This book presents a new theory of grammatical categories - the Universal Spine Hypothesis - and reinforces generative notions of Universal Grammar while accommodating insights from linguistic typology.
This book is a collection of articles in English and German which were presented at the IVth International Conference on Pragmalinguistics & Speech Practices in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The most interesting and important ideas and researches are represented in this work. The book consists of two parts: Pragmalinguistics and Speech Practices. It appeals to philologists, teachers and students.