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Advances in Discourse Appr...

Taboo words, Quentin Tarantino’s films, humorous dialogues from “Sex and the City”, witty advertising slogans, the Bible, Barack Obama’s speeches, or legal discourse are only a few of the topics addressed in the volume.The study of discourse is a diversified and fast-developing field of language research, embracing methodological p...
£44.99

Advances in Language Acqui...

This book contains 51 chapters based on papers presented at the GALA (Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition) conference held in Thessaloniki, Greece, in 2011. It thus reflects the GALA 2011 scientific presentations and discussions and raises issues that are currently at the centre of language acquisition research. Such issu...
£54.99

Adventuring in Dictionarie...

Adventuring in Dictionaries: New Studies in the History of Lexicography brings together seventeen papers on the making of dictionaries from the sixteenth century to the present day.The first five treat English and French lexicography in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Heberto Fernandez and Monique Cormier discuss the outsi...
£44.99

African American Women’s L...

African American Women’s Language: Discourse, Education, and Identity is a groundbreaking collection of research on African American Women’s Language that is long overdue. It brings together a range of research including variationist, autoethnography, phenomenological, ethnographic, and critical. The authors come from a variety of ...
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Age Effects in the Acquisi...

Age Effects in the Acquisition of English Onset Clusters by Turkish Learners: An Optimality-Theoretic Approach offers a state-of-the-art examination of the acquisition of English onset clusters by Turkish learners, and considers the age effects in second language (L2) phonology. Unlike previous research trends, this research examin...
£49.99

Agency and Patronage in Ea...

It is axiomatic that translation studies has been largely dominated by Western discourses on language, cultural and communication studies. Non-Western traditions and discourses of translation have generally not influenced debate beyond their geopolitical confines. But, as André Lefevere repeatedly argued, the phenomenon of translat...
£47.99

Agricultural English

Agricultural English is a collection of essays on the English of Agriculture. The approach is a linguistic one: the different aspects of the English used in the field of agriculture (agricultural practices, agricultural systems) and in some fields related to agriculture (agricultural zoology, agri-tourism, biology, botany, ecology,...
£44.99

Ain’thology

The word ain’t is used by speakers of all dialects and sociolects of English. Nonetheless, language critics view ain’t as marking speakers as “lazy” or “stupid”; and the educated assume ain’t is on its deathbed, used only in clichés. Everyone has an opinion about ain’t. Even the grammar-checker in Microsoft Word flags every ain’t w...
£52.99

An Introduction to Linguis...

The book provides an introduction to some basic concepts of linguistic synergetics, viewed here as a new multidisciplinary research approach to language studies. It also advances diachronic linguosynergetics, focusing on principles and mechanisms of language change and development, and employing the methodological integrity of phil...
£58.99

Analysing Secondary Predic...

After more than three decades of research on secondary predication, there has not been a book which examines the syntactic and semantic mechanisms of secondary predication in East Asian languages, such as Chinese, Japanese, Mongolian and Korean – until now. Shibagaki’s lucid and impartial survey should prove of great value to peopl...
£44.99

Analysis on the Ideographi...

It is commonly accepted that English letters only represent sounds. Is this indeed the case? If not, how can the concepts represented by English letters be revealed?Analysis on the Ideographic Characteristics of Some English Morphemes provides the answers to these questions through an investigation of around 900 morphemes. The book...
£52.99

Ancient Epic

This book adopts a broad and multifaceted approach to that most preeminent of classical literature genres: the Epic. Set in the ancient world, from archaic Greece to imperial Rome, the scope of interest here extends, for comparative purposes, to Vedic and Sanskrit poetry, as well as the Medieval epic. This collection of papers by c...
£47.99
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