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  • Advances in Sociophoneticsby Chiara Celata; Silvia Calamai

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This paper describes the phonetic form, the distribution and the possible functions of ejectives in English and German, proposing that ejectives are on the increase in different varieties in English. The problems of teasing apart the different contributions of allophonic regularity, interactional function, sociophonetic variability and epiphenomenal... more...

  • Noun Valencyby Olga Spevak

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This article has two objectives. The first is to present an account of valency nouns in Latin. Lyons’ typology (1977) envisaging three orders of entities is useful for predicting the number and type of complements used with various nouns. Expansions of all the categories are distinguished: concrete entities, relational nouns, agent nouns, verbal... more...

  • Case Configuration and Noun Phrase Interpretationby Helen Dehoop

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Structuring the Argumentby Asaf Bachrach; Isabelle Roy; Linnaea Stockall

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    We investigate so-called causative psych nominalizations (CPNs), i.e., nominalizations of object experiencer (OE) verbs that realize non-agentive causers as external arguments. While they are ruled out in English (Grimshaw 1990; Iwata 1995; Pesetsky 1995) and have been suggested to be cross-linguistically banned (Landau 2010), we show that Romanian... more...

  • Subordination in Conversationby Ritva Laury; Ryoko Suzuki

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00

    The articles in this volume examine the notion of clausal subordination based on English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German and Japanese conversational data. Some of the articles approach ?subordination? in terms of social action, taking into account what participants are doing with their talk, considering topics such as the use of clauses as projector... more...

  • The Syllable in Optimality Theoryby Caroline Féry; Ruben van de Vijver

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 53.00

    This 2003 book covers the role of the syllable in Optimality Theory. more...

  • Phonologyby Edmund Gussmann

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 34.00

    This textbook is an introduction to phonology for students which assumes no prior knowledge of this area of linguistics. more...

  • The Music of Everyday Speechby Ann Wennerstrom

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 69.99

    This volume seeks to establishe an over-all framework for the analysis of the element of prosody into the analysis of spoken language. Using naturally occuring data, the author demonstrates how such an examination can enhance traditional analysis. more...

  • Ellipsis and Nonsentential Speechby Reinaldo Elugardo; Robert J. Stainton

    Springer 2006; US$ 89.99

    The papers in this volume address two main topics: Q1: What is the nature, and especially the scope, of ellipsis in natural language? Q2: What are the linguistic/philosophical implications of what one takes the nature/scope of ellipsis to be? Each of these main topics includes a large sub-part that deals specifically with nonsentential speech. Within... more...

  • Phonological Domainsby Janet Grijzenhout; Baris Kabak

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    This book puts together recent theoretical developments in prosodic phonology by leading specialists and presents language particular investigations on the morphosyntax-phonology interface by expert linguists working on diverse languages such as German, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, and Turkish. more...