LINGUIST List 25.3947

Wed Oct 08 2014

Books: Word Classes: Simone, Masini (eds.)

Editor for this issue: Sara Couture <saralinguistlist.org>


Date: 02-Oct-2014
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Word Classes: Simone, Masini (eds.)
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Title: Word Classes
Subtitle: Nature, typology and representations
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 332
Published: 2014
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: https://benjamins.com/catalog/cilt.332

Editor: Raffaele Simone
Editor: Francesca Masini
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027269768 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027269768 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027269768 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 83.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027248510 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027248510 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 83.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027248510 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 104.94
Abstract:

The universal and typological status of the notion of word class — closely related to part-of-speech systems, morphology, syntax and the lexicon-syntax interface — continues to be of major linguistic theoretical interest. The papers included in this volume offer a fresh look at the variety of current theoretical and descriptive approaches to word class issues, and present original analyses and new data from a number of languages. The primary focus is on methods (including computational ones) and criteria for identifying and representing major word classes and subclasses in specific languages, with considerable attention also directed towards the characterization of the nature and role of minor — or neglected — word classes, including trans-categorization processes. The range of topics and perspectives covered makes this volume of considerable interest to both theoretical linguists and typologists.

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
                            Morphology
                            Semantics
                            Syntax
                            Typology

Written In: English (eng)

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