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Joseph, John Earl

Works: 77 works in 275 publications in 3 languages and 9,193 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Conference proceedings  Cross-cultural studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: P73, 410.909034
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Most widely held works by John Earl Joseph
Language and politics by John Earl Joseph( )
26 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the politics of language in individual and public discourse. This book argues that language is political from top to bottom, whether considered at the level of an individual speaker's choice of language or style of discourse with others, or at the level of political rhetoric, or indeed the way up to the formation of national languages
From Whitney to Chomsky essays in the history of American linguistics by John Earl Joseph( )
13 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What is 'American' about American linguistics? Is Jakobson, who spent half his life in America, part of it? What became of Whitney's genuinely American conception of language as a democracy? And how did developments in 20th-century American linguistics relate to broader cultural trends?This book brings together 15 years of research by John E. Joseph, including his discovery of the meeting between Whitney and Saussure, his ground-breaking work on the origins of the 'Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis' and of American sociolinguistics, and his seminal examination of Bloomfield and Chomsky as readers of Saus
The emergence of the modern language sciences. studies on the transition from historical-comparative to structural linguistics in honour of E.F.K. Koerner ( )
14 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although it is widely thought that structural linguistics began abruptly with the publication of Saussure's 'revolutionary' Course in General Linguistics, the work of E.F.K. Koerner has demonstrated that Saussure, for all his originality, remained true to the basic tenets of his 19th-century predecessors. In this volume, the development of modern linguistics before, during and after Saussure is traced in 20 studies honouring the scholar who has done more than anyone else to professionalize linguistic historiography during the last quarter century. Among the wide range of topics covered are
Limiting the arbitrary linguistic naturalism and its opposites in Plato's Cratylus and modern theories of language by John Earl Joseph( )
18 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The idea that some aspects of language are 'natural', while others are arbitrary, artificial or derived, runs all through modern linguistics, from Chomsky's GB theory and Minimalist program and his concept of E- and I-language, to Greenberg's search for linguistic universals, Pinker's views on regular and irregular morphology and the brain, and the markedness-based constraints of Optimality Theory. This book traces the heritage of this linguistic naturalism back to its locus classicus, Plato's dialogue Cratylus. The first half of the book is a detailed examination of the linguistic arguments i
Linguistic theory and grammatical description by F. G Droste( )
13 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume presents nine of today's grammatical theories with a view to comparing their starting points and their methods. The particular features and properties of each theory are discussed in this book, as well as the major conceptual differences and methodological obstacles each has overcome and has yet to overcome. The parallel structure of the papers makes for easy comparison and cross-reference. This systematic and thorough introduction to the recent history of the discipline provides a state-of-the-art report on current leading tendencies as well as a wealth of directions for future re
The emergence of the modern language sciences studies on the transition from historical-comparative to structural linguistics in honour of E.F.K. Koerner ( )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alongside considerable continuity, 20th-century diachronic linguistics has seen substantial shifts in outlook and procedure from the 19th-century paradigm. Our understanding of what is really new and what is recycled owes a great debt to E.F.K. Koerner's minutely researched interpretations of the work of the field's founders and key transitional figures. At the cusp of the 21st century, some of the best known scholars in the field explore how these methodological shifts have been and continue to be played out in historical Romance, Germanic and Indo-European linguistics, as well as in work o
Language and identity : national, ethnic, religious by John Earl Joseph( Book )
23 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offering a uniquely broad-based overview of the role of language choice in the construction of national, cultural, and personal identity, this textbook examines a wide range of specific cases from various parts of the world in order to arrive at some general principles concerning the links between language and identity. It will benefit students and researchers in a wide range of fields where identity is an important issue, and who currently lack a single source to turn to for an overview from sociolinguistics
Eloquence and power : the rise of language standards and standard languages by John Earl Joseph( Book )
18 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saussure by John Earl Joseph( Book )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
& Quot;In a language there are only differences without positive terms. Whether we take the signified or the signifier, the language contains neither ideas nor sounds that pre-exist the linguistic system, but only conceptual differences and phonic differences issuing from this system." (From the posthumous Course in General Linguistics, 1916.). No one becomes as famous as Saussure without both admirers and detractors reducing them to a paragraph's worth of ideas that can be readily quoted, debated, memorized, and examined. One can argue the ideas expressed above - that language is composed
Ideologies of language ( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Landmarks in linguistic thought II : the Western tradition in the twentieth century by John Earl Joseph( Book )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Arabic and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Methodological perspectives and applications ( )
7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Applied language study : new objectives, new methods : papers from the 1983 conference at Oklahoma State University ( Book )
5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Western tradition in the twentieth century by John Earl Joseph( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cambridge companion to Saussure by Carol Sanders( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With contributions by specialists in each field, this comprehensive and accessible guide creates a unique picture of the lasting importance of Ferdinand de Saussure's thought
Ferdinand de Saussure : critical assessments of leading linguists ( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ideologies of Language (RLE Linguistics A by John Earl Joseph( )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is the study of language ideologically neutral? If so, is this study objective and autonomous?One of the most cherished assumptions of modern academic linguistics is that the study of language is, or should be, ideologically neutral. This professed ideological neutrality goes hand-in-hand with claims of scientific objectivity and explanatory autonomy. Ideologies of Language counters these claims and assumptions by demonstrating not only their descriptive inaccuracy but also their conceptual incoherence
The standard language : theory, dogma and sociocultural reality by John Earl Joseph( Book )
10 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The next six chapters detail the mechanisms of standardization. In Ch. 3, the structure of linguistic classificational categories--dialect, language, standard language--is subjected to a new theoretical paradigm: 'synecdoche', transformation of the part into the whole. Ch. 4 investigates the emergence of the 'synecdochic' dialect that is to form the basis of the standard
Two strands in Whorfian thought and their Neo-Whorfian implications by John Earl Joseph( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Džozefs, Džons Ē.
Earl Joseph, John 1956-
Joseph, J. E.
Joseph, John.
Joseph, John 1956-
Joseph, John E.
Joseph, John E. 1956-
Joseph, John Earl
جون جوزيف، 1956-
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