Focus-related Operations At The Right Edge In Spanish


Syntactic movement is a pervasive phenomenon in natural language and, as such, has played a key role in syntactic theorizing. Nonetheless, an understanding of the mechanism that allows a constituent to appear to the right of its base-generated position has remained elusive. This groundbreaking research monograph aims to address this gap in our knowledge by expanding the inventory of lan

Mark Twain At Home: How Family Shaped Twain's Fiction, Third Edition


by Michael J. Kiskis (Author), Laura Skandera Trombley (Foreword), Gary Scharnhorst (Afterword)

Twain scholar Michael J. Kiskis opens this fascinating new exploration of Twain with the observation that most readers have no idea that Samuel Clemens was the father of four and that he lived through the deaths of three of his children as well as his wife. In Mark Twain at Hom

Logical Aspects Of Computational Linguistics. Celebrating 20 Years Of Lacl (1996–2016)


Edited under the auspices of the Association of Logic, Language and Information (FoLLI), this book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 20th anniversary of the International Conference on Logical Aspects of Computational Linguistics, LACL 2016, held in LORIA Nancy, France, in December 2016. The 19 contributed papers, presented together with 4 invited papers and 6 abstracts, were

Human Rights Education Through Ciné Débat free ebook

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Human Rights Education Through Ciné Débat


How is it possible to fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) without disrespecting traditional values? This study analyses ‘film’ as a tool for Human Rights Education in Burkina Faso, especially when it includes thought structures of the local communities. Here, the innovative approach of ciné débat, a particular cinematic awareness-raising strategy is a

Language Awareness And Multilingualism, Third Edition


In this third, fully revised edition, the 10 volume Encyclopedia of Language and Education offers the newest developments, including an entirely new volume of research and scholarly content, essential to the field of language teaching and learning in the age of globalization.

In the selection of topics and contributors, the Encyclopedia reflects the depth of disciplinary

The Routledge Handbook Of Language And Humor free ebook

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The Routledge Handbook Of Language And Humor


The Routledge Handbook of Language and Humor presents the first ever comprehensive, in-depth treatment of all the sub-fields of the linguistics of humor, broadly conceived as the intersection of the study of language and humor. The reader will find a thorough historical, terminological, and theoretical introduction to the field, as well as detailed treatments of the various approaches t

Scribbles In The Margins: 50 Eternal Delights Of Books


We lead increasingly time-poor lifestyles, bombarded 24/7 by petrifying news bulletins, internet trolls and endless noises. Where has the joy and relaxation gone from our daily lives? Scribbles in the Margins offers a glorious antidote to that relentless modern-day information churn. It is here to remind you that books and bookshops can still sing to your heart.

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