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Space in Language and Linguistics

Geographical, Interactional, and Cognitive Perspectives

Ed. by Auer, Peter / Hilpert, Martin / Stukenbrock, Anja / Szmrecsanyi, Benedikt

Series:linguae & litterae 24

    129,95 € / $149.99 / £117.99*

    Hardcover
    Publication Date:
    November 2013
    ISBN
    978-3-11-031196-9
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    This book brings together three perspectives on language and space that are quite well-researched within themselves, but which so far are lacking productive interconnections. Specifically, the book aims to interconnect the following research areas:

    • Language, space, and geography
    • Grammar, space, and cognition
    • Language and interactional spaces

    The contributions in this book cover geographical language variation within and across languages, language use in stationary and mobile interactional spaces, computer-mediated communication, and spatial reasoning across languages. This range of issues showcases the thematic and methodological breadth of research on language and space. In order to identify interconnections, the respective contributions are accompanied by commentaries that highlight common threads.

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    Details

    15.5 x 23.0 cm
    vii, 697 pages
    213 Fig.
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Keyword(s):
    Space; Geolinguistics; Interaction; Cognition
    Readership:
    Linguists, dialectologists

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    Peter Auer, U. Freiburg i.Br.; Martin Hilpert, U. de Neuchâtel; Anja Stukenbrock, U. Duisburg-Essen; Benedikt Szmrecsanyi, KU Leuven.

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