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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 45.95
In Other Words is the definitive coursebook for anyone studying translation. Assuming no knowledge of foreign languages, it offers both a practical and theoretical guide to translation studies, and provides an important foundation for training professional translators. Drawing on modern linguistic theory, this best-selling text provides a solid... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphology presents a theory of the architecture of the human linguistic system that differs from all current theories on four key points. First, the theory rests on a modular separation of word syntax from phrasal syntax, where word syntax corresponds roughly to what has been called derivational morphology. Second,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
This volume presents six alternative approaches to studying second language acquisition ? 'alternative' in the sense that they contrast with and/or complement the cognitivism pervading the field. All six approaches ? sociocultural, complexity theory, conversation-analytic, identity, language socialization, and sociocognitive ? are described according... more...
- Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 124.99 US$ 107.49
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, and psychological development. Corazza... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 195.00
This volume contains papers on linguistic historiography ranging chronologically from ancient Greece to the present, and covering philosophical, social and political aspects of language as well as the study of grammar in the narrow sense. The work opens with the report on a round-table discussion of problems in translating ancient grammatical texts.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 158.00
This article focuses on the distribution and interpretation of resumption in Jordanian Arabic with respect to a well-known distinction: weak (clitics and doubled pronouns) versus strong (strong pronouns and epithets) resumption. We propose an analysis of resumption and reconstruction that relates two major asymmetries with respect to that distinction,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 175.00
In the field of philosophy of language, is there life beyond Chomsky? Deleuze's deep distrust for, and fascination with language provide a positive answer - nothing less than a brand new philosophy of language, where pragmatics replaces structural linguistics, and where the literary text and the concept of style have pride of place. This should be... more...