Linguistic Theory and Grammatical Description: Nine Current Approaches (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 75)
By: Flip G. Droste (editor), John E. Joseph (editor)Paperback
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This volume presents nine of today's grammatical theories with a view to comparing their starting points and their methods. The particular features and properties of each theory are discussed in this book, as well as the major conceptual differences and methodological obstacles each has overcome and has yet to overcome. The parallel structure of the papers makes for easy comparison and cross-reference. This systematic and thorough introduction to the recent history of the discipline provides a state-of-the-art report on current leading tendencies as well as a wealth of directions for future research.
1. Preface; 2. Introduction: Linguistic Theory and Grammatical Description (by Droste, Flip G.); 3. 1. Government and Binding Theory (by De Geest, Wim); 4. 2. Relational Grammar (by Aissen, Judith); 5. 3. Lexical Functional Grammar (by Wescoat, Michael T.); 6. 4. Generalized Categorial Gramma: the Lambek Calculus (by Moortgat, Michael); 7. 5. Logical Semantics (by Van Eynde, Frank); 8. 6. Generalized Phrase Structure Grammar (by Steurs, Frieda); 9. 7. Functional Grammar (by Dik, Simon C.); 10. 8. Cognitive Grammar (by Langacker, Ronald W.); 11. 9. Word Grammar (by Hudson, Richard A.); 12. Bibliography; 13. Index; 14. List of Contributors
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