Structure, History, Usage, 2nd Edition
How do we find the right word for the job? Where does that word come from? Why do we spell it like that? And how do we know what it means?Words are all around us - we use them every day to communicate our joys, fears, hopes, opinions, wishes and demands - but we don't often think about them too...
Published December 8th 2004 by Routledge
Critical Concepts in Linguistics
Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics
This six-volume collection draws together the most significant contributions to morphological theory and analysis which all serious students of morphology should be aware of. By comparing the stances taken by the different schools about the important issues, the reader will be able to judge the...
Published December 10th 2003 by Routledge
This book aims to arouse curiosity about English words and about the nature of language in general, especially among introductory students who do not intend to specialize in linguistics. It examines words from various backgrounds - including poetry, journalism, advertising. No previous knowledge of...
Published September 10th 2002 by Routledge
Atoms, Structures and Derivations
Series: Longman Linguistics Library
Frontiers of Phonology is a collection of essays that present a selective overview of trends in the linguistic analysis of sound structure. The essays are written by specialists from Europe, Canada and the USA and discuss issues from three broad areas of phonology: the nature and representation of...
Published June 14th 1995 by Routledge