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LINGUIST List 18.1053

Sat Apr 07 2007

Books: Syntax: Wanner (Ed)

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        1.     Peranteau, Selected Lexical and Grammatical Issues in the Meaning-Text Theory: Wanner (Ed)


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Message 1: Selected Lexical and Grammatical Issues in the Meaning-Text Theory: Wanner (Ed)
Date: 04-Apr-2007
From: Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Selected Lexical and Grammatical Issues in the Meaning-Text Theory: Wanner (Ed)


Title: Selected Lexical and Grammatical Issues in the Meaning - Text
Theory
Subtitle: In honour of Igor Mel'čuk
Series Title: Studies in Language Companion Series 84
Published: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Editor: Leo Wanner
Hardback: ISBN: 9027230943 Pages: 398 Price: U.S. $ 150.00
Abstract:

The Meaning Text Theory (MTT) is a lexicon-centred and dependency-based
theory for the description of language using a holistic model that
incorporates semantics, syntax, morphology and lexis. This volume,
prepared on the occasion of Igor Mel'čuk's 70th birthday, offers a cross-
section of the current advances in MTT and its applications. The first part of
the book focuses on lexical phenomena that are still largely neglected in
mainstream linguistics: sound symbolism as manifested by ideophones, and
idiosyncratic lexical relations as manifested by (LFs). In particular, LFs
are addressed from different angles (including the introduction of new
'standard' LFs, the argument structure and semantic decomposition of
lexical relations captured by LFs, automatic recognition of LF-instances in
corpora, and the use of LFs in terminology and natural language
processing). The second part of the book deals with such prominent
model-oriented issues as semantic paraphrasing in MTT, the role of phrase
structure in MTT and syntactic analysis within MTT.

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Written In: English (eng )

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