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Title: The Construction of Meaning
Written By: David I. Beaver
Luis D.Casillas Martinez
Brady Z Clark
Stefan Kaufmann

"The Construction of Meaning" collects leading-edge work on the semantics and pragmatics of natural language conducted at Stanford
University. Contributors include Eve Clark, Paul Kiparsky, Stanley
Peters, Dag Westerstahl and Arnold Zwicky. The volume includes research on a number of languages (English, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean and uechua) and phenomena, including adverbial modification, classifiers, constructional meaning, control phenomena, evidentiality, event semantics, focus, presupposition and quantification. This is an essential volume for anyone interested in the latest developments in the study of meaning.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: CSLI Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
Quechua, Huaylla Wanca
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1575863766
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 264
Prices: $25.00

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ISBN: 1575863758
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 264
Prices: $67.50