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  • Language Death in the Isle of Manby George Broderick

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 140.00

    This book looks in some detail into the sociolinguistic and formal linguistic situation which led to the decline and extinction of Manx Gaelic as a community language in the Isle of Man. The formal linguistic aspect concentrates upon developments in the following areas: phonology, morphophonology, morphology, morphosyntax and syntax, idiom... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Midnight Courtby Brian Merriman; Frank O'Connor; Brian Bourke

    The O'Brien Press 2014; US$ 10.19

    Award-winning edition of this outstanding translation of Brian Merriman's eighteenth-century erotic masterpiece. more...

  • Modern Welsh: A Comprehensive Grammarby Gareth King

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 89.95

    Modern Welsh: A Comprehensive Grammar is the ideal reference source for all speakers and learners of Welsh. Focusing on contemporary spoken Welsh, it presents the complexities of the language in a concise and readable form. Common grammatical patterns and parts of speech are discussed in detail and without jargon and extensive cross references... 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...

  • 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...

  • Poetry by Women in Irelandby Lucy Collins

    Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 72.50

    This rich, original anthology challenges the assumption that little poetry of note was written by women in Ireland during the period 1870-1970, revealing the range of their achievement and the lasting value of their work. The poets are Elizabeth Varian, Emily Hickey, Katharine Tynan, Dora Sigerson Shorter, Eva Gore-Booth, Emily Lawless, Susan L. Mitchell,... more...

  • Prepositions in Old and Middle Englishby Tom Lundskær-Nielsen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 50.00

    The present book covers various aspects of prepositional syntax between c. 900-1400, including case relations and the range of prepositional complements; it also examines word order, both within the PP and at clause level, and it explores changes in clausal word order. Furthermore, it provides a detailed semantic analysis of the three prepositions... more...