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LINGUIST List 20.2080

Thu Jun 04 2009

Books: General Ling: Corrigan, Moravcsik, Ouali, Wheatley (Eds)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Formulaic Language (Vols 1 & 2): Corrigan, Moravcsik, Ouali, Wheatley (Eds)

Message 1: Formulaic Language (Vols 1 & 2): Corrigan, Moravcsik, Ouali, Wheatley (Eds)
Date: 03-Jun-2009
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Formulaic Language (Vols 1 & 2): Corrigan, Moravcsik, Ouali, Wheatley (Eds)
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Title: Formulaic Language
Subtitle: Volume 1: Distribution and historical change, Volume 2: Acquisition, loss, psychological reality, and functional explanations. 2 vols. set
Series Title: Typological Studies in Language 82-83
Published: 2009
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=TSL%2082-83

Editor: Roberta Corrigan
Editor: Edith A. Moravcsik
Editor: Hamid Ouali
Editor: athleen M. Wheatley
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027229977 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 210.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027229977 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 315.00
Abstract:

This two volume collection on formulaic language is among the first ones in
the field. The authors of the present book represent a diverse group of
international scholars in linguistics and psychology. The language data
analyzed are similarly diverse, including languages such as Arabic,
Japanese, Polish, and Spanish and extending to various styles. While volume
1 focuses on the very definition of linguistic formulae and on their
grammatical, semantic, stylistic, and historical aspects, volume 2 explores
how formulae are acquired and lost by speakers of a language, in what way
they are psychologically real, and their functions in discourse. Since most
of the papers are readily accessible to readers with only basic familiarity
with linguistics, besides being a resource in linguistic research, the book
may be used in courses on discourse structure, pragmatics, semantics,
language acquisition, and syntax.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Historical Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition
                            Psycholinguistics
                            Semantics
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Japanese (jpn)
                            Polish (pol)
                            Spanish (spa)

Written In: English (eng )

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