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LINGUIST List 19.1735

Sat May 31 2008

Books: Ling Theories/Syntax/Semantics: Östman, Fried (Eds)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Construction Grammars: Östman (Ed)


Message 1: Construction Grammars: Östman, Fried (Eds)
Date: 29-May-2008
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Construction Grammars: Östman, Fried (Eds)
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Title: Construction Grammars
Subtitle: Cognitive grounding and theoretical extensions
Series Title: Constructional Approaches to Language 3
Published: 2008
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=CAL%203

Editor: Jan-Ola Östman
Editor: Mirjam Fried
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027218261 Pages: 325 Price: Europe EURO 36.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027218261 Pages: 325 Price: U.S. $ 54.00
Abstract:

Now Available in Paperback!

The notion 'construction' has become indispensable in present-day
linguistics and in language studies in general. This volume extends the
traditional domain of Construction Grammar (CxG) in several directions, all
with a cognitive basis. Addressing a number of issues (such as coercion,
discourse patterning, language change), the contributions show how CxG must
be part and parcel of cognitively oriented studies of language, including
language universals. The volume also gives informative accounts of how the
notion 'construction' is developed in approaches that are conceptually
close to, and relatively compatible with, CxG: Conceptual Semantics, Word
Grammar, Cognitive Grammar, Embodied Construction Grammar, and Radical
Construction Grammar.

Table of contents

The Cognitive grounding of Constructional Grammar
Jan-Ola Östman and Mirjam Fried 1-13

Theoretical extensions 15

Argument realization: The role of constructions, lexical semantics and
discourse factors
Adele E. Goldberg 17-43

Entity and event coercion in a symbolic theory of syntax
Laura A. Michaelis 45-88

Frames, profiles and constructions: Two collaborating CGs meet the Finnish
Permissive Construction
Jaakko Leino 89-120

Construction Discourse: A prolegomenon
Jan-Ola Östman 121-144

Construction Grammars 145

Embodied Construction Grammar in simulation-based language understanding
Benjamin K. Bergen and Nancy Chang 147-190

Constructions in Conceptual Semantics
Urpo Nikanne 191-242

Constructions in Word Grammar
Jasper Holmes and Richard A. Hudson 243-272

Logical and typological arguments for Radical Construction Grammar
William Croft 273-314

Subject Index 315-322

Index of constructions 323-324

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                            Linguistic Theories
                            Semantics
                            Syntax

Written In: English (eng )

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