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Major Works: Language & Linguistics

You are currently browsing 141–150 of 227 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.

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. Otto Jespersen

    Collected English Writings

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Otto Jespersen is one of the foremost philologists of recent times. A genius phoneticist and a revolutionary force in the teaching of languages, Jespersen's contribution to the understanding of language cannot be overrated. This set offers an unprecedented opportunity to own all of his...

    Published October 13th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Dictionary of Oriental Literatures

    The Dictionary of Oriental Literatures fills a long-felt gap in Western literature by presenting a concise summary, in three volumes and about 2000 articles, of the literatures of Asia and North Africa. The first volume describes the Chinese, Tibetan, Japanese, Korean and Mongolian literatures; the...

    Published August 15th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Syntax

    Edited by Robert Freidin, Howard Lasnik

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    This collection covers the fundamental concepts and analytic tools of generative transformational syntax of the last half century, from Chomsky's Morphophonemics of Modern Hebrew (1951) to the present day. It makes available, in one place, key published material on important areas such as phrase...

    Published August 9th 2006 by Routledge

  4. World Englishes

    Edited by Kingsley Bolton, Braj Kachru

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    The study of World Englishes has seen a revolutionary shift during the last twenty years. Before 1980, there was a general assumption within Britain, the United States and many other societies where English was taught, that the primary target was the 'Standard English' of Britain. However, during...

    Published December 9th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Language And Linguistic Introduction To History

    By Vendryes

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 9th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Japanese Linguistics

    Critcal Concepts in Linguistics

    Edited by NATSUKO TSUJIMURA

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Traditionally, linguistic research has focused on the Indo-European language family - particularly English - and languages like Japanese and Chinese have not been pursued in theoretical developments. However, once scholars started to pay more attention to Japanese, its similarities to and...

    Published March 31st 2005 by Routledge

  7. Japanese Linguistics

    Critcal Concepts in Linguistics

    Edited by NATSUKO TSUJIMURA

    Traditionally, linguistic research has focused on the Indo-European language family - particularly English - and languages like Japanese and Chinese have not been pursued in theoretical developments. However, once scholars started to pay more attention to Japanese, its similarities to and...

    Published March 31st 2005 by Routledge

  8. Teaching English as a Foreign Language, 1936-1961

    Foundations of ELT

    Edited by Richard C. Smith

    Series: Logos Studies in Language and Linguistics

    Following the Second World War, the British Council, along with British publishers and universities, began to take a serious interest in English as a foreign language teaching ('ELT') and the UK soon gained a dominant role in the development and export of teaching approaches and materials.This set...

    Published January 28th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Morphology

    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Edited by Francis Katamba

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    This six-volume collection draws together the most significant contributions to morphological theory and analysis which all serious students of morphology should be aware of. By comparing the stances taken by the different schools about the important issues, the reader will be able to judge the...

    Published December 11th 2003 by Routledge

  10. 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 23rd 2003 by Routledge