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Major Works: Grammar, Syntax & Linguistic Structure

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  1. Morphological Structure, Lexical Representation and Lexical Access (RLE Linguistics C: Applied Linguistics)

    A Special Issue of Language and Cognitive Processes

    Edited by Dominiek Sandra, Marcus Taft

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    The main concern of this work is whether morphemes play a role in the lexical representation and processing of several types of polymorphemic words and, more particularly, at what precise representational and processing level. The book comprises two theoretical contributions and a number of...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Morphology and Mind (RLE Linguistics C: Applied Linguistics)

    A Unified Approach to Explanation in Linguistics

    By Christopher J. Hall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    The central concern of this book is the explanation of linguistic form. It examines in detail certain cross-linguistic patterns in morphological systems, providing unified explanations of the observation that suffixes predominate over prefixes and the correlation between affix position and...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Prefunctional Stage of First Language Acquistion (RLE Linguistics C: Applied Linguistics)

    A Crosslinguistic Study

    Edited by Ianthi-Maria Tsimpli

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This book provides a theory of first language acquisition in the syntactic framework of the theory of Universal Grammar. It addresses issues related to the earliest stage of development which ends roughly around the child’s second birthday. The theory put forward capitalises on the traditional...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Dialogue and Discourse (RLE Linguistics C: Applied Linguistics)

    A Sociolinguistic Approach to Modern Drama Dialogue and Naturally Occurring Conversation

    By Deirdre Burton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This book is based on a close study of modern drama texts. In the first section – Dialogue – it studies specific drama texts. Drama has been neglected by linguistic studies of literature, and this book develops a new area of literary-linguistic stylistics. It demonstrates how recent advances in the...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Sociolinguistics Today (RLE Linguistics C: Applied Linguistics)

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Kingsley Bolton, Helen Kwok

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This collection of essays developed out of a conference held in Hong Kong in 1988. The aim was to provide a forum for an exchange of views between academics working within the field of sociolinguistics, in particular between those working in the West and those working in the East. Sociolinguistics...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Speaking With Style (RLE Linguistics C: Applied Linguistics)

    The Sociolinguistics Skills of Children

    By Elaine Andersen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    In acquiring communicative competence, children must learn to speak not only grammatically but also appropriately. Although rules for appropriate language use may vary from culture to culture, they are usually sensitive across languages to many of the same factors, including the context and the...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. The English Imperative (RLE Linguistics D: English Linguistics)

    By Eirlys Davies

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    In recent work the imperative seems to have attracted much less attention than the interrogative, perhaps because it appears to be a rather simple structure, easily accounted for in a page or two in manuals of English grammar, and probably also because in so many respects it seems to be a rather...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Existential Sentences in English (RLE Linguistics D: English Linguistics)

    By Gary L. Milsark

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    In order to bring some minimal amount of order to the chaos that almost inevitably attends the use of the word ‘existential’ in a linguistic investigation, the author reserved the term existential sentence (ES) to designate all and only those English sentences in which there appears an occurrence...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Studies in Linguistic Geography (RLE Linguistics D: English Linguistics)

    The Dialects of English in Britain and Ireland

    Edited by John M. Kirk, Stewart Sanderson, J.D.A. Widdowson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    The publication in the past ten years of linguistic atlases of England and Scotland has not only advanced our knowledge of the lexical and morphological variety inherent in the English language, but has made it possible to establish a number of methodological principles for the study of language...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Two Grammatical Models of Modern English (RLE Linguistics D: English Linguistics)

    The Old and New from A to Z

    By Frits Stuurman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This book focuses on two major traditions in the study of Modern English grammar: ‘old grammar’ in the Great Tradition of Sweet, Poutsma, Kruisinga, Curme, Jespersen and Quirk; and ‘new grammar’ in applications to Modern English of Chomskyan generative syntax. The purpose is to promote the study of...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge