LINGUIST List 32.685

Wed Feb 24 2021

Books: Beyond Emotions in Language: Rozwadowska, Bondaruk (eds.)

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Date: 05-Feb-2021
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Beyond Emotions in Language: Rozwadowska, Bondaruk (eds.)
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Title: Beyond Emotions in Language
Subtitle: Psychological verbs at the interfaces
Series Title: Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 263
Published: 2020
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: https://benjamins.com/catalog/la.263

Editor: Bożena Rozwadowska
Editor: Anna Bondaruk
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027260765 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027260765 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 83.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027260765 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027207531 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027207531 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 83.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027207531 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 104.94
Abstract:

This book sheds new light on the puzzle of psychological predicates in a cross-linguistic perspective by looking at them from a variety of angles at the interfaces between event structure, lexical and viewpoint aspect, syntax and information structure. The individual chapters focus on Polish and Spanish psych verbs, which manifest new overt contrasts that often remain covert in languages such as English, e.g., aspectual distinctions, the peculiarities of dative constructions, or the role of information structure in determining the word order. One of the main contributions of the book lies in positing a new typology of basic event types enriched with the initial boundary events. Moreover, due attention is devoted to dative experiencers as compared to accusative experiencers. Although couched in the generative tradition, the main insights presented in this collection are theory neutral and may be of interest to linguists of all persuasions.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Polish (pol)
                            Spanish (spa)

Written In: English (eng)

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