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In Pursuit of EnglishLanguage and Subjectivity in Neoliberal South Korea

In Pursuit of English: Language and Subjectivity in Neoliberal South Korea

Joseph Sung-Yul Park

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190855734
eISBN:
9780190855772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855734.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book presents subjectivity as a theoretical and analytic perspective for studying the intersection of language and political economy. It makes this point by arguing that the way English comes to ... More

Highly IrregularWhy Tough, Through, and Dough Don't Rhyme—And Other Oddities of the English Language

Highly Irregular: Why Tough, Through, and Dough Don't Rhyme—And Other Oddities of the English Language

Arika Okrent

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197539408
eISBN:
9780197616017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539408.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This book presents an illustrated history of English as told through all the things that are weird about it. Maybe you have been speaking English all your life, or maybe you learned it later on. But ... More

Expressive Meaning Across Linguistic Levels and Frameworks

Expressive Meaning Across Linguistic Levels and Frameworks

Andreas Trotzke and Xavier Villalba (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198871217
eISBN:
9780191914225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871217.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

The study of the language-emotion interface has so far mainly concentrated on the conceptual dimension of emotions as expressed via language. This volume is the first to exclusively focus on the ... More

Language Change, Variation, and Universals

Language Change, Variation, and Universals

Peter W. Culicover

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198865391
eISBN:
9780191897757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865391.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This volume is about how human languages get to be the way they are, why they are different from one another in some ways and not others, and why they change in the ways that they do. Given that ... More

Polynesian Syntax and its Interfaces

Polynesian Syntax and its Interfaces

Lauren Clemens and Diane Massam (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198860839
eISBN:
9780191892905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860839.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This volume presents research in theoretical syntax and its interfaces with semantics and prosody within the Polynesian language family, with chapters focusing on Hawaiian, Māori, Niuean, Samoan, and ... More

Elite AuthenticityRemaking Distinction in Food Discourse

Elite Authenticity: Remaking Distinction in Food Discourse

Gwynne Mapes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197533444
eISBN:
9780197533482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533444.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Food plays a central role in the production of culture and is likewise a powerful resource for the representation and organization of social order. Status is thus asserted or contested through both ... More

The Diachrony of Differential Object Marking in Romanian

The Diachrony of Differential Object Marking in Romanian

Virginia Hill and Alexandru Mardale

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192898791
eISBN:
9780191925337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898791.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book offers a comprehensive overview of the beginnings, development, and stabilization of differential object marking (DOM) in Romanian by combining two approaches: diachronic syntax and ... More

Parameters of Predicate Fronting

Parameters of Predicate Fronting

Vera Lee-Schoenfeld and Dennis Ott (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197545553
eISBN:
9780197545591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197545553.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Many of the world’s languages permit or require clause-initial positioning of the primary predicate, potentially alongside some or all of its dependents. While such predicate fronting (where ... More

Continuity and Variation in Germanic and Romance

Continuity and Variation in Germanic and Romance

Sam Wolfe and Christine Meklenborg (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198841166
eISBN:
9780191876677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841166.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This volume offers a range of synchronic and diachronic case studies in comparative Germanic and Romance morphosyntax. These two language families, spoken by over a billion people today, have been of ... More

A Unified Theory of Polarity SensitivityComparative Syntax of Arabic

A Unified Theory of Polarity Sensitivity: Comparative Syntax of Arabic

Ahmad Alqassas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197554883
eISBN:
9780197554920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197554883.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book examines polarity sensitivity—a ubiquitous phenomenon involving expressions such as anybody, nobody, ever, never, and somebody and their counterparts in other languages, with particular ... More

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