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Title: Case, Typology and Grammar
Edited By: Anna Siewierska
Jae Jung Song
Series Title: Typological Studies in Language 38
Description:

The present volume is a collection of fifteen original articles that include descriptive, typological and/or theoretical studies of a number of morphosyntactic phenomena, such as case, transitivity, grammaticalization, valency alternations, etc., in a variety of languages or language groups, and discussions concerning theoretical issues in specific grammatical frameworks. The collection, written in honor of the Australian linguist Barry J. Blake on his 60th birthday, thematically reflects the field that Professor Blake has worked in over the past three decades. The volume will be of special interest to researchers in morphosyntax, and linguistic typology. In addition, scholars in discourse grammar, historical linguistics, theoretical syntax, semantics, language acquisition, and language contact will find articles of interest in the book.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Syntax
Typology
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ISBN: 9027229376
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