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Speaking American: A History of English in the United States

By Richard W. Bailey

"Takes a novel approach to the history of American English by focusing on hotbeds of linguistic activity throughout American history."


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Language, Literacy, and Technology

By Richard Kern

"In this book, Richard Kern explores how technology matters to language and the ways in which we use it. Kern reveals how material, social and individual resources interact in the design of textual meaning, and how that interaction plays out across contexts of communication, different situations of technological mediation, and different moments in time."


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Title: Semiotic Grammar
Written By: William B McGregor
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McGregor proposes and develops a new theory of grammar based on the notion of the linguistic sign. In interpreting language and its structure as a semiotic system consisting of signs, he provides a range of new analyses of well established syntactic and morphological relations, categories, and roles. This book constitutes an important and valuable contribution to linguistic theory, drawing on the author's extensive knowledge of Australian Aboriginal languages, as well as discussing data from more familiar languages, such as English.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Arabic
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198236883
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 448pp
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