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Major Works: Language & Linguistics

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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. Foundations of General Linguistics (RLE Linguistics A: General Linguistics)

    By Martin Atkinson, Iggy Roca, David Kilby

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    The first edition of this major introduction to linguistics rapidly established itself as an important student textbook, and a reference tool for those who already have some acquaintance with linguistics. This second edition has been updated and revised and includes new chapters on syntax and on...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Ideologies of Language (RLE Linguistics A: General Linguistics)

    Edited by John E. Joseph, Talbot J. Taylor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Is the study of language ideologically neutral? If so, is this study objective and autonomous? One of the most cherished assumptions of modern academic linguistics is that the study of language is, or should be, ideologically neutral. This professed ideological neutrality goes hand-in-hand with...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Learning about Linguistics (RLE Linguistics A: General Linguistics)

    By F.C. Stork, J.D.A. Widdowson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This book offers a workbook approach to linguistics and provides guidelines for the study of language. It aims to give basic information and to indicate something of the background and development of the more important trends in the subject. Each chapter includes exercises which lead the reader...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Lexical Phonology and Morphology (RLE Linguistics A: General Linguistics)

    By Carole Paradis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This book presents a description of the phonology and morphology of the nominal class system in Fula, a dialect which displays 21 nominal classes. These are identified by suffixes, which can attach to nominal, verbal and adjectival stems. The main objective of this work is to show, through a...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Linguistic Description of Opaque Contexts (RLE Linguistics A: General Linguistics)

    By Janet Dean Fodor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    The study of opacity falls under the general programme of showing how the meaning of any complex sentence is composed from the meanings of its constituent clauses, phrases and words. Opaque constructions are special from this point of view because the compositional principles that determine their...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Linguistic Meaning (RLE Linguistics A: General Linguistics)

    By Keith Allan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Dr Keith Allan presents a coherent, consistent and comprehensive account of linguistic meaning, centred around an informally presented theory of meaning. It is intended for graduate and undergraduate students of linguistics, or any linguist curious about what a theory of meaning should seek to...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Redefining Linguistics (RLE Linguistics A: General Linguistics)

    Edited by Hayley G. Davis, Talbot J. Taylor

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    The academic discipline of linguistics is at a critical stage of development. Whatever consensus there may have been fifteen or even ten years ago is fast disappearing. A process of redefinition is underway, and it is the aim of this volume to contribute to that process, explain why a redefinition...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. A Theory of Stylistic Rules in English (RLE Linguistics A: General Linguistics)

    By Michael Rochemont

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This book defends in part a particular elaboration of the stylistic rule component of the grammatical model first presented in Chomsky and Lasnik (1977). It is argued that stylistic rules share a number of fundamental properties, most significantly that they characterize noncanonical focusing...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Universal Grammar (RLE Linguistics A: General Linguistics)

    By Edward L. Keenan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This collection of 15 articles reflects Edward Keenan’s long-standing research interests in the comparative syntax of the languages of the world. It includes two seminal ‘foundation’ articles, Noun Phrase Accessibility and Universal Grammar (with Bernard Comrie) and Towards a Universal Definition...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics Mini-set A General Linguistics

    Edited by Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    RLE: Linguistics Mini-set A focuses on the field of General Linguistics, and collects classic titles from imprints such as Garland, Allen & Unwin, and Croom Helm. A variety of important international linguists are featured. The titles are: The Chomsky Update. The Conceptual...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge