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  • Recent Publications

This list acknowledges recent works (except offprints of single articles) that appear to bear on the scientific study of language. The receipt of individual books cannot be separately acknowledged and no book can be returned to the publisher. Note especially that by accepting a book the Editor implies no promise that it will be reviewed in this journal. Reviews are printed as circumstances permit.

Acedo-Matellán, Víctor. 2016. The morphosyntax of transitions. New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. xii, 315.
Adamou, Evangelia. 2016. A corpus-driven approach to language contact: Endangered languages in a comparative perspective. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. Pp. xx, 240.
Ahn, Elise S., and Juldyz Smagulova (eds.) 2016. Language change in Central Asia. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. Pp. xiv, 275.
Armstrong, Meghan E.; Nicholas Henriksen; and Maria del Mar Vanrell (eds.) 2016. Intonational grammar in Ibero-Romance: Approaches across linguistic subfields. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. xxi, 389.
Berwick, Robert C., and Noam Chomsky. 2016. Why only us: Language and evolution. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Pp. vii, 215.
Burling, Robbins. 2016. Spellbound: Untangling English spelling. Sheffield: Equinox. Pp. ix, 174.
Cermák, František; Jan Cermák; Zora Obstová; and Marie Vachková. 2016. Language periphery: Monocollocable words in English, Italian, German and Czech. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. vi, 108.
Chamberlain, Daniel F., and J. Edward Chamberlin (eds.) 2016. Or words to that effect: Orality and the writing of literary history. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. vi, 317.
Chang, Wei-Lin Melody. 2015. Face and face practices in Chinese talk-in-interaction: A study in interactional pragmatics. Bristol, CT: Equinox. Pp. ix, 171.
Chappell, Hilary M. (ed.) 2015. Diversity in Sinitic languages. New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. xvii, 315.
Chesterman, Andrew. 2016. Memes of translation: The spread of ideas in translation theory. Rev. edn. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. xii, 225.
Clifton, Jonathan, and Dorien Van De Mieroop. 2016. Master narratives, identities, and the stories of former slaves. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. viii, 229.
Côté, Marie-Hélène; Remco Knooihuizen; and John Nerbonne (eds.) 2013. The future of dialects: Selected papers from Methods in Dialectology XV, vol. 1. Berlin: Language Science Press. Pp. 420.
Coulmas, Florian. 2016. Guardians of language: Twenty voices through history. New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. xxi, 345.
Cramer, Jennifer, and Chris Montgomery (eds.) 2016. Cityscapes and perceptual dialectology: Global perspectives on non-linguists’ knowledge of the dialect landscape. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. Pp. xxi, 300.
Dayter, Daria. 2016. Discursive self in microblogging: Speech acts, stories and self-praise. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. ix, 247.
Demiraj, Bardhyl. 2015. Sprache und Kultur der Albaner: Zeitliche und räumliche Dimensionen: Akten der 5. Deutsch-albanischen kulturwissenschaftlichen Tagung (5.–8. Juni 2014, Buçimas bei Pogradec, Albanien). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. Pp. 663.
Dixon, R. M. W. 2016. Are some languages better than others? New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. vii, 272.
Dóczi, Brigitta, and Judith Kormos (eds.) 2016. Longitudinal developments in vocabulary knowledge and lexical organization. New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. vii, 222.
Duanmu, San. 2016. A theory of phonological features. New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. xiv, 178.
Dumont, Jenny. 2016. Third person references: Forms and functions in two spoken genres of Spanish. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. ix, 179.
Edwards, Alison. 2016. English in the Netherlands: Functions, forms and attitudes. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. xv, 271.
Eguren, Luis; Olga Fernández-Soriano; and Amaya Mendikoetxea (eds.) 2016. Rethinking parameters. New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. viii, 391.
Ewald, Jennifer D. 2016. The inbox: Understanding and maximizing student-instructor email. Bristol, CT: Equinox. Pp. x, 149.
Fernandez-Vest, M. M. Jocelyne, and Robert D. Van Valin (eds.) 2015. Information structuring of spoken language from a cross-linguistic perspective. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. Pp. vi, 333. [End Page 484]
Finch, Jason. 2016. Deep locational criticism: Imaginative place in literary research and teaching. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. xiii, 249.
Finkbeiner, Rita; Jörg Meibauer; and Heike Wiese. 2016. Pejoration. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. vii, 357.
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt, and Erin Shay. 2016. The role of functions in syntax: A unified approach to language theory, description, and typology. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. xvi, 308.
Friedner, Michele, and Annelies Kusters (eds.) 2015. It’s a small world...


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