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  1. The Sutta-Nipata

    A New Translation from the Pali Canon

    By H. Saddhatissa

    This is one of the oldest collections of Buddhist discourses in the Pali canon; by far one of the most popular as well as the most important. Written in a mixture of prose and verse, it presents a code of conduct and provides the basis for a system of moral philosophy. A prime source work....

    Published January 17th 1995 by Routledge

  2. Linguistic History of Italian, A

    By Martin Maiden

    Series: Longman Linguistics Library

    A Linguistic History of Italian offers a clear and concise explanation of why modern Italian grammar has become the way it is. It focuses on the effects of historical changes on the modern structure of Italian, revealing patterns and structures which are not always apparent to those who are only...

    Published January 9th 1995 by Routledge

  3. Foundations of Speech Act Theory

    Philosophical and Linguistic Perspectives

    Edited by S.L. Tsohatzidis

    Foundations of Speech Act Theory investigates the importance of speech act theory to the problem of meaning in linguistics and philosophy. The papers in this volume, written by respected philosophers and linguists, significantly advance standards of debate in this area. Beginning with a detailed...

    Published November 3rd 1994 by Routledge

  4. The German Language Today

    A Linguistic Introduction

    By Charles Russ

    This clear and accessible text provides a complete introduction to basic linguistic terms and descriptions of language structures. The German Language Today describes in detail the main liguistic features of the language and the wide variety of speech forms and vocabulary existing within the...

    Published November 3rd 1994 by Routledge

  5. Watching English Change

    An Introduction to the Study of Linguistic Change in Standard Englishes in the 20th Century

    By Laurie Bauer

    Series: Learning about Language

    Examines the ways language has changed in the twentieth century. It concentrates on standard English and takes a historical rather than sociolinguistic view of the changes which have occurred....

    Published September 12th 1994 by Routledge

  6. Old English and its Closest Relatives

    A Survey of the Earliest Germanic Languages

    By Orrin W. Robinson

    This accessible introductory reference source surveys the linguistic and cultural background of the earliest known Germanic languages and examines their similarities and differences. The Languages covered include:Gothic Old Norse Old SaxonOld English Old Low Franconian Old High German Written in a...

    Published May 12th 1994 by Routledge

  7. Introduction to Spoken Interaction, An

    By Anna-Brita Stenstrom

    Describes how conversation works, providing a systematic and exhaustive account of the structure of spoken discourse and the diverse strategies speakers use to have a conversation. It is illustrated throughout with excerpts from genuine conversation and contains numerous exercises with suggested...

    Published March 21st 1994 by Routledge

  8. 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"...

    Published March 17th 1994 by Routledge

  9. Shorter Dictionary of Catch Phrases

    Edited by Rosalind Fergusson

    This collection will appeal to everyone who has ever wondered about the origin of phrases like "all part of life's rich pattern" and "long time no see". It covers a wide range of catch phrases in current use in all parts of the English-speaking world. Most entries are drawn from the second edition...

    Published February 3rd 1994 by Routledge

  10. Noam Chomsky

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Carlos Otero

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists

    The publication in 1957 of Noam Chomsky's Syntactic Structures ushered in the era of what can properly be termed, Modern Linguistics: the science of language. This critical assessment brings together over 100 papers on every area of Chomsky's work revealing how pervasive his influence has been on...

    Published December 16th 1993 by Routledge