LINGUIST List 13.886

Mon Apr 1 2002


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  1. linguistlist reviews, AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW


Date: Mon, 1 Apr 2002 00:46:07 -0500 (EST)
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Ghini, Mirco (2001) Asymmetries in the Phonology of Miogliola.
Mouton de Gruyter, xvi+267pp, hardback ISBN 3-11-017090-6, Studies
in Generative Grammar, 60

Ginzburg, Jonathan, and Ivan A. Sag (2000) Interrogative
Investigations: The Form, Meaning, and Use of English Interrogatives.
CSLI Publications, xii+449pp, paperback ISBN 1-57586-278-6, $30.00,
CSLI Lecture Notes, 23
 Announced in

Karan, Mark (2001) The Dynamics of Sango. SIL International, x+151pp,
paperback ISBN 1-55671-122-0

Laakso, Johanna, ed. (2000) Facing Finnic: Some Challenges to
Historical and Contact Linguistics. Finno-Ugrian Society, paperback
ISBN 952-5150-40-2, 234pp, Castrenianumin toimitteita 59.

Seuren, Pieter A. M. (2001) A View of Language. Oxford University
Press, xxiv+517pp, hardback ISBN 0-19-924481-2

Sorjonen, Marja-Leena (2001) Responding in Conversation: A Study of
Response Particles in Finnish. John Benjamins Publishing Company,
x+330pp, hardback ISBN 1-55619-948-1, Pragmatics & Beyond New Series,
 Announced in

Verhoeven, Ludo, and Sven Str�mqvist, ed. (2001) Narrative Development
in a Multilingual Context. John Benjamins Publishing Company, vi+430pp,
hardback ISBN 1-58811-098-2, Studies in Bilingualism, 23
 Announced in

Aikhenvald, Alexandra Y., and Robert M. W. Dixon, ed. (2001) Areal
Diffusion and Genetic Inheritance: Problems in Comparative Linguistics.
Oxford University Press, xvi+453pp, hardback ISBN 0-19-829981-8, $90.00
 Announced in

Bax, Marcel, and Jan-Wouter Zwart, ed. (2001) Reflections on Language
and Language Learning. John Benjamins Publishing Company, xxxiv+366pp,
hardback ISBN 1-58811-118-0, $100.00
 Announced in

Bloom, Paul (2002) How Children Learn the Meanings of Words. MIT Press,
xii+300pp, paperback ISBN 0-262-52329-9, $19.95, Learning, Development
and Conceptual Change series
 hardback ed. reviewed at

Booij, Geert (2002) The Morphology of Dutch. Oxford University Press,
xii+253pp, paperback ISBN 0-19-829980-X, $26.00

Bras, Myriam, and Laure Vieu (2001) Semantic and Pragmatic Issues in
Discourse and Dialogue: Experimenting With Current Dynamic Theories.
Elsevier Science Ltd, x+250pp, hardback ISBN 0-08-043943-8
 Announced in

Davidson, Donald (2001) Subjective, Intersubjective, Objective. Oxford
University Press, xviii+237pp, paperback ISBN 0-19-823753-7, $19.95

Gardner, Rod (2001) When Listeners Talk: Response Tokens and Listener
Stance. John Benjamins Publishing Company, xxii+281pp, hardback ISBN 1-
58811-093-1, $89.00, Pragmatics and Beyond NS 92

Hualde, Jos� Ignacio, Antxon Olarrea, and Anna Mar�a Escobar (2001)
Introducci�n a la ling��stica hisp�nica. Cambridge University Press,
xii+371pp, hardback ISBN 0-521-80314-4, $45.00

Kaplan, Robert B., ed. (2002) The Oxford Handbook of Applied
Linguistics. Oxford University Press, xxviii+641pp, hardback ISBN
0-19-513267-X, $74.00
 Announced in

Kenesei, Istvan, ed. (2001) Argument Structure in Hungarian. Akad�miai
Kiad�, Budapest, 247pp, paperback ISBN 963-05-7813-1, $38.00
K�vecses, Zolt�n (2002) Metaphor: A Practical Introduction. Oxford
University Press, xvi+285pp, paperback ISBN 0-19-514511-9, $19.95
 Announced in

Lahiri, Utpal (2002) Questions and Answers in Embedded Contexts. Oxford
University Press, x+308pp, hardback ISBN 0-19-824133-X

Lee, David (2001) Cognitive Linguistics: An Introduction. Oxford
University Press, xiv+223pp, paperback ISBN 0-19-551424-6, $24.95

Lindquist, Julie (2001) A Place to Stand: Politics and Persuasion in a
Working-Class Bar. Oxford University Press, x+204pp, paperback ISBN
0-19-514038-9, $29.95
 Announced in

Loraux, Nicole (2001) The Divided City: On Memory and Forgetting in
Ancient Athens. MIT Press, 358pp, hardback ISBN 1-890951-08-0, $30.00

McWhorter, John (2001) The Power of Babel: A Natural History of
Language. Times Books (imprint of Henry Holt and Company), 327pp,
hardback ISBN 0-7167-4473-2, $24.95

Mesthrie, Rajend, ed. (2001) Concise Encyclopedia of Sociolinguistics.
Pergamon Press xxviii+1031pp, hardback ISBN 0-08-043726-5
 Announced in

N�meth T., Enik�, and K�roly Bibok (2001) Pragmatics and the
Flexibility of Word Meaning. Elsevier Science Ltd, xii+329pp, hardback
ISBN 0-08-043971-3

Pan, Yuling, Suzanne Wong Scollon, and Ron Scollon (2001) Professional
Communication in International Settings. Blackwell Publishers, x+240pp,
hardback ISBN 0-631-22509-9, $29.95

Paradis, Michel ed. (2001) Manifestations of Aphasia Symptoms in
Different Languages. Pergamon Press, viii+296pp, hardback ISBN
 Announced in

Ravin, Yael, and Claudia Leacock, ed. (2002) Polysemy: Theoretical and
Computational Approaches. Oxford University Press, xii+227pp, paperback
ISBN 0-19-925086-3
 hardback ed. reviewed in
 and in
 Announced in

Roach, Peter (2001) Phonetics. Oxford University Press, x+116pp,
hardback ISBN 0-19-437239-1, GBP 7.90, Oxford Introductions to Language

Shi, Yuzhi (2002) The Establishment of Modern Chinese Grammar: The
Formation of the Resultative Construction and Its Effects. John
Benjamins Publishing Company, xiv+256pp, hardback ISBN 1-58811-203-9,
$98.00, Studies in Language Companion Series 59

Traugott, Elizabeth Closs, and Richard B. Dasher, Jr. (2002) Regularity
in Semantic Change. Cambridge University Press, xx+341pp, hardback ISBN
0-521-58378-0, $65.00, Cambridge Studies in Linguistics 97
 Announced in

Vanderveken, Daniel, and Susumu Kubo, ed. (2001) Essays in Speech Act
Theory. John Benjamins Publishing Company, vi+324pp, paperback ISBN
1-55619-836-1, $31.95, Pragmatics and Beyond New Series, Volume 77

Winter, Yoad (2002) Flexibility Principles in Boolean Semantics: The
Interpretation of Coordination, Plurality, and Scope in Natural
Language. MIT Press, xii+297pp, hardback ISBN 0-262-23218-9, $45.00
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