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Analytic Syntax / Edition 1

Analytic Syntax / Edition 1

by Otto Jespersen, James D. McCawley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226398803

ISBN-13: 9780226398808

Pub. Date: 10/28/1984

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Here the great Danish linguist Otto Jespersen puts forward his views on grammatical structure in a kind of shorthand formalism, devising symbols that represent various grammatical elements and then analyzing numerous sentences in terms of these symbols. The contemporaneity of these analyses is remarkable, for they allude to concepts that were uncongenial to

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Here the great Danish linguist Otto Jespersen puts forward his views on grammatical structure in a kind of shorthand formalism, devising symbols that represent various grammatical elements and then analyzing numerous sentences in terms of these symbols. The contemporaneity of these analyses is remarkable, for they allude to concepts that were uncongenial to linguists in 1937 when the book was first published, but which have come to be generally accepted in the linguistics community during the past twenty-five years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226398808
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
10/28/1984
Edition description:
Digital Reprint
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.41(d)

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