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  1. Semiotics of Peasants in Transition
    In Semiotics of Peasants in Transition Irene Portis-Winner examines the complexities of ethnic identity in a traditional Slovene village with unique ties to an American city. At once an investigation into a particular anthropological... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2002
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  2. Studies in General Linguistics and Language Structure
    Edited and with an introduction by Anatoly LibermanTranslated by Marvin Taylor and Anatoly LibermanN. S. Trubetzkoy (1890–1939) is generally celebrated today as the creator of the science of phonology. While his monumental... Learn More
    Published: 26th June 2001
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  3. Phonology as Human Behavior
    Phonology as Human Behavior brings work in human cognition, behavior, and communication to bear on the study of phonology—the theory of sound systems in language. Yishai Tobin extends the ideas of William Diver—an... Learn More
    Published: 16th April 1997
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  4. Universal Grammar and Narrative Form
    In a major rethinking of the functions, methods, and aims of narrative poetics, David Herman exposes important links between modernist and postmodernist literary experimentation and contemporary language theory. Ultimately a search... Learn More
    Published: 20th September 1995
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  5. Universal Grammar and Narrative Form
    In a major rethinking of the functions, methods, and aims of narrative poetics, David Herman exposes important links between modernist and postmodernist literary experimentation and contemporary language theory. Ultimately a search... Learn More
    Published: 20th September 1995
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  6. Metapoesis
    Readers have been schooled to see nineteenth-century Russian literature as the summit of social and psychological realism. But in the work of writers from Pushkin to Chekhov, Michael C. Finke discloses a pervasive self-referentiality,... Learn More
    Published: 20th April 1995
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  7. Modern Theories of Language
    In a controversial look at the study of linguistics today, Mortéza Mahmoudian examines twentieth-century theories of language in light of empirical evidence. In the past, linguists have had to choose between a general linguistic... Learn More
    Published: 4th December 1992
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  8. Jakobsonian Poetics and Slavic Narrative
    Krystyna Pomorska (1928–1986), a noted specialist of Slavic literature and literary theory, is best known for her pioneering work in applying Roman Jakobson's theories of poetics to prose narratives. This collection draws... Learn More
    Published: 22nd July 1992
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  9. What Makes Sound Patterns Expressive?
    Poets, academics, and those who simply speak a language are subject to mysterious intuitions about the perceptual qualities and emotional symbolism of the sounds of speech. Such intuitions are Reuven Tsur’s point of departure... Learn More
    Published: 31st January 1992
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  10. Markedness Theory
    Edna Andrews clarifies and extends the work of Roman Jakobson to develop a theory of invariants in language by distinguishing between general and contextual meaning in morphology and semantics. Markedness theory, as Jakobson conceived... Learn More
    Published: 9th May 1990
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