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On Self-Translation

A fascinating collection of essays and conversations on the changing nature of language.

Chinese through Song, Second Edition

An innovative approach to teaching Chinese language and culture, using folk and popular songs.

Hocąk Teaching Materials, Volume 2

Second volume of instructional materials for learning the original Hochunk language, featuring entire texts and a CD.

Hocak Teaching Materials, Volume 1

Comprehensive bilingual dictionary of the Hochunk language.

Logic as the Question Concerning the Essence of Language

Aims to transform logic into a reflection on the nature of language.

Who Translates?

Argues for a postrationalist conception of translation based not on the translator's rational control of words and meanings but on a flowing through the translator of voices and textualities.

End of Story

Argues that the academy's obsession with language, and in particular with narrative, has become a sort of disease.

A Theory of Phrase Markers and the Extended Base

Addresses questions of phrase structure and theoretical architecture within a principles and parameters framework.

Translating by Factors

By emphasizing, using English-German examples, the notion of factor set, this book fosters the awareness that successful and adequate translation requires properly accounting for the pertinent translation ...

Aristotelian Logic and the Arabic Language in Alfārābī

This book explores the reaction of tenth-century Arab philosopher Abu Nasr Alfarabi to the logical works of Aristotle. From numerous short treatises the author develops a systematic and comprehensive ...

On the Logic of Ordinary Conditionals

On the Logic of Ordinary Conditionals offers a formal treatment of the logic of a type of conditional found in natural speech which differs substantially from the material conditional of propositional ...

Complementation and Case Grammar

This book offers a new and compendious account of important verbal patterns in present-day English. Serving as a central source of data, it updates and refines earlier research contributing to the syntactic ...

Principles of Deductive Logic

Clear focus on its application of formal logic to ordinary English is the most distinctive feature of this textbook for the introductory course in deductive logic. Great care is taken with the appropriate ...

Women and Language in Transition

Edited by Joyce Penfield
Subjects: Gender And Sexuality

This collection of essays deals with the interplay of language and social change, asking the question: How can language and society be made gender equal? The contributors examine the critical role of ...

Language and the Sexes

In a highly readable and lively text, the authors explore the way language mirrors our cultural assumptions, especially those concerned with gender distinctions. Focusing on contemporary issues, they ...