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  1. Sardinian Syntax

    By Michael Jones

    Series: Romance Linguistics

    Sardinian Syntax presents the first comprehensive synchronic description of Sardinian syntax available in English. Michael Jones combines a detailed coverage of the language with a theoretical approach that draws on contemporary linguistic theory. The book provides an extensive reference grammar...

    Published October 20th 1993 by Routledge

  2. Beyond Superstructuralism

    By Richard Harland

    Moving on from his previous book, Superstructuralism , Richard Harland argues that the focus on single words in the structuralist theory of language is its key weakness and that the next advance beyond post-structuralism depends upon replacing word-based with syntagm-based theories. In a lucid way...

    Published July 7th 1993 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...

    Published April 4th 1993 by Routledge

  4. Historical Linguistics

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Winfred P. Lehmann

    Historical Linguistics provides a comprehensive and clearly written introduction to historical linguistic theory and methods. Since its first publication in 1962 the book has established itself as core reading for students of linguistics. This edition has been thoroughly revised. Drawing on recent...

    Published November 25th 1992 by Routledge

  5. Naming and Reference

    The Link of Word to Object

    By R.J. Nelson

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 23rd 1992 by Routledge

  6. The Language of Jokes

    Analyzing Verbal Play

    By Delia Chiaro

    Series: Interface

    In this highly readable and thought-provoking book, Delia Chiaro explores the pragmatics of word play, using frameworks normally adopted in descriptive linguistics. Using examples from personally recorded conversations, she examines the structure of jokes, quips, riddles and asides. Chiaro explores...

    Published May 27th 1992 by Routledge

  7. Competing Discourses

    Perspective and Ideology in Language

    By David Lee

    Series: Real Language Series

    This book discusses and explores the relationship between language and world view. David Lee presents recent research in linguistics, drawing together strands from a number of different areas of the subject: the nature of linguistic and conceptual categories, the role of metaphor in the everyday...

    Published April 5th 1992 by Routledge

  8. A History of American English

    By J.L. Dillard

    Series: Longman Linguistics Library

    This impressive volume provides a chronological, narrative account of the development of American English from its earliest origins to the present day....

    Published March 15th 1992 by Routledge

  9. Current Morphology

    By Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy

    Series: Linguistic Theory Guides

    This book aims to provide a thorough and wide-ranging introduction to approaches to morphology in linguistic theory over the last twenty years. This comprehensive survey concentrates not only on the generative linguistic mainstream, but on approaches that are less fashionable or relatively unknown...

    Published January 29th 1992 by Routledge

  10. The Meaning of Focus Particles

    A Comparative Perspective

    By Ekkehard König

    Focus particles (words such as even, only, also) play an important role in English, in various syntactic and semantic domains, but their characteristics pose numerous problems for current syntactic frameworks and semantic theories. This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the syntax, meaning...

    Published November 27th 1991 by Routledge