Forthcoming titles

BCT 99

Applying Cognitive Linguistics: Figurative language in use, constructions and typology

Edited by Ana María Piquer-Píriz and Rafael Alejo-González
Expected September 2018. vi, 230 pp.
We hope that the present volume will not only contribute to a better understanding of how CL can be applied but that it will also help to encourage, even further, more robust empirical research in this field.Originally published as a special issue of Review of Cognitive Linguistics 14:1 (2016).

Arabic in Contact

Edited by Stefano Manfredi and Mauro Tosco
Expected July 2018. vi, 372 pp.
The present volume provides an overview of current trends in the study of language contact involving Arabic. By drawing on the social factors that have converged to create different contact situations, it explores both contact-induced change in Arabic and language change through contact with Arabic.
HCP 62

Aspect across Languages: Event construal in speech and gesture

Edited by Alan Cienki and Olga K. Iriskhanova
Expected October 2018. xviii, 211 pp. + index
The book provides a nuanced, multimodal perspective on how people express events via certain grammatical forms of verbs in speech and certain qualities of movement in manual gestures.
LL&LT 50

Assessing L2 Listening: Moving towards authenticity

Gary J. Ockey and Elvis Wagner
Expected September 2018. xvii, 273 pp. + index
This book is relevant for language testers, listening researchers, and oral proficiency teachers, in that it explores four broad themes related to the assessment of L2 listening ability.

Attention to Metaphor: From neurons to representations

Valentina Cuccio
Expected December 2018. vi, 161 pp. + index
This book addresses the issue of the specific contribution of the body to conceptual and linguistic processing and provides a new definition for the mechanism of Embodied Simulation.

Between Turn and Sequence: Turn-initial particles across languages

Edited by John Heritage and Marja-Leena Sorjonen
Expected July 2018. vii, 468 pp. + index
This volume brings together conversation analytic studies of turn-initial particles in interactions in fourteen languages geographically widely distributed (Europe, America, Asia and Australia).
LAL 31

Cognitive Rhetoric: The cognitive poetics of political discourse

Sam Browse
Expected November 2018. xi, 232 pp. + index
This book sets out a framework for investigating audience responses to political discourse. It starts from the premise that audiences are active participants who bring their own background knowledge and political standpoint to the communicative event.

Community Service-Learning for Spanish Heritage Learners: Making connections and building identities

Kelly Lowther Pereira
Expected September 2018. x, 242 pp. + index
This book proposes community service-learning as a critical pedagogy that connects learners and communities to address key challenges in heritage language education.

Complement Clauses in Portuguese: Syntax and acquisition

Edited by Ana Lúcia Santos and Anabela Gonçalves
Expected August 2018. vi, 413 pp. + index
This volume addresses core issues on complement clauses, focusing on Portuguese (European, Brazilian and Mozambican varieties). It contributes to the discussion of complementation, providing an overview of how theoretical syntax and acquisition studies may combine to broaden our knowledge about the topic.
P&bns 289

Compliments and Positive Assessments: Sequential organization in multi-party conversations

Susanne Strubel-Burgdorf
Expected July 2018. xv, 253 pp.
The present study takes a new sequential approach by investigating compliments in context, considering compliment form, as part of a Positive Remark continuum, with the respective Response Strategy uttered in response.
CAL 23

Conceptual Semantics: A micro-modular approach

Urpo Nikanne
Expected September 2018. xvi, 274 pp. + index
In this book, the micro-modular approach known as Tiernet within Conceptual Semantics is introduced.
CAL 22

Constructicography: Constructicon development across languages

Edited by Benjamin Lyngfelt, Lars Borin, Kyoko Ohara and Tiago Timponi Torrent
Expected July 2018. viii, 302 pp. + index
This is the first major publication devoted to constructicon development and it should be particularly relevant for those interested in construction grammar, frame semantics, lexicography, the relation between grammar and lexicon, or linguistically informed language technology.
P&bns 296

The Construction of Discourse as Verbal Interaction

Edited by María de los Ángeles Gómez González and J. Lachlan Mackenzie
Expected November 2018. vi, 292 pp. + index
Arising from the latest in the series of IWoDA workshops in Santiago de Compostela, this edited volume provides novel insights into both the explicit and the implicit characteristics of discourse as used in verbal interaction.
LA 248

A Contrastive Grammar of Brazilian Pomeranian

Gertjan Postma
Expected November 2018. xxix, 292 pp. + index
Pomeranian is the West Germanic language spoken by European emigrants who went from Farther Pomerania (present-day Poland) to Brazil in the period 1857–1887. This language is no longer spoken in cohesive societies in Europe, but the language has survived and is in remarkably good shape on this language island in the tropical state of Espirito... read more
P&bns 295

Conversation Analysis and Language Alternation: Capturing transitions in the classroom

Edited by Anna Filipi and Numa Markee
Expected November 2018. ix, 256 pp. + index
This volume brings together researchers in conversation analysis who examine the practice of alternating between English and German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish and Vietnamese in the classroom.
LL&LT 51

Critical Reflections on Data in Second Language Acquisition

Edited by Aarnes Gudmestad and Amanda Edmonds
Expected November 2018. ix, 228 pp. + index
This edited volume offers critical reflections on an essential component of research method in the field of second language acquisition – data.

Del manuscrit a la paraula digital / From Manuscript to Digital Word: Estudis de llengua i literatura catalanes / Studies of Catalan language and literature

Edited by Manuel Pérez Saldanya and Rafael Roca Ricart
Expected September 2018. vii, 430 pp. + index
This collection demonstrates the current vitality of studies of Catalan language and literature. The contributions are focused on a) culture and language between the 15th and 18th centuries, b) Catalan literature 1859-1959, and c) multilingualism and interculturality.
SCL 85

Diachronic Corpora, Genre, and Language Change

Edited by Richard J. Whitt
Expected November 2018. viii, 331 pp. + index
This volume provides a state-of-the-art overview of the intersecting fields of corpus linguistics, historical linguistics, and genre-based studies of language usage.

The Discursive Construction of Identities On- and Offline: Personal - group - collective

Edited by Birte Bös, Sonja Kleinke, Sandra Mollin and Nuria Hernández
Expected July 2018. vii, 266 pp. + index
This volume explores linguistic identity construction across online and offline contexts.
SLCS 196

Essays on Linguistic Realism

Edited by Christina Behme and Martin Neef
Expected July 2018. xiii, 296 pp. + index
This book contains new articles by leading philosophers and linguists discussing a promising philosophical framework distinct from currently dominant ones: Linguistic Realism.

Event Structure Metaphors through the Body: Translation from English to American Sign Language

Daniel R. Roush
Expected June 2018. xv, 224 pp.
This book investigates the metaphorical production of culturally-Deaf translators who work from English to American Sign Language (ASL).
HCP 61

Evidence for Evidentiality

Edited by Ad Foolen, Helen de Hoop and Gijs Mulder
Expected July 2018. ix, 304 pp. + index
The present volume contributes 11 new studies to the flourishing field of evidentiality research, all exploring the evidential phenomena in a range of languages (Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Khalkha Mongolian, Spanish, Tibetan, Yurakaré), using a variety of methodologies.
SLCS 198

Explorations in English Historical Syntax

Edited by Hubert Cuyckens, Hendrik De Smet, Liesbet Heyvaert and Charlotte Maekelberghe
Expected September 2018. viii, 308 pp. + index
The papers in this volume cover a wide range of interrelated syntactic phenomena, from the history of core arguments, to complements and non-finite clauses, elements in the clause periphery, as well as elements with potential scope over complete sentences and even larger discourse chunks.
BCT 101

Exploring the Situational Interface of Translation and Cognition

Edited by Maureen Ehrensberger-Dow and Birgitta Englund Dimitrova
Expected October 2018. v, 160 pp. + index
The contributions of this volume explore the dynamics of the interface between the cognitive and situational levels in translation and interpreting. Originally published as special issue of Translation Spaces 5:1 (2016).
AIS 10

Eye-tracking in Interaction: Studies on the role of eye gaze in dialogue

Edited by Geert Brône and Bert Oben
Expected December 2018. vi, 324 pp. + index
This volume presents a state-of-the-art of current research on the role of eye gaze in different types of interaction, including human-human and human-computer interaction.
SLCS 201

Focus Realization in Romance and Beyond

Edited by Marco García García and Melanie Uth
Expected November 2018. viii, 386 pp. + index
Bringing together original expert work from a variety of linguistic disciplines and perspectives such as language acquisition and language contact, this volume provides a state-of-the-art discussion on central issues of focus realization.

Foreign Language Education in Multilingual Classrooms

Edited by Andreas Bonnet and Peter Siemund
Expected October 2018. viii, 417 pp. + index
This volume challenges traditional approaches to foreign language education and proposes to redefine them in our age of international migration and globalization.
DS 31

From Pragmatics to Dialogue

Edited by Edda Weigand and Istvan Kecskes
Expected September 2018. v, 215 pp. + index
This volume aims at building bridges from pragmatics to dialogue and overcoming the gap between two ‘circles’ which have cut themselves off from each other in recent decades even if both addressed the same object, ‘language use’.
CVS 14

Historical Pragmatics of Controversies: Case studies from 1600 to 1800

Gerd Fritz, Thomas Gloning and Juliane Glüer
Expected September 2018. vii, 337 pp. + index
The book gives an introduction to the new research field of Historical Pragmatics of Controversies and provides seven case studies (from 1609 to 1796) on controversies in the fields of astronomy/astrology, medicine, chemistry, philosophy, and theology.
BTL 142

A History of Modern Translation Knowledge: Sources, concepts, effects

Edited by Lieven D’hulst and Yves Gambier
Expected June 2018. ix, 475 pp.
A History of Modern Translation Knowledge is the first attempt to map the coming into being of modern thinking about translation. It breaks with the well-established tradition of viewing history through the reductive lens of schools, theories, turns or interdisciplinary exchanges.
SLCS 199

Information Structure in Lesser-described Languages: Studies in prosody and syntax

Edited by Evangelia Adamou, Katharina Haude and Martine Vanhove
Expected October 2018. vi, 443 pp. + index
The articles compiled in this volume offer new insights into the wealth of prosodic and syntactic phenomena involved in the encoding of information structure categories.

Landscape and Culture – Cross-linguistic Perspectives

Helen Bromhead
Expected August 2018. xii, 221 pp. + index
The relationship between landscape and culture seen through language is an exciting and increasingly explored area. This ground-breaking book contributes to the linguistic examination of both cross-cultural variation and unifying elements in geographical categorization.

Learning Language through Task Repetition

Edited by Martin Bygate
Expected September 2018. ix, 335 pp. + index
The volume assembles chapters that complement each other in interesting ways: significant background reviews, studies of patterns of change across task repetition iterations, and reports on the use and nature of task repetition in language classes in on-going programmes.

Learning to Read in a Digital World

Edited by Mirit Barzillai, Jenny Thomson, Sascha Schroeder and Paul van den Broek
Expected September 2018. x, 242 pp. + index
The aim of this edited volume is to examine how advances in technology are shaping children’s reading skills and development.
BCT 97

The Locus of Linguistic Variation

Edited by Constantine Lignos, Laurel MacKenzie and Meredith Tamminga
Expected September 2018. x, 187 pp. + index
This volume explores how the patterning of surface variation can shed light on the grammatical representation of variable phenomena, and expand our understanding of the nature of the mental representations and abstract processes required to support variation in language. Originally published as Linguistic Variation 16:2 (2016).
SiBil 55

Meaning and Structure in Second Language Acquisition: In honor of Roumyana Slabakova

Edited by Jacee Cho, Michael Iverson, Tiffany Judy, Tania Leal and Elena Shimanskaya
Expected September 2018. xiii, 308 pp. + index
This volume presents a range of studies testing some of the latest models and hypotheses in the field of second/third language acquisition, such as the Bottleneck Hypothesis (Slabakova, 2008, 2016), the Scalpel Model (Slabakova, 2017), and the Interface Hypothesis (Sorace & Serratrice, 2009) to name a few.
BCT 100


Edited by Miriam R.L. Petruck
Expected October 2018. v, 196 pp. + index
The papers in this collection document the work of the first research project on metaphor that incorporates the findings of Frame Semantics, Conceptual Metaphor Theory, and Construction Grammar with Corpus Linguistics techniques for the analysis of linguistic expressions of metaphor in very large natural language corpora.

Modeling World Englishes: Assessing the interplay of emancipation and globalization of ESL varieties

Edited by Sandra C. Deshors
Expected October 2018. x, 294 pp. + index
At a time when globalization and the advent of the internet have accelerated the spread and diversification of English varieties worldwide, this book provides a constructive assessment of the theoretical models that best account for the development and use of Englishes in the early 21st century.
CILT 341

Multiword Units in Machine Translation and Translation Technology

Edited by Ruslan Mitkov, Johanna Monti, Gloria Corpas Pastor and Violeta Seretan
Expected July 2018. ix, 256 pp. + index
The correct interpretation of Multiword Units is crucial to many applications in Natural Language Processing. This volume illustrates a variety of topics that address this challenge, such as rule-based approaches, compound splitting techniques, MWU identification methodologies in multilingual applications, and MWU alignment issues.
SLCS 202

New Trends on Grammaticalization and Language Change

Edited by Sylvie Hancil, Tine Breban and José Vicente Lozano
Expected December 2018. vi, 430 pp. + index
The chapters in this volume present a state of the art of grammaticalization research in the 2010s.
SLCS 200

Non-Canonically Case-Marked Subjects: The Reykjavík-Eyjafjallajökull papers

Edited by Jóhanna Barðdal, Na'ama Pat-El and Stephen Mark Carey
Expected November 2018. vi, 277 pp. + index
Interest in non-canonically case-marked subjects has been unceasing since the groundbreaking work of Andrews and Masica in the late 70’s who were the first to document the existence of syntactic subjects in another morphological case than the nominative.
TSL 122

Nonverbal Predication in Amazonian Languages

Edited by Simon E. Overall, Rosa Vallejos and Spike Gildea
Expected August 2018. vi, 402 pp. + index
This volume explores typological variation within nonverbal predication in Amazonian languages.
LA 246

The Noun Phrase in English: Past and present

Edited by Alex Ho-Cheong Leung and Wim van der Wurff
Expected June 2018. v, 229 pp.
Building on a substantial earlier literature, the chapters in this volume further advance knowledge and understanding of properties of the noun phrase in English.

Patterns of Change in 18th-century English: A sociolinguistic approach

Edited by Terttu Nevalainen, Minna Palander-Collin and Tanja Säily
Expected September 2018. xi, 306 pp. + index
Eighteenth-century English is often associated with normative grammar. But to what extent did prescriptivism impact ongoing processes of linguistic change? Basing their work on a variationist sociolinguistic approach, the authors introduce models and methods used to trace the progress of linguistic changes in the “long” 18th century, 1680–1800.
P&bns 290

Perspectives on Evidentiality in Spanish: Explorations across genres

Edited by Carolina Figueras Bates and Adrián Cabedo Nebot
Expected July 2018. vi, 250 pp. + index
The present volume explores the interrelations between evidentials and textual genre in Spanish. In particular, this book is concerned with the relationship between evidential expressions and the pragmatic meaning(s) triggered by those expressions, and the role of genre in shaping the evidential meanings.

Persuasion in Public Discourse: Cognitive and functional perspectives

Edited by Jana Pelclová and Wei-lun Lu
Expected October 2018. vi, 327 pp. + index
This book approaches persuasion in public discourse as a rhetorical phenomenon that enables the persuader to appeal to the addressee’s intellectual and emotional capacities in a competing public environment.

The Politics of Multilingualism: Europeanisation, globalisation and linguistic governance

Edited by Peter A. Kraus and François Grin
Expected October 2018. xix, 358 pp. + index
This book contains the results of a first attempt at assessing the impact of complex diversity on language politics and policies, and at analyzing how the legacies of the old interact with the challenges of the new in this realm. The themes discussed relate to the interplay of multilingualism and the dynamics of transnationalism and globalization.
P&bns 292

Positioning the Self and Others: Linguistic perspectives

Edited by Kate Beeching, Chiara Ghezzi and Piera Molinelli
Expected August 2018. vi, 303 pp. + index
This volume focusses on address terms, pragmatic markers, code switching/choice and orthography, the indexicalities of which are explored in different communicative activities.
P&bns 294

Pragmatics and its Interfaces

Edited by Cornelia Ilie and Neal R. Norrick
Expected September 2018. vi, 309 pp. + index
This volume offers state-of-the-art overviews of the cross-disciplinary role and impact of Pragmatics in relation to several areas of study that it interfaces with.
Z 217

Progress in Colour Studies: Cognition, language and beyond

Edited by Lindsay W. MacDonald, Carole P. Biggam and Galina V. Paramei
Expected October 2018. xx, 459 pp. + index
This volume presents authoritative and up-to-date research in colour studies by specialists across a wide range of academic disciplines, including vision science, psychology, psycholinguistics, linguistics, anthropology, onomastics, philosophy, archaeology and design.
SLCS 203

Reorganising Grammatical Variation: Diachronic studies in the rentention, redistribution and refunctionalisation of linguistic variants

Edited by Antje Dammel, Matthias Eitelmann and Mirjam Schmuck
Expected December 2018. v, 298 pp. + index
With most studies on grammatical variation concentrating on the synchronic level, a systematic investigation of long-term grammatical variation within the context of language change, i.e. from a predominantly diachronic perspective, has largely remained a desideratum. The present volume fills this research gap by bringing together nine empirically... read more
BCT 98

Rethinking Linguistic Creativity in Non-native Englishes

Edited by Sandra C. Deshors, Sandra Götz and Samantha Laporte
Expected July 2018. v, 220 pp. + index
This volume unveils the many facets of linguistic innovations in non-native English varieties and explores the fine line between learners’ erroneous versus creative use of a target language. Originally published as a special issue of International Journal of Learner Corpora Research 2:2 (2016).

Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 13: Selected papers from ‘Going Romance’ 29, Nijmegen

Edited by Janine Berns, Haike Jacobs and Dominique Nouveau
Expected July 2018. vi, 336 pp. + index
The present volume contains a selection of 18 peer-reviewed articles dealing with syntax, phonology, morphology, semantics and acquisition of the Romance languages.

Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 14: Selected papers from the 46th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Stony Brook, NY

Edited by Lori Repetti and Francisco Ordóñez
Expected August 2018. vii, 341 pp. + index
This book contains a peer-reviewed selection of papers presented at the 46th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages that took place at Stony Brook University, New York. It provides current research and debates on bilingualism, historical linguistics, morphology, phonology, semantics, sociolinguistics, and syntax in Romance languages.
TiLAR 24

Semantics in Language Acquisition

Edited by Kristen Syrett and Sudha Arunachalam
Expected September 2018. vi, 377 pp. + index
This volume presents the state of the art of recent research on the acquisition of semantics.
CILT 343

Sociocultural Dimensions of Lexis and Text in the History of English

Edited by Peter Petré, Hubert Cuyckens and Frauke D'hoedt
Expected July 2018. viii, 258 pp.
This volume examines how the sociohistorical and cultural context may influence structural features of lexis and text types. Attention is paid to social ‘labels’ and attitudes, thereby focusing on their dynamic and historical dimension, in order to explain morphological, lexical, and textual changes that would otherwise be hard to account for.
P&bns 291

Socioeconomic Pragmatic Variation: Speech acts and address forms in context

Larssyn Staley
Expected July 2018. xv, 196 pp. + index
The aim of this study is two-fold: to provide a potential framework for how pragmatic variables and their context can be defined, using the concept of a communicative activity, and to investigate socioeconomic variation in pragmatics by taking offers, thanks responses and address forms as examples.

Studies in Historical Ibero-Romance Morpho-Syntax

Edited by Miriam Bouzouita, Ioanna Sitaridou and Enrique Pato
Expected July 2018. vi, 335 pp. + index
This volume features fourteen papers by leading specialists on various aspects of historical morpho-syntax in the Ibero-Romance languages. In these papers, fine-grained analyses are developed to capture the richness of undiscussed or —often— previously unknown data.
SLCS 204

Substance-based Grammar – The (Ongoing) Work of John Anderson

Edited by Roger Böhm and Harry van der Hulst
Expected December 2018. viii, 438 pp. + index
The contributions of this volume centre around the (ongoing) work of John Anderson, Professor Emeritus at the University of Edinburgh and Fellow of the British Academy, who, with detailed studies in phonology, morphology, semantics and syntax.

TBLT as a Researched Pedagogy

Edited by Virginia Samuda, Kris Van den Branden and Martin Bygate
Expected October 2018. viii, 288 pp. + index
Bringing together experienced classroom researchers and teacher educators from different countries where tasks are playing an influential role in language education, this collected volume critically explores how TBLT research can engage with pedagogy, and how TBLT pedagogy can engage with research.

Task-Based Approaches to Teaching and Assessing Pragmatics

Edited by Naoko Taguchi and YouJin Kim
Expected August 2018. x, 309 pp. + index
This volume is the first book-length attempt to bring together the fields of task-based language teaching (TBLT) and second language pragmatics by exploring how the teaching and assessment of pragmatics can be integrated into TBLT.
SLCS 197

Tense, Aspect, Modality, and Evidentiality: Crosslinguistic perspectives

Edited by Dalila Ayoun, Agnès Celle and Laure Lansari
Expected August 2018. viii, 353 pp. + index
After an introductory chapter that provides an overview to theoretical issues in tense, aspect, modality and evidentiality, this volume presents a variety of original contributions that are firmly empirically-grounded based on elicited or corpus data, while adopting different theoretical frameworks.
P&bns 293

Time in Embodied Interaction: Synchronicity and sequentiality of multimodal resources

Edited by Arnulf Deppermann and Jürgen Streeck
Expected October 2018. vi, 350 pp. + index
This is the first book dedicated to the study of the complexities that arise in embodied interaction from the multiplicity of time-scales on which its component processes unfold. It shows in microscopic detail how people synchronize and sequence modal resources such as talk, gaze, gesture, and object-manipulation to accomplish social actions.
TSL 121

Typological Hierarchies in Synchrony and Diachrony

Edited by Sonia Cristofaro and Fernando Zúñiga
Expected July 2018. vi, 426 pp. + index
The book will be of interest not only to the broad typological community, but also historical linguists, cognitive linguists, and psycholinguists.
BSP 59

Veritas et subtilitas: Truth and Subtlety in the History of Philosophy. Essays in memory of Burkhard Mojsisch (1944-2015)

Edited by Tengiz Iremadze and Udo Reinhold Jeck
Expected September 2018. ix, 457 pp. + index
s collection includes highly qualified papers on ancient, medieval and early modern philosophy, and demonstrates the importance of the historical research of philosophy at the beginning of the 21st century and its current trends.
Z 218

The Vindel Parchment and Martin Codax / O Pergamiño Vindel e Martin Codax: The Golden Age of Medieval Galician Poetry / O esplendor da poesía galega medieval

Edited by Alexandre Rodríguez Guerra and Xosé Bieito Arias Freixedo
Expected October 2018. xvi, 332 pp. + index
The current volume comprises eighteen chapters dealing in depth with Martin Codax’s work and the Vindel Parchment from five perspectives: literature, linguistics, codicology and ecdotics, music, and history. The articles are in English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, or Galician, with English summaries.

Visual Metaphor: Structure and process

Edited by Gerard J. Steen
Expected December 2018. vii, 197 pp. + index
The overarching goal of this book is to report on the findings of a research program aimed at exploiting the vast cognitive linguistic and psycholinguistic expertise on metaphor in language for a new, behaviourally founded approach to the structure and processes of metaphor in one of these nonverbal manifestations, namely static visuals.

Where is Adaptation?: Mapping cultures, texts, and contexts

Edited by Casie Hermansson and Janet Zepernick
Expected November 2018. xix, 432 pp. + index
From insightful self-analyses by practitioners (a novelist, a film director, a comics artist) to analyses of adaptations of place, culture, and identity, the authors brought together in this collection represent a broad cross-section of current work in adaptation studies.

Writing Systems, Reading Processes, and Cross-Linguistic Influences: Reflections from the Chinese, Japanese and Korean Languages

Edited by Hye K. Pae
Expected July 2018. xii, 466 pp.
This book provides readers with a unique array of scholarly reflections on the writing systems of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean in relation to reading processes and data-driven interpretations of cross-language transfer.