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Morphosyntactic change : functional and formal perspectives, Olga Fischer, (electronic resource)

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Morphosyntactic change : functional and formal perspectives
Title
Morphosyntactic change
Title remainder
functional and formal perspectives
Statement of responsibility
Olga Fischer
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Subject
Language
eng
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Fischer, Olga
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Oxford surveys in syntax and morphology
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  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Linguistic change
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Generative grammar
Label
Morphosyntactic change : functional and formal perspectives, Olga Fischer, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-359) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations and explanation of technical terms -- Introduction -- Part I: General Issues in Morphosyntactic Change -- aims and methods / 1. What is 'good practice' in historical linguistics -- 1.0. Introduction -- 1.1. What counts as evidence in historical linguistics?. 1.2. Internal and external factors in morphosyntactic change -- 1.3. Where to find the evidence -- 1.4. Concluding remarks -- two theories compared / 2. Conflict and reconciliation -- 2.0. Introduction -- 2.1. Historical backdrop to the two approaches -- a broad view / 2.2. The aims, assumptions, and methods of the two theories -- 2.3. Reconciliation -- 2.4. Concluding remarks -- 3. Principles, mechanisms, and causes of change -- 3.0. Introduction -- 3.1. 'Factors' of change involved in the Principles and Parameters model -- 3.2. 'Factors' of change involved in grammaticalization -- 3.3. A comparison and evaluation -- 3.4. Concluding remarks -- 3.5. A sketch for an analogy-based learning mechanism for language -- Case Studies / Part II -- the story of the modals (and other auxiliaries). 4.0. Introduction / 4. A paradigm case -- 4.1. The English modals as a radical category change -- other accounts / 4.2. The English modals -- 4.3. The two approaches combined -- 4.4. Concluding remarks -- the case of clause fusion / 5. From discourse to (morpho) syntax and vice versa -- the pragmatic and the syntactic modes / 5.0. Introduction -- 5.1. Grammaticalization and clause combining (or clause fusion). 5.2. Clause fusion as a synchronic and diachronic process in generative grammar -- 5.3. Other proposals related to the question of clause fusion and the status of (modal) auxiliaries -- biclausal or monoclausal structures?. 5.5. The development of other auxiliaries: biclausal or monoclausal structures?. 5.6. Concluding remarks / 5.4. The English modal verbs -- 6. Subjectification, scope, and word order -- 6.0. Introduction -- the development of epistemic modals / 6.1. Subjectification and scope -- sentence adverbs and / 6.2. Subjectification and scope
  • pragmatic markers -- 6.3. Concluding remarks -- 7. Toward a usage-based theory of morphosyntactic change: summary and conclusions -- References -- Name Index -- A.B.C.D.E.F.G.H.I.J.K.L.M.N.O.P.Q.R.S.T.V.W.Y.Z. Subject Index -- A.B.C.D.E.F.G.H.I.L.M.N.O.P.Q.R.S.T.U.V.W.X. Last Page
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ocn139969850
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1 online resource (xviii, 378 pages)
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9780191514821
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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illustrations
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Electronic reproduction.
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(OCoLC)139969850
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Morphosyntactic change : functional and formal perspectives, Olga Fischer, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-359) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations and explanation of technical terms -- Introduction -- Part I: General Issues in Morphosyntactic Change -- aims and methods / 1. What is 'good practice' in historical linguistics -- 1.0. Introduction -- 1.1. What counts as evidence in historical linguistics?. 1.2. Internal and external factors in morphosyntactic change -- 1.3. Where to find the evidence -- 1.4. Concluding remarks -- two theories compared / 2. Conflict and reconciliation -- 2.0. Introduction -- 2.1. Historical backdrop to the two approaches -- a broad view / 2.2. The aims, assumptions, and methods of the two theories -- 2.3. Reconciliation -- 2.4. Concluding remarks -- 3. Principles, mechanisms, and causes of change -- 3.0. Introduction -- 3.1. 'Factors' of change involved in the Principles and Parameters model -- 3.2. 'Factors' of change involved in grammaticalization -- 3.3. A comparison and evaluation -- 3.4. Concluding remarks -- 3.5. A sketch for an analogy-based learning mechanism for language -- Case Studies / Part II -- the story of the modals (and other auxiliaries). 4.0. Introduction / 4. A paradigm case -- 4.1. The English modals as a radical category change -- other accounts / 4.2. The English modals -- 4.3. The two approaches combined -- 4.4. Concluding remarks -- the case of clause fusion / 5. From discourse to (morpho) syntax and vice versa -- the pragmatic and the syntactic modes / 5.0. Introduction -- 5.1. Grammaticalization and clause combining (or clause fusion). 5.2. Clause fusion as a synchronic and diachronic process in generative grammar -- 5.3. Other proposals related to the question of clause fusion and the status of (modal) auxiliaries -- biclausal or monoclausal structures?. 5.5. The development of other auxiliaries: biclausal or monoclausal structures?. 5.6. Concluding remarks / 5.4. The English modal verbs -- 6. Subjectification, scope, and word order -- 6.0. Introduction -- the development of epistemic modals / 6.1. Subjectification and scope -- sentence adverbs and / 6.2. Subjectification and scope
  • pragmatic markers -- 6.3. Concluding remarks -- 7. Toward a usage-based theory of morphosyntactic change: summary and conclusions -- References -- Name Index -- A.B.C.D.E.F.G.H.I.J.K.L.M.N.O.P.Q.R.S.T.V.W.Y.Z. Subject Index -- A.B.C.D.E.F.G.H.I.L.M.N.O.P.Q.R.S.T.U.V.W.X. Last Page
Control code
ocn139969850
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 378 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191514821
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)139969850
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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