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  • Linguistic History of Italian, Aby Martin Maiden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    A Linguistic History of Italian offers a clear and concise explanation of why modern Italian grammar has become the way it is. It focuses on the effects of historical changes on the modern structure of Italian, revealing patterns and structures which are not always apparent to those who are only familiar with modern Italian. Although the book concentrates... more...

  • Teaching and Language Corporaby Anne Wichmann; Steven Fligelstone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Corpora are well-established as a resource for language research; they are now also increasingly being used for teaching purposes. This book is the first of its kind to deal explicitly and in a wide-ranging way with the use of corpora in teaching. It contains an extensive collection of articles by corpus linguists and practising teachers, covering... more...

  • Causatives and Causationby Jae Jung Song

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Causatives and Causation is the first comprehensive study of causative constructions found in the world's languages. This important new research, based on a data base of more than 600 languages, not only investigates fully the richness and variety of causative types, but also presents an alternative perspective to the traditional typological approach.... more...

  • Discourse and Creativityby Rodney Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.99

    Discourse and Creativity examines the way different approaches to discourse analysis conceptualize the notion of creativity and address it analytically. It includes examples of studies of creativity from a variety of traditions and examines the following key areas, how people interpret and use discourse, the processes and practices of discourse... more...

  • Del discurso de los medios de comunicación a la lingüistica del discursoby Carmela Pérez-Salazar; Inés Olza

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 112.71

    Este volumen recoge los estudios que diversos expertos en los campos de la Filología y la Comunicación han querido ofrecer como homenaje a la profesora María Victoria Romero (Universidad de Navarra, España) en su jubilación. Las aportaciones aquí contenidas recorren las diversas áreas en que se ha centrado la investigación de la profesora Romero: fundamentalmente,... more...

  • Verbale und nonverbale Vagheit in englisch- und deutschsprachigen Interviewsby Kerstin Petermann

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 73.26

    In Interviews wird ? vor allem von Politikern ? oft ?um den heißen Brei herum geredet?. Welche Gründe gibt es für diese Vagheit in der Sprache und in der inhaltlichen Aussage? Auf welchen Ebenen der Kommunikation liegt die Vagheit in den Fragen und Antworten eines Interviews? Und welche Strategien verfolgen die Interviewpartner damit? Kerstin Petermann... more...

  • Multi-Dimensional Analysis, 25 years onby Tony Berber Sardinha; Marcia Veirano Pinto

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    This research describes a case study from engineering education that explores the potential for integrating Multi-Dimensional (MD) analysis into mixed methods research so that MD analyses can address more specific educational problems. The study investigates a specific problem in civil engineering: the mismatch between students’ writing skills... more...

  • Discourse and Knowledgeby Teun A. van Dijk

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 84.00

    Introduces the new field of epistemic discourse analysis and uses a wide range of examples to illustrate the theory. more...

  • The Rhythms of English Poetryby Derek Attridge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 121.99

    Examines the way in which poetry in English makes use of rhythm. The author argues that there are three major influences which determine the verse-forms used in any language: the natural rhythm of the spoken language itself; the properties of rhythmic form; and the metrical conventions which have grown up within the literary tradition. He investigates... more...

  • Language and Characterisationby Jonathan Culpeper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    Textual Explorations General Editors- Mick Short, Lancaster University Elena Semino, Lancaster University The focus of this series is on the stylistic analysis of literary and non-literary texts, and the theoretical issues which such work raises. Textual Explorations will include books that cover studies of literary authors, genres and other groupings,... more...