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Major Works: Language & Linguistics

You are currently browsing 81–90 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. 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. Psycholinguistic Research (PLE: Psycholinguistics)

    Implications and Applications

    Edited by Doris Aaronson, Robert W. Rieber

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Psycholinguistics

    Originally published in 1979, this book represents an effort to bring together the two disciplines at the core of psycholinguistics, psychology and linguistics. It discusses a broad variety of theoretical approaches to psycholinguistics as well as covering a wide range of topics. At the time the...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. English Phonetics: Twentieth-Century Developments

    Edited by Beverley S. Collins, Inger Mees, Paul Carley

    Series: Logos Studies in Language and Linguistics

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse By the end of the nineteenth century, phonetics was increasingly recognized as a valid scientific discipline. While early experimental and instrumental research in speech science was concentrated in Germany, France, and the USA, in Britain—thanks to the...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Language Evolution

    Edited by W. Tecumseh Fitch, Gesche Westphal Fitch

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    This new four-volume collection, part of Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Linguistics series, assembles the most important scholarly writings concerning the biological evolution of language, particularly those incorporating a Darwinian view of evolution. Including excerpts from ancient sources such...

    Published February 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Educational Linguistics

    Edited by Nancy H. Hornberger

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    What educational approaches best serve language-minority children? What policies, programmes, and circumstances encourage or contribute to minority-language maintenance? How do we make sense of the ecology of language development and socialization in non-traditional settings? And what is the...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge

  5. Metaphor and Figurative Language

    Edited by Patrick Hanks, Rachel Giora

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    With contributions from Aristotle to Lakoff and Johnson, and incorporating the work of philosophers, linguists, literary theorists, and cognitive psychologists, this wide-ranging and multidisciplinary six-volume collection on metaphor and figurative language is a new title from Routledge’s Critical...

    Published November 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Pragmatics II

    Edited by Asa Kasher

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    A new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Linguistics, Pragmatics II is a four-volume collection of the very best scholarship on pragmatics. It is an essential successor collection to the editor’s Pragmatics (6 vols.) (978-0-415-11734-0), published in 1998 and described...

    Published November 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Endangered Languages

    Edited by Peter K. Austin, Stuart McGill

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    At least half of the seven thousand or so languages spoken today are in danger of disappearing during the 21st century. Although languages have always come and gone, the current rate of language extinction is unprecedented, a loss which not only affects individual communities but also diminishes...

    Published August 9th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Cognitive Linguistics

    Edited by Adele Goldberg

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    This new addition to Routledge’s Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Linguistics, brings together the very best and most influential scholarly research on cognitive linguistics. Cognitive Linguistics is a broad approach to language that places psychological reality at the top of the list of...

    Published June 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. RLE: Japan Mini-Set C: Language & Literature (8 vols)

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Mini-set C: Language & Literature re-issues a century of publishing in 8 volumes originally published between 1896 and 1989 and covers phonetics, grammar and syntax of the Japanese language as well as some of its most iconic literature and drama. For institutional purchases for...

    Published January 25th 2011 by Routledge

  10. RLE: Japan Mini-Set D: Politics (8 vols)

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Mini-set D: Politics re-issues works originally published between 1920 & 1987 and examines the government, political system and foreign policy of Japan during the twentieth century....

    Published January 25th 2011 by Routledge