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Major Works: Forthcoming Language and Communication

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  1. Studies in the Phonology of Colloquial English

    By K. R. Lodge

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This book, first published in 1984, presents a series of analysis of colloquial spoken language, to illustrate some of the variety of phonological features of British English. These studies provide significant insights into linguistic varieties and their inter-relationship as a phonological system...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Phonology of a South Durham Dialect

    Descriptive, Historical, and Comparative

    By Harold Orton

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This book, first published in 1933, examines the dialect of the people of Byers Green in County Durham. Orton explores the possible reasons behind why the dialect has signs of external influences, and the ways in which it differs to the dialects of other populations in County Durham. This title...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Word Maps

    A Dialect Atlas of England

    By Clive Upton, John Widdowson, Stewert Sanderson

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    The maps presented in this volume, first published in 1987, are based on the material of the Survey of English Dialects which was collected from over 300 localities between 1948 and 1961. The 200 word and sound maps included in this title will lead the reader into the fascinating world of the...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Structure of English Clauses

    By David J. Young

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1980, this book provides a clear and practical introduction to a wide variety of English structures. It concentrates on a large and crucial area of English grammar, which covers units of higher rank than words, and structures that have verbs rather than nouns as their nuclear...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. A Comparative Typology of English and German

    Unifying the Contrasts

    By John A. Hawkins

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1986, this book draws together analyses of English and German. It defines the contrasts and similarities between the two languages and, in particular, looks at the question of whether contrasts in one area of the grammar is systematically related to contrasts in another, and...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Tense in English

    Its Structure and Use in Discourse

    By Renaat Declerck

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1991, this book looks at tense in English, one of the most controversial areas of grammar. Prior to the book’s original publication, the problems and interest in the subject had led to an impressive number of books and articles. Yet, despite the amount of work produced, nothing...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Reception and Response

    Hearer Creativity and the Analysis of Spoken and Written Texts

    Edited by Graham McGregor, R. S. White

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1990. Each of the 12 chapters in this book build upon an approach to the analysis of spoken and written texts that is centred upon the recipient rather than the producer, for the abilities of listeners and readers deserve much attention. This book should be of interest to...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Multimodality

    Edited by Sigrid Norris

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

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