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  1. Realms of Meaning

    An Introduction to Semantics

    By Thomas R. Hofmann

    Series: Learning about Language

    Realms of Meaning presents an accessible introduction to semantics. It provides an understanding of the way meaning works in natural languages, against a background of how we communicate with language. Avoiding theoretical terminology and linguistic theories it concentrates instead on the analysis...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Meaning and the English Verb

    3rd Edition

    By Geoffrey N. Leech

    Every language has its peculiar problems of meaning for the foreign learner. In the English language, some of the biggest yet most fascinating problems are concentrated in the area of the finite verb phrase: in particular, tense, aspect, mood and modality. Meaning and the English Verb describes...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Handbook of Semantics

    By Nicholas Riemer

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Negative Contexts

    Collocation, Polarity and Multiple Negation

    By Ton van der Wouden

    This research emphasizes semantic, syntactic and pragmatic considerations illustrating a wide array of linguistic approaches. Written from within the theoretical framework of Generalized Quantifiers, the three main areas considered are collocations, polarity items and multiple negations....

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Language (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leonard Bloomfield

    First published in Great Britain in 1935, this Routledge Revival reissues one of the most influential works ever published in the field of linguistics. Leonard Bloomfield's Language is both a masterpiece of textbook writing and a classic of academic scholarship, which ...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Naming and Reference

    The Link of Word to Object

    By R.J. Nelson

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

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Donald Davidson’s Triangulation Argument

    A Philosophical Inquiry

    By Robert H. Myers, Claudine Verheggen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    According to many commentators, Davidson’s earlier work on philosophy of action and truth-theoretic semantics is the basis for his reputation, and his later forays, first into the theory of interpretation, and ultimately into what became known as the triangulation argument, are much less successful...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

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