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  • The Syntax of Anaphoraby Ken Safir

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 82.99

    In this work, Ken Safir develops a comprehensive theory on the role of anaphora in syntax. First, he contends that the complementary distribution of forms that support the anaphoric readings is not accidental, contrary to most current thinking, but rather should be derived from a principle, one that he proposes in the form of an algorithm. Secondly,... more...

  • Aspects of the Theory of Morphologyby Igor Mel'cuk; David Beck

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 321.00

    The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language... more...

  • Politeness in Languageby Richard J. Watts; Richard J. Watts; Sachiko Ide; Konrad Ehlich

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 137.00

    The second edition of this collection of 13 original papers contains an updated introductory section detailing the significance that the original articles published in 1992 have for the further development of research into linguistic politeness into the 21st century. The original articles focus on the phenomenon of politeness in language.... more...

  • Descriptive Teacher Notesby Laurel And Associates

    Saddleback Publishing 2005; US$ 8.95

    Writing 4 consists of 4 Worktexts and 4 Teacher's Notes- designed for writing practice with incremental teaching methods, basic grammar review pages and real-world themes. more...

  • Syllable Weightby Matthew Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    The book is the first systematic exploration of a series of phonological phenomena previously thought to be unified under the rubric of syllable weight. Drawing on a typological survey of 400 languages, it is shown that the traditional conception that languages are internally consistent in their weight criteria across weight-based processes is not... more...

  • The Blackwell Companion to Syntaxby Martin Everaert; Henk C. Van Riemsdijk

    Wiley 2008; US$ 1,590.00 US$ 1,378.00

    This long-awaited reference work marks the culmination of numerous years of research and international collaboration by the world’s leading syntacticians. There exists no other comparable collection of research that documents the development of syntax in this way. Under the editorial direction of Martin Everaert and Henk van Riemsdijk, this 5 volume... more...

  • Vague Language Exploredby Dr Joan Cutting

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 120.00

    Vague language ('bags of time', 'doing stuff', 'and all that') is an aspect of communicative competence of considerable social importance. This book examines its function. It spans genre analysis, critical discourse analysis, psycholinguistics and cross-cultural sociolinguistics, and suggests applications in TEFL and directions for future research. more...

  • Phonology in Contextby Professor Martha C. Pennington

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 45.00

    Phonology in Context takes a fresh look at phonology in a range of real-world contexts that go beyond traditional concerns and challenge existing assumptions and practices. It brings together research and theory from a range of research areas to suggest new directions for the field. more...

  • Handbook of Word-Formationby Pavol Štekauer; Rochelle Lieber

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 67.15

    This is the most comprehensive book to date on word formation in terms of scope of topics, schools and theoretical positions. All contributions were written by the leading scholars in their respective areas. more...

  • Ergativityby Alana Johns; Diane Massam; Juvenal Ndayiragije

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 59.31

    This volume presents a collection of papers on the enticing and complex theme of Ergativity. The papers exemplify theoretical depth applied to a wide range of languages, with the majority of papers based on original fieldwork. Ergativity refers to a grammatical pattern in which the logical subject of intransitive clauses and the logical object of transitive... more...