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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.

  • International handbook of language acquisition / edited by Jessica S. Horst and Janne von Koss Torkildsen
    P 118 I585 2019eb

    How do children acquire language? How does real life language acquisition differ from results found in controlled environments? And how is modern life challenging established theories? Going far beyond laboratory experiments, the  International Handbook of Language Acquisition examines a wide range of topics surrounding language development to shed light on how children acquire language in the real world.

    The foremost experts in the field cover a variety of issues, from the underlying cognitive processes and role of language input to development of key language dimensions as well as both typical and atypical language development. Horst and Torkildsen balance a theoretical foundation with data acquired from applied settings to offer a truly comprehensive reference book with an international outlook.

    The International Handbook of Language Acquisition is essential reading for graduate students and researchers in language acquisition across developmental psychology, developmental neuropsychology, linguistics, early childhood education, and communication disorders.

    n language acquisition across developmental psychology, developmental neuropsychology, linguistics, early childhood education, and communication disorders.

  • Political elites in Canada : power and influence in instantaneous times / edited by Alex Marland, Thierry Giasson, and Andrea Lawlor
    P 95.82 C3 P65 2018
    Political Elites in Canada offers a timely look at Canadian political power brokers and how they are adapting to a fast-paced digital media environment. Elite power structures are changing worldwide, with traditional influencers losing authority over prevailing social, economic, and political structures. This volume explores the changing landscape for power brokers, the ascent of new elites, and how they are using digital communication to connect with Canadians in unprecedented ways. Featuring studies of governmental decision makers in the public service and non-governmental influence brokers, such as social media commentators, this collection is a much-needed synthesis of elite politics in Canada.

  • Evolution de l'enseignement des langues : 5000 ans d'histoire / Claude Germain
    P 51 G44 1993

  • Syntactic n-grams in computational linguistics / Grigori Sidorov

  • Explaining the future : how to research, analyze, and report on emerging technologies / Sunny Bains
    P 96 T42B35 2019eb

  • Machine translation and global research : towards improved machine translation literacy in the scholarly community / Lynne Bowker and Jairo Buitrago Ciro
    P 308 B69 2019eb
    In the global research community, English has become the main language of scholarly publishing in many disciplines. At the same time, online machine translation systems have become increasingly easy to access and use. Is this a researcher's match made in heaven, or the road to publication perdition?
    Here Lynne Bowker and Jairo Buitrago Ciro introduce the concept of machine translation literacy, a new kind of literacy for scholars and librarians in the digital age. For scholars, they explain how machine translation works, how it is (or could be) used for scholarly communication, and how both native and non-native English-speakers can write in a translation-friendly way in order to harness its potential. Native English speakers can continue to write in English, but expand the global reach of their research by making it easier for their peers around the world to access and understand their works, while non-native English speakers can write in their mother tongues, but leverage machine translation technology to help them produce draft publications in English. For academic librarians, the authors provide a framework for supporting researchers in all disciplines as they grapple with producing translation-friendly texts and using machine translation for scholarly communication--a form of support that will only become more important as campuses become increasingly international and as universities continue to strive to excel on the global stage.
    Machine Translation and Global Research is a must-read for scientists, researchers, students, and librarians eager to maximize the global reach and impact of any form of scholarly work.

  • Multimodal communication : a social semiotic approach to text and image in print and digital media / May Wong
    P 87 H83 2019eb

  • The semantics of plurals, focus, degrees, and times : essays in honor of Roger Schwarzschild / Daniel Altshuler, Jessica Rett, editors
    P 325 S46 2019eb

  • New approaches to literature for language learning / Jeneen Naji, Ganakumaran Subramaniam, Goodith White

  • Gender approaches in the translation classroom : training the doers / editors, Marcella de Marco and Piero Toto

  • A systems approach to language pedagogy / Akira Tajino, editor

  • Reporting human rights, conflicts, and peacebuilding : critical and global perspectives / Ibrahim Seaga Shaw, Senthan Selvarajah, editors
    P 96 H85R47 2019eb

  • Media, Sustainability and Everyday Life / Geoffrey Craig
    P 96 C58C73 2019eb

  • L2 learning during study abroad : the creation of affinity spaces / Yosifumi Fukada

  • Multilingual Education Yearbook 2019 : Media of Instruction & Multilingual Settings / editors, Indika Liyanage and Tony Walker

  • Dialogic pedagogy and polyphonic research art : Bakhtin by and for educators / Eugene Matusov, Ana Marjanovic-Shane, Mikhail Gradovski
    P 95.455 M387 2019eb

  • Eva Picardi on language, analysis and history / Annalisa Coliva, Paolo Leonardi, Sebastiano Moruzzi, editors

  • Critical distance in documentary media / editors, Gerda Cammaer, Blake Fitzpatrick and Bruno Lessard
    P 96 D62C75 2018eb

  • Translation and migration / by Moira Inghilleri
    P 306.97 S63I64 2017eb

    Translation and Migration examines the ways in which the presence or absence of translation in situations of migratory movement has currently and historically shaped social, cultural and economic relations between groups and individuals. Acts of cultural and linguistic translation are discussed through a rich variety of illustrative literary, ethnographic, visual and historical materials, also taking in issues of multiculturalism, assimilation, and hybridity analytically re-framed. This is key reading for students undertaking Translation Studies courses, and will also be of interest to researchers in sociology, cultural studies, anthropology and migration studies.

  • Machine translation : 14th China Workshop, CWMT 2018, Wuyishan, China, October 25-26, 2018, Proceedings / Jiajun Chen, Jiajun Zhang (eds.)

  • Language, music and computing : second International Workshop, LMAC 2017, St. Petersburg, Russia, April 17-19, 2017, Revised selected papers / Polina Eismont, Olga Mitrenina, Asya Pereltsvaig (eds.)

  • Automatic speech recognition of Arabic phonemes with neural networks : a contrastive study of Arabic and English / Mohammed Dib

  • Crises of the sentence / Jan Mieszkowski
    P 295 M54 2019
    There are few forms in which so much authority has been invested with so little reflection as the sentence. Though a fundamental unit of discourse, it has rarely been an explicit object of inquiry, often taking a back seat to concepts such as the word, trope, line, or stanza.
    To understand what is at stake in thinking--or not thinking--about the sentence, Jan Mieszkowski looks at the difficulties confronting nineteenth- and twentieth-century authors when they try to explain what a sentence is and what it can do. From Romantic debates about the power of the stand-alone sentence, to the realist obsession with precision and revision, to modernist experiments with ungovernable forms, Mieszkowski explores the hidden allegiances behind our ever-changing stylistic ideals. By showing how an investment in superior writing has always been an ethical and a political as well as an aesthetic commitment, Crises of the Sentence offers a new perspective on our love-hate relationship with this fundamental compositional category.

  • Audiovisual Translation and Media Accessibility at the Crossroads : Media for All 3 / edited by Aline Remael, Pilar Orero and Mary Carroll
    P 306.93 A94 2012
    This third volume in the Media for All series offers a diverse selection of articles which bear testimony to the vigour and versatility of research and developments in audiovisual translation and media accessibility. The collection reflects the critical impact of new technologies on AVT, media accessibility and consumer behaviour and shows the significant increase in collaborative and interdisciplinary research targeting changing consumer perceptions as well as quality issues. Complementing newcomers such as crowdsourcing and potentially universal emoticons, classical themes of AVT studies such as linguistic analyses and corpus-based research are featured. Prevalent throughout the volume is the impact of technology on both methodologies and content. The book will be of interest to researchers from a wide range of disciplines as well as audiovisual translators, lecturers, trainers and students, producers and developers working in the field of language and media accessibility.

  • Translating Frantz Fanon across continents and languages / edited by Kathryn Batchelor and Sue-Ann Harding
    P 306.2 T73564 2017

    This book provides an innovative look at the reception of Frantz Fanon¿s texts, investigating how, when, where and why these¿especially his seminal Les Damn¿de la Terre (1961) ¿were first translated and read. Building on renewed interest in the author¿s works in both postcolonial studies and revolutionary movements in recent years, as well as travelling theory, micro-history and histoire crois¿/I> interests in Translation Studies, the volume tells the stories of translations of Fanon¿s texts into twelve different languages ¿ Arabic, Danish, English, German, Italian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Swahili and Swedish ¿ bringing both a historical and multilingual perspective to the ways in which Fanon is cited today. With contributions from an international, interdisciplinary group of scholars, the stories told combine themes of movement and place, personal networks and agency, politics and activism, archival research and textual analysis, creating a book that is a fresh and comprehensive volume on the translated works of Frantz Fanon and essential reading for scholars in translation studies, postcolonial studies, cultural studies, critical race studies, and African and African diaspora literature.

  • Embodying language in action : the artistry of process drama in second language education / Erika Piazzoli

  • The Palgrave handbook of literary translation / edited by Jean Boase-Beier, Lina Fisher and Hiroko Furukawa

  • Defining 'Eastern Europe' : a semantic inquiry into political terminology / Piotr Twardzisz
    P 119.3 T89 2018eb

  • Researching urban youth language and identity / Rob Drummond

  • Language, vernacular discourse and nationalisms : uncovering the myths of transnational worlds / Finex Ndhlovu

  • Discourse markers : an enunciative approach Graham Ranger

  • Compositionality and Concepts in Linguistics and Psychology / edited by James A. Hampton, Yoad Winter
    P 37.3 C66 2017

  • Intersemiotic translation : literary and linguistic multimodality / Aba-Carina Pârlog

  • Scenographies of the subject / Lars Friedrich, Karin Harrasser, Céline Kaiser, editors
    Under what circumstances do subjects become visible? And how do subjects themselves change and move the circumstances that allow them to appear? Rather than describing medial, architectural, or rhetorical arrangements that are readily available to subjects, or concentrating on the processes of subject constitution without their scenic arrangements, this volume is dedicated to the reciprocal production of both subjects and scenes. From various perspectives, it underlines the abysmal conditions in which subjects arrive on stage and vice versa the stages arrive at their subjects. Through articles that analyze concrete scenes in a highly-focused manner and question the concept of the scene itself, this volume argues that there is not subject without a scene, and no scene without an instance of description. Based on this thesis, this volume investigates antique drama and revolutionary rhetoric, therapeutic and bureaucratic facilities, experiments in fine art and film, and, not least, scenes of theory: rhetorical stages that perform arguments and politics.
    Editors Dr. Lars Friedrich works at the Institute for German Literature at the University of Frankfurt am Main. Dr. Karin Harrasser is a professor at the Art University in Linz. Dr. Céline Kaiser is a professor at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Ottersberg.

  • Dialogue writing for dubbing : an insider's perspective / Giselle Spiteri Miggiani

  • Translation in diasporic literatures / Guanglin Wang
    P 306.2 W36 2019eb

  • Translations in Korea : theory and practice / Wook-Dong Kim

  • Minority languages, national languages, and official language policies / edited by Gillian Lane-Mercier, Denise Merkle, and Jane Koustas
    P 119.3 M56 2018eb

  • Doing SLA research with implications for the classroom : reconciling methodological demands and pedagogical applicability / edited by Robert M. DeKeyser, Goretti Prieto Botana
    P 118.2 D636 2019
    This book is unique in bringing together studies on instructed second language acquisition that focus on a common question: "What renders this research particularly relevant to classroom applications, and what are the advantages, challenges, and potential pitfalls of the methodology adopted?" The empirical studies feature experimental, quasi-experimental and observational research in settings ranging from the classroom to the laboratory and CALL contexts. All contributors were asked to discuss issues of cost, ethics, participant availability, experimental control, teacher collaboration, and student motivation, as well as the generalizability of findings to different kinds of educational contexts, languages, and structures.
    This volume should be of interest to graduate students in second language research, practicing teachers who want some guidance to navigate the sometimes overwhelming array of publications, and to researchers who are planning studies on instructed second language learning or teaching and are looking to make principled decisions on which of the existing methodologies to adopt.

  • The Routledge handbook of translation studies and linguistics / edited by Kirsten Malmkjær
    P 306.5 R69 2018

    The Routledge Handbook of Translation Studies and Linguistics explores the interrelationships between translation studies and linguistics in six sections of state-of-the-art chapters, written by leading specialists from around the world.

    The first part begins by addressing the relationships between translation studies and linguistics as major topics of study in themselves before focusing, in individual chapters, on the relationships between translation on the one hand and semantics, semiotics and the sound system of language on the other. Part II explores the nature of meaning and the ways in which meaning can be shared in text pairs that are related to each other as first-written texts and their translations, while Part III focuses on the relationships between translation and interpreting and the written and spoken word. Part IV considers the users of language and situations involving more than one language and Part V addresses technological tools that can assist language users. Finally, Part VI presents chapters on the links between areas of applied linguistics and translation and interpreting.

    With an introduction by the editor and an extensive bibliography, this handbook is an indispensable resource for advanced students of translation studies, interpreting studies and applied linguistics.

  • The American politics of French theory : Derrida, Deleuze, Guattari, and Foucault in translation / Jason Demers
    P 306.97 P65D46 2019

    Working from the premise that May '68 is a shorthand that delimits an intensive decade of global revolt, Jason Demers documents the cross-pollination of French philosophy, international activist movements, and American countercultures. From the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and George Jackson to the revolt at Columbia University, the 1968 Democratic National Convention, Woodstock, and the Weather Underground, Demers writes French theory into a constellation of American events and icons uncontained by national borders.

    More than a compelling new take on the history of theory, The American Politics of French Theory develops concepts gleaned from the work of Derrida, Deleuze, Guattari, and Foucault, providing new tools for thinking about translation, theory, and politics . By recontextualizing "French theory" within a complex fabric of mass communication and global revolt, Demers demonstrates why it is politically potent and methodologically necessary to think of translation associatively.

  • Writing for the media / by Adrian Wheeler (FPRCA)
    P 96 A86 W44 2019eb
    This is a media writing guide for PR people.The media use one per cent of the material PR people send them. What can we do to increase the hit-rate of the stories we write on behalf of our clients or employers?We need to know exactly what the media want and what they don't want.We should be able to write material according to the rules and conventions which the media themselves observe.We ought to know how to compose, present and lay out stories in a manner which saves the media time and earns their approval.We can enhance our pick-up if we know how to produce good media photography, video and infographics.We must know how to pitch a story professionally.This Guide is an A to Z of media writing for anyone working in PR who wants to get better results.

  • Mediated Communication / edited by Philip M. Napoli
    P 91.3 M3914 2018eb

    Media scholarship has responded to a rapidly evolving media environment that has challenged existing theories and methods while also giving rise to new theoretical and methodological approaches. This volume explores the state of contemporary media research. Focusing on Intellectual Foundations, Theoretical Perspectives, Methodological Approaches, Context, and Contemporary Issues, this volume is a valuable resource for media scholars and students.

  • The language of touch : philosophical examinations in linguistics and haptic studies / edited by Mirt Komel
    P 107 L35977 2019eb
    Offering an in-depth analysis of the relationship between touch and language through the history of philosophy, this book revitalizes the field of haptic studies, providing new insights into the philosophy of language and ontological nature of touch. The Language of Touch draws together an international team of linguists, anthropologists, and philosophers to demonstrate from a variety of disciplinary perspectives that the experience of touch is inextricable from the structure of language. Examining the intersections between phenomenology of touch and poststructural linguistics, this work draws upon figures such as Marx, Merleau-Ponty, Nancy, Derrida, and Lacan to question both how language structures touch and how touch structures language.

  • Trends, experiences, and perspectives in immersive multimedia and augmented reality / [edited by] Emilia Simão and Celia Soares
    P 96 T42T74 2019eb
    The concept of immersive multimedia, which is closely related to concepts of augmented reality, brings opportunities in art, education, entertainment, and technology. As such, it is vital to explore the connections between consumers of media content and information parts that come from multimedia platforms. Trends, Experiences, and Perspectives in Immersive Multimedia and Augmented Reality is a critical scholarly resource that offers solutions to the problems that appear in both theoretical and practical dimensions of immersive multimedia experiences on an interdisciplinary platform. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as cyber behavior, human-computer interaction, and transmedia, this book is geared towards digital artists, media professionals, developers, academicians, researchers, and upper-level graduate students seeking current research on the exploration of immersive multimedia through the perspectives of technology, communications, and art.

  • New media archaeologies / edited by Ben Roberts and Mark Goodall
    P 96 T42 N49 2019eb
    This collection of essays highlights innovative work in the emerging field of media archaeology. It explores the relationship between theory and practice and the relationship between media archaeology and other disciplines. There are three sections to the collection proposing new possible fields of research for media studies: Media Archaeological Theory; Experimental Media Archaeology; Media Archaeology at the Interface. The book includes essays from acknowledged experts in this expanding field, such as Thomas Elsaesser, Wanda Strauven and Jussi Parikka.

  • The Palgrave Handbook of Languages and Conflict

  • Linguistic Legitimacy and Social Justice / Timothy Reagan
    P40.3 .R43 2019eb

  • Contacts and contrasts in cultures and languages / editor, Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk

  • Further advances in pragmatics and philosophy. Alessandro Capone, Marco Carapezza, Franco Lo Piparo, editors

  • East Asian transwar popular culture : literature and film from Taiwan and Korea / editors, Pei-yin Lin and Su Yun Kim

  • Trilingual education in Hong Kong primary schools / Lixun Wang and Andy Kirkpatri

  • Communications and mobility : the migrant, the mobile phone, and the container box / David Morley
    P 96 T42 M67 2017eb

    Communications and Mobility is a unique, interdisciplinary look at mobility, territory, communication, and transport in the 21st century with extended case studies of three icons of this era: the mobile phone, the migrant, and the container box.

    Urges scholars in media and communication to return to broader conceptions of the field that include mobility of all kinds--information, people, and commodities Embraces perspectives from media studies, science and technology studies, sociology, media anthropology, and cultural geography Discusses ideas of virtual and embodied mobility, network geographies, de-territorialization, sedentarism, nomadology, connectivity, containment, and exclusion Integrates the often-neglected transport studies into contemporary communication studies and theories of globalization

  • The media in Arab countries : from development theories to cooperation policies / Tourya Guaaybess
    P 92 A65 G83 2019eb

    In early research work on international communication, the countries of North Africa and the Middle East were seen as part of the "Third World", and the media had to be at the service of development. However, this situation is changing due to the transnationalization and liberalization of the media. Indeed, since the 1990s, the entry of the South - and Arab countries in this case - into the "information society" has become the dominant creed, although the vision is still globalizing and marked by stereotypes.

    Representations of these societies are closely associated with international relations and geopolitics, characterized by tensions and conflicts. However, a force has come to disrupt the traditional rules of the game: Arab audiences. Digital media, the dissemination of which has been enabled by the implementation of the "information society", empowers them to participate fully in a media confluence. This liberation from the discourse has two major consequences: the media and journalism sector has become more strategic than ever, and action toward development must be reinvented.

  • Twelve lectures on multilingualism / edited by David Singleton and Larissa Aronin
    P 115 T94 2019

    This major new textbook offers an accessible introduction to many of the most interesting areas in the study of multilingualism. It consists of twelve lectures, written by leading researchers, each dedicated to a particular topic of importance. Each lecture offers a state-of-the-art, authoritative review of a subdiscipline of the field. The volume sheds light on the ways in which the use and acquisition of languages are changing, providing new insights into the nature of contemporary multilingualism. It will be of interest both to undergraduate and postgraduate students working in linguistics-related disciplines and students in associated social sciences.

  • Critical reflections on research methods : power and equity in complex multilingual contexts / edited by Doris S. Warriner and Martha Bigelow
    P 40.5 L56C75 2019

    This book explores the challenges and opportunities involved in conducting research with members of immigrant, refugee and other minoritized communities. Through first-hand reflective accounts, contributors explore community-based collaborative work, and suggest important implications for applied linguistics, educational research and anthropological investigations of language, literacy and culture. By critically reflecting on the power and limits of university-based research conducted on behalf of, or in collaboration with, members of local communities and by exploring the complicated relationships, dynamics and understandings that emerge, the chapters collectively demonstrate the value of reflecting on the possibilities and challenges of the research process, including the ethical and emotional dimensions of participating in collaborative research.

  • Metaphor from the ground up : understanding figurative language in context / Daniel C. Strack
    P 301.5 M48S735 2019

    Metaphor from the Ground Up introduces Conceptual Filtering Theory, a theory of mental processing that describes figurative language communication in terms of conceptual domain projection and contextual disambiguation. In an attempt to match theoretical observations from cognitive semantics and pragmatics with related knowledge about mental processes from cognitive neuroscience, CFT first examines the distributed nature of conceptualization and then uses this background information to explain metonymic "binding" and metaphoric "mapping." Once the perceptual origins of metonymy and metaphor have been demonstrated, CFT offers a detailed account of how salient aspects of conceptualization differentially combine to achieve predictable inferencing results in linguistic communication. In addition, CFT characterizes the role of contextual effects in pruning salient inferencing options and demonstrates how situational frames can be manipulated to guide semantic outcomes. The book as a whole will assert that figurative language processing cannot be characterized in terms of a generically constituted base system that receives inputs and spits out predictable results according to logical probability in a situational vacuum. Rather, it is a dynamic, context-sensitive process that continually reweights the underlying system so as to rapidly select situation-relevant lines of inferencing from among a variety of salient inferencing options.

  • The companion to language assessment / edited by Antony John Kunnan
    P 53.4 C58 2014eb
    A state-of-the-art reference work exploring the crucial topics for practitioners and scholars of language teaching and assessment, their impact on language learners, and specific approaches to assessment employed around the world Includes 140 thematically-organized chapters exploring the contexts where assessment occurs, including learners and their abilities; developmental tools and approaches to assessment; and qualitative and quantitative interdisciplinary approaches to evaluation and language assessment in 35 languages Brings together an international team of scholars under the editorship of Antony John Kunnan, one of the foremost scholars in this field Combines the leading voices and cutting-edge research in a reference work spanning the fields of language teaching and learning, language policy and planning, testing and evaluation, and education

    4 Volumes


  • The International Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Communication / editors in Chief: Charles R. Berger, Michael E. Roloff ; Associate Editors: John Caughlin, James Price Dillard, Denise Solomon, Steve Wilson
    P 94.7 I55 2016eb
    The International Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Communication presents a comprehensive overview of the theories, concepts and processes that interpersonal communication researchers use to explain a wide variety of social interaction phenomena.

    Over 270 entries explore: interpersonal conflict, negotiation, relationship development, interactional adaptation, social influence, and, communication in the workplace, at school and within family life Encompasses both theory and practice, bringing together the fascinating and groundbreaking research from the field, from the first generation of interpersonal communication scholars to the very latest developments Part of The Wiley Blackwell-ICA International Encyclopedias of Communication series, published in conjunction with the International Communication Association . Online version available at Wiley Online Library

  • Quality in translation proceedings. Edited by E. Cary [and] R.W. Jumpelt
    P 306 A1I57 1959

  • Rhythm and meter / edited by Paul Kiparsky, Gilbert Youmans
    P 311 R47 1988

  • Language, cognitive deficits, and retardation / edited by Neil O'Connor
    P 106 L33

  • Linguistic minorities, policies, and pluralism / edited by John Edwards
    P 119.315 L567 1984

  • Word order universals / John A. Hawkins
    P 295 H34 1983

  • Post-O-level studies in modern languages / edited and with an introd. by C.V. Russell
    Post-O-level Studies in Modern Languages is a 14-chapter book that begins with an explanation of the changing structure of the sixth-form curriculum and the outlining of a model curriculum based on five areas of experience: communication; sociological and cultural aspects; mathematics; scientific education; and aesthetic experience.
    The book also discusses the transition from O-level to advanced studies; the study of literature in the A-level curriculum; and the French and literary studies in the sixth-form curriculum. Other chapters tackle the A-level examination syllabus, as well as some problems and suggestions in integrated language studies. Modern languages in industry and commerce, role of the language laboratory in post-O-level studies, and modern language tests in the United States are also explained.

  • Montague grammar / edited by Barbara H. Partee
    P158 .M6
    Montague Grammar is a collection of papers that discusses Richard Montague's work on the syntax and semantics of natural languages. The papers examine the applications of Montague's theory to problems of syntax and semantics, and compares Montague's approach to other theories of language. One paper describes the features in Montague's "The Proper Treatment of Quantification in Ordinary English" (PTQ), namely, the grammatical categories and lexicon, the rules most similar to CF-rules, and the treatment of quantification. Another paper presents mechanisms to Montague's grammatical framework which will allow a variety of English constructions--especially those involving sentence embedding. The paper discusses syntactic rules, such as noun phrases, verb phrases, subject-predicate sentences, variable binding, abstracts, verbs taking infinitive complements, the copula, participles. One paper describes a fragment of English that is a variation and extension of the fragment presented in Montague. It also analyses adjectival phrases, three-place and other kinds of verbs, the passive voice, reflexive pronouns, and sentences using the dummy subject "it." Another paper proposes rules, syntactics, and semantics for use in nonrestrictive clauses in a Montague grammar. One paper analyzes factives, their semantic and syntactic properties using the work of Kiparsky and Kiparsky (1971). Montague's "Universal Grammar" (UG) invokes expositions of Montague syntax, Cooper syntax, theorems on conversion process, semantic interpretation, semantic equivalence of the two systems, and interpretive semantics. The collection is intended for readers of Montague, as well as for linguists, philosophers, and students of language.

  • Language : social psychological perspectives : selected papers from the first International Conference on Social Psychology and Language held at the University of Bristol, England, July 1979 / edited by Howard Giles, W. Peter Robinson, and Philip M. Smith
    P 37 I53 1979

  • Linguistic theory in America / Frederick J. Newmeyer
    P 158 N4 1986eb
    Linguistic Theory in America

  • Child phonology / edited by Grace H. Yeni-Komshian, James F. Kavanagh, Charles A. Ferguson
    P 118 C46

  • Current issues in mathematical linguistics / edited by Carlos Martín-Vide
    P 138 C87 1994
    This volume contains topics of current interest in the mathematical analysis of natural language. It covers: analytical algebraic models; models from the theory of formal grammars and automata; model-theoretic concepts in semantics or pragmatics; and applications of computer linguistics.

  • Nasals, nasalization, and the velum / edited by Marie K. Huffman, Rena A. Krakow
    P 237 N37 1993
    Although nasalization has been discussed in the context of more general aspects of linguistics in other books, this text focuses solely on nasalization. This volume features articles discussing all aspects of nasalization, including physiology, perception, aerodynamics, acoustics, phonetic and phonological representations, research methodology and instrumentation. Each chapter examines important research advances achieved within the last ten years and closes with a detailed discussion of the current research.

  • Studies in lexical phonology / edited by Sharon Hargus, Ellen M. Kaisse
    P 217.62 L49 1993
    Lexical Phonology, written by leading researchers in the field, provides an overarching theoretical structure for the relationship between lexical phonology and historical linguistics. Through a compilation of 15 articles, the text covers the major opinions and controversies among the various researchers, and investigates the interaction of phonology and morphology in linguistics. This comprehensive and insightful text will be of great value to students and researchers alike.

  • Concise history of the language sciences : from the Sumerians to the cognitivists / edited by E.F.K. Koerner and R.E. Asher
    P 121 C585 1995
    This book presents in a single volume a comprehensive history of the language sciences, from ancient times through to the twentieth century. While there has been a concentration on those traditions that have the greatest international relevance, a particular effort has been made to go beyond traditional Eurocentric accounts, and to cover a broad geographical spread. For the twentieth century a section has been devoted to the various trends, schools, and theoretical framework developed in Europe, North America and Australasia over the past seventy years. There has also been a concentration on those approaches in linguistic theory which can be expected to have some direct relevance to work being done at the beginning of the twenty-first century or those of which a knowledge is needed for the full understanding of the history of linguistic sciences through the last half of this century. The last section of this book reviews the applications of some of these findings. Based on the foundation provided by the award winning Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics this volume provides an excellent focal point of reference for anyone interested in the history of the language sciences.

  • On understanding grammar / Talmy Givón
    P 151 G5 1979
    On Understanding Grammar covers the interdependencies among the various aspects of linguistics and the human language. This eight-chapter text considers some pertinent topics in linguistics, such as discourse-pragmatics, diachronic syntax, topology, creology, method, and ontology.

    Chapter 1 describes the notions of fact, theory, and explanation, particularly about how these notions manifest themselves in actual practice. Chapter 2 redefines syntax in terms of communicative function and discourse-pragmatics, and about the relation between the function of grammatical devices and their formal properties. Chapter 3 deals with discourse-pragmatics and how it transcends the narrow bounds of deductive logic, as well as the function and ontology of negation in language, and how those relate to the fundamental information-theoretic principle of figure versus ground. Chapter 4 explores the two major aspects of case systems, namely, the semantic role and pragmatic function, and how the two interact in determining the typological characteristics of grammars. Chapter 5 examines the relation between discourse and syntax based on diachronic, ontogenetic, phylogenetic viewpoints. Chapter 6 tackles the relation between synchronic grammar and diachronic change, while Chapter 7 describes the relationship between human language and its phylogenetic evolution. Chapter 8 is about language and ontology, as well as the relation between cognition and the universe.

    This book will prove useful to linguistics and language researchers.

  • Dialect and language variation / edited by Harold B. Allen, Michael D. Linn
    P 367 D48 1986eb
    This anthology emphasizes dialects of American English and language variation in America. The editors present original essays by today's leading investigators, including articles by some of Europe's best dialectologists, obtained expressly for this work.

    Important topics featured in Dialect and Language Variation include:**Dialect theories: linguistic geography, structural and generative dialectology, and language variation.**The nature of social dialects and language variation, with attention to women's speech.**Overview of regional dialects and area studies.**The nature and study of the relationship between ethnicity and dialects, including Black, Italian, Irish, Chicano, and Jewish ethnic groups.**The application of dialect studies to education.**Of special interest to dialectologists, sociolinguists, and English language educators and specialists, this work provides original insight into**a general background and history of dialect theory**an overview of regional geography and area studies**the principles of social dialects and language variation from several perspectives**an exploration of the relationship between ethnicity and dialects o explanations of the relationship between historical and language change**a section on how dialects and language variation can contribute to effective language instruction.

  • Cognitive development and the acquisition of language edited by Timothy E. Moore
    P 136 C6

  • Troisième cours de linguistique générale (1910-1911) : d'après les cahiers d'Emile Constantin = Saussure's third course of lectures on general linguistics (1910-1911) : from the notebooks of Emile Constantin / F. de Saussure ; French text edited by Eisuke Komatsu ; English translation by Roy Harris
    P 121 S368213 1993
    The notes taken by Saussure's student Emile Constantin were not available to the editors of the published Cours de Linguistique Generale (1916), and came to light only after World War II. They have never been published in their entirety. full record, is generally considered to represent a more advanced version of Saussure's teaching than the earlier two. It is clear that Constantin's notebooks offer a text which differs in a number of significant respects from the Cours published by Saussure's original editors, and bring forward ideas which do not emerge in the 1916 publication. They constitute unique evidence concerning the final stages of Saussure's thinking about language. English translation of the text. There has been no attempt made by Komatsu and Harris to turn the English into readable prose. Constantin's notes, even as revised by their author, retain the infelicities, repetitions, abruptness - occasionally incoherences - that betray the circumstances of their origin. scholars and libraries specializing in the subject. It should be of interest to scholars, historians and linguists interested in the history of modern linguistics.

  • Ten years of translation : proceedings of the fourth congress of the International Federation of Translators (FIT), Dubrovnik 1963, held in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Federation = Dix années de traduction / ed. by I.J. Citroen

  • Genie : a psycholinguistic study of a modern-day "wild child" / Susan Curtiss
    P 118 C8 1976

  • The discourse of negotiation : studies of language in the workplace / edited by Alan Firth
    P 94.7 D57 1995
    Hardbound. The study of negotiation has attracted considerable scholarly attention in recent decades, yet rarely have discourse analysts applied their particular concerns and interests to the phenomenon. Although a fundamental characteristic of negotiation is linguistic action, the detailed study of negotiation as a communicative, discourse activity is in its infancy. In the first collection of its kind, Alan Firth has brought together 14 original studies of negotiation discourse.Drawing on insights and methodologies from discourse and conversation analysis, pragmatics, ethnography and ethnomethodology, the book examines negotiations in a wide range of workplaces, including the US Federal Trade Commission, management-union meetings, doctors' surgeries, travel agencies, international trading houses in Denmark, Belgium and Australia, Swedish social welfare offices, and consumer helplines. Collectively, the book explores the notion of negotiation both as
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