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- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 17.99
A masterpiece of linguistics scholarship, at once erudite and entertaining, confronts the thorny question of how?and whether?culture shapes language and language, culture Linguistics has long shied away from claiming any link between a language and the culture of its speakers: too much simplistic (even bigoted) chatter about the romance of Italian... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 37.99
Originally published as the Continuum Companion to Historical Linguistics, this book brings together a number of leading scholars who provide a combination of different approaches to current and new issues in historical linguistics, while supplying an exhaustive and up-to-date coverage of sub-fields traditionally regarded as central to historical linguistics... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 35.00
Using a wide range of data from real-life speech situations, this new introduction to politeness breaks away from the limitations of current models and argues that the proper object of study in politeness theory must be commonsense notions of what politeness and impoliteness are. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 35.00
The attempt to discover 'linguistic universals' - the properties that all languages have in common - is a fundamental goal of linguistics. This volume brings together a team of leading experts to show how different linguistic theories have approached this important challenge. Invaluable to anyone seeking a greater understanding of human language. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 26.95
This Routledge Classics edition includes a new foreword by the author. ?An excellent and very welcome guide to psycholinguistics?highly recommended.? The Washington Post A classic in its field for almost forty years, The Articulate Mammal is a brilliant introduction to psycholinguistics. In lucid prose Jean Aitchison introduces and demystifies... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00
Jiří Levý?s seminal work, The Art of Translation , considered a timeless classic in Translation Studies, is now available in English. Having drawn on adjacent disciplines, the methodology of Czech functional sociosemiotic structuralism and the state-of-the art in the West, Levý synthesized his findings and experience in the field presenting them... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 99.95
This book examines current research centered on the second language classroom and the implications of this research for both the teaching and learning of foreign languages. It offers illuminating insights into the important relationship between research and teaching, and the inherent complexities of the teaching and learning of foreign languages in... more...