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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 ...
£44.99

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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Anglicisms in Europe

The present volume deals with the influence of the English lexis on other European languages in various fields of discourse, social attitudes towards this phenomenon and its reflections in recent lexicographical work. It contains some of the papers read at the conference Anglicisms in Europe 2006, which took place at the University...
£39.99

Anglistics in Lithuania

This collection of papers offers diverse yet highly professional accounts of multiple cross-linguistic and cross-cultural aspects of English studies in Lithuania. It is valuable for the wide variety of empirical data presented, for the insights into both English and Lithuanian, which, when studied individually, sometimes cannot esc...
£44.99
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