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- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 46.00
Tone and Intonation are two types of pitch variation, which are used to give shape to utterances. In this book, Carlos Gussenhoven provides an up-to-date survey of research into tone and intonation, discussing why speakers vary their pitch, what pitch variations mean, and how they are integrated into our grammars. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 40.00
Phonetically based phonology is centered around the hypothesis that phonologies of languages are determined by phonetic principles; that is, phonetic patterns involving ease of articulation and perception are expressed linguistically as grammatical constraints. This book provides a wide-ranging study of phonetically-based phonology, investigating the... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00
Morphology and Lexical Semantics explores the meanings of morphemes and how they combine to form the meanings of complex words, including derived words (writer, unionize), compounds (dog bed, truck driver), and words formed by conversion. Rochelle Lieber bases her arguments on a number of case studies from English. more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 109.00
Extending ideas from frameworks like Relevance Theory and Dynamic Syntax, the author upholds a radical position on modelling linguistic competence. In illustration, he presents a detailed study of a key meeting point of grammar and pragmatics: focus, in particular its syntactic expression in Hungarian. more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 118.95
This volume combines different perspectives on case-marking: (1) typological and descriptive approaches of various types and instances of case-marking in the languages of the world as well as comparison with languages that express similar types of relations without morphological case-marking; (2) formal analyses in different theoretical frameworks... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 109.99
This book presents a comprehensive theory of ellipsis that supports the formal, cross-linguistic description of elliptical phenomena. In contrast to earlier work, this study focuses on the interconnected factors that determine whether ellipsis should or should not be used in a given context. more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 65.00
This text presents evidence locating adverb phrases in the specifiers of distinct functional projections within a theory of the clause. In this theory, both adverbs and heads, which encode the functional notions of the clause, are ordered in a rigid sequence. more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 109.99
A collection of previously unpublished papers on a specific topic in historical linguistics - clause structure. These papers testify to the recent renewal of interest in diachronic syntax, a consequence of the new emphasis on comparative issues in the principles and parameters framework. more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 164.99
This volume contains a collection of previously unpublished essays on an unusual and little-known pattern of case agreement in the noun phrase. The contributors examine the pattern as it occurs in a wide variety of languages. more...