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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


Allan Keith, 2019, The Oxford Handbook of Taboo Words and Language. Oxford University Press. (Reviewer : Frédérique Brisset)

Adamson H. D., 2019, Linguistics and English Literature. An Introduction. Cambridge University Press. (Reviewer : Manuel Jobert)

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

Audring Jenny, Masini Francesca, 2018, The Oxford Handbook of Morphological Theory, Oxford University Press.

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

Börjars Kersti, Nordlinger Rachel, Sadler Louisa, 2019, Lexical-Functional Grammar. An Introduction. Cambridge University Press.

Crystal David, 2019, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language, Cambridge University Press. (Reviewer : Oscar Garcia Marchena)

Genetti Carol, 2019, How Languages work. An Introduction to Language and Linguistics. Cambridge University Press.

Humbley John, 2018, La néologie terminologique, Lambert Lucas.

Koshelev, Alexey, 2019, Essays on the Evolutionary-Synthetic Theory of Language. Academic Studies Press. (Reviewer : José Ramirez de Arellano)

Matthews P.H., 2003, Linguistics. A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press. (Reviewer : José Ramirez de Arellano)

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

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

Pustejovsky James, Batiukova Olga, 2019, The Lexicon, Cambridge University Press.

Pylkkänen Liina, 2008, Introducing Arguments, MIT Press.

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

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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