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Title: Constructional Approaches to English Grammar
Edited By: Graeme Trousdale
Nikolas Gisborne
URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sp/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110196269-1
Series Title: Topics in English Linguistics [TiEL] 57
Description:

This collection of articles brings together new research from both
established and emerging international experts in the study of English
grammar, all of whom have engaged with the notion of 'construction' in
their work. The research here is concerned with both synchrony and
diachrony, with the relationship between Construction Grammar and other
linguistic theories, and with a number of issues in the study of grammar,
such as raising and control phenomena, transitivity, relative clause
structure, the syntax of gerunds, attributive and predicative uses of
adjectives, modality, and grammaticalization.

Some of the articles are written within a constructional framework, while
others highlight potential problems with constructional approaches to
English grammar; some of the articles are based on data collected from
corpora, some on introspection; some of the articles suggest potential
developments for diachronic construction grammar, while others seek to
compare Construction Grammar with other cognitive linguistic theories, most
particularly Word Grammar. The research reported in this volume presents a
series of ways of looking at the relationship between constructions and
patterns in English grammar, either now or in the past.

The book addresses scholars and advanced students who are interested in
English grammar, constructional approaches to language, and the
relationship between functional and formal issues in linguistic description
and theory.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Syntax
Subject Language(s): English
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110196263
ISBN-13: 9783110196269
Pages: 310
Prices: Europe EURO 88.00
U.S. $ 141.00