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LINGUIST List 17.2060

Fri Jul 14 2006

FYI: Language : June 2006 Book Notice List

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        1.    Gregory Stump, Language : June 2006 Book Notice List

Message 1: Language : June 2006 Book Notice List
Date: 13-Jul-2006
From: Gregory Stump <gstumpuky.edu>
Subject: Language : June 2006 Book Notice List

LANGUAGE, Journal of the Linguistic Society of America

Book notice list [June 2006]

- Important notice -

Within the next year, the print journal Language will be phasing out the
publication of book notices in its pages. Instead, all new book notices
will be published online in the new electronic journal that the LSA is
developing, known as eLanguage (see the announcement at
www.lsadc.org/info/pubs-elang-rfp.cfm, and the Editor's Department in the
March 2006 issue of Language (82.1)). Book reviews and review articles
will continue to be published in the pages of Language as they always have

Below is the list of books currently available for 500-word book notices.
The opportunity to write book notices is offered to all readers of Language
whether or not they are LSA members, though the editor reserves the right
to decline to send books to volunteers whose previous book notices have
presented substantive or stylistic problems that increase the time required
for editing. Students are encouraged to write book notices, though a
faculty supervisor must agree to approve the book notice before it is
submitted to the editor. Book notices are due within three months after
the reviewer receives the book; this insures that works are reviewed in a
timely fashion.

The number of singly authored reviews and book notices by any one reviewer
may not exceed 10 per year. Also, a single reviewer may appear as the
(co-)author on as many as 15 submissions in one year. This means that in
addition to 10 singly-authored reviews/notices, a reviewer may additionally
have 5 co-authored reviews/notices in one year. (Note, however, that these
limits are subject to change, and reviewers would be advised to check with
the review editor if they approach these limits.)

Additional information on writing reviews and book notices for Language can
be found at the Language Reviews website.

Please note again that notices for the books on this list will not be
published in the print version of Language; instead, they will be published
online in eLanguage.

Please feel free to circulate this list to colleagues.

Requests may be made to:

Language Reviews
c/o Gregory Stump
Department of English
University of Kentucky
1215 Patterson Tower
Lexington, KY 40506-0027


If requesting by e-mail, please include the address to which we should send
the book for which you wish to write a notice.

Books available for book notices to appear in eLanguage (not in the print
journal Language, which will shortly cease publication of book notices):

Abler, William L. 2005. Structure of matter, structure of mind: Man’s place
in nature, reconsidered. Sofia, Bulgaria: Pensoft/Bainbridge. Pp. 221.

Alhaug, Gulbrand, Endre Mørck, and Aud-Kirsti Pedersen (eds.). 2005. Mot
rikare mål å trå: Festskrift til Tove Bull. Oslo: Novus forlag. Pp. xiii, 361.

Barnes, Jonathan. 2006. Strength and weakness at the interface: Positional
neutralization in phonetics and phonology. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Pp. 292.

Beeston, A.F.L. 2006. The Arabic language today. Washington, D.C.:
Georgetown University Press. Pp. 115.

Bluhme, Hermann. 2005. Etymologisches Worterbuch des deutschen
Grundwortschatzes. Munich: LINCOM Europa. Pp. 681.

Bohas, Georges, Jean-Patrick Guillaume, and Djamel Kouloughli. 2006. The
Arabic linguistic tradition. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press.
Pp. 163.

Boudelaa, Sami (ed.). 2006. Perspectives on Arabic linguistics XVI: Papers
from the sixteenth annual symposium on Arabic linguistics, Cambridge, March
2002. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. 181.

Branner, David Prager (ed.). 2006. The Chinese rime tables: Linguistic
philosophy and historical-comparative phonology. Amsterdam: John
Benjamins. Pp. 358.

Bursk, Christopher. 2006. The first inhabitants of Arcadia. Fayetteville,
AR: University of Arkansas Press. Pp. 124.

Chalhoub-Deville, Micheline, Carol A. Chapelle and Patricia A. Duff (eds.).
2006. Inference and generalizability in applied linguistics: Multiple
perspectives. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. 248.

Costa, João and Maria Cristina Figueiredo Silva (eds.). 2006. Studies on
agreement. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. 285.

Coulmas, Florian. 2005. Sociolinguistics: The study of speakers’ choices.
New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 263.

Cravens, Thomas D. 2006. Variation and reconstruction. Amsterdam: John
Benjamins. Pp. 223.

Dozier, Cheryl, Peter Johnston, and Rebecca Rogers. 2006. Critical
literacy, critical teaching: Tools for preparing responsive teachers. New
York: Teachers College Press. Pp. 210.

Fasold, Ralph W. and Jeff Connor-Linton (eds.). 2006. An introduction to
language and linguistics. New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 540.

Feoktistov, Aleksandr and Sirkka Saarinen. 2005. Mokšamordvan murteet.
Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura. Pp. 435.

Genesee, Fred, Kathryn Lindholm-Leary, William M. Saunders, and Donna
Christian (eds.). 2006. Educating English language learners: A synthesis of
research evidence. New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 145.

Graves, Michael F. 2006. The vocabulary book: Learning and instruction. New
York: Teachers College Press. Pp. 182.

Hagland, Jan Ragnar. 2005. Literacy i norsk seinmellomalder. Oslo: Novus
forlag. Pp. 117.

Hampe, Beate (ed.). 2005. From perception to meaning: Image schemas in
cognitive linguistics. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Pp. 485.

Harley, Heidi. 2006. English words: A linguistic introduction. Oxford:
Blackwell Publishing. Pp. 320.

Hausendorf, Heiko and Alfons Bora (eds.). 2006. Analysing citizenship talk:
Social positioning in political and legal decision-making processes.
Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. 2006.

Hurlburt, Russell T. and Christopher L. Heavey. 2006. Exploring inner
experience: The descriptive experience sampling method. Amsterdam: John
Benjamins. Pp. 276.

Hyland, Ken. 2005. Metadiscourse. London: Continuum. Pp. 230.

Ivanauskaitė, Vita. 2004. Karinės-istorinės dainos 4 [Lietuvių liaudies
dainynas, vol. 18]. Vilnius: Lietuvių literatūros ir tautosakos
institutas. Pp.576.

Iyeiri, Yoko (ed.). 2005. Aspects of English negation. Amsterdam: John
Benjamins. Pp. 239.

Karlsson, Susanna. 2006. Positioneringsfraser i interaktion. Syntax,
prosodi och function. Göteborg: Institutionen för svenska språket. Pp.
xviii, 250.

Langlotz, Andreas. 2006. Idiomatic Creativity: A cognitive linguistic model
of idiom-representation and idiom-variation in English. Amsterdam: John
Benjamins. Pp. 326.

Lassen, Inger, Jeanne Strunck and Torben Vestergaard (eds.). 2006.
Mediating ideology in text and image: Ten critical studies. Amsterdam: John
Benjamins. Pp 254.

Lee, Felicia. 2006. Remnant raising and VSO clausal architecture.
Dordrecht: Springer. Pp. 284.

Lleo, Conxita (ed.). 2006. Interfaces in multilingualism: Acquisition and
representation. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp 284.

Masterman, Margaret. 2005. Language, cohesion and form. Ed. Yorick Wilks.
New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 312.

McLaughlin, John E. 2006. Timbisha (Panamint). Munich: LINCOM Europa. Pp. 65.

Murray, Thomas E. and Beth Lee Simon (eds.). 2006. Language variation and
change in the American midland: A new look at “heartland” English.
Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. 320.

Pavlenko, Aneta. 2005. Emotions and multilingualism. New York: Cambridge
University Press. Pp. 304.

Poudel, Kedar Prasad. 2006. Dhankute Tamang grammar. Munich: LINCOM Europa.
Pp. 181.

Ravelli, Louise J. and Robert A. Ellis (eds.). 2005. Analysing academic
writing: Contextual frameworks. London: Continuum. Pp. 279.

Rodriguez, Maria Jose Gonzalez. 2006. El subtitulado cinematografico:
Fusion de palabra, gesto y movimiento escenico. Munich: LINCOM Europa. Pp. 82.

Salatowsky, Sascha. De Anima: Die Rezeption der aristotelischen Psychologie
im 16. und 17. Jahrhundert. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. 408.

Saleemi, Anjum P., Ocke-Schwen Bohn, and Albert Gjedde (eds.). 2005. In
search of a language for the mind-brain: Can the multiple perspectives be
unified? Denmark: Aarhus University Press. Pp. 398.

Scott, Mike and Christopher Tribble. 2006. Textual patterns: Key words and
corpus analysis in language education. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. 203.

Sheorey, Ravi. 2006. Learning and teaching English in India. New Delhi:
Sage Publications. Pp. 226.

Slabakova, Roumyana, Silvina A. Montrul and Philippe Prevost (eds.). 2006.
Inquiries in linguistic development: In honor of Lydia White. Amsterdam:
John Benjamins. Pp. 363.

Thompson, Ellen. 2005. Time in natural language: Syntactic interfaces
with semantics and discourse. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Pp. 224.

Trautwein, Martin. 2005. The time window of language: The interaction
between linguistic and non-linguistic knowledge in the temporal
interpretation of German and English texts. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. Pp. 387.

Tsunoda, Tasaku and Taro Kageyama (eds.). 2006. Voice and grammatical
relations: In honor of Masayoshi Shibatani. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. 342.

Tsur, Reuven. 2006. “Kubla Khan”—poetic structure, hypnotic quality and
cognitive style: A study in mental, vocal and critical performance.
Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. 252.

Unsworth, Sharon, Teresa Parodi, Antonella Sorace, and Martha
Young-Scholten (eds.). 2006. Paths of development in L1 and L2 acquisition:
In honor of Bonnie D. Schwartz. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. 222.

Van Geenhoven, Veerle (ed.). 2006. Semantics in acquisition. Dordrecht:
Springer. Pp. 363.

Vegas, Rosa Ana Martin. 2006. Introducion a la morfofonologia
contemporanea. Munich: LINCOM Europa. Pp. 224.

Velde, John R. te. 2006. Deriving coordinate symmetries: A phase-based
approach integrating select, merge, copy and match. Amsterdam: John
Benjamins. Pp. 385.

Viel, H.-Dieter. 2005. The complete code of Hammurabi: Vol. I. Munich:
LINCOM Europa. Pp. 1-354.

Viel, H.-Dieter. 2005. The complete code of Hammurabi: Vol. II. Munich:
LINCOM Europa. Pp. 361-799.

Voeltz, F. K. Erhard (ed.). 2006. Studies in African linguistic typology.
Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. 426.

Xrakovskij, Victor S. (ed.). 2005. Typology of conditional constructions.
Munich: LINCOM Europa. Pp. 701.

Zentella, Ana Celia (ed.). 2005. Building on strength: Language and
literacy in latino families and communities. New York: Teachers College
Press. Pp. 213.

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