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Title: Function and Structure in Honor of Susumo Kuno
Edited By: Akio Kamio
Ken-Ichi Takami
Series Title: Pragmatics and Beyond New Series 59.
Description:

This collection of papers on functional syntax shows the development of a specific stream of functional linguistics initiated by Susumu Kuno of Harvard University. Inspired by Prague School linguists such as Jan Firbas and Vilem Mathesius, Kuno developed a more comprehensive and theory-oriented approach and lined it with the American formalist approach of generative grammar. His approach is thus a unique combination of functionalism and formalism that constantly urges the promotions of interactions between these two major trends in linguistics. The papers in this collection coherently deal with functional aspects of linguistics from a wide variety of perspectives such as theoretical, applicational, experimental and diachronic aspects incorporating the functional concept advocated by Kuno.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556198221
ISBN-13: 9781556198229
Pages: 360 p
Prices: U.S. $ 169
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027250731
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 360 p
Prices: NLG 178