Linguistics: Syntax

  • Casting a Minimalist Eye on Adjuncts book cover

    Casting a Minimalist Eye on Adjuncts

    1st Edition

    By Stefanie Bode

    This book offers a comprehensive account of adjuncts in generative grammar, seeking to reconcile the differing ways in which they have been treated in the past by proposing a method of analysis grounded in simplification based on Simplest Merge. The volume provides an up-to-date review of the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Prosodic Studies: Challenges and Prospects book cover

    Prosodic Studies

    Challenges and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hongming Zhang, Youyong Qian

    Prosody is one of the core components of language and speech, indicating information about syntax, turn-taking in conversation, types of utterances, such as questions or statements, as well as speakers' attitudes and feelings. This edited volume takes studies in prosody on Asian languages as well…

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

  • 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 – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Rarely Used Structures and Lesser-Studied Languages: Insights from the Margins book cover

    Rarely Used Structures and Lesser-Studied Languages

    Insights from the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Emily Manetta

    This book investigates signature but marginal syntactic configurations influential in the development of generative theory, spotlighting lesser-studied languages of the Indic family toward illustrating the value of their study and subsequent implications for linguistic theory more broadly. After…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in 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

  • Architecture of the Periphery in Chinese: Cartography and Minimalism book cover

    Architecture of the Periphery in Chinese

    Cartography and Minimalism, 1st Edition

    By Victor Junnan Pan

    Architecture of the Periphery in Chinese offers a comprehensive survey on the fine structure of the sentence peripheral domain in Mandarin Chinese from a cartographic perspective. Different functional projections hosting sentence-final particles, implicit operators and other informational…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Topicalization in Asian Englishes: Forms, Functions, and Frequencies of a Fronting Construction book cover

    Topicalization in Asian Englishes

    Forms, Functions, and Frequencies of a Fronting Construction, 1st Edition

    By Sven Leuckert

    This monograph is the first comprehensive study of topicalization in Asian second-language varieties of English and provides an in-depth analysis of the forms, functions, and frequencies of topicalization in four Asian Englishes. Topicalization, that is, the sentence-initial placement of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Diachronic and Comparative Syntax book cover

    Diachronic and Comparative Syntax

    1st Edition

    By Ian Roberts

    This book brings together for the first time a series of previously published papers featuring Ian Roberts’ pioneering work on diachronic and comparative syntax over the last thirty years in one comprehensive volume. Divided into two parts, the volume engages in recent key topics in empirical…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Multilayer Corpus Studies book cover

    Multilayer Corpus Studies

    1st Edition

    By Amir Zeldes

    This volume explores the opportunities afforded by the construction and evaluation of multilayer corpora, an emerging methodology within corpus linguistics that brings about multiple independent parallel analyses of the same linguistic phenomena, and how the interplay of these concurrent analyses…

    Hardback – 2018-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

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