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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.


Aikhenvald, Alexandra Y. 2018. Serial verbs. (Oxford studies in typology and linguistic theory.) Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. xvi, 304.
Benczes, Réka. 2019. Rhyme over reason: Phonological motivation in English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Pp. xiii, 269.
Bibby, Duane R., and Donald E. Knuth. 2018. Fantasia Apocalyptica illustrated. Stanford, CA: CSLI Publications. Pp. 255.
Di Paolo, Ezequiel A.; Elena Clare Cuffari; and Hanne De Jaegher. 2018. Linguistic bodies: The continuity between life and language. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Pp. 432.
Dubreuil, Laurent, and Sue Savage-Rumbaugh. 2019. Dialogues on the human ape. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Pp. 248.
Dworkin, Steven N. 2018. A guide to Old Spanish. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. x, 152.
Goldberg, Adele E. (ed.) 2019. Explain me this: Creativity, competition, and the partial productivity of constructions. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Pp. xii, 195.
Grin, François (ed.) 2018. The MIME Vademecum: Mobility and inclusion in multilingual Europe. Grandson: The MIME Project. Pp. 183.
Holes, Clive (ed.) 2018. Arabic historical dialectology: Linguistic and sociolinguistic approaches. (Oxford studies in diachronic and historical linguistics.) Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. xix, 422.
Hu, Xuhui. 2018. Encoding events: Functional structure and variation. (Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics.) Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. xvi, 237.
Kennett, White. 2018. Etymological collections of English words and provincial expressions. Ed. by Javier Ruano-Garciá. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. xvii, 471.
Khan, Kamran. 2019. Becoming a citizen: Linguistic trials and negotiations in the UK. (Advances in sociolinguistics.) London: Bloomsbury Academic. Pp. xi, 157.
Knowles, Elizabeth. 2018. And I quote…: A history of using other people’s words. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. xii, 243.
Koshelev, Alexey. 2019. Essays on the evolutionary-synthetic theory of language. Brighton, MA: Academic Studies. Pp. 270.
Kotek, Hadas. 2018. Compounding questions. (Linguistic Inquiry monographs.) Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Pp. xii, 211.
Kratochvílová, Dana. 2018. Modality in Spanish and combinations of modal meanings. Prague: Karolinum. Pp. 160.
Lee, EunHee. 2019. Korean syntax and semantics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Pp. xi, 288.
MacCabe, Colin, and Holly Yanacek (eds.) 2018. Keywords for today: A 21st century vocabulary. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. xviii, 393.
McEntee-Atalianis, Lisa. 2019. Identity in applied linguistics research. London: Bloomsbury Academic. Pp. x, 314.
Munshi, Sadaf. 2019. Srinagar Burushaski. (Brill’s studies in South and Southwest Asian languages.) Leiden: Brill.
Narrog, Heiko, and Bernd Heine (eds.) 2018. Grammaticalization from a typological perspective. (Oxford studies in diachronic and historical linguistics.) Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. xix, 468.
Naumkin, Vitaly, and Leonid Kogan. 2019. Corpus of Soqotri oral literature. (Studies in Semitic languages and linguistics.) Leiden: Brill.
Núñez-Méndez, Eva (ed.) 2019. Biculturalism and Spanish in contact: Sociolinguistic case studies. (Routledge studies in Hispanic and Lusophone studies.) Abingdon: Routledge. Pp. 300.
Orqueda, Véronica. 2019. Reflexivity in Vedic. Leiden: Brill.
Progovac, Ljiljana. 2019. A critical introduction to language evolution: Current controversies and future prospects. Cham: Springer International. Pp. xiv, 86.
Rickford, John Russell. 2019. Variation, versatility and change in sociolinguistics and creole studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Pp. xxii, 366.
Sedighi, Anousha, and Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi (eds.) 2018. The Oxford handbook of Persian linguistics. (Oxford handbooks in linguistics.) Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. xxii, 573.
Tirvassen, Rada. 2019. Sociolinguistics and the narrative turn. (Brill’s studies in language, cognition and culture.) Leiden: Brill.
van der Hulst, Harry. 2018. Asymmetries in vowel harmony: A representational account. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. xix, 503.
Wolter, Deborah L. 2018. Ears, eyes, and hands: Reflections on language, literacy, and linguistics. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press. Pp. xii, 226.


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