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LINGUIST List 25.131

Fri Jan 10 2014

Books: Advances in Frame Semantics: Fried, Nikiforidou (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 07-Jan-2014
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Advances in Frame Semantics: Fried, Nikiforidou (Eds)
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Title: Advances in Frame Semantics
Series Title: Benjamins Current Topics 58
Published: 2013
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/bct.58

Editor: Mirjam Fried
Editor: Kiki Nikiforidou
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027270979 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 128.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027270979 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 85.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027270979 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 71.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027202772 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 71.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027202772 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 128.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027202772 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 90.10
Abstract:

This volume presents some of the latest research in Frame Semantics, including work in computational lexicography as developed within the FrameNet project. Using varied material from English, Italian, and Japanese, the contributions collectively expand the theoretical, conceptual, and computational apparatus of Frame semantics, by studying a range of issues concerning not only lexical structure, associated with cognitive frames, but also the less studied interactional frames and their relationship to grammatical organization. While addressing a number of linguistic phenomena, such as verbs of visual perception, metaphoric language, subordinating connectives, paraphrasing, honorifics, certain pragmatic particles, basic speech acts, and the semantic structuring of legal texts, the analyses also highlight the broader question of integrating frames within rich lexical and grammatical descriptions, whether in the context of lexicon-building resources, models for knowledge representation, experimental modeling of language acquisition and processing, conceptual metaphor theory, paraphrase research, or the communicative grounding of linguistic structure. Originally published in Constructions and Frames Vol. 3:1 (2011) and Vol. 2:2 (2010).

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                            Lexicography
                            Linguistic Theories
                            Semantics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                            Italian (ita)
                            Japanese (jpn)

Written In: English (eng)

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