Linguistics: Grammar

  • Research on Functional Grammar of Chinese I: Information Structure and Word Ordering Selection book cover

    Research on Functional Grammar of Chinese I

    Information Structure and Word Ordering Selection, 1st Edition

    By Bojiang Zhang, Mei Fang

    The functional perspective on Chinese syntax has yielded various new achievements since its introduction to Chinese linguistics in the 1980s. This two-volume book is one of the earliest and most influential works to study the Chinese language using functional grammar. Using local Beijing…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Research on Functional Grammar of Chinese II: Reference and Grammatical Category book cover

    Research on Functional Grammar of Chinese II

    Reference and Grammatical Category, 1st Edition

    By Bojiang Zhang, Mei Fang

    The functional perspective on Chinese syntax has yielded various new achievements since its introduction to Chinese linguistics in the 1980s. This two-volume book is one of the earliest and most influential works to study the Chinese language using functional grammar. Using local Beijing…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • A Research on Functional Grammar of Chinese book cover

    A Research on Functional Grammar of Chinese

    1st Edition

    By Bojiang Zhang, Mei Fang

    The functional perspective on Chinese syntax has yielded various new achievements since its introduction to Chinese linguistics in the 1980s. This two-volume book is one of the earliest and most influential works to study the Chinese language using functional grammar. Using local Beijing…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The Korean Verb - Structured and Complete book cover

    The Korean Verb - Structured and Complete

    1st Edition

    By Dick Grune, Seongyeon Cho

    The Korean Verb - Structured and Complete provides an in-depth, systematic and structured presentation of the Korean verb and its verb forms, a notoriously complex area for learners of the language. The book presents learners with a method that simplifies the forming and understanding of Korean…

    Hardback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Externalization: Phonological Interpretations of Syntactic Objects book cover

    Externalization

    Phonological Interpretations of Syntactic Objects, 1st Edition

    By Yoshihito Dobashi

    This book explores theoretical issues of the syntax-phonology interface within the Minimalist Program of linguistic theory and proposes an entirely new approach to prosodic categories. Conceptual as well as empirical questions are addressed, concerning how syntactic objects are mapped to the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Systemic Functional Language Description: Making Meaning Matter book cover

    Systemic Functional Language Description

    Making Meaning Matter, 1st Edition

    Edited by J.R. Martin, Y.J. Doran, Giacomo Figueredo

    This volume showcases previously unpublished research on theoretical, descriptive, and methodological innovations for understanding language patterns grounded in a Systemic Functional Linguistic perspective. Featuring contributions from an international range of scholars, the book demonstrates…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Prominence and Locality in Grammar: The Syntax and Semantics of Wh-Questions and Reflexives book cover

    Prominence and Locality in Grammar

    The Syntax and Semantics of Wh-Questions and Reflexives, 1st Edition

    By Jianhua Hu

    This book challenges the current consensus on the analysis of wh-questions and reflexives from the perspective of the syntax-semantics interface. An integrated approach incorporating analyses of the interaction between different levels of linguistic knowledge is proposed. It argues that the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • The Grammar of Chinese Characters: Productive Knowledge of Formal Patterns in an Orthographic System book cover

    The Grammar of Chinese Characters

    Productive Knowledge of Formal Patterns in an Orthographic System, 1st Edition

    By James Myers

    Anybody who reads or writes Chinese characters knows that they obey a grammar of sorts: though numerous, they are built out of a much smaller set of constituents, often interpretable in meaning or pronunciation, that are themselves built out of an even smaller set of strokes. This book goes far…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Linguistics

  • Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling, 400-1800 book cover

    Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling, 400-1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juanita Feros Ruys, Michael W. Champion, Kirk Essary

    Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling, 400-1800 advances current interdisciplinary research in the history of emotions through in-depth studies of the European language of emotion from late antiquity to the modern period. Focusing specifically on the premodern cognates of ‘affect’ or ‘affection’…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

  • Corpus Approaches to Contemporary British Speech: Sociolinguistic Studies of the Spoken BNC2014 book cover

    Corpus Approaches to Contemporary British Speech

    Sociolinguistic Studies of the Spoken BNC2014, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vaclav Brezina, Robbie Love, Karin Aijmer

    Featuring contributions from an international team of leading and up-and-coming scholars, this innovative volume provides a comprehensive sociolinguistic picture of current spoken British English based on the Spoken BNC2014, a brand new corpus of British speech. The book begins with short…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Aspects of Grammatical Architecture book cover

    Aspects of Grammatical Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Alain Rouveret

    This volume collects eleven papers written between 1991 and 2016, some of them unpublished, which explore various aspects of the architecture of grammar in a minimalist perspective. The phenomena that are brought to bear on the architectural issue come from a range of languages, among them French,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Formal Grammar: Theory and Variation across English and Norwegian book cover

    Formal Grammar

    Theory and Variation across English and Norwegian, 1st Edition

    By Terje Lohndal

    This volume draws together fourteen previously published papers which explore the nature of mental grammar through a formal, generative approach. The book begins by outlining the development of formal grammar in the last fifty years, with a particular focus on the work of Noam Chomsky, and moves…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

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