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  • Looking For Alibrandiby Melina Marchetta

    Penguin Books Ltd 1992; US$ 9.86

    Melina Marchetta'sstunning debut novel Looking for Alibrandi is one girl's story of her final year at school, a year she sets herself free. Josephine Alibrandi is seventeen and in her final year at a wealthy girls' school. This is the year she meets her father, the year she falls in love, the year she searches for Alibrandi and finds the real truth... more...

  • Unreal!by Paul Jennings

    Penguin Books Ltd 1994; US$ 7.04

    It's Unreal . . . the flies were up to my armpits and they were still falling. I was scared out of my wits. I didn't want to drown in a sea of flies. It's all a bit much really. A reunion of bones. The irresistible kisser. Wonder underpants. Cow-dung custard. more...

  • Unbelievable!by Paul Jennings

    Penguin Books Ltd 1994; US$ 7.04

    Unbelievable? Maybe. But I'm telling you it's true. The crusher had pushed all the air out of my lungs. It was squeezing me tighter and tighter. I knew I had only seconds to live. Believe it or not . . . A kid can grow younger. Birds can bury you. Ghosts have exams. There are eyes in the milk. From the one and only Paul Jennings more...

  • Unbearable!by Paul Jennings

    Penguin Books Ltd 1994; US$ 7.04

    It's unbearable . . . The bird's perch is swinging to and fro and hitting me on the nose. I can see my eye in its little mirror. Unbearably weird . . . You have the foulest feet ever. There are flies for lunch. A goat swallows your opal. And you have lived before. more...

  • Scribes as Agents of Language Changeby Esther-Miriam Wagner; Ben Outhwaite; Bettina Beinhoff

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    The series Studies in Language Change presents empirically based research that extends knowledge about historical relations among the world's languages without restriction to any particular language family or region. While not devoted explicitly to theoretical explanations, the series hopes to contribute to the advancement in understandings... more...

  • Introduction to Semanticsby Thomas Ede Zimmermann; Wolfgang Sternefeld

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 42.00

    This textbook helps undergraduate students of language and linguistics taking their first steps in one of the core areas of grammar, introducing them to the basic ideas, insights, and techniques of contemporary semantic theory. Requiring no special background knowledge, the book starts with everyday observations about word meaning and... more...

  • Lexical Bootstrappingby Dagmar Bittner; Nadja Ruhlig

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    The internal bootstrapps for establishing the grammatical system of a human language build an essential topic in language acquisition research. The discussion of the last 20 years came up with the Lexical Bootstrapping Hypothesis which assigns lexical development the role of the central bootstrapping process. The volume presents work from... more...

  • Sprache, Bewusstsein, Normativitätby Christian Ebeling

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    Der Essay zur Natur der Sprache entwickelt eine neue und unvoreingenommene Sicht auf Sprache, die die wichtigsten Sprachbegriffe zunächst dekonstruiert, um daraufhin nach möglichen Rekonstruktionen zu suchen. Dabei werden nicht nur die aktuellen Diskurse der Bewusstseinsphilosophie, Sprachphilosophie und Allgemeinen Sprachwissenschaft,... more...

  • The Rei(g)n of ‘Rule’by Dana Riesenfeld

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 119.00

    Aiming to bridge the gap between analytical and continental philosophy, this double-blind peer-reviewed series presents innovative, cutting-edgecontributions in contemporary philosophical inquiry, written in English or German. The series is a useful introduction to a variety of topics, aimed at readers interested in the concepts, methods,... more...

  • Noun Phrase Licensingby Jeffrey T. Runner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This book examines the syntax of direct object noun phrases in English within the Principles and Parameters, specifically Chomsky's Minimalist Program, approach to generative grammar. The main focus is on the phrase structural positions of object noun phrases at the various levels of representation, and secondarily on the relationship between structural... more...