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Forthcoming Linguistics Books

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  1. Realms of Meaning

    An Introduction to Semantics

    By Thomas R. Hofmann

    Series: Learning about Language

    Provides an understanding of the way meaning works in natural languages, against a background of how we communicate with language. Examples are chosen mainly from English to provide material for the wider discussion of the principles of the subject, but European, East Asian and other languages also...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Generative Phonology

    By Iggy Roca

    Series: Linguistic Theory Guides

    "Generative Phonology" offers an overview of the post-SPE theory of generative phonology and is suitable for linguists not specializing in phonology, who want to keep abreast of the latest developments in the subject. It deals with all the major trends in what has come to be known as "non-linear"...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Historical Linguistics

    Problems and Perspectives

    By Charles Jones

    Series: Longman Linguistics Library

    The contributors to this volume cover the international range of scholarship in the field of Historical Linguistics, as well as some of its major themes. The work and ideas they discuss are relevant not only to other aspects of Historical Linguistics but also to more general developments in...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Pragmatics

    By Jean Stilwell Peccei

    Series: Language Workbooks

    In Pragmatics, the study of meaning derived from context, Jean Stilwell Peccei offers a practical introduction to this core area of linguistics. Pragmatics: encourages the reader to look at different levels of meaning within sentences provides a basic understanding of key pragmatic concepts...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. A History of the French Language

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Rickard

    This well-established and popular book provides students with all the linguistic background they need for studying any period of French literature. For the second edition the text has been revised and updated throughout, and the two final chapters on contemporary French, and its position as a...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Language of Politics

    By Adrian Beard

    Series: Intertext

    The Language of Politics:* examines how both politicians and commentators describe political stances* explores some of the most common linguistic features to be found in political speeches* analyses electioneering through various written texts including manifestos, posters and pamphlets* looks at...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Narrative

    A Critical Linguistic Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Michael J Toolan

    Series: Interface

    Narrative explores a range of written, spoken, literary and non-literary narratives. It shows what systematic attention to language can reveal about the narratives themselves, their tellers, and those to whom they are addressed. Topics examined include plot structure, time manipulations, point of...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics

    4th Edition

    By Jack C. Richards, Richard W. Schmidt

    This best-selling dictionary is now in its 4rd edition. Specifically written for students of language teaching and applied linguistics, it has become an indispensible resource for those engaged in courses in TEFL, TESOL, applied linguistics and introductory courses in general...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Language of Humour

    By Walter Nash

    Series: English Language Series

    The broad aim of this lively and engaging book is to examine relationships between the linguistic patterns, the stylistic functions, and the social and cultural contexts of humour. The material used in illustration is of corresponding breadth: schoolyard jokes, graffiti, aphorisms, advertisements,...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge