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Words Underway: Continental Philosophy of Language

Words Underway: Continental Philosophy of Language

Author: Carolyn Culbertson
ISBN: 9781786608055
Format: Paperback
$64.56

This book offers the first full account of Continental contributions to the philosophy of language. It includes...  Read More >>

Metaphor Wars: Conceptual Metaphors in Human Life

Metaphor Wars: Conceptual Metaphors in Human Life

Author: Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr (University of California, Santa Cruz)
ISBN: 9781107415553
Format: Paperback
$62.07

The study of metaphor is now firmly established as a central topic within cognitive science and the humanities....  Read More >>

The Language of Service Encounters: A Pragmatic-Discursive Approach

The Language of Service Encounters: A Pragmatic-Discursive...

Author: J. Cesar Felix-Brasdefer (Indiana University)
ISBN: 9781108718752
Format: Paperback
$62.07

A comprehensive account of service encounters in commercial and non-commercial settings. Grounded in naturally occurring...  Read More >>

Elastic Language: How and Why We Stretch our Words

Elastic Language: How and Why We Stretch our Words

Author: Grace Qiao Zhang
ISBN: 9781108718912
Format: Paperback
$62.07

Language is like a slingshot, stretching for various communicative targets. Using fascinating natural language data...  Read More >>

Cambridge Approaches to Language Contact: The Making of Vernacular Singapore English: System, Transfer, and Filter

Cambridge Approaches to Language Contact: The Making...

Author: Zhiming Bao (National University of Singapore)
ISBN: 9781108731669
Format: Paperback
$62.07

Charts the history of Singapore English and explores the linguistic, historical and social factors that have influenced...  Read More >>

Using Figurative Language

Using Figurative Language

Author: Herbert L. Colston (University of Alberta)
ISBN: 9781107513488
Format: Paperback
$59.49

Using Figurative Language is for both interdisciplinary scholars who study or are interested in figurative language...  Read More >>

The Structure of Spoken Language: Intonation in Romance

The Structure of Spoken Language: Intonation in Romance...

Author: Philippe Martin (Universite de Paris VII (Denis Diderot))
ISBN: 9781108718929
Format: Paperback
$62.07

Drawing on data from six Romance languages (French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan and Romanian), this monograph...  Read More >>

Word Stress: Theoretical and Typological Issues

Word Stress: Theoretical and Typological Issues

Author: Harry van der Hulst (University of Connecticut)
ISBN: 9781108718721
Format: Paperback
$64.66

Offering a new perspective on word stress, a team of world-renowned phonologists focus on stress as a phenomenon,...  Read More >>

Language, Youth and Identity in the 21st Century: Linguistic Practices across Urban Spaces

Language, Youth and Identity in the 21st Century: Linguistic...

Author: Jacomine Nortier ,  Bente Ailin Svendsen
ISBN: 9781108718738
Format: Paperback
$64.66

Brings together a team of leading scholars to explore and compare linguistic practices among young people. It is...  Read More >>

Language, Meaning, and Use in Indian Philosophy: An Introduction to Mukula's  Fundamentals of the Communicative Function

Language, Meaning, and Use in Indian Philosophy: An...

Author: Malcolm Keating (Yale-NUS College, Singapore)
ISBN: 9781350060760
Format: Paperback
$39.99

This introduction brings to life the main themes in Indian philosophy of language by using an accessible translation...  Read More >>

Language Dominance in Bilinguals: Issues of Measurement and Operationalization

Language Dominance in Bilinguals: Issues of Measurement...

Author: Carmen Silva-Corvalan ,  Jeanine Treffers-Daller (University of Southern California)
ISBN: 9781108718745
Format: Paperback
$62.07

With accessibly written contributions from leading scholars of bilingualism, Language Dominance in Bilinguals is...  Read More >>

Accessible Filmmaking: Integrating translation and accessibility into the filmmaking process

Accessible Filmmaking: Integrating translation and accessibility...

Author: Pablo Romero-Fresco
ISBN: 9781138493001
Format: Hardback
$231.00

Translation, accessibility and the viewing experience of foreign, deaf and blind audiences has long been a neglected...  Read More >>

Language Aptitude: Advancing Theory, Testing, Research and Practice

Language Aptitude: Advancing Theory, Testing, Research...

Author: Zhisheng (Edward) Wen ,  Peter Skehan (St. Mary's University, Twickenham, United Kingdom)
ISBN: 9781138563865
Format: Hardback
$231.00

Language Aptitude: Advancing Theory, Testing, Research and Practice brings together cutting-edge global perspectives...  Read More >>

Language, Meaning, and Use in Indian Philosophy: An Introduction to Mukula's  Fundamentals of the Communicative Function

Language, Meaning, and Use in Indian Philosophy: An...

Author: Malcolm Keating (Yale-NUS College, Singapore)
ISBN: 9781350060777
Format: Hardback
$130.00

This introduction brings to life the main themes in Indian philosophy of language by using an accessible translation...  Read More >>

Exploring the Cognitive Processes of Simultaneous Interpreting: English-Arabic-English Dynamics

Exploring the Cognitive Processes of Simultaneous Interpreting:...

Author: Amr M. El-Zawawy
ISBN: 9781498585682
Format: Hardback
$138.67

This book provides cognitive-cum-linguistic analyses of political speeches simultaneously translated from English...  Read More >>

Semantics for Reasons

Semantics for Reasons

Author: Bryan R. Weaver (Lecturer in Computer Science and Engineering, Lecturer in Computer Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University) ,  Kevin Scharp (Reader in Philosophy, Reader in Philosophy, University of St Andrews)
ISBN: 9780198832621
Format: Hardback
$81.95

In the first account of how the language of reasons works, Semantics for Reasons draws on the scientific discipline...  Read More >>

Prosodic Syntax in Chinese: Theory and Facts

Prosodic Syntax in Chinese: Theory and Facts

Author: Feng Shengli (Professor of Chinese linguistics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.)
ISBN: 9781138578913
Format: Hardback
$273.00

In the two volumes of Prosodic Syntax in Chinese, the author develops a new model, which proposes that the interaction...  Read More >>

Language and Tourism in Postcolonial Settings

Language and Tourism in Postcolonial Settings

Author: Angelika Mietzner ,  Anne Storch
ISBN: 9781845416775
Format: Paperback
$77.50

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Practical English Phonetics and Phonology: A Resource Book for Students

Practical English Phonetics and Phonology: A Resource...

Author: Beverley Collins ,  Inger M. Mees (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark)
ISBN: 9781138591509
Format: Paperback
$62.99

Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students....  Read More >>

Personal Names, Hitler, and the Holocaust: A Socio-Onomastic Study of Genocide and Nazi Germany

Personal Names, Hitler, and the Holocaust: A Socio-Onomastic...

Author: I. M. Nick
ISBN: 9781498525978
Format: Hardback
$204.36

During the Third Reich, in the name of national security, the Nazis introduced legislation to quickly and easily...  Read More >>

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