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Title: Cognitive Grammar
Written By: John R. Taylor
Series Title: Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics

Cognitive Grammar offers a radical alternative to mainstream linguistic theories. This book introduces the theory in clear, non-technical language, relates it to current debates about the nature of linguistic knowledge, and applies it to in-depth analyses of a range of topics in semantics, syntax, morphology, and phonology. Study questions and suggestions for further reading accompany each of the main chapters.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0198700334
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 576 pp
Prices: $ 29.95