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  1. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. The Elliptical Noun Phrase in English

    Structure and Use

    By Christine Günther

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    This book presents a detailed analysis of structural as well as pragmatic aspects underlying the phenomenon of noun ellipsis in English. Here Günther examines the structure of elliptical noun phrases to account for the conditions on noun ellipsis and those on one-insertion, with special emphasis on...

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Typological Studies

    Word Order and Relative Clauses

    By Guglielmo Cinque

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    In this book, Cinque takes a generative perspective on typological questions relating to word order and to the syntax of relative clauses. In particular, Cinque looks at: the position of the Head vis à vis the relative clause in relation to the position of the verb vis à vis his object; a general...

    To Be Published May 27th 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 May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Definiteness and Indefiniteness

    A Study in Reference and Grammaticality Prediction

    By John A. Hawkins

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1988, this book is concerned with the definite and indefinite articles in English. It provides an integrated pragmatic-semantic theory of definite and indefinite reference, on the basis of which, many co-occurance restrictions between articles and non-modifiers are explained. At...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. On the Semantics of Syntax

    Mood and Condition in English

    By Erian C. Davies

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1979, this book develops a grammatically orientated semantics (as opposed to a semantically orientated grammar) of mood and condition in English. It seeks to establish correspondences between areas of semantic organisation (‘planes’) and surface grammar, without reverting to an...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Handbook of Semantics

    Edited by Nicholas Riemer

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

    The Routledge Handbook of Semantics provides a broad and state-of-the-art survey of this field at both word and sentence level. It presents a synoptic view of the most important current areas of investigation, methodologies, and debates in the study of meaning in language, as well as indicating...

    To Be Published August 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 December 30th 2015 by Routledge

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