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Contemporary Linguistics: An Introduction

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Contemporary Linguistics offer integrated and comprehensive coverage of linguistics written by experts in the field — from phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics to cross-curricular topics such as sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics and prepares students for further work in linguistics. Its lucid and direct writing style makes even complex concepts easy to grasp, while the extensive apparatus helps students master the course material.

Synopsis:

Contemporary Linguistics is the gold standard of introductory linguistics textbooks. Meticulously prepared, it is one of the most comprehensive, authoritative, up-to-date introductory resources on the market. The books extensive examples and exercises help students master the course material, and its lucid writing style makes complex concepts easy to understand.

About the Author

WILLIAM O'GRADY teaches linguistics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and is the author of several scholarly books. His research focuses on syntactic theory, language acquisition, and Korean.

JOHN ARCHIBALD, in addition to teaching linguistics at the University of Calgary, studies the acquisition of phonology and has written several books on the subject.

MARK ARONOFF is professor of linguistics at Stony Brook University and President of the Linguistic Society of America for 2005. He has written numerous articles and several books on aspects of linguistic morphology, as well as on orthography and the teaching of linguistics.

JANIE REES-MILLER is director of international programs at Marietta College, Ohio. In research and teaching, she is concerned with the interface between theory and practice and with making linguistics accessible to nonlinguists. She is coeditor with Mark Aronoff of ~The Handbook of Linguistics~.

Table of Contents

Preface

    

  Preface to the First Edition

    

  List of Technical Abbreviations

    

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780312419363
Author:
Ogrady, William
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Author:
Rees-Miller, Janie
Author:
Archibald, John
Author:
O'Grady, William
Author:
Aronoff, Mark
Author:
O'Grady, William D.
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Fifth Edition
Publication Date:
20130431
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.50 in

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