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    Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 6.79

    "Noam Shpancer portrays the oft-hidden world of psychotherapy with unparalleled authenticity, compassion, and wit . . . An astonishing debut."—Jonathan Kellerman Noam Shpancer's stunning debut novel opens as a psychologist reluctantly takes on a new client—an exotic dancer whose severe anxiety is keeping her from the stage. The psychologist, a... more...

  • Current Issues in Generative Hebrew Linguisticsby Sharon Armon-Lotem; Gabi Danon; Susan D. Rothstein

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 165.00

    In this paper I examine the Modern Hebrew discourse marker ma the function of which is to help anchor new information into the discourse when it appears that the newly introduced material is inconsistent with information assumed to be already in the addressees knowledge store. I claim that ma is used to acknowledge and possibly rectify such incompatibilities... more...

  • Introducing Maltese Linguisticsby Bernard Comrie; Ray Fabri; Elizabeth Hume; Manwel Mifsud; Thomas Stolz; Martine Vanhove

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 158.00

    This collection of articles highlights a selection of on-going research projects. Phonological, morphological, and syntactic issues are addressed by international experts on Maltese. The diachronic development of Maltese, its age-long contact with Italo-Romance, and the present diglossic situation with co-official English are the topics of a variety... more...

  • Metalanguage in Interactionby Yael Maschler

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00

    Metalanguage in Interaction is about the crystallization of metalanguage employed throughout interaction into the discourse markers which permeate talk. Based on close analysis of naturally-occurring Hebrew conversation, it is a synchronic study of the grammaticization of discourse markers, a phenomenon until now mostly studied from a diachronic... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Dilworth B. Parkinson; Samira Farwaneh

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 165.00

    This volume includes nine papers selected from the Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics. Four of the papers deal with the area of corpus linguistics (new for this series), including papers from both a computational and a variationist point of view. The other papers deal with Syntax, and with various aspects of Arabic Sociolinguistics.... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Mohammad T. Alhawary; Elabbas Benmamoun

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 195.00

    The papers in this volume are a selection from papers presented at the Annual Symposia on Arabic Linguistics, held in 2003 (Alexandria) and 2004 (Oklahoma). They tackle a broad range of issues in current linguistic research, particularly in the areas of phonology, morphology/lexicon, sociolinguistics, and L1 and L2 acquisition. They are distinguished... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Elabbas Benmamoun

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    This volume offers a selection from the papers presented at the 2005 Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The papers cover a variety of topics in Arabic Linguistics, ranging from the lexicon, phonology, syntax and computational linguistics. more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Mustafa A. Mughazy

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00

    This volume includes twelve papers selected from the Twentieth Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, held in 2006 at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. The papers in this volume address a broad range of theoretical issues pertaining to Arabic, particularly in the areas of phonology, morphology, syntax, pragmatics, computationallinguistics, and... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Dilworth B. Parkinson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 165.00

    This volume contains a selection of reviewed and revised papers from the twenty-first Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, which was held on March 2–3, 2007, at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The papers in this volume deal with a variety of topics in Arabic linguistics with a notable number of them emphasizing pragmatic aspects. The papers... more...

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    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 46.00

    This brilliant thesis of language families laid the groundwork for modern comparative linguistics. more...