LINGUIST List 16.867

Tue Mar 22 2005

Books: Morphology/Phonology/Typology: Hurch (Ed)

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        1.    Julia Ulrich, Studies on Reduplication: Hurch (Ed)

Message 1: Studies on Reduplication: Hurch (Ed)

Date: 21-Mar-2005
From: Julia Ulrich <>
Subject: Studies on Reduplication: Hurch (Ed)

Title: Studies on Reduplication
Series Title: Empirical Approaches to Language Typology 28
Published: 2005
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter

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Editor: Bernhard Hurch, University of Graz, Austria
Hardback: ISBN: 3110181193 Pages: xii, 580 Price: Europe EURO 128.00

For several reasons, mostly inherent to the different developments of
generative grammar, an increasing number of publications have dealt with
reduplication in the past 20 years. Reduplication lends itself perfectly as
a test field for theories that opt for a non-segmental organization of
phonology and morphology. As it happens frequently, then, the discussion
centers around a rather small set of data for which alternative analysis
are offered, and which themselves are intended to contribute to the
foundation of new theoretical developments.

The present volume (which goes back to a conference on reduplication at the
University of Graz, Austria) offers a broader approach to reduplication not
only from different theoretical viewpoints, but especially for its
phenomenology. Across theories a number of highly qualified authors deal
with formal and functional perspectives, with typological properties, with
semantics, comparative issues, the role of reduplication in language
acquisition, the acquisition of reduplicative systems, sign languages,
creoles and pidgins, general grammatical and cognitive principles; the
picture is completed by a series of language or language-family specific
studies as on Uto-Aztecan, Salish, Tupi-Guarani, Moroccan and Cairene
Arabic, various African languages, Chinese, Turkish, Indo-European,
languages from India, etc. The overall scope of the conference was to
contribute to a new level of discussion of the phenomenon, across theories
and across specializations and interests.

Of interest to: Libraries (Linguistics, Sign Language); Linguists
(Generative Linguistics, Typology)

Date of publication: 3/2005

Bernhard Hurch is Professor of Linguistics and Head of the Department of
Linguistics at the University of Graz, Austria.


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Subject Language(s): Arabic, Moroccan Spoken (ARY)
                            Arabic, Egyptian Spoken (ARZ)
                            Chinese, Mandarin (CHN)
                            Kalispel-pend D'oreille (FLA)
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