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  • The Local Construction of a Global Languageby Joseph Sung-Yul Park

    De Gruyter Mouton 2009; US$ 182.00

    The book investigates how the hegemony of English in South Korea is constructed through the mediation of language ideologies. Based on an innovative analysis of metalinguistic discourse in language policy debates, cross-linguistic humor, television shows, and face-to-face interaction, it cogently tells the story of how the complex meaning of English... more...

  • Mediatization of Communicationby

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 280.00

    Mediatization characterizes changes in practices and institutions in media-saturated societies, thus denoting transformations of these societies. The volume makes a valuable contribution to the understanding of contemporary processes of social, cultural and political changes. The handbook offers a broad spectrum of different approaches to mediatization... more...

  • Sprache, Literatur und nationale Identitätby Joseph Jurt

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00

    German and French concepts of nation were often defined antithetically? through an idealized contrast between the ?nation state? and the ?cultural nation.? This study undertakes a political, linguistic, and literary historical reconstruction of the significance of language and literature in the construction of national identity since the early modern... more...

  • Expletive and Referential Subject Pronouns in Medieval Frenchby Michael Zimmermann

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book is an empirical study on the expression of subject pronouns in Medieval French, usually analyzed as a null subject language. In light of the frequent expression of expletives, i.e. subject pronouns in impersonal constructions, as well as of referentials, it is argued that rather than from a null subject property, the non-expression of subject... more...

  • Interactions, Images and Textsby Sigrid Norris; Carmen Daniela Maier

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00

    This Reader is a comprehensive introductory text for the study of multimodality and offers a wide range of approaches and data sets illuminating the value of multimodal investigations for education, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, psychology, and communication. With an extensive list of further readings, suggested assignments, and an alphabetic... more...

  • The Languages and Linguistics of Australiaby Harold Koch; Rachel Nordlinger

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 350.00

    The Languages and Linguistics of Australia: A Comprehensive Guide is part of the multi-volume reference work on the languages and linguistics of the continents of the world. The volume provides a thorough overview of Australian languages, including their linguistic structures, their genetic relationships, and issues of language maintenance and revitalisation.... more...

  • Zweisprachige Lexikographie zwischen Translation und Didaktikby Fabio Mollica; María José Domínguez Vázquez; Martina Nied Curcio

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00

    The essays in this volume address a range of problems in contrastive lexicography and present the current state of research as well as new trends in creating bilingual dictionaries. It adopts a user-friendly perspective that takes into consideration the advantages and drawbacks of print and digital dictionaries. more...

  • Manual of Language Acquisitionby Christiane Fäcke

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 280.00

    This manual contains overviews on language acquisition and distinguishes between first- and second-language acquisition. It also deals with Romance languages as foreign languages in the world and with language acquisition in some countries of the Romance-speaking world. This reference work will be helpful for researchers, students, and teachers interested... more...

  • Zweitspracherwerb im Jugendalterby Patrick Grommes; Bernt Ahrenholz

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00

    This compendium of papers on second language acquisition in adolescence is based on a workshop led by the editors that was held at the 2011 conference of the DGFF (German Society for Foreign Language Research). The papers cover a wide range of subjects, including age as a learning factor andassisted second-language acquisition. The volume also provides... more...

  • Lexicografía de las lenguas románicasby Félix Córdoba Rodríguez; Ernesto González Seoane; María Dolores Sánchez Palomino

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; Not Available

    This volume provides a detailed overview of the current state of research in diachronic Romance lexicography, a field that has seen exciting new trends and considerable changes in recent years. It presents essays that discuss up-to-date research questions and also provides extensive information about the history of lexicographical activities and research... more...