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Books: Semantics, John Saeed

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  1. tmac, Semantics - 2nd Edition By John Saeed

Message 1: Semantics - 2nd Edition By John Saeed

Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 11:34:23 +0000
From: tmac <>
Subject: Semantics - 2nd Edition By John Saeed

Title: Semantics
Subtitle:Second Edition
Publication Year: 2002

Publisher: Blackwell Publishers

Book URL:

Author: John Saeed

Hardback: ISBN: 0631226923, Pages: 384, Price: 64.95
Comment: * 30% off with a subscription to Blackwell's LL+
Paperback: ISBN: 0631226931, Pages: 384, Price: 32.95
Comment: Forthcoming in 2003 *30% off with a subscription to Blackwell's LL+

This book provides an engaging introduction to semantics for students
new to the field. It covers the basic concepts and methods of the
field and discusses some of the most important contemporary lines of

Semantics is divided into three parts: the first establishes the place
of semantics within linguistics and its relationship to other
disciplines. The second introduces key topics in the description of
word and sentence meaning. The final part reviews the three main
current theoretical approaches to semantics: componential theory,
formal semantics and cognitive semantics. Each chapter contains
exercises that familiarize the student with the practice of semantic

The second edition of this classic work is a complete revision that
updates and extends the discussion of theories and is a vital resource
for students of semantics.

Subject Language(s):English (Language code: ENG)
Written In:English (Language Code: ENG)

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