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  • The Oxford Handbook of Laboratory Phonologyby Abigail C. Cohn; Cecile Fougeron; Marie Huffman

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 174.99

    This book provides state-of-the-art coverage of research in laboratory phonology. Laboratory phonology denotes a research perspective, not a specific theory: it represents a broad community of scholars dedicated to bringing interdisciplinary experimental more...

  • Parts of Speechby Umberto Ansaldo; Jan Don; Roland Pfau

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 143.00

    Parts of Speech are a central aspect of linguistic theory and analysis. Though a long-established tradition in Western linguistics and philosophy has assumed the validity of Parts of Speech in the study of language, there are still many questions left unanswered. For example, should Parts of Speech be treated as descriptive tools or are they to be... more...

  • Phonological Domainsby Janet Grijzenhout; Baris Kabak

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    This book puts together recent theoretical developments in prosodic phonology by leading specialists and presents language particular investigations on the morphosyntax-phonology interface by expert linguists working on diverse languages such as German, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, and Turkish. 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...

  • Principes d'analyse syntaxiqueby Jean-Pierre Paillet; André Dugas

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1973; US$ 11.25

    Ce livre a été conçu pour trois types différents d'utilisation. Il peut servir de manuel pour un cours d'introduction à la syntaxe. Il peut aussi être utilisé comme guide de lecture pour l'étude personnelle. Finalement, on peut aussi l'utiliser dans un séminaire de niveau plus avancé,... 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...

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

    Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 24.95

    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...

  • Sprichst du mit mir?by Gertraud Finger

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 15.13

    Spracherwerb ist Gemeinschaftsarbeit. Nur wenn das Kind und Erwachsene eng zusammenarbeiten, kann sich Sprache entwickeln. Wie lernen Kinder sprechen? Was geschieht bei der Entwicklung der ersten sinnfreien Laute? Wie kommt es zu den ersten Wörtern, zu Zwei- und Mehrwortsätzen und später zu ganzen Geschichten, die das Kind erzählt? Kinder müssen die... 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...

  • 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...