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  • Comparative Syntax and Language Acquisitionby Luigi Rizzi

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    In this collection of essays, the author addresses the central issues in syntax theory, comparative syntax and the theoretically conscious study of language acquisition. Key topics are explored, including the properties of null elements and the theory of parameters. Some of the essays presented here have been highly influential in their field, while... more...

  • Three Studies in Locality and Caseby Alexander Grosu

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Studies in General and English Phoneticsby Jack Windsor Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Rhythm, intonation, exotic and familiar languages as well as computer-sythesized audio-communications, procedures in forensic linguistics, pronunciation lexicography, language change and sociological aspects of speech such as English regional accents and dialects in Britain and other parts of the world are covered in these thirty-eight articles in... more...

  • The Meaning of Topic and Focusby Daniel Büring

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    This study provides an illuminating and ground-breaking account of the complex interaction of intonational phenomena, semantics and pragmatics. Based on examples from German and English, and centred on an analysis of the fall-rise intonation contour, a semantic interpretation for two different pitch accents - Focus and Topic - is developed. The cross-sentence,... more...

  • Essays in Syntactic Theoryby Samuel David Epstein

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The essays in this important collection explore wide-ranging aspects of the syntax and semantics of human languages. Key topics covered include movement phenomena and the syntax of logical form, methods in generative linguistics and the role of rules vs. principles in syntactic theory. This volume makes a vital contribution to substantive and methodological... more...

  • The Syntax-Information Structure Interfaceby Eugenia Casielles-Suárez

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    In the last decade, the notions of topic and focus have come to play an increasingly relevant role in theoretical linguistics. Although these notions are often taken for granted, they are still poorly understood. This study offers a detailed analysis of the precise definitions of these and related terms (theme, topic, background, given information,... more...

  • The Written Language Bias in Linguisticsby Per Linell

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Linguists routinely emphasise the primacy of speech over writing. Yet, most linguists have analysed spoken language, as well as language in general, applying theories and methods that are best suited for written language. Accordingly, there is an extensive 'written language bias' in traditional and present day linguistics and other language sciences.... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Linguisticsby Philipp Strazny

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 475.00

    Utilizing a historical and international approach, this valuable two-volume resource makes even the more complex linguistic issues understandable for the non-specialized reader. Containing over 500 alphabetically arranged entries and an expansive glossary by a team of international scholars, the Encyclopedia of Linguistics explores the varied perspectives,... more...

  • Causes and Consequences of Word Structureby Jennifer Hay

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Manifestations of Genericityby Yael Greenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    In this book, Yael Greenberg discusses and clarifies a number of controversial issues and phenomena in the generic literature, including the existence of "episodic genericity," existential presuppositions, and contextual restrictions of generics. more...