Language and Linguistics: The Key Concepts (Routledge Key Guides v. 10 2nd Revised edition)

Language and Linguistics: The Key Concepts (Routledge Key Guides v. 10 2nd Revised edition)

By: R. L. Trask (author), Peter Stockwell (editor)Paperback

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A comprehensive and critical A-Z guide to the main terms and concepts used in the study of language and linguistics, definitions featured include: * terms used in grammatical analysis * branches of linguistics from semantics to neurolinguistics * approaches used in studying language from critical discourse analysis to systemic linguistics * linguistic phenomena from code-switching to conversational implicature * language varieties from pidgin to standard language. This fully updated second edition includes a new introduction, a wide range of new entries (reflecting developments in linguistics) and added specialized further reading for lecturers and more advanced students.

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R.L. Trask (1994-2004) was the highly regarded Professor of Linguistics at the University of Sussex. His numerous publications included Language: the Basics (1995) and A Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology (1995). Peter Stockwell is Professor of Literary Linguistics at the University of Nottingham and the editor of the Routledge English Language Introductions Series.

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  • publication date: 30/05/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780415413596
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 392
  • ID: 9780415413596
  • weight: 430
  • ISBN10: 0415413591
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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