An Encyclopedia of Language

An Encyclopedia of Language

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* Examines how language works, accounting for its nature, its use, its study and its history * Two comprehensive indexes of Topics and Technical Terms, and Names * Carefully illustrated to explain key points in the text `This rich repository of information on all aspects of language is a must for all libraries in higher education, schools and larger public libraries.' - Library Review `Each article has an excellent bibliography. In addition, there are comprehensive indexes of topics and technical terms and names. Highly recommended for all college and general public libraries.' - Choice `This important book is in many ways a state-of-the -art survey of current conceptions of, and approaches to, language, with generous references to more detailed sources. Each chapter has a good bibliography.' - Language International `A comprehensive guide ... with very thorough bibliographies ... Collinge's Encyclopedia is recommended to academic libraries.' - Reference Reviews `The bibliographies are an invaluable aid ... the editor is to be congratulated for having done an excellent job ... there are virtually no areas of language and linguistics that do not get a look in somewhere, and there is good signposting in the text itself.' - Nigel Vincent, Times Higher Education SupplementThis especially applies to the acoustic mentalimageassigned to writtenorprinted texts. ... on the one hand, be considered as a physical object in the full sense of the word (a visual picture and/or an acoustic soundconfiguration, concerning which it is ... and 109 agirl figure representingAlice, even if these figures differfrom one another bothastotheir internal proportions and astotheir proportion with respect toanbsp;...

Title:An Encyclopedia of Language
Author: N.E. Collinge
Publisher:Routledge - 2002-09-11

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