LINGUIST List 15.1514

Thu May 13 2004

Books: Semantics/Syntax: Takashima et al (Eds)

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Message 1: Meaning and Form: Takashima, Shaoyu (Eds)

Date: Tue, 4 May 2004 07:44:29 -0400 (EDT)
From: lincom.europa <>
Subject: Meaning and Form: Takashima, Shaoyu (Eds)

Title: Meaning and Form
Subtitle: Essays in Pre-Modern Chinese Grammar
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in Asian Linguistics 55.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher:	Lincom GmbH

Editor: K. Takashima
Editor: J. Shaoyu

Paperback: ISBN: 3895868248, Pages: 260, Price: Europe EURO 70.00


The 21 articles collected in this volume were first presented to the
Fourth International Conference on Classical Chinese Grammar held in
August, 2001, at UBC in Vancouver. The rejection rate of the original
papers submitted for publication consideration being about 40% ensured
a high-quality level of the papers. The authors of the papers written
in English include: Fran�oise Bott�ro (distinction between
"noncompound characters" and "compound characters"); Roderick Campbell
(focus, classifiers and quantificational typology in early Chinese);
Michael Friedrich (Georgvon der Gabelentz and synchronic linguistics);
Richard Lynn (philosophical semantics of Chinese literary thought);
Chrystelle Mar�chal (idioms and graphic identification in bronze
inscriptions [BI]); Barbara Meinsternst (future tense in classical
Chinese); Edwin Pulleyblank ("Only" in old Chinese); Jingtao Sun
(fission reduplication in old Chinese); Newell Van Auken (modal
negative wu in classical Chinese); Shun-chiu Yau (semiotics out of the
past); Anne Yue (focus markers in Zhongshan BI). The papers written in
Chinese are: (please see our webshop: or ask for the
paper catalogue, project line 14 (2004))

Lingfield(s):	Semantics,

Subject Language(s):	Chinese, Mandarin (Language Code: CHN)
Written In:	English (Language Code: ENG)

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