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Title: Landmarks in Linguistic Thought II: The Western Tradition in the Twentieth Century
Written By: John E. Joseph
Nigel Love
Talbot J. Taylor
Series Title: History of Linguistic Thought
Description:

Landmarks in Linguistic Thought Volume II introduces key thinkers of twentieth-century linguistics. Each of the fifteen chapters focuses on a different thinker or theorist: Austin, Chomsky, Derrida, Firth, Goffman, Harris, Jakobson, Labov, Orwell, Sapir, Whorff, and Wittgenstein and includes extracts from their work. Through these figures, the major linguistic issues and themes of the last century are introduced.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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ISBN: 0415063965
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
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ISBN: 0415063973
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Pages: 288
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