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Title: Linguistics in the Netherlands 1998
Edited By: René Kager
Renie van Bezooijen
Series Title: AVT Publications 15
Description:

This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the twenty-ninth annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of the Netherlands, held in Utrecht on January, 17, 1998. The aim of the annual meeting is to provide members of the society with an opportunity to report on their work in progress. At this year's meeting 70 papers were presented. The 16 papers in this volume present an overview of research in different fields of linguistics in the Netherlands. It contains articles on phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics. Contributions by: Sergio Baauw; Sjef Barbiers; Hans Bennis; Monique Biemans; Hans Broekhuis; Johanneke Caspers, Vincent J. van Heuven and Nynke van Zwol; Lisa Lai-Shen cheng and Rint Sybesma; Marcel den dikken; Paula Fikkert; Fleur van der Houwen; Robert S. Kirsner, Vincent J. van Heuven and Johanneke Caspers; Els van der Kooij; Irene Kramer; Marc van Oostendorp; Petra Sleeman and Els Verheugd; Ildiko Toth.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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