The Oxford Handbook of Grammaticalization

This book presents a critical assessment of research on grammaticalization, a central element in the process by which grammars are created.

The Oxford Handbook of Grammaticalization

This book presents a critical assessment of research on grammaticalization, a central element in the process by which grammars are created. Leading scholars discuss its core theoretical and methodological bases, report on work in the field, and point to directions for new research. They represent every relevant theoretical perspective and approach.

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The Oxford Handbook of Grammaticalization
Language: en
Pages: 911
Authors: Heiko Narrog, Bernd Heine
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-13 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book presents a critical assessment of research on grammaticalization, a central element in the process by which grammars are created. Leading scholars discuss its core theoretical and methodological bases, report on work in the field, and point to directions for new research. They represent every relevant theoretical perspective and
The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis
Language: en
Pages: 1152
Authors: Bernd Heine, Heiko Narrog
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-19 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

This handbook compares the main analytic frameworks and methods of contemporary linguistics. It offers a unique overview of linguistic theory, revealing the common concerns of competing approaches. By showing their current and potential applications it provides the means by which linguists and others can judge what are the most useful
The Oxford Handbook of Construction Grammar
Language: en
Pages: 586
Authors: Thomas Hoffmann, Graeme Trousdale
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-18 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The last decade has seen a rise in popularity in construction-based approaches to grammar. The various approaches within the rubric 'construction grammar' all see language as a network of constructions-pairings of form and meaning. Construction Grammar, as a kind of cognitive linguistics, differs significantly from mainstream generative grammar as espoused
The Oxford Handbook of the History of English
Language: en
Pages: 942
Authors: Terttu Nevalainen (linguiste), Elizabeth Closs Traugott
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This ambitious Handbook takes advantage of recent advances in the study of the history of English to rethink the understanding of the field.
The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Syntax
Language: en
Pages: 977
Authors: Guglielmo Cinque, Richard S. Kayne
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

"Comparison across formal languages is an essential part of formal linguistics. The study of closely-related varieties has proven extremely useful in illuminating relations between cross-linguistic syntactic differences that might otherwise appear unrelated, and has helped to identify the core principles of Universal Grammar. Comparative studies have grown to the point