The Linguistics Encyclopedia

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Kirsten Malmkjær, Professor Kirsten Malmkjaer
Psychology Press, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 643 pages
The Linguistics Encyclopediahas been thoroughly revised and updated and a substantial new introduction, which forms a concise history of the field, has been added.
The volume offers comprehensive coverage of the major and subsidiary fields of linguistic study. Entries are alphabetically arranged and extensively cross-referenced, and include suggestions for further reading.

New entries include:
Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Linguistics; Contrastive Linguistics; Cross-Linguistic Study; Forensic Linguistics; Stratificational Linguistics.

Recommissioned or substantially revised entries include:
Bilingualism and Multilingualism; Discourse; Genre Analysis; Psycholinguistics; Language acquisition; Morphology; Articulatory Phonetics; Grammatical Models and Theories; Stylistics; Sociolinguistics; Critical Discourse Analysis.

For anyone with an academic or professional interest in language, The Linguistics Encyclopediais an indispensable reference tool.

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Dr Kirsten Malmkjaer is Curriculum Leader for the MA Theory and Practice of Translation at the University of Middlesex.

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