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  • Text Generationby Kathleen McKeown

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 43.00

    Kathleen McKeown explores natural language text and presents a formal analysis of problems in a computer program, TEXT. more...

  • Discourse and Identityby Anna De Fina; Deborah Schiffrin; Michael Bamberg

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00

    Uses new models and approaches to account for the relationship between language, discourse and society. more...

  • Lexikon Medientheorie und Medienwissenschaftby Helmut Schanze

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2002; US$ 36.33

    Das Lexikon gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über alle Bereiche der Medientheorie und Medienwissenschaft. Die rund 250 Einträge informieren u.a. über Medienästhetik, Medienanalyse, Medienökonomie, Medienpolitik und Medienpsychologie sowie über Produktionsformen und Wirkungsweisen der einzelnen Medien. Dazu die traditionellen Medien wie Buch, Fotografie,... more...

  • Selected Writings on Slavic and General Frederik Kortlandt

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 139.00

    The larger part of the present volume is about Slavic historical linguistics while the second part is about more general issues and methodological aspects. The initial chapters contain a revision of the author?s Slavic Accentuation and a discussion of the Slovene evidence for the Late Proto-Slavic accentual system and of the Kiev Leaflets. These are... more...

  • Reflecting the Mindby Eros Corazza

    Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 124.99

    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,... more...

  • Negation in Gappingby Sophie Repp

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 54.99

    This book presents a cross-linguistic investigation of the behaviour of negation in gapping sentences. Sophie Repp focusses on German and English with reference to Dutch, Japanese, Polish, Russian, and Slovak. She shows that these languages exhibit important differences in the interaction of gapping and negation and further that no account in the literature... more...

  • Simple Sentences, Substitution, and Intuitionsby Jennifer M. Saul

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 28.99

    The phenomenon of substitution failure is a longstanding focus of discussion for philosophers of language. Substitution failure occurs when a change from one co-referential name to another (e.g. from 'Superman' to 'Clark Kent') affects the truth-value of a sentence. Jennifer Saul has shown that this can occur even in the simplest of... more...

  • Explorations in Linguistic Relativityby Martin Pütz; Marjolijn H. Verspoor

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 188.00

    About a century after the year Benjamin Lee Whorf (1897?1941) was born, his theory complex is still the object of keen interest to linguists. Rencently, scholars have argued that it was not his theory complex itself, but an over-simplified, reduced section taken out of context that has become known as the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis that has met with so... more...

  • Polysemy in Cognitive Linguisticsby Hubert Cuyckens; Britta E. Zawada

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 180.00

    In Cognitive Linguistics, polysemy is regarded as a categorizing phenomenon; i.e., related meanings of words form categories centering around a prototype and bearing family resemblance relations to one another. Under this polysemy = categorization view, the scope of investigation has been gradually broadened from categories in the lexical and lexico-grammatical... more...

  • Semiotics and Dialecticsby Peter V. Zima

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 224.00

    By focusing on the ?East European? dialogues and polemics, both contemporary and past, the present volume pursues two aims: 1) It would like to locate the discussion between semiotics and dialectics in an historical context. 2) It would like to make the reader familiar with the solutions proposed by theoreticians like Bakhtin, Lotman, Voloshinov, Fischer... more...