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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00
The coining of novel lexical items and the creative manipulation of existing words and expressions is heavily dependent on contextual factors, including the semantic, stylistic, textual and social environments in which they occur. The twelve specialists contributing to this collection aim to illuminate creativity in word formation with respect to functional... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 165.00
The papers in this volume show the range and direction of current work in historical semantics and word-studies. There is a strong focus throughout on semantic change and lexical innovation, interpreted within a sociolinguistic, cultural or textual context. Many of the papers draw on the remarkable range of electronic resources now available to historical... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 165.00
This volume takes stock of current research in contrastive lexical studies. It reflects the growing interest in corpus-based approaches to the study of lexis, in particular the use of multilingual corpora, shared by researchers working in widely differing fields ? contrastive linguistics, lexicology, lexicography, terminology, computational linguistics... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2010; US$ 140.00
"The Yearbook of Phraseology" will be the preeminent periodical publication in phraseology with a high reputation among scholars in the field. It will publish only articles which make a significant contribution to the field. It will facilitate dialogue between Continental and English-speaking scholars in the field of phraseology and build a comprehensive... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2007; US$ 65.00
This readable introductory textbook presents a concise survey of lexicology. The first section of the book is a survey of the study of words, providing students with an overview of basic issues in defining and understanding the word as a unit of language. This section also examines the history of lexicology, the evolution of dictionaries and recent... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 188.00
This book contains a selection of the papers given at an international conference at the University of Konstanz (Germany) in 1991. All contributions relate to the assumption that lexical knowledge plays a central role in the organization of language, inasmuch as the components or modules of grammar come together and interact in the lexicon. Originating... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00
This book includes the work of experts from a wide range of backgrounds who share the desire to understand how the human brain represents words. The focus of the volume is on the nature and structure of word forms and morphemes, the processes operating on the speech input to gain access to lexical representations, the modeling and acquisition of these... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 79.99
Grammars are gaining importance in natural language processing and computational biology as a means of encoding theories and structuring algorithms. But one serious obstacle to applications of grammars is that formal language theory traditionally classifies grammars according to their weak generative capacity (what sets of strings they generate) and... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 46.95
Featuring new coverage of the brain and language, and lexical corpora, the 4th edition of Words in the Mind offers readers the latest thinking about the ways in which we learn words, remember them, understand them, and find the ones we want to use. Explores the latest insights into the complex relationship between language, words, and the human... more...