The Linguistics Encyclopedia

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Kirsten Malmkjær
Psychology Press, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 643 pages
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This thoroughly revised and updated volume offers comprehensive coverage of the major and subsiduary fields of linguistic study.The Linguistics Encyclopedia is a practical and stimulating resource, featuring contributions from international leaders in the field, such as Nikolas Coupland and Adam Jaworski, Malcolm Coulthard, and James P. Lantolf. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated and a substantial new introduction has been added, which forms a concise history of the field.This volume offers comprehensive coverage of the major and subsidiary fields of linguistic study. Entries are alphabetically arranged and extensively cross-referenced, and include suggestions for further reading.New entries include:*applied linguistics*contrastive linguistics and cross linguistic study*cognitive linguistics*forensic linguistics.Recommissioned or substantially revised entries include:*bilingualism and multilingualism*grammatical models and theories*critical linguistics / critical discourse analysis*language acquisition*morphology*discourse analysis and conversation analysis*psycholinguistics*sociolinguistics*generative phonology*stratificational linguistics*genre analysis*stylistics.For anyone with an academic or professional interest in language, The Linguistics Encyclopedia is an indispensable reference tool.

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It is an informative book on linguistics .It is also useful for linguists and students .


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Dr Kirsten Malmkjaer is Curriculum Leader for the MA Theory and Practice of Translation at the University of Middlesex.

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