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  • Taming the Vernacularby Jenny Cheshire; Dieter Stein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Taming the Vernacular: From Dialect to Written Standard Language examines the differences between 'standard' and 'nonstandard' varieties of several different languages. Not only are some of the best-known languages of Europe represented here, but also some that have been less well-researched in the past. The chapters address the syntax of Dutch,... more...

  • Genres in the Internetby Janet Giltrow; Dieter Stein

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00

    This volume brings together for the first time pragmatic, rhetorical, and literary perspectives on genre, mapping theoretical frontiers and initiating a long overdue conversation amongst these methodologies. The diverse approaches represented in this volume meet on common ground staked by Internet communication: an arena challenging to traditional... more...

  • Subjectivity and Subjectivisationby Dieter Stein; Susan Wright

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 48.00

    This study reflects the growing attention in linguistics and related disciplines commanded by the centrality in language of the speaker. more...

  • The Virtues of Languageby Dieter Stein; Rosanna Sornicola

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00

    The volume contains 13 specially written specialist articles on a wide range of subjects within the ambit of the history of the English language and prominent literary uses of it. In uniting linguistic and literary pursuits in a single volume, it follows the noble Neapolitan scholar’s research interests, as well as representing topics that figure... more...

  • Pathways of Changeby Olga Fischer; Anette Rosenbach; Dieter Stein

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 188.00

    There is a continual growth of interest among linguists of all-theoretical denominations in grammaticalization, a concept central to many linguistic (change) theories. However, the discussion of grammaticalization processes has often suffered from a shortage of concrete empirical studies from one of the best-documented languages in the world, English.... more...

  • Historical Linguistics 1997by Monika S. Schmid; Jennifer R. Austin; Dieter Stein

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 195.00

    This volume presents a selection from the papers given at the 13th International Conference on Historical Linguistics. It offers a window on the current state of the art in historical linguistics: the papers cover a wide range of different languages, different language families, and different approaches to the study of linguistic change, ranging from... more...

  • Pragmatics of Computer-Mediated Communicationby Dieter Stein; Tuija Virtanen; Susan Herring

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 279.00

    The present handbook provides an overview of the pragmatics of language and language use mediated by digital technologies. Computer-mediated communication (CMC) is defined to include text-based interactive communication via the Internet, websites and other multimodal formats, and mobile communication. In addition to 'core' pragmatic and discourse-pragmatic... more...

  • Translation Issues in Language and Lawby Professor Frances Olsen; Professor R. Alexander Lorz; Professor Dieter Stein

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    With contributions from world-class specialists this first book-length work looks at translation issues in forensic linguistics, where accuracy and cultural understandings play a prominent part in the legal process. more...

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