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  • Translation and Cultural Changeby Eva Hung

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 149.00

    History tells us that translation plays a part in the development of all cultures. Historical cases also show us repeatedly that translated works which had real social and cultural impact often bear little resemblance to the idealized concept of a ?good translation?. Since the perception and reception of translated works ? as well as the translation... more...

  • Predication Theoryby Donna Jo Napoli

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    Donna Jo Napoli takes a common-sense approach to the notions of argument and predicate. more...

  • Music and the Origins of Languageby Downing A. Thomas

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    This study analyses reflections on music and considers ways in which it facilitates links between language and meaning. more...

  • Possessionby Bernd Heine

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 56.00 US$ 45.92

    Bernd Heine argues that the structure of grammatical categories is predictable to a large extent once we know the range of possible cognitive structures from which they are derived. more...

  • Negative and Positive Polarityby Ljiliana Progovac

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    Study of the positive/negative systems of several languages, working within Binding Theory. more...

  • Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphologyby Edwin Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphology presents a theory of the architecture of the human linguistic system that differs from all current theories on four key points. First, the theory rests on a modular separation of word syntax from phrasal syntax, where word syntax corresponds roughly to what has been called derivational morphology. Second,... more...

  • Alternative Approaches to Second Language Acquisitionby Dwight Atkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95

    This volume presents six alternative approaches to studying second language acquisition ? 'alternative' in the sense that they contrast with and/or complement the cognitivism pervading the field. All six approaches ? sociocultural, complexity theory, conversation-analytic, identity, language socialization, and sociocognitive ? are described according... more...

  • Reflecting the Mindby Eros Corazza

    Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 124.99 US$ 107.49

    Eros Corazza presents a fascinating investigation of the role that indexicals (e.g. 'I', 'she', 'this', 'today', 'here') play in our thought. Indexicality is crucial to the understanding of such puzzling issues as the nature of the self, the nature of perception, social interaction, psychological pathologies, and psychological development. Corazza... more...

  • History of Linguistics 1996by David Cram; Andrew R. Linn; Elke Nowak

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 195.00

    This volume contains papers on linguistic historiography ranging chronologically from ancient Greece to the present, and covering philosophical, social and political aspects of language as well as the study of grammar in the narrow sense. The work opens with the report on a round-table discussion of problems in translating ancient grammatical texts.... more...

  • Resumptive Pronouns at the Interfacesby Alain Rouveret

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 158.00

    This article focuses on the distribution and interpretation of resumption in Jordanian Arabic with respect to a well-known distinction: weak (clitics and doubled pronouns) versus strong (strong pronouns and epithets) resumption. We propose an analysis of resumption and reconstruction that relates two major asymmetries with respect to that distinction,... more...