ISBN-10:
3110183641
ISBN-13:
9783110183641
Pub. Date:
07/18/2005
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Reviewing Linguistic Thought: Converging Trends for the 21st Century

Reviewing Linguistic Thought: Converging Trends for the 21st Century

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783110183641
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publication date: 07/18/2005
Series: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] Series , #161
Edition description: Reprint 2011
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Sophia Marmaridou is Professor of Linguistics at the Department of English Studies, University of Athens, Greece.

Kiki Nikiforidou is Assistant Professor at the Department of English Studies, University of Athens, Greece.

Eleni Antonopoulouis Professor at the Department of English Studies, University of Athens, Greece.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Converging trends for 21st century linguistics: A theoretical background

Part I : Relaxing level boundaries

Eve Sweetser Putting the "same" meaning together from different pieces

Klaus-Uwe Panther and Linda L. Thornburg Motivation and convention in some speech-act constructions: A cognitive-linguistic approach

Bert Cornillie Subjectivity in Spanish esperar -based constructions

Part II : Focusing on level interaction

Katarzyna M. Jaszczolt Prolegomena to Default Semantics

Eliza Kitisand Anastasios Tsangalidis Expressivity as an option of tense-aspect in language: The case of Modern Greek imperfective past

Michalis Georgiafentis Focus: The interplay of phonology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics

Part III : Drawing on different theories

Michiel Leezenberg Greek tragedy as impolite conversation: Towards a practice approach in linguistic theory

Marina Terkourafi Pragmatic correlates of frequency of use: The case for a notion of "minimal context"

Chryssoula Lascaratouand Sophia Marmaridou Metaphor in Greek pain-constructions: Cognitive and functional perspectives

Svetlana Kurtes Contrastive Linguistics: A 21st century perspective

Part IV : Exploring field interaction

Anastasios F. Christidis The nature of language: Twentieth century approaches

Nick Enfield Micro- and macro-dimensions in linguistic systems

Joel Walters Bilingualism as matchmaker: Towards a marriage of sociopragmatic and psycholinguistic research

Alexandra Kallia The social and psychological modalities of politeness

Part V : Interdisciplinary perspectives on modularity

Deirdre Wilson New dimensions for research on pragmatics and modularity

Elly Ifantidou Heresay devices and metarepresentation

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