Description - English Words by Heidi Harley
English Words is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the study of English words from a theoretically informed linguistic perspective, aimed at students with little or no background in linguistics. It introduces the technical study of words from relevant areas of linguistics: phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical linguistics and psycholinguistics. Each section covers basic introductory material to give students the tools they will need to investigate the structure of the English vocabulary. English Words: A Linguistic Introduction gives students a command of the basic theory in each area, skill in analyzing and understanding English words, and the foundation needed for more advanced study in linguistic theory or lexicology.
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Author Biography - Heidi Harley
Heidi Harley is Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Arizona. She specializes in lexical semantics and morphology, and has published in a wide variety of books and journals, including Linguistic Inquiry, Language, and American Speech.