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  1. The Structure of English Clauses

    By David J. Young

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1980, this book provides a clear and practical introduction to a wide variety of English structures. It concentrates on a large and crucial area of English grammar, which covers units of higher rank than words, and structures that have verbs rather than nouns as their nuclear...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. A Comparative Typology of English and German

    Unifying the Contrasts

    By John A. Hawkins

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1986, this book draws together analyses of English and German. It defines the contrasts and similarities between the two languages and, in particular, looks at the question of whether contrasts in one area of the grammar is systematically related to contrasts in another, and...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Definiteness and Indefiniteness

    A Study in Reference and Grammaticality Prediction

    By John A. Hawkins

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1988, this book is concerned with the definite and indefinite articles in English. It provides an integrated pragmatic-semantic theory of definite and indefinite reference, on the basis of which, many co-occurance restrictions between articles and non-modifiers are explained. At...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Tense in English

    Its Structure and Use in Discourse

    By Renaat Declerck

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1991, this book looks at tense in English, one of the most controversial areas of grammar. Prior to the book’s original publication, the problems and interest in the subject had led to an impressive number of books and articles. Yet, despite the amount of work produced, nothing...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. On the Semantics of Syntax

    Mood and Condition in English

    By Erian C. Davies

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1979, this book develops a grammatically orientated semantics (as opposed to a semantically orientated grammar) of mood and condition in English. It seeks to establish correspondences between areas of semantic organisation (‘planes’) and surface grammar, without reverting to an...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Grammatical Gender in English

    950 to 1250

    By Charles Jones

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1988, this book explores the grammatical loss of gender in English. It demonstrates that from the end of the Old English period, there was a considerable time period, of about three hundred years, during which there existed "echoes" of the gender classification of nouns. The...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Spoken and Written Discourse in Online Interactions

    A Multimodal Approach

    By Maria Grazia Sindoni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    Common patterns of interactions are altered in the digital world and new patterns of communication have emerged, challenging previous notions of what communication actually is in the contemporary age. Online configurations of interaction, such as video chats, blogging, and social networking...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Processing East Asian Languages

    A Special Issue of Language And Cognitive Processes

    By Hsuan-Chih Chen, Xiaolin Zhou

    In recent years, there has been an upsurge of interest in the processing of major East Asian languages such as Chinese, Japanese and Korean. These languages, due to their salient differences in structure from European languages, provide challenging opportunities to explore both language-specific...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Canadian English

    A Sociolinguistic Perspective

    By James A. Walker

    This textbook is the only one of its kind to introduce the study of Canadian English in the context of basic concepts of linguistics and sociolinguistics. The book provides foundational information on linguistic principles and on the different branches of sociolinguistics, ranging from the...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Authorship Contested

    Cultural Challenges to the Authentic, Autonomous Author

    Edited by Amy E. Robillard, Ron Fortune

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    This volume explores a dimension of authorship not given its due in the critical discourse to this point—authorship contested. Much of the existing critical literature begins with a text and the proposition that the text has an author. The debates move from here to questions about who the author is...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge