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Semantics

  • Cambridge O Level Englishby John Reynolds; Patricia Acres

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 27.99

    We are working with Cambridge International Examinations to gain endorsement for this title. A full-colour textbook from expert authors and teachers that is matched exactly to the latest syllabus. Each unit focuses on a genre and includes both writing and reading tasks. more...

  • Language and Cognitive Structures of Emotionby Prakash Mondal

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.85

    This book examines linguistic expressions of emotion in intensional contexts and offers a formally elegant account of the relationship between language and emotion. The author presents a compelling case for the view that there exist, contrary to popular belief, logical universals at the intersection of language and emotive content. This book shows... more...

  • Iconicity and Abductionby Gianluca Caterina; Rocco Gangle

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.85

    This book consolidates and extends the authors? work on the connection between iconicity and abductive inference. It emphasizes a pragmatic, experimental and fallibilist view of knowledge without sacrificing formal rigor. Within this context, the book focuses particularly on scientific knowledge and its prevalent use of mathematics. To find an answer... more...

  • English Nounsby Rochelle Lieber

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    English Nouns explores the mechanisms by which English nominalizations come to have a variety of readings depending on their syntactic context. more...

  • My Revision Notesby Victoria Peers

    Hodder Education Group 2016; US$ 7.99

    Unlock your full potential with this revision guide that focuses on the key skills you need to succeed in WJEC GCSE English Language. - Enables you to practise, revise and reinforce the skills required for each question type by working through structured tasks and clear guidance on what the examiner is looking for. - Improves exam skills with Test... more...

  • 11+ English Revision Guide 2nd Editionby Erika Cross; Jenny Olney; Victoria Burrill

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 15.99

    Secure the top marks in 11+ independent school entrance exams and pre-tests and a better chance at getting into their school of choice with this essential revision guide. Complete coverage of the ISEB 11+ English syllabus and stretching extra content ensures that every topic is thoroughly revised ahead of the exams. - This book covers everything... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Information Structureby Caroline Féry; Shinichiro Ishihara

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 154.99 US$ 133.29

    This book provides linguists with a clear, critical, and comprehensive overview of theoretical and experimental work on information structure. Leading researchers survey the main theories of information structure in syntax, phonology, and semantics as well as perspectives from psycholinguistics and other relevant fields. more...

  • Mapping English Metaphor Through Timeby Wendy Anderson; Ellen Bramwell; Carole Hough

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29

    This volume offers an empirical and diachronic investigation of the foundations and nature of metaphor in English, based on evidence from The Historical Thesaurus of English. It offers case studies of a number of semantic domains and provides a significant step forward in the data-driven understanding of metaphor. more...

  • My Revision Notes: WJEC GCSE English Languageby Victoria Peers

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 9.99

    Unlock your full potential with this revision guide that focuses on the key skills you need to succeed in WJEC GCSE English Language. - Enables you to practise, revise and reinforce the skills required for each question type by working through structured tasks and clear guidance on what the examiner is looking for - Improves exam skills with Test... more...

  • Cultural Implications of Biosemioticsby Paul Cobley

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 134.77

    This is the first book to consider the major implications for culture of the new science of biosemiotics. The volume is mainly aimed at an audience outside biosemiotics and semiotics, in the humanities and social sciences principally, who will welcome elucidation of the possible benefits to their subject area from a relatively new field. The book... more...