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Speaking American: A History of English in the United States

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Language, Literacy, and Technology

By Richard Kern

"In this book, Richard Kern explores how technology matters to language and the ways in which we use it. Kern reveals how material, social and individual resources interact in the design of textual meaning, and how that interaction plays out across contexts of communication, different situations of technological mediation, and different moments in time."


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Title: The Construal of Spatial Meaning
Subtitle: Windows into Conceptual Space
Edited By: Carita Paradis
Jean Hudson
Ulf Magnusson
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Series Title: Explorations in Language and Space
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This book considers how language users express and understand literal and metaphorical spatial meaning not only in language but also through gesture and pointing. Researchers explore the ways in which theoretical developments in language and cognition, new empirical techniques, and new computational facilities have led to a greater understanding of the relationship between physical space and mental space as expressed in human communication.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Psycholinguistics
Cognitive Science
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780199641635
Pages: 368
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