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  • Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphologyby Edwin Williams

    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...

  • Alternative Approaches to Second Language Acquisitionby Dwight Atkinson

    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...

  • Reflecting the Mindby Eros Corazza

    Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 124.99

    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...

  • History of Linguistics 1996by David Cram; Andrew R. Linn; Elke Nowak

    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...

  • Resumptive Pronouns at the Interfacesby Alain Rouveret

    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...

  • Deleuze and Languageby Professor Jean-Jacques Lecercle

    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...

  • The Philosophical Foundations of Humboldt's Linguistic Doctrinesby Martin L. Manchester

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 158.00

    Wilhelm von Humboldt’s writings on language are a mixture of philosophical theorizing about mind and language on the one hand, and on the other hand, specialized studies of the most detailed sort of both the classical languages and languages which only in Humboldt’s day were becoming known to European scholars, such as Sanskrit, Chinese, and native... more...

  • Learn Sign Language in a Hurryby Irene Duke

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 8.95 US$ 8.06

    "I love you." "What can I get you?" "Let's take a walk."Wanting to say simple things like these but not being able to is frustrating and disheartening--but learning how to communicate can be easy and fun! This book is a basic guide to the alphabet, vocabulary, and techniques it takes to connect using American Sign Language. Whether signing out of necessity... more...

  • Semblance and Significationby Pascal Michelucci; Olga Fischer; Christina Ljungberg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 158.00

    This article explores the various layers of iconicity in John Irving’s novel A Widow for One Year , which abounds in iconic images, diagrams and metaphors, and Todd Williams’ movie adaptation, The Door in the Floor . Intra-medial and intermedial forms of iconicity are brought into focus, as they weave the complex web of cross-, self-... more...

  • Language, Literature & Meaningby John Odmark

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1979; US$ 195.00

    The essays in this two-volume anthology provide the reader with an overview of current Czech, Polish and Hungarian research in language, literature and meaning as well as some new perspectives on the major theoretical contributions of Roman Ingarden, Georg Lukács and Jan Mukařovský. For the most part, the emphasis is on Poetics and Literary Theory;... more...