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  1. Realms of Meaning

    An Introduction to Semantics

    By Thomas R. Hofmann

    Series: Learning about Language

    Provides an understanding of the way meaning works in natural languages, against a background of how we communicate with language. Examples are chosen mainly from English to provide material for the wider discussion of the principles of the subject, but European, East Asian and other languages also...

    To Be Published December 15th 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 15th 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Language and Power

    2nd Edition

    By Norman Fairclough

    Language in Social Life is a major series which highlights the importance of language to an understanding of issues of social and professional concern. It will be of practical relevance to all those wanting to understand how the ways we communicate both influence and are influenced by the...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Handbook of Semantics

    By Nicholas Riemer

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

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