Keith Allan

Faculty of Arts
Monash University

Fields of interest:

Semantics, philosophy of linguistics, history of linguistics

Recent publications:

K. Allan (ed.),
Oxford Handbook of the History of Linguistics,
Oxford: Oxford University Press 2013.

K. Allan,
X-phemism and creativity
Lexis 7 (2012), pp. 5-42.

K. Allan, K. Jaszczolt (ed.),
Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics,
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2012.

K. Allan, K. Jaszczolt (ed.),
Salience and Defaults in Utterance Processing,
Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter 2011.

K. Allan,
‘The best architect designed this church’: definite descriptions in default semantics
Australian Journal of Linguistics 31 (2011), pp. 389-409.

K. Allan et al.,
The English Language and Linguistics Companion,
London: Palgrave Macmillan 2010.

K. Allan (ed.),
Concise Encyclopedia of Semantics,
Oxford: Elsevier 2010.

K. Allan,
The Western Classical Tradition in Linguistics,
Second edition, London: Equinox 2010 (first edition 2007).

K. Allan,
Referring as a pragmatic act
Journal of Pragmatics 42 (2010), pp. 2919-2939.

K. Allan, K. Burridge,
Forbidden Words: Taboo and the Censoring of Language,
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2006.

K. Allan,
Natural Language Semantics,
Maldon MA and Oxford:Blackwell 2001.