A vivid commentary on Jewish survival and Jewish speech communities that will be enjoyed by the general reader, and is essential reading for students and researchers interested in the study of Middle Eastern languages, Jewish studies, and sociolinguistics.
Studies on the nature of quotation have become a topic of growing interest
among linguists and philosophers of language. What is the function and logical
status of quotations? How can an analysis of quotation help to develop a
general theory of the semantics-pragmatics interface? This volume is a
collection of original papers by leading researchers in the field on such issues
and related linguistic and philosophical aspects of quotations.