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  • A Community of Individualsby John Lachs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • A Corpus Linguistic Approach to Literary Language and Characterizationby Giuseppina Balossi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This book focusses on computer methodologies as a way of investigating language and character in literary texts. Both theoretical and practical, it surveys investigations into characterization in literary linguistics and personality in social psychology, before carrying out a computational analysis of Virginia Woolf’s experimental novel The Waves... more...

  • Writing: Texts, Processes and Practicesby Christopher N. Candlin; Ken Hyland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Writing: Texts, Processes and Practices offers an innovative and multidisciplinary approach to writing in a variety of academic and professional settings. The book is composed of a series of original research-based accounts by leading authorities from a range of disciplines. The papers are linked through a unifying perspective which emphasises the... more...

  • Usage-Based Approaches to Language Changeby Evie Coussé; Ferdinand von Mengden

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This article opens with a brief discussion of the fundamental issues of usage, structure, grammaticalization and reanalysis and then introduces the key concept of an empty distinction, which is defined as a conventionalized distinction of expression that has lost its former motivation (semantic or non-semantic, in particular phonological) as the result... more...

  • Discursive Ideologiesby C. H. Knoblauch

    Utah State University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    In Discursive Ideologies , C. H. Knoblauch argues that European rhetorical theory comprises several distinct and fundamentally opposed traditions of discourse. Writing accessibly for the upper division student, Knoblauch resists the conventional narrative of a unified Western rhetorical tradition. He identifies deep ideological and epistemological... more...

  • Writing in Social Spacesby Rowena Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    Writing in Social Spaces addresses the problem of making time and space for writing in academic life and work of the professionals and practitioners who do academic writing'. Even those who want to write, who know how to write well and who have quality publications, report that they cannot find enough time for writing. Many supervisors are unsure... more...

  • Political Argumentation in the United Statesby David Zarefsky

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    Especially during Barack Obama’s first campaign for the presidency, commentators and Obama himself noted several similarities between him and Abraham Lincoln. These comparisons became the premises for arguments from historical analogy. Such arguments can have several purposes, including making a direct comparison, using the past as a new frame... more...

  • Dictionary of Stylisticsby Taylor and Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    Katie Wales’ A Dictionary of Stylistics has long been regarded as the definitive encyclopaedic reference book for stylistic and textual analysis. Now in its third edition, the dictionary has been fully revised and updated to incorporate new concepts and terms across a range of related disciplines, with over 600 entries clearly explained and illustrated... more...

  • Verallgemeinerung im Diskursby Daniel Schmidt-Brücken

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Wie kann der Bezug von Sprachgebrauch und diskursiv geteiltem Wissen theoretisch und methodologisch modelliert werden? Wie kann Generizität über logisch-semantische Fragestellungen hinaus als zentrales Mittel sprachlicher Wissensbildung funktional beschrieben werden? Wie wird Verallgemeinerung im Kontext kolonialer Kommunikation sprachlich... more...

  • Metonymy and Languageby Charles Denroche

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Metonymy and Language  presents a new theory of language and communication in which the central focus is on the concept of metonymy, the recognition of partial matches and overlaps. Through the use of original data sets and rigorous primary research, Denroche characterizes metonymy as key to understanding why language is so ‘fit for purpose’ and... more...