Contact, Variation, and Change in the History of English by Simone E. Pfenninger, Olga Timofeeva, Anne-Christine

By Simone E. Pfenninger, Olga Timofeeva, Anne-Christine Gardner, Alpo Honkapohja, Marianne Hundt, Daniel Schreier

The papers during this quantity objective at facilitating alternate among 3 fields of inquiry which are of serious significance in ancient linguistics: language swap, (socio)linguistic study on version, and get in touch with linguistics. Drawing on quite a number recently-developed methodological concepts, resembling equipment for quantifying the linguistic version (that is a prerequisite for language switch) or new corpus-based equipment for investigating text-type edition, the members may be able to hint linguistic swap in numerous sessions and make contact with events, display how version happens, and in how a long way language switch effects out of this alteration. therefore, the chapters transcend middle problems with language version and alter, targeting the boundary among be aware and grammar, discourse and beliefs within the historical past of the English language.

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Hybrid Identities and Adolescent Girls: Being 'Half' in by Laurel D. Kamada

By Laurel D. Kamada

This ebook examines the ethnic, gendered, and embodied 'hybrid' identities of 'half-Japanese' women in Japan, colourfully narrated via their very own voices. the ladies fight to absolutely build their identities into positions of regulate over disempowering discourses of 'otherness', whereas additionally celebrating cultural capital as they negotiate their developed identities of 'Japaneseness', 'whiteness' and 'halfness/doubleness'.

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The Cambridge History of the English Language, Volume 1: The by Richard M. Hogg

By Richard M. Hogg

The Cambridge heritage of the English Language is the 1st multi-volume paintings to supply an entire and authoritative account of the heritage of English. This quantity offers with the background of English as much as the Norman conquest. each one bankruptcy provides a chronologically-oriented presentation of the knowledge, surveys scholarship within the region and takes complete account of the influence of constructing and present linguistic thought at the interpretation of the knowledge. The chapters were written in order to be available either to experts and nonspecialists, and feature been rigorously edited by way of Profesor Hogg to create an built-in strategy. this can be crucial interpreting for all these drawn to the historical past of the English language.

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Verbal Minds: Language and the Architecture of Cognition by Toni Gomila

By Toni Gomila

Ten years in the past, the hegemonic inspiration used to be that language was once a type of self sustaining module in the brain, a type of "print-out" of no matter what cognitive task was once happening, yet with none impact whatever in that task. whereas this view continues to be held, proof accumulated within the last 10 years indicates one other view in their inter-relationships, even supposing precisely which one isn't transparent but, partly end result of the loss of a unified view, and partly as a result of inertia of the former place, partially simply because all this proof has to be thought of jointly. progressively more researchers are being attentive to the problems concerned because the human language specificity could provide a clue to appreciate what makes people "smart," to account for the singularities of human cognition.

This ebook offers a finished overview of the a number of advancements that experience taken position within the final 10 years at the query of the relationships among language and proposal and integrates them right into a coherent framework. it will likely be correct for somebody operating within the sciences of languages.
• Synthesizes fresh examine
• presents an built-in view of cognitive architecture
• Explains the relationships among language and idea

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Contending with Globalization in World Englishes (Critical by Mukul Saxena, Tope Omoniyi

By Mukul Saxena, Tope Omoniyi

This e-book engages with English in globalization, re-examining and re-interpreting the modern contexts of its acquisition and use. The chapters contained during this booklet weave jointly 4 inter-related subject matters that outline the function of English within the international context: the ‘centrality of structure’, ‘relationships of interdependence’, ‘social structures of distinction’ and ‘reproduction of inequality’.

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L'Image by Samuel Beckett

By Samuel Beckett

Écrit en français dans les années 1950. Première e-book (en français), dans X, A Quarterly evaluation, I, novembre 1959. Paru aux Éditions de Minuit en 1988.

Dans ce texte, Beckett tente de prouver que les mots, s'ils sont mal formulés ou s'ils ont été traînés "dans los angeles boue", ne servent plus à rien ou sont alors dépourvus de sens. Également, il se regarde lui-même et examine toutes les mimiques qui accompagnent généralement los angeles parole : mouvement des mains, de l. a. langue...

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Mysterium Magnum: Michelangelo's Tondo Doni by Regina Stefaniak

By Regina Stefaniak

This publication offers the "Tondo Doni" as a version of "Ephesians'" 'great sacrament' of marriage for the recent Florentine republic. Following 15th century theology, Michelangelo portrayed Mary as a humble spouse ruled and possessed by way of a virile father or mother Joseph, the couple united as though 'two in a single flesh'. To catch up on their symbolic propinquity, he solid her as a paragon of virginity, a muscular mulier fortis. to be able to hold this virago in her position, Michelangelo coupled the Virgin in non secular union with Christ, maenad-Psyche to bacchic Eros, trying to mystify her social subordination through Ficinian remark and Saint Paul into self-sacrificing love. Then, firing the Doni infant's vehemence with a extraordinarily violent pressure of Christian divine love, the painter became to Dante's rime petrose to proceed the implied motion and at the same time authorize a brand new painterly type, a sculptural stile aspro.

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