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  • The Sounds of Languageby Elizabeth C. Zsiga

    Wiley 2012; US$ 51.95

    The Sounds of Language is an introductory guide to the linguistic study of speech sounds, which provides uniquely balanced coverage of both phonology and phonetics. Features exercises and problem sets, as well as supporting online resources at www.wiley.com/go/zsiga , including additional discussion questions and exercises, as well as links to... more...

  • Endocentric Structuring of Projection-free Syntaxby Hiroki Narita

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    Endocentric Structuring of Projection-free Syntax puts forward a novel theory of syntax that rigidly adheres to the principle of Minimal Computation, in which a number of traditional but extraneous stipulations such as referential indices and representational labels/projections are eliminated. It specifically articulates the overarching hypothesis... more...

  • Im/Politeness Implicaturesby Michael Haugh

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume brings together two highly researched but also highly controversial concepts, those of politeness and implicature. A theory of implicature as social action and im/politeness as social practice is developed that opens up new ways of examining the relationship between them. It constitutes a fresh look at the issues involved that... more...

  • Spatial Semiotics and Spatial Mental Modelsby Martin Thiering

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book presents novel data from endangered languages and cultures that are ever so often still not focused on. It combines different disciplines to capture the intricacies of spatial orientation and navigation. Also, the interplay between culture through language and practices presents new insights in the importance of combining cognitive... more...

  • Subordination in Conversationby Ritva Laury; Ryoko Suzuki

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00

    The articles in this volume examine the notion of clausal subordination based on English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German and Japanese conversational data. Some of the articles approach ?subordination? in terms of social action, taking into account what participants are doing with their talk, considering topics such as the use of clauses as projector... more...

  • The Syllable in Optimality Theoryby Caroline Féry; Ruben van de Vijver

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 53.00

    This 2003 book covers the role of the syllable in Optimality Theory. more...

  • Phonologyby Edmund Gussmann

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 34.00

    This textbook is an introduction to phonology for students which assumes no prior knowledge of this area of linguistics. more...

  • The Music of Everyday Speechby Ann Wennerstrom

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 69.99

    This volume seeks to establishe an over-all framework for the analysis of the element of prosody into the analysis of spoken language. Using naturally occuring data, the author demonstrates how such an examination can enhance traditional analysis. more...

  • Ellipsis and Nonsentential Speechby Reinaldo Elugardo; Robert J. Stainton

    Springer 2006; US$ 89.99

    The papers in this volume address two main topics: Q1: What is the nature, and especially the scope, of ellipsis in natural language? Q2: What are the linguistic/philosophical implications of what one takes the nature/scope of ellipsis to be? Each of these main topics includes a large sub-part that deals specifically with nonsentential speech. Within... more...

  • The Kitan Language and Scriptby Daniel Kane

    BRILL 2008; US$ 173.00

    The Kitan language and script have disappeared from history for more than 800 years. Recent research has partially deciphered a number of Kitan inscriptions, reveal significantly more of its lexicon and morphology. This book summarises the current state of research. more...