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  1. Linguistic Strategies in Daoist Zhuangzi and Chan Buddhism

    The Other Way of Speaking

    By Youru Wang

    As the first systematic attempt to probe the linguistic strategies of Daoist Zhuangzi and Chan Buddhism, this book investigates three areas: deconstructive strategy, liminology of language, and indirect communication. It bases these investigations on the critical examination of original texts,...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Free Adjuncts and Absolutes in English

    Problems of Control and Interpretation

    By Bernd Kortmann

    Series: Germanic Linguistics

    Free adjuncts and absolutes typically function as adverbial clauses which are not overtly specified for any particular adverbial relation. The book is a non-formal, corpus based study of their current use in English. Its particular focus is on a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of their semantic...

    Published February 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The History of Basque

    By R. L. Trask

    Basque is the sole survivor of the very ancient languages of Western Europe. This book, written by an internationally renowned specialist in Basque, provides a comprehensive survey of all that is known about the prehistory of the language, including pronunciation, the grammar and the vocabulary. It...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Spanish Word Formation

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Stretched Verb Constructions in English

    By D. J. Allerton

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    Constructions such as 'make an accusation against', or 'give one's approval for' can be seen as 'stretched' versions of simple verbs, such as 'accuse' or 'approve of'. What is the precise linguistic nature of stretched verbs, and how many basic types are there? What kinds of grammatical connections...

    Published January 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Lenition and Contrast

    The Functional Consequences of Certain Phonetically Conditioned Sound Changes

    By Naomi Gurevich

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book analyzes 153 languages from a large variety of families to establish a previously unexplored relationship between phonetically conditioned sound changes such as lenitions and functional (meaning maintenance related) considerations. Carefully collecting numerous inventories of consonants,...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Metaphor and the Dynamics of Knowledge

    By Sabine Maasen, Peter Weingart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book opens up a new route to the study of knowledge dynamics and the sociology of knowledge. The focus is on the role of metaphors as powerful catalysts, and the book dissects their role in the construction of theories of knowledge. It is of vital interest to social and cognitive scientists...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Language and Philosophical Problems

    By Sören Stenlund

    Language and Philosophical Problems investigates problems about mind, meaning and mathematics rooted in preconceptions of language. It deals in particular with problems which are connected with our tendency to be misled by certain prevailing views and preconceptions about language. Philosophical...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Public Discourses of Gay Men

    By Paul Baker

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    Queer linguistics has only recently developed as an area of study; however academic interest in this field is rapidly increasing. Despite its growing appeal, many books on ‘gay language’ focus on private conversation and small communities. As such, Public Discourses of Gay Men represents an...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Theoretical Comparative Syntax

    Studies in Macroparameters

    By Naoki Fukui

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    Collected for the first time in a single volume, these essays and articles by Naoki Fukui form an outline of some of the most significant and formative contributions to syntactic theory. Focusing particularly on the typological differences between English/type language and Japanese/type languages,...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge