* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
LINGUIST List logo Eastern Michigan University Wayne State University *
* People & Organizations * Jobs * Calls & Conferences * Publications * Language Resources * Text & Computer Tools * Teaching & Learning * Mailing Lists * Search *
* *
LINGUIST List 16.2013

Wed Jun 29 2005

Books: Semantics/Syntax, English, Japanese: Yuasa

Editor for this issue: Tetyana Sydorenko <tanyalinguistlist.org>


Links to the websites of all LINGUIST's supporting publishers are available at the end of this issue.
Directory
        1.    Julia Ulrich, Modularity in Language: Yuasa


Message 1: Modularity in Language: Yuasa
Date: 29-Jun-2005
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Modularity in Language: Yuasa


Title: Modularity in Language
Subtitle: Constructional and Categorial Mismatch in Syntax and Semantics
Series Title: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs 159
Published: 2005
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
                http://www.mouton-publishers.com

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.de/rs/bookSingle.cfm?id=IS-3110183099-1&l=E

Author: Etsuyo Yuasa, Ohio State University
Hardback: ISBN: 3110183099 Pages: xii, 209 Price: U.S. $ 123.20 Comment: for orders placed in North America
Hardback: ISBN: 3110183099 Pages: xii, 209 Price: Europe EURO 88.00
Abstract:

In Modularity in Language, Etsuyo Yuasa investigates exceptions and
idiosyncrasies in various complex clauses in Japanese and English within
the framework of multi-modular approaches to grammar. She proposes original
analyses of various complex clauses in Japanese and English, which deviate
from the norms of other complex clauses in the same language or in other
languages, and shows how these cases of syntax-semantics mismatch justify
the independence (or 'autonomy') of different levels of grammatical
structures.

Yuasa's significant contribution is the incorporation of the notion of
'construction' from Construction Grammar into multi-modular approaches to
grammar. She claims that the idiosyncratic cases examined in this study are
instances of constructional and categorial mismatches where a syntactic
representation of a prototypical construction is paired with a semantic
representation of another prototypical construction.

Modularity in Language is aimed at those interested in grammatical theories
in general, the parallel architecture of grammar (including
Lexical-Functional Grammar, Autolexical Grammar, Representational
Modularity), Constructional Grammar, syntax/semantics inter-face, and
Japanese linguistics.

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
                            Syntax

Subject Language(s): English (ENG)
                            Japanese (JPN)

Written In: English (ENG )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=15456


-------------------------- Major Supporters --------------------------
Cambridge University Press http://us.cambridge.org
Cascadilla Press http://www.cascadilla.com/
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd http://www.continuumbooks.com
Edinburgh University Press http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/
Elsevier Ltd. http://www.elsevier.com/linguistics
Equinox Publishing Ltd. http://www.equinoxpub.com/
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
Hodder Arnold http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates http://www.erlbaum.com/
Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom.at
MIT Press http://mitpress.mit.edu/
Mouton de Gruyter http://www.mouton-publishers.com
Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/
Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com/
Springer-Verlag http://www.springeronline.com

---------------------- Other Supporting Publishers ----------------------
Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc., Umass http://glsa.hypermart.net/
International Pragmatics Assoc. http://ipra-www.uia.ac.be/ipra/
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
Palgrave Macmillan http://www.palgrave.com
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
St. Jerome Publishing Ltd. http://www.stjerome.co.uk
Utrecht Institute of Linguistics / LOT Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistic http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/

 






Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue




Please report any bad links or misclassified data

LINGUIST Homepage | Read LINGUIST | Contact us

NSF Logo

While the LINGUIST List makes every effort to ensure the linguistic relevance of sites listed
on its pages, it cannot vouch for their contents.