General Linguistics

4th Edition

R.H. Robins

Published June 5, 1989
Textbook - 470 Pages
ISBN 9780582291447 - CAT# Y159230
Series: Longman Linguistics Library

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The fourth edition of General Linguistics provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to linguistics.

The book considers:

- semantics and pragmatics
- dialect and style
- phonetics and phonology
- morphology and syntax, with reference both to traditional and current theories
- comparative-historical linguistics and linguistic typology
- linguistics' relation to other disciplines
- the practical application of linguistics
- the 2,500 years of linguistic thought that lies behind what we do and think today


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