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Understanding Semantics, 2nd Edition

by Sebastian Löbner

Understanding Semantics, Second Edition, provides an engaging and accessible introduction to linguistic semantics. The first part takes the reader through a step-by-step guide to the main phenomena and notions...


Pragmatic Syntax

by Jieun Kiaer

Jieun Kiaer puts forward an argument in this book that the grammar of a language directly underpins the processing of the language, in real time. This is a view that runs against the orthodoxy of linguistic...


How to Speak Brit: The Quintessential Guide to the King's English, Cockney Slang, and Other Flummoxing British Phrases

by Christopher J Moore

The quintessential A to Z guide to British English-perfect for every egghead and bluestocking looking to conquer the language barrier

Oscar Wilde once said the Brits have "everything in common with America nowadays...


The Language Parallax: Linguistic Relativism and Poetic Indeterminacy

by Paul Friedrich

Humankind has always been fascinated and troubled by the way languages and dialects differ. Linguistically based differences in point of view have preoccupied many original minds of the past, such as Kant, and...


Opposition In Discourse: The Construction of Oppositional Meaning

by Lesley Jeffries

In this important book, Lesley Jeffries introduces a phenomenon which has not been given the attention it deserves - the contextual construction of oppositional meaning. These are opposites not recognisable...


Brain, Mind and the Signifying Body: An Ecosocial Semiotic Theory

by Paul Thibault

Thought always exaggerates' Hannah Arendt writes. The question of exaggeration becomes a philosophical question when thought endeavours to clarify the ways in which it relates to limits. If its disclosing force...


Historical Corpus Stylistics: Media, Technology and Change

by Patrick Studer

This book analyzes how news discourse was shaped over time by external factors, such as the historical context, news production, technological innovation and current affairs, and as such both conformed to and...


Film Discourse Interpretation: Towards a New Paradigm for Multimodal Film Analysis: Towards a New Paradigm for Multimodal Film Analysis

by Janina Wildfeuer

This book contributes to the analysis of film from a multimodal and textual perspective by extending formal semantics into the realm of multimodal discourse analysis. It accounts for both the inferential as...


Corporate Discourse

by Ruth Breeze

Corporate discourse examines business communication practices from a discourse perspective, looking in detail at the ways in which corporations around the world communicate with individuals, with other collective...


Evaluation and Stance in War News: A Linguistic Analysis of American, British and Italian television news reporting of the 2003 Iraqi war

by Louann Haarman & Linda Lombardo

In a world in which advanced communication technologies have made the reporting of disasters and conflicts (also in the form of breaking news) a familiar and 'normalised' activity, the information we present...


A Critical Hypertext Analysis of Social Media: The True Colours of Facebook

by Volker Eisenlauer

Facebook, in just a few years, has become one of the central tools people use to communicate with each other in everyday life. However, the perceived freedom of action on the site and the actual processes that...


Metaphor and Intercultural Communication

by Andreas Musolff, Fiona MacArthur & Giulio Pagani

Metaphor and Intercultural Communication examines in detail the dynamics of metaphor in interlingual contact, translation and globalization processes. Its case-studies, which combine methods of cognitive metaphor...


The Bloomsbury Companion to Cognitive Linguistics

by Jeannette Littlemore & John R. Taylor

The Bloomsbury Companion to Cognitive Linguistics is a comprehensive and accessible reference resource to research in contemporary cognitive linguistics. Written by leading figures in the field, the volume provides...


The Discourse of Online Consumer Reviews

by Camilla Vasquez

The Discourse of Online Reviews is the first book to provide an account of the discursive, pragmatic and rhetorical features of this rapidly growing form of technologically-mediated communication. Examining...


Aboutness

by Stephen Yablo

Aboutness has been studied from any number of angles. Brentano made it the defining feature of the mental. Phenomenologists try to pin down the aboutness-features of particular mental states. Materialists sometimes...


Working with Spanish Corpora

by Giovanni Parodi

The main focus of this book is the investigation of linguistic variation in Spanish, considering spoken and written, specialised and non-specialised registers from a corpus linguistics approach and employing...


Working with Portuguese Corpora

by Tony Berber Sardinha & Telma de Lurdes São Bento Ferreira

Although Portuguese is one of the main world languages and researchers have been working on Portuguese electronic text collections for decades (e.g. Kelly, 1970; Biderman, 1978; Bacelar do Nascimento et al.,...


Discourse of Twitter and Social Media: How We Use Language to Create Affiliation on the Web

by Michele Zappavigna

Social media such as microblogging services and social networking sites are changing the way people interact online and search for information and opinions. This book investigates linguistic patterns in electronic...


Typological Studies: Word Order and Relative Clauses: Word Order and Relative Clauses

by Guglielmo Cinque

In this book, Cinque takes a generative perspective on typological questions relating to word order and to the syntax of relative clauses. In particular, Cinque looks at: the position of the Head vis à vis...


Text World Theory and Keats' Poetry: The Cognitive Poetics of Desire, Dreams and Nightmares

by Marcello Giovanelli

Text World Theory and Keats' Poetry applies advances in cognitive poetics and text world theory to four poems by the nineteenth century poet John Keats. It takes the existing text world theory as a starting...