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Remade in FranceAnglicisms in the Lexicon and Morphology of French

Remade in France: Anglicisms in the Lexicon and Morphology of French

Valérie Saugera

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190625542
eISBN:
9780190625573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625542.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Remade in France: Anglicisms in the Lexicon and Morphology of French chronicles the current status of French Anglicisms, a hot topic in the history of the French language and a compelling example of ... More

A Prehistory of Cognitive PoeticsNeoclassicism and the Novel

A Prehistory of Cognitive Poetics: Neoclassicism and the Novel

Karin Kukkonen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190634766
eISBN:
9780190634780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190634766.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book argues that the neoclassical critical tradition of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, with its cognitive perspective on the workings of literature, constitutes a key chapter in the ... More

The Discourse of News ValuesHow News Organizations Create Newsworthiness

The Discourse of News Values: How News Organizations Create Newsworthiness

Monika Bednarek and Helen Caple

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190653934
eISBN:
9780190653972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190653934.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The Discourse of News Values breaks new ground in news media research in offering the first book-length treatment of the construction of newsworthiness through words and images. With an ... More

The Verbal Domain

The Verbal Domain

Roberta D'Alessandro, Irene Franco, and Ángel J. Gallego (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198767886
eISBN:
9780191821738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767886.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

The structure of the VP, its complexity, its semantics, its function, and the universality of the heads that it contains are a fascinating puzzle. A lot of progress has been made: this volume ... More

Distributed Agency

Distributed Agency

N. J. Enfield and Paul Kockelman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190457204
eISBN:
9780190457235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457204.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book presents an interdisciplinary inroad into the latest thinking about the distributed nature of agency: what it’s like, what are its conditions of possibility, and what are its consequences. ... More

Semantics and Morphosyntactic VariationQualities and the Grammar of Property Concepts

Semantics and Morphosyntactic Variation: Qualities and the Grammar of Property Concepts

Itamar Francez and Andrew Koontz-Garboden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198744580
eISBN:
9780191805837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744580.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

Systematic variation in form between semantic equivalents across languages is a key explanandum of linguistic theory. Two contrasting views of the role of lexical semantics in the analysis of such ... More

Parts of a WholeDistributivity as a Bridge between Aspect and Measurement

Parts of a Whole: Distributivity as a Bridge between Aspect and Measurement

Lucas Champollion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198755128
eISBN:
9780191816505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755128.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Why can I tell you that I ran for five minutes but not that I *ran all the way to the store for five minutes? Why can you say that there are five pounds of books in this package if it contains ... More

Morphological Length and Prosodically Defective Morphemes

Morphological Length and Prosodically Defective Morphemes

Eva Zimmermann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747321
eISBN:
9780191809736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747321.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

This book investigates the phenomenon of Morphological Length-Manipulation: processes of segment lengthening, shortening, deletion, and insertion that cannot be explained by phonological means but ... More

The Semantics of Evidentials

The Semantics of Evidentials

Sarah E. Murray

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199681570
eISBN:
9780191760952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199681570.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

This book gives a compositional, truth‐conditional, crosslinguistic semantics for evidentials set in a theory of the semantics for sentential mood. Central to this semantics is a proposal about a ... More

Cognition and Communication in the Evolution of Language

Cognition and Communication in the Evolution of Language

Anne Reboul

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198747314
eISBN:
9780191809729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747314.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The book offers a new approach to the evolution of language, arguing for a two-step process, syntax first evolving as an auto-organizational process for the human conceptual apparatus (as a Language ... More

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