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August 2020. x, 452 pp.
Spanish Phonetics and Phonology in Contact: Studies from Africa, the Americas, and Spain brings together scholars working on a wide range of aspects of the Spanish sound system and how their coexistence with... read more
August 2020. viii, 277 pp.
This book is a collection of original studies analyzing how different internal and external factors affect Spanish language variation and evolution across a number of (socio)linguistic scenarios. Its primary goal is to expand our... read more
August 2020. xiii, 233 pp.
Aspirational and expanding, this book examines contemporary Chinese language and discourse across a spectrum of linguistic layers and genres in diverse social contexts. Addressing issues ranging from the usual focus on language... read more
August 2020. vii, 324 pp.
Human languages exhibit fascinating commonalities and variations in the ways they describe motion events. In this volume, the contributors present their research results concerning motion event descriptions in the languages that... read more
August 2020. x, 214 pp.
This volume brings together — in 8 chapters — what has occupied the author during his many years as editor of Historiographia Linguistica. Namely, how the history of linguistics has developed into a major field of scholarly... read more
The Expression of Tense, Aspect, Modality and Evidentiality in Albert Camus’s L'Étranger and Its Translations / L'Étranger de Camus et ses traductions : questions de temps, d'aspect, de modalité et d'évidentialité (TAME)
An empirical study / Etude empirique
August 2020. ix, 388 pp.
This book deals with the linguistic treatment of tense-aspect-modal-evidential (TAME) expressions in translations of the French novel L’Étranger by Albert Camus into sixteen languages. It is strongly empirical in spirit, and uses... read more
August 2020. vii, 313 pp.
This book is the first to bring together a collection of recent empirical studies investigating languaging, an important construct first introduced by Swain in 2006 but which has since been deployed in a growing number of L2... read more
Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XXXII
Papers selected from the Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, Tempe, Arizona, 2018
August 2020. v, 174 pp.
This volume presents a collection of seven peer-reviewed articles on Arabic phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics, and applied linguistics. The authors address stress assignment, the phenomenon of 'imāla, the place of... read more
August 2020. vii, 311 pp.
This volume brings together twelve usage-based studies conducted by leading researchers in language and cognition that explore core issues of figurativeness from the Cognitive Linguistics perspective. The individual chapters... read more
August 2020. vi, 326 pp.
Much like in everyday life, politeness is key to the smooth running of relationships and interactions. Professional contexts, however, tend to be characterised by a plethora of behaviours that may be specific to that context.... read more
August 2020. viii, 298 pp.
This volume traces the multifaceted concept of manners in the history of English from the late medieval through the early and late modern periods right up to the present day. It focuses in particular on transgressions of manners... read more
August 2020. ix, 184 pp.
This book aims to explain the syntax and semantics of Norwegian verb particles. While particles have been claimed to be distributed optionally to the left (as LPrt) or right (as RPrt) of an associated DP in the linguistic... read more
Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 16
Selected papers from the 47th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Newark, Delaware
August 2020. vi, 278 pp.
The chapters in this book represent the theme of “bridges” – bridging research approaches and directions across languages, methodologies and disciplines. Alongside descriptive and theoretical studies, the contributions present... read more
August 2020. vii, 338 pp.
World Englishes on the Web focuses on linguistic practices at the intersection of international migration and social media, examining the language repertoires of Nigerians living in the United States, and their... read more
August 2020. v, 154 pp.
Over the last few decades, the widespread diffusion of digital technology has increased availability of primary textual sources, radically changing the everyday life of scholars in the humanities, who are now able to access,... read more
August 2020. vii, 393 pp.
How did humans evolve biologically so that our brains and social interactions could support language processes, and how did cultural evolution lead to the invention of languages (signed as well as spoken)? This book addresses... read more
August 2020. v, 234 pp.
This volume brings together a collection of chapters focused on the learning, testing, and researching of L2 vocabulary by leading international researchers including Paul Nation, Batia Laufer, Frank Boers, Elke Peters, Ana... read more