LINGUIST List 13.1462

Thu May 23 2002

Books: Psycholinguistics, Neil Smith

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  1. tmac, Language, Bananas, and Bonobos: Linguistic Problems, Puzzles, and Polemics by Neil Smith

Message 1: Language, Bananas, and Bonobos: Linguistic Problems, Puzzles, and Polemics by Neil Smith

Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 14:49:35 +0000
From: tmac <tmacblackwellpub.com>
Subject: Language, Bananas, and Bonobos: Linguistic Problems, Puzzles, and Polemics by Neil Smith

Title:Language, Bananas, and Bonobos
Subtitle:Linguistic Problems, Puzzles, and Polemics			
			
Publication Year: 2001
			
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers 
 http://www.blackwellpublishers.co.uk/
			
Book URL: http://www.blackwellpub.com/asp/book.asp?ref=0631228713
			
 
Author: Neil Smith 
				

Hardback: ISBN: 0631228713, Pages: 160, Price: 54.95
Comment: *30% off with a subscription to Blackwell's LL+
Paperback: ISBN: 0631228721, Pages: 160, Price: 21.95
Comment: *30% off with a subscription to Blackwell's LL+
			
Abstract:

How can people who are both blind and deaf communicate? What makes
Woody Allen funny? Is it normal to hear colors and see sounds? If
questions like these have puzzled you, this book of essays on the
nature of language will quench your curiosity.

Language pervades every aspect of life. It is essential to everyone
everywhere - from politicians to poets, philosophers to pharmacists -
yet linguistics is often forbidding. This collection of short,
accessible essays changes that. Language, Bananas, and Bonobos
presents a series of engaging reflections on concerns such as our
knowledge and use of language, political correctness, and the
linguistic abilities of chimpanzees. In doing so, the volume provides
new insights into this subject of universal interest.

Lingfield(s):Psycholinguistics
			 
Written In:English (Language Code: ENG)

			
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