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  1. Rethinking Language and Gender Research

    Theory and Practice

    By Victoria Bergvall

    Series: Real Language Series

    Rethinking Language and Gender Research is the first book focusing on language and gender to explicitly challenge the dichotomy of female and male use of language. It represents a turning point in language and gender studies, addressing the political and social consequences of popular beliefs about...

    Published November 12th 1996 by Routledge

  2. Ideology and Linguistic Theory

    Noam Chomsky and the Deep Structure Debates

    By John A. Goldsmith, Geoffrey J. Huck

    Series: History of Linguistic Thought

    In Ideology and Linguistic Theory Geoffrey Huck and John Goldsmith provide a revisionist account of the development of ideas about semantics in modern theories of language, focusing particularly on Chomsky's very public rift with the Generative Semanticists about the concept of Deep Structure....

    Published October 31st 1996 by Routledge

  3. Conversational Routines in English

    Convention and Creativity

    By Karin Aijmer

    Series: Studies in Language and Linguistics

    It is surprising how much of everyday conversation consists of repetitive expressions such as 'thank you', 'sorry', would you mind?' and their many variants. However commonplace they may be, they do have important functions in communication.This thorough study draws upon original data from the...

    Published October 29th 1996 by Routledge

  4. English

    History, Diversity and Change

    Edited by David Graddol, Dick Leith, Joan Swann

    The story of English is often presented as one of progress: from a set of Germanic dialects to a fully-fledged national and international language. The emphasis in this book is on the diversity of English throughout its history and the changing social meanings of different varieties of English....

    Published April 4th 1996 by Routledge

  5. A History of the French Language Through Texts

    By Wendy Ayres-Bennett

    This new history of the French language allows the reader to see how the language has evolved for themselves. It combines texts and extracts with a readable and detailed commentary allowing the language to be viewed both synchronically and diachronically.Core texts range from the ninth century to...

    Published December 14th 1995 by Routledge

  6. Language in History

    Theories and Texts

    By Dr Tony Crowley, Tony Crowley

    Series: The Politics of Language

    In Language in History, Tony Crowley provides the analytical tools for answering such questions. Using a radical re-reading of Saussure and Bahktin, he demonstrates, in four case studies, the ways in which language has been used to construct social and cultural identity in Britain and Ireland. For...

    Published November 30th 1995 by Routledge

  7. Meaning in Interaction

    An Introduction to Pragmatics

    By Jenny A. Thomas

    Series: Learning about Language

    Meaning in Interaction: An Introduction to Pragmatics is a comprehensive introductory text which discusses the development of pragmatics - its aims and methodology - and also introduces themes that are not generally covered in other texts.Jenny Thomas focuses on the dynamic nature of speaker...

    Published November 22nd 1995 by Routledge

  8. The English Language

    Structure and Development

    By S.S. Hussey

    The 'correct' use of English has been the subject of vigorous debate in recent years. But what defines 'correctness' in our use of language? And how has this altered over time? In this authoritative survey of the history of the English language, the author examines how linguistic traditions have...

    Published August 23rd 1995 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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