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  • Modificationby Marcin Morzycki

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 88.00

    An accessible guide to the linguistic semantics of adjectives, adverbs, gradability, vagueness, comparatives, and modification more generally. more...

  • The Crucible of Languageby Vyvyan Evans

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    In The Crucible of Language, Vyvyan Evans explains what we know, and what we do, when we communicate using language. more...

  • The Pragmatics of Personal Pronounsby Laure Gardelle; Sandrine Sorlin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    Second person forms of pronouns (e.g. Engl. you , Germ. du ) or verbs (e.g. Russian pišeš ‘you write’) have a basically deictic function and refer to the addressee. In uses that have been called “impersonal” or “non-canonical”, the second person forms are used in a generalizing way (e.g. You only live... more...

  • De la grammatologie de Jacques Derridaby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Cinq ans après son introduction-traduction de L?Origine de la géométrie de Husserl, Jacques Derrida publie, en 1967, trois livres étrangement différents, paradoxalement proches. Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour tout savoir sur De la grammatologie... more...

  • The Epistemology of Indicative Conditionalsby Igor Douven

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    Addresses central questions concerning conditionals by combining the methods of formal epistemology with those of cognitive psychology. more...

  • Deixis in the Early Modern English Lyricby Heather Dubrow

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book engages with deictics ('pointing' words like here/there, this/that) of space. It focuses on texts by Donne, Shakespeare, Spenser, and Wroth in particular, relating their forms of deixis to cultural and generic developments; but it also suggests parallels with both iconic and neglected texts from a range of later historical periods. more...

  • Scalarity in the Verbal Domainby Olga Kagan

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 88.00

    Proposes a new analytical approach to the semantics of Russian verbal prefixes, using modern theoretical tools to explore wide-ranging data. more...

  • Society in Language, Language in Societyby Wendy L. Bowcher; Jennifer Yameng Liang

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This collection of original articles covers a range of research connecting with the work of the eminent linguist Ruqaiya Hasan. It contains contributions from M.A.K. Halliday, G. Williams, D. Butt, D. Miller and M. Berry among others, an interview with Ruqaiya Hasan, and notes from the contributors about their connection with Ruqaiya Hasan's work.... more...

  • Greek Interjectionsby Lars Nordgren

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Interjections in Ancient Greek have long lacked a comprehensive account, despite their frequent occurrence in major texts. The present study of their semantics and pragmatics, encompassing all items encountered in Greek drama from the 5th century BC, applies a moderate minimalism, theory-driven method. Readers are offered a thorough and... more...

  • Investigating Intimate Discourseby Brian Clancy

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.95

    Intimate discourse ? that between couples, family and close friends in private, non-professional settings ? lies at the heart of our everyday linguistic experience. It creates and sustains our closest relationships. Using an innovative blend of the community of practice model with a corpus linguistic methodology, Brian Clancy expertly reveals the... more...