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  1. The Irish Language in Ireland

    From Goídel to Globalisation

    By Diarmait Mac Giolla Chríost

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    This book comprises the first complete treatment of the Irish language in social context throughout the whole of Ireland, with a particular focus on contemporary society. The possibilities and limitations of the craft of language planning for the revival of the Irish language are outlined and the...

    Published June 1st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Corpus-Assisted Discourse Studies on the Iraq Conflict

    Wording the War

    Edited by John Morley, Paul Bayley

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This volume seeks to illustrate the fundamental role of language in political action, focusing on the war in Iraq. It combines quantitative methods, based on a sophisticated modular corpus that was queried through special software with the aim of identifying regularly occurring lexical and semantic...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Semantic Prosody

    A Critical Evaluation

    By Dominic Stewart

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    Semantic Prosody is the first full-length treatment of semantic prosody, a concept akin to connotation but which connects crucially with typical lexical environment. For example, it has been claimed that the adverb 'utterly' is characterised by an unfavourable semantic prosody on account of its...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Rationality and the Literate Mind

    By Roy Harris

    Series: Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory

    This book re-examines the old debate about the relationship between rationality and literacy. Does writing "restructure consciousness?" Do preliterate societies have a different "mind-set" from literate societies? Is reason "built in" to the way we think? How is literacy related to numeracy? Is the...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Thesaurus of Traditional English Metaphors

    2nd Edition

    By P.R. Wilkinson

    This fascinating collection of traditional metaphors and figures of speech, groups expressions according to theme. The second edition includes over 1,500 new entries, more information on first known usages, a new introduction and two expanded indexes. It will appeal to those interested in cultural...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles

    Volume 4. Syntax (third volume)

    By Otto Jespersen

    Series: Otto Jespersen

    This book was first published in 1954....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles

    Volume 5, Syntax (fourth volume)

    By Otto Jespersen

    Series: Otto Jespersen

    This book was first published in 1954....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles

    Volume 7. Syntax

    By Otto Jespersen

    Edited by Niels Haislund

    Series: Otto Jespersen

    This book was first published in 1954....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Progress in Language, with special reference to English

    Series: Otto Jespersen

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  10. A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles

    Volume 1, Sounds and Spellings

    By Otto Jespersen

    Series: Otto Jespersen

    This book was first published in 1954....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge