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  • Linguistische Theorienby Hilke Elsen

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 24.00

    Dieser Band präsentiert einen Überblick über die unterschiedlichen Richtungen in der Theoriebildung der Linguistik, ihre zentralen Vertreter/innen sowie über Anwendungsmöglichkeiten und Umsetzungen. Er beschreibt die geschichtliche Entwicklung und Einbettung sowie die Wechselbeziehungen zwischen den Schulen bis hin zu aktuellen Strömungen wie der Konstruktionsgrammatik,... more...

  • Was Texte zusammenhältby Jakob Wüest

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 70.80

    Hauptbeschreibung Was macht aus einer Abfolge von Sätzen einen Text? Diese grundlegende Frage der Textlinguistik lässt sich nicht auf einer rein linguistischen Grundlage lösen. Das liegt daran, dass das Verstehen von Texten eine aktive Tätigkeit ist, die mehr als nur sprachliche Kenntnisse voraussetzt. An einen Text gehen wir dabei mit einer gewissen... more...

  • Les sémiotiques du dictionnaireby Michaela Heinz

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 80.54

    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...

  • Anton Marty & Karl Bühlerby Laurent Cesalli; Janette Friedrich

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2014; US$ 92.99

    Anton Marty und Karl Bühler - zwei Schlüsselfiguren der modernen Sprachphilosophie Anton Marty und Karl Bühler verbinden in ihren wegweisenden Ansätzen über das Verhältnis von Sprache und Denken (sprach-) philosophische, linguistische und psychologische Erkenntnisse. Zu Unrecht sind die beiden grossen Denker bisher im Hintergrund der Forschung geblieben... more...

  • Language Visibleby David Sacks

    Crown Publishing Group 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$ 182.00

    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 with a... more...

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

    De Gruyter Mouton 2009; US$ 210.00

    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 of the acquisition... more...

  • Language and Social Cognitionby Hanna Pishwa

    De Gruyter Mouton 2009; US$ 210.00

    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 from a wider... more...

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

    De Gruyter Mouton 2009; US$ 182.00

    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 previously... 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...