Skip to Content

Paperbacks Direct

Language & Linguistics Paperbacks

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 1,950 new and published paperbacks in the subject of Language & Linguistics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For paperbacks that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming paperbacks.

New and Published Books – Page 2

  1. Narrative Gravity

    Conversation, Cognition, Culture

    By Rukmini Bhaya Nair

    In this elegantly written and theoretically sophisticated work, Rukmini Bhaya Nair asks why human beings across the world are such compulsive and inventive storytellers. Extending current research in cognitive science and narratology, she argues that we seem to have a genetic drive to fabricate as...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Narrative Comprehension, Causality, and Coherence

    Essays in Honor of Tom Trabasso

    Edited by Susan R. Goldman, Arthur C. Graesser, Paul van den Broek

    This volume provides an excellent overview of the field of discourse processes, capturing both its breadth and its depth. World-renowned researchers present the latest theoretical developments and thought-provoking empirical data. In doing so, they cover a broad range of communicative activities,...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Grammar of Autobiography

    A Developmental Account

    By Jean Quigley

    This is the first book to bring together four distinct literatures--functional linguistics, child language, narrative development, and discursive psychology. It is an outgrowth of the historical relationship between psychology and linguistics, especially the post-Wittgensteinian "turn to language."...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition

    A Case Study

    By Donna Lardiere

    The first book-length treatment of its type, Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition is a case study with a solid theoretical grounding that examines the language of an immigrant learner of English, and thereby presents a much needed understanding of the linguistic competence of second...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Form-Meaning Connections in Second Language Acquisition

    Edited by Bill VanPatten, Jessica Williams, Susanne Rott, Mark Overstreet

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Form-Meaning Connections in Second Language Acquisition is an interdisciplinary and timely edited book of essays and empirical studies, most of which are based on the papers presented at the Form and Meaning Conference held in Chicago in 2002. The goal of the conference and now of the book is to...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Spoken Corpus Linguistics

    From Monomodal to Multimodal

    By Svenja Adolphs, Ronald Carter

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    In this book, Adolphs and Carter explore key approaches to work in spoken corpus linguistics. The book discusses some of the pioneering challenges faced in designing, building and utilising insights from the analysis of spoken corpora, arguing that, even though writing is heavily privileged in...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Markets of English

    Linguistic Capital and Language Policy in a Globalizing World

    By Joseph Sung-Yul Park, Lionel Wee

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    The global spread of English both reproduces and reinforces oppressive structures of inequality. But such structures can no longer be seen as imposed from an imperial center, as English is now actively adopted and appropriated in local contexts around the world. This book argues that such...

    Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Case, Argument Structure, and Word Order

    By Shigeru Miyagawa

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    Over the years, a major strand of Miyagawa's research has been to study how syntax, case marking, and argument structure interact. In particular, Miyagawa's work addresses the nature of the relationship between syntax and argument structure, and how case marking and other phenomena help to...

    Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Anatomy of Prose (Routledge Revivals)

    By Marjorie Boulton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1954, this title is a companion to The Anatomy of Poetry as a literary guide for the student reader. Writing that students generally find it more challenging to analyse a passage of prose than a piece of poetry, Marjorie Boulton takes a systematic approach to the technical...

    Published January 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Anatomy of Poetry (Routledge Revivals)

    By Marjorie Boulton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    It is impossible to appreciate poetry fully without some knowledge of the various aspects of poetic technique. First published in 1953, with a second edition in 1982, this title explains all the usual technical terms in an accessible manner. Marjorie Boulton shows that it is possible to approach a...

    Published January 18th 2015 by Routledge