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Title: English Words
Subtitle: A Linguistic Introduction
Written By: Heidi Harley
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/0631230319
Series Title: The Language Library
Description:

English Words: A Linguistic Introduction is a comprehensive and accessible
introduction to the study of English words from a theoretically informed
linguistic perspective.
- accessibly written to give students a command of basic theory, skills in
analyzing English words, and the foundation needed for more advanced study
in linguistic theory or lexicology.
- covers basic introductory material and investigates the structure of
English vocabulary.
- introduces students to the technical study of words from relevant areas
of linguistics: phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical
linguistics and psycholinguistics.


"A very special book that captures, at an introductory level, the variety
of things linguists find fascinating about the history and structure of
English." -- Will Leben, Stanford University

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631230319
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 320
Prices: U.S. $ 74.95

 
 
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ISBN: 0631230327
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Pages: 320
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