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Speech, Writing, and Thought Presentation in 19th-Century Narrative FictionA Corpus-Assisted Approach

Speech, Writing, and Thought Presentation in 19th-Century Narrative Fiction: A Corpus-Assisted Approach

Beatrix Busse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190212360
eISBN:
9780190212384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190212360.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Historical Linguistics

The present study investigates speech, writing, and thought presentation in a corpus of 19th-century narrative fiction including, for instance, the novels Frankenstein, Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, ... More

RevivalisticsFrom the Genesis of Israeli to Language Reclamation in Australia and Beyond

Revivalistics: From the Genesis of Israeli to Language Reclamation in Australia and Beyond

Ghil'ad Zuckermann

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780199812776
eISBN:
9780190097042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199812776.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This seminal book introduces revivalistics, a new trans-disciplinary field of enquiry surrounding language reclamation, revitalization and reinvigoration. The book is divided into two main parts that ... More

Global Leadership TalkConstructing Good Governance in Indonesia

Global Leadership Talk: Constructing Good Governance in Indonesia

Zane Goebel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190845049
eISBN:
9780190854256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845049.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book examines the discursive connections between global flows of ideologies about leadership and good governance, how these ideologies are localized in Indonesia, and how all of this relates to ... More

NiueanPredicates and Arguments in an Isolating Language

Niuean: Predicates and Arguments in an Isolating Language

Diane Massam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198793557
eISBN:
9780191835339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793557.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This book presents a detailed descriptive and theoretical examination of predicate-argument structure in Niuean, a Polynesian language within the Oceanic branch of the Austronesian family, spoken ... More

The Dynamics of Dementia Communication

The Dynamics of Dementia Communication

Alison Wray

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190917807
eISBN:
9780190917838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917807.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Despite a plethora of good advice, it can be hard to sustain effective communicative behaviours when someone is living with a dementia. This book asks why that is. Part 1 explores how various ... More

When Conversation LapsesThe Public Accountability of Silent Copresence

When Conversation Lapses: The Public Accountability of Silent Copresence

Elliott M. Hoey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190947651
eISBN:
9780190947682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947651.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book analyzes how people behave in and around lapses in conversation. Lapses are moments when all participants have the option to speak, but refrain from doing so. Through four empirical ... More

The History of Negation in the Languages of Europe and the MediterraneanVolume II: Patterns and Processes

The History of Negation in the Languages of Europe and the Mediterranean: Volume II: Patterns and Processes

Anne Breitbarth, Christopher Lucas, and David Willis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199602544
eISBN:
9780191810947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199602544.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The book constitutes the second volume of the two-volume work The history of negation in the languages of Europe and the Mediterranean. While the first volume united a rich collection of ten case ... More

Rethinking Verb Second

Rethinking Verb Second

Rebecca Woods and Sam Wolfe (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198844303
eISBN:
9780191879845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844303.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This volume provides the most exhaustive and comprehensive treatment available of the Verb Second property, which has been a central topic in formal syntax for decades. While Verb Second has ... More

The Roots of Verbal Meaning

The Roots of Verbal Meaning

John Beavers and Andrew Koontz-Garboden

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198855781
eISBN:
9780191889417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855781.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book explores possible and impossible word meanings, with a specific focus on the meanings of verbs. It adopts the now common view that verb meanings consist at least partly of an event ... More

Communicating & RelatingConstituting Face in Everyday Interacting

Communicating & Relating: Constituting Face in Everyday Interacting

Robert B. Arundale

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190210199
eISBN:
9780190210212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190210199.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Communicating & Relating offers an account of how relating with one another emerges in communicating in everyday interacting. Prior work has indicated that human relationships arise in human ... More

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