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Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


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The Indo-European Controversy: Facts and Fallacies in Historical Linguistics

By Asya Pereltsvaig and Martin W. Lewis

This book "asserts that the origin and spread of languages must be examined primarily through the time-tested techniques of linguistic analysis, rather than those of evolutionary biology" and "defends traditional practices in historical linguistics while remaining open to new techniques, including computational methods" and "will appeal to readers interested in world history and world geography."


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Title: The Language of Comics
Subtitle: Intertext
Written By: Mario Saraceni
Description:

The Language of Comics:

*includes a large number of real comics, from individual frames to full comic strips
*provides a history of comics from the end of the nineteenth century to the present
*explores the "semiotics of comics," from the interaction between the verbal and the visual and how texts interrelate to the way speech and thought are reported in narrative and point of view

*makes the case for comics as multimodal texts and considers future developments in the genre
*is user-friendly and accessible, and provides a full glossary

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Subject Language(s): English
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415286700
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 128
Prices: $55.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 041521422X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 128
Prices: $15.95