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"About as close you can get to the perfect cerebral thriller: searingly smart, ridiculously funny, and fast as hell. Lexicon reads like Elmore Leonard high out of his mind on Snow...

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Lexicon - Max Barry
pdf | 285 KB | English | Isbn: 1101604905 | Author: Max Barry | Release Date: 2013-06-18
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"About as close you can get to the perfect cerebral thriller: searingly smart, ridiculously funny, and fast as hell. Lexicon reads like Elmore Leonard high out of his mind on Snow Crash." —Lev Grossman, New York Times bestselling author of The Magicians and The Magician King “Best thing I've read in a long time . . . a masterpiece.” —Hugh Howey, New York Times bestselling author of Wool Stick and stones break bones. Words kill. They recruited Emily Ruff from the streets. They said it was because she's good with words. They'll live to regret it. They said Wil Parke survived something he shouldn't have. But he doesn't remember. Now they're after him and he doesn't know why. There's a word, they say. A word that kills. And they want it back . . .
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#1 Lexicon

Lexicon Book Max Barry
  • Author : Max Barry
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-06-18
  • Total Pages : 400
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Review : (76)

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"About as close you can get to the perfect cerebral thriller: searingly smart, ridiculously funny, and fast as hell. Lexicon reads like Elmore Leonard high out of his mind on Snow Crash." —Lev Grossman, New York Times bestselling author of The Magicians and The Magician King “Best thing I've read in a long time . . . a masterpiece.” —Hugh Howey, New York Times bestselling author of Wool Stick and stones break bones. Words kill. They recruited Emily Ruff from the streets. They said it was because she's good with words. They'll live to regret it. They said Wil Parke survived something he shouldn't have. But he doesn't remember. Now they're after him and he doesn't know why. There's a word, they say. A word that kills. And they want it back . . .

#2 The Lexicon

The Lexicon Book Elisabetta Ježek
  • Author : Elisabetta Ježek
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-01-28
  • Total Pages : 320
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Review : (233)

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The Lexicon provides an introduction to the study of words, their main properties, and how we use them to create meaning. It offers a detailed description of the organizing principles of the lexicon, and of the categories used to classify a wide range of lexical phenomena, including polysemy, meaning variation in composition, and the interplay with ontology, syntax, and pragmatics. Elisabetta Ježek uses empirical data from digitalized corpora and speakers' judgements, combined with the formalisms developed in the field of general and theoretical linguistics, to propose representations for each of these phenomena. The key feature of the book is that it merges theoretical accounts with lexicographic approaches and computational insights. Its clear structure and accessible approach make The Lexicon an ideal textbook for all students of linguistics—theoretical, applied, and computational—and a valuable resource for scholars and students of language in the fields of cognitive science and philosophy.

#3 Family Lexicon

Family Lexicon Book Natalia Ginzburg
  • Author : Natalia Ginzburg
  • Publisher : New York Review of Books
  • Release Date : 2017-04-25
  • Total Pages : 224
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Review : (252)

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A masterpiece of European literature that blends family memoir and fiction An Italian family, sizable, with its routines and rituals, crazes, pet phrases, and stories, doubtful, comical, indispensable, comes to life in the pages of Natalia Ginzburg’s Family Lexicon. Giuseppe Levi, the father, is a scientist, consumed by his work and a mania for hiking—when he isn’t provoked into angry remonstration by someone misspeaking or misbehaving or wearing the wrong thing. Giuseppe is Jewish, married to Lidia, a Catholic, though neither is religious; they live in the industrial city of Turin where, as the years pass, their children find ways of their own to medicine, marriage, literature, politics. It is all very ordinary, except that the background to the story is Mussolini’s Italy in its steady downward descent to race law and world war. The Levis are, among other things, unshakeable anti-fascists. That will complicate their lives. Family Lexicon is about a family and language—and about storytelling not only as a form of survival but also as an instrument of deception and domination. The book takes the shape of a novel, yet everything is true. “Every time that I have found myself inventing something in accordance with my old habits as a novelist, I have felt impelled at once to destroy [it],” Ginzburg tells us at the start. “The places, events, and people are all real.”

#4 Mental Lexicon

Mental Lexicon Book Patrick Bonin
  • Author : Patrick Bonin
  • Publisher : Nova Publishers
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total Pages : 241
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Review : (273)

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This book is about the mental lexicon and opens an understanding of this aspect of human cognition. The mental lexicon is still a central topic in psycholinguistics and, more generally speaking, in cognitive science. Is it possible to define what is intended by the expression "mental lexicon", a concept coined by Oldfield as early as 1966? Are the terms that the authors have at their disposal still sufficient to discuss this hypothesised mental entity -- the mental lexicon -- which is intended to cover many different aspects of words? The authors propose as a working definition that the mental lexicon corresponds to the mental repository of all representations that are intrinsically related to words. This book extends its research in psycholinguistics and focuses on the word.

#5 Constructing a Lexicon of English Verbs

Constructing a Lexicon of English Verbs Book Pamela B. Faber,Ricardo Mairal Usón
  • Author : Pamela B. Faber,Ricardo Mairal Usón
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 1999-01-01
  • Total Pages : 371
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Review : (344)

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#6 Bay Lexicon

Bay Lexicon Book Jane Wolff
  • Author : Jane Wolff
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2021-08-15
  • Total Pages : 208
  • Genre : Nature
  • Review : (355)

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As human populations inhabiting cities have grown dramatically, we have lost the ability to understand and even to see the natural world around us. We lack the vocabulary to describe our surroundings, and this lack of understanding limits our ability as citizens to contribute to political decisions about the landscape of cities, especially at the edges where land meets water. Bay Lexicon, a field guide to San Francisco's shoreline, is a case study in establishing a working language for hybrid landscapes. Centred on a walk along the edge of the iconic San Francisco Bay, it documents, deciphers, and classifies the places and phenomena a person encounters – and the forces, histories, and interactions that underlie what is visible. In a unique synthesis of text and drawing, Jane Wolff applies analytical and representational tools based in design and documentary work to findings from the fields of geography, environmental and cultural history, public policy, urban ecology, and landscape studies. As our cities face increasing pressure caused by climate change, we will need to reimagine them in terms that do justice to their complexity. Bay Lexicon's methods for building landscape literacy are meant for translation, adaptation, and use far beyond San Francisco Bay. Through activist scholarship that cuts across disciplinary boundaries and levels of expertise, this book examines how the landscape at the water's edge works, documents its historical evolution, brings its citizens' values to light, and frames conversations about how and why it might change.

#7 Lexicon of the Mouth

Lexicon of the Mouth Book Brandon LaBelle
  • Author : Brandon LaBelle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2014-06-19
  • Total Pages : 232
  • Genre : Music
  • Review : (292)

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Lexicon of the Mouth surveys the oral cavity as the central channel by which self and surrounding are brought into relation. Questions of embodiment and agency, attachment and loss, incorporation and hunger, locution and the non-sensical are critically examined. In doing so, LaBelle emphasizes the mouth as a vital conduit for negotiating "the foundational narrative of proper speech." Lexicon of the Mouth aims for a viscous, poetic and resonant discourse of subjectivity, detailed through the "micro-oralities" of laughing and whispering, stuttering and reciting, eating and kissing, among others. The oral cavity is posed as an impressionable arena, susceptible to all types of material input, contamination and intervention, while also enabling powerful forms of resistance, attachment and conversation, as well as radical imagination. Lexicon of the Mouth argues for the revolutionary promise of the laugh, the spirited mythologies of the whisper, the schizophonics of self-talk, and the primal noise of gibberish, suggesting that the significance of voicing is fundamentally bound to the exertions of the mouth. Subsequently, assumptions around voice and vocality are unsettled in favor of an epistemology of the oral, highlighting the acts of the tongue, the lips and the throat as primary mediations between interior and exterior, social structures and embodied expressions. LaBelle makes a significant contribution to currents in sound and voice studies by reminding that to hear the voice, and to consider a politics of speech, is first and foremost to assume the mouth.

#8 Derivation and the Mental Lexicon. How are Prefixed Complex Words Stored and Retrieved?

Derivation and the Mental Lexicon. How are Prefixed Complex Words Stored and Retrieved? Book Noel Koch
  • Author : Noel Koch
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2021-06-17
  • Total Pages : 13
  • Genre : Literary Collections
  • Review : (180)

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Seminar paper from the year 2021 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 1.3, Technical University of Braunschweig (Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik), course: Morphology, language: English, abstract: In the following paper, I will examine the field of the word-forming process derivation and in that regard, I want to focus on prefixed words and their representation in the mental lexicon. Specifying that within my paper, I will scrutinize the question “Derivation and The Mental Lexicon – How are Prefixed Words Stored and Retrieved?”. The researched topic is relevant for the field of linguistics because it is not yet clarified how exactly words are stored and retrieved in the brain. To get a closer insight on the topic of derivation and particularly the process of affixation and its connection to the mental lexicon I will conduct the help of several textbooks to give an overview of the process itself and the mental lexicon. Apart from that, I will use selected literature to zoom in on the specific field of word storage and examine a study that is concerned with this. Since the study is based on lexical decision tasks, I am going to analyze the implemented experiments and interpret how prefixed words are stored, namely via morphological decomposition. Further, I will state why and how the experiments suggest that kind of processing and briefly examine other possible theories of word storage of prefixed words.

#9 Greek Lexicon of the Roman and Byzantine Periods

Greek Lexicon of the Roman and Byzantine Periods Book Evangelinus Apostolides Sophocles
  • Author : Evangelinus Apostolides Sophocles
  • Publisher : Georg Olms Verlag
  • Release Date : 1983
  • Total Pages : 1188
  • Genre : Greek language, Hellenistic (300 B.C.-600 A.D.)
  • Review : (325)

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