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April 2020. vi, 332 pp.
With an accessible introduction to theory and method this book prepares scientists, science teachers, and science writers to take advantage of recent shifts in metaphor theories and methods.
April 2020. xi, 274 pp.
This volume fills a crucial void in the field of Hispanic and Lusophone linguistics by introducing the latest production in the discipline of attitudes toward Spanish, Spanish sign language, Portuguese, Guarani and Papiamentu... read more
April 2020. v, 265 pp.
This book brings philologists of ancient languages together with metaphor experts from several modalities to interrogate whether ancient and modern texts and languages draw attention to figurative tropes in similar ways
April 2020. xii, 332 pp.
This book offers insights on some of the research lines which are currently being developed within the framework of diachronic language research, bringing together theoretical as well as empirical works, undertaken from various... read more
April 2020. vii, 166 pp.
The book represents a historical overview of the way the topic of gesture and sign language has been treated in the 18th century French philosophy.
April 2020. v, 233 pp.
This volume contains selected papers from the International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian (Budapest, 2017).The contributions address theoretical issues in Hungarian linguistics, including comparisons with other... read more
April 2020. xii, 305 pp.
This book showcases eleven studies dealing with corpora and the changing society. The contributors in this volume use a variety of corpus methods to address the two patterns of change.
April 2020. vi, 196 pp.
This book deals the discourses that surround – and construct our perspectives and understanding of – death and dying. Of course, the present volume does not attempt to be exhaustive, but it considers the subject from several... read more
April 2020. viii, 319 pp.
This book explores the inextricable connection that language has with cultural identity and cultural practices, with a particular emphasis on how they contribute to shaping personal identity.
April 2020. vi, 253 pp.
This volume contains empirically-based papers which examine individual stages of the grammaticalization of the definite article in German from its beginnings as a demonstrative to the definite article and beyond, focusing on... read more