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  • Semiotik / Semiotics. 1. Teilbandby Roland Posner

    De Gruyter 1997; US$ 792.00

    The conceptualization of sign processes in all their variations as a unitary phenomenon connecting living nature with human culture and distinguishing them both from inanimate nature may serve as a key to providing the human, social, engineering, and natural sciences with a common theoretical basis for well-defined division of labor and... more...

  • Pragmatics and Non-Verbal Communicationby Tim Wharton

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Examines non-verbal behaviours from a pragmatic perspective, establishing the role they play in our communication. more...

  • Seven Tears into the Seaby Terri Farley

    Simon Pulse 2010; US$ 13.99

    Beckon the sea, I'll come to thee.... Shed seven tears, perchance seven years.... At the age of ten, Gwen Cooke had a strange encounter with a boy with dark, slightly tilted eyes. He came to her on the beach, whispered strange words in her ear, and then disappeared. Shortly thereafter, her family moved away from their seaside home and Gwen never... more...

  • A Hybrid Theory of Metaphorby Dr Markus Tendahl

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 125.00

    A provoking new approach to how we understand metaphors thoroughly comparing and contrasting the claims made by relevance theorists and cognitive linguists. The resulting hybrid theory shows the complementarity of many positions as well as the need and possibility of achieving a broader and more realistic theory of our understanding. more...

  • What Student Writing Teaches Usby Mark Overmeyer

    Stenhouse Publishers 2009; US$ 20.99

    The earlier that teachers think about instruction, and the sooner that students self-assess their progress, the better the final writing product will be.  What Student Writing Teaches Us: Formative Assessment in the Writing Workshop  provides practical suggestions for teachers of writing. This book offers no ?easy? solutions, because assessing writing... more...

  • The Practice of Critical Discourse Analysis: an Introductionby Meriel Bloor; Thomas Bloor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This book provides an introduction to the aims, theories and practices of critical discourse analysis (CDA). It is mainly concerned with the linguistic aspects of CDA. It provides an introduction to the different types of language analysis that are employed in CDA (frequency analysis, coversation, transitivity and reference, and figurative language,... more...

  • Doing Pragmaticsby Peter Grundy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Doing Pragmatics achieved success through its unparalleled capacity to render pragmatics truly accessible to students. Embracing the comprehensive and engaging style which characterised the previous editions, the third edition is fully revised and expanded. Grundy consolidates the strengths of the original version, reinforcing its unique combination... more...

  • Prozesse sprachlicher Verstärkungby Rüdiger Harnisch

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 167.50

    Processes in which linguistic entities are "weakened" formally and in their meaning (e.g. Kien-Föhre > Kiefer ) have been well researched, but "strengthening processes" (e.g. Caribbean hamaca > folk-etymological explanation Hänge-matte ) in which linguistic entities are first created have hardly been researched at all. The intention... more...

  • Event Representation in Language and Cognitionby Jürgen Bohnemeyer; Eric Pederson

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Examines new research into how the mind deals with the experience of events. more...

  • Comparisons and Contrastsby Richard S. Kayne

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    A collection of 11 of Richard Kayne's recent articles in theoretical syntax, with an emphasis on comparative syntax, which uses syntactic differences among languages to probe the properties of the human language faculty. more...