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  • Friedrich Ohlyby Wolfgang Harms; Wolfram Hogrebe

    S. Hirzel Verlag 2014; US$ 22.71

    <P>Das intellektuelle Profil des 20. Jahrhunderts ist maßgeblich durch Analysen von Transformationsprozessen im Raum der Bedeutung (<I>space</I> <I>of</I> <I>meaning</I>) definiert. In dieses Format gehören auch die Forschungen von Friedrich Ohly (1914?1996), der, wie kein zweiter, literarischen Prozessen der... more...

  • Les sémiotiques du dictionnaireby Michaela Heinz

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 73.81

    On peut concevoir le dictionnaire comme « un enchevêtrement complexe de structures » (Rey-Debove), de systèmes signifiants ? comme autant de « sémiotiques ». C?est en ce sens que l?on doit comprendre le thème des actes présents et du colloque qui en était à l?origine. Les articles réunis ici traitent de sujets sémiotiques aussi variés que le marquage,... more...

  • Introducing the Framework, and Case Studies from Africa and Eurasiaby Andrej Malchukov; Bernard Comrie

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    The two volumes deal with cross-linguistic variation in valency classes in terms of argument coding and argument alternations. The first systematic typological attempt to uncover the universal and the language-particular in this area, the work includes synoptic introductory articles, 30 in-depth questionnaire-based studies of valency classes... more...

  • Einführung in die Pragmatikby Rita Finkbeiner

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 171.66

    Die linguistische Pragmatik fragt, wie sprachliche Bedeutung im Kontext entsteht, und eröffnet damit ein vertieftes Verständnis kommunikativer Handlungen. Dieser Band gibt Antwort auf alle grundlegenden Fragestellungen. Behandelt werden zunächst die klassischen Teiltheorien der Pragmatik Sprechakt, Implikatur, Präsupposition, Deixis und Anapher. Die... more...

  • Language Visibleby David Sacks

    Crown/Archetype 2008; US$ 24.95

    Letters are tangible language. Joining together in endless combinations to actually show speech, letters convey our messages and tell our stories. While we encounter these tiny shapes hundreds of times a day, we take for granted the long, fascinating history behind one of the most fundamental of human inventions--the alphabet. The heart of the book... more...

  • Sprachgebrauchsmusterby Noah Bubenhofer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    Discourse and ways of thinking are mirrored in typical language usage. With corpus linguistic methods it is possible to expose recurring formula and patterns of language usage and their variations. This book demonstrates how inductive theories for cultural studies analyses can be derived from large bodies of text. The methods are illustrated... more...

  • Minimalist Inquiries into Child and Adult Language Acquisitionby Acrisio Pires; Jason Rothman

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 224.00

    The volume is a collection of original articles that present new research on first and second language acquisition from the perspective of current generative linguistics, using a detailed case study of Portuguese as a first, second and third language. The book focuses on studies exploring both empirical/experimental and theoretical aspects... more...

  • Language and Social Cognitionby Hanna Pishwa

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 224.00

    This interdisciplinary volume provides a novel perspective on social aspects of language. It views ways of how the acquisition and management of knowledge of ourselves and others is reflected in language. Hence, by combining the two disciplines social cognition and linguistics, it proceeds beyond cognitive linguistics by examining language... more...

  • Word Frequency Studiesby Ioan-Iovitz Popescu; Gabriel Altmann; Peter Grzybek; Bijapur Dayaloo Jayaram; Reinhard Köhler; Viktor Krupa; Ján Macutek; Regina Pustet; Ludmila Uhlirova; Matummal N. Vidya

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    Word frequency plays a prominent role in many scientific and applicational fields. The book presents innovative methods in research and new results important for language and text characterization. Based on a general theory, surprising interrelations are shown between word frequency and other linguistic properties. Interrelations between... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysisby Bernd Heine; Heiko Narrog

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 54.99

    This handbook compares the main analytic frameworks and methods of contemporary linguistics. It offers a unique overview of linguistic theory, revealing the common concerns of competing approaches. By showing their current and potential applications it provides the means by which linguists and others can judge what are the most useful models for the... more...