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  • Language Empires in Comparative Perspectiveby Christel Stolz

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    The series provides a platform for Colonial and Postcolonial Linguistics. This new sub-discipline of linguistics is inspired by work carried out within the framework of Missionary Linguistics and by recent discussion about language, linguistics and colonialism. KPL/CPL intends to make accessible and comment on textswhich are concerned... more...

  • Atlantic Wall and Other Poemsby Rosalie Littell Colie

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    A noted historian of Renaissance English literature and scholar of comparative literature, Rosalie L. Colie was also a serious poet. This volume brings together 31 of her poems, illustrating the striking interplay between her scholarship and her personal response to the world. The title poem and the shorter poems that follow testify to Professor Colie's... more...

  • Indexing Authenticityby Véronique Lacoste; Jakob Leimgruber; Thiemo Breyer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The linguae& litterae series, edited by Peter Auer, Gesa von Essen and Werner Frick, documents the research activities of the School of Languageand Literature of the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS). These research activities in literary studies and linguistics are characterized by an approach that is theoretically... more...

  • Constructing Collectivityby Theodossia-Soula Pavlidou

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    This chapter examines the referential domain, communicative function and perlocutionary effect of the first person plural pronoun we in dialogic and monologic British political discourse. Its methodological framework is an integrated one, combining interactional sociolinguistics, in particular co-occurrence and conversational inference, with quantitative... more...

  • Salience in Sociolinguisticsby Péter Rácz

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    The future of English linguistics as envisaged by the editors of Topics in English Linguistics lies in empirical studies which integrate work in English linguistics into general and theoretical linguistics on the one hand, and comparative linguistics on the other. The TiEL series features volumes that present interesting new data and... more...

  • Die Sprachpolitik des Europaratsby Franz Lebsanft; Monika Wingender

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    Im heutigen Europa bilden langlebige und virulente Sprachkonflikte ein erhebliches Störpotential für die europäische Einigung. Daher will die „Europäische Charta der Regional- oder Minderheitensprachen“ des Europarats ein sprachplanerisches Instrument zum Schutz der kulturellen Vielfalt Europas und zur friedlichen Lösung solcher Konfliktsituationen... more...

  • Wirtschaftsrussischby Elena Saprykina; Doris Pribyl

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 49.00

    Die Lektionen behandeln relevante Wirtschaftsthemen mit einem Vokabular, das im täglichen Geschäftsleben verwendet wird. Tipps für das praktische Leben in Russland und landeskundliche Informationen bieten Einblicke in Land und Leute. more...

  • The Languages and Linguistics of Europeby Bernd Kortmann; Johan van der Auwera

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 405.00

    Open publication > The Languages and Linguistics ofEurope: A Comprehensive Guide is part of the multi-volume reference work on the languages and linguistics of the continents of the world. The book supplies profiles of the language families of Europe, including the sign languages. It also discusses the areal typology, paying... more...

  • Geographical Typology and Linguistic Areasby Osamu Hieda; Christa König; Hiroshi Nakagawa

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00

    Is Africa a linguistic area (Heine & Leyew 2008)? The present volume consists of sixteen papers highlighting the linguistic geography of Africa, covering, in particular, southern Africa with its Khoisan languages. A wide range of phenomena are discussed to give an overview of the pattern of social, cultural, and linguistic interaction that characterizes... more...

  • Subordination and Coordination Strategies in North Asian Languagesby Edward J. Vajda

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00

    Across North Asia, complex sentence formation patterns display an unusually high prevalence of suffixed relational morphemes used to convey subordination. Suffixal subordinators occur in a variety of genetic groupings, most notably Samoyedic, Turkic, and Tungusic, but also in some of the region’s language isolates, such as Ket and Ainu. No general... more...