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  • Transcription Techniques for the Spoken Wordby Willow Roberts Powers

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 25.99

    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$ 24.95

    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...

  • Politik ? Ethik ? Poetikby Steffen Martus; Markus Hundt; Thorsten Burkard; Claus-Michael Ort

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 140.00

    Die Wissensdifferenzierung und der damit einhergehende Aufbruch in eine heterogene Wissensgesellschaft machen die Frühe Neuzeit zur entscheidenden Schnittstelle zwischen dem Mittelalter und der wissensdisparaten und hochgradig wissensspezialisierten und -fraktionierten Neuzeit. Dabei zeichnet sich die Frühe Neuzeit nicht zuletzt durch verschiedene... more...

  • An Introduction to Syntactic Analysis and Theoryby Dominique Sportiche; Hilda Koopman; Edward Stabler

    Wiley 2013; US$ 54.95

    An Introduction to Syntactic Analysis and Theory offers beginning students a comprehensive overview of and introduction to our current understanding of the rules and principles that govern the syntax of natural languages. Includes numerous pedagogical features such as ‘practice’ boxes and sidebars, designed to facilitate understanding... more...

  • Grammar Without Grammaticalityby Geoffrey Sampson; Anna Babarczy

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Grammar is said to be about defining all and only the 'good' sentences of a language, implying that there are other, 'bad' sentences - but it is hard to pin those down. A century ago, grammarians did not think that way, and they were right: linguists can and should dispense with 'starred sentences'. Corpus data support a different model: individuals... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    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 fresh insight... more...

  • Lost in Thoughtby Cara Bertrand

    Luminis Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 6.99

    Perfect for readers who love books and series such as Vampire Academy, Spellbound, and Sweet Peril, Lost in Thought is a sure winner for young adult readers interested in the paranormal, romance, and action-packed twists   Lainey Young has a secret: she?s going crazy. Everyone else thinks she has severe migraines from stress and exhaustion.... more...

  • Grammatikalisierung und Pragmatikalisierungby Robert Mroczynski

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 73.99

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

  • Language Attitudes in England and Austriaby John Bellamy

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 40.41

    <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$ 62.74

    <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...