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Cognitive Literary ScienceDialogues between Literature and Cognition

Cognitive Literary Science: Dialogues between Literature and Cognition

Michael Burke and Emily T. Troscianko (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190496869
eISBN:
9780190496883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496869.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book brings together researchers with cognitive-scientific and literary backgrounds to present innovative research in all three variations on the possible interactions between literary studies ... More

Conceptions in the CodeHow Metaphors Explain Legal Challenges in Digital Times

Conceptions in the Code: How Metaphors Explain Legal Challenges in Digital Times

Stefan Larsson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190650384
eISBN:
9780190650414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650384.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book makes a significant contribution to sociolegal analysis and also represents a valuable contribution to conceptual metaphor theory. By utilising the case of copyright in a digital context it ... More

Gradability in Natural LanguageLogical and Grammatical Foundations

Gradability in Natural Language: Logical and Grammatical Foundations

Heather Burnett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198724797
eISBN:
9780191792298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724797.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This monograph presents a new theory of the relationship between vagueness, context sensitivity, gradability, and scale structure in natural language. The book argues that particular subclasses of ... More

The Morphosyntax of Portuguese and Spanish in Latin America

The Morphosyntax of Portuguese and Spanish in Latin America

Mary A. Kato and Francisco Ordonez (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190465889
eISBN:
9780190465919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465889.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Parameters of linguistic variation were originally conceived, within the Chomskyan Principles and Parameters theory, as Universal Grammar (UG)–-determined options that were associated with ... More

The Morphosyntax-Phonology ConnectionLocality and Directionality at the Interface

The Morphosyntax-Phonology Connection: Locality and Directionality at the Interface

Vera Gribanova and Stephanie S. Shih (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190210304
eISBN:
9780190210328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210304.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

The essays in this volume address a core question about the structure of linguistic systems: how much access do grammatical components (syntax, morphology, and phonology) have to each other? Each ... More

Questions

Questions

Veneeta Dayal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199281268
eISBN:
9780191757396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281268.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

The study of questions is one of the major success stories in modern semantics. This book synthesizes and integrates 40 years of research on the semantics of questions, and its interface with ... More

RaciolinguisticsHow Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

H. Samy Alim, John R. Rickford, and Arnetha F. Ball (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625696
eISBN:
9780190625726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625696.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Raciolinguistics reveals the central role that language plays in shaping our ideas about race and vice versa. The book brings together a team of leading scholars—working both within and beyond the ... More

Small Dictionaries and CuriosityLexicography and Fieldwork in Post-Medieval Europe

Small Dictionaries and Curiosity: Lexicography and Fieldwork in Post-Medieval Europe

John Considine

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198785019
eISBN:
9780191827211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785019.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, English Language

Small Dictionaries and Curiosity is a contribution to the history of lexicography, which gives an account of the first European dictionaries and wordlists of minority languages and dialects, from the ... More

Style, Mediation, and ChangeSociolinguistic Perspectives on Talking Media

Style, Mediation, and Change: Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Talking Media

Janus Mortensen, Nikolas Coupland, and Jacob Thogersen (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190629489
eISBN:
9780190629519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190629489.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Mediated talk is organized around familiar styles—styles of person, relationship, and genre. But media also consistently remake and restyle these familiar patterns. This book brings together original ... More

Subjectivity and Perspective in Truth-Theoretic Semantics

Subjectivity and Perspective in Truth-Theoretic Semantics

Peter Lasersohn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199573677
eISBN:
9780191831898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573677.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book develops and defends a semantic theory which respects the intuition that there may be no “fact of the matter” which determines truth values for certain kinds of sentences—those dealing with ... More

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