Possessives in English: An Exploration in Cognitive Grammar

Possessives in English: An Exploration in Cognitive Grammar

by John R. Taylor
     
 

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Taylor provides an in-depth analysis of possessive constructions in English in terms of Cognitive Grammar, as developed by Ronald Langacker and others. He also provides a wide-ranging critique of alternative analyses, especially those derived from the Chomskyan school.See more details below

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Taylor provides an in-depth analysis of possessive constructions in English in terms of Cognitive Grammar, as developed by Ronald Langacker and others. He also provides a wide-ranging critique of alternative analyses, especially those derived from the Chomskyan school.

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"Possessives in English by John R.Traylor is a significant contribution to the study of the English possessive and seems destined to become one of the keystone texts for theory and research in cognitive grammar."-Chaoqun Xie, Fujian Teachers University, China

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ISBN-13:
9780198235866
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/14/1996
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.31(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.05(d)
Lexile:
1370L (what's this?)

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