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  1. The Oceanic Languages

    By Terry Crowley, John Lynch, Malcolm Ross

    Series: Routledge Language Family Series

    This new volume of the Language Family Series presents an overview of the Oceanic subgroup of the Austronesian languages, spread across a region embracing eastern Indonesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and Micronesia. It provides sufficient phonological and grammatical data to give typologists and...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Russianness

    Edited by Risto Alapuro, Arto Mustajoki, Pekka Pesonen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In today’s world where other cultures are being tapped to a greater extent than ever before, the processes of mixing and matching are especially relevant in making sense of Russia. Not only do borrowing and assimilation, interaction between the familiar and the alien, constitute a venerable...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Phonetics and Phonology of Gutturals

    A Case Study from Ju|'hoansi

    By Amanda Miller-Ockhuizen

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book is the first detailed investigation and description of phonotactic sound patterns affecting Khoesan click consonant inventories. It also includes the first quantitative study of phonation types in Khoesan languages, and the first study of phonation types associated with pharyngeal...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Beyond Cognitive Metaphor Theory

    Perspectives on Literary Metaphor

    Edited by Monika Fludernik

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    In this innovative collection, an international group of scholars come together to discuss literary metaphors and cognitive metaphor theory. The volume's goals are three-fold. The first aim of the book is to present some recent approaches to metaphor which have no immediate connection with...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Linguistic Analysis of Jokes

    By Graeme Ritchie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    This book starts from three observations. First, the use of humour is a complex, puzzling, and idiosyncratically human form of behaviour (and hence is of scientific interest). Second, there is currently no theory of how humour works. Third, one useful step towards a theory of humour is to analyze...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Fictions of Language and the Languages of Fiction

    By Monika Fludernik

    Monika Fludernik presents a detailed analysis of free indirect discourse as it relates to narrative theory, and the crucial problematic of how speech and thought are represented in fiction.Building on the insights of Ann Banfield's Unspeakable Sentences, Fludernik radically extends Banfield's model...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Signs of Writing

    By Professor Roy Harris, Roy Harris

    In Signs of Writing Roy Harris re-examines basic questions about writing that have long been obscured by the traditional assumption that writing is merely a visual substitute for speech.By treating writing as an independent mode of communication, based on the use of spatial relations to connect...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles

    Volume 2, Syntax (first volume)

    By Otto Jespersen

    Series: Otto Jespersen

    This book was first published in 1954....

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Proper English

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. True to Form

    Rising and Falling Declaratives as Questions in English

    By Christine Gunlogson

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book is concerned with the meaning and use of two kinds of declarative sentences:1) It's raining?2) It's raining.The difference between (1) and (2) is intonational: (1) has a final rise--indicated by the question mark--while (2) ends with a fall.Christine Gunlogson's central claim is that the...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge