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LINGUIST List 24.562

Thu Jan 31 2013

Books: Extra-grammatical Morphology in English: Mattiello

Editor for this issue: Rebekah McClure <rebekahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 25-Jan-2013
From: Linda Steglich <linda.steglichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Extra-grammatical Morphology in English: Mattiello
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Title: Extra-grammatical Morphology in English
Subtitle: Abbreviations, Blends, Reduplicatives, and Related Phenomena
Series Title: Topics in English Linguistics [TiEL] 82
Published: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
                http://www.degruyter.com/mouton

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/184843?format=G

Author: Elisa Mattiello
Electronic: ISBN: 9783110295399 Pages: 340 Price: Europe EURO 99.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110293869 Pages: 340 Price: Europe EURO 99.95
Abstract:

Extra-grammatical morphology is a hitherto neglected area of research, highly marginalised because of its irregularity and unpredictability. Yet many neologisms in English are formed by means of extra-grammatical mechanisms, such as abbreviation, blending and reduplication, which therefore deserve both greater attention and more systematic study. This book analyses such phenomena.

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng)

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