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E-Reference Items for Linguistics (8)

Name Description
Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology "Based on The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology, the principal authority on the origin and development of English words, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Etymology contains a wealth of information about the English language and its history. Find out where the words 'bungalow' and 'assassin' came from, what 'nice' meant in the Middle Ages and much more." [RR]
Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics The "most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of linguistics available. It provides concise, informative entries across the whole field of linguistics." [RR]
Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics Online (EAGLL)

Brings together "the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contribute to our knowledge of ancient Greek." Useful for studies in Greek, linguistics and Biblical literature.

Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics (Second Edition) ELL2 "cannot be surpassed for its depth, currency, interdisciplinary coverage, and sheer comprehensiveness.” Coverage includes  the language situation in countries all over the world, language education policies in the world's major regions, language and the brain, animal communication, second-language acquisition, etc. [RR]
Encyclopedia of Rhetoric Covers the knowledge from classics, philosophy, literature, literary theory, cultural studies, speech and communications, and discusses basic concepts and themes throughout rhetoric. [RR]
International Encyclopedia of Linguistics Covers topics in linguistics, including areas of historical, comparative, formal, mathematical, functional, philosophical, and sociolinguistics. [RR]
Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory & Criticism "An encyclopaedic guide to critical theory. Although particularly relevant to literature and linguistic studies, it may also be of interest to researchers in social sciences and humanities." [RR]
Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins "The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins describes the origins and development of over 3,000 words and phrases in the English languageā€¦Organized A-Z, the entries include first known use along with examples that illustrate the many faces of the particular word or phrase." [RR]

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