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  • Linguistics in Context--Connecting Observation and Understandingby Deborah Tannen

    ABC-CLIO 1988; US$ 51.95

    The range of topics addressed in this collection can be seen in the titles of the four sections into which the chapters are grouped: Humanistic Approaches to Linguistic Analysis; The Nature and Uses of Language and Linguistic Theory; Poetry: Linguistic Analysis and Language Teaching; and Language Learning and Teaching.á Among the contributors are A.... more...

  • Course in General Linguisticsby Ferdinand la Saussure

    Open Court 1986; US$ 22.00

    The Cours de linguistique generale, reconstructed from students' notes after Saussure's death in 1913, founded modern linguistic theory by breaking the study of language free from a merely historical and comparativist approach. Saussure's new method, now known as Structuralism, has since been applied to such diverse areas as art, architecture, folklore,... more...

  • Applied Linguistics Review 2010by Li Wei

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 112.00

    The Applied Linguistics Review is a peer reviewed annual publication. It serves as a testing ground for the articulation of original ideas and approaches in the study of real-world issues in which language plays a crucial role, by bringing together new empirical and theoretical research and critical reflections of current debates. The issues dealt... more...

  • Language, People, Numbersby Andrea Gerbig; Oliver Mason

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 91.00

    The Contributors to this volume offer a broad range of novel insights about data-based or data-driven approaches to the study of both structure and function of language, reflecting the increasing shift towards corpus-based methods of analysis in a wide range of areas in linguistics. Corpora can be used as models of human linguistic experience, and... more...

  • Evidence and Counter-Evidence, 2by Alexander Lubotsky; Jos Schaeken; Jeroen Wiedenhof

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 119.00

    Essays in Honour of Frederik Kortlandt. General linguistics more...

  • Corpus Linguisticsby Antoinette Renouf; Andrew Kehoe

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 131.60

    Throughout history, linguists and literary scholars have been impelled by curiosity about particular linguistic or literary phenomena to seek to observe them in action in original texts. The fruits of each earlier enquiry in turn nourish the desire to continue to acquire knowledge, through further observation of newer linguistic facts. As time goes... more...

  • The Growth and Maintenance of Linguistic Complexityby Ísten Dahl

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 173.00

    This book studies linguistic complexity and the processes by which it arises and is maintained, focusing not so much on what one can say in a language as how it is said. Complexity is not seen as synonymous with ?difficulty? but as an objective property of a system ? a measure of the amount of information needed to describe or reconstruct it. Grammatical... more...

  • Historical Linguistics 1999by Laurel J. Brinton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 195.00

    This is a selection of papers from the 14th International Conference on Historical Linguistics held August 9-13, 1999, at the University of British Columbia. From the rich program and the many papers given during this conference, the present twenty-three papers were carefully selected to display the state of current research in the field of historical... more...

  • Historical Linguistics 2001by Barry J. Blake; Kate Burridge; Jo Taylor

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 203.00

    This is a selection of papers from the 15th International Conference on Historical Linguistics held in Melbourne 13-17 August 2001, hosted by the Linguistics Program at La Trobe University. The papers range from the general theoretical to the study of particular languages and embrace most areas of linguistics, particularly morpho-syntax. more...

  • Historical Linguistics 2003by Michael Fortescue; Eva Skafte Jensen; Jens Erik Mogensen; Lene Sch°sler

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 180.00

    This volume consists of 19 papers presented at the 16th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, which was held in August 2003 in Copenhagen and drew the largest number of participants and the widest array of languages that this important biannual conference has ever had. As with previous volumes, the papers selected cover a wide range... more...