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Old English
Old English is a companion to Old English studies and to historical studies of early English in general. It is also an introduction to Indo-European... Les mer
Grammar: A Student’s Guide
This introductory guide to grammar explains one hundred basic grammatical terms. A knowledge of such terms, and how they interconnect, is crucial for... Les mer
Quantity Adjustment
This is a unified account of all quantity changes affecting English stressed vowels during the early Middle English period. Dr Ritt discusses... Les mer
The Lexical Field of Taste
Dr Backhouse undertakes a semantic study of taste terms in modern spoken Japanese. Through an investigation of the range of vocabulary available for... Les mer
Negative and Positive Polarity
In this book, Ljiljana Progovac presents cross-linguistic data on negative polarity, reflexive binding and the subjunctive mood, and proposes a... Les mer
Principles of English Stress
Luigi Burzio’s Principles of English Stress challenges many of the assumptions that have underpinned the generative description of English stress... Les mer
The Cambridge History of the English Language
The Cambridge History of the English Language is the first multi-volume work to provide a full account of the history of English. Its authoritative... Les mer
Discourse Structure and Anaphora
Barbara Fox’s thoughtful study examines the use of anaphora in both written and spoken discourse. Any treatment of anaphora must consider the... Les mer
Formal Semantics
This book provides a clear and accessible introduction to formal, and especially Montague, semantics within a linguistic framework. It presupposes no... Les mer
Language, Thought, and Logic
John M. Ellis's Against Deconstruction was hailed as the definitive critique of that complex movement. Now in Language, Thought, and Logic, Ellis... Les mer
Etymology
Etymology has been largely neglected since the beginning of this century. Professor Yakov Malkiel here sets out to rescue it from its fate. He... Les mer
Grammatical Theory in the United States
This is a history of modern linguistics which focuses on the spread and dominance of linguistic theory originating in North America. It concentrates... Les mer
The Indo-Aryan Languages
In his ambitious survey of the Indo-Aryan languages, Colin Masica has provided a fundamental introduction which will interest not only general and... Les mer
Formal Semantics
This book provides a clear and accessible introduction to formal, and especially Montague, semantics within a linguistic framework. It presupposes no... Les mer
Switch-Reference and Discourse Representation
In central cases of switch-reference, a marker on the verb of one clause is used to indicate whether its subject has the same or different reference... Les mer
The Celtic Languages
This volume describes the six modern Celtic languages. Four of these, Modern Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Welsh and Breton, are living community... Les mer
Planning English Sentences
This book is an investigation into the problems of generating natural language utterances to satisfy specific goals the speaker has in mind. It is... Les mer
A-Morphous Morphology
In A-Morphous Morphology, Stephen Anderson presents a theory of word structure which relates to a full generative grammar of language. He holds word... Les mer
Apposition in Contemporary English
Apposition in Contemporary English is a full-length treatment of apposition. It provides detailed discussion of its linguistic characteristics and of... Les mer
The Cambridge History of the English Language
The Cambridge History of the English Language is the first multi-volume work to provide a full account of the history of English. Its authoritative... Les mer
The Cambridge History of the English Language
The Cambridge History of the English Language is the first multi-volume work to provide a comprehensive and authoritative account of the history of... Les mer
From Etymology to Pragmatics
This book offers a new approach to the analysis of the multiple meanings of English modals, conjunctions, conditionals and perception verbs. Although... Les mer
Morphology
This is an updated and substantially revised edition of Peter Matthews’s well-known Morphology, first published in 1974. It includes chapters on... Les mer
The Syntax of Noun Phrases
Alessandra Giorgi and Giuseppe Longobardi’s important study of the argument structure of lexical projections, in particular of Noun Phrases, makes... Les mer