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About the SpeakerTowards a Syntax of Indexicality

About the Speaker: Towards a Syntax of Indexicality

Alessandra Giorgi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199571895
eISBN:
9780191722073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571895.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This book considers the syntax of the left periphery of clauses in relation to the extra‐sentential context. The prevailing point of view, in the literature in this field is that the external context ... More

Accountability in Social Interaction

Accountability in Social Interaction

Jeffrey D. Robinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190210557
eISBN:
9780190210571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210557.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Within the study of language and social interaction, in which this book is situated, the concept of “accountability”—including related concepts, such as “account” or “motive,” “accounting,” and ... More

Adpositions

Adpositions

Claude Hagège

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575008
eISBN:
9780191722578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575008.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This pioneering study is based on an analysis of over 200 languages, including African, Amerindian, Australian, Austronesian, Indo-European and Eurasian (Altaic, Caucasian, Chukotko-Kamchatkan, ... More

Adverbial Clauses, Main Clause Phenomena, and the Composition of the Left PeripheryThe Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 8

Adverbial Clauses, Main Clause Phenomena, and the Composition of the Left Periphery: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 8

Liliane Haegeman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199858774
eISBN:
9780199979912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858774.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book uses the cartographic theory to examine the left periphery of the English clause and compare it to the left-peripheral structures of other languages. The book argues that the dissimilar ... More

Affix Ordering Across Languages and Frameworks

Affix Ordering Across Languages and Frameworks

Stela Manova (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190210434
eISBN:
9780190210458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210434.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This volume advances our understanding of how word structure in terms of affix ordering is organized in the languages of the world. Affix ordering is a central issue in linguistic theory and there ... More

Africa's Endangered LanguagesDocumentary and Theoretical Approaches

Africa's Endangered Languages: Documentary and Theoretical Approaches

Jason Kandybowicz and Harold Torrence (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190256340
eISBN:
9780190256364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256340.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Relatively little is known about Africa’s endangered languages. In an era when we are racing against time to study and preserve the world’s threatened languages before they go extinct, a ... More

Agent, Person, Subject, SelfA Theory of Ontology, Interaction, and Infrastructure

Agent, Person, Subject, Self: A Theory of Ontology, Interaction, and Infrastructure

Paul Kockelman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199926985
eISBN:
9780199980512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926985.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book offers both a naturalistic and critical theory of signs, minds, and meaning-in-the-world. It provides a reconstructive rather than deconstructive theory of the individual, one which both ... More

Always OnLanguage in an Online and Mobile World

Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Naomi S. Baron

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book shows how Internet and mobile technologies — including instant messaging (IM), cell phones, multitasking, social networking Web sites, blogs, and wikis — are profoundly influencing the way ... More

Analogy in GrammarForm and Acquisition

Analogy in Grammar: Form and Acquisition

James P. Blevins and Juliette Blevins (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547548
eISBN:
9780191720628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547548.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

Analogy is a central component of language structure, language processing, and language change. This book addresses central questions about the form and acquisition of analogy in grammar. What ... More

Approaches to Teaching the History of the English LanguagePedagogy in Practice

Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice

Mary Hayes and Allison Burkette (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190611040
eISBN:
9780190611071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611040.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice consists of commissioned chapters, each of which focuses on an issue relevant to teaching the History of the English ... More

Arabic Historical DialectologyLinguistic and Sociolinguistic Approaches

Arabic Historical Dialectology: Linguistic and Sociolinguistic Approaches

Clive Holes (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198701378
eISBN:
9780191770647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198701378.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book, by a group of leading international scholars, outlines the history of the spoken dialects of Arabic from the Arab conquests of the seventh century up to the present day. It specifically ... More

Arabic Indefinites, Interrogatives, and NegatorsA Linguistic History of Western Dialects

Arabic Indefinites, Interrogatives, and Negators: A Linguistic History of Western Dialects

David Wilmsen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198718123
eISBN:
9780191787485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718123.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

That some dialects of Arabic negate with a pre-posed mā alone, some with what is called ‘bipartite’ negation mā … š, and some with post-positive -š alone has invited comparisons with a similar ... More

Arabic, Self and IdentityA Study in Conflict and Displacement

Arabic, Self and Identity: A Study in Conflict and Displacement

Yasir Suleiman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199747016
eISBN:
9780199896905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747016.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Language is not just a means of communication but also a powerful symbol of identity in society at the individual, Self, and group levels. This symbolic role of language comes to the fore under ... More

ArchiComplexities of Agreement in Cross-Theoretical Perspective

Archi: Complexities of Agreement in Cross-Theoretical Perspective

Oliver Bond, Greville G. Corbett, Marina Chumakina, and Dunstan Brown (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198747291
eISBN:
9780191809705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747291.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

Imagine how the discipline of linguistics would be if expert practitioners of different theories met in a collaborative setting to tackle the same challenging data—to test the limits of their model’s ... More

The Architecture of Determiners

The Architecture of Determiners

Thomas Leu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199945238
eISBN:
9780190214876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945238.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Whether word-based or morpheme-based, the morphological literature in generative grammar (and beyond) is interested in productive word formation — i.e., derivation of open class categories, ... More

Are Some Languages Better than Others?

Are Some Languages Better than Others?

R. M. W. Dixon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198766810
eISBN:
9780191821066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766810.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

There was a tendency, in the nineteenth century, for Europeans to denigrate the customs of dark-skinned peoples, and to put forward the uninformed opinion that their languages were ‘primitive’. To ... More

Arguing over TextsThe Rhetoric of Interpretation

Arguing over Texts: The Rhetoric of Interpretation

Martin Camper

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190677121
eISBN:
9780190677152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677121.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Arguing over Texts presents a rhetorical method for analyzing how people disagree over the meaning of texts and how they attempt to reconcile those disagreements through argument. The book recovers ... More

Argument Licensing and Agreement

Argument Licensing and Agreement

Claire Halpert

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190256470
eISBN:
9780190256500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256470.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Nouns in many Bantu languages show a strikingly unrestricted syntactic distribution, leading to proposals that syntactic case does not play an active role in the grammar of Bantu. This book argues ... More

The Art of GrammarA Practical Guide

The Art of Grammar: A Practical Guide

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199683215
eISBN:
9780191764912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683215.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

Linguistics is the science of language, similar to how mathematics is the science of numbers. A reference grammar is a scientific enterprise. It brings together a coherent treatment of each language ... More

The Art of Interpretation in the Age of Computation

The Art of Interpretation in the Age of Computation

Paul Kockelman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190636531
eISBN:
9780190636562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190636531.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book is about media, mediation, and meaning. It focuses on a set of interrelated processes whereby seemingly human-specific modes of meaning become automated by machines, formatted by protocols, ... More

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