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  • Language Contact in Times of Globalizationby Peter Houtzager; Remco van Pareren

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 83.00

    Language contact phenomena have been researched throughout the history of the discipline, but the intensity of the research has undoubtedly risen during the last decades due to growing globalization. This peer-reviewed volume presents twelve papers from the Second Conference on Language Contact in Times of Globalization (University of Groningen, June... more...

  • Corpus, Cognition and Causative Constructionsby Gaëtanelle Gilquin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00

    English causative constructions with cause , get , have and make are often mistakenly presented as (quasi-)synonymous and more or less interchangeable. This book demonstrates the value of corpus linguistics in identifying the syntactic, semantic, lexical and stylistic features that are distinctive for each of these constructions. It also underlines... more...

  • Progression and Regression in Languageby Kenneth Hyltenstam; Ake Viberg

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    Crosslinguistic studies of language progression and regression in societies and individuals, first published in 1994. more...

  • The Virtues of Languageby Dieter Stein; Rosanna Sornicola

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00

    The volume contains 13 specially written specialist articles on a wide range of subjects within the ambit of the history of the English language and prominent literary uses of it. In uniting linguistic and literary pursuits in a single volume, it follows the noble Neapolitan scholar’s research interests, as well as representing topics that figure... more...

  • Pathways of the Brainby Sydney M. Lamb

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 102.00

    The brain is the organ of knowledge and organizer of our abilities, our means of recognizing a face in a crowd, of conversing about anything we experience or imagine, of forming thoughts and developing ideas, of instantly understanding words coming rapidly in conversation. How does it manage all this? Does it represent information in symbols or in... more...

  • Language Turned on Itselfby Herman Cappelen; Ernest Lepore

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 32.99 US$ 28.37

    This is the first book devoted to the question of how language can be used to talk about language. Cappelen and Lepore examine the semantics, the pragmatics, and the syntax of linguistic devices that can be used in this way, and present a new account of our use of quotation in a variety of different contexts. more...

  • A ? Bby Walther Mitzka; Alfred Götze; Max Gottschald

    De Gruyter 1954; US$ 179.66

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  • F - Oby Regina Schmude

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 190.89

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  • Sprachtheorienby Eckard Rolf

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.43

    The 20th century is the century in which language was thematised. Philosophers and linguisticians occupied themselves with the phenomenon of "language" to a degree and in a breadth hitherto unknown. Language was not just regarded as a semiotic system (Saussure) but also as an organon (Bühler), organ (Chomsky), game (Wittgenstein), Letter (Lacan),... more...

  • Indices - Literaturverzeichnisby Günter Holtus

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 459.40

    This volume completes the »Lexicon of Romance Linguistics (LRL)«, the publication of which began in 1988. Alongside the Introduction, Vol. VIII contains a list of the contents of all 8 volumes (or 12 part-volumes) and indexes of maps and illustrations, abbreviations, and the reviews of the work that have appeared so far. Further it provides... more...