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FYI: New Benjamins Series: Studies in Arabic Linguistics

Author: Paul Peranteau

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family: None

FYI Body: John Benjamins Publishing is pleased to announce a new book series
entitled Studies in Arabic Linguistics

The editors are Elabbas Benmamoun, University of Illinois and Enam
Al-Wer, University of Essex

This book series aims to publish original research in all fields of Arabic
linguistics, including — but not limited to — theoretical linguistics,
historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, typology, and
language acquisition. Submissions from all current theoretical
frameworks are welcome. Studies may deal with one or more varieties
of Arabic, or Arabic in relation to or compared with other languages.
Both monographs and thematic collections of research papers will be

The series includes monographs and thematically coherent collective
volumes, in English.

The series welcomes submissions. Book proposals, preferably
structured along the lines indicated in our Guidelines for Book
Proposals, can be sent to the series editors or to the responsible
Benjamins acquisition editor, Ms Anke de Looper

ISSN 2212-8042

URL: http://www.benjamins.com/#catalog/books/sal/main

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