Essays on grammatical theory and universal grammar

edited by Doug Arnold ... [et al.]

This is a collection of original contributions to grammatical theory by a number of leading linguists: John Anderson, Jim Miller, John Lyons, Steve Pulman, Andrew Radford, Bernard Comrie, R. M. W. Dixon, Greville Corbett, and John Hawkins. Topics covered include: the semantic basis for syntactic relations, the relationship between ontology and language, detailed studies of particular constructions in one language, reference tracking systems, grammatical relations, gender systems, and the explanation of Language Universals.

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  • Introduction
  • John Anderson: Reflections on notional grammar, with some remarks on its relevance to issues in the analysis of English and its history
  • Bernard Comrie: Some general properties of reference-tracking systems
  • Greville Corbett: An approach to the description of gender systems
  • R. M. W. Dixon: Subject and object in universal grammar
  • John A. Hawkins: Competence and performance in the explanation of language universals
  • John Lyons: Semantic ascent: A neglected aspect of syntactic typology
  • Jim Miller: Participant Roles, synonymy, and truth conditions
  • Steve Pulman: Prepositional relatives and syntactic marginality
  • Andrew Radford: The status of exclamative particles in modern spoken French
  • References
  • Index

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書名 Essays on grammatical theory and universal grammar
著作者等 Arnold, Doug
Durand, Jacques (Professor of Modern Languages, University of Salford)
Grover, Claire (Research Associate, University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory)
Sadler, Louisa (Lecturer, Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex)
Atkinson, Martin (Senior Lecturer, Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex)
シリーズ名 Clarendon paperbacks
出版元 Clarendon Press;Oxford University Press
刊行年月 1991, c1989
ページ数 viii, 306 p.
大きさ 22 cm
ISBN 0198248970
NCID BA12253051
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス