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  • Farsi (Persian) for Beginnersby Saeid Atoofi

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 18.95

    Perfect for self-studiers or students, this Farsi language education book takes a user-friendly and clear approach. Farsi is the language of Persia (present-day Iran)?the mellifluous mother tongue of famed 13th-century poet Rumi, whose works are still among the best-selling poems in America today. Farsi for Beginners is a complete language course... more...

  • Ethnology and Empireby Robert Lawrence Gunn

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    Ethnology and Empire tells stories about words and ideas, and ideas aboutwords that developed in concert with shifting conceptions about Native peoplesand western spaces in the nineteenth-century United States. Contextualizing theemergence of Native American linguistics as both a professionalized researchdiscipline and as popular literary concern... more...

  • Captivating Westernsby Susan Kollin

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00

    Tracing the transnational influences of what has been known as a uniquely American genre, ?the Western,? Susan Kollin?s Captivating Westerns analyzes key moments in the history of multicultural encounters between the Middle East and the American West. In particular, the book examines how experiences of contact and conflict have played a role in... more...

  • The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theoryby Shalom Lappin; Chris Fox

    Wiley 2015; US$ 214.95

    The second edition of The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory presents a comprehensive introduction to cutting-edge research in contemporary theoretical and computational semantics. Features completely new content from the first edition of The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory Features contributions by leading semanticists, who... more...

  • The Wild in Youby Lorna Crozier; Ian McAllister

    Greystone Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    A testament to the miraculous beings that share our planet and the places that they live, The Wild in You is a deeply-felt creative collaboration between one of our time?s best nature photographers and a very talented and creative poet. Inspired by the majestic and savage beauty of Ian McAllister?s photographs, Lorna Crozier translates the wild... more...

  • The Lexis and Lexicogrammar of Sri Lankan Englishby Tobias Bernaisch

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    This book offers the first in-depth corpus-based description of written Sri Lankan English. In comparison to British and Indian English, lexical and lexicogrammatical features of Sri Lankan English are analysed in a complex corpus environment comprising data from the respective components of the International Corpus of English, newspapers and online... more...

  • Fachenglisch für Laborberufeby Steven L. Hanft

    Wiley 2015; US$ 30.50

    Wenn das Schulenglisch an seine Grenzen stößt: Tipps von Sprachprofi Steven Hanft für den englischen Sprachgebrauch im Laboralltag. Mit Übungen, Tests und Rezepten, wie man die häufigsten Fehler vermeidet. more...

  • Discourse, Identity and Legitimacyby Majid KhosraviNik

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    This book is a critical study of the ways that discourses of the (national) Self and Other are invoked and reflected in the reporting of a major international political conflict. Taking Iran?s nuclear programme as a case study, this book offers extensive textual analysis, comparative investigation and socio-political contextualisation of national identity... more...

  • Adverbsby Karin Pittner; Daniela Elsner; Fabian Barteld

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    This article discusses adverbs in the post-head position of English and German noun phrases. It gives an overview of the relevant data and discusses possible category revisions for the items under discussion. While both languages show considerable overlap in the semantic functions served by the post-head modifiers, the result is often the existence... more...

  • Implicit and Explicit Learning of Languagesby Patrick Rebuschat

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 54.00

    More than a decade has passed since Norris and Ortega’s (2000) seminal meta-analysis on the effectiveness of instruction in L2 learning. This line of research has matured for another research synthesis, which led to the present meta-analytic review. Thirty-four unique sample studies, in each of which explicit and implicit instructional treatments... more...