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About the Speaker

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

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

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

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 Periphery

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

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

Agent, Person, Subject, Self

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

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 On

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

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 Grammar

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

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

Arabic, Self and Identity

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

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

Aspect and Reference Time

Aspect and Reference Time

Olga Borik

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199291298
eISBN:
9780191710711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291298.001.0001

This book investigates the temporal structure of language. It deals with central issues in the understanding of tense and aspect, proposes a new approach to the main problems in the area, and seeks ... More

Aspects of Split Ergativity

Aspects of Split Ergativity

Jessica Coon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199858743
eISBN:
9780199367672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858743.001.0001

This book argues that aspect-based split ergativity does not mark a split in how Case is assigned, but rather, a split in sentence structure. The contexts in which we find the appearance of a ... More

Aspects of the Theory of Clitics

Aspects of the Theory of Clitics

Stephen Anderson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279906
eISBN:
9780191707131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279906.001.0001

This book is about the grammar of clitics. It considers all points of view, including their phonology and syntax and relation to morphology. In the process, it deals with the relation of second ... More

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