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1 Belnap, R. Kirk & Haeri, Niloofar (Ferguson, Charles A. ) STRUCTURALIST STUDIES IN ARABIC LINGUISTICS Charles A. Ferguson's Papers, 1954-1994
E. J. Brill 1997 9004105115 / 9789004105119 Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
New in shrink wrap. From the series STUDIES IN SEMITIC LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS, volume XXIV. "Containing Charles Ferguson's papers on Arabic linguistics, this volume addresses issues of continuing concern in phonology, syntax, historical linguistics, and sociolinguistics. The introduction provides a biographical sketch, including excerpts from interviews with Ferguson in which he discusses his career and dealings with Arabic. A critical overview precedes each of the four sections (Diachronica, Phonology, Register and Genre, and General) . T his work fills an important gap in the history of linguistics in documenting much of the career and contributions of a formative figure in American linguistics. In addition to updating Ferguson's articles, the volume preserves Ferguson's reflections on the events, personalities, relationships, and issues at the time he wrote the articles, as well as on subsequent developments. A unique and fascinating picture of a pioneer linguist. " Language - Arabic. Sociolinguistics. Egyptian Arabic Dialect. Classical Arabic. Lebanon - spoken Arabic. Lebanese Proverbs. Arabic baby talk. Iraq - children's rhymes. Syrian Arabic. Etc. ; 8vo; 276 pp 
Price: 80.00 USD
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