Linguistics: Book Series

Routledge Library Editions: Japanese Linguistics

Originally published between 1986 and 1994 the books in this set discuss, analyse and examine:

  • Various word formation processes in Japanese and English
  • Thematic roles, reflexive binding and case marking
  • Complex predicate constructions in Japanese
  • the process whereby a modern colloquial style of written Japanese was developed in the context of the overall modernization of Japan.