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Arabic in Modern Hebrew TextsThe Stylistics of Exophonic Writing

Arabic in Modern Hebrew Texts: The Stylistics of Exophonic Writing

Mohamed Ahmed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444439
eISBN:
9781474476713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444439.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In the late 1950s, Iraqi Jews were either forced or chose to leave Iraq for Israel. Finding it impossible to continue writing in Arabic in Israel, many Iraqi Jewish novelists faced the literary ... More

Cultural Economies of Locative Media

Cultural Economies of Locative Media

Rowan Wilken

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190234911
eISBN:
9780190234942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234911.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

Cultural Economies of Locative Media examines the manifold ways that location, location-awareness, and location data have all become familiar yet increasingly significant parts of our mobile-mediated ... More

The Dynamics of Dementia Communication

The Dynamics of Dementia Communication

Alison Wray

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190917807
eISBN:
9780190917838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917807.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Despite a plethora of good advice, it can be hard to sustain effective communicative behaviours when someone is living with a dementia. This book asks why that is. Part 1 explores how various ... More

Global Leadership TalkConstructing Good Governance in Indonesia

Global Leadership Talk: Constructing Good Governance in Indonesia

Zane Goebel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190845049
eISBN:
9780190854256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845049.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book examines the discursive connections between global flows of ideologies about leadership and good governance, how these ideologies are localized in Indonesia, and how all of this relates to ... More

The Henri Meschonnic ReaderA Poetics of Society

The Henri Meschonnic Reader: A Poetics of Society

Henri Meschonnic

Marko Pajevic (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474445962
eISBN:
9781474476720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445962.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Henri Meschonnic was a linguist, poet, translator of the Bible and one of the most original French thinkers of his generation. He strove throughout his career to reform the understanding of language ... More

The History of Negation in the Languages of Europe and the MediterraneanVolume II: Patterns and Processes

The History of Negation in the Languages of Europe and the Mediterranean: Volume II: Patterns and Processes

Anne Breitbarth, Christopher Lucas, and David Willis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199602544
eISBN:
9780191810947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199602544.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The book constitutes the second volume of the two-volume work The history of negation in the languages of Europe and the Mediterranean. While the first volume united a rich collection of ten case ... More

Language Revitalisation in Gaelic ScotlandLinguistic Practice and Ideology

Language Revitalisation in Gaelic Scotland: Linguistic Practice and Ideology

Stuart Dunmore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474443111
eISBN:
9781474476706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443111.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Situated within the interrelated disciplines of applied sociolinguistics and the sociology of language, this book explores the language use and attitudinal perceptions of a sample of 130 adults who ... More

NiueanPredicates and Arguments in an Isolating Language

Niuean: Predicates and Arguments in an Isolating Language

Diane Massam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198793557
eISBN:
9780191835339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793557.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This book presents a detailed descriptive and theoretical examination of predicate-argument structure in Niuean, a Polynesian language within the Oceanic branch of the Austronesian family, spoken ... More

Rethinking Verb Second

Rethinking Verb Second

Rebecca Woods and Sam Wolfe (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198844303
eISBN:
9780191879845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844303.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This volume provides the most exhaustive and comprehensive treatment available of the Verb Second property, which has been a central topic in formal syntax for decades. While Verb Second has ... More

RevivalisticsFrom the Genesis of Israeli to Language Reclamation in Australia and Beyond

Revivalistics: From the Genesis of Israeli to Language Reclamation in Australia and Beyond

Ghil'ad Zuckermann

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780199812776
eISBN:
9780190097042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199812776.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This seminal book introduces revivalistics, a new trans-disciplinary field of enquiry surrounding language reclamation, revitalization and reinvigoration. The book is divided into two main parts that ... More

The Roots of Verbal Meaning

The Roots of Verbal Meaning

John Beavers and Andrew Koontz-Garboden

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198855781
eISBN:
9780191889417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855781.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book explores possible and impossible word meanings, with a specific focus on the meanings of verbs. It adopts the now common view that verb meanings consist at least partly of an event ... More

Speech TimingImplications for Theories of Phonology, Phonetics, and Speech Motor Control

Speech Timing: Implications for Theories of Phonology, Phonetics, and Speech Motor Control

Alice Turk and Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198795421
eISBN:
9780191836725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795421.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This is a book about the architecture of the speech-production planning process and speech motor control. It is written in reaction to a debate in the literature about the nature of phonological ... More

Speech, Writing, and Thought Presentation in 19th-Century Narrative FictionA Corpus-Assisted Approach

Speech, Writing, and Thought Presentation in 19th-Century Narrative Fiction: A Corpus-Assisted Approach

Beatrix Busse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190212360
eISBN:
9780190212384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190212360.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Historical Linguistics

The present study investigates speech, writing, and thought presentation in a corpus of 19th-century narrative fiction including, for instance, the novels Frankenstein, Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, ... More

The Struggle for a Multilingual FutureYouth and Education in Sri Lanka

The Struggle for a Multilingual Future: Youth and Education in Sri Lanka

Christina P. Davis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190947484
eISBN:
9780190947514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947484.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The Struggle for a Multilingual Future examines the tension between the ethnic conflict and multilingual education policy in the linguistic and social practices of Sri Lankan Tamil and Muslim girls ... More

Variation in PComparative Approaches to Adpositional Phrases

Variation in P: Comparative Approaches to Adpositional Phrases

Jacopo Garzonio and Silvia Rossi (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190931247
eISBN:
9780190931285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931247.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Over the past thirty years, the generative framework has greatly contributed to the study of both the internal and external syntax of spatial adpositions, with the intent—among many other things—of ... More

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