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LINGUIST List 20.1325

Tue Apr 07 2009

Books: Discipline of Ling: Crystal

Editor for this issue: Hannah Morales <hannahlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Rachel Markowitz, Just A Phrase I'm Going Through: Crystal

Message 1: Just A Phrase I'm Going Through: Crystal
Date: 06-Apr-2009
From: Rachel Markowitz <Rachel.Markowitztaylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: Just A Phrase I'm Going Through: Crystal
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Title: Just A Phrase I'm Going Through
Subtitle: My Life in Language
Published: 2009
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Book URL: http://routledge.com/9780415485746

Author: David Crystal
Hardback: ISBN: 0415485754 9780415485753 Pages: 292 Price: U.S. $ 90.00
Hardback: ISBN: 0415485754 9780415485753 Pages: 292 Price: U.K. £ 50.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0415485746 9780415485746 Pages: 292 Price: U.K. £ 14.99
Paperback: ISBN: 0415485746 9780415485746 Pages: 292 Price: U.S. $ 26.95
Abstract:

Kidnapping, attempted assassination, espionage… not the answers you'd
expect to the question "What happens when you become a linguist?"

But now, reflecting on a long and hugely successful career at the forefront
of the field of English Language and Linguistics, David Crystal answers
this question and offers us a special look behind the scenes at the
adventures, rewards, challenges and pitfalls of his life in language.

Both an autobiography and a highly accessible introduction to the field of
linguistics, Just a Phrase I'm Going Through illuminates and entertains us
with its many insights into the ever-fascinating subject of language.

David Crystal is synonymous with language, both as a great populariser and
linguistic pioneer, and his contribution to the field is unparalleled. This
is a book not just for students and teachers but for all lovers of
language. For more about David Crystal at Routledge, visit:
http://www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415485746/

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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