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  1. Linguistics and the Third Reich

    Mother-tongue Fascism, Race and the Science of Language

    By Christopher Hutton

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

    This book presents an insightful account of the academic politics of the Nazi era and analyses the work of selected linguists, including Jos Trier and Leo Weisgerber. Hutton situates Nazi linguistics within the politics of Hitler's state and within the history of modern linguistics....

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Roman Jakobson

    Edited by Margaret Thomas

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists

    Although Roman Jakobson (1886–1982) styled himself a ‘Russian philologist’, that epithet covers only a fraction of his disciplinary breadth and international impact. In a long and prolific career, he wrote about theoretical and applied linguistics, phonology, prosody, poetics, semiotics,...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Languages and Dialects in the U.S.

    Focus on Diversity and Linguistics

    Edited by Marianna Di Paolo, Arthur K. Spears

    Languages and Dialects in the U.S. is a concise introduction to linguistic diversity in the U.S. for students with little to no background in linguistics. The goal of the editors of this collection of fourteen chapters, written by leading experts on the language varieties discussed, is to offer...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Linguistic Analysis of Jokes

    By Graeme Ritchie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    This book starts from three observations. First, the use of humour is a complex, puzzling, and idiosyncratically human form of behaviour (and hence is of scientific interest). Second, there is currently no theory of how humour works. Third, one useful step towards a theory of humour is to analyze...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. On Shell Structure

    By Richard K. Larson

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    This volume collects together core papers by Richard K. Larson developing what has since come to be known as the "VP Shell" or "Split VP" analysis of sentential structure. The volume includes five previously published papers together with two major unpublished works from the same period: "Light...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Sociocultural Theory and the Pedagogical Imperative in L2 Education

    Vygotskian Praxis and the Research/Practice Divide

    By James P. Lantolf, Matthew E. Poehner

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    Explicating clearly and concisely the full implication of a praxis-oriented language pedagogy, this book argues for an approach to language teaching grounded in a significant scientific theory of human learning—a stance that rejects the consumer approach to theory and the dichotomy between theory...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Pronouns, Presuppositions, and Hierarchies

    The Work of Eloise Jelinek in Context

    Edited by Andrew Carnie, Heidi Harley

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    Eloise Jelinek was a leading authority on syntactic and semantic theory, information structure, and several Native American languages (including Lummi, Yaqui, and Navajo). She was one of the very first generative linguists who brought the theoretical implications of the properties of typologically...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Kafka’s Cognitive Realism

    By Emily Troscianko

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    This book uses insights from the cognitive sciences to illuminate Kafka’s poetics, exemplifying a paradigm for literary studies in which cognitive-scientific insights are brought to bear directly on literary texts. The volume shows that the concept of "cognitive realism" can be a critically...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles

    Volume 2, Syntax (first volume)

    By Otto Jespersen

    Series: Otto Jespersen

    This book was first published in 1954....

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Linguistic Strategies in Daoist Zhuangzi and Chan Buddhism

    The Other Way of Speaking

    By Youru Wang

    As the first systematic attempt to probe the linguistic strategies of Daoist Zhuangzi and Chan Buddhism, this book investigates three areas: deconstructive strategy, liminology of language, and indirect communication. It bases these investigations on the critical examination of original texts,...

    Published February 12th 2014 by Routledge