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- Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99
English grammar is often said to be over-complicated and difficult to get to grips with but the truth is that, while there are certain rules that should be obeyed, the language evolves and develops over time - and quite rightly so. In this book, Joseph Piercy outlines the 25 rules that should be adhered to in written and spoken English, defining the... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00
This paper targets the phenomenon of non valence-governed datives of affectedness linked to possession. By adopting a constructional approach based on Goldberg (1995) and a revision of Raineri and Evola (2008), I work out a grid that may be adopted for cross-linguistic purposes. By applying this model to German, French and Italian, I show that the... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 106.93
The International Yearbook for Hermeneutics represents one of the prominent currents in contemporary philosophy as well as in bordering disciplines. It gathers studies on questions concerning understanding and interpretation in all relevant fields, including philosophy, theology, jurisprudence, theory of science as well as literary and cultural studies.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
The subject of semantics has been appropriated by various disciplines including linguistic philosophy, logic, cognitive psychology, anthropological linguistics, and computer technology. As a result, it is difficult to define the study of semantics as an actual discipline without discovering what each field using a semantic approach to its subject matter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
Realms of Meaning presents an accessible introduction to semantics. It provides an understanding of the way meaning works in natural languages, against a background of how we communicate with language. Avoiding theoretical terminology and linguistic theories it concentrates instead on the analysis of meaning, and looks in depth at such subjects as... more...
- Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 33.47
Die Verwendung des lateinischen Wortes »virtus« ist in den Schriften des Mittelalters nahezu omnipräsent. Gleichzeitig ist das Konzept, das mit dieser Vokabel verbunden wird, mehrdeutig und schillernd. Was uns heute als »Tugend« verständlich erscheint, hat eine semantische Karriere hinter sich, die sich zwischen so unterschiedlichen Bedeutungen wie... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00
The aspectual interpretation of sentences is constrained by the truth conditions predicates impose on points of times or time intervals. Using data from English, Vendler (1967) established a classification of four verb types on these grounds, that has been widely accepted in linguistic theory. Various researchers, among them Dowty (1979) for English... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
Grammar has finally let its hair down! Unlike uptight grammar books that overwhelm us with every single grammar rule, Kiss My Asterisk is like a bikini: it?s fun, flirty, and covers only the most important bits. Its lessons, which are 100 percent free of complicated grammar jargon, have been carefully selected to include today?s most common, noticeable... more...