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Language and Literary Structure: The Linguistic Analysis of Form in Verse ...

Nigel Fabb - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 230 pages
A theoretical study of linguistic structure in literature focusing on verse and narrative.
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The Korean Language

Ho-Min Sohn - Foreign Language Study - 2001 - 445 pages
This book provides a detailed survey of the Korean language, covering its speakers, genetic affiliation, historical development, dialects, lexicon, writing systems, sound ...
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English Words: History and Structure

Robert Stockwell, Donka Minkova - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 208 pages
English Words: History and Structure is concerned primarily with the learned vocabulary of English, the words borrowed from the classical languages. It surveys the historical ...
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A Short History of Structural Linguistics

Peter Matthews - History - 2001 - 163 pages
This concise history of structural linguistics charts its development from the 1870s to the present day. It explains what structuralism was and why its ideas are still central ...
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Describing Morphosyntax: A Guide for Field Linguists

Thomas Edward Payne - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 413 pages
Current estimates are that around 3,000 of the 6,000 languages now spoken may become extinct during the next century. Some 4,000 of these existing languages have never been ...
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Pidgins and Creoles: Volume 2, Reference Survey

John A. Holm - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1989 - 476 pages
An overview of the socio-historical development of some one hundred different pidgins and creoles.
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The Ecology of Language Evolution

Salikoko S. Mufwene - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 255 pages
This major new work explores the development of creoles and other new languages, focusing on the conceptual and methodological issues they raise for genetic linguistics ...
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Style and Sociolinguistic Variation

Penelope Eckert, John R. Rickford - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 341 pages
Offers a broad perspective on the study of style and variation in spoken language.
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Ergativity

Robert M. W. Dixon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1994 - 271 pages
Although there is only one ergative language in Europe (Basque), perhaps one-quarter of the world's languages show ergative properties. R.M.W. Dixon here provides a full survey ...
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