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  • Historical Linguistics 1999by Laurel J. Brinton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 195.00

    This is a selection of papers from the 14th International Conference on Historical Linguistics held August 9-13, 1999, at the University of British Columbia. From the rich program and the many papers given during this conference, the present twenty-three papers were carefully selected to display the state of current research in the field of historical... more...

  • Historical Linguistics 2001by Barry J. Blake; Kate Burridge; Jo Taylor

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 203.00

    This is a selection of papers from the 15th International Conference on Historical Linguistics held in Melbourne 13-17 August 2001, hosted by the Linguistics Program at La Trobe University. The papers range from the general theoretical to the study of particular languages and embrace most areas of linguistics, particularly morpho-syntax. more...

  • Historical Linguistics 2003by Michael Fortescue; Eva Skafte Jensen; Jens Erik Mogensen; Lene Schøsler

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 180.00

    This volume consists of 19 papers presented at the 16th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, which was held in August 2003 in Copenhagen and drew the largest number of participants and the widest array of languages that this important biannual conference has ever had. As with previous volumes, the papers selected cover a wide range... more...

  • Historical Linguistics 2005by Joseph C. Salmons; Shannon Dubenion-Smith

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 188.00

    This volume contains 22 revised papers originally presented at the 17th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, held August 2005 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. The papers cover a broad range of languages, including well-studied languages of Europe but also Aramaic, Zoque and Uto-Aztecan, Japanese and Korean, Afrikaans, and the Pilbara languages... more...

  • Historical Linguistics 2007by Monique Dufresne; Fernande Dupuis; Etleva Vocaj

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 158.00

    This paper argues that lexis evolution is guided by certain internal impulses generated and stimulated by the processes taking place in its historical core (HCV) comprised by the lexemes dating back to the earliest stages of the language history and characterized by simple morphological structure, stylistic neutrality, polysemy, high derivational potential,... more...

  • Exploring the Lexis–Grammar Interfaceby Ute Römer; Rainer Schulze

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00

    This paper is intended as a contribution to Corpus Assisted Discourse Studies1 (CADS), defined as a meeting of two disciplines, that of corpus linguistics and that of discourse analysis. Here, two small corpora of opinion articles from British broadsheets and Times Literary Supplement texts are compared, using WordSmith Tools, ConcGram and WMatrix... more...

  • History of Linguistics 1999by Sylvain Auroux; Joscelyne Arpin; Elisabeth Lazcano; Jacqueline Léon

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 203.00

    This volume represents a selection of 25 out of altogether 86 papers given at the Eighth International Conference for the History of the Language Sciences (ICHoLS VIII), which took place at the Ecole Normale Supérieure at Fontenay-aux-Roses, near Paris, in September 1999. This conference was marked by three new elements: the integration of the study... more...

  • Formulaic Languageby Roberta Corrigan; Edith A. Moravcsik; Hamid Ouali; Kathleen Wheatley

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 158.00

    This book is the second of the two-volume collection of papers on formulaic language. The collection is among the first in the field. The authors of the papers in this volume represent a diverse group of international scholars in linguistics and psychology. The language data analyzed come from a variety of languages, including Arabic, Japanese, Polish,... more...

  • French Applied Linguisticsby Dalila Ayoun

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 195.00

    This state-of-the-art volume on French Applied Linguistics includes two introductory chapters, the first summarizes the past, present and future of French in applied linguistics, and the second reviews the history of French from a sociolinguistic perspective. The six chapters of the first part cover the core aspects of the second language acquisition... more...

  • Frequency and the Emergence of Linguistic Structureby Joan L. Bybee; Paul J. Hopper

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 83.00

    A mainstay of functional linguistics has been the claim that linguistic elements and patterns that are frequently used in discourse become conventionalized as grammar. This book addresses the two issues that are basic to this claim: first, the question of what types of elements are frequently used in discourse and second, the question of how frequency... more...