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  • Competition and Variation in Natural Languagesby Mengistu Amberber; Helen de Hoop

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 123.00

    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...

  • Differential Subject Markingby Helen de Hoop; Peter de Swart

    Springer 2007; US$ 69.95

    Although (almost) all sentences have subjects, not all sentences encode their subjects in the same way. Some languages overtly mark some subjects, but not others, depending on certain features of the subject argument or the sentence in which the subject figures. This phenomenon is known as Differential Subject Marking (DSM). Languages differ in which... more...

  • Cross-linguistic Semantics of Tense, Aspect, and Modalityby Lotte Hogeweg; Helen de Hoop; Andrej Malchukov

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 158.00

    In recent years, we have witnessed, on the one hand, an increased interest in cross-linguistic data in formal semantic studies, and, on the other hand, an increased concern for semantic issues in language typology. However, only few studies combine semantic and typological research for a particular semantic domain (such as the papers in Bach et al.... more...

  • Conflicts in Interpretationby Petra Hendriks; Helen de Hoop; Irene Krämer

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 37.95

    Conflicts in Interpretation applies novel methods of constraint interaction, derived from connectionist theories and implemented in linguistics within the framework of Optimality Theory, to core semantic and pragmatic issues such as polysemy, negation, (in)definiteness, focus, anaphora, and rhetorical structure. It explores the hypothesis that... more...

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