The Oxford Handbook of Information Structure
Language: en
Pages: 800
Authors: Caroline Féry, Shinichiro Ishihara
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-21 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book provides linguists with a clear, critical, and comprehensive overview of theoretical and experimental work on information structure. Leading researchers survey the main theories of information structure in syntax, phonology, and semantics as well as perspectives from psycholinguistics and other relevant fields. Following the editors' introduction the book is
Language: en
Pages: 623
Authors: Joachim Jacobs
Categories: Grammar, Comparative and general
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Die Reihe HANDBÜCHER ZUR SPRACH- UND KOMMUNIKATIONSWISSENSCHAFT erschließt einen Wissensbereich, der sowohl die allgemeine Linguistik und die speziellen, philologisch orientierten Sprachwissenschaften als auch diejenigen Wissenschaftsgebiete umfasst, die sich in den letzten Jahrzehnten aus der immer umfangreicher werdenden Forschung über die vielfältigen Erscheinungen des kommunikativen Handelns entwickelt haben. In der klassischen
Diachronic Treebanks for Historical Linguistics
Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: Hanne Martine Eckhoff, Silvia Luraghi, Marco Passarotti
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-28 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

Over the last few decades, the widespread diffusion of digital technology has increased availability of primary textual sources, radically changing the everyday life of scholars in the humanities, who are now able to access, query and process a wealth of empirical evidence in ways not possible before. Also for ancient
Structures of Focus and Grammatical Relations
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Jorunn Hetland, Valéria Molnár
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

The seven articles of this volume take up crucial aspects of information structure and grammatical form. Special attention is paid to the definition of topic, focus and contrast, to the language specific devices for expressing different types of these information structural notions, and to the typological characterisation of languages as
The Bloomsbury Companion to Historical Linguistics
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Silvia Luraghi, Vit Bubenik
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-07 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Originally published as the Continuum Companion to Historical Linguistics, this book brings together a number of leading scholars who provide a combination of different approaches to current and new issues in historical linguistics, while supplying an exhaustive and up-to-date coverage of sub-fields traditionally regarded as central to historical linguistics research.