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Truth and Veridicality in Grammar and Thought Mood, Modality, and Propositional Attitudes
ISBN: PB: 9780226763347, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
312 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Can language directly access what is true, or is the truth judgment affected by the subjective, perhaps even solipsistic, constructs of reality built by the speakers of that language? The construction of such subjective representations is known as ve...
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Complex Words, Causatives, Verbal Periphrases and the Gerund Romance Languages versus Czech (A Parallel Corpus-Based Study)
ISBN: PB: 9788024645544, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, March 2021
163 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! This book focuses on the typological differences among the four most widely spoken Romance languages – French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish – and Czech. Utilizing findings from the Cze...
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£14,00
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once upon a twin
ISBN: PB: 9781944838768, Gallaudet University Press, March 2021
96 pp., 21.6x14 cm
When the author was growing up deaf in a hearing family of nine children, his mother shared conflicting stories about having had a miscarriage after – or around – the time he was conceived. As an elegy to his lost twin, this book asks: If he had a tw...
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£13,00
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Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Volume 28
ISBN: PB: 9781684000715, University of Chicago Press, Center for the Study of Language and Information, February 2021
400 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Japanese and Korean are typologically similar, with linguistic phenomena in one often having counterparts in the other. The Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference provides a forum for research, particularly through comparative study, on both language...
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£30,00
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Digital Community Engagement Partnering Communities with the Academy
ISBN: HB: 9781947602519, University of Chicago Press, University of Cincinnati Press, January 2021
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 25 photos
"Digital Community Engagement" brings together cutting-edge campus-community partnerships with a focus on digital projects. Through a series of case studies authored by academics and their community partners, this collection explores models for digit...
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Studies in Language and Information
ISBN: PB: 9781684000500, ISBN: HB: 9781684000494, University of Chicago Press, Center for the Study of Language and Information, January 2021
489 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This book gathers together in one volume many influential papers by renowned philosopher of language John Perry.
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Constraint-Based Syntax and Semantics Papers in Honor of Daniele Godard
ISBN: PB: 9781684000463, University of Chicago Press, Center for the Study of Language and Information, January 2021
215 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This volume is devoted to the syntax and semantics of various languages, studied with models based on constraints. Both French and international linguists present their work in tribute to Daniele Godard, emeritus research director at the Centre natio...
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£21,00
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Languages of Scandinavia Seven Sisters of the North
ISBN: PB: 9780226759753, ISBN: HB: 9780226493893, University of Chicago Press, December 2020
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 6 halftones, 3 line drawings, 4 tables
From fjords to mountains, schools of herring to herds of reindeer, Scandinavia is rich in astonishing natural beauty. Less well known, however, is that it is also rich in languages. Home to seven languages, Scandinavia has traditionally been understo...
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£26,00
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That's the Ticket for Soup! Victorian Views on Vocabulary as Told in the Pages of "Punch"
ISBN: HB: 9781851245529, Bodleian Library Publishing, November 2020
120 pp., 21x16.1 cm, 34 black&white illus.
The vocabulary of past times, no longer used in English, is always fascinating, especially when we see how it was pilloried by the satirists of the day. Here we have Victorian high and low society, with its fashionable and unfashionable slang, its c...
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Lexical and Semantic Aspects of Proverbs
ISBN: PB: 9788024643588, University of Chicago Press, Center for the Study of Language and Information, September 2020
243 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This book is linguistic in nature, offering a number of aspects of contemporary languages and their proverbs. Focusing mostly on lexical, semantic and pragmatic aspects, the book also explores language corpora findings. Apart from collecting data on...
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