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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.

Arundale, Robert B. 2020. Communicating & relating: Constituting face in everyday interacting. (Foundations of human interaction.) Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 488.
Bouzouita, Miriam; Anne Breitbarth; Lieven Danckaert; and Elisabeth Witzenhausen (eds.) 2019. Cycles in language change. (Oxford studies in diachronic and historical linguistics.) Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 336.
Brandt, Patrick. 2019. Discomposition redressed: Hidden change, modality, and comparison in German. (Studien zur deutschen Sprache: Forschungen des Instituts für Deutsche Sprache.) Tübingen: Narr Francke Attempto. Pp. 304.
Crystal, David. 2020. Let’s talk: How English conversation works. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Edelstein, Elspeth. 2020. English syntax: A minimalist account of structure and variation. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Pp. 288.
Evans, Mel. 2020. Royal voices: Language and power in Tudor England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 278.
Forth, Gregory. 2019. A dog pissing at the edge of a path: Animal metaphors in an eastern Indonesian society. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press. Pp. xv, 388.
Gandón-Chapela, Evelyn. 2020. On invisible language in Modern English: A corpus-based approach to ellipsis. London: Bloomsbury Academic. Pp. xvi, 289.
Goebel, Zane. 2020. Global leadership talk: Constructing good governance in Indonesia. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 180.
Grant, Anthony P. (ed.) 2020. The Oxford handbook of language contact. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 792.
Greußlich, Sebastian, and Franz Lebsanft (eds.) 2020. El español, lengua pluricéntrica: Discurso, gramática, léxico y medios de comunicación masiva. Göttingen: Bonn University Press.
Hoey, Elliott M. 2020. When conversation lapses: The public accountability of silent copresence. (Foundations of human interaction.) Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 240.
Kiesling, Scott F. 2019. Language, gender, and sexuality. (Routledge guides to linguistics.) New York: Routledge.
Knight, Diana (ed.) 2020. Interdisciplinary Barthes. (Proceedings of the British Academy.) Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 336.
Kreuz, Roger. 2020. Irony and sarcasm. (The MIT Press essential knowledge series.) Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. Pp. 232.
Kuortti, Joel, and Sirkku Ruokkeinen. 2020. Movement and change in literature, language, and society. Baden-Baden: Academia.
McCabe, Chris. 2019. Poems from the edge of extinction: An anthology of poetry in endangered languages. London: John Murray. Pp. 256.
McElvenny, James (ed.) 2019. Form and formalism in linguistics. (History and philosophy of the language sciences.) Berlin: Language Science.
McMahon, April. 2020. Introduction to English phonology. 2nd edn. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Pp. 212.
Núñez-Pertejo, Paloma; María José López-Couso; Belén Méndez-Naya; and Javier Pérez-Guerra (eds.) 2020. Crossing linguistic boundaries: Systemic, synchronic and diachronic variation in English. London: Bloomsbury Academic. Pp. xiv, 269.
Sameth, Mark. 2020. The Name: A history of the dual-gendered Hebrew name for God. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock.
Sauntson, Helen. 2020. Language, sexuality and education. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Schmid, Hans-Jorg. 2020. The dynamics of the linguistic system: Usage, conventionalization, and entrenchment. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 432.
Schreier, Daniel; Marianne Hundt; and Edgar W. Schneider (eds.) 2020. The Cambridge handbook of World Englishes. (Cambridge handbooks in language and linguistics.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 706.
ten Hacken, Pius, and Renáta Panocová (eds.) 2020. The interaction of borrowing and word formation. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Pp. 312.
Turk, Alice, and Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel. 2020. Speech timing: Implications for theories of phonology, phonetics, and speech motor control. (Oxford studies in phonology and phonetics.) Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 400.
Vigouroux, Cécile B., and Salikoko S. Mufwene (eds.) 2020. Bridging linguistics and economics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


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