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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 12 new and published books in the subject of Lexicography — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Global English Slang

    Methodologies and Perspectives

    Edited by Julie Coleman

    Global English Slang brings together nineteen key international experts and provides a timely and essential overview of English slang around the world today. The book illustrates the application of a range of different methodologies to the study of slang and demonstrates the interconnection...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Relational Semantics and the Anatomy of Abstraction

    By Tamar Sovran

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    This book presents a study of meaning relations, linking the philosophical tradition of conceptual analysis with recent theories and methodologies in cognitive semantics. Its main concern is the extent to which analyzing meaning relations between cognate words reveal the infrastructure of the...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Newspeak (Routledge Revivals)

    A Dictionary of Jargon

    By Jonathon Green

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    George Orwell coined the term ‘Newspeak’ for his novel 1984, the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year 1984, Jonathon Green compiled nearly 8, 000 entries – selected from the slangs and...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Dictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jonathon Green

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak (Routledge Revivals, 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Corpus Approaches to Evaluation

    Phraseology and Evaluative Language

    By Susan Hunston

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This book applies a set of corpus investigation techniques to the study of evaluation, or stance, or affect, in naturally-occurring discourse. Evaluative language indicates opinions, attitudes, and judgments. It is an important part of activities such as persuading someone that a particular...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Vice Slang

    By Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

    Are you a bit of a chairwarmer? Do you use the wins from a country straight to get scudded on snakebite in a blind tiger? Do you ride the waves on puddle or death drop? Vice Slang gently eases you into the language of gambling, drugs and alcohol, providing you with 3,000 words to establish...

    Published October 29th 2007 by Routledge

  7. English Words

    Structure, History, Usage, 2nd Edition

    By Francis Katamba

    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

  8. Lexicography

    Critical Concepts

    Edited by R.R.K. Hartmann

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Lexicography is a growing academic specialization, with both a practical and a theoretical branch, numerous perspectives, and interdisciplinary significance. This collection draws together the most important and influential work in the field of lexicography.As well as a new general introduction...

    Published June 25th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Lexicography

    An Introduction

    By Howard Jackson

    This book is an accessible introduction to lexicography – the study of dictionaries.Dictionaries are used at home and at school, cited in law courts, sermons and parliament, and referred to by crossword addicts and Scrabble players alike. Lexicography provides a detailed overview of the...

    Published April 10th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Dictionary of Lexicography

    By R. R. K. Hartmann, Gregory James

    Dictionaries are among the most frequently consulted books, yet we know remarkably little about them. Who makes them? Where do they come from? What do they offer? How can we evaluate them?The Dictionary of Lexicography provides answers to all these questions and addresses a wide range of issues:*...

    Published June 6th 2001 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Vice Slang
    By Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  2. Metonymy and Language: A New Theory of Linguistic Processing
    By Charles Denroche
    To Be Published December 17th 2014
  3. Newspeak (Routledge Revivals): A Dictionary of Jargon
    By Jonathon Green
    To Be Published April 6th 2015
  4. Dictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals)
    By Jonathon Green
    To Be Published April 6th 2015

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