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  • Consonant Structure and Prevocalizationby Natalie Operstein

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 158.00

    This monograph proposes a new interpretation of the intrasegmental structure of consonants and provides the first systematic intra- and cross-linguistic study of consonant prevocalization. The proposed model represents consonants as inherently bigestural and makes strong predictions that are automatically relevant to phonological theory at both the... more...

  • The Linguistics of Literacyby Pamela A. Downing; Susan D. Lima; Michael Noonan

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 72.00

    This volume grew out of the Seventeenth Annual University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Linguistics Symposium, which was held in Milwaukee on April 8-10, 1988. The theme of the conference was the relationship between linguistics and literacy. In this volume, a selection of papers are presented which cluster around three of the major themes that developed... more...

  • World's Stupidest Instructionsby Bryony Evens

    Michael O' Mara Books 2012; US$ 2.99

    If you have ever attempted to swallow a mattress or have forgotten to remove clothes before ironing them then this book will become a vital survival tool. For the rest of us it is a collection of the oddest, funniest and frankly most worrying instructions taken from genuine products around the world. Manufacturers from Turin to Tokyo seem truly concerned... more...

  • Grammatikalisierung und Pragmatikalisierungby Robert Mroczynski

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 65.85

    Das Werk behandelt einen der spannendsten Abschnitte der derzeitigen theoretischen Entwicklung im Bereich der Linguistik, die sogenannten "Diskursmarker", die eine zentrale Rolle in der Gesprächsorganisation übernehmen und zu denen es bisher nur wenig konkrete, empirische Forschung gibt. In die Analyse mündlicher, gesprochener Sprache werden Überlegungen... more...

  • Ausgewählte Schriftenby Otto Weinreich; Ulrich Klein; Günther Wille

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1979; US$ 225.00

    Durch die vorliegende Sammlung soll alles an entlegener Stelle Veröffentlichte vereinigt und alles nicht mehr Greifbare erneut vorgelegt werden, damit dieses Lebenswerk in seinem vollen Umfang zugänglich bleibt. Bestimmt sich damit die Auswahl der Beiträge nach dem äußeren Gesichtspunkt der Vervollständigung des Erreichbaren, so ist auch die chronologische... more...

  • Transcription Techniques for the Spoken Wordby Willow Roberts Powers

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 28.99

    This practical handbook aims to clarify the need for and the use of transcription methodology and provides a useful, efficient guide to creating good transcripts for a variety of people using ethnographic methods. Appropriate for varying levels of expertise, it will be an essential tool for transcriptionists, ethnographers, researchers, oral historians,... more...

  • Scrolling Forward: Making Sense of Documents in the Digital Ageby David M. Levy

    Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 24.99

    We are surrounded by documents of all kinds, from receipts to letters, business memos to books, yet we rarely stop to reflect on their significance. Now, in this period of digital transition, our written forms as well as out reading and writing habits are being questioned and transformed by new technologies ad practices. What is the future of the... more...

  • Completion, Volume 2/Part 2by Jindrich Toman; Stephen Rudy

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 224.00

    The present volume continues De Gruyter Mouton's project of completing Roman Jakobson's Selected Writings. It covers the period between 1916 and 1943, offering texts that have not been reprinted since their original appearance. Linguistic and literary studies are flanked by reviews, obituaries, and encyclopedia entries, all providing a... more...

  • Language Attitudes in England and Austriaby John Bellamy

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 35.96

    <P>In both Manchester and Vienna, there is much anecdotal evidence about the social implications of one's spoken language variety. However, the evaluation of a person's character based on the way they speak might not necessarily be the same in different countries with different languages. If evaluations of a speaker's social class, professional... more...

  • Grammatik der Mundart von Laureinby Cristian Kollmann

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 56.30

    <P>Zwar sind die Tiroler Mundarten in der Forschungsliteratur nicht unterrepräsentiert, doch eine umfassende Untersuchung der Laut- und Formenlehre einer einzelnen Ortsmundart, sowohl aus synchroner als auch als diachroner Sicht, liegt bislang nicht vor. Für eine solche Untersuchung bietet sich die südbairische Mundart von Laurein, im Südwesten... more...