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Title: Clause Linkage in Cross-Linguistic Perspective
Subtitle: Data-Driven Approaches to Cross-Clausal Syntax
Edited By: Volker Gast
Holger Diessel
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/181105?format=G
Series Title: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] 249
Description:

The volume is a collection of thirteen papers given at the “Third Syntax of the World’s Languages” conference, complemented with four additional papers as well as an introduction by the editors. All contributions deal with clause combining, focusing on one or both of the following two dimensions of analysis: properties of the clauses involved, types of dependency. The studies are data-driven and have a cross-linguistic or typological orientation. In addition to survey papers the volume contains in-depth studies of particular languages, mostly based on original data collected in recent field work.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Syntax
Language Typology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110276466
Pages: 458
Prices: Europe EURO 129.95

 
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110280692
Pages: 458
Prices: Europe EURO 129.95