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New and Published Books

  1. Metonymy and Language

    A New Theory of Linguistic Processing

    By Charles Denroche

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    Metonymy and Language presents a new theory of language and communication in which the central focus is on the concept of metonymy, the recognition of partial matches and overlaps. Through the use of original data sets and rigorous primary research, Denroche characterizes metonymy as key to...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. User-Centered Translation

    By Tytti Suojanen, Kaisa Koskinen, Tiina Tuominen

    Series: Translation Practices Explained

    Translators want to take their readers into account, but traditional translation theory does not offer much advice on how to do that. User-Centered Translation (UCT) offers practical tools and methods to help empower translators to act for their readers. This book will help readers to: Create...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. English Grammar

    A University Course, 3rd Edition

    By Angela Downing

    This best-selling comprehensive descriptive grammar forms a complete course, ideal for all students studying English Language ,whether on a course or for self-study. Broadly based on Hallidayan systemic-functional grammar but also drawing on cognitive linguistics and discourse analysis, English...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Cognitive Neuroscience of Language

    By David Kemmerer

    Language is one of our most precious and uniquely human capacities, so it is not surprising that research on its neural substrates has been advancing quite rapidly in recent years. Until now, however, there has not been a single introductory textbook that focuses specifically on this topic....

    Published December 4th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Language and Linguistic Diversity in the US

    An Introduction

    By Susan Tamasi, Lamont Antieau

    This highly engaging textbook presents a linguistic view of the history, society, and culture of the United States. It discusses the many languages and forms of language that have been used in the US – including standard and nonstandard forms of English, creoles, Native American languages, and...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Conceptualizing Metaphors

    On Charles Peirce’s Marginalia

    By Ivan Mladenov

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    The enigmatic thought of Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914), considered by many to be one of the great philosophers of all time, involves inquiry not only into virtually all branches and sources of modern semiotics, physics, cognitive sciences, and mathematics, but also logic, which he understood to be...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. English Studies in Transition

    Papers from the Inaugural Conference of the European Society for the Study of English

    Edited by Piero Boitani, Robert Clark

    Bringing together twenty-five contributors from all over Europe, this volume represents the vitality and diversity of the current transcultural European dialogue on English studies. Topics addressed include: * the nature of the canon * the poetics of language * the representation of women and the...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

    The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English presents all the slang terms from The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English in a single volume. Containing over 60,000 entries, this concise new edition of the authoritative work details the slang and...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Linguistic Variation

    Confronting Fact and Theory

    Edited by Rena Torres Cacoullos, Nathalie Dion, André Lapierre

    Linguistic Variation: Confronting Fact and Theory honors Shana Poplack in bringing together contributions from leading scholars in language variation and change. The book demonstrates how variationist methodology can be applied to the study of linguistic structures and processes. It introduces...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Lexical Processing and Second Language Acquisition

    By Natasha Tokowicz

    Series: Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition Series

    Lexical Processing and Second Language Acquisition provides a comprehensive overview of research on second language lexical processing, integrating converging research and perspectives from Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition. The book begins by introducing the dominant issues...

    Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge