19.2258, Books: Morphology/Linguistic Theories: Iwata

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Subject: 19.2258, Books: Morphology/Linguistic Theories: Iwata

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Date: 15-Jul-2008
From: Paul Peranteau < paul at benjamins.com >
Subject: Locative Alternation: Iwata

 

	
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Title: Locative Alternation 
Subtitle: A lexical-constructional approach 
Series Title: Constructional Approaches to Language 6  

Publication Year: 2008 
Publisher: John Benjamins
	   http://www.benjamins.com/
	

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=CAL%206 


Author: Seizi Iwata

Hardback: ISBN:  9789027218285 Pages:  Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Hardback: ISBN:  9789027218285 Pages:  Price: U.S. $ 149.00


Abstract:

The aim of the present volume is two-fold: to give a coherent account of
the locative alternation in English, and to develop a constructional theory
that overcomes a number of problems in earlier constructional accounts. The
lexical-constructional account proposed here is characterized by two main
features. On the one hand, it emphasizes the need for a detailed
examination of verb meanings. On the other, it introduces lower-level
constructions such as verb-class-specific constructions and verb-specific
constructions, and makes full use of these lower-level constructions in
accounting for alternation phenomena. Rather than being a completely new
version of construction grammar, the proposed lexical-constructional
account is an automatic consequence of the basic tenet of constructional
approaches as being usage-based. 



Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
                     Morphology

Subject Language(s): English (eng)


Written In: English  (eng)
	
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