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LINGUIST List 25.575

Tue Feb 04 2014

Books: Language Description Informed by Theory: Pensalfini, Turpin, Guillemin (Eds)

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

Date: 04-Feb-2014
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Language Description Informed by Theory: Pensalfini, Turpin, Guillemin (Eds)
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Title: Language Description Informed by Theory
Series Title: Studies in Language Companion Series 147
Published: 2014
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: https://benjamins.com/catalog/slcs.147

Editor: Rob Pensalfini
Editor: Myfany Turpin
Editor: Diana Guillemin
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027270917 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027270917 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 83.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027270917 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027206145 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 83.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027206145 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 104.94
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027206145 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Abstract:

This volume explores how linguistic theories inform the ways in which languages are described. Theories, as representations of linguistic categories, guide the field linguist to look for various phenomena without presupposing their necessary existence and provide the tools to account for various sets of data across different languages. A goal of linguistic description is to represent the full range of language structures for any given language. The chapters in this book cover various sub-disciplines of linguistics including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, language acquisition, and anthropological linguistics, drawing upon theoretical approaches such as prosodic Phonology, Enhancement theory, Distributed Morphology, Minimalist syntax, Lexical Functional Grammar, and Kinship theory. The languages described in this book include Australian languages (Pama-Nyungan and non-Pama-Nyungan), Romance languages as well as English. This volume will be of interest to researchers in both descriptive and theoretical linguistics.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
                            Linguistic Theories

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
Language Family(ies): Pama-Nyungan
                            Romance

Written In: English (eng)

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