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Title: Language in Theory
Subtitle: A Resource Book for Students
Written By: Peter Stockwell
Mark Robson
Series Title: Routledge English Language Introductions

Language in Theory is a comprehensive introduction to the conceptual
frameworks which underpin the study of language. It approaches theories of
language through themes such as gender, race, creativity and cognition,
allowing students to investigate language theory in practice, and provides
classic readings by key names including Cixous, Derrida, Foucault and Lakoff.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415320496
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256
Prices: U.S. $ 87.50

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415320488
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 256
Prices: U.S. $ 26.95