ISBN-10:
052158857X
ISBN-13:
9780521588577
Pub. Date:
10/04/2007
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Language Typology and Syntactic Description: Volume 1, Clause Structure / Edition 2

Language Typology and Syntactic Description: Volume 1, Clause Structure / Edition 2

by Timothy Shopen
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ISBN-13: 9780521588577
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/04/2007
Series: Language Typology and Syntactic Descript , #1
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 498
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Timothy Shopen is former Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at the Australian National University.

Table of Contents

1. Parts-of-speech systems Paul Schachter and Timothy Shopen; 2. Word Order Matthew S. Dryer; 3. The major functions of the noun phrase Avery D. Andrews; 4. Clause types Matthew S. Dryer; 5. Speech act distinctions in grammar Ekkehard König and Peter Siemund; 6. Passive in the world's languages Edward L. Keenan and Matthew S. Dryer; 7. A typology of information packaging in the clause William A. Foley.

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