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  • Nominalizationsby Maria Koptjevskaja-Tamm

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 190.00

    Based on extensive and diverse material from 70 languages, and covering a range of previously undiscussed problems, this book provides a thorough analysis of how nominalization types interact with other structural features. It focuses on action nominal constructions, and in particular, the comparison of their syntactic structure with that of finite... more...

  • The Meaning of Focus Particlesby Ekkehard König

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 185.00

    Focus particles (words such as even , only , also ) play an important role in English, in various syntactic and semantic domains, but their characteristics pose numerous problems for current syntactic frameworks and semantic theories. This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the syntax, meaning and use of focus particles and related function... more...

  • Saying, Seeing and Actingby Kenny R. Coventry; Simon C. Garrod

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 90.00

    Our use of spatial prepositions carries an implicit understanding of the functional relationships both between objects themselves and human interaction with those objects. This is the thesis rigorously explicated in Saying, Seeing and Acting. It aims to account not only for our theoretical comprehension of spatial relations but our ability to intercede... more...

  • Yearbook of Morphology Volume 2002by G.E. Booij; Jaap Van Marle

    Springer 2003; US$ 155.00

    This text covers three main areas: the morphology of certain pidgin and creole languages; the morphological use of truncation for the coinage of proper names in Germanic and Romance languages; and how affixes are combined and ordered in complex words, with the underlying principles. more...

  • The Written Language Bias in Linguisticsby Per Linell

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Linguists routinely emphasise the primacy of speech over writing. Yet, most linguists have analysed spoken language, as well as language in general, applying theories and methods that are best suited for written language. Accordingly, there is an extensive 'written language bias' in traditional and present day linguistics and other language sciences.... more...

  • The Syntax-Information Structure Interfaceby Eugenia Casielles-Suárez

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    In the last decade, the notions of topic and focus have come to play an increasingly relevant role in theoretical linguistics. Although these notions are often taken for granted, they are still poorly understood. This study offers a detailed analysis of the precise definitions of these and related terms (theme, topic, background, given information,... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Linguisticsby Philipp Strazny

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 475.00

    Utilizing a historical and international approach, this valuable two-volume resource makes even the more complex linguistic issues understandable for the non-specialized reader. Containing over 500 alphabetically arranged entries and an expansive glossary by a team of international scholars, the Encyclopedia of Linguistics explores the varied perspectives,... more...

  • Causes and Consequences of Word Structureby Jennifer Hay

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Manifestations of Genericityby Yael Greenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 135.00

    In this book, Yael Greenberg discusses and clarifies a number of controversial issues and phenomena in the generic literature, including the existence of "episodic genericity," existential presuppositions, and contextual restrictions of generics. more...

  • Numbers, Language, and the Human Mindby Heike Wiese

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 44.00

    This 2003 book discusses the relationship between numerical thinking and the human language faculty. more...