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Major Works: Language & Linguistics

You are currently browsing 111–120 of 224 new and published major works in the subject of Language & Linguistics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Language and Literature: Mini-set L Today & Tomorrow 3 vols

    Today and Tomorrow

    By Various

    The volumes in this mini-set discuss the future of poetry, the structure of the novel, international language, the influence of America on literary theory, humour and human speech. Authors included are: John Carruthers, George Edinger, Robert Graves, J Y T Greig, Gerald Gould, Richard Paget, Sylvia...

    Published February 29th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Language and Gender

    Edited by Susan Ehrlich

    Series: Major Themes in English Studies

    This landmark four-volume collection traces the development of language and gender from its original associations with second-wave feminism to its more recent alignment with postmodern approaches to feminism. Language and Gender is fully indexed and has a comprehensive introduction, newly...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  3. The Language of Advertising: Major Themes in English Studies

    Edited by Guy Cook

    Series: Major Themes in English Studies

    Advertising is one of the most prominent, powerful, and ubiquitous contemporary uses of language. Its seductive and controversial quality has attracted consistent and intense attention across a range of academic disciplines including linguistics, media studies, politics, semiotics, and sociology....

    Published October 29th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Edward Sapir

    Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists

    Edited by E.F.K. Koerner

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists

    Edward Sapir (1884–1939) was one of the foremost linguists and anthropologists of his time. He is most widely known for his contributions to the study of North American Indian languages. A founder of ethnology, which considers the relationship of culture to language, he was also principal developer...

    Published August 12th 2007 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Corpus Linguistics

    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Edited by Wolfgang Teubert, Ramesh Krishnamurthy

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Corpora—large collections of written and/or spoken text stored and accessed electronically—provide the means of investigating language that is of growing importance academically and professionally. Corpora are now routinely used in the following fields: the production of dictionaries and other...

    Published June 13th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Celtic World

    Edited by Raimund Karl, David Stifter

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    The Celtic World, a new title in the Routledge Critical Concepts in Historical Studies series, brings together canonical and the best cutting-edge scholarship in Celtic Studies, including key journal articles, many of which have been translated into English specifically for this set. Organized into...

    Published February 27th 2007 by Routledge

  8. D. Structuralism, Post-Structuralism, Deconstruction

    Edited by Terrence Hawkes

    These three volumes are part of the forty-one volume set New Accents. First launched in 1977, the New Accents series rapidly changed the face of literary studies. Its clear and concise volumes brought the latest in literary theory to students and academics and paved the way for undergraduate...

    Published January 30th 2007 by Routledge

  9. C. Language, Signs, Literature

    Edited by Terrence Hawkes

    These three volumes are part of the forty-one volume set New Accents. First launched in 1977, the New Accents series rapidly changed the face of literary studies. Its clear and concise volumes brought the latest in literary theory to students and academics and paved the way for undergraduate...

    Published January 30th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Comparative Grammar

    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Edited by Ian Roberts

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    The study of comparative grammar has long been a concern of linguistic theory. To the extent that, by studying the aspects of grammar which vary, we might arrive at an idea of what does not vary, this study can be seen as one way of studying universals of grammar. Although it has antecedents in the...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge