Menu

Linguística histórica e comparativa (91)

ordenar por
idioma
A Brain for Speech
A Brain for Speech
Francisco Aboi...
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição: This book discusses evolution of the human brain, the origin of speech and language. It covers past and present perspectives on the contentious issue of the acquisition of the language capacity. Divided into two parts, this insightful work covers se...
Advances in Cultural Linguistics
Advances in Cultural Linguistics
Farzad Sharifi...
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This groundbreaking collection represents the broad scope of cutting-edge research in Cultural Linguistics, a burgeoning field of interdisciplinary inquiry into the relationships between language and cultural cognition. The materials surveyed in its ...
Alliteration in Culture
Alliteration in Culture
Jonathan Roper
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:Alliteration occurs in a wide variety of contexts in stress-initial languages, including Icelandic, Finnish and Mongolian. It can be found in English from Beowulf to The Sun . Nevertheless, alliteration remains an unexamined phenomenon. This pioneeri...
Authority and Identity
Authority and Identity
R. Millar
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:This is a history of Europe unlike any other: a theory-informed history of its language use. The 'rise' and 'fall' of languages are recounted, along with an analysis of why periods of linguistic diversity are followed by hegemony. How did the socioli...
Beyond the Postcolonial
Beyond the Postcolonial
Independent Sc...
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:With the backdrop of new global powers, this volume interrogates the state of writing in English. Strongly interdisciplinary, it challenges the prevailing orthodoxy of postcolonial literary theory. An insistence on fieldwork and linguistics makes thi...
Bluestockings
Bluestockings
E. Eger
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:This studyargues that female networks of conversation, correspondenceand patronage formed the foundation for women's work in the 'higher' realms of Shakespeare criticism and poetry. Eger traces the transition between Enlightenment and Romantic cultur...
Changes in Complementation in British and American English
Changes in Complementation in British and American...
J. Rudanko
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:The book shows how the system of English predicate complementation has been undergoing an amazing amount of variation and change in recent centuries, and identifies explanatory principles to account for this change and variation, with evidence from l...
Consonant Change in English Worldwide
Consonant Change in English Worldwide
D. Schreier
editor: Springer
ano: 2005
descrição:Applying insights from variationist linguistics to historical change mechanisms that have affected the consonantal system of English, Daniel Schreier reports findings from a historical corpus-based study on the reduction of particular consonant clust...
Controlling Language in Industry
Controlling Language in Industry
Stephen Crabbe
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This book provides an in-depth study of controlled languages used in technical documents from both a theoretical and practical perspective. It first explores the history of controlled languages employed by the manufacturing industry to shape and cons...
Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English
Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent...
Paul Rickman; Juhani...
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:This book showcases fresh research into the underexplored territory of complementation through a detailed analysis of gerunds and ‘to’ infinitives involving control in English. Drawing on large electronic corpora of recent English, it examines subjec...
Creating and Digitizing Language Corpora
Creating and Digitizing Language Corpora
J. Beal; K. Corrigan...
editor: Springer
ano: 2007
descrição:A range of electronic corpora is increasingly accessible via the WWW and CD-ROM. This development coincided with improved standards governing the collecting, encoding and archiving of such data. This book looks at developing similar standards for enr...
Creating and Digitizing Language Corpora
Creating and Digitizing Language Corpora
J. Beal; K. Corrigan...
editor: Springer
ano: 2007
descrição:A range of electronic corpora has become accessible via the WWW and CD-ROM. This coincides with improvements in standards governing the collecting, encoding and archiving of such data. This book develops similar standards for enriching and preserving...