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Tense, Aspect, and Indexicality

Tense, Aspect, and Indexicality

James Higginbotham

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239313
eISBN:
9780191716904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239313.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

James Higginbotham's work on tense, aspect, and indexicality discusses the principles governing demonstrative, temporal, and indexical expressions in natural language, and presents new ideas in the ... More

Thank You for Dying for Our CountryCommemorative Texts and Performances in Jerusalem

Thank You for Dying for Our Country: Commemorative Texts and Performances in Jerusalem

Chaim Noy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199398973
eISBN:
9780199399000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398973.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Combining ethnographic, semiotic, and performative approaches, the book examines texts and accompanying acts of writing in a visitor book in a national historic site. The visitor book is viewed as a ... More

The “War on Terror” NarrativeDiscourse and Intertextuality in the Construction and Contestation of Sociopolitical Reality

The “War on Terror” Narrative: Discourse and Intertextuality in the Construction and Contestation of Sociopolitical Reality

Adam Hodges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199759590
eISBN:
9780199895335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759590.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book analyzes three types of data—presidential speeches, U.S. media discourse, and focus group interviews—to provide a longitudinal and holistic study of the formation, circulation, and ... More

Theoretical Approaches to Disharmonic Word Order

Theoretical Approaches to Disharmonic Word Order

Theresa Biberauer and Michelle Sheehan (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684359
eISBN:
9780191764967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684359.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book presents a study of word order, focusing in particular on disharmonic word order, where head-complement pairs fail to pattern alike within a given language. The Chapters consider the ... More

Theories of Lexical Semantics

Theories of Lexical Semantics

Dirk Geeraerts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198700302
eISBN:
9780191706288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198700302.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Theories of Lexical Semantics offers a comprehensive overview of the major traditions of word meaning research in linguistics. In spite of the growing importance of the lexicon in ... More

A Theory of Phonological Features

A Theory of Phonological Features

San Duanmu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199664962
eISBN:
9780191818004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664962.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This study determines a system of phonological features that is minimally sufficient to distinguish all consonants and vowels in the world’s languages. It differs from previous studies in several ... More

The Theta SystemArgument Structure at the Interface

The Theta System: Argument Structure at the Interface

Martin Everaert, Marijana Marelj, and Tal Siloni (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602513
eISBN:
9780191739200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602513.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

Taking the unique perspective of Reinhart's Theta system (Reinhart 1991, 1996, 2000, 2002 et seq.) as its anchor, this book contributes to the understanding of the interface between the system of ... More

TimeLanguage, Cognition, and Reality

Time: Language, Cognition, and Reality

Kasia M. Jaszczolt and Louis de Saussure (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199589876
eISBN:
9780191757198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589876.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The current inaugural volume offers a carefully selected sample of analyses of various aspects of temporal reference. It emphasises that linguistic means of conveying time, be it grammatical or ... More

Time, Language, and OntologyThe World from the B-Theoretic Perspective

Time, Language, and Ontology: The World from the B-Theoretic Perspective

M. Joshua Mozersky

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198718161
eISBN:
9780191787508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718161.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The philosophy of time contains a debate that the philosophy of space lacks, namely whether one time, the present, is objectively (i.e. mind-independently) unlike all the others. Whether reality ... More

Tone and Accent in Oklahoma Cherokee

Tone and Accent in Oklahoma Cherokee

Hiroto Uchihara

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198739449
eISBN:
9780191802393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739449.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Phonetics / Phonology

This book is a study of the tone and accent of Oklahoma Cherokee, which has six possible pitch patterns occurring on a syllable: low, high, low–high, high–low, lowfall, and superhigh. This study ... More

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