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Title: Perspectives in Linguistics
Subtitle: Papers in Honor of P. J. Mistry
Edited By: GeraldR.McMenamin
Description:

The volume consists of papers offered as a tribute to Professor P. J.
Mistry by his former students and colleagues on the occasion of his
retirement from the Department of Linguistics at California State
University, Fresno. Reflecting the diversity of the scholars who have
benefited from Mistry's teaching, mentoring and friendship, a wide range of
sub-areas of both theoretical and applied linguistics are represented,
including syntax, morphology, phonology, sociolinguistics, historical
linguistics, discourse analysis, text linguistics, first and second
language acquisition, language pedagogy, history of linguistics, forensic
linguistics, conversation analysis, and typology. The range of languages
discussed in the papers is equally diverse both genetically and
typologically: they include Bantu, Bontok, Cham, Chumash, English, Finnish,
Gujarati, Japanese, Mandarin, Manipuri, Sanskrit, Panjabi, Rajasthani, and
Telugu. The volume also contains a biography of Mistry as well as articles
on his poetry and his contributions to Gujarati linguistics.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Indian Institute of Language Studies
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
History of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Gujarati
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 8186323120
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: vi+ 365
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