Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Landmarks in Linguistic Thought II introduces the major issues and themes that have determined the development of Western thinking about language, meaning and communication in the twentieth century. Each chapter contains an extract from a 'landmark' text followed by a commentary, which places the ideas in their social and intellectual context. The book is written in an accessible and non-technical manner. The book summarizes the contribution of the key thinkers who have shaped modern linguistics: Austin, Chomsky, Derrida, Firth, Goffman, Harris, Jakobson, Labov, Orwell, Sapir, Whorf and Wittgenstein. This second volume follows on from Landmarks in Linguistic Thought I, which introduces the key thinkers up to the twentieth century. The series is ideal for anyone with an interest in the history of linguistics or of ideas.

Buy Landmarks in Linguistic Thought book by John E. Joseph from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780415063975
ISBN-10: 0415063973
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 22mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 31-May-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Landmarks in Linguistic Thought book by John E. Joseph and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Author John E. Joseph

Ideologies of Language by John E. Joseph

Ideologies of Language

Paperback, December 2015
$63.89
Saussure by John E. Joseph

Saussure

Hardback, March 2012
$64.76
Language and Politics by John E. Joseph

Language and Politics

Hardback, June 2006
$153.90
Language and Identity by John E. Joseph

Language and Identity

Hardback, May 2004
$223.82