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  • A-Morphous Morphologyby Stephen R. Anderson

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 77.00

    In A-Morphous Morphology, Stephen Anderson presents a theory of word structure which relates to a full generative grammar of language. He holds word structure to be the result of interacting principles from a number of grammatical areas, and thus not localized in a single morphological component. Dispensing with classical morphemes, the theory instead... more...

  • 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...

  • Grammatikalisierung und Pragmatikalisierungby Robert Mroczynski

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 71.23

    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...

  • The Golden Threadby Ewan Clayton

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 23.32

    The Golden Thread is an enthralling and accessible history of the cultural miracle that is the written word. It is an invention that has been used to share ideas in every field of human endeavour, and a motor of cultural, scientific and political progress. From the simple representative shapes used to record transactions of goods and animals... more...

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

    De Gruyter Mouton 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...

  • Language Attitudes in England and Austriaby John Bellamy

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 38.73

    <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$ 60.13

    <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...

  • Der Herr der Tiereby Egbert Richter-Ushanas

    Traugott Bautz 2010; US$ 17.32

    Die Aufsätze dieses Bandes, die vordem unter dem Titel Die Wortschrift der Indus-Kultur erschienen sind, sind auf drei Sachgebiete verteilt, die alle um den Mythos des kosmischen Menschen kreisen, der nach altorientalischer und hermetischer Denkweise sowohl die Grundlage des Makrokosmos wie des Mikrokosmos und auch als Herr der Tiere bekannt ist. Auf... more...

  • Grammar and Contextby Ann Hewings; Martin Hewings

    Routledge 2004; US$ 41.95

    Grammar in Context considers how grammatical choices influence and are influenced by the context in which communication takes place within a wide variety of contexts. more...

  • Aspectual Grammar and Past Time Referenceby Laura A. Michaelis

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    This study presents a semantic framework for analysing all aspectual constructions in terms of the event state distinction, and describes the grammatical expression of aspectual meaning in terms of a theory of grammatical constructions. In this theory, grammatical constructions, like words, are conventionalized form-meaning pairs, which are best described... more...