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  • Syntax - Theory and Analysis. Volume 3by Tibor Kiss

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 252.70

    The handbook offers an overview of syntactic theory and analysis, in terms of different theories, different languages, and different methods. The Handbook presents the state of art in syntactic analysis, also dealing with the methodology employed, and the rules of argumentation required to achieve such analyses for a wide range of phenomena.... more...

  • Adverbsby Karin Pittner; Daniela Elsner; Fabian Barteld

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    This article discusses adverbs in the post-head position of English and German noun phrases. It gives an overview of the relevant data and discusses possible category revisions for the items under discussion. While both languages show considerable overlap in the semantic functions served by the post-head modifiers, the result is often the existence... more...

  • Word-Formationby Peter O. Müller

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 316.14

    This handbook comprises an in-depth presentation of the state of the art in word-formation. The five volumes contain 207 articles written by leading international scholars. The 16 sections of the handbook provide the reader in general articles and individual studies with a wide variety of perspectives. The final section contains 74 portraits... more...

  • Structures, Strategies and Beyondby Elisa Di Domenico; Cornelia Hamann; Simona Matteini

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    This paper provides an analysis of the left periphery of relative clauses in the Cimbrian variety of Luserna and explores which of the two complementizer systems Cimbrian makes use of in restrictive and appositive relative clauses. Furthermore, the sentential particle da (lit. ‘there’), which according to Bidese et al. (2012) is obligatory... more...

  • How Categorical are Categories?by Joanna Blaszczak; Dorota Klimek-Jankowska; Krzysztof Migdalski

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 105.68

    This book addresses the foundational question of category distinctions and challenges the traditional views from the modern theoretical and experimental perspective. Its focus is on the noun-verb, noun-adjective distinctions and categories occupying the "grey zone" between standard categories (e.g., nominalizations). This book will be... more...

  • Representing Structure in Phonology and Syntaxby Marc van Oostendorp; Henk van Riemsdijk

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 105.68

    Formal grammars by definition need two parts: a theory of computation (or derivation), and a theory of representation. While recent attention in mainstream syntactic and phonological theory has been devoted to the former, the papers in this volume aim to show that the importance of representational details is not diminished by the insights... more...

  • Diachrony of Verb Morphologyby Martine Robbeets

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 105.68

    This book deals with shared verb morphology in Japanese and other languages that have been identified as Transeurasian (traditionally: ?Altaic?) in previous research. It analyzes shared etymologies and reconstructed grammaticalizations with the goal to provide evidence for the genealogical relatedness of these languages. more...

  • Linguisticaby Otto Jespersen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    This volume, first published in 1933, brings together a collection of Otto Jespersen?s papers in English, German, and French, which he himself felt should be presented to an international public. This title gives a picture of Jespersen?s development and endeavours as a linguist, and covers a wide time period of his career. This book will be of interest... more...

  • Instruction Grammarby Simon Kasper

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 137.40

    Bringing together evidence from natural and social sciences, the work introduces the non-reductionist Instruction Grammar programme. Viewed from within the practicalities of the lifeworld, utterances are described as instructions to simulate perceptions and attributions for action. The approach provides solutions to long-standing philosophical... more...

  • The Phrase Phonology of English and Frenchby Elisabeth O. Selkirk

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    This work, first published in 1980, was a doctoral dissertation submitted to the Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1972. This study concerns certain aspects of the relationship between syntax and phonology in English and French. In particular, it represents an investigation of the universal... more...