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  • 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 – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Social Changes and Yuwen Education in Post-Mao China

    Control, Conformity and Contradiction, 1st Edition

    By Min Tao

    Inspired by the author’s observations of the language curriculum as a practising teacher for the past 20 years, this book addresses how the high school Chinese language and literacy (Yuwen) curriculum in China was controlled and directed in the post-Mao era. Examining the social and political…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Education and Society in China

  • Focus Manifestation in Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Peppina Po-lun Lee

    One prominent function of natural language is to convey information. One peculiarity is that it does not do so randomly, but in a structured way, with information structuring formally recognized to be a component of grammar. Among all information structuring notions, focus is one primitive needed…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Classroom Research on Chinese as a Second Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fangyuan Yuan, Shuai Li

    This collection brings together a series of empirical studies on topics surrounding classrooms of Chinese as a second language (L2) by drawing on a range of theoretical frameworks, methodological strategies, and pedagogical perspectives. Over the past two decades, research on classroom-based second…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Interaction in Mandarin Chinese and English as a Multilingua Franca

    Context, Practice, and Perception, 1st Edition

    By Weihua Zhu

    Interaction in Mandarin Chinese and English as a Multilingua Franca: Context, Practice, and Perception proposes a model of context, practice, and perception and raises awareness of the importance of understanding language use and perception in context in order to avoid intercultural communication…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Prosodic Syntax in Chinese

    1st Edition

    By Feng Shengli

    In THE TWO VOLUMES of Prosodic Syntax in Chinese, the author develops a new model which proposes that the interaction between syntax and prosody is bi-directional and that prosody can not only constrains syntactic structures, but also activates syntactic operations. All of the facts investigated in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Chinese Linguistics

  • Lexical Ontological Semantics

    1st Edition

    By Guoxiang Wu, Yulin Yuan

    Lexical Ontological Semantics introduces ontological methods into lexical semantic studies with the aim of giving impetus to various fields of endeavours which envision and model the semantic network of a language. Lexical ontological semantics (LOS) provides a cognition-based…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • A Discourse Analysis of News Translation in China

    1st Edition

    By Liang Xia

    A Discourse Analysis of News Translation in China offers hitherto underexplored inroads into Chinese media through insider perspectives on a unique Chinese newspaper, Cankao Xiaoxia which not only is the largest circulating newspaper in China but is also unique in that its news consists entirely of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Translation

  • 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

  • The Sinitic Languages

    A Contribution to Sinological Linguistics, 1st Edition

    By Mieczysław Jerzy Künstler

    The Sinitic Languages is the quintessence of Mieczysław Jerzy Künstler’s thirty years of research into the Chinese languages. Originally published in Polish in 2000 as Języki chińskie, this work collected Künstler’s various lectures on the fascinating world of this branch of the Sino-Tibetan…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Collectanea Serica. New Series

  • Semantics of Chinese Questions

    An Interface Approach, 1st Edition

    By Hongyuan Dong

    Semantics of Chinese Questions is the first major study of Chinese questions, especially wh-questions, within the framework of Alternative Semantics. It takes an interface approach to study the syntax, semantics, and phonology of questions and proposes a phonological scope-marking strategy in…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Intensification and Modal Necessity in Mandarin Chinese

    1st Edition

    By Jiun-Shiung Wu

    This book addresses intensification and modal necessity in Mandarin Chinese. Intensification is used in this book to describe the speaker’s emphasis on a proposition, because, by emphasizing on a proposition, the speaker intensifies the degree of his/her confidence and affirmativeness toward the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

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