Author: Heidi Harley, University of Arizona
Hardback: ISBN: 0631230319 Pages: 320 Price: U.S. $ 74.95
Paperback: ISBN: 0631230327 Pages: 320 Price: U.S. $ 29.95
English Words: A Linguistic Introduction is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the study of English words from a theoretically informed linguistic perspective. - accessibly written to give students a command of basic theory, skills in analyzing English words, and the foundation needed for more advanced study in linguistic theory or lexicology. - covers basic introductory material and investigates the structure of English vocabulary. - introduces students to the technical study of words from relevant areas of linguistics: phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical linguistics and psycholinguistics.
"A very special book that captures, at an introductory level, the variety of things linguists find fascinating about the history and structure of English." -- Will Leben, Stanford University