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  • Definiteness and Indefiniteness

    A Study in Reference and Grammaticality Prediction, 1st Edition

    By John A. Hawkins

    First published in 1988, this book is concerned with the definite and indefinite articles in English. It provides an integrated pragmatic-semantic theory of definite and indefinite reference, on the basis of which, many co-occurance restrictions between articles and non-modifiers are explained. At…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • On the Semantics of Syntax

    Mood and Condition in English, 1st Edition

    By Eirian C. Davies

    First published in 1979, this book develops a grammatically orientated semantics (as opposed to a semantically orientated grammar) of mood and condition in English. It seeks to establish correspondences between areas of semantic organisation (‘planes’) and surface grammar, without reverting to an…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Modern Chinese Grammar - a Clause-Pivot Approach

    1st Edition

    By Fuyi Xing

    Modern Chinese Grammar provides a comprehensive coverage of Chinese grammar through the clause-pivot theory and the double triangle approach, first proposed by Fuyi Xing in 1996. Translated into English for the first time, the book is widely regarded by linguists as a seminal text, and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Routledge Library Editions: Discourse Analysis

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Discourse analysis is a wide ranging area of study that examines the features of language beyond the limits of a sentence — including vocal, written and sign language, along with any significant semiotic events. It has been employed from a number of interdisciplinary perspectives in an attempt to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set reissues 22 books on syntax, originally published between 1971 and 1994. Together, the volumes cover key topics within the larger subject of syntax, including reflexivization, morphology and syntactical theory. Written by an international set of scholars, particular volumes focus on…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syntax

  • Routledge Library Editions: Semantics and Semiology

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Semantics and semiology are two of the most important branches of linguistics and have proven to be fecund areas for research. They examine language structures and how they are dictated by both the meanings and forms of communication employed — semantics by focusing on the denotation of words and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Semantics and Semiology

  • Analysing Sentences

    An Introduction to English Syntax, 4th Edition

    By Noel Burton-Roberts

    This highly successful text has long been considered the standard introduction to the practical analysis of English sentence structure. It covers key concepts such as constituency, category and functions, and also utilises tree diagrams throughout to help the reader visualise the structure of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18
    Routledge
    Learning about Language

  • The Elliptical Noun Phrase in English

    Structure and Use, 1st Edition

    By Christine Günther

    This book presents a detailed analysis of structural as well as pragmatic aspects underlying the phenomenon of noun ellipsis in English. Here Günther examines the structure of elliptical noun phrases to account for the conditions on noun ellipsis and those on one-insertion, with special emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

  • Typological Studies

    Word Order and Relative Clauses, 1st Edition

    By Guglielmo Cinque

    In this book, Cinque takes a generative perspective on typological questions relating to word order and to the syntax of relative clauses. In particular, Cinque looks at: the position of the Head vis à vis the relative clause in relation to the position of the verb vis à vis his object; a general…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • A Unification of Morphology and Syntax

    Investigations into Romance and Albanian Dialects, 1st Edition

    By M. Rita Manzini, Leonardo M. Savoia

    This highly original and innovative analysis focuses on the morphosyntax of dialects comprising Italy, Corsica and the Italian and Romansch-speaking areas of Switzerland. The empirical base used in the book includes a wealth of previously unknown or understudied data from a variety of Romansch…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • The Grammar of Identity

    Intensifiers and Reflexives in Germanic Languages, 1st Edition

    By Volker Gast

    English self-forms and related words from other Germanic languages (e.g. Dutch zelf, Swedish själv, etc.) are used in two different functions: as ‘intensifiers’ (e.g. The president himself made the decision) and as markers of reflexivity (John criticized himself). On the basis of a comparative…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

  • Understanding Syntax

    4th Edition

    By Maggie Tallerman

    Assuming no prior knowledge, Understanding Syntax illustrates the major concepts, categories and terminology associated with the study of cross-linguistic syntax. A theory-neutral and descriptive viewpoint is taken throughout. Starting with an overview of what syntax is, the book moves on to…

    Paperback – 2014-08-26
    Routledge
    Understanding Language

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