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Lucile Bordet

In addition to its thematic issues, Lexis offers a “book-review” section.

People interested in writing a review are invited to send an email to in which they will mention the title of the book they wish to write a review on as well as their address. Reviewers will get the book for free in return. The review should be sent to the Head of publication within two months of the date of receipt of the book.

Lucile Bordet
In charge of book reviews


Albrespit Jean, 2011, Construire l’énoncé en anglais : voix, négation, exclamation, interrogation, Presses Universitaires du Mirail. (Reviewer: Catherine Collin)

Anderson, Steven R., 2012, Languages. A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press. (Reviewer: Madhura Joshi)

Baerman Matthew, Brown Dunstan, Corbett Greville G., 2017, Morphological Complexity, Cambridge University Press.

Bauer Laurie, 2017, Compounds and Compounding, Cambridge University Press. (Reviewer: Jean Missud)

Blanco Xavier, Sfar Inès, 2018, Lexicologie(s) : approches croisées en sémantique lexicale, Peter Lang. (Reviewer: Yasena Chantova)

Böhmerova Ada, 2010, Blending as Lexical Amalgamation and its Onomatological and Lexicographical status in English and in Slovak, Bratislava.

Colston Herbert L., 2015, Using Figurative Language, Cambridge University Press. (Reviewer: Günter Schmale)

Crowley Terry, Bowern Claire, 2010, An Introduction to Historical Linguistics Fourth Edition, Oxford University Press. (Reviewer: Oscar Garcia Marchena)

Dubois Marguerite-Marie, 2009, Miscellanées, histoire, étymologie, lexicologie (France-Angleterre), Editions des Dauphins. (Reviewer: Frédérique Brisset)

Goddard Cliff, Wierzbicka Anna, 2013, Words and Meanings, Oxford University Press.

Hampe Beate, 2017, Metaphor Embodied Cognition and Discourse, Cambridge University Press. (Reviewer: Liana Pop)

Hippisley Andrew, Stump Gregory, 2017, The Cambridge Handbook of Morphology, Cambridge University Press. (Reviewer: Oscar Garcia Marchena)

Jezek Elisabetta, 2016, The Lexicon, An Introduction, Oxford University Press.

Khalifa Jean-Charles, Miller Philip, 2010, Perceptions et structures linguistiques : huit études sur l’anglais, Presses Universitaires de Rennes.

Lieber Rochelle, 2018, English Nouns - The Ecology of Nominalization, Cambridge University Press. (Reviewer: Lucile Bordet)

Matthews P.H., 2003, Linguistics. A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press.

Mugglestone Lynda, 2011, Dictionaries. A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press.

Pennec Blandine, Simonin Olivier, 2011, Les locutions de l’anglais. Emplois et stratégies rhétoriques, Presses Universitaires de Perpignan. (Reviewer: Frédérique Brisset)

Plag Ingo, 2018, Word-Formation in English 2nd Edition, Cambridge University Press.

Pylkkänen Liina, 2008, Introducing Arguments, MIT Press.

Sorlin Sandrine, 2010, La défamiliarisation linguistique dans le roman contemporain anglais, Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée. (Reviewer: Francis Awitor)

Sorlin Sandrine, 2010, Inventive Linguistics, Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée.

Sorlin Sandrine, 2012, Langue et autorité. De l’ordre linguistique à la force dialogique, Presses Universitaires de Rennes. (Reviewer: Abdelkader Sayad)

Sorlin Sandrine, 2014, La stylistique anglaise. Théories et pratiques, Presses Universitaires de Rennes. (Reviewer: Adam Wilson)

Stefanowitsch Anatol, Gries Stefan Th., 2007, Corpus-Based Approaches to Metaphor and Metonymy, Mouton de Gruyter.

Taylor, John R., 2014, The Oxford Handbook of the Word, Oxford University Press.

Ten Hacken Pius, 2016, The Semantics of Compounding, Cambridge University Press.

Terminology, 2010, Vol. 16, N°1, John Benjamins.

Van Male Thora, 2010, Liaisons généreuses. L’apport du français à la langue anglaise, Arléa. (Reviewer: Noémie Castagné)

Vesque-Dufrénot A., 1999, Lexique de l’anglais pour le lycéen, Ellipses.

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