Language and Discourse: Test and Protest. A Festschrift for Petr Sgall (Linguistic and Literary Studies in Eastern Europe 19)

Language and Discourse: Test and Protest. A Festschrift for Petr Sgall (Linguistic and Literary Studies in Eastern Europe 19)

By: Jacob L. Mey (editor)Hardback

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The present volume was brought together on the occasion of Petr Sgall's 60th birthday. It bears testimony to the multifarious and variegated character of his background and activities. It is to be hoped that this kind of variety will contribute - as Petr Sgall strives to do - to a broader and deeper understanding and cooperation between linguists of various backgrounds. The volume contains sections on I. Semiotics and semantics; II. The Sentence and Its Structure; III. Below the Sentence Structure; IV. Topic and Focus; V. Text and Context; VI. Formal and Computational Methods.


1. Preface; 2. I. Semiotics and semantics; 3. "PSG" Pas si grave (by Mey, Jacob L.); 4. How many levels should a grammar recognize? (by Hays, David G.); 5. Entailment described in ordinary prose (by Boguslawski, Andrzej); 6. A problem with semantic interpretive rules: A paricular case of reciprocals (by Bellert, Irena); 7. Zum Verhaltnis von Lexem und Paraphrase (by Jager, Gert); 8. II. The sentence and its structure; 9. The depth of deep structure (by Miseska Tomic, Olga); 10. La valence: Semantique et syntaxe (by Rosentsveig, Victor Yu.); 11. Control in competing frameworks (by Ruzicka, Rudolf); 12. The Czech infinitive in the functions of objective and the rules of coreference (by Panevova, Jarmila); 13. Ergativity in Dyirbal (by Bily, Milan); 14. Four (simple) remarks on coordination (by Pitha, Petr); 15. III. Below the sentence structure; 16. A note on the 'Aorist' (by Haberland, Hartmut); 17. Bedingungen fur die Aktualgenese deutscher Nominalkomposita (by Brekle, Herbert E.); 18. A curious case of phonemic substitution (by Vachek, Josef); 19. A formal approach to error taxonomy (by Buszkowski, Wojciech); 20. IV. Topic and focus; 21. Linearization, text type, and parameter weighting (by Enkvist, Nils Erik); 22. The "Question test" re-examined (by Danes, Frantisek); 23. Focus and modality (by Kiefer, Ferenc); 24. A note on the order of constituents in relation to the principles of GB theory (by Hajicova, Eva); 25. V. Text and context; 26. Kontext und mogliche Welt (Eine Untersuchung der indirekten Rede) (by Steube, Anita); 27. Question-answer correspondence and the semantics of questions (by Paducheva, Elena V.); 28. A purported theory of relevance (by Wilks, Yorick); 29. Bedeutung und Funktionen von Gegenfragen (by Conrad, Rudi); 30. Articles, word order and resource control hypothesis (by Bien, Janusz S.); 31. Code-switching in colloquial Czech (by Hammer, Louise B.); 32. VI. Formal and computational methods; 33. Array logic for syntactic production processors (by Schnelle, Helmut); 34. Mathematische Betrachtungen zur Zuverlassigkeit von Verfahren (by Kunze, Jurgen); 35. Computerunterstutze Untersuchungen der Graphem- und Phonemebene (by Piirainen, Ilpo Tapani); 36. Semiotic aspects of machine translation (by Garvin, Paul L.); 37. Some ideas about density in knowledge bases (by Hahn, Walter von); 38. Investigating human factors in natural language data base query (by Zoeppritz, Magdalena); 39. Postface; 40. 15 annees de cooperation avec le groupe de linguistique algebrique (by Pognan, Patrice)

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  • ISBN13: 9789027215253
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 611
  • ID: 9789027215253
  • weight: 900
  • ISBN10: 9027215251

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