Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics
Editors: P. Austin, J. Bresnan, B. Comrie, S. Crain, W. Dressler, C. Ewen, R. Lass, D. Lightfoot, K. Rice, I. Roberts, S. Romaine, N. V. Smith
The aim of this series is to provide discussions of the main topics in general or theoretical linguistics through books of moderate size covering single topics.
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Lesley Jeffries, Daniel McIntyre
An introduction to the study of style in language, offering practical advice on how to stylistically analyse texts.
'A panoramic view of the maturing discipline of stylistics. Richly illustrated from literature and media in English, it shows how the same analytic tools and techniques can be revealingly applied both to literary and non-literary texts. A first-rate textbook and an enjoyable read.'
Geoffrey Leech, Lancaster University
Published September 2010 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521728690 | In stock
An Introduction to Word Grammar
A theory of language structure based on the assumption that language is a network and all of knowledge is learned.
'Masterfully written and meticulously organised, Richard Hudson's book describes how general principles of categorization and cognitive processing give rise to the network structure of language, and English grammar in particular. This is essential and accessible reading for anyone interested in the induction, generalization and organization of language in the mind.'
Peter Robinson, Aoyama Gakuin University
Published July 2010 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521721646 | In stock
Register, Genre, and Style
Douglas Biber, Susan Conrad
Describes a range of the most important kinds of texts in English and introduces methodological techniques used to analyse them.
'A recent addition to the series Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics, Biber and Conrad's Register, Genre, and Style introduces methodological techniques for analysing text varieties in English. With practical analytical frameworks and thoroughly illustrated examples, this book provides an accessible and generalized treatment of register/genre/style analyses to senior undergraduate and graduate students in linguistics and related fields. There is every prospect that this book will become a standard text for students and scholars studying register/genre analysis for the first time.'
Published October 2009 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521677899 | In stock
An Introduction to Meaning in Language
Ronnie Cann, Ruth Kempson, Eleni Gregoromichelaki
Presents a general introduction to semantics , including the most recent developments.
'... an excellent introduction to natural language semantics.'
Klaus von Heusinger, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
Published May 2009 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521525664 | In stock
Clear introductory textbook on the study of Indo-European languages, with glossary, discussion points, and exercises.
Published October 2007 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521653671 | In stock