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  • Lüge und Linguistik: Pragmalinguistische Untersuchungen am Beispiel von Politikeraussagenby Dennis Strömsdörfer

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 8.44

    Im alltäglichen Sprechen begegnet uns wahrscheinlich häufiger als wir vermuten die Lüge: Sei es als Notlüge, weil wir keine Lust haben, zu der Verabredung zu gehen, oder sei es als altruistische Lüge, um jemanden zu schützen. Auch höfliches Sprechen könnte als Lüge bezeichnet werden. So schreibt auch Ludwig Wittgenstein schon: "Das Lügen ist ein Sprachspiel,... more...

  • Human Language Technologies ? The Baltic Perspectiveby I. Skadina; A. Vasiljevs

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 174.00

    This book contains papers from the Fourth International Conference on Human Language Technologies ? the Baltic Perspective (Baltic HLT 2010), held in Riga in October 2010. This conference is the latest in a series which provides a forum for sharing recent advances in human language processing, and promotes cooperation between the computer science and... more...

  • Text Generationby Kathleen McKeown

    Cambridge University Press 1985; 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 Linguistics.by 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...

  • Negation in Gappingby Sophie Repp

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 48.99

    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...