The Handbook of Korean Linguistics (Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics)

The Handbook of Korean Linguistics (Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics)

By: Jaehoon Yeon (editor), Lucien Brown (editor)Hardback

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The Handbook of Korean Linguistics presents state-of-the-art overviews of the linguistic research on the Korean language. Structured to allow a range of theoretical perspectives in addressing linguistic phenomena Includes chapters on Old Korean and Middle Korean, present-day language policies in North and South Korea, social aspects of Korean as a heritage language, and honorifics Indispensable and unique resource not only for those studying Korean linguistics but cross-linguistic research in general

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Lucien Brown is Assistant Professor of Korean Linguistics at the University of Oregon. His research interests include socio-pragmatics and politeness, as well as second language acquisition. He is the author of Korean Honorifics and Politeness in Language Learning (2011) and the co-author of Korean: A Comprehensive Grammar (with J. Yeon, 2011). Jaehoon Yeon is Professor of Korean Language and Linguistics at SOAS, University of London. His research areas include functional-typological linguistics, Korean morpho-syntax, and grammatical constructions. He is the author of Korean Grammatical Constructions: Their Form and Meaning (2003), Get Started in Korean (2013), and co-author of Korean: A Comprehensive Grammar (with L. Brown, 2011).


Notes on Contributors vii Editors Note xi Note on Transcriptions xii Part I The Sounds of Korean 1 1 Vowels and consonants 3 Jiyoung Shin 2 Syllable ]based phonological processes 22 Young ]Mee Yu Cho 3 Prosody 41 Hae ]Sung Jeon Part II Topics in Korean Morphology and Syntax 59 4 Word formation 61 Chung ]Kon Shi 5 Double nominative and double accusative constructions 79 James Hye Suk Yoon 6 Causatives 98 Jae Jung Song 7 Passives 116 Jaehoon Yeon 8 Anaphora and binding 137 Sean Madigan Part III Syntax, Semantics, and their Interface 155 9 Lexical semantics: Lexicon ]syntax interface 157 Seungho Nam 10 Focus, topic, and contrast 179 Youngchul Jun 11 Case particle ellipsis 196 Hanjung Lee 12 Negation and negative polarity items 212 Peter Sells 13 Tense and aspect 232 Hyo Sang Lee 14 Modality 249 Hyo Sang Lee Part IV Discourse, Pragmatics, and Grammaticalization 269 15 Conversation analysis 271 Stephanie Hyeri Kim and Kyu ]hyun Kim 16 Korean discourse structure 287 Shin Ja J. Hwang 17 Honorifics and politeness 303 Lucien Brown 18 Grammaticalization 320 Sung ]Ock S. Sohn Part V Language Acquisition 337 19 First language acquisition 339 Soonja Choi 20 Second language acquisition: syntax 355 William O Grady and Myong Hee Choi 21 Second language acquisition: phonology 373 Jeong ]Young Kim 22 Second language acquisition: pragmatics 389 Andrew Sangpil Byon 23 Social aspects of korean as a heritage language 405 M. Agnes Kang Part VI Varieties of Korean 419 24 Old korean 421 John Whitman 25 Middle korean and pre ]modern korean 439 Ho ]Min Sohn 26 Varieties of contemporary korean 459 Lucien Brown and Jaehoon Yeon 27 Language policies in north and south korea 477 Jae Jung Song 28 Linguistic emblems of south korean society 492 Nicholas Harkness Index 509

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  • publication date: 12/06/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781118354919
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 528
  • ID: 9781118354919
  • weight: 950
  • ISBN10: 1118354915

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