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Semantics

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Burning the Candle
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Christine Evans
Seldom does one get the chance to get as close as this to the writing process. The poet asks "Where does it come from, what starts it off, this itch...
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The Oxford Guide to the Romance...
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Adam Ledgeway; Martin Maiden
 
This book is the most exhaustive treatment of the Romance languages available today. It offers a detailed structural examination of individual Romance varieties as well as a comprehensive comparative account...
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Words and Meanings: Lexical Semantics...
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Cliff Goddard; Anna Wierzbicka
 
This book presents cross-linguistic and cross-cultural investigations of word meaning from different domains of the lexicon - concrete, abstract, physical, sensory, emotional, and social. The words they consider are complex...
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Rhetoric in Tooth and Claw: Animals,...
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Debra Hawhee
 
We tend to think of rhetoric as a solely human art. After all, only humans can use language artfully to make a point, the very definition of rhetoric. Yet when...
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Imagination and Convention:...
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Ernie Lepore; Matthew Stone
 
How do hearers manage to understand speakers? And how do speakers manage to shape hearers' understanding? Lepore and Stone show that standard views about the workings of semantics and pragmatics...
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Teaching Bodies: Moral Formation in...
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Mark D. Jordan
 
In Teaching Bodies, leading scholar of Christian thought Mark D. Jordan offers an original reading of the Summa of Theology of Thomas Aquinas. Reading backward, Jordan...
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How Gender Shapes the World
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Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald
 
This book focuses on how gender in its many guises - Linguistic, Natural, Social - is reflected in human languages, how it features in myths and metaphors, and the role...
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Category Mistakes
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Ofra Magidor
 
Category mistakes are sentences such as 'Green ideas sleep furiously' or 'Saturday is in bed'. They strike us as highly infelicitous but it is hard to explain precisely why this...
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Language, Sexuality, and Power:...
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Erez Levon; Ronald Beline Mendes
 
Language, Sexuality, and Power examines the diversity of sexuality as a social and linguistic phenomenon. Bringing together work on a variety of national and linguistics contexts, the volume provides a...
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Drone Warfare and Lawfare in a...
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Marouf Hasian
 
Drone Warfare and Lawfare in a Post-Heroic Age posits a framework for the scholarly community, policy makers, and lay readers for understanding the legal and military aspects of drone warfare.
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Plato, Derrida, and Writing
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Jasper Neel
 
Analyses the emerging field of composition studies within the epistemological and ontological debate over writing precipitated by Plato, who would have us abandon writing entirely, and continued by Derrida, who...
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Music as Discourse: Semiotic...
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Kofi Agawu
 
The question of whether music has meaning has been the subject of sustained debate ever since music became a subject of academic inquiry. Is music a language? Does it...
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Missing Link: The Evolution of...
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Jeffery Donaldson
 
A stunning meeting of the humanities and sciences, perceived in the metaphoric behaviours that pervade both.
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Michael Moore and the Rhetoric of...
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Thomas W. Benson; Brian J. Snee
 
Not afraid to tackle provocative topics in American culture, from gun violence and labor policies to terrorism and health care, Michael Moore has earned both applause...
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The Language of Stories: A Cognitive...
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Barbara Dancygier
 
This book describes the conceptual and linguistic underpinnings of narrative interpretation.
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Language and Law
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Annabelle Mooney
 
An accessible introduction to forensic linguistics and the linguistic methods they employ. Containing real-life examples, it shows that linguistic tools are invaluable in exploring legal language and language with legal...
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