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  • Discovering Syntaxby Joseph E. Emonds

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00

    The essays in this volume, dating from 1991 onwards, focus on highly characteristic constructions of English, Romance languages, and German. The self-contained essays on classic generative debates can all be read separately. They are rich in empirical documentation, and yet in all of them, solutions are constructed around a coherent, relatively... more...

  • Language Teachingby Michael Toolan

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book demonstrates the relevance of an integrational linguistic perspective to a practical, real-world need, namely the learning of languages. Integrational linguistics? shunning of both realist and structuralist theories of language, its commitment to an unwavering attention to the perspective of the language user, and its adherence to a semiology... more...

  • Llên yr Uchelwyrby Dafydd Johnston

    University of Wales Press 2005; US$ 65.00

    Gwaith Beirdd yr Uchelwyr yn y bedwaredd ganrif ar ddeg a’r bymthegfed oedd uchafbwynt traddodiad barddol Cymraeg yr Oesoedd Canol. Hon yw’r gyfrol gyntaf i gynnig darlun cynhwysfawr ac awdurdodol o lenyddiaeth y cyfnod hwnnw yn ei holl agweddau. Rhoddir ystyriaeth fanwl i rai o gewri’r cywydd megis Dafydd ap Gwilym, Iolo Goch, Guto’r... more...

  • Welsh in the Twenty-First Centuryby Delyth Morris

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    This book analyses the state of the Welsh language at the beginning of the twenty-first century, with contributions from leading scholars in the fields of sociology and language policy. more...

  • The Perfect Time Spanby Björn Rothstein

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 173.00

    This book is the first book-length study on the Swedish present perfect. It provides an in-depth exploration of the present perfect in English, German and Swedish. It is claimed that only a discourse-based ExtendedNow-approach fully accounts for the present perfect. The main claim is that the length of the ExtendedNow-interval varies cross-linguistically.... more...

  • Mapping the Territoryby Katie Gramich

    Parthian Books 2011; US$ 7.28

    This book may be considered as the second stage in the crucial campaign to raise the profile of Welsh writing in English both within Wales and in the wider world. The first stage was the foundation of the Library of Wales series. more...

  • Komposition und Kompositionalitätby Verena Klos

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    This book systematically applies the so-called principle of compositionality to substantive composition and investigates whether this semantic principle can be judged a sufficient basis for the understanding of unknown terms. The central question concerns how far the meaning of a substantive composite with two nominal elements can be ?calculated?... more...

  • Comparative Studies in Word Order Variationby Christopher Laenzlinger

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 195.00

    The present book is a typological study in crucial portions of the grammars of French/Romance and German/Germanic. It starts by asking: What do adverbs, pronouns and full noun phrases have in common? This question is tackled, on the one hand, from an empirical perspective by the description of relevant linguistic facts leading to significant and unexpected... more...

  • The Dialects of Irishby Raymond Hickey

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    The book offers an easy-to-grasp overview of forms of modern Irish within a general linguistic framework. Based on recordings of more than 200 speakers (accessible as supplementary material on the accompanying DVD), the book demonstrates the vitality and breadth of the present-day language. Maps and tables allow easy orientation among... more...

  • The Order of Words in the Ancient Languages compared with that of the Modern Languagesby Henri Weil; Charles W. Super; Aldo Scaglione

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1978; US$ 158.00

    New edition of a pioneering work on word order, which originally appeared in French in 1844 (3rd ed., 1879), with an index. more...