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A History of Psycholinguistics: The Pre-Chomskyan Era
How do we manage to speak and understand language? How do children acquire these skills and how does the brain support them? These psycholinguistic issues have been studied for more than two centuries. Though many Psycholinguists tend to consider their history as beginning with the Chomskyan “cognitive revolution” of the late 1950s/1960s, the history of empirical psycholin How do we manage to speak and understand language? How do...

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The editor of this volume, who is also author or coauthor of five of the contributions, has provided an introduction that not only affords an overview of the separate articles but also interrelates the basic issues in linguistics, psycholinguistics and cognitive studies that are addressed in this volume. The twelve articles are grouped into three sections, as follows: “I. The editor of this volume, who is also author or coauthor of...

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Fiction. WATT was the beginning of Samuel Becket’s post-war literary career, the fruition of the years in hiding in the Vaucluse mountains from the Gestapo, which also largely inspired WAITING FOR GODOT. But it remains, unlike the work that followed it, extremely Irish, a philosophical novel full of the grim humour that was already his trade-mark in such earlier fictions a Fiction. WATT was the beginning of Samuel Becket’s...

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A Performance Theory of Order and Constituency
In this major new book, John A. Hawkins presents a new theory of linear ordering in syntax. He argues that processing can provide a simple, functional explanation for syntactic rules of ordering, as well as for the selection among ordering variants in languages and structures in which variation is possible. Insights from generative syntax, typological studies of language u In this major new book, John A. Hawkins presents a new theory of...

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Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL Test
The complete course gives students the skills, strategies, practice, and confidence they need to increase their scores on all sections of the TOEFL test, as well as the TWE test (Test of Written English).The second edition of the Longman Preparation Course for the TOEFL Test consists of two volumes. Volume A: Skill and Strategies provides comprehensive coverage of the lang The complete course gives students the skills, strategies, practice,...

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Cryptonomicon
Cryptonomicon zooms all over the world, careening conspiratorially back and forth between two time periods–World War II and the present. Our 1940s heroes are the brilliant mathematician Lawrence Waterhouse, crypt analyst extraordinaire, and gung-ho, morphine-addicted marine Bobby Shaftoe. They’re part of Detachment 2702, an Allied group trying to break Axis communication Cryptonomicon zooms all over the world, careening...

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Learn Brazilian Portuguese – Word Power 101
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award, the Lucille Lortel Award, and the Oppenheimer Award Margaret Edson’s powerfully imagined Pulitzer Prize–winning play examines what makes life worth living through her exploration of one of existence’s unifying experiences—mortality—while she also prob Read...