Case / Edition 2

Case / Edition 2

by Barry J. Blake
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521014913

ISBN-13: 9780521014915

Pub. Date: 10/28/2001

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is a concise and accessible introduction to the ways in which relations between words in sentences are marked in languages. The author describes the systems of suffixes familiar from languages like Latin and also the roles of prepositions, postpositions and the use of the pronominal elements on verbs. This new edition incorporates expanded discussions of

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Overview

This book is a concise and accessible introduction to the ways in which relations between words in sentences are marked in languages. The author describes the systems of suffixes familiar from languages like Latin and also the roles of prepositions, postpositions and the use of the pronominal elements on verbs. This new edition incorporates expanded discussions of the key concepts, taking into consideration current developments in the field, and includes an updated section on abstract case in the Chomskyian paradigm.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521014915
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Series:
Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Overview; 2. Problems in describing case systems; 3. Modern approaches to case; 4. Distribution of case marking; 5. Survey of case marking; 6. Life cycle of case systems; Notes; Guide to terminology; Guide to further reading; References; Index.

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