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  • Language Processingby Simon Garrod; Martin Pickering

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 57.95

    Language Processing questions what happens when we process language - what mental operations occur during processing and how they are organised over time. The last decade has seen real advances in the study of language processing that have wide ranging implications for human cognition in general. Language Processing gives an account of these developments... more...

  • Interlanguage Pragmaticsby Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig; Beverly S. Hartford

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    This volume brings conversational analysis into the study of second language pragmatics as an analytic paradigm. A well-regarded team of researchers addresses a difficult area for the interlanguage pragmatics research community--the balance between experimental method and the use of conversational data. Institutional talk provides authentic and consequential... more...

  • Reading Soundsby Sean Zdenek

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 32.00

    Imagine a common movie scene: a hero confronts a villain. Captioning such a moment would at first glance seem as basic as transcribing the dialogue. But consider the choices involved: How do you convey the sarcasm in a comeback? Do you include a henchman?s muttering in the background? Does the villain emit a scream , a grunt , or a howl as he... more...

  • South Asian in the Mid-Southby Iswari P. Pandey

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    In an age of global anxiety and suspicion, South Asian immigrants juggle multiple cultural and literate traditions in Mid-South America. In this study Iswari P. Pandey looks deeply into this community to track the migration of literacies, showing how different meaning-making practices are adapted and reconfigured for cross-language relations and cross-cultural... more...

  • Syntax - Theory and Analysis. Volume 3by Tibor Kiss

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 321.00

    The handbook offers an overview of syntactic theory and analysis, in terms of different theories, different languages, and different methods. The Handbook presents the state of art in syntactic analysis, also dealing with the methodology employed, and the rules of argumentation required to achieve such analyses for a wide range of phenomena.... more...

  • Speaking of India: Revised Editionby Craig Storti; Ranjini Manian

    Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2015; US$ 25.95

    For Westerners conducting business with Indians and Indians trying to figure out the West-an indispensable book, newly updated. more...

  • Ethnology and Empireby Robert Lawrence Gunn

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    Ethnology and Empire tells stories about words and ideas, and ideas aboutwords that developed in concert with shifting conceptions about Native peoplesand western spaces in the nineteenth-century United States. Contextualizing theemergence of Native American linguistics as both a professionalized researchdiscipline and as popular literary concern... more...

  • McLuhan's Global Village Todayby Angela Krewani

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Marshall McLuhan was one of the leading media theorists of the twentieth century. This collection of essays explores the many facets of McLuhan?s work from a transatlantic perspective, balancing applied case studies with theoretical discussions. more...

  • The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theoryby Shalom Lappin; Chris Fox

    Wiley 2015; US$ 214.95

    The second edition of The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory presents a comprehensive introduction to cutting-edge research in contemporary theoretical and computational semantics. Features completely new content from the first edition of The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory Features contributions by leading semanticists, who... more...

  • Language and Material Cultureby Allison Paige Burkette

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    This innovative and provocative work introduces complexity theory and its application to both the study of language and the study of material culture. The book begins with a wide-ranging theoretical background, covering the areas of dialect geography, the anthropological study of material culture, and a general introduction to the study of complex... more...