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  • Multimodality in Practiceby Sigrid Norris

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    In thiswide-ranging collection, contributors present examples ofmultimodal 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 such as film, newspapers, brands or billboards. Each chapter demonstrates... more...

  • Language Useby Pr Segerdahl

    Palgrave Macmillan 1995; US$ 141.00

    Language Use offers a philosophical examination of the basic conceptual framework of pragmatic theory, and contrasts this framework with detailed descriptions of our everyday practices of language use. While the results should be highly relevant to pragmatics, the investigation is not a contribution to pragmatic theory. Drawing on Ludwig Wittgenstein's... more...

  • Be(com)ing Humanby Andrew Stables

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    Educational theory is necessarily concerned with what it means to become human, ‘becoming’ implying a process of growth and change. In general, philosophy of education has tended to view childhood (defined as the period during which one is being educated) as preparation for a settled period as adult citizen, during which one’s human... 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; Jess Romero-Trillo

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    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 language situations... 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$ 140.00

    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...

  • Puzzles in Logic, Languages and Computationby Dragomir Radev; James Pustejovsky

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.95

    This is the second volume of a unique collection that brings together the best English-language problems created for students competing in the Computational Linguistics Olympiad. These problems are representative of the diverse areas presented in the competition and designed with three principles in mind:· To challenge the student analytically,... more...

  • Pragmatics of Speech Actionsby Ken Turner; Marina Sbis

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 279.00

    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 issues... more...

  • Die Spätentscheiderby Carsten Reinemann; Marcus Maurer; Thomas Zerback; Olaf Jandura

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Wahlen werden in Deutschland mittlerweile maßgeblich von Personen entschieden, die sich erst kurz vor der Wahl auf eine Partei festlegen. Wer aber sind diese Spätentscheider und wie treffen sie ihre Wahl? Sind ihre Entscheidungen irrational und impulsiv oder im Gegenteil besonders gewissenhaft und daher verzögert? Welche Informationen... more...