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LINGUIST List 18.1506

Thu May 17 2007

Books: Pragmatics/Sociolinguistics: Maybin, Mercer, Hewings (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


Links to the websites of all LINGUIST's supporting publishers are available at the end of this issue.
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        1.    Francesca Filippelli, Using English: Maybin, Mercer, Hewings (Eds)


Message 1: Using English: Maybin, Mercer, Hewings (Eds)
Date: 09-May-2007
From: Francesca Filippelli <francesca.filippellitaylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: Using English: Maybin, Mercer, Hewings (Eds)


Title: Using English
Published: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Book URL: http://www.routledge-ny.com/shopping_cart/products/product_detail.asp?sku=&isbn=9780415376822&parent

Editor: Janet Maybin
Editor: Neil Mercer
Editor: Ann Hewings
Hardback: ISBN: 0415376815 Pages: 328 Price: U.S. $ 120.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0415376823 Pages: 328 Price: U.S. $ 35.95
Abstract:

Using English provides an invaluable introduction to the study of English
for students of language and linguistics. It examines the way in which the
English language is used today in different contexts and in many parts of
the world, by both native and non-native speakers. Issues of language use
in speech and writing, in work and play, and in persuading and informing
are explored and illustrated with data and readings from around the
English-using world. The reader is introduced to the adaptations and
variations in English language use and to debates relating to how these are
perceived and evaluated by different groups of users.

For this new book, key material from the earlier bestselling book, Using
English: From Conversation to Canon, has been reorganized and updated, and
entirely new material introduced. This new content is based on recent
research in the field, as well as on contemporary thinking about how
speakers and writers use the English language to accomplish a huge range of
purposes in a variety of linguistic and cultural settings. Drawing on The
Open University's wide experience of writing accessible and innovative
texts, this book:

*Explains basic concepts, easily located through a comprehensive index

*Includes contributions by experts in the field, such as Mike Baynham,
Adrian Beard, Guy Cook, Sharon Goodman, Almut Koester, Janet Maybin and
NeilMercer

*Contains a range of source material and commissioned readings to
supplement chapters.

Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=25460


-------------------------- Major Supporters --------------------------
Blackwell Publishing http://www.blackwellpublishing.com
Cambridge University Press http://us.cambridge.org
Cascadilla Press http://www.cascadilla.com/
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd http://www.continuumbooks.com
Edinburgh University Press http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/
Equinox Publishing Ltd. http://www.equinoxpub.com/
European Language Resources Association http://www.elda.org/sommaire.php
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
Hodder Arnold http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates http://www.erlbaum.com/
Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom.at
MIT Press http://mitpress.mit.edu/
Mouton de Gruyter http://www.mouton-publishers.com
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
Palgrave Macmillan http://www.palgrave.com
Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/
Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com/
Springer http://www.springer.com

---------------------- Other Supporting Publishers ----------------------
Anthropological Linguistics http://www.indiana.edu/~anthling/
CSLI Publications http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/
Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc. Umass http://glsa.hypermart.net/
International Pragmatics Assoc. http://www.ipra.be
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
Linguistic Assoc. of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke http://www.lotpublications.nl/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
St. Jerome Publishing Ltd. http://www.stjerome.co.uk
Utrecht institute of Linguistics http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/

 






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