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  • The Grammar of Japanese Mimetics

    Perspectives from structure, acquisition, and translation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noriko Iwasaki, Peter Sells, Kimi Akita

    Mimetic words, also known as ‘sound-symbolic words’, ‘ideophones’ or more popularly as ‘onomatopoeia’, constitute an important subset of the Japanese lexicon; we find them as well in the lexicons of other Asian languages and sub-Saharan African languages. Mimetics play a central role in Japanese…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Guía práctica de pragmática del español

    1st Edition

    Edited by María Elena Placencia, Xose A. Padilla

    Guía práctica de pragmática del español es un texto introductorio en español. Ofrece introducciones accesibles a una importante variedad de teorías y conceptos imprescindibles en el campo de la pragmática del español. El libro contiene 22 capítulos divididos en seis secciones que cubren: actos…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge

  • Academic Discourse and Global Publishing

    Disciplinary Persuasion in Changing Times, 1st Edition

    By Ken Hyland, Feng (Kevin) Jiang

    Academic Discourse and Global Publishing offers a coherent argument for changes in published academic writing over the past 50 years. Demonstrating how published writing represents academics’ decisions about how best to present their work, their readers and themselves in the global context of a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • Corpus Linguistics for Pragmatics

    A guide for research, 1st Edition

    By Christoph Rühlemann

    Corpus Linguistics for Pragmatics provides a practical and comprehensive introduction to the growing field of corpus pragmatics. Taking a hands-on approach to showcase the applications of corpora in the exploration of core topics within pragmatics, this book: • covers six key areas of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Corpus Linguistics Guides

  • A Forensic Linguistic Approach to Legal Disclosures

    ERISA Cash Balance Conversion Cases and the Contextual Dynamics of Deception, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Discourse Pragmatics and the Verb

    The Evidence from Romance, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Second Language Pragmatics

    From Theory to Research, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Culpeper, Alison Mackey, Naoko Taguchi

    Second Language Pragmatics: From Theory to Research aims to reinvigorate this field, pointing the way forward to new methodologies that can drive, or be driven by, new theoretical developments. With a unique combination of leading international expertise in general pragmatics, L2 pragmatics, and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge

  • The Semantics and Pragmatics of Preposing

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Semantics and Semiology

  • Anaphora and Semantic Interpretation

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Semantics and Semiology

  • Focus and Background Marking in Mandarin Chinese

    System and Theory behind cai, jiu, dou and ye, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

  • Mencius On The Mind V 5

    1st Edition

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Pragmatism, Law, and Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Hubbs, Douglas Lind

    This volume puts leading pragmatists in the philosophy of language, including Robert Brandom, in contact with scholars concerned with what pragmatism has come to mean for the law. Each contribution uses the resources of pragmatism to tackle fundamental problems in the philosophy of language, the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

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