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Items in Philology and Linguistics (P1 - P1091) that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 120 days.

  • Arabic Language Processing: From Theory to Practice 6th International Conference, ICALP 2017, Fez, Morocco, October 11?12, 2017, Proceedings / edited by Abdelmonaime Lachkar, Karim Bouzoubaa, Azzedine Mazroui, Abdelfettah Hamdani, Abdelhak Lekhouaja

  • History, Features, and Typology of Language Corpora/ by Niladri Sekhar Dash, S. Arulmozi

  • The Identity of the Professional Interpreter : how Professional Identities are Constructed in the Classroom / by Alan James Runcieman

  • Foreign language learning anxiety in China theories and applications in English language teaching / Deyuan He

  • Quantitative semiotic analysis / Dario Compagno, editor

  • Trust in media and journalism : empirical perspectives on ethics, norms, impacts and populism in Europe / Kim Otto, Andreas Köhler, editors

  • Linguistic and cultural innovation in schools : the languages challenge / Jane Spiro, Eowyn Crisfield

  • Pronouns in literature : positions and perspectives in language / Alison Gibbons, Andrea Macrae, editors

  • Intercultural communicative competence for global citizenship : identifying cyberpragmatic rules of engagement in telecollaboration / Marina Orsini-Jones, Fiona Lee

  • The politics of Chinese media : consensus and contestation / Bingchun Meng

  • Chinese as a Second and Foreign Language Education Pedagogy and Psychology / by Qiao Yu Cai

  • Revisiting the assessment of second language abilities : from theory to practice / Sahbi Hidri, editor

  • Formalizing Natural Languages with NooJ and Its Natural Language Processing Applications : 11th International Conference, NooJ 2017, Kenitra and Rabat, Morocco, May 18?20, 2017, Revised Selected Papers / edited by Samir Mbarki, Mohammed Mourchid, Max Silberztein

  • Shifting Nicaraguan mediascapes : authoritarianism and the struggle for social justice / Julie Cupples, Kevin Glynn

  • Linguistic and cultural studies : traditions and innovations : proceedings of the XVIIth International Conference on Linguistic and Cultural Studies (LKTI 2017), October 11-13, 2017, Tomsk, Russia / Andrey Filchenko, Zhanna Anikina, editors

  • The Sociolinguistics of Hip-hop as Critical Conscience : Dissatisfaction and Dissent / Andrew S. Ross, Damian J. Rivers, editors

  • Exploring silence and absence in discourse : empirical approaches / edited by Melani Schröter, Charlotte Taylor

  • New speakers of minority languages : linguistic ideologies and practices / Cassie Smith-Christmas, Noel P. Ó Murchadha, Michael Hornsby, Máiréad Moriarty, editors

  • Research on translator and interpreter training a collective volume of bibliometric reviews and empirical studies on learners / Jackie Xiu Yan, Jun Pan, Honghua Wang

  • Multimodal pragmatics and translation a new model for source text analysis / Sara Dicerto

  • Minimal English for a Global World : Improved Communication Using Fewer Words / edited by Cliff Goddard

  • Linguistic pragmatics of intercultural professional and business communication / Elena N. Malyuga, Svetlana N. Orlova

  • Learning vocabulary strategically in a study abroad context / Isobel Kai-Hui Wang
    P 118.2 B358 2017eb

  • Buddhism and Linguistics : Theory and Philosophy

  • The ecology of language in multilingual India : voices of women and educators in the Himalayan foothills / Cynthia Groff

  • Demographic and socioeconomic basis of ethnolinguistics / Jacob S. Siegel

  • Pronouns in Embedded Contexts at the Syntax-Semantics Interface

  • Making way in corpus-based interpreting studies / Mariachiara Russo, Claudio Bendazzoli, Bart Defrancq, editors

  • Testing lecture comprehension through listening-to-summarize cloze tasks the trio of task demands, cognitive processes and language competence / Haiping Wang
    P 95.46 W36 2018eb

  • Not Just a Laughing Matter : Interdisciplinary Approaches to Political Humor in China / edited by King-fai Tam, Sharon R. Wesoky

  • Language, identity and cycling in the new media age : exploring interpersonal semiotics in multimodal media and online texts / Patrick Kiernan
    P 126 K55 2018eb

  • Lexical facility : size, recognition speed and consistency as dimensions of second language vocabulary knowledge / Michael Harrington
    P 118.2 H37 2018eb

  • Translation, Globalization and Translocation : the Classroom and Beyond

  • Consecutive interpreting : an interdisciplinary study / Alexander V. Kozin

  • Media logic(s) revisited : Modelling the interplay between media institutions, media technology and societal change / Mario Anastasiadis; Jessica Einspänner-Pflock; Caja Thimm

  • Communicative figurations : transforming communications in times of deep mediatization / edited by Andreas Hepp, Andreas Breiter, Uwe Hasebrink
    P 96 M4C64 2018eb

  • Open-Access, Multimodality, and Writing Center Studies

  • Private print media, the state and politics in colonial and post-colonial Zimbabwe Sylvester Dombo

  • Autonomy in language learning and teaching : new research agendas / Alice Chik, Naoko Aoki, Richard Smith, editors

  • Towards post-native-speakerism : dynamics and shifts / Stephanie Ann Houghton, Kayoko Hashimoto, editors

  • The value of foreign language learning : a study on linguistic capital and the economic value of language skills / Tobias Schroedler

  • Challenges of Second and Foreign Language Education in a Globalized World : Studies in Honor of Krystyna Droździał-Szelest / Mirosław Pawlak, Anna Mystkowska-Wiertelak, Editors

  • Writing centers in the higher education landscape of the Arabian Gulf / Osman Z. Barnawi, editor

  • Bilingual learners and social equity : critical approaches to systemic functional linguistics / Ruth Harman, editor

  • The Cambridge companion to Chomsky / edited by James McGilvray, McGill University, Montreal
    P 85 C47 C36 2017eb
    This completely new edition of The Cambridge Companion to Chomsky surveys Chomsky's contributions to the science of language, to socioeconomic-political analysis and criticism, and to the study of the human mind. The first section focuses on the aims of Chomsky's recent 'biological-minimalist' turn in the science of language, and shows how Chomsky's view of the nature of language and its introduction to the human species has recently developed. The second section focuses on Chomsky's view of the mind and its parts - and how to study them. Finally, the third section examines some of Chomsky's many contributions to socio-political history and critique. This new edition examines Chomsky's views on a wide range of issues, from his views of the lexicon, language's evolution, and the study of mind to the status of capitalism and the Palestine-Israel conflict. It will be essential reading for anyone with an interest in Chomsky's ideas.

  • The economics of the multilingual workplace / François Grin, Claudio Sfreddo and François Vaillancourt
    P 115 G745 2010eb

    This book proposes a path-breaking study of the economics of multilingualism at work, proposing a systematic approach to the identification and measurement of the ways in which language skills and economic performance are related.

    Using the instruments of economic investigation, but also explicitly relating the analysis to the approaches to multilingualism at work developed in the language sciences, this interdisciplinary book proposes a systematic, step-by-step exploration of the issue. Starting from a general identification of the linkages between multilingualism and processes of value creation, it reviews the contributions of linguistics and economics before developing a new economic model of production in which language is taken into account. Testing of the model using data from two countries provides quantitative estimations of the influence of multilingualism on economic processes, showing that foreign language skills can make a considerable contribution to a country's GDP. These findings have significant implications for language policy and suggest strategies helping language planners to harness market forces for increased effectiveness.

    A technical appendix shows how the novel technical and statistical procedures developed in this study can be generalized, and applied wherever researchers or decision makers need to identify and measure the value of multilingualism.

  • The handbook of psycholinguistics / edited by Eva M. Fernández, Helen Smith Cairns
    P 37.3 H36 2018eb

    Incorporating approaches from linguistics and psychology, The Handbook of Psycholinguistics explores language processing and language acquisition from an array of perspectives and features cutting edge research from cognitive science, neuroscience, and other related fields.

    The Handbook provides readers with a comprehensive review of the current state of the field, with an emphasis on research trends most likely to determine the shape of psycholinguistics in the years ahead. The chapters are organized into three parts, corresponding to the major areas of psycholinguists: production, comprehension, and acquisition. The collection of chapters, written by a team of international scholars, incorporates multilingual populations and neurolinguistic dimensions. Each of the three sections also features an overview chapter in which readers are introduced to the different theoretical perspectives guiding research in the area covered in that section.

    Timely, comprehensive, and authoritative, The Handbook of Psycholingui s tics is a valuable addition to the reference shelves of researchers in psychology, linguistics, and cognitive science, as well as advanced undergraduates and graduate students interested in how language works in the human mind and how language is acquired.

  • Fun for all : translation and accessibility practices in video games / Carmen Mangiron, Pilar Orero & Minako O'Hagan (eds.)
    P 306.93 F86 2014
    Video games have evolved to become a pervasive format which is beyond entertainment, enjoyed by a broad group of people rather than as a niche activity by hardcore gamers. However, to date, academic studies focusing on game localization and accessibility are few and far between, despite the fact that further research in localization and accessibility would be beneficial to all. The different contributions in this pioneering volume address the emerging fields of Game Accessibility and Game Localization from different angles, providing insightful information about these relatively unexplored academic areas with such close tights to the industry. The volume is divided in two sections: the first section includes four contributions on Game Accessibility, dealing with issues such as universally accessible games and guidelines for promoting accessibility. The second section of the book includes nine contributions focussing on different issues affecting game translation and localization, such as case studies, culturalization, fan translation, and terminology management for the game localization industry.

  • Irony in language use and communication / edited by Angeliki Athanasiadou, Herbert L. Colston
    P 301.5 I73 I776 2017eb
    The volume provides original research and analyses of the multi-faceted conceptual and verbal process(es) of irony. Key topics explored include interdisciplinary perspectives and approaches to the study of irony. Collectively, the papers examine irony from psychology, embodiment studies, philosophy, cognitive linguistics, the connection and impact of irony on culture and (media) communication, different approaches to verbal irony and others--ultimately attempting to model the mechanisms underlying ironic forms and the psycholinguistic motivations for their investigation. The comprehensive treatment of these issues is fundamental for future research on irony and related phenomena, particularly on questions of its usage, the diversity and/or unity of irony and ultimately the interrelationships between figurative thought and language.

  • Human issues in translation technology / edited by Dorothy Kenny
    P 306.97 T73 K36 2017eb

    Translation technologies are moulded by and impact upon humans in all sorts of ways. This state-of-the-art volume looks at translation technologies from the point of view of the human users - as trainee, professional or volunteer translators, or as end users of translations produced by machines.

    Covering technologies from machine translation to online collaborative platforms, and practices from 'traditional' translation to crowdsourced translation and subtitling, this volume takes a critical stance, questioning both utopian and dystopian visions of translation technology. In eight chapters, the authors propose ideas on how technologies can better serve translators and end users of translations. The first four chapters explore how translators - in various contexts and with widely differing profiles - use and feel about translation technologies as they currently stand, while the second four chapters focus on the future: on anticipating needs, identifying emerging possibilities, and defining interventions that can help to shape translation practice and research.

    Drawing on a range of theories from cognitive to social and psychological, and with empirical evidence of what the technologization of the workplace means to translators, Human Issues in Translation Technology is key reading for all those involved in translation and technology, translation theory and translation research methods.

  • Trends in e-tools and resources for translators and interpreters / edited by Gloria Corpas Pastor, Isabel Durán-Muñoz
    P 308 T74 2018
    Trends in E-Tools and Resources for Translators and Interpreters offers a collection of contributions from key players in the field of translation and interpreting that accurately outline some of the most cutting-edge technologies in this field that are available or under development at the moment in both professional and academic contexts. Particularly, this volume provides a wide picture of the state of the art, looking not only at the world of technology for translators but also at the hitherto overlooked world of technology for interpreters. This volume is accessible and comprehensive enough to be of benefit to different categories of readers: scholars, professionals and trainees. Contributors are: Pierrette Bouillon, Gloria Corpas Pastor, Hernani Costa, Isabel Duran-Munoz, Claudio Fantinuoli, Johanna Gerlach, Joanna Gough, Asheesh Gulati, Veronique Hoste, Amelie Josselin, David Lewis, Lieve Macken, John Moran, Aurelie Picton, Emmanuel Planas, Eric Poirier, Victoria Porro, Celia Rico Perez, Christian Saam, Pilar Sanchez-Gijon, Miriam Seghiri Dominguez, Violeta Seretan, Arda Tezcan, Olga Torres, and Anna Zaretskaya.

  • Mots de liaison et d'intégration : prépositions, conjonctions et connecteurs / sous la direction de Thierry Ponchon, Hava Bat-Zeev Shyldkrot et Annie Bertin
    P 285 M68 2017eb
    Les unit#65533;s linguistiques ayant pour fonction (paradoxale) de signifier une relation entre d'autres unit#65533;s de discours, suscitent, depuis l'Antiquit#65533;, un int#65533;r#65533;t toujours renouvel#65533;. D#65533;fi pour le grammairien, dont ils subvertissent les #65533; parties du discours #65533;, ces #65533; mots-outils #65533;, que l'on peut prendre pour des #65533; mots vides #65533;, obligent le linguiste #65533; interroger les rapports entre syntaxe et s#65533;mantique, logique et linguistique, syst#65533;me et discours, signe et implicite.
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    Un chapitre introductif pose les rep#65533;res terminologiques, historiques et th#65533;oriques pour l'#65533;tude de cat#65533;gories de signes linguistiques - pr#65533;positions, conjonctions, connecteurs -, marqu#65533;s par la transcat#65533;gorialit#65533; et la polyfonctionalit#65533;.

  • Media history and the archive / edited by Craig Robertson
    P 91 M3792 2011eb
    By the time readers encounter academic history in the form of books and articles, all that tends to be left of an author's direct experience with archives is pages of endnotes. Whether intentionally or not, archives have until recently been largely thought of as discrete collections of documents, perhaps not neutral but rarely considered to be historical actors.

    This book brings together top media scholars to rethink the role of the archive and historical record from the perspective of writing media history. Exploring the concept of the archive forces a reconsideration of what counts as historical evidence. In this analysis the archive becomes a concept that allows the authors to think about the acts of classifying, collecting, storing, and interpreting the sources used in historical research. The essays included in this volume, from Susan Douglas, Lisa Gitelman, John Nerone, Jeremy Packer, Paddy Scannell, Lynn Spigel, and Jonathan Sterne, focus on both the theoretical and practical ways in which the archive has affected how media is thought about as an object for historical analysis.

    This book was published as a special issue of The Communication Review .

  • Self-translation and power : negotiating identities in European multilingual contexts / Olga Castro, Sergi Mainer, Svetlana Page, editors
    P 306.8 E85 S45 2017eb

  • Contrastive analysis of discourse-pragmatic aspects of linguistic genres / Karin Aijmer, Diana Lewis, editors

  • Dangerous Language -- Esperanto and the Decline of Stalinism / by Ulrich Lins

  • Developing language teacher autonomy through action research / Kenan Dikilitas, Carol Griffiths

  • Formal models in the study of language : applications in interdisciplinary contexts / Joanna Blochowiak, Cristina Grisot, Stephanie Durrleman, Christipher Laenzlinger, editors
    This volume presents articles that focus on the application of formal models in the study of language in a variety of innovative ways, and is dedicated to Jacques Moeschler, professor at University of Geneva, to mark the occasion of his 60th birthday. The contributions, by seasoned and budding linguists of all different linguistic backgrounds, reflect Jacques Moeschler's diverse and visionary research over the years. The book contains three parts. The first part shows how different formal models can be applied to the analysis of such diverse problems as the syntax, semantics and pragmatics of tense, aspect and deictic expressions, syntax and pragmatics of quantifiers and semantics and pragmatics of connectives and negation. The second part presents the application of formal models to the treatment of cognitive issues related to the use of language, and in particular, demonstrating cognitive accounts of different types of human interactions, the context in utterance interpretation (salience, inferential comprehension processes), figurative uses of language (irony pretence), the role of syntax in Theory of Mind in autism and the analysis of the aesthetics of nature. Finally, the third part addresses computational and corpus-based approaches to natural language for investigating language variation, language universals and discourse related issues. This volume will be of great interest to syntacticians, pragmaticians, computer scientists, semanticians and psycholinguists.

  • Patterns and Development in the English Clause System : a Corpus-Based Grammatical Overview / by Clarence Green

  • Alternative sets in language processing : how focus alternatives are represented in the mind / Nicole Gotzner

  • Comprehending and Speaking about Motion in L2 Spanish : a Case of Implicit Learning in Anglophones
    This book presents a novel analysis of the learning of motion event descriptions by Anglophone students of Spanish. The author examines cross-linguistic differences between English and Spanish, focusing on the verbal patterns of motion events, to explore how learners overcome an entrenched first-language preference to move toward the lexicalization pattern of the additional language. His findings highlight the gradual nonlinear process Anglophones traverse to acquire and produce form-meaning mappings describing motion in Spanish. The author suggests that as motion event descriptions are not normally the focus of explicit instruction, students learn this concept primarily from exposure to Spanish. Given its interdisciplinary nature, this book will be of interest to researchers working in Hispanic linguistics, cognitive semantics, and Spanish language learning and teaching.

  • The semantics and pragmatics of quotation / Paul Saka, Michael Johnson, editiors

  • Legacies of the degraded image in violent digital media / Stuart Marshall Bender
    P 96 V5 B46 2017eb

  • Approaches to the history of written culture : a world inscribed / edited by Martyn Lyons and Rita Marquilhas

  • Psychology of bilingualism : the cognitive and emotional world of bilinguals / Alfredo Ardila, Anna B. Cieślicka, Roberto R. Heredia, Mónica Roselli, editors

  • New languages and landscapes of higher education / Peter Scott, Jim Gallacher, and Gareth Parry
    P 40.8 N495 2016eb

  • War of words : culture and the mass media in the making of the Cold War in Europe / edited by Judith Devlin and Christoph Hendrik Müller
    P 96 P722 E859 2013
    A revealing collection of essays on the role of propaganda, mass media and culture in the development of the Cold War in Europe.

  • The Routledge companion to imaginary worlds / edited by Mark J. P. Wolf
    P 96 G46 R68 2018eb

  • Language documentation and revitalization in Latin American contexts / edited by Gabriela Pérez Báez, Chris Rogers, Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada
    P40.5 L3572 L38 2016eb

    Up to now, the focus in the field of language documentation has been predominantly on North American and Australian languages. However, the greatest genetic diversity in languages is found in Latin America, home to over 100 distinct language families. This book gives the Latin American context the attention it requires by consolidating the work of field researchers experienced in the region into one volume for the first time.

  • Language as hermeneutic : a primer on the word and digitization / Walter J. Ong ; edited and with commentaries by Thomas D. Zlatic and Sara van den Berg
    P 96 T42 O54 2017

    Language in all its modes--oral, written, print, electronic--claims the central role in Walter J. Ong's acclaimed speculations on human culture. After his death, his archives were found to contain unpublished drafts of a final book manuscript that Ong envisioned as a distillation of his life's work. This first publication of Language as Hermeneutic , reconstructed from Ong's various drafts by Thomas D. Zlatic and Sara van den Berg, is more than a summation of his thinking. It develops new arguments around issues of cognition, interpretation, and language. Digitization, he writes, is inherent in all forms of "writing," from its early beginnings in clay tablets. As digitization increases in print and now electronic culture, there is a corresponding need to counter the fractioning of digitization with the unitive attempts of hermeneutics, particularly hermeneutics that are modeled on oral rather than written paradigms.

    In addition to the edited text of Language as Hermeneutic , this volume includes essays on the reconstruction of Ong's work and its significance within Ong's intellectual project, as well as a previously unpublished article by Ong, "Time, Digitization, and Dalí's Memory," which further explores language's role in preserving and enhancing our humanity in the digital age.

  • The social origins of language / Robert M. Seyfarth and Dorothy L. Cheney ; edited and introduced by Michael L. Platt
    P 116 S49 2018

    How human language evolved from the need for social communication

    The origins of human language remain hotly debated. Despite growing appreciation of cognitive and neural continuity between humans and other animals, an evolutionary account of human language--in its modern form--remains as elusive as ever. The Social Origins of Language provides a novel perspective on this question and charts a new path toward its resolution.

    In the lead essay, Robert Seyfarth and Dorothy Cheney draw on their decades-long pioneering research on monkeys and baboons in the wild to show how primates use vocalizations to modulate social dynamics. They argue that key elements of human language emerged from the need to decipher and encode complex social interactions. In other words, social communication is the biological foundation upon which evolution built more complex language.

    Seyfarth and Cheney's argument serves as a jumping-off point for responses by John McWhorter, Ljiljana Progovac, Jennifer E. Arnold, Benjamin Wilson, Christopher I. Petkov and Peter Godfrey-Smith, each of whom draw on their respective expertise in linguistics, neuroscience, philosophy, and psychology. Michael Platt provides an introduction, Seyfarth and Cheney a concluding essay. Ultimately, The Social Origins of Language offers thought-provoking viewpoints on how human language evolved.

  • Archaeology of Babel : the colonial foundation of the humanities / Siraj Ahmed
    P 41 A37 2018

    For more than three decades, preeminent scholars in comparative literature and postcolonial studies have called for a return to philology as the indispensable basis of critical method in the humanities. Against such calls, this book argues that the privilege philology has always enjoyed within the modern humanities silently reinforces a colonial hierarchy. In fact, each of philology's foundational innovations originally served British rule in India.

    Tracing an unacknowledged history that extends from British Orientalist Sir William Jones to Palestinian American intellectual Edward Said and beyond, Archaeology of Babel excavates the epistemic transformation that was engendered on a global scale by the colonial reconstruction of native languages, literatures, and law. In the process, it reveals the extent to which even postcolonial studies and European philosophy--not to mention discourses as disparate as Islamic fundamentalism, Hindu nationalism, and global environmentalism--are the progeny of colonial rule. Going further, it unearths the alternate concepts of language and literature that were lost along the way and issues its own call for humanists to reckon with the politics of the philological practices to which they now return.

  • The semantics of nouns / edited by Zhengdao Ye
    P271 S465 2017eb

  • The Routledge Handbook of language and dialogue / edited by Edda Weigand
    P 95.455 R69 2017eb

  • Pragmatic markers, discourse markers and modal particles : new perspectives / edited by Chiara Fedriani, Andrea Sansò
    P 302.25 P724 2017eb
    This book offers new perspectives into the description of the form, meaning and function of Pragmatic Markers, Discourse Markers and Modal Particles in a number of different languages, along with new methods for identifying their 'prototypical' instances in situated language contexts, often based on cross-linguistic comparisons. The papers collected in this volume also discuss different factors at play in processes of grammaticalization and pragmaticalization, which include contact-induced change and pragmatic borrowing, socio-interactional functional pressures and sociopragmatic indexicalities, constraints of cognitive processing, together with regularities in semantic change. Putting the traditional issues concerning the status, delimitation and categorization of Pragmatic Markers, Discourse Markers and Modal Particles somewhat off the stage, the eighteen articles collected in this volume deal instead with general questions concerning the development and use of such procedural elements, explored from different approaches, both formal and functional, and from a variety of perspectives - including corpus-based, sociolinguistic, and contrastive perspectives - and offering language-specific synchronic and diachronic studies.

  • Morphological complexity / Matthew Baerman, Dunstan Brown, Greville G. Corbett
    P 241 B23 2017eb

  • Lexical polycategoriality : cross-linguistic, cross-theoretical and language acquisition approaches / edited by Valentina Vapnarsky, Edy Veneziano
    P 325.5 U54 L39 2017eb
    This book presents a collection of chapters on the nature, flexibility and acquisition of lexical categories. These long-debated issues are looked at anew by exploring the hypothesis of lexical polycategoriality -according to which lexical forms are not fully, or univocally, specified for lexical category- in a wide number of unrelated languages, and within different theoretical and methodological perspectives. Twenty languages are thoroughly analyzed. Apart from French, Arabic and Hebrew, the volume includes mostly understudied languages, spoken in New Guinea, Australia, New Caledonia, Amazonia, Meso- and North America. Resulting from a long-standing collaboration between leading international experts, this book brings under one cover new data analyses and results on word categories from the linguistic and acquisitional point of view. It will be of the utmost interest to researchers, teachers and graduate students in different fields of linguistics (morpho-syntax, semantics, typology), language acquisition, as well as psycholinguistics, cognition and anthropology.

  • Language practices of migrant youth : from school to home / Louisa Willoughby
    P 119.32 U6 W55 2018eb

  • Language and meaning / Betty Birner
    P 325 B47 2018eb

  • An introduction to relational network theory : history, principles, and descriptive applications / Adolfo M. Garcia, William J. Sullivan, and Sarah Tsiang ; foreword by M.A.K. Halliday
    P 158.6 G37 2017
    This book offers an updated introduction to Relational Network Theory (RNT), a neurocognitive model of language compatible with systemic-functional tenets. It describes and illustrates the logical types of relations found in a linguistic network. Part I traces the evolution of RNT from the 1960s to the present, highlighting its systemic and stratificational origins, introducing its main notational devices, and identifying successive theoretical milestones (from structural, to operational, to neurocognitive considerations). Part II offers an unprecedented collection of case studies showing descriptive applications of RNT. The studies deal with varied linguistic phenomena in different languages (phonological patterns in Russian, morphological systems in Polish and Spanish, pronouns and nouns in English discourse, speech errors in English and Polish). The book is prefaced by Michael Halliday and includes a recent interview with Sydney Lamb, the main developer of the theory. Its didactic style and descriptive rigor render it useful for both linguistics students and professional linguists.
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