Author: Graham D. Caie; Carole Hough; IrenA Wotherspoon (
Publisher: Editions Rodopi BV
Keywords: honour, christian, kay, costerus, semantics, lexicology, words, essays, lexicography, power
Number of Pages: 242
Published: 2006-12-20
List price: $65.00
ISBN-10: 9042021217
ISBN-13: 9789042021211

List of Contents: Introduction C. P. BIGGAM: Old English colour lexemes used of textiles in Anglo-Saxon England Julie COLEMAN: Slang terms for money: a historical thesaurus Fiona DOUGLAS and John CORBETT: ’Huv a wee seat, hen’: evaluative terms in Scots Philip DURKIN: Lexical splits and mergers: some difficult cases for the OED Andreas FISCHER: Of ’faederan’ and ’eamas’: avuncularity in Old English Roger LASS and Margaret LAING: $ho:fian{*}/vK2: a LAEME-based lexical study Caroline MACAFEE: The rhyme potential of Scots Terttu NEVALAINEN and He

Author: FACCHINETTI; Roberta
Publisher: Editions Rodopi
Keywords: computers, language, linguistics, practical, studies, years, corpus
Number of Pages: 391
Published: 2007-04-20
List price: $108.00
ISBN-10: 9042021950
ISBN-13: 9789042021952

This volume offers a state-of-the-art picture of work undertaken in the field of computer-aided corpus linguistics. While the focus is on English, central insights can be generalised to other languages, as well. As a work intended to mark the Silver Jubilee of ICAME, the International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English, the book combines surveys of the discipline by some of its major pioneers, including founders of ICAME itself, with cutting-edge work by younger scholars. It is divided into three sections: Overviewing years of corpus linguistic studies, Descriptive studies in

Author: Andrew Wilson (Editor); Dawn Archer (Editor); Paul
Publisher: Editions Rodopi B.V.
Keywords: computers, language, linguistics, practical, studies, world, corpus
Number of Pages: 241
Published: 2006-03-01
List price: $71.50
ISBN-10: 9042018364
ISBN-13: 9789042018365

This volume contains a selection of the papers delivered at the Corpus Linguistics 2003 conference, held at Lancaster University in April 2003. The papers selected address a wide range of world languages - Basque, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Maltese, Russian, Spanish, and Slovene. Both synchronic and diachronic studies are included, as well as studies of learner language. In addition to mainstream linguistic analyses of phonetics, vocabulary, syntax, semantics, and rhetoric, application areas covered in the volume include financial forecasting, cross-cultural research, c

Author: Bernard Bolzano
Publisher: Editions Rodopi BV
Keywords: zur, oesterreichischen, philosophie, studien, politics, writings, ethics, selected
Number of Pages: 380
Published: 2007-01-31
List price: $104.00
ISBN-10: 9042021543
ISBN-13: 9789042021549

Celebrated today for his groundbreaking work in logic and the foundations of mathematics, Bernard Bolzano (1781-1848) was best known in his own time as a leader of the reform movement in his homeland (Bohemia, then part of the Austrian Empire). As professor of religious science at the Charles University in Prague from 1805 to 1819, Bolzano was a highly visible public intellectual, a courageous and determined critic of abuses in Church and State. Based in large part on a carefully argued utilitarian practical philosophy, he developed a non-violent program for the reform of the authoritarian ins

Author: A.J. SIMOES DA SILVA
Publisher: Editions Rodopi B.V.
Keywords: decolonizing, project, cross, cultures, fiction, lamming, nationalist, despair, george, luxury
Number of Pages: 226
Published: 2000-01-01
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 9042014210
ISBN-13: 9789042014213

This book offers a timely critique of the work of the Barbadian novelist George Lamming, examining the ways in which his novels exhibit the "luxury of nationalist despair" and exploring the tensions between his strongly voiced anti-colonialism and his ambiguously articulated politics of self. Although stressing the place occupied by Lamming and his work in the context of an anti-colonial first generation of ’nation-writing’ that has emerged in the formerly colonized world over the past half-century, the study also addresses the novelist’s problematic, reductive focus on a nat

Authors:Paul Simpson-Housley, Jamie S. Scott,
Publisher: Editions Rodopi B.V.
Keywords: literatures, cross, cultures, postcolonial, geography, sacred, religion, mapping
Number of Pages: 519
Published: 2001-01-01
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 9042015446
ISBN-13: 9789042015449

Interweaving the interpretative methods of religious studies, literary criticism and cultural geography, the essays in this volume focus on issues associated with the representation of place and space in the writing and reading of the postcolonial. The collection charts the ways in which contemporary writers extend and deepen our awareness of the ambiguities of economic, social and political relations implicated in "sacred space" - the sense of spiritual significance associated with those concrete locations in which adherents of different religious traditions, past and present, maintain a ritu

Author: Udo Frie
Publisher: Editions Rodopi B.V.
Keywords: corpus, linguistics, language, computers, english, studies, new, york, times, aelfric
Number of Pages: 262
Published: 1997-05-01
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 904200200X
ISBN-13: 9789042002005
  
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