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  • Case Configuration and Noun Phrase Interpretationby Helen Dehoop

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Advances in Sociophoneticsby Chiara Celata; Silvia Calamai

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This paper describes the phonetic form, the distribution and the possible functions of ejectives in English and German, proposing that ejectives are on the increase in different varieties in English. The problems of teasing apart the different contributions of allophonic regularity, interactional function, sociophonetic variability and epiphenomenal... more...

  • Noun Valencyby Olga Spevak

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This article has two objectives. The first is to present an account of valency nouns in Latin. Lyons’ typology (1977) envisaging three orders of entities is useful for predicting the number and type of complements used with various nouns. Expansions of all the categories are distinguished: concrete entities, relational nouns, agent nouns, verbal... more...

  • Information Structure and Syntactic Change in Germanic and Romance Languagesby Kristin Bech; Kristine Gunn Eide

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    In this article, we discuss how contrastivity can be identified in historical texts where we have no direct access to prosodic features such as stress and intonation. We depart from our knowledge of contrastivity in the modern languages and their exponence in Modern Spanish and Portuguese, where both word order and prosody play a role in expressing... more...

  • The Spatial Language of Timeby Kevin Ezra Moore

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    The Spatial Language of Time presents a crosslinguistically valid state-of-the-art analysis of space-to-time metaphors, using data mostly from English and Wolof (Africa) but additionally from Japanese and other languages. Metaphors are analyzed in terms of their most direct motivation by basic human experiences (Grady 1997a; Lakoff & Johnson... more...

  • Morphological Theory and the Morphology of Englishby Jan Don

    Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 120.00

    In presenting the morphology of English in relation to theoretical developments that have shaped the field over the last couple of decades, this textbook gives a reasoned overview of the morphology of English. more...

  • The Pragmatics of Politenessby Geoffrey Leech

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 38.99

    This readable book presents a new general theoretical understanding of politeness. It offers an account of a wide range of politeness phenomena in English, illustrated by hundreds of examples of actual language use taken largely from authentic British and American sources. Building on his earlier pioneering work on politeness, Geoffrey Leech takes... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Syntaxby Andrew Carnie; Dan Siddiqi; Yosuke Sato

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    The study of syntax over the last half century has seen a remarkable expansion of the boundaries of human knowledge about the structure of natural language . The Routledge Handbook of Syntax presents a comprehensive survey of the major theoretical and empirical advances in the dynamically evolving field of syntax from a variety of perspectives, both... 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...

  • Perspectives on Phonological Theory and Developmentby Ashley W. Farris-Trimble; Jessica A. Barlow

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    This paper explores superadditivity effects in natural language by considering three interrelated phenomena in Colloquial Bambara (CB). The premise of superadditivity is that although marked structures are accommodated in a system, particular structures cannot co-occur in a given domain. This arises because the simultaneous, additive violation of... more...