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CILT 339

Afroasiatic: Data and perspectives

Edited by Mauro Tosco
February 2018. vi, 288 pp.
These articles offer an updated view of the breadth of theoretical and empirical research in the different subgroups of the Afroasiatic phylum. They witness how Afroasiatic, with its unsurpassed historical depth and immense geographical breadth, keeps representing a constant source of fascinating data and implications for linguistic theory.

Contemporary Trends in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics: Selected papers from the Hispanic Linguistic Symposium 2015

Edited by Jonathan E. MacDonald
February 2018. ix, 376 pp.
The book offers a panorama of current research into multiple varieties of Spanish from several different regions (Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, Costa Rica, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Honduras), Catalan, Brazilian Portuguese, as well as varieties in contact with English and Purépecha.

Crisis and the Media: Narratives of crisis across cultural settings and media genres

Edited by Marianna Patrona
February 2018. viii, 270 pp.
This book is a collection of studies that brings together current research into the ways in which crisis is constructed and communicated in contemporary media discourse.

An Ecology of the Russian Avant-Garde Picturebook

Sara Pankenier Weld
February 2018. xiv, 236 pp.
An Ecology of the Russian Avant-Garde Picturebook takes a new approach to interpreting 1920s and 1930s picturebooks by prominent Russian writers, artists, and intellectuals by examining them within the ecological environment that, first, made them possible and, then, led to their demise.
BTL 135

Explicitation in Consecutive Interpreting

Fang Tang
February 2018. xxi, 238 pp.
This study offers a novel view of explicitation in consecutive interpreting (CI) by investigating the effects of interpreters’ professional experience and interpreting direction on interpreters’ explicitation patterns.
BTL 139

The Fictions of Translation

Edited by Judith Woodsworth
February 2018. x, 307 pp.
The various translational fictions examined in this collection yield new insights into questions of displacement, migration and hybridity, all characteristic of the modern world. This volume will thus be of interest to practising translators, students and scholars of translation and literary studies, as well as a more general readership.

Innovation and Expansion in Translation Process Research

Edited by Isabel Lacruz and Riitta Jääskeläinen
February 2018. vi, 302 pp.
Cognitive research in translation and interpreting has reached a critical threshold of maturity that is triggering rapid expansion along exciting new paths that potentially lead to deeper connections with other disciplines. Innovation and Expansion in Translation Process Research reflects this broadening scope and reach,.

Narrative, Identity, and the City: Filipino stories of dislocation and relocation

Raul P. Lejano, Alicia P. Lejano, Josefina D. Constantino, Aaron J.P. Almadro and Mikaella Evaristo
February 2018. xii, 170 pp.
Raul P. Lejano offers a boldly original synthesis of narratology, psychology, and human geography. The book includes four specially commissioned autobiographical stories by writers of Filipino origin, which Legano’s analytical chapters compare and contrast with each other within his interdisciplinary frame of reference.
TSL 116

Noun-Modifying Clause Constructions in Languages of Eurasia: Rethinking theoretical and geographical boundaries

Edited by Yoshiko Matsumoto, Bernard Comrie and Peter Sells
February 2017. vi, 381 pp.
This volume presents a cross-linguistic investigation of clausal noun-modifying constructions in genetically varied languages of Eurasia.

The Poetics of Time – Metaphors and Blends in Language and Literature

Anna Piata
February 2018. xviii, 206 pp.
Drawing on empirical evidence from Modern Greek poetry, the book offers a unified account of time conceptualization along a continuum of various degrees of non-conventionality.
TiLAR 22

Sources of Variation in First Language Acquisition: Languages, contexts, and learners

Edited by Maya Hickmann, Edy Veneziano and Harriet Jisa
February 2018. x, 444 pp.
This volume brings together research on three different sources of variation: language-specific properties, the nature of the input to children across contexts, and several aspects of the learners themselves.
SiBil 50

Tense-Aspect-Modality in a Second Language: Contemporary perspectives

Edited by Martin Howard and Pascale Leclercq
February 2017. vi, 257 pp.
Situated within the long-established domain of temporality research in Second Language Acquisition, this book aims to provide an update on recent research directions in the field through a range of papers which explore relatively new territory.
LL&LT 49

Usage-inspired L2 Instruction: Researched pedagogy

Edited by Andrea E. Tyler, Lourdes Ortega, Mariko Uno and Hae In Park
February 2018. xvii, 324 pp.
This volume will be invaluable for SLA researchers, graduate students, and classroom teachers interested in exploring usage-inspired L2 pedagogy.
SLCS 194

Word Hunters: Field linguists on fieldwork

Edited by Hannah Sarvasy and Diana Forker
February 2018. vi, 177 pp.
In Word Hunters, eleven distinguished linguists reflect on their career-spanning linguistic fieldwork. Over decades, each has repeatedly stood up to physical, intellectual, interpersonal, intercultural, and sometimes political challenges in the pursuit of scientific knowledge.