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

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 111.92

    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$ 72.75

    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...

  • Varieties of Modern Englishby Diane Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    The 'story' of English is continually re-told and re-written, as more and more people use the language and have a part in shaping the way it develops. Varieties of Modern English provides a critical introduction to the study of regional, social, gendered, context- and medium-related varieties of the language, and explores some of the debates concerning... more...

  • Parentheticals in Spoken Englishby Nicole Dehé

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    This book investigates the prosodic phrasing of parentheticals in spoken English and implications for a theory of the syntax-prosody interface. more...

  • Academic Discourseby John Flowerdew

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    Academic Discourse presents a collection of specially commissioned articles on the theme of academic discourse. Divided into sections covering the main approaches, each begins with a state of the art overview of the approach and continues with exemplificatory empirical studies.  Genre analysis, corpus linguistics, contrastive rhetoric and ethnography... more...

  • Grammar and Meaningby Howard Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Grammar and Meaning is an introduction to the study of grammar of contemporary English. It provides an impressive survey of all the main areas of English grammar, from words through to sentences and texts. It introduces and explains the linguistic terms needed to talk about the ways in which language works, from simple terms like adjective to more... more...

  • A Linguistic Guide to English Poetryby Geoffrey N. Leech

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Seeks to demonstrate that the study of English poetry is enriched by the insights of modern linguistic analysis, and that linguistic and critical disciplines are not separate but complementary. Examining a wide range of poetry, Professor Leech considers many aspects of poetic style, including the language of past and present, creative language, poetic... more...

  • Strategies in Learning and Using a Second Languageby Andrew D. Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Strategies in Learning and Using a Second Language examines what it takes to achieve long-term success in languages beyond the first language. Distinguishing language learning from language-use strategies, Andrew D. Cohen disentangles a morass of terminology to help the reader see what language strategies are and how they can enhance performance.... more...

  • Language-Paradox-Poeticsby James J.Y. Liu; Richard John Lynn

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In attempting to define a "poetics of paradox" from a traditional Chinese standpoint, James Liu explores through a comparative approach linguistic, textual, and interpretive problems of relevance to Western literary criticism. Liu's study evolves from a paradoxical view--originating from early Confucian and Daoist philosophical texts--that the less... more...

  • Crosscultural Transgressionsby Theo Hermans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Crosscultural Transgressions offers explorations and critical assessments of research methods and models in translation studies, and points up new questions and directions.   Ranging from epistemological questions of description and historiography to the politics of language, including the language of translation research, the book tackles issues... more...