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  • MEANING, LOGIC AND LUDICSby Alain Lecomte

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 122.00

    This book presents several recent advances in natural language semantics and explores the boundaries between syntax and semantics over the last two decades. It is based on some of the most recent theories in logic, such as linear logic and ludics, first c more...

  • Multimodality in Practiceby Sigrid Norris

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In this wide-ranging collection, leading scholars, researchers, and emergent researchers from around the world come together and present examples of multimodal discourse analysis in practice. The book illustrates new theoretical, methodological and empirical research into new technologies such as the internet, software, CD-ROM, video, and older technologies... more...

  • Language and Computersby Markus Dickinson; Chris Brew; Detmar Meurers

    Wiley 2012; US$ 39.95

    Language and Computers introduces students to the fundamentals of how computers are used to represent, process, and organize textual and spoken information. Concepts are grounded in real-world examples familiar to students’ experiences of using language and computers in everyday life. A real-world introduction to the fundamentals of... more...

  • Ferdinand de Saussure: Cours de linguistique généraleby Peter Wunderli

    Narr Francke Attempto 2013; US$ 122.14

    Am 27. Februar 1913 verstarb Ferdinand de Saussure, gerade einmal 55-jährig. 1916 publizierten Charles Bally und Albert Sechehaye seinen Cours de linguistique générale auf der Basis von Studentenmitschriften seiner Vorlesungen und einigen wenigen handschriftlichen Notizen ihres Kollegen. 1931 erschien die deutsche Übersetzung von Herman Lommel. Obwohl... more...

  • Rethinking Narrative Identityby Claudia Holler; Martin Klepper

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00

    This paper addresses identity construction in confessional poetry and explores three poems by Anne Sexton in closer detail. It shows that identity in lyrical texts can be discussed more poignantly by using the concept of narrative identity. A close reading of the three poems reveals three different self-concepts, the possibility of multiple selves,... more...

  • Research Trends in Intercultural Pragmaticsby Istvan Kecskes; Jesús Romero-Trillo

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    This volume looks at current issues in Intercultural Pragmatics from an applied perspective. The content is organized in three sections that encompass the primary applications of intercultural exchanges: the linguistic and cognitive domain, the social and cultural domain, and the discourse and stylistics domain. The chapters analyze real... more...

  • Modelling Languageby Sylviane Cardey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00

    In response to the need for reliable results from natural language processing, this book presents an original way of decomposing a language(s) in a microscopic manner by means of intra/inter‑language norms and divergences, going progressively from languages as systems to the linguistic, mathematical and computational models, which being based... more...

  • Semiotics and Documentary Filmby Hing Tsang

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    This volume reintroduces Peircean ideas within documentary studies. Through the work of three renowned filmmakers - Jon Jost, Johan Van der Keuken, and Rithy Panh - this book attempts to reassert human agency within a global age dominated by skepticism and subservience to a mechanistic military techno-culture. more...

  • Pragmatics of Speech Actionsby Marina Sbisŕ; Ken Turner

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 307.00

    This volume provides extensive critical information about current discussions in the study of speech actions. Its central reference point is classic speech act theory, but attention is also paid to nonstandard developments and other approaches that study speech as action. The first part of the volume deals with main concepts, methodological... more...

  • August Boeckhby Christiane Hackel; Sabine Seifert

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2013; US$ 31.86

    Hauptbeschreibung August Boeckh (1785-1867) zählt unbestritten zu den bedeutendsten Klassischen Philologen des 19. Jahrhunderts. Über viele Jahrzehnte entfaltete er an der Berliner Universität sowie an der Preußischen Akademie der Wissenschaften eine weitreichende Wirksamkeit als Gelehrter und Wissenschaftsorganisator. Sein wissenschaftliches OEuvre... more...