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Semantics

  • 'COME' and 'GO' off the Beaten Grammaticalization Pathby Maud Devos; Jenneke van der Wal

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 149.99

    The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language... more...

  • "Happiness" and "Pain" across Languages and Culturesby Cliff Goddard; Zhengdao Ye

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 128.00

    This chapter examines the words and constructions that Koromu speakers (PNG) use to talk about tare ‘hurt/pain’ and other painful sensations. It also reflects on links to cultural and environmental influences in daily life and key life events, environmental knowledge and traditional health care. Terms such as warike ‘be/feel bad’,... more...

  • "Recht ist Streit"by Jing Li

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    The series Sprache und Wissen ["Language and Knowledge"] is a publication platform for high-quality papers on German linguistics with interdisciplinary focus. The series takes on current trends in the scientific community from a linguistic perspective in order to show how general and expert knowledge are made possible through language and... more...

  • "Terrorismus" zwischen Ereignis und Diskursby Martin Steinseifer

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    The German Linguistic Studies Series is a comprehensive and outstanding forum in its field. It has borne the name of its subject in its title since the foundation of the series in the eighth decade of the last century. The series is comprehensive in the broad spectrum of topics covered (language levels, varieties, communication forms,... more...

  • 'The Lament for the South'by William T. Jr Graham

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 33.00

    The Ai Chiang-nan fu by the sixth-century poet Yu Hsin deserves study both for its literary merits and for its uniqueness. more...

  • 'Volk' bei Otto von Bismarckby Szilvia Odenwald-Varga

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    The series Studia Linguistica Germanica , founded in 1968 by Ludwig Erich Schmitt and Stefan Sonderegger, is one of the standard publication organs for German Linguistics. The series aims to cover the whole spectrum of the subject, while concentrating on questions relating to language history and the history of linguistic ideas. It includes... more...

  • (In)Appropriate Online Behaviorby Jenny Arendholz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    This descriptive and comprehensive study on the discursive struggle over interpersonal relations in online message boards is located at the fascinating interface of pragmatics and computer-mediated discourse – a research area which has so far not attracted much scientific interest. It sets out to shed light on the question how interpersonal relations... more...

  • (Mis)Representing Islamby John Richardson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 54.00

    (Mis)Representing Islam explores and illustrates how élite broadsheet newspapers are implicated in the production and reproduction of anti-Muslim racism. The book approaches journalistic discourse as the inseparable combination of ‘social practices’, ‘discursive practices’ and the ‘texts’ themselves from a perspective which fuses Critical Discourse... more...

  • (Re)presentations and Dialogueby François Cooren; Alain Létourneau

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    This study pertains to the field of studies on Textual Genetics and Enunciation Linguistics and is aimed at analyzing the forms of representation of verbal erasures occurring during the writing process of a story made up by two Brazilian pupils (7 years old). Having assumed “haphazardness” and “dialogism” as the central phenomena... more...

  • 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Literacyby Rob Smith; Katherine Simpson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2018; US$ 15.99

    From the creator of The Literacy Shed comes 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Literacy is packed with new, interesting and practical ideas for new teachers as well as those whose classroom practice needs reinvigorating. The book covers all aspects of literacy in primary school, with sections on grammar, reading comprehension and writing skills. These... more...