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  • 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...

  • Indogermanisches. Italisches. Romanischesby Rudolf Thurneysen; Patrizia de Bernardo Stempel

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 321.00

    Gesammelte Schriften / Bd. I, Indogermanisches, Italisches, Romanisches. 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$ 31.99

    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...

  • Questions of Intonationby Gillian Brown; Karen L. Currie; Joanne Kenworthy

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1980, this book questions many of the assumptions that have accumulated around the subject of intonation as it occurs in spontaneous speech, as well as texts read aloud. The book suggests alternative ways of examining the subject and primarily uses data derived from Edinburgh speech, which is explicitly compared with descriptions... more...

  • The Phrase Phonology of English and Frenchby Elisabeth O. Selkirk

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    This work, first published in 1980, was a doctoral dissertation submitted to the Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1972. This study concerns certain aspects of the relationship between syntax and phonology in English and French. In particular, it represents an investigation of the universal... more...

  • Nominalizationsby Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    Based on extensive and diverse material from 70 languages, and covering a range of previously undiscussed problems, this book provides a thorough analysis of how nominalization types interact with other structural features. It focuses on action nominal constructions, and in particular, the comparison of their syntactic structure with that of finite... more...

  • The Meaning of Focus Particlesby Ekkehard König

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    Focus particles (words such as even , only , also ) play an important role in English, in various syntactic and semantic domains, but their characteristics pose numerous problems for current syntactic frameworks and semantic theories. This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the syntax, meaning and use of focus particles and related function... more...