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Title: English morphology and word-formation
Subtitle: An introduction
Written By: Hans-Jörg Schmid
Series Title: Grundlagen der Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Band 25

Serving as a basic introduction to the field of English morphology and word-
formation, this book also tries to advance the state-of-the-art in this field in a
number of respects. The author takes his readers gently through the basic
notions in English morphology and word-formation and discusses problematic
areas and definitorial questions. All chapters are approached systematically
from three different angles focusing on structural, cognitive and sociopragmatic
aspects of the field. In this way, new perspectives are opened particularly on
the development and establishment of new complex words, on the cognitive
functions of word-formation patterns and on the field of conversion.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Erich Schmidt Verlag GmbH & Co. KG - Philological Department
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783503122486
Pages: 255
Prices: Europe EURO 19.95