The Linguistics of Punctuation / Edition 2

The Linguistics of Punctuation / Edition 2

by Geoffrey Nunberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0937073466

ISBN-13: 9780937073469

Pub. Date: 09/28/1990

Publisher: Center for the Study of Language and Inf

Challenging approaches that regard punctuation an unsystematic and deficient means for presenting spoken-language intonation, this text's analysis reveals a coherent linguistic subsystem of text-grammar that coexists in writing with the system of lexical grammar that has been the traditional object of linguistic inquiry.  See more details below

Overview

Challenging approaches that regard punctuation an unsystematic and deficient means for presenting spoken-language intonation, this text's analysis reveals a coherent linguistic subsystem of text-grammar that coexists in writing with the system of lexical grammar that has been the traditional object of linguistic inquiry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780937073469
Publisher:
Center for the Study of Language and Inf
Publication date:
09/28/1990
Series:
Center for the Study of Language and Information - Lecture Notes Series, #18
Edition description:
1
Pages:
141
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: in search of the written language; 2. English punctuation: the limitations of contrastive approaches; 3. The grammar of text-categories; 4. The syntax of text-categories; 5. Presentation of text-category indicators; 6. The functions of text-categories; 7. Conclusion; Reference; index.

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