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  1. Language (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leonard Bloomfield

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    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 ...

    Published February 7th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Lexicology

    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Edited by Patrick W Hanks

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    This new Routledge Major Work is a six-volume collection of nearly one hundred papers, articles, and extracts covering every aspect of lexicology. It ranges over philosophy of language, prototype theory, artificial intelligence, cognitive linguistics, systemic linguistics, structuralism (European...

    Published August 6th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Style in Fiction

    A Linguistic Introduction to English Fictional Prose, 2nd Edition

    By Michael H. Short, Geoffrey N. Leech

    Series: English Language Series

    "Stylistics" is the study of language in the service of literary ends, and in Style in Fiction, Geoffrey Leech and Mick Short demonstrate how stylistic analysis can be applied to novels and stories. Writing for both students of English language and English literature, they show the practical ways...

    Published March 28th 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published September 8th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Structure and Meaning in English

    A Guide for Teachers

    By Graeme Kennedy

    Structure and Meaning in English is designed to help teachers of English develop an understanding of those aspects of English which are especially relevant for learners who speak other languages. Using corpus research, Graeme Kennedy cuts to the heart of what is important in the teaching of...

    Published December 16th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Focus and Background Marking in Mandarin Chinese

    System and Theory behind cai, jiu, dou and ye

    By Daniel Hole

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

    This is an investigation into the grammaticalized system of focus-background agreement in Mandarin Chinese. The particles cái, jiù, dou and ye are, in a specific use type, shown to form the core of a highly systematic paradigm. This book is not just a valuable companion for anyone interested in...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Semantics

    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Edited by Javier Gutirrez-Rexach

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Semantics is a key concept in linguistic theory, concerning the analysis and description of the meaning of linguistic expressions. This collection contains a selection of the most important contributions to semantic theory ranging from Gottlob Frege's essay On Sense and Reference written in 1892,...

    Published October 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  8. The Rule of Metaphor

    The Creation of Meaning in Language, 3rd Edition

    By Paul Ricoeur

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Paul Ricoeur is widely regarded as one of the most distinguished philosophers of our time. In The Rule of Metaphor he seeks 'to show how language can extend itself to its very limits, forever discovering new resonances within itself'. Recognizing the fundamental power of language in...

    Published August 20th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Anaphora Resolution

    By Ruslan Mitkov

    Series: Studies in Language and Linguistics

    Teaching computers to solve language problems is one of the major challengesof natural language processing. There is a large amount of interesting researchdevoted to this field. This book fills an existing gap in the literature with anup-to-date survey of the field, including the author’s own...

    Published August 13th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Antonymy

    A Corpus-Based Perspective

    By Steven Jones

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    Antonymy is the technical name used to describe 'opposites', pairs of words such as rich/poor, love/hate and male/female. Antonyms are a ubiquitous part of everyday language, and this book provides a detailed, comprehensive account of the phenomenon.This book demonstrates how traditional linguistic...

    Published March 27th 2002 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Conversational Routines in English: Convention and Creativity
    By Karin Aijmer
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  2. Introduction to Spoken Interaction, An
    By Anna-Brita Stenstrom
    To Be Published September 30th 2014
  3. Realms of Meaning: An Introduction to Semantics
    By Thomas R. Hofmann
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  4. The Language of Humour
    By Walter Nash
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  5. Meaning and the English Verb, 3rd Edition
    By Geoffrey N. Leech
    To Be Published December 14th 2014

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