General Linguistics: An Introductory Survey

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Robert Henry Robins
Longman, 1989 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 445 pages
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The fourth edition of General Linguistics provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to linguistics.

The book considers:

- semantics and pragmatics
- dialect and style
- phonetics and phonology
- morphology and syntax, with reference both to traditional and current theories
- comparative-historical linguistics and linguistic typology
- linguistics' relation to other disciplines
- the practical application of linguistics
- the 2,500 years of linguistic thought that lies behind what we do and think today






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Contents

Theoretical and methodological considerations
43
Phonetics
77
Phonology
114
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