The Handbook of Linguistics / Edition 1

The Handbook of Linguistics / Edition 1

by Mark Aronoff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631204970

ISBN-13: 9780631204978

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley

In this first paperback edition of the $124.95 cloth edition, Aronoff (linguistics, State U. of New York at Stony Brook) and Rees-Miller (modern languages, Marietta College, Ohio) preface 32 contributed essays serving as an accessible introduction to a field that "... has not made many inroads into educated public discourse." Coverage includes the origins of language,…  See more details below

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In this first paperback edition of the $124.95 cloth edition, Aronoff (linguistics, State U. of New York at Stony Brook) and Rees-Miller (modern languages, Marietta College, Ohio) preface 32 contributed essays serving as an accessible introduction to a field that "... has not made many inroads into educated public discourse." Coverage includes the origins of language, first and second language acquisition, multilingualism, linguistics and literature, sign languages, neurolinguistics, computational linguistics, forensic linguistics, and translation. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631204978
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics Series
Pages:
840
Product dimensions:
7.06(w) x 10.13(h) x 2.18(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsix
Prefacexiii
1Origins of Language1
2Languages of the World19
3Writing Systems43
4The History of Linguistics81
5Historical Linguistics105
6Field Linguistics130
7Linguistic Phonetics150
8Phonology180
9Morphology213
10The Lexicon238
11Syntax265
12Generative Grammar295
13Functional Linguistics319
14Typology337
15An Introduction to Formal Semantics369
16Pragmatics: Language and Communication394
17Discourse Analysis428
18Linguistics and Literature446
19First Language Acquisition466
20Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition: One Person with Two Languages488
21Multilingualism512
22Natural Sign Languages533
23Sociolinguistics563
24Neurolinguistics582
25Computational Linguistics608
26Applied Linguistics637
27Educational Linguistics647
28Linguistics and Reading664
29Clinical Linguistics673
30Forensic Linguistics683
31Translation692
32Language Planning704
Bibliography714
Index774

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