English in Malaysia

Current Use and Status

Edited by Toshiko Yamaguchi, University of Malaya and David Deterding, University of Brunei Darussalam

Status: 
€99,00
$128.00
ISBN13: 
9789004314290
E-ISBN: 
9789004314306
Publication Date: 
April 2016
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
approx. xiii, 169 pp.
Imprint: 
ISSN: 
1879-5412
Volume: 
14

Edited by Jacqueline Knörr (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology), Wilson Trajano Filho (University of Brasilia).

Creolization and pidginization are conceptualized and investigated as specific social processes in the course of which new common languages, socio-cultural practices and identifications are developed in contexts of postcolonial diversity shaped by distinct social, historical and local conditions.
Series: 
Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004363427
Expected: 
March 2018
€127,00
$153.00

Edited by Diana Forker (University of Jena), Timur Maisak (Russian Academy of Sciences).

This book explores the semantics of tense, aspect, modality and evidentiality in the North-East Caucasian (Nakh-Daghestanian) language family. It offers an overview of the most challenging features and provides in-depth studies of selected TAME systems in a number of languages.
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004361782
Expected: 
March 2018
€116,00
$140.00

by Joanna Łozińska (University of Warmia and Mazury, Poland).

This book presents a contrastive analysis of the lexicalization of motion events in Polish in comparison with Russian. The study, set in the framework of Cognitive Linguistics, adopts a usage-based approach to language analysis.
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004360334
Expected: 
January 2018
€94,00
$109.00

Aet Lees, University of Sydney

This corpus study presents a comparative analysis of the case of objects of various verb forms, and also subjects in existential clauses in five Finnic languages. Differences between present languages and historical changes in each language are discussed.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004296343
E-ISBN: 
9789004296367
Publication date: 
June 2015
€120,00
$152.00

Nerida Jarkey, University of Sydney

In this book, Nerida Jarkey investigates the highly productive strategy of verb serialisation and reveals that its key function in this dynamic Southeast Asian language is to depict a single event in an elaborate and vivid way.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004292406
E-ISBN: 
9789004292390
Publication date: 
June 2015
€140,00
$179.00

Gerrit J. Dimmendaal, University of Cologne

In this volume, Gerrit J. Dimmendaal discusses the interaction between language, cognition, and culture in an African context with special focus on the cultural construction of meaning through language.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004222441
E-ISBN: 
9789004224148
Publication date: 
January 2015
€103,00
$131.00

Christopher Joby, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

In this volume, Chris Joby offers a detailed account of the knowledge and use of Dutch in a range of social domains in early modern Britain.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004285187
E-ISBN: 
9789004285217
Publication date: 
January 2015
€120,00
$152.00

Angeliki Alvanoudi, Language and Culture Research Centre, James Cook University

In this book, Angeliki Alvanoudi explores the relation between grammatical gender in person reference, culture and cognition in Greek interaction.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283145
E-ISBN: 
9789004283152
Publication date: 
November 2014
€103,00
$131.00

Edited by Matthias Brenzinger, University of Cape Town and Iwona Kraska-Szlenk, University of Warsaw

The Body in Language provides theoretical reflections on grammaticalization, lexical semantics, philosophy, multimodal communication as well as on cognitive linguistics in general. Case studies discuss the embodiment in a wide range of languages and from diverse cultures on various continents.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004274280
E-ISBN: 
9789004274297
Publication date: 
July 2014
€139,00
$166.00

Gerd Carling, Lund University. In Collaboration with Lenny Lindell and Gilbert Ambrazaitis

Scandoromani: Remnants of a Mixed Language is a study of the language of the Swedish and Norwegian Romano, an official minority language in Sweden and Norway, which has been spoken in these countries since the early 16th century.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004266445
E-ISBN: 
9789004266452
Publication date: 
January 2014
€121,00
$144.00

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