LINGUIST List 26.3374

Mon Jul 20 2015

Books: Word-Formation: Müller, Ohnheiser, Olsen, Rainer (eds.)

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


Date: 13-Jul-2015
From: Linda Steglich <linda.steglichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Word-Formation: Müller, Ohnheiser, Olsen, Rainer (eds.)
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Title: Word-Formation
Subtitle: An International Handbook of the Languages of Europe
Series Title: Handbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft / Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 40/2
Published: 2015
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
                http://www.degruyter.com/mouton

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/119212

Editor: Peter O. Müller
Editor: Ingeborg Ohnheiser
Editor: Susan Olsen
Editor: Franz Rainer
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110246261 Pages: 758 Price: Europe EURO 299
Abstract:

This handbook comprises an in-depth presentation of the state of the art in word-formation. The five volumes contain 207 articles written by leading international scholars. The XVI chapters of the handbook provide the reader, in both general articles and individual studies, with a wide variety of perspectives: word-formation as a linguistic discipline (history of science, theoretical concepts), units and processes in word-formation, rules and restrictions, semantics and pragmatics, foreign word-formation, language planning and purism, historical word-formation, word-formation in language acquisition and aphasia, word-formation and language use, tools in word-formation research. The final chapter comprises 74 portraits of word-formation in the individual languages of Europe and offers an innovative perspective. These portraits afford the first overview of this kind and will prove useful for future typological research. This handbook will provide an essential reference for both advanced students and researchers in word-formation and related fields within linguistics.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                            Historical Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition
                            Pragmatics
                            Typology

Written In: English (eng)

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