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- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00
The "native speaker" is often thought of as an ideal language user with "a complete and possibly innate competence in the language" which is perceived as being bounded and fixed to a homogeneous speech community and linked to a nation-state. Despite recent works that challenge its empirical accuracy and theoretical utility, the notion of the... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 160.87
The contributions in this grammar-theoretical volume examine current developmental trends in German under the aspect of changing coding techniques. These tendencies include morpho-syntactical changes in the realization of aspect, tense and mode as well as tendencies to omit the article and the processes resulting from this and also purely... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 160.87
Advances in Cognitive Sociolinguistics brings together ten studies into the social and conceptual aspects of language-internal variation. The volume covers three main areas where Cognitive Linguistics and sociolinguistics meet: lexical and lexical-semantic variation, constructional variation, and research on lectal attitudes and acquisition.... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 44.95
In the last three decades the field of endangered and minority languages has evolved rapidly, moving from the initial dire warnings of linguists to a swift increase in the number of organizations, funding programs, and community-based efforts dedicated to documentation, maintenance, and revitalization. Sustaining Linguistic Diversity brings together... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 267.14
Le Dictionnaire historique de l'anthroponymie romane (PatRom) vise ŕ établir un dictionnaire génétique des noms de personne ŕ partir des étymons latins et des lexiques romans qui en sont issus. Cette Bibliographie des sources constitue la base et le noyau du dictionnaire: la genčse du projet repose en effet initialement sur les matériaux... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 101.87
Eine Geschichte der Sprachwissenschaft im 20. Jahrhundert war bisher ein Desiderat. Ausgehend von den Vorgängern de Saussures werden in den Hauptkapiteln die wichtigsten Strömungen hervorgehoben, wobei besonderes Gewicht auf nachhaltige Ansätze gelegt wird. Gleichzeitig wird der wissenschaftliche Ertrag ausgewertet. Am Ende werden die... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 48.95 US$ 42.42
Introducing the fundamental issues in psycholinguistics, this book explores the amazing story of the unconscious processes that take place when humans use language. It is an ideal text for undergraduates taking a first course in the study of language. Topics covered include the biological foundations of language; acquisition of first and second... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 158.00
The lack of overt inflectional markings encoding finiteness is a crucial difference between Present Day English (PDE) and modern Mainland Scandinavian languages (MSc). In contrast to previous analyses, our approach considers finiteness a primitive distinction explicitly expressed in verbal forms and, crucially, cutting across tense, mood, and agreement... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 173.00
Gender and discourse interface in many more epistemological sites than can be represented in one collection. Gender Identity and Discourse Analysis therefore focuses on a principled diversity of key sites within four broad areas: the media, sexuality, education and parenthood. The different chapters together illustrate how taking a discourse perspective... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00
For sale in all countries except Japan. For customers in Japan: please contact Yushodo Co. The Senshu University Project The Development of the Anglo-Saxon Language and Linguistic Universals has as its general aim the investigation of structural characteristics common to the Germanic languages, such as English, German, Norwegian, and Icelandic,... more...