditions that govern the interpretation of anaphora also govern syntactic movement rules but on the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Semantics and Semiology

  • Routledge Library Editions: Semantics and Semiology

    By Various

    Semantics and semiology are two of the most important branches of linguistics and have proven to be fecund areas for research. They examine language structures and how they are dictated by both the meanings and forms of communication employed — semantics by focusing on the denotation of words and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Semantics and Semiology

  • Focus and Background Marking in Mandarin Chinese

    System and Theory behind cai, jiu, dou and ye

    By Daniel Hole

    This is an investigation into the grammaticalized system of focus-background agreement in Mandarin Chinese. The particles cái, jiù, dou and ye are, in a specific use type, shown to form the core of a highly systematic paradigm. This book is not just a valuable companion for anyone interested in…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

  • Rethinking Body Language

    How Hand Movements Reveal Hidden Thoughts

    By Geoffrey Beattie

    Challenging all of our old assumptions about the subject, Rethinking Body Language builds on the most recent cutting-edge research to offer a new theoretical perspective on this subject that will transform the way we look at other people. In contrast to the traditional view that body language is…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Psychology Press

  • I. A. Richards (Routledge Revivals)

    His Life and Work

    By John Paul Russo

    A pioneering critic, educator, and poet, I. A. Richards (1893-1979) helped the English-speaking world decide not only what to read but how to read it. Acknowledged "father" of New Criticism, he produced the most systematic body of critical writing in the English language since Coleridge. His method…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Forensic Linguistic Approach to Legal Disclosures

    ERISA Cash Balance Conversion Cases and the Contextual Dynamics of Deception

    By James Stratman

    This book is a scholarly work of forensic linguistics that demonstrates how the principles of Gricean pragmatics and their recent elaboration in Information Manipulation Theory (IMT) can be of use to courts faced with deciding cases of allegedly fraudulent disclosure documents. The usual goal of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • The Elliptical Noun Phrase in English

    Structure and Use

    By Christine Gunther

    This book presents a detailed analysis of structural as well as pragmatic aspects underlying the phenomenon of noun ellipsis in English. Here Günther examines the structure of elliptical noun phrases to account for the conditions on noun ellipsis and those on one-insertion, with special emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

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