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Grammaticalization and Parametric Variation

Montserrat Batllori, Maria-Lluïsa Hernanz, Carme Picallo, and Francesc Roca


In this book the methods and theories of formal syntax are focussed on grammatical variation and change. The book opens with a detailed introduction to the ideas and techniques deployed in the book and the phenomena and issues on which they are brought to bear. Seventeen chapters follow, divided into two parts, the first part concerned with grammaticalization and the second part with parametric variation. These show what the application of contemporary theories of syntax and language variation can reveal about syntactic change and variation and the processes of parametric change which lie behi ... More

Keywords: formal syntax, grammatical variation, grammatical change, grammaticialization, parametric variation, contemporary theories, syntactic change

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199272129
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272129.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Montserrat Batllori, editor
University of Girona
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Maria-Lluïsa Hernanz, editor
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Carme Picallo, editor
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
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