Investigations in Cognitive Grammar

Investigations in Cognitive Grammar

by Ronald W. Langacker
     
 

ISBN-10: 3110214342

ISBN-13: 9783110214345

Pub. Date: 07/14/2009

Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton

This volume makes accessible a substantial range of recent research in Cognitive Grammar. Building from fundamentals, it brings fresh insight to the analysis of varied grammatical phenomena. Topics considered in depth include constructions, grounding, clause structure,

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This volume makes accessible a substantial range of recent research in Cognitive Grammar. Building from fundamentals, it brings fresh insight to the analysis of varied grammatical phenomena. Topics considered in depth include constructions, grounding, clause structure, and complex sentences. The book is of interest to anyone concerned with the conceptual basis of meaning and linguistic structure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110214345
Publisher:
De Gruyter Mouton
Publication date:
07/14/2009
Series:
Cognitive Linguistics Research [CLR] Series, #42
Pages:
412
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Constructions in Cognitive Grammar 1

Ch. 2 Metonymy in grammar 40

Ch. 3 A Constructional approach to grammaticization 60

Ch. 4 Possession, location, and existence 81

Ch. 5 On the subject of impersonals 109

Ch. 6 Enunciating the parallelism of nominal and clausal grounding 148

Ch. 7 The English present: Temporal coincidence vs, epistemic immediacy 185

Ch. 8 A functional account of the English auxiliary 219

Ch. 9 Aspects of the grammar of finite clauses 259

Ch. 10 Finite complements in English 290

Ch. 11 Subordination in Cognitive Grammar 327

Ch. 12 The conceptual basis of coordination 341

References 375

Author index 389

Subject index 391

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