LINGUIST List 12.1930

Mon Jul 30 2001


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  1. linguistlist reviews, AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW


Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 11:44:47 -0400 (EDT)
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Chierchia, Gennaro, and Sally McConnell-Ginet (2000)
Meaning and Grammar: An Introduction to Semantics, 2nd ed.
MIT Press, paperback ISBN: 0-262-03269-4, xv+573pp, $35.00
(1st ed., 1990).

Haden Elgin, Suzette (2000) The Language Imperative: How
Learning Languages Can Enrich Your Life and Expand Your
Mind. Perseus Publishing, paperback ISBN: 0-7382-0428-5,
xviii+277pp, $17.00.

Harris, Joyce L., Alan G. Kamhi, and Karen E. Pollock, ed.
(2001) Literacy in African American Communities, Lawrence
Erlbaum Associates, paperback ISBN: 0-8058-3402-8,

Honselaar, Zep (2001) Govor derevni Ostrovcy Pskovskoj
oblasti (The Dialect of Ostrovcy in the Pskov Oblast).
Rodopi, hardback ISBN: 90-420-1444-X, xxvi+440pp, $90.00,
Studies in Slavic and General Linguistics 29 (in Russian,
with an English summary).

Nuyts, Jan, and Eric Pederson, ed. (1999) Language and
Conceptualization. Cambridge University Press, paperback
ISBN: 0-521-77481-0, viii+281pp, Language, Culture and
Cognition 1 (hardback ed., 1997).


Battye, Adrian, Marie-Anne Hintze and Paul, Rowlett (2000)
The French Language Today, 2nd ed. Routledge, paperback
ISBN: 0-415-19838-0, xiv+345pp, $25.99 (1st ed. 1992).

Benson, Phil (2001) Ethnocentrism and the English
Dictionary. Routledge, hardback ISBN: 0-415-22074-2,
vii+232pp, Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

Brumfit, Christopher (2001) Individual Freedom and Language
Teaching, Oxford University Press, paperback ISBN:
0-19-442174-0, xvi+207pp, GBP17.95.

Carter, Ronald, and John McRae (2001) The Routledge History
of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland, 2nd ed.
Routledge, paperback ISBN: 0-415-24318-1, xix+570pp,

Cinque, Guglielmo, and Giampaolo Salvi, ed. (2001) Current
Studies in Italian Syntax: Essays Offered to Lorenzo Renzi.
North-Holland, hardback ISBN: 0-08-043874-1, xii+326pp,
$91.00, North-Holland Linguistic Series: Linguistic
Variations 59.

Davies, Paul M., and Eric Pearse (2000) Success in English
Teaching. Oxford University Press, paperback ISBN:
0-19-442171-6, xiv+221pp, Oxford Handbooks for Language

Frommer, Paul R., and Edward Finegan (1999) Looking at
Languages: A Workbook in Elementary Linguistics, 2nd ed.
Harcourt College Publishers, paperback ISBN: 0-15-507826-7,
xii+372pp, (1st ed., 1994).

Goatly, Andrew (2000) Critical Reading and Writing: An
Introductory Coursebook. Routledge, paperback ISBN:
0-415-19560-8, xiv+348pp.

Larsen-Freeman, Diane (2000) Techniques and Principles in
Language Teaching, 2nd ed. Oxford University Press,
paperback ISBN: 0-19-435574-8, xv+191pp, Teaching
Techniques in English as a Second Language.

Lewis, M. Paul (2001) K'iche': A Study in the Sociology of
Language. SIL International, paperback ISBN: 1-55671-120-4,
xiv+261pp, $29.00, Publications in Sociolinguistics 6.

Lillis, Theresa M. (2001) Student Writing: Access,
Regulation, Desire. Routledge, paperback ISBN:
0-415-22802-6, xii+196pp, $29.95, Literacies Series.

MacEachern, Margaret R. (1999) Laryngeal Cooccurrence
Restrictions. Garland Publishing, hardback ISBN:
0-815-33267-X, ix+180pp, $50.00, Outstanding Dissertations
in Linguistics.

Montgomery, Martin, Alan Durant, Nigel Fabb, et al. (2000)
Ways of Reading: Advanced Reading Skills for Students of
English Literature, 2nd ed. Routledge, paperback ISBN:
0-415-22206-0, xiv+369pp (1st ed., 1992).

Mukherjee, Joybrato (2001) Form and Function of
Parasyntactic Presentation Structures: A Corpus-based Study
of Talk Units in Spoken English. Rodopi, hardback ISBN:
90-420-1295-1, vii+163pp, $38.00 or E41.00, Languages and
Computers 35.

Munday, Jeremy (2001) Introducing Translation Studies:
Theories and Applications. Routledge, paperback ISBN: 0-
415-22927-8, xv+222pp, $24.95.

Nelson, Gerald (2001) English: An Essential Grammar.
Routledge, paperback ISBN: 0-415-22450-0, ix+176pp, $18.95.

Offord, Malcolm, La´┐Żla Ibnlfassi and Nicki Hitchcott, et
al. (2001) Francophone Literatures: A Literary and
Linguistic Companion. Routledge, paperback ISBN:
0-415-19840-2, vii+283pp, $31.95.

Schendl, Herbert (2001) Historical Linguistics. Oxford
University Press, paperback ISBN: 0-19-437238-3, xi+130pp,
GBP7.40, Oxford Introductions to Language Study.

Scollon, Ron (2001) Mediated Discourse: The Nexus of
Practice. Routledge, paperback ISBN: 0-415-24882-3,
ix+182pp, $29.95.

Simpson, Barbara, and Anne Comber, ed. (2001) Negotiating
Critical Literacies in Classrooms, Lawrence Erlbaum
Associates, paperback ISBN: 0-8058-3794-9, xxi+290pp,
$29.95, hardbound ISBN 0-8058-3793-0, $79.95.

Townsend, David J., and Thomas G. Bever (2001) Sentence
Comprehension: The Integration of Habits and Rules. MIT
Press, hardback ISBN: 0-262-20132-1, xi+445pp, a Bradford
book (paperback ISBN 0-262-70080-8, $24.95).

Wei, Li, ed. (2000) The Bilingualism Reader. Routledge,
paperback ISBN: 0-415-21336-3, xv+541pp, $29.99.

Windeatt, Scott, David Hardisty, and David Eastment (2000)
The Internet. Oxford University Press, paperback ISBN:
0-19-437223-5, vii+136pp, Resource Books for Teachers.
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