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  • Middle Voice in Modern Greekby Linda Joyce Manney

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 165.00

    This book provides an in-depth analysis of the inflectional middle category in Modern Greek. Against the theoretical backdrop of cognitive linguistics, it is argued that a wide range of seemingly disparate middle structures in Modern Greek comprise a complex semantic network, and that this network is organized around two prototypical middle event types,... more...

  • The Acquisition of the DP in Modern Greekby Theodoros Marinis

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 158.00

    This book offers new data on the acquisition of functional categories in early child speech. Based on longitudinal corpora of five children acquiring Modern Greek as their first language, it describes the development of single DPs consisting of definite and indefinite articles, complex DPs that require the use of multiple definite articles ? possessive... more...

  • Advances in Greek Generative Syntaxby Melita Stavrou; Arhonto Terzi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 210.00

    This collection of original research focuses on various lesser studied aspects of Greek syntax. The articles combine a sound empirical coverage within current developments of generative theory and cover a wide spectrum of areas. The syntax of sentential structure is dealt with by two articles, one is an extensive analysis of the distribution of goal... more...

  • Themes in Greek Linguisticsby Irene Philippaki-Warburton; Katerina Nicolaidis; Maria Sifianou

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 210.00

    This volume brings together 65 papers which were presented at this Conference, the aim of which was to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas between scholars with expertise in various aspects of the Greek language. For this reason the volume contains the majority of the contributions. It should provide the linguistic community with a comprehensive... more...

  • Themes in Greek Linguisticsby Brian D. Joseph; Geoffrey C. Horrocks; Irene Philippaki-Warburton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 180.00

    This volume brings together 11 original papers on a variety of themes in Greek linguistics, covering phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics, both synchronically and diachronically.Collectively, these papers report on recent advances in the study of Greek grammar within the framework of generative grammar, and provide insights into such diverse... more...

  • Sociolinguistics of Style and Social Class in Contemporary Athensby Irene Theodoropoulou

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This ethnographic study deals with the ways people in Athens, Greece, use style to construct their social class identities. Including a rich dataset comprising ethnographic interviews with actual people who live in the stereotypically seen as leafy and posh northern suburbs and in the stereotypically treated as working class western suburbs of Athens... more...

  • Cross-linguistic Variation in Sentence Processingby Despoina Papadopoulou

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 142.89

    The central question that I will pursue in this study concerns the universality of the human sentence processing mechanism. It will be explored whether there are cross-linguistic differences in parsing by p- senting psycholinguistic evidence from Greek. Empirical data collected from both native speakers and second language learners of Greek will be... more...

  • Clitics in Greekby Marios Mavrogiorgos

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 158.00

    This monograph investigates the morpho-syntactic and other properties of clitic pronouns in Greek and offers a grammar of proclisis and enclisis in light of Chomsky?s (1995, 2001a, 2005) Minimalist Program. It explores the nature of clitics as syntactic topicalizers which are probed by structurally higher verbal heads to which they move and into which... more...

  • Causality and Connectivesby Valandis Bardzokas

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 135.00

    The book explores finely-grained distinctions in causal meaning, mostly from a relevance-theoretic perspective. To increase the challenge of this double task, i.e. a thorough as well as satisfactory account of cause and a detailed assessment of the theoretical model employed to this end, the current study involves an investigation carried out by way... more...

  • Medieval and Modern Greekby Robert Browning

    Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    To speakers of modern Greek the Homeric poems of the 7th century BC are not written in a foreign language. The Greek language has enjoyed a continuous tradition from earliest times until now. This book traces its history from the immediately post-classical or Hellenistic period to the present day. The aim is both to analyse the changing structure of... more...