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Title: Voice: Form and Function
Edited By: Barbara A. Fox
Paul J. Hopper

This volume's central concern is grammatical voice, traditionally known as diathesis, and its classical manifestations as Active, Middle, and Passive. Various perspectives are represented: the typological-universal view, voice and language acquisition, the relationship between voice and ergativity, diachronic perspectives, and the interaction of morphology and discourse. Contributions by: M. Arce-Arenales; M. Axelrod and B. A. Fox; E. Bakker; A. Cooreman; W. Croft; T. Givsn and L. Yang; M. Haspelmath; S. Kemmer; C. N. Li and S. A. Thompson; M. Mithun; M. Noonan; D. Payne; D. I. Slobin.

Publication Year: 1994
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556194188
ISBN-13: 9781556194184
Pages: 377
Prices: U.S. $ 176
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1556194196
ISBN-13: 9781556194191
Pages: 377
Prices: U.S. $ 65
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027229155
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