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LINGUIST List 21.2483

Sat Jun 05 2010

Books: Semantics/Syntax/Typology: Cabredo Hofherr, Matushansky (Eds)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Adjectives: Cabredo Hofherr, Matushansky (Eds)

Message 1: Adjectives: Cabredo Hofherr, Matushansky (Eds)
Date: 05-Jun-2010
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Adjectives: Cabredo Hofherr, Matushansky (Eds)
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Title: Adjectives
Subtitle: Formal analyses in syntax and semantics
Series Title: Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 153
Published: 2010
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=LA%20153

Editor: Patricia Cabredo Hofherr
Editor: Ora Matushansky
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288349 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288349 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255365 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255365 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Abstract:

Adjectives are comparatively less well studied than the lexical categories
of nouns and verbs. The present volume brings together studies in the
syntax and semantics of adjectives. Four of the contributions investigate
the syntax of adjectives in a variety of languages (English, French,
Mandarin Chinese, Modern Hebrew, Russian, Spanish, and Serbocroatian). The
theoretical issues explored include: the syntax of attributive and
predicative adjectives, the syntax of nominalized adjectives and the
identification of adjectives as a distinct lexical category in Mandarin
Chinese. A further four contributions examine different aspects in the
semantics of adjectives in English, French, and Spanish, dealing with
superlatives, comparatives, and aspect in adjectives. This volume will be
of interest to researchers and students in syntax, formal semantics, and
language typology.

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
                            Syntax
                            Typology

Written In: English (eng )

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