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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Applied Linguisticsby James Simpson

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 55.95

    The flagship title in the Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics series, this volume serves as an introduction and reference point to the key areas in the dynamic evolving field of applied linguistics. more...

  • Using Corpora in the Language Classroomby Randi Reppen

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 29.00

    Explains and illustrates how teachers can use corpora to create classroom materials and activities to address specific class needs. more...

  • Through the Language Glassby Guy Deutscher

    Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 18.99

    A masterpiece of linguistics scholarship, at once erudite and entertaining, confronts the thorny question of how?and whether?culture shapes language and language, culture Linguistics has long shied away from claiming any link between a language and the culture of its speakers: too much simplistic (even bigoted) chatter about the romance of Italian... more...

  • Time and Againby William D. Lewis; Simin Karimi; Heidi Harley; Scott O. Farrar

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 158.00

    This volume is a collection of papers that highlights some recurring themes that have surfaced in the generative tradition in linguistics over the past 40 years. The volume is more than a historical take on a theoretical tradition; rather, it is also a "compass" pointing to exciting new empirical directions inspired by generative theory. In fact, the... more...

  • Advances in Functional Linguisticsby Joseph Davis; Radmila J. Gorup; Nancy Stern

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 188.00

    This collection carries the functionalist Columbia School of linguistics forward with contributions on linguistic theory, semiotics, phonology, grammar, lexicon, and anthropology. Columbia School linguistics views language as a symbolic tool whose structure is shaped both by its communicative function and by the characteristics of its users, and considers... more...

  • Unity and Diversity of Languagesby Piet van Sterkenburg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00

    The Permanent International Committee of Linguists (Comité International Permanent des Linguistes, CIPL) has organized the 18th Congress of Linguists in Seoul (July 21-26, 2008), in close collaboration with the Linguistic Society of Korea. In this book one finds the invited talks which address hot topics in various subdisciplines presented by outstanding... more...

  • Bio-Linguisticsby T. Givón

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 195.00

    Is human language an evolutionary adaptation? Is linguistics a natural science? These questions have bedeviled philosophers, philologists and linguists from Plato through Chomsky. Prof. Givón suggests that the answers fall naturally within an integrated study of living organisms. In this new work, Givón points out that language operates between aspects... more...