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- OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59
This book provides a readable and clearly articulated introduction to an important area in the broader field of Cognitive Linguistics. Taking as its starting point the categorization of colour it explores the far reaching implications of Eleanor Rosch's seminal work on prototype categorization extending it's application of prototype theory from lexical... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 445.29
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...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 163.25
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...