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Thu Dec 20 2007

Books: Morphology/Sociolinguistics/Discourse Analysis: Munat (Ed)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Lexical Creativity, Texts and Contexts: Munat (Ed)


Message 1: Lexical Creativity, Texts and Contexts: Munat (Ed)
Date: 14-Dec-2007
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Lexical Creativity, Texts and Contexts: Munat (Ed)
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Title: Lexical Creativity, Texts and Contexts
Series Title: Studies in Functional and Structural Linguistics 58
Published: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=SFSL%2058

Editor: Judith Munat
Hardback: ISBN: 9027215677 9789027215673 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 110.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9027215677 9789027215673 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Abstract:

The coining of novel lexical items and the creative manipulation of
existing words and expressions is heavily dependent on contextual factors,
including the semantic, stylistic, textual and social environments in which
they occur. The twelve specialists contributing to this collection aim to
illuminate creativity in word formation with respect to functional
discourse roles, but also examine 'critical creativity' determined by
language policy, as well as diachronic phonetic variation in
creatively-coined words. The data, based either on large corpora or smaller
hand-collected samples, is drawn from advertising, the daily press,
electronic communication, literature, spoken interaction, cartoons, lexical
ontologies and style guides. Each study analyses novel formations in
relation to their contexts of use and inevitably leads to the crucial
question of creativity vs. productivity. By focussing on creative lexical
formations at the level of parole, these studies provide insights
into morphological theory at the level of langue, and ultimately
seek to explain lexical creativity as a function of language use.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Morphology
                            Sociolinguistics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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